Mr. Zhou Yuan (袁周) was born in Suzhou, China. He received his B.S. degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the Nanjing University of Science and Technolog, China in 2007, and his M.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, US in 2009. In 2012, Zhou Yuan received his Ph.D. degree in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Houston, advised by Dr. Zhu Han.