Zhenzhou (Tom) Qi

Zhenzhou (Tom) Qi

Ph.D. Student at Duke University

Duke University

Biography

Tom (戚振周) is a second-year Ph.D. student in department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University advised by Professor Tingjun Chen. Tom’s research interests include Digital signal processing; Wireless networks with a focus on 5G, millimeter-wave communications, massive MIMO, and edge cloud computing; Embedded systems and Internet-of-Things (IoT). He works in the Duke Wireless Lab, which works on next-generation wireless networks and systems.

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Interests
  • Digital signal processing
  • Wireless networks
  • Embedded systems and IoT
Education
  • PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Present

    Duke University

  • MEng in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2021

    Cornell University

  • BSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2020

    Rutgers University

Honors & Awards

MWW-2023 Travel Grant
ACM SIGMOBILE Student Community Grant
ACM SIGMOBILE Student Community Grant
Class of 2020 graduation with highest honor (Summa Cum Laude)
Top 5% in ECE
School of Engineering, ECE Capstone Design
Dean’s List
Fall & Spring 2016 - 2020
Math Honor Session
Calc II & Multi Calc

Academic Experience

 
 
 
 
 
Teaching Assistant - ECE556
Duke University
Sep 2022 – Dec 2022 Durham, NC
  • Teaching Assistant for Wireless Networking and Mobile Computing
 
 
 
 
 
Research Assistant
Duke University
Aug 2021 – Present Durham, NC
  • Facilitating Open-Access Millimeter-wave and Massive MIMO Research in the COSMOS and ORBIT Testbeds
  • Spectrum Sensing & Management for CBRS
 
 
 
 
 
Research Assistant
Cornell University
Sep 2020 – May 2021 Ithaca, NY
Front-end and back-end development for multiple sclerosis lesion segmentation (MulS) challenge
 
 
 
 
 
Research Assistant
Rutgers University
Feb 2018 – May 2020 Piscataway, NJ
  • Investigating the Biological Impacts of Radio Spectrum Transmissions
  • Smart Sweet Spot of Your Home Stereos
  • Low-Power, Low-Latency, IoT Communications Systems Coexistence with C-RAN

Professional Experience

 
 
 
 
 
Engineering Ambassador
School of Engineering, Rutgers University
Sep 2018 – May 2020 Piscataway, NJ
  • Provide campus tours, sit on student panels, participate in Engagement events
  • Serve as a representative to share the mission and vision
 
 
 
 
 
Learning Assistant (Physics IIA Lab & Recitation)
Learning Center at Rutgers University
Sep 2018 – May 2020 Piscataway, NJ
  • Practice communications skills and leadership skills
  • Address students’ problems and grade pre-recitation exercises
 
 
 
 
 
Treasurer
Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE)
Sep 2017 – May 2018 Piscataway, NJ
  • Participate in Professional, cultural events and community services
  • Handle budgets of the organization

Professional Service

 
 
 
 
 
International Conference on Mechanics, Electronics, Automation and Automatic Control (MEAAC'24, Reviewer)
MEAAC
Jan 2024 – Jan 2024 Ordos, CN
 
 
 
 
 
IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS, TPC member for Wireless Sensing & Mobile Computing Track 2022)
IEEE ICPADS
Aug 2022 – Aug 2022 Durham, NC

Projects

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Publications

(2023). MadRadar: A Black-Box Physical Layer Attack Framework on mmWave Automotive FMCW Radars. In NDSS'24 (to appear).

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(2023). Field Trial of Coexistence and Simultaneous Switching of Real-Time Fiber Sensing and Coherent 400 GbE in a Dense Urban Environment. In JIT'23.

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(2023). Programmable Millimeter-Wave MIMO Radios with Real-Time Baseband Processing. In ACM WiNTECH’23.

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(2023). Field Trial of Coexistence and Simultaneous Switching of Real-time Fiber Sensing and 400GbE Supporting DCI and 5G Mobile Services. In IEEE OFC'23.

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(2020). Investigating the biological impacts of radio transmissions. In ACM SenSys’20.

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(2018). Low-Power, Low-Latency, IoT Communications Systems Coexistence with C-RAN. In ACM SenSys’18.

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Outside of Work

Basketball
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