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Office Address: Room 2-507, School of Electronic, Information and Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 800 Rd. Dongchuan, Shanghai, China, 200240

Tel.: +86 21-34204278   



Research Field
  • Wireless Communications
  • Underwater Communications and Localizations
  • Energy Management for Smart Grid


  • 2009: PhD in Electrical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
  • 2004: M.S. in Control Science and Engineering, Yanshan University, China
  • 2002: B.Eng. in Automation, Yanshan University, China
Work experience
  • 12.2014-present , Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • 12.2010-12.2014, Associate Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • 04.2010-12.2010, Assistant Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • 03.2009-03.2010, Postdoctor, KTH-The Royal Institute of Technology
  • 10.2008-01.2009, Research Associate, City University of Hong Kong
  • 01.2007-06.2007, Visiting Scholar, NYU-Poly, USA



Dr. Bo Yang's research areas include wireless networks, underwater communications and energy system. Particularly he is interested in applying optimization method, game theory and other decision making methods into the above areas. Currently, he conducts research on underwater acoustic communications, green communication with renewable energy, energy management for smart grid. He has published over 100 technical papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences.

His research is mainly supported by NSFC, Ministry of Education in China,  and Shanghai Municipal Science and Technology Commission etc.

Awards and Honors

Awardee of the First Young Faculty Teaching Competition, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2016 

Shanghai Rising-Star Program, Shanghai municipal science and Technology Commission, 2015

The First Prize for Candlelight Award of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2015

SMC-Excellent Young Scholar in Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2010,2014

Outstanding Research Award in City University of Hong Kong, 2007


"Principle of Automatic Control" in Shanghai Jiao Tong University

"Network Systems and Control" in Shanghai Jiao Tong University

"Sensor Networks" in Shanghai Jiao Tong University

"Principle of Control Engineering" in City University of Hong Kong

"Distributed Optimization" (intensive course) in KTH



Recent Publication List

1.      Qimin Xu, Bo Yang, Cailian Chen, Feilong Lin, Xinping Guan, “Distributed Load Shedding for Microgrid with Compensation Support via Wireless Network”, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, (SCI, accepted)

2.      Bo Yang, Yanyan Shen, Qiaoni Han, Cailian Chen, Xinping Guan, Weidong Zhang, “Energy Efficient Resource Allocation for Time-Varying OFDMA Relay Systems with Hybrid Energy Supplies,” IEEE Systems Journal, DOI: 10.1109/JSYST.2016.2551319 (SCI, accepted)

3.      B. Yi, S. Lin, B. Yang, W. Zhang “Performance recovery of a class of uncertain non-affine systems with unmodeled dynamics: an indirect dynamic inversion method” International Journal of Control, 20 Jan 2017 (SCI, accepted)

4.      S. Yang, F. Wu, S. Tang, X. Gao, B. Yang, G. Chen, “On Designing Data Quality-Aware Truth Estimation and Surplus Sharing Method for Mobile Crowdsensing,” IEEE Journal on Selected Area in Communications, Vol. 35, No. 4, pp.832-847, April, 2017 (SCI)

5.      Yanyan Shen, Xiaoxia Huang, Kyungsup Kwak, Bo Yang, S. Wang “Subcarrier Pairing Based Resource Optimization for OFDM Wireless Powered Relay Transmissions with Time Switching Scheme," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 65, No. 5, pp.1130-1145, March, 2017 (SCI)

6.      Wenbin Yu, Zhe Liu, Cailian Chen, Bo Yang, Xinping Guan, " Privacy-preserving design for emergency response scheduling system in medical social networks," Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications -- Springer, vol. 10, no. 2, pp 340--356, March 2017.

7.      S. Lin, Y. Cai, B. Yang, W. Zhang, “Electrical line-shafting control for motor speed synchronisation using sliding mode controller and disturbance observer,” IET Control Theory & Applications, Vol. 11, No.2, pp. 205-212, 2017. (SCI)

8.      Bo Yang, Jingwei Li, Qiaoni Han, Tian He, Cailian Chen, Xinping Guan, “Distributed Control for Charging Multiple Electric Vehicles with Overload Limitation” IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 27, No. 12, pp.3441-3454, December 2016. (SCI)

9.      Qiaoni Han, Bo Yang, Guowang Miao, Cailian Chen, Xiaocheng Wang, Xinping Guan, “Backhaul-Aware User Association and Resource Allocation for Energy-Constrained HetNets,” IEEE Trans. Vehicular Technology,  Vol. 66, No. 1, pp.580-593, 2017. (SCI)

10.    Xinping Guan, Bo Yang, Cailian Chen, et al. “A Comprehensive Overview of Cyber-Physical Systems: From Perspective of Feedback System,” IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 1-14, 2016.

