Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang

Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang

Yaoqing Yang
Contact Information:
Peter Kiewit Institute - PKI 201B
Scott Campus (Omaha)
(402) 554-3916
yyang3@unl.edu
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Associate Professor
Academic Degrees
  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Beijing Broadcast Institute, China
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Northern Jiaotong University, China
Areas of Research and Professional Interest
  • Antennas and Radio Propagation
  • Wireless Communications and Networks
  • Statistical Signal Processing
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About Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang

Yaoqing (LamarYang (S.02-M.09-SM.09) received his B.S. degree from the Northern Jiaotong University, China, and his M.S. degree from the Beijing Broadcast Institute, China, both in Electrical Engineering. He received his Ph.D. degree in the area of wireless communications and networks from the University of Texas (UT) at Austin in 2006. He is now an associate professor in the Department of Computer and Electronics Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL).

Dr. Yang has served as a Technical Program Committee (TPC) member for many years for numerous top ranked conferences, such as Globecom, ICC, VTC, WCNC, MSWiM, etc, and he served as a reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (TWC), Vehicular Technology (TVT), Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), Communications Letters, etc. His current research interests lie in wireless communications and networks with emphasis on radio channel characterizations, cognitive radio networks, and statistical signal processing. Dr. Yang is a senior member of IEEE.

Selected Publications

2017

  • Hui Zhang, Yao Lu, Jianxun Su, Zengrui Li, Jinbo Liu and Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, “Coding diffusion metasurface for ultra-wideband RCS reduction” ELECTRONICS LETTERS 2nd February 2017 Vol. 53 No. 3 pp. 187–189
  • Jianxun Su, Yao Lu, Hui Zhang, Zengrui Li, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, Yongxing Che, and Kainan Qi , “Ultra-wideband,Wide Angle and Polarization-insensitive Specular Reflection Reduction by Metasurface based on Parameter-adjustable Meta-Atoms”, Scientific Reports www.nature.com/scientificreports 09 Febrary 2017
  • Xiaole Kang Chuiyong Kong, Jianxun Su, Zengrui Li , and Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang,”Ultra-wideband RCS reduction of microstrip antenna array by the optimized multi-element metasurface”  IEE Electronics Letters, Feb. 2017

2016

  •  Zhihui Shu, Yi Qian, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, and Hamid Sharif,” A game theoretic approach for energy-efficient communications in multi-hop cognitive radio networks’, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, 14 March 2016
  • Trenton Evans, Kossivi Tossou, Feng Ye, Zhihui Shu, Yi Qian, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, and Hamid Sharif  “A New Architecture for Application-Aware Cognitive Multihop Wireless Networks “  IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, Feb. 2016, pp.1-9
  • Jianxun Su, Yao Lu, Zhiyan Zheng, Zengrui Li, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, Yongxing Che, and Kainan Qi. “Fast Analysis And Optimal Design Of Metasurface For Wideband Monostatic And Multistatic Radar Stealth” Journal of Applied Physics, Nov, 2016
  • Qilin Qi, Aaron Sharp, Dongming Peng, Yaoqing Yang and Hamid Sharif, ” Generic attack against robust steganography based on spring transform and geometrization” Security And Communication Networks, Sept., 2016
  • Jianxun Su, Yao Lu, Zengrui Li, Rongrong Zhang and Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang  "A Wideband and Polarization-Independent Metasurface Base on Phase Optimization for Mono- and bistatic Radar Cross Section Reduction" International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 7595921, 9 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7595921
  • Zengrui Li, Xiaole Kang, Jianxun Su, Qingxin Guo, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang and Junhong Wang, “A Wideband End-fire Conformal Vivaldi Antenna Array Mounted on a Dielectric Cone"  International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 9812642, 11 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/9812642
  •  Prabhat Dahal, Dongming Peng, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, and Hamid Sharif , “A resource-efficient approach to steganography in mobile systems” Proc. In International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC), Sept. 5-9, 2016

