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Chunxiao (Tricia) Chigan

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Chunxiao (Tricia) ChiganAssociate Professor

Research Interests

Communication Networks; Network Security

Cyber Security & Information Assurance; Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks; Cognitive Radio Networks & Security; Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks; Vehicle-To-Grid (V2G) Communications.

Education

  • Ph D: Electrical Engineering, (2002), State University of New York - Stony Brook, NY
  • MS: Electrical Engineering, (2000), State University of New York, Stony Brook. - Stony Brook, New York
  • MS: Biomedical Engineering & Instrumentation, (1996), University of Science and Technology of China - Hefei, China

Awards and Honors

  • NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award (2007) - NSF
  • Michigan Tech Research Excellence Fund (REF) Award (2004) - Michigan Tech Research Excellence Fund
  • Ericsson Messaging Systems Summer Research & Development Award (1999) - Ericsson Messaging Systems
  • Guanghua Scholarship of University of Science & Technology of China (1995), Service, University - University of Science & Technology of China
  • Anhui Province Scientific & Technological Achievement Award (1993) - Anhui Province

Publications

  • Li, L., Chigan, C. (2016) "A Virtual MIMO based anti-jamming strategy for cognitive radio networks," pp. 1–6
  • Zou, C., Chigan, C. (2016) "Dynamic spectrum access-based cryptosystem for cognitive radio networks.," Security and Communication Networks 17 pp. 4151
  • Li, L., Chigan, C. (2016) "Pragmatic Security Issues and Solutions for Spectrum Sharing in Wireless Networks," Taylor & Francis LLC, CRC Press
  • Demirdogen, I., Li, L., Chigan, C. (2015) "'FEC-Driven Network Coding based Pollution Attack Defense in Cognitive Radio Networks," 2015 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) - Workshop on Smart Spectrum
  • Yuan, S., Li, L., Chigan, C. (2015) "A Selfishness-aware Coexistence Scheme for 802.22 and 802.11af Networks," 2015 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) - Workshop on Smart Spectrum
  • Demirdogen, I., Li, L., Chigan, C. (2014) "'FEC-Driven Network Coding based Pollution Attack Defense in Cognitive Radio Networks," The 2014 Annual ACSC Annual Conference Poster Session
  • Yuan, S., Li, L., Chigan, C. (2014) "A Selfishness-aware Coexistence Scheme for 802.22 and 802.11af Networks," The 2014 Annual ACSC Annual Conference Poster Session
  • Li, L., Chigan, C. (2014) "Security-Oriented DSA for Network Access Control in Cognitive Radio Networks," The 2014 Annual ACSC Annual Conference Poster Session
  • Li, Z., Chigan, C. (2014) "On Joint Privacy and Reputation Assurance for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing 13:10 pp. 2334-2344
  • Li, L., Chigan, C. (2014) "Fuzzy C-Means clustering based secure fusion strategy in collaborative spectrum sensing," 2014 IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2014
  • Liu, C., Chigan, C., Gao, C. (2013) "Compressive sensing based data collection in VANETs," IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC pp. 1756-1761
  • Li, Z., Chigan, C., Gao, C. (2013) "STCP2: Short-time certificate-based privacy protection for vehicular ad hoc networks," IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC pp. 1762-1767
  • Li, Z., Chigan, C. (2012) "Joint privacy and reputation assurance for VANETs," IEEE International Conference on Communications pp. 560-565
  • Fettinger, N., Ten, C., Chigan, C. (2012) "Minimizing residential distribution system operating costs by intelligently scheduling plug-in hybrid electric vehicle charging," 2012 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo, ITEC 2012
  • Li, Z., Liu, C., Chigan, C. (2012) "On Secure VANET-Based Ad Dissemination With Pragmatic Cost and Effect Control," Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Transactions on PP:99 pp. 1-12
  • Liu, C., Chigan, C. (2012) "RPB-MD: Providing robust message dissemination for vehicular ad hoc networks," Ad Hoc Networks 10:3 pp. 497-511
  • Li, Z., Liu, C., Chigan, C. (2012) "VehicleView: a universal system for vehicle performance monitoring and analysis based on VANETs," Wireless Communications, IEEE 19:5 pp. 90-96
  • Li, Z., Liu, C., Chigan, C. (2011) "GPAS: A general-purpose automatic survey system based on vehicular ad hoc networks," IEEE Wireless Communications 18:4 pp. 61-66
  • Zhengming Li, ., Congyi Liu, ., Chigan, C. (2011) "GPAS: A general-purpose automatic survey system based on vehicular ad hoc networks," Wireless Communications, IEEE 18:4 pp. 61-66
  • Li, Z., Chigan, C. (2011) "LEAPER: A lightweight reliable and faithful data packet relaying framework for VANETs," Ad Hoc Networks 9:3 pp. 418-429
  • Li, Z., Chigan, C. (2011) "RAMV: Ensuring resource-aware message verification in VANETs," Security and Communication Networks 4:7 pp. 771-784
  • Ukkusuri, S., Wang, Y., Chigan, C. (2011) "Special Issue on Exploiting Wireless Communication Technologies in Vehicular Transportation Networks," Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Transactions on 12:3 pp. 633-634
  • Zou, C., Chigan, C. (2009) "On game theoretic DSA-driven MAC for cognitive radio networks," Computer Communications 32:18 pp. 1944-1954
  • Tian, Z., Chigan, C., Zou, C. (2008) "Development and Trends in Medium Access Control Design for Cognitive Radio Networks," Cognitive Radio Networks pp. 127-177
  • Zou, C., Jin, T., Chigan, C., Tian, Z. (2008) "QoS-aware distributed spectrum sharing for heterogeneous wireless cognitive networks," Computer Networks 52:4 pp. 864-878
  • Wang, Z., Chigan, C. (2007) "Cooperation enhancement for message transmission in VANETs," Wireless Personal Communications 43:1 pp. 141-156
  • Chigan, C., Li, L., Ye, Y. (2007) "Self-adaptive approach for resource-aware security provisioning in wireless ad hoc networks," Information Security, IET 1:4 pp. 152-162
  • Chigan, C., Atkinson, G.W., Nagarajan, R. (2003) "Cost Effectiveness of Joint Multilayer Protection in Packet-over-Optical Networks," Journal of Lightwave Technology 21:11 pp. 2694-2704

