Zhiwei Mao

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering,
Gildart Haase School of Computer Sciences and Engineering

Contact Information


  • Electronics I
  • Electronics II
  • Electronics III
  • Wireless Communication
  • Digital Communications
  • Advanced Digital Communications
  • Data Communication and Computer Networks
  • Engineering Programming


  • Wireless Communications: CDMA/W-CDMA, OFDM/OFDMA, MIMO, Cognitive Radio, Wi-Fi
  • Radio Resource Management
  • Wireless Multimedia Applications
  • Satellite Communications
  • Digital Communications
  • Digital Signal Processing for Communication Systems
  • Engineering Design by Optimization


  • PhD, in Electrical Engineering, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • MSc, in Electrical Engineering, Beijing University of Posts and Telecom., Beijing, China
  • BSc, in Electrical Engineering, Beijing University of Posts and Telecom., Beijing, China

Academic Profile

Zhiwei Mao is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering in the Gildart Haase School of Computer Sciences and Engineering (GHSCSE) at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey, U.S.A. Before she joined FDU in August 2008, she was an Assistant Professor from August 2003 to June 2008, and an Associate Professor in July 2008 in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. She is deputy co-director of the FDU STEM outreach program, Girls Exploring Engineering (GEE), and co-coordinator of the GHSCSE Seminar Series. She has served as a technical program committee (TPC) member and technical paper reviewer for IEEE conferences and journal magazines, and book reviewer for book publishers. Dr. Mao is a senior member of the IEEE and faculty advisor of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) FDU Student Chapter.

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