Dr. Hongxiang Li

Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
James B. Speed School of Engineering,
University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40292

Office: William S. Speed Bldg, Room 216
Phone:(502) 852-7958
Fax: (502) 852-7033
E-mail: h dot li AT louisville dot edu


Brief Bio

Dr. Hongxiang Li is currently an assistant professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Louisville. Before joining UofL, he was an assistant professor at North Dakota State University from 2008 to 2011. Prior to that , he worked shortly in Intel (2006) and T-mobile USA (2008). He spent the summer of 2012 at the Air Force Research Lab in Rome, New York under the support of Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program. Dr. Li received a B.S. degree from Xi’an Jiaotong University, China in 2000, a M.S. degree from Ohio University in 2004, and a Ph.D. degree from University of Washington, Seattle in 2008, all in electrical engineering. Dr. Li's general research interests are mobile communications and wireless networks. His research has been funded by National Science Foundation (NSF), National Aerounautics and Space Adninistration (NASA) and Air Force Research Lab (AFRL). Dr Li is a senior member of IEEE. He is also the recipient of the 2012 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award.

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Research Interestes

  • Wireless network cooperation and convergence
    • Hybrid network
    • Cooperative spectrum sharing
    • Cognitive radio
  • Broadband access networks 
    • Dirty paper coding and its applications
    • Multicarrier, OFDM(A) systems 
    • Multi-Antenna Systems (MIMO) 
    • Multi-User Information Theory
  • Network coding for delay sensitive wireless communications
  • Smart grid communication and green radio

Five Selected Publications

H. Li, G. Ru, Y. Kim and H. Liu “OFDMA capacity analysis in MIMO channels,” IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 56, No. 9, pp. 4438-4446, Sept. 2010.

H. Li, B. Liu and H. Liu,Transmission Schemes for Multicarrier Broadcast and Unicast Hybrid Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 7, No. 11, pp. 4321-4330, November 2008.

B. Liu, H. Li, H. Liu and S. Roy,DPC-based hierarchical broadcasting: design and implementation”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 57, no. 6, pp. 3895-3900, November 2008.

H. Li and H. Liu,An Analysis of Uplink OFDMA Optimality”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 6, no. 8, pp. 2972-2983, August 2007.

H. Li and D. W. Matolak,Phase noise and fading effects on system performance in MT-DS-SS”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 54, no. 5, pp.1759-1767, September 2005.

Group Members and Alumni


ECE 320 Network Analyisis II: Fall 2011

ECE 550 Communication: Spring 2012

Hongxiang Li / ECE / UL