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name :  Qian HE Gender: Female phone: 86-15828057718
email: qianhe@uestc.edu.cn office-address: B-519, Research Building
major:  Signal and Information Processing
research interst  Signal processing and its applications in radar, communications, smart grid, and sensor networks
Biography Qian He received the B.Eng. and Ph.D. (both with honors) in electronic engineering from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu, China, in 2004 and 2010, respectively.

From 2007 to 2009, she was a Visiting Scholar in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA. From 2010 to 2011, she was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the same department at Lehigh. Since 2010, she has been a faculty member in the Electronic Engineering Department at UESTC, where she is currently a Professor. Her current research interests include statistical signal processing, array signal processing, adaptive signal processing, and their applications in radar, communication, and smart grid systems.

Dr. He is an associate editor of IEEE Signal Processing Letters and is on the editorial boards of Journal of Communications and Information Sciences and Advances in Energy and Power Engineering. She was a recipient of the UESTC Hundred Talent Program, Li-Xin Tang Faculty Award for Excellent Research, Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of China Nomination Award, Outstanding Young Investigator Nomination Award and Outstanding Faculty Award at UESTC. She is a member of Sigma Xi and is a member of the Sensor Array and Multichannel Technical Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society.

See homepage http://staff.uestc.edu.cn/qianhe/
Teaching Schedule Graduate Courses
• Signal Detection and Estimation

Undergraduate Courses
• Signals and Systems
• Advanced Digital Signal Processing
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS Refereed Journal Articles
[J19] Qian He, Jianbin Hu, R. S. Blum, and Yonggang Wu, “Generalized Cramer-Rao bound for joint estimation of target position and velocity for active and passive radar networks,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 64, no. 8, pp. 2078-2089,  Apr 2016.
[J18] V. M. Chiriac, Qian He, A. M. Haimovich, and R. S. Blum, “Ziv-Zakai bound for joint parameter estimation in MIMO radar systems,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 63, no. 18, pp. 4956-4968, Aug 2015.
[J17] Qian He, Xiaodong Li, Zishu He, and R. S. Blum, “MIMO-OTH radar: Signal model for arbitrary placement and signals with non-point targets,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 63, no. 7, pp. 1846-1857, 2015.
[J16] Shuangling Wang, Qian He, and Zishu He, “LFM-based waveform design for cognitive MIMO radar with constrained bandwidth,” EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, no. 1, pp. 89-101, 2014.
[J15] Mao Li, Qian He, Kai Li, and Zishu He. “A recursive method for compensating ionospheric phase contamination based on multistage Taylor expansion,” IEICE Electronics Express, vol. 11, no. 17, pp. 1-6, 2014.
[J14] Qian He and R. S. Blum. “The significant gains from optimally processed multiple signals of opportunity and multiple receive stations in passive radar,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 180-184, Feb 2014.
[J13] Qian He and R. S. Blum. “New hypothesis testing-based rapid change detection for power grid system monitoring,” International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems, vol. 29. no. 3, pp. 239-263, Nov 2013.
[J12] Peilin Sun, Jun Tang, Qian He, Bo Tang, and Xiaowei Tang. “Cramer–Rao bound of parameters estimation and coherence performance for next generation radar”, IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 553-567, Jan 2013.
[J11] Xiaowei Tang, Jun Tang, Qian He, Bo Tang, Peilin Sun, and Ning Zhang. “Cramer-Rao bounds and coherence performance analysis for next generation radar with pulse trains”, Sensors, no. 4, pp. 5347-5367, Apr 2013.
[J10] Qian He and R. S. Blum. “Noncoherent versus coherent MIMO radar: Performance and simplicity analysis,” Signal Processing, Elsevier, vol. 92, pp. 2454-2463, May 2012.
[J9] Wei You, Zishu He, Xuyuan Chen, Jinfeng Hu, and Qian He. “Skywave radar decontamination based on cubic phase model,” Chinese Journal of Radio Science (in Chinese), vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 875-880, Oct 2012. 
[J8] Qian He and R. S. Blum. “Diversity gain for MIMO Neyman-Pearson signal detection,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 59, no. 3, pp. 869-881, Mar 2011.
[J7] Qian He, R. S. Blum, and A. M. Haimovich. “Noncoherent MIMO radar for location and velocity estimation: More antennas means better performance,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, no. 7, pp. 3661-3680, Jul 2010.
[J6] Qian He, N. Lehmann, R. S. Blum, and A. M. Haimovich. “MIMO radar moving target detection in homogeneous clutter,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 1290-1301, Jul 2010.
[J5] Qian He, R. S. Blum, H. Godrich, and A. M. Haimovich. “Target velocity estimation and antenna placement for MIMO radar with widely separated antennas,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 79-100, Feb 2010 (SPS Young Author Paper Award Nominated Candidate).
[J4] Qian He and R. S. Blum. “Cramer-Rao bound for MIMO radar target localization with phase errors,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 83-86, Jan 2010 (SPL Best Paper Award Nominated Candidate).
[J3] Shuangling Wang, Qian He and Zishu He. “Moving target detection in non-Gaussian clutter for MIMO radar with widely separated antennas,” Application Research of Computers (in Chinese), vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 543-547, Feb 2011.  
[J2] Bo Liu, Zishu He, and Qian He. “New method for mitigating nonlinear correlation in digital arrays,” Journal of Electronic Measurement and Instrument (in Chinese), vol. 22, no. 1, 2008. 
[J1] Qian He, Chunlin Han, Yupeng Chen, and Liang Ma, “General digital modulator design and implementation based on Nios II,”Application of Electronic Technique (in Chinese), vol. 4, pp. 120-122, 2006.

