Rice
FIS

FIS image header
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Download 
Scholarly Interest Report
         
Lin Zhong
Professor
Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering
 
e-mail:lzhong@rice.edu
 
  • B.S. Electronic Engineering (1998) Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • Ph.D. Computer Engineering (2005) Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
  • M.S. Circuits and Systems (2000) Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
 
Primary Department
   Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Picture
 
Department Affiliations
 
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  •  
    Websites
     Rice Efficient Computing Group
     Rice Efficient Computing Group
     
    Research Areas
     mobile computing, human-computer interaction, and nanoelectronics
     
    Teaching Areas
     mobile & embedded system design
     
    Selected Publications
     Refereed articles
     

    Chad C. Tossell, Phillip Kortum, Clayton Shepard, Ahmad Rahmati, Lin Zhong "You can lead a horse to water but you cannot make him learn: Smartphone use in higher education." British Journal of Educational Technology, 46: 713-724.

     
     

    E. Everett, C. Shepard, L. Zhong and A. Sabharwal "SoftNull: Many-Antenna Full-Duplex Wireless via Digital Beamforming."  IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 15 (Dec 2016) : 8077-8092.

     
     

    Min Hong Yun, Songtao He, Lin Zhong "POLYPATH: Supporting Multiple Tradeoffs for Interaction Latency." Submitted


    https://arxiv.org/abs/1608.05654
     
     

    A. Rahmati, C. Shepard, C. Tossell, L. Zhong and P. Kortum "Practical Context Awareness: Measuring and Utilizing the Context Dependency of Mobile Usage." IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 14: 1932-1946.

     
     

    Chad Tossell, Philip Kortum, Clayton Shepard, Ahmad Rahmati, Lin Zhong "Exploring Smartphone Addiction: Insights from Long-Term Telemetric Behavioral Measures." iJIM, 9: 37-43.

     
     

    Evan Everett, Clayton Shepard, Lin Zhong, Ashutosh Sabharwal "Measurement-driven Evaluation of All-digital Many-antenna Full-duplex Communication." IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communication (Aug 2015) Submitted

     
     

    Ahmad Rahmati, Clayton Shepard, Chad Tossell, Lin Zhong, Phillip Kortum, Angela Nicoara, and Jatinder Singh, "Seamless flow migration on smartphones without network support," to appear in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.

     
     

    Ahmad Rahmati, Clayton Shepard, Chad Tossell, Lin Zhong, Phillip Kortum, Angela Nicoara, and Jatinder Singh, "Seamless flow migration on smartphones without network support," in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, March 2014.

     
     

    Ardalan Amiri Sani, Lin Zhong, Dan S. Wallach "Glider: A GPU Library Driver for Improved System Security." Submitted

     
     

    Chao Xu, Xiaozhu Lin, and Lin Zhong, "Device drivers should not do power management," in Proc. ACM SIGOPS Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems (APSYS), June 2014.

     
     

    Christopher Hunter, Lin Zhong, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, "Leveraging physical layer cooperation for energy conservation," to appear in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.

     
     

    Christopher Hunter, Lin Zhong, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, "Leveraging physical layer cooperation for energy conservation," in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, January 2014.

     
     

    Ahmad Rahmati and Lin Zhong, "Studying smartphone usage:lessons from a four-month field study," in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, July 2013.

     
     

    Ahmad Rahmati, Clayton Shepard, Chad Tossell, Lin Zhong, Phillip Kortum, Angela Nicoara, and Jatinder Singh, "Seamless flow migration on smartphones without network support," to appear in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.

     
     

    Ardalan Amiri Sani, Zhiyong Tan, Peter Washington, Mira Chen, Sharad Agarwal, Lin Zhong, and Ming Zhang, "The wireless data drain of users, apps, and platforms," in ACM SIGMOBILE Mobile Computing and Communications Review, October 2013.

     
     

    Xiaohan Ma, Mian Dong, Lin Zhong, and Zhigang Deng, "Performance and power consumption characterization of 3D mobile games," in IEEE Computer, April 2013.

     
     

    Chad Tossell, Phillip Kortum, Clayton Shepard, Ahmad Rahmati, and Lin Zhong, "Getting real: A naturalistic methodology for using smartphones to collect mediated communications", in Advances in Human-Computer Interaction, June 2012.

     
     

    Chad Tossell, Phillip Kortum, Clayton Shepard, Ahmad Rahmati, and Lin Zhong, "An Empirical Analysis of Smartphone Personalization: Measurement and User Variability", in Behavior & Information Technology, vol. 31, no.10, October 2012

     
     

    Chad Tossell, Phillip Kortum, Clayton Shepard, Laura Barg-Walkow, Ahmad Rahmati, and Lin Zhong, "A Longitudinal Study of Emoticon Use in Text Messaging from Smartphones", in Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 28, no. 2, March 2012.

