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Name
Miao Pan
Title
Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Office
W342A, Engineering Building 2
Address
4726 Calhoun Road, Houston, TX 77204
Email
mpan2 at uh dot edu
Phone
(713) 743-0557
Fax
(713) 743-4444

Brief Biography

Dr. Miao Pan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Houston, and the Director of Cognitive Radio Networking, Cybersecurity, and Cyber-Physical System Laboratory (C3 Lab). He was a recipient of NSF CAREER Award in 2014. Dr. Pan was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Texas Southern University from September 2012 to August 2015. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Florida in August 2012, under the guidance of Prof. Yuguang Fang. Prior to that, he received his M.E. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications, China, in April, 2007, and B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Dalian University of Technology, China, in August, 2004, respectively. From January of 2007 to August of 2007, he had been working as a research intern in NTT DOCOMO Beijing Labs.

Research Interests

  • Cognitive Radio Networks
  • Optimization and Performance analysis for Cognitive Radio Networks
  • Distributed Spectrum Trading and Network Economics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data-Driven Based Pricing with Differential Privacy
  • Privacy Preservation for EDR in Colocation Data Centers
  • Trajectory Privacy Preservation for Mobile Social Networks
  • Operational Privacy for Cognitive Radio Networks
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Energy Efficiency and Wireless Power Transfer in Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Data Collection in Underwater Acoustic Networks
  • Renewable Integration in Smart Grids
  • Protocol Design in RFID Systems
  • Computing/Storage Resource Management in Cloud Computing
  • Students & Alumni

    Current Ph.D. Students

  • Jingyi Wang (2015 - )
  • Research: Cognitive Radio Networks
  • M.S.: Auburn University
  • Sai Mounika Errapotu (Joint with Dr. Zhu Han, 2015 - )
  • Research: Security and Privacy in Cyber-Physical Systems
  • M.S.: University of Houston
  • Debing Wei (2016 - )
  • Research: Underwater Communications and Networks
  • M.S.: North China Electric Power University
  • Xinyue Zhang (2016 - )
  • Research: Cognitive Radio Networks and Wireless Security
  • B.S.: Beijing Jiaotong University
  • Alumni

  • Yawei Pang, M.S. at TSU, 2015, Ph.D. Student at University of Florida
  • Yunan Gu, M.S. at TSU, 2013 (Co-Advised by Dr. Wei Wayne Li), Ph.D. Student at University of Houston
  • Visiting Scholars

  • Dr. Ping Wang
  • Title: Assistant Professor, Xidian University, Xi'an, China
  • Visiting Period: March 2016 - March 2017
  • Funded Research Projects and Sponsors

  •   National Science Foundation

  • CPS: Synergy: Collaborative Research: DEUS: Distributed, Efficient, Ubiquitous and Secure Data Delivery Using Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (CPS-1646607), PI. National Science Foundation, January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2019. This is a collaborative project with Dr. Aaron Becker, Dr. Jiefu Chen and Dr. Zhu Han at University of Houston and Dr. Yahong Rosa Zheng at Missouri University of Science and Technology. University of Houston is the leading institution.
  • CAREER: SpecMax: Spectrum Trading and Harvesting Designs for Multi-Hop Communications in Cognitive Radio Networks (CNS-1350230), PI. National Science Foundation, August 1, 2014 - July 31, 2019. More details can be found on the project webpage.
  • EARS: Collaborative Research: Cognitive Mesh: Making Cellular Networks More Flexible (CNS-1343361), PI. National Science Foundation, January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2017. This is a collaborative project with Dr. Yuguang Fang at University of Florida and Dr. Pan Li at Case Western Reserve University. More details can be found on the project webpage.
  •   Department of Homeland Security

  • DHS SLA: Preparing Technically Savvy Homeland Security Professionals for Maritime Transportation Security: Phase I (Award #-2014-ST-062-000057), Co-PI. Department of Homeland Security, September 1, 2014 - August 31, 2015. This is a collaborative project with Dr. Yi Qi of Transportation Studies Department and Dr. Yunjiao Wang of Mathematics Department at Texas Southern University.
  •   University of Houston

