The System and Ubiquitous Networking Group

Introduction

SUN (System and Ubiquitous Networking) is a research group in the Institute of Trustworthy Networks and Systems, School of Software, Tsinghua University, Led by Dr. Yuan He, SUN originated its research from large-scale sensor network systems and later extended the research scope to the wide areas of Internet of Things and Ubiquitous Computing. Besides pursuing high-quality research results, the SUN group takes unremitting efforts to implement those results in a variety of application fields, such as the energy Internet, smart human-computer interaction, smart city, smart home, etc.


Funds

Funding Source Grant Number Topic Duration
National Natural Science Foundation of China (国家自然科学基金面上项目) No. 61772306 Research on Key Technologies for Coexistence and Convergence of Heterogeneous Wireless Networks (异构无线网络共存与融合关键技术研究) 2018.01-2021.12
National Natural Science Fund for Excellent Young Scientist (国家自然科学基金优秀青年基金项目) No. 61422207 Self-organized Network System and Technology (自组织网络系统和技术) 2015.01-2017.12
State Grid of China Research Fund (国家电网研究项目) Cyber Physical Systems for the Energy Internet (能源物联网关键技术研究) 2016.07-2017.12
National Basic Research Program (国家重点基础研究发展计划973青年科学家项目) No. 2014CB347800 Software-Defined Networking Based Cloud Data Center Networks (软件定义的云数据中心网络基础理论与关键技术) 2014.01-2018.12
TNLIST Youth Innovation Fund (清华信息科学与技术国家实验室拔尖人才支持计划青年创新基金) Human-Centric Ubiquitous Networking (以人为中心的泛在网络关键技术研究) 2016.01-2017.12
Huawei Innovation Research Program (华为创新研究计划) Low Power Wireless Communication in Multi-Protocol-Coexisting Environment (多制式共存环境低功耗短距通信技术研究) 2015.08-2016.5
National Natural Science Foundation of China (国家自然科学基金面上项目) No. 61672320 Research on Exploiting Wireless Signatures for Coexistence of Wireless Sensor Networks (基于信号特征的无线传感网共存理论与关键技术研究) 2017.01-2020.12
National Natural Science Foundation of China (国家自然科学基金面上项目) No. 61373181 Research on Efficient Detection and Identification Approaches in Large-Scale Dynamic RFID Systems (大规模动态RFID系统标签高效检测与识别的方法研究) 2014.01-2017.12
Tsinghua Global Scholars Fellowship Initiative (清华大学海外学者邀请计划) Wireless Cross-Technology Communication and Self-organized Networking (跨协议无线通信与自组网关键技术研究) 2016
National Natural Science Foundation of China (国家自然科学基金面上项目) No. 61373146 Theory and Technology for Complete Scene Restoration in In-situ Environmental Sensing(面向原位环境无线感知的完整场景数据收集理论和关键技术) 2014.01-2017.12
National Natural Science Foundation of China (国家自然科学基金面上项目) No. 61170213 Research on Key Technologies for Event-based Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks (基于事件的无线传感器网络路由关键技术研究) 2012.01-2015.12
Co-PI: Tsinghua Global Scholars Fellowship Initiative (清华大学海外学者邀请计划) Interference Identification in Low-Power Wireless Networks (低功耗无线网络干扰识别技术研究) 2016.11