     
     

    Hang Yu, Lin Zhong, Ashutosh Sabharwal, “Power Management of MIMO Network Interfaces on Mobile Systems,” in IEEE Trans. VLSI, July 2012. 

     
     

    Jun Yao, Jian Lin, Yanhua Dai, Gedeng Ruan, Zheng Yan, Lei Li, Lin Zhong, Douglas Natelson, and James M. Tour, "Highly transparent nonvolatile resistive memory devices from silicon oxide and graphene, " Nature Communications, October 2012.

     
     

    Jun Yao, Lin Zhong, Douglas Natelson, and James M. Tour, "In situ imaging of the conducting filament in a silicon oxide resistive switch," Nature Scientific Reports, 2:242, 1-5, 2012.

     
     

    Mian Dong and Lin Zhong, "Chameleon: a color-adaptive web browser for mobile OLED displays," in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, May 2012. 

     
     

    Mian Dong and Lin Zhong, “Power modeling and optimization of OLED displays,” in IEEE Trans. Mobile Computing, September 2012.

     
     

    Ahmad Rahmati and Lin Zhong, "Context-based network estimation for energy-efficient ubiquitous wireless connectivity," in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, January 2011.

     
     

    Jun Yao, Lin Zhong, Douglas Natelson, and James Tour, "Intrinsic resistive switching and memory effects in silicon oxide," in Applied Physics A (Materials Science & Processing), 102(4), 2011. 

     
     

    Jun Yao, Lin Zhong, Douglas Natelson, and James Tour, "Silicon Oxide is a non-innocent surface for molecular electronics and nanoelectronics studies," in Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133(4), 2011.

     
     

    Xiaoming Chen, Zhendong Zhao, Ahmad Rahmati, Ye Wang, and Lin Zhong, “SaVE: Sensor-Assisted Motion Estimation for Efficient H.264/AVC Encoding,” in IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, March 2011 

     
     

    Ahmad Rahmati and Lin Zhong, "Human-battery interaction on mobile phones," in Pervasive and Mobile Computing, vol. 5, no. 5, October 2009.

     
     

    Clayton Shepard, Ahmad Rahmati, Chad Tossell, Lin Zhong, and Phillip Kortum, "LiveLab: measuring wireless networks and smartphone users in the field", in ACM SIGMETRICS Perform. Eval. Rev., vol. 38, no. 3, December 2010.

     
     

    Jun Yao, Zhengzong Sun, Lin Zhong, Douglas Natelson, and James Tour, “Resistive switches and memories from silicon oxide,” in ACS Nano Letters, 2010.

     
     

    Yunxin Liu, Ahmad Rahmati, Yuanhe Huang, Hyukjae Jang, Lin Zhong, Yongguang Zhang, and Shensheng Zhang, “Design, realization, and evaluation of xShare for impromptu sharing of mobile phones,” in IEEE Trans. Mobile Computing, December 2010.

     
     

    Jiayang Liu, Zhen Wang, Lin Zhong, Jehan Wickramasuriya, and Venu Vasudevan, "uWave: Accelerometer-based personalized gesture recognition and its applications," in Pervasive and Mobile Computing, vol. 5, issue 6, pp. 657-675, December 2009.

     
     

    Jun Yao, Lin Zhong, Zengxing Zhang, Tao He, Zhong Jin, Patrick J. Wheeler, Douglas Natelson, and James M. Tour, "Resistive switching in nanogap systems on SiO2 substrates," in Small, 5 (24), pp.2910-2915, 2009.

     
     

    Jun Yao, Zhong Jin, Lin Zhong, Douglas Natelson, and James M. Tour, "Two-terminal nonvolatile memories based on single-walled carbon nanotubes," in ACS Nano, 3 (12), pp. 4122-4126, 2009.

     
     

    Mian Dong and Lin Zhong, "Nanowire crossbar logic and standard cell-based integration," in IEEE Trans. on Very Large Scale Integration Systems, August 2009.

     
     

    Jun Yao, Lin Zhong, Douglas Natelson, and James M. Tour, "Etching-dependent reproducible memory switching in vertical SiO2 structures," in Applied Physics Letters, vol. 93, issue 25, 2008

     
     

    Yunsi Fei, Lin Zhong, and Niraj K. Jha, "An energy-aware framework for dynamic software management in mobile computing systems," ACM Trans. on Embedded Computing Systems, April 2008.

