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Kun Zhu (朱琨) received his Ph.D. degree in 2012 under the supervision of Prof. Dusit Niyato and Prof. Ping Wang, from School of Computer Engineering, Nangyang Technological University, Singapore. He is currently with Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He was a research fellow with the Wireless Communications, Networks, and Services Research Group, under the supervision of Prof. Ekram Hossain, in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Manitoba, Canada.

Email:   kunzhu@hotmail.com

Research Interests: 
  • Cloud-RAN and wireless virtualization for 5G 
  • Massive MIMO and full duplex
  • Resource management in multi-tier heterogeneous wireless networks
  • Device-to-device and machine type communications
  • Self-organization in small cell networks
  • Spectrum management in cognitive radio networks

Book Chapters:

    1.  P. Semasinghe, K. Zhu, Ekram Hossain, and Alagan Anpalagan, "Game Theory and Learning Techniques for Self-Organization in Small Cell Networks," book chapter in Design and Deployment of Small Cell Networks, Cambridge University Press, 2014.    

Journal Papers:
  1. K. Zhu and E. Hossain, "Wireless Virtualization in Massive MIMO Networks," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, to appear. 
  2. K. Zhu, E. Hossain, and Alagan Anpalagn, "Downlink Power Control in Two-tier Cellular OFDMA Networks Under Uncertainties," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 63, no. 2, pp. 520-535, December 2014.
  3. K. Zhu and E. Hossain, "Joint Mode Selection and Dynamic Spectrum Partitioning for Device-to-Device Communications in Cellular Networks," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 1406-1420, October 2014.
  4. P. Semasinghe, E. Hossain, and K. Zhu, "An Evolutionary Game  for Distributed Resource Allocation in Self-Organizing Small Cells,IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 274-287, April 2014. 
  5. K. Zhu, E. Hossain, and D. Niyato, "Pricing, Spectrum Sharing, and Service Selection in Two-Tier Small Cell Networks: A Hierarchical Dynamic Game Approach,"  IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 13, no. 8, pp. 1843-1856, July 2013. 
  6. K. Zhu, D. Niyato, and P. Wang, "Dynamic Service Selection and Bandwidth Allocation in IEEE 802.16m Mobile Relay Networks," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Spectial issue on Cooperative Networking Challenges and Applications, vol. 30, no. 9, pp. 1798-1805, October 2012. 
  7. K. Zhu, D. Niyato, P. Wang,  and Z. Han, "Dynamic Spectrum Leasing and Service Selection in Spectrum Secondary Market of Cognitive Radio Networks," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 1136-1145, March 2012. 
  8. K. Zhu, D. Niyato, P. Wang, E. Hossain, and D. I. Kim, "Mobility and Handoff Management in Vehicular Networks: A survey," Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 459-476, April 2011. 
Conference Papers:
  1. Z. Chang, K. Zhu, Z. Zhou, and T. Ristaniemi, "Service provisioning with multiple service providers in 5G ultra-dense small cell networks," in Proceedings of IEEE PIMRC 2015.

  2. P. Semasinghe, K. Zhu, and E. Hossain, "Distributed Resource Allocation for Self-Organizing Small Cell Networks: An Evolutionary Game Approach," in Proceedings of IEEE GLOBECOM 2013.

  3. K. Zhu, D. Niyato, and P. Wang, "Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation under Uncertainty in Cognitive Radio Networks," in Proceedings of IEEE GLOBECOM, Houston, TX USA, 5-9 December 2011.
  4. D. Niyato, K. Zhu, and P. Wang, "Cooperative Virtual Machine Management for Multi-Organization Cloud Computing Environment," in Proceedings of International Workshop on Game Theory in Communication Networks (Gamecomm), Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan, Paris, France, 16 May 2011.
  5. D. Niyato, K. Zhu, and A. V. Vasilakos, "Resource and Revenue Sharing with Coalition Formation of Cloud Providers: Game Theoretic Approach," in Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGrid), Newport Beach, CA USA, 23-26 May 2011. 
  6. K. Zhu, D. Niyato, and P. Wang, "Optimal Bandwidth Allocation with Dynamic Service Selection in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks," in Proceedings of IEEE GLOBECOM, Miami, FL USA, 6-10 December 2010. 
  7. K. Zhu, D. Niyato, and P. Wang, "Network Selection in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks: Evolution with Incomplete Information," in Proceedings of IEEE WCNC, Sydney, Australia, 18-21 April 2010. 
Professional Activities:  

Member of the Technical Program Committee for 
  • JSAC Special issue on Recent Advances in Heterogeneous Cellular Networks, 2014
  • ICNC 2016, 2015
  • IEEE INFOCOM 2015, 2014 
  • IEEE GLOBECOM 2015, 2014, 2013
  • WiOpt 2015
  • IEEE VTC 2015, 2012
  • IEEE ICC 2014, 2012
  • SmartGridComm 2013
  • IEEE GreenCom 2013
  • APWCS 2013
  • IWCMC 2011
Reviewer for 
  • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications
  • IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing
  • IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
  • IEEE Transactions on Communications
  • IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking
  • IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
  • IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials
  • IEEE Communications Magazine
  • Wireless Communications Letters
  • Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing
  • Journal of Communications and Networks
  • GLOBECOM, ICC, WCNC, SmartGridComm, VTC