Professor in School of Electronic Information and Communication

Phone: +86 158-2734-6293

Email: hongbojiang2004@gmail.com

Academic Areas: Wireless Networks, Mobile Computing, Network Science

Prof. Jiang works in theSchool of Electronic Information and Communications in Huazhong University of Science and Technology, serving as the PhD supervisor of network science and the leader of Networked and Communication Systems Research Group (Belongs to the Media and Communication Lab). Prof. Jiang’s research mostly lies at the wireless networks, mobile computing, network science and has significant achievements in teaching data processing and wireless communication.

    Up to now, Prof. Jiang has published over 40 papers on international leading conferences and journals, and acted as technical program chair for many conferences, editor and reviewers in various journals. He also has leaded many research projects of National Social Science, New Century Excellent Talents in University, Fok Ying Tung Funding for Young Scientist. For the remarkable contributions made in research fields, Prof. Jiang was awarded "Huazhong Distinguished Professorship" from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, "New Century Excellent Talents in University" from Ministry of Education, and "Hong Kong Scholars" from the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. Besides, he won many other academic awards such as Finalist Best Paper Award from ACM/IEEE International Symposium on MSWiM, Best Paper Award from ACM International Workshop on NOSSDAV, and Natural Sciences Award for Outstanding Academic Papers in Wuhan City.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Aug 2004 - May 2008, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH. U.S.A.
  • B.S. and M.S. in Math, Sep 1995 - Jun 2002, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan. China.

Professional Experience

  • Professor (Nov 2013 - Now); School of Electronic Information and Communications, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan. China.
  • Associate Professor (Jun 2008 - Oct 2013); School of Electronic Information and Communications, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan. China.
  • Visiting Professor (Dec 2012 - Now); The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. China.
  • Visiting Professor (Apr 2012 - Aug 2012); Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong. China.
  • Research Intern (May 2007 - Jan 2008); IBM T. J. Watson Research Lab, Hawthorne, NY. U.S.A.
  • Research Intern (May 2006 - Aug 2006); AT&T Labs Research, Florham Park, NJ. U.S.A.
  • Research Intern (Aug 2003 - Jan 2004); Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing. China.

