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 +==== November 2021 ====
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 +**<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __November 14, 2021__: Our paper, //Resource Allocation for D2D Cellular Networks with QoS Constraints:​ A DC Programming-based Approach//, has been accepted to //IEEE Access//. Congratulations Hao-Hsuan!\\
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 +==== October 2021 ====
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 +**<fc #​ff0000>​[Grant]</​fc>​** __October 21, 2021__: "​Securing Multi-Edge Computing using Artificial Intelligence"​ has been awarded by CCI. George Mason University is the leading institution of the joint effort. Dr. Lingjia Liu is serving as the **Co-PI** from Virginia Tech. The total budget of the project is  **$125,​000**.\\
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 +==== September 2021 ====
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 **<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __September 29, 2021__: Our paper, //Making Intelligent Reflecting Surfaces More Intelligent:​ A Roadmap Through Reservoir Computing//,​ has been accepted to //IEEE Network Magazine// (**NETWORK**) Congratulations Zhou and Kangjun!\\ **<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __September 29, 2021__: Our paper, //Making Intelligent Reflecting Surfaces More Intelligent:​ A Roadmap Through Reservoir Computing//,​ has been accepted to //IEEE Network Magazine// (**NETWORK**) Congratulations Zhou and Kangjun!\\
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 +**<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __September 15, 2021__: Our paper, //​RC-Struct:​ Reservoir Computing Meets Knowledge of Structure in MIMO-OFDM//,​ has been accepted to //IEEE// GC Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Sustainable B5G/6G Networks (ASNet). Congratulations Jiarui, Zhou, and Lianjun!\\
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 +==== August 2021 ====
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 **<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __August 22, 2021__: Our paper, //​Delay-aware Resource Allocation in Fog-assisted IoT Networks Through Reinforcement Learning//, has been accepted to //IEEE Internet Things J.// (**IOTJ**) Congratulations Qiang and Jianan!\\ **<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __August 22, 2021__: Our paper, //​Delay-aware Resource Allocation in Fog-assisted IoT Networks Through Reinforcement Learning//, has been accepted to //IEEE Internet Things J.// (**IOTJ**) Congratulations Qiang and Jianan!\\
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 **<fc #​ff0000>​[Grant]</​fc>​** __August 9, 2021__: ​ "​Collaborative Research: SWIFT: Intelligent Dynamic Spectrum Access (IDEA): An Efficient Learning Approach to Enhancing Spectrum Utilization and Coexistence"​ has been awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). This is a collaborative project with a total budget of **$750K**. Dr. Lingjia Liu is serving as the **PI** from the **leading institution** of this project. [[https://​people-ece.vse.gmu.edu/​~ztian1/​|Dr. Zhi Tian]] from [[https://​ece.gmu.edu/​|ECE@George Mason]] is serving as the PI from the collaborative institution.\\ **<fc #​ff0000>​[Grant]</​fc>​** __August 9, 2021__: ​ "​Collaborative Research: SWIFT: Intelligent Dynamic Spectrum Access (IDEA): An Efficient Learning Approach to Enhancing Spectrum Utilization and Coexistence"​ has been awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). This is a collaborative project with a total budget of **$750K**. Dr. Lingjia Liu is serving as the **PI** from the **leading institution** of this project. [[https://​people-ece.vse.gmu.edu/​~ztian1/​|Dr. Zhi Tian]] from [[https://​ece.gmu.edu/​|ECE@George Mason]] is serving as the PI from the collaborative institution.\\
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-**<fc #​ff0000>​[Ph.D. Defense]</​fc>​** __August 3, 2021__: Our group member, Hao-Hsuan Chang, successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation and becomes Dr. Chang. Congratulations Dr. Chang! The title of Hao-Hsuan'​s dissertation is "Deep Reinforcement Learning for Next Generation Wireless +**<fc #​ff0000>​[Ph.D. Defense]</​fc>​** __August 3, 2021__: Our group member, Hao-Hsuan Chang, successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation and becomes Dr. Chang. Congratulations Dr. Chang! The title of Hao-Hsuan'​s dissertation is "Deep Reinforcement Learning for Next Generation Wireless Networks with Echo State Networks"​. He is the <fc #​ff0000>​**11th**</​fc>​ Ph.D. graduated from our group. He will be joining **Samsung Research America** as a Senior Research Engineer.\\ 
