Wan Du

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
School of Engineering
The University of California, Merced
Address: #208, SE2, 5200 N. Lake Road, Merced, CA 95343
Email: wdu3 AT ucmerced.edu

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Dr. Wan DU joined the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at UC, Merced in 2017. Before moving to Merced, he had worked as a research fellow at Nanyang Technological University for 5.5 years in Singapore. He received his Ph.D degree from University of Lyon (Ecole Centrale de Lyon), France, and his Master and Bachelor degrees from Beihang University, China.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Internet of Things, Mobile Computing, Data Analytics, Cyber Physical Systems, and Networked Embedded Systems.

TEACHING
CSE150 – Operating Systems: Fall’18
EECS250 – Advanced Topics in Computer Systems: Spring’18, Spring’19 (Syllabus)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (Full list)

            Conference Papers: 

  1. Chi Lin, Zhi Shang, Wan Du, Jiankang Ren, Lei Wang and Guowei Wu, “CoDoC: A Novel Attack for Wireless Rechargeable Sensor Networks through Denial of Charge”, in IEEE INFOCOM , 2019.
  2. Wan Du, Panrong Tong, and Mo Li, “UniLoc: A Unified Mobile Localization Framework Exploiting Scheme Diversity”, in IEEE  ICDCS, 2018. PDF
  3. Huanle Zhang, Wan Du, Pengfei Zhou, Mo Li, and  Prasant Mohapatra, “DopEnc: Acoustic-based Encounter Profiling Using Smartphones”, in ACM MobiCom, 2016. PDF
  4. Wan Du, Jansen Christian Liando, and Mo Li, “SoftLight: Adaptive Visual Light Communication over Screen-Camera Links”, in IEEE INFOCOM, 2016. PDF
  5. Wan Du, Jansen Christian Liando, Huanle Zhang^ and Mo Li, “When Pipelines Meet Fountain: Fast Data Dissemination in Wireless Sensor Networks”, in ACM SenSys, 2015. Best Paper AwardPDF
  6. Zhenjiang Li, Wan DuYuanqing ZhengMo Li, and Dapeng Oliver Wu, “From Rateless to Hopless”, in ACM MobiHoc, 2015. PDF
  7. Wan Du, Zhenjiang Li, Jansen Christian Liando, and Mo Li, “From Rateless to Distanceless: Enabling Sparse Sensor Network Deployment in Large Areas”, in ACM SenSys, 2014. PDF
  8. Wan Du, Zikun Xing, Mo Li, Bingsheng He, Lloyd Hock Chye Chua, and Haiyan Miao, “Optimal Sensor Placement and Measurement of Wind for Water Quality Studies in Urban Reservoirs”, in ACM/IEEE IPSN, 2014. PDF
  9. Wan Du and Mo Li, “Harnessing Mobile Multiple Access Efficiency with Location Input”, in IEEE ICDCS, 2013.  PDF

            Journal Articles:

  1. Zhenfeng Shao, Linggang Wang, Zhongyuan Wang, Wan Du, and Wenjing Wu, “Saliency-Aware Convolution Neural Network for Ship Detection in Surveillance Video”, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, January 2019. Accepted.
  2. Huanle Zhang, Wan Du, Mo Li, Prasant Mohapatra and Kaishun Wu, “StrLight: An Imperceptible Visible Light Communication System with String Lights”, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, August 2018. Accepted. PDF
  3. Zhenfeng Shao, Wenjing Wu, Zhongyuan Wang, Wan Du, and Chengyuan Li, “SeaShips: A Large-Scale Precisely-Annotated Dataset for Ship Detection”, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 20, Issue 10, October 2018. PDF
  4. Huanle Zhang, Wan Du, Pengfei Zhou, Mo Li and Prasant Mohapatra, “An Acoustic-based Encounter Profiling System”, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 17, Issue 8, Pages 1750-1763, August 2018. PDF
  5. Wan Du, Jansen Christian Liando, Huanle Zhang and Mo Li, “Pando: Fountain-Enabled Fast Data Dissemination with Constructive Interference”, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking,  Vol. 25, Issue 2, Pages 820-833, April 2017. PDF
  6. Wan Du, Jansen Christian Liando, and Mo Li, “Soft Hint Enabled Adaptive Visible Light Communication over Screen-Camera Links”, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 16, Issue 2, Pages 527-537, February 2017. PDF
  7. Zhenjiang Li, Wan Du*, Yuanqing Zheng, Mo Li, and Dapeng Oliver Wu, “From Rateless to Hopless”, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 25, Issue 2, Pages 69-82, February 2017. PDF
  8. Wan Du, Zhenjiang Li, Jansen Christian Liando, and Mo Li, “From Rateless to Distanceless: Enabling Sparse Sensor Network Deployment in Large Areas”, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 22, Issue 4, Pages 2498-2511, August 2016. PDF
  9. Wan Du, Zikun Xing, Mo Li, Bingsheng He, Lloyd Hock Chye Chua, and Haiyan Miao, “Sensor Placement and Measurement of Wind for Water Quality Studies in Urban Reservoirs”, ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, Vol. 11, Issue 3, pages 41:1-41:27, March 2015. PDF
  10. Wan Du, Mo Li, and Jingsheng Lei, “CO-MAP: Improving Mobile Multiple Access Efficiency with Location Input”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 13, Issue 12, Pages 6643-6654, December 2014. PDF

