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Dr Hongjian Sun, PhD, SMIEEE, MIET, FHEA

Associate Professor (Reader) in the Department of Engineering
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 42478
Room number: E378 (Higginson)
Mid Career Fellow in the Durham Energy Institute
Grey College Mentor of Grey College

(email at hongjian.sun@durham.ac.uk)

Biography

Dr Hongjian Sun received his Ph.D. degree at the University of Edinburgh (U.K.) in 2011 and then took postdoctoral positions at King’s College London (U.K.) and Princeton University (USA). Since April 2013, he has been with the Department of Engineering at the University of Durham (U.K.) as an Associate Professor (Reader) in Smart Grid, with the title of Assistant Professor in 2013-17. He is a Mid-Career Fellow of Durham Energy Institute, and a Fellow of Higher Education Academy.

Dr Sun has been involved in a number of activities with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE): He is a Senior Member of the IEEE; He is serving (or served) as a technical program committee (TPC) member for many IEEE flagship conferences, e.g., IEEE ICC (2010-now), IEEE Globecom (2011-now), IEEE SmartGridCom (2015-now), and IEEE VTC (2011-now); He is a peer-reviewer for a number of IEEE prestigious journals and was nominated as an Exemplary Reviewer by IEEE Communications Letters in both 2011 and 2012; He has been with the IEEE 1900.6 Standards Working Groups on the Advanced Radio Systems since 2011.

Dr Sun has been on the Editorial Board of:

Additionally, he served (is serving) as an organizing chair for the following workshops/symposium:

Research and Projects

Dr. Sun's research mainly focuses on: (i) smart grid data processing and communications, (ii) demand side management and demand response, (iii) artificial intelligence for energy systems, and (iv) renewable energy sources integration. He has an established track record of publishing high quality scientific articles: He has published over 120 papers in refereed journals and international conferences; He has made contributions to and coauthored the IEEE 1900.6a-2014 Standard; In addition, he has published 5 book chapters, and edited 2 books as the leading editor:

Dr. Sun is Principle Investigator or Co-Investigator on a number of projects, with funding successes from the EU H2020, EU ERDF, UK EPSRC, UK BEIS, Innovate UK, China NSF, and industry. These projects include:

In the past, he was the key researcher for EPSRC project "Robust Intelligent Lamp Post (ILP) Sensor Networks for Energy Efficient Transportation Systems" and Korean ETRI project "Cognitive Radio Technology".

Dr. Sun is currently supervising (or line managing) 2 Postdoc Research Associate, 8 PhD students as primary supervisor, and 2 PhD students as secondary supervisor. He also leads Smart Grid research activities and is Head of Durham Smart Grid Laboratory, which consists of 2 Real Time Digital Simulators (RTDS Novacor nad RTDS PB5), a PV emulation system, a wind turbine emulation system, an Electrical Energy Storage, an Electric Vehicle and charging station, an Air Source Heat Pump, smart meters, wireless sensor networks testing kits, and a software-defined radio platform (inc. 5 USRPs). 

Research Groups

Department of Engineering

Research Projects

Durham Energy Institute

Research Interests

  • Smart Grid and Smart Energy
  • Demand Side Management and Demand Response
  • Artificial intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning
  • Virtual Power Plant and Energy hub
  • Internet of Things and e-Health
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure and Management

Teaching Areas

  • L3 Control and Signal Processing (ENGI3391)

    (25 hours/year.)
  • L4/MSc Energy Delivery and Network Integration

    (11 hours/year.)

Selected Publications

Edited book

  • Sun, Hongjian, Wang, Chao & Ahmad, Bashar (2016). From Internet of Things to Smart Cities: Enabling Technologies. Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer and Information Science Series. Chapman and Hall/CRC.
  • Sun, Hongjian Sun, Hatziargyriou, Nikolaos Carpanini, Laurence, Sánchez, Miguel & Poor, H. Vincent (2016). Smarter Energy: from Smart Metering to The Smart Grid. IET.

