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Supervisor of Doctorate Candidates

Supervisor of Master's Candidates

Personal Information

Education Level:PhD graduate

Business Address:School of Inform. Science & Technology, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, Sichuan, 610031, PRC

Professional Title:Professor

Academic Titles:PhD., Prof.

Alma Mater:1988-1992 西北工业大学,工学学士 1992-1995 四川大学, 理学硕士 1998-


Honors and Titles:
2018  elected:万人计划中青年科技创新领军人才;
2017  elected:指导学生获得IEEE Jack Keil Wolf ISIT Student Paper Award;
2016  elected:教育部自然科学二等奖“低相关序列研究”;
2015  elected:澳大利亚南昆士兰大学Research Giant教授;
2014  elected:长江学者特聘教授;
2013  elected:指导学生获得全国百篇优秀博士学位论文奖;
2013  elected:国家杰出青年基金;
2007  elected:德国洪堡学者;
2003  elected:全国百篇优秀博士学位论文



1. Sep.1998---May. 2001, Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, PRC
2. Sep.1992---Jul. 1995, MS, Applied Mathematics, Sichuan University, PRC

3. Sep.1988---Jul. 1992, BS, Applied Mathematics, Northwest Polytechnic University, PRC

Working Experience

1. Sep. 2007---Aug. 2008, Guest Professor at the Institute of Information Technology, University of Ulm, Germany
2. Jul. 2004---present, Professor at the School of Information Science and Technology, Southwest Jiaotong University, PRC
3. Mar. 2003---Mar. 2004, Research Associate at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
4. Jun. 2001---Jun. 2004, Associate Professor at the School of Computer Science and Communication Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, PRC
5. Sep. 1995---Sep. 1998, Lectuer at the Department of Mathematics, Sichuan University, PRC

Research Areas

1. Coding technique and its application
2. Distributed storage system
3. Information theory and its application
4. Network information theory

Research Award

1. National Outstanding Youth Foundation Award, China, in 2013
2. Humboldt Research Fellowship of Germany in 2007
3. New century specialist of China in 2005
4. National excellent Doctoral Dissertation award of China in 2003

Research Activities

1. Sep. 2009----Present, Chair of IEEE Chengdu Section Information Theory Society chapter
2. Jan. 2004----Present, IEEE Member
3. Program Chair: International Workshop on Signal Design and Applications in Communications (IWSDA) 2013 and 2007
4. TPC Member: SETA2014, SETA2012, IWSDA2011, APCC 2010
5. Guest editor for IEICE Trans. Fundamentals: Special issue on Signal Design and Its Applications in Communication 2008/2010/2012/2014
6. Journal paper review: IEEE Transaction on Information Theory, IEEE Journal of Select Area in Communication, IEEE Transaction on Communication, IEEE Communication Letters, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, IEE Electronics Letters, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, and other Journals

7. Reviewed papers for international conference on sequence design and their applications and many other IEEE conferences

Academic Visits

1. Feb. 2012---Feb. 2012, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
2. Feb. 2011---Feb. 2011, University of Melbourne, Australia
3. July. 2010---July. 2010, University of Bergen, Norway
4. May 2005---Jun. 2005, University of Melbourne, Australia
5. Oct. 2004---Oct. 2004, Chonbuk National University, Korea
6. Aug. 2004---Sep. 2004, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
7. Dec. 2002---Dec. 2002, University of Melbourne, Australia
8. Aug. 2002---Sep. 2002, University of Yamaguchi, Japan
9. Mar. 2002---May. 2002, University of Leeds, UK
10. Jan. 2002---Feb. 2002, University of Hagen, Germany


