People

Dr. Lin Cai Lab Leader

Lin Cai received her M.A.Sc. and PhD degrees (awarded Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Studies) in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada, in 2002 and 2005, respectively. Since 2005, she has been with the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Victoria, and she is currently a Professor. Her research interests span several areas in wireless communications and networking, with a focus on network protocol and architecture design supporting emerging multimedia traffic over wireless, mobile, ad hoc, and sensor networks. She has been a recipient of the NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement Grants twice, in 2010 and 2015, respectively, and the best paper awards of IEEE ICC 2008 and IEEE WCNC 2011. She has served as a TPC symposium co-chair for IEEE Globecom'10 and Globecom'13, and an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, International Journal of Sensor Networks, and Journal of Communications and Networks (JCN).


Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Ph.D Students

  • Haoyuan Zhang Ph.D Candidate

  • Zhe Wei Ph.D Candidate

  • Yue Li Ph.D Student

  • Wen Cui Ph.D Student

  • Hamed Mosavat Ph.D Student

M.A.Sc Students

Visiting Scholars


Recent Alumni
  • Yi Chen (Ph.D 2016, employed by Fortinet)
  • Min Xing (Ph.D 2015, employed by Fortinet)
  • Kan Zhou (Ph.D 2015, employed by Fortinet)
  • Lei Zheng (Ph.D 2014, employed by Ericsson)
  • Xuan Wang (Ph.D 2014, employed by Fortinet)
  • Siyuan Xiang (Ph.D 2013, employed by Fortinet)
  • Yuanqian Luo (Ph.D 2013, employed by Alcatel Lucent)
  • Zhe Yang (Ph.D 2013, now an Associate Professor at Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China)
  • Vivek Tiwari (M.A.Sc 2012, now working at Vineyard Networks)
  • Ahmad Ali Abdullah (Ph.D 2011, now working at Systems Xcellence Inc.)
  • Bojiang Ma (M.A.Sc 2011, now Ph.D student at University of British Columbia)
  • Ivan Zhang (Ph.D 2010, now Associate Professor at Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China)
  • Haoling Ma (M.A.Sc 2010)
  • Emad Shihab (M.A.Sc 2008, now Assistant Professor at Rochester Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Fengdan Wan (M.A.Sc 2008)