Dr. Hongbin Li
Charles & Rosanna Batchelor Chair Professor
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Director of Signal Processing and Communication (SPAC) Laboratory
Stevens Institute of Technology

Contact Information:

203 Burchard Bldg.
Dept. of Electrical and
Computer Engineering
Stevens Inst. of Technology
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Tel: (201) 216-5604
Fax: (201) 216-8246

Past News

  • September 2019: SPAC receives a 3-year grant from NSF on green cooperative RF sensing on shared radio spectrum.
  • July 2019: ARO funds a 3-year project on synchronization in distriubted sensing.
  • April 2019: Prof. Li (with B. Himed and Y.D. Zhang) presents a tutorial on Signal Processing for Passive Radar at the 2019 IEEE Radar Conference, Boston, MA, on April 22, 2019.
  • April 2019: Prof. Li receives Provost's Award for Research Excellence.
  • December 2018: Fangzhou Wang receives the 2018 ECE Oustanding RA Award. Congrats!
  • April 2018: Prof. Li (with B. Himed and Y.D. Zhang) presents a tutorial on Signal Processing for Passive Radar at the 2018 IEEE Radar Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, on April 23, 2018.
  • May 2017: Xin Zhang graduates from SPAC with a PhD degree. He also receives the Outstanding Dissertation Award in Electrical Engineering. Congrats!
  • Apri 2017: Congratulations to Xin Zhang and Yuan Jiang, both selected as finalists for the 2017 IEEE Radar Conference Student Paper Competition.
  • July 2016: NSF awards a 3-year project on signal processing for passive RF sensing.
  • June 2016: SPAC receives funding from AFOSR through a 3-year project to explore Bayesian learning for adaptive signal detection.
  • May 2016: Kuang Cai graduates from SPAC and receives his PhD degree. Congrats!
  • December 2015: Xin Zhang receives the 2015 ECE Outstanding RA Award. Congrats!
  • July 2015: Prof. Li gives an invited talk on adaptive detection for MIMO radar Stevens' Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC), a University-Affiliated Research Center of the US Department of Defense, on July 30.
  • July 2015: Prof. Li gives an invited talk on signal detection for passive RF sensing at 2015 International Workshop on Emerging Topics in Signal Processing, Chengdu, China, on July 16.
  • March 2015: SPAC receives a multi-year contract from AFRL to conduct research on adaptive signal detection with distributed sensors.
  • January 2015: Prof. Li is re-elected as a Member of the Sensor and Multichannel (SAM) Technical Committee, IEEE Signal Processing Society. He served on the same committee between 2007 to 2012.
  • August 2014: SPAC receives a grant from NSF with a 3-year project on sparse signal recovery.
  • August 2014: Prof. Li is re-appointed as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. He served the same role between 2006 and 2009.
  • July 2014: Prof. Li gives a plenary talk titled "Signal Processing for MIMO and Passive Radar" at the 2014 International Workshop on Mathematical Issues in Information Sciences, Xi'an, China, on July 9.
  • June 2014: Prof. Li serves as a Guest Editor for IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Special Issue on Advanced Signal Processing Techniques for Radar Applications
  • May 2014: Congratulations to Zhu Chen and Kiran Sampath who receive their PhD degrees. Zhu also receives the 2014 Francis T. Boesch Award and the Outstanding Dissertation Award in Electrical and Computer Engineering.
  • September 2013: At the 2013 IEEE VTC-Fall Conference in Las Vegas, Prof. Li receives the 2013 IEEE Jack Neubauer Memorial Award for the best systems paper (co-authored with students and post-doc P. Wang, J. Fang, and N. Han) published in the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.
  • September 2013: Prof. Li delivers a tutorial titled "Overview of STAP Techniques" at the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Radar, Adelaide, Australia. The tutorial was developed jointly with Dr. Braham Himed of AFRL.