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2004 W4-Net Lab News


2018

  1. Sept. 2018, Tasnuva Mahjabin is in the video of final competition of the last year's Three Minute Thesis (3MT). Local copy of the video.

  2. Aug. 2018, Xiannuan Liang and Bo Fu had 2 journal papers accepted.

  3. Juy 2018, Xiaofang Xia had another IEEE transactions paper accepted.

  4. Juy 2018, Xiaofang Xia had an IEEE transactions paper accepted.

  5. June 2018, Daisuke Takahashi had a conference paper accepted.

  6. May 2018, Xiaofang Xia had a journal paper accepted.

  7. Apr. 2018, Julius Jow passed candidacy exam! Congratulation!

  8. Feb. 2018, Bo Fu and Hui Chen had a journal paper accepted.

2017

  1. Dec. 2017, Yanping Zhang was promoted to associate professor. Congratulation!

  2. Dec. 2017, Wenlin Han had a journal paper accepted.

  3. Nov. 2017, Tasnuva Mahjabin as one of the 16 finalists of 3MT (Three Minute Thesis), competed in the final competition at the university level. She won at the department level and then at the college level; and competed at the university level as one of finalists. Excellent work !

  4. Nov. 2017, Tasnuva Mahjabin was the winner of 3MT presentation at College of Engineering, and has made it to the 3MT Finals at the university level. The 3MT finals will be on Monday, Nov. 13 at 6 pm in Russell 159. Congratulation!

  5. Oct. 2017, Tasnuva Mahjabin was the winner of 3MT presentation entitled “Robust Mitigation Process to Fight Back DDoS,” at department of computer science, Oct. 2017. Congratulation!

  6. Sep. 2017, Tasnuva Mahjabin had a journal paper accepted.

  7. Aug. 2017, Wenlin Han graduated with her PHD degree, Congratulation!

  8. Jun. 2017, Xiaofang Xia got a journal paper accepted.

  9. May 2017, Jingcheng Gao got a journal paper accepted.

  10. May 2017, Jingcheng Gao got one conference paper accepted.

  11. Apr. 2017, Prof. Yang Xiao attended the Milestone Luncheon of the University of Alabama.

  12. Apr. 2017, Wenlin Han passed her PhD Dissertation defense April 7 2017. This will be the 14th PhD graduate from the Lab. Congratulation!

  13. Apr. 2017, Wenlin Han got several offers for tenure-track assistant professor positions. She finally accepted a tenure-track assistant professor at Computer Science Department, California State University, Fullerton. Congratulation!

  14. Apr. 2017, Wenlin Han obtained for Outstanding Computer Science Graduate Research Award. Congratulation!

  15. Mar. 2017, Dr. Ruidong Li from Japan visited the campus and the lab. Welcome!

  16. Mar. 2017, Bo Fu got another conference paper accepted.

  17. Mar. 2017, Bo Fu got one conference paper accepted.

  18. Feb. 2017, Xiaofang Xia, gave a birth of a baby boy.  Congratulation!

  19. Jan. 2017, Tasnuva Mahjabin passed Qualifying Exam. Congratulation!

  20. Jan. 2017, Zhifeng Xiao had a journal paper accepted. 

  21. Jan. 2017, Eric McCary had a journal paper accepted. 


2016

  1. Dec. 2016, Wenlin Han is currently looking for a faculty job, (now) with 15 on-site campus interviews scheduled in Jan. Congratulation and Good Luck!

  2. Nov. 2016, Xiannuan Liang got one journal paper accepted.

  3. Nov. 2016, Wenlin Han got one journal paper accepted.

  4. Nov. 2016, Wenlin Han passed PhD Candidacy Exam Nov. 3 2016. Congratulation!

  5. Nov. 2016, Jing Liu and Wenlin Han got one journal paper accepted.

  6. Oct. 2016, Prof. Jiaohua Qin, visiting W4-Net Lab for one year. Welcome!

  7. Oct. 2016, Wenlin Han got one journal paper accepted.

  8. Sep. 2016, Julius Jow and Wenlin Han got one journal paper accepted.

  9. Sep. 2016, Wenlin Han got one journal paper accepted.

  10. Sep. 2016, Lei Zeng, Hui Chen and Wenlin Han got one journal paper accepted.

  11. Sep. 2016, Wenlin Han got one journal paper accepted.

  12. Sep. 2016, Wenlin Han got one book chapter accepted.

  13. Aug. 2016, Ms. Xiaofang Xia, visiting W4-Net Lab for one year and a half. Welcome!

  14. Aug 2016, Wenlin Han got one journal paper accepted.

  15. Aug 2016, Wenlin Han got one conference paper accepted.

  16. Aug 2016, Wenlin Han got one journal paper accepted.

  17. Aug 2016, Wenlin Han obtained the Best Paper Runner-up Award at the conference of WASA 2016. Congratulation!

  18. Aug 2016, Yanping Zhang got one journal paper accepted.

  19. Jun. 2016, Prof. Guang Sun, visiting W4-Net Lab for one year. Welcome!

  20. Jun. 2016, Wenlin Han got one journal paper accepted.

  21. Jun. 2016, Wenlin Han got two conference papers accepted.

  22. May 2016, Wenlin Han had two conference papers accepted.

  23. Mar. 2016, Wenlin Han had a conference paper accepted.

  24. Feb. 2016, Lei Zeng got one journal paper accepted.

  25. Feb. 2016, Prof. Yang Xiao gave a talk, entitled Cybersecurity, on Feb. 1, 2016at Birmingham of The IEEE Alabama Section Meeting. Prof. Xiao delivered the talk with his passion.

  26. Jan. 2016, Ms.Tasnuva Mahjabin joined W4-Net lab. Welcome!

  27. Jan. 2016, Hongju Cheng got one journal paper published.


2015

  1. Dec. 2015, Jingcheng Gao graduated with his PhD Degree.  Congratulation!

  2. Oct. 2015, Eric McCary had a journal paper accepted. 

  3. Oct. 2015, Jingcheng Gao passed PhD dissertation Oral Defense, Oct. 20, 2015. Congratulation!

  4. Oct. 2015, Miao Peng had a journal paper accepted. 

  5. Oct. 2015, Fnu Shalini had a journal paper accepted. 

  6. Sept. 2015, Dr. Xiaoliang Wang joined W4-Net lab as visiting scholar. Welcome!

  7. Sept. 2015, Alina Olteanu's wedding at Birmingham, AL. Congratulation!

  8. Jul. 2015, Alina Olteanu's wedding will be Sep. 5 2015, Birmingham, AL. Congratulation!

  9. Jun. 2015, Bo Fu had a journal paper accepted.

  10. May 2015, Xiannuan Liang accepted a job offer by AT&T, CA, USA, May 2015. Congratulation!

  11. May 2015, Eric Mccary obtained a job at The Aerospace Corporation, Maryland, USA. Congratulation!

  12. Apr. 2015, Fnu Shalini had a journal paper accepted.

  13. Apr. 2015, Eric Mccary passed PhD dissertation Oral Defense, Apr. 2015. Congratulation!

  14. Apr. 2015, Jingcheng Gao passed PhD dissertation proposal Apr. 2015. Congratulation!

  15. Apr. 2015, Lei Zeng  had one journal paper accepted.

  16. Feb. 2015, Lei Zeng  accepted a job from Stanley Black & Decker, Atlanta.  Congratulation!

  17. Feb. 2015, Jingcheng Gao, Sneha Rao, and Fnu Shalini had a journal paper accepted.

  18. Feb. 2015, Miao Peng had a journal paper accepted.

  19. Jan. 2015, Lei Zeng had two conference papers accepted.

  20. Jan. 2015, Xiaofang Xia had two conference papers accepted. Additional info, please click here

  21. Jan. 2015, Wenlin Han had conference paper accepted.

  22. Jan. 2015, Vivens Ndatinya, Zhifeng Xiao, Vasudeva Rao Manepalli, and Ke Meng had a journal paper accepted.


2014

  1. Dec. 2014, Eric Mccary had a journal paper accepted.

  2. Dec. 2014, Lei Zeng graduated with his PhD Degree.  Congratulation!

  3. Dec. 2014, Xiannuan Liang graduated with his PhD Degree.  Congratulation!

  4. Nov. 2014, Eric Mccary passed PHD dissertation proposal. Congratulation!

  5. Oct. 2014, Xiannuan Liang passed PHD dissertation Oral Defense, entitled as Coalition Formation, Surveillance, and Network Security: Modeling, Design, and Evaluations. Congratulation!