Chapter in book

  • Li, Dan, Chiu, Wei-Yu & Sun, Hongjian (2016). Demand Side Management in Microgrid Control Systems. In Microgrid: Advanced Control Methods and Renewable Energy System Integration. Mahmoud, Magdi S. Elsevier.
  • Jiang, Jing & Sun, Hongjian (2016). Relaying Technologies for Smart Grid. In Relay Technologies in Future Cooperative Communication Systems. Krikidis, Ioannis & Zheng, Gan IET Press.
  • Lamprinos, Ilias, Hatziargyriou, Nikos & Sun, Hongjian (2016). Smart energy – smart grid research and projects overview. In Smarter Energy: from Smart Metering to the Smart Grid. Sun, Hongjian, Hatziargyriou, Nikos, Poor, H. Vincent, Carpanini, Laurence & Fornié, Miguel Angel Sánchez IET. 1-520.
  • Ahmad, Bashar I., Sun, Hongjian, Ling, Cong & Nallanathan, A. (2014). Paving A Wider Way for Multimedia Over Cognitive Radios: An Overview of Wideband Spectrum Sensing Algorithms. In Multimedia Over Cognitive Radio Networks: Algorithms, Protocols, and Experiments. Hu, Fei & Kumar, Sunil Taylor & Francis LLC, CRC Press.
  • Sun, Hongjian, Nallanathan, Arumugam & Jiang, Jing (2013). Sub-Nyquist Sampling and Compressed Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks. In Compressed Sensing & Sparse Filtering. Carmi, Avishy Y., Mihaylova, Lyudmila S. & Godsill, Simon J. Springer Press. 149-185.