  • University of Houston Startup Equipment Support. University of Houston, September 1, 2015 - August 31, 2017.
  •   Texas Southern University

  • TSU Seed Grant: Spectrum Management in Multi-hop Cognitive Radio Networks: Architecture, Modeling and Design, PI. Texas Southern University, October 1, 2012 - August 31, 2013.
  • Publications

    Books and Book Chapters

    1. Miao Pan, Ming Li, Pan Li, and Yuguang Fang, "Spectrum Trading in Multi-Hop Cognitive Radio Networks," Springer, 2015.
    2. Xuanheng Li, Haichuan Ding, Yuguang Fang, Miao Pan, Pan Li, Xiaoxia Huang, and Savo Glisic, "Collaborative Spectrum Trading and Sharing for Cognitive Radio Networks," Springer Nature, 2017.

    Magazine Publications

    1. Haichuan Ding, Yuguang Fang, Xiaoxia Huang, Miao Pan, Pan Li, and Savo Glisic, "Cognitive Capacity Harvesting Networks: Architectural Evolution Towards Future Cognitive Radio Networks," accepted by IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials.
    2. Yunan Gu, Yanru Zhang, Lin X. Cai, Miao Pan, Lingyang Song, and Zhu Han, "LTE-Unlicensed Co-existence Mechanism: A Matching Game Framework," accepted by IEEE Wireless Communications, special issue for LTE in Unlicensed Spectrum, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 54-60, December 2016.
    3. Yanru Zhang, Miao Pan, Lingyang Song, Zaher Dawy, and Zhu Han, "A Survey of Contract Theory Based Incentive Mechanism Design in Wireless Networks," accepted by IEEE Wireless Communications, 2016.

