Shengli Fu

Shengli Fu
Professor
Department Chair
Discovery Park B276
940-891-6942
shengli.fu@unt.edu
  • Education
    • Ph.D. degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Delaware, August 2005
    • M.S. degree in Computer Engineering, Wright State University, August 2002
    • M.S. degree in Communication and Electronic System, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, April 1997
    • B.S. degree in Telecommunication Engineering, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, July 1994
  • Research

    Research Interests

    • Coding and Information Theory: space-time coding and decoding, distributed coding, network coding, joint encryption and error-correction coding
    • Wireless Communications: cooperative communications, wireless sensor networks, security in wireless networks
    • Speech and Visual Signal Processing: speech driven facial animation, speaker location

    Communications and Signal Processing Laboratory

    Projects

    List of Publications

  • Publications

    Thesis/Dissertation

    1. Space-Time Coding and Decoding for MIMO Wireless Communication Systems. Dissertation, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, 2005.
    2. Audio/Visual Mapping Based on Hidden Markov Models. Thesis, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, 2002.
    3. Design and Simulation of Variable Rate Vocoder for CDMA Mobile Communication Systems. Thesis, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China, 1997.

    Refereed Journal Articles

    Journal articles published (and accepted)

    1. Jing Yan, Yan Wan, Shengli Fu, Junfei Xie, and Songwei Li, RSSI-based decentralized control for robust long-distance aerial networks using directional antennas, IET Control Theory and Applications, published online, February 2017.
    2. Shengli Fu and Yan Wan, “Communicating in Remote Areas or Disaster Situations using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles,” HDIAC Journal, pp. 4-8, vol. 2, no. 4, Winter 2016.
    3. Yan Wan, Shengli. Fu, Justyna. Zander, and Peter J. Mosterman, "Transforming On-Demand Communications with Drones: The Needs, Analyses, and Solutions," Homeland Security Today Magazine, pp. 32-35, April/May 2015.
    4. Junfei Xie, Yan Wan, Jae H. Kim, Shengli Fu, and Kamesh Namuduri, “A survey and analysis of mobility models for airborne networks,” IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 1221 – 1238, 2014.
    5. Yan Wan, Kamesh Namuduri, Yi Zhou, and Shengli Fu, “A smooth-turn mobility model for airborne networks,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 62, no. 7, pp. 3359-3370, Sep. 2013.
    6. Zeyu Zheng, Shengli Fu, Kejie Lu, Jianping Wang, and Biao Chen, “On the relay selection for cooperative wireless networks with physical-layer network coding,” Springer/ACM: Wireless Networks, vol. 18, no. 6, pp. 653-665, Aug. 2012.
    7. Tao Zhang, Kejie Lu, Shengli Fu, Yi Qian, Wang Liu, and Jianping Wang, “Improving the capacity of large-scale wireless networks with network-assisted coding schemes,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 88-96, Jan. 2012.
    8. Ning Xu and Shengli Fu, "On the performance of two-way relay channels using space-time codes," International Journal of Communication Systems, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/dac.1205, Jan. 2011.
    9. Shengli Fu, Kejie Lu, Tao Zhang, Yi Qian, and Hsiao-Hwa Chen, “Cooperative wireless networks based on physical layer network coding,” IEEE Wireless Communication Magazine,  vol. 17, no. 6, pp. 86-95, May 2010.
    10. Jue Yang, Chengyang Zhang, Xinrong Li, Yan Huang, Shengli Fu, and Miguel Acevedo, “Integration of wireless sensor networks in environmental monitoring cyber infrastructure,” Springer/ACM: Wireless Networks, June 2009.
    11. Shengli Fu, Xiang-Gen Xia, and Haiquan Wang, “Recursive space-time trellis codes using differential encoding,” IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 531-546, Feb. 2009.
    12. Adam Skelton and Shengli Fu, “An improved conditional maximum-likelihood detector for noncoherent UWB communication,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 7-9, Jan. 2009.
    13. Kejie Lu, Shengli Fu, Yi Qian, and Hsiao-Hwa Chen, “On capacity of random wireless networks with physical-layer network coding,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 763-772, June 2009.
    14. Kejie Lu, Yi Qian, Hsiao-Hwa Chen, and Shengli Fu, “WiMax networks: from access to service platform,” IEEE Network Magazine, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 38-45, May-June 2008.
    15. Shengli Fu, Hanqing Lou, Xiang-Gen Xia, and Javier Garcia-Frias, “LDGM coded space-time trellis codes from differential encoding”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 61 - 63, Jan. 2007.
    16. Kejie Lu, Shengli Fu, and Xiang-Gen Xia, “Closed Form Designs of Complex Orthogonal Space-Time Block Codes of Rate (k+1)/(2k) for 2k or 2k+1 Transmit Antennas,” IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 51, no. 12, pp. 4340 - 4347, Dec. 2005.
    17. Shengli Fu, Ricardo Gutierrez-Osuna, Anna Esposito, Praveen Kakumanu, and Oscar N. Garcia, “Audio/Visual mapping with cross-modal Hidden Markov Models,” IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 243-252, Apr. 2005.
    18. Shengli Fu, Genyuan Wang, and Xiang-Gen Xia, “Iterative decoding of orthogonal space-time coded CPM systems,” Springer: Wireless Personal Communications, vol.31, no.3-4, pp.249-265, Dec. 2004, Kluwer Academic Publishers.