-Networks with Echo State Networks"​. He is the <fc #​ff0000>​**11th**</​fc>​ Ph.D. graduated from our group. He will be joining **Samsung Research America** as a Senior Research Engineer.\\ +### 
-\\+==== July 2021 ==== 
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 **<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __July 21, 2021__: Our paper, //​Differential Privacy Meets Federated Learning under Communication Constraints//,​ has been accepted to //IEEE Internet Things J.// (**IOTJ**) Congratulations Nima, Jianan, Qiang and Yifei!\\ **<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __July 21, 2021__: Our paper, //​Differential Privacy Meets Federated Learning under Communication Constraints//,​ has been accepted to //IEEE Internet Things J.// (**IOTJ**) Congratulations Nima, Jianan, Qiang and Yifei!\\
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 +==== June 2021 ==== 
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 **<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __June 30, 2021__: Our paper, //UAV Swarm Enabled Aerial Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface (SARIS)//, has been accepted to //IEEE Wireless Commun.// (**WCM**) Congratulations Bodong and Rubayet!\\ **<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __June 30, 2021__: Our paper, //UAV Swarm Enabled Aerial Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface (SARIS)//, has been accepted to //IEEE Wireless Commun.// (**WCM**) Congratulations Bodong and Rubayet!\\
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 **<fc #​ff0000>​[Grant]</​fc>​** __June 3, 2021__: "​Portable Outdoor 5G Testbed: A Resource for Wireless/​Cybersecurity/​UAV Research"​ has been awarded by CCI. Dr. Lingjia Liu is serving as the **Co-PI** of the project (Dr. Carl Dietrich is serving as the PI). The total budget is **$149,​753**.\\ **<fc #​ff0000>​[Grant]</​fc>​** __June 3, 2021__: "​Portable Outdoor 5G Testbed: A Resource for Wireless/​Cybersecurity/​UAV Research"​ has been awarded by CCI. Dr. Lingjia Liu is serving as the **Co-PI** of the project (Dr. Carl Dietrich is serving as the PI). The total budget is **$149,​753**.\\
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 +==== May 2021 ==== 
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 **<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __May 28, 2021__: Our paper, //​Learning-Assisted Energy-Efficient Computation Offloading for Vehicular Edge Computing Systems//, has been accepted to //IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol. // (**TVT**) Congratulations Bodong!\\ **<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __May 28, 2021__: Our paper, //​Learning-Assisted Energy-Efficient Computation Offloading for Vehicular Edge Computing Systems//, has been accepted to //IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol. // (**TVT**) Congratulations Bodong!\\
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 **<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __May 3, 2021__: Our paper, //​Multi-agent Reinforcement Learning Meets Random Access in Massive Cellular Internet of Things (IoT)//, has been accepted to //IEEE Internet Things J.// (**IOTJ**) Congratulations Jianan and Antonio!\\ **<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __May 3, 2021__: Our paper, //​Multi-agent Reinforcement Learning Meets Random Access in Massive Cellular Internet of Things (IoT)//, has been accepted to //IEEE Internet Things J.// (**IOTJ**) Congratulations Jianan and Antonio!\\
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 +==== April 2021 ==== 
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 **<fc #​ff0000>​[Grant]</​fc>​** __April 23, 2021__: "​Distributed Coherent MIMO Communications"​ has been awarded by NSC. Dr. Lingjia Liu is serving as the sole **PI** of the project from Virginia Tech. The total budget is **$466,​074**. This is part of **$13 million** [[https://​vtnews.vt.edu/​articles/​2021/​03/​cci-smartwarehouse-contract.html|CCI 5G project]]. \\ **<fc #​ff0000>​[Grant]</​fc>​** __April 23, 2021__: "​Distributed Coherent MIMO Communications"​ has been awarded by NSC. Dr. Lingjia Liu is serving as the sole **PI** of the project from Virginia Tech. The total budget is **$466,​074**. This is part of **$13 million** [[https://​vtnews.vt.edu/​articles/​2021/​03/​cci-smartwarehouse-contract.html|CCI 5G project]]. \\
