Faculty Profile

Xinrong Li

Title
Associate Professor
Department
Electrical Engineering
College
College of Engineering

    

Education

PhD, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2003.
Major: Electrical Engineering
MS, National University of Singapore, 1999.
Major: Electrical Engineering
BE, University of Science and Technology of China, 1995.
Major: Automatic Control

Current Scheduled Teaching*

EENG 5890.005, Directed Study, Fall 2021 Syllabus
EENG 6950.003, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2021 Syllabus
EENG 3910.001, DSP System Design Project, Fall 2021 Syllabus
EENG 5932.001, Internship, Fall 2021 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

EENG 5932.001, Internship, Summer 10W 2021
EENG 5890.006, Directed Study, Spring 2021 Syllabus
EENG 6950.005, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2021 Syllabus
EENG 3910.001, DSP System Design Project, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
EENG 3910.002, DSP System Design Project, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
EENG 5890.008, Directed Study, Fall 2020 Syllabus
EENG 6950.003, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2020 Syllabus
EENG 3910.001, DSP System Design Project, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
EENG 6950.006, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 10W 2020 Syllabus
EENG 5932.001, Internship, Summer 10W 2020 Syllabus
EENG 5890.006, Directed Study, Spring 2020 Syllabus
EENG 6950.005, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2020 Syllabus
EENG 3910.001, DSP System Design Project, Spring 2020 Syllabus
EENG 6940.005, Individual Research, Spring 2020 Syllabus
EENG 5610.001, Digital Signal Processing, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
EENG 5610.600, Digital Signal Processing, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
EENG 5890.005, Directed Study, Fall 2019 Syllabus
EENG 6950.003, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2019 Syllabus
EENG 3910.001, DSP System Design Project, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
EENG 6940.005, Individual Research, Fall 2019 Syllabus
EENG 6950.006, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 10W 2019
EENG 5932.001, Internship, Summer 10W 2019
EENG 5890.006, Directed Study, Spring 2019
EENG 6950.005, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2019
EENG 3910.001, DSP System Design Project, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
EENG 6940.005, Individual Research, Spring 2019
EENG 5932.001, Internship, Spring 2019
EENG 5890.005, Directed Study, Fall 2018
EENG 6950.003, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2018
EENG 3910.001, DSP System Design Project, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
EENG 5950.006, Master's Thesis, Fall 2018
EENG 5620.001, Statistical Signal Processing, Fall 2018 SPOT
EENG 5932.001, Internship, Summer 10W 2018
EENG 5950.005, Master's Thesis, Summer 10W 2018
EENG 5890.006, Directed Study, Spring 2018
EENG 6950.005, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2018
EENG 6940.005, Individual Research, Spring 2018
EENG 5932.001, Internship, Spring 2018
EENG 5950.002, Master's Thesis, Spring 2018
EENG 3910.001, Project V : DSP System Design, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
EENG 5610.001, Digital Signal Processing, Fall 2017 SPOT
EENG 5610.603, Digital Signal Processing, Fall 2017 SPOT
EENG 6950.003, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2017
EENG 5932.001, Internship, Fall 2017
EENG 5950.006, Master's Thesis, Fall 2017
EENG 3910.002, Project V : DSP System Design, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
EENG 5890.005, Directed Study, Summer 10W 2017
EENG 5932.001, Internship, Summer 10W 2017
EENG 5890.006, Directed Study, Spring 2017
EENG 6950.005, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2017
EENG 6940.005, Individual Research, Spring 2017
EENG 5932.001, Internship, Spring 2017
EENG 5950.002, Master's Thesis, Spring 2017
EENG 3910.001, Project V : DSP System Design, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
EENG 4900.005, Special Problems in Electrical Engineering, Spring 2017 Syllabus
EENG 5610.001, Digital Signal Processing, Fall 2016 SPOT
EENG 5610.603, Digital Signal Processing, Fall 2016 SPOT
EENG 5890.005, Directed Study, Fall 2016
EENG 6950.003, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2016
EENG 5932.001, Internship, Fall 2016
EENG 5950.006, Master's Thesis, Fall 2016
EENG 3910.002, Project V : DSP System Design, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
EENG 5900.006, Special Problems, Fall 2016
EENG 5932.001, Internship, Summer 10W 2016
EENG 5950.005, Master's Thesis, Summer 10W 2016
