Research and Teaching Experiences

Research Experiences

  • Research Assistant, SPiNCOM, University of Minnesota, Sep 2011 - May 2015

    • Proposed novel models and algorithms for distributed robust/stochastic energy management with renewables.

    • Developed efficient forecasting approaches for wind power, locational marginal prices, and load demand.

    • Proposed optimal distributed beamforming algorithms for MIMO cognitive radios with channel uncertainties.

  • USCRC Intern, ABB, May 2014 - Aug 2014

    • Proposed efficient sensor selection and localization schemes for people as sensors based building automation systems.

    • Research on intelligent grid devices and industrial plant modeling & control.

  • Research Intern, Mobile Wireless Group, Intel Asia-Pacific R&D Ltd., Sep 2008 - Feb 2009

    • Researched on RBIR for the PHY abstraction between link level and system level.

    • Implemented BLER performance simulations under the PHY abstraction metric.

    • Developed the link-level simulation platform for IEEE 802.16m standard.

  • Research Assistant, EE Dept., Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Sep 2007 - Oct 2009

    • Designed two novel relay beamforming schemes based on SIC at the destination to achieve the maximum spatial multiplexing gain.

    • Proposed a greedy algorithm for relay selection in dual-hop MIMO systems.

    • Proposed a low complexity utility based user scheduling algorithm for MU-MIMO downlink channels.

    • Researched on the limited feedback mechanism, codebook design and interference cancellation in multi-cell MIMO networks.

Teaching Experiences

  • Guest Lecturer, IEOR 290 Control and Optimization for Power Systems, Spring 2017 & 2016, UC Berkeley.

  • Teaching Assistant, EE8581 Detection and Estimation Theory, Spring 2015, University of Minnesota.

  • Teaching Assistant, EE3005 Fundamental of Electrical Engineering, Spring 2011 & Fall 2010, University of Minnesota.

  • Teaching Assistant, ES320 Fundamental Circuits for Communications, Fall 2008, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.