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

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Email: wwang AT sdsu.edu
Office: EIS 310, Lab: EIS 311.
Phone: 619-594-4302
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 a 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 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, multimedia communications, QoE-QoS issues, network economics and blockchains. He serves as the symposium co-chair of ICNC-MCC 2024, the poster co-chair of IEEE MSN 2021, publicity co-chair of IEEE/ACM IWQoS 2021, publication co-chair of IEEE INFOCOM 2020, the area chair of IEEE ICME 2019-2020, the symposium co-chair of IEEE GLOBECOM-NGNI 2019, the track-chair of ACM SAC 2019, the web co-chair of IEEE INFOCOM 2016-2018, the symposium co-chair of IEEE ICC-NGNI 2018, the symposium co-chair of ICNC-MCC 2018, the program co-chair of ACM RACS 2014-2017, 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 Guest Editor of several journals and special issues such as IEEE ACCESS, Springer MONET, IJDSN, etc., a Technical Program Committee (TPC) member for many international conferences such as IEEE INFOCOM, GLOBECOM, and ICC, the vice chair of IEEE MMTC 2022-present, director of the IEEE MMTC Publicity Board 2021-present, and the co-director of IEEE MMTC Review Board 2017-2020.

 

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

   Master Students: Thesis opportunities are available. CS master students who have interests in wireless networks, intelligent communications or blockchain cryptocurrency are encouraged to drop by and discuss your thesis plan.

   Undergraduate Students: Undergraduate research experience opportunities are available. Students who have taken one of the following courses are encouraged to apply: CS 578 Wireless Networks, CS 576 Computer Networks, or CS 530 Systems Programming. Preferred qualification: MATLAB, NS-3, H.266/AoMedia/H.265 HEVC, Arduino or Raspberry Pi + wireless shields (WiFi, Zigbee, or Bluetooth), strong programming/debugging background.

Research Interests:

   Wireless Networks, Wireless Multimedia QoE/QoS, Next Generation Multiple Access 

   Game Theory and Auction Theory, Incentive Reward Design, Networks Economics, Smart Data/Media Pricing

   Blockchain, Crypto-economics, Consensus Model

   Internet of Things, Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks

Academic Awards, Recognitions, and Keynote Talks:

   Distinguished Member of Technical Program Committee, IEEE INFOCOM 2023, 2018, 2017.

   Best Paper Award of IEEE International Workshop on Computer-Aided Modeling and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD), Nov. 2022.

   Keynote Speaker of International Conference on Computer Networks Applications, Mexicali, MX, Nov. 2018.

   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 Collaborative Research: Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access Pricing for Wireless Multimedia Communications, Funded by National Science Foundation ECCS-CCSS Program, PI.

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

   K. Ramamoorthy (Student Advisee), W. Wang, K. Sohraby Incentivize Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access In Wireless Multimedia Communications, in Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) Workshop on Next Generation Multiple Access for Future Wireless Communications, Mar. 2023.

   K. Ramamoorthy (Student Advisee), W. Wang, K. Sohraby Orthogonality-Centric Pricing for Wireless Multimedia Multiple Access Networks, in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Jun 2022.

   K. Ramamoorthy (Student Advisee), Profit-Driven Cache Delegation: A Game-Theoretic Wireless Multimedia Offloading Solution, in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Jun 2021.

   S. He (Student Advisee), W. Wang, Multimedia Upstreaming Cournot Game in Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access Internet of Things, IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, 2020.

   S. He (Student Advisee), W. Wang, K. Sohraby, QoE-Centric Multimedia Relay in Energy Efficient NOMA Wireless Communications, in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), May 2019.

   W. Wang, Q. Wang, Price The QoE, Not The Data: SMP-Economic Resource Allocation in Wireless Multimedia Internet of Things, IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 56, no. 9, pp. 74-79, Sept. 2018.

   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.

   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, vol. 64, no. 8, pp.3755-3769, Aug. 2015.

   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, vol. 13, no. 10, pp. 3637-3644, Oct. 2013.

   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, 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, 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.