Journal Article

  • Mou, Xiaolin, Zhang, Yingji, Jiang, Jing & Sun, Hongjian (2019). Achieving Low Carbon Emission for Dynamically Charging Electric Vehicles through Renewable Energy Integration. IEEE Access 7(4): 118876-118888.
  • Xu, Jiangjiao, Sun, Hongjian & Dent, Chris (2019). ADMM-based Distributed OPF Problem Meets Stochastic Communication Delay. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid 10(5): 5046-5056.
  • Alnasser, Aljawharah , Sun, Hongjian & Jiang, Jing (2019). Cyber Security Challenges and Solutions for V2X Communications: A Survey. Computer Networks 151: 52-67.
  • Humfrey, Harry, Sun, Hongjian & Jiang, Jing (2019). Dynamic Charging of Electric Vehicles Integrating Renewable Energy: A Multi-Objective Optimisation Problem. IET Smart Grid 2(2): 250-259.
  • Pei, Wei, Ma, Xin, Deng, Wei, Chen, Xinhe, Sun, Hongjian & Li, Dan (2019). Industrial Multi-Energy and Production Management Scheme in Cyber-Physical Environments: A Case Study in a Battery Manufacturing Plant. IET Cyber-Physical Systems: Theory & Applications 4(1): 13-21.
  • Alnasser, Aljawharah , Sun, Hongjian & Jiang, Jing (2019). Recommendation-based Trust Model for Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X). IEEE Internet of Things Journal
  • Hua, Weiqi, Li, Dan, Sun, Hongjian & Matthews, Peter (2019). Stackelberg Game-theoretic Model for Low Carbon Energy Market Scheduling. IET Smart Grid
  • Mou, Xiaolin, Gladwin, Daniel T. Zhao, Rui & Sun, Hongjian (2019). Survey on Magnetic Resonant Coupling Wireless Power Transfer Technology for Electric Vehicle Charging. IET Power Electronics 12(12): 3005-3020.
  • Cao, Yue, Tao, Jiang, Kaiwartya, O., Sun, Hongjian, Zhou, Huan & Wang, Ran (2019). Toward Pre-empted EV Charging Recommendation Through V2V Based Reservation System. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems
  • Chang, Hsuan-Hao, Chiu, Wei-Yu, Sun, Hongjian & Chen, Chia-Ming (2019). User-Centric Multiobjective Approach to Privacy Preservation and Energy Cost Minimization in Smart Home. IEEE Systems Journal 13(1): 1030-1041.
  • Heron, John W., Jiang, Jing, Sun, Hongjian, Gezerlis, Velissarios & Doukoglou, Tilemachos (2018). Demand-Response Round-Trip Latency of IoT Smart Grid Network Topologies. IEEE Access 6: 22930-22937.
  • Hill, Ellen & Sun, Hongjian (2018). Double Threshold Spectrum Sensing Methods in Spectrum-Scarce Vehicular Communications. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics 14(9): 4072-4080.
  • Sun, Hongjian & Poor, Vincent (2018). Inaugural Editorial. IET Smart Grid 1(1): 1-2.
  • Li, Dan, Sun, Hongjian, Chiu, Wei-Yu & Poor, Vincent (2018). Multiobjective Optimization for Demand Side Management in Smart Grid. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics 14(4): 1482-1490.
  • You, Minglei, Jiang, Jing, Tonello, Andrea M. Doukoglou, Tilemachos & Sun, Hongjian (2018). On Statistical Power Grid Observability under Communication Constraints. IET Smart Grid 1(2): 40-47.
  • Alnasser, Aljawharah & Sun, Hongjian (2017). A Fuzzy Logic Trust Model for Secure Routing in Smart Grid Networks. IEEE Access 5: 17896-17903.
  • Li, Yong, Mai, Ruikun, Lin, Tianren, Sun, Hongjian & He, Zhengyou (2017). A Novel WPT System Based on Dual Transmitters and Dual Receivers for High Power Applications: Analysis, Design and Implementation. Energies 10(2): 174.
  • Mou, Xiaolin & Sun, Hongjian (2017). Analysis of Multiple Segmented Transmitters Design in Dynamic Wireless Power Transfer for Electric Vehicles Charging. Electronics Letters 53(14): 941-943.
  • Yang, Zhutian, Ping, Shuyu, Sun, Hongjian & Aghvami, A. Hamid (2017). CRB-RPL: A Receiver-based Routing Protocol for Communications in Cognitive Radio Enabled Smart Grid. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology 66(7): 5985-5994.
  • Mou, Xiaolin, Groling, Oliver & Sun, Hongjian (2017). Energy Efficient and Adaptive Design for Wireless Power Transfer in Electric Vehicles. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics 64(9): 7250-7260.
  • Sun, Qindong, Li, Shancang, Zhao, Shanshan, Sun, Hongjian, Xu, Li & Nallanathan, Arumugam (2017). Industrial wireless sensor networks 2016. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks 13(6): 1-2.
  • You, Minglei, Liu, Qitao & Sun, Hongjian (2017). New communication strategy for spectrum sharing enabled smart grid cyber-physical system. IET Cyber-Physical Systems: Theory & Applications 2(3): 136-142.
  • You, Minglei, Sun, Hongjian, Jiang, Jing & Zhang, Jiayi (2017). Unified Framework for the Effective Rate Analysis of Wireless Communication Systems over MISO Fading Channels. IEEE Transactions on Communications 65(4): 1775-1785.
  • Jiang, Jing, Sun, Hongjian, Baglee, David & Poor, H. Vincent (2016). Achieving Autonomous Compressive Spectrum Sensing for Cognitive Radios. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology 65(3): 1281-1291.
