Dr. Miao Pan

           Title: Associate Professor, University of Houston
         Email: mpan2@uh.edu
 Web Page: http://www2.egr.uh.edu/~mpan2/

Affiliate Faculty

                  Dr. Tomoaki OHTSUKI

          Title: Professor, Keio University, Japan               Email: ohtsuki@ics.keio.ac.jp Web Page: https://www.st.keio.ac.jp/en/tprofile/ics/otsuki.html

PhD Students

                  Mr. Chenpei Huang

           Title: Ph.D. Student (Fall, 2019 - )
        Email: tk39421@gmail.com
 Research: Novel Biometric Based Authentication, Underwater Communications and Networking
            B.S.: University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
Web Page: http://panlab.ece.uh.edu/chuang

                  Mr. Arturo Haces-Garcia (Joint with Prof. Weihang Zhu)

          Title: Ph.D. Student (Fall, 2020 - )
       Email: ahaces-garcia@uh.edu
Research: Robotic and 3D Printing Applications
           B.S.: Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Web Page: http://panlab.ece.uh.edu/agarcia

                  Mr. Huai-an Su (Joint with Prof. Xin Fu)

          Title: Ph.D. Student (Fall, 2021 - )
       Email: hsu2@uh.edu
Research: Wireless and Hardware Co-Design for Distributed Machine Learning
           B.S.: National Tsing Hua University
Web Page: http://panlab.ece.uh.edu/hsu

                  Ms. Hui Zhong

           Title: Ph.D. Student (Fall, 2022 - )
        Email: hzhong2@uh.edu
 Research: Biometric Based Security, Machine Learning
           B.S.: Dalian Maritime University
Web Page: http://panlab.ece.uh.edu/hzhong

                  Mr. Hernando Zhang (Joint with Prof. Bin Hu)

           Title: Ph.D. Student (Fall, 2023 - )
        Email: hzhang3@uh.edu
 Research: Robotics, Control and AI
           B.S.: Parahyangan Catholic University
Web Page: http://panlab.ece.uh.edu/hzhang

MS Students

                           Mr. David Utomi

                      Title: MS Student (Spring, 2020 - )
                    Email: dutomi@uh.edu
            Research: Wireless Networks

                           Mr. Steban Soto (Joint with Prof. Aaron T. Becker)

                      Title: MS Student (Summer, 2019 - )
                    Email: soto@uh.edu 
            Research: AUV Control, Underwater Communications and Networking

                           Mr. Vivek Ubale

                      Title: MS Student (Fall, 2018 - Spring, 2019)
                    Email: vubale@uh.edu
            Research: Cognitive Radio Network

Undergraduate Students

                           Ms. Mugdha Sai Bhagavatula

               Title: NSF REU Undergraduate Student (Summer, 2022 - Summer, 2022)
            Email: mbhagavatula@uh.edu
     Research: Learning Assisted Stress Wave Communications

                           Ms. LaShae Clarke

               Title: NSF REU Undergraduate Student (Summer, 2020 - Summer, 2020)
            Email: laclarke2@uh.edu
     Research: Underwater Wireless Networking

                           Mr. Nhat Nguyen

               Title: NSF REU Undergraduate Student (Summer, 2020 - Summer, 2020)
            Email: nmnguyen19@uh.edu
     Research: Underwater Wireless Networking, Stress Wave Communications

                           Mr. Sajid Khan

               Title: UH SURF Undergraduate Student (Summer, 2020 - Summer, 2020)
            Email: sakhan28@uh.edu
     Research: Underwater Wireless Communications, AUV Control

                           Mr. Steban Soto

              Title: Undergraduate Student (Summer, 2017 - Summer, 2019)
           Email: soto@uh.edu
    Research: Border Monitoring and Security

                           Mr. Jayson Varughese

               Title: UH PURF Undergraduate Student (Spring, 2018 - Spring, 2019)
            Email: jevarughese@uh.edu
     Research: Flooding Water Level Monitoring and Residential Privacy

High School Students

                           Mr. Jeffrey Jiarui Chen

                   Title: High School Student (Summer, 2020 - )
        Affiliation: St. Mark’s School Of Texas
Achievements: COVID-19 Vulnerability Map APP Development, GLOBECOM Publication

Visiting PhD Students

                           Mr. Maoqiang Wu

                      Title: Ph.D. Student
                    Email: maoqiang.wu@vip.163.com
            Affiliation: School of Automation, Guangdong University of Technology, China
              Research: Data collection and analysis in vehicular network
    Visiting Period: November 2019 - November 2020

                           Ms. Liang Li

                      Title: Ph.D. Student
                    Email: liliang941127@gmail.com
            Affiliation: School of Telecommunications Engineering, Xidian University, China
              Research: Edge computing and caching
    Visiting Period: October 2018 - October 2020

