Pu (Perry) Wang

Pu (Perry) Wang
  • Biography

    Pu (Perry) Wang was an intern at the Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL), Cambridge, MA, in the summer of 2010. Before returning to MERL, he was a Research Scientist in the Mathematics and Modeling Department of the Schlumberger-Doll Research, Cambridge, MA, contributing to developments of logging-while-drilling Acoustics/NMR products. His current research interests include signal processing, Bayesian inference, statistical learning, and their applications to (mmWave and THz) sensing, wireless communications, networks and automotive applications. He received the IEEE Jack Neubauer Memorial Award from IEEE Vehicular Technology Society in 2013 for the paper "Multiantenna-assisted spectrum sensing for cognitive radioā€¯. He is currently an Associate Editor for IEEE Signal Processing Letters and an Associate Member of IEEE SPS Sensor Array and Multichannel (SAM) Technical Committee.

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  • Internships with Perry

    • SP1371: Object Tracking and Perception for Autonomous Driving

      The Signal Processing (SP) group at MERL is seeking a highly motivated intern to conduct fundamental research in automotive radar-based object tracking and perception for autonomous driving. Previous experience on multiple (point and extended) object tracking, data association, and data-driven object detection/tracking is highly preferred. Knowledge about automotive radar schemes (MIMO array and waveform modulation (FMCW, PMCW, and OFDM)) and hands-on experience on open automotive datasets are a plus. Knowledge on vehicle dynamics is an asset. The intern will collaborate with a small group of MERL researchers to develop novel algorithms, conduct field measurements, data analysis (Python & MATLAB), and prepare results for patents and publication. Senior Ph.D. students with research focuses on signal processing, machine learning, optimization, applied mathematics, or related areas are encouraged to apply. The expected duration of the internship is 3 months with a flexible start date.

