Wu, Fan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Computer Science Department

Andrew F. Brimmer Hall Room 300E3
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL 36088

Office: 334-727-8362
Fax:   334-724-4389
Email:  wuf@mytu.tuskegee.edu                       

EDUCATION                                                                                                                                 

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, MA  2008
  • M.S., Computer Science, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (NJUPT), Nanjing, Jiangsu, China  2003
  • B.S., Computer Science, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (NJUPT), Nanjing, Jiangsu, China  2000 

RESEARCH INTERESTS                                                                                                                 

RESEARCH AND WORKING EXPERIENCE                                                                                    

  • Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL.                Jan. 2009 - Present
  • Research and Teaching Assistant, Computer Science Department, WPI, Worcester, MA                  Aug. 2003 - Dec. 2008
  • Summer Intern Advanced Micro Devices, AMD Inc. Marlborough, MA                                                  May. 2008 - Aug. 2008
GRANTS

1. National Science Foundation (NSF): Strategies: The Eyes Say it All: Using web page design and eye-tracking technology to learn STEM concepts, research skills, and human factors; 2013-2016, Amount: $433,120.

2. National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarship for Service Program (SFS): Collaborative Research: Capacity Building through Curriculum and Faculty Development on Mobile Security; 2012-2015; Amount: $99,162.

3. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Scientific Leadership Awards: Portable Smart Platforms for Detection of Biological Pathogens and Chemicals; 2012-2018; Amount: $1,229,130.

4. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Science and Technology Institute (NSTI) Research Clusters: Analog Synthesis of Mixed-Signal Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) for the Application of Flight Electronics in NASA; 2011-2014; Amount: $300,000.

5. DoD: Systems Engineering using Secure Open Source Technology; 2011-2012; Amount: $39,295.

6. Sun Microsystems, Inc. Change Your World Grant Program: Mobile Computer Graphics and Gaming Development; 2009; Amount: $7,700.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE 
                                                                                                              

Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, Tuskegee University             Jan. 2009 - Present

 Fall 2014

  • CSCI 100. Introduction to Computer Concepts and Applications
  • CSIT 200. Introduction to Information Technology
  • CSIT 245. Introduction to Application Development Tools
  • CSCI 490. Introduction to Robotics
Spring 2014

  • CSCI 100. Introduction to Computer Concepts and Applications
  • CSCI 436. Mobile Security
Fall 2013

  • CSCI 100. Introduction to Computer Concepts and Applications
  • CSIT 200. Introduction to Information Technology
  • CSIT 245. Introduction to Application Development Tools
Spring 2013

  • CSCI 100. Introduction to Computer Concepts and Applications
  • CSCI 150. Introduction to Computer Science
  • CSCI 436. Mobile Security

Fall 2012

  • CSCI 100.   Introduction to Computer Concepts and Applications
  • CSCI 210.   Programming I
  • CSIT 200.   Introduction to Information Technology

Spring 2012

  • CSCI 100.   Introduction to Computer Concepts and Applications
  • CSCI 150.   Introduction to Computer Science
  • CSIC 490.   Introduction to Robotics 
  • CSCI 499D.Object-Oriented Programming with Java  

Fall 2011

  • CSCI 100.   Introduction to Computer Concepts and Applications
  • CSCI 210.   Programming I
  • CSCI 463.   Introduction to Computer Gaming Technology

Spring 2011

  • CSCI 100.   Introduction to Computer Concepts and Applications
  • CSCI 490.   Introduction to Robotics
  • CSCI 499D.Object-Oriented Programming with Java 

Fall 2010 

  • CSCI 100.   Introduction to Computer Concepts and Applications 

Spring 2010

  • CSCI 100.   Introduction to Computer Concepts and Applications
  • CSCI 463.   Introduction to Computer Gaming Technology

Fall 2009 

  • CSCI 100.   Introduction to Computer Concepts and Applications
  • CSCI 490.   Introduction to Robotics 

