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2018

July 2018

July 30, 2018: First release of our code on Brain-Inspired Computing Meets MIMO-OFDM can be found here.

July 30, 2018: Dr. Lingjia Liu hosted the visit of Dr. Liangping Ma from InterDigital to our group and Wireless@Virginia Tech. Dr. Liangping gave a presentation to the ECE@VT on 5G as an IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer.

July 26, 2018: Mr. Jianan Bai joined our group as a Ph.D. student. Welcome on board Jianan!

June 2018

June 28, 2018: Our paper, Enhancing Communication-Based Train Control Systems Through Train-to-Train Communications, has been accepted to IEEE Trans. Intell. Transp. Syst. Congratulations to Xiaoxuan!

June 12, 2018: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be serving as the Workshop co-Chair of the 1st International Workshop on 5G Communication, Security and Privacy in Smart Cities, in conjunction with the 4th IEEE Annual International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2 2018). The webpage of the workshop can be found here. Please consider submitting your contributions!

April 2018

May 31, 2018: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be serving as the Workshop co-Chair of IEEE International Workshop on 5G and Beyond for Industrial Internet, in conjunction with IEEE International Conference on Industrial Internet (ICII) 2018. The webpage of the workshop can be found here. Please consider submitting your contributions!

May 22, 2018: Dr. Lingjia Liu, Dr. John Matyjas (Air Force Research Lab), Dr. Jonathan Ashdown (Air Force Research Laboratory), and Mr. Rubayet Shafin attended the IEEE TAOS Best Paper Award Ceremony in IEEE ICC 2018.

April 2018

April 27, 2018: Dr. Lingjia Liu presented an overview of his work at Wireless@Virginia Tech Annual Research Symposium.

April 13, 2018: Dr. Lingjia Liu hosted the visit of Dr. Lizhong Zheng from EECS@MIT to our group and ECE@VT.

April 02, 2018: Our paper, Realizing Green Symbol Detection Via Reservoir Computing: An Energy-Efficiency Perspective, received the IEEE Transmission, Access, and Optical Systems (TAOS) Technical Committee's Award for Best Paper in the IEEE ICC Green Communications Systems and Networks (GCSN) Symposium. This is a joint work between ECE@VT and the Information Directorate of Air Force Research Laboratory. Congratulations to Rubayet!

March 2018

March 30, 2018: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be serving as the Workshop co-Chair of International Workshop on Massive Full Dimension (FD)-MIMO in 5G Mobile Communications, in conjunction with IEEE VTC 2018-Fall.

March 26, 2018: Dr. Scott Pudlewski and Dr. Elizabeth Bentley from the Information Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) visited our group in Wireless@Virginia Tech.

March 23, 2018: Dr. Lingjia Liu is invited to give a seminar on the topic of “Enabling Technologies for 5G Communications: From Massive Full-Dimension MIMO (FD-MIMO) to Cooperative Communications” in the ECE Department at the University of Virginia.

March 23, 2018: Our group member, Rubayet Shafin, received the prestigious IEEE Communication Society Student Travel Grant for IEEE ICC 2018. Congratulations Rubayet!

March 15, 2018: Our paper, Q-Learning for Non-Cooperative Channel Access Game of Cognitive Radio Networks, has been accepted to IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN) 2018.

March 13, 2018: Our paper, A Deep Learning Based Approach for Analog Hardware Implementation of Delayed Feedback Reservoir Computing System, received the Best Paper Award from IEEE International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED) 2018. Congratulations to Jialing!

February 2018

February 16, 2018: Our paper, Cognitive Relay Networks with Energy and Mutual-Information Accumulation, has been accepted to IEEE INFOCOM'18 Workshop on Wireless Communications and Networking in Extreme Environments (WCNEE). This is a joint work between our group and the Information Directorate of Air Force Research Lab. (AFRL). Congratulations to Rachad, Junchao, and Hao!

February 12, 2018: Virginia Tech Daily News features our research here.

February 04, 2018: Dr. Lingjia Liu is appointed as the Associate Director of Wireless@Virginia Tech, heading the Industrial Affiliation Program.

February 02, 2018: Our paper, High-Rate Ultrasonic Through-Wall Communications using MIMO-OFDM, has been accepted to IEEE Trans. on Commun..

February 01, 2018: Received $100K support for research from Samsung Research America (SRA)!

February 01, 2018: Our paper, Lyapunov Scheduling and Optimization in Network Coded Wireless Multicast Network, has been accepted to IEEE Trans. on Veh. Technol.

January 2018

January 17, 2018: Dr. Lingjia Liu is teaching ECE 3614 Intro. to Commun. Systems in Spring 2018.

January 10, 2018: Mr. Zhou Zhou and Mr. Hao Song joined our group as Ph.D. students. Welcome on board Zhou and Hao!

January 08, 2018: 4 papers accepted to various symposiums of IEEE Intl. Conf. on Commun. (ICC) 2018! Congratulations to Rubayet and Hayder!

2017

December 19, 2017: Our paper, Improving the Coverage and Spectral Efficiency of Millimeter-Wave Cellular Networks using Device-to-Device Relays, has been accepted to IEEE Trans. on Commun.. Congratulations to Rachad!

