Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Texas A&M University
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information:

Phone: (979)-862-1092
Email: ihou AT tamu DOT edu
Office: 334C WERC


Dr. Hou received the B.S. in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University in 2004, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 2008 and 2011, respectively.

In 2012, he joined the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Texas A&M University, where he is currently an assistant professor. His research interests include wireless networks, wireless sensor networks, real-time systems, distributed systems, and vehicular ad hoc networks.

Dr. Hou received the C.W. Gear Outstanding Graduate Student Award from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the Silver Prize in the Asian Pacific Mathematics Olympiad.


[Apr, 2016] A paper, “Asymptotically Optimal Algorithm for Online Reconfiguration of Edge-Clouds,” is accepted for ACM MobiHoc 2016. The acceptance rate is 18.7%.

[Nov, 2015] We have three papers accepted for IEEE Infocom 2016. The acceptance rate is 18%. The titles of the papers are “Online Job Allocation with Hard Allocation Ratio Requirement,” “On the Modeling and Optimization of Short-Term Performance for Real-Time Wireless Networks,” and “Heavy-Traffic Analysis of QoE Optimality for On-Demand Video Streams Over Fading Channels.”

[Aug. 21, 2015] A paper, “R-PF: Enhancing Service Regularity for Legacy Scheduling Policy,” is accepted for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.