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Feng Ye

Assistant Professor

Adjunct, Full-Time Faculty

School of Engineering: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Contact

Email: Feng Ye
Phone: 937-229-2796
Website: Visit Site
Kettering Laboratories Room 261C

Bio

Dr. Feng Ye received his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln (UNL), Omaha, NE, USA, 2015 and a B.S. degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, 2011. Prior to joining UD, he was with the Department of ECE, UNL, as an instructor and a researcher from 2015 to 2016. He serves as the Vice Chair (Americas) of the IEEE Technical Committee on Green Communications and Computing (TCGCC). He is currently an Associate Editor of Security and Privacy (Wiley) and China Communications and a Guest Editor of International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks. He served as a Guest Editor of IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (Hindawi). He serves as the Publicity Co-Chair of IEEE CloudNet 2019, Co-Chair of ICNC’19 Signal Processing for Communications Symposium, the Publicity Co-Chair of IEEE CBDCom 2018, the Co-Chair of Cognitive Radio and Networking Symposium, IEEE ICC 2018. He also serves as a TPC member for numerous international conferences, including INFOCOM, GLOBECOM, VTC, ICC, etc. He is also a reviewer for several IEEE journals, including IEEE Transactions on Big Data, IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, etc. He is the recipient of the Distinguished Member of the IEEE INFOCOM 2019 TPC and the 2015 Top Reviewer of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society.

Research Interests

  • Wireless Communications and Networks 
  • Machine/Deep Learning in Networking 
  • Information and Network Security 
  • Big Data and Smart City
  • Smart Grid Communications

Selected Publications

Books

  • Ye, F., Qian,Y., & Hu, R. Q. (2018). Smart grid communication infrastructures – big data, cloud computing, and security. John Wiley & Sons.

Journal Papers

  • Zhao, W., Gao, Y., Ji, T., Wan, X., Ye, F., & Bai, G. (2019). Deep temporal convolutional networks for short-term traffic flow forecasting. IEEE Access, 7, 114496-114507.
  • Wang, P., Chen, X., Ye, F., & Sun, Z. (2019). A survey of techniques for mobile service encrypted traffic classification using deep learning. IEEE Access, 7, 54024-54033.
  • Zhao, J., & Ye, F. (2019). Where thermomesh meets thermonet: A machine learning based sensor for heat source localization and peak temperature estimation. Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical.
  • Ye, F., Qian, Y., & Hu, R. W. (2019, January/February). Smart service-aware wireless mixed-area networks. IEEE Network, 33(1), 84-91.
  • Wang, P., Ye, F., Chen, X., & Qian, Y. (2018). DataNet: Deep learning based encrypted network traffic classification in SDN home gateway. IEEE Access, 6, 55380-55391.
  • Wang, P., Ye, F., & Chen, X. (2018, September). A smart home gateway platform for data collection and awareness. IEEE Communications Magazine, 56(9), pp. 87-93.
  • Wang, P., Ye, F., & Chen, X. (2018). Smart devices information extraction in home Wi-Fi networks. Internet Technology Letters, 1, e42. https://doi.org/10.1002/itl2.42.
  • Wang, P., Chen, X., Ye, F., & Sun, Z. (2018). A smart automated signature extraction scheme for mobile phone number in human-centered smart home systems. IEEE Access, 6, 30483-30490.
  • Ye, F., Qian, Y., & Hu, R. Q. (2018). Smart service-aware wireless mixed-area networks. IEEE Network Magazine.
  • Fang, D., Ye, F., Qian, Y., & Sharif, H. (2017). Cloud-based incentive mechanisms for sensing in mobile sensor networks. International Journal of Handheld Computing Research (IJHCR) 8.3, 1-14.
  • Ye, F., Qian, Y., & Hu, R. Q. (2017, June). Incentive load scheduling schemes for PHEV battery exchange stations in smart grid. IEEE Systems Journal, 11(2), 922-930.
  • Evans, T., Tossou, K., Ye, F., Shu, Z., Qian, Y., Yang, Y., & Sharif, H. (2016, February). A new architecture for application-aware cognitive multihop wireless networks. IEEE Wireless Communications, 23, (1), 120-127.
  • Zhang, X., Ye, F., Fan, S., Guo, J., Xu, G., & Qian, Y. (2016). An adaptive security protocol for a wireless sensor‐based-monitoring network in smart grid transmission lines. Security and Communication Networks, 9(1), 60-71.
  • Ye, F., Qian, Y., & Hu, R. Q. (2016). Identity-based schemes for secured big data and cloud ICT framework in smart grid. Security and Communication Networks, 9(18), 5262-5277.
  • Ye, F., Qian, Y., & Hu, R. Q. (2016, February). A real-time information based demand-side management system in smart grid. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 27(2), 329-339.
  • Ye, F., Qian, Y., & Hu, R. Q. (2015). HIBaSS: Hierarchical identity-based signature scheme for AMI downlink transmission. Security and Communication Networks. doi:10.1002/sec.1217
  • Ye, F., Liang, Y., Zhang, H., Zhang, X., & Qian, Y. (2015, May). Design and analysis of a wireless monitoring network for transmission lines in smart Grid. Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing. doi:10.1002/wcm.2594
  • Ye, F., Qian, Y., Hu, R. Q., & Das, S. K. (2015, September). Reliable energy-efficient uplink transmission for neighborhood area networks in smart grid. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 6(5), 2179-2188.
  • Ye, F., Qian, Y., & Hu, R. Q. (2015, January). Energy efficient self-sustaining wireless neighborhood area network design for smart grid. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 6(1), 220-229.
  • Ye, F., & Qian, Y. (2015, September). Secure communication networks in the advanced metering infrastructure of smart grid. ZTE Communications, 13(3), 13-20.
  • Liang, Q., Ye, F., Gao, L., Gan, X., Chu, T., Tian, X., Wang, X., & Guizani, M. (2011, November). Spectrum trading in cognitive radio networks: An agent-based model under demand uncertainty. IEEE Transactions on Communications, 59(11), 3192-3203.