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  • MERL Publications

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  • Other Publications

    •  Wang, P.; Bose, S.; Sinha, S.K., "Dipole Shear Anisotropy Using Logging-While-Drilling Sonic Tools", SPWLA 57th Annual Logging Symposium, June 2016.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{WangBose2016,
      • author = {Wang, P. and Bose, S. and Sinha, S.K.},
      • title = {Dipole Shear Anisotropy Using Logging-While-Drilling Sonic Tools},
      • booktitle = {SPWLA 57th Annual Logging Symposium},
      • year = 2016,
      • month = jun
      • }
    •  Wang, P.; Jain, V.; Venkataramanan, L., "Sparse Bayesian T1-T2 Inversion from Borehole NMR Measurements", SPWLA 57th Annual Logging Symposium, June 2016.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{WangJain2016,
      • author = {Wang, P. and Jain, V. and Venkataramanan, L.},
      • title = {Sparse Bayesian T1-T2 Inversion from Borehole NMR Measurements},
      • booktitle = {SPWLA 57th Annual Logging Symposium},
      • year = 2016,
      • month = jun
      • }
    •  Wang, P.; Li, H.; O., Besson; J., Fang, "Knowledge-aided hyperparameter-free Bayesian detection in stochastic homogeneous environments", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), March 2016.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{WangLi2016,
      • author = {Wang, P. and Li, H. and O., Besson and J., Fang},
      • title = {Knowledge-aided hyperparameter-free Bayesian detection in stochastic homogeneous environments},
      • booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP)},
      • year = 2016,
      • month = mar
      • }
    •  Fang, J.; Shen, Y.; Li, H.; Wang, P., "Pattern-Coupled Sparse Bayesian Learning for Recovery of Block-Sparse Signals", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 63, No. 2, pp. 360-372, Jan 2015.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{6967808,
      • author = {Fang, J. and Shen, Y. and Li, H. and Wang, P.},
      • title = {Pattern-Coupled Sparse Bayesian Learning for Recovery of Block-Sparse Signals},
      • journal = {IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing},
      • year = 2015,
      • volume = 63,
      • number = 2,
      • pages = {360--372},
      • month = {Jan}
      • }
    •  Wang, P.; Li, H.; Himed, B., Bayesian Radar Detection in Interference, SciTech Publishing, 2015.
      BibTeX
      • @Book{WangLiHimed16,
      • author = {Wang, P. and Li, H. and Himed, B.},
      • title = {Bayesian Radar Detection in Interference},
      • booktitle = {Modern Radar Detection Theory},
      • year = 2015,
      • editor = {De Maio, A. and Greco, M.S.},
      • chapter = 5,
      • pages = {133--162},
      • address = {Edison, NJ},
      • publisher = {SciTech Publishing}
      • }
    •  Wang, P.; Bose, S., "Cramer-Rao Bounds for Broadband Dispersion Extraction of Borehole Acoustic Modes", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 21, No. 9, pp. 1083-1087, Sept 2014.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{6813598,
      • author = {Wang, P. and Bose, S.},
      • title = {Cramer-Rao Bounds for Broadband Dispersion Extraction of Borehole Acoustic Modes},
      • journal = {IEEE Signal Processing Letters},
      • year = 2014,
      • volume = 21,
      • number = 9,
      • pages = {1083--1087},
      • month = {Sept}
      • }
    •  Wang, P.; Wang, Z.; Li, H.; Himed, B., "Knowledge-Aided Parametric Adaptive Matched Filter With Automatic Combining for Covariance Estimation", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 62, No. 18, pp. 4713-4722, Sept 2014.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{6853408,
      • author = {Wang, P. and Wang, Z. and Li, H. and Himed, B.},
      • title = {Knowledge-Aided Parametric Adaptive Matched Filter With Automatic Combining for Covariance Estimation},
      • journal = {IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing},
      • year = 2014,
      • volume = 62,
      • number = 18,
      • pages = {4713--4722},
      • month = {Sept}
      • }
    •  Wang, P.; Li, H.; Himed, B., "A Parametric Moving Target Detector for Distributed MIMO Radar in Non-Homogeneous Environment", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 61, No. 9, pp. 2282-2294, May 2013.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{6450110,
      • author = {Wang, P. and Li, H. and Himed, B.},
      • title = {A Parametric Moving Target Detector for Distributed MIMO Radar in Non-Homogeneous Environment},
      • journal = {IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing},
      • year = 2013,
      • volume = 61,
      • number = 9,
      • pages = {2282--2294},
      • month = may
      • }
    •  Wang, P.; Fang, J.; Li, H.; Himed, B., "Detection With Target-Induced Subspace Interference", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 19, No. 7, pp. 403-406, July 2012.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{6193410,
      • author = {Wang, P. and Fang, J. and Li, H. and Himed, B.},
      • title = {Detection With Target-Induced Subspace Interference},
      • journal = {IEEE Signal Processing Letters},
      • year = 2012,
      • volume = 19,
      • number = 7,
      • pages = {403--406},
      • month = jul
      • }
    •  Djurovic, I.; Simeunovic, M.; Djukanovic, S.; Wang, P., "A Hybrid CPF-HAF Estimation of Polynomial-Phase Signals: Detailed Statistical Analysis", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 60, No. 10, pp. 5010-5023, Oct 2012.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{6222371,
      • author = {Djurovic, I. and Simeunovic, M. and Djukanovic, S. and Wang, P.},
      • title = {A Hybrid CPF-HAF Estimation of Polynomial-Phase Signals: Detailed Statistical Analysis},
      • journal = {IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing},
      • year = 2012,
      • volume = 60,
      • number = 10,
      • pages = {5010--5023},
      • month = {Oct}
      • }
    •  Wang, P.; Li, H.; Himed, B., "Moving Target Detection Using Distributed MIMO Radar in Clutter With Nonhomogeneous Power", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 59, No. 10, pp. 4809-4820, Oct 2011.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{5934613,
      • author = {Wang, P. and Li, H. and Himed, B.},
      • title = {Moving Target Detection Using Distributed MIMO Radar in Clutter With Nonhomogeneous Power},
      • journal = {IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing},
