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Wenbo Ding

Wenbo Ding

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Mailing Address: PTB building 275
Georgia Institute of Technology
500 10th street N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30318-5794


  • Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 2011-2016 (Supervisor: Prof. Jian Song)
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2007-2011
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston, TX, USA, 2015.12-2016.3 (Supervisor: Prof. Zhu Han)
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London, UK, 2014.7-9 (Supervisor: Dr. Wei Dai)
  • Exchange Student, Helsinki University of Technology, Helsinki, Finland, 2009.9-2010.1

Research Area

  • Fundamental study and applications of triboelectric nanogenerators
  • Hybridization of nanogenerators and other energy harvesters
  • Self-powered wireless sensor networks and its applications in future communication and energy internet

Selected Publications

1. Wenbo Ding, Yang Lu, Fang Yang, Wei Dai, Pan Li, Sicong Liu, and Jian Song, "Spectrally Efficient CSI Acquisition for Power Line Communications: A Bayesian Compressive Sensing Perspective," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 34, No. 7, pp. 2022-2032, Jun. 2016.

2. Wenbo Ding, Fang Yang, Sicong Liu, Xianbin Wang, and Jian Song, “Non-Orthogonal Time-Frequency Training Sequence Based CSI Acquisition for MIMO Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technologies, Vol. 34, No. 7, pp. 5714-5719, Jul. 2016.

3. Wenbo Ding, Fang Yang, Changyong Pan, Linglong Dai, and Jian Song, “Compressive sensing based channel estimation for OFDM systems under long delay channels,” IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, vol. 60, no. 2, pp. 313-321, Jun. 2014. (IEEE 2015 Scott Helt Memorial Award, Best Transactions Award)

4. Jian Song, Wenbo Ding, Fang Yang, Hui Yang, Bingyan Yu, and Hongming Zhang, “An Indoor Broadband Broadcasting System Based on PLC and VLC,” IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, vol.61, no. 2, pp. 299-308, Jun. 2015.

5. Wenbo Ding, Fang Yang, Wei Dai, and Jian Song, “Time-frequency joint sparse channel estimation for MIMO-OFDM systems,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 58C61, Jan. 2015.

Invited Presentations

1. Imperial College, Non-intrusive power line quality monitoring based on power line communications, Aug. 2014

2. University of Houston, Compressive sensing and its applications in powerline communications, Jan. 2016. 

Awards and Honors

  • 2016 Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of Tsinghua University
  • 2016 Excellent PhD Graduate of Tsinghua University
  • 2016 Excellent PhD Graduate of Beijing City
  • 2015 IEEE Scott Helt Memorial Award (Best Transactions Paper Award in IEEE BTS)
  • 2015 Tsinghua Top Graduate Student Award (
  • 2015 Academic Star of EE Department
  • 2015 Best Paper Award of The National Doctoral Student Academic Conference
  • 2014,2015 National Graduate Scholarship
  • 2015 Tsinghua Lin Feng Counsellor Prize (Highest honor for student mentor)
  • 2014 Excellent Top 10 Association President in Tsinghua
  • 2014 IEEE BMSB 2014 Outstanding Volunteer Award
  • 2011 Excellent Bachelor Degree Dissertation Award in THU
  • 2011 Outstanding Graduate in Beijing
  • 2010,2011 The Excellent Social Work Scholarship
  • 2009 Full Scholarship in the exchange students in HUT
  • 2009 National Undergraduate Scholarship
  • 2008 Tsinghua ESS Scholarship
  • 2008,2010 The Excellent Study Scholarship
  • 2007 Tsinghua First-class Scholarship for Freshmen (Ranked 3rd in the College Entrance Examination of Anhui Province)

Awards and Honors

  • IEEE ComSoc, PES, BTS student member
  • IEEE ComSoc Technical Committee on Power Line Communications
  • Reviewers for IEEE JSAC/TCOM/TVT/TBC/CL/WCL, IEEE ICC/Globecom/GlobalSIP
  • Organizer or Volunteer in IEEE ISPLC 2012, IEEE Healthcom 2012, IEEE BMSB 2014
  • Deputy President of Student Union at Tsinghua University
  • President of Student Union at Electronic Engineering Department
  • Mentor for Undergraduates in Tsinghua University (1/2012-1/2016)