Book & Book chapters

  1. Nirwan Ansari, and Tao HanGreen Mobile Networks: A Networking Perspective” Wiley, 2017.

  2. Tao Han, Jingjing Zhang, and Nirwan Ansari, “Chapter 17: Green Broadband Access Networks”, in of Elsevier Handbook Green Information and Communication System, Academic Press, 2013.

Journal Articles (Published or Accepted)

  1. Mohammad Yousefvand, Tao Han, Nirwan Ansari, and Abdallah Khreishah, “Distributed Energy-Spectrum Trading in Green Cognitive Radio Cellular Networks”, in IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 253-263, Sept. 2017.

  2. Xueqing Huang, Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “Smart Grid Enabled Mobile Networks: Jointly Optimizing BS Operation and Power Distribution”, in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 1832-1845, June 2017.

  3. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “Network Utility Aware Traffic Loading Balancing in Backhaul-constrained Cache-enabled Small Cell Networks with Hybrid Power Supplies”, in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, DOI: 10.1109/TMC.2017.2652464

  4. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “Provisioning Green Energy for Base Stations in Heterogeneous Networks”, in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 65, no. 7, pp. 5439-5448, July 2016.

  5. Nirwan Ansari, Tao Han and Mina Taheri, “GATE: Greening At The Edge”, in IEEE Wireless Communications, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 62-69, April 2016..

  6. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “A Traffic Load Balancing Framework for Software-defined Radio Access Networks Powered by Hybrid Energy Sources”, in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 1038-1051, April 2016.

  7. Nirwan Ansari and Tao Han, “FreeNet: Spectrum and Energy Harvesting Wireless Networks”, in IEEE Network, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 66-71, Jan. 2016.

  8. Xueqing Huang, Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “On Green Energy Powered Cognitive Radio Networks”, in IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 827-842, Secondquarter 2015.

  9. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “RADIATE: Radio Over Fiber as Antenna Extender for High Speed Train Communications”, IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, vol.22, no.1, pp.130-137, February 2015.

  10. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “Offloading Mobile Traffic via Green Content Broker”, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol.1, no.2, pp.161,170, April 2014.

  11. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “Enabling Mobile Traffic Offloading via Energy Spectrum Trading”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol.13, no.6, pp.3317,3328, June 2014.

  12. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “Powering Mobile Networks with Green Energy”, IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, vol.21, no.1, pp.90,96, February 2014.

  13. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “On Optimizing Green Energy Utilization for Cellular Networks with Hybrid Energy Supplies”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol.12, no.8, pp.3872-3882, August 2013. ( This article is is chosen to be featured in the IEEE Communications Society, Communicationcs Technical News February issue. It has also been recommended as a Distinguished Paper in the IEEE ComSoc MMTC Reviewer Letter in February 2014.)

  14. Tao Han, Nirwan Ansari, M. Wu, and H.H. Yu, “On Accelerating Content Delivery in Mobile Networks”, IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, vol.15, no.3, pp.1314-1333, Third Quarter 2013.

  15. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “On Greening Cellular Networks via Multicell Cooperation”, IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, vol.20, no.1, pp.82,89, February 2013. ( This article is selected as IEEE ComSoc Free Article of the Month.)

  16. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “ICE: Intelligent Cell BrEathing to Optimize the Utilization of Green Energy”, IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 12, No. 6, pp. 866-869, June 2012.

  17. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “Energy Efficient Wireless Multicasting”, IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 15, No. 6, pp.620-622, June 2011.

Conference Papers

  1. Qiang Liu, Siqi Huang, and Tao Han, "Demo: Fast and Accurate Object Analysis at the Edge for Mobile Augmented Reality" in The Second ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing (SEC), San Jose, CA, 2017.

  2. Yang Deng, Arun Ravindran, and Tao Han, "Poster: Edge Datastore for Distributed Vision Analytics" in The Second ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing (SEC), San Jose, CA, 2017.

  3. Qiang Liu, Siqi Huang, Yang Deng, and Tao Han, "Demo Abstract: MExR: Mobile Edge Resource Management for Mixed Reality Applications" in IEEE INFOCOM 2017, Atlanta, GA, USA.

  4. Siqi Huang, Tao Han, and Nirwan Ansari, “Data-Driven Network Optimization in Ultra-Dense Radio Access Networks”, in Proc. IEEE Globecom 2017, Singapore.

  5. Johnson Opadere, Qiang Liu, and Tao Han, “Energy-Efficient RRH Sleep Mode for Virtual Cloud Radio Access Networks”, in Proc. IEEE Globecom 2017, Singapore.

  6. Siqi Huang, Tao Han, and Nirwan Ansari, "Big-Data-Driven Network Partitioning for Ultra-Dense Radio Access Networks" in IEEE ICC 2017.

  7. Haoxin Wang, Jiang (Linda) Xie, and Tao Han, "V-Handoff: A Practical Energy Efficient Handoff for 802.11 Infrastructure Networks" in IEEE ICC 2017.