  • Zhao, Nan, Yu, F. Richard, Sun, Hongjian & Li, Ming (2016). Adaptive Power Allocation Schemes for Spectrum Sharing in Interference Alignment (IA)-Based Cognitive Radio Networks. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology 65(5): 3700-3714.
  • Sun, Hongjian, Nallanathan, Arumugam Cui, Shuguang & Wang, Cheng-Xiang (2016). Cooperative Wideband Spectrum Sensing over Fading Channels. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology 65(3): 1382-1394.
  • You, Minglei, Sun, Hongjian, Jiang, Jing & Zhang, Jiayi (2016). Effective Rate Analysis in Weibull Fading Channels. IEEE Wireless Communications Letters 5(4): 340-343.
  • Yang, Zhutian, Qiu, Wei, Sun, Hongjian & Nallanathan, Arumugam (2016). Robust Radar Emitter Recognition Based on the Three-Dimensional Distribution Feature and Transfer Learning. Sensors 16(3): 289.
  • Chiu, Wei-Yu, Sun, Hongjian & Poor, H. Vincent (2015). A Multiobjective Approach to Multimicrogrid System Design. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid 6(5): 2263-2272.
  • Zhao, Nan, Yu, Richard & Sun, Hongjian (2015). Adaptive Energy-Efficient Power Allocation in Green Interference Alignment Based Wireless Networks. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology 64(9): 4268-4281.
  • Zhao, Nan, Yu, F. Richard, Sun, Hongjian, Yin, Hongxi, Nallanathan, A. & Wang, Guan (2015). Interference alignment with delayed channel state information and dynamic AR-model channel prediction in wireless networks. Wireless Networks 21(4): 1227-1242.
  • Zhao, Nan, Yu, F. Richard, Sun, Hongjian, Arumugam, Nallanathan & Yin, Hongxi (2013). A Novel Interference Alignment Scheme Based on Sequential Antenna Switching in Wireless Networks. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communicaitons 12(10): 5008-5021.
  • Chiu, W.-Y., Sun, Hongjian & Poor, H. V. (2013). Energy Imbalance Management Using a Robust Pricing Scheme. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid 4(2): 896-904.
  • Zhao, N., Yu, Fei R., Sun, Hongjian & Arumugam, Nallanathan (2013). Energy-efficient cooperative spectrum sensing schemes for cognitive radio networks. EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2013: 120.
  • Yang, Z., Wu, Z., Yin, Z., Quan, T. & Sun, Hongjian (2013). Hybrid Radar Emitter Recognition Based on Rough k-means Classifier and Relevance Vector Machine. Sensors 13(1): 848-864.
  • Jiang, Jing, Thompson, John S., Sun, Hongjian & Grant, Peter M. (2013). Practical Analysis of Codebook Design and Frequency Offset Estimation for Virtual-MIMO Systems. IET Communications 7(6): 585-594.
  • Sun Hongjian, Nallanathan, A., Wang, C.-X. & Chen, Y.-F. (2013). Wideband Spectrum Sensing for Cognitive Radio Networks: A Survey. IEEE Wireless Communications 20(2): 74-81.
  • Yin, Z., Zong, Z., Sun, Hongjian, Wu, Z. & Yang, Z. (2012). A complexity-performance-balanced multiuser detector based on artificial fish swarm algorithm for DS-UWB systems in the AWGN and multipath environments. EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2012: 229.
  • Yin, Z., Kuang, Y., Sun, Hongjian, Wu, Z. & Tang, W. (2012). A Hybrid Multiuser Detection Algorithm for Outer Space DS-UWB Ad-hoc Network with Strong Narrowband Interference. KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems 6(5): 1316-1332.
  • Sun, Hongjian, Chiu, W.-Y. & Nallanathan, A. (2012). Adaptive Compressive Spectrum Sensing for Wideband Cognitive Radios. IEEE Communications Letters 16(11): 1812-1815.
  • Wu, Z., Yang, Z., Sun, Hongjian, Yin, Z. & Nallanathan, A. (2012). Hybrid Radar Emitter Recognition Based on Rough K-Means Classifier and SVM. EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2012: 198.
  • Jiang, Jing, Thompson, John S., Sun, Hongjian & Grant, Peter M. (2012). Performance Assessment of Virtual Multiple-Input Multiple-Output Systems with Compress-and-Forward Cooperation. IET Communications 6(11): 1456-1465.
  • Sun, Hongjian, Tan, Bo, Jiang, Jing, Thompson, John S., Nallanathan, Arumugam & Poor, H. Vincent (2012). Relaying Technologies for Smart Grid Communications. IEEE Wireless Communications 19(6): 52-59.
  • Sun, Hongjian, Chiu, W.-Y., Jiang, J., Nallanathan, A. & Poor, H. V. (2012). Wideband Spectrum Sensing with Sub-Nyquist Sampling in Cognitive Radios. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing 60(11): 6068-6073.
  • Jiang J., Thompson, John S. & Sun, Hongjian (2011). A Singular-Value-Based Adaptive Modulation and Cooperation Scheme for Virtual-MIMO Systems. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology 60(6): 2495-2504.
  • Zhao, Nan & Sun, Hongjian (2011). Robust Power Control for Cognitive Radio in Spectrum Underlay Networks. KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems 5(7): 1214-1229.
  • Sun, Hongjian, Laurenson, Dave I. & Wang, Cheng-Xiang (2010). Computationally Tractable Model of Energy Detection Performance over Slow Fading Channels. IEEE Communications Letters 14(10): 924-926.