2015

  • Jianxun Su, Zengrui Li, Xujin Yuan, Yaoqing Yang and Junhong Wang  " Integral Equation Analysis of EM Scattering from Multilayered Metallic Photonic Crystal Accelerated with Adaptive Cross Approximation,"  International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 274307, 7 pages
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/274307
  • Jianxun Su, Zengrui Li, Xujin Yuan, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang and Guizhen Lu, “An Integral Equation-Based Approach to Analyzing Symmetrical Electromagnetic Models through Decomposition and Recomposition of Excitation Vectors”, Journal  of Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society, Vol. 30, No. 1, ISSN 1054-4887, Jan. 2015, pp.50-59
  • Ruisi He, Bo Ai ; Zhangdui Zhong ; Molisch, A.F. ; Ruifeng Chen ; Yaoqing Yang  “A Measurement-Based Stochastic Model for High-Speed Railway Channels” IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS, VOL. 16, NO. 3, JUNE 2015
  • Xiaofang Sun, Zhangdui Zhong, Fanggang Wang, Wenyu Chai, and Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang  “Rate Optimization in Multi-Antenna Relay-Assisted Cognitive Radio Networks”  Proc. In Wireless Innovation Forum Conference on Wireless Communications Technologies and Software Defined Radio (WINNCOMM’15), San Diego, March 24-26, 2015
  • Deborah Duran-Hermann and Yaoqing Yang “Leveraging Martingales for Robust Cognitive Radio Transmission Control”, Proc. In IEEE Military Communications Conference, MILCOM 2015, pp.720-725, Tampa, FL, USA, Oct. 26-28, 2015
  • Xiaofang Sun, Deborah Duran-Hermann, Zhangdui Zhong, and Yaoqing Yang “Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access with Weighted Sum-Rate Optimization for Downlink Broadcast Channel” Proc. In IEEE Military Communications Conference, MILCOM 2015, pp.1176-1181, Tampa, FL, USA, Oct. 26-28, 2015
  • Sarmah, Nilotpal; Yang, Yaoqing; Sharif, Hamid; Qian, Yi “Performance Analysis of MANET Routing Protocols by Varying Mobility, Speed and Network Load”  2015 Nineth International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems  (ICSPCS), pp.1-6, Cairns, Australia, Dec. 14-16, 2015
  • Zengrui Li, Longdan Tan, Xiaole Kang, Jianxun Su, Qingxin Guo, Yaoqing Yang and Junhong Wang “A Novel Wideband end-fire conformal antenna array mounted on a dielectric cone” Under minor revision by Journal Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society, Nov. 2015

2014

  • Aaron. T. Sharp, Qilin Qi, Yaoqing Yang, Dongming Peng, and Hamid Sharif, “Frequency Domain Discrete Spring Transform: A Novel Frequency Domain Steganographic Attack”, accepted for the 9th IEEE/IET International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing, (CSNDSP14 ) Manchester, UK, July 23-25, 2014.
  • Qilin Qi, Aaron. T. Sharp, Yaoqing Yang, Dongming Peng, and Hamid Sharif, “Steganography Attack Based on Discrete Spring Transform and Image Geometrization”, accepted for the 10thInternational Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference-2014, (IWCMC 2014), Nicosia, Cyprus, August, 04-08, 2014.
  • Austin Shores, Chee Vang, and Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, “Data Acquisition and Processing of Sensor Data in a General Body Area Network” Accepted for  2014 Biomedical Science and Engineering Conference - Collaborative Biomedical Innovations (BSEC’14),  Oak Ridge, Tennessee, May 6-8, 2014.
  • Zhihui Shu, Yi Qian, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, and Hamid Sharif, “A Game Theoretic Approach for Energy Efficient Communications in Multi-hop Cognitive Radio Networks” submitted to the Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, April, 2014.