  6. Oct. 2014, Lei Zeng had a journal paper accepted.

  7. Oct. 2014, Lei Zeng passed PHD dissertation Oral Defense, entitled as A Study of Accountability in Operating Systems. Congratulation!

  8. Apr. 2014, Zhifeng Xiao and Hui Chen had a journal paper accepted.

  9. Apr. 2014, Eric Mccary had another paper accepted in conference.

  10. Apr. 2014, Bo Fu and Xiannuan Liang had an IEEE transaction paper accepted.

  11. Apr. 2014, Eric Mccary had a paper accepted in conference.

  12. Apr. 2014, Prof. Hongju Cheng visits W4-Net for one year.

  13. Mar. 2014, Xiannuan Liang received the Outstanding Grad Researcher Award in Computer Science. Congratulation!

  14. Jan. 2014, Wenlin Han had one conference paper accepted.

  15. Jan. 2014, Bo Fu had one conference paper accepted.

  16. Jan. 2014, Bo Fu had one paper accepted by a journal.


2013

  1. Dec. 2013, Prof. Xiao so far had delivered keynote speech for more than 20 times at difference international conferences.
  2. Oct. 2013, Jingcheng Gao is among CS Dept. 3MT talk winners. Congratulation!
  3. Sep. 2013, Bo Fu passed his PHD dissertation oral defense, entitled "Accountable Logging and its Applications to Intrusion Detection," ! Congratulation!
  4. Sep. 2013, Wenlin Han passed Qualifying exam ! Congratulation!
  5. Sep. 2012, Dr. Yang Xiao's new edited book: “Security and Privacy in Smart Grids,” CRC, Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN-10: 1439877831, ISBN-13: 978-1439877838, 2013.
  6. Aug. 2013, Miao Peng, Nianxiang Li, and Xiannuan Liang had one journal paper accepted.
  7. Aug. 2013, Bo Fu got a job offer from Cisco.   Congratulation!
  8. Aug. 2013, Zhifeng Xiao graduated with his PhD Degree.  Congratulation!
  9. Jul. 2013, Zhifeng Xiao had one journal paper accepted.
  10. Jun. 2013, Yanping Zhang is the co-recipient of the 2012-2013 University of Alabama Outstanding Dissertation Award for his dissertation. Congratulation!
  11. Jun. 2013, Zhifeng Xiao passed his PHD dissertation oral defense, entitled "Design and Analysis of Accountable Networked and Distributed Systems," ! Congratulation!
  12. May 2013, Bo Fu had one journal paper accepted.
  13. May 2013, Jing Liu graduated with his PhD Degree.  Congratulation!
  14. May 2013, Drew Springall was awarded for NSF Research Fellow.  Congratulation!
  15. Apr. 2013, Alina Olteanu got promotion to associate professor.  Congratulation!
  16. Apr. 2013, Lei Zeng passed Dissertation Proposal Defense.  Congratulation!
  17. Apr. 2013, Xiannuan Liang received the Outstanding UPE Graduate Student Award in Computer Science 2013. Congratulation!
  18. Apr. 2013, Jing Liu received the Outstanding Graduate Researcher Award in Computer Science 2013. Congratulation!
  19. Mar. 2013, Zhifeng Xiao passed Dissertation Proposal Defense.  Congratulation!
  20. Mar. 2013, Zhifeng Xiao accepted an offer for a tenure-track assistant professor position from Computer Science and Software Engineering at Pennsylvania State University at Erie, starting Aug. 16 2013. Congratulation!
  21. Feb. 2013, Zhifeng Xiao obtained two offers for tenure-track assistant professor positions from two universities.  Congratulation!
  22. Feb. 2013, Bo Fu passed Dissertation Proposal Defense.  Congratulation!
  23. Feb. 2013, Miao Peng had another journal paper accepted.
  24. Feb. 2013, JIng Liu passed his PHD dissertation oral defense, entitled "Accountability in Smart Grids and Medical Sensor Networks," ! Congratulation!
  25. Feb. 2013, Zhifeng Xiao is looking for a faculty position and obtained 6 on-site interviews so far. Good luck to him.
  26. Feb. 2013, The University of Alabama ranks first among public universities nationwide in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars for 2012-2013 with 241 scholars in the fall 2012 freshman class. The ranking also places UA fourth among all universities. Only the University of Chicago, Harvard and the University of Southern California enrolled more National Merit Scholars last fall than UA. The fall 2012 freshman class includes a record 6,397 students, drawn from more than 26,400 applicants. Link
  27. Feb. 2013, Yanping Zhang is the co-recipient of the 2012-2013 University of Alabama Outstanding Dissertation Award for the dissertation entitled “Surveillance and Intrusion Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks: Design, Analysis and Evaluation.” Yanping Zhang not only receives the certificate but also a $500 cash award. Congratulation!
  28. Jan. 2013, Eric Mccary passed Qualifying exam ! Congratulation!
  29. Jan. 2013, Jing Liu and Jingcheng Gao had another journal paper accepted.
  30. Jan. 2013, The University of Alabama football team, Crimson Tide, won The National championship on Jan. 7 2013. This is the 15th time for Crimson tide to win the national championship. In the past 4 years, crimson tide won 3 times for the national championship: 2009, 2011, and 2012, on Jan. 2010, Jan. 9, 2012, and Jan. 7 2013, respectively.  Congratulation! Roll Tide Roll !.
  31. Jan. 2013, Jing Liu was nominated for Doctoral Outstanding Research Award, Congratulation!

