Peng Sun
Assistant Professor of Data Science at Duke Kunshan University

Dr. Sun has a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering and Automation for Soochow University, an M.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Lakehead University, Canada, and a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Ottawa, Canada, where he also served as a post-doctorate researcher from 2016 to 2020. Before joining Duke Kunshan, he was a research associate of PARADISE Research Laboratory at the University of Ottawa, which is led by Professor Azzedine Boukerche.

He is the author of more than thirty peer-reviewed journal and conference papers. He worked as the principal researcher/research associate for many research projects supported by the National Defense of Canada, Communications Research Centre Canada, and Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Currently, he is an active reviewer for many prestigious journals, e.g., IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks, ACM Computing Survey, etc. He also served as Technical Program Committee Co-chair/member in many top-tier conferences, e.g., ACM DIVANet'18, IEEE ISCC'19, ACM MSWiM'17~20, ACM/IEEE DS-RT’20 and IEEE ICC'20~21, etc. He is the recipient of Best Paper Award at IEEE GLOBECOM in 2019. His work, entitled “A Novel Hierarchical Two-Tier Node Deployment Strategy for Sustainable Wireless Sensor Networks”,  was published in the prestigious IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing, and it was selected as one of the spotlight articles published in all IEEE Transactions as highlighted in the IEEE Computer V. 52(3), pp. 4-5, March 2019.

Current Research Interests

His current research focus is on AI-assisted Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Internet-of-Vehicles, Wireless Sensor Network (WSN), Mobile Vehicular Cloud/Edge Computing.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

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