Pan Hu

Pan Hu 

3rd Year Ph.D. Student, Advisor: Sachin Katti
Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
Google Scholar, GitHub
Research Interests:
Computer Networking, Reinforcement Learning
Email: lghupan [at] gmail [dot] com


  • Dec. 13, 2018: Our paper “Dejavu: Enhancing Videoconferencing with Prior Knowledge” is accepted by HotMobile’19.

  • Nov. 10, 2017: “Cellular network traffic scheduling with Deep Reinforcement Learning” is accepted by AAAI18.

Selected Papers

Show selected conference papers only. Please check Google Scholar for all workshop papers, demos and patents. [BibTeX]


Dejavu: Enhancing Videoconferencing with Prior Knowledge
Pan Hu, Rakesh Misra, Sachin Katti
HotMobile 2019 Talk Poster


Cellular Network Traffic Scheduling with Deep Reinforcement Learning
Sandeep Chinchali, Pan Hu, Tianshu Chu, Manu Sharma, Manu Bansal, Rakesh Misra, Marco Pavone, Sachin Katti
AAAI 2018


Braidio: An Integrated Active-Passive Radio for Mobile Devices with Asymmetric Energy Budgets
Pan Hu, Pengyu Zhang, Mohammad Rostami, Deepak Ganesan
SIGCOMM 2016 Talk

Enabling Practical Backscatter Communication for On-body Sensors
Pengyu Zhang, Mohammad Rostami, Pan Hu, Deepak Ganesan


Software Defined Batteries
Anirudh Badam, Ranveer Chandra, Jon A. Dutra, Anthony Ferrese, Steve Hodges, Pan Hu, Julia Meinershagen, Thomas Moscibroda, Bodhi Priyantha, Evangelia Skiani
SOSP 2015 Talk
Authors ranked alphabetically.

CIDER: Enabling Robustness-Power Tradeoffs on a Computational Eyeglass
Addison Mayberry, Yamin Tun, Pan Hu, Duncan Smith-Freedman, Deepak Ganesan, Benjamin Marlin, Christopher Salthouse
MobiCom 2015

Laissez-Faire: Fully asymmetric backscatter communication
Pan Hu, Pengyu Zhang, Deepak Ganesan
SIGCOMM 2015 Talk


EkhoNet: High Speed Ultra Low-Power Backscatter
Pengyu Zhang, Pan Hu, Vijay Pasikanti, Deepak Ganesan
MobiCom 2014 (Best Paper Award Runner Up)

iShadow: Design of a Wearable, Real-Time Mobile Gaze Tracker
Addison Mayberry, Pan Hu, Benjamin Marlin, Christopher Salthouse and Deepak Ganesan
MobiSys 2014

Epsilon: A Visible Light Based Positioning System
Liqun Li, Pan Hu, Guobin Shen, Chunyi Peng, Feng Zhao
NSDI 2014


ViRi: View it Right
Pan Hu, Guobin Shen, Liqun Li, Donghuan Lu
MobiSys 2013

Auditeur: A Mobile-Cloud Service Platform for Acoustic Event Detection on Smartphones
Shahriar Nirjon, Robert Dickerson, Philip Asare, Qiang Li, Dezhi Hong, John Stankovic, Pan Hu, Guobin Shen, and Xiaofan Jiang
MobiSys 2013

Education and Research Experience


Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
Sep. 2016 - On going
Advisor: Sachin Katti


Data Science Intern, Uhana
Jun. 2018 - Sep. 2018
Jun. 2017 - Sep. 2017
Advisor: Rakesh Misra


M.S. in Computer Science, UMass Amherst
Sep. 2013 - May. 2016
Advisor: Deepak Ganesan


Mobility and Networking Research Group , Microsoft Research Redmond
Jun. 2014 - Sep. 2014
Advisor: Ranveer Chandra, Bodhi Priyantha, Anirudh Badam


Mobile and Sensing System Group, Microsoft Research Asia
Jun. 2012 - Jun. 2013
Advisor: Guobin(Jacky) Shen, Xiaofan(Fred) Jiang, Feng Zhao


B.S. In Electronic Information Engineering
Sep. 2008 - Jun. 2012
Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, Hubei Province, P.R.C.


  • Microsoft PhD Fellowship, 2015

  • Best paper Award Runner-up, MobiCom 2014


  • Reviewer / external reviewer: IEEE Transaction on Mobile Computing, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Optics Express, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing , SIGCHI’15, Ubicomp’16

  • Web chair: HotWireless’14