Jing Deng

Jing Deng

Bank of America Distinguished Professor and Department Head, 2008
Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University (2002)

Office: Petty 166

Research: Online Social Networks, Wireless Networks, Network Security
Teaching: Principles of Operating Systems, Principles of Wireless Networks, Network Analysis

Research Overview

Dr. Deng studies wireless networks, network security, and online social networks. In prior work, Dr. Deng has investigated problems in wireless sensor networks, mobile ad hoc networks, and designed novel methods to achieve efficient information delivery and system security. Dr. Deng’s current work focuses on developing algorithms and techniques to achieve optimum information delivery and to detect fraudulent users and abnormal activities in wireless networks and online social networks.

Research Support

Dr. Deng’s research has been supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Department of Defense (DoD).


Dr. Deng joined UNCG in 2008 as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Deng visited the Department of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, WINLAB at Rutgers University in Fall of 2005. He was with the Department of Computer Science at the University of New Orleans from 2004 to 2008. He served as a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at Syracuse University from 2002 to 2004. He received his Ph.D. degree from School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY in 2002. Dr. Deng is a Fellow of the IEEE (class of 2017, via IEEE Communication Society).