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Kun Hua

Assistant Professor
IEEE Senior Member
Coordinator of Communication Systems
Advisor of NSF S-STEM Program at LTU
Advisor of LTU IEEE Branch

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Lawrence Technological University
21000 West 10 Mile, E220, Southfield, MI 48075
(248)204-2557
khua@ltu.edu

 

 

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>> Research Interest
>> Research Awards and Grants
>> Courses Taught
>> Education
>> Experience
>> Membership
>> Publications
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Biography


Kun Hua received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China in 1999 and 2004 respectively; and the Ph.D. degree in computer and electronic engineering from University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln,  NE, USA in 2008.  From 2009 to 2010, he has been with the department of Computer and Electronics Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he was a postdoctoral research associate and instructor.  His research interests include wireless communications, wireless sensor network, digital signal processing and embedded system design.


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Research Interest


My research interests lie in the areas of wireless communication, digital system, wireless sensor networks, multimedia signal processing, embedded software and hardware.   

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Research Awards and Grants

1. National Science Foundation, S-STEM, "Lawrence Technological University S-STEM: Be a Nuclear Expert in Southeast Michigan", Kun Hua (P.I.), Lisa Anneberg (Co-P.I.), Philip Olivier  (Co-P.I.),  $598,125.00, Sep. 15, 2012 - Sep. 1, 2017.
2. "Sensing, Perception and Control for the Development of Next Generation Robotic Systems" Grant  by Denso Co., $50,000 Co-PI, awarded, Aug. 1, 2014 - Aug. 1, 2015.
3. "Development of Smart Blood Glucose Monitor for iPhone or Android", funded by Interactive MD, $48,000, Umasankar Kandaswamy(P.I.),  Kun Hua(Co-P.I.).
4. LTU Academic and Scholarly Excellence Seed Grant Program "Implementation of Spread Spectrum and OFDM Wireless Communication Techniques for Water Quality Assessment", Sep. 30 2012 - Sep. 30, 2013, $3000, Kun Hua (P.I.), Lisa Anneberg (P.I.).
5. LTU Academic and Scholarly Excellence Seed Grant Program "Adaptive Software Defined Radio Frequency Wireless Communication System for Severe Channel Environments", Sep. 30 2010 - Sep. 30, 2011, Award $3000, Kun Hua (P.I.).
6. Best paper award in 44th Annual Simulation Symposium (ANSS), Boston, USA, Apr. 2011. "An Energy-Balanced Coding Redundancy Scheduling Approach to Support Quality of Service in Battery-Powered Multi-Hop Wireless Networks".
7. Best paper nomination in International conference on business computing and global informatization (BCGIn), Shanghai, China, July 29 - 31, 2011. "Fast and High Accuracy Numerical Methods of  PDEs in Computational Finance".

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Courses Taught


EEE 2123 Circuits and Electronics
EEE 4423 Communication Systems
EEE 5444 Digital Communications
EEE 5654 Digital Signal Processing
EEE 6444 Software Defined Radio
EEE 6784 Advanced Communication Theory

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Education


Ph.D. Computer and Electronic Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2008
MS, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University 2004
BS, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University 1999


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Experience


Assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Lawrence Technological University, 2010 - present
Post-Doctor of Computer and Electronic Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2009 - 2010
DTL Embedded Software Engineer, Controls LLC. Omaha, NE, USA 2008 - 2009

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Membership


2004-Current IEEE member, Communication Society

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Publications:

Book:

1.    Kun Hua, "Self encoded Spread Spectrum Synchronization and Cooperative Diversity", ISBN: 978-3-8465-3609-4, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, 66123 Saarbrucken, Germany
Book Chaptors:
2.    Kun Hua, "Mobile Wireless Sensor Network: A Survey", Book Title: Technological Breakthroughs in Modern Wireless Sensor Applications, accepted, IGI Global, 2014
3.    Honggang Wang, Wei Wang, Shaoen Wu and Kun Hua, "A survey on the cross-layer design for wireless multimedia sensor networks",  Book Title: Mobile Wireless Middleware, Operating Systems, and Applications, Jan.1, 2010

Selected Recently Published Papers:  