November 2017

November 28, 2017: Dr. Lingjia Liu attended the kickoff meeting of the “DSA Policy Development” program at Air Force Research Lab.

November 24, 2017: Our paper, A Physical Layer Security Scheme for Mobile Health Cyber-Physical Systems, has been accepted to IEEE Internet of Things Journal. Congratulations to Rachad!

November 10, 2017: Dr. Lingjia Liu hosted Dr. Jianzhong (Charlie) Zhang's visit to our group for a half-day technical information exchange.

November 06, 2017: Mr. Junchao Ma and Mr. Xiaoxuan Wang joined our group as visiting students. Mr. Junchao Ma came to Virginia Tech from Southwest Jiao Tong University and Mr. Xiaoxuan Wang came to Virginia Tech from Beijing Jiao Tong University. Welcome on board!

October 2017

October 16, 2017: Our paper, Brain-Inspired Wireless Communications: Where Reservoir Computing Meets MIMO-OFDM, has been accepted to IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks and Learning Systems. Congratulations to Susanna!

October 13, 2017: Our paper, Reservoir Computing Meets Smart Grids: Attack Detection using Delayed Feedback Networks, has been accepted to the Special Session on Smart Grid and Renewable Energy Resources: Information and Communication Technologies with Industry Perspective of IEEE Trans. on Industrial Informatics. Congratulations to Kian!

September 2017

September 01, 2017: “DSA Policy Development” has been awarded by the National Spectrum Consortium. This is a $14.2 million collaborative project led by LGS Innovations. Dr. Lingjia Liu is serving as the PI of the sub-award focusing on “Optimization for Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA) Policy”. The total budget for the sub-award at is $950K.

August 2017

August 28, 2017: Dr. Lingjia Liu is teaching ECE 4634 Digital Commun. in Fall 2017.

August 15, 2017: Dr. Lingjia Liu hosted the visitors from the Information Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory for a one-day technical information exchange.

August 15, 2017: “SpecEES: Collaborative Research: Enabling Spectrum and Energy-Efficient Dynamic Spectrum Access Wireless Networks using Neuromorphic Computing” has been awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) under grant NSF/ECCS-1731672. This is a medium collaborative project with a total budget of $700K. Dr. Lingjia Liu is serving as the PI from the leading institution of this project.

August 15, 2017: “NeTS: Small: Spatial Spectrum Sensing-Based Device-to-Device (D2D) Networks” has been awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) under grant NSF/CNS-1718977. The total budget of this project is $354K. Dr. Lingjia Liu is serving as the sole PI of this award.

August 10, 2017: Mr. Hao-Hsuan Chang joined our group as a Ph.D. student. Welcome on board Hao-Hsuan!

August 10, 2017: Lingjia Liu joined the ECE Department at Virginia Tech as a tenured Associate Professor.

June 2017

June 26, 2017: Congratulations to Hyder Almosa who successfully passed his Ph.D. comprehensive exam.

June 20, 2017: Congratulations to Susanna Mosleh who successfully passed her Ph.D. comprehensive exam.

June 14, 2017: Congratulations to Dr. Rachad Atat, the third Ph.D. graduate from our group, who defended his Ph.D. with honor in the EECS Department at KU.

June 14, 2017: Congratulations to Dr. Hao Chen, the second Ph.D. graduate from our group, who defended his Ph.D. with honor in the EECS Department at KU. Dr. Chen has been working as a senior research engineer in Samsung Research America since September 2016.

May 2017

May 22, 2017: Our group memeber, Rubayet, joined Huawei Research in New Jersey USA as a summer research intern.

May 31, 2017: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be serving as the Workshop co-Chair of International Workshop on Massive MIMO/FD-MIMO in 5G Mobile Communications, in conjunction with IEEE PIMRC 2017.

April 2017

April 5, 2017: Dr. Lingjia Liu has been selected as the Visiting Faculty Fellow 2017 by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory.

April 2, 2017: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be serving as the Technical Program Committee co-Chair of the 6th International Workshop on Emerging Technologies for 5G and Beyond Wireless and Mobile Networks (ET5GB), in conjunction with IEEE Globecom 2017.

March 2017

March 27, 2017: Congratulations to our group member, Rubayet Shafin, who received a research internship offer from Huawei Technologies in Bridgewater NJ USA! He is going to work with top-notched researchers in Huawei Research in NJ for Summer 2017 with extremely competitive salary and benefits.

March 24, 2017: Dr. Lingjia Liu is elected as the Vice-Chair, Americas of the IEEE Technical Committee on Green Communications & Computing (TCGCC). The working term will be from March 24, 2017 to March 31, 2019.

March 21, 2017: Dr. Lingjia Liu received supplementary funding support for the Air Force Grant FA8750-14-1-0077!

March 20, 2017: Dr. Lingjia Liu helped organize the IEEE WCNC 2017. Please check out the program for details!

March 15, 2017: Dr. Lingjia Liu hosted collaborators from the Air Force Research Lab. A workshop is conducted for tech exchange. Collaboration opportunities and potential research directions are discussed!

March 10, 2017: Dr. Lingjia Liu has been awarded a research grant from Alion Science and Technology to work on caching and communication for cloud radio access networks (C-RAN). Dr. Liu will serve as the Principal Investigator (PI) of this project.