EENG 6900.001, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2016
EENG 5890.006, Directed Study, Spring 2016
EENG 5932.001, Internship, Spring 2016
EENG 5950.002, Master's Thesis, Spring 2016
EENG 3910.001, Project V : DSP System Design, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
EENG 4920.001, Cooperative Education in Electrical Engineering, Fall 2015 Syllabus
EENG 5610.001, Digital Signal Processing, Fall 2015 SPOT
EENG 5610.603, Digital Signal Processing, Fall 2015 SPOT
EENG 5890.007, Directed Study, Fall 2015
EENG 5932.001, Internship, Fall 2015
EENG 5950.006, Master's Thesis, Fall 2015
EENG 3910.002, Project V : DSP System Design, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
EENG 5890.002, Directed Study, Summer 10W 2015
EENG 5932.001, Internship, Summer 10W 2015
EENG 2610.002, Circuit Analysis, Spring 2015 Syllabus
EENG 4920.001, Cooperative Education in Electrical Engineering, Spring 2015 Syllabus
EENG 5950.002, Master's Thesis, Spring 2015
EENG 3910.001, Project V : DSP System Design, Spring 2015 Syllabus
EENG 5610.001, Digital Signal Processing, Fall 2014
EENG 3910.002, Project V : DSP System Design, Fall 2014 Syllabus
EENG 5890.007, Directed Study, Summer 5W2 2014
EENG 5950.005, Master's Thesis, Summer 10W 2014
EENG 5950.002, Master's Thesis, Spring 2014
EENG 3910.001, Project V : DSP System Design, Spring 2014 Syllabus
EENG 3920.001, Project VI : Modern Communication System Design, Spring 2014 Syllabus
EENG 5610.001, Digital Signal Processing, Fall 2013
EENG 5950.006, Master's Thesis, Fall 2013
EENG 3910.002, Project V : DSP System Design, Fall 2013 Syllabus
EENG 2610.002, Circuit Analysis, Spring 2013 Syllabus
EENG 5620.001, Statistical Signal Processing, Spring 2013
EENG 5610.001, Digital Signal Processing, Fall 2012
EENG 5890.007, Directed Study, Fall 2012
EENG 5950.006, Master's Thesis, Fall 2012
EENG 3910.002, Project V : DSP System Design, Fall 2012 Syllabus
EENG 2610.002, Circuit Analysis, Spring 2012 Syllabus
EENG 5950.002, Master's Thesis, Spring 2012
EENG 5620.001, Statistical Signal Processing, Spring 2012
EENG 2610.002, Circuit Analysis, Fall 2011 Syllabus
EENG 5610.001, Digital Signal Processing, Fall 2011
EENG 5950.006, Master's Thesis, Fall 2011
EENG 5950.005, Master's Thesis, Summer 10W 2011
EENG 2610.002, Circuit Analysis, Spring 2011 Syllabus
EENG 5950.002, Master's Thesis, Spring 2011
EENG 5900.003, Special Problems, Spring 2011
EENG 2610.002, Circuit Analysis, Fall 2010 Syllabus
EENG 5610.001, Digital Signal Processing, Fall 2010
EENG 5610.791, Digital Signal Processing, Fall 2010
EENG 5950.006, Master's Thesis, Fall 2010
EENG 5950.005, Master's Thesis, Summer 10W 2010
EENG 2610.001, Circuit Analysis, Spring 2010 Syllabus
EENG 5890.003, Directed Study, Spring 2010
CSCE 6950.802, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2010
EENG 5950.002, Master's Thesis, Spring 2010
EENG 5620.001, Statistical Signal Processing, Spring 2010
EENG 5620.791, Statistical Signal Processing, Spring 2010
EENG 5610.002, Digital Signal Processing, Fall 2009
CSCE 6950.802, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2009
EENG 5950.006, Master's Thesis, Fall 2009
CSCE 5934.802, Directed Study, Summer 10W 2009
EENG 5950.005, Master's Thesis, Summer 10W 2009
EENG 2610.001, Circuit Analysis, Spring 2009
EENG 5890.001, Directed Study, Spring 2009
CSCE 6950.802, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2009
EENG 5950.002, Master's Thesis, Spring 2009
EENG 2610.002, Circuit Analysis, Fall 2008
EENG 5610.002, Digital Signal Processing, Fall 2008
EENG 5890.001, Directed Study, Fall 2008
CSCE 6940.802, Individual Research, Fall 2008
CSCE 6940.802, Individual Research, Summer 10W 2008
CSCE 6940.802, Individual Research, Spring 2008
EENG 2920.001, Project IV (CAD Tools and Design), Spring 2008
EENG 5620.001, Statistical Signal Processing, Spring 2008
EENG 2610.001, Circuit Analysis, Fall 2007
EENG 5610.001, Digital Signal Processing, Fall 2007
EENG 5890.001, Directed Study, Fall 2007
EENG 3910.001, Project V (Digital Signal Processing Theory and Design), Fall 2007
CSCE 5934.804, Directed Study, Summer 10W 2007
EENG 2610.001, Circuit Analysis, Spring 2007
EENG 2910.001, Project III (Circuit Design and Analysis Using SPICE), Spring 2007
EENG 2610.001, Circuit Analysis, Fall 2006
EENG 3910.001, Project V (Digital Signal Processing Theory and Design), Fall 2006
CSCE 5934.802, Directed Study, Summer 10W 2006
CSCE 5950.802, Master's Thesis, Summer 10W 2006
EENG 2610.001, Circuit Analysis, Spring 2006
CSCE 5950.802, Master's Thesis, Spring 2006
EENG 2610.001, Circuit Analysis, Fall 2005
CSCE 5950.802, Master's Thesis, Fall 2005
CSCI 2980.003, Experimental Course, Spring 2005

