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received the M.A.Sc. and PhD degrees in electrical
and computer engineering from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo,
Canada, in 2002 and 2005, respectively. Since 2005, she has been with the
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Victoria,
where she is currently a Professor. Her research interests span several areas in
communications and networking, with a focus on network protocol and
architecture design supporting emerging multimedia traffic over
wireless, mobile, ad hoc, and sensor networks.
Dr. Cai has served as a TPC symposium co-chair of the IEEE Globecom'10
and Globecom'13. She served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless
Communications, the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, the EURASIP Journal on
Wireless Communications and Networking, the International Journal of
Sensor Networks, and the Journal of Communications and Networks, and
as the Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE VTS Society.
She was a recipient of the NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement
Grants in 2010 and 2015, respectively, and the Best Paper Awards of the IEEE ICC 2008 and the IEEE
Calculator for directed connectivity, lattice networks (code available upon request) [Paper]
Scalable modulation for video streaming [Paper]
Scalable video streaming vs. progressive download
My research interests span several areas in wireless networking and
- Ubiquitous networking:
- Wireless/wireline interworking
- Medium access control
- Resource and mobility
- Cooperative diversity systems and cognitive radio networks
wireless cellular systems, mesh and ad hoc networks
- Broadband home and personal area networks, UWB and mmWave
communications and sensor networks
- Vehicular communication
- Smart Grid
- TCP/IP networking:
- Flow and congestion control, protocol
design and performance analysis
- End-to-end QoS provisioning
- Content/multimedia distribution networking:
multimedia delivery system design and performance analysis
- Yue Li has been awarded Donald Wagg Graduate Scholarship, Dec. 2016.
- Yue Li has been awarded Charles S. Humphrey Graduate Student Award, Dec. 2016.
- Dr. Lin Cai has been a second-time recipient of the prestigious NSERC
Discovery Accelerator Supplement (DAS) award (125 awards
nationwide across all science and engineering fields), June 2015.
- Dr. Lin Cai has been appointed as a Distinguished Lecturer (DL) for IEEE VTS society, starting from July 2015.
- Zhe Wei has been awarded the IEEE travel grant for attending IEEE ICC 2015, June 2015.
- Dr. Jianping He has been the recipent of the Leadership Award of Communication Networks Group, 2014.
- Kan Zhou has been awarded the IEEE travel grant for attending IEEE Infocom 2014, April/May 2014.
- Kan Zhou has won the 2nd prize in the 3 minute thesis competition (Engineering and Computer Science group), Feb. 2014.
- Lei Zheng has been the recipent of the Leadership Award of Communication Networks Group, 2013.
- Xuan Wang has been awarded Alexander and Helen Stafford MacCarthy Muir Graduate Scholarship, 2013.
- Dr. Zhe Yang has joined Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xi'an, China with exceptional promotion to Associate Professor, 2013.
- Zhe Yang has been awarded Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad, 2013.
- Dr. Emad Shihab joined the Dept. of Software Engineering at the
Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY as an Assistant
Prof. in September, 2012.
- Zhe Yang has been awarded the IEEE Travel Grant for attending IEEE Infocom'12, Mar. 2012.
- Lei Zheng has been awarded the IEEE Travel Grant for attending IEEE Globecom'11, Dec. 2011.
- Our alumni, Dr. Ruonan Zhang, has been awarded the "New Century
Excellent Talents" (新世纪优秀人才支持计划) award in China, Nov. 2011.
- Zhe Yang has been awarded the Robert W. Ford Graduate
Scholarships and B & C Food Distributors Graduate
Scholarship, Nov. 2011.
- Xuan Wang has been awarded IEEE Pacific Rim Wu-Sheng Lu Graduate
Scholarships, Nov. 2011.
- Zhe Yang has been awarded the IEEE Travel Grant for attending
IEEE ICNP'11, Oct. 2011.
- Siyuan Xiang has won the 3rd-place prize in the 2011 BCNET
Digital Media Challenge student competition, Vancouver, May 6, 2011,
for his project entitled "Scalable streaming - adaptive scalable video
streaming over HTTP".
- Yuanqian Luo and Lin Cai are the recipients of the IEEE WCNC'11
Best Academic Paper Award.
- Siyuan Xiang got the IEEE travel grant for attending IEEE ICC
2011, June 2011.
- Zhe Yang got the 2010/2011 Albert Hung Chao Hong award, Nov.
- Dr. Ruonan Zhang has joined Northwestern Polytechnical
University in Xi'an, China with exceptional promotion to Associate
Professor, May 2010. He has been nominated for the CAGS/UMI
Distinguished Dissertation Awards by University Graduate Studies Awards
- Yuanqian Luo got the IEEE ComSoc travel grant for attending IEEE
ICC 2010, May 2010.
- Dr. Lin Cai has been a recipient of the prestigious NSERC
Discovery Accelerator Supplement (DAS) award (125 awards
nationwide across all science and engineering fields), April 2010.
- Yi Dong, Bo Li, Xudong Liu, and Yangke Xiao have won the
3rd-place prize in the 2010 BCNET Broadband
Innovation Challenge, May
2010, for their project entitled "Software
Defined Radio for Long Distance Walkie-Talkie".
- Dr. Ruonan Zhang got the Chinese
Government Award for Outstanding
Self-financed Students Abroad, March 2010.
- Zhe Yang got the IEEE ComSoc travel grant for attending IEEE
Infocom 2010, Mar. 2010.
- Zhe Yang has been nominated by NSERC for the prestigious Vanier
CGS award, Jan. 2010.
- Ruonan Zhang got the 2009/2010 Albert Hung Chao Hong award, Nov.
- Fengdan Wan's thesis has been selected for the final competition
(only four theses are selected in the final competition list) by the
WAGS/UMI distinguished master thesis awards committee, Oct.
- Emad Shihab has been awarded NSERC PGS D3 and NSERC CGS
cholarships, 2009 and 2010, respectively. He
has also been awarded Wlater C. Sumner Fellowship, 2009.
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