     
     

    K. S. Vallerio, Lin Zhong and N. K. Jha, "Energy-efficient graphical user interface design," IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, July 2006.

     
     

    Lin Zhong and Niraj K. Jha, "Dynamic power optimization targeting user delays in interactive systems," IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, November 2006.

     
     

    Lin Zhong, Srivaths Ravi, Anand Raghunathan and Niraj K. Jha, "RTL-aware cycle-accurate functional power estimation," IEEE Trans. on Computer-Aided Design of ICs & Systems, October 2006.

     
     

     Lin Zhong and N. K. Jha, "Interconnect-aware low power high-level synthesis," IEEE Trans. on Computer-Aided Design of ICs & Systems, Mar. 2005. (Ranked by TCAD as one of the most downloaded papers in 2005: http://tcad.polito.it/editor/top-25-TCAD.htm)

     
     

    Rui Zhang, Pallav Gupta, Lin Zhong, and Niraj K. Jha, "Threshold network synthesis and optimization and its application to nanotechnologies," IEEE Trans. on Computer-Aided Design of ICs & Systems, Jan. 2005. (Ranked by TCAD as one of the most downloaded papers in 2005: http://tcad.polito.it/editor/top-25-TCAD.htm)

     
     

    Jiong Luo, Lin Zhong, Yunsi Fei and Niraj K. Jha, "Register binding based RTL power management for control-flow intensive designs," IEEE Trans. on Computer-Aided Design of ICs & Systems, Aug. 2004.

     
     Articles
     

    R. LiKamWa, Y. Hou, P.Y. Washington, L. Zhong "I2.4: Invited Paper: Rethinking the Imaging Pipeline for Energy-Efficient Privacy-Preserving Continuous Mobile Vision." GetMobile: Mobile Computing and Communications, 19 (Jan 2015) : 6-9.

     
     

    Clayton Shepard*, Narendra Anand*, and Lin Zhong, "Practical performance of MU-MIMO precoding in many-antenna base stations," in Proc. ACM CellNet Workshop (collocated with MobiSys), June 2013.

     
     

    Mian Dong, Tian Lan, and Lin Zhong, "System energy consumption is a multi-player game," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), November 2012. 

     
     

    Paramvir Bahl, Matthai Philipose, and Lin Zhong, "VISION: cloud-powered sight for all: showing the cloud what you see," in Proc. ACM Wrkshp. Mobile Cloud Computing and Services (MCS), June 2012.

     
     

    Ahmad Rahmati, Clayton Shepard, Chad Tossell, Mian Dong, Zhen Wang, Lin Zhong, and Philip Kortum, "Tales of 34 iPhone Users: How they change and why they are different," Technical Report TR-2011-0624, Rice University, June 2011.

     
     

    Ardalan Amiri Sani, Wolfgang Richter, Xuan Bao, Trevor Narayan, Mahadev Satyanarayanan, Lin Zhong, Romit Roy Choudhury, "Opportunistic Content Search of Smartphone Photos," Technical Report TR0627-2011, Rice University, June 2011.

     
     

    Siqi Zhao, Lin Zhong, Jehan Wickramasuriya and Venu Vasudevan, "Human as real-time sensors of social and physical events: a case study of Twitter and sports games," Technical Report TR0620-2011, Rice University and Motorola Mobility, June 2011.

     
     

    Xiaozhu Lin and Lin Zhong, "Reflex: managing sensor data processing in mobile systems," Technical Report 0315-2010, Rice University, March 2010.

     
     

    Ahmad Rahmati and Lin Zhong, "Lessons learned from field trials with Windows Mobile Pocket PC phones," in Proc. MobiEval, June, 2007. (invited paper)

     
     

    Lin Zhong, Ahmad Rahmati, and Jiayang Liu, "Technological challenges to mobile phones for the self-management of chronic illness," Extended Abstract for invited talk, in Proc. 2nd Int. Symp. Medical Information & Communication Technology, Oulu, Finland, December 2007. 

     
     

    Narendra Anand, Ahmad Rahmati, and Lin Zhong, "OrbitWatch: An energy-efficient Bluetooth, motion sensing, wrist interface," Technical Report-ECG-1006, Rice University, October 2006.

     
     

    Tamer Mohamed and Lin Zhong, "TeethClick: Input with Teeth Clacks," Technical Report-ECG-1206a, Rice University, December 2006.

     
     Book chapters
     

    James Tour and Lin Zhong. Molecular Computing: Integration of Molecules for Nanocomputing. in Bio-inspired and Nano-scale Integrated Computing, Wiley Press, 2009.

