Dr. Zhengxin Yu

Zhengxin Yu received her Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Exeter, UK. Her research interests focus on Federated Learning, Deep Learning, Multi-access Edge Computing and Internet of Things.


  • Z. Yu, J. Hu, G. Min, Z. Zhao and W. Miao, “Mobility-Aware Proactive Edge Caching for Connected Vehicles using Federated Learning”, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation System, 2020, DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2020.3017474.
  • Z. Yu, J. Hu and G. Min, “Peer to Peer Federated Deep Learning based Proactive Caching for IoV”, in Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2020 (Invited paper). 
  • Z. Yu, J. Hu, G. Min, Z. Wang, W. Miao, S. Li, “Privacy-Preserving Federated Deep Learning for Cooperative Hierarchical Caching in Fog Computing”, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, to appear, 2021. 
  • Z. Yu, J. Hu, G. Min, H. Lu, Z. Zhao, H. Wang, N. Georgalas, “Federated Learning Based Proactive Content Caching in Edge Computing”, in Proc. of IEEE Global Communications Conference, 2018. 
  • W. Gao, Z. Zhao, Z. Yu, G. Min, M. Yang and W. Huang, “Edge Computing based Channel Allocation for Deadline-driven IoT Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol.16, no.10, pp. 6693-6702, 2020. 
  • W. Miao, C. Luo, G. Min, Y. Mi and Z. Yu, “Location-based Robust Beamforming Design for Cellular- enabled UAV Communications”, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 2020, DOI: 10.1109/JIOT.2020.3028853. 
  • H. Lin, J. Hu, J. Ma, L. Xu and Z. Yu, A secure collaborative spectrum sensing strategy in cyber-physical systems. IEEE Access, 5, pp.27679-27690, 2017.


  • EU H2020, INITIATE: Intelligent and Sustainable Aerial-Terrestrial IoT Networks
  • Public Cloud Reliability and Intelligent Operation & Management 
  • High-performance Distributed Algorithms and Key Technologies for Processing SDN Big Data 

Professional Services

  • Publicity Chair: The 17th International Conference on Mobility, Sensing and Networking (MSN-2021), 13-15,Dec, 2021, Exeter, UK.
  • Web and System Management Chair: The 20th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom-2021), 18-20, Aug, 2021, Shenyang, China.
  • Local Arrangement Chair: The 18th IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applications (ISPA-2020), 17-19, Dec, 2020, Exeter, UK.
  • Web and System Management Chair: The 10th IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing, Networking and Services (SmartCNS-2019), 21-23, Oct, 2019, Shenyang, China. 
  • Local Arrangement Chair: The 20th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communication (HPCC-2018), 28-30, June, 2018, Exeter, UK.
  • Web and System Management Chair: The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Cybernetics (Cybconf-2017), 21-23, June, 2017, Exeter, UK.
  • Technical Program Committee Member & Reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, The Computer Journal, IEEE Internet of Things, Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers, Neurocomputing, etc.