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October 2019 

I am invited to visit Facebook's Data Center in Fort Worth, Texas. This event will bring together top Ph.D. students and researchers in computer networking to tour one of Facebook’s most advanced data centers.

October 2019 

Our paper titled "Multi-User Multi-Stream mmWave WLANs with Efficient Path Discovery and Beam Steering" has been accepted in IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC). 

August 2019 

I am selected to participate in the Rising Stars in EECS 2019 workshop at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 

This workshop brings top graduate and postdoc women in EECS together for scientific discussions and informal sessions aimed at navigating the early stages of an academic career.

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Rising Stars 2019 website

April 2019

I am honored to receive a CRA-W fellowship to attend Grad Cohort for Women Workshop in Chicago, IL.

April 2019

I was selected as the second-place winner of the best Ph.D. Presenter Award at Rice University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.  

September 2018 

Our paper titled "X60: A Programmable Testbed for Wideband 60 GHz WLANs with Phased Arrays" has been accepted for publication in Elsevier Computer Communications

August 2018 

Our paper titled "Decoupling Beam Steering and User Selection for MU-MIMO 60GHz WLANs" has been accepted for publication in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.

July 2018 

Our paper titled "Multi-Stream Beam-Training for mmWave MIMO Networks" has been accepted for publication in ACM MobiCom 2018. 

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July 2018 

Our paper titled "LiSteer: mmWave Beam Acquisition and Steering by Tracking Indicator LEDs on Wireless APs" has been accepted for publication in ACM MobiCom 2018. 

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July 2018 

Our patent titled "Managing Analog Beams inmmWave Networks" has been approved by the US patent and trademark office. This patent is based on my internship work at NEC Labs, America.

 

Patent App. 15/676,517.

Link to the patent 

June 2018

I am excited to organize N2Women event in ACM MobiHoc 2018. 

May 2018 

Our paper titled "SearchLight: Tracking Device Mobility using Indoor Luminaries to Adapt 60 GHz Beams" has been accepted for publication in ACM MobiHoc 2018. 

April 2018

I am honored to receive the N2Women Young Researcher Fellowship. 

March 2018

Our patent titled "Link Packing in mmWave Networks" has been approved by the US patent and trademark office. This patent is based on my internship work at NEC Labs, America. 

Patent App. 15/678,681.

Link to the patent 

March 2018

I am honored to give an invited talk at the University of Washington​. The title of my talk is "Scaling Wireless Communications in Date Rate and User Density".  Link to the video

November 2017 

Our paper titled "Managing Analog Beams inmmWave Networks" has been accepted for publication in Asilomar 2017. This paper is based on my internship project at NEC Labs, America. 

October 2017

Our paper titled "Novel Combinational Results on Downlink MU-MIMO Scheduling with Applications" has been accepted for publication in IEEE WONS 2017. This paper is based on my internship project at NEC Labs, America. 

October 2017 

Our paper titled "IEEE 802.11ay: Next-Generation 60 GHz Communication for 100 Gb/s Wi-Fi" has been accepted for publication in IEEE Communication Magazine. 

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October 2017 

Our work in collaboration with Univerity of Buffalow titled "X60: A Programmable Testbed for Wideband 60 GHz WLANs with Phased Arrays" is selected for Best Paper Award Runner Up in ACM WiNTECH 2017.

October 2017

I am invited to be a guest speaker at Millimeter Networks (mmNets) Workshop in conjunction with ACM MobiCom 2017, Snowbird, UT. The title of my talk is "Multi-User 60 GHz WLANs: from Standards to User Selection Policies". 

September 2017 

Our paper titled "Link Packing in mmWave Networks" has been accepted for publication in IEEE ICC 2017. This paper is based on my internship project at NEC Labs, America. 

May 2017 

Our paper titled "Decoupling Beam Steering and User Selection for Scaling Multi-User 60 GHz WLANs" has been accepted for publication in ACM MobiHoc 2017. 

October 2016

I am excited to serve as the co-chair of the ACM Wireless of the Students, by the Students, and for the Students (S3) Workshop. 

May 2016 

I will be spending my summer at NEC Labs, America as a research intern. 

May 2016 

I successfully defended my Master Thesis.  In my thesis, I target to scale 60 GHz WLANs with creating and identifying opportunities for spatial multiplexing. 

August 2014

I am honored to receive the Texas Instruments Distinguished Fellowship. 

August 2014

I joined Rice Networks Group as a PhD-track student.