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 **<fc #​6495ed>​[Summer Intern]</​fc>​** __April 1, 2021__: Our group members, Lianjun Li, Yibin (Donald) Liang, Bodong Shang, and Shashank Jere will start their research intern positions in Samsung Research America (Plano, TX Office), Samsung Research America (Mountain View, CA Office), Nokia Bell Labs, and Intel Labs. Wish them a nice and productive summer of 2021.\\ **<fc #​6495ed>​[Summer Intern]</​fc>​** __April 1, 2021__: Our group members, Lianjun Li, Yibin (Donald) Liang, Bodong Shang, and Shashank Jere will start their research intern positions in Samsung Research America (Plano, TX Office), Samsung Research America (Mountain View, CA Office), Nokia Bell Labs, and Intel Labs. Wish them a nice and productive summer of 2021.\\
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 +==== March 2021 ==== 
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 **<fc #​ff0000>​[Grant]</​fc>​** __March 26, 2021__: "​Scalable Top-down Security Design for 5G Networks"​ has been awarded by Deloitte. Dr. Lingjia Liu is serving as the **Co-PI** of the project (Dr. Ying Wang is serving as the PI). The total budget is **$400,​000**.\\ **<fc #​ff0000>​[Grant]</​fc>​** __March 26, 2021__: "​Scalable Top-down Security Design for 5G Networks"​ has been awarded by Deloitte. Dr. Lingjia Liu is serving as the **Co-PI** of the project (Dr. Ying Wang is serving as the PI). The total budget is **$400,​000**.\\
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 **<fc #​ff0000>​[Grant]</​fc>​** __March 8, 2021__: "​Enhancing 5G Wireless Network Security with Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces"​ has been awarded by CCI. George Mason University is the leading institution of the joint effort. Dr. Lingjia Liu is serving as the **PI** from Virginia Tech. The total budget of the project is  **$220,​000**.\\ **<fc #​ff0000>​[Grant]</​fc>​** __March 8, 2021__: "​Enhancing 5G Wireless Network Security with Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces"​ has been awarded by CCI. George Mason University is the leading institution of the joint effort. Dr. Lingjia Liu is serving as the **PI** from Virginia Tech. The total budget of the project is  **$220,​000**.\\
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 +==== February 2021 ==== 
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 **<fc #​ff0000>​[Ph.D. Defense]</​fc>​** __Feb 25, 2021__: Our group member, Hao (Antonio) Song, successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation and becomes Dr. Song. Congratulations Dr. Song! The title of Antonio'​s dissertation is "Swarm Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Networks in Wireless Communications:​ Routing Protocol, Multicast, and Data Exchange"​. He is the <fc #​ff0000>​**9th**</​fc>​ Ph.D. graduated from our group. He will be joining **Intel Research** as a Research Scientist.\\ **<fc #​ff0000>​[Ph.D. Defense]</​fc>​** __Feb 25, 2021__: Our group member, Hao (Antonio) Song, successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation and becomes Dr. Song. Congratulations Dr. Song! The title of Antonio'​s dissertation is "Swarm Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Networks in Wireless Communications:​ Routing Protocol, Multicast, and Data Exchange"​. He is the <fc #​ff0000>​**9th**</​fc>​ Ph.D. graduated from our group. He will be joining **Intel Research** as a Research Scientist.\\
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 +==== January 2021 ==== 
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 **<fc #​6495ed>​[New Member]</​fc>​** __January 10, 2021__: Yifei joined our group as a PhD student. Welcome on board!\\ **<fc #​6495ed>​[New Member]</​fc>​** __January 10, 2021__: Yifei joined our group as a PhD student. Welcome on board!\\