      • year = 2011,
      • volume = 59,
      • number = 10,
      • pages = {4809--4820},
      • month = {Oct}
      • }
    •  Wang, P.; Li, H.; Himed, B., "Parametric Rao Tests for Multichannel Adaptive Detection in Partially Homogeneous Environment", IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 47, No. 3, pp. 1850-1862, July 2011.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{5937269,
      • author = {Wang, P. and Li, H. and Himed, B.},
      • title = {Parametric Rao Tests for Multichannel Adaptive Detection in Partially Homogeneous Environment},
      • journal = {IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems},
      • year = 2011,
      • volume = 47,
      • number = 3,
      • pages = {1850--1862},
      • month = jul
      • }
    •  Wang, P.; Li, H.; Himed, B., "Knowledge-Aided Parametric Tests for Multichannel Adaptive Signal Detection", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 59, No. 12, pp. 5970-5982, Dec 2011.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{6020816,
      • author = {Wang, P. and Li, H. and Himed, B.},
      • title = {Knowledge-Aided Parametric Tests for Multichannel Adaptive Signal Detection},
      • journal = {IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing},
      • year = 2011,
      • volume = 59,
      • number = 12,
      • pages = {5970--5982},
      • month = {Dec}
      • }
    •  Wang, P.; Li, H.; Himed, B., "A New Parametric GLRT for Multichannel Adaptive Signal Detection", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 317-325, Jan 2010.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{5210195,
      • author = {Wang, P. and Li, H. and Himed, B.},
      • title = {A New Parametric GLRT for Multichannel Adaptive Signal Detection},
      • journal = {IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing},
      • year = 2010,
      • volume = 58,
      • number = 1,
      • pages = {317--325},
      • month = {Jan}
      • }
    •  Wang, P.; Li, H.; Djurovic, I.; Himed, B., "Performance of Instantaneous Frequency Rate Estimation Using High-Order Phase Function", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 58, No. 4, pp. 2415-2421, April 2010.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{5290077,
      • author = {Wang, P. and Li, H. and Djurovic, I. and Himed, B.},
      • title = {Performance of Instantaneous Frequency Rate Estimation Using High-Order Phase Function},
      • journal = {IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing},
      • year = 2010,
      • volume = 58,
      • number = 4,
      • pages = {2415--2421},
      • month = apr
      • }
    •  Wang, P.; Fang, J.; Han, N.; Li, H., "Multiantenna-Assisted Spectrum Sensing for Cognitive Radio", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 59, No. 4, pp. 1791-1800, May 2010.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{5345867,
      • author = {Wang, P. and Fang, J. and Han, N. and Li, H.},
      • title = {Multiantenna-Assisted Spectrum Sensing for Cognitive Radio},
      • journal = {IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology},
      • year = 2010,
      • volume = 59,
      • number = 4,
      • pages = {1791--1800},
      • month = may
      • }
    •  Wang, P.; Li, H.; Himed, B., "A Bayesian Parametric Test for Multichannel Adaptive Signal Detection in Nonhomogeneous Environments", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 351-354, April 2010.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{5371946,
      • author = {Wang, P. and Li, H. and Himed, B.},
      • title = {A Bayesian Parametric Test for Multichannel Adaptive Signal Detection in Nonhomogeneous Environments},
      • journal = {IEEE Signal Processing Letters},
      • year = 2010,
      • volume = 17,
      • number = 4,
      • pages = {351--354},
      • month = apr
      • }
    •  Wang, P.; Li, H.; Djurovic, I.; Himed, B., "Integrated Cubic Phase Function for Linear FM Signal Analysis", IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 46, No. 3, pp. 963-977, July 2010.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{5545167,
      • author = {Wang, P. and Li, H. and Djurovic, I. and Himed, B.},
      • title = {Integrated Cubic Phase Function for Linear FM Signal Analysis},
      • journal = {IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems},
      • year = 2010,
      • volume = 46,
      • number = 3,
      • pages = {963--977},
      • month = jul
      • }
    •  Wang, P.; Li, H.; Djurovic, I.; Himed, B., "Instantaneous Frequency Rate Estimation for High-Order Polynomial-Phase Signals", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 16, No. 9, pp. 782-785, Sept 2009.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{5071278,
      • author = {Wang, P. and Li, H. and Djurovic, I. and Himed, B.},
      • title = {Instantaneous Frequency Rate Estimation for High-Order Polynomial-Phase Signals},
      • journal = {IEEE Signal Processing Letters},
      • year = 2009,
      • volume = 16,
      • number = 9,
      • pages = {782--785},
      • month = {Sept}
      • }
    •  Zhao, Q.; Li, H.; Wang, P., "Performance of Cooperative Relay With Binary Modulation in Nakagami- Fading Channels", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 57, No. 5, pp. 3310-3315, Sept 2008.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{4425810,
      • author = {Zhao, Q. and Li, H. and Wang, P.},
      • title = {Performance of Cooperative Relay With Binary Modulation in Nakagami- Fading Channels},
      • journal = {IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology},
      • year = 2008,
      • volume = 57,
      • number = 5,
      • pages = {3310--3315},
      • month = {Sept}
      • }
    •  Wang, P.; Djurovic, I.; Yang, J., "Generalized High-Order Phase Function for Parameter Estimation of Polynomial Phase Signal", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 56, No. 7, pp. 3023-3028, July 2008.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{4545291,
      • author = {Wang, P. and Djurovic, I. and Yang, J.},
      • title = {Generalized High-Order Phase Function for Parameter Estimation of Polynomial Phase Signal},
      • journal = {IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing},
      • year = 2008,
      • volume = 56,
      • number = 7,
      • pages = {3023--3028},
      • month = jul
      • }
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  • MERL Issued Patents

