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Jinfeng Du

Crawford Hill, NJ, USA
Member of Technical Staff


Aug. 2004-Nov. 2012  Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden 
            Ph.D. in Telecommunications, Nov. 2012 
            Tek. Licentiate in Electronics and Computer Systems, Dec. 2008 
            M.Sc in Electrical Engineering, specialized in Wireless Systems, Feb. 2006

Aug. 2011-Dec. 2011   Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
            Visiting PhD student supervised by Prof. Muriel Medard.

Sep. 1999-Jul. 2004    University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), China 
            B.E in Electronic Information Engineering (Outstanding Graduate Award)


Jinfeng received his Bachelor degree from USTC, China, and his Master, Licentiate, and PhD degrees from KTH, Sweden, all in Electrical Engineering. Before joining Bell Labs in Holmdel, NJ, Jinfeng spent two years at MIT as a postdoctoral researcher.

Jinfeng's research interests are in the general area of wireless communications, especially in communication theory, multi-user information theory, cooperative communication, and channel estimation.

Professional Activities

Member of IEEE, ComSoc, IT, SP

Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University, 2017

Vice chair of the Organizing Committee, MIT Wireless Center 5G Day, May 2015

TPC member of IEEE ICC 2015, 2016, 2017
TPC member of ISWCS 2014
Invited lecturer in EU-funded ACROPOLIS winter school, Barcelona, Spain, Feb 2013
Frequent reviewers for IEEE journals and conferences

Selected Articles and Publications

Google Scholar

  1. Jinfeng Du and Reinaldo A. Valenzuela, "How Much Spectrum is Too Much in Millimeter Wave Wireless Access,"  IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC Special Issue on Millimeter Wave Communications for Future Mobile Networks), vol. 35, pp. 1444-1458, Jul. 2017. [arXiv:1704.04274][IEEE]
  2. Jinfeng Du, Efe Onaran, Dmitry Chizhik, Sivarama Venkatesan, and Reinaldo A. Valenzuela, "Gbps User Rates Using mmWave Relayed Backhaul with High Gain Antennas,"  IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC, Special Issue on Deployment and Performance Challenges for 5G),  vol. 35,  pp. 1363--1372, Jun. 2017. [arXiv:1704.04277][IEEE]
  3. Guang Yang, Jinfeng Du, and Ming Xiao, "Analysis on 60 GHz Wireless Communications with Beamwidth-Dependent Misalignment," submitted for possible publication. [arXiv:1611.07867]
  4. Felipe Gomez-Cuba*, Jinfeng Du*, Muriel Médard, and Elza Erkip, “Unified capacity limit of non-coherent wideband fading channels,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 16, pp. 43--57, Jan. 2017. (*co-first author) [arXiv:1501.04905][IEEE]
  5. Jinfeng Du, Muriel Médard, Ming Xiao and Mikael Skoglund, “Scalable capacity bounding models for wireless networks,” IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 62, pp. 208--229, Jan. 2016. [arXiv:1401.4189][IEEE][pdf]
  6. Guang Yang, Jinfeng Du, and Ming Xiao, “Maximum throughput path selection with random blockage for indoor 60 GHz relay networks,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 63, pp.3511--3524, Oct. 2015. [pdf] [IEEE]
  7. Jinfeng Du, Ming Xiao, Mikael Skoglund and Muriel Médard, “Wireless multicast relay networks with limited-rate source-conferencing,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications,vol. 31, pp. 1390--1401, Aug. 2013.[pdf][IEEE]
  8. Jinfeng Du, Pei Xiao, Jinsong Wu and Qingchun Chen, “Design of isotropic orthogonal transform algorithm-based multicarrier systems with blind channel estimation,” IET Communications, vol. 6, pp. 2695--2704, Nov. 2012. [pdf] [IEEE]
  9. Jinfeng Du, Ming Xiao and Mikael Skoglund, “Cooperative Network Coding Strategies for Wireless Relay Networks with Backhaul,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 59, pp.2502--2514, Sep. 2011. [pdf] [IEEE]
  10. Jinfeng Du, Erik G. Larsson, Ming Xiao and Mikael Skoglund, “Optimal Symbol-by-Symbol Costa Precoding for a Relay-aided Downlink Channel,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 59, pp.2274--2284, Aug. 2011. [pdf][IEEE]