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Li, H., Luo, H., Zhao, F., Li, X. (2015). TACO: A traceback algorithm based on ant colony optimization for geomagnetic positioning. Advances in Wireless Sensor Networks. Springer.
Yang, J., Li, X. (2007). Bayesian indoor positioning methods. Encyclopedia of Geographical Information Science. Springer.
Pahlavan, K., Beneat, J., Li, X. (2003). Trends in wireless indoor networks. Wiley Encyclopedia of Telecommunications. John Wiley & Sons.
Pahlavan, K., Li, X., Ylianttila, M., Latva-aho, M. (2000). Wireless data communication systems. Wireless Communication Technologies - New Multimedia Systems. Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Conference Proceeding
Zhou, M., Gu, Y., Li, X., Fu, S., Arigong, B. (2018). A symmetrical two-way power divider with impedance transforming property. IEEE Texas Symposium on Wireless and Microwave Circuits and Systems (WMCS).
Grabner, M., Li, X., Fu, S. (2018). Low complexity dynamic soft-output sphere decoding based on LLR clipping and scaled Euclidean distances. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC).
Grabner, M., Li, X., Fu, S. (2018). Performance of perfect space-time codes under linear MMSE equalization and BLAST based decoding for large data rates. IEEE Texas Symposium on Wireless and Microwave Circuits and Systems (WMCS)).
Du, W., Yao, L., Wu, D., Li, X., Liu, G., Yang, T. (2018). Accelerated distributed energy management for microgrids. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting.
Grabner, M. J., Li, X., Fu, S. (2017). A novel soft-output decoding method for integer space-time block codes. IEEE Texas Symposium on Wireless and Microwave Circuits and Systems (WMCS).
Ying, J., Pahlavan, K., Li, X. (2017). Precision of RSS-based indoor geolocation in IoT applications. IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC).
Smith, J., Li, X. (2016). AirSniffer: A smartphone-based sensor system for body area climate and air quality monitoring. IEEE International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology (ISMICT).
Abraham, S., Li, X. (2014). A cost-effective wireless sensor network system for indoor air quality monitoring applications. International Conference on Future Networks and Communications (FNC).
Ayeh, E., Namuduri, K., Li, X. (2014). Performance evaluation of eigenvalue-based detection strategies in a sensor network. IEEE ICC - Signal Processing for Communications Symposium.
Ferdoush, S., Li, X. (2014). Wireless sensor network system design using Raspberry Pi and Arduino for environmental monitoring applications. International Conference on Future Networks and Communications (FNC).
Ayeh, E., Namuduri, K., Li, X. (2013). Statistical ranking of sensor observations for centralized detection with distributed sensors. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP).
Katragadda, V., Bokshi, M., Wan, Y., Li, X. (2012). An interactive tool to investigate the inference performance of network dynamics from data. AIAA Infotech Conference.
Li, X. (2012). Collaborative localization and tracking in wireless sensor networks. Invitational Workshop on Opportunistic RF Localization for Next Generation Wireless Devices.
Kamineni, N., Li, X. (2010). Analysis of anti-collision multi-tag identification algorithms in passive RFID systems. International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT).
Yang, J., Li, X. (2010). Design and implementation of low-power wireless sensor networks for environmental monitoring. IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Information Security (WCNIS).
Subbu, K., Li, X. (2010). SFRP: A selective flooding-based routing protocol for clustered wireless sensor networks. IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS).
Journal Article
Charania, I., Li, X. (2020). Smart Farming: Agriculture's Shift from a Labor Intensive to Technology Native Industry. Internet of Things. 9, . Elsevier. https://www.journals.elsevier.com/internet-of-things
Ruprecht, N. A., Li, X. (2019). Implementation of compressive sampling for wireless sensor network applications. International Journal of Sensor Networks.
Abraham, S., Li, X. (2016). Design of a low-cost wireless indoor air quality sensor network system. International Journal of Wireless Information Networks.
Yang, J., Li, X. (2014). Time synchronization algorithms in low-cost wireless sensor network systems. International Journal of Wireless Information Networks.
Kim, S., Kim, Y., Li, X., Kang, J. (2013). Orthogonal pulse design in consideration of FCC and IEEE 802.15.4a constraints. IEEE Communications Letters.