    Journal Publications

    1. Yanru Zhang, Yunan Gu, Miao Pan, Nguyen H. Tran, Zaher Dawy and Zhu Han, "Multi-Dimensional Incentive Mechanism in Mobile Crowdsourcing with Moral Hazard", accepted by IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC).
    2. Yunan Gu, Chunxiao Jiang, Lin X. Cai, Miao Pan, Lingyang Song, and Zhu Han, "Dynamic Path To Stability in LTE-Unlicensed with User Mobility: A Matching Framework", accepted by IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.
    3. Yuanxiong Guo, Miao Pan, Yanmin Gong, and Yuguang Fang, "Dynamic Multi-Tenant Coordination for Sustainable Colocation Data Centers", accepted by IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC).
    4. Yuanxiong Guo, Hongning Li and Miao Pan, "Colocation Data Center Demand Response using Nash Bargaining Theory", accepted by IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid (TSG).
    5. Yanru Zhang, Chunxiao Jiang, Lingyang Song, Miao Pan, Zaher Dawy and Zhu Han, "Incentive Mechanism for Mobile Crowdsourcing Using an Optimized Tournament Model", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 880-892, April 2017.
    6. Xuanheng Li, Yi Sun, Yuanxiong Guo, Xin Fu and Miao Pan, "Dolphins First: Dolphin-Aware Communications in Multi-hop Underwater Cognitive Acoustic Networks", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 2043-2056, April 2017.
    7. Yanru Zhang, Lingyang Song, Miao Pan, Zaher Dawy and Zhu Han, "Non-Cash Auction for Spectrum Trading in Cognitive Radio Networks: A Contract Theoretical Model with Joint Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), Vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 643-653, March 2017.
    8. Yi Liu, Rong Yu, Miao Pan, Yan Zhang and Shengli Xie, "SD-MAC: Spectrum Database-Driven MAC Protocol for Cognitive Machine-to-Machine Networks", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), Vol. 66, No. 2, pp. 1456-1467, February 2017.
    9. Zaixin Lu, Wei Wayne Li, Yawei Pang, Miao Pan, Weili Wu and Zhu Han, "Collaborative Data and Energy Transmission for Energy-rechargeable Mobile Devices", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 15, No. 12, pp. 8525-8536, December 2016.
    10. Weixian Liao, Ming Li, Sergio Salinas, Pan Li, and Miao Pan, "Energy-Source-Aware Cost Optimization for Green Cellular Networks with Strong Stability", IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing (TETC), Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 541-555, December 2016.
    11. Jingyi Wang, Wenbo Ding, Yuanxiong Guo, Chi Zhang, Miao Pan and Jian Song, "M3-STEP: Matching Based Multi-Radio Multi-Channel Spectrum Trading with Evolving Preferences", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), Vol. 34, No. 11, pp. 3014-3024, November 2016.
    12. Xuanheng Li, Haichuan Ding, Miao Pan, Yi Sun and Yuguang Fang, "Users First: Service-Oriented Spectrum Auction with a Two-Tier Framework Support", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), Vol. 34, No. 11, pp. 2999-3013, November 2016.
    13. Erte Pan, Miao Pan, and Zhu Han, "Tensor Voting Techniques and Applications in Mobile Trace Inference," (Invited) IEEE Access, Special Issue on Artificial Intelligence Enabled Networking.
    14. Jie Wang, Qinghua Gao, Miao Pan, Xiao Zhang, Yan Yu and Hongyu Wang, "Towards Accurate Device-Free Wireless Localization with a Saddle Surface Model", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), Vol. 65, No. 8, pp. 6665-6677, August 2016.
    15. Yanru Zhang, Lanchao Liu, Yunan Gu, Dusit Niyato, Miao Pan and Zhu Han, "Offloading in Software Defined Network at Edge with Information Asymmetry: A Contract Theoretical Approach", (Invited) Journal of Signal Processing Systems, Vol. 81, No. 2, pp. 1-13, November 2015.
    16. Yunan Gu, Yanru Zhang, Miao Pan and Zhu Han, "Matching and Cheating in Device to Device Communications Underlaying Cellular Networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), Vol. 33, No. 10, pp. 2156-2166, October 2015.