March 6, 2017: Our paper, Resource Allocation for a Multichannel Ultrasonic Through-Wall Communication System, has been accepted to IEEE INFOCOM 2017 Workshop. This work is an outcome of the collaboration among Air Force Research Lab., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and KU!

February 2017

February 20, 2017: Our paper, Enabling Cyber-Physical Communication in 5G Cellular Networks: Challenges, Spatial Spectrum Sensing, and Cyber-Security, has been accepted to IET Cyber-Physical Systems: Theory & Application. Congratulations to Rachad and Hao!

February 10, 2017: Dr. Lingjia Liu was invited to give a talk on Enabling Technologies for 5G to the IEEE Kansas City Section.

January 2017

January 23, 2017: Dr. Lingjia Liu was interviewed by IEEE Spectrum to comment on Intel's 5G Modem.

January 16, 2017: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be teaching EECS 865 Wireless Communication Systems for Spring 2017.

January 11, 2017: Dr. Lingjia Liu has been awarded a research grant from InterDigital to work on reliability analysis of coding over finite transport blocks. Dr. Liu will serve as the sole Principal Investigator (PI) of this project.

2016

December 2016

December 15, 2016: 3 of our papers have been accepted to 2017 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC). The topics include energy-efficient communications, multi-user massive/FD-MIMO, and millimeter-wave (mmWave) D2D networks. Congratulations to Farhad, Rachad, and Rubayet!

December 6, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu and Rachad Atat attended the Best Paper Award Ceremony at IEEE GLOBECOM 2016.

November 2016

November 22, 2016: Our paper, Energy Harvesting-Based D2D-Assisted Machine-Type Communications, has been accepted to IEEE Trans. on Commun. Congratulations to Rachad!

November 15, 2016: Our group received the Best Paper Award from IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) 2016 for the work on “Improving Spectral Efficiency of D2D Cellular Networks Through RF Energy Harvesting”! Rachad is the first author of this work. Congratulations to Rachad!

October 2016

October 25, 2016: Our group memeber, Hao Chen, received a full-time Senior Research/Standards Engineer position from Samsung Research America. Congratulations Hao!

October 13, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu has been invited to attend the NSF PAWR Kansas City Planning Meeting.

October 5, 2016: Our group member, Rachad Atat, received the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Student Travel Grant for IEEE GLOBECOM 2016. Congratulations Rachad!

October 2, 2016: Mr. Yi Li joined our group as a joint training Ph.D. student. Mr. Li came to our group from Prof. Pingzhi Fan's group at Southwest Jiao Tong University and his stay at KU is sponsored by China Scholarship Council (CSC). Welcome on board, Mr. Li!!

September 2016

September 26, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu together with Mr. Rubayet Shafin, Mr. Farhad Mahmood, and Mr. Ghaith Shabsigh visited the Standards and 5G Mobility Lab of Samsung Research America (SRA)!

September 22, 2016: Dr. Zhu Li from University of Missouri - Kansas City (UMKC) visited our group and interacted with group members.

September 20, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu received the extension grant from Air Force Research Laboratory Information Institute to work on spectrum sensing for D2D networks.

September 1, 2016: Dr. Ying Li joined our group as a visiting scholar. Dr. Li will stay in our group for one year and welcome on board, Dr. Li!

August 2016

August 31, 2016: Our paper, Interference Alignment for Downlink Multi-cell LTE-Advanced Systems with Limited Feedback, has been accepted to IEEE Trans. on Wireless Commun. Congratulations to Susanna!

August 30, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu has been invited to attend the US Ignite Smart Gigabit Communities Kickoff Meeting at the Kaufmann Foundation Conference Center.

August 22, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be teaching EECS 769 Information Theory for Fall 2016.

August 22, 2016: Our paper, Energy Efficient Spiking Temporal Encoder Design for Neuromorphic Computing Systems, has been accepted to IEEE Trans. on Multi-Scale Computing Systems. Congratulations to Chenyuan!

August 22, 2016: Congratulations to our group members, Hao Chen and Susanna Mosleh, who received internship offers from the Standards and 5G Mobility Lab at Samsung Research America (SRA)! They are going to work with top-notched researchers in SRA for the Fall 2016 with extremely competitive salary and benefits.

August 12, 2016: Congratulations to Rachad Atat who successfully passed his Ph.D. comprehensive exam!

August 1, 2016: Our paper, Spatial Spectrum Sensing based Device-to-Device (D2D) Cellular Networks, has been accepted to IEEE Trans. on Wireless Commun. Congratulations to Hao!

July 2016

July 25, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu gave a presentation on the topic of applying neuromorphic computing to MIMO communications in IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI)/International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN) in Vancouver Canada.

July 15, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu is organizing the 5th International GLOBECOM Workshop on Emerging Technologies for 5G Wireless Cellular Networks. Please consider participating this annual event!

July 15, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu is invited to participate the White House Advanced Wireless Event jointly organized by NSF, DARPA, NIST, and NTIA.

July 8, 2016: Our paper, DoA Estimation and Capacity Analysis for 3D Millimeter Wave Massive-MIMO/FD-MIMO OFDM Systems, has been accepted to IEEE Trans. on Wireless Commun. Congratulations to Rubayet!

