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Home Members Dr. Y. Hu

Dr. Yulin Hu 胡钰林

 

Dr. Yulin Hu
ICT cubes - Room 335
Aachen, Germany
Phone: +49-241-8020743
hu at umic.rwth-aachen.de

Y. Hu

 

Mr. Yulin Hu obtained his Bachelor's degree in Communication Engineering from Haerbin Institute of Technology (HIT) in 2007 in China and Master degree from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) on Engineering of Communication and Information System in 2011. He began his PhD program since September 2011, which is a joint program supervised by Prof. Anke Schmeink with the Information Theory and Systematic Design of Communication Systems in RWTH Aachen University and Prof. James Gross with the Electrical Engineering School of KTH Royal Institute of Technology. Mr. Yulin Hu successfully defended his dissertation on 22nd Dec. 2015 and recived his Doctoral degree in Electronic Engineering with great honor. From Jan, 2016 to Dec. 2016, he was a research fellow with the Institute for Theoretical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University, Germany. Currently, he works as a research fellow since Jan. 2017 with Information Theory and Systematic Design of Communication Systems, RWTH Aachen University, Germany.

Research Interest

His research interests are mainly with cooperative communication and relaying, including performance analysis as well as system design regarding effective capacity, energy efficiency and fi nite-blocklength-limited performance.

Research Experience

  • Research Fellow                                         Jan. 2017 to present
    ISEK Research group of RWTH Aachen University
    With: Prof. Anke Schmeink
  • Visiting Scholar                                         May. 2017 to Jul. 2017
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University, USA
    With: Prof. M. Cenk Gursoy
  • Research Fellow                                         Jan. 2016 to Dec. 2016
    Institut fuer Theoretische Informationstechnik of RWTH Aachen University
    With: Prof. Rudolf Mathar
  • Research Assistant                                      Sep. 2011 to Dec. 2015
    Joint program between ISEK of RWTH Aachen University and Electrical Engineering School of KTH Royal Institute of Technology
    Supervised by: Prof. Anke Schmeink and Prof. James Gross
  • Research Assistant                                      Sep. 2008 to June 2011
    PCNSS Lab., USTC
    Supervised by: Prof. Lin Qiu

Teaching Experience

  • Supervisor of Master Thesis                     Spring 2017, RWTH Aachen
    Topic: Finite blocklength performance of relaying networks with energy harvesting.
  • Supervisor of Institute Project                Spring 2017, RWTH Aachen
    Topic: Simulative evaluation of optimal relay locations for a single relay system with MRC destination.
  • Supervisor of Institute Project                Spring 2016, RWTH Aachen
    Topic: Simulative evaluation of good relay locations for multiple relay systems in the finite blocklength regime.
  • Supervisor of Institute Project                Spring 2015, RWTH Aachen
    Topic: Simulative evaluation of good relay locations for relay systems (in the finite blocklength regime).
  • Supervisor of Institute Project                Spring 2014, RWTH Aachen
    Topic: Simulative evaluation of good relay locations for relay systems (in the infinite blocklength regime).
  • Supervisor of Student Seminar                Fall 2016-2017, RWTH Aachen
    Topic: Optimal Resource Allocation in Relaying Networks with Energy Harvesting.
  • Supervisor of Student Seminar                Spring 2014, RWTH Aachen
    Topic: Relay-assisted network-coding automatic repeat request (RANC-ARQ) protocols.
  • Teaching Assistant                                 Fall 2017-2018, RWTH Aachen
    Optimization in Engineering
    Instructor: Prof. Anke Schmeink
  • Teaching Assistant                                 Fall 2016-2017, RWTH Aachen
    Optimization in Engineering
    Instructor: Prof. Anke Schmeink
  • Teaching Assistant                                 Fall 2015-2016, RWTH Aachen
    Optimization in Engineering
    Instructor: Prof. Anke Schmeink
  • Teaching Assistant                                 Fall 2011-2012, RWTH Aachen
    Network Simulation
    Instructor: Prof. James Gross
  • Teaching Assistant                                 Fall 2009-2010, USTC
    CDMA Communications Technology
    Instructor: Prof. Lin Qiu

Awards and Scholarships

Conference Awards

  • Travel Grant, 5th IFIP/IEEE Wireless Days 2012, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Invited Paper, 9th IEEE SAM 2016, Special Session “Recent Results on MIMO and Relaying”, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Invited Paper, 23rd IEEE APCC 2017, Workshop “Wireless Communications with Energy Harvesting and Wireless Power Transfer”, Perth, Australia.
  • Best Paper, 14th IEEE ISWCS 2017, Track 1, Bologna, Italy.
  • Best Paper, 28th IEEE PIMRC 2017, Montreal, Canada.

