Yiming Miao is currently a Research Assistant Professor of The School of Data Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen. She received the Ph.D degree in School of Computer Science and Technology at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China in 2021. She also received the B.Sc. degree in College of Computer Science and Technology from Qinghai Univerisity, Xining, China in 2016. She has published 30+ papers in journals including IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation System, IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, IEEE Network, Future Generation Computer Systems. Her research interests include Affective Computing, Edge Computing, 5G Mobile Communication System, Internet of Things, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, Robotics, Blockchain and Wireless Sensor Network, etc. She is reviewer of IEEE WCM, IEEE Network, IEEE TII, IEEE TITS, FGCS, Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers (JCSC), ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR). She was the Symposium Chair for International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2022 & 2021), the Web Chair for 12th EAI International Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks & Communities (TRIDENTCOM 2017) and the Local Chair for 7th International Conference on Cloud Computing (CloudComp 2016). 

Awards and honors
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  • 2022
  • 2021
  • 2016
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    Best Paper Award (2021), Big Data and Cognitive Computing

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    World’s Top 2% of Scientists, Elsevier (Single Year, version 4)

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    Issue Cover Story, Big Data and Cognitive Computing

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    Best Student Paper Award, International Conference on Cloud Computing


Journal Papers

1.   Yiming Miao, Kai Hwang, Di Wu, Yixue Hao, Min Chen, "Drone Swarm Path Planning for Mobile Edge Computing in Industrial Internet of Things", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (TII), Vol. 19, No. 5, 2023. (TOP, Q1 Journal, IF=11.648)

2.    Kefan Shuai, Yiming Miao*, Kai Hwang*, Zhengdao Li, "Transfer Reinforcement Learning for Massive Task Offloading in Distributed Edge Clouds", IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC), 2022, doi: 10.1109/TCC.2022.3192560. (*Corresponding Authors, Q1 Journal, IF=5.697)

3.     Yiming Miao, Jun Yang, Bander Alzahrani, Guoguang Lv, Tarik Alafif, Ahmed Barnawi, Min Chen, "Abnormal Behavior Learning based on Edge Computing towards Crowd Monitoring System", IEEE Network, Vol. 36, No. 3, 2022. (TOP, Q1 Journal, IF=10.294)

4.       Min Chen, Ke Shen, Rui Wang, Yiming Miao, Yingying Jiang, Kai Hwang, Yixue Hao, Guangming Tao, Long Hu, and Zhongchun Liu, "Negative Information Measurement at AI Edge: A New Perspective for Mental Health Monitoring", ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT). Vol. 22, No. 3, 2022. (CCF B, IF=5.3)

5.       Gaoxiang Wu, Qiang Liu, Jinfeng Xu, Yiming Miao*, Matevz Pustisek. "Energy Efficient Task Caching and Offloading in UAV-enabled Crowd Management", IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 22, No. 18, 2022. (*Corresponding Author, Q2 Journal, IF=3.301)

6.       Yixue Hao#, Yiming Miao#, Min Chen, Hamid Gharavi, Victor Leung, "6G Cognitive Information Theory: A Mailbox Perspective", Big Data and Cognitive Computing, Vol. 5, No. 4, 56, 2021. (Issue Cover Story, Best Paper Award 2021, #first authors, Q1 Journal, IF=6.1)

7.       Wenjing Xiao, Yiming Miao, Giancarlo Fortino, Di Wu, Min Chen, Kai Hwang, "Collaborative Cloud-Edge Service Cognition Framework for DNN Configuration Toward Smart IIoT," IEEE Trans. Industrial Informatics (TII), Vol. 18, No. 10, 2021. (TOP, Q1 Journal, IF=10.215)

8.       Yiming Miao, Yixue Hao, Min Chen, Hamid Gharavi, Kai Hwang, Intelligent Task Caching in Edge Cloud via Bandit Learning, IEEE Trans. Network Science and Engineering (TNSE), Vol. 8, No. 1, 625-637, 2021 (Q1 Journal, IF=3.894)

9.       Yiming Miao, Yuan Tang, Bander Alzahrani, Ahmed Barnawi, Tarik Alafif, Long Hu, Airborne LiDAR assisted Obstacle Recognition and Intrusion Detection towards Unmanned Aerial Vehicle: Architecture, Modelling and Evaluation, IEEE Trans. Intelligent Transportation System (TITS), Vol. 22, No. 7, 4531-4540, Oct. 2020 (TOP, Q1 Journal, IF=6.492)

