Tao Wei’s Research Profile

Wei, Tao, 2021

Recent Grants1

Grant Portion Amount
7/19/2021. Co-PI. National Science Foundation. “Introducing A New In-Sensor computing Architecture for Intelligent 3-D Imaging Systems.” $395,525.20 (70%) of total $565,036.00
7/12/2020. Co-PI. Navatek, US Office of Naval Research. “RE-ROUTE: Network Cyber-Physical Security and Resiliency” $537,956.95 (28.33%) of total $1,898,895.00
12/6/2018. PI. RI Commerce Corporation. “Precision Measurement Using High Frequency Radars for Metal Industry.” $50,000.00 (100%)
10/3/2018. PI. US of Office of Naval Research. “ONR YIP: Sub-Terahertz-Range-Interrogated Fiber-Optic Devices for High-Speed Distributed Sensing Applications.” $149,695.00 (100%)
9/5/2018. PI. URI Research Foundation. “Simulation Measurements and Analysis Testing of PCLe SSD Cards.” $78,196.00 (100%)
8/29/2018. Co-PI. Greene Tweed & Co., Inc. “RFID for Bolt Identification with Sensing Capability.” $24,750.00 (33%) of total $75,000.00
9/12/2017. PI. URI Research Foundation. “Joint Research Project Between Dapu Tech and URI.” $72,705.00 (100%)
7/31/2017. PI. US Office of Naval Research. “ONR YIP: Sub-Terahertz-Range-Interrogated Fiber-Optic Devices for High-Speed Distributed Sensing Applications.” $170,000.00 (100%)
6/2/2017. PI. US Office of Naval Research. “ONR YIP: Sub-Terahertz-Range-Interrogated Fiber-Optic Devices for High-Speed Distributed Sensing Applications.” $52,619.00 (100%)
2017. PI. US Office of Naval Research. “ONR Young Investigator Program Award.” $510,000.00 (100%)

