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. Zhu Han

Associate Professor

N 324 Engineering Building 1

Houston, Texas 77204-4005

Tel: 713-743-4437 | Fax: 713-743-4444

Email: zhan2 [at] uh [dot] edu

Website: http://www2.egr.uh.edu/~zhan2/

Education

  • BS Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University
  • MS Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland
  • PhD Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland

Professional Experience

2000-2002

R & D Engineer of JDSU, Germantown, Maryland

2002-2003

Graduate Research Assistant at the University of Maryland

2003-2006

Research Associate at the University of Maryland

2006-2008

Assistant professor in Boise State University, Idaho

2006

June - August: Visiting Scholar in Princeton University

2007

May - August: Visiting professor in Stanford University

2008

May - August: Visiting professor at the University of Oslo, Norway and Supelec, Paris, France

2008-Present

Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Houston

2008-Present

MAC Symposium vice chair of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference

Guest Editor for Special Issue on Fairness of Radio Resource Management Techniques in Wireless Networks, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, and Special Issue on Game Theory, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing

Member of the Technical Programming Committee for the IEEE International Conference on Communications, the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, the IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, and the IEEE Globe Communication Conference


Awards and Honors

Research

Research Interests

  • Collaborative Transmission Networks; Opportunistic Spectrum Access for Cognitive Radios; Information Assurance, Network and Distributed System Security; Ad Hoc/Sensor Network Design; Ultra Wide Band Networks; Dynamic Wireless Network Resource Allocation; Distributed Wireless Networking Using the Game Theory Approach; Multimedia Transmission Over Wireless Networks; Compressed Sensing; Large Network Analysis using Random Matrix Theory; Physical Layer Security; Underwater Acoustic Communication; Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments; Smart Deployment/Movement of Unmanned Air Vehicle; MIMO Wireless Communications; Bio Signal Processing and Bio Information Processing


Presentations

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

  • Dusit Niyato, Ekram Hossain, and Zhu Han, Dynamic Spectrum Access in Cognitive Radio Networks, to appear, Cambridge University Press, UK, 2009.

  • Zhu Han and K. J. Ray Liu, Resource Allocation for Wireless Networks: Basics, Techniques, and Applications, Cambridge University Press, UK, April, 2008.

  • Walid Saad, Zhu Han, Merouane Debbah, and Are Hjorungnes, "A Distributed Coalition Formation Framework for Fair User Cooperation in Wireless Networks", accepted, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.

  • Walid Saad, Zhu Han, Merouane Debbah, Are Hjorungnes, and Tamer Basar, "Coalitional Game Theory for Communication Networks: A Tutorial", accepted, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Special Issue on Game Theory.

  • Zhu Han, Rongfei Fan, and Jiang Hai, "Replacement of Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio", accepted, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.

  • Dusit Niyato, Ekram Hossain, and Zhu Han, "Dynamics of Multiple-Seller and Multiple Buyer Spectrum Trading in Cognitive Radio Networks: A Game Theoretic Modeling Approach", accepted, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.

  • Zhu Han, A. Lee Swindlehurst, and K. J. Ray Liu, "Smart Deployment/Movement of Unmanned Air Vehicle to Improve Connectivity in MANET", accepted, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.

  • BeiBei Wang, Zhu Han, and K. J. Ray Liu, "Stackelberg Game for Distributed Resource Allocation over Multiuser Cooperative Communication Networks", accepted, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.

  • Zhu Han, Thanongsak Himsoon, W. Pam Siriwongpairat, and K. J. Ray Liu, "Power Control with Collaborative Diversity over Multiuser OFDM Networks: Who Helps Whom and How to Cooperate", accepted, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Transactions.

  • Zhu Han, Xin Zhang, and H. Vincent Poor, "Cooperative Transmission Protocols with High Spectral Efficiency and High Diversity Order using Multiuser Detection and Network Coding", accepted, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.

  • Dusit Niyato, Ekram Hossain, and Zhu Han, "Dynamic Spectrum Access in IEEE 802.22-Based Cognitive Wireless Networks: A Game Theoretic Model for Competitive Spectrum Bidding and Pricing", accepted, IEEE Communications Magazine.

  • Zhu Han, Guan-Ming Su, Haohong Wang, Song Ci, and Weifeng Su, "Auction Based Resource Allocation for Cooperative Video Transmission Protocols over Wireless Networks", accepted, Eurasip Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Special Issue on Game Theory in Signal Processing and Communications.

  • Ahmed K. Sadek, Zhu Han, and K. J. Ray Liu, "Relay-Assignment Protocols for Coverage Extension in Cooperative Communications over Wireless Networks", accepted, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.

  • Zhu Han and H. Vincent Poor, "Coalition Games with Cooperative Transmission: A Cure for the Curse of Boundary Nodes in Selfish Packet-Forwarding Wireless Networks", Vol. 57, No. 1, P.P. 203-213, January 2009.

  • Ahmed Ibrahim, Zhu Han, and K. J.Ray Liu, "Distributed energy-efficient cooperative routing in wireless networks", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol.7, no.10, p.p.3930-3941, October, 2008.

  • Rajiv Agarwal, Vinay Majjigi, Zhu Han, Rath Vannithamby, and John M. Cioffi, "Low Complexity Resource Allocation with Opportunistic Feedback over Downlink OFDMA Networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas on Communications, Special Issue on Exploiting Limited Feedback in Tomorrow's Wireless Communication Networks, vol. 26, no. 8, p.p. 1462-1472, October 2008.

  • Jianwei Huang, Zhu Han, Mung Chiang, and H. Vincent Poor, "Auction-Based Resource Allocation for Cooperative Communications", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas on Communications, Special Issue on Game Theory, vol. 26, no.7, p.p. 1226-1238, September 2008.

