Dr. Wei Wang, Associate Professor, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Science, San Diego State University

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Email: wwang AT sdsu.edu
Office: EIS 310, 619-594-4302
Fall 18 Office Hours: MW 9:30am-11:30am
Mailing Address: GMCS 413, Dept. of Computer Science, College of Sciences, San Diego State University,
5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182-7720

Dr. Wei Wang (Click Here for My Google Scholar Profile) is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at San Diego State University (SDSU). He joined San Diego State University in August 2014. He was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at South Dakota State University from January 2010 to May 2014. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering with Significant Computer Science Emphasis from University of Nebraska - Lincoln, NE, USA, in December 2009. He worked as a Software Engineer with Nokia Siemens Networks Ltd (former Siemens Communications Ltd) in 2005.

His research interests include wireless networks, wireless multimedia communications, QoE-QoS issues, network economics and IoTs. He serves as an Associate Editor of Wiley Security and Communication Networks Journal, the Guest Editor of several journals and special issues such as IEEE ACCESS, Springer MONET, IJDSN, etc, the web co-chair of IEEE INFOCOM 2018-16, the symposium co-chair of IEEE ICC-NGNI 2018, the symposium co-chair of ICNC-MCC 2018, the track-chair of ACM SAC 2019-14, the program chair of ACM RACS 2017-14, workshop co-chair of ICST BodyNets 2013, the chair of IEEE CIT-MMC track 2012, the vice-chair of IEEE ICCT-NGN track 2011, and the program chair of the ICST-IWMMN 2010, a Technical Program Committee (TPC) member for many international conferences such as IEEE INFOCOM, GLOBECOM, and ICC, the Co-Director of IEEE MMTC Review Board 2020-2017, and the Co-Director of the IEEE MMTC Publicity Board 2016-2014. He is a Senior Member of IEEE.

 

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           NEW Ph.D. Student: I am looking for a self-motivated Ph.D. student, working on Wireless Networks and Multimedia Communications areas. Fully Funded Research Assistant position is available. Please email me your CV. For more details of how to apply, please click HERE.

           Master Students: Graduate thesis opportunities are available. Master students who have taken at least one of the following courses: CS 696 Advanced Multimedia Networks, CS 596 Wireless Networks or CS 576 Computer Networks, are encouraged to drop by and discuss your thesis plan. Preferred qualification: MATLAB.

           Undergraduate Students: Undergraduate research experience opportunities are available on wireless topics. Students who have taken one of the following courses are encouraged to apply: CS 596 Wireless Networks, CS 576 Computer Networks, CS 530 Systems Programming, or CS 296 Robotics C Programming. Preferred qualification: MATLAB, Arduino or Raspberry Pi + wireless shields (WiFi, Zigbee, or Bluetooth), Visual Studio with C/C++ programming background.

Research Interests:

           Wireless Networks, QoE/QoS Resource Allocation, Wireless Multimedia Communications

           Smart Media Pricing, Networks Economics

           Internet of Things, Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks

Academic Awards and Recognitions:

           Distinguished Member of Technical Program Committee, IEEE INFOCOM 2018, 2017.

           Elevated to IEEE Senior Member, 2016.

           SDSU College of Sciences and CS Department Academic Year End Recognition, May 2016.

           ACM Recognition of Service Award, 2015.

           ACM SigAPP Special Recognition Award 2014.

           ACM SigAPP Outstanding Service Award 2013.

           Sherwood and Elizabeth Berg Young Faculty Award 2012.

           Best Paper Award of the 44th ACM Annual Simulation Symposium (ANSS), Boston, MA, Apr. 2011.

           Best Paper Award of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), Las Vegas, NV, Apr. 2008.

Selected Projects and Grants:                                                     

   NSF: Exploring Smart Media Pricing In QoE-Driven Network Economics To Revitalize Wireless Multimedia Resource Allocation, Funded by National Science Foundation (NSF) CNS C NeTS Program, PI.

   NSF: Collaborative Research: Cross Layer Exploration of Position-Value Diversity for Energy Constrained Wireless Multimedia Resource Allocation, Funded by National Science Foundation (NSF) CNS Core Program. Lead PI.

   NSF: REU Supplement: Cross Layer Exploration of Position-Value Diversity for Energy Constrained Wireless Multimedia Resource Allocation, Funded by National Science Foundation (NSF) CNS Core Program, PI.

   SDSU: UGP: A Low Cost Real-Time Wireless Electroencephalography (EEG) Monitoring Prototype: Development, Evaluation and Benchmark Signal Characterization, Funded by San Diego State University - University Grants Program (UGP). PI.

   ETRI: Developing Fundamental Algorithms for Finding Correlations of Medical Images, Funded by Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI). Co-PI.

   SDBoR: Security Printing and Anti-Counterfeiting Technology (SPACT) Center: A Unique Opportunity for South Dakota, Funded by South Dakota Board of Regents. Senior Investigator.

   SDState: Energy Efficient Stream Authentication for Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks, Funded by South Dakota State University Research and Scholarship Support Fund. PI.

