电子工程系

Department of Electronic Engineering 

Zheng Yao, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University

Beijing 100084, China

Phone: (+8610) 62780133

E-mail: yaozheng(at)tsinghua.edu.cn

 

Education background

Ph.D., Information and Communication Engineering, Jan. 2010

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Bachelor of Electronics Information Engineering, July 2005

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

 

Experience

12/2014-present, Associate Professor

Dept. of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua Univ.

09/2014-12/2014, Lecture and Assistant Professor

Dept. of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua Univ.

04/2010-09/2014, Assistant Researcher

Dept. of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua Univ.

 

Concurrent Academic

Undergraduate

2015-present, 30230104: Signals and Systems, Dept. of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua Univ.

2013-present, 30230613: Digital Signal Processing, Dept. of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua Univ.

 

Social service

2014-present, Editorial Board Member, Springer GPS Solutions

2008-present, Member, IEEE

2010-present, Professional Member, ION

2014, Session Chair, ION ITM 2014

2010-present, Reviewer, IEEE T-WC / T-AES / IET RSN

2014-present, Member, ION SDR Meta Data Standard WG

 

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

GNSS Signals Design and Evaluation

Navigation in Challenging Environments

Cooperative Positioning

GNSS Software Receiver Technologies

 

Research Status

Dr. Yao’s research focuses on using signal processing techniques to tackle satellite navigation and positioning problems. It mainly targets new GNSS signals design, optimization, and processing, but also investigates personal and vehicular positioning in challenging environments such as urban canyons and strong multipath environments. The domains of research and expertise are:

• Spreading modulation and multiplexing techniques for GNSS;

• Software-defined multi-GNSS real-time receiver

• Split-spectrum DSSS signals unambiguous acquisition and tracking;

• Ground-based high precision navigation system;

• GNSS signals multipath mitigation techniques;

• Cooperative positioning in signal level;

Selected recent publications can be found in:

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Zheng_Yao/contributions

• GNSS System-wide Satellite Navigation Test Analyzer, National Special Fund for the Development of Major Research Equipment and Instruments, Technical Director and Sub-project Principle Investigator

• The Research of Multi-System Receiving and Interoperation Technical, Sub-project of National 863 Project Major Project, Principle Investigator.

• The Research of Dual-frequency Modulation and Multiplexing Joint Design Method for GNSS Signals, supported by the National Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Principle Investigator.

• The Research of Multipath Modeling and Mitigation in New Generation of GNSS, supported by the Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education of China (RFDP), Principle Investigator.

• The Research of Multipath Mitigation Technique in New Generation of GNSS based on Parameter Estimation, supported by the National Key Laboratory Foundation, Principle Investigator.

 

Honors And Awards

• China Satellite Navigation Conference Youth Excellent Paper, First Prize, 05/2013

• China Satellite Navigation Conference Outstanding Paper Award, 05/2013

• Excellent PhD Thesis Award, Tsinghua University, 01/2010

• Outstanding PhD Graduate of Tsinghua University, 07/2010

• China Satellite Navigation Conference Youth Excellent Paper, First Prize, 05/2010

• Institute of Navigation GNSS Conference, Best Student Paper Award, 09/2008

 

Academic Achievement

Selected Journal Papers

[1] Yao Z. A new unambiguous tracking technique for sine-BOC(2n,n) signals. Proc. of ION GNSS, Savannah, GA. 2008: 2432-2438.

[2] Yao Z, and Lu M. Side-peaks cancellation analytic design framework with applications in BOC signals unambiguous processing. Proc. of ION ITM, San Diego, CA. 2011: 775-785.

[3] Yao Z, and Lu M, Optimized modulation for Compass B1-C signal with multiple processing modes, Proc. of ION GNSS, Portland, OR. 2011: 1234-1242.