2012

  1. Dec. 2012, Prof. Xiao gave a keynote speech at the conference of ICCECT 2012, Shenyang, China.
  2. Dec. 2012, Jing Liu accepted a job from a company from CipherCloud. Inc. (www.ciphercloud.com).   Congratulation!
  3. Dec. 2012, Zhifeng Xiao is looking for a faculty position and obtained 2 on-site interviews so far. Good luck to him.
  4. Dec. 2012, Miao Peng graduated with his PhD Degree.  Congratulation!
  5. Nov. 2012, Zhifeng Xiao had another journal paper accepted.
  6. Nov. 2012, Yanping Zhang was was the College of Engineering's nominee for Outstanding Dissertation Award of The University of Alabama, Nov. 2012.  Congratulation!
  7. Nov. 2012, Yanping Zhang was the 2012 winner of the College of Engineering Outstanding Dissertation Award, Nov. 2012.  Congratulation!
  8. Nov. 2012, Xiannuan Liang passed Dissertation Proposal Defense.  Congratulation!
  9. Nov. 2012, Yanping Zhang was the CS department's nominee for Outstanding Dissertation Award of The University of Alabama, Congratulation!
  10. Oct. 2012, Jingcheng Gao, Jing Liu, Bharat Rajan, Rahul Nori, and Bo Fu had one journal paper accepted.
  11. Oct. 2012, Bo Fu had one conference paper accepted.
  12. Oct. 2012, Yanping Zhang had one conference paper accepted.
  13. Oct. 2012, Zhifeng Xiao had another journal paper accepted.
  14. Oct. 2012, Zhifeng Xiao had an IEEE transaction journal paper accepted.
  15. Sep. 2012,W4-NET  hired  Julius Jow as a graduate assistant.
  16. Sep. 2012, Hui Chen had a journal paper accepted. This paper is the last paper during his PhD study to be published.
  17. Sep. 2012, Julius Jow passed Qualifying exam ! Congratulation!
  18. Sep. 2012, Jason Bowman obtained a job offer from IAI inc. at Maryland, where Ke Meng is also working in the same company.
  19. Sep. 2012, Prof. Xiao gave a keynote speech at the conference of EMC 2012, Gwangju, Korea.
  20. Aug. 2012, Hui Chen got tenure and promotion to associate professor.  Congratulation!
  21. Aug. 2012, Jason Bowman visited IAI inc. at Maryland for one week for conducting system integration of the Army phase II project.
  22. Aug. 2012, Jingcheng Gao had a journal paper accepted.
  23. Aug. 2012, Miao Peng passed his PHD dissertation oral defense, entitled "Design, Analysis, and Theoretical Bounds in Acoustic and RF Sensor Networks," Congratulation!
  24. Aug. 2012Xiannuan Liang had another journal paper accepted.
  25. Aug. 2012, Wenlin Han joined W4-Net as a Ph.D. student.
  26. Aug. 2012, Jong Min Lee had one journal paper accepted. 
  27. Aug. 2012, Yanping Zhang Graduation Party
  28. Aug. 2012, Yanping Zhang graduated with her PhD Degree.  Congratulation!
  29. Aug. 2012Xiannuan Liang had a journal paper accepted.
  30. Jul. 2012Miao Peng accepted a R&D job offer from SMC network at Austin, TX and planned to give oral dissertation defense in Aug. Congratulation!
  31. Jul. 2012, W4-NET  hired Kimberly Kosta as an undergraduate research assistant during Summer 2012.
  32. Jun. 2012, Wenlin Han has a conference paper presented in 2012 ICDCSW, Macau, June 2012.
  33. Jun. 2012, Wenlin Han will john W4-NET as a PH.D. student in Fall 2012.
  34. Jun. 2012, Alina Olteanu and Jing Liu had a journal paper accepted.
  35. May 2012, Jing Liu had a conference paper accepted.
  36. May 2012, Xiannuan Liang had a journal paper accepted.
  37. May 2012, W4-NET  hired Kevin Jenks as an undergraduate research assistant during Summer 2012.
  38. May 2012, W4-NET  hired Tiara Fencher as an undergraduate research assistant during Summer 2012.
  39. May 2012, W4-NET  hired Jeremie Boris Ebozoa Ebini as an undergraduate research assistant during Summer 2012.
  40. May 2012, W4-NET  hired Conner Hansen  as a graduate research assistant (RA) during Summer 2012.
  41. May 2012, Dr. Yang Xiao's new edited book: “Communication and Networking in Smart Grids,” CRC, Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN-10: 1439878730, ISBN-13: 978-1439878736, 2012.
  42. May 2012, Jing Liu  passed her dissertation proposal, entitled "Accountability in Smart Grids and Medical Sensor Networks," Congratulation!
  43. May 2012, Lei Zeng had a journal paper accepted.
  44. Apr. 2012, Jing Liu had another journal paper accepted.
  45. Apr. 2012, So far, among 5 PHD graduates from W4-Net Lab, 2 of them went for faculty positions directly, 2 went for industry jobs at beginning and then moved back for faculty positions, and only one went for industry job.
  46. Apr. 2012, Yanping Zhang passed her PHD dissertation oral defense, entitled "Surveillance and Intrusion Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks: Design, Analysis, and Evaluation," She is on her way to become a faculty member. Congratulation!
  47. Apr. 2012, Zhifeng Xiao had another journal paper accepted.
  48. Apr. 2012, Zhifeng Xiao and Nandhakumar Kathiresshan had a journal paper accepted.
  49. Apr. 2012, Zhifeng Xiao won 2012 Outstanding Graduate Researcher Award. Congratulation!
  50. Mar. 2012,  Bo Fu, Jingcheng Gao, Xiannuan Liang, Jing Liu, Miao Peng, Zhifeng Xiao, Lei Zeng, and Yanping Zhang served as members of Technical Program Committee (TPC), The 50th ACM Southeast Conference (ACM SE 2012). http://cs.ua.edu/acmse2012/committees/program.shtml
  51. Mar. 2012, Yanping Zhang accepted an offer for a tenure-track assistant professor position from The Department of Computer Science at Gonzaga University. Congratulation!
  52. Mar. 2012, Xiannuan Liang had a journal paper accepted.
  53. Mar. 2012, Yanping Zhang obtained at least two offers for a tenure-track assistant professor position as well as some other job offers.
  54. Mar. 2012, Yanping Zhang is looking for a faculty position and obtained more than 5 on-site interviews. Good luck to her.
  55. Feb. 2012, Jingcheng Gao has a conference paper accepted.
  56. Feb. 2012, Jing Liu has a conference paper accepted.
  57. Feb. 2012, Jingcheng Gao obtained GENI travel grant award to attend GENI meeting (GEC 13)
  58. Feb. 2012, W4-NET  hired Weston Jones as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2012.
  59. Feb. 2012, W4-NET  hired Miles Hutcherson as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2012.
  60. Feb. 2012, W4-NET  hired Ronald H Phillips as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2012.
  61. Feb. 2012, W4-NET  hired Jeremie Boris Ebozoa Ebini  as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2012.
  62. Feb. 2012, Prof. Jong Min Lee (from South Korea) visit W4-NET  for one year.
  63. Feb. 2012, W4-NET  hired Jackie Wade Becton as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2012.
  64. Feb. 2012, W4-NET  hired Breanna Tucker  as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2012.
  65. Feb. 2012, W4-NET  hired Alicia Simon  as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2012.
  66. Feb. 2012, W4-NET  hired Michael Phillips as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2012.
  67. Feb. 2012, W4-NET  hired Yujun Liu  as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2012.
  68. Jan. 2012, W4-NET  hired Forrest Wright  as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2012.
  69. Jan. 2012, W4-NET  hired Evan T. Rosemore  as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2012.
  70. Jan. 2012, W4-NET  hired Tiara Fencher as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2012.
  71. Jan. 2012, The University of Alabama football team, Crimson Tide, won The National championship on Jan. 9 2011. This is the 14th time for Crimson tide to win the national championship.  Congratulation! Roll Tide Roll !
  72. Jan. 2012, Xiannuan Liang had a journal paper accepted.
  73. Jan. 2012, Bo Fu has a conference paper accepted.
  74. Jan. 2012, Ming Lei had a journal paper accepted.

2011

  1. Nov. 2011, Jing Liu had a journal paper accepted.
  2. Nov, 2011, Miao Peng passed Dissertation Proposal Defense, entitled: Design, Analysis, and Theoretical Bounds in Acoustic and RF Sensor Networks.  Congratulation!
  3. Nov. 2011, Zhifeng Xiao had a journal paper accepted.
  4. Oct. 2011, W4-NET  hired Jason Bowman  as a graduate research assistant (GRA) starting from Fall 2011.
  5. Oct. 2011, W4-NET  hired Kirk LeGrone  as an undergraduate research assistant during Fall 2011.
  6. Oct. 2011, Alina Olteanu accepted an Assistant Professor position in the Computer Science department at "Spiru Haret" University, Bucharest, Romania, starting Oct. 2011. Congratulation!
  7. Oct. 2011, Daisuke Takahashi and Ke Meng had a paper accepted by a journal.
  8. Oct. 2011, Dr. Hui Chen obtained another NSF funding. Congratulation!
  9. Oct. 2011, Bo Fu had a paper accepted by a conference
  10. Sep. 2011, W4-NET  hired Deahndra T. Grigles  as an undergraduate research assistant during Fall 2011.
  11. Sep. 2011, W4-NET  hired Forrest Wright as an undergraduate research assistant during Fall 2011.
  12. Sep. 2011, W4-NET  hired Evan T. Rosemore as an undergraduate research assistant during Fall 2011.
  13. Sep. 2011, Zhifeng Xiao and Lei zeng obtained an award for Graduate Student Research and Travel Support for attending the conference, GLOBECOM 2011.
  14. Sep. 2010, Frank Haizhon Li got tenure and promoted to associate professor ! Congratulation!
  15. Sep. 2010, Bo Fu passed Qualifying exam ! Congratulation!
  16. Sep. 2010, Lei Zeng passed Qualifying exam ! Congratulation!
  17. Aug. 2010, Miao Peng had an another IEEE Transactions journal paper accepted.
  18. Aug. 2011, Rainny Shuyan Xie is planning her wedding and will soon get married.  Congratulation!
  19. Aug. 2011, Fnu Shalini graduated with her Master Degree.  Congratulation!
  20. Aug. 2011, Ke Meng Graduation Party
  21. Aug. 2011, Ke Meng graduated with his PhD Degree.  Congratulation!
  22. Jul. 2011, Lei Zeng had a conference paper accepted.
  23. Jul. 2011, Zhifeng Xiao had a conference paper accepted.
  24. Jul. 2011, Bo Fu had a journal paper accepted.
  25. Jun. 2011, Dr. Hui Chen visited Dept. of Computer Science of The Univ. of Alabama and had a dinner with current W4-Net members.
  26. Jun. 2011, Miao Peng had a journal paper accepted.
  27. May 2011, Ke Meng passed his PHD dissertation oral defense, entitled "Wi-Fi Attack Mitigation: Analysis, Design, and Implementation," Congratulation!
  28. May 2011, Shraddha Sen passed her MS thesis oral defense, entitled "Log Analysis Technique: Picviz," Congratulation!
  29. May 2011, Drs. Yang Xiao,  Frank Haizhon Li, and Hui Chen's new edited book: " Handbook on Security and Networks," World Scientific Publishing Co.,ISBN-10: 9814273031, ISBN-13: 978-9814273039, 2011.
  30. Apr. 2011, Miao Peng had a journal paper accepted.
  31. Apr. 2011, Jingcheng Gao and Jing Liu had a journal paper accepted.
  32. Apr. 2011, Ke Meng and Daisuke Takahashi had a journal paper accepted.
  33. Apr. 2011, Ke Meng got a job offer from our collaborating company: IAI. Congratulation!
  34. Apr. 2011, Mike Nolen has a journal paper accepted.
  35. Mar. 2011, Dr. Yang Xiao's new edited book: "Bio-inspired Computing and Networking," CRC Press; ISBN-10: 1420080326, ISBN-13: 978-1420080322, 2011.
  36. Mar. 2011, Zhifeng Xiao obtained an award for Graduate Student Research and Travel Support for attending the conference, INFOCOM 2011.
  37. Feb, 2011, Bo Fu won Upsilon Pi Epsilon Outstanding Graduate Award in Computer Science in Spring 2011,  Congratulation!
  38. Feb, 2011, Ke Meng won Outstanding Graduate Research Award in Computer Science, 2011,  Congratulation!
  39. Feb, 2011, Yanping Zhang passed Dissertation Proposal Defense, entitled: Wireless Surveillance Systems: Design, Analysis, and Evaluation.  Congratulation!
  40. Feb. 2011, Yanping Zhang had another journal paper accepted.
  41. Feb. 2011, Zhifeng Xiao had a conference paper accepted.
  42. Feb. 2011, Yanping Zhang had a conference paper accepted.
  43. Feb. 2011, Nandhakumar Kathiresshan and Zhifeng Xiao had a conference paper accepted.
  44. Feb. 2011, Xiannuan Liang had one journal paper accepted.
  45. Feb. 2011, Yanping Zhang had one journal paper accepted.
  46. Jan. 2011, W4-NET Best Researcher Award:   Congratulation!
  47. Jan. 2011, W4-NET  hired Caitlyn Terrell Smith  as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2011.
  48. Jan. 2011, Zhifeng Xiao passed qualifying exam.  Congratulation!