Selected Publications

Journal Publications

  • H. Jiang, T. Yu, C. Tian, G. Tan, and C. Wang. Connectivity-based Segmentation in Large-Scale 2D/3D Sensor Networks: Algorithm and Applications. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN). Accepted for publication.
  • W. Liu, H. Jiang, Y. Yang, X. Liao and Z. Jin. A Unified Framework for Skeleton Extraction in 2D/3D Sensor Networks. IEEE Transactions on Computer (TC). Accepted for publication.
  • W. Liu, D. Wang, H. Jiang, W. Liu, and C. Wang. An Approximate Convex Decomposition Protocol for Wireless Sensor Network Localization in Arbitrary-Shaped Fields. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS).
  • S. Wang, G. Tan, Y. Liu, H. Jiang, and T. He. Coding Opportunity Aware Backbone Metrics for Broadcast in Wireless Networks. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS).
  • F. Liu, Z. Zhou, H. Jin, B. Li, B. Li, and H. Jiang. On Arbitrating the Power-Performance Tradeoff in SaaS Clouds. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS)
  • G. Tan, H. Jiang, J. Liu, and A-M. Kermarrec. Convex Partitioning of Large-Scale Sensor Networks in Complex Fields: Algorithms and Applications. ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN).
  • H. Jiang, S. Zhang, G. Tan, and C. Wang. Connectivity-based Boundary Extraction of Large-Scale 3D Sensor Networks: Algorithm and Applications. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS). Vol.25(4): 908-918, 2014.
  • S. Zhang, G. Tan, H. Jiang, B. Li, and C. Wang. On the Utility of Concave Nodes in Geometric Processing of Large-Scale Sensor Networks. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (TWC). Vol.13(1): 132-143, 2014.
  • W. Liu, H. Jiang, X. Bai, G. Tan, C. Wang, W. Liu, and K. Cai. Distance Transform-based Skeleton Extraction and Its Applications in Sensor Networks. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS). Vol.24(9): 1763-1772, 2013.
  • J. Cheng, Q. Ye, H. Jiang, D. Wang, and C. Wang. STCDG: An Efficient Data Gathering Algorithm Based on Matrix Completion for Wireless Sensor Networks. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (TWC). Vol.12(2): 850-861, 2013.
  • G. Tan, H. Jiang, S. Zhang, Z. Yin, and A-M. Kermarrec. Connectivity-based and Anchor-Free Localization in Large-Scale 2D/3D Sensor Networks. ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN). Vol.10(1): 6:1-6:21, 2013.
  • H. Jiang, A. Iyengar, E. Nahum, W. Segmuller, A. Tantawi, and C. Wright. Design, Implementation, and Performance of a Load Balancer for SIP Server Clusters. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN). Vol.20(4): 1190-1202, 2012.
  • H. Jiang, J. Cheng, D. Wang, C. Wang, and G. Tan. A General Framework for Efficient Continuous Multi-dimensional Top-k Query Processing in Sensor Networks. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS). Vol.23(9):1668-1680, 2012.
  •  C. Tian, H. Jiang, X. Liu, and W. Liu. Revisiting Dynamic Query Protocols in Unstructured Peer-to-Peer Networks. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS). Vol.23(1): 160-167, 2012.
  •  H. Jiang, S. Jin, and C. Wang. Prediction or Not? An Energy-Efficient Framework for Clustering-based Data Collection in Wireless Sensor Networks. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS). Vol.22(6): 1064-1071, 2011.
  • M. Srivatsa, A. Iyengar, L. Liu, and H. Jiang. Privacy in VoIP Networks: Flow Analysis Attacks and Defense. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS). Vol.22(4): 621-633, 2011.
  • C. Tian, H. Jiang, A. Iyengar, X. Liu, Z. Wu, J. Chen, W. Liu, and C. Wang. Improving Application Placement for Cluster-based Web Applications. IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (TNSM). Vol.8(2): 104-115, 2011.
  • C. Tian, H. Jiang, C. Wang, Z. Wu, J. Chen, and W. Liu. Neither Shortest-Path Nor Dominating-Set: Aggregation cheduling by Greedy Growing Tree in Multi-hop Wireless Sensor Networks. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT). Vol.60(7): 3462-3472, 2011.
  • J. Cheng, H. Jiang, J. Liu, W. Liu, and C. Wang. On Efficient Processing of Continuous Historical Top-k Queries in Wireless Sensor Networks. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT). Vol.60(5): 2363-2367, 2011.
  • H. Jiang, W. Liu, D. Wang, C. Tian, X. Bai, X. Liu, Y. Wu, and W. Liu. Connectivity-based Skeleton Extraction in Wireless Sensor Networks. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol.21(5):710-721, 2010.
  • H. Jiang, S. Jin, and C. Wang. Parameter-based Data Aggregation for Statistical Information Extraction in Wireless Sensor Networks. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT). Vol.59(8):3992-4001, 2010.
  • H. Jiang, Z. Ge, S. Jin, and J. Wang. Network Prefix-level Traffic Profiling: Characterizing, Modeling, and Evaluation. Elsevier Computer Networks (COMNET). Vol.54(18): 3327-3340, 2010.
  • S. Jin and H. Jiang. Novel Approaches to Efficient Flooding Search in Peer-to-Peer Networks. Elsevier Computer Networks (COMNET), Vol.51(10):2818-2832, 2007.
  • Y. Huang, Y. Chen, R. Jana, H. Jiang, M. Rabinovich, A. Reibman, B. Wei, and Z. Xiao. Capacity Analysis of MediaGrid: a P2P IPTV Platform for Fiber to the Node (FTTN) Networks. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), Vol.25(1):131-139, 2007.

