Dr. Xiangping Bryce ZHAI

Associate Professor

College of Computer Science and Technology
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Address: Jiangjun Avenue No. 29, Jiangning District, Nanjing 211106, Jiangsu, P. R. China
Phone: +86-025-84896490-16226;    Fax: +86-025-84892848
Email: blueicezhaixp[AT]nuaa.edu.cn

Note: We are recruiting Master students. Candidates are expected to be proficient in mathematics (such as discrete maths, graph theory, probability theory), have programming experience and some knowledge of networking and signal processing. Please contact me with your CV and transcripts indicating interests.


Xiangping Bryce Zhai is an Associate Professor of the College of Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, P. R. China. He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow with the City University of Hong Kong. He received the Bachelor degree in Engineering from Shandong University in 2006 and the Ph.D. degree from City University of Hong Kong in 2013. Previously, he was a software engineer in NEC China Co.,Ltd. from 2006 to 2009 and a senior software engineer in Thunder Software Technology Co., Ltd. from 2009 to 2010.

Research Interests

Internet of Things, mobile networks, edge computing, resource optimization, and spatial analytics.




  • X. B. Zhai, X. Liu, C. Zhu, K. Zhu and B. Chen, Fast Admission Control and Power Optimization with Adaptive Rates for Communication Fairness in Wireless Networks, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, to appear, 2019.
  • X. Liu, X. B. Zhai, W. Lu and C. Wu, QoS-guarantee Resource Allocation for Multibeam Satellite Industrial Internet of Things with NOMA, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, to appear, 2019.
  • 孟仕林, 赵蕴龙, 关东海, 翟象平, 融合情感与语义信息的情感分析方法, 计算机应用, vol. 39, no. 7, pp. 1931-1935, 2019.
  • W. Wu, X. Zhai and Y. Zhao, On Minimizing Sensing Time via Data Sharing in Collaborative Internet of Things, IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 41633-41642, 2018.
  • X. Zhai, X. Guan, C. Zhu, L. Shu and J. Yuan, Optimization Algorithms for Multi-Access Green Communications in Internet of Things, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 1739-1748, Jun. 2018.
  • X. Zhai, K. Chen, X. Liu, X. Sun, X. Chang and B. Chen, Energy Efficiency of Access Control with Rate Constraints in Cognitive Radio Networks, IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 36354-36363, 2018.
  • X. Liu, X. Zhang, M. Jia, L. Fan, W. Lu and X. Zhai, 5G-based green broadband communication system design with simultaneous wireless information and power transfer, Physical Communication, vol. 28, pp. 130-137, 2018.
  • X. Zhai, T. Zhou, C. Zhu, B. Chen, W. Fang and K. Zhu, Truthful Double Auction for Joint Internet of Energy and Profit Optimization in Cognitive Radio Networks, IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 23180-23190, 2018.
  • C. Li, Z. Zhou and X. Zhai, On a Class of Multi-source Distributed Storage with Exact Repair, IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 20704-20711, 2018.
  • X. Zhai, X. Guan, J. Yuan, H. Liu and J. J. P. C. Rodrigues, Energy-Efficiency Maximization with Non-linear Fractional Programming for Intelligent Device-to-Device Communications, Mobile Networks and Applications, vol. 23, no.2, pp. 308-317, 2018.
  • X. Zhai, C. W. Tan, Y. Huang and B. D. Rao, Transmit Beamforming and Power Control for Optimizing the Outage Probability Fairness in MISO Networks, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 65, no. 2, pp. 839-850, Feb. 2017.
  • X. Zhai, J. Yang and L. Cui, Wireless Network Localization via Alternating Projections with TDOA and FDOA Measurements, Ad Hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks, vol. 38, no. 1-4, pp. 1-20, 2017.
  • 翟象平, 面向工业4.0 的物联网安全教学, 计算机教育, vol. 1, pp. 84-86, 2016.
  • F. Hu, B. Chen, X. Zhai and C. Zhu, Channel Selection Policy in Multi-SU and Multi-PU Cognitive Radio Networks with Energy Harvesting for Internet of Everything, Mobile Information Systems, vol. 2016, Article ID 6024928, 12 pages, 2016.
  • X. Zhai, L. Zheng and C. W. Tan, Energy-infeasibility tradeoff in cognitive radio networks: Price-driven spectrum access algorithms, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 528-538, Mar. 2014.