    Refereed Conference Papers

    1. Mitchell J. Grabner*, Xinrong Li, and Shengli Fu, “A novel soft-output decoding method for integer spacetime block codes”, The IEEE MTT 2017 Texas Symposium on Wireless and Microwave Circuits and Systems, Waco, TX, March 2017.
    2. Songwei Li, Yan Wan, Shengli Fu, and Flex W. Wu, “The design and implementation of a remote UAV-based mobile health monitoring system,” Nondestructive Characterization and Monitoring of Advanced Materials, Aerospace, and Civil Infrastructure, and Transportation XI, SPIE Smart Structures/NDE, March 2017.
    3. Jing Yan, Yan Wan, Junfei Xie, Shengli Fu, ``RSSI and Consensus based Heading Control for Robust Long-range Aerial Networking using Directional Antennae’’, in Proceedings of American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, May 2017.
    4. Junfei. Xie, Firas Al-Emrani, Yixin Gu, Yan Wan and Shengli Fu, “UAV-Carried Long Distance Wi-Fi Communication Infrastructure”, in Proceedings of AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, San Diego, January 2016.
    5. Justyna Zander, Pieter J. Mosterman, Taskin Padir, Yan Wan, and Shengli Fu, “Cyber-physical systems to make emergency response smart,” in Proceedings of 2015 HumTech: Humanitarian Technology: Science, Systems and Global Impact 2015.
    6. Yixin Gu, Mi Zhou, Shengli Fu, and Yan Wan, “Airborne WiFi networks through directional antennae: An experimental study'’, in Proceedings of 2015 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, 2015, Best Paper Award.
    7. Mahendra Talasila, Shengli Fu and Yan Wan, “'Energy conservative distributed average consensus through connected dominating set”, in Proceedings of 2015 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, 2015.
    8. Junfei Xie, Yan Wan, Kamesh Namuduri, Shengli Fu, G. L. Peterson, and J. F. Raquet, ``Estimation and Validation of the 3D Smooth-Turn Mobility Model for Airborne Networks,” in Proceedings of IEEE Military Communication Conference, November 2013.
    9. Junfei Xie, Yan Wan, Jae H. Kim, Shengli Fu, and Kamesh Namuduri, “An analysis of mobility models for airborne networks,” in Proceedings of IEEE Military Communication Conference, November 2013.
    10. Junfei Xie, Yan Wan, Kamesh Namuduri, Shengli Fu, and Jae H. Kim, “A compressive modeling framework for aerial mobility,” in Proceedings of  AIAA Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Boston, August 2013.
    11. Vardhman Sheth, Marigona Bokshi, Eric Pruett, Yan Wan, Shengli Fu, and Kamesh Namuduri, “A Testbed for multi-domain communicatio networks using Lego Mindstorms,” AIAA Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Boston, August 2013.
