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 cloud computing, wireless networks, wireless sensor networks, and cyber-physical systems.

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.


[Oct, 2016] A paper, “On the Capacity-Performance Trade-off of Online Policy in Delayed Mobile Offloading,” is accepted for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.

[Aug, 2016] Phd student Ping-Chun Hsieh receives the Outstanding Student Award from the ECE Department of Texas A&M University. Congratulations!

[Jul, 2016] PhD student Han Deng receives Best-in-Session Presentation Award in IEEE Infocom 2016 for her paper “Online Job Allocation with Hard Allocation Ratio Requirement.” Congratulations!

[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.”