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 **<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __January 4, 2021__: Our paper, //RCNet: Incorporating Structural Information into Deep RNN for Online MIMO-OFDM Symbol Detection with Limited Training//, has been accepted to //IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun.// (**TWireless**). Congratulations Zhou and Shashank!\\ **<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __January 4, 2021__: Our paper, //RCNet: Incorporating Structural Information into Deep RNN for Online MIMO-OFDM Symbol Detection with Limited Training//, has been accepted to //IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun.// (**TWireless**). Congratulations Zhou and Shashank!\\
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 +===== 2020 ===== 
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 +==== December 2020 ==== 
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 **<fc #​6495ed>​[Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship]</​fc>​** __December 18, 2020__: Two of our group'​s teams have been selected for full proposal for [[https://​www.qualcomm.com/​research/​research/​university-relations/​innovation-fellowship/​2021-north-america|Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QIF)]]. The topics are "A Sample-Efficient Deep Reinforcement Learning Framework for 5G Dynamic Spectrum Access and Dynamic Spectrum Sharing"​ and "Deep Reinforcement Learning Meets Resource Allocation in Radio Access Network (RAN) Slicing"​. Only <fc #​ff0000>​three teams</​fc>​ from Virginia Tech are selected to move to the full proposal stage and <fc #​ff0000>​two</​fc>​ of them are from our group! Congratulations Hao-Hsuan, Jiarui, Emad and Nima!\\ **<fc #​6495ed>​[Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship]</​fc>​** __December 18, 2020__: Two of our group'​s teams have been selected for full proposal for [[https://​www.qualcomm.com/​research/​research/​university-relations/​innovation-fellowship/​2021-north-america|Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QIF)]]. The topics are "A Sample-Efficient Deep Reinforcement Learning Framework for 5G Dynamic Spectrum Access and Dynamic Spectrum Sharing"​ and "Deep Reinforcement Learning Meets Resource Allocation in Radio Access Network (RAN) Slicing"​. Only <fc #​ff0000>​three teams</​fc>​ from Virginia Tech are selected to move to the full proposal stage and <fc #​ff0000>​two</​fc>​ of them are from our group! Congratulations Hao-Hsuan, Jiarui, Emad and Nima!\\
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 **<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __December 4, 2020__: Our paper, //Enhanced Flooding-Based Routing Protocol for Swarm UAV Networks: Random Network Coding Meets Clustering//,​ has been accepted to //IEEE// **INFOCOM 2021**. Congratulations Antonio and Bodong!\\ **<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __December 4, 2020__: Our paper, //Enhanced Flooding-Based Routing Protocol for Swarm UAV Networks: Random Network Coding Meets Clustering//,​ has been accepted to //IEEE// **INFOCOM 2021**. Congratulations Antonio and Bodong!\\
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 +==== November 2020 ==== 
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 **<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __November 28, 2020__: Our paper, //A Cost-Efficient Digital ESN Architecture on FPGA for OFDM Symbol Detection//,​ has been accepted to //ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems// (**JETC**). Congratulations Donald and Lianjun!\\ **<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __November 28, 2020__: Our paper, //A Cost-Efficient Digital ESN Architecture on FPGA for OFDM Symbol Detection//,​ has been accepted to //ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems// (**JETC**). Congratulations Donald and Lianjun!\\
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 **<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __November 3, 2020__: Our paper, //Learning for Integer-Constrained Optimization through Neural Networks with Limited Training//, has been accepted to //NeurIPS Learning Meets Combinatorial Algorithms (LMCA) Workshop//. Congratulations Zhou and Shashank!\\ **<fc #​6495ed>​[Paper Acceptance]</​fc>​** __November 3, 2020__: Our paper, //Learning for Integer-Constrained Optimization through Neural Networks with Limited Training//, has been accepted to //NeurIPS Learning Meets Combinatorial Algorithms (LMCA) Workshop//. Congratulations Zhou and Shashank!\\
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