11.    Wenbin Yu, Cailian Chen, Tian He, Bo Yang, Xinping Guan, “Adaptive Compressive Engine for Real-time ECG Monitoring under Unreliable Wireless Channels”, IET Communications, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 607-615, 2016.vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 607-615, 2016. (SCI)

12.    Qiaoni Han, Bo Yang, Cailian Chen, Xinping Guan,"Energy-Aware and QoS-Aware Load Balancing for HetNets Powered by Renewable Energy,” Computer Networks-Elsevier, vol. 94, no. 15, pp. 250-262, Jan. 2016 (SCI).

13.    Jun Liu, Zhaohui Wang, Jun-Hong Cui, Shengli Zhou,Bo Yang, "A Joint Time Synchronization and Localization Design For Mobile Underwater Sensor Networks", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 530-543, 2016.(SCI).

14.    Mingming Ji, Zhijun Li, Bo Yang, Weidong Zhang, “Stabilization of Markov Jump Linear Systems with Input Quantization,” Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing, vol. 34, no. 7, pp. 2109-2126, Jan, 2015. (SCI)

15.    Xingzheng Zhu, Bo Yang, Cailian Chen, Xinping Guan, Fan Wu " Cross-Layer Scheduling for OFDMA-based Cognitive Radio Systems with Delay and Security Constraints", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 64, no. 12, pp. 5919-5934, 2015. (SCI)

16.    Liang Xue, Bo Yang, Jijun Zhao, Zhixin Liu, Xinping Guan, “Joint Resource Reconfiguration and Robust Routing for Cognitive Radio Networks: A robust Optimization Approach,” Wiley Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, 15(5): 848-867, April, 2015 (SCI)

17.    Shanying Zhu, Cailian Chen, Xiaoli Ma, Bo Yang, Xinping Guan, Consensus based estimation over relay assisted sensor networks for situation monitoring, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics on Signal Processing,9(2), 278-291, March 2015. (SCI)

18.    Rong Du, Cailian Chen, Bo Yang, Ning Lu, Xinping Guan, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen, Effective urban traffic monitoring by vehicular sensor networks, IEEE Trans. Vehicular Technology, 64(1): 273-286, Jan. 2015. (SCI)

19.    Bo Yang, Yanyan Shen, Mikael Johansson, Cailian Chen and Xinping Guan, "Opportunistic Multichannel Access with Decentralized Channel State Information," Wiley Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, 15(2): 322-339, Feb. 2015 (SCI)

20.    Jianting Yue, Bo Yang, Xinping Guan, "Femtocaching in Video Content Delivery: Assignment of Video Clips to Serve Dynamic Mobile Users," Computer Communications, 51(15): 60-69, Sept. 2014. ( (SCI)

21.    Jianting Yue,Bo Yang, Cailian Chen, Xinping Guan, "Chasing the Most Popular Video: An Evolutionary Video Clip Selection" IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 781-784, May 2014. (SCI)

22.    Qiaoni Han, Bo Yang, Xiaocheng Wang, Kai Ma, Cailian Chen, Xinping Guan, "Hierarchical Game Based Uplink Power Control in Femtocell Networks" IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 63(6): 2819-2835, July 2014 (SCI).

23.    Lijuan Zhao, Bo Yang, Cailian Chen, Xinping Guan, “Power Allocation Based on Finite-Horizon Optimization for Data Transmission in Vehicle-to-Roadside Communications,” Wireless Personal Communications, vol. 81, no. 3, pp. 1177-1197, 2015. (SCI)

24.    Shanying Zhu, Cailian Chen, Wenshuang Li, Bo Yang and Xinping Guan, Distributed optimal consensus filter for target tracking in heterogeneous sensor networks, IEEE Trans. on Cybernetics, vol. 43, no. 6, pp. 1963-1976, Dec. 2013. (SCI)

25.    Liang Xue, Bo Yang, Xinping Guan and Zhixin Liu, "An Interactive and Energy-efficient Node Localization Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks," Wireless Personal Communications, vol. 69, pp. 1481-1502, 2013. DOI: 10.1007/s11277-012-0646-y. (SCI)

