Technical Areas of Specialization

  • Covert communications, steganography and steganalysis, data hiding and retrieval.
  • Physical-layer secured communications.
  • Compressed sensing with the applications in wireless communications and signal acquisition and processing.
  • Cognitive radio, resource allocation and managment, cross-layer optimization.
  • Spread-spectrum communications, CDMA systems, multi-user detection, signature waveform design.
  • MIMO communications, antenna arrays processing and beamforming.
  • Statistical and adaptive signal processing.
  • Computer vision, fingerprint recognition.

Professional Experience

Jun. 14 - present

Associate Professor, School of Information and Communication Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, Liaoning, China.

Aug. 13 - Jun. 14

Senior Engineer, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., USA
Research on fingerprint recognition algorithms for the application on mobile devices.

Jan. 11- Aug. 13

Postdoctoral Associate and Instructor, Department of Electrical Engineering, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY.
Courses developed and taught: EE 484 Communication System II (senior).
Pursued diverse research topics on cognitive radio, application to compressed sensing, spread-spectrum communications, signature waveform design, CDMA systems and multi-user detection, beamforming and MIMO systems, steganography and steganalysis, physical layer security.

Mar. 10 - Dec. 10

Research Scientist, VOCAL Technologies Ltd., Buffalo, NY
R&D on acoustic beamforming, acoustic noise reduction, and other acoustic signal processing algorithms.



Sept. 2010, Communications and Signal Processing,
The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA.
Dissertation: Code Design and Signal Extraction of Advanced Code Division Communications.


Feb. 2005, Communications and Signal Processing,
The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA.


July 2000, Electrical Engineering,
Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China.

Professional Memberships

  • Member of IEEE Communications Society.
  • Member of IEEE Signal Processing Society.
  • Member of ACM.
  • Member of China Institute of Communications.
  • Member of China Computer Federation.

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