    12. Yan Wan, Kamesh Namduri, Yi Zhou, Dayin He, and Shengli Fu, “A Smooth Turn Mobility Model for Airborne Networks”, ACM Mobihoc Conference, June 2012.
    13. Li Li, Kamesh Namuduri, and Shengli Fu, “Cooperative communication based on random beamforiming strategy in wireless sensor networks,” IEEE Globecom 2012.
    14. Ning Xu, Shengli Fu, Dong Wang, and Yabo Li, “Block relay for physical layer network coding,” IEEE Globecom 2012.
    15. Kaiqian Ou, Yinlong Xu, and Shengli Fu, “Rate selection for wireless networks with intra- and inter-session network coding,” IEEE Globecom 2012.
    16. Yan Wan, Kamesh Namduri, Yi Zhou*, Dayin. He*, and Shengli Fu, “A Smooth Turn Mobility Model for Airborne Networks”, ACM Mobihoc Conference, June 2012.
    17. Shengli Fu, Dong Wang, Hongqiang Zhai, and Yabo Li, “An enhanced link adapatation for the MB-OFDM UWB system,” IEEE WCNC, pp. 2070-2075, April 1 - 4, 2012.
    18. Shengli Fu, Tao Zhang, and Michael Colef, "Secrecy in two-way relay systems," IEEE Globecom 2010.
    19. Oluwayomi Adamo, Shengli Fu, and Murali Varanasi, "Physical layer error correction based cipher," IEEE Globecom 2010.
    20. Kejie Lu, Wang Liu, Jianping Wang, Tao Zhang, and Shengli Fu, “Achieving the capacity bounds of multicast in large-scale wireless networks,” IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2010), Austin, Texas, June 13-18, 2010.
    21. Tao Zhang, Kejie Lu, Ayat Jafari, Shengli Fu, and Yi Qian, “On the capacity bounds of large-scale wireless network with physical-layer network coding under the generalized physical model,” IEEE CoCoNet Workshop 2010,Cape Town, South Africa, May 23-27, 2010
    22. Kejie Lu, Shengli Fu, Yi Qian, and Hsiao-Hwa Chen, “SER performance analysis for physical layer network coding over AWGN channel,” IEEE Globecom 2009.
    23. Dong Wang and Shengli Fu, “Channel coding design to support asynchronous physical layer network coding,” IEEE Globecom 2009.
    24. Ning Xu and Shengli Fu, “Performance analysis of space-time codes over two-way relay channels,” IEEE Military Communications Conference (Milcom’09), 2009.
    25. Kejie Lu, Shengli Fu, Yi Qian, and Tao Zhang, “On the security performance of physical-layer network coding,” IEEE ICC 2009.
    26. Jue Yang, Chengyang Zhang, Xinrong Li, Yan Huang, Shengli Fu, and Miguel Acevedo, “An environmental monitoring system with integrated wired and wireless sensors,” International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems and Applications, pp. 224-236, Dallas, TX, 2008.
    27. Oluwayomi Adamo, Shengli Fu, and Murali Varanasi, “Hardware-efficient encryption encoder and decoder unit,” IEEE Military Communications Conference (Milcom’08), 2008.
