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Dr Xinruo Zhang

Lecturer
School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Dr Xinruo Zhang
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  • Location

    5A.539, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    My Academic Support Hours will be 2-3pm on Friday via zoom. The zoom link for this is available from my profile on my CE163 course MOODLE page. Please wait in the waiting room until I can admit you.

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Biography

Dr. Xinruo Zhang is currently a Lecturer in the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE), University of Essex. Prior to that, she was a Research Associate with Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, Loughborough University. Her research interests lie in machine learning for wireless communications, radio resource allocation and mobile edge intelligence.

Qualifications

  • PhD Telecommunications Research King's College London,

  • MSc Satellite Communications Engineering University of Surrey,

  • BEng Electronic Information Engineering Beihang University,

Appointments

University of Essex

  • Lecturer, Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex (1/2020 - present)

Other academic

  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, Loughborough University (3/2018 - 1/2020)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Radio Resource Allocation

Key words: Beamforming, Power control, Spectrum sharing, User scheduling
Open to supervise

Mobile Edge Technologies

Key words: Edge caching, Edge computing
Open to supervise

Machine Learning for Wireless Communications

Key words: Reinforcement learning, Deep learning, Supervised learning
Open to supervise

5G and Beyond

Key words: Ultra-dense network, Fog radio access network, Cell-free MIMO, Air-ground integrated network
Open to supervise

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Network Fundamentals (CE155)

  • Foundations of Electronics I (CE163)

  • Computer Security (CE235)

Publications

Journal articles (9)

Zhang, X., Zheng, G., Lambotharan, S., Nakhai, MR. and Wong, K-K., (2020). A Reinforcement Learning-Based User-Assisted Caching Strategy for Dynamic Content Library in Small Cell Networks. IEEE Transactions on Communications. 68 (6), 3627-3639

Xia, W., Zhang, X., Zheng, G., Zhang, J., Jin, S. and Zhu, H., (2020). The Interplay Between Artificial Intelligence and Fog Radio Access Networks. IEEE China Communications. 17 (8), 1-13

You, M., Zhang, X., Zheng, G., Jiang, J. and Sun, H., (2020). A Versatile Software Defined Smart Grid Testbed: Artificial Intelligence Enhanced Real-Time Co-Evaluation of ICT Systems and Power Systems. IEEE Access. 8, 88651-88663

Khan, AS., Zhang, X., Lambotharan, S., Zheng, G., AsSadhan, B. and Hanzo, L., (2020). A Machine Learning Aided Blockchain Assisted Framework for Wireless Networks. IEEE Network. 34 (5), 262-268

Zhang, X., Nakhai, MR., Zheng, G., Lambotharan, S. and Chambers, JA., (2019). Distributed Foresighted Energy Management in Smart-Grid-Powered Cellular Networks. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 68 (4), 4064-4068

Zhang, X., Nakhai, MR., Zheng, G., Lambotharan, S. and Ottersten, B., (2019). Calibrated Learning for Online Distributed Power Allocation in Small-Cell Networks. IEEE Transactions on Communications. 67 (11), 8124-8136

Wan Ariffin, WNSF., Zhang, X. and Nakhai, MR., (2017). Sparse Beamforming for Real-Time Resource Management and Energy Trading in Green C-RAN. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. 8 (4), 2022-2031

Zhang, X., Nakhai, MR. and Wan Ariffin, WNSF., (2017). A Bandit Approach to Price-Aware Energy Management in Cellular Networks. IEEE Communications Letters. 21 (7), 1609-1612

Zhang, X., Nakhai, MR. and Ariffin, WNSFW., (2017). Adaptive Energy Storage Management in Green Wireless Networks. IEEE Signal Processing Letters. 24 (7), 1044-1048

Conferences (10)

Zhang, X., Zheng, G. and Lambotharan, S., Trajectory Design for UAV-Assisted Emergency Communications: A Transfer Learning Approach

Zhang, X., Nakhai, MR., Zheng, G., Lambotharan, S. and Ottersten, B., (2019). A Calibrated Learning Approach to Distributed Power Allocation in Small Cell Networks

Zhang, X., Zheng, G., Lambotharan, S., Nakhai, MR. and Wong, K-K., (2019). A Learning Approach to Edge Caching with Dynamic Content Library in Wireless Networks

Ariffin, WNSFW., Zhang, X. and Nakhai, MR., (2016). Sparse beamforming for real-time energy trading in CoMP-SWIPT networks

Ariffin, WNSFW., Zhang, X. and Nakhai, MR., (2016). Combinatorial multi-armed bandit algorithms for real-time energy trading in green C-RAN

Zhang, X. and Nakhai, MR., (2016). Robust chance-constrained distributed beamforming for multicell interference networks

Zhang, X., Nakhai, MR. and Wan Ariffin, WNSF., (2016). A Multi-Armed Bandit Approach to Distributed Robust Beamforming in Multicell Networks

Zhang, X. and Nakhai, MR., (2016). A Distributed Algorithm for Robust Transmission in Multicell Networks with Probabilistic Constraints

Ariffin, WNSFW., Zhang, X. and Nakhai, MR., (2015). Real-time power balancing in green CoMP network with wireless information and energy transfer

Ariffin, WNSFW., Zhang, X. and Nakhai, MR., (2015). Real-time energy trading with grid in green cloud-RAN

Contact

xinruo.zhang@essex.ac.uk

Location:

5A.539, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

My Academic Support Hours will be 2-3pm on Friday via zoom. The zoom link for this is available from my profile on my CE163 course MOODLE page. Please wait in the waiting room until I can admit you.