2010

  1. Dec. 2010, Fnu Shalini passed his MS thesis oral defense, entitled "ProtoGENI Security: THREATS TO RESOURCES AND RUN-TIME INTERACTIONS," Congratulation!
  2. Dec. 2010, Ke Meng passed Dissertation Proposal Defense, entitled: Wi-fi Attack and Mitigation: Analysis, Design and Implementation.  Congratulation!
  3. Dec. 2010, Jingcheng Gao, Sneha Rao, and Fnu Shalini had one conference paper accepted.
  4. Dec. 2010, New Awards by Department from FY 2002 through FY 2010
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  1. Nov. 2010, Miao Peng and Jing Liu attended Qshine 2010 to present two papers:
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  3. Nov. 2010, Autumn Nicole Smith had one book chapter accepted.
  4. Nov. 2010, Drs. Yang Xiao, Hui Chen, and Frank Haizhon Li's new edited book: "Handbook on Sensor Networks," World Scientific Publishing Co., ISBN-10: 9812837302, ISBN-13: 978-9812837301, 2010,2010.
  5. Nov. 2010, Alina Olteanu was nominated for Outstanding Dissertation Award of the school  Congratulation!
  6. Oct. 2010, Nandhakumar Kathiresshan passed his MS thesis oral defense, entitled "Eagle eye: An Accountable Logging Framework For Distributed Systems," Congratulation!
  7. Oct. 2010, Alina Olteanu  and Jing Liu had one conference paper accepted.
  8. Oct. 2010, Miao Peng had one conference paper accepted.
  9. Oct. 2010, Daisuke Takahashi and Jing Liu had one journal paper accepted.
  10. Oct. 2010, Ke Meng obtained an award for Graduate Student Research and Travel Support for attending the conference, MILCOM 2010.
  11. Oct. 2010, Bo Fu obtained an award for Graduate Student Research and Travel Support for attending the conference, GLOBECOM 2010.
  12. Oct. 2010, Shraddha Sen passed her thesis proposal defense, entitled "Log Analysis Technique: Picviz,"    Congratulation!
  13. Sep. 2010, Jing Liu and Jingcheng Gao have one paper accepted by a conference.
  14. Sep. 2010, Hui Chen obtained two NSF grants.  Congratulation!
  15. Sep. 2010, Jing Liu passed qualifying exam.  Congratulation!
  16. Sep. 2010, Jingcheng Gao passed qualifying exam.  Congratulation!
  17. Aug. 2010, Percentage of New STEM Jobs by Area through 2018    
  18. Aug. 2010, Yanping Zhang and Xiannuan Liang have an ACM Transactions journal paper accepted
  19. Aug. 2010, Xiannuan Liang passed qualifying exam.  Congratulation!
  20. Aug. 2010, Fnu Shalini passed her thesis proposal defense, entitled "ProtoGENI Security: Threats to Resources and Traffic in ProtoGENI"    Congratulation!
  21. Aug. 2010, Nandhakumar Kathiresshan passed his thesis proposal defense, entitled "Eagle eye: An Accountable Logging Framework For Distributed Systems,"    Congratulation!
  22. Aug. 2010, Neil Adams has a book chapter accepted.
  23. Jul. 2010, International Journal of Sensor Networks (IJSNet) is now indexed by Science Citation Index (SCI) !
  24. Jul. 2010, W4-NET  hired Fnu Shalini as a research assistant during Summer 2010.
  25. Jul. 2010, Xiannuan Liang and Ke Meng have a conference paper accepted
  26. Jul. 2010, Daisuke Takahashi and Ke Meng have two conference papers accepted
  27. Jul. 2010, Yanping Zhang got a baby girl.   Congratulation!
  28. Jun. 2010, Bo Fu has a conference paper accepted
  29. Jun. 2010, Miao Peng has a conference paper accepted
  30. Jun. 2010, Li Liu, Andrew Faulkner, and Keith Weber have a journal paper accepted
  31. May 2010, W4-NET  hired Matthew D Kinnaman as an undergraduate research assistant during Summer 2010.
  32. May 2010, Zhifeng Xiao has a conference paper accepted
  33. May 2010, Yanping Zhang has a journal paper accepted
  34. May. 2010, Prof. Yang Xiao's new edited book: "Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks,” , CRC Press, ISBN-10: 1420067117, ISBN-13: 978-1420067118, 2010.
  35. May 2010, Frank Haizhon Li got married.   Congratulation!
  36. May 2010, W4-NET  hired Nianxiang Li as a research assistant during Summer 2010.
  37. May 2010, Jing Liu has a journal paper accepted
  38. Apr. 2010, W4-NET Best Researcher Awards:   Congratulation!

           

  1. Apr. 2010, Shuyan Xie got fully funded from IRCSET (Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology) for her entire PhD years in Ireland.  Congratulation!
  2. Apr. 2010, Xiannuan Liang has a paper accepted by a conference
  3. Mar. 2010, Alina Olteanu had an another journal paper accepted.
  4. Mar. 2010, W4-NET  hired Autumn Nicole Smith as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2010.
  5. Mar. 2010, W4-NET  hired Neil W. Adams as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2010.
  6. Mar. 2010, Michael J. Plyler has a conference paper accepted.
  7. Mar. 2010, Ke Meng has a conference paper accepted.
  8. Mar. 2010, W4-NET  hired Justin William Floyd as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2010.
  9. Mar. 2010, W4-NET  hired Christy Jee-Young McGee as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2010.
  10. Mar. 2010, Zhifeng Xiao has a conference paper accepted.
  11. Mar. 2010, Li Liu has a conference paper accepted.
  12. Feb. 2010, W4-NET  hired Thomas Watts as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2010.
  13. Feb. 2010, Zhifeng Xiao obtained an award for Graduate Student Research and Travel Support for attending the conference, INFOCOM 2010.
  14. Jan. 2010, Miao Peng passed qualifying exam.  Congratulation!
  15. Jan. 2010, Zhifeng Xiao has a conference paper accepted.
  16. Jan. 2010, The University of Alabama football team, Crimson Tide, (rank #1 in the USA), won The National championship on Jan. 7 2010. This is the 13th time for Crimson tide to win the national championship.  Congratulation! Roll Tide Roll !
  17. Jan. 2010, Daisuke Takahashi just got a baby boy. Congratulation!
  18. Jan. 2010, Xianghui Cao had an another IEEE Transactions journal paper accepted.
  19. Jan. 2010, Prof. Xiao stepped down from Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications (IJTA), and quitted several associate editor positions including (Wiley) Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (WCMC), IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, (Wiley) Security and Communication Networks, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking,  and (Wiley) International Journal of Communication Systems.
  20. Jan. 2010, Alina Olteanu had an another IEEE Transactions journal paper accepted. This will be her third IEEE Trans. papers.
  21. Jan. 2010, Daisuke Takahashi has a journal paper accepted.