Spring 2009  

  • CSCI 100.   Introduction to Computer Concepts and Applications 
Teaching Assistant, Computer Science Department, WPI                         Aug. 2003 - Dec. 2008
  • Undergraduate Courses
    • CS 1005. Introduction to Programming in C (A term 2003)
    • CS 1101. Introduction to Program Design (A term 2006, A term 2007, C term 2007)
    • CS 2005. Data Structures and Programming Techniques (B term 2003, D term 2003)
    • CS 2011. Introduction To Machine Organization and Assembly Language (D term 2004)
    • CS 2022/MA 2201. Discrete Mathematics (B term 2004, A term 2005, D term 2005, D term 2006, D term 2007)
    • CS 3431. Database Systems (C term 2003)
    • CS 4514. Computer Networks (C term 2004, C term 2005, C term 2006)
    • CS 4731. Computer Graphics (A term 2004, B term 2005, B term 2006, B term 2007)
    • CS 4120. Analysis of Algorithms (A term 2008)
    • CS 2118. Object-Oriented Design Concepts for Business Applications (B term 2008)
  • Graduate Course 
    • CS 543. Computer Graphics (Fall 2005, Fall 2007)

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES                                                                                                                 

  • Tuskegee University Faculty Senator
  • Faculty Research Committee member of the College of Business and Information Science (CBIS) at Tuskegee University
  • Faculty Award Committee member of the College of Business and Information Science (CBIS) at Tuskegee University
  • Member of Editorial Review Board: International Journal of Handheld Computing Research(IJHCR).
  • Members of Research Committee and Award Committee in school.
  • Invited Session Speaker: Robotic education and Computer graphics and visualization. The workshop on integrating computing into student learning and research. Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL, May, 2009.                                                                                                                    

BOOK CHAPTER                                                                                                                                 

1. Fan Wu, Emmanuel Agu, Clifford Lindsay and Chung-han Chen, UbiWave: A Novel Energy-Efficient End-to-End Solution for Mobile 3D Graphics., Handheld Computing for Mobile Commerce: Applications, Concepts and Technologies, February, 2010. ISBN-13: 978-1615207619.

PUBLICATIONS                                                                                                                                 

1. Yonggao Yang, Fan Wu, and Yuan Liu, Design and Implementation of a Remote Resident Power Monitor and Control System, Accepted for publication in IEEE Potentials.

2. Fan Wu, Hira Narang, and Dwayne Clarke, An Overview of Mobile Malware and Solutions, the Journal of Computer and Communications, Volume 2, No. 12, October, 2014.

3. Fan Wu, Hira Narang, and Miguel Cabral, Design and Implementation of an Interpreter using Software Engineering Concepts, International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA) Volume 5 Issue 7, July, 2014.

4. Fan Wu, Johnathan Williams, Design and Implementation of a Multi-Sensor Based Object Detecting and Removing Autonomous Robot Exploration System, the Journal of Computer and Communications, Volume 2, No. 7, May, 2014.

5. Leo T. Upchurch, and Fan Wu, Characterizing Professors and Courses Based on Student Perceptions, the proceeding of the 2014 Joint Statistical Meetings, Boston, MA, August, 2014.

6. Fan Wu, Emmanuel Agu, Clifford Lindsay and Chung-han Chen, Imperceptible Simplification on Mobile Displays, International Journal of Handheld Computing Research, 1st issue, January, 2012.

7. Hira Narang, Fan Wu and Aswad Shakur, Numerical Solutions of Heat and Mass Transfer with the Second Kind Boundary and Initial Conditions in Capillary Porous Media Using Programmable Graphics Hardware, The 2012 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA'12), Las Vegas, NV, July 16-19, 2012.

8. Fan Wu, Emmanuel Agu, Clifford Lindsay and Chung-han Chen, On Balancing Energy Consumption, Rendering Speed, and Image Quality on Mobile Devices., International Journal of Handheld Computing Research, 3rd issue, July, 2010.

9. Fan Wu, Chuang-han Chen and Hira Narang, An Efficient Acceleration of Symmetric Key Cryptography Using General Purpose Graphics Processing Unit, The Fourth International Conference on Emerging Security Information, Systems and Technologies (SECURWARE 2010), Venice, Italy. July 2010.

10. Fan Wu, Emmanuel Agu, Clifford Lindsay and Chung-han Chen, Unequal Error Protection (UEP) for Wavelet-Based Wireless 3D Mesh Transmission, 8th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (IEEE NCA09), Cambridge, MA. July 2009.

