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Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering
Faculty Hire, New Mexico Smart Grid Center
New Mexico Tech
Socorro, NM 87801

Office: Workman 209
Phone: 575-835-5932
Email: sihua.shao AT

Dr. Sihua Shao currently serves as an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering at New Mexico Tech. He obtains the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering and the Hashimoto Prize for best doctoral dissertation from New Jersey Institute of Technology in 2018. He is honored to receive the NSF CRII Award and NM EPSCoR Mentor Award in 2023. He is a Senior Member of IEEE. His area of expertise is wireless communication and networking, mainly focusing on reconfigurable intelligent surfaces, integrated sensing and communication, optical wireless communication, backscatter communication, machine learning in communications and networking, wireless communication and networking in harsh environments, UAV assisted wireless networks, heterogeneous radio-optical wireless networks, positioning, navigation and timing.

Research Interests
➤ Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces
➤ Backscatter Communication
➤ Optical Wireless Communications
➤ Integrated Sensing and Communication
➤ Machine Learning in Communications and Networking
➤ UAV Assisted Wireless Networks
➤ Smart Grid Communications
➤ Wireless Communications in Harsh Environments
➤ Heterogeneous Radio-Optical Networks
➤ Cyber-Physical System
➤ Digital Signal Processing
➤ Positioning, Navigation, and Timing

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E-mail:sihua.shao AT  

Phone: 575-835-5932