    17. Yun Meng, Jiandong Li, Hongyan Li and Miao Pan, "A Transformed Conflict Graph Based Resource Allocation Scheme Combining Interference Alignment in OFDMA Femtocell Networks", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), Vol. 64, No. 10, pp. 4728-4737, October 2015.
    18. Han Zhao, Miao Pan, Xinxin Liu, Xiaolin Li and Yuguang Fang, "Exploring Fine-Grained Resource Rental Planning in Cloud Computing", IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC), Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 304-317, August 2015.
    19. Zaixin Lu, Wei Wayne Li and Miao Pan, "Maximum lifetime scheduling for target coverage and data collection in wireless sensor networks", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), Vol. 64, No. 2, pp. 714-727, February 2015.
    20. Yan Long, Hongyan Li, Hao Yue, Miao Pan and Yuguang Fang, "SUM: Spectrum Utilization Maximization in Energy-Constrained Cooperative Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), Vol. 32, No. 11, pp. 2105-2116, November 2014.
    21. Hao Yue, Chi Zhang, Miao Pan, Yuguang Fang and Shigang Chen, "Unknown-target Information Collection in Sensor-enabled RFID Systems", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 1164-1175, August 2014.
    22. Miao Pan, Pan Li, Yang Song, Yuguang Fang, Phone Lin and Savo Glisic, "When Spectrum Meets Clouds: Optimal Session Based Spectrum Trading under Spectrum Uncertainty", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 615-627, March 2014.
    23. Yan Long, Hongyan Li, Miao Pan, Yuguang Fang and Tan F. Wong, "A Fair QoS-aware Resource Allocation Scheme for Multi-Radio Multi-Channel Networks", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), Vol. 62, No. 7, pp. 3349-3358, September 2013..
    24. Yuanxiong Guo, Miao Pan, Yuguang Fang and Pramod P. Khargonekar, "Decentralized Coordination of Energy Utilization for Residential Households in the Smart Grid", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid (TSG), Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 1341-1350, September 2013.
    25. Miao Pan, Hao Yue, Chi Zhang and Yuguang Fang, "Path Selection under Budget Constraints in Multi-hop Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), Vol. 12, No. 6, pp. 1133-1145, June 2013.
    26. Hao Yue, Miao Pan, Yuguang Fang and Savo Glisic, "Spectrum and Energy Efficient Relay Station Placement in Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), Vol. 31, No. 5, pp. 883-893, May 2013.
    27. Miao Pan, Hao Yue and Yuguang Fang, "The X Loss: Band-Mix Selection for Opportunistic Spectrum Accessing with Uncertain Supply from Primary Service Providers", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), Vol. 11, No. 12, pp. 2133-2144, December 2012.
    28. Yuanxiong Guo, Miao Pan and Yuguang Fang, "Optimal Power Management of Residential Customers in the Smart Grid", IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 23, No. 9, pp. 1593-1606, September 2012.
    29. Pan Li, Miao Pan and Yuguang Fang, "Capacity Bounds of Three-Dimensional Wireless Ad Hoc Networks", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 1304-1315, August 2012.
    30. Miao Pan, Pan Li and Yuguang Fang, "Cooperative Communication Aware Link Scheduling for Cognitive Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 760-768, May 2012.
    31. Miao Pan, Xiaoyan Zhu and Yuguang Fang, "Using Homomorphic Encryption to Secure the Combinatorial Spectrum Auction without the Trustworthy Auctioneer", Wireless Networks, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 113-128, February 2012.
    32. Miao Pan, Chi Zhang, Pan Li and Yuguang Fang, "Spectrum Harvesting and Sharing in Multi-hop Cognitive Radio Networks under Uncertain Spectrum Supply", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 369-378, February 2012.
    33. Miao Pan, Jinyuan (Stella) Sun and Yuguang Fang, "Purging the Back-room Dealing: Secure Spectrum Auction Leveraging Paillier Cryptosystem", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 866-876, April 2011.

