Yehan Ma 马叶涵

Assistant Professer @ John Center of Shanghai Jiao Tong University

I am looking for self-motivated undergraduate and graduate students to conduct exciting research on novel IIoT systems! Prospective students are welcome to drop me an email with your CV.

Ph.D. @ Computer Science and Engineering Department of Washington University in St. Louis

I earned my Ph.D. under the advice of Prof. Chenyang Lu at the Cyber-Physical Systems Laboratory (CPSL) at Washington University in St. Louis. We perform cutting-edge research on Industrial Internet of Things, and cyber-physical systems that cross-cut computing, communication and dynamic control system.


Washington University in St. Louis

Computer Science
Ph.D. advised by Prof. Chenyang Lu

GPA: 3.95/4

August 2015 - September 2020

Harbin Institute of Technology

Control Science and Technology
M.S. advised by Prof. Changhong Wang

GPA: 95.2/100, Rank: 3/161;

August 2013 - July 2015

Harbin Institute of Technology


GPA: 93.2/100, Rank: 1/123

August 2009 - July 2013


Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Assistant Professor

November 2020 – Present

Washington University in St. Louis

Graduate Research Assistant
Teaching Assistant of Wireless Sensor Networks (CSE 521S) (2017 Spring, 2018 Spring)
Teaching Assistant of Real-Time Systems (CSE 520S) (2017 Fall)

August 2015 - September 2020

Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories

Research Intern

May 2017 - August 2017, May 2018 - August 2018

Harbin Institute of Technology

Graduate Research Assistant

May 2013 – July 2015


Research Interests
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Embedded Systems
  • Edge Computing
  • Wireless Sensor Network
  • Machine Learning


  • Google Scholar
  • Publication List
  • Y. Ma, C. Lu, B. Sinopoli and S. Zeng, Exploring Edge Computing for Multi-Tier Industrial Control, IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (TCAD), Special Issue on ESWEEK 2020 - Proceedings of ACM International Conference on Embedded Software (EMSOFT), 39(11): 3506-3518, November 2020.
  • Y. Ma, C. Lu and Y. Wang, Efficient Holistic Control: Self-Awareness across Controllers and Wireless Networks, ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems, Special Issue on Self-Awareness in Resource Constrained Cyber-Physical Systems, 4(4), Article 41: 1-27, June 2020.
  • Y. Ma, J. Guo, Y. Wang, A. Chakrabarty, H. Ahn, P. Orlik and C. Lu, Optimal Dynamic Scheduling of Wireless Networked Control Systems, ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS'19), April 2019.
  • Y. Ma, Y. Wang, S. Di Cairano, T. Koike-Akino, J. Guo, P. Orlik and C. Lu, A Smart Actuation Architecture for Wireless Networked Control Systems, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'18), December 2018.
  • Y. Ma and C. Lu, Efficient Holistic Control over Industrial Wireless Sensor-Actuator Networks, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Internet (ICII'18), October 2018.
  • Y. Ma, D. Gunatilaka, B. Li, H. Gonzalez and C. Lu, Holistic Cyber-Physical Management for Dependable Wireless Control Systems, ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems, Special Issue on Dependability in Cyber Physical Systems and Applications, 3(1), Article No. 3, August 2018.
  • J. Li, H. Li, Y. Ma, Y. Wang, A.A. Abokifa, C. Lu and P. Biswas, Spatiotemporal Distribution of Indoor Particulate Matter Concentration with a Low-Cost Sensor Network, Building and Environment, volume 127, pages 138–147, January 2018.
  • B. Li*, Y. Ma*, T. Westenbroek, C. Wu, H. Gonzalez and C. Lu, Wireless Routing and Control: a Cyber-Physical Case Study, ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS'16), April 2016.
  • Y. Ma, M. Ling, C. Wang, and Q. Zeng, Design and Implementation of Real-time Simulation System of OTV based on xPC Target and SIT, World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (WCICA'14), 2014.
  • A. Zou, H. Zhao, Y. Ma, and D. Li, Analysis Calculation and Testing of Rotary Inductosyn Angle Measuring Errors, Chinese Control Conference (CCC'14), 2014.
  • Patents
  • J. Guo, Y. Ma, Y. Wang, A. Chakrabarty, H. Ahn, P. Orlik, Network Adapted Control System, In United States Patent Application US20200218239A1, 2020.
  • Y. Wang, Y. Ma, P. Orlik, T. Koike-akino, J. Guo, Network Adapted Control System, In United States Patent US10809701B2, 2020.

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Yehan Ma's CV

  • Contact

    If you are interested at me or have some comments about me, please feel free to contact me.

    John Hopcroft Center for Computer Science
    Shanghai Jiao Tong University
    SEIEE Building, Room 2-430, Yehan Ma,
    800 Dong Chuan Road,
    Shanghai, China 200240

    yehanma at sjtu dot edu dot cn
    mayehan217 at gmail dot com