  8. Qiang Liu, Tao Han, and Gang Wu, “Computing Resource Aware Energy Saving Scheme for Cloud Radio Access Networks”, in Proc. IEEE SustainCom 2016, Atlanta, GA, USA.

  9. Liang Zhang, Tao Han, and Nirwan Ansari, “Revenue Driven Virtual Machine Management in Green Datacenter Networks Towards Big Data”, in Proc. IEEE Globecom 2016, Washington, DC, USA.

  10. Xilong Liu, Tao Han, and Nirwan Ansari, “Intelligent Battery Management for Cellular Networks with Hybrid Energy Supplies”, in Proc. IEEE WCNC 2016, Doha, Qatar.

  11. Liang Zhang, Tao Han, and Nirwan Ansari, “Renewable Energy-Aware Inter-datacenter Virtual Machine Migration over Elastic Optical Networks ”, in Proc. IEEE CloudCom 2015, Vancouver, Canada.

  12. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “User Association in Backhaul Constrained Small Cell Networks”, in Proc. IEEE WCNC 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

  13. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “Provisioning Green Energy for Small Cell BSs”, in Proc. Of IEEE GLOBECOM 2014, Austin, Texas, USA.

  14. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “Smart Grid Enabled Mobile Networks: Jointly Optimizing BS Operation and Power Distribution”, in Proc. Of IEEE ICC 2014, Sydney, Australia.

  15. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “Heuristic Relay Assignments for Green Relay Assisted Device to Device Communications”, in Proc. Of IEEE Globecom 2013, Atlanta, GA, USA.

  16. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “Green-energy Aware and Latency Aware User Associations in Heterogeneous Cellular Networks”, in Proc. Of IEEE Globecom 2013, Atlanta, GA, USA.

  17. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “Auction-based Energy-Spectrum Trading in Green Cognitive Cellular Networks”, in Proc. Of IEEE ICC 2013, Budapest, Hungary.

  18. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “Energy Agile Packet Scheduling to Leverage Green Energy for Next Generation Cellular Networks”, in Proc. Of IEEE ICC 2013, Budapest, Hungary.

  19. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “Optimizing Cell Size for Energy Saving in Cellular Networks with Hybrid Energy Supplies”, in Proc. Of IEEE Globecom 2012, Anaheim, CA, USA.

  20. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, M. Wu, and H.H. Yu, “TCP-Mobile Edge: Accelerating Delivery in Mobile Networks”, in Proc. Of IEEE ICC 2012, Ottawa, Canada.

  21. Tao Han and Nirwan Ansari, “Opportunistic Content Pushing via WiFi Hotspots”, IEEE IC-NIDC 2012, Beijing, China

  22. Tao Han, N. Zhang, K. Liu, B. Tang and Y. Liu. “Analysis of Mobile WiMAX Security: Vulnerabilities and Solutions”, in Proc. of IEEE MASS 2008 (Workshop).

  23. Tao Han, T. Xing, N. Zhang, K. Liu, B. Tang and Y. Liu. “Wireless Spectrum Sharing via Waiting-Line Auction”, in Proc. Of IEEE ICCS 2008 Guangzhou, China.

  24. Tao Han, L. Ma and Y. Liu. “Waiting-Line Auction for WiFi Pricing”, in Proc. Of ACM CoNEXTConference (ACM CoNEXT Student Workshop), 2008, Madrid, Spain.

Patents

  1. Nirwan Ansari and Tao Han, “Trading Spectrum for Energy Savings in Green Cognitive Cellular Networks”, US Patent Number 9516589 , Issued on Dec. 2016.

  2. Tao Han, Nirwan Ansari, Mingquan Wu and Heather Yu, “System and Method for Transmission Control Protocol Service Delivery in Wireless Communications Systems”, US Patent Number 9456377, Issued on Sep. 2016.

  3. Nirwan Ansari and Tao Han, “Cell Size Optimization for Energy Savings in Cellular Networks with Hybrid Energy Supplies”, US Patent Number 9277497, Issued Mar. 2016.

  4. Nirwan Ansari and Tao Han, “Association through Green Energy and Latency Awareness in Wireless Networks”, US Patent Number 9253719, Issued Feb. 2016.

Patent Applications

  1. Nirwan Ansari and Tao Han, “Assignment of Communication Devices Heuristically to Green Relays in Wireless Networks”, International Patent Application No. PCT/US2013/072827, filed on Dec. 2013.

  2. Zhuo Chen, Qing Li, Hongkun Li, Paul L. Russell, Jr., Chonggang Wang, and Tao Han, “Apparatus and method of using time reuse frame structures for multi-hop communications”, U.S. Non-provisional Patent Application Number 14/701,239, filed on Apr. 2015.

  3. Hongkun Li, Qing Li, Zhuo Chen, Paul L. Russell, Jr., Chonggang Wang, and Tao Han, “Multi-hop peer-to-peer communications”, U.S. Non-provisional Patent Application Number 14/644,777, filed on Mar. 2015.