    Conference Publications

    1. Jingyi Wang, Yanmin Gong, Lijun Qian, Riku Jäntti, Miao Pan, and Zhu Han, "Primary Users' Operational Privacy Preservation via Data-Driven Optimization", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'17), Singapore, December 4-8, 2017.
    2. Oluwaseyi Omotere, Lijun Qian, Riku Jäntti, Miao Pan, and Zhu Han, "Big RF Data Assisted Cognitive Radio Network Coexistence in 3.5GHz Band", International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN'17), Vancouver, Canada, July 31-August 3, 2017.
    3. Zhe Yu, Yuanxiong Guo, and Miao Pan, "Coalitional Datacenter Energy Cost Optimization in Electricity Markets", ACM International Conference on Future Energy Systems (ACM e-Energy'17), Hong Kong, China, May 17-19, 2017.
    4. Sai Mounika Errapotu, Justin Loveless, Rong Yu, Shaolei Ren, Miao Pan, and Zhu Han, "Privacy Preserving Clock Auction for Emergency Demand Response in Colocation Data Centers", IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'17), Paris, France, May 21-25, 2017.
    5. Yunan Gu, Li Wang, Miao Pan and Zhu Han, "Exploiting the Stable Fixture Matching Game for Mobile Crowd Sensing: A Local Event Sharing Framework", IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'17), Paris, France, May 21-25, 2017.
    6. Li Yan, Debing Wei, Miao Pan, and Jiefu Chen, "Magnetic Induction for MWD Telemetry System", 2017 Texas Symposium on Wireless and Microwave Circuits and Systems, Waco, TX, 30-31 March, 2017.
    7. Sai Mounika Errapotu, Jingyi Wang, Zaixin Lu, Wei Li, Miao Pan, and Zhu Han, "Bidding Privacy Preservation for Dynamic Matching Based Spectrum Trading", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'16), Washington, DC, December 4-8, 2016.
    8. Jingyi Wang, Wenbo Ding, Yuanxiong Guo, Chi Zhang, Miao Pan, and Jian Song, "Dynamic Matching Based Distributed Spectrum Trading in Multi-Radio Multi-Channel CRNs", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'16), Washington, DC, December 4-8, 2016.
    9. Luyao Niu, Yuanxiong Guo, Hongning Li, and Miao Pan, "A Nash Bargaining Approach to Emergency Demand Response in Colocation Data Centers", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'16), Washington, DC, December 4-8, 2016.
    10. Yunan Gu, Lin X. Cai, Miao Pan, Lingyang Song and Zhu Han, "Exploiting the Stable Fixture Matching Game for Content Sharing in D2D-based LTE-V2X Communications", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'16), Washington, DC, December 4-8, 2016.
    11. Jingyi Wang, Yan Long, Jie Wang, Sai Mounika Errapotu, Yuanxiong Guo and Miao Pan, "Distributed Spectrum Trading via Dynamic Matching with Evolving Preferences", IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC'16), Chengdu, China, July 27-29, 2016.
    12. Zaixin Lu, Weili Wu, Wei Li and Miao Pan, "Efficient Scheduling Algorithms for On-Demand Wireless Data Broadcast", IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication (INFOCOM'16), San Francisco, CA, April 10-15, 2016. (Acceptance ratio: 300/1644 = 18.25%)
    13. Xuanheng Li, Miao Pan, Yang Song, Yi Sun and Yuguang Fang, "Economic-Robust Session based Spectrum Trading in Multi-hop Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'15), San Diego, CA, December 6-10, 2015. (Best Paper Award)
    14. Yunan Gu, Yanru Zhang, Lin X. Cai, Miao Pan, Lingyang Song and Zhu Han, "Exploiting Student-Project Allocation Matching for Spectrum Sharing in LTE-Unlicensed", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'15), San Diego, CA, December 6-10, 2015.
    15. Yanru Zhang, Yunan Gu, Lingyang Song, Miao Pan, Zaher Dawy and Zhu Han, "Tournament Based Incentive Mechanism Designs for Mobile Crowdsourcing", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'15), San Diego, CA, December 6-10, 2015.
    16. Yuanxiong Guo and Miao Pan, "Coordinated Energy Management for Colocation Data Centers in Smart Grids", IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm 2015), Miami, FL, November 2-5, 2015.
    17. Yanru Zhang, Yunan Gu, Miao Pan, Zaher Dawy, Lingyang Song, and Zhu Han, "Financing Contract with Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard for Spectrum Trading in Cognitive Radio Networks", (invited), IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing (ChinaSIP'15), Chengdu, China, July 12-15, 2015.
    18. Yunan Gu, Yanru Zhang, Miao Pan and Zhu Han, "Student Admission Matching based Content-Cache Allocation", IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC'15), New Orleans, LA, March 9-12, 2015.
    19. Fahira Sangare, Ali Arab, Miao Pan, Lijun Qian, Suresh Khator and Zhu Han, "RF Energy Harvesting for WSNs via Dynamic Control of Unmanned Vehicle Charging", IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC'15), New Orleans, LA, March 9-12, 2015.
    20. Yanru Zhang, Yunan Gu, Lanchao Liu, Miao Pan, Zaher Dawy and Zhu Han, "Incentive Mechanism in Crowdsourcing with Moral Hazard", IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC'15), New Orleans, LA, March 9-12, 2015.
