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Dr Jia Hu

Lecturer in Computer Science


Telephone: 01392 724044

Extension: (Streatham) 4044

Dr. Jia Hu is a Lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Exeter. Before that, he was a Lecturer with the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Liverpool Hope University. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Bradford, UK, in 2010, and M.Eng. and B.Eng degrees in Electronic Engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, in 2006 and 2004, respectively.

His research interests include ubiquitous computing, resource optimization, applied machine learning, and network security. He has published over 50 research papers within these areas in prestigious international journals and magazines (e.g., IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Information Sciences, IEEE Communications Magazine) and at reputable international conferences (e.g., IEEE Globecom, ICC). He serves on the editorial board of Elsevier Computers & Electrical Engineering. He has guest-edited many special issues on major international journals (e.g., IEEE Internet-of-Things Journal, Ad Hoc Networks). He has served as General Chair/Co-Chair of IEEE CIT'15, IUCC'15, etc. Program Chair/Co-Chair of IEEE ScalCom’19, SmartCity’18, CYBCONF’17, EAI SmartGIFT'2016, etc. He was the principle investigator of an EPSRC first grant project on Information-Centric Networking (EP/M013936/2). He has been a co-investigator of three National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) projects on Cyber Security and Software-Defined Networking. He has been a co-investigator of four industry research projects with Huawei on smart network operation & management, edge computing, and cloud computing technologies. He was the recipient of the best paper award at IEEE SOSE'16 and IUCC'14. He received the Outstanding Service Award and Outstanding Leadership Award for contributions to several IEEE conferences such as SmartCity’18 and CIT’15. He has successfully supervised/co-supervised two PhD students and seven MSc Students to graduate in the UK. He is currently supervising four PhD students. He is a member of IEEE and a Fellow of HEA (Higher Education Academy).  

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