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Xi Chen is currently a third-year Ph.D. student and a research assistant at Prof. Xue Liu's Cyber-Physical Systems Laboratory (CPS Lab), School of Computer Science, McGill University. He received both of his M.Eng. and B.S. degrees from Department of Electronic Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
His research interests include Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communications and vehicular networks, optimization of electric vehicles, energy and cost management of cloud computing, green and energy-aware computing.

Testbeds and demos

  1. VSmart is a DSRC-enabled smart vehicle testbed established at CPS Lab, McGill University, and is partially supported by General Motors Company. (Testbed website is VSmart@McGill. YouTube videos are here.)




Projects involved

  1. DSRC: Performance enhancement of vehicular communications (Dedicated Short Range Communication and mobile Wi-Fi) (2012 - present, McGill and General Motors);
  2. Electric Vehicles: Optimization of energy-efficient EVs (2014 - present, CPS lab, McGill);
  3. Cloud Energy: Energy/cost management for cloud computing systems in smart grid (2012 - present, CPS lab, McGill);
  4. Skysensor: Real-time virtual link scheduling in AFDX network (2012 - 2013, McGill and Sponsors);
  5. Limited feedback design of LTE/LTE-A system (2009-2012, SJTU and Sharp Co.);
  6. Capacity scaling in mobile Ad Hoc network (2011-2012, SJTU).

Courses taken

Ph.D. Courses Grade
Machine Learning 4.0/4.0
Information Structures 4.0/4.0
Probabilistic Analysis of Algorithm 4.0/4.0
Advanced Topics Systems 4.0/4.0