Faculty/Staff Profile

Robert Caiming Qiu

Professor

Department: Center for Manufacturing Research
Brown Hall (BRWN) 210
PO Box: 5077
(931) 372-3847
Cognitive Radio Network

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Professional Expertise Wireless Communications and Systems (3G, 4G, UWB), Radar/communications Signal Processing, Time-domain Electromagnetics. Recent Works/Projects Accomplished "MRI: Acquisition of Research and Education Equipment for Ultra-wideband Wireless ensor Network and Radar Sensing Integration," National Science Foundation, $196,000, 2008. The acquisition of ultra-wideband (UWB) wireless sensor network and radar (Environmental) sensing integration equipment is proposed. The new lab equipment will form a UWB radar sensing system including an arbitrary waveform generator and a digital phosphor oscilloscope. "Performance of An MAC Protocol for High Data Rate Ultra-Wideband Ad Hoc Networks," IEEE Trans. Veh. Tech., Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 312-320, Jan. 2007. (with K. Lu, D. Wu, Y. Fang) "60-GHz Millimeter-Wave Radio: Principle, Technology, and New Results," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, Vol. 2007, pp. 1-8, Jan. 2007. (N. Guo, S.S. Mo, and K. Takahashi) “Pulse Distortion Caused by Cylinder Diffraction and Its Impact on UWB Communications,” IEEE Trans. Vehicular Technology, Vol. 56, No. 4, pp. 2385-2391, Jul. 2007. (C. Zhou) N. Guo, R.C. Qiu, and B. M. Sadler, “Reduced-Complexity Time Reversal Enhanced Autocorrelation Receivers Considering Experiment-Based UWB Channels,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Comm., vol. 6, no. 12, December 2007. Publications: Journal Papers "Performance of An MAC Protocol for High Data Rate Ultra-Wideband Ad Hoc Networks," IEEE Trans. Veh. Tech., Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 312-320, Jan. 2007. (with K. Lu, D. Wu, Y. Fang) "60-GHz Millimeter-Wave Radio: Principle, Technology, and New Results," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, Vol. 2007, pp. 1-8, Jan. 2007. (N. Guo, S.S. Mo, and K. Takahashi) “Pulse Distortion Caused by Cylinder Diffraction and Its Impact on UWB Communications,” IEEE Trans. Vehicular Technology, Vol. 56, No. 4, pp. 2385-2391, Jul. 2007. (C. Zhou) N. Guo, R.C. Qiu, and B. M. Sadler, “Reduced-Complexity Time Reversal Enhanced Autocorrelation Receivers Considering Experiment-Based UWB Channels,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Comm., vol. 6, no. 12, December 2007. “A Generalized Time Domain Multipath Channel and Its Application in Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Wireless Optimal Receiver Design: Part III System Performance Analysis,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Communications, Vol. 5, No. 10, pp. 2685-2695, Oct. 2006. “Improved Autocorrelation Receivers Based on Multiple Symbol Differential Detection for UWB Communications,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 5, No. 8, pp. 2026- 2031, 2006 (with N. Guo). “Performance of an Aggregation-Based MAC Protocol for High-Data-Rate Ultrawideband Ad Hoc Networks,” IEEE Trans. Vehicular Technology, Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 312-321, 2006 (with K. Lu, D. Wu, Y. Qian, and F. Fang). “Detection of Physics-Based Ultra-Wideband Signals Using Generalized RAKE with Multi-User Detection (MUD)”, special issue on UWB, IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Communications (JSAC), Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 724-730, April 2006 (with J. Q. Zhang and N. Guo). “Time Reversal with MISO for Ultra-Wideband Communications: Experimental Results,” IEEE Antenna and Wireless Propagation Letters, pp. 269-273, Vol. 5, 2006. (with C. Zhou, N. Guo, and J. Q. Zhang) “A Generalized Time Domain Multipath Channel and Its Application in Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Wireless Optimal Receiver Design: System Performance Analysis,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Communications, Vol. 5, No. 10, pp. 2685-2695, Oct. 2006. "Detection of physics-based ultra-wideband signals using generalized RAKE and multi-user detection (MUD)," IEEE J. Select. Areas Commun., Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 724-730, April 2006. "Error Performance of Pulse-Based Ultra-Wideband MIMO Systems over Indoor Wireless