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Dr. Wei Gao

Assistant Professor

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Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Min H. Kao Building, Room 353
1520 Middle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-2250
Office Phone: 865-974-3984
Office Fax: 865-974-5483

Areas of Interest

  • Wireless networking
  • Mobile systems
  • Cyber-physical systems
  • Social networks
  • Pervasive mobile computing


  • PhD in Computer Science, Pennsylvania State University, 2012
  • BS in Computer Science, University of Science and Technology of China, 2005


My research focuses on the design, analysis, and implementation of emerging mobile computing and networking systems, which comprise various mobile platforms spanning smartphones, vehicles, and medical healthcare devices. Through percolation of social behavior patterns of mobile users, my research seeks to leverage the interaction and cooperation among mobile users. The ultimate goal of my research is to provide prompt, efficient, and secure data access to mobile users, by fully utilizing and integrating the heterogeneous opportunities of mobile communication.


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