Conference Paper

  • Hua, Weiqi & Sun, Hongjian (2019), A Blockchain-Based Peer-to-Peer Trading Scheme Coupling Energy and Carbon Markets, 2019 International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies (SEST). Porto, Portugal., IEEE.
  • Alamazroa, Areej & Sun, Hongjian (2019), An Internet of Things (IoT) Management System for Improving Homecare - A Case Study, International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications (ISNCC'19). Istanbul, Turkey, IEEE.
  • Bisu, Anas, Gallant, Andrew, Sun, Hongjian , Purvis, Alan & Brigham, K. (2019), Experimental Performance Evaluation of TCP over an Integrated Satellite-Terrestrial Network Environment, International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2019). Tangier Morocco, IEEE, 781-786.
  • Alnasser, Aljawharah & Sun, Hongjian (2019), Global Roaming Trust-based Model for V2X Communications, INFOCOM 2019 Workshops: The Third IEEE International Workshop on the Security, Privacy, and Digital Forensics of Mobile Systems and Networks (MobiSec 2019). Paris France, IEEE.
  • Alnasser, Aljawharah , Sun, Hongjian & Jiang, Jing (2019), Multi-Metric QoS-balancing Relay Selection Algorithm in V2X Communications, Proceedings of the IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom) Workshops 2019 IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom) Workshops. Waikoloa, HI, USA.
  • Hua, Weiqi, You, Minglei & Sun, Hongjian (2019), Real-Time Price Elasticity Reinforcement Learning for Low Carbon Energy Hub Scheduling Based on Conditional Random Field, 2019 IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications Workshops in China (ICCC Workshops). Changchun, China, IEEE, 204-209.
  • Heron, John & Sun, Hongjian (2019), Smart Electric Vehicle Charging with Ideal and Practical Communications in Smart Grids, IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom). HI, USA, IEEE.
  • Stacpoole, Kitty, Sun, Hongjian & Jiang, Jing (2019), Smart Scheduling of Household Appliances to Decarbonise Domestic Energy Consumption, IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China Workshops. Changchun, China, IEEE, 216-221.
  • Alnasser, Aljawharah & Sun, Hongjian (2019), Trust-based Model with Protection Against RSU Attacks in Vehicular Networks, 38th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference. London, UK, IEEE.
  • You, Minglei, Liu, Qitao & Sun, Hongjian (2018), A Cognitive Radio Enabled Smart Grid Testbed Based on Software Defined Radio and Real Time Digital Simulator, IEEE International Conference on Communications. Kansas City, MO, USA, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.
  • Bisu, Anas, Purvis, Alan, Brigham, Katharine & Sun, Hongjian (2018), A Framework for End-to-End Latency Measurements in a Satellite Network Environment, IEEE International Conference on Communications 2018. Kansas City, MO, USA, IEEE, Piscataway, 5130-5135.
  • You, Minglei You, Hua, Weiqi, Shahbazi, Mahmoud & Sun, Hongjian (2018), Energy Hub Scheduling Method with Voltage Stability Considerations, The Seventh IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC 2018). Beijing, China, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, 196-200.
  • Qiu, Yu, Zhang, Haijun, Long, Keping, Sun, Hongjian, Li, Xuebin & Leung, Victor (2018), Improving Handover of 5G Networks by Network Function Virtualization and Fog Computing (Invited Paper), 2017 IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC2017). Qingdao, China, IEEE, Piscataway, 1-5.
  • Touya, Eduardo; & Sun, Hongjian (2018), Managing Distributed Generation in a Microgrid with Privacy Preservation, International Congress of Electric Distribution (CIDEL 2018). Buenos Aires City, Argentina.
  • Alnasser, Aljawharah & Sun, Hongjian (2018), Performance Analysis of Behavior-based Solutions in Vehicular Networks, IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2018). Honolulu, HI, USA, IEEE, Piscataway, 736-741.
  • Aravinthan, Visvakumar, Balachandran, Thanatheepan, Ben-Idris, Mohammed, Fei, Wanghao, Heidari-Kapourchali, Mohammad, Hettiarachchige-Don, Anton, Jiang, John N., Lei, Hangtian, Liu, Chen-Ching, Mitra, Joydeep, Ni, Ming, Papic, Milorad, Parvania, Masood, Sephary, Mojtaba, Singh, Channan, Srivastava, Anurag, Stefanov, Alexandru, Sun, Hongjian & Tindemans, Simon (2018), Reliability Modeling Considerations for Emerging Cyber–Physical Power Systems, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS). Boise, Idaho, IEEE, Piscataway, 324-330.
