Yu Han


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PhD Candidate

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Northeastern University

360 Huntington Avenue

Boston, MA 02115

Email: yhan AT ece.neu.edu



  • Ph.D.: Computer Engineering, Northeastern University, August, 2016
Advisor: Prof. Yunsi Fei
  • M.S.: Electrical Engineering, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2011
  • M.S.: Electrical Engineering, Peking University, China, 2009
  • B.S.: Electrical Engineering, Peking University, China, 2006


  • Computer networking
  • Underwater medium access control (MAC) protocol design
  • Wireless communication algorithm design and signal processing



  • Y. Han, W. Liu, and Y. Hsin, “Seizure Detection and Epileptogenic Lesion Localization", US patent, Publication No. US20140128762 A1, Publication Date May 8, 2014
  • Y. Han, Y. Zhao, H. Li, and Y. Wu, "Channel Estimation Method for OFDM Systems with Four-Phase Modulation", CN patent, Publication No. CN101621489, Publication Date Jan 6, 2010
  • Y. Han, Y. Zhao, H. Li, and Y. Wu, "Method and System for Subcarrier Signal-to-Noise Ratio Estimation", CN patent, Publication No. CN101616120, Publication Date Dec 30, 2009
  • Y. Han, Z. Wang, Y. Zhao, Z. Hu, and L. Li, "Auto-Gain Control Method for Receiving Data in Short Distance Wireless Network", CN patent, Publication No. CN1767515, Publication Date May 3, 2006
  • P. Liu, X. Zhang, Y. Han, and Y. Zhao, "Method and Device for Eliminating Interference in Signals in Short Distance Wireless Network", CN patent, Publication No. CN101594166, Publication Date Dec 2, 2009
  • P. Liu, X. Zhang, F. Wang, Z. Mao, Y. Han, D. Li, and Y. Zhao, “Method for Contending Channels Under Network Coexistence, Reader and RFID System", CN patent, Publication No. CN101730197, Publication Date Jun 9, 2010

Professional Activities

  • IEEE Student Member
  • Member of IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Young Professionals, IEEE Women In Engineering (WIE)
  • Reviewer for Journals: Journal of Communications and Networks, IET Communications, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems (TBioCAS), Ad Hoc Networks, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, International Journal of Communication Systems, KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems, ASP Journal of Low Power Electronics, Wireless Networks (WINET), VT Magazine, Journal of Engineering
  • Reviewer or Technical Program Committee (TPC) for Conferences: IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC 2009-Fall, 2011-Spring, 2012-Spring, 2013-Fall), IEEE International Conference on Power and Energy (PECON 2012, 2014), IEEE Conference on Clean Energy and Technology (CEAT 2013), IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT ASIA 2014), IEEE Conference on Energy Conversion (CENCON 2015)


  • Selected to attend the CRA-W Grad Cohort Workshop, San Diego, 2016
  • Best Paper Award at MASCOTS'15, 2015
  • Recognized Reviewer Award: ELSEVIER Ad Hoc Networks, 2015
  • NSF Student Travel Award for MASCOTS'15, 2015
  • N2Women Young Researcher Fellowship, 2015
  • University of California Regents Fellowship, 2009-2010
  • Outstanding Graduate Award, 2009
  • Fangzheng Scholarship, 2008
  • Outstanding Graduate Award, 2006
  • Best Thesis Award, 2006
  • May fourth Peking University Scholarship, 2005, 2007
  • Outstanding Student Award, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Xianglu Scholarship, 2003, 2004

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