Ning Zhang Ph.D.

Broadband Communications Research (BBCR)
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3G1
Email: n35zhang AT uwaterloo DOT ca
Tel: +1(519)888-4567 Ext 37434


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Publications

Book/Book Chapter

  1. Ning Zhang and Jon W. Mark, Security-aware Cooperation in Cognitive Radio Networks, Springer Briefs in Computer Science, 2014. (ISBN 978-1-4939-0412-9)
  2. Ning Zhang, Nan Cheng, Ning Lu, Haibo Zhou, Jon W. Mark, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen,"Opportunistic Spectrum Access in Multi-Channel Cognitive Radio Networks", Multimedia Over Cognitive Radio Networks: Algorithms, Protocols, and Experiments,CRC Press, 2014. (ISBN 9781482214857)
  3. Ning Zhang, Haibo Zhou, Shaohua Wu, Ying Wang, Jon W. Mark, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Cooperation Based Dynamic Spectrum Sharing in Cognitive Radio Network ", Spectrum Sharing in Wireless Networks: Fairness, Efficiency, and Security, CRC Press, 2016. (ISBN 9781498726351)

Journal papers

  1. Ning Zhang, Shan Zhang, Jianchao Zheng, Xiaojie Fang, Jon W. Mark, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "QoE Driven Decentralized Spectrum Sharing in 5G Networks: Potential Game Approach", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, to appear.
  2. Peng Yang, Ning Zhang, Yuanguo Bi, Li Yu, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Catalyzing Cloud-Fog Interoperation in 5G Wireless Networks: An SDN Approach", IEEE Network, to appear.
  3. Ning Zhang, Peng Yang, Shan Zhang, Dajiang Chen, Ben Liang, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Software Defined Networking Enabled Wireless Network Virtualization: Challenges and Solutions", IEEE Network, to appear.
  4. Dajiang Chen, Ning Zhang, Zhen Qin, Xufei Mao, Zhiguang Qin, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, and Xiangyang Li, "S2M: A Lightweight Acoustic Fingerprints based Wireless Device Authentication Protocol", IEEE IoT Journal, to appear.
  5. Ning Zhang, Shan Zhang, Peng Yang, Omar Alhussein, Weihua Zhuang, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen "Software Defined Space-Air-Ground Integrated Vehicular Networks: Challenges and Solutions", IEEE Wireless Communications, to appear.
  6. Xiaojun Jin, Ning Zhang, Kan Yang, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, Zhaobin Xu, Chaojie Zhang, and Zhonghe Jin, "PN Ranging based on Noncommensurate Sampling: Zero-bias Mitigation Methods", IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, to appear.
  7. Nan Cheng, Haibo Zhou, Lei Lei, Ning Zhang, Yi Zhou, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, and Fan Bai, "Performance Analysis of Vehicular Device-to-Device Underlay Communication", IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology, to appear.
  8. Haixia Peng, Shuaizong Si, M.. Awad, Ning Zhang, Hai Zhao, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Towards Energy-Efficient and Robust Large-Scale WSNs: A Scale-Free Network Approach", IEEE J. Selected Areas of Communications, to appear.
  9. Deyu Zhang, Zhigang Chen, M. Awad, Ning Zhang, Haibo Zhou, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Utility-optimal Resource Management and Allocation Algorithm for Energy Harvesting Cognitive Radio Sensor Networks", IEEE J. Selected Areas of Communications, to appear.
  10. Shaohua Wu, Ning Zhang, Haibo Zhou, Qinyu Zhang, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen,"High Precision Ranging with IR-UWB: A Compressed Sensing Approach," Wiley Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing, to appear.
  11. Ning Zhang, Shan Zhang, Shaohua Wu, Ju Ren, Jon W. Mark, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen,"Beyond Coexistence: Traffic Steering in LTE Networks with Unlicensed Bands," IEEE Wireless Communications, to appear.
  12. Haibo Zhou, Ning Zhang, Yuanguo Bi, Quan Yu, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, Dan Shan and Fan Bai, "TV White Space Enabled Connected Vehicle Network: Challenges and Solutions", IEEE Network, to appear.
  13. Ju Ren, Yaoxue Zhang, Ruilong Deng, Ning Zhang, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Joint Channel Access and Sampling Rate Control in Energy Harvesting Cognitive Radio Sensor Networks," IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, to appear
  14. Deyu Zhang, Zhigang Chen, Ju Ren, Ning Zhang, M. Awad, Haibo Zhou, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Energy Harvesting-Aided Spectrum Sensing and Data Transmission in Heterogeneous Cognitive Radio Sensor Network", IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology, to appear.