Conference Publications

  • G. Tan, Z. Yin, and H. Jiang. Trap Array: A Unified Model for Scalability Evaluation of Geometric Routing. In Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS, 2013.
  • W. Liu, H. Jiang, Y. Yang, and Z. Jin. A Unified Framework for Line-like Skeleton Extraction in 2D/3D Sensor Networks. In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), 2013.
  • T. Yu, H. Jiang, G. Tan, C. Wang, C. Tian, and Y. Wu. SINUS: A Scalable and Distributed Routing Algorithm with Guaranteed Delivery for WSNs on High Genus 3D Surfaces. In Proceedings of Annual IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2013.
  • H. Zhang, B. Li, H. Jiang, F. Liu, A. Vasilakos, and J. Liu. A Framework for Truthful Online Auctions in Cloud Computing with Heterogeneous User Demands. In Proceedings of Annual IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2013.
  • Z. Zhou, F. Liu, H. Jin, B. Li, B. Li, and H. Jiang. On Arbitrating the Power-Performance Tradeoff in SaaS Clouds. In Proceedings of Annual IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2013.
  • S. Wang, G. Tan, Y. Liu, H. Jiang, and T. He. Coding Opportunity Aware Backbone Metrics for Broadcast in Wireless Networks. In Proceedings of Annual IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), (mini-conference), 2013.
  • H. Jiang, T. Yu, C. Tian, G. Tan, and C. Wang. CONSEL: Connectivity-based Segmentation in Large-Scale 2D/3D Sensor Networks. In Proceedings of Annual IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2012.
  • W. Liu, D. Wang, H. Jiang, W. Liu, and C. Wang. Approximate Convex Decomposition Based Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks. In Proceedings of Annual IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2012.
  • W. Liu, H. Jiang, X. Bai, G. Tan, C. Wang, W. Liu, and K. Cai. Skeleton Extraction from Incomplete Boundaries in Sensor Networks based on Distance Transform. In Proceedings of The International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2012.
  • W. Liu, H. Jiang, C. Wang, C. Liu, Y. Yang, W. Liu, and B. Li. Connectivity-based and Boundary-Free Skeleton Extraction in Sensor Networks. In Proceedings of The International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2012.
  • H. Jiang, S. Zhang, G. Tan, and C. Wang. CABET: Connectivity-based Boundary Extraction of Large-Scale 3D Sensor Networks. In Proceedings of Annual IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2011.
  • H. Jiang, J. Cheng, D. Wang, C. Wang, and G. Tan. Continuous Multi-dimensional Top-k Query Processing in Sensor Networks. In Proceedings of Annual IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2011.
  • G. Tan, H. Jiang, S. Zhang, and A-M. Kermarrec. Connectivity-based and Anchor-Free Localization in Large-Scale 2D/3D Sensor Networks. In Proceedings of The ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MOBIHOC), 2010.
  • H. Jiang, A. Iyengar, E. Nahum, W. Segmuller, A. Tantawi, and C. Wright. Load Balancing for SIP Server Clusters. InProceedings of Annual IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2009.
  • H. Jiang, W. Liu, D. Wang, C. Tian, X. Bai, X. Liu, Y. Wu, and W. Liu. CASE: Connectivity-based Skeleton Extraction in Wireless Sensor Networks. In Proceedings of Annual IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), (mini-conference), 2009.
  • H. Jiang and S. Jin. Scalable and Robust Aggregation Techniques for Extracting Statistical Information in Sensor Networks. In Proceedings of The International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2006.
  • H. Jiang and S. Jin. Exploiting Dynamic Querying like Flooding Protocols in Unstructured Peer-to-Peer Networks. In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), 2005.

U.S. Patents

  • J. Wang, Z. Ge, H. Jiang, S. Jin, and A. W. Moore. Managing network traffic for improved availability of network services. Patent No. 8,095,635, granted on 01/10/2012.
  • Y. Hu, C. Li, B. Guo, B. Silva, A. Pfaffe, X. Tong, G. Chen, and H. Jiang. River modeling. Patent No. 7,412,362, granted on 08/02/2008.

Awards and Honors

  • Natural Sciences Award for Outstanding Academic Papers Wuhan City, 2014
  • Huazhong Distinguished Professorship, 2013, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • New Century Excellent Talents in University, 2010, Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China.
  • Best Paper Award, 2007, ACM International Workshop on Network and Operating System Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV)
  • Finalist Best Paper Award, 2005, ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM)
  • Microsoft Research Fellows, 2002, Microsoft Research Asia.

Courses Taught

  • Data Structures and Algorithms, Fall 2013
  • Advanced Data Communications, Fall 2013
  • Advanced Data Communications, Fall 2012
  • Data Structures and Algorithms, Fall 2011
  • Multimedia Communications, Spring 2011
  • Data Structures and Algorithms, Fall 2010
  • Data Structures and Algorithms, Fall 2009

Centers/Programs

Selected Grants

  • NSFC (NSF China), 61271226, Network Decomposition based Scalable Geometric Routing Strategies in 3D Wireless Sensor Networks, Principal Investigator, RMB 850K (US$ 130K), Jan 2013 - Dec 2016.
  • NSFC (NSF China), 61271226, Dynamic Load Balancing based Clustering Technology and Applications in Sensor Networks, Principal Investigator, RMB 340K (US$ 50K), Jan 2011 - Dec 2013.
  • NSFC (NSF China), 60803115, Hierarchy Decision and High Dimensional Non-linear Statistical Model based Data Aggregation in Sensor Networks, Principal Investigator, RMB 200K (US$ 30K), Jan 2009 - Dec 2011.
  • 13th Fok Ying Tung Funding for Young Scientist. Key Technology Research of Sensing Systems for Body-Net. Principal Investigator, US$ 20K, Jan 2011 - Dec 2014.
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