photo taken in 2005 Dr. KEJIE LUChinese characters
Associate Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez
Call Box 9000
Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 00681
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Office: OF-333 Office Building
Phone: (787) 832-4040 ext. 6199
Fax: (787) 831-7564
Email: kejie.lu@upr.edu

Teaching

  • ICOM 5026: Computer Networks (Moodle)
  • ICOM 6505: Wireless Networks (Moodle)

Services

  • Member of the ICOMSW Committee, 2005 ~
  • Member of the COMMSIG Committee, 2005 ~
    • Coordinator, Feb. 2011 ~ Dec. 2012
  • Member of the CISE Committee, 2013 ~
  • Member of the ICOM Steering Committee, 2010 ~ Dec. 2012
  • Member of the Graduate Committee, 2006 ~ 2010
    • Representative of the Graduate Committee in the CISE Committee, 2007 ~ 2010
    • Representative of the CISE Committee in the Curricula Revision Committee, 2007 ~ 2010

Education

Experience

  • Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, Jul. 2012 ~
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, Jul. 2005 ~ Jun. 2012
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Florida, 2004-2005
  • Research Assistant, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2001-2003
  • Senior Software Engineer, Beijing Research Institute, Huawei Technologies, Beijing, China, 1998-2000
  • Software Engineer, Gaohong Telecommunications, Beijing, China, 1997-1998
  • Research Assistant, China Academy of Telecommunications Technology (CATT), Beijing, China, 1995-1997

Research Interests

  • Computer and communications networks: architecture and protocol design, performance evaluation, network security, network coding
  • Wireless communications: space-time coding, channel capacity, cooperative communication

External Research Grants

  • NSF-EPSCOR Start-Up Grant: $200,000, August 2005 - May 2007, PI: Project on "A Novel Medium Access Framework for Emerging Wireless Mesh Networks: Protocol Design, Theoretical Analysis, and Prototype Development".
  • NSF CCLI Grant: $149,999, June 2008 – May 2012, PI, project title: “Improving the Curriculum of Electrical and Computer Engineering through Projects on Wireless Networks”.
  • NSF MRI Grant: $589,970, September 2009 – August 2012, PI, project title: “MRI: Development of a Versatile Service-Oriented Wireless Mesh Network for Disaster Relief and Environmental Monitoring in Puerto Rico”.

Publications

  • Link to all publications
  • The following paper is the most accessed paper in July 2007 (rank #1), among all papers published in IEEE Communications Magazine . (Ranked #3 in all IEEE ComSoc papers and ranked #23 among all IEEE papers, in July 2007)
    • Kejie Lu, Yi Qian, and Hsiao-Hwa Chen, "A Secure and Service-Oriented Network Control Framework for WiMAX Networks," IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 45, No. 5, pp. 124-130, May 2007.
  • The following paper is one of the most accessed papers in July 2007 (rank #6), among all papers published in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.
    • Bo Rong, Yi Qian, and Kejie Lu, "Integrated Downlink Resource Management for Multiservice WiMAX Networks," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 6, No. 6, pp. 621-632, Jun. 2007.
  • The following paper is one of the most accessed papers in August 2008 (rank #1), among all papers published in IEEE Network.
    • Kejie Lu, Yi Qian, Hsiao-Hwa Chen, and Shengli Fu, "WiMAX networks: from access to service platform," IEEE Network, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 38-45, May 2008.
  • The following paper is one of the most accessed papers in August 2008 (rank #1), among all papers published in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. (Ranked #69 among all IEEE papers, in August 2008)
    • Bo Rong, Yi Qian, and Kejie Lu, Hsiao-Hwa Chen, and M. Guizani, "Call Admission Control Optimization in WiMAX Networks," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 57, No. 4, pp. 2509-2522, Jul. 2008.

Students and Alumni

  • Edwin Florez: Current PhD student
  • Luis Guzman: Current Master student
  • Jorge Perea: Current Master student
  • Rogelio Vazquez: Current Master student
  • Marines Chaparro-Acevedo: Previous M.S. student (graduated in 2012), current employment: Harris
  • Julio Castillo-Tito: Previous M.S. student (graduated in 2010), current employment: American Airline
  • Hector M. Lugo-Cordero: Previous M.S. student (graduated in 2008), continuing PhD study at University of Central Florida (UCF)
  • Omar Villavicencio: Previous M.S. student (graduated in 2008), current employment: Microsoft
  • Miguel A. Erazo: Previous PhD student (2007), continuing PhD study at Florida International University (FIU)
  • Dr. Bo Rong: Previous Postdoc scholar (2006-2007)
    • First employment after leaving: Research Scientist, IITelecom, Quebec, Canada
    • Current employment: Research Scientist, Communications Research Centre (CRC) Canada, (since 2009)
  • Dr. Tao Jiang: Previous Postdoc scholar (2006)
    • First employment after leaving: Postdoc of Dr. W. Xiang at University of Michigan at Dearborn
    • Current employment: Professor, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China (since 2008)

