Yu-Dong Yao

PROFESSOR & DEPARTMENT CHAIR, IEEE FELLOW (RESEARCH INTERESTS: WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS, COGNITIVE AND SOFTWARE-DEFINED RADIO, MACHINE LEARNING AND DEEP LEARNING)
Building: Burchard Building
Room: B-212
Phone: 201.216.5264
Fax: 201.216.8246
Email: yyao@stevens.edu
Website
Education
  • Ph.D. in EE, Southeast University, Nanjing, China, 1988

  • M.Eng. in EE, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Nanjing, China, 1985

  • B.Eng. in EE, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Nanjing, China, 1982

Research

 

Wireless communications and networks

- Cochannel interference analysis

- Random access protocols

- Cognitive and software-defined radio

- SS/CDMA, OFDM/OFDMA

 

Antennas and RF

- Antenna arrays and beamforming

- SDR and RF test bed

- Impulse radiating antennas (IRA)

 

Machine learning and deep learning

- Modulation identification and classification

- MAC protocol identification and classification

 

Honors & Awards

- CAE Fellow (2017) (Canadian Academy of Engineering)
- NAI Fellow (2015) (National Academy of Inventors)
- IEEE Fellow (2011)

Selected Publications
Journals
  1. Z Qin, J Wang, J Chen, G Ding, YD Yao, X Ji, X Chen. (2017). "Link Quality Analysis Based Channel Selection in High-Frequency Asynchronous Automatic Link Establishment: A Matrix Completion Approach", IEEE Systems Journal.
  2. R Alhamad, H Wang, YD Yao. (2017). "Cooperative Spectrum Sensing with Random Access Reporting Channels in Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.
  3. J Yuan, H Shan, A Huang, TQS Quek, YD Yao. (2017). "Massive Machine-to-Machine Communications in Cellular Network: Distributed Queueing Random Access Meets MIMO", IEEE Access.
  4. H Wang, YD Yao, X Zhang, H Li. (2016). "Secondary User Access Control in Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications.
  5. L Shen, YD Yao, H Wang, H Wang. (2016). "Blind Decoding Based on Independent Component Analysis for a Massive MIMO Uplink System in Microcell Rician/Rayleigh Fading Channels", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.
  6. G Ding, J Wang, Q Wu, YD Yao, F Song, TA Tsiftsis. (2016). "Cellular-base-station-assisted device-to-device communications in TV white space", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications.
  7. J Zhu, Y Zou, G Wang, YD Yao, GK Karagiannidis. (2016). "On secrecy performance of antenna-selection-aided MIMO systems against eavesdropping", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.
  8. Q Wu, Z Du, P Yang, YD Yao, J Wang. (2016). "Traffic-aware online network selection in heterogeneous wireless networks", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.
  9. X Xu, J Bao, H Cao, YD Yao, S Hu. (2016). "Energy-efficiency-based optimal relay selection scheme with a BER constraint in cooperative cognitive radio networks", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.
Courses
  • EE 441 Introduction to Wireless Systems
  • EE 181 Seminar in Electrical Engineering