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Jianwei Huang

Education Background

PhD (Northwestern University, USA)

Master (Northwestern University, USA)

Bachelor (Southeast University, China)

Research Field
Crowd intelligence+Network economics


Jianwei Huang is a Presidential Chair Professor and the Associate Dean of the School of Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen. He is also the Vice President of the Shenzhen Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics for Society. He has been an IEEE Fellow, a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Communications Society, and a Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher in Computer Science. He received the PhD degree from Northwestern University (USA) in 2005, worked as a Postdoc Research Associate at Princeton University (USA) during 2005-2007, and worked as Assistant/Associate/Full Professor at the Department of Information Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong during 2007 – 2018.


Dr. Huang has long focused on pioneering research at the intersection of network optimization, network economics and crowd intelligence, and he has published 300+ papers in leading international journals and conferences, with a total Google Scholar citations of 14000+. He is the co-author of 9 Best Paper Awards, including the IEEE Marconi Prize Paper Award in Wireless Communications in 2011. He has co-authored seven books, including the textbook of "Wireless Network Pricing." He received the Chinese University of Hong Kong Young Researcher Award in 2014 and IEEE Communications Society Asia-Pacific Outstanding Young Researcher Award in 2009.


Dr. Huang is currently the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering (JCR Q1). He has served as an Associate Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society, Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications - Cognitive Radio Series, and IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking. He has served as an Editor of Wiley Information and Communication Technology Series, Springer Encyclopedia of Wireless Networks, and Springer Handbook of Cognitive Radio. He has served as the Chair of IEEE Communications Society Cognitive Network Technical Committee and Multimedia Communications Technical Committee. He is the recipient of IEEE Communications Society Multimedia Communications Technical Committee Distinguished Service Award in 2015 and IEEE GLOBECOM Outstanding Service Award in 2010.

Academic Publications:


1.     Yuan Wu, Liping Qian, Jianwei Huang, and Xuemin Shen, Radio Resource Management for Mobile Traffic Offloading in Heterogeneous Cellular Networks, Springer, 2017

2.     Yuan Luo, Lin Gao, and Jianwei Huang, Economics of Database-Assisted Spectrum Sharing, Springer, July 2016

3.     Xu Chen and Jianwei Huang, Social Cognitive Radio Networks, Springer, January 2015

4.     Lingjie Duan, Jianwei Huang, and Biying Shou, Cognitive Mobile Virtual Network Operator Games, Springer, October 2013

5.     Ying-Jun Zhang, Liping Qian, and Jianwei Huang, Monotonic Optimization in Communication and Networking Systems, Foundation and Trends in Networking, Now Publisher, October 2013

6.     Jianwei Huang and Lin Gao, Wireless Network Pricing, Synthesis Lectures on Communication Networks, Morgan & Claypool, July 2013


Representative Journal Papers

1.     Ming Tang, Lin Gao, and Jianwei Huang,“Enabling Edge Cooperation in Tactile Internet via 3C Resource Sharing.”IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications. 36.11 (2018): 2444 – 2454.

2.     Haoran Yu, Man Hon Cheung, Lin Gao, and Jianwei Huang. "Public Wi-Fi monetization via advertising." IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking. 26.3 (2018): 1035 – 1048.

3.     Man Hon Cheung, Fen Hou, and Jianwei Huang, “Delay-Sensitive Mobile Crowdsensing: Algorithm Design and Economics,” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. 17.12 (2018): 2761 – 2774.

4.     Hao Wang and Jianwei Huang. "Incentivizing Energy Trading for Interconnected Microgrids." IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. 9.4 (2018): 2647 – 2657.

5.     Yuan Luo, Nihar Shah, Jianwei Huang, and Jean Walrand, “Parametric Prediction from Parametric Agents,” Operations Research, 66.2 (2018): 313 – 326.

6.     Junlin Yu, Man Hon Cheung, Jianwei Huang, and H. Vincent Poor. "Mobile Data Trading: Behavioral Economics Analysis and Algorithm Design." IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications. 35.4 (2017): 994-1005.

7.     George Iosifidis, Lin Gao, Jianwei Huang, and Leandros Tassiulas. "Efficient and Fair Collaborative Mobile Internet Access." IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 25.3 (2017): 1386 - 1400.

8.     Qian Ma, Lin Gao, Ya-Feng Liu, and Jianwei Huang. "Economic Analysis of Crowdsourced Wireless Community Networks." IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. 16.7 (2017): 1856-1869

9.     Man Hon Cheung, Fen Hou, Jianwei Huang, and Richard Southwell. "Congestion-Aware Distributed Network Selection for Integrated Cellular and Wi-Fi Networks." IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications. 35.6 (2017): 1269 - 1281 

10. Yuan Luo, Lin Gao, and Jianwei Huang. "An Integrated Spectrum and Information Market for Green Cognitive Communications." IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications. 34.12 (2016): 3326-3338.