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Rui Tan

Rui Tan
Rui Tan
Adjunct Senior Research Scientist
 

Rui Tan is an Assistant Professor at School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU). He is also appointed as an Adjunct Senior Research Scientist at ADSC. Prior to joining NTU, he worked as a Research Scientist and then a Senior Research Scientist at ADSC from 2012 to 2015, and as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Michigan State University from 2010 to 2012. He received his BS (2004) and MS (2007) degrees from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and PhD (2010) degree from City University of Hong Kong.

Research Interests: Collaborative and distributed signal/information processing, fidelity and mobility control, interdisciplinary applications of sensor networks, and security of cyber-physical systems

Research Project:

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science from City University of Hong Kong, 2010
  • M.S. in Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2007
  • B.S. in Automation from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2004

Publications and Patents:

  • Peer-Reviewed Conferences
      • [SECON 2015] Sheng-Yuan Chiu, Hoang Hai Nguyen, Rui Tan, David K. Y. Yau, Deokwoo Jung, "JICE: Joint Data Compression and Encryption for Wireless Energy Auditing Networks," Proceedings of The 12th IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication, and Networking, June 22-25, 2015, Seattle, WA, USA.
      • [IPSN 2015] Mohammad-Mahdi Moazzami, Dennis E. Phillips, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, "ORBIT: A Smartphone-Based Platform for Data-Intensive Embedded Sensing Applications," Proceedings of The 14th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks, April 13-17, 2015, Seattle, WA, USA.
      • [IPSN 2015] Yu Wang, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jianxun Wang, Xiaobo Tan, Xiaoming Liu, "Samba: A Smartphone-Based Robot System for Energy-Efficient Aquatic Environment Monitoring," Proceedings of The 14th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks, April 13-17, 2015, Seattle, WA, USA.
      • [RTSS 2014] Jinzhu Chen, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Xiaorui Wang, "PTEC: A System for Predictive Thermal and Energy Control in Data Centers," Proceedings of The 35th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium, December 2-5, 2014, Rome, Italy.
      • [ICCPS 2014] Hoang Hai Nguyen, Rui Tan, David K. Y. Yau, "Safety-Assured Collaborative Load Management in Smart Grids," Proceedings of The 5th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems, April 14-17, 2014, Berlin, Germany.
      • [IPSN 2014] Yu Wang, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jianxun Wang, Xiaobo Tan, Xiaoming Liu, Xiangmao Chang, "Aquatic Debris Monitoring Using Smartphone-Based Robotic Sensors," Proceedings of The 13th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks, April 15-17, 2014, Berlin, Germany.
      • [CCS 2013] Rui Tan, Varun Badrinath Krishna, David K. Y. Yau, Zbigniew Kalbarczyk, “Impact of Integrity Attacks on Real-Time Pricing in Smart Grids,” Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), Berlin, Germany, November 4-8, 2013.
      • [PerCom 2013] Dennis E. Phillips, Rui Tan*; Mohammad-Mahdi Moazzami; Guoliang Xing; Jinzhu Chen; David K. Y. Yau, “Supero: A Sensor System for Unsupervised Residential Power Usage Monitoring,” Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom), San Diego, CA, USA, March 18-22, 2013. Best Paper Runner-up. *The first two authors are listed in alphabetic order.
      • [IPSN 2013] Guojin Liu, Rui Tan; Ruogu Zhou; Guoliang Xing; Wen-Zhan Song; Jonathan M. Lees, “Volcanic Earthquake Timing using Wireless Sensor Networks,” Proceedings of the 12th ACM/IEEE Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), Philadelphia, PA, USA, April 8-11, 2013. * The first two authors are listed in alphabetic order.
      • [RTSS 2012] Yu Wang, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Xiaobo Tan, Jianxun Wang, Ruogu Zhou, “Spatiotemporal Aquatic Field Reconstruction using Robotic Sensor Swarm,” Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), San Juan, Puerto Rico, December 4-7, 2012.
      • [RTSS 2012] Jinzhu Chen, Rui Tan, Yu Wang, Guoliang Xing, Xiaorui Wang, Xiaodong Wang, Bill Punch, Dirk Colbry, “A High-Fidelity Temperature Distribution Forecasting System for Data Centers,” Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), San Juan, Puerto Rico, December 4-7, 2012.
      • [IPSN 2012] Yu Wang, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jianxun Wang, Xiaobo Tan, “Accuracy-Aware Aquatic Diffusion Process Profiling using Robotic Sensor Networks,” Proceedings of the 11th ACM/IEEE Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), Beijing, China, April 16-20, 2012.
