• Ph.D. 2002
    Electrical Engineering
    Princeton University, NJ
  • Master's 1998
    Electrical Engineering
    Tsinghua University, Beijing

Highlighted Awards

Awards & Honors

  • 2019 - Qualcomm Faculty Award
  • 2018 - University Faculty Scholar
  • 2017 - Best Paper Award, IEEE ICC
  • 2017 - Executive Editorial Committee Member, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
  • 2017 - IEEE Fellow
  • 2016 - Best Paper Award, IEEE INFOCOM BIGSECURITY Workshop
  • 2015 - Area Editor, IEEE Transactions on Communications
  • 2010 - Best Paper Award, IEEE MASS

Recent News

AI Researchers Tackle Longstanding ‘Data Heterogeneity’ Problem for Federated Learning

Posted on July 15, 2022 | Filed Under: News

NC State ECE researchers have developed a new approach to federated learning that allows them to develop accurate artificial intelligence (AI) models more quickly and accurately.

NC State ECE Faculty Members Ranked as Top Electronics and Electrical Engineers in United States

Posted on March 3, 2022 | Filed Under: News

Fourteen ECE faculty members have been ranked as the Top Electronics and Electrical Engineering Scientists in the United States.

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Technique Smooths Path for ‘Federated Learning’ AI Training in Wireless Devices

Posted on February 1, 2022 | Filed Under: News

A new federated learning technique from ECE researchers drastically reduces the size of data transmissions, creating new opportunities for wireless AI training.


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