11. Chung-Han Chen, Saritha Akavaram, Hira Narang and Fan Wu, Yield and Reliability Enhancement for VLSI Design, The International Conference on Computer Design (CDES'09), Las Vegas, NV. July 2009.

12. Fan Wu, Emmanuel Agu and Clifford Lindsay, Adaptive CPU Scheduling to Conserve Energy in Real-Time Mobile Graphics Applications, ISVC 2008, Las Vegas, NV. December 2008.

13. Clifford Lindsay, Emmanuel Agu and Fan Wu, Dynamic Correction of Color Appearance on Mobile Devices, Graphics Interface 2008, Windsor, ontario, Canada. May 2008.

14. Fan Wu, Demo: Video Transcoding on Graphics Processing Units. Workshop on General Purpose Processing on Graphics Processing Units. Boston, MA. October, 2007.

15. Fan Wu, Emmanuel Agu and Clifford Lindsay, Pareto-Based Perceptual Metric for Imperceptible Simplification on Mobile Displays, Eurographics 2007 , Prague, Czech Republic . September 2007.

16. Fan Wu, Emmanuel Agu and Clifford Lindsay, Pareto-Based Perceptual Metric for Imperceptible Simplification on Mobile Displays. Technical Report WPI-CS-TR-07-01, Computer Science Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, May 2007.

17. Fan Wu, Emmanuel Agu and Matthew Ward, Multiresolution Graphics on Ubiquitous Displays using Wavelets, International Journal of Virtual Reality, Volume 5, Number 3, September, 2006.

18. Fan Wu, Emmanuel Agu and Matthew Ward, UbiWave: Ubiquitous Multiresolution Graphics using Wavelets, In Proc. Of 16th International Conference Artificial Reality and Telexistence(ICAT'06), Hangzhou, China, November 2006. Best Paper Award.

19. Kutty Banerjee, Fan Wu, Emmanuel Agu, Estimating Mobile Memory Requirements and Rendering Time for Remote Execution of the Graphics Pipeline, in Proc. of Eurographics 2005, Dublin, Ireland. August 2005.

20. Fan Wu, Ruchuan Wang and liyang Yang, The Design and Implementation of VPN security gateway based on packed filter, China Data Communications. 2002. Vol. 4 No. 10.

21. Ming Xu, Shaodi Wang and Fan Wu, The study of the wireless accessing platform based on CDMA, Journal of Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications. 2002 Vol.22 No.4.

22. Fan Wu and Shaodi Wang, The Design and Implementation of a Microprocessor Model, Annual Conference on National new computer science and technology and computer continuing education, China. Dec, 2001

23. Fan Wu and Emmanuel Agu, Unequal Error Protection for Wavelet-Based Wireless Mesh Transmission, SIGGRAPH 2006, Boston, MA, USA, July 2006.

24. Fan Wu, Emmanuel Agu and Matthew O. Ward, Wavelet-Based Multiresolution for Mobile Graphics. Poster Symposium Presenting Graduate Research (Grad. 2006), Worcester Polytechnic Institute, March 2006. Second Place.

MEMBERSHIP                                                                                                                              

ACM Member.

HONORS AND AWARDS                                                                                                                              

  • Outstanding Faculty Performance Award for Research, CBIS, Tuskegee University, 2013-2014 Academic Year
  • Outstanding Faculty Performance Award for Teaching, CBIS, Tuskegee University, 2012-2013 Academic Year
  • Outstanding Faculty Performance Award for Service, CBIS, Tuskegee University, 2011-2012 Academic Year
  • Outstanding Faculty Performance Award for Research, CBIS, Tuskegee University, 2010-2011 Academic Year
  • 2nd Place Prize in Poster Symposium Presenting Graduate Research, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2006
  • Excellent Graduate Scholarship of Nanjing University of Posts and Telecom, 2002
  • 2nd Class Prize in Competition of Innovative Technology of Nanjing University of Posts and Telecom, 2002
  • Fujist Scholarship by Fujist Co. Ltd. China, 1999
  • Eastcom Scholarship by Eastcom Co. Ltd.China, 1998
  • 3rd Class Prize in Competition of College Physics Contest, 1997
  • 3rd Class Prize of National Chemistry Olympic Competition, 1996
  • 1st Class Prize of National Physics Olympic Competition, 1995
  • 1st Class Prize of National Biology Olympic Competition, 1994 
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