Refereed Conference Articles
[C37] Kaili Zhang, Qian He, Zishu He, and Yiming Zhang. “Distributed LOUD detection for true and false warhead recognition”, invited paper for the 10th International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing, Singapore, Dec 2015.
[C36] Jianbin Hu, Qian He, R. S. Blum, and Yonggang Wu. “Performance Analysis of Joint Parameter Estimation for Distributed Radar Networks under a General Model”, invited paper for the 2015 IET International Radar Conference, Hangzhou, China, Oct 2015.
[C35] Fang Liu, Qian He, Zhilei Wang, R. S. Blum, L. V. Snyder, and S. Kishore. “Properties of the Optimum Linear Arrays of Wave Power Devices”, invited paper for the 3rd IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing (ChinaSIP), Chengdu, China, Jul 2015.
[C34] Jianbin Hu, Qian He, and R. S. Blum. “Comparing the Cramer-Rao bounds for distributed radar with and without previous detection information”, invited paper for the 3rd IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing (ChinaSIP), Chengdu, China, Jul 2015 (Excellent Student Paper Award, IEEE Chengdu Section).
[C33] Kaili Zhang, Qian He, Zishu He, and Yimin Zhang. “Consensus-based LOUD detection for true and false warhead recognition”, invited paper for  the 3rd IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing (ChinaSIP), Chengdu, China, Jul 2015.
[C32] Qian He, Duo Bai, and R. S. Blum. “Optimum node selection for protection under power grid state estimation”, in Proceedings of the 40th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Brisbane, Australia, Apr 2015.
[C31] Qi Ding, Qian He, Zishu He, and R. S. Blum. “Diverisity gain for MIMO-OTH radar target detection under product of complex Gaussian reflections”, in Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing (ChinaSIP), Xi’an, China, 2014.
[C30] Xue Wang, Qian He, and Dongyang Cai. “Sequential LOUD test for genuine and dummy warhead identification using MIMO Radar,” in Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Communications, Signal Processing, and Systems (CSPS), Huhehaote, China, Jul 2014.
[C29] Mao Li, Qian He, Zishu He, and R. S. Blum. “Performance bounds for joint estimation of ionospheric and target parameters in MIMO-OTH radar“, in Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), May 2014.
[C28] Qian He, Xiaodong Li, Zishu He, and R. S. Blum. “Signal model and detection performance for MIMO-OTH radar with multipath ionospheric propagation and non-point target”, in Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), May 2014.
[C27] Shuangling Wang, Qian He, Zishu He, and R. S. Blum, “Waveform design for detection in MIMO over-the-horizon radar,” in Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Radar Conference (RadarCon), Cincinnati, OH, May 2014.
[C26] V. M. Chiriac, Qian He, A. M. Haimovich, and R. S. Blum, “Ziv-Zaikai bound for target location and velocity estimation using noncoherent MIMO radar,” invited paper for the 47th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov 2013.
[C25] Mao Li, Qian He, Zishu He, and R. S. Blum. “Hybrid Cramer-Rao bound for joint estimation of target and ionospheric parameters using MIMO-OTH radar”, in Proceedings of the 1st IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing (ChinaSIP),  Beijing, China, Jul 2013.
[C24] Shuangling Wang, Qian He, Zishu He, and R. S. Blum. “MIMO over-the-horizon radar waveform design for target detection”, in Proceedings of the 38th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, Canada, May 2013 (SPS Travel Grant Award).
[C23] Shuangling Wang, Qian He, Zishu He, and R. S. Blum. “Waveform design for MIMO over-the-horozon radar detection in signal dependent clutter and colored noise”, in Proceedings of the 2013 IET International Radar Conference, Xi’an China, Jul 2013.
[C22] Liang Zhao, Qian He, and R. S. Blum. “Realistic simulation tests for LOUD dynamic smart grid system change detection”, in Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm), Tainan, Nov 2012.
[C21] Xiaodong Li, Qian He, and Zishu He. “Detection performance of MIMO-OTH radar: Advantages of multipath ionospheric propagation”, in Proceedings of the 2012 International Symposium on Advanced Computing and Communications (ISACC), Chengdu, China, Oct, 2012.
[C20] Qian He, Chuanming Wei, and R. S. Blum. “Effects of unsuccessful transmissions of measurements on uncertainty in power flow calculations”, in Proceedings of the 7th IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop (SAM), Hoboken, NJ, Jun 2012.
[C19] Qian He, R. S. Blum, and Z. N. Rawas. “Ordering for energy efficient communications for noncoherent MIMO radar networks,” invited paper for the 37th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Japan, Kyoto, Mar 2012 (SPS Travel Grant Award).
