Jun (Lynden) Luo

Ph.D. Candidate,

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science,
Northwestern University.

Office: L445, Tech Institute.
Tel (o): 847-467-1465
Email: jun-luo@northwestern.edu



Jun Luo is currently pursuing his Ph.D. degree in Dept. Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at Northwestern Univ. His advisor is Prof. Dongning Guo. He received his B.Sc in Mathematics from Peking University in 2005, before he joined Northwestern Univ..

Besides his Ph.D. research, Jun Luo is currently working as a Quantitative Associate at a high-frequency trading firm in downtown Chicago. His responsibilities include initiating, developing and verifying trading models for products including US treasuries, treasury futures, Eurodollars and commodity futures.

Research Interests:

  • Wireless Mobile Ad-hoc Networks.
  • Communication Theory.
  • Information Theory.
  • Applications of Stochastic, Statistical and Filtering Methods in Financial Issues.



  1. J. Luo and D. Guo, "Compressed neighbour discovery for wireless ad hoc networks: the Rayleigh fading case," 47th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, October, 2009.
  2. J. Luo and D. Guo, "On the entropy rate of hidden Markov processes observed through arbitrary memoryless channels," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 55, pp. 1460 - 1467, April 2009.
  3. J. Luo and D. Guo, "Neighbor discovery in wireless ad hoc networks based on group testing", 46th Annual Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, USA, Sept. 23 - 26, 2008. [pdf]
  4. J. Luo and D. Guo, ''On the entropy and filtering of hidden Markov processes observed via arbitrary channels'', Conference on Information Scienes and Systems, Priceton, NJ, USA, March 2008. [pdf]
  5. J. Luo and J. Ma, ''A multi-population X^2 test approach to informative gene selectioin'', 6th International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning, Brisbane, Australia, July 6-8, 2005. [pdf]






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