  • Hua, Weiqi, Sun, Hongjian, Xiao, Hao & Pei, Wei (2018), Stackelberg Game-Theoretic Strategies for Virtual Power Plant and Associated Market Scheduling Under Smart Grid Communication Environment, IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids. Aalborg, Denmark, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, 1-6.
  • Hua, Weiqi, Li, Dan, Sun, Hongjian, Matthews, Peter & Meng, Fanlin (2018), Stochastic environmental and economic dispatch of power systems with virtual power plant in energy and reserve markets, 2nd International Conference on Power and Renewable Energy. Chengdu, China.
  • Bisu, Anas A., Gallant, Andrew, Sun, Hongjian, Brigham, Katharine & Purvis, Alan (2018), Telemedicine via Satellite: Improving Access to Healthcare for Remote Rural Communities in Africa, IEEE Region 10 Humanitarian Technology Conference 2018 (HTC’18). Colombo, Sri Lanka, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, 1-6.
  • Li, Dan, Sun, Hongjian & Chiu, Wei-Yu (2017), Achieving low carbon emission using Smart Grid technologies, 2017 IEEE 85th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2017). Sydney, IEEE, Piscataway, 1-5.
  • Xu, Jiangjiao & Sun, Hongjian (2017), ADMM-based Coordinated Decentralized Voltage Control Meets Practical Communication Systems, IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE ICC'17): Bridging People, Communities, and Cultures. Paris, France, IEEE, Piscataway, 906-910.
  • Heron, John & Sun, Hongjian (2017), Dynamic Time and Power Allocation for Opportunistic Energy Efficient Cooperative Relay, IEEE 86th Vehicular Technology Conference. Toronto, ON, Canada, IEEE, Piscataway, 1-5.
  • Liu, Qitao, Sun, Hongjian & Matthews, Peter (2017), Enhancing Dynamic Voltage Stability in Power Systems with Distributed Generations, 2017 8th IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm). Dresden, German, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, 218-222.
  • Gosselin, Daniel, Jiang, Jing & Sun, Hongjian (2017), Household Level Distributed Energy Management System integrating Renewable Energy Sources and Electric Vehicles, IEEE 85th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2017). Sydney, IEEE, Piscataway, 1-5.
  • Brooks Benjamin, Jiang, Jing & Sun, Hongjian (2017), Incorporating User Utility in a Smart Microgrid with Distributed Generation and Elastic Demand, in Jamalipour, Abbas & Papadias, Constantinos eds, IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE ICC 2017). Paris, IEEE, Piscataway, 1117-1122.
  • Liu, Qitao Liu, You, Minglei, Sun, Hongjian & Matthews, Peter (2017), L-index sensitivity based voltage stability enhancement, 2017 IEEE 85th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2017). Sydney, IEEE, Piscataway, 1-5.
  • Li, Dan, Hua, Weiqi, Sun, Hongjian & Chiu, Wei-Yu (2017), Multiobjective optimization for carbon market scheduling based on behavior learning, 142: Elsevier, 2089-2094.
  • You, Minglei, Liu, Qitao, Jiang, Jing & Sun, Hongjian (2017), Power Grid Observability Redundancy Analysis under Communication Constraints, 2017 IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC). Qingdao, China, IEEE, 1-5.
  • Hua, Weiqi, Li, Dan, Sun, Hongjian & Matthews, Peter (2017), Unit Commitment in Achieving Low Carbon Smart Grid Environment with Virtual Power Plant, 2017 IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2). Wuxi, China, IEEE, Piscataway, 1-6.
  • Li, Dan, Sun, Hongjian & Chiu, Wei-Yu (2016), A Layered Approach for Enabling Demand Side Management in Smart Grid, 2016 International Conference on Control, Automation and Information Sciences (ICCAIS). Ansan, Korea, IEEE, 54-59.
  • Mou, Xiaolin, Groling, Oliver, Gallant, Andrew & Sun, Hongjian (2016), Energy Efficient and Adaptive Design for Wireless Power Transfer in Electric Vehicles, 2016 IEEE 83rd Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2016-Spring. Nanjing, China, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, 1-5.
  • Jiang, Jing, Sun, Hongjian & Chiu, Wei-yu (2016), Energy Efficient Massive MIMO System Design for Smart Grid Communications, IEEE International Conference on Communications 2016. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, 337-341.