Book Chapter

  • X. Zhai, C. W. Tan and B. D. Rao, Energy Minimization by Power Control in Heterogeneous Cognitive Radio Networks, a book chapter in Cognitive Radio Networks: Performance, Applications and Technology, Editor: C. W. Tan, Nova Science Publishers, Inc, 2017.
  • X. Zhai, L. Zheng and C. W. Tan, Energy-efficient Power Control for Spectrum Sharing in Next-Generation Wireless Networks, a book chapter in Spectrum Sharing in Wireless Networks: Fairness, Efficiency, and Security, Editors: J. D. Matyjas, S. Kumar and F. Hu, Taylor & Francis LLC, CRC Press, 2016.


  • K. Chen, H. Lu, X. B. Zhai, C. Li, Y. Zhao and B. Chen, Trajectory Optimization Under Constrained UAV-Aided Wireless Communications with Ground Terminals, AICON, to appear, 2019.
  • L. Li, X. B. Zhai, B. Chen and C. Li, Multiple Task Assignment for Cooperating Homogeneous Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, MLICOM, to appear, 2019.
  • F. Jin, K. Liu, H. Zhang, W. Wu, J. Cao and X. Zhai, A Zero Site-Survey Overhead Indoor Tracking System using Particle Filter, IEEE ICC, pp. 1-7, 2019.
  • H. Lu, K. Chen, X. Zhai, B. Chen and Y. Zhao, Tradeoff Between Duration and Energy Optimization for Speed Control of Quadrotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, IEEE ISPCE-CN, pp. 1-5, 2018.
  • X. Zhai, E. Xu, X. Liu, C. Zhu, K. Zhu and B. Chen, Adaptive Optimization with Max-min Achievable Rate Fairness in Mobile Cloud Networking, IEEE ICC, pp. 1-6, 2018.
  • S. Xia, B. Chen, K. Zhu, X. Zhai and S. Gong, Performance Analysis of Full-Duplex D2D Communications in Multi-tier Heterogeneous Wireless Networks, IEEE ISPA, pp. 259-266, 2017.
  • X. Zhai and C. W. Tan, Rate-Constrained Energy Minimization in Networks with Multiple Mobile Network Operator Access, IEEE Globecom, pp. 1-6, 2017.
  • E. Xu, X. Zhai, W. Lin and B. Chen, Application of Cooperative Communications with Dual-Stations in Wireless Mobile Environments, MLICOM, pp. 271-281, 2017.
  • X. Guan, X. Zhai, J. Yuan and H. Liu, Energy-Efficient Power Control and Resource Allocation for D2D Communications in Underlaying Cellular Networks, ICCCS, pp. 460-471, 2017.
  • T. Zhou, B. Chen, C. Zhu and X. Zhai, TPAHS: A Truthful and Profit Maximizing Double Auction for Heterogeneous Spectrums, IEEE Trustcom, pp. 27-33, 2016.
  • X. Guan, X. Zhai, C. Zhu and J. Yuan, Total Power Minimization for High Rate Communication in Multi-channel Multi-user Wireless Networks, IEEE HPCC, pp. 824-830, 2016.
  • B. Chen, T. Zhou, P. Fu and X. Zhai, PTOM: Profit Concerning and Truthful Online Spectrum Double Auction Mechanism, ICCCS, no. 2, pp. 151-162, 2016.
  • X. Zhai, H. Shen, X. Chang and X. Sun, Characterization of Hybrid Access Control with SINR Constraints in Cognitive Radio Networks, Chinacom, pp. 824-828, 2015.
  • Q. Wang, X. Chang, X. Zhai and Y. Li, A compressive sensing based clustering scheme for UAS-aided networks, Chinacom, pp. 632-636, 2015.
  • X. Zhai, L. Zheng, J. Wang and C. W. Tan, Optimization algorithms for epidemic evolution in broadcast networks, IEEE WCNC, pp. 1574-1579, 2013.
  • X. Zhai, L. Zheng and C. W. Tan, Convex Relaxation Algorithms for Energy-Infeasibility Tradeoff in Cognitive Radio Networks, IEEE WiOpt, pp. 396-403, 2013.


  • X. Zhai, Resource-constrained optimization and algorithms in wireless networks, Ph.D. Thesis, Nov. 2013, City University of Hong Kong.


Graduate Students

  • Gong Chen: CST, 2020-
  • Bu Liu: CST, 2020-
  • Jia Li: CST, 2020-
  • Cheng Sun: CST, 2020-
  • Rui Wang: CST, 2019-
  • Dan Song: CST, 2019-
  • Zhuo Cheng: CST, 2019-
  • Li Li: CST, 2018-
  • Kun Chen: CST, 2017-2020

Undergraduate Students