Student Awards

  • China State-Sponsored Scholarship for PhD study, 2011-2015
  • Kwang-Hua Scholarship, USTC, 2009
  • China State-Sponsored Scholarship for Master study, USTC, 2008-2011
  • Individual Scholarship, HIT, 2005
  • First Prize of College Speech Contest, HIT, 2004
  • College Choir Outstanding Contribution Award, HIT, 2004
  • Provincial Quintessence Student (High school), Anhui, 2003.

Publications and Presentations

PhD and Master Thesis

Journal Papers

  • Yulin Hu, Mustafa Ozmen, M. Cenk Gursoy and Anke Schmeink, "Optimal Power Allocation for QoS-Constrained Downlink Multi-User Networks in the Finite Blocklength Regime", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communication, under review.
  • Yulin Hu, Martin Serror, Klaus Wehrle and James Gross, “Finite blocklength performance of multi-terminal wireless industrial networks”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, under major revision.
  • Yulin Hu, James Gross and Anke Schmeink, “The impact of outdated CSI on the finite blocklength performance of relaying”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, under major revision.
  • Qinwei He, Yulin Hu(corresponding author), Guohua Zhang and Anke Schmeink, "A Novel Solution to Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access with a Low-Complexity Detection, Electronics Letters, under review.
  • Yulin Hu, Anke Schmeink and James Gross, “Blocklength-limited performance of relaying under quasi-static Rayleigh channels”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communication, vol. 15, no. 7, pp. 4548 - 4558, July. 2016.
  • Yulin Hu, James Gross and Anke Schmeink, “On the Capacity of Relaying with Finite Blocklength”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 65, no. 3, pp. 1790-1794, Mar. 2016.
  • Yulin Hu, James Gross and Anke Schmeink, “QoS-Constrained energy efficiency of cooperative ARQ in multiple DF relay systems”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol.65, no.2, pp.848-859, Feb. 2016
  • Yulin Hu, James Gross and Anke Schmeink, “On the Performance Advantage of Relaying under the Finite Blocklength Regime”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol.19, no.5, pp.779-782, May 2015.
  • Yulin Hu and Ling Qiu, "Optimal Antenna Location for Distributed Antennas in DAS Cells."Journal of University of Science and Technology of China, 2009, vol. 10, pp.1091-1096 (in Chinese).

Conference Proceedings

  • Yulin Hu, Yao Zhu and Anke Schmeink, "Simultaneous Wireless Information and Power Transfer in Relay Networks With Finite Blocklength Codes", 23rd IEEE APCC, Workshop, Perth, Australia, invited paper.
  • Yulin Hu, M. Cenk Gursoy and Anke Schmeink, "Efficient Transmission Schemes for Low-Latency Networks: NOMA vs. Relaying", IEEE PIMRC, Qct. 2017, Montreal, QC, Canada. Best Paper.
  • Yulin Hu, Christopher Schnelling, Yassine Amraue and Anke Schmeink, "Finite Blocklength Performance of a Multi-Relay Network with Best Single Relay Selection", IEEE ISWCS, Aug. 2017, Bologna, Italy. Best Paper.
  • Fangchao Du, Yulin Hu(corresponding author),Ling Qiu, Anke Schmeink, "Finite Blocklength Performance of Multi-Hop Relaying Networks", IEEE ISWCS, Sep. 2016, Poznan, Poland.
  • Yulin Hu, Anke Schmeink and James Gross, "Relaying with Finite Blocklength: Challenge vs. Opportunity", IEEE SAM, Special Session, July 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Invited paper.
  • M. Serror, Yulin Hu, C. Dombrowski, K. Wehrle and J. Gross, "Performance of cooperative ARQ with perfect CSI in wireless industrial networks", IEEE WOWMOM 2016, accepted.
  • Yulin Hu, James Gross and Anke Schmeink,"Outage Probability of a Multi-Relay Cognitive Network with an Uncertain Number of Forwarding Relays",IEEE ISWCS, Barcelona, Spain, Aug. 2014.
  • Yulin Hu, James Gross, Anke Schmeink and Tong Wang,"Maximizing Energy Efficiency for Multiple DF Relay System with QoS Constraint", IEEE ISWCS, Ilmenau, Germany, Aug. 2013.
  • Yulin Hu, James Gross and Zhizhong Ding, "The Outage Performance of Realtime Transmission in Multiple Asynchronous Relays Enhanced OFDM System", IEEE ICNC, San Diego, USA, Jan. 2012.
  • Yulin Hu and James Gross,"On the Outage Probability and Effective Capacity of Multiple Decode-and-forward Relay System," 2012 IFIP/IEEE Wireless Days, Dublin, Ireland, Nov. 2012.
  • Yulin Hu and Ling Qiu "A Novel Multiple Relay Selection Strategy for LTE-Advanced Relay Systems ." in Proc. of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Budapest, Hungary, May 2011.