     
     Refereed conference papers
     

    Clayton Shepard, Jian Ding, Ryan E. Guerra, Lin Zhong "Understanding Real Many-Antenna MU-MIMO Channels." Proceedings of the Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers (Nov 2016)

     
     

    K. Boos, A. Amiri-Sani, L. Zhong "Eliminating State Entanglement with Checkpoint-based Virtualization of Mobile OS Services." Proceedings of the 6th Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems (July 2015)

     
     

    R. LiKamWa, L. Zhong "Starfish: Efficient Concurrency Support for Computer Vision Applications."  Proceedings of the 13th Annual International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (May 2015) : 213-226.

     
     

    R. LiKamWa, Y. Hou, J. Gao, M. Polansky, L. Zhong "RedEye: analog ConvNet image sensor architecture for continuous mobile vision." Proceedings of the 43rd International Symposium on Computer Architecture (June 2016) : 255-266.

     
     

    C. Shepard, A. Javed, L. Zhong "Control Channel Design for Many-Antenna MU-MIMO." Proceedings of the 21st Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networkin (Sept 2015)

     
     

    C. Xu, F. X. Lin, Y. Wang, L. Zhong "Automated OS-level Device Runtime Power Management." Proceedings of the Twentieth International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (239-252)

     
     

    Xiaozhu Lin, Zhen Wang, and Lin Zhong, "K2: A mobile operating system for heterogeneous coherence domains," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS ), March 2014.

     
     

    Ardalan Amiri Sani, Kevin Boos, Min Hong Yun, and Lin Zhong, "Rio: A system solution for sharing I/O between mobile systems," Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications and Services (MobiSys), June 2014.

     
     

    Ardalan Amiri Sani, Kevin Boos, Shaopu Qin, and Lin Zhong, "I/O paravirtualization at the device file boundary," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS ), March 2014.

     
     

    Hang Yu, Oscar Bejarano, and Lin Zhong, “Combating inter-cell interference in 802.11ac-based multi-user MIMO networks,” in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), September 2014.

     
     

    M. Dong, T. Lan, L. Zhong "Rethink energy accounting with cooperative game theory." Proceedings of the 20th annual international conference on Mobile computing and networking (Sept 2014) : 531-542.

     
     

    Mian Dong, Tian Lan, and Lin Zhong, “Rethink energy accounting with multi-player game theory,” in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), September 2014.

     
     

    Robert LiKamWa, Zhen Wang, Aaron Carroll, Xiaozhu Lin, and Lin Zhong, "Draining our Glass: an energy and heat characterization of Google Glass," in Proc. ACM SIGOPS Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems (APSYS), June 2014.

     
     

    Robert LiKamWa, Bodhi Priyantha, Matthai Philipose, Lin Zhong, and Paramvir Bahl, "Energy characterization and optimization of image sensing toward continuous mobile vision," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications and Services (MobiSys), June 2013.

     
     

    Robert LiKamWa, Yunxin Liu, Nicholas D. Lane, and Lin Zhong, "MoodScope: building a mood sensor from smartphone usage patterns," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications and Services (MobiSys), June 2013

     
     

    Ahmad Rahmati, Chad Tossell, Clayton Shepard, Phil Kortum, and Lin Zhong, "Exploring iPhone usage: the influence of socioeconomic differeces on smartphone adoption, usage and usability," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI), September 2012.

     
     

    Chad Tossell, Phil Kortum, Ahmad Rahmati, Clayton Shepard, and Lin Zhong, "Characterizing web use on smartphones," in Proc. ACM SIGCHI Conf. Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), May 2012.

     
     

    Clayton Shepard, Hang Yu, Narendra Anand, Li Erran Li, Tom Marzetta, Yang Richard Yang, and Lin Zhong, "Argos: practical base stations with many antennas," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), August 2012.

     
     

    Ning Ding, A. Pathak, D. Koutsonikolas, C. Shepard, Y. C. Hu, and Lin Zhong, "Realizing the full potential of PSM using proxying," in Proc. IEEE INFOCOM Mini-Symposium, March 2012

     
     

    Xiaozhu Lin, Zhen Wang, Robert LiKamWa, and Lin Zhong, "Using low-power processors in smartphones without knowing them," in Proc. Int. Conf. Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS ), March 2012.

     
     

    Xiaozhu Lin, Zhen Wang, and Lin Zhong, "Supporting distributed execution of smartphone workloads on loosely coupled heterogeneous processors," in Proc. Wrkshp. Power-Aware Computing and Systems (HotPower), October 2012.

     
     

    Zhen Wang, Felix Xiaozhu Lin, Lin Zhong, and Mansoor Chishtie, "How far can client-only solutions go for mobile browser speed?" in Proc. the World Wide Web Conference (WWW), April 2012.