  15. Shan Zhang, Ning Zhang, Sheng Zhou, Jie Gong, Zhisheng Niu, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Energy-Aware Traffic Offloading for Green Heterogeneous Networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, to appear.
  16. Nan Cheng, Ning Lu, Ning Zhang, Xiang Zhang, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, and Jon W. Mark, "Opportunistic WiFi Offloading in Vehicular Environment: A Game-Theory Approach", IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2016.
  17. Ju Ren, Yaoxue Zhang, Ning Zhang, Deyu Zhang, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Dynamic Channel Access to Improve Energy Efficiency in Cognitive Radio Sensor Networks", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2016.
  18. Feilong Lin, Cailian Chen, Ning Zhang, Xinping Guan, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Autonomous Channel Switching: Towards Efficient Spectrum Sharing for Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks",IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 2016.
  19. Ning Zhang, Nan Cheng, Ning Lu, Xiang Zhang, Jon W. Mark, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, " Partner Selection and Incentive Mechanism for Physical Layer Security", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 14, No. 8, pp. 4265 - 4276, 2015.
  20. Ning Zhang, Nan Cheng, A. Gamage, Kan Zheng, Jon W. Mark, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, " Cloud Assisted HetNets Toward 5G Wireless Networks", IEEE Communization Magazine, Vol. 53, No. 6, pp. 59 - 65, 2015.
  21. Ning Lu, Nan Cheng, Ning Zhang, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen and Jon W. Mark, "Wi-Fi Hotspot at Signalized Intersection: Cost-Effectiveness for Vehicular Internet Access", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2015
  22. Ning Zhang, Haibo Zhou, Kan Zheng, Nan Cheng, Jon W. Mark, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, " Cooperative Heterogeneous Framework for Spectrum Harvesting in Cognitive Cellular Network", IEEE Communization Magazine, Vol. 53, No. 5, pp. 60 - 67, 2015.
  23. Nan Cheng, Ning Lu, Ning Zhang, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, Jon W. Mark, "Vehicle-Assisted Device-to-Device Data Delivery for Smart Grid", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. PP, No. 99, pp. 1, 2015.
  24. Ning Zhang, Hao Liang, Nan Cheng, Yujie Tang, Jon W. Mark, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Dynamic Spectrum Access in Multi-Channel Cognitive Radio Networks ", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 32, No. 11, pp. 2053-2064, 2014.
  25. Ning Zhang, Nan Cheng, Ning Lu, Haibo Zhou, Jon W. Mark, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Risk-aware Cooperative Spectrum Access for Multi-Channel Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 516-527, 2014.
  26. Ning Lu, Nan Cheng, Ning Zhang, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, and Jon W. Mark, "Connected Vehicles: Solutions and Challenges," IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 289 - 299, 2014.
  27. Nan Cheng, Ning Lu, Ning Zhang, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, and Jon Mark, "Vehicular WiFi Offloading: Challenges and Solutions," Vehicular Communications (Elsevier), Haibo Zhou, Bo Liu, Yongkang Liu, Ning Zhang, Lin Gui, Ying Li, Quan Yu, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "A Cooperative Matching Approach for Resource Management in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications,  Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 1047-1057, 2014.Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 13-21, 2014.
  28. Ning Zhang, Ning Lu, Nan Cheng, Jon W. Mark, and Sherman Shen, "Cooperative Spectrum Access Towards Secure Information Transfer for CRNs", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 31, No. 11, pp. 2453-2464, 2013.
  29. Nan Cheng, Ning Zhang, Ning Lu, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, Jon W. Mark, and Fuqiang Liu, "Opportunistic Spectrum Access for CR-VANETs: A Game Theoretic Approach," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 63, No. 1, pp. 237-251, 2013.
  30. Ning Lu, Ning Zhang, Nan Cheng, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, Jon W. Mark, and Fan Bai, "Vehicles Meet Infrastructure: Towards Capacity-Cost Tradeoffs for Vehicular Access Networks," IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 1266-1277, 2013.