July 1, 2016: 7 of our group's papers have been accepted to IEEE GLOBECOM 2016. Congratulations to Rachad, Hao, and Susanna!

June 2016

June 15, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu organized the AFCEA C4IR Software Defined RF workshop held in Utica, NY. Mrs. Ellen Purdy from the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) served as an honorable panelist of the workshop.

May 2016

May 20, 2016: Congratulations to Dr. Cenk Sahin, the first Ph.D. graduate from our group, who has been selected as a Junior Fellow of the National Research Council. Dr. Sahin will be working in the Sensor Directorate of the Air Force Research Lab starting May 2016.

May 11, 2016: Our paper, On the Spectral and Energy Efficiency of Full-Duplex Small Cell Wireless Systems with Massive MIMO, has been accepted to IEEE Trans. on Veh. Technol. Congratulations to Yi!

April 2016

April 28, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be serving as the Workshop Chair of the “Software Defined RF: A Full Spectrum of Opportunity” Workshop at the 2016 Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence (C4I) and Cyber Conference.

April 13, 2016: Dr. Pingzhi Fan from Southwest Jiao Tong University will be visiting our group at KU.

March 2016

March 31, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be serving as the Workshop Chair of the 5th International GLOBECOM Workshop on Emerging Technologies for 5G Wireless Cellular Networks 2016.

March 30, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be serving on the organizing committee of IEEE DySpan 2017 as a Patron Chair.

March 29, 2016: Our paper, Proportional-Fair Resource Allocation for Coordinated Multi-Point (CoMP) Transmission in LTE-Advanced, has been accepted to IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communi., congratulations to Susanna for her first TWireless paper!

March 17, 2016: Our paper, Dynamic RACH Partition for Massive Access of Differentiated M2M Services, has been accepted to Sensors (IF: 2.245).

March 15, 2016: Our paper, An Energy Efficient Decoding Scheme for nonlinear MIMO-OFDM Network using Reservoir Computing, has been accepted to 2016 IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks. Congratulations to Susanna and Cenk!

March 14, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu has been selected as a 2016 Air Force Summer Faculty Fellow by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)!

March 10, 2016: Our group received equipment award from Samsung Research America to work on spatial spectrum sensing and explore big data over wireless.

March 7, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu hosted the visitors from the Information Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory.

February 2016

February 26, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be serving on the executive committee of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) 2017 as an Industrial Program Chair.

February 20, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu is organizing the International Workshop on Emerging MIMO Technology on Massive MIMO Antenna System (E-MIMO 2016) in conjunction with IEEE VTC 2016-Spring. The webpage of the workshop can be found here. Please consider participating the workshop!

January 2016

January 19, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be teaching EECS 212 Circuit II and EECS 865 Wireless Communication Systems in Spring 2016.

January 14, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu is appointed as an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Communications.

January 11, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu is invited by Dr. Liangping Ma (Member of Technical Staff) and Dr. Byung K. Yi (CTO) to give a one-day tutorial on coding over finite transport blocks in InterDigital.

January 07, 2016: Final grades of EECS 769 are available here.

2015

December 2015

December 18, 2015: Congratulations to Hao Chen who successfully passed his Ph.D. comprehensive exam.

December 17, 2015: “CyberCorps: New Scholarships for Service (SFS) Program at the University of Kansas - Jayhawk SFS” has been awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) under grant NSF/DGE-1565570. Dr. Lingjia Liu is serving as a senior personnel/co-investigator of this award (Project PI is Dr. Bo Luo from EECS at KU).

December 10, 2015: Dr. Lingjia Liu organized the 4th International GLOBECOM Workshop on Emerging Technologies for 5G Wireless Cellular Networks. The detailed workshop program can be found at here.

December 02, 2015: Congratulations to Yan Li who successfully defended his M.S. thesis with honor!!!

November 2015

November 20, 2015: Congratulations to Cenk Sahin who successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation with honor!!!

November 11, 2015: Dr. Lingjia Liu organized the special session of “Enabling Technologies for Future Wireless Networks” in Asilomar 2015.

September 2015

September 11, 2015: Dr. Lingjia Liu's paper: “Energy-Efficient Resource Allocation for MIMO-OFDM Systems Serving Random Sources with Statistical QoS Requirement” has been accepted to the IEEE Trans. on Commun..

August 2015

August 24, 2015: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be teaching EECS 769 Information Theory for Fall 2015.

August 15, 2015: “Student Travel Support for the IEEE Globecom 2015” has been awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) under grant NSF/CNS-1547774. Dr. Lingjia Liu is serving as the principal investigator (PI) of this award. Please submit your application for student travel grant on EDAS!

August 3, 2015: 2 papers have been accepted to 2015 IEEE Global Conference on Signal & Information Processing (GlobalSIP). Congratulations to Mohanad and Rubayet for their first GlobalSIP acceptance!

July 2015

July 27, 2015: Dr. Lingjia Liu was interviewed by IEEE Spectrum on 5G networks.

July 16, 2015: Our paper on “Cooperative Routing for Underlay Cognitive Radio Networks using Mutual Information Accumulation” has been accepted to the IEEE Trans. on Wireless Commun.. Congratulations Hao!

July 10, 2015: Dr. Lingjia Liu's paper on “Subspace Identification for DOA Estimation in Massive / Full-dimension MIMO System: Data Mitigation and Automatic Source Enumeration” has been accepted to the IEEE Trans. on Signal Process..

