Liqiang Zhang

Name: Liqiang Zhang


Title: Associate Professor

Office: Northside Hall 331

Phone: (574)520-4297


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Education ~

Ph.D., Computer Science, 2005. Wayne State University (MI, USA)

M.S., Electrical Engineering, 1996. China Academy of Telecom. Technology (China)

B.S., Computer Science, 1993. China University of Mining and Technology (China)

Selected Publications ~

L. Zhang, “DORA: Distributed Cognitive Random Access of Unslotted Markovian Channels under Tight Collision Constraints”, accepted to appear in Proceedings of the 22th International Conference on Computer Communication Networks (ICCCN), Nassau, Bahamas, July-August, 2013.

S. Muppala, X. Zhou, L. Zhang and G. Chen, “Regression Based Resource Provisioning for Session Slowdown Guarantees in Multi-tier Internet Servers”, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC), Elsevier, Vol. 72, No. 2, pp. 362-375, February 2012.

L. Zhang, Y. Cheng, and X. Zhou, “Enhanced Statistics-based Rate Adaptation for 802.11 Wireless Networks”, Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA), Elsevier, Vol. 34, Issue 5, pp. 1695-1706, September 2011.

T. Chantem, J. Yi, S. Hong, X. Hu, C. Poellabauer, and L. Zhang, “An Online Holistic Scheduling Framework for Energy-Constrained Wireless Real-Time Systems”, Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA), Toyama, Japan, August 2011.

J. Yi, C. Poellabauer, X. Hu, and L. Zhang, “Minimum Bandwidth Reservations for Periodic Streams in Wireless Real-Time Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Computer Society Press, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 379-390, April 2011.

J. Yi, C. Poellabauer, X. Hu, T. Chantem, and L. Zhang, “Dynamic Channel Reservations for Wireless Multihop Communications”, Refereed Poster in the 16th ACM Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), Chicago, Illinois, September 2010.

T. Chantem, X. Hu, C. Poellabauer, J. Yi, and L. Zhang, “Network-Aware, Energy-Conscious, Fair Service for Real-Time Applications on Multiprocessor SoC”, Refereed Work-in- Progress at the 30th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), Washington, DC, December 2009.

J. Yi, C. Poellabauer, X. Hu, J. Simmer, and L. Zhang, “Energy-Conscious Co- Scheduling of Tasks and Packets in Wireless Real-Time Environments”, Proceedings of the 15th IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS), San Francisco, CA, April 2009.

X. Zhou, D. Ippoliti, and L. Zhang, “Fair Bandwidth Sharing and Delay Differentiation: Joint Packet Scheduling with Buffer Management” Computer Communications, Elsevier, Vol. 31, No. 17, pp. 4072-4080, November 2008.

D. Rajan, C. Poellabauer, X. Hu, L. Zhang, and K. Otten, “Wireless Channel Access Reservation for Embedded Real-time Systems” Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Embedded Software (EMSOFT), pp. 129-138, ACM Press, Atlanta, GA, October 2008.

L. Zhang, Q. Cheng, Y. Wang, and S. Zeadally, “A Novel Distributed Sensor Positioning System Using the Dual of Target Tracking”, IEEE Transactions on Computers, Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 246-260, February 2008.

L. Zhang, X. Zhou, and Q. Cheng “Landscape-3D: A Robust Localization Scheme for Sensor Networks over Complex 3D Terrains” Proceedings of  31 st  Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), pp. 239- 246, IEEE Computer Society Press, Tampa, FL, November 2006.

L. Zhang and S. Zeadally, “HARMONICA: Enhanced QoS Support with Admission Control for IEEE 802.11 Contention-based Access” Proceedings of 10th IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS), Toronto, Canada, May 2004.

S. Zeadally and L. Zhang, “Enabling Gigabit Network Access to End Users,” Proceedings of the IEEE, Special Issue on Gigabit Wireless, Vol. 92, No. 2, pp. 340-353, February 2004.