[4] Huang B, Yao Z, Guo F, Deng S, Cui X, and Lu M, STARx – A GPU Based Multi-System Full-Band Real-Time GNSS Software Receiver, Proc. of ION GNSS+ 2013, Nashville, TN, 2013: 1549-1559.

[5] Yao Z, and Lu M, Design, Implementation, and Performance Analysis of ACE-BOC Modulation, Proc. of ION GNSS+ 2013, Nashville, TN, 2013: 1549-1559.

[6] Yao Z, and Lu M. Constant envelope combination for components on different carrier frequencies with unequal power allocation. Proc. of ION ITM, San Diego, CA. 2013.

[7] Yao Z, and Lu M. Quasi-coherent joint processing of modernized GNSS multiplexing signals. Proc. of ION PPNT, Honolulu, HI. 2013: 98-105.

[8] Huang B, Yao Z, Lu M, and Feng Z. A code phase measurement method for snap-shot GNSS receiver, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, v 243 LNEE, p 641-651, 2013.

[9] Lv P, Lu M, and Yao Z. Dual-update rate INS aided carrier phase lock loop for new generation global navigation satellite signals. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, v 243 LNEE, p 715-724, 2013.

[10] Zhang J, Yao Z, and Lu M. Applications and low-complex implementations of ACE-BOC multiplexing. Proc. of ION ITM, San Diego, CA. 2014: 781-791.

[11] Zhang J, Yao Z, and Lu M. Optimized asymmetric dual-frequency constant envelope multiplexing technique, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, v 304 LNEE, n VOL. 2, p 103-113, 2014.

[12] Zhu Y, Yao Z, Cui X, Lu M. Comparative analysis of dual-frequency constant envelop multiplexing techniques for ARNS band. Proc. of ION ITM, San Diego, CA. 2014: 792-801.

[13] Gao Y, Yao Z, Zhu Y, and Lu M. A two-dimension tracking based multipath mitigation method for BOC signals. Proc. of ION ITM, San Diego, CA. 2014: 876-883.

[14] Chen Q, Yao Z, and Lu M. Implementation of a GNSS receiver with an unambiguous acquisition and tracking technique. Proc. of ION ITM, San Diego, CA. 2011: 989-996.

[15] Zhang X, Zhang X, Yao Z, Lu M. Implementations of Constant Envelope Multiplexing based on Extended Interplex and Inter-Modulation Construction Method. Proc. of ION GNSS, Nashville TN. 2012: 893-900.

[16] Zhang X, Yao Z, Zhang X, and Lu M, A method to optimize the spreading code chip waveform in sense of Gabor bandwidth, Proc. of ION GNSS, Portland, OR. 2011: 1299-1304.

[17] Jin L, Yao Z, Cui X, Lu M, and Feng Z, Dual update-rate FLL-assisted phase lock loop of novel robust receivers for new generation global navigation satellite signals, Proc. of ION GNSS, Portland, OR. 2011: 3652-3659.

[18] Teng D, Yao Z, Cui X, Lu M, and Feng Z, Weighting adjustment acquisition method for the DSSS signal. Proc. of NSWCTC, Wuhan, China. 2010: 336 – 339.

Selected Conference Proceedings

[1] Yao Z. A new unambiguous tracking technique for sine-BOC(2n,n) signals. Proc. of ION GNSS, Savannah, GA. 2008: 2432-2438.

[2] Yao Z, and Lu M. Side-peaks cancellation analytic design framework with applications in BOC signals unambiguous processing. Proc. of ION ITM, San Diego, CA. 2011: 775-785.

[3] Yao Z, and Lu M, Optimized modulation for Compass B1-C signal with multiple processing modes, Proc. of ION GNSS, Portland, OR. 2011: 1234-1242.

[4] Huang B, Yao Z, Guo F, Deng S, Cui X, and Lu M, STARx – A GPU Based Multi-System Full-Band Real-Time GNSS Software Receiver, Proc. of ION GNSS+ 2013, Nashville, TN, 2013: 1549-1559.

