Dr Wei Bao

B.Eng (BUPT China) M.A.Sc (UBC Canada) PhD (University of Toronto)
Lecturer in Networks and Systems
School of Computer Science

J12 - The School of Information Technologies
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 8627 4865

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Biographical details

Dr Wei Bao is a Lecturer in the School of Computer Science at The University of Sydney and a member of the Centre for Distributed and High Performance Computing. His research interests cover the broad area of networked systems, with particular emphasis on computer networks, Internet of Things, mobile computing, and 5G systems.

Teaching and supervision

COMP5416: Advanced Network Technologies, 2016-S2, 2017-S2.
COMP9121: Design of Networks & Distributed Systems, 2016-S2, 2017-S2.

Current research students

Project title Research student
Optimized VNF (Virtual Network Function) Resource Management in Network Function Virtualization Environments Daewoong CHO
Seamless Handover for Cooperative Inference Between Devices and Edge Environment Julia JU

Current projects

Resource scheduling in big data analytics system
Internet of Things boosted Smart Post-Sales
Network Traffic Analysis of King of Glory

Awards and honours

2017: Best Paper Runner-up of the 20th ACM MSWiM.

2016: Best Paper Award of IEEE NCA 2016.

2016: Best-in-Session Presentation Award of IEEE INFOCOM 2016.

2015: Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad.

2013: Best Paper Award of the 16th ACM MSWiM

2011 - 2015: Ontario Trillium Scholarship

International collaboration

    Selected grants

    2018

    • Robust internet of things : Algorithms and systems; Zomaya A, Bao W; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.

    2017

    • Designing project-based cross-unit laboratory through cloud computing technologies towards collaborative, authentic and flexible learning; Yuan D, Xu D, Calvo R, Bao W, Zhou B; DVC Education/Large Educational Innovation Grant.
    • Integrating Internet of Things with Fog Computing for Spectrum and Energy Efficiency; Bao W; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.

    Selected publications

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    Journals

    • Nan, Y., Li, W., Bao, W., Delicato, F., Pires, P., Zomaya, A. (2018). A dynamic tradeoff data processing framework for delay-sensitive applications in Cloud of Things systems. Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, 112, 53-66. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2018). Optimizing Cluster Size through Handoff Analysis in User-Centric Cooperative Wireless Networks. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 17(2), 766-778. [More Information]
    • Wang, D., Bao, W., Hu, C., Qian, Y., Zheng, M., Wang, S. (2018). sTube: An architecture for IoT communication sharing. IEEE Communications Magazine, 56(7), 96-101. [More Information]
    • Nan, Y., Li, W., Bao, W., Delicato, F., Pires, P., Dou, Y., Zomaya, A. (2017). Adaptive Energy-Aware Computation Offloading for Cloud of Things Systems. IEEE Access, 5, 23947-23957. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Yuan, D., Yang, Z., Wang, S., Li, W., Zhou, B., Zomaya, A. (2017). Follow Me Fog: Toward Seamless Handover Timing Schemes in a Fog Computing Environment. IEEE Communications Magazine, 55(11), 72-78. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Chen, H., Li, Y., Vucetic, B. (2017). Joint Rate Control and Power Allocation for Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access Systems. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 35(12), 2798-2811. [More Information]
    • Lin, Y., Bao, W., Yu, W., Liang, B. (2015). Optimizing user association and spectrum allocation in HetNets: A utility perspective. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 33(6), 1025-1039. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2015). Rate Maximization Through Structured Spectrum Allocation and User Association in Heterogeneous Cellular Networks. IEEE Transactions on Communications, 63(11), 4510-4524. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2015). Stochastic analysis of uplink interference in two-tier femtocell networks: Open versus closed access. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 14(11), 6200-6215. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2015). Stochastic geometric analysis of user mobility in heterogeneous wireless networks. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 33(10), 2212-2225. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2015). Uplink Interference Analysis for Two-Tier Cellular Networks With Diverse Users Under Random Spatial Patterns. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 14(3), 1252-1265. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2013). Insensitivity of user distribution in multicell networks under general mobility and session patterns. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 12(12), 6244-6254. [More Information]