  • Charles Pandana, Zhu Han, and K. J. Ray Liu, "Cooperation Enforcement and Learning for Optimizing Packet Forwarding in Autonomous Wireless Networks", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol.7, no.8, p.p. 3150-3163, August 2008.

  • Zhu Han, Zhu Ji, and K. J. Ray Liu, "A Cartel Maintenance Framework to Enforce Cooperation in Wireless Networks with Selfish Users", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 7, Issue: 5, Part 2, p.p. 1889-1899, May 2008.

  • Husheng Li, Zhu Han, and H. Vincent Poor, "Asymptotic Analysis of Cooperative Relay Networks Using Random Matrix Theory", EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, special issue on Wireless Cooperative Networks, Volume 2008, Article ID 235867, April 2008.

  • Yan Lindsay Sun, Zhu Han, and K. J. Ray Liu, "Defense of Trust Management Vulnerabilities in Distributed Networks", IEEE Communications Magazine, Special Issue, Security in Mobile Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks, Volume 46, Issue 2, p.p.112-119, February 2008.

  • Zhu Han and H. Vincent Poor, "Lifetime Improvement in Wireless Sensor Networks via Collaborative Beamforming and Cooperative Transmission", IEE Proceedings of Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, Special Issue on Antenna Systems and Propagation for Future Wireless Communications, vol.1, no.6, p.p. 1103-1110, December, 2007.

  • Guan-Ming Su, Zhu Han, Min Wu, and K. J. Ray Liu, "Joint Uplink and Down- link Optimization for Real-Time Multiuser Video Streaming Over WLANs", IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Signal Processing, vol.1. no.2, p.p.280-294, August 2007.

  • Zhu Han, Zhu Ji, and K. J. Ray Liu, "Non-Cooperative Resource Competition Game by Virtual Referee in Multi-Cell OFDMA Networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Special Issue on Non-cooperative Behavior in Networking, vol.53, no.10, p.p.1079-1090, August 2007.

  • Thanongsak Himsoon, W. Pam Siriwongpairat, Zhu Han, and K. J. Ray Liu, "Lifetime Maximization Framework by Cooperative Nodes and Relay Deployment in Wireless Networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 25, no. 2, p.p. 306-317, February, 2007.

  • W. Pam Siriwongpairat, Zhu Han, and K. J. Ray Liu, "Power Controlled Channel Allocation for Multiuser Multiband UWB", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol.6, no.2, p.p.583-592, February 2007.

  • Zhu Han, Xin Liu, Z. Jane Wang, and K. J. Ray Liu, "Delay Sensitive Scheduling Schemes with Short-Term Fairness for Heterogeneous QoS over Wireless Network", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communication, vol.6, no.2, p.p. 423-428, February, 2007.

  • Zhu Han, Guan-Ming Su, Andres Kwasinski, Min Wu, and K. J. Ray Liu, "Multiuser Distortion Management of Layered Video over Resource Limited Downlink Multi-code CDMA", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol.5, no.11, p.p.3056- 3067, November, 2006.

  • Guan-Ming Su, Zhu Han, Min Wu, and K. J. Ray Liu, "A Scalable Multiuser Frame-work for Video Over OFDM Networks: Fairness and Efficiency", IEEE Transactions on Circuit and System for Video Technology, vol.16, no.10, p.p.1217-1231, October 2006.

  • Zhu Han, Andres Kwasinski, and K. J. Ray Liu, "A Near-Optimal Joint Source- Channel Speech Resource Allocation Scheme over Downlink CDMA Networks", IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol.54, no.9, p.p.1682-1692, September, 2006.

  • Guan-Ming Su, Zhu Han, Min Wu, and K. J. Ray Liu, "Multiuser Cross-Layer Resource Allocation for Video Transmission over Wireless Networks", IEEE Network Magazine, Special Issue on Multimedia over Broadband Wireless Networks, p.p.21-27, March/April, 2006.

  • Yan Lindsay Sun, Wei Yu, Zhu Han, and K. J. Ray Liu,"Information Theoretic Framework of Trust Modelling and Evaluation for Ad Hoc Networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas on Communications, vol.24, no.2, p.p.305-317, February, 2006.

  • Zhu Han and K. J. Ray Liu, "Non-Cooperative Power Control Game and Through- put Game over Wireless Networks", IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol.53, no.10, p.p. 1625-1629, Oct. 2005.

  • Zhu Han, Zhu Ji, and K. J. Ray Liu, "Fair Multiuser Channel Allocation for OFDMA Networks Using Nash Bargaining and Coalitions", IEEE Transactions on Communi- cations, vol.53, no.8, p.p.1366-1376, Aug. 2005.

  • Z. Jane Wang, Zhu Han and K. J. Ray Liu, "MIMO-OFDM Channel Estimation via Probabilistic Data Association Based TOA Estimation", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol.4, no.3, p.p.1207-1213, May 2005.

  • Zhu Han and K. J. Ray Liu, "Power Minimization under Throughput Management over Wireless Networks with Antenna Diversity", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol.3, no.6, p.p.2170-2181, Nov. 2004.

  • Zhu Han, Farrokh R. Farrokhi, and K. J. Ray Liu, "Joint Power Control and Blind Beamforming over Wireless Networks: A Cross Layer Approach", EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, 2004:5, p.p.751-761, Special Issue on MIMO Communications and Signal Processing.

  • Zhu Han and K. J. Ray Liu, "Joint Adaptive Link Quality and Power Management with Fairness Constraint over Wireless Networks", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol.53, no.4, p.p.1138-1148, Jul. 2004.


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