     
     

    Dong Mian and Lin Zhong, "Chameleon: a color-adaptive web browser for mobile OLED displays," in Proc.  ACM/USENIX Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), June 2011 (received Best Paper Award)

     
     

    Dong Mian and Lin Zhong, "Self-constructive, high-rate energy modeling for battery-powered mobile systems," in Proc. ACM/USENIX Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), June 2011 

     
     

    Hang Yu, Ahmad Rahmati, Ardalan Amiri Sani, Lin Zhong, Jehan Wickramasuriya and Venu Vasudevan, "Data broadcasting using mobile FM radio: design, realization and application," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp), September 2011. 

     
     

    Hang Yu, Lin Zhong, Ashutosh Sabharwal, and David Kao, "Beamforming on mobile devices: a first study," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), September 2011.

     
     

    Robert LiKamWa, Yunxin Liu, Nicholas D. Lane, and Lin Zhong, "Can your smartphone infer your mood?" in Proc. ACM Workshop on Sensing Applications on Mobile Phones (PhoneSense), co-located with ACM SenSys, November 2011. (received Best Paper Award)

     
     

    Xuan Bao, Trevor Narayan, Ardalan Amiri Sani, Wolfgang Richter, Romit Roy Choudhury, Lin Zhong, and Mahadev Satyanarayanan, "The case for context-aware compression," to appear in Proc. ACM Int. Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile), March 2011.

     
     

    Zhen Wang, Xiaozhu Lin, Lin Zhong, and Mansoor Chistie, “Why mobile browsers are slow,” in Proc. ACM Int. Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile), 2011

     
     

    Ahmad Rahmati, Lin Zhong, Jehan Wickramasuriya, and Venu Vasudevan, and Daniel Stewart, "Enabling pervasive mobile applications with the FM radio broadcast data system," in Proc. ACM Int. Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile), February 2010. 

     
     

    Ardalan Amiri Sani, Hasan Dumanli, Lin Zhong, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, "Power-efficient directional wireless communication on small form-factor mobile devices, " in Proc. ACM/IEEE Int. Symp. Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), August 2010

     
     

    Ardalan Amiri Sani, Lin Zhong, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, "Directional antenna diversity for mobile devices: characterizations and solutions," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), September 2010.

     
     

    Chad Tossel, Phillip Kortum, Clayton Shepard, Ahmad Rahmati, and Lin Zhong, "Assessing the performance of common tasks on handheld mobile computers," in Proc. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), September 2010.

     
     

    Clay Shepard, Ahmad Rahmati, Chad Tossel, Lin Zhong, and Phil Kortum, "LiveLab: measuring wireless networks and smartphone users in the field," in Proc. Workshop on Hot Topics in Measurement & Modeling of Computer Systems (HotMetrics), June 2010

     
     

    Xiaozhu Lin, Ahmad Rahmati, and Lin Zhong, "Dandelion: A framework for transparently programming phone-centered wireless body sensor applications for health," in Proc. ACM Wireless Health, October, 2010.

     
     

    Ahmad Rahmati*, Clayton Shepard*, and Lin Zhong, "NoShake: Content stablization for shaking screens of mobile devices," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Pervasive Computing and Communication (PerCom), March 2009. (*Equal contribution)

     
     

    Hang Yu, Lin Zhong, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, "Adaptive RF chain management for energy-efficient spatial-multiplexing MIMO transmission," in Proc. ACM/IEEE Int. Symp. Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), August 2009.

     
     

    Husheng Li, Lin Zhong, and Kun Zheng, "Drowsy transmission: physical layer energy optimization for transmitting random packet traffic," in Proc. IEEE Conf. Computer Communications (INFOCOM), April 2009.

     
     

    Jiayang Liu, Lin Zhong, Jehan Wickramasuriya, and Venu Vasudevan, "User evaluation of lightweight user authentication with a single tri-axis accelerometer," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI), September 2009. 

     
     

    Jiayang Liu, Zhen Wang, Lin Zhong, Jehan Wickramasuriya, and Venu Vasudevan, "uWave: Accelerometer-based personalized gesture recognition and its applications," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Pervasive Computing and Communication (PerCom), March 2009. (received the Mark Weiser Best Paper Award)

     
     

    Mian Dong, Kevin Choi, and Lin Zhong, "Power modeling of graphical user interfaces on OLED displays," in Proc. ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conf. (DAC), July 2009.

     
     

    Mian Dong, Kevin Choi, and Lin Zhong, "Power-saving color transformation of mobile graphical user interfaces on OLED-based displays," in Proc. ACM/IEEE Int. Symp. Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), August 2009.

