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Current Students [back to top]

  • Doctoral students:

    • Yu Wang, BS from Tsinghua University, Beijing China, since Spring 2013

    • Kefan Xiao: MS from Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China, since Fall 2014 (co-advised with Dr. Jitendra Tugnait)

    • Ningkai Tang: MS from Auburn University, Auburn, AL, since Spring 2015

    • Ticao Zhang: MS from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, since Fall 2017

    • Chao Yang: MS from Auburn University, Auburn, AL, since Spring 2018

    • Xiangyu Wang: MS from Auburn University, Auburn, AL, since Spring 2018

  • MS Students:

    • Tino Monroe: since Spring 2017

    • Zhitao Yu: since Fall 2016

  • Undergraduate Students:

    • N/A

Made in Auburn [back to top]

Student Awards and Honors [back to top]

  • Yu Wang: summer intern at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, Summer 2018

  • Kefan Xiao: summer intern at Google, Inc., Mountain View, CA, Summer 2018

  • Kefan Xiao: The IEEE ComSoc MMTC 2017 Best Conference Paper Award

  • Mingjie Feng: 2017 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad, Apr. 2018

  • Mingjie Feng, ECE outstanding international graduate student, Auburn University, 2018

  • Mingjie Feng, Best Reviewer of IEEE Transaction on Wireless Communications, 2017

  • Xuyu Wang, Runze Huang, and Chao Yang, Honorarable Mention, the 2017 IEEE ComSoc Student Competition on “Communications Technology Changing the World,” for a project titled “On contact-free vital sign measurement in healthcare Internet of Things,” Nov. 2017

  • Xuyu Wang and Xiangyu Wang: IEEE PIMRC 2017 Best Student Paper Award, Oct. 2017

  • Yu Wang: Top 500/Round 3 (among 64,000 participants), Google Code Jam 2017, June 2017

  • Xuyu Wang and Runze Huang: IEEE SECON 2017 Best Demo Award, June 2017

  • Mingjie Feng: IEEE SECON 2017 Student Travel Grant Award, June 2017

  • Xuyu Wang: summer intern at Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute North America (GEIRI North America), Summer 2017

  • Kefan Xiao: summer intern at Google, Inc., Mountain View, CA, Summer 2017

  • Kaiwei Wang: IEEE GLOBECOM 2016 Best Paper Awawrd, Dec. 2016

  • Mingjie Feng: Graduate Travel Grant, Auburn University Graduate School, Dec. 2016

  • Kefan Xiao: Graduate Travel Grant, Auburn University Graduate School, Dec. 2016

  • Kefan Xiao: IEEE GLOBECOM 2016 Student Travel Grant Award, Dec. 2016

  • Xuyu Wang: Graduate Travel Grant, Auburn University Graduate School, Apr. 2016

  • Zhifeng He: Graduate Travel Grant, Auburn University Graduate School, Apr. 2016

  • Mingjie Feng: Top International Graduate Student in the Department of Electricla and Computer Engineering, International Student Organization, Auburn University, Apr. 2016

  • Zhifeng He: Outstanding Doctoral Student for 2015-2016, The Graduate School and The Graduate Student Council, Auburn University, Apr. 2016

  • Zhifeng He: IEEE GLOBECOM 2015 Best Paper Awawrd, Dec. 2015

  • Kefan Xiao: Woltosz Fellowship, Aug. 2015 ~ Aug. 2019

  • Ningkai Tang: Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC) Scholarship, Aug. 2015 ~ Aug. 2019

  • Yu Wang: The 2015 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) Best Paper Award, New Orleans, LA, Mar. 2015

  • Xuyu Wang, Lingjun Gao, Yi Xu, Kefan Xiao, and Zhifeng He: Honorable Mention, for their project “Smart Traffic Grid” in the Global Urban Datafest multi-city hackathon, Auburn competition, Mar. 2014

