Minghua Chen – Design of Reliable and Efficient Algorithms, Models, and Systems (DREAMS) Lab

I’m lucky to have the chance to work with a group of talented graduate students and postdocs:

  • Qi Chen (PostDoc Fellow, 16-present; working on network coding and information theory)

  • Lei Deng (PostDoc Fellow, 17-present; working on wireless networking, intelligient transportation, and algorithms)

  • Hanling Yi (PhD, 14-present; working on electricity markets and smartgrids)

  • Qiulin Lin (MPhil-PhD, 16-present; working on intelligient transportation)

  • Ali Menati (MPhil, 16-present; working on online algorithm and energy system)

  • Tianyu Zhao (PhD, 17-present; potentially working on energy systems)

  • Jianing Zhai (PhD, 17-present; potentially working on online algorithms in communication and energy systems)

Alumni

  • Litian Liu (selected undergrad who did research in the group, 2014-2016; next hop: PhD student in EE, Princeton)

    • Charles Kao Top Performance Awards 2016 (best performance in IERGN, MAIE, and MIEGN, one awardee in each major)

  • Peida Tian (selected undergrad who did research in the group, 2014-2015; next hop: PhD student in EE, Caltech)

  • Yu Chen (selected undergrad who did research in the group, 2014-2016; next hop: MS student in CS, University of California at San Diego)

    • Thesis: Fast and Low-Power Wideband Spectrum Sensing with Block Occupancy Pattern

    • CUHK Department of Information Engineering Final Year Project Award 2016

  • Shichao Yue (selected undergrad who was a summer research intern in the group, 2015; next hop: PhD student in EECS, MIT)

  • Ka-Kit Lam (selected undergrad who did research in the group, 2010-2012; next hop: PhD student in EECS, University of California at Berkeley)

  • Xuhang Ying (selected undergrad who did research in the group, 2012-2013; next hop: PhD student in EE, University of Washington)

  • Lei Deng (PhD, 2013-2017; first job: PostDoc Fellow in CUHK)

    • Thesis: Delivering Perishable Information and Cargos: Delay-Constrained Communication and Transportation [PDF]

  • Ying Zhang (PhD, 2013-2017; first job: joining an investment bank in Shanghai)

    • Thesis: Joint Geographic Load Balancing and Electricity Procurement for Datacenters in Deregulated Electricity Markets [PDF]

  • Mohammad Hassan Hajiesmaili (PostDoc Fellow, 2014-2016; next hop: postdoc in Johns Hopkins University)

  • Peijian Wang (postdoc, 2015-2016; first job: Associate Professor in Department of Computer Science, Xi’An Jiaotong University)

  • Benedit Max (MPhil, 2014-2017)

  • Lin Yang (Graduate student, 2015-2016)

  • Lichao Yan (Research Associate, 2014-2015)

  • Hanxu Hou (PhD, CUHK-PKU joint program, 2012-2015)

    • Thesis: Low-complexity Codes for Distributed Storage Systems [PDF]

  • Shaoquan Zhang (PhD, 2008-2014 with one-year visit to other institutes; first job: Researcher in Huawei Research Lab in Hong Kong)

    • Thesis: Proactive Serving Decreases User Delay Exponentially [PDF]

  • Jincheng Zhang (Mphil, 2012-2014; first job: RA in CUHK working on the indoor white space networking project)

    • Thesis: Indoor White Space Network Design [PDF]

  • Wenjie Zhang (postdoc, 2013-2014; first job: Associate Professor in Department of Computer Science, Minnan Normal University)

  • Guanglin Zhang (postdoc, 2013-2014; first job: Associate Professor in Donghua University, Shanghai)

  • Yang Yang (RA, 2013-2014)

  • Jinlong Tu (Mphil and then RA, 2011-2014; first job: Software Engineer in Tencent)

    • Thesis: Dynamic Provisioning in Next-Generation Data Centers with On-site Power Production [PDF]

  • Lian Lu (Mphil, 2011-2013; next hop: a PhD student in ASU working on energy systems)

    • Thesis: Online Energy Generation Scheduling for Microgrids with Intermittent Energy Sources and Co-generation [PDF]

    • CUHK Faculty of Engineering 2013 Outstanding MPhil Thesis Award

  • Sheng Cai (Mphil-PhD student, co-advised with Sidharth Jaggie, 10-12)

  • Robert Shao (postdoc, 2010-2012; first job: Assistant Professor, Shanghai University of Science and Technology)

  • Yao Guo (Research assistant, 2012; first job: PG & E China)

  • Xiangwen Chen (Mphil 2012; first job: doing a start-up)

    • Thesis: Towards Low-Delay Multi-party Video Conferencing. [PDF]

  • Tan Lu (Mphil 2012; first job: doing a start-up)

    • Thesis: Energy Efficient Dynamic Provsioning in Power-Proportional Data Centers [PDF]

    • CUHK Faculty of Engineering 2012 Outstanding MPhil Thesis Award Honorary Mention

  • Zhe Zhu (Mphil 2012, co-advised with Hong Cheng; first job: doing a start-up)

    • Thesis: Prediction and Influence Maximization in Location-based Social Networks [PDF]

  • Jihang Ye (Mphil 2012, co-advised with Hong Cheng; first job: doing a start-up)

    • Thesis: Predicting Positive and Negative Links in Signed Social Networks via Transfer Learning [PDF]

  • Robert Shao (PhD 2010, co-advised with Bob Li; currently a Postdoc Fellow in CUHK)

    • Thesis: Distributed Stochastic Algorithms for Communication Networks [PDF]

  • Wei Chen (MPhil 2010; first job: software engineer in Baidu Inc.)

    • Thesis: TCP over Adaptive CSMA [PDF]

  • Liang Chen (MPhil 2009; next hop: a PhD student in CUHK)

    • Thesis: TFRC Modeling and Its Applications [PDF]

  • Yue Wang (Postdoc Fellow of CUHK 2009; first job: Lecturer in Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing)

  • Yao Wang (MSc student, 09-10; first job: China UnionPay.)

  • Lichao Yan (MSc student, 09-10; was an RA in CUHK; currently doing a start-up)

  • Yang Zhou (MSc student and a short term RA, 09-10)

Visiting schorlars and students

  • Boya Di (June 2014 - Aug. 2014, a visiting student from EECS, Peking University)

  • Chi-Kin Chau (a frequent visitor, a Croucher Foundation Fellow from University of Cambridge)

  • Hao Zhang (Dec 2010 - Jan 2011, a visiting student from EECS department, UC Berkeley)

  • Taoyu Li (Oct 2008 - Nov 2009, a visiting student from Tsinghua University, CERNET Research Center)

  • Shao Liu (Sept 2008, a postdoc researcher from Princeton University)