    21. Bin Fu, Chuanhe Huang, Zaixin Lu, Miao Pan and Weili Wu, "Minimizing the Access Time of Multi-item Requests in Wireless Data Broadcast Environments", IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks (MSN'14), Maui, HI, December 19-21, 2014.
    22. Yawei Pang, Yanru Zhang, Yunan Gu, Miao Pan, Zhu Han and Pan Li, "Efficient Data Collection for Wireless Rechargeable Sensor Clusters in Harsh Terrains Using UAVs", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'14), Austin, TX, December 8-12, 2014.
    23. Yunan Gu, Yanru Zhang, Miao Pan and Zhu Han, "Cheating in Matching of Device to Device Pairs in Cellular Networks", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'14), Austin, TX, December 8-12, 2014
    24. Erte Pan, Miao Pan, Zhu Han and Vernaldo Wright, "Mobile Trace Inference Based on Tensor Voting", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'14), Austin, TX, December 8-12, 2014
    25. Tingting Wu, Chi Zhang, Nenghai Yu and Miao Pan, "Quadtree-based Optimal Path Routing with the Smallest Routing Table Size", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'14), Austin, TX, December 8-12, 2014
    26. Yanru Zhang, Yunan Gu, Miao Pan and Zhu Han, "Distributed Matching Based Spectrum Allocation in Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'14), Austin, TX, December 8-12, 2014
    27. Miao Pan, Hongyan Li, Yawei Pang, Rong Yu, Zaixin Lu and Wei Wayne Li, "Optimal Energy Replenishment and Data Collection in Wireless Rechargeable Sensor Networks", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'14), Austin, TX, December 8-12, 2014
    28. Weixian Liao, Ming Li, Sergio Salinas, Pan Li, and Miao Pan, "Optimal Energy Cost for Strongly Stable Multi-hop Green Cellular Networks", International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS'14), Madrid, Spain, June 30-July 3, 2014. (Acceptance ratio: 66/500 = 13%)
    29. Yi Liu, Rong Yu, Miao Pan and Yan Zhang, "Adaptive Channel Access in Spectrum Database-Driven Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'14), Sydney, Australia, 10-14 June, 2014
    30. Yan Long, Hongyan Li, Hao Yue, Miao Pan and Yuguang Fang, "Spectrum Utilization Maximization in Energy Limited Cooperative Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'14), Sydney, Australia, 10-14 June, 2014.
    31. Long Suo, Hongyan Li, Miao Pan and Jiandong Li, "An Efficient Phase based Imperfect Interference Alignment Scheme for 3-user Asymmetric Constant Channel", IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC'14-Spring), Seoul, Korea, 18-21 May, 2014.
    32. Yawei Pang, Zaixin Lu, Miao Pan and Wei Wayne Li, "Charging Coverage for Energy Replenishment in Wireless Sensor Networks", IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control (ICNSC'14), Miami, FL, April 7-9, 2014.
    33. Yunan Gu, Miao Pan and Wei Wayne Li, "Maximizing the Lifetime of Delay-Sensitive Sensor Networks via Joint Routing and Sleep Scheduling", International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC'14), Honolulu, HI, February 3-6, 2014.
    34. Yunan Gu, Miao Pan and Wei Wayne Li, "Prolonging the Lifetime of Large Scale Wireless Sensor Networks via Base Station Placement", IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC'13-Fall, Best Paper Runner-up), Las Vegas, NV, September 2-5, 2013.
    35. Yan Long, Hongyan Li, Miao Pan, Pan Li and Jiandong Li, "Scalable Video Coding Based Video Transmission in MRMC Networks: A Cross-Layer Design Perspective", IEEE International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC'13), Xi'An, China, August 12-14, 2013.
    36. Ming Li, Pan Li, Miao Pan and Jinyuan Sun, "Economic-Robust Transmission Opportunity Auction in Multi-hop Networks", IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication (INFOCOM'13), Turin, Italy, April 14-19, 2013. (Acceptance ratio: 280/1613 = 17.36%)
    37. Yuanxiong Guo, Miao Pan, Yuguang Fang and Pramod Khargonekar, "Coordinated Energy Scheduling for Residential Households in the Smart Grid", IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm'12), Tainan City, Taiwan, November 5-8, 2012.
    38. Yue Zhao, Xuming Fang, Miao Pan, Rongsheng Huang and Yuguang Fang, "An Adaptive Resource Allocation in OFDMA Multi-hop Relay Networks", IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob'12), Barcelona, Spain, October 8-10, 2012.
    39. Miao Pan, Yan Long, Hao Yue, Yuguang Fang and Hongyan Li, "Multicast Throughput Optimization and Fair Spectrum Sharing in Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'12), Anaheim, CA, December 3-7, 2012.
    40. Miao Pan, Hao Yue, Pan Li and Yuguang Fang, "Throughput Maximization of Cooperative Wireless Mesh Networks Using Directional Antennas", IEEE International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC'12), Beijing, China, August 15-18, 2012.
    41. Han Zhao, Miao Pan, Xinxin Liu, Xiaolin Li and Yuguang Fang, "Optimal Resource Rental Planning for Elastic Applications in Cloud Market", IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS'12), Shanghai, China, May 21-25, 2012. (Acceptance ratio: 118/569 = 19.80%)