  • Yi Xu: ECE Department’s nominee to Meriwether Fellowship, Auburn University Graduate School, Feb. 2014

  • Ningkai Tang: ECE Department’s nominee to the Auburn Uninversity Graduate School Master's Thesis Awards, June 2014

  • Yingsong Huang: Auburn University’s nominee to the national competition for distinguished dissertations sponsored by the Council of Graduate Schools and ProQuest, June 2014

  • Yingsong Huang: The 2014 Auburn University Graduate School Distinguished Dissertation Awards (one of four awardees), May 2014

  • Yi Xu: Outstanding International Graduate Student Award for Academic Excellence in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, 2013 ~ 2014

  • Xuyu Wang: co-recipient of the Second Prize of Natural Scientific Award of Ministry of Education, China in 2013, based on his MS work with former advisor Dr. Xinbo Gao at Xidian University, Xi’an, China

  • In Keun Son: Runner-up for the 2013 Fabio Neri Best Paper Award

  • Zhifeng He: ACM CRAB'13 paper was selected as one of the best papers from ACM Mobicom 2013 workshops for fast-track journal publication in ACM Mobile Computing and Communications Review (MC2R)

  • Yu Wang: Graduate Travel Grant, Auburn University Graduate School, Dec. 2013

  • Reza Ashtari: Graduate Travel Grant, Auburn University Graduate School, Dec. 2013

  • Reza Ashtari: published a paper in the Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo (ICCVE'13) and presented a poster at the conference based on his REU work

  • Xuyu Wang: Woltosz Fellowship, Aug. 2013 ~ Aug. 2017

  • Mingjie Feng: Woltosz Fellowship, Aug. 2013 ~ Aug. 2017

  • Hui Zhou: The IEEE ICC 2013 Best Paper Award

  • Yi Xu: summer intern at NEC Laboratories American, Princeton, NJ, Summer 2013

  • Zhefeng Jiang: summer intern at Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Murray Hill NJ, Summer 2013

  • Yingsong Huang: Outstanding International Graduate Student Award for Academic Excellence in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, 2012 ~ 2013

  • Yingsong Huang: Outstanding International Graduate Student Award for Academic Excellence in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, 2012 ~ 2013

  • Yu Wang: Third Best Poster Award, The NSF Broadband Wireless Access and Applications Center (BWAC) Kickoff Meeting, Biosphere 2, Tucson, AZ, Apr. 2013

  • Yingsong Huang: Graduate Travel Grant, Auburn University Graduate School, Dec. 2012

  • Donglin Hu: Outstanding Doctoral Student for 2011-2012, The Graduate School and The Graduate Student Council, Auburn University, Apr. 2012

  • Donglin Hu: inducted to honor society Eta Kappa Nu (HKN), Apr. 2012

  • Yingsong Huang: inducted to honor society Eta Kappa Nu (HKN), Apr. 2012

  • Yi Xu: inducted to honor society Eta Kappa Nu (HKN), Apr. 2012

  • Donglin Hu: IEEE MILCOM 2011 Student Travel Grant Award, Nov. 2011

  • Yingsong Huang: IEEE MILCOM 2011 Student Travel Grant Award, Nov. 2011

  • Yu Wang: Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC) Scholarship, Aug. 2011 ~ Aug. 2015

  • Donglin Hu: Outstanding International Graduate Student for Academic Excellence in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, 2010 ~ 2011

  • Donglin Hu: Second Place in the ECE Department Graduate Student Poster Competition, Feb. 2011

  • In Keun Son: IEEE MILCOM 2010 Student Travel Grant Award, Oct./Nov. 2010

  • Jing Ning: Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC) Scholarship, Aug. 2010 ~ Aug. 2014

  • Donglin Hu: Vodafone Fellowship, Dept. ECE, Auburn University, 2008

  • Yingsong Huang: Vodafone Fellowship, Dept. ECE, Auburn University, 2008

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