July 9, 2015: Dr. Lingjia Liu's paper on “To Relay or Not to Relay: Learning Device-to-Device Relaying Strategies in Cellular Networks” has been accepted to the IEEE Trans. on Mobile Comput..

July 3, 2015: 3 papers have been accepted to 2015 IEEE International Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM). The topics include energy-efficient communications and massive/FD-MIMO. Congratulations to Farhad and Rubayet for their first GLOBECOM acceptance!

June 2015

June 1, 2015: Dr. Lingjia Liu has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) award in the Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems. The title of the project is “Delay-Sensitive Hybrid Broadcast/Unicast Traffic over Heterogeneous Cellular Networks”. Dr. Liu will serve as the Principal Investigator (PI) of this project at KU and KU is the leading institution for this collaborative project.

May 2015

May 26, 2015: Dr. Lingjia Liu started working as a Visiting Faculty Fellow in the Information Directorate of the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory.

May 16, 2015: Dr. Lingjia Liu has been selected to receive the prestigious Miller Professional Development Award for Distinguished Research at the University of Kansas. Only one winner is selected across all tenure-track and tenured faculty across all Engineering Profession.

May 14, 2015: Congratulations! Our group member, Zach Rohde, has been selected as a network technology engineer intern in the Seattle office of T-Mobile during the summer of 2015.

April 2015

April 21, 2015: Our paper, Resource Allocation for Delay-Sensitive Traffic over LTE-Advanced Relay Networks, has been accepted to the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications!

April 15, 2015: Our paper, An Analytical Through Silicon Via (TSV) Surface Roughness Model Applied to a Millimeter Wave 3D IC, has been accepted to the IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility!

March 2015

March 30, 2015: Dr. Lingjia Liu has been selected as the Visiting Faculty Fellow by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory. He will conduct research in the Information Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory of the summer of 2015.

March 27, 2015: Our group member, Hao Chen, got a summer intern offer from Samsung Research America - Dallas (SRA-D) with extremely competitive salary and benefits. Congratulations Hao!

March 11, 2015: Dr. Lingjia Liu is serving as the Symposium Chair for IEEE GlobalSIP 2015 Symposium on Massive MIMO and FD-MIMO Communications.

February 2015

February 16, 2015: “International Workshop on Emerging MIMO Technologies with 2D Antenna Array for 4G LTE-Advanced and 5G (E-MIMO)” in conjunction of ICNC 2015 was successfully conducted.

January 2015

January 20, 2015: Spring 2015 starts today and I will be teaching EECS 865 Wireless Communications Systems.

2014

November 2014

December 30, 2014: Our paper on “Coding Across Finite Transport Blocks in Modern Wireless Communication Systems” has appeared in the IEEE Trans. on Commun.. Congratulations Cenk!

December 29, 2014: Our paper on “Optimal Resource Allocation for Sensing-based Spectrum Sharing D2D Networks” has been accepted to the Elsevier Journal of Computers and Electrical Engineering (Special Issue on Emerging Research in Internet of Things). Congratulations Hao!

December 16, 2014: Our group member, Daniel Muchiri, successfully defended his thesis for Master of Science in Electrical Engineering. He will be working in Ericsson as an engineer. Congratulations Daniel!

December 10, 2014: Our group member, Hao Chen, gave a presentation on “Optimal Resource Allocation for Sensing Based Spectrum Sharing Cognitive Radio Networks” in IEEE GLOBECOM 2014, Austin, Texas.

December 9, 2014: Our group member, Cenk Sahin, gave a presentation on “On the Finite Blocklength Performance of HARQ in Modern Wireless Systems” in IEEE GLOBECOM 2014, Austin, Texas.

December 8, 2014: Dr. Lingjia Liu served on the Award Committee of IEEE GLOBECOM 2014.

December 8, 2014: Dr. Lingjia Liu organized the third “International Workshop on Emerging Technologies for 5G Wireless Cellular Networks” in conjunction of IEEE GLOBECOM 2014. The webpage of the workshop can be found here.

December 4, 2014: Dr. Lingjia Liu and Hao Chen visited Samsung Research America - Dallas and gave presentations on 3D Massive MIMO/FD-MIMO and D2D Networks.

November 2014

November 10, 2014: Dr. Bin Wang joined our group as a visiting scholar. Bin is an Associate Professor in the College of Computer and Communication Engineering at China University of Petroleum. His stay in our group is sponsored by China Scholarship Council. He will be working on D2D networks for 5 Cellular Systems. Welcome on board, Dr. Wang!

November 6, 2014: Somayeh (Susanna) Mosleh is admitted to the EECS Department at the University of Kansas as a Ph.D. student. In Spring 2015, she will be converted from a visiting scholar to a Ph.D. student in our group. Congratulations Susanna!

October 2014

October 1, 2014: Zach Rhode joined our group as a undergraduate student research assistant. Welcome Zach!

September 2014

September 9, 2014: Our group member, Aditya Balasubramanian, successfully defended his project for the Master of Science in Computer Engineering. Congratulations Aditya!

September 20, 2014: Somayeh (Susanna) Mosleh joined our group as a visiting scholar. She will be working on 3D Massive MIMO systems. Welcome Susanna!

