Chenshu Wu is currently an Assistant Research Scientist in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, working with Prof. K. J. Ray Liu. He is also the Chief Scientist at Origin Wireless Inc., commercializing wireless sensing and indoor tracking products. Prior to that, he worked as a research associate in the Department of Computer Science, Princeton University and the School of Software, Tsinghua University. He received his Ph.D in 2015 in the Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, under supervision of Prof. Yunhao Liu. He was a Research Scholar in the Dept. of EECS, University of Michigan in 2014, advised by Prof. Mingyan Liu, and was a Research Assistant in Dept. of Computing, HKPU in 2013, advised by Prof. Jiannong Cao. He received his B.E. in 2010 in Computer Science from School of Software, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

Research Interests

My research focuses on mobile and ubiquitous computing, centered around the vision of shaping "Wireless AI" via novel sensing technologies for smart space. Currently, I work on designing novel localization and sensing solutions as well as building commercialized applications for a smarter life. My recent research topics include:

  • Wireless Sensing and Analytics using RF signals
  • Wireless Healthcare
  • Accurate Indoor Tracking Made Easy and Scalable
  • Hidden Screen-Camera Communication

Research Portfolio

Research Projects

Highlights on Industrial Impacts: Checkout more research projects HERE, and RIM, EasiTrack, Widar, ChromaCode.

Selected Publications

For a complete list, see HERE or my Google Scholar Profile. According to Google Scholar, my papers have more than 4000 citations, with an h-index of 29.


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    Wireless Indoor Localization: A Crowdsourcing Approach
    Chenshu Wu, Zheng Yang, Yunhao Liu
    Springer, 2018. ISBN: 978-981-13-0355-5.

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    Location-based Computing: Localization and Localizability of Wireless Networks (位置计算:无线网络定位与可定位性)
    Zheng Yang, Chenshu Wu, Yunhao Liu
    Tsinghua University Press, Jan. 2014. ISBN: 978-7-302-35113-9

    Excellent Academic Monograph (Second Class) of Chinese University Press Book Award (获第四届中国大学出版社图书奖优秀学术著作二等奖)

Selected Conferences

Selected Journals

Honors and Awards


  1. PI: Wireless Contactless Sensing for Industrial Internet, NSF China General Program (国家自然科学基金面上项目).
  2. Co-PI: Research on the Architecture and Key Technologies for Industrial Internet, NSF China Key Program(国家自然科学基金重点项目.
  3. PI: Research on Sensorless Sensing with Wireless Signals, China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (中国博士后科学基金面上资助).
  4. PI: Decimeter-Level Tracking using WiFi Signals, China Postdoctoral Science Foundation Special Program (中国博士后科学基金特别资助).
  5. PI: Passive Human Detection using Wireless Channel State Information, Open Program of Jiangsu High Technology Research Key Laboratory for Wireless Sensor Networks (江苏省无线传感网高技术研究重点实验室开放课题).

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