News

  • 26 July 2022 - Dr Huang will represent the IEEE Northern Australia Section to attend the IEEE Region 10 Students/ Young Professionals/ Women in Engineering / Life Members SYWL (Sound and Young influences for World Leading IEEE) Congress in Jeju Island, Korea, from 11~14 August.

  • 24 July 2022 - Dr Huang is invited to serve as a TPC member of the 2022 IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (2022 IEEE TrustCOM).

  • 17 June 2022 - Our work: Weiyi Xiong, Jianan Liu, Yuxuan Xia, Tao Huang, Bing Zhu, and Wei Xiang, “Contrastive Learning for Automotive mmWave Radar Detection Points Based Instance Segmentation,” accepted by the 2022 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Conference, Review the work here.

  • 24 April 2022 - Our work: Jianan Liu, Weiyi Xiong, Liping Bai, Yuxuan Xia, Tao Huang, Wanli Ouyang, and Bing Zhu, "Deep Instance Segmentation with Automotive Radar Detection Points," is now accepted in IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles, doi: 10.1109/TIV.2022.3168899. Early access is here.

  • 19 April 2022 - Dr. Huang is invited to serve as a TPC member of the 2022 IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC).

  • 6 April 2022 - Dr. Huang is invited to be a Program Vice-Chair for the 25th IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (2022 IEEE CSE), which will be held later this year at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan China.

  • 7 March 2022 - IEEE Region 10 Robotics Competition 2022 is now officially launched and the topic is Robotics for Healthcare. If you are interested, please click http://robocomp.ieeer10.org/. You are welcome to submit the EoI form so that we can better help you.

  • 9 Feb. 2022 - Our paper: Ruide Li, Jinglu Cui, Tao Huang, Lei Yang, and Shihao Yan, "Optimal Pulse-Position Modulation Order and Transmit Power in Covert Communications," is now accepted by IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.

  • 7 Feb. 2022 - Welcome Umer (Ph.D. candidate in wireless communications) arrived at Cairns campus. Umer will be working on intelligent reflective surfaces (IRS).

  • 5 Feb. 2022 - Dr. Huang leads the team won the first prize (USD 3000) in the IEEE ComSoc Internet for All competition for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.

  • 1 Feb. 2022 - Welcome Timothy joins the ICC Lab as a Ph.D. candidate and also congratulations on your 1st class honor degree. Tim will be working on deep learning-based image processing problems.  

  • 1 Feb. 2022 - Congratulations to ICC Lab member Bienvenido Hiyas Jr., an international Master of Engineering (Professional) (Internet of Things and Data Engineering) student, who is now with the Yabby Sensors & Consulting Company in Sunshine Coast, as a full-time Electronic and IoT Engineer. Well done!

  • 20 Jan. 2022 - Dr. Huang is serving on the CSE Research Committee.

  • 15 Jan. 2022 - Dr. Huang joins the IEEE Region 10 (Asia Pacific) 2022 Robotics Competition Committee.

  • 13 Jan. 2022 - Dr. Jusak Jusak (JCUS), Dr. Tao Huang (JCUA), and Dr. Steven Kerrison(JCUS), Project: Lightweight Blockchain Development for Healthcare IoT, successfully funded ($4911.12) under the JCUS-JCUA Cross-Campus Collaboration Grant Scheme, 2022.

  • 25 Dec. 2021 -  Dr Huang is invited to be a TPC Member of Circuits and Systems Designs for Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things track of IEEE COINS 2022.

  • 24 Dec. 2021 - Australian Research Council - Discovery Project 2022 (DP220101634) Professor Wei Xiang; Professor Yi-Ping Phoebe Chen; Dr Tao Huang (JCU); Dr Peng Cheng; Dr Tran Khoa Phan; Professor Lajos Hanzo “Low-cost Sensing Methods and Hybrid Learning Models” (Administering organisation: La Trobe University), $450,000, 3 YearsWe will be looking for Postdoc Research Fellow and PhDs to join this research project. 

  • 15 Dec. 2021 - Dr Huang is elected to serve the IEEE Northern Australia Section 2022 as Young Professionals Representative, Student Branch Councillor Cairns, and MTT-S/Com Vice-Chair.

  • 1 Dec. 2021 - Dr Huang is invited to be a TPC Member of 2022 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC): Cognitive Radio and AI-Enabled Network

  • 16 Nov. 2021 - Dr. Huang joins the CSE Work Integrated Learning (WIL) working group.

