faculty-profile

Hongbin Li

PROFESSOR & EE UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR (RESEARCH INTERESTS: SIGNAL PROCESSING, DETECTION/ESTIMATION, WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING, RADAR SYSTEMS)
Building: Burchard Building
Room: 203
Phone: 201.216.5604
Fax: 201.216.8246
Email: hli@stevens.edu
Website
School:  Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department:  Electrical and Computer Engineering
Program:  Electrical Engineering
Research Center:  Center for Intelligent Networked Systems
Laboratory:  Signal Processing and Communications Lab
Education
  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Florida , Gainesville, Florida, May 1999
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, P. R. China, April 1994
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, P. R. China, July 1991.
Research
  • Signal Processing:
    • Detection and estimation theory
    • Distributed signal processing with resource (e.g., bandwidth and power) constraint (for wireless sensor networks)
    • Sensory array and multichannel signal processing
    • Time series and spectral analysis
    • Parametric and non-parametric methods
    • Space-time adaptive processing (STAP) for radars
    • Synthetic aperture radar
    • Underwater acoustic signal processing (e.g., diver detection and localization)
    • Detection and classification for hyperspectral imaging (HSI)

  • Wireless Communications and Networking:
    • Modulation, coding, and information theory
    • Diversity combining and analysis
    • Wireless relays and cooperation
    • Mobile ad-hoc networks (MANETs)
    • Wireless sensor networks
    • Channel estimation/identification and equalization
    • Time and frequency synchronization (for CDMA, OFDM, etc.)
    • Modeling and simulation for hybrid optical and wireless networks
    • Cross-layer optimization

 