August 2014

August 1, 2014: Dr. Lingjia Liu has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) award in the Division of Computer and Communication Foundations. The title of the project is “Fundamentals of Energy-Efficiency in Delay-Sensitive Wireless Communications”. Dr. Liu will serve as the Principal Investigator (PI) of this project and Dr. Erik Perrins will serve as the Co-PI of the project.

August 12, 2014: Rubayet Shafin joined our group as a Ph.D. student. Welcome Rubayet!

August 25, 2014: Mohanad Al-Ibadi and Hayder Almosa joined our group as Ph.D. students. Welcome Mohanad and Hayder!

July 2014

July 16, 2014: Dr. Lingjia Liu is invited to give a talk at the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at Syracuse University on the topic of “3D DoA Estimation and Capacity Analysis of FD-MIMO”.

June 2014

June 22, 2014: Dr. Lingjia Liu is invited to give a talk at the 15th IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC'14). The topic of his talk is “DoA Estimation and Achievable Rate Analysis for 3D Millimeter Wave Massive MIMO Systems”.

June 19, 2014: Dr. Lingjia Liu has been selected as a Miller Scholar for 2014 by the School of Engineering at the University of Kansas (KU).

June 02, 2014: Dr. Lingjia Liu is serving as the Workshop Chair for the “International Workshop on Emerging MIMO Technologies with 2D Antenna Array for 4G LTE-Advanced and 5G (E-MIMO)” in conjunction of ICNC 2015, Monday, February 16th 2015, Anaheim, CA, USA.

May 2014

May 29, 2014: Dr. Lingjia Liu has been awarded a research grant from Samsung Research America - Dallas to work on massive MIMO systems and Device-to-Device networks. Dr. Liu will serve as the sole Principal Investigator (PI) of this project.

May 28, 2014: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be representing the Information and Telecommunication Technology Center (ITTC) of the University of Kansas (KU) at the NSF Industry & University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC) BWAC board meeting in Virginia Tech.

May 22, 2014: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be visiting the EE department at the University at Buffalo (UB). He will be visiting the Communication Group led by Dr. Dimitris Pados as well as the UB nano group.

May 12, 2014: Our group member, Hao Chen, received the National Science Foundation (NSF) scholarship to attend the 2014 IEEE North American School of Information Theory. Congratulations Hao!

May 09, 2014: Dr. Lingjia Liu is invited to give a talk at the 23rd IEEE Wireless and Optical Communication Conference (WOCC 2014). The topic of his talk is “Cooperative Routing for Cognitive Radio Networks using Mutual-Information Accumulation”.

April 2014

April 30, 2014: Dr. Lingjia Liu has been awarded a research grant from InterDigital to work on coding over finite transport blocks. Dr. Liu will serve as the Principal Investigator (PI) of this project and Dr. Erik Perrins will serve as the co-Principal Investigator of this project.

April 02, 2014: Dr. Lingjia Liu has been selected as a Faculty Fellow for the 2014 Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (AF SFFP)!

April 01, 2014: Congratulations! Zach has been selected as a research intern in the information directorate at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) in Rome, NY during the summer of 2014.

March 2014

March 05, 2014: Dr. Lingjia Liu has been interviewed by IEEE Spectrum to comment on the pCell wireless technology.

February 2014

February 28, 2014: Dr. Liu will given an invited talk at the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Missouri - Kansas City on the topic of ``Energy-Efficient Design for Delay-Sensitive Traffic over Wireless Systems“.

February 13, 2014: Dr. Liu will give an invited talk at IEEE Kansas City Chapter on 3GPP LTE/LTE-Advanced Systems. The detailed information can be found here.

February 10, 2014: Dr. Liu has received a research grant from U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). The title of the grant is “Cooperative routing for dynamic aerial layer networks”. Dr. Liu will serve as the sole Principal Investigator (PI) of this project and the project starts on February 10 2014 with a budget of $445,449.

February 07, 2014: The deadline for paper submission to the special issue on “Emerging Research in Internet of Things (IoT)” of Elsevier Journal of Computers & Electrical Engineering has been postponed to May 15th 2014.

January 2014

January 31, 2014: The Lunar New Year of 2014 (Year of Horse) has arrived! Happy Lunar New Year of 2014.

January 21, 2014: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be teaching EECS 865: Wireless Communication Systems this Spring semester!

January 20, 2014: Rachad Atat joined our group as a Ph.D. student. Rachad was selected for the prestigious School of Engineering Fellowship. Welcome abroad Rachad!

January 01, 2014: Our paper on “Device-to-Device Communications in Cellular Networks” has been published in IEEE COMSOC MMTC E-Letter. The full paper can be accessed here.

2013

December 2013

December 13, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu served as the TPC Co-Chair of the Second International Workshop on Emerging Technologies for LTE-Advanced and Beyond-4G in conjunction of IEEE GLOBECOM 2013.

December 04, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu got 5 USRP N210 from Air Force Research Laboratory as a part of the on-going collaboration with AFRL on Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks.

October 2013

October 29, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu is invited to give a seminar on the topic of 3GPP LTE/LTE-Advanced and Beyond for IEEE Santa Clara Valley Chapter. More detailed information about be found here.