Channels," IEEE Trans. Wireless Communications , Vol. 4, No. 6, pp.2939-2944, Nov. 2005. (with Huaping Liu, and Zhi Tian) "Ultra-Wideband Wireless Communications— Theory and Applications," IEEE J. Select. Areas Commun., Vol. 24, No. 4, APRIL 2006. (with X. Shen, M. Guizani, H. Chen, R. Qiu, and A. Molish) "Ultra Wideband Wireless Communications -A New Horizon," IEEE Trans. Veh. Tech., Vol. 54, No. 5, Sept. 2005. (with R.C. Qiu, R. Scholtz, X. Shen) "The Impact of Fading Correlation on the Error Performance of MIMO Systems over Rayleigh Fading Channels", IEEE Trans. Wireless Communications, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 2014-2019, Sept. 2005. (Huaping Liu, and Yongzhong Song) "Physics-Based Pulse Distortion for Ultra-Wideband Signals", IEEE Trans. Veh. Tech.,Vol. 54, No. 5, pp. 1546-1554, Sept. 2005. (with R. C. Qiu, C. Zhou and Q. Liu) R. C. Qiu, X. Shen, "Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Wireless Communications for Short Range Communications," Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems, An International Journal for Theory and Applications, Series B: Applications and Algorithms, Vol. 12, no. 3, June 2005. (with X. Shen) "Optimum and Sub-Optimum Detection of Physics-Based Ultra-Wideband Signals—A Tutorial Review," Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems (DCDIS) -- An International Journal for Theory and Applications (Series B): Special Issue on UWB Wireless Communications, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 321-334, June 2005. ISSN 1492-8760. “Ultra-Wideband for Multiple Access,” IEEE Communications Mag., pp. 2-9, Feb. 2005. (with H. Liu , X. Shen, and M. Guizani) "A Generalized Time Domain Mutlipath Channel and its Applications in Ultra-wideband (UWB) Wireless Optimal Receiver Design," IEEE Trans. Wireless Communications, Vol. 3, No. 11, pp. 2312-2324, Nov. 2004. "A Theoretical Study of the Ultra-Wideband Wireless Propagation Channel and Optimum UWB Receiver Design", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), special issue on UWB multiple access communications, Vol. 20, No. 12, pp. 1628-1637, Dec. 2002. "WCDMA and CDMA2000 for 3G IMT-2000: Principles and Implementation Part 2, Modern Science & Technology of Telecommunications", Vol. 11, No. 250, pp. 24-32, 2000. (with R. C. Qiu and W. Y. Kuo) "WCDMA and CDMA2000 for 3G IMT-2000: Principles and Implementation Part 1", Modern Science & Technology of Telecommunications, Vol. 10, No. 249, pp. 29-38, 2000. (with W. Y. Kuo) Book Chapters "Physics-Based Channel Models and Fundamental Limits", Book Chapter, Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks, Edited by Prof Prof. Yang Xiao, to be published by Auerbach Publications, Taylor & Francis Group, 2008. "Introduction", UWB Wireless Communications, Editors: X. Shen, M. Guizani, R. C. Qiu, T. Le-Ngoc, John Wiley, 2006. (et al.) "UWB Pulse Propagation and Detection", UWB Wireless Communications, Editors: X. Shen, M. Guizani, R. C. Qiu, T. Le-Ngoc, John Wiley, 2006. “Propagation Processes for UWB Signals,” Book Chapter, UWB Wireless Communications, Edited by Thomas Kaiser ( Germany), Eurasip, June 2006. "Design and Analysis of Wireless Networks", Book Chapter, UWB Wireless Communications, Edited by Prof. Yi Pan and Prof. Yang Xiao, Nova Science Publishers, 2004. “UWB Propagation,” UWB Wireless Communications, Eurasip, 2005. Proceedings Publications N. Guo, J. Zhang, R.C. Qiu and S.S. Mo, "UWB MISO Time Reversal With Energy Detector Receiver Over ISI Channels," 4th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, Jan. 11-13. 2007. N. Guo, R.C. Qiu, B.M. Sadler, "A UWB Radio Network Using Multiple Delay Capture Enabled by Time Reversal," IEEE MILCOM'06, Washington, DC, Oct. 23-25, 2006. C. Zhou, N. Guo, and R.C. Qiu, "Experimental Results on Multiple-Input Single-Output (MISO) Time Reversal for UWB Systems in an Office Environment," Military Communications Conference (MILCOM06), Washington DC, Oct. 2006. C. Zhou and R.C. Qiu, "Pulse Distortion Caused by Cylinder Diffraction and Its Impact on UWB Communications," IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband (ICUWB06), Boston, MA, USA, Sept., 2006. “A Theory of Time-Reversed Impulse Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) for Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Communications (invited paper)," IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband (ICUWB06), Boston, MA, USA, Sept., 2006. N. Guo, J.Q. Zhang and R.C. Qiu, "A UWB Radio Testbed-System Design and Implementation," IEEE 38th Southeastern Symposium on System Theory, Cookeville, TN, USA, 2006. J.Q. Zhang and R.C. Qiu, "Detection of Physics-based Ultra-wideband Signals Using Generalized RAKE in Presence of Inter-Symbol Interference," IEEE 38th Southeastern Symposium on System Theory, Cookeville, TN, USA, 2006. C.Zhou and R. C. Qiu, "Spatial Focusing of Time-Reversed UWB Electromagnetic Waves in a Hallway Environment," IEEE 38th Southeastern Symposium on System Theory, Cookeville, TN, USA, 2006. R.C. Qiu, C. Zhou, N. Guo, J.Q. Zhang, "Time Reversal with MISO for Ultra-Wideband Communications: Experimental Results," Invited Paper, IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium, San Diego, CA, 2006. N. Guo, R.C. Qiu, B.M. Sadler , "An Ultra-Wideband Autocorrelation Demodulation Scheme with Low-Complexity Time Reversal Enhancement," IEEE MILCOM'05, Atlantic City, NJ, Oct. 17-20 . A.E. Akogun, R.C. Qiu and N. Guo, "Demonstrating Time Reversal in Ultra-wideband Communications Using Time Domain Measurements," 51st International Instrumentation Symposium, 8-12 May 2005, Knoxville, Tennessee. R.C. Qiu, "Optimum and Sub-Optimum Detection of Physics-Based Ultra-Wideband Signals In Presence of Inter-symbol Interference," IEEE WCNC, New Orleans, LA, March 2005. R. C. Qiu, "A Generalized Time Domain Multipath Channel and Its Application in Ultra-wideband (UWB) Wireless Optimal Receiver Design: System Performance Analysis,” IEEE WCNC, Atlanta, GA, March 2004. R. C. Qiu, W. Zhu, Y.Q. Zhang, "Third-Generation and Beyond (3.5G) Wireless Networks and Its Applications," ISCAS 2002, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCS), Scottsdale, Arizona, May 26-29, 2002. R. C. Qiu, W. Zhu, Y.Q. Zhang, "Third-Generation and Beyond (3.5G) Wireless Networks and Its Applications," ISCAS 2002, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCS), Scottsdale, Arizona, May 26-29, 2002. Invited Paper. Paper Contributions to Standard Bodies Tennessee Tech University, IEEE 802.15-05-0003-00-004a, "Alternative UWB System Physical Layer Proposal for 802.15.4a," IEEE P802.15 Working Group for Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPANs), 05-0003r0, Las Vegas, US, Jan. 2005. TSGR1#19 (01) 0249, “Long-Range Prediction (LRP) of Faded Signals in HSDPA for FDD and TDD,” 3GPP TSG-RAN Working Group 1 Meeting # 19, Las Vegas, US, Feb. 27-March 2 2001. TSG RAN R1-00-1326, Wiscom Technologies, “Link level simulation results for HSDPA”, TSGR1#17, Stockholm, Sweden, November 21-24, 2000. TSG RAN R1-00-1327, Wiscom Technologies, “Influence of channel estimation on the link level performance of HSDPA”, TSGR #17, Stockholm, Sweden, November 21-24, 2000. TSG RAN R1-00-1393, Wiscom Technologies, “Use of Long-Range Prediction for channel estimation and its application in HSDPA”, TSGR1#17, Stockholm, Sweden, November 21-24, 2000. TSG RAN R1-01-0025, Wiscom Technologies, “On the Need of Long-Range Prediction of Channel Estimation in HSDPA and Text Proposal”, TSGR1#18, Boston, MA, USA, January 15-18, 2001. TSG RAN R1-01-0050, Wiscom Technologies, "Performance of AMCS and HARQ for HSDPA in the non-ideal measurement and feedback situations", TSGR1#18, Boston, MA, USA, January 15-18, 2001. TSG RAN R1-01-0051, Wiscom Technologies, “Effect of MCS selection delay on the performance of AMCS and HARQ for HSDPA”, TSGR1#18, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Jan. 15-18, 2001. TSG RAN R1-01-0136, Wiscom Technologies, “Simulation results for Section 13.3.7.1 of TR 25.848”, TSGR1#18, Boston, MA, USA, Jan. 15-18, 2001. TSG RAN R1-01-0248, Wiscom Technologies, “Use Long-Range Prediction to Improve the Performance of AMCS and HARQ with MCS Delay”, TSGR1#19, Las Vegas, NV, USA, Feb. 27-March 2, 2001. TSG RAN R1-01-0249, Wiscom Technologies, “Long-Range Prediction (LRP) of Faded Signals in HSDPA for FDD and TDD”, TSGR1#19, Las Vegas, NV, USA, Feb. 27-March 2, 2001. TSG RAN R1-01-0538, Wiscom Technologies, “Link Level Performance of HARQ with Chase Combining for Medium and High Vehicle Speed”, TSGR1#20, Busan, Korea, May21-25, 2001. TSGR1#19(01) 0248, Wiscom Technologies, “Use Long-Range Prediction to Improve the