    42. Miao Pan, Pan Li, Yang Song, Yuguang Fang and Phone Lin, "Spectrum Clouds: A Session Based Spectrum Trading System for Multi-hop Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication (INFOCOM'12), Orlando, FL, March 25-30, 2012. (Acceptance ratio: 278/1547 = 17.97%)
    43. Hao Yue, Chi Zhang, Miao Pan, Yuguang Fang and Shigang Chen, "A Time-efficient Information Collection Protocol for Large-scale RFID Systems", IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication (INFOCOM'12), Orlando, FL, March 25-30, 2012. (Acceptance ratio: 278/1547 = 17.97%).
    44. Xinxin Liu, Han Zhao, Miao Pan, Hao Yue, Xiaolin Li and Yuguang Fang, "Traffic-Aware Multiple Mix Zone Placement for Protecting Location Privacy", IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication (INFOCOM'12), Orlando, FL, March 25-30, 2012. (Acceptance ratio: 278/1547 = 17.97%).
    45. Miao Pan, Hongyan Li, Pan Li and Yuguang Fang, "Dealing with the Untrustworthy Auctioneer in Combinatorial Spectrum Auction", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'11), Houston, TX, December 5-9, 2011.
    46. Hao Yue, Miao Pan, Rongsheng Huang, Hongxia Zhao and Yuguang Fang, "LIP: A Light-weighted Session-based Incentive Protocol for Multi-hop Cellular Networks", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'11), Houston, TX, December 5-9, 2011.
    47. Miao Pan, Chi Zhang, Pan Li and Yuguang Fang, "Joint Routing and Link Scheduling for Cognitive Radio Networks under Uncertain Spectrum Supply", IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication (INFOCOM'11), Shanghai, China, April 10-15, 2011. (Acceptance ratio: 291/1823 = 15.96%)
    48. Pan Li, Miao Pan and Yuguang Fang, "The Capacity of Three-Dimensional Wireless Ad Hoc Networks," IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication (INFOCOM'11), Shanghai, China, April 10-15, 2011. (Acceptance ratio: 291/1823 = 15.96%)
    49. Miao Pan, Hao Yue, Yuguang Fang and Hongyan Li, "The X Loss: band-mix selection with uncertain supply for opportunistic spectrum accessing", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'10), Miami, FL, December 6-10, 2010.
    50. Miao Pan, Yang Song, Pan Li and Yuguang Fang, "Reward and Risk for Opportunistic Spectrum Accessing in Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'10), Miami, FL, December 6-10, 2010.
    51. Miao Pan, Hao Yue, Yuguang Fang and Phone Lin, "A return and risk model for efficient spectrum sharing in cognitive radio networks", 2010 IEEE 71st Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC'10: Spring), Taipei, Taiwan, May 16-19, 2010.
    52. Xiaoyan Yin, Xingshe Zhou, Miao Pan and Shining Li, "Admission control with multi-constrained QoS providing in Wireless Sensor Networks", IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control (ICNSC'10), Chicago, IL, April 11-13, 2010.
    53. Miao Pan, Feng Chen, Xiaoyan Yin and Yuguang Fang, "Fair profit allocation in the spectrum auction using the Shapley value", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'09), Honolulu, HI, December 1-4, 2009.
    54. Miao Pan, Rongsheng Huang and Yuguang Fang, "Cost design for opportunistic multi-hop routing in cognitive radio networks", IEEE Military Communications Conference (Milcom'08), San Diego, CA, November 17-19, 2008.
    55. Miao Pan and Yuguang Fang, "Bargaining based pairwise cooperative spectrum sensing for Cognitive Radio networks", IEEE Military Communications Conference (Milcom'08), San Diego, CA, November 17-19, 2008.
    56. Miao Pan Jie Chen, Ruoju Liu, Zhiyong Feng, Ying Wang and Ping Zhang, "Dynamic Spectrum Access and Joint Radio Resource Management Combining for Resource Allocation in Cooperative Networks", IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC'07), Hong Kong, March 11-15 2007.
    57. David Grandblaise, Clemens Kloeck, Tobias Renk, Parimal Bag, Paul Levine, Klaus Moessner, Ji Yang, Miao Pan and Kui Zhang, "Microeconomics Inspired Mechanisms to Manage Dynamic Spectrum Allocation", IEEE International Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN'07), Dublin, Ireland, April 17-20 2007.
    58. Miao Pan, Shuo Liang, Haozhi Xiong, Jie Chen and Guangyi Liu, "A Novel Bargaining Based Dynamic Spectrum Management Scheme in Reconfigurable Systems", International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications (ICSNC'06), Tahiti, French Polynesia, October 29-November 3, 2006.
    59. Miao Pan, Ruoju Liu, Xihai Han, Yongjing Zhang, Yang Ji and Ping Zhang, "A Novel Market Competition Based Dynamic Spectrum Management Scheme in Reconfigurable Systems", IEEE International Conference on Communication systems (ICCS'06), Singapore, October 30-November 1, 2006.
    60. Xihai Han, Hui Wang, Miao Pan, Ji Yang and Ping Zhang, "Light Dark Routing Protocol: An Innovative Infrastructure-assisted Ad-hoc Routing Protocol", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'06), San Francisco, CA, November 27-30, 2006.
    61. Ruoju Liu, Jianhua Zhang, Lei Jiang, Miao Pan, Xinying Gao and Ping Zhang, "Energy-Efficient and Mui-Free Synchronization for UWB Based WSNS", IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC'06), Helsinki, Finland, September 11-14, 2006.