Presentations

  • "On the Capacitated Loss Network with Heterogeneous Traffic and Contiguous Resource Allocation Constraints" - Applied Telecommunication Symposium (ASTC 01), April 2011
  • Dynamic Spectrum Allocation Based Confidentiality for Cognitive Radio Networks, December 2010
  • Structure-less Message Aggregation (SLMA): Reliably and Efficiently Improve Information Precision and Certainty for VANETs - IEEE Global Communications Conference, December 2010
  • Delay-aware Transmission Range Control for VANETs - IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom 2010), December 2010
  • On Resource Aware Message Verification in VANETs - IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2010), December 2010
  • AWF-NA: A Complete Solution for Tampered Packet Detection in VANETs - IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom 08), November 2008
  • RPB-MD: A Novel Robust Message Dissemination Method for VANETs - IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom 08), November 2008
  • A Conceptual Framework for Integrated Stochastic Modeling of Multi-Dependent Systems - 19th Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), May 2008
  • A Game Theoretic DSA-driven MAC Framework for Cognitive Radio Networks - IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2008), May 2008
  • A Security-enabled Wireless Token Cluster MAC Protocol with Intelligent Token Policy - IEEE Military Communication Conference (MILCOM 2007), October 2007 - Orlando, FL
  • A Delay-Bounded Dynamic Interactive Power Control Algorithm for VANETs - IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2007), June 2007
  • Countermeasure Uncooperative Behaviors with Dynamic TrustToken in VANETs - IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2007), June 2007
  • A New Paradigm for Reliable Hard-Real-Time WSNs - IEEE International Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS-06), December 2006
  • Game-theoretic Distributed Spectrum Sharing for Wireless Cognitive Networks with Heterogeneous QoS - IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom 06), November 2006
  • RPB-MACn: A Relative Position Based Collision-free MAC Nucleus for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks - IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom 06), November 2006
  • Token Routing: A Power Efficient Method for Securing AODV Routing Protocol - IEEE International Conference On Networking, Sensing and Control (ICNSC06), April 2006
  • Compact Routing Discovery Protocol with Lower Communication Complexity - IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC06), April 2006
  • Turing Assessor: A New Tool for Cyber Security Quantification - IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC06), April 2006
  • QoS Provisioning in Ubiquitous Telemedicine Networks - -Workshop On Pervasive and Ubiquitous Health Care (UbiCare06), March 2006
  • A Generic Packet-Dropping Detection Mechanism Augmented with Efficient Power Saving in Ad Hoc Networks - Proceedings of SPIE Symposium on Defense and Security, pp.1-10, March 2006., March 2006
  • DAHA: A Novel Mechanism for Wormhole Attack Detection in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks - SPIE Symposium on Defense and Security...pp. 1-11, March 2006., March 2006
  • SARA: a Self-adaptive and Resource-aware Approach to Secure Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks - SPIE Proceedings of Symposium on Sensors, and Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence (C3I) Technologies for Homeland Security and Homeland, 2005
  • SPAR: A Security- and Power- aware Co-design Approach for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks - SPIE Proceedings of Symposium on Sensors, and Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence (C3I) Technologies for Homeland Security and Homeland, 2005
