B. Eng, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China, 2006
M. Eng, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China, 2009
Ph. D, New Jersey Institute of Technology, New Jersey, USA, 2015
Big data driven network design and optimization
Green communications and networking, renewable energy powered wireless networks
Internet of Things, wearable networked devices and systems, Device-to-Device proximity services
Mobile networking and Heterogeneous networks: small cells and content delivery acceleration
Network and system security
Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “Traffic Load Balancing Framework for Software-defined Radio Access Networks Powered by Hybrid Energy Sources”, accepted for publication in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.
Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “Powering Mobile Networks with Green Energy”, IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, vol.21, no.1, pp.90,96, February 2014.
Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “Enabling Mobile Traffic Offloading via Energy Spectrum Trading”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol.13, no.6, pp.3317,3328, June 2014.
Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “On Optimizing Green Energy Utilization for Cellular Networks with Hybrid Energy Supplies”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol.12, no.8, pp.3872-3882, August 2013.
Tao Han, Nirwan Ansari, M. Wu, and H.H. Yu, “On Accelerating Content Delivery in Mobile Networks”, IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, vol.15, no.3, pp.1314-1333, Third Quarter 2013.
Honors & Awards:
New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame Graduate Student Award 2014.
NJIT Hashimoto Prize 2015.
NJIT Helen and John C. Hartmann Department of ECE Academic Excellence Award 2015.
NJIT Hashimoto Fellowship 2011-2012;
NJIT PhoneTel Fellowship 2011-2012;
IEEE ICC 2013 National Science Foundation Student Travel Grant;
Condition monitoring and diagnostics of electric power equipment
Modeling and simulation of electric power equipment
Design, development and validation of undergraduate laboratory experiences
A. Nasipuri, R. Cox, J. M. Conrad, L. Van der Zel, B. Rodriguez, and R. McKosky,"Design considerations for a large-scale wireless sensor network for substation monitoring", Proceedings of IEEE SenseApp'10, pages 882-889, October, 2010.
R. Kale, N. Singh, H. Alasti, A. Nasipuri, R. Cox, J. Conrad, L. Van der Zel, B. Rodriguez, R. McKosky, and J. Graziano,"Design and Implementation of a Wireless Node for Advances Sensor Processing and Network Integration", Proceedings of the IEEE Southeast Conference (SoutheastCon), March 18-21, 2010, pp. 390-393.
A. Nasipuri, H. Alasti, P. Puthran, R. Cox, J. Conrad, L. Van der Zel, B. Rodriguez,"Vibration Sensing for Equipment's Health Monitoring in Power Substations using Wireless Sensors", Proceedings of the IEEE Southeast Conference (SoutheastCon), March 18-21, 2010, pp. 268-271.
Honors & Awards:
Excel Award, EPRI; April 2009, December 2012.
Performance Recognition Award, EPRI; August 2012, December 2013.
Barrier Scholarship Award, ECE Department; Mississippi State University; 2004–2006.