Conference papers

  1. Xiaojie Fang, Ning Zhang, Xuejun Sha, Dajiang Chen, Xuanli Wu, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Physical Layer Security: A Weighted Fractional Fourier Transform based Cooperation Approach", in Proc. of IEEE ICC, 2017.
  2. Shan Zhang, Ning Zhang, Xiaojie Fang, Peng Yang, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Cost-Effective Vehicular Network Planning with Cache-Enabled Green Roadside Units", in Proc. of IEEE ICC, 2017.
  3. Danyang Wang , Zan Li, Ning Zhang, Peihan Qi, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "High Order Cumulants based Spectrum Sensing and Power Recognition in Hybrid Interweave-Underlay Spectrum Access", in Proc. of IEEE ICC, 2017.
  4. Xiaojie Fang, Xuanli Wu, Ning Zhang, Xuejun Sha, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Safeguarding Physical Layer Security Using Weighted Fractional Fourier Transform", in Proc. of IEEE Globecom, 2016.
  5. Ning Zhang, Shan Zhang, Jianchao Zheng, Xiaojie Fang, Jon W. Mark, andXuemin (Sherman) Shen, "User Satisfaction-Aware Radio Resource Management in Ultra-Dense Small Cell Net", in Proc. of IEEE/CIC ICCC, 2016.
  6. Xiaojie Fang, Xuejun Sha, Ning Zhang, Xuanli Wu, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Towards PHY-aided Authentication via Weighted Fractional Fourier Transform", in Proc. of IEEE VTC'16-Fall, 2016.
  7. Shan Zhang, Sheng Zhou, Jie Gong, Zhisheng Niu, Ning Zhang, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Spatial Traffic Shaping in Heterogeneous Cellular Networks with Energy Harvesting", in Proc. of IEEE Globecom 2015.
  8. Haibo Zhou, Nan Cheng, Ning Zhang, Shaohua Wu, Lin Gui, Quan Yu, and  Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, Fan Bai, "Enabling Efficient and Wide-Coverage Vehicular Content Distribution Over TV White Spaces", IEEE WCSP, 2015.
  9. Ning Zhang, Nan Cheng, Hao Liang, Yujie Tang, Jon W. Mark, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Efficient Channel Assignment for Cooperative Sensing based on Convex Bipartite Matching," in Proceedings of IEEE ICC, Sydney, Australia, June, 2014.
  10. Ning Zhang, Nan Cheng, Ning Lu, Haibo Zhou, Jon W. Mark, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Cooperative Cognitive Radio Networking for Opportunistic Channel Access," in Proceedings of IEEE GLOBECOM, Atlanta, USA, December, 2013.
  11. Ning Zhang, Ning Lu, Nan Cheng, Jon W. Mark, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Cooperative Networking Towards Secure Communications for CRNs," in Proceedings of IEEE WCNC, Shanghai, China, April, 2013.
  12. Ning Zhang, Ning Lu, Nan Cheng, Jon W. Mark, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Towards Secure Communications in Cooperative Cognitive Radio Networks," in Proceedings of IEEE ICCC, Xi'an, China, Augest, 2013.
  13. Ning Zhang, Ning Lu, Rongxing Lu, Jon W. Mark, and Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, "Energy-Efficient and Trust-aware Cooperation in Cognitive Radio Networks," in Proceedings of IEEE ICC, Ottawa, Canada, 2012.
  14. ChengCheng Pei, Ning Zhang, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, and Jon W. Mark "Channel-based Physical Layer Authenticaiton," in Proceedings of IEEE Globecom, Austin, USA, 2014.
  15. Nan Cheng, Ning Lu, Ning Zhang, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, and Jon W. Mark "Opportunistic WiFi Offloading in Vehicular Environment: A Queueing Analysis," in Proceedings of IEEE Globecom, Austin, USA, 2014.
  16. Zhongming Zheng, Lin X. Cai, Ning Zhang, Ran Zhang, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen,"A Game Theoretical Approach for Energy Trading in Wireless Networks Powered by Green Energy", in Proceedings of IEEE Globecom, Austin, USA, 2014.
  17. Nan Cheng, Ning Lu, Ning Zhang, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, and Jon W. Mark "Vehicle-Assisted Data Delivery for Smart Grid: An Optimal Stopping Approach," in Proceedings of IEEE ICC, Budapest, Hungary, 2013.
  18. Ning Lu, Nan Cheng, Ning Zhang, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, and Jon W. Mark, "VeMail: A Message Handling System Towards Efficient Transportation Management," in Proceedings of IEEE WCNC, Shanghai, China, April, 2013.
  19. Tao Han, Ning Zhang, K. Liu, B. Tang, Yuanan Liu, "Analysis of Mobile WiMAX Security: Vulnerabilities and Solutions", in proceedings of IEEE MASS(WS), 2008.

Techical Reports

  1. Ning Zhang, "Throughput Analysis of IEEE 802.11 DCF", Waterloo, April, 2011.

Professional activities


Last updated: 09/09/2016 Last updated: 10/02/2013