Professional Activities And Honors

  • Senior Member of the IEEE (S'02, M'04, SM'07)
  • Panelist
    • NSF Proposal Review Panel
    • IEEE A&A Review Panel (reviewing applications for IEEE Senior Member Grade)
  • Editor
    • Editor, IEEE Communications Society Survey & Tutorial [Link]
    • Associate Editor, Wiley Security and Communication Networks (SCN) [Link]
    • Associate Editor, Wiley International Journal of Communication Systems (IJCS) [Link]
    • Guest Editor, IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, Special issue on "Service-Oriented Broadband Wireless Network Architecture," published in August, 2009.
    • Guest Editor, IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, Special issue on "Next Generation Cognitive Cellular Networks: Spectrum Sharing and Trading," published in April, 2013.
  • Reviewer
    • Journals
      • Elsevier Computer Communications [Link]
      • Elsevier Computer Networks [Link]
      • Elsevier Information Science [Link]
      • Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA) [Link]
      • Elsevier Journal of Systems and Software [Link]
      • Elsevier Optics Communications [Link]
      • Elsevier Theoretical Computer Science A [Link]
      • EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking [Link]
      • IEICE Transactions on Communications [Link]
      • IEEE Transactions on Communication [Link]
      • IEEE Transactions on Computers [Link]
      • IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing [Link]
      • IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems [Link]
      • IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology [Link]
      • IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications [Link]
      • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC) [EDAS]
      • IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking [Link]
      • IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology [Link]
      • IEEE Communications Magazine [Link]
      • IEEE Network Magazine [By Email]
      • IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine [Link]
      • IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine [Link]
      • IEEE Communication Letter [Link]
      • IEEE Signal Processing Letter [Link]
      • OMEGA - The International Journal of Management Science [Link]
      • OSA/IEEE Journal of Optical Communications and Networking (JOCN) [Link]
      • SPIE / Kluwer Optical Networks Magazine
      • Springer Journal of Computer Science and Technology [By Email]
      • Springer Wireless Networks [Link]
      • Wiley International Journal of Communication Systems (IJCS) [Link]
      • Wiley Security and Communication Networks (SCN) [Link]
      • Wiley Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (WCMC) [Link]
    • Conferences
      • IEEE INFOCOM
      • IEEE ICC
      • IEEE Globecom
      • IEEE WCNC
      • ...
  • Conference Chairing
    • TPC chair
      • TPC co-chair of ISWPC 2007
    • Track chair
      • Track chair of Information Assurance and Security (IAS) track at IEEE MILCOM 2007
      • Track co-chair of Mobile / Wireless Applications and Services track at IEEE VTC2008-Spring
      • Track chair of Information Assurance and Security (IAS) track at IEEE MILCOM 2008
      • Track chair of Pervasive Computing and Communications Track at IEEE/IFIP EUC 2013
    • Sympoium chair
      • Symposium co-chair of the Wireless Communications Symposium in ICCCAS 2009
      • Symposium co-chair of the Communication and Information System Security (CISS) symposium in IEEE Globecom 2010
      • Symposium co-chair of the Communication and Information System Security (CISS) symposium in IEEE ICC 2013
      • Symposium co-chair of the Wireless Communication symposium in IEEE ICNC 2014
    • Publicity chair
      • Publicity chair of BroadWISE 2004
      • Publicity chair of GridNets 2004
      • Publicity vice chair of SPECTS 2005
      • Publicity co-chair of Valuetools 2006
      • Publicity co-chair of NSS 2013
      • Publicity co-chair of IEEE Trustcom 2013
      • Publicity co-chair of IEEE TSP 2013
    • Other chair
      • Special session chair of IASTED PDCS 2007
      • Workshop chair of SIMUTools 2008
      • Local chair of IEEE ICCCN 2008
  • TPC member
    • IEEE INFOCOM (2010~2014)
    • IEEE Globecom (2006~2014)
    • IEEE ICC (2007~2014)
    • IEEE WCNC (2008~2014)
    • ... ...
  • Honors
    • Outstanding Researcher of UPRM (2013)
    • Outstanding Professor of UPRM (2008~2009)
    • NSF Student Travel Grant for SPIE Opticomm 2003
    • Doctoral Scholarship, The University of Texas at Dallas (2001-2003)
    • Texas Public Education Grant Scholarship, The University of Texas at Dallas (2001-2003)

 Last Update: Feb. 13, 2014