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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 performance evaluation, next generation networking, resource allocation and optimization, energy-efficiency, network security, smart city, and big data. He has published over 40 research papers within these areas in prestigious international journals (e.g., IEEE Trans. Wireless Communications, Information Sciences, Computer Networks) and at reputable international conferences. He serves on the editorial boards of Elsevier Computers & Electrical Engineering. He has guest-edited many special issues on major international journals. He has served as General Chair/Co-Chair of IEEE CIT'15, IUCC'15, SONET'14, IUCC-AIPNGN'12, HPCC-AHPCN'12 & 14, FCST-AIPNGN'11, ICESS-ESA'10, etc. Program Chair/Co-Chair of EAI SmartGIFT'2016, DASC'15, FCST'14, IEEE HPCC'12, etc. Local Arrangement Chair of IEEE ICESS'10, and Publicity Chair of IEEE PICom'14. 

He is the principle investigator of an EPSRC first grant project on Information-Centric Networking (EP/M013936/2). He is the co-investigator of three funded National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) projects on Cyber Security and Software-Defined Networking, respectively. He is also working on big data and network management technologies involving two industrial KTP projects.

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 IEEE International conferences ICESS-10, ICESS-12, HPCC-12, FCST-14, CIT-15, and SmartCity-18. He has successfully supervised/co-supervised two PhD students and seven MSc Students in the UK to graduate. He is currently supervising/co-supervising five PhD students. He served as an internal and external PhD thesis examiner. He is a member of IEEE and a Fellow of HEA (Higher Education Academy). 

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