Contact InformationXuemin Shen

Phone: 519-888-4567 x32691
Location: EIT 4155


Biography Summary

Sherman Shen is a University Chair Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering who specializes in wireless communications/networking. Professor Shen is also a fellow of the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE), The Canadian Academy of Engineering as well as the Engineering Institute of Canada. In addition, he is the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Network, Peer-to-Peer Networking and Application, and IET Communications.

His research focuses on radio resource and mobility management, medium access control, wireless network security and privacy preservations, network modeling and performance analysis.

Another major line of Professor Shen’s research explores wireless local area network (WLAN)/cellular interworking, vehicular ad hoc and sensor networks, smart grid and wireless body area networks.

Research Interests

  • Wireless/Internet interworking
  • Radio resource and mobility management
  • Voice over mobile IP
  • WAP
  • UWB wireless communications
  • Wireless ad hoc and sensor networks
  • Wireless network security
  • Communication Systems
  • Autonomous and connected car
  • Information Systems
  • Smart grid
  • Mobile social networks/eHealthCare
  • Smart communities
  • Cloud technology
  • Security
  • Wireless communications/networking
  • Automotive
  • Connectivity and Internet of Things
  • Cybersecurity
  • Information security
  • Infrastructure integrity
  • Network security
  • Operational security
  • Communication and access
  • Networking and Data
  • Dependability and security
  • Application Domains


  • 1990, Doctorate, Electrical Engineering, Rutgers University
  • 1987, Master of Applied Science, Electrical Engineering, Rutgers University
  • 1982, Bachelor of Applied Science, Electrical Engineering, Dalian Marine University


  • ECE 710 - Special Topics in Communications and Information Theory
    • Taught in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • ECE 610 - Broadband Communication Networks
    • Taught in 2015, 2017
  • ECE 358 - Computer Networks
    • Taught in 2016
* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Selected/Recent Publications

  • Bi, Yuanguo and Cai, Lin X and Shen, Xuemin and Zhao, Hai, Medium Access Control for QoS Provisioning in Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communication Networks, Mobile Networks and Applications, 18(2), 2013, 174 - 185
  • Liu, Yongkang and Cai, Lin X and Shen, Xuemin and Luo, Hongwei, Deploying cognitive cellular networks under dynamic resource management, Wireless Communications, IEEE, 20(2), 2013, 82 - 88
  • Liang, Xiaohui and Li, Xu and Lu, Rongxing and Lin, Xiaodong and Shen, Xuemin, UDP: Usage-Based Dynamic Pricing With Privacy Preservation for Smart Grid., IEEE Trans. Smart Grid, 4(1), 2013, 141 - 150
  • Mahmoud, MMEA and Shen, Xuemin, A secure payment scheme with low communication and processing overhead for multihop wireless networks, , 2013
  • Liang, Xiaohui and Li, Xu and Zhang, Kuan and Lu, Rongxing and Lin, Xiaodong and Shen, Xuemin, Fully anonymous profile matching in mobile social networks, IEEE J Sel Areas Commun (to appear), 2013
  • Tian, Xiaohua and Cheng, Yu and Shen, Xuemin, Fast Channel Zapping with Destination-Oriented Multicast for IP Video Delivery, , 2013
  • Wen, Mi and Lu, Rongxing and Lei, Jingsheng and Li, Hongwei and Liang, Xiaoghui and Shen, Xuemin, SESA: an efficient searchable encryption scheme for auction in emerging smart grid marketing, Security and Communication Networks, 2013
  • {'e}spedes, Sandra and Lu, Ning and Shen, Xuemin, VIP-WAVE: On the feasibility of ip communications in 802.11 p vehicular networks, , 2013
  • Barua, Mrinmoy and Liang, Xiaohui and Lu, Rongxing and Shen, Xuemin, RCare: Extending Secure Health Care to Rural Area Using VANETs, Mobile Networks and Applications, 2013, 1 - 13
  • Liang, Hao and Choi, Bong Jun and Zhuang, Weihua and Shen, Xuemin, Stability enhancement of decentralized inverter control through wireless communications in microgrids, , 2013