Professor, FIEEE, DMACM
Wireless Networking and Sensing Lab (Wang Lab)
and Center for Networked Computing
Department of Computer and Information Sciences
Science Education and Research Center (SERC) 354
1925 N. 12th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122, USA
wangyu at temple dot edu
Office Hour: by appointment
Brief CV / Short Bio / Academic Ancestors
"There is nothing more practical than a good theory" - Kurt Lewin (1952)
Congratulations to Xinliang for accepting a summer internship offer from the AT&T Labs Internship Program!
Congratulations to Wei and other co-authors! Our paper on stream-based online deep learning was accepted by IEEE TPDS.
Congratulations to Yue and Yadong and other co-authors! Two of our papers were accepted by IEEE TMC.
Recognized by ACM as 2020 ACM Distinguished Member.
Congratulations to Yetong, Yadong and other co-authors! Three of our papers were accepted by IEEE INFOCOM 2021.
Our collaborative research project "AirEdge: Robust Airborne Wireless Edge Computing Network using Swarming UAVs" with Tao and Pu has been selected for funding by NSF.
My research is broadly related to networking, sensing and computing.
- Research Interests: Wireless Networks, Smart Sensing, Mobile Computing, Security and Privacy
- Publications: Google Scholar Profile, DBLP, Selected Publication
- Recent publications:
- A Blockchain-based Decentralized Framework for Fair Data Processing, IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, to appear
- Three-stage Stackelberg Long-term Incentive Mechanism and Monetization for Mobile Crowdsensing: An Online Learning Approach, IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, to appear
- HDSpeed: Hybrid Detection of Vehicle Speed via Acoustic Sensing on Smartphones, IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, to appear
- HearSmoking: Smoking Detection in Driving Environment via Acoustic Sensing on Smartphones, IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, to appear
- Joint Optimization of MapReduce Scheduling and Network Policy in Hierarchical Data Centers, IEEE Trans. on Cloud Computing, to appear
- Real-Time Detection for Drowsy Driving via Acoustic Sensing on Smartphones, IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, to appear
- Data Life Aware Model Updating Strategy for Stream-based Online Deep Learning, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Oct 2021
- Delay-Aware Virtual Network Function Placement and Routing in Edge Clouds, IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, Feb 2021
- Listen to Your Fingers: User Authentication based on Geometry Biometrics of Touch Gesture, Proceedings of ACM IMWUT, Sept 2020
- Scalable Privacy-Preserving Participant Selection for Mobile Crowdsensing Systems: Participant Grouping and Secure Group Bidding, IEEE Trans. on Network Science and Engineering, April-June 2020
- CanalScan: Tongue-Jaw Movement Recognition via Ear Canal Deformation Sensing, Proc. of IEEE INFOCOM, 2021
- HearFit: Fitness Monitoring on Smart Speakers via Active Acoustic Sensing, Proc. of IEEE INFOCOM, 2021
- AWash: Handwashing Assistance for the Elderly with Dementia via Wearables, Proc. of IEEE INFOCOM, 2021
- PPGPass: Nonintrusive and Secure Mobile Two-Factor Authentication via Wearables, Proc. of IEEE INFOCOM, 2020
- SignSpeaker: A Real-time, High-Precision SmartWatch-based Sign Language Translator, Proc. of ACM MobiCom, 2019
- Current Students:
- Graduated PhD Students:
- Cheng Bo, now at Google.
- Siyuan Chen, now at IBM.
- Minsu Huang, now at Microsoft.
- Fan Li, now Full Professor at Beijing Institute of Technology.
- Hanshang Li, now at Amazon.
- Ting Li, now Assistant Professor at Emory University.
- Ying Zhu, now at Google.
- We are grateful for funding from:
- National Science Foundation
- Department of Transportation
- Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Temple University (Spring 2020-)
- CIS 3223 Data Structures and Algorithms, Spring 2021
- CIS 3319 Wireless Network and Security, Fall 2020, Fall 2021
- CIS 5639 Wireless Network and Communication, Spring 2020
University of North Carolina at Charlotte (Fall 2004-Spring 2019)
- ITCS3166, Introduction to Computer Networks
- ITCS6010/8010, Mobile Ad Hoc Networks and Computing
- ITCS6132/8132, Modeling and Analysis of Communication Networks
- ITCS6166/8166, Computer Communications and Networks
- IITCS6168/8168, Wireless Communication Networks
- ITCS6167/8167, Advanced Networking Protocol
- Editor: IEEE TPDS (2013-2016), IJAHUC (2006-2017), IJDSN (2013-2016), KSII TIIS (2012-2016), TST (2012-), BDMA (2017-), etc.
- Conference Organizer:
- General Co-Chair, BigCom 2021, IEEE IPCCC 2019, CASPer 2019, BigCom 2016;
- Program Co-Chair, IEEE CPSCom 2016, BigCom 2015, IEEE IPCCC 2011;
- Track Co-Chair, ICCCN 2018;
- EDAS Chair, ACM MobiHoc 2014;
- Finance Chair, ACM Mobihoc 2012, etc.
- Conference TPC: ACM MobiHoc 2014, WWW 2018, IEEE InfoCom 2008-21, IEEE ICDCS 2015, IEEE IPDPS 2016/2020, IEEE ICC 2019-21, etc.
- Reviewer/Panelist: US NSF, US NASA, US DOE, NSERC (Canada), RGC (Hong Kong), SNSF (Switzerland), CONICYT (Chile), AAAS, etc.
- Chair, IEEE ComSoc Charlotte Chapter (2012-14,18-19),
- Member, IEEE CS Fellows Evaluation Committee (2019, 2020), etc.
- ACM Distinguished Member (2020)
- Fellow of IEEE (2018)
- Best Paper Award: Tsinghua Science of Technology (2015), IEEE IPCCC (2013), IEEE MASS (2013), IEEE HICSS-35 (2002)
- Best Paper RunnerUp Award / Best Paper Candidate: IEEE DSC (2019), IEEE MASS (2011)
- Best Poster Award: ACM Mobicom (2016)
- Outstanding Faculty Research Award (2008) & Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award (2012), College of Computing and Informatics at UNC Charlotte
- Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards, Oak Ridge Associated Universities (2006)
- Research: CISE/Fastline, CRA, IEEEXplore, ACMDL, SCI, EDAS, CCF Ranking, CS Ranking, Guide2Research, LaTexSyb, Dict, You & Your Research (Richard Hamming),
PhD Research: Elements of Excellence (Ness Shroff), Mathematical Writing (Donald E. Knuth, Tracy Larrabee, and Paul M. Roberts),
The Science of Scientific Writing (George D. Gopen and Judith A. Swan),
The Elements of Style (Strunk and White)
- Temple: Schedule, Zoom, TUportal, Canvas
- Fun: Comics, TOCBlog, SciNet Blog