Mobile and Wireless Networking Group Lab

                   


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Our Research Interests

  • Mobile computing: wireless networks, cyber-physical systems, Internet of Things (IoT), crowd-sensing, Wi-Fi sensing, wireless charging;
  • Security: cyber security, network security, privacy and trust;
  • Cellular networks: mobile packet core, mobile data offloading;

One Ph.D. position is currently available. Master's degree is NOT required but a plus. Candidates with interests in wireless and mobile computing are encouraged to apply. Please email your CV (including GPA, TOEFL, and GRE scores (with Q>160)) to Dr. Bulut at ebulut [at] vcu [dot] edu together with an area that you are interested in working.

Teaching:

(Fall 2020) CMSC 401 - Algorithm Analysis with Advanced Data Structures (ONLINE Office hours: TR 3-4)
(Spring 2020) CMSC 428 - Mobile Programming- iOS
(Fall 2019) CMSC 401 - Algorithm Analysis with Advanced Data Structures
(Spring 2019) CMSC 628 - Mobile Networks
(Fall 2018) CMSC 401 - Algorithm Analysis with Advanced Data Structures
(Spring 2018) CMSC 428 - Mobile Programming- iOS
(Fall 2017) CMSC 401 - Algorithm Analysis with Advanced Data Structures
(Spring 2017) CMSC 491 - Mobile Programming- iOS
(Fall 2016) CMSC 401 - Algorithm Analysis with Advanced Data Structures
(Spring 2016) CMSC 491 - Mobile Programming- iOS

Service:

Associate Editor: IEEE Access (2018- )
Guest Editor: Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC) Journal - Special Issue on "Pervasive Mobile Energy Sharing" (2020)
Panel review: NSF (2020 (1), 2018(2), 2017(2)), Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) (2018)
Organizing Committee: LCN 2021 (Publications Chair), Resilience Week 2021 (Communications Track Chair)
       (2020): LCN 2020 (Symposium/Edas Chair), LANMAN 2020 (Publications Chair), Resilience Week 2020 (Communications Track Chair), WPSN 2020 (General Chair)
        (2019): LCN 2019 (Student Grants/Edas Chair)
        (2018): LCN 2018 (Publicity Chair)
TPC:(2020): ICC 2020, WoWMoM 2020, PIMRC 2020, VTC-2020-Fall
        (2019): ICC 2019, WoWMoM 2019, PIMRC 2019, VTC-2019-Fall
        (2018): VTC 2018-Spring, WoWMoM 2018, PIMRC 2018
        (2017): LCN 2017, VTC 2017-Fall, MobiSPC 2017
        (2016): LCN 2016, Socialcom 2016.

News

  • [March/21] Two journal papers accepted (TVT crowd sensing, JNCA bitcoin channel network.
  • [Jan/21] Adversarial WiFi sensing paper is accepted in ICC'21 and Multi-UAV path planning paper is accepted in VTC-Spring'21.
  • [Nov/20] One paper is accepted in Elsevier Ad hoc Networks (Adhoc-balancing).
  • [Oct/20] Congrats to Aashish for defending his Ph.D. thesis and getting ready for graduation.
  • [Sept/20] Two papers accepted in LCN 2020 (LCN-IoT, LCN20-crowdsensing).
  • [Sept/20] One paper accepted in Resilience Week 2020 (RW20-V2X).
  • [June/20] Our project on device-free WiFi sensing based occupancy detection is funded by VCU Presidential Research Quest (PERQ) Fund (News1, News2).
  • [June/20] Dr. Bulut is tenured and promoted to Associate Professor.
  • [May/20] Two journal papers (JNCA, TMC) are accepted to appear in Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA) and Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), respectively.
  • [April/20] Dr. Bulut has been recognized as IEEE Senior Member.
  • [March/20] Our paper offering an IoT based device-free WiFi Sensing system is accepted in WoWMoM 2020.
  • [March/20] Our paper on WiFi Sensing is awarded Best Demo Award in Percom 2020.
  • [Feb/20] Two journal papers (P1, P2) accepted to appear in Computer Networks.
  • [Feb/20] Congrats to Steven for being awarded for Percom 2020 travel grant.
  • [Feb/20] Congrats to Steven for having a demo paper on WiFi sensing accepted in Percom 2020.
  • [Oct/19] Dr. Bulut will be chairing a workshop on Wirelessly Powered Systems and Networks (WPSN) during DCOSS to be held in Los Angeles, in May 25-27, 2020.
  • [Sept/19] One paper on indoor localization is accepted to appear in CCNC 2020.
  • [Sept/19] Dr. Bulut received a summer extension grant from AFRL to develop efficient path planning algorithms for cellular-connected UAVs.
  • [Aug/19] One paper on energy balancing is accepted to appear in MASS 2019.
  • [July/19] V2V charging paper accepted to appear in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT).
  • [July/19] Two papers (Energy balancing, MCS-Task Matching) accepted to appear in Globecom 2019.
  • [June/19] Dr. Bulut will be in AFRL as a visiting faculty during summer.
  • [May/19] One paper is accepted in Adhoc Networks journal.
  • [April/19] Three new papers accepted. [ICDCS-Workshop], [ICCCN-SDN], [ITEC].
  • [March/19] One paper is accepted to appear in Wowmom 2019.
  • [Aug/18] Our project is funded by NSF.
  • [July/18] New papers: [PP-Matching-Adhoc-journal], [5G-IoT], [Blockchain-EV], [RSU-UAV].
  • [May/18] Privacy preserving matching paper is accepted to appear in VTC 2018.
  • [April/18] Crowdcharging paper is accepted to appear in ICCCN 2018 Hot Topics on Networking Track.
  • [April/18] Congrats to Fatih for publishing his first paper (in IEEE Access journal).
  • [April/18] Congrats to Steven for getting the NSF GRFP fellowship award ($34,000/year for three years) News
  • [Feb/18] UAV trajectory paper is accepted to appear in ICC 2018 Workshop on Integrating UAVs into 5G.
  • [Jan/18] One paper is accepted to appear in ICC 2018.
  • [Nov/17] Congrats to Senior Design Team for winning the Sternheimer award ($660).
  • [Aug/17] Fatih Yucel joined the MoWiNG Lab.
  • [Aug/17] One paper is accepted to appear in MASS REUNS workshop.
  • [May/17] Congrats to Aashish for receiving travel grant to attend GENI summer school and workshop.
  • [May/17] Invited to NSF CPS panel.
  • [March/17] Congrats to Aashish for publishing his first paper (in Infocom MiSeNet workshop).
  • [March/17] Two papers are accepted to appear in Infocom workshops (MiSeNet paper, Perfecto paper).
  • [Feb/17] One paper is accepted to appear in SocialSens 2017.
  • [Feb/17] Invited to NSF NRT panel.
  • [Jan/17] One paper is accepted to appear in VTC 2017.
  • [Dec/16] One paper is accepted to appear in WCNC 2017.
  • [Nov/16] Congratulations to Aashish for receiving travel grant to attend GENI regional workshop.
  • [Nov/16] Citations reached 1000+.
  • [Sept/16] Our project is funded by NSF.
  • [Aug/16] Aashish Dhunganaa joined the MoWiNG Lab.
  • [Aug/16] One paper is accepted to appear in WiMob 2016 workshop.
  • [June/16] Our paper is accepted to appear in Computer Networks.
  • [Oct/15] h-index = 16, i-index=18 (from Google scholar profile)
  • [Sept 15] MoWiNG Lab is founded.