10.   Yiming Miao, Jeungeun Song, Haoquan Wang, Long Hu, Mohammad Mehedi Hassan, Min Chen, "Smart Micro-GaS: A Cognitive Micro Natural Gas Industrial Ecosystem Based on Mixed Blockchain and Edge Computing", IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 2289-2299, 2021. (Q1 Journal, IF=9.471)

11.   Yingying Jiang, Yiming Miao, Bander Alzahrani, Ahmed Barnawi, Reem Alotaibi, Long Hu, "Ultra Large-Scale Crowd Monitoring System: Architecture and Design issues", IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 8, no. 13, pp. 10356-10366, 2021. (Q1 Journal, IF=9.471)

12.   Yuan Tang, Yiming Miao, Ahmed Barnawi, Bander Alzahrani, Reem Alotaibi, Kai Hwang, "Joint Global and Local Path Planning Optimization based UAV Task Scheduling toward Crowd Air Monitoring", Computer Networks, Vol. 193, 2021. DOI: 10.1016/j.comnet.2021.107913 (CCF-B, IF=4.474)

13.   Yiming Miao, Ming Zhou, Ahmed Ghoneim, Blockchain and AI based Natural Gas Industrial IoT System: Architecture and Design Issues, IEEE Network, Vol. 34, No. 5, 84-90, 2020. (TOP, Q1 Journal, IF=10.693)

14.   Yiming Miao, Gaoxiang Wu, Miao Li, Ahmed Ghoneim, Mabrook Al-Rakhami, M Shamim Hossain, "Intelligent Task Prediction and Computation Offloading based on Mobile-edge Cloud Computing", Future Generation Computer Systems, Vol. 102, pp. 925-931, Jan. 2020. (Q1 Journal, IF=7.187)

15.   Min Chen, Yiming Miao, Hamid Gharavi, Long Hu, Iztok Humar, Intelligent Traffic Adaptive Resource Allocation for Edge Computing-based 5G Networks, IEEE Trans. Cognitive Communications and Networking, Vol. 6, No. 2, 499-508, June 2020. (Q1 Journal, IF=4.341)

16.   Long Hu, Yiming Miao, Jun Yang, Ahmed Ghoneim, M Shamim Hossain, Mubarak Alrashoud, "IF-RANs: Intelligent Traffic Prediction and Cognitive Caching toward Fog-Computing-Based Radio Access Networks", IEEE Wireless Communications, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 29-35, April 2020. (TOP, Q1 Journal, IF= 11.979)

17.   Gaoxiang Wu, Yiming Miao, Yu Zhang, Ahmed Barnawi, "Energy Efficient for UAV-enabled Mobile Edge Computing Networks: Intelligent Task Prediction and Offloading", Computer Communications, Vol. 150, pp. 556-562, 2020. (CCF-B, IF=3.167)

18.   Min Chen, Yiming Miao, Xin Jian, Xiaofei Wang, Iztok Humar, "Cognitive-LPWAN: Towards Intelligent Wireless Services in Hybrid Low Power Wide Area Networks", IEEE Trans. Green Communications and Networking, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 407-417, June 2019.

19.   Yiming Miao, Wei Li, Daxin Tian, M Shamim Hossain, Mohammed F Alhamid, Narrowband Internet of things: Simulation and modelling, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Vol. 5, No. 4, 2304-2314, 2018. (Q1 Journal, IF=9.471)

20.   Yiming Miao, Yuanwen Tian, Jingjing Cheng, M Shamim Hossain, Ahmed Ghoneim, "RADB: Random Access with Differentiated Barring for Latency-Constrained Applications in NB-IoT Network", Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Article ID 6210408, 2018. (CCF C, IF=2.336)

21.   Yiming Miao, Yingying Jiang, Limei Peng, M Shamim Hossain, Ghulam Muhammad, "Telesurgery Robot Based on 5G Tactile Internet", ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications, Vol. 23, No. 6, pp. 1645-1654, 2018. (CCF B, IF=3.426)

22.   Yongfeng Qian, Jiayi Lu, Yiming Miao, Wen Ji, Renchao Jin, Enmin Song, "AIEM: AI-enabled Affective Experience Management", Future Generation Computer Systems, Vol. 89, pp. 438-445, 2018. (Q1 Journal, IF=7.187)