      • [RTSS 2010] Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jinzhu Chen, Wen-Zhan Song, Renjie Huang, “Quality-driven Volcanic Earthquake Detection using Wireless Sensor Networks,” Proceedings of the 31st IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), San Diego, CA, USA, November 30-December 3, 2010.
      • [RTSS 2010] Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Zhaohui Yuan, Xue Liu, Jianguo Yao, “System-level Calibration for Fusion-based Wireless Sensor Networks,” Proceedings of the 31st IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), San Diego, CA, USA, November 30-December 3, 2010.
      • [RTSS 2010] Jinzhu Chen, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Xiaorui Wang, Xing Fu, “Fidelity-aware Utilization Control for Cyber-Physical Surveillance Systems,” Proceedings of the 31st IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), San Diego, CA, USA, November 30-December 3, 2010
      • [INFOCOM 2010] Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Xue Liu, Jianguo Yao, Zhaohui Yuan, “Adaptive Calibration for Fusion-based Wireless Sensor Networks,” Proceedings of the 29th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), San Diego, CA, USA, March 15-19, 2010.
      • [RTSS 2009] Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Benyuan Liu, Jianping Wang, “Impact of Data Fusion on Real-time Detection in Sensor Networks,” Proceedings of the 30th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), Washington D.C., USA, December 1-4, 2009.
      • [MobiCom 2009] Guoliang Xing, Rui Tan, Benyuan Liu, Jianping Wang, Xiaohua Jia, Chih-Wei Yi, “Data Fusion Improves the Coverage of Wireless Sensor Networks,” Proceedings of the 15th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), Beijing, China, September 20-25, 2009.
      • [RTSS 2008] Zhaohui Yuan, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Chenyang Lu, Yixin Chen, Jianping Wang, “Fast Sensor Placement Algorithms for Fusion-based Target Detection,” Proceedings of the 29th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), Barcelona, Spain, November 30-December 3, 2008.
      • [IWQoS 2008] Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jianping Wang, Hing Cheung So, “Collaborative Target Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks with Reactive Mobility,” Proceedings of the 16th International Workshop on Quality of Service (IWQoS), Enschede, Netherlands, June 2-4, 2008.
    • Journals
      • [TISSEC] Rui Tan, Varun Badrinath Krishna, David K. Y. Yau, Zbigniew Kalbarczyk, "Integrity Attacks on Real-Time Pricing in Electric Power Grids," ACM Transactions on Information and System Security. In press.
        [TMC] Yu Wang, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jianxun Wang, Xiaobo Tan, Xiaoming Liu, Xiangmao Chang, "Monitoring Aquatic Debris using Smartphone-Based Robots," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. In press.
      • [TOSN] Jinzhu Chen, Rui Tan, Yu Wang, Guoliang Xing, Xiaorui Wang, Xiaodong Wang, Bill Punch, Dirk Colbry, "A Sensor System for High-Fidelity Temperature Distribution Forecasting in Data Centers," ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks. In press.
      • [TOSN] Yu Wang, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Xiaobo Tan, Jianxun Wang, Ruogu Zhou, “Spatiotemporal Aquatic Field Reconstruction using Cyber-Physical Robotic Sensor Systems,” ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN), in press.
      • [TMC] Yu Wang, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jianxun Wang, Xiaobo Tan, “Profiling Aquatic Diffusion Process using Robotic Sensor Networks.” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), in press.
      • [TOSN] Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Zhaohui Yuan, Xue Liu, Jianguo Yao, “System-level Calibration for Data Fusion in Wireless Sensor Networks,”  ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN), in press.
      • [TPDS] Jinzhu Chen, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Xiaorui Wang, Xing Fu, “Fidelity-Aware Utilization Control for Cyber-Physical Surveillance Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 23, No. 9, pp. 1739-1751, September 2012.
      • [TOSN] Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jinzhu Chen, Wen-Zhan Song, Renjie Huang, “Fusion-based Volcanic Earthquake Detection and Timing in Wireless Sensor Networks,” ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN), in press.
      • [ToN] Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Benyuan Liu, Jianping Wang, Xiaohua Jia, “Exploiting Data Fusion to Improve the Coverage of Wireless Sensor Networks,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 450-462, April 2012.
