Associate Professor

Phone: (86) 278754-4704

Email: heixj@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Computer Networking

Xiaojun received the B.Eng degrees in Information Engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, P.R. China. He also obtained his MPhil. Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Then, he received his Ph.D. degree in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Starting from October 2008 till now, he has joined the Internet Technology and Engineering R&D Center of the School of Electronic Information and Communications , Huazhong University of Science and Technology, P.R. China. He is now an associate professor in the School of Electronic Information and Communications , Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Between September 2005 and September 2007, he worked on P2P networking in the Department of Computer and Information Science, Polytechnic University. His current research interests include network measurement, software defined networks and Internet applications.

Academic Degrees

M.Phil. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2000
 
Ph.D. in Electronic and Computer Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2008
 
B.Eng. in Information Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 1998

Professional Experience

Associate Professor, School of Electronic Information and Communications,  Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Oct. 2008 - present
 
Consultant, Department of Computer Science and Engineering Polytechnic Institute of NYU, Sep. 2007- Sep. 2008
 
Research Assistant, Department of Computer Science and Engineering,  Polytechnic Institute of NYU, Sep. 2005 - Sep. 2007

Selected Publications

• Jinyuan Jia, Wei Wang, Xiaojun Hei, "An Efficient Caching Algorithm for Peer-to-Peer 3D Streaming in Distributed Virtual Environments", in Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications, vol.42, 2014.
• Jian He, Di Wu, Yupeng Zeng, Xiaojun Hei and Yonggang Wen, "Towards Optimal Deployment of Cloud-Assisted Video Distribution Services", in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol.23, no.10, pp.1717-1728, Oct. 2013.
• Di Wu, Yi Liang, Jian He, and Xiaojun Hei, "Balancing Performance and Fairness in P2P Live Video Systems", to IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 23, no. 6, pp 1029-1039, 2013.
• Hao Luan, Kin-Wah Kwong, Xiaojun Hei and Danny H.K. Tsang, "Adaptive Topology Formation for P2P Video Streaming", Springer Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications , vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 186 - 207, 2010.
• Xiaojun Hei, Yong Liu and Keith W. Ross, "IPTV over P2P Streaming Networks: the Mesh-pull Approach", IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 86-92, Feb. 2008.
• Xiaojun Hei, Yong Liu and Keith W. Ross, "Inferring Network-Wide Quality in P2P Live Streaming Systems", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 25, no. 10, pp. 1640 - 1654, Dec. 2007. 
• Xiaojun Hei, Chao Liang, Jian Liang, Yong Liu and Keith W. Ross, "A Measurement Study of a Large-Scale P2P IPTV System", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 9, no. 8, pp. 1672 - 1687, Dec. 2007.

Awards and Honors

• Best paper in multimedia communications for 2008 awarded by the Multimedia Communications Technical Committee of the IEEE Communications Society

Courses Taught

• Fundamentals of Information Theory
• Computer Networks
• Network Measurement
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