     
     

    Stephen So, Ardalan Amiri Sani , Lin Zhong, Frank Tittel ,and Gerard Wysocki, "Laser spectroscopic trace-gas sensor networks for atmospheric monitoring applications," in Proc. IPSN Wrkshp. Sensor Networks for Earth and Space Science Applications (ESSA), April 2009.

     
     

    Xiaohan Ma, Mian Dong, Lin Zhong, and Zhigang Deng, "Statistical power consumption analysis and modeling for GPU-based computing," in Proc. ACM Wrkshp. Power Aware Computing and Systems (HotPower), Co-located with SOSP, October 2009

     
     

    Xiaoming Chen, Zhendong Zhao, Ahmad Rahmati, Ye Wang, and Lin Zhong, "Sensor-assisted motion estimation for efficient H.264/AVC video encoding," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Multimedia, October 2009. 

     
     

    Yunxin Liu, Ahmad Rahmati, Yuanhe Huang, Hyukjae Jang, Lin Zhong, and Yongguang Zhang, "xShare: supporting impromptu sharing of mobile phones," in Proc. ACM/USENIX Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), June 2009

     
     

    Guangming Hong, Ahamd Rahmati, Ye Wang, and Lin Zhong, “SenseCoding: Acceleration-assisted motion estimation for efficient video encoding,” in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Multimedia, October 2008.

     
     

    Jiayang Liu and Lin Zhong, “Micro power management of active 802.11 interfaces,” in Proc. ACM/USENIX Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), June 2008.

     
     

    Mian Dong and Lin Zhong, "Challenges to crossbar integration of nanoscale two-terminal symmetric memory devices," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Nanotechnology, August 2008.

     
     

    Mian Dong and Lin Zhong, "Logic synthesis with nanowire crossbar: Reality check and standard cell-based integration," in Proc. IEEE Design Automation & Test in Europe Conf (DATE), March 2008.

     
     

    Ahmad Rahmati and Lin Zhong, “Context-for-Wireless: context-sensitive energy-efficient wireless data transfer,” in Proc. ACM/USENIX Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), June 2007.

     
     

    Ahmad Rahmati and Lin Zhong, "Usability evaluation of a commercial Pocket PC phone:  A pilot study," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Technology, Applications and Systems (Mobility), September 2007.

     
     

    Ahmad Rahmati, Angela Qian, and Lin Zhong, "Understanding human-battery interaction on mobile phones," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI), September 2007. (received Best Paper Award)

     
     

    Ahmad Rahmati, Matti Hiltunen, Lin Zhong, and Rittwik Jana, “Reliability techniques for RFID-based object tracking applications,” in Proc. IEEE/IFIP Int. Conf. Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), June 2007

     
     

    Le Yan, Lin Zhong, and Niraj Jha, “Energy comparison and optimization of wireless body-area network technologies,” in Proc. Int. Conf.  Body Area Networks (BodyNets), 2007

     
     

    Lin Zhong, Diana El-Daye, Brett Kaufman, Nick Tobaoda, Tamer Mohamed, and Michael Liebschner, "OsteoConduct: Wireless body-area communication based on bone conduction," in Proc. Int. Conf. Body Area Networks (BodyNets), June 2007.

     
     

    Nilanjan Banerjee, Ahmad Rahmati, Mark Corner, Sami Rollins, and Lin Zhong, "Users and batteries: interactions and adaptive energy management in mobile systems," in Proc. Int. Conf. Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp), September 2007

     
     

    Quming Zhou, Lin Zhong, and Kartik Mohanram, “Power signal processing: a new perspective for power analysis and optimization,” in Proc. ACM/IEEE Int. Symp. Low Power Electronics Design (ISLPED), August 2007. 

     
     

    Lin Zhong, Bin Wei, and Mike Sinclair, “SMERT: Energy-efficient design of a multimedia messaging system for mobile devices,” in Proc. ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conf. (DAC), July, 2006.

     
     

    Lin Zhong, Mike Sinclair, and Ray Bittner, “A Phone-centered body sensor network platform: Cost, energy efficiency, and user interface,” in Proc. IEEE Workshop on Body Sensor Networks, April 2006.

     
     

    Le Yan, Lin Zhong, and Niraj K. Jha, " Towards a responsive, yet power-efficient, operating system: A Holistic approach," in Proc. IEEE/ACM Int. Sym. on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer & Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), Sept. 2005.