Zhu, H., Li, X., Xu, Y., Li, X. (2012). An energy-efficient link quality monitoring scheme for wireless networks. Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing.
An, Z., Zhu, H., Li, X., Xu, C., Xu, Y., Li, X. (2011). Non-identical linear pulse-coupled oscillators model with application to time synchronization in wireless sensor networks. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics.
Li, X. (2010). Collaborative multi-sensor tracking in mobile wireless sensor networks. International Journal of Sensor Networks.
Yang, J., Zhang, C., Li, X., Huang, Y., Fu, S., Acevedo, M. F. (2010). Integration of wireless sensor networks in environmental monitoring cyber infrastructure. Wireless Networks. 16(4), 1091--1108. Springer US.
Li, X., Yang, J. (2010). Posterior Cramer-Rao bound for collaborative multi-sensor tracking in wireless sensor networks.
Harrington, B., Huang, Y., Yang, J., Li, X. (2009). Energy efficient map interpolation for sensor fields using Kriging. IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.
Li, X. (2007). Collaborative localization with received signal strength in wireless sensor networks. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.
Alsindi, N., Pahlavan, K., Li, X. (2007). Analysis of time of arrival estimation using wideband measurements of indoor radio propagations. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement.
Li, X. (2006). RSS-based location estimation with unknown pathloss model. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.
Alavi, B., Pahlavan, K., Alsindi, N., Li, X. (2006). Using UWB measurements for statistical analysis of the ranging error in indoor multipath environment.
Ghazizahedi, A., Li, X., Pahlavan, K. (2005). Trends in IEEE 802.11 WLANs.
Li, X., Pahlavan, K. (2004). Super-resolution TOA estimation with diversity for indoor geolocation. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.
Tang, X., Thng, I. L., Li, X. (2003). A new digital approach to design 3D CAP waveforms. IEEE Transactions on Communications.
Pahlavan, K., Li, X., Makela, J. (2002). Indoor geolocation science and technology. IEEE Communications Magazine.
Zhu, M., Wang, J., Li, X. (1997). Complex system modeling using BP neural networks. Computer Simulation.
Special Issue Editorial
Jin, Y., Gao, H., Hu, T., Li, X. (2020). Special Issue on AI-Driven Smart Networking and Communication for Personal Internet of Things: Part II. International Journal of Wireless Information Networks. 27, . Springer.
Jin, Y., Gao, H., Hu, T., Li, X. (2019). Special Issue on AI-Driven Smart Networking and Communication for Personal Internet of Things: Part I. International Journal of Wireless Information Networks. 26, . Springer.
Xu, Z., Liu, Y., Li, X. (2018). Special Issue on Selected Technologies and Applications in Wireless Communications for Smart City Computing. International Journal of Wireless Information Networks. 25, . Springer.
Hamalainen, M., Li, X. (2017). Recent advances in body area network technology and applications. International Journal of Wireless Information Networks. Springer.
Li, X., Alsindi, N. (2013). Recent advances in indoor geolocation techniques. International Journal of Wireless Information Networks. 20, . Springer.
Xu, C., Xu, Y., Li, X., Zhu, H., Han, G. (2013). Distributed Middleware of Large-Scale Wireless Networks. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks. 9, . SAGE Publications.
Valaee, S., Li, X. (2012). Recent advances in wireless localization technologies. International Journal of Wireless Information Networks. 19, . Springer.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Fu, S. (Principal), Yang, Q. (Co-Principal), Li, X. (Co-Principal), "IUCRC Preliminary Proposal Planning Grant University of North Texas: Center for Electric, Connected and Autonomous Technologies for Mobility (eCAT)," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $1 Funded. (November 2020March 2021).
Li, X. (Other), "RET Site: Research Experiences for Teachers in Sensor Networks," Sponsored by NSF, Federal, $492043 Funded. (June 1, 2011July 31, 2015).
Li, X. (Principal), "Modeling, Simulation, and Design of Automotive Control Systems," Sponsored by Peterbilt Inc., Local, $5519 Funded. (June 20, 2014July 19, 2014).
Grant - Teaching
Li, X. (Principal), "Integration of TI Robotics Systems Learning Kit in EE Courses," Sponsored by Texas Instrument, Private, $40000 Funded. (September 2019May 2020).
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

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out of 7
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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