Presentations (without Proceedings)

  • Yulin Hu, "Performance Limits of Critical Machine-to-Machine Communication Systems ," ITG Fachtagung on 5G Mobile Networks - Towards the Tactile Internet, June 2016, Dresden, Germany.
  • Yulin Hu and Anke Schmeink, "On the Performance of Relaying with Finite Blocklengths," Workshop of Applied Information Theory, March 2016, Aachen, Germany.
  • Yulin Hu, James Gross and Anke Schmeink "Outage probability of a multi-relay cognitive network with an uncertain number of forwarding relays," UMIC Day 2014, Oct. 2014, Aachen, Germany.
  • Chongfa Wang, Yulin Hu and Ling Qiu “The Study of Uncertainty Interference of Multi-Relay System ,”  in Chinese sub-conference Under 3GPP TSG RAN WG1, BeiJing, China, June 2010.
  • Yulin Hu and Ling Qiu “Cooperative Transmission in the Multiple Relay Assisted Cellular Networks,”   in Chinese sub-conference Under 3GPP TSG RAN WG1, ShenZhen, China, December 2009.
  • Chongfa Wang, Yulin Hu and Ling Qiu “Co-Precoding for cooperative RN,” in Chinese sub-conference Under 3GPP TSG RAN WG1, ShenZhen, China, August 2009.
  • Yulin Hu, Ling Qiu "Optimal antenna location for distributed antennas system." in Conference of Cognitive Wireless Networks and Green Communication, Huangshan, China, June 2009.

Project Experience

I have contributed to the following projects (*: as PI or being responsible for proposal writing and investigation.):
  • 1 The National Science Key Special Project of China "IMT-Advanced Novel Wireless Transmission Technology Program" with Grants No. 2008ZX03003-004.
  • 2 National Science Key Special Project of China "IMT-Advanced: The research of key technologies and solutions" with Grant No. 2008BAH30B09.
  • 3 International Science and Technology Cooperation Program (Sino-Swedish Cooperative Program) with Grant No. 2008DFA12160.
  • 4 National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program) with Grant No. 2007CB310602.
  • 5* USTC-Huawei Cooperation Program "Application of relaying in UMTS" with Grant No. YBWL2010256.
  • 6 DFG Cluster of Excellence on Ultra High-Speed Mobile Information and Communication, German Research Foundation grant DFG EXC 89.
  • 7* DFG grant, "Performance Analysis and Optimization of Future Low Latency and Reliable Cooperative Communication", approved, Feb.2018-Feb.2020
  • 8* ICT grant from "ICT Foundations of a Digitized Industry, Economy, and Society", "Low Latency Systems Modeling", approved, Oct.2016-Oct.2017.
  • 9* ICT grant from "ICT Foundations of a Digitized Industry, Economy, and Society", "Low Latency Systems under the Finite Blocklength Regime: Performance Modeling and Optimization", approved, Oct.2017-Oct.2018.
  • 10* RWTH startup grant, "Maximizing the QoS-Constrained Performance for Ultra-Reliable and Low-Latency Communications", approved, StUpPD_262-17, Nov.2017-Nov.2018.

External Academic Activities

Referee for Journals

  • IEEE Network Magazine, IEEE Communication Magazine, IEEE Access, Networks, IEEE TVT, IEEE TWC, IEEE TCOM, IEEE COMM. LETT., EURASIP J WIREL COMM., INT J ELECTRON. Annals of Telecommunications (Springer)

Referee for Conferences

  • ISIT 2016, VTC 2011-2016, PIMRC 2014, ISWCS 2013-2015, ICC 2014-2016, BlackSeaCom 2015, EW 2015, MSWiM 2015, WSA 2016.

Serve as TPC member

  • IEEE WCNC EDGE Workshop 2018.

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