News

  • 27 November 2022 – Our work: Zhengmin Kong, Hui Ouyang, Yiyuan Cao, Tao Huang, Euijoon Ahn, Maoqi Zhang and Huan Liu, “Automated Periodontitis Bone Loss Diagnosis in Panoramic Radiographs Using a Bespoke Two-Stage Detector,” is now accepted by the Computers in Biology and Medicine (IF 6.698).

  • 22 November 2022 – Our work: Majumder Haider, M. K. Peyal, Tao Huang and Wei Xiang, “Road Crack Avoidance: A CNN-based Smart Transportation System for Intelligent Vehicles," is now accepted by the Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning and Operations (IF 3.839).

  • 22 November 2022 -  Dr Huang leads 5 engineering PhD students from Cairns attending the JCU ENG HDR Conferences at Townsville.

  • 18 November 2022 – Dr. Huang is now an Associate Editor of the IET Communications Journal.

  • 17 November 2022 – ICC Lab member Umer Zia’s project “IoT-Enabled Smart Farming in Queensland” received an Honorary Mention in the 2022 ComSoc Student Competition "Communications Technology Changing the World". It was ranked among the best 14 projects among the 67 submitted. Projects submitted were evaluated by an international committee made of 54 experts nominated by the Competition Co-Chairs and by ComSoc Technical Committees, covering all areas of the ComSoc scope ( http://www.comsoc.org/communications-technology-changing-world).

  • 16 November 2022 – Dr Huang was invited to submit a review paper to MDPI Energies on energy management of sensing and communications systems in Autonomous Vehicles.

  • 15 November 2022 – Dr Huang was invited to give a technical talk in The 2023 Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW) will take place in Darwin, NT, on 21-23 June.

  • 14 November 2022 – Dr Huang becomes a Topical Advisory Panel Members for ‘Networks’ of MDPI Electronics. Link: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/electronics/topic_editors/networks

  • 7 November 2022 – Our work: Shushi Gu, Zichao Yu, Qinyu Zhang and Tao Huang, “Energy-Aware Coded Transmission Strategy for Hierarchical Cooperative Caching Networks,” is now accepted by IEEE Wireless Communications Letters.

  • 4 November 2022 – Our work: Umer Zia, Wei Xiang, G.M. Vitetta and Tao Huang, “Deep Learning for Parametric Channel Estimation in Massive MIMO Systems,” is now accepted by IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.

  • 2~3 November 2022 – Dr Huang attended the 10th TESS (Centre for Tropical Environmental and Sustainability Science) Annual Science Meeting at Palm Cove, Cairns.

  • 21 October 2022 – Our project application to the NARDHC Seed Funding Scheme 2022 Application NARDHC00005 succeeded (AUD $49,995). Project team: Dr Stephanie Baker, Dr Euijoon Ahn, Dr Tao Huang, Dr Bronson Philippa, Prof Caryn West, Mr Christopher Rouen. Project: Fusion of wearable and environmental sensors for remote monitoring of health and well-being in elderly populations.

  • 21 October 2022 – Our work: Jianan Liu, Liping Bai, Yuxuan Xia, Tao Huang, Bing Zhu, and Qing-long Han, "GNN-PMB: A Simple but Effective Online 3D Multi-Object Tracker without Bells and Whistles," is now accepted by IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles. 

  • 21 October 2022 – Dr Huang gives a guest lecture to students in MA3832 Neural Network and Deep Learning about latent space, contrastive learning, and his current deep learning-related research work.

  • 12 October 2022 – Dr Huang gives a talk in TESS Seminar with the title “Interested in adopting AI in your domain research but lacking labelled data? An introduction to contrastive learning.” The link is here.

  • 6 October 2022 – Dr Huang, together with colleagues in IoT discipline (Stephanie Baker, Carolyn Diedricks, Yang Du, Jeremy Gordon, Bronson Philippa, Eric Wang), received the JCU Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning for creating an innovative and student-focused curriculum and culture of learning that provides engineering students with job-ready skills in electronics and the Internet of Things. The news is on Campus Morning Mail here.

  • 28~29 September 2022 - Dr Huang attended the Autonomous Vessel Forum 2022 at Townsville.

  • 23 September 2022 - Dr Huang hosts Professor Levent Sevgi (IEEE Fellow) to give our students an interesting IEEE Distinguished Lecturer Seminar on Electromagnetic Engineering.

  • 22 August 2022 - Our work: Mengyao Zhang, Tao Huang, Zhaoxia Guo, and Zhenggang He, “Complex-network-based traffic network analysis and dynamics A comprehensive review,” is accepted by Physica A.

  • 12 August 2022 - Our work: Umer Zia, Wei Xiang, Tao Huang, and I.H Naqvi, “Deep Learning-aided TR-UWB MIMO System,” is now accepted by the IEEE Transactions on Communications.

  • 11~14 August 2022 - Dr Huang representing the IEEE Northern Australia Section and attending 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.

  • 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.

  • 16 Jan. 2022 – Dr. Huang published in the IEEE Global Communications News Letter “Stay Connected to the IEEE Communications Society via the Virtual Distinguished Lecturer Program at the Far North Queensland Region.” Read more from here.

  • 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 Years. We 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.