Xin-Cheng Ren was born in 1967. He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in physics and theoretical physics and the Ph.D. degree in radio physics from the Yanan University, Yan’an, China, Northwest University, Xi’an, China, and Xidian University, Xi’an, China, in 1990, 2000, and 2008, respectively. Since April 2009, he has been engaged in post-doctoral research in the electronic science and technology discipline (field) of Xidian University, and he left the post-doctoral mobile station in December 2012.
He is currently a Professor with the school of physics and electronic information, Yanan University. He has authored over 200 papers. His research interests include propagation and scattering of electromagnetic (optical) waves in complex systems and random medium, computational electromagnetics, theory and technology of wireless communication.
He is currently the director of the Shaanxi Key laboratory of intelligent processing for energy big data, the director of the Shaanxi electronic information experimental teaching demonstration center, the deputy director of the Shaanxi physics experimental teaching demonstration center, and the director of the Yanan Key laboratory of information processing and measurement and control technology. He used to serve as the secretary of teaching and research, associate dean, and dean of the school of physics and electronic information, the director of the institute of radio waves and the director of the institute of information and communication engineering of Yanan University.
He is also a member of IEEE, a senior member of the chinese institute of electronics, a senior member of the chinese institute of communications, a member of the physics teaching research association of the chinese education society, a member of the northwest subcommittee of the physics teaching steering committee of the education ministry, a member of the electromagnetic scattering and inverse scattering professional committee of the antenna branch of the chinese institute of electronics, a member of the "Smart Ecology" professional technology group of the internet of things committee of the china institute of communications, executive director of the Shaanxi provincial physics society, executive director of the Shaanxi provincial signal processing society, director of the Shaanxi provincial institute of communications, a member of the high performance computing professional committee of Shaanxi computer society, chairman of Yan'an physics society, executive vice chairman of Yan'an information network security association. He was selected into the science and technology expert database of the China institute of communications. He is an evaluation expert of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, an evaluation expert of the State Council's degree and postgraduate education dissertation, and an evaluation expert of scientific research projects of the Science and Technology Department of Chongqing City, Jiangxi Province, and Anhui Province.