    28. Oscar N. Garcia, Shengli Fu, and Xinrong Li, “When collective dynamic knowledge is greater than the sum of its parts: the case for mobile wireless sensor networks,” International Conference on Wireless Networks (ICWN 2008), pp. 553-562, July 2008.
    29. Kejie Lu, Tao Zhang, Yi Qian, and Shengli Fu, “A novel topology control scheme for future wireless mesh networks,” IEEE Globecom’08, 2008.
    30. Dong Wang and Shengli Fu, “A decentralized relay strategy for asynchronous cooperative communications,” IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC’08), 2008.
    31. Kejie Lu, Shengli Fu, and Yi Qian, “Capacity of random wireless networks: impact of cooperative network coding,” IEEE ICC’08, pp. 3903-3907, May 19-23, 2008.
    32. Kejie Lu, Shengli Fu, Yi Qian, and Sastri Kota, “A novel architecture for future wireless mesh networks,” IEEE Military Communications Conference (Milcom’07), 2007.
    33. Dong Wang and Shengli Fu, “Asynchronous cooperative communications with STBC coded single carrier block transmission,” IEEE Globecom 2007, pp. 2987 – 2991, Washington DC, USA, Nov. 2007.
    34. Shengli Fu, Kejie Lu, Yi Qian, and Murali Varanasi, “Cooperative network coding for wireless Ad-Hoc networks,” IEEE Globecom 2007, pp. 812 – 816, Washington DC, USA, Nov. 2007.
    35. Kejie Lu, Shengli Fu, Yi Qian, and Hsiao-Hwa Chen, “Increasing the throughput of wireless LANs via cooperative retransmission”, IEEE Globecom 2007, pp. 5231 – 5235, Washington DC, USA, Nov. 2007.
    36. Kejie Lu, Shengli Fu, Tao Zhang, and Yi Qian, “On the design of future wireless Ad-Hoc networks,” IEEE Globecom 2007, pp. 1097 – 1101, Washington DC, USA, Nov. 2007.
    37. Kejie Lu, Tao Zhang, Shengli Fu, Yi Qian, Ashwin Gumaste, and S.-Q. Zheng, “A design principle for future high-speed networks”, in Proceedings of High-Speed Networks Workshop 2007, in conjunction with IEEE Infocom'07, May 6-12, 2007, Anchorage, Alaska.
    38. Kejie Lu, Yi Qian, and Shengli Fu, “Enhancing the performance of wireless LANs in error-prone environment,” IEEE Globecom’06, pp. 1-5, San Francisco, CA, USA, Nov. 2006.
    39. Shengli Fu, Haiquan Wang, and Xiang-Gen Xia, “New recursive space-time trellis codes from general differential encoding”, IEEE Information Theory Workshop, pp. 606 - 610, Chengdu, China, Oct. 2006.
    40. Shengli Fu, Xiang-Gen Xia, and Haiquan Wang, “Recursive space-time trellis codes using differential encoding”, in Proc. Globecom’05, vol. 3,  pp. 1625 – 1629, St. Louis, Missouri, 28 November – 2 December, 2005.
    41. Kejie Lu, Shengli Fu, and Xiang-Gen Xia, “Closed form designs of complex orthogonal space-time block codes of rates (k+1)/(2k) for 2k or 2k+1 transmit antennas,” IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), pp. 307, Chicago, 27 June - 2 Jul. 2004.
  • Professional Experience

