Research Team


◥ Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Song Wentu

Song Wentu received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mathematics from Jilin University, China in 1998 and 2006, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in Mathematics from Peking University in 2012, China. His research interests include coding theory, network coding, and network distributed storage.

Shi Long

Shi Long received his Ph.D. degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia, in December 2012. His research interests include physical layer network coding, channel coding, and wireless caching.

Mei Zhen

Mei Zhen received his Ph.D. degree in 2017 from Newcastle University, UK. His research interests include information theory, channel coding and signal processing for data storage and wireless communications systems.

Song Guanghui

Song Guanghui received the B.S. degree in communication and engineering from Henan Normal University, Xinxiang, China, in 2006, the M.S. degree in telecommunications engineering from Xidian University, Xi’an, China, in 2009, and the Ph.D. degree from the Department of Intelligent Information Engineering and Sciences, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, in 2012. From 2013 to 2015, he was a Research Assistant with Doshisha University. From 2015 to 2016, he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada. From 2016 to 2017, he was a Post-Doctoral Researcher with the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Singapore. During the year 2017 and 2018, he went to Doshisha University as a Research fellowship for Young Scientists and a part-time lecturer. His research interests are in the areas of channel coding theory, multiuser coding, and coding for storage systems.

He Xuan

He Xuan received the B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees in communication and information engineering from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu, China, in 2011, 2013, and 2018, respectively. From Oct. 2016 to Sep. 2017, he was a Visiting Student sponsored by the China Scholarship Council (CSC) with the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada. His current research interests include information theory, channel coding, pseudorandom sequence, and DNA data storage.


◥ Research Assistants


◥ PhD Students

Zhong Xingwei

Zhong Xingwei received his B.E. and M.S. from South China University of Technology in 2016. He has been working toward the Ph.D. degree on coding and signal processing for emerging data storage systems.


◥ Visiting Scholars

Prof. Kees Schouhamer Immink, Turing Machines Inc., Netherlands.

Prof. Chen Pingping, Fuzhou University, Fujian, China.

Prof. Kong Lingjun, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Nanjing, China.

Prof. Han Guojun, Guangdong University of Technology, Guangzhou, China.

Dr. Tian Lining, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China.

Mr. Xie Shanggang, Hangzhou Dianzi University, Hangzhou, China.


◥ Alumni

Adnan Aslam Chaudhry, PhD, “Coding and signal processing for flash memory”. Now working as General Manager Technical in a public sector R&D organization, and adjunct faculty member in a private sector university, Pakistan.

Chua Wan Jun Melissa, PhD, “Efficient storage codes for non-volatile memories”. Now working as a defence researcher at DSTA National Laboratories, the largest defence R&D organisation in Singapore.

Lim Heng Melvin, PhD, “Field-programmable Gate-Array-Based Investigation of Coding and Detection for Ultra-High Density Magnetic Recording”. Now working as a defence researcher at DSTA National Laboratories, the largest defence R&D organisation in Singapore.

Ng Yibin, PhD, “Signal Processing for Bit-Patterned Media and Heat-Assisted Magnetic Recording Systems with Media Noise”. Now working as a senior data scientist at Uber, San Francisco, USA.

Mahdi Shaghaghi, Master, “Low-complexity detection and decoding for LDPC-coded data storage channels”. Now working as postdoctoral fellow at University of Toronto, Canada.

Wen Jiaying, Master, Meizu Co.

Dr. Hong Yan, Huawei Technology, China.

Dr. Zhang Mu, Huawei Technology, China.

Dr. Liu Xue, Northeast University, China

Dr. Mei Zhen, Huawei Technology, China

Dr. Chi Nguyen