Conference Proceedings

  • Zhang, J., Li, F., Wu, H., & Ye, F. (2019, December). Autonomous model update scheme for deep learning-based network traffic classifiers. IEEE GLOBECOM.
  • Ying, D., & Ye, F. (2019, December). Learning based and adaptive CE approach for power allocation in massive MIMO-NOMA. IEEE GLOBECOM.
  • Yu, J., & Ye, F. (2019, December). User equipment localization and victim estimation with next-generation PSC in emergency response. IEEE GLOBECOM.
  • Cheng, C., Liu, Y., Yang, J., Zhu, T., & Ye, F. (2019, July). Real-time dynamic gesture recognition based on boundary-constraint dynamic time warping. IEEE NAECON 2019, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
  • Yang, J., Zhang, J., Ye, F., & Cheng, X. (2019). A UAV based multi-object detection scheme to enhance road condition monitoring and control for future smart transportation. International Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Communications and Networks, pp. 270-282. Springer, Cham.
  • Zhao, X., Zhang, X., Xiang, F., Ye, F., & Sun, Z. (2019, July). A GA-optimized weighted mixed kernel function of SVM based on information entropy. International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Security (ICAIS), New York, USA.
  • Shen, Z., Wan, X., Ye, F., Guan, X., & Liu, S. (2019, February). Deep learning-based framework for automatic damage detection in aircraft engine borescope inspection. IEEE ICNC'19, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Ying, D., & Ye, F. (2019, February). D2D-assisted physical-layer security in next-generation mobile network. IEEE CNC Workshop, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Wang, P., Zhou, Y., Ye, F., & Yue, H. (2019, February). Data interpolation for deep learning based encrypted data packet classification. IEEE CNC Workshop, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Zhou, W., Wang, P., Chen, X., & Ye, F. (2018, October). An improved bloom filter in distributed crawler. IEEE CBDCom’2018, Guangzhou, China.
  • Guan, X., Wan, X., Ye, F., & Choi, B. (2018, September). Handover minimized service region partition for mobile edge computing in wireless metropolitan area networks. IEEE ISC’18, Kansas City, MO.
  • Zhang, J., Ye, F., & Qian, Y. (2018, September). A distributed network QoE measurement framework for smart networks in smart cities. IEEE ISC’18, Kansas City, MO.
  • Chen, X., Yu, J., Ye, F., Wang, P., & Sun, Z. (2018, August). A hierarchical approach to encrypted data packet classification in smart home gateways. IEEE CyberSciTech’2018, Athens, Greece, 41-45.
  • Ying, D., & Ye, F. (2018, August). Incentive D2D off-loading scheme for energy efficiency in the next-generation mobile networks. IEEE VTC'2018, Chicago, IL.
  • Lee, M., Yue, H., Wang, J., Li, H., & Ye, F. (2018, August). Reader scheduling for information collection in large-scale RFID systems. IEEE VTC'2018, Chicago, IL.
  • Fang, D., Ye, F., Qian, Y., & Sharif, H. (2018, June). Small base station management - improving energy efficiency in heterogeneous networks. 14th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2018), Limassol, Cyprus.
  • Wan, X., Zhao, W., Guan, X., Ye, F., & Bai, G. (2018, June). Performance guaranteed traffic signal control with frame-based greedy algorithm. IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication and Networking (SECON), Hong Kong.
  • Huang, J., Fang, D., Ye, F., Hu, R., & Qian, Y. (2018, June). A relay selection scheme to prolong connection time for public safety communications. IEEE VTC’2018 Spring Workshop, Porto, Portugal.
  • Gyawali, S., Xu, S., Ye, F., Hu, R., & Qian, Y. (2018, June). A D2D based clustering scheme for public safety communications. IEEE VTC’2018 Spring Workshop, Porto, Portugal.
  • Xu, S., & Ye, F. (2018, May). A predicate encryption-based anomaly detection scheme for e-health communication network. IEEE ICC'18, Kansas City, MO. 
  • Fang, D., & Ye, F. (2018, May). Identity management for e-health systems over 5G networks. IEEE ICC'18, Kansas City, MO. 
  • Xu, S., & Ye, F. (2018, May). A predicate encryption based anomaly detection scheme for e-health communication network. Proceedings of the IEEE ICC'18, Kansas City, MO. 
  • Fang, D., & Ye, F. (2018, May). Identity management for e-health systems over 5G networks. Proceedings of the IEEE ICC'18, Kansas City, MO. 
  • Ye, F., & Qian, Y. (2017, December). A security architecture for networked Internet of Things devices. Proceedings of the IEEE Globecom'17, Singapore.
  • Ye, F., Sun, Y., & Rettig, A. (2017, November). Authentication and access control for an IoT green roof monitoring system. Proceedings of the CyberSciTech 2017, Orlando, FL.
  • Fang, D., Ye, F., Qian, Y., & Sharif, H. (2017). An efficient incentive mechanism for cloud-based mobile sensor network. Proceedings of the IEEE EIT'17, 229-234, Lincoln, NE, USA.
  • Ye, F., Qian, Y., & Hu, R. Q. (2015, December). An identity-based security scheme for a big data driven cloud-computing framework in smart grid. Proceedings of the IEEE Globecom'15, San Diego, CA.
  • Ye, F., Qian, Y., & Hu, R. Q. (2015, March). Design for reliable and self-sustaining neighborhood area network in smart grid. Proceedings of the Design of Reliable Communication Networks (DRCN).
  • Ye, F., Qian, Y., & Hu, R. Q. (2014, December). Self-sustaining wireless neighborhood area network design for smart grid. Proceedings of the IEEE Globecom'14, Austin, TX.
  • Ye, F., Qian, Y., & Hu, R. Q. (2014, December). A security protocol for advanced metering infrastructure in smart grid. Proceedings of the IEEE Globecom'14, Austin, TX.
  • Fan, S., Ye, F., Guo, J., Liang, Y., Xu, G., Zhang, X., & Qian, Y. (2014, August). A security protocol for wireless sensor networks designed for monitoring smart grid transmission lines. Proceedings of the ICCCN'14, Shanghai, China.
  • Zheng, G., Ye, F., Guo, J., Liang, Y., Xu, G., Zhang, X., & Qian, Y. (2014, August). A wireless sensor network for monitoring smart grid transmission lines. Proceedings of the ICCCN'14, Shanghai, China.
  • Ye, F., Zhou, J., Qian, Y., & Hu, R. Q. (2013, December). Application-aware routing for multi-hop cognitive radio networks with channel bonding. Proceedings of the IEEE Globecom’13, 4372-4377.
  • Ye, F., Qian, Y., Yang, Y., & Sharif, H. (2013, April). Xing-Zone bridge construction for multi-hop cognitive radio networks with channel bonding. Proceedings of the IEEE WCNC’13, 1709-1714.
  • Ye, F., Zhou, J., Yang, Y., Sharif, H., & Qian, Y. (2012, December). Constructing backbone of a multi-hop cognitive radio network with channel bonding. Proceedings of the IEEE Globecom'12, 5596-5601.

