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Dr. Husheng Li

Associate Professor

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Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Min H. Kao Building, Room 644
1520 Middle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-2250
Office Phone: 865-974-3861
Office Fax: 865-974-5483

Areas of Interest

  • Wireless Communication and Networks
  • Statistical Signal Processing
  • Information Theory
  • Theory of Random Matrices


  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, 2005
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2000
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University, 1998
  • Ph.D. Thesis: Performance Analysis of Multiuser Detection Based Receivers in Fading CDMA Channels
  • Thesis Advisor: Prof. H. Vincent Poor


Husheng Li received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electronic engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1998 and 2000, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University in 2005. From 2005 to 2007, he worked as a senior engineer at Qualcomm Inc., San Diego, Calif. In 2007, he joined the EECS department of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, as an assistant professor.

His research is mainly focused on statistical signal processing, wireless communications, networking and information theory. He is also interested in the theory of random matrices.

Dr. Li is the recipient of the Best Paper Award of EURASIP Journal of Wireless Communications and Networks, 2005 (together with his Ph.D. advisor: Prof. H. V. Poor).


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