Recent Publications1

Citation Journal Impact Factor
Mauldin T, Xu Zhenyu, Wei T. Software defined optical time-domain reflectometer. 2022 IEEE 30th Annual International Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM). 2022; 1-5. doi: 10.1109/FCCM53951.2022.9786161
Xu Z, Mauldin T, Yang Q, Wei T. Highly Scalable Runtime Countermeasure Against Microprobing Attacks on Die-to-Die Interconnections in System-in-Package. FPGA’22: The 2022 ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field-Programmable Gate Arrays, 2022. doi: 10.1145/3490422.3502334
Mauldin T, Xu Z, Yao Z, Wei T. Highly reconfigurable and integrated optical time-domain reflectometer featuring high spatial resolution for short-reach and long-haul networks. ODS 2021: Industrial Optical Devices and Systems, 2021; 11828, 1182802. doi: 10.1117/12.2596809
Yao Z, Mauldin T, Xu Z, et al. Compact multi-function digital OFDR system without using an auxiliary interferometer. Applied Optics, 2021. doi: 10.1364/AO.430850
Xu Z, Mauldin T, Yang Q, Wei T. Runtime Detection of Probing/Tampering on Interconnecting Buses. 2021 IEEE 29th Annual International Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM), 2021; 247-251. doi: 10.1109/FCCM51124.2021.00038
Xu Z, Mauldin T, Yao Z, Hefferman G, Wei T. A High-Performance, Reconfigurable, Fully Integrated Time-Domain Reflectometry Architecture Using Digital I/Os. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 2021; 70, 1-9. doi: 10.1109/TIM.2021.3060586 2021 JIF 5.592
Leuenberger L, Amiet D, Wei T, Zbinden P. An FPGA-based 7-ENOB 600 MSamples/s ADC without any External Components. The 2021 ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field-Programmable Gate Arrays, 2021; 240-250. doi: 10.1145/3431920.3439287
Xu Z., Mauldin T., Yao Z., Wei T., Ren K. A Low-cost and In-field Antenna Characterizing Method Based on Statistics Measurement. 2020 Antenna Measurement Techniques Association Symposium (AMTA), 2020; 1-5.
Yao Z, Mauldin T, Xu Z, Hefferman G, Wei T. Breaking limitations of fiber identification in traditional OFDR systems via compensation of initial optical frequency instability. Optics Letters, 2020; 45(21), 6086-6089. doi: 10.1364/OL.403912 2021 JIF 3.822, 2020 JIF 4.131
Yao Z, Mauldin T, Xu Z, Hefferman G, Wei T. An integrated OFDR system using combined swept-laser linearization and phase error compensation. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 2020; 1. doi: 10.1109/TIM.2020.3011485 2021 JIF 5.592, 2020 JIF 4.466
Mauldin T, Xu Z, Yao Z, Wei T. Integrated optical time-domain reflectometer with low overhead. Applied Optics, 2020; 59(18), 5473-5480. doi: 10.1364/AO.393072 2021 JIF 2.075, 2020 JIF 2.156
Yao Z, Xu Z, Mauldin T, Wei T, Hefferman GM. A reconfigurable architecture for continuous double-sided swept-laser linearization. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 2020; 1. doi: 10.1109/JLT.2020.2999825 2021 JIF 5.031, 2020 JIF 5.295
Xu Z, Mauldin T, Yao Z, Pei S, Wei T, Yang A Bus Authentication and Anti-Probing Architecture Extending Hardware Trusted Computing Base Off CPU Chips and Beyond. 2020 ACM/IEEE 47th Annual International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA), 2020; 749-761. doi: 10.1109/ISCA45697.2020.0006
Fu J, Li Z, Wei T, Wang J, Shen Medium to large scale surface deformation observation based on distributed Coaxial Cable Bragg grating. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2019, S41G-0613.
F Wang, Y Liu, T Wei, et al. Polarization fading elimination for ultra-weak FBG array-based Φ-OTDR using a composite double probe pulse approach. Optics Express, 2019; 27(15), 20468-20478. doi: 10.1364/OE.27.020468   2021 JIF 4.116,  2019 JIF 4.422
Wei T, Huang J. Transmission Line Identification via Impedance Inhomogeneity Pattern. IEEE Journal of Radio Frequency Identification, 2019; 3(4), 245-251. doi: 10.1109/JRFID.2019.2920111 2021 JIF 0.000, 2019 JIF 0.250
Yao Z, Mauldin T, Hefferman G, Xu Z, Liu M, Wei T. Low-Cost Optical Fiber Physical Unclonable Function Reader Based on a Digitcally Integrated Semiconductor LiDAR. Applied Optics, 2019; 58(23), 6211-6216. doi: 10.1364/AO.58.006211 2021 JIF 2.075, 2019 JIF 2.304
Yao Z, Mauldin T, Hefferman G, Wei T. Digitally Integrated Self-Trained Predistortion Curve Finder for Passive Sweep Linearization of Semiconductor Lasers. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 25(6), 1-5. doi: 10.1109/JSTQE.2019.2917500 2021 JIF 4.442, 2019 JIF 4.436
Yao Z, Hefferman G, Ren K, Wei T. Self-Adaptive Method for Performance Enhancement of Sweep-Velocity-Locked Lasers. Optical Engineering, 2019; 58(1), 016112. doi: 10.1117/1.OE.58.1.016112 2021 JIF 1.477,  2019 JIF 1.348
Yao Z, Wei T, Hefferman G, Ren K. Real-Time Signal Processing for Sub-THz Range Grating-Based Distributed Fiber Sensing. Review of Scientific Instruments, 2018; 89(8), 085005. doi: 10.1063/1.5030567 2021 JIF 1.859, 2018 JIF 1.753
Liu T, Wang F, Wei T. et al. Interrogation of Ultra-Weak FBG Array Using Double-Pulse and Heterodyne Detection. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 2018. 30(8), 677-680. doi: 10.1109/LPT.2018.2811411 2021 JIF 2.617,  2018 JIF 2.943
Yao Z, Chen Z, Hefferman G, Wei T. Real-Time In-Chip Phase Noise Characterization of Digitally Controlled Swept Laser Source. Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems, 2018; 10598, 105982M. doi: 10.1117/12.2295858
Chen Z, Hefferman G, Zheyi Y, Wei T. A High-Linear Sweep Laser Source to Interrogate Sub-Terahertz Range Fiber Sensors for Dynamic Strain Sensing Applications. Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace Systems, 2018; 10598, 105983L. doi: 10.1117/12.2295468
Chen Z, Pei S, Tang B, Hefferman G, He H, Yang Q, Wei T. A Distributed Optical Fiber Sensing System for Data Center Thermal Monitoring. Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace Systems, 2018; 10598, 105982E. doi: 10.1117/12.2285075

Patents

  • Gregory, O., Wei, T., Grove, G., Inventors: Rhode Island Council on Postsecondary Education, Pilgrim Screw Corporation, Assignees. Metal Fastener With Embedded RFID Tag and Method of Production. US Patent 10,635,963 April 28, 2020
  • Wei T, Chen Z, Hefferman G, Inventors; Rhode Island Board of Education, Assignee. Method and Apparatus for Coherence Enhancement of Sweep Velocity Locked Lasers via All-Electronic Upconversion. US Patent 10224694. March 5, 2019.
  • Wei T, Chen Z, Hefferman G. US Patent Office. Weak Reflection Terahertz Fiber Optic Devices for Distributed Sensing Applications. US Patent 9958605. May 1, 2018.
  • Wei T, Chen Z, Hefferman G, Inventors; Rhode Island Board of Education, Assignee. Digitally Controlled Chirped Pulse Laser for Sub-Terahertz Range Fiber Structure Interrogation. US Patent 9841301. December 12, 2017.
  • Xiao H, Fan J, Wei T, Wu S, Inventors; Xiao H, Fan J, Wei T, Wu S, Assignees. Coaxial Cable Bragg Grating Sensor. US Patent 9046342. June 2, 2015.

Honors & Awards

  • Office of Naval Research. Young Investigator Program Award, 2017.

 

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