      • [TPDS] Xiangmao Chang, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Zhaohui Yuan, Chenyang Lu, Yixin Chen, Yixian Yang, “Sensor Placement Algorithms for Fusion-based Surveillance Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 22, No. 8, pp. 1407-1414, August 2011.
      • [TECS] Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Xue Liu, Jianguo Yao, Zhaohui Yuan, “Adaptive Calibration for Fusion-based Cyber-Physical Systems,” ACM Transactions in Embedded Computing Systems (TECS), in press.
      • [TPDS] Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jianping Wang, Benyuan Liu, “Performance Analysis of Real-Time Detection in Fusion-based Sensor Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed System (TPDS), Vol. 22, No. 9, pp.1564-1577, September 2011.
      • [TPDS] Guoliang Xing, Jianping Wang, Zhaohui Yuan, Rui Tan, Limin Sun, Qingfeng Huang, Xiaohua Jia, Hing Cheung So, “Mobile Scheduling for Spatiotemporal Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 21, No. 12, pp. 1851-1866, December 2010.
      • [TMC] Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jianping Wang, Hing Cheung So, “Exploiting Reactive Mobility for Collaborative Target Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 317-332, March 2010.
      • [TWC] Hongyang Chen, Qingjiang Shi, Rui Tan, H. Vincent Poor, Kaoru Sezaki, “Mobile Element Assisted Cooperative Localization for Wireless Sensor Networks with Obstacles,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (TWC), Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 956-963, March 2010.
    • Book Chapters
      • Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, “Spatiotemporal Coverage in Fusion-Based Sensor Networks,” The Art of Wireless Sensor Networks, Springer, in press.
    • Short Papers
      • Hoang Hai Ngugen, Rui Tan, David K. Y. Yau, "Impact of Signal Delay Attacks on Voltage Control for Electrified Railways," IEEE Region 10 Technical Conference (TENCON), 2015.
      • Xinshu Dong, Hui Lin, Rui Tan; Ravishankar K. Iyer; Zbigniew Kalbarczyk, "Software-Defined Networking for Smart Grid Resilience: Opportunities and Challenges," Proceedings of The 1st Cyber-Physical System Security Workshop (CPSS 2015), co-located with AsiaCCS.
      • Dennis E. Phillips, Rui Tan*; Mohammad-Mahdi Moazzami; Guoliang Xing; Jinzhu Chen, “Supero: A Sensor System for Unsupervised Residential Power Usage Monitoring,” The 1st International Workshop on Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring, Carnegie Mellon University, May 7, 2012. * The first two authors are listed in alphabetic order.
      • Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Xunteng Xu, Jianping Wang, “Analysis of Quality of Surveillance in Fusion-Based Sensor Networks,” Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Information Quality of Service for Pervasive Computing (IQ2S) in conjunction with PerCom 2010, Mannheim, Germany, March 29, 2010. (Invited paper)
      • Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Xue Liu, Jianguo Yao, Zhaohui Yuan, “Exploiting Heterogeneity for Adaptive Calibration in Wireless Sensor Networks,” MobiCom 2009 poster session, Beijing, China, September 22, 2009.

    Awards:

    • Outstanding Academic Performance Award from City University of Hong Kong, 2009
    • Research Tuition Scholarship from City University of Hong Kong, 2009
    • Rockwell Master Scholarship from Rockwell Automation, Inc., 2006

    Professional Services

    • TPC member
        • The 36th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), 2015, WSN track
        • The 1st ACM Workshop on Cyber-Physical Systems Security & Privacy (CPS-SPC), 2015. (Co-located with CCS)
        • The 21st IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), 2015, CPS track
        • The 1st Cyber-Physical System Security Workshop (CPSS), 2015. (Co-located with AsiaCCS)
        • The 20th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), 2014
        • The 35th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), 2014
        • The 34th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS) 2013
        • The 10th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC) 2012, 2013
        • The 4th International Conference on Cyber-enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery 2012
        • IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Communications and Computing 2013
        • IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things 2014
        • International Conference on High Performance Compilation, Computing and Communications 2014
      • I serve as the reviewers for over 20 international conferences (INFOCOM, RTSS, MobiSys, MASS, etc) and over 15 scientific journals (TOSN, TCOM, TC, TPDS, TWC, TMC, TII, etc).