Selected Conferences

  1. Jinfeng Du, Muriel Médard, and Shlomo Shamai (Shitz), "Cost of local cooperation in hierarchical virtual MIMO transmission schemes," IEEE ITW 2016, Cambridge, UK, Sep. 2016.[pdf][IEEE]
  2. Jinfeng Du, David Adams, and Muriel Médard, “Cross-layer design of network-coded transmission with a delay constraint,” IEEE SPAWC 2015, Stockholm, Sweden Jun. 2015. [pdf][IEEE]
  3. Jinfeng Du, Naomi Sweeting, David Adams, and Muriel Médard, “Network reduction for coded multiple-hop networks,” IEEE ICC 2015, London, UK, Jun. 2015. [pdf][IEEE]
  4. David Adams, Jinfeng Du, Muriel Médard and Christopher Yu, “Delay constrained throughput-reliability tradeoff in network-coded wireless systems,” IEEE GLOBECOM 2014, Austin, TX, Dec. 2014. (finalist for the Best Paper Award) [pdf] [IEEE]
  5. Jawad Manssour, Jinfeng Du and Ming Xiao, “Network-coding-aware link adaptation for wireless broadcast transmission,” IEEE VTS APWCS 2013, Seoul, South Korea, Aug. 2013. [pdf]
  6. Jinfeng Du, Ming Xiao, Mikael Skoglund and Shlomo Shamai (Shitz), “Short-Message Noisy Network Coding with Partial Source Cooperation,” IEEE ITW 2012, Lausanne, Switzerland, Sep. 2012. [pdf][IEEE]
  7. Jinfeng Du, Ming Xiao and Mikael Skoglund, “Capacity Bounds for Backhaul-Supported Wireless Multicast Relay Networks with Cross-Links,” IEEE ICC 2011, Kyoto, Japan, Jun. 2011. [pdf] [IEEE]
  8. Jinfeng Du and Svante Signell, “Novel Preamble-Based Channel Estimation for OFDM/OQAM Systems,” IEEE ICC 2009, Germeny, Jun. 2009. [pdf] [IEEE]
  9. Jinfeng Du and Svante Signell, “Pulse Shape Adaptivity in OFDM/OQAM Systems,” ICAIT 2008, ShenZhen, China, Jul. 2008. [pdf] [ACM]
  10. Jinfeng Du and Svante Signell, “Comparison of CP-OFDM and OFDM/OQAM in Doubly Dispersive Channels,” FGCN, Jeju Island, Korea, Dec. 2007. [pdf] [IEEE]
  11. Jinfeng Du and Svante Signell, “Time Frequency Localization of Pulse Shaping Filters in OFDM/OQAM Systems,” ICICS'07, Singapore, Dec. 2007. [pdf] [IEEE]

Thesis and Report (not peer-reviewed)

  1. Jinfeng Du, “Cooperative strategies in multi-terminal wireless relay networks,” Ph.D. Thesis, ISBN 978-91-7501-512-5, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, Nov. 2012. [pdf]
  2. Jinfeng Du, “Pulse Shape Adaptation and Channel Estimation in Generalised Frequency Division Multiplexing Systems,” Licentiate Thesis, ISBN 978-91-7415-187-9, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, Dec. 2008. [pdf]
  3. Jinfeng Du and Svante Signell, “Classic OFDM Systems and Pulse Shaping OFDM/OQAM Systems,” Technical Report of NGFDM Project, ISSN 1653-7238,, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, February 2007. [pdf]