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Jing Yang

Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering

228B Electrical Engineering West

juy157@psu.edu

814-863-8732

Research Areas:

Interest Areas:

Sensing and communication in energy harvesting wireless sensor networks, statistical signal processing and machine learning, and their applications in power/energy systems, healthcare, bioinformatics.

 
 

 

Education

  • Ph D, Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, 2010

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Zuoen Wang, Jingxian Wu and Jing Yang, 2017, "Dynamic Sparse Sensing of Spatial-temporally Correlated Random Fields", IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 53, (2)
  • Jing Yang, Stark C Draper and Robert Nowak, 2016, "Learning the interference graph of a wireless network", IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks
  • Silas L Fong, Vincent YF Tan and Jing Yang, 2016, "Non-asymptotic achievable rates for energy-harvesting channels using save-and-transmit", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 34, (12), pp. 3499–3511
  • Jing Yang, Xianwen Wu and Jingxian Wu, 2016, "Optimal Online Sensing Scheduling for Energy Harvesting Sensors With Infinite and Finite Batteries", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 34, (5), pp. 1578–1589
  • Zuoen Wang, Jingxian Wu, Jing Yang and Hai Lin, 2015, "Energy-efficient wireless sensing for level set estimations", IEEE Access, 3, pp. 1480–1490
  • Jingxian Wu and Jing Yang, 2015, "On the asymptotic equivalence between stochastic and deterministic energy sources in energy harvesting sensing systems", EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, 2015, (1), pp. 1–10
  • Jing Yang, Xianwen Wu and Jingxian Wu, 2015, "Optimal scheduling of collaborative sensing in energy harvesting sensor networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 33, (3), pp. 512–523
  • Israel Akingeneye, Jingxian Wu and Jing Yang, 2015, "Energy Efficient Optimum Sensing With Energy Harvesting Power Sources", IEEE Access, 3, pp. 989–997
  • Berk Gurakan, Omur Ozel, Jing Yang and Sennur Ulukus, 2013, "Energy cooperation in energy harvesting communications", IEEE Transactions on Communications, 61, (12), pp. 4884–4898
  • Omur Ozel, Jing Yang and Sennur Ulukus, 2013, "Optimal transmission schemes for parallel and fading Gaussian broadcast channels with an energy harvesting rechargeable transmitter", Computer Communications, 36, (12), pp. 1360–1372
  • Jing Yang and Sennur Ulukus, 2012, "Optimal packet scheduling in an energy harvesting communication system", IEEE Transactions on Communications, 60, (1), pp. 220–230
  • Jing Yang, Omur Ozel and Sennur Ulukus, 2012, "Broadcasting with an energy harvesting rechargeable transmitter", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 11, (2), pp. 571–583
  • Omur Ozel, Jing Yang and Sennur Ulukus, 2012, "Optimal broadcast scheduling for an energy harvesting rechargeable transmitter with a finite capacity battery", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 11, (6), pp. 2193–2203
  • Jing Yang and Sennur Ulukus, 2012, "Optimal packet scheduling in a multiple access channel with energy harvesting transmitters", Journal of Communications and Networks, 14, (2), pp. 140–150
  • Jing Yang and Sennur Ulukus, 2011, "Trading rate for balanced queue lengths for network delay minimization", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 29, (5), pp. 988–996
  • Omur Ozel, Kaya Tutuncuoglu, Jing Yang, Sennur Ulukus and Aylin Yener, 2011, "Transmission with energy harvesting nodes in fading wireless channels: Optimal policies", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 29, (8), pp. 1732–1743
  • Jing Yang and Sennur Ulukus, 2010, "Delay-minimal transmission for average power constrained multi-access communications", IEEE transactions on wireless communications, 9, (9), pp. 2754–2767

