XIAOHUA TIAN received his B.E. and M.E. degrees in communication engineering from Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China, in 2003 and 2006, respectively. He received his Ph.D. degree in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, in Dec. 2010. He is currently a research associate in the Department of Electronic Engineering at Shanghai Jiaotong University, China. He won the Highest Standards of Academic Achievement 2011 of IIT, Fieldhouse Research Fellowship 2009 of IIT, which is awarded to only one student at IIT each year, and the IEEE EFSOI 2010 Student Travel Grant Award. His research interests include application-oriented networking, Internet of Things and wireless networks. He serves as the publicity co-chair of the 7th International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems and Applications (WASA 2012). He also serves as the Technical Program Committee member for Communications QoS, Reliability, and Modeling Symposium (CQRM) of GLOBECOM 2011, Wireless Networking of GLOBECOM 2013 and WASA 2011.Tian is currently a research associate in Shanghai Jiao Tong University, ChinaYU CHENG has been with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA, as an Assistant Professor, since 2006.