23.   Long Hu, Yiming Miao*, Gaoxiang Wu, Mohammad Mehedi Hassan, Iztok Humar, "iRobot-Factory: An Intelligent Robot Factory based on Cognitive Manufacturing and Edge Computing", Future Generation Computer Systems, Vol. 90, pp. 569-577, 2018. (ESI Highly Cited Paper, *Corresponding Author, Q1 Journal, IF=7.187)

24.   Yixue Hao, Yiming Miao, Long Hu, M Shamim Hossain, Ghulam Muhammad, Syed Umar Amin, "Smart-Edge-CoCaCo: AI-Enabled Smart Edge with Joint Computation, Caching, and Communication in Heterogeneous IoT", IEEE Network, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 58-64, 2019. (TOP, Q1 Journal, IF=10.693)

25.   Junfeng Wang, Yiming Miao, Ping Zhou, M Shamim Hossain, Sk Md Mizanur Rahman, "A Software Defined Network Routing in Wireless Multihop Network", Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Vol. 85, pp. 76-83, 2017. (Q1 Journal, IF=6.281)

26.   Bingbing Li, Limei Peng, Yixue Hao, Yiming Miao*, Mohammad Mehedi Hassan, "Energy-Efficient Multiperiod Planning of Optical Core Network to Support 5G Networks", Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, Vol. 28, No. 9, 2017. (*Corresponding Author, IF=2.638)

27.   Ping Zhou, Yixue Hao, Jun Yang, Wei Li, Lu Wang, Yiming Miao, Jeungeun Song, "Cloud-assisted Hugtive Robot for Affective Interaction", Multimedia Tools and Applications, Vol. 76, No. 8, pp. 10839–10854, 2017. (IF=2.313)

Conference Proceedings

1)     Yiming Miao, Jinfeng Xu, Min Chen, Kai Hwang, "Drone enabled Smart Air-Agent for 6G Network", The 2022 IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE ICC), Seoul, South Korea, 16-20 May 2022, doi: 0.1109/ICC45855.2022.9838568. 2022. (CCF-C)

2)     Gaoxiang Wu, Yiming Miao, Bander Alzahrani, Ahmed Barnawi, A. Alhindi, M. Chen, "Adaptive Edge Caching in UAV-assisted 5G Network", IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), 2021, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/GLOBECOM46510.2021.9685985. (CCF C)

3)     Jun Yang, Yiming Miao, C. Han, Y. Tian, X. You, Y. Jiang, "OPPOCO: From Ad Hoc Cloudlet-assisted Edge Computation to Opportunistic Computation Offloading", 12th EAI International Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks & Communities (TRIDENTCOM 2017), Dalian, China, Sept. 2017.

4)     W. Li, J. Lu, Y. Xu, Z. Wei, Y. Tian, Yiming Miao*, "Wireless Cooperative Caching in Device-to-Device Networks: Simulation and Modeling", 12th EAI International Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks & Communities (TRIDENTCOM 2017), Dalian, China, Sept. 2017. (*Corresponding Authors)

5)     M. Liu, K. Lin, J. Yang, D. Xiao, Yiming Miao, L. Wang, W. Li, Z. Wei, J. Lu "Mobile Cloud Platform: Architecture, Deployment and Big Data Applications", CloudComp 2016, Guangzhou, China, Nov. 2016. (Best Student Paper Award)

6)     Yiming Miao, "Data Multi-hop Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks based on LEACH Protocol", International Conference on Electrical and Control Engineering 2015, Guilin, April 18-19 2015.

7)     Yiming Miao, "Cluster-head Election Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks based on LEACH Protocol", International Conference on Sensors, Measurement and Intelligent Materials 2014, Zhuhai, November 25-26, 2014.

Books/Book chapters

1.       Min Chen, Yiming Miao, Iztok Humar, OPNET IoT Simulation, Springer, Singapore, Pages: 674, ISBN: 978-981-329-170-6, 2019. (Contribute to Chapter 9 Semi-physical Simulation and Chapter 11 Simulation of Wireless Network Caching)

2.       Min Chen, Yiming Miao, Lu Hu, "OPNET物联网仿真——基于5G通信与计算的物联网智能应用" (OPNET IoT Simulation - Intelligent Applications of the Internet of Things based on 5G Communication and Computing), 华中科技出版社 (Huazhong Science and Technology Press), Pages: 447, ISBN 978-7-5680-4755-5, Nov. 2018.