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
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
- CAE Fellow (2017) (Canadian Academy of Engineering)
- NAI Fellow (2015) (National Academy of Inventors)
- IEEE Fellow (2011)
- 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.
- R Alhamad, H Wang, YD Yao. (2017). "Cooperative Spectrum Sensing with Random Access Reporting Channels in Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.
- 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.
- H Wang, YD Yao, X Zhang, H Li. (2016). "Secondary User Access Control in Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- EE 441 Introduction to Wireless Systems
- EE 181 Seminar in Electrical Engineering