  • Jiang, Jing & Sun, Hongjian (2016), Performance Assessment of Distributed Communication Architectures in Smart Grid, 2016 IEEE 83rd Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2016-Spring. Nanjing, China, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, 1-5.
  • You, Minglei & Sun, Hongjian (2016), Realising Energy-Aware Communication over Fading Channels under QoS Constraints (Invited Paper), IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Wireless Broadband. Nanjing, China, IEEE, 1-4.
  • Xu, Jiangjiao, Sun, Hongjian & Dent, Chris (2016), The Coordinated Voltage Control Meets Imperfect Communication System, in Gubina, Andrej Ferdo eds, 2016 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe (ISGT-Europe),. Ljubljana, Slovenia, IEEE, Piscataway, 212-217.
  • Chiu, Wei-yu, Sun, Hongjian & Poor, H. Vincent (2015), An H∞ design for dynamic pricing in the smart grid, in Soh, Azura Che, Selamat, Hazlina, Rahman, Ribhan Zafira Abdul, Ishak, Asnor Juraiza, Ahmad, Siti Anom, Ramli, Hafiz Rashidi Harun & Faudzi, Ahmad Athif Mohd eds, 2015 10th Asian Control Conference (ASCC). Sabah, Malaysia, IEEE, Sabah, 1-6.
  • You, Minglei, Mou, Xiaolin & Sun, Hongjian (2015), Effective capacity analysis of smart grid communication networks, 20th IEEE International Workshop on Computer Aided Modelling and Design of Communication Links and Networks. Guildford, UK, IEEE, University of Surrey, 196-200.
  • Mou, Xiaolin & Sun, Hongjian (2015), Wireless Power Transfer: Survey and Roadmap, 2015 IEEE 81st Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2015-Spring. Glasgow, UK, IEEE, Glasgow, 1-5.
  • Zhao, Nan, Qu, Tianyi, Sun, Hongjian, Nallanathan, A. & Yin, Hongxi (2013), Frequency Scheduling Based Interference Alignment for Cognitive Radio Networks, IEEE Globecom'13. Atlanta GA, IEEE, Atlanta GA, 1-5.
  • Zhao, N., Yu, F. R., Sun Hongjian & Nallanathan, A. (2012), An Energy-Efficient Cooperative Spectrum Sensing Scheme for Cognitive Radio Networks, IEEE GlobeCom'12. Anaheim, CA, USA, IEEE, Anaheim CA, 3600-3604
  • Sun, Hongjian, Nallanathan, A., Jiang, Jing & Poor, H. V. (2012), Compressive Autonomous Sensing (CASe) for Wideband Spectrum Sensing, IEEE ICC'12. Ottawa, Canada, Ottawa, 5953-5957.
  • Chiu, W.-Y., Sun, Hongjian & Poor, H. V. (2012), Demand-side energy storage system management in smart grid, Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm), 2012 IEEE Third International Conference on. Tainan, Taiwan, IEEE, Tainan, 73-78.
  • Sun Hongjian, Nallanathan, A., Zhao, N. & Wang, C.-X. (2012), Green Data Transmission in Power Line Communications, IEEE GlobeCom'12. Anaheim, CA, USA, Anaheim CA, 3702-3706
  • Sun, Hongjian, Nallanathan, A. & Jiang, Jing (2012), Improving the Energy Efficiency of Power Line Communications by Spectrum Sensing, IEEE ICACCI'12. Chennai, India, Chennai, 758-762.
  • Zhao, N., Yu, F. R., Sun, Hongjian, Yin, H. & Nallanathan, A. (2012), Interference Alignment Based on Channel Prediction with Delayed Channel State, IEEE GlobeCom'12. Anaheim, CA, USA, Anaheim CA, 4244-4248
  • Zhao, N., Yin, H., Yu, F. R. & Sun, Hongjian (2012), Interference Alignment through Antenna Switching to Improve Quality of Service in Wireless Networks, IEEE ICCC'12. Beijing, China, Beijing, 307-311.
  • Chiu, W.-Y., Sun, Hongjian & Poor, H. V. (2012), Robust Power Flow Control in Smart Grids with Fluctuating Effects, IEEE INFOCOM'12. Orlando, Florida, USA, Orlando FL, 2678-2683.
  • Sun, Hongjian, Nallanathan, A., Jiang, Jing, Laurenson, D. I., Wang, C.-X. & Poor, H. V. (2011), A Novel Wideband Spectrum Sensing System for Distributed Cognitive Radio Networks, IEEE GLOBECOM'11. Houston, Texas, USA, Houston TX, 1-6.
  • Sun, Hongjian, Nallanathan, A. & Jiang, Jing (2011), Adaptive Compressive Spectrum Sensing in Distributed Cognitive Radio Networks, IEEE APWCS'11. Singapore, 1-5.
  • Sun, Hongjian, Nallanathan, A., Jiang, Jing & Wang, C.-X. (2011), Cooperative Spectrum Sensing with Diversity Reception in Cognitive Radios, IEEE CHINACOM'11. Harbin, China, Harbin, 216-220.
  • Sun, Hongjian, Laurenson, D. I. & Thompson, J. S. (2009), Cooperative Compressive Spectrum Sensing by Sub-Nyquist Sampling, IEEE UKIWCWS'09. IIT Delhi, India, IIT Delhi, 1-6.
  • Sun, Hongjian, Laurenson, D. I., Thompson, J. S. & Wang, C.-X. (2008), A Novel Centralized Network for Sensing Spectrum in Cognitive Radio, IEEE ICC'08. Beijing, China, Beijing, 4186-4190.

