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Linwei
Niu

Faculty Details

Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Education: 

Ph.D., University of South Carolina, USA
M.S., State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
B.S., Peking University, China

I am looking for self-motivated Ph.D., Master, and undergraduate students. If you are interested in my research and working with me, please contact me with your CV.

Speciality: 

Real-Time Embedded Systems, Cyber-Physical Systems, Internet of Things
Low Power Design, Energy-Efficient Computing, Fault-Tolerant Computing
Embedded Software, Software/Hardware Co-Design
Sustainable Computing, Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing, Parallel and Distributed Systems

Detailed Information

About Me: 

Dr. Linwei Niu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Howard University. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of South Carolina in December 2006, his M.S. degree in Computer Science from State University of New York at Stony Brook in December 2001, and his B.S. degree in Computer Science and Technology from Peking University, Beijing, China in July 1998. Before joining Howard University, he worked as a faculty member at Claflin University, California State University Bakersfield, and West Virginia State University. Dr. Niu’s research interests include real-time embedded systems, design automation, energy-efficient computing, low power design, software/hardware co-design, cyber-physical systems, ubiquitous and pervasive computing, and parallel and distributed systems.

Interests: 

real-time embedded systems, design automation, energy-efficient computing, low power design, software/hardware co-design, cyber-physical systems, ubiquitous and pervasive computing, and parallel and distributed systems.

Publications: 

Selected Recent Publications:
[1] Linwei Niu, Dakai Zhu, “Fixed-Priority Scheduling for Reliable and Energy-Aware (m,k)-Deadlines Enforcement with Standby-Sparing”, accepted by IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (to appear).
[2] Linwei Niu, Danda Rawat, “Energy-Constrained Standby-Sparing for Weakly Hard Real-Time Systems”, accepted by 41st IEEE International Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS’20), Houston, Texas, U.S.A., Dec 1-4, 2020.
[3] Linwei Niu, Dakai Zhu, “Reliable and Energy-Aware Fixed-Priority (m,k)-Deadlines Enforcement with Standby-Sparing”, IEEE/ACM Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference (DATE’20) (long presentation paper), Grenoble, France, March 9-13, 2020.
[4] Linwei Niu, “Reliability-Aware Energy-Efficient Scheduling for (m,k)-Constrained Real-Time Embedded Systems”, Microprocessors and Microsystems (Elsevier), Volume 77, pages 103110, September, 2020.
[5] Linwei Niu, Qiushi Han, Tianyi Wang, Gang Quan, “Reliability-Aware Energy Management for Embedded Real-Time Systems with (m,k)-Hard Timing Constraint”, Journal of Signal Processing Systems (Springer), Volume 90, Issue 4, pages 515-536, April, 2018.
[6] Linwei Niu, Dakai Zhu, “Reliability-aware scheduling for reducing system-wide energy consumption for weakly hard real-time systems”, Journal of Systems Architecture (Elsevier), Volume 78, pages 30-54, June, 2017.
[7] Linwei Niu, Wei Li, “Energy-Efficient Scheduling for Embedded Real-Time Systems Using Threshold Work-Demand Analysis”, Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers (World Scientific) Volume 26, No. 6, 2017.
[8] Linwei Niu, Wei Li, “Reliability-Conscious Energy Management for Fixed-Priority Real-Time Embedded Systems with Weakly Hard QoS-Constraint”, Microprocessors and Microsystems (Elsevier), Volume 46, Issue PB, pages 107-121, 2016.
[9] Linwei Niu, Jia Xu, “Improving Schedulability and Energy Efficiency for Window-Constrained Real-Time Systems with Reliability Requirement”, Journal of Systems Architecture (Elsevier), Volume 61, Issue 5-6, pages 210-226, May-June, 2015.
[10] Linwei Niu, Gang Quan, “Peripheral-conscious energy-efficient scheduling for weakly hard real-time systems”, International Journal of Embedded Systems (Inderscience), Volume 7, No. 1, page 11-25, 2015.
[11] Qiushi Han, Linwei Niu, Gang Quan, Shaolei Ren, Shangping Ren, “Energy Efficient Fault-Tolerant Earliest Deadline First Scheduling for Hard Real-Time Systems”, Real-Time Systems:the International Journal of Time-Critical Computing Systems, Volume 50 Issue 5-6, pages 592-619, November, 2014.

News

Recent Computer Science Ph.D. Graduates Join Industry as Outstanding Researchers

Fri, November 20, 2020

Recent Computer Science Ph.D. graduates Abdulhamid Adebayo (far right) and Ronald Doku (second to the right) joined tech giants IBM Research and Oracle as researchers in cybersecurity and data science. Dr. Adebayo joined IBM Research as Hybrid Cloud Security Researcher and Dr. Doku joined Oracle, Inc. as Data Scientist. Both were graduate research assistants and advisees of Danda B. Rawat, Ph.D., Computer Science Professor and Director of Howard University’s Data Science & Cybersecurity Center (DSC2). Read More >>

Electrical Engineering Lecturer Fadel Lashhab Receives 2020 IEEE IEMTRONICS Best Paper Award

Fri, October 23, 2020

Electrical Engineering Lecturer Fadel Lashhab, Ph.D. recently received the prestigious Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), International IoT, Electronics and Mechatronics (IEMTRONICS) Best Paper Award in the Mechatronics track for his paper titled “Estimation of Dynamic Laplacian Eigenvalues in Dynamic Consensus Networks”. Read More >>

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