                           Mr. Feng Hu

                      Title: Ph.D. Student
                    Email: huf@nuaa.edu.cn
            Affiliation: College of Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
              Research: Cognitive radio communications and networking
    Visiting Period: March 2018 - September 2018

                           Mr. Xingwang Wang

                      Title: Ph.D. Student
                    Email: xw.wang1990@gmail.com
            Affiliation: College of Computer Science and Technology, Jilin University, China
              Research: Underwater communications and networking
    Visiting Period: October 2017 - April 2018

Visiting Scholars

                           Dr. Jixiang Lu

                      Title: Assistant Professor
                    Email: johnlu2016@hotmail.com
            Affiliation: School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
    Visiting Period: September 2018 - September 2019

                           Dr. Ping Wang

                      Title: Assistant Professor
                    Email: pingwang@mail.xidian.edu.cn
            Affiliation: School of Telecommunication Engineering, Xidian University, China
    Visiting Period: October 2016 - October 2017


                           Dr. Pavana Prakash

                        Thesis: Towards Mobile-Device Friendly Federated Learning: Efficiency, Privacy and Personalization
Initial Employment: Research Scientist, HPE Labs, Milpitas, CA.
                            Email: pprakash3@uh.edu
                  Graduated: Ph.D., August 2023
                    Web Page: http://panlab.ece.uh.edu/pprakash

                           Dr. Rui Chen

                        Thesis: Delay and Energy Efficient Federated Learning over Heterogeneous Mobile Devices
Initial Employment: Data Scientist, Cognomotiv Inc., Menlo Park, CA.
           Major Contributions: ICCV 23, MobiSys 23, JSAC, TMC.
                            Email: rchen19@uh.edu
                  Graduated: Ph.D., May 2023
                    Web Page: http://panlab.ece.uh.edu/rchen

                           Dr. Dian Shi

                         Thesis: Towards Intelligent Mobile Edging: High Efficiency, Low Cost and Good Decision
Initial Employment: Research Scientist, Tencent AI Lab, Beijing, China
           Major Awards: ICC Student Travel Grant Award 2020
                            Email: dshi3@uh.edu
                  Graduated: Ph.D., May 2022
                    Web Page: http://panlab.ece.uh.edu/dshi

                           Dr. Jiahao Ding

                         Thesis: Towards Plausible Collaborative Machine Learning: Privacy, Efficiency and Fairness
Initial Employment: Applied Scientist, Amazon AWS, New York City, NY
           Major Awards: Cullen Graduate Student Success Fellowship, UH 2022, Andrea Prosperetti Research Computing Student Award, UH 2021
                            Email: jding7@uh.edu
                  Graduated: Ph.D., May 2022
                    Web Page: http://panlab.ece.uh.edu/jding

                           Dr. Xinyue Zhang

                         Thesis: Location and Data Privacy Preservation in Intelligent Systems
Initial Employment: Assistant Professor, CS, Kennesaw State University
           Major Awards: ICDCS Student Travel Grant Award 2019
                            Email: xzhang48@kennesaw.edu
                  Graduated: Ph.D., May 2021
                    Web Page: http://panlab.ece.uh.edu/xzhang

                           Dr. Debing Wei

                         Thesis: Internet of Underwater Things: Enabling Technologies of Underwater Communications and Hybrid Networking
Initial Employment: Wireless System Application Engineer, LitePoint
           Major Awards: WUWNet Student Travel Grant Award 2019
                            Email: wei.debing@gmail.com
                  Graduated: Ph.D., May 2021
                    Web Page: http://panlab.ece.uh.edu/dwei

                           Dr. Jingyi Wang

                         Thesis: Big Data Privacy Preservation for Cyber-Physical Systems
Initial Employment: Assistant Professor, CS, San Francisco State University
           Major Awards: UH ECE Best Dissertation Award, GLOBECOM Best Paper Award
                           Email: jingyiwang@sfsu.edu
                 Graduated: Ph.D., May 2019
                   Web Page: http://panlab.ece.uh.edu/jwang

                           Dr. Sai Mounika Errapotu (Joint with Prof. Zhu Han)

                         Thesis: Secure Computing with Privacy Preservation for CPS
Initial Employment: Research Staff, University of Houston
Current Employment: Assistant Professor, ECE, University of Texas at El Paso
              Major Awards: UH ECE Best Dissertation Award
                               Email: serrapotu@utep.edu
                     Graduated: Ph.D., May 2018
                       Web Page: http://panlab.ece.uh.edu/serrapotu

                           Yawei Pang

Initial Employment: Ph.D. Student, University of Florida
                          Email: yaweipang@gmail.com
                Graduated: M.S., August 2015

                           Yunan Gu

   Initial Employment: Ph.D. Student, University of Houston
Current Employment: Huawei, Beijing Research Center
                              Email: douyalalala@hotmail.com
                    Graduated: M.S., August 2013