Cullen School of Engineering

Location

Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
N308 Engineering Building 1
Houston, Texas 77004-4005
Phone: 713-743-4400
Fax: 713-743-4444
Department: ece [at] egr [dot] uh [dot] edu
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Faculty

Dr. Yuhua Chen

Associate Professor

N 308 Engineering Building 1

Houston, Texas 77204-4005

Tel: 713-743-4441 | Fax: 713-743-4444

Email: yuhuachen [at] uh [dot] edu

Website: http://www.srl.ee.uh.edu

Education

  • DSc Electrical Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  • MS Electrical Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  • MS Computer Science, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  • BS Electrical Engineering, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Professional Experience

2011-present

Associate Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX

2004-2011

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX

1999-2004

Research Associate, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

1995 IC Design Engineer, Nortel Semiconductor Ltd

Classes

Courses Taught at UH

  • ECE5440/6370 Advanced Digital Design
  • ECE6371 Fundamental Hardware Design
  • ECE6372 Advanced Hardware Design
  • ECE4436: Microprocessor Systems

Awards and Honors

Research

Research Interests

  • Optical Networks, Quantum Cryptography, FPGA Systems, Heterogeneous Networks, High Performance Routers, System Prototyping


Funded Research

  • Co-Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation, "TC: Small: Collaborative Research: Exploring a Robust Quantum Cryptography Protocol for Securing Optical Burst Switching Networks," 9/1/2011-8/31/2014.

  • Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation, “MRI: Development of Reconfigurable DWDM Multi-Mode Switching Platform for Supporting Telesurgery Telemedicine and Heterogeneous Applications,” 8/1/2009-7/31/2014.

  • Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation, “IHCS: Cyber Systems: DWDM Multi-Mode Switching for Telesurgery and Heterogeneous Applications,” 9/1/2009-8/31/2012.

  • Principal Investigator, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, “Latency and Jitter Control for Telesurgery and Telemedicine Using Asymmetric WDM Burst Switching,” Texas Advanced Research Program (ARP), 5/15/2008-5/2011.

  • Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation, “CRI: IAD: Reconfigurable Optical Burst Switching Research Testbed Acquisition and Development,” 9/1/2007-8/31/2011.


Presentations

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

  • Y. Chen, S. Kak, P. Verma, G. Macdonald, M. El Rifai, N. Punekar, "Multi-Photon Secure Quantum Communication - From Theory to Practice," to appear in Proceedings of ICC 2013, June 2013.

  • S. Mandal, G. Macdonald, M. El Rifai, N. Punekar, F. Zamani, Y. Chen, S. Kak, P. Verma, R. Huck, J. Sluss, "Multi-Photon Implementation of Three-Stage Quantum Cryptography Protocol," in Proceedings of International Conference on Information Networking (ICOIN) 2013, January 2013.

  • Y. Chen, W. Tang, “Reconfigurable Asymmetric Optical Burst Switching for Concurrent DWDM Multimode Switching: Architecture and Research Directions,” IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 48, no. 5, pp. 57-65, May 2010.

  • Chen, Y and P. K. Verma, "Secure Optical Burst Switching—Framework and Research Directions," IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 46, no. 8, 40-45, August 2008.

  • Chen, Y., J. S. Turner and Z. Zhai, "Contour-Based Priority (CBP) Scheduling in Optical Burst Switched Networks," IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 25, no. 8, 1949-1960, August 2007.

  • Chen, Y. and P. K. Verma, "Impact of Bimodal Traffic on Latency in Optical Burst Switching Networks," Research Letters in Communications, vol. 2008, Article ID 175359, 3 pages, doi:10.1155/2008/175359, 2008.

  • Zhai, Z. and Y. Chen, "Exploring Wireless Sensor Network Configurations for Prolonging Network Lifetime," International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, vol. 7, no. 8, 160-171, August 2007.