2009

  1. Dec. 2009, Shuyan Xie had a journal paper accepted
  2. Dec. 2009, The University of Alabama football team, Crimson Tide, (rank #1 in the USA), won SEC championship and will play the National Title Championship on Jan. 7 2010. Congratulation!
  3. Nov. 2009, Daisuke Takahashi has a paper accepted by a conference.
  4. Nov. 2009, Lei Zeng will be hired as RA starting at Spring 2010.
  5. Oct. 2009, Ming Lei had a journal paper accepted
  6. Oct. 2009, Alina Olteanu had an another IEEE Transactions journal paper accepted
  7. Sep. 2009, Xiannuan Liang had an IEEE Transactions journal paper accepted
  8. Sep. 2009, Xiannuan Liang had another paper accepted by a conference
  9. Sep. 2009, Haizhon Li had a journal paper accepted
  10. Sep. 2009, Alina Olteanu had an IEEE Transactions journal paper accepted
  11. Sep. 2009, Songqing Yue had a paper accepted by a conference
  12. Sep. 2009, Xiannuan Liang had a paper accepted by a conference
  13. Sep. 2009, W4-NET  hired Stephanie Higginbotham as an undergraduate research assistant during Fall 2009.
  14. Aug. 2009, Xiannuan Liang and Nanxiang Li had a paper accepted by a conference
  15. Aug. 2009, Miao Peng had a paper accepted by a conference
  16. Aug. 2009, W4-NET  hired Jake Burchfield as an undergraduate research assistant during Fall 2009.
  17. Aug. 2009, Ke Meng passed qualifying exam.  Congratulation!
  18. Aug. 2009, Yanping Zhang passed qualifying exam.  Congratulation!
  19. Aug. 2009, Alina Olteanu graduated with her PhD Degree.  Congratulation!
  20.  
  21. Aug. 2009, Yanping Zhang had one journal paper accepted.
  22. July 2009, We moved to Science & Engineering Complex (SEC)
  23. July 2009, Hui Chen has one IEEE Transactions journal paper accepted.
  24. July 2009, Jing Liu, Hui Chen, Srinivas Dodle, and Vikas Singh have a paper accepted by an IEEE journal.
  25. July 2009, Jing Liu has a paper accepted by a journal.
  26. July 2009, Xianghui Cao has one IEEE Transactions journal paper accepted.
  27. June 2009, Faculty offices and research Labs will move to the new building, Science & Engineering Complex (SEC), July 1 or July 2. Prof. Xiao's office will be 3416 Science & Engineering Complex (SEC), and W4-NET  will be 3420 Science & Engineering Complex (SEC).
  28. June 2009, Xianghui Cao Went back to Zhejiang University.
  29. June 2009, Hui Chen has one IEEE Transactions journal paper accepted.
  30. June 2009, Shuyan Xie has one book chapter accepted.
  31. June 2009, Miao Peng has one IEEE Transactions journal paper accepted.
  32. May 2009, Miao Peng obtained an award for Graduate Student Research and Travel Support for attending a conference.
  33. May 2009, Miao Peng has another conference paper accepted.
  34. May 2009, Miao Peng has one conference paper accepted.
  35. May 2009, Xiannuan Liang has one conference paper accepted.
  36. May 2009, Yanping Zhang has another conference paper accepted.
  37. May 2009, Yanping Zhang and Hui Chen have a paper accepted by a journal.
  38. May 2009, Alina Olteanu passed her PHD dissertation oral Defense.  Congratulation!
  39. May 2009, Yanping Zhang obtained an award for Graduate Student Research and Travel Support for attending a conference.
  40. May 2009, Michael Galloway, Yanping Zhang, and Peng Shao have one book chapter accepted.
  41. May 2009, Songqing Yue and Xihui Zhang have one book chapter accepted.
  42. May 2009, Yanping Zhang had two papers accepted by a conference.
  43. Apr. 2009, W4-NET  will hire Zhifeng Xiao as a RA starting from Summer and continuing during Fall 2009.
  44. Apr. 2009, Lei Zeng accepted a RA/TA assistantship of W4-NET  and will join W4-NET  as a Ph.D. student in Fall 2009.
  45. Apr. 2009, Bo Fu accepted a RA/TA assistantship of W4-NET  and will join W4-NET  as a Ph.D. student in Fall 2009.
  46. Apr. 2009, W4-NET  hired Taylor Anderson as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2009.
  47. Apr. 2009, Samantha St. Clair, an undergraduate research assistant of W4-NET , given an oral presentation, entitled "Determining the Probability Distribution of the Detection Time in Wireless Sensor Networks" at the Second Annual University of Alabama Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference on April 13 2009, at The University of Alabama. Samantha St. Clair was supported by both W4-NET  and NSF REU grants.
  48. Apr. 2009, Shuyan Xie, an undergraduate research assistant of W4-NET , presented a poster, entitled "Technology Practice in Nursing Homes" at the Second Annual University of Alabama Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference on April 13 2009, at The University of Alabama. Shuyan Xie was supported by both W4-NET  and NSF REU grants.
  49. Apr. 2009, W4-NET  hired Jake Burchfield as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2009.
  50. Apr. 2009, Alina Olteanu's Dissertation Defense is scheduled at East Engineering 110, Friday, May 8, 2009, at 11:00 am
  51. Apr. 2009, Yanping Zhang had another journal paper accepted.
  52. Mar. 2009, Bama Table Tennis Team at a tournament:
  53. Mar. 2009, Yanping Zhang, Miao Peng, and Hui Chen had a journal paper accepted.
  54. Mar. 2009, Xiannuan Liang obtained an award for Graduate Student Research and Travel Support for attending a conference.
  55. Mar. 2009, W4-NET  currently is a team of

o   9 Ph.D. students

o   4 Undergraduate students (supported by NSF)

o   2 Master Students

o   2 Visiting Scholars/Professors

o   We plan to hire 2-3 additional Ph.D. students for Fall 2009.

  1. Mar. 2009, Shraddha Sen joined W4-Net as a master student.
  2. Mar. 2009, Prof. Yang Xiao and Prof. YI Pan's new edited book: "Emerging Wireless LANs, Wireless PANs, and Wireless MANs,” ISBN-10: 0471720690, ISBN-13: 978-0471720690, Wiley, 2009.
  3. Mar. 2009, Miao Peng has a paper accepted by a conference.
  4. Mar. 2009, Yanping Zhang has a paper accepted by a conference.
  5. Mar. 2009, Ke Meng had a paper accepted by a journal.
  6. Mar. 2009, W4-NET  hired Jon Lauer as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2009.
  7. Feb. 2009, W4-NET  hired Samantha St. Clair as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2009.
  8. Feb. 2009, Xiannuan Liang got a conference paper accepted.
  9. Feb. 2009, Jing Liu got a journal paper accepted.
  10. Feb. 2009, Alina Olteanu obtained an award for Outstanding Graduate Research Award for 2009. Congratulation!
  11. Feb. 2009, W4-NET  hired Parker Robbins as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2009.
  12. Feb. 2009, Alina Olteanu obtained an award for Graduate Student Research and Travel Support for attending a conference in Dresden, Germany.
  13. Feb. 2009, Alina Olteanu finalized her dissertation title as "Network Security: Design, Analysis and Tradeoff Evaluation".
  14. Jan. 2009, Nandhakumar Kathiresshan joined W4-Net as a master student.
  15. Jan. 2009, Prof. SeungHyun Oh recently joined W4-Net as a visiting professor for one year.
  16. Jan. 2009, Dept. of CS at Univ. of Alabama, funding proposal submissions and awarded funding in the past 6 years

Year

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

Submissions

19.88

29.65

25.12

26.05

33.83

59.40

Awarded

$2,096,908

$1,327,474

$6,309,680

$5,73 4,500

$7,021,584

$5,252,000 (estimate)

  1. Jan. 2009, Daisuke Takahashi won Outstanding Research by a Masters Student for the College of Engineering for 2008-2009. Congratulation!
  2. Jan. 2009, W4-NET  hired Shuyan (Rainny) Xie as an undergraduate research assistant during Spring 2009.