Selected Recent Publications

Journals/Book Chapters (* denotes corresponding author)
1. [JSAC] Yuan He, Jiaqi Liang, Yunhao Liu, "Pervasive Floorplan Generation Based on Only Inertial Sensing: Feasibility, Design, and Implementation", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Special Issue on Human-In-The-Loop Mobile Networks, accepted.
2. [TCOM] Xiaolong Zheng, Zhichao Cao, Jiliang Wang, Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, "Interference Resilient Duty Cycling for Wireless Sensor Networks under Co-existing Environments", IEEE Transactions on Communications, accpeted.
3. [TMC] Xiaoyu Ji, Yuan He, Jiliang Wang, Kaishun Wu, Ke Yi, Daibo Liu, Yunhao Liu, "On Improving Wireless Channel Utilization: A Collision Tolerance-based Approach", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, accepted.
4. [TC] Xiaolong Zheng, Jiliang Wang, Wei Dong, Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, "Bulk Data Dissemination in Wireless Sensor Networks: Analysis, Implications and Improvement", IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 65, no. 5, May 2016.
5. [TON] Daibo Liu, Mengshu Hou, Zhichao Cao, Jiliang Wang, Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, "Duplicate Detectable Opportunistic Forwarding in Wireless Sensor Networks", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 24, no. 2, April 2016.
6. [TMC] Xi Chen, Xiaopei Wu, Xiang-Yang Li, Xiaoyu Ji, Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, "Privacy-aware High-Quality Map Generation with Participatory Sensing", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 15, no. 3, March 2016.
7. [TMC] Lin Wang, *Yuan He, Wenyuan Liu, Nan Jing, Jiliang Wang, Yunhao Liu, "On Oscillation-free Emergency Navigation via Wireless Sensor Networks", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 14, no. 10, pp. 2086-2100,October 2015.
8. [TON] Zhichao Cao, *Yuan He, Qiang Ma, Yunhao Liu, "L2: Lazy Forwarding in Low Duty Cycle Wireless Sensor Networks", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 922-930, June 2015.
9. [TPDS] Deke Guo, *Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, "On the Feasibility of Gradient-based Data-Centric Routing Mechanisms Using Bloom Filters", IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 25, no. 1, 2014.
10. [IEEE Network] Yunhao Liu, Xufei Mao, Yuan He, Kebin Liu, Wei Gong, Jiliang Wang, "CitySee: not only a wireless sensor network", IEEE Network, Special Issue on Cloud-assisted mobile computing and pervasive services, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 42-47, Oct. 2013.
11. [TON] Yin Wang, *Yuan He, Xufei Mao, Yunhao Liu, Xiang-Yang Li, "Exploiting Constructive Interference for Scalable Flooding in Wireless Networks", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 1880-1889, 2013.
12. [TPDS] Yunhao Liu, Yuan He, Mo Li, Jiliang Wang, Kebin Liu, Xiang-Yang Li, "Does Wireless Sensor Network Scale? A Measurement Study on GreenOrbs", IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 24, Issue 10, pp. 1983-1993, Oct. 2013.
13. [TMC] *Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, Xingfa Shen, Lufeng Mo, Guojun Dai, "Non-Interactive Localization of Wireless Camera Sensors with Mobile Beacon", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 333-345, Feb. 2013.
14. [TPDS]*Yuan He and Mo Li, "COSE: A Query-Centric Framework of Collaborative Heterogeneous Sensor Networks", IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Special Issue on Cyber-Physical Systems (Spotlight Paper for the September 2012 issue), vol. 23, no. 9, pp. 1681-1693, 2012.
15. [TMC] Mo Li, Weifang Cheng, Kebin Liu, Yuan He, Xiang-yang Li, and Xiangke Liao, "Using Mobile Sensors for Sweep Coverage", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 10, Issue 11, pp. 1534 - 1545, 2011.
16. [COMNET] *Yuan He, Hao Ren, Yunhao Liu, Baijian Yang, “On the Reliability of Large-Scale Distributed Systems - A Topological View”, Elsevier Computer Networks Journal 53, pp. 2140-2152, 2009.