1. Jan. 2104 – Dec. 2017, NSFC National Outstanding Youth Foundation, The key research on regenerating code for distributed storage systems, Principle Investigator.
2. Jan. 2012 – Dec. 2015, NSFC Project, Construction of new difference balanced function and its related coding, Principle Investigator.
3. Sep. 2011-Aug. 2014, Key Grant Project of Chinese Ministry of Education, Research on new multiple access technique for next generation of wideband wireless communication systems, Principle Investigator.
4. Jan. 2010 – Dec. 2012, Australia-China Special Fund, 61011120055, Z4 sequence design for wireless communication system, Principle Investigator (Australia Partner: Dr. Udaya Parampalli, University of Melbourne).
5. Jan.2008 – Dec. 2008, NSFC Project, The key research on quaternary sequence design, Principle Investigator.
6. Jan. 2004 - Dec. 2008, Foundation for the Author of National Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of PR China (FANEDD), Sequences design and its application in wireless communications, Principle Investigator.
7. Jan. 2005 - Dec. 2007, The Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University (NCET), Investigation of the new spreading sequences with zero or low correlation zone, Principle Investigator.
8. Jan. 2005 – Dec. 2006,The Specialized Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education (SRFDP) , The key research on the new ZCZ sequences, Principle Investigator.
9. Jan. 2005 - Dec. 2007, Key grant Project of Chinese Ministry of Education, Sequence design over integer ring, Principle Investigator.
10. Jan.2004 – Dec. 2007, NSFC Project, Interleaved sequences design and their cryptographic properties, NSFC of China, Principle Investigator.

Selected Publications

1. Z.C. Zhou, X.H. Tang, X.N. Niu, and P. Udaya,“New Classes of Frequency-Hopping Sequences With Optimal Partial Correlation,” IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 453-458, 2012.
2. X.H. Tang and T. Helleseth, “Generic construction of quaternary sequences of period 2N with low correlation from quaternary sequences of odd period N”, IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 57, no. 4, pp. 2295-2300, Apr. 2011.
3. X.H. Tang and P. Udaya, “On the noncyclic property of sylvester Hadamard matrices,” IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 56, no. 9, pp. 4653-4658, Sep 2010.
4. C. Ding and X.H. Tang, “The cross-correlation of binary sequences with optimal autocorrelation”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 56(4): 3605-3612, Apr. 2010.
5. X.H. Tang and G. Gong, “New constructions of binary sequences with optimal autocorrelation value/magnitude,” IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 56, no. 3, pp. 1278-1286, March 2010.
6. X.H. Tang, T. Helleseth, L. Hu, and W.F. Jiang, “Two new families of optimal binary sequences obtained from quaternary sequences”, IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 55, no. 4, pp. 1833-1840, 2009.
7. X.H. Tang and W.H. Mow, “A new systematic construction of zero correlation zone sequences based on interleaved perfect sequences”, IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol.54, no.12, pp. 5729-5734, 2008.
8. X.H. Tang, and W.H. Mow, “Design of spreading codes for quasi-synchronous CDMA with intercell interference,” IEEE Journal on Select Area in Communications, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 84-93, 2006.
9. X.H. Tang and P.Z. Fan, “A class of pseudonoise sequences over GF (P) with low correlation zone”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 47(4): 1644-1649, May 2001.
10. X.H. Tang, P.Z. Fan, and S. Matsufuji, “Lower bounds on correlation of spreading sequence set with low or zero correlation zone”, Electronics Letters, 36(6): 551-552, Mar. 2000.


1. X.H. Tang and P.Z. Fan, A new design of the polyphase orthogonal sequences and its despread method, Sep., 2003, Chinese patent ZL 00 1 24898.7.
2. X.H. Tang and P.Z. Fan, A design method of binary signal with low or zero correlation zone, Feb., 2004, Chinese patent no. ZL 01 1 09302.1.

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Educational Experience

  • 1988.8-1992.10

    西北工业大学 | 应用数学 | Junior college graduate | Bachelor of engineering

  • 1992.9-1995.10

    四川大学 | 应用数学 | Master graduate | Master of science

  • 1998.9-2001.6

    西南交通大学 | 交通信息工程及控制 | PhD graduate | Doctor of engineering

Work Experience

  • 2007.9-2008.9

     德国乌尔姆大学(University of Ulm)  | 洪堡学者,客座教授 

  • 2003.9-2004.9

     香港科技大学电子与电机工程系  | 副研究员 

  • 2001.6-Now

     西南交通大学信息科学与技术学院  | 副教授、教授、博士生导师 

  • 1995.7-1998.8

     四川大学数学系  | 助教、讲师 

Research Group

Name of Research Group:指导研究生情况

Description of Research Group:(1) 指导博士研究生37人,获得博士学位24人,在读13人

 (2) 指导硕士研究生122人,获得硕士学位94人,在读28人

Name of Research Group:作为学术带头人的轨道交通信息传输与处理技术2011年成功入选四川省青年科技基金创新团队