Daji Qiao


Professor [E CPE]


313 Durham
613 Morrill Rd.
Ames, IA 500112100



Ph.D., Electrical Engineering: Systems, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
M.S., Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
B.E., Control Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Research Areas

Core Area(s): Computing and Networking Systems, Wireless Networking and Mobile Computing, Sensor Networks and Internet of Things, Cyber Security

Department’s Strategic Area(s): Cyber Infrastructure; Data, Decisions, Networks & Autonomy

Additional Information


Google Scholar Profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=9jH6uzIAAAAJ&hl=en

  • Guoying Zu, Md Nadim, Salil Reddy, Taimoor Ul Islam, Sarath Babu, Tianyi Zhang, Daji Qiao, Hongwei Zhang, Anish Arora. “AraHaul: Multi-Modal Wireless X-Haul Living Lab for Long-Distance, High-Capacity Communications.” In Proc. 2023 IEEE Future Networks World Forum, Nov. 2023
  • Taimoor Ul Islam, Tianyi Zhang, Joshua Ofori Boateng, Evan Gossling, Guoying Zu, Sarath Babu, Hongwei Zhang, and Daji Qiao. “AraMIMO: Programmable TVWS mMIMO Living Lab for Rural Wireless.” In Proc. the 17th ACM Workshop on Wireless Network Testbeds, Experimental evaluation & Characterization (WiNTECH), Oct. 2023. [Best Paper Award]
  • Shen Fu, Dong Qin, George Amariucai, Daji Qiao, Yong Guan, and Ann Smiley, “Artificial Intelligence Meets Kinesthetic Intelligence: Mouse-based User Authentication based on Hybrid Human-Machine Learning,” In Proc. the 17th ACM ASIA Conference on Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS), June 2022
  • Vishal Deep, Mat Wymore, Alexis A. Aurandt, Vishak Narayanan, Shen Fu, Henry Duwe, and Daji Qiao, “Experimental Study of Lifecycle Management Protocols for Batteryless Intermittent Communication,” In Proc. the 18th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Smart Systems (MASS), Oct. 2021
  • Vishal Deep, Vishak Narayanan, Mat Wymore, Daji Qiao, and Henry Duwe, “HARC: A Heterogeneous Array of Redundant Persistent Clocks for Batteryless, Intermittently-Powered Systems,” In Proc. the 41st IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), Dec. 2020
  • Taewoon Kim and Daji Qiao, “Energy-Efficient Data Collection for IoT Networks via Cooperative Multi-Hop UAV Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), 69(11), 2020
  • Shen Fu, Dong Qin, Daji Qiao, and George Amariucai, “RUMBA-Mouse: Rapid User Mouse-Behavior Authentication Using a CNN-RNN Approach,” In Proc. 2020 IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS), June 2020
  • Mat Wymore and Daji Qiao, “RIVER-MAC: A Receiver-Initiated Asynchronously Duty-Cycled MAC Protocol for the Internet of Things,” In Proc. IEEE 43rd Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC), Milwaukee, WI, July 2019.
  • Mat Wymore and Daji Qiao, “An Opportunistic MAC Protocol for Energy-Efficient Wireless Communication in a Dynamic, Cyclical Channel,” IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, 2(2), 2018
  • Xueshu Zheng, Shualing Yang, Naigao Jin, Lei Wang, Mat Wymore, and Daji Qiao, “DiVA: Distributed Voronoi-based Acoustic Source Localization with Wireless Sensor Networks,” In Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, Apr. 2016

Primary Strategic Research Area

Resilient Infrastructures