Yifeng Cao

Yifeng Cao

Ph.D candidate

Georgia Institude of Technology


I am currently a 2nd year Ph.D. student in School of Computer Science in Georgia Institute of Technology. I work with Ashutosh Dhekne in a couple of interesting topics covering localization and ultra-wideband based sensing. I also have special interest in technology on video streaming and novel applications in mobile computing. My CV is available here.


  • Wireless Network
  • Mobile Computing
  • Video Streaming


  • Ph.D. candidate in computer science, 2019-

    Georgia Institute of Technology

  • MEng in Computer Science and Engineering, 2017-2019

    Shanghai Jiao Tong University

  • BSc in Computer Science and Engineering, 2013-2017

    Shanghai Jiao Tong University


(Poster) Homecoming: A Wireless Homing Device for UAVs

Yifeng Cao, Ashutosh Dhekne
In Proceedings of the 26th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (Mobicom), 2020.

6Fit-A-Part: A Protocol for Physical Distancing on a Custom Wearable Device

Yifeng Cao, Ashutosh Dhekne, Mostafa Ammar
In The 27th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), 2020

Forward the Collision Decomposition in ZigBee

Yifeng Cao*, Zhe Wang*, Linghe Kong, Guihai Chen, Jiadi Yu, Shaojie Tango, Yingying Chen
In The 26th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), 2019

Mrs.Z: Improving ZigBee Throughput via Multi-Rate Transmission

Yifeng Cao, Linghe Kong, Liang He, Guihai Chen, Min-You Wu, Tian He
In IEEE 25th International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP)

EHR: routing protocol for energy harvesting wireless sensor networks

Yifeng Cao, Xiao-Yang Liu, Linghe Kong, Min-You Wu, Muhammad Khurram Khan
In IEEE 22nd International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS)



Software engineering internship


May 2019 – Aug 2019 Shanghai, China