4.    Jianjun Yang, Yin Wang, Honggang Wang, Kun Hua, etc, "Automatic Objects Removal for Scene Completion", 2014 IEEE The 33rd Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Workshop on Security and Privacy in Big Data, Toronto, Canada,  April 27 - May 2, 2014 Acceptance rate: 17.5% (276 out of 1575)
5.    Jianjun Yang, Yin Wang, Kun Hua, Wei Wang, Honggang Wang, "Fairness Based Dynamic Channel Allocation in Wireless Mesh Networks", ICNC 2014, Honolulu, HI (acceptance rate: below 30%).
6.    Dongkyun Kim, Juan Carlos Cano, Wei Wang, Floriano De Rango, and Kun Hua, "Data Disseminations in Vehicular Environments", Editorial Article, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks Volume 2013 (2013), (SCI IF:0.727)
7.    Lin Zhang, Kun Hua, Honggang Wang, Guanqun Qian, Zhendong Fan, Li Zhang, "Comparative Experimental Research on Sentiment Polarity Classifications for Mobile Applications Reviews", the 23rd International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, accepted, Aug 4-7, 2014, Shanghai, China
8.    Lin Zhang, Kun Hua, Guanqun Qian, Zhendong Fan, Li Zhang, "New Features of Sentiment Analysis for Mobile User Reviews", the 37th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference, July 6-11, 2014, Gold Coast, Australia.
9.    Kun Hua, "Intelligent Controls for Cyber Physical Energy Buildings"  accepted by ICCC 2013  - IOT 2013, Aug 12-14, Xi'an, China
10.    Kun Hua, Guang-Chong Zhu, Athanasios V. Vasilakos, "A Secure and Robust Self-Encoded Spread Spectrum Multiple-Access Approach for Multimedia Communication System", Globecom 2013, Atlanta, GA (acceptance rate: 841/ 2272=37%).
11.    Su Yu, Yin Wang, and Kun Hua, "Design and Implementation of Heterogeneous Database Exchange Based on Xml", IJACT: International Journal of Advancements in Computing Technology, Vol. 4, No. 14, pp. 474 ~ 481, 2012
12.    Su Yu, Yin Wang, and Kun Hua, "The Research of Information Security Based on RBAC with SOD", IJACT: International Journal of Advancements in Computing Technology, Vol. 4, No. 14, pp. 482 ~ 490, 2012
13.    Su Yu, Yin Wang, Kun Hua, Ghassan M. Azar, "Research and Application of The Web Crawler", IJACT: International Journal of Advancements in Computing Technology, Vol. 4, No. 18, pp. 648 ~ 654, 2012
14.    Kun Hua, Wei Wang, "High Secure Self Encoded Spread Spectrum Watermarking using Genetic Algorithms", in press, Journal of Telecommunication Systems (SCIE), Oct. 2012
15.    Kun Hua, Honggang Wang, Wei Wang, "Alamouti Based Cooperative Wireless Networks for Multiplexing-Diversity Balanced Multimedia Transmission", the 8th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2012), Limassol, Cyprus, Aug.27 - 31,2012
16.    Kun Hua, Wei Wang, Honggang Wang, Alghamdi Ali, "Multiplexing-Diversity Balanced Cooperative Wireless Cellular Networks Based on Alamouti Space Time Code for Multimedia Transmission", published in IEEE Globecom 2012-05-31
17.    Lin Xing (Student Advisee), Wei Wang, S. Lim, Feifei Gao, and Kun Hua, "On Energy-balanced Resource Scheduling Policy Optimality for QoS Assurance in Multi-Hop in Wireless Multimedia Networks", in press, Journal of Telecommunication Systems (SCIE)
18.    Wei Wang, Min Zhang, Honggang Wang, Kun Hua, "Exploring Region of Interrest (ROI) to Support Quality of Service in Unreliable Wireless Electronic Healthcare Communications", International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics, 7(4), 1-12, Oct. - Dec. 2012
19.    Wei Wang, Honggang Wang, Kun Hua, Shaoen Wu, Feifei Gao, Xuewen Liao, Tigang Jiang, "Quality-Optimized Energy Neutrality with Link Layer Resource Allocation for Zero-Power Harvesting Wireless Communications", IEEE GLOBECOM 2011, Houston, USA, Dec. 2011.
20.    Navid Tadayon (Student Advisee), Honggang Wang, Kun Hua, "A Cooperative Transmission Approach to Reduce End-to-End Delay in Multi Hop Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks", IEEE GLOBECOM 2011, Houston, USA, Dec. 2011.
