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Qi ([‘Chee]) Han  Han Qi in characters

Professor
Department of Computer Science
Colorado School of Mines
1610 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401

Office: Brown Hall 280H
Phone: 303-273-3849
Fax: 303-273-3602
Email: qhan@mines.edu

Short Bio

I started the tenure-track assistant professor position here right after I got my Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California-Irvine in August 2005.  I am currently a tenured full professor.  Broadly speaking, I work on integrated computer and network systems research. More specific research areas include swarm/networked robotic systems, cyber physical systems (CPS), Internet of Things (IoT), and mobile sensing. I design algorithms, develop techniques, and build systems to enable emerging pervasive and mobile computing applications, where mobile robots, stationary sensors, and humans collaborate to accomplish a certain mission. In addition, I apply my expertise into interdisciplinary research by using wireless sensor systems, mobile devices, and mobile robots for a variety of applications such as space missions, underground safety, smart and connected communities, adaptive irrigation, environmental monitoring, energy efficient homes, and oil refinery inspection. I’m an IEEE senior member, ACM senior member, and ACM Distinguished Lecturer. 

Research Opportunities

Ph.D. students

I’m regularly looking for motivated Ph.D. students with strong algorithms background and implementation skills to work on research areas of Internet of Things, cyber physical systems, mobile sensing, and networked robotic systems. 

Master’s students

MS thesis topics and project topics are available. Please contact me for more information.

Undergraduate students

There are several ways to get involved in research: Mines Undergraduate ResearchFellowship, Independent Study, Research Honor’s Thesis.

Teaching

  • CSCI 598 (Autonomous Robotic Exploration System Design): Fall 2018, Spring 2019
  • CSCI 576 (Wireless Sensor Systems): Fall 2007, Spring 2010
  • CSCI 572 (Computer Networks II): Fall 2014, Fall 2016, Fall 2019
  • CSCI 565 (Distributed Computing Systems): Fall 2013, Fall 2015
  • CSCI 560 online (Fundamentals of Computer Networks): Fall 2019
  • CSCI 341 (Computer Organization): Fall 2006 – Spring 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013-Spring 2018
  • CSCI 274 (Introduction to Linux): Fall 2012
  • MACS 598 (Middleware Support for Distributed Sensor Applications): Spring 2006
  • MACS 498/598 (Multimedia Systems and Applications): Fall 2006
  • MACS 471 (Computer Networks I): Fall 2005
  • MACS 462 (Senior Seminar): Spring 2006

Professional Activities

Program Chair/Co-chair

  • UIC 2018
  • PerCom 2017
  • SMARTCOMP 2016
  • PerCom 2016 PhD Forum
  • MobiSPC 2014
  • SRDS2012 PhD Forum
  • IQ2S 2010
  • MDS 2007
  • DSS 2007
  • PerSeNS 2007

Publicity Co-chair

  • PerCom 2009
  • WoWMoM 2009
  • WoWMoM 2008
  • MASS 2007
  • PerSeNS 2007
  • MDC 2006

Workshop Co-Chair

  • UIC 2015

Finance Chair

  • SRDS 2015

Poster Chair

  • Mobiquitous 2009

Demo Co-Chair

  • PerCom 2010

Technical Program Committee Member

  • 2018: PerCom, INFOCOM, LCN
  • 2017: PerCom, INFOCOM, LCN
  • 2016: PerCom, INFOCOM, LCN
  • 2015: PerCom, MASS, LCN, SRDS, IQ2S
  • 2014: PerCom, MASS, LCN, CCNC, BuildSys, MobiCASE, ICC, WiMAN, IWCMC
  • 2013: PerCom, MASS, LCN
  • 2012: PerCom, LCN, ICCCN, PerSeNS
  • 2011: PerCom, LCN, Mobiquitous, CCNC, EuroPar, PerSeNS
  • 2010: PerCom, ICDCS, Middleware, ICC, ICCCN, ComoRea, PerSeNS
  • 2009: WoWMoM, PerCom, Middleware, PerSeNS, ICC, LCN, ICCCN, EUC, Mobiquitous, WWASN, LOCALGOS
  • 2008: WoWMoM, PerCom, Middleware, MASS, SANET, VTC, WWASN, MiNEMA
  • 2007: WoWMoM, PerSeNS, MASS, SANET, LCN, MidSens, WASA
  • 2006: WoWMoM, Multimedia, MDC

Journal Paper Reviewer

  • ACM Computing Surveys
  • ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems
  • Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing Journal
  • Elsevier Journal of Software System
  • Elsevier Journal of Ad-hoc Networks
  • Elsevier Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing
  • Elsevier Information Fusion
  • IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
  • IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing
  • IEEE Transactions on Computers
  • IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
  • IEEE Software
  • International Journal of Communication Systems
  • Elsevier Journal of Software Systems

NSF Review Panelist

  • 2009, 2012, 2014, 2016