[5] Yao Z, and Lu M, Design, Implementation, and Performance Analysis of ACE-BOC Modulation, Proc. of ION GNSS+ 2013, Nashville, TN, 2013: 1549-1559.

[6] Yao Z, and Lu M. Constant envelope combination for components on different carrier frequencies with unequal power allocation. Proc. of ION ITM, San Diego, CA. 2013.

[7] Yao Z, and Lu M. Quasi-coherent joint processing of modernized GNSS multiplexing signals. Proc. of ION PPNT, Honolulu, HI. 2013: 98-105.

[8] Huang B, Yao Z, Lu M, and Feng Z. A code phase measurement method for snap-shot GNSS receiver, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, v 243 LNEE, p 641-651, 2013.

[9] Lv P, Lu M, and Yao Z. Dual-update rate INS aided carrier phase lock loop for new generation global navigation satellite signals. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, v 243 LNEE, p 715-724, 2013.

[10] Zhang J, Yao Z, and Lu M. Applications and low-complex implementations of ACE-BOC multiplexing. Proc. of ION ITM, San Diego, CA. 2014: 781-791.

[11] Zhang J, Yao Z, and Lu M. Optimized asymmetric dual-frequency constant envelope multiplexing technique, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, v 304 LNEE, n VOL. 2, p 103-113, 2014.

[12] Zhu Y, Yao Z, Cui X, Lu M. Comparative analysis of dual-frequency constant envelop multiplexing techniques for ARNS band. Proc. of ION ITM, San Diego, CA. 2014: 792-801.

[13] Gao Y, Yao Z, Zhu Y, and Lu M. A two-dimension tracking based multipath mitigation method for BOC signals. Proc. of ION ITM, San Diego, CA. 2014: 876-883.

[14] Chen Q, Yao Z, and Lu M. Implementation of a GNSS receiver with an unambiguous acquisition and tracking technique. Proc. of ION ITM, San Diego, CA. 2011: 989-996.

[15] Zhang X, Zhang X, Yao Z, Lu M. Implementations of Constant Envelope Multiplexing based on Extended Interplex and Inter-Modulation Construction Method. Proc. of ION GNSS, Nashville TN. 2012: 893-900.

[16] Zhang X, Yao Z, Zhang X, and Lu M, A method to optimize the spreading code chip waveform in sense of Gabor bandwidth, Proc. of ION GNSS, Portland, OR. 2011: 1299-1304.

[17] Jin L, Yao Z, Cui X, Lu M, and Feng Z, Dual update-rate FLL-assisted phase lock loop of novel robust receivers for new generation global navigation satellite signals, Proc. of ION GNSS, Portland, OR. 2011: 3652-3659.

[18] Teng D, Yao Z, Cui X, Lu M, and Feng Z, Weighting adjustment acquisition method for the DSSS signal. Proc. of NSWCTC, Wuhan, China. 2010: 336 – 339.

Patents

[1] Zheng Yao, Xiaowei Cui, Mingquan Lu, and Zhenming Feng, “Dual Update Rate Carrier Tracking Loop,” Chinese Patent ZL200710178904.3.

[2] Zheng Yao, Xiaowei Cui, Mingquan Lu, and Zhenming Feng, “Method and Apparatus for Spreading Spectrum Signal Tracking,” Chinese Patent ZL200710304686.3.

[3] Zheng Yao, Mingquan Lu, and Zhenming Feng, “Signal Modulation and Demodulation Method,” Chinese Patent ZL201010184771.2.

[4] Zheng Yao, Mingquan Lu, and Zhenming Feng, “Method and Apparatus for Subcarrier Generating, Modulating, Demodulating, Transmitting and Receiving,” Patent Pending.

[5] Zheng Yao, and Mingquan Lu, “Signal Modulation and Demodulation Method for Navigation Signals,” Patent Pending.