21.    Wei Wang, Kun Hua, Shaoen Wu, Honggang Wang, "An Energy-Balanced Coding Redundancy Scheduling Approach to Support Quality of Service in Battery-Powered Multi-Hop Wireless Networks", 44th Annual Simulation Symposium (ANSS), awarded the Best paper of ANSS 2011, Boston, USA, Apr. 2011.
22.    Kun Hua, Shaoen Wu, Wei Wang, Honggang Wang, "Cognitive Cross-layer Design with QoS Provisioning for Cooperative Wireless Networking", 44th Annual Simulation Symposium (ANSS2011), Boston, USA, Apr. 2011.
23.    Yin Wang, Kun Hua, Jun Zhang, "Fast and High Accuracy Numerical Methods of  PDEs in Computational Finance", International conference on business computing and global informatization (BCGIn), nominated the Best paper of BCGIn, Shanghai, China, July 29-31, 2011.
24.    Kun Hua, Yin Wang, "Adaptive Software Defined Radio Detection with Artificial Intelligence", IJNCM: International Journal of Networked Computing and Advanced Information Management, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 1 ~ 8, 2011
25.    Kun Hua, Yin Wang, Wei Wang, Shaoen Wu, "Cross Layer Design for QoS Provisioning Cooperative Video Transmission", invited paper, published in IEEE COMSOC MMTC E-Letter, Sep. 2011.
26.    Alghamdi Ali (Student Advisee), Kun Hua, "An Adaptive Modulation Scheme in Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks", IEEE GLOBECOM 2011, Workshop on Multimedia Communications & Services, Houston, USA, Dec. 2011.
27.    Kelvin Shih, Kun Hua, "Measuring the Junction to Ambient Thermal Resistance of a LED Lamp Directly and Accurately", SPIE Photonic Devices and Applications 2011, San Diego, California, USA, Aug, 2011.
28.    Kun Hua, Honggang Wang, Wei Wang, Shaoen Wu, "Adaptive Data Compression in Wireless Sensor Networks," in Proc. 13th IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE-2010), Hong Kong, China. Dec, 2010.
29.    Wei Wang, Kun Hua, Michael Hempel, Dongming Peng, Hamid Sharif, H. H. Chen, "A Stochastic Biometric Authentication Scheme using Uniformed GMM in Wireless Body Area Sensor Networks," in Proc. 21st Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, Sept. 2010.  
30.    Tao Ma, Michael Hempel, Kun Hua, Dongming Peng, Hamid Sharif, "A Novel Cooperative Image Transmission Scheme in Wireless Sensor Networks," the 35th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. Oct. 2010
31.    Honggang Wang, Wei Wang, Shaoen. Wu, Kun Hua, "A Survey on the Cross-layer Design for Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks," in Proc. the First International Workshop on Mobile Multimedia Networking in conjunction with Mobilware, Jun. 2010.
32.    Kun Hua , Won Mee Jang and Lim Nguyen, "Cooperative Self Encoded Spread Spectrum in Fading Channels", International Journal of Communication, Network and system, Vol.2, pp91 - 96,May, 2009
33.    Kun Hua, Lim Nguyen and Won Mee Jang, "Synchronization of Self-Encoded Spread Spectrum System", IET Journals Electronics Letters, Vol 44, No.12, pp749 - 751 (SCI), June 2008  IF:1.038
34.    Kun Hua, Won Mee Jang and Lim Nguyen, "Convolutional Coding in Cooperative Relay Systems with Spread Spectrum", the 4th International Conference on Networked Computing and Advanced Information Management (NCM2008), pp239 - 243, Gyeongju, Korea, Sep 2 - 4, 2008
35.    Kun Hua, Lim Nguyen and Won Mee Jang, "Synchronization of Self-Encoded Spread Spectrum System with Genetic Algorithm and Markov Chain Analysis", Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS) 2008, pp324 - 329, Princeton, NJ, Mar. 18 - 20,2008.
36.    Kun Hua, Liang Pu, "A Watermarking Method with A New SS technique", 7th International Conference for Computational Science, ICCS 2007, Part III, LNCS 4489 pp867 - 873, May 27 - 30, 2007
37.    Kun Hua, Lim Nguyen and Won Mee Jang, "Performance of Coded Frequency Hopped OFDM Systems in Frequency Selective Channels", 8th International Conference on Signal Processing , Vol 3, pp2290 - 2293 , Nanjing, Nov 16 - 20, 2006  
38.    Kun Hua, Shihua Zhu, Xia Wang and Kejian Zhang, "Design of Fast Frequency-hopping Systems Based on TMS20VC5410(DSP)", Journal of Communication Magazine , 2003 60(4): pp15 - 21. (in chinese)

