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Terahertz Band: Next Frontier of Wireless Communications for 5G and Beyond
Date: 2017/11/9             Browse: 342

Speaker:   Prof. Chong Han

Time:         Nov 9,  3:00 pm-4:00 pm  

Location:   Room 1A-200, SIST Building

Inviter:     Prof. Yu Liu


Terahertz (THz)-band (0.1-10 THz) communication is envisioned as a key wireless technology of the next decade. The THz band will help overcome the spectrum scarcity problems and capacity limitations of current wireless networks, by providing an unprecedentedly large bandwidth. In addition, THz communications will enable a plethora of long-awaited applications, both at the nano-scale and at the macro-scale, ranging from wireless massive-core computing architectures and instantaneous data transfer among non-invasive nano-devices, to ultra-high-definition content streaming among mobile devices and wireless high-bandwidth secure communications. This talk will cover state-of-the-art advancement, open challenges, and possible research directions in channel modeling and physical layer design of THz wireless communications. 


Chong Han is currently an Assistant Professor, Associate Special Research Fellow and PhD advisor with the University of Michigan–Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, since June 2016. He is also a collaborating researcher with Shenzhen Institute of Terahertz Technology and Innovation, Shenzhen, China. He received the Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications from The University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia, in 2011. He obtained the Master of Science and the Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, in 2012 and 2016, respectively. Dr. Han is the PI of National Science Foundation in China (NSFC) Grant for Young Scientist, 2018-2020 and co-PI for National Science Foundation in China (NSFC) Grant program, the recipient of Shanghai Sailing Program 2017-2020, the Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) Scholarship, Australia, 2010-2011, and the National Information Communications Technology Research Centre (NICTA) of Excellence Summer Scholarship, Australia, 2009-2010.

His current research interests include Terahertz Band Communication Networks, Electromagnetic Nanonetworks, 5G Cellular Networks, Graphene-enabled Wireless Communications. In these areas, he has published multiple peer-reviewed scientific publications, in prestigious journals and top-rated conferences in IEEE and ACM. He is an associate editor for IEEE Access since 2017 and an editor for Elsevier Nano Communication Network journal since 2016. He has been a member of multiple international organizing and technical program committees. He is a member of the IEEE.

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