photo taken in 2005 Dr. KEJIE LUChinese characters
Professor

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Puerto Rico at MayagŁez
Call Box 9000
MayagŁez, Puerto Rico 00681
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Office: S-601
Phone: (787) 832-4040 ext. 3510
Fax: (787) 831-7564
Email: kejie.lu@upr.edu

Teaching

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

  • Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Puerto Rico at MayagŁez, Jul. 2016 ~
  • Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Puerto Rico at MayagŁez, Jul. 2012 ~Jun. 2016
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Puerto Rico at MayagŁez, 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 coding, network security
  • Cyber-physical system: Internet-of-things, smart grid, intelligent transportation system, unmanned aerial system
  • Computing: virtualization, compressive sensing, artificial intelligence, network computing

External Research Grants

  • Primary Investigator: NSF-EPSCOR Start-Up Grant: $200,000, August 2005 - May 2007, Project title: "A Novel Medium Access Framework for Emerging Wireless Mesh Networks: Protocol Design, Theoretical Analysis, and Prototype Development".
  • Primary Investigator: NSF CCLI Grant DUE-0736868: $149,999, June 2008 - May 2012, project title: "Improving the Curriculum of Electrical and Computer Engineering through Projects on Wireless Networks".
  • Primary Investigator: NSF MRI Grant CNS-0922996: $589,970, September 2009 - August 2012, project title: "MRI: Development of a Versatile Service-Oriented Wireless Mesh Network for Disaster Relief and Environmental Monitoring in Puerto Rico".
  • Primary Investigator: NSF CRI Grant CNS-1730325: $242,451, September 2017 - August 2020, project title: "CI-New: Collaborative Research: Developing an Open Networked Airborne Computing Platform".

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.
  • The following paper receives the Best Paper Award in IEEE ICCCN2016
    • Wen Qi, Jin Wang, Hermine Hovhannisyan, Kejie Lu, Jianping Wang, Junda Zhu, "A Generic Mitigation Framework against Cross - VM Covert Channels," in Proc. IEEE ICCCN 2016, Aug. 2016.

Students and Alumni

  • Edwin Florez: Current PhD student
  • Jorge Perea: Previous M.S. student (graduated in 2015), first employment: Goldman Sachs
  • Marines Chaparro-Acevedo: Previous M.S. student (graduated in 2012), first employment: Harris
  • Julio Castillo-Tito: Previous M.S. student (graduated in 2010), first 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), first employment: Microsoft
  • 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
    • IEEE Communications Society Survey & Tutorial [Link]
      • Outstanding Editor Award (2014)
    • IEEE Internet of Things Journal [Link]
    • Wiley International Journal of Communication Systems (IJCS) [Link]
    • Elsevier Digital Communications and Networks [Link]
    • Wiley Security and Communication Networks (SCN) [2008~2016]
  • Guest Editor
    • IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, Special issue on "Service-Oriented Broadband Wireless Network Architecture," published in August, 2009.
    • IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, Special issue on "Next Generation Cognitive Cellular Networks: Spectrum Sharing and Trading," published in April, 2013.
    • IEEE Network Magazine, Special issue on "Network Function Virtualization: Opportunities and Challenges," published in May, 2015.
    • IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Special issue on "Internet of Things over LTE/LTE-A Network: Theory, Methods, and Case Studies," published in October, 2015.
    • IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, Special issue on "Device-to-Device (D2D) Communications with Social Awareness," published in August, 2016.
    • IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, Special issue on "Architecture for Next Generation Wireless Networks: Scalability, Flexibility, and Interoperability," published in February, 2017.
    • Hindawi Wireless Communications and Computing, Special issue on "Advanced Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Technologies for the Internet of Things," to be published in 2018.
  • Conference Chairing
    • TPC chair
      • TPC co-chair of ISWPC 2007
      • TPC co-chair of 2017 IEEE Cyber Science and Technology Congress (CyberSciTech 2017)
    • 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
      • Symposium co-chair of the Internet Services and Applications Symposium in IEEE ICNC 2015
      • Symposium co-chair of the Symposium of Optical Communication Systems and Networks in ICCC 2015
      • Symposium co-chair of the Communication and Information System Security (CISS) symposium in IEEE ICC 2016
    • 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
  • Honors
    • Outstanding Researcher of UPRM (2014)
    • 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 Updated on Mar. 20, 2018