     
     

    Le Yan, Lin Zhong, and Niraj K. Jha, "User-perceived latency based dynamic voltage scaling for interactive applications," in Proc. ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conf. (DAC), June 2005

     
     

    Lin Zhong and Niraj K. Jha, "Energy efficiency for handheld computer interfaces: Limits, characterization, and practice," in Proc. USENIX/ACM Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), June 2005.

     
     

    Lin Zhong, Mike Sinclair and Niraj K. Jha, "A Personal-area network of low-power wireless interfacing devices: System & hardware design," in Proc. ACM Int. Conf. Human Computer Interaction with Mobil Devices and Services (MobileHCI), Sept. 2005

     
     

    Lin Zhong and Niraj K. Jha, "Dynamic power optimization for interactive systems," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on VLSI Design, Jan. 2004. 

     
     

    Lin Zhong, Srivaths Ravi, Anand Raghunathan, and Niraj K. Jha, "Power estimation for cycle-accurate functional descriptions of hardware," in Proc. IEEE/ACM Int. Conf. on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), Nov. 2004. 

     
     

    Yunsi Fei, Lin Zhong, and Niraj K. Jha, "An energy-aware framework for coordinated dynamic software management in mobile computers," in Proc. IEEE/ACM Int. Symp. on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer & Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), Oct. 2004. 

     
     

    Lin Zhong and Niraj K. Jha, "Graphical user interface energy characterization for handheld computers," in Proc. IEEE/ACM Int. Conf. on Compilers, Architectures & Synthesis for Embedded Systems (CASES), Oct. 2003. 

     
     

    Pallav Gupta, Lin Zhong and Niraj K. Jha, "A high-level interconnect power model for design space exploration," in Proc. IEEE/ACM Int. Conf. on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), Nov. 2003

     
     

    Rui Zhang, Pallav Gupta, Lin Zhong, and Niraj K. Jha, "Synthesis and optimization of threshold logic networks with application to nanotechnologies," in Proc. IEEE Design Automation & Test in Europe Conf (DATE), Feb. 2004. (selected as one of the most influential papers in the first  decade of DATE)

     
     

    W. Wang, T. K. Tan, J. Luo, Y. Fei, L. Shang, K. S. Vallerio, Lin Zhong, A. Raghunathan, and N. K. Jha, "A comprehensive high-level synthesis system for control-flow intensive behaviors for low power,'' in Proc. IEEE Great Lakes VLSI Symp., Apr. 2003

     
     

    Lin Zhong and Niraj K. Jha, "Interconnect-aware high-level synthesis for low power," in Proc. IEEE/ACM Int. Conf. on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), Nov. 2002. 

     
     

    Lin Zhong, Jiong Luo, Yunsi Fei and Niraj K. Jha, "Register binding based power management for high-level synthesis of control-flow intensive behaviors," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Computer Design (ICCD), Sept. 2002

     
    Presentations
     Invited Talks
     

    Microsoft Research Workshop on System Stack

     
     Keynote Speaker
     

    "Many-antenna base stations are interesting systems (Keynote at All Things Cellular, August 2014)." ACM All Things Cellular Workshop, Chicago, IL. (08/2014)

     
     Posters
     

    "SoftNull: All-digital Massive MIMO Full-duplex Wireless." (September 2015)

     
     

    "Retrofitting computer vision libraries for concurrent support on mobile devices." (Sept 2014)

     
     

    Robert LiKamWa and Lin Zhong, "SUAVE: sensor-based user-aware viewing enhancement for mobile device displays," Extended Abstract for demonstration in ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST), October 2011. 

     
     

    Hang Yu, Lin Zhong, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, "Beamsteering on mobile devices, network capacity and client efficiency," Poster at ACM MobiCom’10, September 2010.

     
     

    Mian Dong and Lin Zhong, "Demonstration: Chameleon: color transformation on OLED displays," in ACM HotMobile'10, February 2010 (received Best Demo/Poster Award)

     
     

    Xiaozhu Lin and Lin Zhong, "Demonstration: Reflex: system and programming support for efficient sensor Use in mobile systems," in ACM HotMobile'10, February 2010

     
     

    Ahmad Rahmati,  Clayton Shepard,  Angela Nicoara,  Lin Zhong,  Jatinder Singh, "Mobile TCP usage characteristics and the feasibility of network migration without infrastructure support," Poster at ACM MobiCom’10, September 2010.

     
     

    Jiayang Liu, Zhen Wang, Lin Zhong, Jehan Wickramasuriya, and Venu Vasudevan, " uWave: Accelerometer-based personalized gesture recognition," Extended Abstract for demonstration in ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST), October 2008.

