Liuqing Yang

Professor Liuqing Yang

Liuqing Yang

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Contact

Kenneth H. Keller Hall
Room 6-119
200 Union Street Se
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Education

Ph.D., 2004, University of Minnesota
M.S., 2002, University of Minnesota

Professional Background

Theory and applications of wireless communications and networking, synergy of communications, sensing, and information processing

Research Interests


Yang Research Group Site

  • Theory and applications of wireless communications and networking
  • Synergy of communications, sensing, and information processing
Teaching Subjects
EE 5542 Adaptive Digital Signal Processing
EE 4501 Communication Systems
Honors and Awards

2019 Best Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)
2018 Best Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Communications Systems (ICCS)
2018 Best Paper Award at the IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom) 
2015-2017 IEEE ICNC Service Appreciation Award
2016 Art Corey Outstanding International Contributions Award, Colorado State University 
2016 Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing (WCSP)
2016 Best Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)
2014 IEEE Fellow for contributions to theory and practice of ultra-wideband communications
2014 Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Communications Society
2014 Best Paper Award at the IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom)
2014 Best Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems 
2013 Best Paper Award at the IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China
2012 George T. Abell Outstanding Mid-Career Faculty Award, Colorado State University 
2010 IEEE GLOBECOM 2010 Outstanding Service Award
2009 NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award
2009 Jack Wessel Excellence Award, University of Florida
2008 Dean's Honor Roll for Teaching Excellence, University of Florida
2007 ONR Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award
2007 National Research Council/AFOSR Summer Faculty Fellowship Award
2006 Best Paper Award at the International Conference on UWB
2005 Best Dissertation Award in the Physical Sciences & Engineering, University of Minnesota
2003 ADC Fellowship in Wireless & Networking Technology, University of Minnesota 

Books

Books and Book Chapters

X. Cheng, M. Wen, and L. Yang, ``Index Modulation,'' in Encyclopedia of Wireless Networks, Springer, Cham, Switzerland, 2019.

X. Cheng, R. Zhang, and L. Yang, 5G-Enabled Vehicular Communications and Networking, Wireless Networks Series, Springer, Cham, Switzerland, 2019.

X. Cheng, L. Fang, L. Yang, and S. Cui, Mobile Big Data, Wireless Networks Series, Springer, Cham, Switzerland, 2018.

M. Wen, X. Cheng, and L. Yang, Index Modulation for 5G Wireless Communications, Wireless Networks Series, Springer 2017.

D. Duan, L. Yang, and S. Cui, ``Cooperative Spectrum Sensing: From Fundamental Limits to Practical Designs,'' in Handbook of Cognitive Radio edited by W. Zhang, pp. 1-46, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd., Singapore, 2017.

X. Cheng, L. Yang, and X. Cheng, Cooperative OFDM Underwater Acoustic Communications, Wireless Networks Series, Springer 2016.

J. Cao, D. Duan, L. Yang, Q. Zhang, S. Wang, and F. Wang, ``Social Influence Analysis in the Big Data Era: A Review,'' in Big Data over Networks, Cambridge University Press 2015 (S. Cui, A. O. Hero III, Z.-Q. Luo, J. M. F. Moura).

L. Yang and H. Xu,``Ultra-Wideband Localization,'' in Position Location - Theory, Practice and Advances: A Handbook for Engineers and Academics, John Wiley & Sons 2011 (S. Zekavat, M. Buehrer).

L. Yang and G. B. Giannakis, ``Digital Carrier Codes for Baseband UWB Multi-Access,'' in Wireless Ultra-Wideband Radio Communications, John Wiley & Sons 2006 (X. Shen, M. Guizani, R.-C. Qiu and T. Le-Ngoc, eds.).

Selected Publications

Journals

X. Zhang, L. Yang, Z. Ding, J. Song, Y. Zhai, and D. Zhang, “Sparse Vector Coding-based Multi-Carrier NOMA for In-Home Health Networks,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 325-337, February 2021.

J. Cheng, D. Duan, X. Cheng, L. Yang, and S. Cui, “Adaptive Energy Management with Probabilistic Interval Predictors in Isolated Microgrids,” Energies, vol. 14, January 2021.

W. Chen, S. Zhao, R. Zhang, Y. Chen, and L. Yang, “UAV-Assisted Data Collection With Nonorthogonal Multiple Access,” IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 501-511, January 2021.

P. Yang, D. Duan, C. Chen, X. Cheng, and L. Yang, “Multi-Sensor Multi-Vehicle (MSMV) Localization and Mobility Tracking for Autonomous Driving,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 69, no. 12, pp. 14355-14364, December 2020.

X. Li, X. Hu, R. Zhang, and L. Yang, “Routing Protocol Design for Underwater Optical Wireless Sensor Networks: A Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning Approach,” IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 7, no. 10, pp. 9805-9818, October 2020.

X. Zhao, F. Du, S. Geng, Z. Fu, Z. Wang, Y. Zhang, Z. Zhou, and L. Yang, “Playback of 5G and Beyond Measured MIMO Channels by an ANN-Based Modeling and Simulation Framework,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 38, no. 9, pp. 1945-1954, September 2020.

B. Wang, R. Zhang, C. Chen, X Cheng, L. Yang, H. Li, and Y. Jin, “Graph-Based File Dispatching Protocol with D2D-Enhanced UAV-NOMA Communications in Large-Scale Networks,” IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 7, no. 9, pp. 8615-8630, September 2020.

S. Gao, X Cheng, and L. Yang, “Estimating Doubly-Selective Channels for Hybrid mmWave Massive MIMO Systems: A Doubly-Sparse Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 19, no. 9, pp. 5703-5715, September 2020.

X. Zheng, D. Duan, L. Yang and H. Wang, “Decomposed Iterative Optimal Power Flow with Automatic Regionalization,” Energies, vol. 13, no. 18, September 2020.

Z. Lin, D. Duan, Q. Yang, X. Hong, X. Cheng, L. Yang, and S. Cui, “One-Class Classifier Based Fault Detection in Distribution Systems with Varying Penetration Levels of Distributed Energy Resources,” IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 130023 – 130035, July 2020.

W. Pi, P. Yang, D. Duan, C. Chen, X. Cheng, L. Yang, and H. Li, “Malicious User Detection for Cooperative Mobility Tracking in Autonomous Driving,” IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 4922-4936, June 2020.

J. Cheng, D. Duan, X. Cheng, L. Yang, and S. Cui, “Probabilistic Microgrid Energy Management with Interval Predictions,” Energies, vol. 13, no. 12, June 2020.

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