  • 8 Nov. 2021 - Call for submission! Security and privacy are always critical issues in wireless communication systems. To tackle these issues, novel cryptography designs, physical layer transmission strategies, network protocol, and related regulations are in high demand. This Special Issue, "Security and Privacy for Modern Wireless Communication System," in Electronics MDPI, focuses on addressing the emerging security and privacy issues for modern wireless communication networks. Guest editors Dr Shihao Yan (UNSW), Prof. Guanglin Zhang (DHU), Prof. Li Sun (XJTU), Prof. Tsz Hon Yuen (HKU), Dr YoHan Park (KMU), Prof. Changhoon Lee (SeoulTech), and myself (JCU). Welcome to contribute! Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 July 2022. Click here to submit your paper

  • 3 Nov. 2021 - Dr Huang attended the 9th TESS (Centre for Tropical Environmental and Sustainability Science) Annual Science Meeting today at Palm Cove, Cairns. I will talk about the work that I carried out as a part of the Smart Catchment Project at Cairns - An IoT enabled Smart Sensing: Computer-Vision-based Discharge Monitoring in Water Channels. In addition, Dr Huang's student Raiyan Talkhani talked about his thesis work: Deep Learning-based Remote Sensing: Road Extraction in Remote Areas. This is an exciting work in collaboration with Distinguished Professor Bill Laurance with great support from the TESS team. (Linkedin Post Link)

  • 13 Sep. 2021 - Our paper: Shushi Gu, Fugang Wang, Qinyu Zhang, Tao Huang, and Wei, Xiang, "Global Repair Bandwidth Cost Optimization of Generalized Regenerating Codes in Clustered Distributed Storage Systems," is now accepted by IET Communications (Impact Factor 1.664). This open-access article can be viewed here.

  • 12 Aug. 2021 - Our paper: Kang Han, Wei Xiang, Eric Wang, and Tao Huang, "A Novel Occlusion-aware Vote Cost for Light Field Depth Estimation," is now accepted by IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (Impact Factor 16.389). Congratulations to the PhD student Kang and the research team! Early access to this article: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9517020.

  • 5 July ~ 15 July 2021 - Dr Huang conducted an online subject in machine learning as a part of the 2021 Sichuan University International Summer Session.

  • 17 June 2021 - Dr Huang gave a presentation at the Overseas Academic Elite Seminar organized by XUT/JCU.

  • 30 May 2021 - IEEE International Conference on Communications, 14-23 June 2021 // Virtual / Montreal: Connectivity – Security – Privacy. The detailed program is here.

  • 26 May 2021 - Dr Huang co-hosts an IEEE Communications Society's Virtual Distinguished Lecture on 29 May 2021 at AEST time 2:00 pm ~ 3:00 pm: UAV Networks: Architectures, Opportunities, Challenges, and Future by Prof Misra. Please register via https://events.vtools.ieee.org/event/register/272039 to receive the Zoom link.

  • 25 May 2021 - Dr Huang received an invitation to conduct an online subject in machine learning at Sichuan University in July this year.

  • 25 March 2021 - Dr Huang received an invitation to become a topic editor of the MDPI Electronics Journal.

  • 16 March 2021 - Our collaborated work "Energy-Aware Coded Caching Strategy Design with Resource Optimization for Satellite-UAV-Vehicle Integrated Networks" is accepted by IEEE Internet of Things Journal. Early access at Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/JIOT.2021.3065664

  • 13 Nov. 2020 - Great news! CRC Longevity has been shortlisted for Stage 2 of CRC Round 22 funding.

  • 30 Oct. 2020 - Our work on Smart Catchments "Innovation through collaboration: Improving Urban Water Management for a Reef Council" is now published in Water e-Journal Vol 5 No 3 2020. Also available online here and PDF version here.

  • 30 Oct. 2020 - Our recent work submitted to the IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (Impact Factor: 17.861) is now under revision.

  • 19 Oct. 2020 - Dr Huang received a Certificate of Appreciation for participation in the Workplace Learning Program 2020 from the St Andrew's Catholic College, Redlynch Valley.

  • 6 Oct. 2020 - Dr Huang has been elected to the IEEE Senior Member grade for his significant contributions to the profession.

  • 19 Aug. 2020 - Our collaborated work “Smart Catchment” with the Cairns Regional Council has now published in the Digital Stormwater E-Magazine. You can review the complete article by following this link

  • 18 Aug. 2020 - Our new building on Cairns Campus, the JCU Ideas Lab is now ready!

  • 20 June 2020 - Our recent collaboration with the Centre for IoT and Telecommunications, University of Sydney,  on "Deep Learning-based Techniques for Grant-Free Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access for B5G-IoT", presented at the AusCTW 2020

  • 10 June 2020 -  In the modern world, we have several key challenges, and longevity is one of them. Dr Huang is a member of the  CRC Longevity research team

  • 8 June 2020 - Check out the latest video we made for Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef for the Reef RADicals competition at reefradicals.org. Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef and James Cook University have joined forces to find our next generation of passionate and inspiring Reef RADicals. 

  • 4 June 2020 - Dr Huang together with Dr Holdsworth received the very first and competitive JCU's Sandpit to Seed (S2S) funding support to further develop an innovative commercialisation opportunity.

  • 17 March 2020 - Dr Huang's Webcast: Automating STIV measurements, presented at NZ Hydrological Society Technical Workshop. The outcome is the first IoT solution/prototype that developed for near-real-time automated discharge measurement.