David Huang

Professor, BE ME Tsinghua, PhD HKUST

  • The University of Western Australia (M018), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 992 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
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Personal profile


2004 Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), P. R. China

1999 Master of Engineering in Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, P. R. China

1996 Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, P. R. China

Funding overview

1. ARC Discovery Project (2014 – 2016), DP140100522, $385,000
“Signal Processing for Reconfigurable Antennas - a Multidisciplinary Approach for Next Generation Wireless Communications,”
2. UWA Research Collaboration Awards 2014, $10,000
“Security assessment and frequency enhancement of smart grid”
3. ARC Discovery Project (2011 – 2013), DP110100736, $520,000
“Increasing the range and rate of underwater acoustic communication systems using multi hop relay”
4. ARC Discovery Project (2010 – 2012), DP1093000, $255,000
“Designing Bandwidth Efficient High Speed Underwater Acoustic Communication Systems with Block by Block Turbo Processing”
5. ARC Discovery Project (2008 – 2010), DP0877616, $216,000
“Semi contention based multi user diversity: a new way to increase throughput of wireless communications”
6. UWA Research Development Awards 2010, $30,916
“Building a Digital Signal Processing Platform for High-speed Underwater Acoustic Communications”
7. UWA Research Grant (2007), $24,858
“Emulation of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing based broadband wireless network with multi-user diversity”
8. WUN (Worldwide Universities Network) Research Development Fund, 2010, £10,000
“WUN CogCom”
9. UWA Research Collaboration Awards 2009, Second Round, $5,000
“Extending the Lifetime of Underwater Sensor Networks through Cognitive Acoustics”
10. UWA Research Collaboration Awards 2009, First Round, Merit Award, $2,000
“A cognitive multi-hop approach for high-speed underwater acoustic communications”

Teaching overview

1. ELEC5501 Advanced Communications (since 2014)
2. ELEC4402 Communication Systems (since 2013)
3. ELEC4404 Signal Processing (2016)
4. ENSC2001 Motion (2014)
5. ELEC3302/ENGT3302 Communication Systems (2006 - 2008, 2012 - 2014)
6. ELEC4301 Digital Communications and Networking (2008 - 2013)
7. ELEC3306 Signals and Systems 3 (2012, 2013)
8. ELEC8317/ENGT8311/AWC602 Advanced Wireless Communications (2005 - 2011)
9. ELEC2300 Circuits and Electronic Systems 2 (2009, 2010)
10. ELEC2305 Signals and Systems 2 (2008)
11. ELEC4341 Wireless Communications (2007, 2008)
12. ENGT4310 Information Network Design (2006)
13. Programming with Specification and Description Language (1999, 2000, at Tsinghua University)


Digital Communications, Signal Processing




  • Communications networks
  • Digital communications
  • Wireless communications

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Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing Engineering & Materials Science
Channel estimation Engineering & Materials Science
Message passing Engineering & Materials Science
Orthogonal Frequency Division multiplexing (OFDM) Mathematics
MIMO systems Engineering & Materials Science
Decoding Engineering & Materials Science
Communication Engineering & Materials Science
Discrete Fourier transforms Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2001 2019

Spectrum sensing using multiple large eigenvalues and its performance analysis

Jin, M., Guo, Q., Li, Y., Xi, J. & Huang, D., Feb 2019, In : IEEE Internet of Things Journal. 6, 1, p. 776-789 8412084.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognitive radio
Covariance matrix
Internet of things

A dichotomous search-based frequency estimator with generic analytical expression

Zhang, G., Jin, L. & Huang, D. D., 30 Dec 2018, In : Modern Physics Letters B. 32, 34-36, 1840095.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

root-mean-square errors
random noise
signal to noise ratios
Acoustic waves
3 Citations (Scopus)

Confidence Based Acoustic Event Detection

Xia, X., Togneri, R., Sohel, F. & Huang, D., 10 Sep 2018, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP 2018 - Proceedings. USA: IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Vol. 2018-April. p. 306-310 5 p. 8461845

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Acoustic waves
1 Citation (Scopus)

Covariance matrix based fast smoothed sparse DOA estimation with partly calibrated array

Liu, J., Zhou, W., Huang, D. D. & Juwono, F. H., 1 Feb 2018, In : AEU - International Journal of Electronics and Communications. 84, p. 8-12 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Direction of arrival
Covariance matrix
Signal reconstruction

Projects 2008 2021