2008

  1. Dec. 2008, Alina Olteanu has two papers accepted by IEEE ICC 2009.
  2. Dec. 2008, Li Liu has a paper accepted by IEEE ICC 2009.
  3. Dec. 2008, Alina Olteanu was nominated (by CS department) to be an Outstanding Research by a Doctor's Student 
  4. Dec. 2008, Daisuke Takahashi was nominated (by CS department) to be an Outstanding Research by a Masters Student 
  5. Dec. 2008, Shuyan (Rainny) Xie visited Thomasville Nursing home for telemedicine research purpose, Dec. 2008.
  6. Dec. 2008, Alina Olteanu attended IEEE GLOBECOM 2008 to present two papers.
  7. Nov. 2008, W4-NET  hired Stephanie Cantu as an undergraduate research assistant during Fall 2008.
  8. Nov. 2008, W4-NET  hired Holly Kennedy as an undergraduate research assistant during Fall 2008.
  9. Nov. 2008, Mr. Zhifeng Xiao will join W4-NET  in Spring 2009 as Ph.D. student.
  10. Nov. 2008, Songqing Yue will be supported as a Research Assistant (RA) of W4-NET  starting Jan. 2009.
  11. Oct. 2008, Madhulika Kamboj has one paper accepted as a book chapter.
  12. Oct. 2008, Praveer Bahri has one paper accepted as a book chapter.
  13. Oct. 2008, Yanping Zhang has one paper accepted as a book chapter.
  14. Oct. 2008, Hui Chen had a paper accepted by a journal.

16.  Oct. 2008, Based on Department Head Dr. Cordes at Graduate Student Orientation: For Department of Computer Science at University of Alabama,

o   $5.252M was received in new funding awards during Oct. 1, 2007 -Sep. 2008,

o   12 faculty members received funding awards during Oct. 1, 2007 -Sep. 2008.

  1. Oct. 2008, W4-NET  currently is a team of

o   8 Ph.D. students

o   2 Undergraduate students (supported by NSF)

o   1 Visiting Scholar

o   We plan to hire another undergraduate student Fall 2008 or Spring 2009 and another Ph.D. student Spring 2009.

o   Another Visiting scholar is planning to join in the team in 2009.

  1. Oct. 2008, 2009 USA ranking of Universities, click here: UniversityRank_2009.html . University of Alabama ranks 83.
  2. Sep. 2008, W4-NET  hired Heather headley as an undergraduate research assistant during Fall 2008.
  3. Sep. 2008, Alina Olteanu obtained graduate school travel fund for presenting a paper in a conference.
  4. Sep. 2008, Xianghui Cao has one paper accepted in a conference.
  5. Sep. 2008, W4-NET  hired Shuyan (Rainny) Xie as an undergraduate research assistant during Fall 2008.
  6. Aug. 2008, Ke Meng, Songqing Yue, and Jing (Chris) Liu attended OPNETWORK 2008
  7. Aug. 2008, Prof. Yang Xiao and Prof. Fei Hu's new edited book: Cognitive Radio Networks,” ISBN-10: 1420064207, ISBN-13: 978-1420064209, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2008.
  8. Aug. 2008, Yanping Zhang has a conference paper accepted.
  9. Aug. 2008, Daisuke Takahashi  has a conference paper accepted.
  10. Aug. 2008, Ming Lei has a conference paper accepted.
  11. Aug. 2008, Prof. Yang Xiao attended IEEE Senior Member Review Panel Meeting on Aug. 23 in Birmingham, AL.
  12. Aug. 2008, Kaveh Ghaboosi visited W4-Net Lab and Prof. Yang Xiao from Aug. 21 to Aug. 23, and gave a talk in the department on Aug.22,  entitled, Medium Access Control in the Next Generation Mobile Ad Hoc Networks: Challenges & Open Issues.     \
  13. Aug. 2008, Prof. Yang Xiao attended Xiannuan Liang' s wedding at Changchun, China on Aug. 10 2008. Congratulation to Xiannuan Liang !
  14. Jul. 2008, Ke Meng obtained graduate school travel fund for presenting a paper in a conference.
  15. Jul. 2008, Ke Meng has one paper accepted by a conference.
  16. Jun. 2008, Alina Olteanu has two papers accepted by IEEE GLOBECOM 2008.
  17. Jun. 2008, Research Assistant (& Teaching Assistant) Positions for Ph.D. Students for Fall 2008 and Spring 2009
  18. Jun., 2008, Supports for undergraduate students are available (Summer 2008 and Fall 2008)
  19. Jun. 2008, Hui Chen has a journal paper accepted.
  20. Jun. 2008, Mr.  JingchengGao will join W4-NET  in Fall. 2008 as Ph.D. student.
  21. Jun. 2008, Prof. Yang Xiao and Prof. Hui Chen's new edited book: Mobile Telemedicine: A Computing and Networking Perspective, Auerbach Publications, Taylor & Francis Group, 2008, ISBN-10: 1420060465 , ISBN-13: 978-1420060461.
  22. Jun. 2008, W4-NET  Lab currently supports five journal special issues for WCN, IJTA, MONET, WCMC, and Telecommunications Systems.
  23. May. 2008, Prof. Yang Xiao gave a half day tutorial "Security Issues in Sensor Networks" in IEEE ICC 08, Beijing, China.
  24. May. 2008, Li Liu and Prof. Yang Xiao attended IEEE ICC 08 to present multiple papers in Beijing, China. 

  1. May. 2008, W4-NET  hired Abdul Samad Shaikh as an undergraduate research assistant during Summer 2008.
  2. May. 2008, Ming Lei has one journal paper accepted.
  3. May, 2008, Supports for undergraduate students are available (Summer 2008 and Fall 2008)
  4. May. 2008, W4-NET ’s research has been currently supported by
  5. May. 2008, Research Assistant (& Teaching Assistant) Positions for Ph.D. Students for Spring 2009
  6. May. 2008, Mr.  Jing (Chris) Liu will join W4-NET  in Fall. 2008 as Ph.D. student.
  7. May. 2008, Mr.  Songqing Yue will join W4-NET  in Fall. 2008 as Ph.D. student.
  8. Apr. 2008, Policy for Ph.D. qualifying exams will be changed soon to focus more on student research and publications. Instead of taking 4 exams out of 6 subjects, it contains a literature review for depth and taking courses (A or B) for breadth.
  9. Apr. 2008, Based on NIH new policy
  10. Apr. 2008, International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications (IJTA) is now available on the public PubMed Central (PMC) site under the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH). 
  11. Mar. 2008, Daisuke Takahashi has one paper accepted by a journal.
  12. Mar. 2008, W4-Net Lab moved to EE 125.
  13. Feb. 2008, Yanping Zhang has a conference paper accepted.
  14. Feb. 2008, Hui Chen has a conference paper accepted.
  15. Jan. 2008, Michael J. Plyler has the 4-th paper accepted as a book chapter.
  16. Jan. 2008, Michael J. Plyler has the 3rd paper accepted as a book chapter.
  17. Jan. 2008, Daisuke Takahashi has one conference paper accepted by IEEE ICC 2008.
  18. Jan. 2008, Haizhon Li has one conference paper accepted by IEEE ICC 2008.
  19. Jan. 2008, Ming Lei has two conference papers accepted by IEEE ICC 2008.
  20. Jan. 2008, Xianghui Cao has one conference paper accepted by IEEE ICC 2008.
  21. Jan. 2008, Li Liu has one conference paper accepted by IEEE ICC 2008.
  22. Jan. 2008, Michael J. Plyler has another paper accepted as a book chapter.
  23. Jan. 2008, Michael J. Plyler has one paper accepted as a book chapter.