Conference Proceedings

  • Israel Akingeneye, Jingxian Wu and Jing Yang, 2017, "Optimum PMU Placement for Power System State Estimation"
  • Boyu Wang, Chao Gan, Jing Yang, Chinmay Hedge and Jingxian Wu, 2017, "Graph-based Multiple-Line Outage Identification in Power Transmission Systems"
  • Xianwen Wu, Jing Yang and Jingxian Wu, 2017, "Optimal Transmission for Energy Harvesting Nodes under Battery Size and Usage Constraints"
  • Samrat Nath, Jingxian Wu and Jing Yang, 2017, "Optimizing Age-of-Information and Energy Efficiency Tradeoff for Mobile Pushing Notifications"
  • Zuoen Wang, Jingxian Wu and Jing Yang, 2017, "Distributed Estimation of a Spatially Correlated Random Field in Decentralized Sensor Networks"
  • Xianwen Wu, Jing Yang and Jingxian Wu, 2017, "Optimal Status Updating to Minimize Age of Information with an Energy Harvesting Source"
  • Israel Akingeneye, Jingxian Wu, Jing Yang and Hai Lin, 2016, "Optimum Poisson Sensing with Energy Harvesting Power Sources", Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), 2016 IEEE
  • Silas L Fong, Vincent YF Tan and Jing Yang, 2016, "A non-asymptotic achievable rate for the AWGN energy-harvesting channel using save-and-transmit", pp. 455–459
  • Zuoen Wang, Jingxian Wu, Jing Yang and Hai Lin, 2016, "Optimal energy efficient level set estimation of spatially-temporally correlated random fields", pp. 1–6
  • Xianwen Wu, Jing Yang and Jingxian Wu, 2016, "Optimal energy management for energy harvesting transmitters under battery usage constraint", pp. 475–479
  • Jing Yang, Xianwen Wu and Jingxian Wu, 2015, "Adaptive sensing scheduling for energy harvesting sensors with finite battery", pp. 98–103
  • Jing Yang and Jingxian Wu, 2015, "Online throughput maximization in an energy harvesting multiple access channel with fading", pp. 2727–2731
  • Zuoen Wang, Jingxian Wu, Jing Yang and Hai Lin, 2015, "Optimum Level Set Estimation of a Time-Varying Random Field under a Power Constraint", pp. 1–6
  • Jingxian Wu, Israel Akingeneye and Jing Yang, 2015, "Optimum sensing of a time-varying random event with energy harvesting power sources", pp. 1134–1138
  • Qinghua Li, Chase Ross, Jing Yang, Jia Di, Juan Carlos Balda and H Alan Mantooth, 2015, "The effects of flooding attacks on time-critical communications in the smart grid", pp. 1–5
  • Jing Yang and Jingxian Wu, 2014, "Optimal sampling of random processes under stochastic energy constraints", pp. 3377–3382
  • Jing Yang, 2014, "Achievable rate for energy harvesting channel with finite blocklength", pp. 811–815
  • Jing Yang, Zuoen Wang and Jingxian Wu, 2014, "Level set estimation with dynamic sparse sensing", pp. 487–491
  • Jing Yang, 2014, "Optimal sensing scheduling in energy harvesting sensor networks", pp. 4077–4082
  • Jingxian Wu and Jing Yang, 2014, "The asymptotic equivalence between sensing systems with energy harvesting and conventional energy sources", pp. 1753–1758
  • Jing Yang, 2013, "Optimal Collaborative Sensing Scheduling with Energy Harvesting Nodes", pp. 395–398
  • Berk Gurakan, Omur Ozel, Jing Yang and Sennur Ulukus, 2013, "Energy cooperation in energy harvesting two-way communications", pp. 3126–3130
  • Jing Yang, Stark Draper and Robert Nowak, 2012, "Passive Learning of the Interference Graph of a Wireless Network", pp. 2735–2740
  • Jing Yang, Yanpei Liu and Stark C Draper, 2012, "Optimal scheduling policies with mutual information accumulation in wireless networks", pp. 1062–1070
  • Berk Gurakan, Omur Ozel, Jing Yang and Sennur Ulukus, 2012, "Energy cooperation in energy harvesting wireless communications", pp. 965–969
  • Berk Gurakan, Omur Ozel, Jing Yang and Sennur Ulukus, 2012, "Two-way and multiple-access energy harvesting systems with energy cooperation", pp. 58–62
  • Omur Ozel, Kaya Tutuncuoglu, Jing Yang, Sennur Ulukus and Aylin Yener, 2011, "Adaptive transmission policies for energy harvesting wireless nodes in fading channels", pp. 1–6
  • Omur Ozel, Jing Yang and Sennur Ulukus, 2011, "Broadcasting with a battery limited energy harvesting rechargeable transmitter", pp. 205–212
  • Yanpei Liu, Jing Yang and Stark C Draper, 2011, "Exploiting route diversity in multi-packet transmission using mutual information accumulation", pp. 1793–1800
  • Jing Yang, Omur Ozel and Sennur Ulukus, 2011, "Optimal packet scheduling in a broadcast channel with an energy harvesting transmitter", pp. 1–5
  • Omur Ozel, Jing Yang and Sennur Ulukus, 2011, "Optimal scheduling over fading broadcast channels with an energy harvesting transmitter", pp. 193–196
  • Omur Ozel, Kaya Tutuncuoglu, Jing Yang, Sennur Ulukus and Aylin Yener, 2011, "Resource management for fading wireless channels with energy harvesting nodes", pp. 456–460
  • Omur Ozel, Jing Yang and Sennur Ulukus, 2011, "Optimal transmission policies over vector Gaussian broadcast channels with energy harvesting transmitters", pp. 3–7
  • Jing Yang and Sennur Ulukus, 2011, "Optimal packet scheduling in a multiple access channel with rechargeable nodes", pp. 1–5
  • Jing Yang and Sennur Ulukus, 2010, "Delay minimization with a general pentagon rate region", pp. 1808–1812
  • Jing Yang and Sennur Ulukus, 2010, "Transmission completion time minimization in an energy harvesting system", pp. 1–6
  • Jing Yang and Sennur Ulukus, 2009, "Delay minimization in multiple access channels", pp. 2366–2370
  • Jing Yang and Sennur Ulukus, 2008, "Delay-minimal transmission for energy constrained wireless communications", pp. 3531–3535
  • Jing Yang and Sennur Ulukus, 2008, "Delay-minimal transmission for average power constrained multi-access communications"

