About me


  • I am currently a third-year Ph.D. student in College of Computing and Information Science at Cornell University, advised by Prof. Cheng Zhang. My current research interests cover a wide range of ubiquitous computing, sensing systems, wearable devices, and AI.

  • I graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), P.R. China.

  • Click here to view my up-to-date CV. If you are interested in working with me or knowing more about me, please feel free to contact me.

Recent News

  • Apr. 2024: Ruidong and I won the Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship 2024!
  • Mar. 2024: EyeEcho and EchoWrist have been accepted to CHI 2024. EyeEcho proposes a facial expression tracking system on a pair of eyeglasses which works in real-time while EchoWrist introduces hand pose tracking and hand-object interaction recognition techniques on a wristband.
  • Feb. 2024: GazeTrak has been accepted to MobiCom 2024, which presents the first continuous gaze tracking system on a pair of eyeglasses based on acoustic sensing.
  • Oct. 2023: HPSpeech is awarded the Best Paper Honorable Mention at ISWC 2023!
  • Sept. 2023: PoseSonic is published in IMWUT/UbiComp (September 2023), which introduces an acoustic-sensing-based solution to tracking upper body poses continuously.
  • Jul. 2023: HPSpeech and EchoNose are both accpeted by ISWC 2023.
  • Mar. 2023: EchoSpeech is accepted for publication by CHI 2023, which proposes a solution to continuous silent speech recognition on eyewear based on acoustic sensing.
  • Jul. 2022: EarIO is published in IMWUT/UbiComp (July 2022), which presents a low-power and minimally-obtrusive earable that can track facial expressions continuously based on acoustic sensing.
  • May 2022: I am honored to be nominated for a 2021-2022 Outstanding Teaching Award in Information Science at Cornell.
  • Jul. 2021: I start to work with Prof. Cheng Zhang as a first year Ph.D. student in his Smart Computer Interfaces for Future Interactions (SciFi) lab at Cornell University.
  • May 2021: NFC Textiles wins Best Paper Award and Best Presentation Award at IPSN 2021!
  • Jan. 2021: Check out Near-field Communication (NFC) Textiles that allows ordinary surfaces to locate surrounding objects at high accuracy in the near-field, at IPSN 2021.
  • Jul. 2020: I receive a Bachelor’s degree in Information Engineering from SJTU, honored with Outstanding Graduates in Shanghai (Top 5%).
  • Sept. 2019: I am honored to join the Intelligent Internet of Things (IIOT) Research Center and work on the backscatter project for my undergraduate thesis, advised by Prof. Xiaohua Tian.
  • Jul. 2019: Thank Prof. Swarun Kumar for accepting me as a summer intern at his Laboratory for Emerging Wireless Technologies (WiTech) lab of CMU, where I work on an NFC project.
  • Jun. 2019: Check out our distributed approximation algorithm to select cluster heads for a homogeneous network in three-dimensional situation, which is accepted by IEEE TWC.
  • May 2019: Check out QLEC, a machine-learning-based energy-efficient clustering algorithm in high-dimensional space, which is published in ICPP 2019.
  • Feb. 2017: I am honored to join the Advanced Network Laboratory as a research assistant, advised by Prof. Xiaofeng Gao.
  • Sept. 2016: I start my undergraduate study majoring in Information Engineering at SJTU, which is the Top 5 university in China (Mainland).