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Chi Zhou, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Office: 

3301 South Dearborn, Siegel Hall 130

Phone: 

312.567.7998

Fax: 

312.567.8976

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Education 

Ph.D., ECE, Northwestern University, IL, 2002
M.S., ECE, Northwestern University, IL, 2000
B.S. in Business Administration, Tsinghua University, China, 1997
B.S. in Automation, Tsinghua University, China, 1997

Expertise 

Wireless communications and mobile networks in general, specifically power control/resource allocation for various wireless networks, integration of heterogeneous networks, and reliable communications over OFDM or MIMO systems.

Research 

Dr. Zhou joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2006. Her research interests lie in wireless communications and mobile networks in general, especially in power control/resource allocation for various wireless networks, integration of heterogeneous networks, and reliable communications over OFDM or MIMO systems.

Publications 

Yu Liu, Bin Guo, Chi Zhou, and Yu Cheng, “A CDS based Cooperative Information Repair Protocol with Network Coding in Wireless Networks”, in IEEE Globecom 2010, Miami, FL, December 2010

Bin Guo, Kanchan Vardhe, Yu Liu, Chi Zhou, and Yu Cheng, “Outage Performance of DF Network Coded (DFNC) Multi-User Cooperative Diversity in Orthogonal Uplink Channels”, in IEEE Globecom 2010, Miami, FL, December 2010

Kanchan Vardhe, Chi Zhou, and Daryl Reynolds, “Energy efficiency analysis of multistage cooperation in sensor networks”, in IEEE Globecom 2010, Miami, FL, December 2010

Hongkun Li, Yu Cheng, Chi Zhou, Pengjun Wan, “Multi-dimensional conflict graph based computing for optimal capacity for MR-MC wireless networks”, in the 30th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), Genoa, Italy, June 2010

Bin Guo, Hongkun Li, Chi Zhou, Yu Cheng, “General Network Coding Conditions in Multi-Hop Wireless Networks ”, in IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Cape Town, South Africa, May 2010

Abiodun Iwayemi, Peizhong Yi, Peng Liu, Chi Zhou, “A Perfect Power Demonstration System”, in IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference, Washington DC, Jan. 2010

Peizhong Yi, Abiodun Iwayemi, Chi Zhou, “Frequency Agility in a ZigBee Network for Smart Grid Applications”, in IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference, Washington DC, Jan. 2010

Yu Liu, Chi Zhou, and Yu Cheng, “Integrated BS/ONU placement in hybrid EPON-WiMax access networks”, in IEEE Globecom 2009, Honolulu, Hawaii, November 2009

Seyed Alavi, Chi Zhou, and Yu Cheng, “Low complexity Resource Allocation Algorithm for IEEE 802.16 OFDMA System”, in IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Dresden, Germany, June 2009

Hongkun Li, Yu Cheng, and Chi Zhou, “Minimizing End-to-End Delay: A Novel Routing Metric for Multi-Hop Wireless Mesh Networks”, in IEEE Infocom conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 2009