Conferences/Workshops (* denotes corresponding author)
1. [MobiCom]Meng Jin, *Yuan He, Xin Meng, Yilun Zheng, Dingyi Fang, Xiaojiang Chen, "FlipTracer: Practical Parallel Decoding for Backscatter Communication", ACM MobiCom, Snowbird, Utah, USA, Oct 16-20, 2017.
2. [INFOCOM] Meng Jin, Yuan He, Dingyi Fang, Xiaojiang Chen, Xin Meng, Tianzhang Xing, "iGuard: A Real-Time Anti-Theft System for Smartphones", IEEE INFOCOM, Atlanta, GA, USA, May 1-4, 2017.
3. [INFOCOM] Xiuzhen Guo, Xiaolong Zheng, Yuan He, "WiZig: Cross-Technology Energy Communication over a Noisy Channel", IEEE INFOCOM, Atlanta, GA, USA, May 1-4, 2017.
4. [ICNP] Meng Jin, *Yuan He, Xiaolong Zheng, Dingyi Fang, Dan Xu, Tianzhang Xing, Xiaojiang Chen, "Smogy-Link: Fingerprinting Interference for Predictable Wireless Concurrency", IEEE ICNP, Singapore, November 8-11, 2016.
5. [ICNP] Binbin Li, *Yuan He, Wenyuan Liu, Lin Wang, Hongyan Wang, "LocP: An Efficient Localized Polling Protocol for Large-scale RFID Systems", IEEE ICNP, Singapore, November 8-11, 2016.
6. [INFOCOM] Xiaolong Zheng, Jiliang Wang, Longfei Shangguan, Zimu Zhou, Yunhao Liu, "Smokey: Ubiquitous Smoking Detection with Commercial WiFi Infrastructures", IEEE INFOCOM, San Francisco, CA, April 10-15, 2016.
7. [INFOCOM] Meng Jin, Tianzhang Xing, Xiaojiang Chen, Xin Meng, Dingyi Fang, *Yuan He, "DualSync: Taming Clock Skew Variation for Synchronization in Low-Power Wireless Networks", IEEE INFOCOM, San Francisco, CA, April 10-15, 2016.
8. [SenSys] Longfei Shangguan, Zimu Zhou, Xiaolong Zheng, Lei Yang, Yunhao Liu, Jinsong Han, "ShopMiner: Mining Customer Shopping Behavior in Physical Clothing Stores with Passive RFIDs", ACM SenSys, Seoul, South Korea, November 1-4, 2015.
9. [ICPADS] *Yuan He and Shuo Lian, "Stethoscope: A Sustainable Runtime Debugger for Wireless Sensor Networks", IEEE ICPADS, Melbourne, Australia, December 14-17, 2015.
10. [RTSS] Yi Zhang, Jiliang Wang, Yuan He, Yanrong Kang, Bo Li, Yunhao Liu, "Q-offload: Quality Aware WiFi Offloading with Link Dynamics", IEEE RTSS, San Antonio, TX, December 1-4, 2015.
11. [SenSys] Xiaolong Zheng, Zhichao Cao, Jiliang Wang, Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, "ZiSense: Towards Interference Resilient Duty Cycling in Wireless Sensor Networks", ACM SenSys, Memphis, TN, USA, November 3-6, 2014.
12. [INFOCOM] Xiaoyu Ji, Yuan He, Jiliang Wang, Wei Dong, Xiaopei Wu, Yunhao Liu, "Walking down the STAIRS: Efficient Collision Resolution for Wireless Sensor Networks", IEEE INFOCOM 2014, Toronto, Canada, 2014.
13. [INFOCOM] Xi Chen, Xiaopei Wu, Xiang-Yang Li, Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, "Privacy-preserving High-quality Map Generation with Participatory sensing", IEEE INFOCOM 2014, Toronto, Canada, 2014.
14. [ICNP] Xiaoyu Ji, Yuan He, Jiliang Wang, Kaishun Wu, Ke Yi, Yunhao Liu, "Voice Over the Dins: Improving Wireless Channel Utilization with Collision Tolerance", IEEE ICNP, Göttingen, Germany, 2013.
15. [INFOCOM] Yin Wang, Yuan He, Dapeng Cheng, Yunhao Liu, Xiang-yang Li, "Triggercast: Enabling Wireless Collisions Constructive", IEEE INFOCOM 2013, Mini Conference, Turin, Italy, April 14-19, 2013.
16. [RTSS] Lin Wang, *Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, Wenyuan Liu, Jiliang Wang, Nan Jing, "It Is Not Just A Matter of Time: Oscillation-Free Emergency Navigation with Sensor Networks", IEEE RTSS, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2012.
17. [INFOCOM] Zhichao Cao, *Yuan He, Yunhao Liu, "L2: Lazy Forwarding in Low Duty Cycle Wireless Sensor Networks", IEEE INFOCOM, Orlando, FL, USA, 2012.
18. [INFOCOM] Yin Wang, Yuan He, Xufei Mao, Yunhao Liu, Zhiyu Huang, Xiang-yang Li, "Exploiting Constructive Interference for Scalable Flooding in Wireless Networks", IEEE INFOCOM, Orlando, FL, USA, 2012.
19. [INFOCOM] Xufei Mao, Xin Miao, Yuan He, Xiang-Yang Li, Yunhao Liu, "CitySee: Urban CO2 Monitoring with Sensors", IEEE INFOCOM, Orlando, FL, USA, 2012.
20. [RTSS] *Yuan He, Xingfa Shen, Yunhao Liu, Lufeng Mo, Guojun Dai, "LISTEN: Non-Interactive Localization in Wireless Camera Sensor Networks", IEEE RTSS, San Diego, CA, USA, November 30 - December 3, 2010.
21. [INFOCOM] Yunhao Liu, Yuan He, Mo Li, Jiliang Wang, et al. "Does Wireless Sensor Network Scale? A Measurement Study on GreenOrbs", IEEE INFOCOM, Shanghai, China, April 10-15, 2011.