Performance of AMCS and HARQ with MCS Delay,” TSG-RAN Working Group 1 Meeting #19, Las Vegas, NV, USA, Feb. 27-March 2, 2001. TSGR1#20 (01)0538, “Link Level Performance of HARQ with Chase Combining for Medium and High Vehicle Speed,” TSG-RAN Working Group 1 Meeting #20, Busan, Korea, May 21-25, 2001. TSGR1#20 (01)0539, “Use Long-Range Prediction to Improve the Performance of AMCS and HARQ in Mobility Support of HSDPA,” TSG-RAN Working Group 1 Meeting #20, Pusan, Korea, May 21-25, 2001 U.S. Patents R. C. Qiu, Method and system for Doppler frequency estimation, Granted US Patent, Patent #: 6785351, 08/31/2004. M. Lu, R. Qiu, P. Zhu, Method and apparatus for Multi-layer resource management in wireless communication system, Granted US Patent, Patent #: 6785227, 08/31/2004. M. Jiang and R. C. Qiu, Method of improving user access performance by adjusting power of user probe signal, Granted US Patent, Patent #: 6631123, 10/07/2003. R. C. Qiu, C. Weaver, K. Li, T. Chen, M. Meyers, A Channel Assisted Power Control Technique, Filed/Issued 8/18/2000, serial/patent number 9/641212, pending. R. Qiu, T. Chen, M. Meyers, Power control with smart step size based on channel parameter measurements, 01301721.5 2/26/01 2/20/02, pending. R. Qiu, RLong-Range Prediction of Fading Signals for WCDMA High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA), filed with US Patent Office, Nov. 20 2001, 01992407.5-2411-US0150552, pending. R. Qiu, On Adaptive Pilot/Traffic Channel Power Control for 3GPP WCDMA, filed with US Patent Office, Nov. 20, 2001, 01985489.2-2411-US0144222, pending Presentations Invited Talks R. C. Qiu, "Time Reversed MIMO for UWB Communications," 2006 Workshop on Short Range UWB Radio Systems, Santa Monica, CA, April 12, 2006. R. C. Qiu, "Time Reversed MIMO for UWB Communications," Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D. C., Feb. 13, 2006. R. C. Qiu, “UWB Wireless Communications,” Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD, June 4, 2004. R. C. Qiu, “UWB Wireless Communications",Virginia Polytechnic Institute and state University, Blacksburg, Nov. 20, 2003. R. C. Qiu, “UWB Wireless Communications,” Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 26, 2003. R. C. Qiu, “UWB Wireless Communications—A Tutorial,” Research Electronics International, Cookeville, TN, Oct. 22, 2003. R. C. Qiu, 3G WCDMA Terminal Chipset Development, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China, June 2002. R. C. Qiu, 3G WCDMA Terminal Chipset Development: Market, Business, and Design, ISS Seminar Series, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, Feb. 7, 2002. R. C. Qiu, 3G WCDMA Terminal Chipset Development: Market, Business, and Design, IEEE North New Jersey Section, Newark, New Jersey, Nov. 8, 2001. R. C. Qiu, WCDMA Principle and Implementation, Presidents Meeting of Chinese Mobile Handset Companies Association, Beijing, China, July 10, 2001. R. C. Qiu, WCDMA HSDPA Principle and Implementation, 3G Forum, Beijing International Science and Technology Week, June 1, 2001. Keynote Speaker. Conference Presentations R.C.Qiu, 3G andUWB-The Wireless Future, Wireless and Optical Communications conference, April26, 2003. R. C. Qiu and L. Carin, Superresolution Extraction of Dispersive-Scattering-Center Signatures from Wideband Scattering Data, Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS), Seattle, Washington, July 24-28, 1995. R. C. Qiu, S. Z. Liu, W. Lin, The Method of Lines with the aid of Recurrence Matrix Techniques for the Arbitrary MM and Microwave Planar Transmission Line, Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS), M. I. T, Cambridge, MA, July 1-5, 1991. R. C. Qiu and L. Carin, Early-To-Late-Time Superresolution Signal Processing of Time-Domain Scattering Data, USNC/URSI, National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, Colorado, USA, January 1995. C. Qiu, S. Z. Liu, W. Lin, Theoretical and Experimental Study of Dielectric and Magnetic Properties of Mixtures, IEEE-APS/URSI/NEM, 1992 Joint Symposia, Chicago, July 18-25, 1992. R.C. Qiu, S. Z. Liu, W. Lin, Theory of Guided Electromagnetic Waves in Chiral-loaded Circular Waveguides, IEEE Symposium on Antenna Tech. & Appl. Electromagneitcs (ANTEM), Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, August 5-7, 1992.

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