    • Title: "System and Method for Parameter Estimation of Hybrid Sinusoidal FM-Polynomial Phase Signal"
      Inventors: Wang, Pu; Orlik, Philip V.; Sadamoto, Kota; Tsujita, Wataru
      Patent No.: 10,407,274
      Issue Date: Sep 10, 2019
    • Title: "System and Method for Channel Estimation in mmWave Communications Exploiting Joint AoD-AoA Angular Spread"
      Inventors: Wang, Pu; Pajovic, Milutin; Orlik, Philip V.
      Patent No.: 10,382,230
      Issue Date: Aug 13, 2019
    • Title: "Digital Beamforming Transmitter Array System with Hardware Sharing and Reduction"
      Inventors: Wang, Bingnan; Peng, Zhengyu; Kim, Kyeong-Jin; Wang, Pu; Ma, Rui; Teo, Koon Hoo
      Patent No.: 10,270,510
      Issue Date: Apr 23, 2019
    • Title: "See-Through Sensing for Image Reconstruction of Structure of Target Object"
      Inventors: Wang, Pu; Fu, Haoyu; Koike-Akino, Toshiaki; Orlik, Philip V.
      Patent No.: 10,217,252
      Issue Date: Feb 26, 2019
    • Title: "Method for Detecting Targets Using Space-Time Adaptive Processing"
      Inventors: Pun, Man On; Wang, Pu; Sahinoglu, Zafer
      Patent No.: 8,907,841
      Issue Date: Dec 9, 2014
    • Title: "Persymmetric Parametric Adaptive Matched Filters for Detecting Targets Using Space-Time Adaptive Processing of Radar Signals"
      Inventors: Sahinoglu, Zafer; Wang, Pu; Pun, Man On
      Patent No.: 8,284,098
      Issue Date: Oct 9, 2012
    • Title: "Method for Detecting Targets Using Space-Time Adaptive Processing and Shared Knowledge of the Environment"
      Inventors: Pun, Man On; Sahinoglu, Zafer; Wang, Pu
      Patent No.: 8,138,963
      Issue Date: Mar 20, 2012
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