Research Projects

  • November 2015 - October 2020, "Cybersecurity center for secure, evolvable energy delivery systems (SEEDS)," (Sponsor: DoE).
  • March 2015 - February 2020, "CAREER: When Energy Harvesting Meets “Big Data”: Designing Smart Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks," (Sponsor: NSF).
  • August 2014 - July 2017, "Energy-aware Sparse Sensing," (Sponsor: NSF).
  • July 2014 - June 2015, "Networked Sensing and Learning of Brain Activities with Low Noise Electroencephalography (EEG) Sensors," (Sponsor: Arkansas Biosciences Institute).

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • , Judge of the 2017 Undergraduate Exhibition, April 2017 - April 2017
  • Committee Member, Undergraduate Committee, August 2016
  • Committee Member, Faculty Search Committee, October 2016

Service to External Organizations:

  • Co-Organizer, IEEE Communication Theory Workshop (CTW), January 2015 - July 2015
  • Co-Chairperson, Track Co-Chair on MAC and Cross-Layer Design, IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications, January 2014 - October 2014
  • Committee Member, TPC member, IEEE International Conferences on Communications, 2013
  • Committee Member, TPC member, IEEE Global Conferences on Communications, 2013
  • Committee Member, TPC member, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, 2017
 


 

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The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science was created in the spring of 2015 to allow greater access to courses offered by both departments for undergraduate and graduate students in exciting collaborative research in fields.

We offer B.S. degrees in electrical engineering, computer science and computer engineering and graduate degrees (master's degrees and Ph.D.'s) in electrical engineering and computer science and engineering. EECS focuses on the convergence of technologies and disciplines to meet today’s industrial demands.

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