    Professional Activities

    • NSF Panelist (2008)
    • Review panelist: 2014 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists, Office of Research and Economic Development
    • Associate Editor
      • Wiley’s Security and Communication Networks Journal (2008 – present)
      • Wiley's International Journal on Communication Systems (2009 – present)
      • Springer Telecommunication Systems (2010 – present)
    • Publications Chair: IEEE GlobalSIP 2015
    • Tutorial Co-chair: Chinacom 2010
    • Technical Program Committee (TPC) member
      • TPC member of IEEE Global Communications Conference (2006 - 2016)
      • TPC member of IEEE International Conference on Communications (2007- 2015)
      • TPC member of IEEE International Conference on Computing, Networking & Communications (2012 – 2014)
      • TPC member of IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive Computing (2007, 2008)
      • TPC member of IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (2007 - 2014)
      • TPC member of IEEE International Conference on Communications in China (IEEE-ICCC) (2012, 2014, 2015)
      • TPC member of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (2008, 2009, 2017)
      • TPC member of IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (2010)
      • TPC member of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (IEEE WCNC 2013 - 2015)
      • TPC member of International Conference on Wireless Communications & Signal Processing (WCSP) (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
      • TPC member of IEEE International Conference on High Performance Switching and Routing (2011)
      • TPC member of IEEE International Conference on Computing, Networking & Communications (IEEE ICNC 2012 - 2015)
    • Special Session Chairing
      • IASTED Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (2007)
    • Reviewer of Journals
      • IEEE Communication Letters
      • IEEE Communications Magazine
      • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications
      • IEEE Signal Processing Letters
      • IEEE Transactions on Communication
      • IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing
      • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
      • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing and Information Processing over Networks
      • IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
      • IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems
      • IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
      • IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine
      • IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking
      • IEEE Wireless Communications Letters
      • IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine
      • IET Communications
      • Elsevier: Computer Communications
      • Springer: Wireless Personal Communications
      • Wiley: Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing
    • Reviewer of Conferences
      • IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances for Wireless Communications (2005)
      • IEEE International Conference on Communications (2003 – 2012)
      • IEEE Global Communications Conference (2004 - 2014)
      • IEEE International ICST Conference on Communications and Networking in China (2007)
      • IEEE International Conference on Access Networks (2007)
      • IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks and Communications (2007)
      • IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive Computing (2008)
      • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (2008)
      • IEEE Military Communications Conference (2007)

    Other Public Services

    • Member of Board of Directors, CIE/USA Dallas Chapter, 2017-2018
    • Faculty advisor for the IEEE Student Branch at UNT, September 2009 – September 2013
      • A monthly IEEE Happy Friday is held by inviting speakers from local industry and institutes. The goal for this event is to bring interactions between students and professions and attract more students to areas of engineering.
      • Core member for the IEEE Region 5 Student Circuit Design Competition on April 17, 2010. The competition attracted thirteen teams from Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, and Texas.
    • Faculty advisor for the UNT Chinese Student and Scholar Association (Sep. 2006 - Aug. 2007)

    Membership in Professional Organization

    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE): Senior Member 2007
    • IEEE Communication Society
    • IEEE Computer Society
    • IEEE – Eta Kappa Nu
  • Patents
    1. Augmented reality interface and method of use, US Patent number: 8922590, Inventors: James Albert Luckett, JR., Chad Michael Rowlee, Shengli Fu, Granted in 2015.
    2. Wireless server access control system and method, US Patent number: 8943569, Inventors: James Albert Luckett, JR., Chad Michael Rowlee, Shengli Fu, Granted in 2015.
    3. System and method for multi-residue multivariate data compression, US Patent number: 9026506, Inventors: Oscar N. Garcia, Shengli Fu, Jyothy Melaedavattil Jaganathan, Granted in 2015.
    4. Systems and methods for dual operation of unmanned aerial vehicles, Shengli Fu and Yan Wan, filed in 2016.
  • Honors and Awards
    • Tech Titan of the Future – University Level award ($25,000 honorarium), Metroplex Technology Business Council, August 2015.
    • Best Paper, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), New Orleans, LA, 2015
    • Third Prize for the demo of GENI over the Air, GENI, GEC 21, Indiana University, IN, October, 2014.
    • Best Use of Advanced Wireless Award for the demo of Drone-carried On-demand WiFi Networks, US Ignite, Silicon Valley, CA, June 2014
    • Leadership Fellow, the Office of the Provost, UNT, 2013-2014
    • Travel Grant for GEC 10, GEC 11, and GEC 21, GENI Project, 2011 and 2014
    • Leading advisor for the Undergraduate Research Fellowship, UNT, Project: Why does Mozart make me smile? (October 2009)
    • NSF Student Travel Grant for IEEE ISIT 2004
    • Excellent Graduate Student Award, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing (1996)
    • Outstanding Student Award, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing (1991 - 1994)