October 25, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu gave a presentation on 2D Active Massive MIMO and Delay-Sensitive Communications over Heterogeneous Network in Intel, Santa Clara.

September 2013

September 12, 2013:Dr. Lingjia Liu is serving as a guest editor for the special issue on “Emerging Research in Internet of Things (IoT)” of Elsevier Journal of Computers & Electrical Engineering. Please check the call-for-papers for details.

September 10, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu has been interviewed by IEEE Spectrum on LTE-Advanced networks. He is quoted in the September's issue of IEEE Spectrum. The article can be found here.

September 02, 2013: Lei Shi, a graduate student from Tsinghua University, joined our group as a visiting scholar. Welcome on board!

August 2013

August 26, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be teaching EECS 212 Circuit II in Fall 2013. The course webpage can be found here.

August 19, 2013: Hao Chen joined our group as a Ph.D. student. Hao was selected for the prestigious School of Engineering Fellowship. Welcome on board!

August 8, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu started the 1 credit summer course in Tsinghua University. The title of the summer course is “Emerging Technologies for 4G Mobile Wireless Systems”. The flyer of the course can be found here.

August 8, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu gave an invited talk in Beihang University. The topic of the talk is “Energy-Efficient Design for Delay-Sensitive Traffic over Wireless Networks”.

July 2013

July 29, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu is awarded a research grant from Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to work on dynamic spectrum access networks. Dr. Liu will serve as the sole Principal Investigator of this project and the project starts on July 29th 2012.

July 01, 2013: 2 of our papers have been accepted to the 2013 IEEE International Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM).

July 01, 2013: The deadline of the Second International Workshop on “Emerging Technologies for LTE-Advanced and Beyond-4G” in conjunction of IEEE GLOBECOM 2013 has been changed to July 7th 2013. Please check the call for paper and workshop webpage for details.

June 2013

June 10, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu served as the Session Chair for the session of “SPC-05: MIMO I” at the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) in Budapest, Hungary.

May 2013

May 24, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu gave an invited talk at the Air Force Research Laboratory (Information Directorate) on the topic of “Emerging Technologies for 3GPP LTE / LTE-Advanced and Beyond”.

May 20, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be serving as the Technical Program Committee (TPC) co-Chair of “International Workshop on Emerging Technologies for LTE-Advanced and Beyond-4G” in conjunction of IEEE GLOBECOM 2013. Please check the call-for-papers on the workshop homepage for details.

May 13, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu started 10 week tenure in the Information Directorate of U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) as a Summer Faculty Fellow sponsored by Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR).

April 2013

April 11, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu has been awarded a research grant from Samsung Research America - Dallas to work on multi-user MIMO systems. Dr. Liu will serve as the sole Principal Investigator of this project.

April 08, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu is invited to give a talk at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the Texas A&M University on the topic of “Downlink MIMO in LTE-Advanced Systems: Multi-user MIMO with Finite Rate Feedback”.

April 08, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu has been selected as a Faculty Fellow for the 2013 Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (AF SFFP)! He will conduct research in information directorate at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) in Rome, NY during the summer of 2013.

April 05, 2013: Our group member, Yi Zhu, is awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) travel award to attend 2013 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) in Budapest. Congratulations Yi!

April 01, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu's research proposal on “DoA and Capacity Analysis for 2D Massive MIMO Systems” is granted by the General Research Fund (GRF) of the University of Kansas. (Peer reviewed)

March 2013

March 12, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be organizing the Second International Workshop on “Emerging Technologies for LTE-Advanced and Beyond-4G” in conjunction of IEEE GLOBECOM 2013.

March 07, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu is invited to give a summer course on Modern Wireless Communications in Tsinghua University in the summer of 2013.

February 2013

February 14, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be serving on the Technical Program Committee of IEEE INFOCOM 2014 - IEEE Conference on Computer Communications.

February 11, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be serving as the Technical Program Committee co-chair of the Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks Symposium in 2014 International Conference on Computing, Networking, and Communications (ICNC 2014).

January 2013

January 27, 2013: 3 of our papers have been accepted to the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC). Topics of the papers span DoA estimation for 2D massive MIMO systems, delay-sensitive traffic over heterogeneous networks, and coding over finite block length. Congratulations to Cenk, Yan, and Yi for their first ICC submission and acceptance!

January 14, 2013: Congratulations! Our group member, Daniel Muchiri, started to work as an Engineering Intern in Ericsson!

January 02, 2013: Dr. Lingjia Liu is invited to serve on the Technical Program Committee for the First IEEE Workshop of GREEN Multimedia: Energy-efficient Multimedia Computing, Communication and Presentation in conjunction with the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2013). The workshop website can be found at here.

2012

December 2012

December 12, 2012: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be serving as the Technical Program Committee co-Chair of the Communication Theory Symposium in 2013 IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing (WCSP 2013).

December 03, 2012: Dr. Lingjia Liu served as the Session Chair for the session of “Network Advancement Techniques” at the 2012 IEEE International Workshop on Emerging Technologies for LTE-Advanced and Beyond-4G in conjunction of GLOBECOM'12 in Anaheim, California, USA.