2013

  • Shichuan Ma, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, Yi Qian, Hamid Sharif, and Mahmoud Alahmad, “Energy Harvesting for Wireless Sensor Networks: Applications and Challenges in Smart Grid”, accepted for publication in the Special Issue on Wireless Sensor Networks with Environmental Energy Harvesting – IJSN, Sept. 2013.
  • Aaron. T. Sharp, Qilin Qi, Yaoqing Yang, Dongming Peng, and Hamid Sharif, “Discrete Spring Transform (DST) Based Active Warden Attack for Next-Generation Steganography”, under the review of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Wiley, Oct. 2013.
  • Prabhat Dahal, Dongming Peng, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, and Hamid Sharif, “RSS Based Bridge Scour Measurement Using Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks” Proc. in the 9th International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing (WICOM), Beijing China, Sept. 22-24, 2013
  • Zengrui Li, Longyao Chen, Hui Zhang, Qing-Xin Guo, Xueqin Zhang, Xingfeng Wu, Junhong Wang, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, “Dual-Polarized Patch Antenna With High Isolation for DTV Applications”,  Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, Volume 27, Issue 14, Aug. 9, 2013, pp.1759-1766.
  • Aaron Sharp, Qilin Qi, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, Dongming Peng, and Hamid Sharif, “A Video Steganography Attack Using Multi-Dimensional Discrete Spring Transform”,  Proc. in IEEE International Conference on Signal and Image Processing Applications (ICSIPA), Melaka, Malaysia, Oct. 8-10, 2013
  • Qilin Qi, Aaron Sharp, Dongming Peng, Yaoqing Yang, and Hamid Sharif, “An Active Audio Steganography Attacking Method Using Discrete Spring Transform”, Proc. in the 24th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC’13), London, UK, 8-11 September, 2013.
  • Fang Lei, Zeng Rui Li, Q. X. Guo, H. Zhang, X. Q. Zhang, J. Wang, G. S. Liu, J. H. Wang and Yaoqing Yang, “A Monolayer Multi-Octave Bandwidth Log-Periodic Microstrip Antenna”,Progress in Electromagnetics Research (PIER), Vol.41, pp.97-104, July 2013.
  • Feng Ye, Yi Qian, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, and Hamid Sharif, “Xing-Zone Bridge Construction for Multi-hop Cognitive Radio Networks with Channel Bonding”, Proc. in IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), Shanghai, China, April, 2013
  • Zhihui Shu, Yi Qian, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, and Hamid Sharif “Channel Allocation and Multicast Routing in Cognitive Radio Networks”, Proc. in IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), Shanghai, China, April, 2013
  • Andrew Minturn, Deepraj Vernekar, and Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, “Distributed Beamforming with Imperfect Phase Synchronization for Cognitive Radio Networks”, Proc. in IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) - Signal Processing for Communications Symposium, Budapest, Hungary, June 9-13, 2013.
  • Aaron. T. Sharp, Qilin Qi, Yaoqing Yang, Dongming Peng, and Hamid Sharif,  “A Novel Active Warden Steganographic Attack for Next-Generation Steganography”, Proc. in the 9th IEEE International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference on (IWCMC), Cagliari, Sardinia – Italy,  July 1-5, 2013.
  • He, Ruisi; Zhong, Zhangdui; Molisch, Andreas F.; Ai, Bo; Chen, Ruifeng; and Yang, Yaoqing; “A Measurement-Based Stochastic Model for High-Speed Railway Channels,” under major revision for publication in the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Transactions and Magazine, March 2013.
  • Ruisi He, Zhangdui Zhong, Ai Bo, Jian-Wen Ding, Yaoqing Yang, and Andreas F. Molisch, “Short-Term Fading Behavior in High-Speed Railway Cutting Scenario: Measurements, Analysis, and Statistical Models”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 61, No. 4, April 2013.
  • Xiaole Kang, Hui Zhang, Zengrui Li, Qingxin Guo,, Xueqin Zhang, Junhong Wang, and Yaoqing Yang, “A Band-Notched UWB Printed Elliptical Ring Monopole Antenna”, Progress in Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 35, 23-33,  2013.

