Ph.D. in EE, Southeast University, Nanjing, China, 1988
M.Eng. in EE, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Nanjing, China, 1985
B.Eng. in EE, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Nanjing, China, 1982
Wireless communications and networks
Cochannel interference analysis
Random access protocols
Cognitive and software-defined radio
Antennas and RF
Antenna arrays and beamforming
SDR and RF test bed
Impulse radiating antennas (IRA)
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