    Teaching at UH

  • ECE 5397/6397 Introduction to Cybersecurity, Spring 2016, 2017
  • ECE 3436 Microprocessor Systems, Fall 2016
  • Teaching at TSU

  • CS 583 Data Mining, Spring 2014
  • CS 541 Operating Systems, Spring 2014, Spring 2015
  • CS 661 Advanced Software Engineering, Fall 2013
  • CS 541 Operating Systems, Spring 2013
  • CS 511 Algorithm Analysis and Data Structures, Fall 2012
  • CS 450 Network Management and Security, Fall 2014
  • CS 456 Software Engineering, Fall 2014
  • CS 250 Computer Networks Fundamentals, Spring 2014, Spring 2015
  • CS 116 Introduction to Computer Science, Fall 2012
  • Professional Activities

  • Editorship
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Internet of Things (IoT) Journal
  • Guest Editor, Physical Communication (Special Issue on Energy Harvesting and Wireless Power Transfer Enabled Wireless Networks)
  • Guest Editor, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (Special Issue on A Breakthrough in Multi-Hop Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networking Protocols for Public Safety)
  • Guest Editor, The Scientific World Journal (Special Issue on Cognitive Radio Networks: Recent Advances and Future Directions)
  • Reviewer for Proposals
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Panelist (2016, 2014, 2013)
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Panelist (2016)
  • Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE), Academic Research Fund (AcRF) Reviewer (2016)
  • Tutorials
  • IEEE Sarnoff Symposium 2016
  • Technical Program Committee
  • NGN Symposium Co-Chair, IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC 2017)
  • Poster Chair, ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks and Systems (WUWNet 2015)
  • Technical Program Committee Member for
  • IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2014 - 2018)
  • IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS 2017)
  • IEEE Global Communications Conference, Exhibition and Industry Forum (GLOBECOM 2015 - 2017)
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2015 - 2017, 2013)
  • IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2013 - 2017)
  • IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm 2015)
  • International Conference on Game Theory for Networks (GameNets 2016)
  • International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC 2016, 2015, 2014)
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC 2014, 2013)
  • Wireless Telecommunications Symposium (WTS 2014)
  • International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2014)
  • IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control (ICNSC 2014)
  • IEEE Wireless and Optical Communications Conference (WOCC 2013)
  • IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC 2013)
  • International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expo (ICCVE 2013)
  • IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC 2013, 2012)
  • Reviewer for journals
  • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Wireless Communications, ACM Wireless Networks, ACM Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Computer Communications, Ad Hoc Networks, etc.

  • Reviewer for conferences
  • IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE SECON, IEEE IWQoS, IEEE MASS, IEEE DySPAN, IEEE GLOBECOM, IEEE ICC, IEEE MILCOM, IEEE WCNC, IEEE WoWMoM, IEEE VTC, ICST CrownCom, ICST QShine, etc.

    Outreaches

  • 2014 Math and Science Academy Summer Internship, Dulles High School (1, 2)
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