  • Providing QoS for Sensor Enabled Emergency Applications - IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS05), November 2005
  • Resource-aware Self-Adaptive Security Provisioning in Mobile AdHoc Networks - IEEE Wireless Communication and Networking Conference (WCNC05), March 2005
  • Balancing Security against Performance in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks - IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2004-Fall), September 2004
  • Secure Nodes Misbehavior in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks - IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2004-Fall), September 2004
  • Providing Unified Security Mechanisms for MANET Network Layer - 2004 International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PCC'04), June 2004
  • Towards A Perfect Secure Routing Protocol for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks - 2004 International Conference on Security and Management (SAM'04), June 2004
  • "Simplify Mathematical Modeling of Joint Multilyer Network Restoration via Sampling Technique " - Advanced Simulation Technologies Conference 2004 (ASTC'04), April 2004
  • Effects of Bandwidth Sharing on Optimal Complete Partitioning Policy - Advanced Simulation Technologies Conference 2004 (ASTC'04), April 2004
  • On the Modeling Issue of Joint Cross-Layer Network Protection/Restoration - Advanced Simulation Technologies Conference 2004 (ASTC'04), April 2004
  • Cross-Layer Network Restoration with Discrete Linear or Step Link Cost Function - 37th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, March 2003
  • Demuxing Models in Joint Multilayer Restoration for Packet-over-Optical Networks - 37th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, March 2003
  • Topology Mapping: An Approach to Simplify Mathematic Modeling of Multilayer Networks - 37th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), March 2003
  • On Joint Restoration of Packet-over-Optical Networks - 18th Annual Conference of National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (NFOECÕ02), September 2002
  • Mathematical Programming for Joint Restoration of IP over Optical Networks - 36th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton University, March 2002

Intellectual Property

  • Patent - Chigan, C., Atkinson, G., Nagarajan, R."Joint-Layer Restoration in Packet-over-Optical Networks," 7346277 United States
  • - Chigan, C."Collision-Free Media Access Control (MAC) Protocol for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks," United States

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • National Science Foundation (NSF): “CNS-1017887: Security Provisioning for Cognitive Radio Networks” (2010), Grant -
    Chigan, C. (Principal)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award: “CNS-0644056: Research on Real-time Robust and Secure Communications for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks” (2007), -
    Chigan, C. (Principal)
  • US Army Communications-Electronics Research Development & Engineering Center (CERDEC) Research Grant: “Radio Frequency and Optical Networking of RFID Tags and Environmental Sensors, Research, and Laboratory Support” (2006), Grant -
    Chigan, C. (Co-Principal), Roggemann, M., Zekavat, S., Tan, J., Tian, Z., Schultz, T.
  • US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Research Grant: “Improved Atmospheric Sensing, Laser Beam Control, and Novel Sensors for Communications, Logistics, and Surveillance” (2006), Grant -
    Chigan, C. (Co-Principal), Roggemann, M., Zekavat, S., Tan, J., Tian, Z., Schultz, T.
  • Michigan Tech Research Excellence Fund (REF) Award: “Security Framework for Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks” (2004), -
    Chigan, C. (Principal)
  • Research Fund from the Innovation Center of Eaton Corporation: “Design and Simulation of Routing Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks” (2005), Sponsored Research -
    Chigan, C. (Principal)