Research Interest

  • Cyber Security
  • Next-Generation Wireless Networks
  • Cloud/Edge/Fog/Mobile Computing

Funded Projects

  • Exploiting Upper Layer Spectrum Sensing and Directionality to Access the Hidden Available Spectrum

    Sponsor: National Science Foundation
    Duration: August 2020 - August 2023
    Investigator: Dr. Xingya Liu (PI) and Dr. Linda Xie (PI, UNC Charlotte)

  • A BLE-based Cognitive IoT system for Pipeline Sensor Networks

    Sponsor: CMMS Research Grants, Lamar University
    Duration: September 2020 - September 2021
    Investigator: Dr. Xingya Liu (PI), Dr. Ruhai Wang (Co-PI), and Dr. Bo Sun (Co-PI)

  • An IoT-based Loss-free Cargo Identification and Monitoring System

    Sponsor: Research Enhancement Grant, Lamar University
    Duration: August 2019 - August 2020
    Investigator: Dr. Xingya Liu (PI)

  • Creating IoT Solutions to Promote Quality Healthcare for Older Adults Residing in Rural Communities in Southeast and East Texas

    Sponsor: CICE Innovation Grants, Lamar University
    Duration: June 2019 - September 2019
    Investigator: Dr. LeAnn J. Chisholm (PI) and Dr. Xingya Liu (Co-PI)

  • Secure Spectrum Access for Device to Device Communications in the Internet of Things

    Sponsor: Research Enhancement Grant, Lamar University
    Duration: August 2018 - August 2019
    Investigator: Dr. Xingya Liu (PI)

Selected Publications

  • Ugur Saritac, Xingya Liu, Sabila Newaz, Ruhai Wang, and Hasan Md Imran, " A Joint Design of Deployment and Routing for Lifetime Maximization in Pipeline Sensor Networks," International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications (ISNCC), July, 2022.

  • Ugur Saritac, Xingya Liu, and Ruhai Wang, " A Assessment of Cybersecurity Framework in Critical Infrastructures," IEEE Delhi Section Conference (DELCON), Feburary, 2022.

  • Manjul Shrestha, Xingya Liu, and Moushmi Sreekanthan, " A Bluetooth-Based Contact-Tracing Mobile App for Airborne-Based Epidemic Control," International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications (ISNCC), November, 2021.

  • Yu Zhou, Ruhai Wang, Lei Yang, Xingya Liu, Zhihua Yang, Kanglian Zhao, and Scott C. Burleigh, "A Study of Link Disruption on BP from Spatial and Temporal Perspectives in Deep-Space Vehicle Communications," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2021.3111174.

  • Sabila Newaz, Hasan Md Imran, and Xingya Liu, "Detection Of Malware Using Deep Learning," International Conference on Computing Power and Communication Technologies (GUCON), September, 2021.

  • Lei Yang, Ruhai Wang, Xingya Liu, Yu Zhou, Lu Liu, Jie Liang, Scott C. Burleigh, and Kanglian Zhao, "Resource Consumption of a Hybrid Bundle Retransmission Approach on Deep-Space Communication Channels," IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems (AES), DOI: 10.1109/MAES.2021.3094787.

  • Lei Yang, Ruhai Wang, Yu Zhou, Xingya Liu, Kanglian Zhao, and Scott C. Burleigh, "Hybrid Retransmissions of BP for Reliable Deep-Space Vehicle Communications in Presence of Link Disruption," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2021.3072288.

  • Udayanga Jayasundara, Xingya Liu, and Zhe Luo, "A Bluetooth App-based Self-estimated Infection Model for Airborne-based Epidemic Diseases," IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), December, 2020.

  • Yera Greg and Xingya Liu, "An Anti-sniffing Protocol for Location-based Services in Wireless Networks," IEEE International Conference on Computing, Networking, and Communications (CNC), February, 2020.

  • Xingya Liu, "Blind Rendezvous: A Promising Candidate of Secure Spectrum Access for D2D communications in IoT," IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS), June, 2018.

  • Haoxin Wang, Jiang Xie, and Xingya Liu, "Rethinking Mobile Devices' Energy Efficiency in WLAN Management Services," IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication, and Networking (SECON), June, 2018.

  • Tamer Samak, Jiang Xie, and Xingya Liu, "Multi-Destination Rendezvous in Cognitive Radio Networks," IEEE International Conference on Communications, (ICC), May, 2018.

  • Xingya Liu and Jiang Xie, "Priority-based Spectrum Access in Cognitive D2D Networks for Internet of Things," IEEE International Conference on Communications, (ICC), May, 2017.

  • Xingya Liu and Jiang Xie, "A 2D Heterogeneous Rendezvous Protocol for Multi-Wideband Cognitive Radio Networks," IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications, (INFOCOM), May, 2017.

  • Xingya Liu and Jiang Xie, "A Self-Adaptive Optimal Fragmentation Protocol for Multi-Channel Cognitive Radio Ad Hoc Networks," IEEE Global Communications Conference, (GLOBECOM), December, 2016.

  • Xingya Liu and Jiang Xie, "Contention Window-Based Deadlock-Free MAC for Blind Rendezvous in Cognitive Radio Ad Hoc Networks," IEEE Global Communications Conference, (GLOBECOM), December, 2015.

  • Xingya Liu and Jiang Xie, "SUBSET: A Joint Design of Channel Selection and Channel Hopping for Fast Blind Rendezvous in Cognitive Radio Ad Hoc Networks," IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication, and Networking (SECON), June, 2015.

  • Xingya Liu and Jiang Xie, "A Slot-Asynchronous MAC Protocol Design for Blind Rendezvous in Cognitive Radio Networks," IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), December, 2014.

  • Xingya Liu and Jiang Xie, "A Practical Self-Adaptive Rendezvous Protocol in Cognitive Radio Ad Hoc Networks," IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), April, 2014.