Dr. Xiang Cao

Xiang Cao

Contact Information

Office: D-2-216 MAK

E-mail Address: [email protected]

Phone Number: (616) 331-2054

Research Interests

  • Data Storage 
  • Big Data 
  • IoT 
  • Edge Computing

Professional Activities

    Scholarly Reviewer:

  • IEEE Transactions on Computers
  • IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology  
  • Pervasive and Mobile Computing Journal
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications  
  • International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications

Personal Interests

  • Reading history books
  • Traveling to natural scenery

Teaching Interests

  • CIS 437 Distributed Computing
  • CIS 656 Distributed Systems 
  • CIS 373 Pervasive Computing 
  • CIS 241 System-level Programming and Utilities 
  • CIS 263 Data Structures and Algorithms 
  • CIS 233 Concepts of Database Systems

Recent Publications

Wagner, J., & Cao, X. (2021). A Prototype for Distributed Computing Platform using Smartphones. Journal of Information Systems Applied Research (JISAR), 14(2), 14-21, 2021.

Xu, X., Cao, X., Wolffe, G., & Du, J. (2021). Intelligent Roadside Unit Deployment in Vehicular Network. The 21st Annual IEEE International Conference on Electro Information Technology (EIT2021).

Trout, A., & Cao, X. (2021). Tradeoff and Solutions of Data Storage in Edge Computing.2021 IEEE 11th Annual Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference (CCWC 2021). 

Research Projects with Students

Gizinski, T., Master's Project, "An Edge Computing Prototype for Data Processing Applications", (January 2021 - April 2021).

Xu, X., Master's Thesis, "Intelligent Roadside Unit Deployment in Vehicular Network", (January 2020 - December 2020).

Trout, A., Honors Senior Project, "Tradeoff and Solutions of Data Storage in Edge Computing", (August 2020 - December 2020).

Wagner, J., Master's Project, "A Prototype for Distributed Computing Platform", (January 2020 - April 2020).



Cao, X., Grant, "Catalyst Grant for Research and Creativity (Impact and Solutions of Data Storage in Edge Computing)", Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence (CSCE), Grand Valley State University, $3,976.80, Funded. (start: May 1, 2021, end: March 31, 2022).

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