26.    Liang Xue, Xinping Guan, Zhixin Liu, Bo Yang, "TREE: Routing strategy with guarantee of QoS for industrial wireless sensor networks," International Journal of Communication Systems, DOI: 10.1002/dac.2376, 2012. (SCI)

27.    Yanyan Shen, Gang Feng, Bo Yang, Xinping Guan, "Fair Resource Allocation and Admission Control in Wireless Multi-User Amplify-and-Forward Relay Networks," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol.61, no.3, pp.1383-1397, March 2012. (SCI)

28.    Yanyan Shen, Gang Feng, Bo Yang, Xinping Guan, "Resource allocation with proportional rate fairness in orthogonal frequency division multiple access relay networks," Wiley Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing 2012. DOI: 10.1002/wcm.2184 (SCI)

29.    Bo Yang, Gang Feng, Yanyan Shen, Chengnian Long, and Xinping Guan, "Channel-Aware Access for Cognitive Radio Networks," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 58, no. 7, pp. 3726-3737, Sep 2009. (SCI)

30.    Bo Yang, Yanyan Shen, Gang Feng, Chengnian Long, Zhong-Ping Jiang, and Xinping Guan, "Distributed Power Control and Random Access for Spectrum Sharing with QoS Constraint," Computer Communications (Elsevier), vol. 31, no. 17, pp. 4089—4097, Nov. 2008. (SCI)

31.    Xinping Guan, Bo Yang, Gang Feng, Chengnian Long, "Random Access Game in Ad Hoc Networks with Cooperative and Noncooperative Users," International Journal of Systems, Control and Communications, vol. 1, no. 1, pp.13-30, July 2008. (invited)

32.    Chengnian Long, Bo Li, Qian Zhang, Bin Zhao, Bo Yang, Xinping Guan, "The End-to-End Rate Control in Multiple-Hop Wireless Networks: Cross-Layer Formulation and Optimal Allocation," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 719-731, May 2008. (SCI)

33.    Xinping Guan, Bo Yang, Bin Zhao, Gang Feng, Cailian Chen, "Adaptive fuzzy sliding mode active queue management algorithms," Telecommunication Systems (Springer Journal), vol. 35, no. 1-2, pp. 21-42, June 2007. (SCI)

34.    Bo Yang, Xinping Guan, "Global Stability of Nonlinear Optimization Flow Control with Time Delay" Chinese Journal of Electronics, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 495-498, JUL 2007. (SCI)

35.    Bo Yang, Gang Feng, Chengnian Long, Xinping Guan, "Maximum lifetime rate control and random access in multi-hop wireless networks," Computer Communications (Elsevier), vol. 29, no. 18, pp. 3844-3855, Nov. 2006. (SCI)

36.    Bo Yang, Dongchuan Yu, Gang Feng, Cailian Chen, "Stabilisation of a class of nonlinear continuous time systems by a fuzzy control approach," IEE Proceedings-Control Theory and Applications, vol. 153, no. 4, pp. 427-436, July 2006. (SCI)

37.    Yanyan Shen, Kyung Sup Kwak, Bo Yang, Shuqiang Wang, Xiaoxia Huang, Xinping Guan, and Ramesh. R. Rao, “Resource Allocation for OFDMA Relay Networks with Wireless Information and Power Transfer,” Proc. IEEE Globecom 2015. (EI)

38.    Fang Chen, Bo Yang, Qiaoni Han, Cailian Chen and Xinping Guan, “Dynamic Sleep Control in Green Relay-Assisted Networks for Energy Saving and QoS Improving,” IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China, 2015.

39.    Hongbin Zhou, Chensheng Liu, Bo Yang, Xinping Guan, “Optimal Dispatch of Electric Taxis and Price Making of Charging Stations Using Stackelberg Game,” The 41st Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON2015).

40.    Shuo Yang, Fan Wu, Shaojie Tang, Xiaofeng Gao, Bo Yang and Guihai Chen, “Good Work Deserves Good Pay: A Quality-Based Surplus Sharing Method for Participatory Sensing,” Proc. ICPP, 2015 (EI) (accepted)

41.    Wenbin Yu, Cailian Chen, Bo Yang and Xinping Guan, “PPSSER: Privacy-Preserving Based Scheduling Scheme for Emergency Response in Medical Social Networks,” Proc. the 10th International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications (WASA 2015) Qufu, Shandong, China August 10-12, 2015.