[C18] Wei You, Qian He, Zishu He, and Shuangling Wang. “OTH radar transient noise excision based on S transform and ridge detection,” in Proceedings of 2011 International Workshop on Future Communications and Networking, Hong Kong, China, Dec 2011.
[C17] Wei You, Qian He, Zishu He, and Shuangling Wang. “Transient noise excision for skywave over-the-horizon radar based on adaptive Gaussian chirplet decomposition,” in Proceedings of the 2011 China, Korea, Japan Electronics and Communications Conference, Chengdu, China, Oct 2011.
[C16] Qian He, R. S. Blum, and Zishu He. “Noncoherent Versus Coherent MIMO Radar for Joint Target Position and Velocity Estimation,” in Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE CIE International Conference on Radar, Chengdu, China, Oct 2011.
[C15] Qian He and R. S. Blum. “Smart grid fault detection using locally optimum unknown or estimated direction hypothesis test,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Grid and Clean Energy Technologies (ICSGCE), Chengdu, China, Sep 2011.
[C14] Qian He and R. S. Blum. “Smart grid monitoring for intrusion and fault detection with new locally optimum testing procedures,” in Proceedings of the 36th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Pragure, Czech, May 2011.
[C13] Qian He and R. S. Blum. “MIMO radar diversity with Neyman-Pearson signal detection in non-Gaussian circumstance with non-orthogonal waveforms,” in Proceedings of the 36th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Pragure, Czech, May 2011.
[C12] Qian He and R. S. Blum. “New hypothesis testing-based methods for fault detection for smart grid systems,” in Proceedings of the 45th Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), Baltimore, MD, Mar 2011.
[C11] Z. N. Rawas, Qian He, and R. S. Blum. “Energy-efficient noncoherent signal detection for networked sensors using ordered transmission,” in Proceedings of the 45th Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), Baltimore, MD, Mar 2011.
[C10] Qian He and R. S. Blum. “Diversity gain for MIMO radar employing nonorthogonal waveforms,” invited paper for the 4th International Symposium on Communications, Control and Signal Processing, pp. 1-6, Limassol, Cyprus, Mar 2010.
[C9] Shuangling Wang, Qian He, and Zishu He. “Compressed sensing moving target detection for widely-spaced-antenna MIMO radar,” in Proceedings of International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing and Communications Systems (ISPACS), Chengdu, Dec 2010.
[C8] Shuangling Wang, Qian He, and Zishu He. “Slow moving target detection in log-normal clutter using MIMO radar with widely separated antennas,” in Proceedings of the Annual Radar Conference 2010 (in Chinese), pp. 443-447, Changsha, Hunan, Oct 2010.  
[C7] Chuanming Wei, Qian He, and R. S. Blum. “Cramer-Rao bound for joint location and velocity estimation in multi-target non-coherent MIMO radars,” in Proceedings of the 44th Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), pp. 1-6, Princeton, NJ, Mar 2010.
[C6] Qian He and R. S. Blum. “Performance and complexity issues in noncoherent and coherent MIMO radar,” invited paper for the 43rd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, pp. 1206-1210, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov 2009.
[C5] Qian He, R. S. Blum, and A. M. Haimovich. “Non-coherent MIMO radar for target estimation: More antennas means better performance,” in Proceedings of the 43rd Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), pp. 108-113, Baltimore, MD, Mar 2009.
[C4] Qian He, R. S. Blum, A. M. Haimovich, and Zishu He. “Antenna placement for velocity estimation using MIMO radar,” invited paper for the 42nd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, pp. 619-623, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov 2008.
[C3] Qian He, R. S. Blum, H. Godrich, and A. M. Haimovich. “Cramer-Rao bound for target velocity estimation in MIMO radar with widely separated antennas,” in Proceedings of the 42nd Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), pp.123 – 127, Princeton, NJ, Mar 2008.
[C2] Qian He, Zishu He, and Huiyong Li. “Multibeam amplitude comparison problems for MIMO radar’s angle measurement,” in Proceedings of the 41st Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, pp. 2163 – 2167, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov 2007.
[C1] Bo Liu, Zishu He, and Qian He. “Optimization of orthogonal discrete frequency-coding waveform based on modified genetic algorithm for MIMO radar,” in Proceedings of the International Conf. on Comm, Circuits and Systems (ICCCAS), pp. 966 – 970, Jul 2007.

BOOKS
Books [B1] Qian He, Yang Yang, and R. S. Blum. MIMO Radar with Widely Separated Antennas – From Concepts to Designs, book Chapter for Academic Press Library in Signal Processing: Volume 2: Communications and Radar Signal Processing, edited by S. Theodoridis and R. Chellappa, Academic Press, Oct 2013.