2007

  1. Dec. 2007, Alina Olteanu will be supported as a Research Assistant (RA) of W4-NET  starting Jan. 2008. Therefore, for Spring 2008, 6 Ph.D. students will be supported as RAs of W4-NET . Furthermore, we will hire at least 2 additional Ph.D. students for Fall 2008: RA Positions .
  2. Dec. 2007, Daisuke Takahashi has the 3rd journal paper accepted.
  3. Dec. 2007, Haizhon Li has one conference paper accepted by IEEE WCNC 2008.
  4. Dec. 2007, Daisuke Takahashi has the 2nd journal paper accepted.
  5. Nov. 2007, Prof. Yang Xiao gave a half day tutorial "Security Issues in Sensor Networks" in IEEE GLOBECOM 07, Washington D.C.
  6. Nov. 2007, Daisuke Takahashi, Ming Lei, Li Liu, Prof. Hui Chen, and Prof. Yang Xiao attended IEEE GLOBECOM 07 to present multiple papers in Washington D.C. 

       

  1. Nov. 2007, Daisuke Takahashi has one journal paper accepted by IEEE WCNC 2008.
  2. Nov. 2007, Ke Meng will be supported as a Research Assistant (RA) of W4-NET  starting Jan. 2008. Therefore, for Spring 2008, 5 Ph.D. students will be supported as RAs of W4-NET . Furthermore, we will hire additional 2 Ph.D. students for Fall 2008: RA Positions.
  3. Oct. 2007, Xianghui Cao will join W4-NET  in Dec. 2007 as a visiting scholar.
  4. Oct. 2007, Prof. Yang Xiao's new book: WiMAX/MobileFi: Advanced Research and Technology,  AUERBACH, ISBN-10: 142004351X, ISBN-13: 978-1420043518.
  5. Nov. 2007, Daisuke Takahashi obtained graduate school travel fund for presenting a paper in IEEE GLOBECOM 07.
  6. Sep. 2007, Mr. Xiannuan Liang will join W4-NET  in Jan. 2008 as Ph.D. student with RA support.
  7. Sep. 2007, Prof. Yang Xiao's new book: Security in Distributed and Networking Systems. World Scientific Publishing Co., 2007, ISBN-13 978-981-270-807-6, ISBN-10 981-270-807-3.
  8. Aug. 2007, Some messages of Department Chair Dr. Cordes at Graduate Student Orientation:
  9. Aug. 2007, Do you know the average starting salaries for new Computer Science graduates ? Click here.
  10. Aug. 2007, An interesting article: Don't Become a Scientist! by Jonathan I. Katz.
  11. Aug. 2007, Prof. H. Chen from Virginia State University joined W4-NET  Lab as a faculty.
  12. Aug. 2007, Quinton Alexander has one paper accepted as a book chapter.
  13. Aug. 2007, Lauren Biggers has one paper accepted as a book chapter.
  14. Aug. 2007, Daisuke Takahashi has one paper accepted as a book chapter.
  15. Aug. 2007, One of Prof. Xiao's co-authored papers was ranked Top 10 - ten most popular articles published in IEEE Communication Society and The 47th of the IEEE Top-100 in June in IEEE Explore: WIRELESS BROADBAND ACCESS: WIMAX AND BEYOND - Investigation of Bandwidth Request Mechanisms under Point-to-Multipoint Mode of WiMAX Networks
  16. Aug. 2007, Hiring additional 4 Ph.D. students for Aug. 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008. RA Position
  17. July 2007, Haizhon Li has one paper accepted by a journal.
  18. July 2007, Daisuke Takahashi  has one paper accepted by IEEE GLOBECOM 2007.
  19. July 2007, Li Liu has one paper accepted by IEEE GLOBECOM 2007.
  20. July 2007, Ming Lei has two papers accepted by IEEE GLOBECOM 2007.
  21. July 2007, Hui Chen has two papers accepted by IEEE GLOBECOM 2007.
  22. June 2007, Hui Chen has one paper accepted by IEEE Transactions.
  23. June 2007, Jeff J. Robertson has one paper accepted as a Book Chapter.
  24. May 2007, Prof. Xiao was invited to serve as an associated editor of IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.
  25. May 2007, Hui Chen obtained two offers of a tenure-track assistant professor position, and accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position from Virginia State University, after 5 on-site interviews in five universities. Congratulation!
  26. May 2007, Michael Galloway has one paper accepted as a journal paper.
  27. May 2007, Venkata Krishna Rayi has one paper accepted as a journal paper.
  28. Apr. 2007, One of Prof. Xiao's papers, "A Survey of Energy-Efficient Scheduling Mechanisms in Sensor Networks", is ranked as one of five most viewed articles for the journal ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET).
  29. Apr. 2007, Hui Chen has another paper accepted as a conference paper.
  30. Apr. 2007, Xihui Zhang and Hui Chen have one paper accepted as a conference paper.
  31. Mar. 2007, Hui Chen has one paper accepted by IEEE Transactions.
  32. Prof. Yang Xiao is currently serving Editor-in-chief for International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications (IJTA).
  33. Mar. 2007, Hui Chen had been invited to his fourth on-site interview for a tenure-track assistant professor position. Good Luck!
  34. Feb. 2007, Prof. Yang Xiao's new book: Security in Distributed, Grid, Mobile, and Pervasive Computing , IAuerbach Publications, CRC Press 2006, ISBN: 0849379210.
  35. Feb. 2007, Hui Chen had been invited to his third on-site interview for a tenure-track assistant professor position.
  36. Feb. 2007, Krishna Sumanth Velidi has one paper accepted as a book chapter.
  37. Jan. 2007, Prof. Yang Xiao's new book: Adaptation Techniques in Wireless Multimedia Networks, Nova Science Publishers, ISBN: 1-59454-883-8, Hardbound, 2007.
  38. Jan. 2007, Haizhon Li had a paper accepted in a journal.
  39. Jan. 2007, Haizhon Li and Lilian P. Kalyanapu have one paper accepted as a book chapter.
  40. Jan. 2007, Prof. Xiao is the Champion for Singles of Table Tennis Tournament at University of Alabama.
  41. Jan. 2007, Prof. Xiao and Zheng Wang are the Champion for Doubles of Table Tennis Tournament at University of Alabama.
  42. Jan. 2007, Hui Chen serves as a co-guest editor for a journal special issue (with Prof. Xiao).
  43. Jan. 2007, Hui Chen serves as a co-editor for a book (with Prof. Xiao).
  44. Jan. 2007, Hui Chen has one paper accepted by IEEE ICC 2007.
  45. Jan. 2007, Hui Chen had been invited to his second on-site interview for a tenure-track assistant professor position. Good Luck!