     
     

    Hasan Dumanli and Lin Zhong, "Demonstration: Energy-efficient wireless communication based on directional transmission from mobile access," in MobiCom'08, September 2008. (One of three finalists for Best Student Demo)

     
     

    Jiayang Liu and Lin Zhong, "Demonstration: Micro power management of active 802.11 interfaces," in ACM/USENIX Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), June 2008. 

     
     

    Ahmad Rahmati, Clayton Shepard, and Lin Zhong, "Demonstration: NoShake: Reducing Perceived Shake on Mobile Displays," in ACM/USENIX Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), June 2008. 

     
     

    Ahmad Rahmati, Bryan Grandy, Charlie Ice, Sarah Joiner, Clayton Shepard, and Lin Zhong, "Demonstration: OrbitECG: mobile phone-based ambulatory wearable ECG monitoring," in ACM/USENIX Int. Conf. Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys), June 2007.

     
    Editorial Positions
     Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. IEEE. (2012 - 2015)

     Other, IPSN: ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks. ACM/IEEE. (2013 - 2014)

     Associate Editor, ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems. ACM. (2012 - 2015)

    Supervised Theses & Dissertations
     Sanjay Chatterjee, PhD Runtime Systems for Extreme Scale Platforms. (2014) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Chao Xu, MS Automated OS-level Device Runtime Power Management. (2014) (Thesis Director)

     Xiaozhu Lin, Ph.D. System support for loosely coupled resources in mobile computing. (2014) (Thesis Director)

     Jose Eduardo Reyes, MS Virtual ring buffer for camera application concurrency. (2015) (Thesis Director)

     Hui Wang, PhD Resource Allocation Models for Multi-Tiered Storage: Balancing System Efficiency and QoS. (2015) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Theodore Book, PhD Privacy Concerns in Android Advertising Libraries. (2016) (Thesis Committee Member)

     Adriana Flores Miranda, PhD Scaling Uplink Throughput in WLANs. (Thesis Committee Member)

     Joe Chen, MS Pseudo Lateration: Millimeter-Wave Localization Using a Single Infrastructure Anchor. (Thesis Committee Member)

     Kevin Boos, MS FlashBack: Bringing Immersive Virtual Reality to Weak Mobile Devices via Rendering Memoization. (Thesis Director)

     Kaipeng Li, MS GPU Accelerated Reconfigurable Detector and Precoder for Massive MIMO SDR Systems. (Thesis Committee Member)

     Xu Du, MS MIMO Broadcast Channels with Full-duplex feedback. (Thesis Committee Member)

     Robert LiKamWa, PhD Rethinking the Vision Sensing Pipeline for Energy Efficiency. (Thesis Director)

     Xing Zhang, MS Directional Training for FDD Massive MIMO. (Thesis Committee Member)

     Muhammad Kumail Haider, MS Overhead Constrained Joint Adaptation of MCS, Beamwidth and Antenna Sectors for 60 GHz WLANs with Mobile Clients . (Thesis Committee Member)

     Jie Liao, MS Moving Device Power Management Out of Drivers. (Thesis Director)

     Pu Dong, MS Reducing fate sharing in software systems via fine-grained checkpoint and restore. (Thesis Director)

     Ardalan Amiri Sani, PhD Rethinking System Support for I/O Devices. (Thesis Director)

    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     Charles Duncan Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement ,

     ACM SIGMOBILE Rockstar Award,

     ACM MobiSys Best Paper Award, ACM MobiSys (06/2014)

     Faculty Research Award, Google (2014)

     Best Paper Award, ACM ASPLOS ,

     Google Research Award, Google

     NSF CAREER Award-, National Science Foundation

     Best Demo/Poster Award, ACM HotMobile, 2010

     Teaching Award, 2010, Brown Teaching Award, 2010 (With Ashutosh Sabharwal)

     Outstanding Faculty Associate, Jones College 2009

     IEEE PerCom 2009- uWave: Accelerometer-based personalized gesture recognition and its applications, IEEE PerCom 2009

     One of the 30 most influential papers published in the first decade of IEEE Design Automation & Test in Europe Conferebce (DATE),

      ACM Mobile HCI, 2007- Understanding human-battery interaction on mobile phones, ACM MobileHCI, 2007

      AT&T Asian Pacific Leadership Award,

    Positions Held
     Visiting Researcher, Microsoft Research, Redmond. (2012 - 2012)

     Graduate Research Assistant: , Princeton University . (2000 - 2000)

     Summer Research Intern, NEC Labs, America, Princeton, NJ . (2003 - 2003)

     Associate Professor, Rice University. (2011 - 2011)

     Summer Research Intern, Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA . (2004 - 2004)

     Assistant Professor, Rice University. (2011 - 2011)