Edited Journal

  • Chiu, Wei-Yu, Sun, Hongjian, Thompson, John, Nakayama, Kiyoshi & Zhang, Shunqing (2017). IoT and Information Processing in Smart Energy Applications. IEEE Communications Magazine, 55 (10): IEEE.
  • Chiu, Wei-Yu, Sun, Hongjian, Thompson, John, Nakayama, Kiyoshi & Zhang, Shunqing (2016). Integrated communications, control, and computing technologies for enabling autonomous smart grid. IEEE Communications Magazine, 54 (12): IEEE.
  • Li, Shancang, Sun, Hongjian, Nallanathan, Arumugam, Xu, Li, Zhao, Shanshan & Sun, Qindong (2014). Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, 10 (8): Sage & Hindawi Publishing Corporation.

Other (Print)

  • Sun, Hongjian & et. al (2014). IEEE Standard for Spectrum Sensing Interfaces and Data Structures for Dynamic Spectrum Access and Other Advanced Radio Communication Systems - Amendment 1: Procedures, Protocols, and Data Archive Enhanced Interfaces. 1900.6a-2014 - IEEE Standard 1-52.
  • Sun, Hongjian, Nallanathan, A., Holland, O. & Aghvami, H. (2012). IEEE Standards 1900.6a: Functional Requirements for Wideband Spectrum Sensing. IEEE Standard 1900.6a for Spectrum Sensing Interfaces and Data Structures for Dynamic Spectrum Access and other Advanced Radio Communication Systems Amendment: Procedures, Protocols and Data Archive Enhanced Interfaces

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