IsMG_5495Jie Cao  曹杰


Ph.D. Candidate

Department of Computer Science

Wayne State University

Mobile and Internet Systems Laboratory (MIST)

Laboratory for Sustainable Computing (LaST)

Wireless Health Initiative (WHI)

Lab: RM 2218, 5057 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202


Research Interests

Edge Computing, Smart Home, Mobile and Connected Health



Ph.D. in Computer Science                                                                                         Sep 2012 – Current
Wayne State University

B.S. in Telecommunications Engineering                                                                 Aug 2007 – Jul 2011
Xidian University,  Xi’an,  China




A Palm Vein-based Mobile Immunization Tracking and Information System


A System for Stress Information Collection and Personalized Recommendation

H4H (Health For Heros)

An iOS application that will help Veterans integrate their healthcare information, take an active role in their healthcare, and support their healthcare goals (Youtube video).



Jie Cao, Lanyu Xu, Raef Abdallah and Weisong Shi, An OS for Internet of Everything: Early Experience form a Smart Home Prototype, ZTE Communications, November 2017.

Jie Cao, Lanyu Xu, Raef Abdallah and Weisong Shi, EdgeOS_H: A Home Operating System for Internet of Everything, in Proceedings of the 37th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), Vision/Blue Sky Track, June 5-8, 2017, Atlanta, USA. 

Weisong Shi, Hui Sun, Jie Cao, Quan Zhang, and Wei Liu, 边缘计算:万物互联时代新型计算模型,《计算机研究与发展》录用, January 2017. (Chinese)

Weisong Shi, Jie Cao, Quan Zhang, Youhuizi Li and Lanyu Xu, Edge Computing: Vision and Challenges, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, June 2016. 

Jie Cao, Mingyang Xu, Weisong Shi, Zhifeng Yu, Abdulbaset Salim and Paul Kiilgore, MyPalmVein: A Palm Vein-based Low-cost Mobile Identification System For Wide Age Range, in Proceedings of 2015 IEEE 17th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (HealthCom), Oct 14-16, 2015. Boston, USA. (Best Student Paper Award)

Jie Cao, Lingmei Ren, Weisong Shi and Zhifeng Yu, A Framework for Component Selection in Collaborative Sensing Application Development, in Proceedings of 10th IEEE Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing, Oct 22-25, 2014. Miami, USA.