November 2012

November 01, 2012: Dr. Lingjia Liu's patent (8,238,954) on “Inter-cell Interference Avoidance for Downlink Transmission” is granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

October 2012

October 29, 2012: Bing Ning joined our group as a visiting scholar. Welcome on board, Miss Ning!

October 26, 2012: Dr. Lingjia Liu gave an invited talk at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on the topic of ``Combating Interference: MU-MIMO and CoMP''.

October 19, 2012: Dr. Lingjia Liu is awarded a $50K research grant from Samsung Research America - Dallas to work on the two-dimensional (2D) active massive MIMO systems. Dr. Liu will serve as the sole Principal Investigator of this project and the project starts on October 19th 2012.

October 01, 2012: Congratulations! Our group members, Carlos Fernandez and Eric Rivera, are awarded travel grants to attend the 2012 Advancing Hispanics/Chicanos & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Conference in Seattle, WA due to their excellent work out of McNair Scholar Program in the summer of 2012.

September 2012

September 01, 2012: Dr. Lingjia Liu has received a $175K National Science Foundation (NSF) award in the Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems (ECCS) Division. The title of the project is “Heterogeneous Traffic over Heterogeneous Relay Network”. Dr. Liu will serve as the sole Principal Investigator (PI) of this project and the project starts on September 1st 2012.

August 2012

August 20, 2012: Welcome back to school! This semester Dr. Lingjia Liu will be teaching EECS 769: Information Theory.

August 20, 2012: Our paper on “Low Complexity Direction of Arrival (DoA) Estimation for 2D Massive MIMO Systems” has been accepted for presentation in IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) Workshop: International Workshop on Emerging Technologies for LTE-Advanced and Beyond-4G.

August 16, 2012: Daniel Ndungu Muchiri, Yan Li, and Yi Zhu joined our group. Welcome on board!

July 2012

July 05, 2012: Our paper on “Automated Residential Demand Response: Algorithmic Implications of Pricing Models” has been accepted to the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid.

July 02, 2012: Our paper on “A New Cooperative Spectrum Sensing Scheme for Cognitive Ad-Hoc Networks” has been accepted to the ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET).

July 01, 2012: 2 of our papers have been accepted to the 2012 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM).

June 2012

June 01, 2012: Carlos Fernandez and Eric Rivera have joined our group through McNair Scholar Program. Carlos will be working on creating mathematical algorithms to indicate sunset time in a smartphone. Eric will be working on inter-cell interference coordination for heterogeneous networks.

May 2012

May 03, 2012: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be serving as the Technical Program Committee co-Chair of “International Workshop on Emerging Technologies for LTE-Advanced and Beyond-4G” in conjunction of IEEE GLOBECOM 2012. Please check the call-for-papers on the workshop homepage for details.

March 2012

March 20, 2012: Our paper on “Cooperative Communications for LTE-Advanced – Relay and CoMP” has been accepted to Wiley's International Journal on Communication Systems (IJCS).

March 16, 2012: Dr. Lingjia Liu has received the New Faculty General Research Award from the University of Kansas Center for Research.

February 2012

February 29, 2012: Call-for-papers, the 3rd Symposium on Green Networking and Computing. Authors of all accepted Symposium papers will be invited to submit extended version of their manuscripts for possible publication in the special issue on Green Networking and Computing of the International Journal of Business Data Communications and Networking (IJBDCN).

February 24, 2012: Dr. Lingjia Liu is serving as a guest editor for the special issue on “Energy-Efficient Wireless Communications with Future Networks and Diverse Devices” of Journal of Computer Networks and Communications. Please check the call-for-papers.

February 21, 2012: Dr. Lingjia Liu gave an invited talk at the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa Telecommunications program on emerging technologies for LTE/LTE-Advanced systems.

February 15, 2012: Our paper on “Energy-Efficient Scheduling for Downlink Multi-User MIMO” has been selected as the Best Paper Finalist (5/508) for the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC).

February 08, 2012: Our paper on “Energy-Efficient Power Allocation for Delay-Sensitive Traffic over Wireless Systems” has been accepted by IEEE ICC'12 Workshop on Green Communications and Networking ('ICC'12 WS - GCN').

January 2012

January 17, 2012: Dr. Lingjia Liu becomes an Editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.

January 15, 2012: Dr. Anding Wang joined our group as a visiting postdoctral associate. Welcome on board, Dr. Wang!

January 09, 2012: 4 papers have been accepted to the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC). Topics of the papers span multi-user MIMO, energy-efficient communication, network coding, and heterogeneous networks, please check Dr. Lingjia Liu's publication for details.

2011

December 2011

December 10, 2011: Dr. Lingjia Liu becomes a founding member of the technical subcommittee of Green Communications and Computing (TSGCC) within the IEEE Communications Society.

December 08, 2011: Dr. Lingjia Liu served as the Session Chair for the Communication Theory Symposium at the 2011 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) in Houston, Texas, USA.

August 2011

August 20, 2011: Dr. Lingjia Liu served as the Symposium Chair for the 2011 Annual Chinese Institute of Engineers(CIE)/USA - Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) Chapter Technology Symposium held on Saturday, August 20th at Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel. Mr. Jon Summers, senior vice president (SVP) of AT&T gave the key note speech and other senior executives from Texas Instruments, Deloitte, Lyfe Communications, Chunghwa Telecomm., and ITRI were invited to give presentations.

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