University of Southern California WiDeS - Wireless Devices and Systems Group The USC Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering USC

Feng Wan





Name : Feng Wan

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS :

MIMO, OFDM and Beamforming Wireless Systems,

Sparse Signal Processing in wireless communications.

 

 

BIOGRAPHY:

Postdoctoral Fellow                                           08/2009~present
Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California.

Ph.D. Degree in Electrical Engineering                     09/2004~02/2009   
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University.

Master Degree in Communication and Information Systems     09/2000~07/2003
Institute of Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.  

Bachelor Degree in Electronic Engineering                   09/1996~07/2000
School of Electronics and Information, WuHan University.

 
PUBLICATIONS

JOURNAL PAPERS:

[J1]  Feng Wan, W.-P. Zhu, and M.N.S. Swamy, "Semi-blind most significant tap detection for sparse channel estimation of OFDM systems", IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, vol. 57, no. 3, 703-713, 2010.

[J2]  Feng Wan, W.-P. Zhu, and M.N.S. Swamy, "A spatial extrapolation based blind estimation approach for direction of arrival of closely spaced sources", IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 46, no. 2, 569-582, 2010.

[J3]  Feng Wan, W.-P. Zhu, and M.N.S. Swamy, "A signal perturbation free whitening-rotation-based semi-blind approach for MIMO channel estimation", IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, vol. 57, no. 8, pp. 3154-3166, 2009.

[J4]  Feng Wan, W.-P. Zhu, and M.N.S. Swamy, "A semi-blind channel estimation approach for MIMO-OFDM systems", IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, vol. 56, no. 7, pp. 2821-2834, 2008.

[J5]  Feng Wan, W.-P. Zhu, and M.N.S. Swamy, "A signal-perturbation-free transmit scheme for MIMO-OFDM channel estimation", to appear as a Regular Paper in IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers.

[J6]  Feng Wan, W.-P. Zhu, and M.N.S. Swamy, "Channel estimation of pulse-shaped MIMO-OFDM systems", to appear as a Regular Paper in IET Communications.

[J7]  Feng Wan, W.-P. Zhu, and M.N.S. Swamy, "Semi-blind sparse channel estimation for MIMO-OFDM systems", submitted to IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology.

[J8]  Feng Wan, W.-P. Zhu, and M.N.S. Swamy, "A linear prediction-based whitening rotation algorithm for MIMO-OFDM channel estimation", submitted to IET Signal Processing.

[J9]  Feng Wan, Haixia Yue and Ruliang Yang, "Distributed target's raw signal simulation of space-borne SAR", Journal of Electronics and Information Technology, Vol.26, No.8, pp. 1250-1255, 2004.(In Chinese)

[J10]  Yupeng Zhao, Feng Wan and Hong Lei, "High speed vector quantizer in SAR data compression", Systems Engineering and Electronics, Vol.26, No.10, pp. 1534-1536, 2004.(In Chinese)

[J11]  Yupeng Zhao, Feng Wan and Hong Lei, "Compression on fractional saturation SAR raw data", Journal of Electronics and Information Technology, Vol.26, No.3, pp. 489-494, 2004.(In Chinese)

[J12]  Feng Wan, Yupeng Zhao and Ruliang Yang, "Area target's raw data simulation of space-borne SAR based on elliptical orbit", Remote Sensing Technology and Application, Vol.18, No.2, pp. 103-108, 2003.(In Chinese)


 

CONFERENCE PAPERS:

1.       Feng Wan, W.-P. Zhu and M.N.S. Swamy, "An enhanced scheme for second-order-statistics estimation in MIMO-OFDM systems", in Proc. 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 701-704, Taipei, May 2009.

2.       Feng Wan, W.-P. Zhu and M.N.S. Swamy, "A semi-blind algorithm for most significant tap detection in channel estimation of OFDM systems", in Proc. 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 605-608, Taipei, May 2009.

3.       Feng Wan, W.-P. Zhu and M.N.S. Swamy, "Perturbation analysis of whitening-rotation-based semi-blind MIMO channel estimation", in Proc. 2009 IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 240-243, August 2009.

4.       Feng Wan, W.-P. Zhu and M.N.S. Swamy, "A closed-form semi-blind solution to MIMO-OFDM channel estimation", in Proc. 2008 IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks & Signal Processing, pp. 9-13, Zhenjiang, June 2008. (received Best Paper Award)

5.       Feng Wan, W.-P. Zhu and M.N.S. Swamy, "A Signal Perturbation Free Transmit Scheme for MIMO Channel Estimation", presented at IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC 2008-Fall) held in Sept. 2008, Calgary, Canada.

6.       Feng Wan, W.-P. Zhu and M.N.S. Swamy, "A Frequency-Domain Correlation Matrix Estimation Algorithm for MIMO-OFDM Channel Estimation", presented at IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC 2008-Fall) held in Sept. 2008, Calgary, Canada.

7.       Feng Wan, W.-P. Zhu and M.N.S. Swamy, "Semi-blind channel estimation of MIMO-OFDM systems with pulse shaping", in Proc. 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 125-128, Seattle, May 2008.

8.       Feng Wan, W.-P. Zhu and M.N.S. Swamy, "Perturbation analysis of subspace-based semi-blind MIMO channel estimation approaches", in Proc. 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 129-132, Seattle, May 2008.

9.       Feng Wan, W.-P. Zhu and M.N.S. Swamy, "A spatial extrapolation-based blind DOA estimation algorithm", in Proc. of 2007 IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 1157-1160, Montreal, August 2007.

10.    Feng Wan, W.-P. Zhu and M.N.S. Swamy, "Linear prediction based semi-blind channel estimation for MIMO-OFDM systems", in Proc. 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 3239-3242, New Orleans, May 2007.

11.    Feng Wan, W.-P. Zhu and M.N.S. Swamy, "Frequency-domain estimation of time-domain correlation matrix for MIMO-OFDM systems", accepted for its presentation at 2010 IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems to be held at Seattle, WA.

12.    Feng Wan, W.-P. Zhu and M.N.S. Swamy, "Ill condition identification for linear prediction-based MIMO-OFDM channel estimation", accepted for its presentation at 2010 IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems to be held at Seattle, WA.

13.   Feng Wan and Ruliang Yang, "Research on raw signal simulator of space-borne SAR", 17th China Symposium of Circuits and Systems (CSCAS), No.11, pp. 1-5, September 2002.(In Chinese)



MERIT-BASED HONORS

·               Postdoctoral Fellowship from Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), 2009

·               Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad, 2008

·               Concordia University Doctoral Thesis Completion Award, 2008

·               Concordia University Graduate Fellowship, 2005-2007

·               Concordia University International Tuition Fee Remission Award, 2005-2007

·               Outstanding Graduate of WuHan University, 2000

CONTACTS:

Email Address: fwan@usc.edu