Guest talk and Presentations:


(1)    Kun Hua, Guest talk at SOS 2012, Sustainable Urbanism Conference, MI, USA,  Oct 5-6, 2012 "Image Detection, Recognition and 3-D reconstruction for Net-Zero Energy Buildings"
(2)    Kun Hua, Guest talk at University of Electronic, Science and Technology of  China (UESTC):  "Energy Efficient Wireless Sensor Networks", June 12, 2012
(3)    Kun Hua, Guest talk at Chang'an University, Xi'an, China:  "Adaptive Cross Layer Design for Wireless Sensor Networks", July 2, 2012
(4)    Kun Hua, Guest talk at Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China:  "High Secure Self-encoded Spread Spectrum and Energy Efficient Wireless Sensor Networks", July 2, 2012
(5)    Kun Hua, Guest talk at New York Institute of Technology, New York, USA, 2010, "Synchronization of Self-Encoded Spread Spectrum System with Genetic Algorithm and Markov Chain Analysis" 
(6)    Kun Hua, Guest talk at Goshen College, Goshen, IN, USA, 2010, "Cooperative Self Encoded Spread Spectrum in Fading Channels"
(7)    Kun Hua, Guest talk at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN, USA, 2009, "Adaptive Data Compression in Wireless Sensor Networks"


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Profession

Guest Editors of


1. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Special Issue on "Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks" http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijdsn/si/273090/cfp/

2. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Special Issue on "Data Disseminations in Vehicular Environments"
http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijdsn/si/912832/cfp/

3. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Special Issue on "Vehicular Delay Tolerant and Sensor Networks: Protocols and Applications"
http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijdsn/si/526219/cfp/


Workshop Chair


The 14th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (CIT 2014) Workshop on Mobile Sensor & Multimedia Networks (MMN 2014)

Track chair (track of wireless communications) of the 12th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (CIT'12), Oct 27-29, 2012

Session Chairs of

    First ICST International Conference on Green Communications and Networking
    44th Annual Simulation Symposium (ANSS), Boston, 2011
    Globecom 2011, 2nd workshop on Multimedia Communications and Services (MCS)

Technical Reviewers of:


Journals:
    IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC)
    IEEE Transactions on Communications
    IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
    Journal of Information Science, Elsevier
    IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems on Video Technology
    IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE Communications Magazine
    IET Electronics Letters
    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing
    International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making
    International Journal of Communications
    Network and System Sciences
    Annals of Operations Research
    KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems
    Journal of Supercomputing
    Computers & Operations Research

Technical Program Committee (TPC) members of:
    IEEE Globecom 2014 WC/CISS/CSSM sessions
    IEEE ICC 2014 WS-MCS/WS-SCPA
    The 2014 International Conference of Computing, Networking and Communications
    IEEE Globecom 2013 WC/CISS/CSSM sessions
    IEEE ICC 2013 WS-SCPA
    IEEE ICNC 2013 - GCNC
    IEEE ICCVE 2013
    IEEE&CIC  2013 International Conference on Communications
    IEEE ICCC 2013 WS-IOT
    IEEE Globecom 2012 WC
    IEEE ICP 2012
    IEEE/IFIP 2012 International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing
    IEEE 2012 SmartGrid Comm
    IEEE 2012 International Connected Vehicles and Expo
    IEEE 2011 International Conference on Communication Technology
    The 2010 International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IEEE IWCMC 2010), Multimedia over Wireless Symposium
    The 2010 International Conference on Computer Science and Converge Information Technology (ICCIT 2010)
    IEEE CSE 2010 (Advanced Networking and Applications symposium)
    International Conference on Networked Computing, Advanced Information Management and Digital Content and Multimedia Technologies(NCM 2010)
    4th International Conference on New Trends in Information Science and Service Science (NISS 2000)
    The 2010 Spring Simulation Multi-conference (ACM/SIGSIM SpringSim 2010 and 2011), 43th and 44th Annual Simulation Symposium (ANSS), Session Chair
    The International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Software Engineering (IEEE CISE 2009)
    The International Conference on Computational Science (IEEE ICCS 2008,2009 and 2013)


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Service to the University and the Community



1. Member of Assessment Committee of LTU (Sep 1st 2012- now)

2. Advisor of Lawrence tech IEEE Student Branch, Senior Member, IEEE

3. Course coordinator for EEE4423 Communications Systems class.
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