Ad-hod/Mobile/Sensor Networks, Cooperative Communication and Cognitive Radio Networks, Wireless Network Security, Parallel & Distributed Computing, Cloud Computing, Bioinformatics Computing,  Algorithm Design and Analysis, Computational Geometry, Graph Theory


  • Unfettered and Reliable communication in Congested Spectrum Environment,  US Air Force, 2013 - 2018. 
  • Targeted Infusion Grant: Development of an Undergraduate Bioinformatics Program for Enhancing research and Education at Tennessee State University,  NSF, Sep 2011 – Aug 2014.
  • Subspace Segmentation for High-Dimensional Data Analysis,  NASA, 2012 - 2015.
  • Collaborative Research: Enhancing Curriculum and Faculty Development on Information Assurance and Security through Real World Relevant Portable Laboratory, NSF, 2014 - 2017


  • PI, “Heterogeneous Cognitive MIMO Networks: From Spectral Efficiency to Global Optimization”, Oct. 2008 – Sep. 2009, U.S. Air Force.
  • PI, “Cross-Layer Design of Channel-Adaptive Transceiver jointing with MAC and Networks,” Sep.2006 – Aug. 2008, U.S. Air Force.
  • Co-PI, “Center of Excellence for Battle Field Sensor Fusion,” Army Research Office, Oct. 2004 - Sep. 2010.
  •  PI, “DTRA’s Student Research Associate Program: Robust Networking Architectures and Security Schemes for Heterogeneous Sensor Networks”, DTRA, January 2009 – May 2011.
  • PI, “Secure Network Architectures and Routing Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks,” 2006, TSUResearch Sponsor Program. 



Journal Papers

  1. W. Chen, L. Hong, "Cooperative MIMO paradigms for cognitive radio networks," International Journal of Networking and Computing, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp 53-69, 2014.
  2. L. Hong, W. Chen, "Information Theory and Cryptography based Security Scheme for Cooperative MIMO Networks,"  Ad Hoc Networks, ELSEVIER, Vol. pp. 95-105, 2014.
  3. W. Chen, H. Miao, L. Hong, “Cross-layer Design for Cooperative Wireless Sensor Networks with Multiple Optimizations,” International Journal of Networking and Computing, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp 63-81, 2010.
  4. J. Uchida, A.K.M. Muzahidul Islam Y. Katayama, W. Chen, and K. Wada, “Construction and Maintenance of A Novel Cluster-based Architecture for Ad Hoc Sensor Networks,” Journal of Ad Hoc and Sensor Wireless Networks, Vol. 6, Number 1-2, pp. 1-31, 2008
  5. J. Uchida, W. Chen, K. Wada, “Acknowledged Broadcasting and Gossiping in Ad Hoc Radio Networks,” Journal of Theoretical Computer Science, No. 377, pp 43-54, 2007.
  6. A. Fujiwara, K. Matsumoto, W. Chen, “Procedures for Logic and Arithmetic Operations with DNA Molecules,” International Journal of Foundations of Computer Science, Vol.1, No. 3, pp.461-474, 2004.
  7. W. Chen, K. Wada, ``On Computing the Upper Envelope of Segments in Parallel,'' IEEE transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol.13 No.1, pp. 5-13,2002.
  8. W. Chen, K. Wada, K. Kawaguchi: “Robust Algorithms for Constructing Strongly Convex Hulls in Parallel,” Theoretical Computer Science, No. 289, pp. 277-295, 2002.
  9. W. Chen, X. W. Deng, K. Wada, K. Kawaguchi, ``Constructing A Strongly Convex Superhul of Points,'' International Journal of Computational Geometry and Applications, Vol.11, No.5, pp 487-502, 2001.
  10. W. Chen, K. Wada, ``Designing Efficient Parallel Algorithms with Multi-Level Divide-and-Conquer,'' IEICE Trans. on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences, E84-A, 5, pp.1201-1208, 2001.
  11. D.Z.Chen, W. Chen, K. Wada, K. Kawaguchi, ``Parallel algorithms for partitioning sorted sets and related problems,'' Algorithmica, Vol.28, No.2, pp.217-241, 2001.
  12. B. Chen, Q. Liu, W. Chen, “Classifying Soft Soil with Fussy Theory,” Journal Geological Engineering, pp.12-15, 1988.

International Conference Papers

  1. W. Chen, A. Sekmen, B. Bruce, K.Nguyen,  P. Mishra, L. Emujakporue, K. Wehbi, "Computational Approaches for Predicting Interaction Sites of Cytochrome and Photosystem I," Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computation Biology, 2013. Detailed Result
  2. W. Chen, H. Miao, L. Hong, S. Hargrove, “Dynamic and Decentralized Approaches for Optimal Allocation of Multiple Resources in Virtualized Data Centers,” Proceedings of International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA'11), 2011.
  3. M. McNeal, W. Chen, S. Shetty, S. Aungst, “Security-Oriented Robust Networking Architecture and Key Management for Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks,” Proceedings of International Conference on Wireless Networks (ICWN'11), 2011.
  4. A. K. M. M. Islam, K. Wada, J. Uchida, W. Chen, “An efficient routing protocol on a dynamic cluster-based sensor network,” Proceedings of sixth International ICST Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks, 2011.
  5. Liang Hong, McKenzie McNeal III, Wei Chen, “Secure Cooperative MIMO Communications under Active Compromised Nodes”, Proceedings of IEEE International Workshop on Sensor Networks and Systems for Pervasive Computing(PerSeNS), pp. 128 – 133, Wei Chen, McKenzie McNeal, Liang Hong, “Cross-Layered Design of Security Scheme for Cooperative MIMO Sensor Networks,” Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Wireless Information Technology and Systems, 2010.
  6. Wei Chen, Heh Miao, Liang Hong, Jim Savage, Husam Adas, “Cross Layer Design of Heterogeneous Virtual MIMO Radio Networks with Multi-Optimization,” Proceedings of 12th Workshop on Advances in Parallel and Distributed Computing Models in IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium , 2010.
  7. W. Chen, H. Miao, W. Koichi, “Autonomous market-based approach for resource allocation in a cluster-based sensor network,” Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Multicriteria Decision-Making, 2009.
  8. W. Chen, M. Heh, “A framework for hierarchical resource management in structured sensor networks,” Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Application and Principles of Information Science,Okinawa,Japan, 2009.
  9. W. Chen, H. Miao, L. Hong, S. Zein-Sabatto, H. A. Adas, K. Suzan, “Distributed Resource Management and Parallel Routing for Data Acquisition in Heterogeneous Sensor Networks,” Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Sensor Networks and Application, 2009
  10. W. Chen, H. Miao, W. Koichi, “Autonomous market-based approach for resource allocation in a cluster-based sensor network,” Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Multicriteria Decision-Making, 2009.


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