Dr Zichuan Xu 

Associate Professor | Ph.D. Advisor
School of Software,
Dalian University of Technology,
Dalian, China
email: z.xu@dlut.edu.cn

Recruiting: We are recruiting Masters, Ph.Ds and research assistants for various interesting research topics and research projects on mobile edge clouds, network function virtualization, big data, cloud computing, and algorithm design. Please contact me if you are interested.

What’s New:

  • 25/10/2021 – Congratulations! One paper is accepted by IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.
  • 19/10/2021 – Congratulations! One paper is accepted by IEEE Transactions on Communications.
  • 15/06/2021 – Congratulations! One paper is accepted by IEEE Transactions on Services Computing.
  • 04/12/2020 – Congratulations! Two papers are accepted by IEEE INFOCOM’21.
  • 14/11/2020 – Congratulations! One paper is accepted by IEEE Transactions on Computers.
  • 09/10/2020 – Congratulations! One paper is accepted by IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems.
  • 26/07/2020 – Congratulations! Three papers are accepted by ACM Multimedia.

Selected Publications (Full Publication List)

  1. [TPDS] Zichuan Xu, Liqian Zhao, Weifa Liang, Omer F. Rana, Pan Zhou, Qiufen Xia, Wenzheng Xu, and Guowei Wu. Energy-aware inference offloading for DNN-driven applications in mobile edge clouds. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems , Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 799-814, IEEE, 2021. CCF-A, Impact Factor 3.402.
  2. [TC] Zichuan Xu, Zhiheng Zhang, John C.S. Lui, Weifa Liang, Qiufen Xia, Pan Zhou, Wenzheng Xu, and Guowei Wu. Affinity-aware VNF placement in mobile edge clouds via leveraging GPUs. To appear in  IEEE Transactions on Computers , Vol.XX, No.XX, Accepteance date: Nov. 13, 2020. CCF-A, Impact Factor: 2.711.
  3. [TPDS] Haozhe Ren, Zichuan Xu*, Weifa Liang, Qiufen Xia, Pan Zhou, Omer F. Rana, Alex Galis, and Guowei Wu. Efficient algorithms for delay-aware NFV-enabled multicasting in mobile edge clouds with resource sharing. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems , Vol. 31, No.9, pp. 2050-2066, 2020. CCF-A, Impact Factor 3.402. *Corresponding author.
  4. [TMC] Zichuan Xu, Wanli Gong, Qiufen Xia, Weifa Liang, Omer F. Rana, and Guowei Wu. NFV-enabled IoT service provisioning in mobile edge clouds. To appear in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol.XX, Acceptance date: January 28, 2020. CCF-A, Impact Factor 5.112.
  5. [TMC] Zichuan Xu, Weifa Liang, Mike Jia, Meitian Huang, and Guoqiang Mao. Task offloading with network function requirements in a mobile edge-cloud network. IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol.18, No. 11, pp. 2672-2685, IEEE, 2019. CCF-A, Impact Factor 5.112.
  6. [TPDS] Qiufen Xia, Zichuan Xu*, Weifa Liang, Shui Yu, Song Guo, and Albert Zomaya. Efficient data placement and replication for QoS approximate query evaluation of big data analytics.  IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol.30, No. 12, pp.2677-2691, IEEE, 2019. CCF-A, Impact Factor 3.402.
  7. [TPDS] Zichuan Xu, Weifa Liang, Wenzheng Xu, Mike Jia, and Song Guo. Efficient algorithms for capacitated cloudlet placements. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol.27, No. 10, pp.2866–2880, 2016. CCF-A, Impact Factor 3.402.
  8. [INFOCOM] Zichuan Xu, Haozhe Ren, Weifa Liang, Qiufen Xia, Wanlei Zhou, Guowei Wu, and Pan Zhou.  Near optimal and dynamic mechanisms towards a stable NFV market in multi-tier cloud networks. To appear in Proc of INFOCOM’21, IEEE, 2021. CCF-A.
  9. [MM] Zichuan Xu, Jiangkai Wu, Qiufen Xia, Pan Zhou, Jiankang Ren and Huizhi Liang. Identity-aware attribute recognition via real-time distributed inference in mobile edge clouds. Proc of ACM Multimedia’20, United States, ACM, 2020. CCF-A.
  10. [INFOCOM] Zichuan Xu, Lizhen Zhou, Sid Chau, Weifa Liang, Qiufen Xia and Pan Zhou. Collaborate or separate? Distributed service caching in mobile edge clouds. Proc of INFOCOM’20, Beijing, IEEE, 2020. CCF-A.
  11. [ToN] Weifa Liang, Zichuan Xu, Wenzheng Xu, Jiugen Shi, Guoqiang Mao, and Sajal K. Das.
    Approximation algorithms for charging reward maximization in rechargeable sensor networks via a mobile charger.
    IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol.25, No. 5, pp.3136-3174, IEEE/ACM, 2017.
    CCF-A, Impact Factor 3.376.
  12. [INFOCOM] Wenzheng Xu, Zichuan Xu, Jian Peng, Weifa Liang, Tang Liu, Xiaohua Jia and Sajal K. Das.
    Approximation algorithms for the team orienteering problem.
    Proc of INFOCOM’20, Beijing, IEEE, 2020.
    CCF-A.
  13. [ToN] Wenzheng Xu, Junqi Zhang, Weifa Liang, Zichuan Xu*, Xuxun Liu, Xiaohua Jia, and Sajal Das.
    Minimizing the deployment cost of UAVs for delay-sensitive data collection in IoT networks.
    IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, to appear, acceptance date Oct. 25, 2021.
    CCF-A, Impact Factor 3.56.