Ning Zhou graduated with Ph.D. degree. He was a Ph.D. student of Information Technology (Computer Science Track) at UNC Charlotte supervised by Dr. Jianping Fan. He got his B.S. in Computer Science and Technology from Sun Yat-sen (Zhongshan) University, Guangzhou, China in 2006 and M.S. in Computer Science from Fudan University, Shanghai, China in 2009. From December 2007 to July 2008, he worked as a visiting student at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) with Dr. William K. Cheung from HKBU and Dr. Guoping Qiu from the University of Nottingham.