    Conferences

    • Sani, A., Yuan, D., Yeoh, P., Bao, W., Chen, S., Vucetic, B. (2018). A lightweight security and privacy-enhancing key establishment for internet of things applications. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2018), Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Yuan, D., Shi, K., Ju, W., Zomaya, A. (2018). Ins and outs: Optimal caching and Re-caching policies in mobile networks. 19th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad-Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc 2018), New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). [More Information]
    • Zang, S., Bao, W., Yeoh, P., Chen, H., Lin, Z., Vucetic, B., Li, Y. (2018). Mobility Handover Optimization in Millimeter Wave Heterogeneous Networks. 17th International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT 2017), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Yuan, D., Yang, Z., Wang, S., Zhou, B., Adams, S., Zomaya, A. (2018). sFog: Seamless Fog Computing Environment for Mobile IoT Applications. 21st ACM International Conference on Modelling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM'18), New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Li, Y., Vucetic, B. (2018). User mobility analysis in disjoint-clustered cooperative wireless networks. 19th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad-Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc 2018), New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Li, W., Delicato, F., Pires, P., Yuan, D., Zhou, B., Zomaya, A. (2017). Cost-Effective Processing in Fog Integrated Internet of Things Ecosystems. 20th ACM International Conference on Modelling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM'17), New York: ACM Digital Library. [More Information]
    • Zang, S., Bao, W., Yeoh, P., Chen, H., Lin, Z., Vucetic, B., Li, Y. (2017). Mobility Handover Optimization in Millimeter Wave Heterogeneous Network. 17th International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT 2017), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Muhammad, N., Chen, H., Bao, W., Li, Y., Vucetic, B. (2017). Multi-cell Coordination via Disjoint Clustering in Dense Millimeter Wave Cellular Networks. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2017), Paris, France: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Hu, C., Bao, W., Wang, D., Qian, Y., Zheng, M., Wang, S. (2017). sTube+: An IoT communication sharing architecture for smart after-sales maintenance in buildings. 4th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy Efficient Built Environments (BuildSys '17), New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). [More Information]
    • Sani, A., Yuan, D., Bao, W., Dong, Z. (2017). Towards secure energy Internet communication scheme: An identity-based key bootstrapping protocol supporting unicast and multicast. 16th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA 2017), Piscataway, NJ, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Nan, Y., Li, W., Bao, W., Delicato, F., Pires, P., Zomaya, A. (2016). Cost-effective Processing for Delay-sensitive Applications in Cloud of Things Systems. The 15th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA 2016), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2016). Stochastic geometric analysis of handoffs in user-centric cooperative wireless networks. The 35th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2016), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Valentin, S. (2015). Bitrate adaptation for mobile video streaming based on buffer and channel state. 2015 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Piscataway, New Jersey, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2015). Handoff Rate Analysis in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks with Poisson and Poisson Cluster Patterns. 16th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc '15), New York: ACM. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2015). Radio Resource Allocation in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks: A Spatial-Temporal Perspective. 2015 IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (IEEE INFOCOM 2015), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2014). Handoff rate analysis in heterogeneous cellular networks: a stochastic geometric approach. 17th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, MSWiM 2014, New York: ACM. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2014). Near-optimal spectrum allocation in multi-tier cellular networks with random inelastic traffic. 2014 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Piscataway, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2014). Structured Spectrum Allocation and User Association in Heterogeneous Cellular Networks. 33rd IEEE Conference on Computer Communications, IEEE INFOCOM 2014, Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2013). On the Insensitivity of User Distribution in Multicell Networks under General Mobility and Session Patterns. 32nd IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (IEEE INFOCOM 2013), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2013). Understanding the Benefits of Open Access in Femtocell Networks: Stochastic Geometric Analysis in the Uplink. 16th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM 2013), New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2013). Uplink Interference Analysis for Two-tier Cellular Networks with Diverse Users under Random Spatial Patterns. 2013 IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC 2013), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Shah-Mansouri, V., Wong, V., Leung, V. (2012). TCP VON: Joint congestion control and online network coding for wireless networks. 2012 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM2012), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Hao, Y., Wang, T. (2011). XOR in Hexagram: On the Performance of Cooperative Network Coding in Polling-Based Wireless Networks. 2011 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC 2011, Piscataway, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]

    2018

    • Nan, Y., Li, W., Bao, W., Delicato, F., Pires, P., Zomaya, A. (2018). A dynamic tradeoff data processing framework for delay-sensitive applications in Cloud of Things systems. Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, 112, 53-66. [More Information]
    • Sani, A., Yuan, D., Yeoh, P., Bao, W., Chen, S., Vucetic, B. (2018). A lightweight security and privacy-enhancing key establishment for internet of things applications. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2018), Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Yuan, D., Shi, K., Ju, W., Zomaya, A. (2018). Ins and outs: Optimal caching and Re-caching policies in mobile networks. 19th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad-Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc 2018), New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). [More Information]
    • Zang, S., Bao, W., Yeoh, P., Chen, H., Lin, Z., Vucetic, B., Li, Y. (2018). Mobility Handover Optimization in Millimeter Wave Heterogeneous Networks. 17th International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT 2017), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2018). Optimizing Cluster Size through Handoff Analysis in User-Centric Cooperative Wireless Networks. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 17(2), 766-778. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Yuan, D., Yang, Z., Wang, S., Zhou, B., Adams, S., Zomaya, A. (2018). sFog: Seamless Fog Computing Environment for Mobile IoT Applications. 21st ACM International Conference on Modelling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM'18), New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). [More Information]
    • Wang, D., Bao, W., Hu, C., Qian, Y., Zheng, M., Wang, S. (2018). sTube: An architecture for IoT communication sharing. IEEE Communications Magazine, 56(7), 96-101. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Li, Y., Vucetic, B. (2018). User mobility analysis in disjoint-clustered cooperative wireless networks. 19th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad-Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc 2018), New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). [More Information]

