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Shurui Huang is currently a Ph. D student in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA. She is working with Professor Aditya Ramamoorthy. She received her Master of Science degree at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Iowa State university, 2009. She received her Bachelor degree at Department of Automation, Tsinghua Univerisity, 2006. Her research interests include:

(1) Error Floor region of LDPC code .

(2) Minimum cost content distribution with network coding.

(3) Unicast network capacity with network coding.


Contact Information:

3133 Coover Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 50010

Email:  hshurui@iastate.edu

Phone:  (515)-520-7616


2009-   Iowa State University, Ph. D in Electrical Engineering, major in Communication and Signal Processing. Expecting Minor in Statistics.

2006-2009 Iowa State University, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, major in Communication and Signal Processing. Minor in Statistics.

2002-2006  Tsinghua University, Bachelor of Engineering in Department of Automation.

Advanced communications Detection and estimation theory Digital signal processing
Advanced probability theory Random process communication and signal processing Network coding
Convex optimization Theory of computing Coding theory
Multiuser information theory Base and application of digital media Theory of probability and statistics I & II

[1] Analysis and estimation of the frame error rate of error control coding (E.g. LDPC code) and interleaver design for modulated LDPC code.

[2] Analysis and design of source information distribution in networks with network coding, cost computation and comparison when the source contains subset information set and coded information set.

[3] Analysis of the capacity region of 3 session unicast network with network coding.

Iowa State University graduate college assistantship,         

Tsinghua University Scholarship in excellent academic performance,  

The second-class award in the Physics contest of the undergraduate of Beijing,  




Signal and Systems II

Laplace and z-Transforms, properties and inverses. Applications to LTI systems and analog/digital filters. Feedback systems and stability. State-space representation and analysis.

Communication Systems I

Frequency domain analysis, spectral filtering, bandwidth. Linear modulation systems. Angle modulation systems. Phase locked loop, super-heterodyne receiver. Sampling and pulse code modulation. Digital data transmission, line coding, pulse shaping, multiplexing.

Probabilistic Methods for Electrical Engineers

Introduction to probability with applications to electrical engineers. Discrete and continuous random variables, functions of random variables. Elements of statistics, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, least squares. Introduction to random processes.


[1] S. Huang, A. Ramamoorthy and M. Medard, "Minimum cost content distribution using network coding: Replication vs. coding at the source nodes", IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW), 2010.

[2] Shurui Huang, Aditya Ramamoorthy,  and Muriel Medard, "Minimum cost mirror sites using network coding: Replication vs. coding at the source nodes", IEEE Trans. on Information Theory (to appear), 2011.

[3] Shurui Huang and Aditya Ramamoorthy, "A note on the multiple unicast capacity of directed acyclic networks", IEEE Intl. Conf. on Comm. (ICC), 2011 (to appear).

[4] Shurui Huang and Aditya Ramamoorthy, "Improved inner bound of rate region for two unicast with network codes over directed acyclic networks" (to be submitted).

[5] Shurui Huang and Aditya Ramamoorthy, report: "Error Floor of LDPC Coded BICM".