2012

  • F. Lei, Q. X. Guo , Z. R. Li, H. Zhang, X. Q. Zhang, X. F. Wu, and Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, “An Irony-Mark-Shaped Monopole Antenna for DTV Receiving Application”,  Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09205071.2012.706789,  July 2012.
  • L. Y. Chen , Z. R. Li , H. Zhang, X. Q. Zhang, X. F. Wu, and Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang , “A Planar Metal-Plate Monopole Antenna for Indoor DTV Applications”, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09205071.2012.704505, July 2012.
  • Jiyan Mao, Zengrui Li , Qing-Xin Guo, Hui Zhang, Xueqin Zhang, Xingfeng Wu, and Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang , “A Wide-Band Quasi-Yagi Antenna With Arrow-Shaped Dipoles For Digital TV Band Applications”, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09205071.2012.711455, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, July 2012.
  • Feng Ye , Jiazhen Zhou, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, Hamid Sharif, and Yi Qian, “Constructing Backbone of a Multi-hop Cognitive Radio Network with Channel Bonding”, Proc. in the IEEEGlobecom conference, Disneyland Anaheim, CA, USA, Dec. 2012.
  • Ruisi He, Zhangdui Zhong, Ai Bo, Jian-wen Ding, and Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, “Propagation Measurements and Analysis of Fading Behavior for High Speed Rail Cutting Scenarios”, Proc. in the IEEE Globecom conference, Disneyland Anaheim, CA, USA, Dec. 2012.
  • Zhihui Shu , Jiazhen Zhou, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, Hamid Sharif, and Yi Qian, “Network Coding-aware Channel Allocation and Routing in Cognitive Radio Networks” Proc. in the IEEEGlobecom conference, Disneyland Anaheim, CA, USA, Dec. 2012.
  • Qilin Qi, Andrew Minturn, and Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, “An Efficient Water-Filling Algorithm for Power Allocation in OFDM-Based Cognitive Radio Systems”, Proc. in International conference on Systems and Informatics (ICASI), pp. 2069-2073, May 2012.
  • Deborah D. Duran-Herrmann, Qilin Qi, and Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, “An Adaptive Algorithm for Corrupted Images”, Proc. in International conference on Systems and Informatics (ICASI), pp. 2064-2068, May 2012.

2011

  • Zhi Hui Shu, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, Yi Qian, and Rose Qingyang Hu "Impact of Interference on Secrecy Capacity in a Cognitive Radio Network," Proc. in IEEE Globecom 2011, Houston, TX,  December 2011. ·
  • Qingxin Guo, Zenrui Li, Jilong Ju, and Yaoqing Yang, “A Frequency-Reconfigurable Inverted-F Antenna for Terrestrial Broadcast Applications", Microwave Optical Tech. Lett., Wiley, pp.2242-2245, Vol.53, No.10, October 2011 ·
  • Mahmoud Alahmad, Hosen Hasna, Evans Sordiashie, Yaoqing Yang and Lim Nguyen, “Addressable and Energy Management System for the Built Environment'', The Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC),  September 7-9, 2011, Chicago IL. ·
  • Shichuan Ma, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, and Hamid Sharif, ``Distributed MIMO Technologies in Cooperative Wireless Networks,'' IEEE Communications Magazine, May, 2011 ·
  • Shichuan Ma, Michael Hempel, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang,and Hamid Sharif, ``Securing  Wireless Communications in Transmit-Beamforming systems by precoding Jamming noise signals”  Security and Communication Networks, Wiley, 2011. ·
  • Shichuan Ma, Lim Nguyen, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, and Won Mee Jang, “Performance Analysis of MIMO-SESS with Alamouti Scheme over Rayleigh Fading Channels”, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2011, 2011:145 doi:10.1186/1687-1499-2011-145, October 27, 2011 ·
  • James Talor, Shichuan Ma, Michael Hempel, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, and Hamid Sharif, ``Impact of Channel Estimation Errors on Effectiveness of Eigenvector-Based Jamming for Physical Layer Security in Wireless Networks'', Proc. of the 16th IEEE International Workshop on Computer Aided Modeling, Analysis and Design of Communication Links and Networks, CAMAD2011.