2006

  1. Dec. 2006-Jan. 2007, Prof. Yang Xiao visited two colleges of Jilin University, China and gave two talks.
  2. Dec. 2006, Prof. Yang Xiao visited two colleges of Zhejiang University, China and gave two talks.
  3. Dec. 2006, Hui Chen had been invited to his first on-site interview for a tenure-track assistant professor position. Good Luck!
  4. Dec. 2006, Prof. Yang Xiao's new book: Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks, Nova Science Publishers, ISBN: 1-59454-396-8, Hardbound, 2006.
  5. Dec. 2006, Larissa Klimpel had one paper accepted as a book chapter.
  6. Dec. 2006, Hui Chen has two papers accepted by IEEE WCNC 2007.
  7. Dec. 2006, Mike Nolen has two papers accepted by IEEE WCNC 2007.
  8. Dec. 2006, Daisuke Takahashi has a paper accepted by IEEE WCNC 2007.
  9. Oct. 2006, International Journal of Sensor Networks (IJSNet) will be moving to 6 issues per year in 2007, and 8 issues per year from 2008.
  10. Oct. 2006, Hui Chen had one paper accepted by IEEE Transactions.
  11. Oct. 2006, Book Promotion for Wireless Network Security, Springer, good through 11/30/06
  12. Oct. 2006, Prof. Yang Xiao's new book: Wireless Network Security, Springer, ISBN: 0-387-28040-5, Hardbound, 2006.
  13. Sep. 2006, Hui Chen had one paper accepted by IEEE Transactions.
  14. Sep. 2006,  Inaugural issue of International Journal of Security and Networks (IJSN) had been published and can be downloaded at here for free; Prof. Yang Xiao serves as Editor-in-Chief.
  15. Sep. 2006,  Inaugural issue of International Journal of Sensor Networks (IJSNet) had been published and can be downloaded at here for free; Prof. Yang Xiao serves as Editor-in-Chief.
  16. Aug. 2006, Prof. Yang Xiao's new book: Security in Sensor Networks, CRC Press, ISBN: 0849370582, Hardbound, 2006.
  17. Aug. 2006, Haizhon Li had one paper accepted by IEEE Transactions.
  18. Jul. 2006, Prof. Xiao attended NSF Panel on Technological Challenges in Hybrid Communications Systems.
  19. Jul. 2006, The University of Alabama was named a top 50 public university in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2006.
  20. Jun. 2006, Hui Chen had four papers accepted by IEEE GLOBECOM 2006.
  21. Jun. 2006, Xihui Zhang had one paper accepted by IEEE GLOBECOM 2006.
  22. Jun. 2006, William Stewart had one paper accepted by IEEE GLOBECOM 2006.
  23. Jun. 2006, Prof. Xiao was invited to serve a panelist of NSF, Technological Challenges in Hybrid Communications Systems, 2006.
  24. Jun. 2006, Daniel Kay had a paper accepted as a book chapter.
  25. May. 2006, Sakshi Sethi had a paper accepted in a journal.
  26. May. 2006, Prof. Xiao attended NSF Panel on Wireless Security.
  27. May. 2006, Prof. Xiao visited Department of Computer Science of Georgia State University for one month.
  28. May. 2006, Prof. Xiao had moved to Department of Computer Science of The University Alabama.
  29. Apr. 2006, Prof. Xiao attended Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)'s funding panel in Toronto, Canada.
  30. Apr. 2006, Walker Bolton had a paper accepted in a journal.
  31. Apr. 2006, Hui Chen's passed his Ph.D. Oral Defense. Congratulations!
  32. Apr. 2006, Hui Chen's dissertation defense (entitled Cache Access Algorithms and Replacement Policies for Wireless Data Access) was scheduled on Apr. 21, 2006, 9-11AM, Room: DH 215. Everyone is welcome.
  33. Apr. 2006, Prof. Xiao was invited to serve as TPC for IEEE INFOCOM 2007.
  34. Apr. 2006, Prof. Xiao's published paper (co-authored with his Ph.D. student Haizhon Li): "Voice and Video Transmissions with Global Data Parameter Control for the IEEE 802.11e Enhance Distributed Channel Access,”  is the top 3 of The Top 50 most Downloaded Articles for IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems in 2004 from IEEE Xplore.
  35. Apr. 2006, Prof. Xiao's published paper (co-authored with Dr. Pan and Dr. Li): "Design and Analysis of Location Management for 3G Cellular Networks,” is the top 4 of The Top 50 most Downloaded Articles for IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems in 2004 from IEEE Xplore.
  36. Apr. 2006, Prof. Xiao's published paper: "IEEE 802.11n: enhancements for higher throughput in wireless LANs" is also among Top 100 Documents Accessed of Feb 2006 in all the papers and documents in IEEE Xplore. (June 2006)
  37. Apr. 2006, Prof. Xiao was invited to serve Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)'s Telecommunications expert committee for funding reviews in Toronto, Canada, 2006.
  38. Apr. 2006, Prof. Xiao was invited to serve a panelist of NSF Cyber Trust 2006,
  39. Apr. 2006, Prof. Xiao's published paper: "IEEE 802.11n: enhancements for higher throughput in wireless LANs" is in The February 2006 list of the ten most popular articles published in IEEE Communication Society periodicals viewed online, based on PDF views through IEEE Xplore.
  40. Mar. 2006, A Research Assistant (RA) position for a Ph.D. student.
  41. Mar. 2006, Hui Chen had a paper accepted in a journal.
  42. Feb. 2006, Hui Chen had a paper accepted in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. So far, Hui Chen have 4 papers published/accepted as IEEE Transactions papers.
  43. Jan. 2006, Mike Nolen had a paper accepted as a journal paper.
  44. Jan. 2006, Kamal Dass had a paper accepted as a book chapter.
  45. Jan. 2006, Prof. Yang Xiao received Best Paper Award for one of his papers in IEEE CCNC 06 conference.

2005

  1. Dec. 2005, Venkata Krishna Rayi had a paper accepted as a book chapter.
  2. Dec. 2005, Hui Chen had three papers accepted by IEEE ICC 06 conference.
  3. Dec. 2005, Prof. Yang Xiao (with Prof. Yi Pan) serves as a Series Editor for the book series on "Computer and Network Security," since 2005, World Scientific Publishing Co.; In this book series, many state-of-art books in computer and network security will be written/edited by famous educators/researchers in computer security and network security fields in the world.
  4. Nov.-Dev. 2005, Hui Chen and Prof. Yang Xiao attended IEEE GLOBECOM conference and presented papers in the conference.
  5. Nov. 2005, Hui Chen was awarded to BEST POSTER on Spring 2005 Student Research Day, Computer Science Department, The University of Memphis, for the paper poster: "Pipeline Paging for Wireless Systems," co-authored with Prof. Yang Xiao. 
  6. Nov. 2005, Hui Chen obtained Donovan Student Travel Enrichment Award from the college for presenting his three papers in IEEE GLOBECOM 2005.
  7. Nov. 2005, Prof. Yang Xiao's new book: Wireless Lans And Bluetooth, Nova Science Publishers, ISBN: 1594544328, Hardbound, 2005.
  8. Oct. 2005, Derek Wong had a paper accepted as a book chapter.
  9. Oct. 2005, Swapna Shroff had a paper accepted as a book chapter.
  10. Sep. 2005, Haizhon Li had a paper accepted by IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems.
  11. Sep. 2005, Haizhon Li had a paper accepted by IEEE CCNC 2006.
  12. Prof. Yang Xiao is currently serving Editor-in-chief for International Journal of Sensor Networks (IJSNet).
  13. Sep. 2005, Christopher Janecek, Julia Nordstad, and Senhua Yu had a paper accepted by a journal.
  14. Sep. 2005, William Stewart had a paper accepted by a journal.
  15. Aug. 2005, Prof. Yang Xiao's new book: Security and Routing in Wireless Networks, Nova Science Publishers, ISBN: 1-59454-316-X, Hardbound, 2005.
  16. Prof. Yang Xiao is currently serving Editor-in-chief for International Journal of Security and Networks (IJSN).
  17. Jul. 2005, Haizhon Li passed his Ph.D. Oral Defense. Congratulations!
  18. Jul. 2005, Hui Chen had three papers accepted by IEEE GLOBECOM 2005.
  19. Jun. 2005, Hui Chen had a paper accepted by IEEE BROADNETS 2005.
  20. Jun. 2005, Hui Chen passed Ph.D. Candidacy Exam. Congratulations!
  21. May 2005, Haizhon Li accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position from University of South Carolina. Congratulation!
  22. May 2005, Haizhon Li had been obtained 2 offers among 4 on-site interviews for an assistant professor position. Congratulation!
  23. Apr. 2005, Prof. Yang Xiao serves as a panelist of NSF Cyber Trust 2005, in NSF, Washington DC.
  24. Apr. 2005, Hui Chen had a paper accepted by IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.
  25. Mar. 2005-May 2005, Haizhon Li had been invited to 6 universities for on-site interviews for a tenure-track assistant professor position, and had been 4 universities for on-site interviews. Good Luck!
  26. Mar. 2005, Haizhon Li passed Ph.D. Candidacy Exam. Congratulations!
  27. Mar. 2005, Prof. Yang Xiao's new book: Design and Analysis of Wireless Networks, Nova Science Publishers, ISBN:1-59454-186-8, Hardbound, 2005.
  28. Feb. 2005, Hui Chen had a paper accepted by IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.
  29. Feb. 2005, Haizhon Li had a paper accepted by Networking 2005, also appeared in Springer-Verlag LNCS.

2004

  1. Nov.28-Dec.3 2004, Hui Chen, Haizhon Li, and Prof. Yang Xiao attended IEEE GLOBECOM 2004 to present three technical papers.
  2. Nov. 2004, Hui Chen passed Ph.D. Qualifying Exams. Congratulations!
  3. Nov. 2004, Hui Chen had a paper accepted by IEEE WCNC 2005.
  4. Sep. 2004, Haizhon Li passed Ph.D. Qualifying Exams. Congratulations!
  5. Aug. 2004, Hui Chen had a paper accepted by CAMAD'04, (in conjunction with IEEE GLOBECOM 2004).
  6. Aug. 2004, Haizhon Li obtained Donovan Student Travel Enrichment Award from the college for presenting a paper in conjunction with IEEE GLOBECOM 2004.
  7. Aug. 2004, Haizhon Li had a paper accepted by AWIN'04, (in conjunction with IEEE GLOBECOM 2004).
  8. Aug. 2004, Prof. Yang Xiao was elected to an IEEE Senior Member.