Selected Publications
Journals
  1. Hongbin Li, Petre Stoica, and Jian Li. (Jan 1998). "Capon estimation of covariance sequences", Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing. 17 (1), 29-49.
  2. Hongbin Li, Jian Li, and Petre Stoica. (Jul 1998). "Performance analysis of forward-backward matched-filterbank spectral estimators", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. 46 (7), 1954-1966.
  3. Zheng-She Liu, Hongbin Li, and Jian Li. (Oct 1998). "Efficient implementation of Capon and APES for spectral estimation", IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems. 34 (4), 1314-1319.
  4. Hongbin Li, Petre Stoica, and Jian Li. (May 1999). "Computationally efficient maximum likelihood estimation of structured covariance matrices", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. 47 (5), 1314-1323.
  5. Petre Stoica, Hongbin Li, and Jian Li. (Aug 1999). "A new derivation of the APES filter", IEEE Signal Processing Letters. 6 (8), 205-206.
  6. Hongbin Li, Guoqing Liu, and Jian Li. (Nov 11, 1999). "Angle estimator for signals with known waveforms", IEE Electronics Letters. 35 (23), 1992-1994.
  7. Petre Stoica, Hongbin Li, and Jian Li. (Mar 2000). "Amplitude estimation of sinusoidal signals: survey, new results, and an application", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. 48 (2), 338-352.
  8. Hongbin Li, Petre Stoica, and Jian Li. (2000). "Computationally efficient parameter estimation for harmonic sinusoidal signals", Signal Processing. 80 (11), 1937-1944.
  9. Guoqing Liu, Hongbin Li, and Jian Li. (Aug 2000). "Moving target feature extraction with polarisation diversity in the presence of arbitrary range migration and phase errors", IEE Proceedings on Radar, Sonar, and Navigation. 147 (4), 208-216.
  10. Jianhua Liu, Jian Li, Hongbin Li and Erik G. Larsson. (Aug 2001). "Differential space-code modulation for interference suppression", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. 49 (8), 1786-1796.
  11. Hongbin Li, Jian Li, and Scott L. Miller. (Aug 2001). "Decoupled multiuser code-timing estimation for code-division multiple-access communication systems", IEEE Transactions on Communications. 49 (8), 1425-1436.
  12. Hongbin Li, Wei Sun, Petre Stoica, and Jian Li. (Mar 2002). "Two-Dimensional system identification using amplitude estimation", IEEE Signal Processing Letters. 9 (2), 61-63.
  13. Hongbin Li, Ling Li, and Yu-Dong Yao. (Apr 11, 2002). "Channel estimation and interference suppression in frequency-selective fading channels", Electronics Letters. 38 (8), 383-385.
  14. Hongbin Li, Xuguang Lu, and Georgios B. Giannakis. (May 2002). "Capon multiuser receiver for CDMA systems with space-time coding", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. 50 (5), 1193-1204.
  15. Hongbin Li, Wei Sun, Petre Stoica, and Jian Li. (Jul 2002). "Two-Dimensional sinusoidal amplitude estimation with application to two-Dimensional system identification", Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing. 21 (4), 369-397.
  16. Hongbin Li and Jian Li. (Oct 2002). "Differential and coherent decorrelating multiuser receivers for space-time-coded CDMA systems", Special Issue on Signal Processing for Communications, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. 50 (5), 2529-2537.
  17. Ling Li, Hongbin Li, and Yu-Dong Yao. (Nov 2002). "Channel estimation and interference suppression for space-time coded systems in frequency-selective fading channels", Special Issue on Adaptive Antennas and MIMO Systems, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing. 2 (7), 751-761.
  18. Wei Sun and Hongbin Li. (Dec 2002). "Space-time coded MC-CDMA: Blind channel estimation, identifiability, and receiver design", Special Issue on Multiuser Detection and Blind Estimation, EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing. 2002 (12), 1314-1324.
  19. Hongbin Li and Rensheng Wang. (Jan 2003). "Filterbank-based blind code synchronization for DS-CDMA systems in multipath fading channels", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. 51 (1), 160-171.
  20. Khaled Amleh and Hongbin Li. (Feb 2003). "An algebraic approach to blind carrier offset and code timing estimation for DS-CDMA systems", IEEE Signal Processing Letters. 10 (2), 32-34.
  21. Hongbin Li, Duixian Liu, Jian Li, and Petre Stoica. (Apr 2003). "Channel order and RMS delay spread estimation with application to AC power line communications", Digital Signal Processing: A Review Journal. 13 (2), 284-300.
  22. Hongbin Li. (Jul 2003). "Blind channel estimation for multicarrier systems with narrowband interference suppression ", IEEE Communications Letters. 7 (7), 326-328.
  23. Hongbin Li. (Aug 2003). "Differential space-time-frequency modulation over frequency-selective fading channels", IEEE Communications Letters. 7 (8), 349-351.
  24. Ling Li, Yu-Dong Yao, and Hongbin Li. (Sep 2003). "Transmit diversity and linear and decision feedback equalizations for frequency selective channels", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 52 (5), 1217-1231.
  25. Rensheng Wang, Hongbin Li, and Tao Li. (Jul 2004). "Code-timing estimation for CDMA systems with bandlimited chip waveforms", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. 3 (4), 1338-1349.
  26. Rensheng Wang and Hongbin Li. (Aug 2004). "A deterministic multiuser code-timing estimator for long-code bandlimited CDMA systems", IEEE Communications Letters. 8 (8), 535-537.
  27. Khaled Amleh, Hongbin Li, and Tao Li. (Nov 2004). "Blind and training-assisted subspace code-timing estimation for CDMA with bandlimited chip waveforms", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 53 (6), 1735-1745.
  28. Qiang Zhao and Hongbin Li. (Apr 2005). "Performance of differential modulation with wireless relays in Rayleigh fading channels", IEEE Communications Letters. 9 (4), 343-345.
  29. Hongbin Li. (Jun 2005). "Differential space-time modulation over frequency-selective channels", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. 53 (6), 2228-2242.
  30. Rensheng Wang and Hongbin Li. (Jul 2005). "Decorrelating multiuser code-timing estimation for long-code CDMA with bandlimited chip waveforms", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. 53 (7), 2369-2381.
  31. Khaled Amleh, Hongbin Li, and Rensheng Wang. (Aug 4, 2005). "Joint blind channel estimation and interference suppression with efficient implementation for OFDM systems", Electronics Letters. 41 (16), 45-46.
  32. Khaled Amleh and Hongbin Li. (Sep 2005). "Joint estimation of carrier offset and code timing for DS-CDMA with performance analysis", EEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. 4 (5), 1980-1987.