SERVICES

TPC Members

  • IEEE INFOCOM 2019, 2018 (Distinguished TPC member).
  • EWSN 2019.
  • IEEE SMARTCOMP 2019.
  • IEEE ICESS 2019.
  • IEEE ICCCN 2019, 2018.
  • IEEE ICDCS 2018, 2017.
  • IEEE ICPADS 2018, 2017, 2015, 2014.
  • IEEE SECON 2018.
  • IEEE Globecom 2018.
  • ICST MobiQuitous 20132012.
  • ACM MobiSyS Demo session 2018.
  • EWSN Demo and Poster session 2018, 2017.
  • ACM/IEEE IPSN Demo session 2016.

Organization of Conferences or Workshops

GROUP MEMBERS                           

  • Xianzhong Ding (PhD student, 2018-)
  • Miaomiao Liu (PhD student, 2018-)
  • Jothi Prasanna Shanmuga Sundaram (PhD student, 2018-)
  • Nasit Sony (PhD student, 2018-)
  • Weifeng Gao (visiting PhD student from UESTC, 09/2018- )
  • Haiqiao Wu (visiting PhD student from Beijing Institute of Technology, 01/2019- )

AWARDS

INVITED TALKS                          

  • University of California at Santa Cruz, “Building Internet of Things Systems: From Networked Sensing to Data Analytics”, January 2019.
  • University of California at Santa Cruz, “Building Internet of Things Systems via Networked Sensing and Mobile Computing Innovations”, August 2018.
  • Siemens Corporation Technology at Berkeley, “Building Internet of Things Systems via Networked Sensing and Mobile Computing Innovations”, August 2018.
  • University of Science and Technology of China, “Building Adaptive and Fast Networked Sensing Systems for Urban Cyber Physical Systems”, May 2017.
  • Fudan University, China, “Building Adaptive and Fast Networked Sensing Systems for Urban Cyber Physical Systems”, May 2017.
  • Singapore University of Technology and Design, “Building Adaptive and Fast Networked Sensing Systems for Urban Cyber Physical Systems”, April 2017.
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA, “Building Adaptive and Fast Networked Sensing Systems for Urban Cyber Physical Systems”, April 2017.
  • University of Oxford, UK, “Building Networked Sensing Systems for Urban Cyber Physical Systems”, March 2017.
  • Imperial College London, UK, “Building Networked Sensing Systems for Cyber Physical Systems”, March 2017.
  • Rochester Institute of Technology, USA, “Building Adaptive and Efficient Systems for Networked Sensing”, February 2017.
  • TU Dortmund, Germany, “A Software-Defined Sensing System for Smart Water Management”, December 2016.
  • Dalian University of Technology, China, “Intelligent Sensing for Water Quality Studies of Reservoirs”, July 2016.
  • “When Pipelines Meet Fountain: Fast Data Dissemination in Wireless Sensor Networks”, the 10th ACM International Workshop on IoT and Cloud Computing, Wuxi, China, December 2015.