   SDState: A Cross Disciplinary Hands-on Approach to Enhance SDSU Robotics Research and Education, Funded by South Dakota State University Academic and Scholarly Excellence (ASE) Initiative Program. PI.

Selected Publications (Click Here for Full Publication List):

   W. Wang, Q. Wang, ^Price The QoE, Not The Data: SMP-Economic Resource Allocation in Wireless Multimedia Internet of Things, ̄ IEEE Communications Magazine, Sept. 2018.

   Y. Luo, L. Pu, Y. Zhao, W. Wang, Q. Yang, Z. Peng, ^Revisiting transmission scheduling in RF energy harvesting wireless communications, ̄ in Poster of ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), Jun. 2018.

   S. He (Student Advisee), W. Wang, ^Spectrum-Shared NOMA Game-Theoretical Power Requisition in Context-Aware Wireless Multimedia Communications, ̄ in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Workshop on SCAN, Apr. 2018.

   Q. Wang, W. Wang, K. Sohraby, ^Multimedia Relay Resource Allocation for Energy Efficient Wireless Networks: High Layer Content Prioritization with Low Layer Diversity Cooperation, ̄ IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 66, no. 11, pp. 10394-10405, Nov. 2017.

   W. Wang, Q. Wang (Student Advisee), K. Sohraby, ``Multimedia Sensing as a Service (MSaaS): Exploring Resource Saving Potentials of at Cloud-Edge IoTs and Fogs,'' IEEE Internet of Things Journal (SCI/SCIE-Index), vol. 4, no. 2, pp.487 C 495, Apr. 2017.

   G. Liu, Q. Chen, Q. Yang, B. Zhu, H. Wang, W. Wang, ^OpinionWalk: An Efficient Solution to Massive Trust Assessment in Online Social Networks, ̄ in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), May 2017.

   S. He (Student Advisee), W. Wang, ^Context-Aware QoE-Price Equilibrium for Wireless Multimedia Relay Communications Using Stackelberg Game, ̄ in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Workshop on SCAN, May 2017.

   Q. Wang (Student Advisee), W. Wang, J. Shi, H. Zhu, N. Zhang, ``Smart Media Pricing (SMP): Non-Uniform Packet Pricing Game for Wireless Multimedia Communications,'' in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Workshop on SDP, Apr. 2016.

   Q. Wang (Student Advisee), W. Wang, S. Jin, H. Zhu, N. Zhang, ``Quality-Optimized Joint Source Selection and Power Control for Wireless Multimedia D2D Communication Using Stackelberg Game,'' IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (SCI/SCIE-Index), vol. 64, no. 8, pp.3755-3769, Aug. 2015.

   W. Wang, C. Wang (Student Advisee), M. Zhao, ``Resource Optimized TTSH-URA for Multimedia Stream Authentication in Swallowable-Capsule Based Wireless Body Sensor Networks,'' IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (SCI/SCIE-Index), vol. 18, no. 2, pp.404 - 410, Mar. 2014.

   J. Yang, Y. Wang, H. Wang, K. Hua, W. Wang, J. Shen, ``Automatic Objects Removal for Scene Completion,'' in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Workshop on Security and Privacy in Big Data, 6pp, May 2014.

   R. Yao (Student Advisee), W. Wang, M. Farrokh-Baroughi, H. Wang, Y. Qian, ``Quality-Driven Energy-Neutralized Power and Relay Selection for Smart Grid Wireless Multimedia Sensor Based IoTs,'' IEEE Sensors Journal (SCI/SCIE-Index), vol. 13, no. 10, pp. 3637-3644, Oct. 2013.

   W. Wang, M. Zhao, H. Wang, K. Hua, ``Exploring Region of Interest (ROI) to Support Quality of Service in Unreliable Wireless Electronic Healthcare Communications,'' International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics, vol. 7, no. 4, 2012.

   L. Xing (Student Advisee), W. Wang, S. Wu, K. Hua, H. Wang, ``An Energy-Balanced Coding Redundancy Scheduling Approach to Support Quality of Service in Battery-Powered Multi-Hop Wireless Networks,'' in Proc. the 44th ACM Annual Simulation Symposium, pp.6-10, Apr. 2011. BEST PAPER AWARD.

   W. Wang, M. Hempel, D. Peng, H. Wang, H. Sharif, H. H. Chen, ^On Energy Efficient Encryption for Video Streaming in Wireless Sensor Networks, ̄ IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (SCI/SCIE-Index), vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 417-426, Aug. 2010.

   W. Wang, D. Peng, H. Wang, H. Sharif, H. H. Chen, ^Cross-layer Multirate Interaction with Distributed Source Coding in Wireless Sensor Networks, ̄ IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (SCI/SCIE-Index), vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 787-795, Feb. 2009.

   W. Wang, D. Peng, H. Wang, H. Sharif, H. H. Chen, ^Energy-Distortion-Authentication Optimized Resource Allocation for Secure Wireless Image Streaming, ̄ in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, pp.2810-2815, Apr. 2008. BEST PAPER AWARD.