Tingjun Chen

Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Contact Information

Education

  • B.S. Tsinghua University (China), 2014
  • M.S. Columbia University, 2018
  • Ph.D. Columbia University, 2020

Research Interests

Wireless networking, next-generation wireless and optical networks, edge cloud and computing, Internet-of-Things (IoT), mobile and embedded systems, platforms and testbeds

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • Highest Scoring Paper. ECOC'23. 2023
  • Top-Scored Paper. IEEE/Optica OFC'23. 2023
  • Eli Jury Award. Columbia University. 2021
  • IBM Academic Award. IBM. 2021
  • Google Research Scholar Award. Google. 2021
  • Morton B. Friedman Memorial Prize for Excellence. Columbia Engineering. 2021
  • ACM SIGMOBILE Doctoral Dissertation Award, Runner-up. ACM SIGMOBILE. 2021
  • Best Paper Finalist. ACM MobiHoc'19. 2019
  • Student Research Competition (SRC) Winner – First Place. ACM MobiCom'19. 2019
  • Facebook Fellowship. Facebook. 2019
  • Oscar and Verna Byron Fellowship. Columbia University Engineering School. 2018
  • Best Paper Award. ACM CoNEXT'16. 2016
  • Edwin Howard Armstrong Memorial Award. Columbia University. 2015
  • Wei Family Private Foundation Fellowship. Wei Family Private Foundation. 2014

Courses Taught

  • COMPSCI 390: Topics in Computer Science
  • COMPSCI 515: Wireless Networking and Mobile Computing
  • COMPSCI 590: Advanced Topics in Computer Science
  • ECE 495: Special Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 556: Wireless Networking and Mobile Computing
  • ECE 590: Advanced Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 891: Internship

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Gao, Z., Y. Chen, and T. Chen. “Swirls: Sniffing Wi-Fi Using Radios with Low Sampling Rates.” In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), 260–69, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1145/3565287.3610279.
  • Promponas, P., T. Chen, and L. Tassiulas. “Optimizing Sectorized Wireless Networks: Model, Analysis, and Algorithm.” In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), 141–50, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1145/3565287.3610272.
  • Qi, Z., Z. Gao, C. H. Tung, and T. Chen. “Programmable Millimeter-Wave MIMO Radios with Real-Time Baseband Processing.” In ACM WiNTECH 2023 - Proceedings of the 2023 17th ACM Workshop on Wireless Network Testbeds, Experimental Evaluation and Characterization, Part of MobiCom 2023, 17–24, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1145/3615453.3616521.
  • Chen, T., P. Maddala, P. Skrimponis, J. Kolodziejski, A. Adhikari, H. Hu, Z. Gao, et al. “Open-access millimeter-wave software-defined radios in the PAWR COSMOS testbed: Design, deployment, and experimentation.” Computer Networks 234 (October 1, 2023). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comnet.2023.109922.
  • Wang, Z., D. C. Kilper, and T. Chen. “Open EDFA gain spectrum dataset and its applications in data-driven EDFA gain modeling.” Journal of Optical Communications and Networking 15, no. 9 (September 1, 2023): 588–99. https://doi.org/10.1364/JOCN.491901.