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Kun Qian

Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California San Diego
Atkinson Hall, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093
qiank10 AT gmail DOT com

Kun Qian is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California San Diego, working with Professor Xinyu Zhang. He received his Ph.D. from the School of Software at the Tsinghua University in January 2019, under supervision of Professor Yunhao Liu and Professor Zheng Yang. Prior to that, he received his B.E. in Software Engineering in 2014 from the School of Software at the Tsinghua University.

Research Interests

Ubiquitous and Mobile Computing, Wireless Human Sensing, Indoor Localization, Visible Light Communication

News

  • 2019/07 Our paper iVR got conditionally accepted by ACM IMWUT 2019.
  • 2019/04 Invited to serve on the TPC of ACM S3 2019.
  • 2019/03 Our paper Widar3.0 got conditionally accepted by ACM MobiSys 2019.
  • 2019/03 Invited to serve on the TPC of IEEE ICPADS 2019.
  • 2018/03 Our paper FlowFlexDP got accepted by IEEE Secon 2018.
  • 2018/02 Our paper Widar2.0 got conditionally accepted by ACM MobiSys 2018.
  • 2017/11 Extended version of "D-MUSIC" (INFOCOM'16) got accepted by IEEE TMC.
  • 2017/11 Our paper ACG got accepted by IEEE INFOCOM 2018.
  • 2017/10 Extended version of "PADS" (ICPADS'14) got accepted by IEEE TECS.
  • 2017/04 Our paper WiDar got accepted by ACM MobiHoc 2017.

Publication

Conference

  1. [ACM MobiSys'19] Yue Zheng, Yi Zhang, Kun Qian, Guidong Zhang, Yunhao Liu, Chenshu Wu, Zheng Yang, "Zero-Effort Cross-Domain Gesture Recognition with Wi-Fi", ACM MobiSys, Seoul, South Korea, June 17-21, 2019. [Paper]
  2. [IEEE SECON'18] Jing Chu, Kun Qian, Xu Wang, Lina Yao, Fu Xiao, Jianbo Li, Xin Miao, Zheng Yang, "Passenger Demand Prediction with Cellular Footprints", IEEE SECON, HongKong, June 11-13, 2018. [Paper]
  3. [ACM MobiSys'18] Kun Qian, Chenshu Wu, Yi Zhang, Guidong Zhang, Zheng Yang, Yunhao Liu, "Widar2.0: Passive Human Tracking with a Single Wi-Fi Link", ACM MobiSys, Munich, Germany, June 10-15, 2018. [Paper][Slides]
  4. [IEEE INFOCOM'18] Kun Qian, Chenshu Wu, Fu Xiao, Yue Zheng, Yi Zhang, Zheng Yang, "Acousticcardiogram: Monitoring Heartbeats using Acoustic Signals on Smart Devices", IEEE INFOCOM, Honolulu, USA, April 15-19, 2018. (Best-in-Session Presentation Award, 1 out of 4) [Paper][Slides]
  5. [ACM MobiHoc'17] Kun Qian, Chenshu Wu, Zheng Yang, Yunhao Liu, Kyle Jamieson, "Widar: Decimeter-Level Passive Tracking via Velocity Monitoring with Commodity Wi-Fi", ACM MobiHoc, Chennai, India, July 10-14, 2017.[Paper][Slides][Video]
  6. [ACM CHI'17] Kun Qian, Chenshu Wu, Zimu Zhou, Yue Zheng, Zheng Yang, Yunhao Liu, "Inferring Motion Direction using Commodity Wi-Fi for Interactive Exergames", ACM CHI, Denver, USA, May 6-11, 2017. (Honorable Mention Award, top 5% submission) [Paper][Slides][Video]
  7. [IEEE INFOCOM'16] Kun Qian, Chenshu Wu, Zheng Yang, Zimu Zhou, Xu Wang, Yunhao Liu, "Tuning by Turning: Enabling Phased Array Signal Processing for WiFi with Inertial Sensors", IEEE INFOCOM, San Francisco, USA, April 10-15, 2016. [Paper][Slides]
  8. [IEEE INFOCOM'15] Chenshu Wu, Zheng Yang, Zimu Zhou, Kun Qian, Yunhao Liu, Mingyan Liu, "PhaseU: Real-time LOS Identification with WiFi", IEEE INFOCOM, Hong Kong, April 26 - May 1, 2015. [Paper][Slides]
  9. [IEEE ICPADS'14] Kun Qian, Chenshu Wu, Zheng Yang, Yunhao Liu, Zimu Zhou, "PADS: Passive Detection of Moving Targets with Dynamic Speed using PHY Layer Information", IEEE ICPADS, Hsinchu, Taiwan, December 16-19, 2014. (Best Paper Candidate, 4 out of 322) [Paper][Slides][Video]

Journal

  1. [IEEE TECS] Kun Qian, Chenshu Wu, Zheng Yang, Yunhao Liu, Fugui He, Tianzhang Xing, "Enabling Contactless Detection of Moving Humans with Dynamic Speeds Using CSI", IEEE TECS, 17(2):52, 2018. [Paper]
  2. [IEEE TMC] Kun Qian, Chenshu Wu, Zheng Yang, Zimu Zhou, Xu Wang, Yunhao Liu, "Enabling Phased Array Signal Processing for Mobile WiFi Devices", IEEE TMC, 17(8), 2018. [Paper]

Workshop

  1. [ACM MobiSys PhD Forum'18] Kun Qian, "Passive Human Sensing with COTS Wi-Fi", ACM MobiSys Ph.D. Forum, Munich, Germany, June 10, 2018. [Paper]
  2. [ACM HotWireless'16] Kun Qian, Chenshu Wu, Zheng Yang, Chaofan Yang, Yunhao Liu, "Decimeter Level Passive Tracking with WiFi", ACM HotWireless, New York, USA, Oct 3, 2016. [Paper]

Education

  • PHD, in Software Engineering, School of Software, Tsinghua University, Aug 2014 - Jan 2019
  • Bachelor of Science, in Software Engineering, School of Software, Tsinghua University, Aug 2010 - Jun 2014
  • Visiting Graduate, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California San Diego, Supervised by Prof. Xinyu Zhang, Apr 2018 - Sept 2018
  • Visiting Student, Information Sciences Institute, University of South California, Supervised by Prof. John Heidemann, Jul 2013 - Aug 2013

Awards

  • Outstanding Postgraduate of Beijing, 2019
  • National Scholarship, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2012
  • Future Scholarship Award of Tsinghua University, 2014
  • Outstanding Graduate of Tsinghua University, 2014
  • Outstanding Graduate of Beijing, 2014
  • Outstanding Graduate Thesis of Tsinghua University, 2014
  • "December 9th" Scholarship of Tsinghua University, 2013