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Tian Lan

Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

George Washington University

Address:
Science and Engineering Hall 6580
800 22nd Street NW
Washington D.C., 20052, USA

E-mail: tlan@gwu.edu

URL: http://www.seas.gwu.edu/~tlan/

Phone: 1-202-994-5079
Fax: 1-202-994-0227

Office: SEH 6580

I am a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the George Washington University, which I joined in 2010. I received my Ph.D. from the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Princeton University in 2010, M.S. from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto in 2005, and B.A.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Tsinghua University in 2003.

My research focuses on network optimization, algorithms, and machine learning, and has been supported by NSF, ONR, DARPA, ARO, USMA, CISCO, AT&T and Meta. Thank you!

Awards and Honors:
Meta Research Award, 2021.
Runner Up Prize at GW New Venture Competition, 2021.
CISCO Research Award, 2019, 2022.
SecureComm Best Paper Award, 2019.
SEAS Faculty Recognition Award, GWU, 2018.
Hegarty Faculty Innovation Award, 2017
AT&T VURI Award, 2014.
IEEE INFOCOM Best Paper Award, 2012.
Wu Prizes for Excellence from Princeton University, 2010.
IEEE GLOBECOM Best Paper Award, 2009.
IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award, 2008.
Excellent Undergrad Thesis Award, Tsinghua University, 2003
First Class Scholarship, Tsinghua University, 2001, 2002
Nortel Scholarship, Tsinghua University, 2000

Services:
Associate Editor: IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 2022-now.
IEEE R2 (Eastern US) Regional Chapter Coordinator, 2022-now.
Guest Editor for Frontiers in Computer Science, Special Issue on ML for Communication Networks, 2021.
Local Arrangement Chair for PAC 2018.
Industry Chair for CCGrid 2018.
Panelist for ATARC Federal Mobile Computing Summit 2015.
Publications Chair for IEEE SECON 2015.
Publications Chair for IEEE LANMAN 2014.
Web Chair and Panelist for WiOpt 2011.
TPC Members: INFOCOM, ICDCS, AAAI, ICCVE, WCNC, WINSYS, EUC, LANMAN, ICC, SECON, SPICES, MobiSPC, FWG, CoNext CAN Workshop, CCS FEAST, etc.

Research Team

PhD students:
Hanhan Zhou (Runner Up Prize at GW New Venture Competition 2021, PhD candidate)
Yongsheng Mei (PhD candidate)
Jingdi Chen (PhD candidate)

Graduated PhD students:
Shijing Li (ECE Best Dissertation Award 2022)
Yimeng Wang (now at Google)
Yurong Chen (2nd Place in 2018 SEAS R&D Showcase, SecureComm Best Paper Award 2019, now at Facebook)
Yongbo Li (2nd Place in 2018 SEAS R&D Showcase, ECE Best Dissertation Award 2018, now at Facebook)
Yu Xiang (ECE Best Dissertation Award 2016, now at AT&T Research Lab)

Other co-advised students:
Hongfa Xue (2nd Place in 2018 SEAS R&D Showcase, now at Ford Motor Company, Research and Innovation Centre)
Maotong Xu (1st Place in 2016 and 2nd Place in 2018 SEAS R&D Showcase, ECE Best Dissertation Award 2019, now at Facebook)
Sultan Alamro (1st Place in 2016 and 2nd Place in 2018 SEAS R&D Showcase, now at Qassim University)
Visiting scholars:
Nan Geng (Tsinghua University, 2019-2020)
Jianhua Fan (Nanjing Telecom Research Institute, 2016-2017)
Han Zhang (Tsinghua University, 2016-2017)

Recent Research Projects

Courses Taught

ECE 6565: Telecommunications Security, ECE 6035: Introduction to Computer Networks,
ECE 6510: Communication Theory, ECE 2210: Circuits, Signals, and Systems,
ECE 3410: Communications Engineering

Publications