2010

  • Shichuan Ma, Lim Nguyen, Won Mee Jang, and Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, "MIMO Self-Encoded Spread Spectrum with Iterative Detection over Rayleigh Fading Channels," Hindawi Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Volume 2010, Article ID 492079, 2010.
  • Shichuan Ma, Deborah D. Duran, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, and Hamid Sharif, "A Virtual Channel-Based Approach to Compensation of I/Q Imbalances in MIMO-OFDM Systems,"International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences, vol. 3, no. 9, pp. 711-721, 2010.
  • Deborah D. Duran, Shichuan Ma, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang,and Yi Qian, “A Novel Martingale Approach to QoS-Aware Wireless Sensor Ad-hoc Networks”, to appear at the 13th IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE-2010), Hong Kong, China, Dec. 11-13, 2010.
  • Shichuan Ma, Deborah D. Duran, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, and Hamid Sharif, "Performance Enhancement in Limited Feedback Precoded Spatial Multiplexing MIMO-OFDM Systems by Using Multi-Block Channel Prediction," To appear in Proc. of the 6th IEEE Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) Workshop, Miami, Florida, USA, Dec. 2010.
  • Shichuan Ma, Lim Nguyen, Won Mee Jang, and Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, "Bit-Error Rates of MIMO-SESS over Rayleigh Fading Channels," Proc. of ISITA2010/ISSSTA2010, Taichung, Taiwan, Oct. 2010.
  • Shichuan Ma, Michael Hempel, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, and Hamid Sharif, "A New Approach to Null Space-Based Noise Signal Generation for Secure Wireless Communications in Transmit-Receive Diversity Systems," Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Information Security (WCNIS'10), Beijing, China, June 2010, pp. 406-410.
  • Shichuan Ma, Michael Hempel, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, and Hamid Sharif, "A Novel Approach to Secure Wireless Communications Using Randomized Eigenvector-Based Jamming Signals," Proc. of the 6th International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC'10), Caen,France, June 2010, pp. 1172-1176.
  • Shichuan Ma, Lim Nguyen, Won Mee Jang, and Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, "Multiple-Input Multiple-Output Self-Encoded Spread Spectrum System with Iterative Detection," Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'10), Cape Town, South Africa, May 2010.
  • Shichuan Ma, Lim Nguyen, Won Mee Jang, and Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, "Performance Enhancement in MIMO Self-Encoded Spread Spectrum Systems by Using Multiple Codes," Proc. of the 33rd IEEE Sarnoff Symposium, Princeton, NJ, USA, Apr. 2010.

2009

  • Shichuan Ma, Deborah Duran, Hamid Sharif, and Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, "An Adaptive Approach to Estimation and Compensation of Frequency-Dependent I/Q Imbalances in MIMO-OFDM Systems," Proc. of IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM'09), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, Nov. 2009.
  • Shichuan Ma, Deborah Duran, and Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, "Estimation and Compensation of Frequency-Dependent I/Q Imbalances in OFDM Systems over Fading Channels," Proc. of the 5th International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing (WiCOM'09), Beijing, China, Sep. 2009.
  • Shichuan Ma, Deborah Duran, Hamid Sharif, and Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, "An Extension of the 3GPP Spatial Channel Model in Outdoor-to-Indoor Environments," Proc. of the 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP'09), Berlin, Germany, Mar. 2009, pp. 1064-1068.

2008

  • Wei Wang, Dongming Peng, Honggang Wang, Yaoqing Yang, Hamid Sharif, Hsiao-Hwa Chen, “Position Based Unequal Error Protection for Image Transmission with Energy Constraint over Multirate XPD MIMO Sensor Networks,” IEEE Globecom Conference at New Orleans, LA,  Nov. 30 - Dec. 4, 2008
  • Ting Zhou, Yaoqing (Lamar) Yang, Steven J. Eggerling, Zhangdui Zhong, and Hamid Sharif, “A Novel Distributed MIMO Aware MAC Protocol Design With A Markovian Framework for Performance Evaluation,” MILCOM Conference San Diego, CA, Nov. 17-19, 2008.

2007 and before

  • Yaoqing Yang, Zhangdui Zhong; and Guanghan Xu, “Delay Spread Characteristics of Wideband MIMO Channels Based on Outdoor Non-Line-of-Sight Measurements,” IEEE GlobecomConference at Washington DC, pp.3745-3749, Nov. 26-30, 2007.
  • Yaoqing Yang, Guanghan Xu, and Hao Ling, “An experimental investigation of wideband MIMO channel characteristics based on outdoor Non-LOS measurements at 1.8 GHz,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., Special Issue on Wireless Communications, Vol. 54, pp.3274-3284, Nov. 2006.
  • Yaoqing Yang, Guanghan Xu, and Hao Ling, “Wideband MIMO Measurements of Outdoor NLOS Channels,” Microwave Optical Tech. Lett., pp.216-218, Vol.48, No.2, Feb. 2006.