    2017

    • Nan, Y., Li, W., Bao, W., Delicato, F., Pires, P., Dou, Y., Zomaya, A. (2017). Adaptive Energy-Aware Computation Offloading for Cloud of Things Systems. IEEE Access, 5, 23947-23957. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Li, W., Delicato, F., Pires, P., Yuan, D., Zhou, B., Zomaya, A. (2017). Cost-Effective Processing in Fog Integrated Internet of Things Ecosystems. 20th ACM International Conference on Modelling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM'17), New York: ACM Digital Library. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Yuan, D., Yang, Z., Wang, S., Li, W., Zhou, B., Zomaya, A. (2017). Follow Me Fog: Toward Seamless Handover Timing Schemes in a Fog Computing Environment. IEEE Communications Magazine, 55(11), 72-78. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Chen, H., Li, Y., Vucetic, B. (2017). Joint Rate Control and Power Allocation for Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access Systems. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 35(12), 2798-2811. [More Information]
    • Zang, S., Bao, W., Yeoh, P., Chen, H., Lin, Z., Vucetic, B., Li, Y. (2017). Mobility Handover Optimization in Millimeter Wave Heterogeneous Network. 17th International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT 2017), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Muhammad, N., Chen, H., Bao, W., Li, Y., Vucetic, B. (2017). Multi-cell Coordination via Disjoint Clustering in Dense Millimeter Wave Cellular Networks. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2017), Paris, France: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Hu, C., Bao, W., Wang, D., Qian, Y., Zheng, M., Wang, S. (2017). sTube+: An IoT communication sharing architecture for smart after-sales maintenance in buildings. 4th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy Efficient Built Environments (BuildSys '17), New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). [More Information]
    • Sani, A., Yuan, D., Bao, W., Dong, Z. (2017). Towards secure energy Internet communication scheme: An identity-based key bootstrapping protocol supporting unicast and multicast. 16th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA 2017), Piscataway, NJ, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]

    2016

    • Nan, Y., Li, W., Bao, W., Delicato, F., Pires, P., Zomaya, A. (2016). Cost-effective Processing for Delay-sensitive Applications in Cloud of Things Systems. The 15th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA 2016), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2016). Stochastic geometric analysis of handoffs in user-centric cooperative wireless networks. The 35th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2016), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]

    2015

    • Bao, W., Valentin, S. (2015). Bitrate adaptation for mobile video streaming based on buffer and channel state. 2015 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Piscataway, New Jersey, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2015). Handoff Rate Analysis in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks with Poisson and Poisson Cluster Patterns. 16th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc '15), New York: ACM. [More Information]
    • Lin, Y., Bao, W., Yu, W., Liang, B. (2015). Optimizing user association and spectrum allocation in HetNets: A utility perspective. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 33(6), 1025-1039. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2015). Radio Resource Allocation in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks: A Spatial-Temporal Perspective. 2015 IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (IEEE INFOCOM 2015), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2015). Rate Maximization Through Structured Spectrum Allocation and User Association in Heterogeneous Cellular Networks. IEEE Transactions on Communications, 63(11), 4510-4524. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2015). Stochastic analysis of uplink interference in two-tier femtocell networks: Open versus closed access. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 14(11), 6200-6215. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2015). Stochastic geometric analysis of user mobility in heterogeneous wireless networks. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 33(10), 2212-2225. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2015). Uplink Interference Analysis for Two-Tier Cellular Networks With Diverse Users Under Random Spatial Patterns. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 14(3), 1252-1265. [More Information]

    2014

    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2014). Handoff rate analysis in heterogeneous cellular networks: a stochastic geometric approach. 17th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, MSWiM 2014, New York: ACM. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2014). Near-optimal spectrum allocation in multi-tier cellular networks with random inelastic traffic. 2014 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Piscataway, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2014). Structured Spectrum Allocation and User Association in Heterogeneous Cellular Networks. 33rd IEEE Conference on Computer Communications, IEEE INFOCOM 2014, Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]

    2013

    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2013). Insensitivity of user distribution in multicell networks under general mobility and session patterns. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 12(12), 6244-6254. [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2013). On the Insensitivity of User Distribution in Multicell Networks under General Mobility and Session Patterns. 32nd IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (IEEE INFOCOM 2013), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2013). Understanding the Benefits of Open Access in Femtocell Networks: Stochastic Geometric Analysis in the Uplink. 16th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM 2013), New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). [More Information]
    • Bao, W., Liang, B. (2013). Uplink Interference Analysis for Two-tier Cellular Networks with Diverse Users under Random Spatial Patterns. 2013 IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC 2013), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]

    2012

    • Bao, W., Shah-Mansouri, V., Wong, V., Leung, V. (2012). TCP VON: Joint congestion control and online network coding for wireless networks. 2012 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM2012), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]

    2011

    • Bao, W., Hao, Y., Wang, T. (2011). XOR in Hexagram: On the Performance of Cooperative Network Coding in Polling-Based Wireless Networks. 2011 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC 2011, Piscataway, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]

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