42.    Yue Zhang, Bo Yang, Cailian Chen and Xinping Guan, "Pricing-based Resource Allocation With Security Requirements for OFDM Networks in Real-Time Electricity Market," Proc. the 9th Asian Control Conference (ASCC 2013), Istanbul, Turkey, June 23-26. (EI) (Invited)

43.    Yong Yang, Bo Yang, Xinping Guan, "Pricing-based Cross-layer Scheduling and Energy Management over OFDM Downlink Networks," Proc. of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation (IEEE ICCA 2013), Hangzhou, China, June 12-14, 2013. (EI) (Invited)

44.    Xinzheng Zhu, Bo Yang, Xinping Guan, "Cross-layer Scheduling with Secrecy Demands in Delay-aware OFDMA Network," Proc. 2013 IEEE Wireless Communications & Networking Conference (WCNC 2013), Shanghai, China, April, 7-10, 2013.

45.    Jianting Yue, Bo Yang, Xinping Guan, "Fairness-Guaranteed Pricing and Power Allocation with A Friendly Jammer Against Eavesdropping," Proc. 2012 International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing (WCSP 2012), Huangshan city, China, October 25-27, 2012.

46.    Lijuan Zhao, Bo Yang, Xinping Guan, "Power Allocation Based on Finite-Horizon Optimization for Vehicle-to-Roadside Communications," Proc. 12th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics & Vision (ICARCV’12), Guangzhou, China, December 5-7 2012. (EI) (Invited)

47.    Jiang Chen, Bo Yang, Xinping Guan, "Optimal Demand Response Scheduling with Stackelberg Game Approach Under Load Uncertainty for Smart Grid," Proc. the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm’12), Tainan City, Taiwan, November 5-8, 2012. (EI)

48.    Xingzheng Zhu, Jianting Yue, Bo Yang, Xinping Guan, "Flow Rate Control and Resource Allocation Policy with Security Requirements in OFDMA Networks," Proc. the 10th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (WCICA), Beijing, China, July 6-8 2012. (EI)

49.    Shuai Li, Haojin Zhu, Bo Yang, Cailian Chen, Xinping Guan, Xiaodong Lin, "Towards A Game Theoretical Modeling of Rational Collaborative Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’12), Ottawa, Canada, June 2012. (EI)

50.    Bo Yang, Yanyan Shen, and Xinping Guan, "Energy-Aware Opportunistic Channel Access with Decentralized Channel State Information" Proc. the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference (CDC-ECC 2011), Orlando, USA, December 2011. (EI)

51.    Bo Cheng, Rong Du, Bo Yang, Wenbin Yu, Cailian Chen, Xinping Guan, "An Accurate GPS-Based Localization inWireless Sensor Networks: A GM-WLS Method," Proc. International Conference on Parallel Processing Workshops (ICPP 2011 Workshops), Sept. 13-16, 2011. (EI)

52.    Shuai Li, Haojin Zhu, Bo Yang, Cailian Chen, Xinping Guan, "Believe Yourself: A Usercentric Misbehavior Detection Scheme for Secure Collaborative Spectrum Sensing," Proc. IEEEInternational Conference on Communications (ICC’11), Kyoto, Japan, June 2011. (EI)

53.    Hua Li, Bo Yang, Cailian Chen, Xinping Guan, "Connectivity of Aeronautical Ad hoc Networks", in Proc. of the IEEE GLOBECOM Workshops (GC Wkshps), pp. 1788-1792, December, 2010. (EI)

54.    Bo Yang, Yanyan Shen, Mikael Johansson, and Xinping Guan, "Threshold-based Multichannel Access with Energy Constraint," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’10), Cape Town, South Africa, May 2010. (EI)

55.    Bo Yang, Gang Feng, Yanyan Shen, and Xinping Guan, "Fair Resource Allocation using Bargaining over OFDMA Relay Networks," 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'09), 2009, Shanghai, China, December 16-18, 2009. (EI)

56.    Bo Yang, Gang Feng, Xinping Guan, Noncooperative Random Access Game via Pricing in Ad Hoc Networks," Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'07), 2007, New Orleans, LA, USA, December 12-14, 2007. (EI)


Professional Affiliations

  • Editorial Board Member, Digital Signal Processing
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Computer Networks
  • Workshop Co-Chair, 15th International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks, 2017
  • Vice General Chair, 16th International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks, 2018
  • TPC Member: IEEE {Globecom, VTC, SmartGridComm, DCOSS}
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