  33. Hongbin Li, Rensheng Wang, and Khaled Amleh. (Jan 2006). "Blind code-timing estimation for CDMA systems with bandlimited chip waveforms in multipath fading channels", IEEE Transactions on Communications. 54 (1), 141-149.
  34. Rensheng Wang, Hongbin Li, and Tao Li. (Mar 2006). "Robust multiuser detection for multicarrier CDMA systems", Special Issues on 4G Wireless Systems, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications. 24 (3), 673-683.
  35. Hongbin Li and Tao Li. (Jun 2006). "A new differential modulation for coded OFDM with multiple transmit antennas", IEEE Signal Processing Letters. 13 (6), 317-320.
  36. Hongbin Li and James H. Michels. (Jul 2006). "Parametric adaptive signal detection for hyperspectral imaging", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. 54 (7), 2704--2715.
  37. Rensheng Wang and Hongbin Li. (Sep 2006). "A robust approach to channel estimation and detection for multicarrier CDMA", IEEE Communications Letters. 10 (9), 652-654.
  38. Hongbin Li and Qiang Zhao. (Sep 2006). "Distributed modulation for cooperative wireless communications", IEEE Signal Processing Magazine. 23 (5), 30-36.
  39. Hongbin Li and Tao Li. (Jan 2007). "Generalized multichannel amplitude-and-phase coded modulation for differential space-time communications", Digital Signal Processing (Elsevier). 17 (1), 261-271.
  40. Wei Sun and Hongbin Li. (Jan 2007). ""Blind channel estimation and detection for space-time coded CDMA in ISI channels", Digital Signal Processing (Elsevier). 17 (1), 280-296.
  41. Joseph Dorleus, Ralph Holweck, Zhi Ren, Hongbin Li, and Hong-Liang Cui. (Mar 2007). "Wireless network modeling & simulation in support of training, testing and range instrumentation", ITEA Journal of Test and Evaluation. 28 (1).
  42. Qiang Zhao and Hongbin Li. (May 2007). ""Differential modulation for cooperative wireless systems", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. 55 (5), 2273-2283.
  43. Khaled Amleh, Hongbin Li, and Rensheng Wang. (Jun 2007). "Blind channel estimation, equalisation, and CRB for OFDM with unmodeled interference", IET Communications (formerly IEE Proceedings Communications). 1 (3), 489-495.
  44. Kwang June Sohn, Hongbin Li, and Braham Himed. (Jul 2007). "Parametric Rao test for multichannel adaptive signal detection", IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems. 43 (3), 920-933.
  45. Hongbin Li and Jun Fang. (Oct 2007). "Distributed adaptive quantization and estimation for wireless sensor networks", IEEE Signal Processing Letters. 14 (10), 669-672.
  46. Kwang June Sohn, Hongbin Li, and Braham Himed. (Nov 2007). "Parametric GLRT for multichannel adaptive signal detection", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. 55 (11), 5351-5360.
  47. Jun Fang and Hongbin Li. (Jan 2008). "Distributed event region detection in wireless sensor networks", Special Issue on Distributed Signal Processing Techniques for Wireless Sensor Networks, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing. 2008.
  48. Kwang June Sohn, Hongbin Li, and Braham Himed. (Feb 2008). "Recursive parametric tests for multichannel adaptive signal detection", IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation (formerly IEE Proceedings Radar, Sonar and Navigation). 2 (1), 63-70.
  49. Jun Fang and Hongbin Li. (2008). "Joint dimension assignment and compression for distributed multi-sensor estimation", IEEE Signal Processing Letters. 15 174- 177.
  50. Khaled Amleh and Hongbin Li. (Jul 17, 2008). "Robust approach to channel estimation and detection for OFDM systems", IET Electronics Letters. 44 (15), 919-920.
  51. Khaled Amleh and Hongbin Li. (Sep 2008). "Blind channel estimation and interference suppression for single-carrier and multi-carrier block transmission systems", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 57 (5), 2779-2791.
  52. Qiang Zhao, Hongbin Li, and Pu Wang. (Sep 2008). "Performance of cooperative relay with binary modulation in Nakagami-m fading channels", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 57 (5), 3310-3315.
  53. Jun Fang and Hongbin Li. (Oct 2008). "Distributed adaptive quantization for wireless sensor networks: From Delta modulation to maximum likelihood", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. 56 (10), 5246-5257.
  54. Hongmin Deng, Tao Li , Qionghua Wang, and Hongbin Li. (2009). "A fractional-order hyperchaotic system and its synchronization", Chaos, Solitons and Fractals. 41 962-969.
  55. Jun Fang and Hongbin Li. (Jul 2009). "Power constrained distributed estimation with cluster-based sensor collaboration", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. 8 (7), 3822-3832.
  56. Jun Fang and Hongbin Li. (Aug 2009). "Power constrained distributed estimation with correlated sensor data", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. 57 (8), 3292-3297.
  57. Pu Wang, Hongbin Li, Igor Djurović, and Braham Himed. (Sep 2009). "Instantaneous frequency rate estimation for high-order polynomial-phase signals", IEEE Signal Processing Letters. 16 (9), 782-795.
  58. Pu Wang, Hongbin Li, and Braham Himed. (2009). "A new parametric GLRT for multichannel adaptive signal detection", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing.
  59. Pu Wang, Hongbin Li, Igor Djurović, and Braham Himed. "Integrated cubic phase function for linear FM signal analysis", IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems.
  60. Jun Fang and Hongbin Li. "Distributed estimation of signal power from quantized data", IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems.
  61. Hongbin Li and Braham Himed. "Transmit subaperturing for MIMO radars with co-located antennas", Special Issue on MIMO Radar and its Applications, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing. 4 (1).
  62. Jun Fang and Hongbin Li. "Distributed consensus with quantized data via sequence averaging", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing.
  63. Jun Fang and Hongbin Li. "Hyperplane-based vector quantization for distributed estimation in wireless sensor networks", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory.
  64. Pu Wang, Hongbin Li, Igor Djurović, and Braham Himed. "Performance of instantaneous frequency rate estimation using high-order phase function", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing.
  65. Pu Wang, Hongbin Li, Igor Djurović, and Braham Himed. "Performance of instantaneous frequency rate estimation using high-order phase function", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing.
Courses
  • EE 548 Digital Signal Processing
  • EE 448 Digital Signal Processing
  • EE 465 Introduction to Communication Systems
  • EE 664 Digital Signal Processing II