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Member of INFOCOM 2019 TPC, 02/2019
  • 2018 SOCHE Faculty Excellence Award, 11/2018
  • NSF Travel Grant to attend NSF S&CC Aspiring PI workshop, 09/2018
  • Folsom Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award (honorable mention), 2016
  • 2015 Top Review for IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2016
  • NSF Student Travel Award to attend CANSec’14, 2014
  • Student Travel Award to attend IEEE Globecom’12, 2012

Courses Taught

  • ECE 401: Communication Systems
  • ECE 486/586: Computer Network
  • ECE 487/587: Wireless Security
  • ECE 449: Computer Systems Engineering
  • ECE 533: Computer Design
  • ECE 499-05/595-05: System Modeling & Evaluation
  • ECE 499-05/595-05: Network Security

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, 2015
  • B.S., Information Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, 2011 

Professional Activities

Professional Membership

  • Vice Chair, Americas of TCGCC (IEEE Technical Committee on Green Communications and Computing) in IEEE Communication Society

Editorship

  • Associate editor of Security And Privacy Journal, Wiley
  • Associate editor of China Communications
  • Guest editor of special issue on Emerging Technologies of 5G IoT for Future Smart Cities, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks
  • Guest editor of IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking
  • Guest editor of special issue on Physical Layer Security for Internet of Things, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Hindawi
  • Guest editor of special issue on Green Internet of Things, Mobile Information Systems, Hindawi

Conference Organizing Team Member

Technical Program Committee Member (TPC) (selected)

  • IEEE INFOCOM 2020, IEEE ICC 2020, IEEE INFOCOM 2019, WiOpt 2019, 5GU 2018, WCSP 2018, IEEE VTC 2018 Fall, IEEE VTC 2018 Spring, IEEE INFOCOM 2018, WiOpt 2018, EIT 2017, IEEE VTC 2017 Fall, IEEE VTC 2017 Spring, IEEE SmartGridComm 2016, IEEE VTC 2016 Fall, IEEE VTC 2016 Spring

Reviewer (Selected)

  • IEEE Access, IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Network Magazine, IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Big Data, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security, IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, and IEEE Internet of Things Journal