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Dr. Rendong  Bai

Dr. Rendong Bai

Associate Professor

Office: 4425 - Klehm Hall
Phone: 217-581-3690
Fax: 217-581-6607
Email: rbai@eiu.edu

Frequently Taught Courses

  • TEC 5323 - Advanced Database Technology
  • TEC 5343 - Multimedia and Web Technology
  • TEC 5363 - Database Security and Reliability
  • TEC 5373 - Java Application in Technology
  • TEC 5383 - Advanced Web Technologies
  • TEC 5393 - Mobile App Development
  • TEC 5133 - Total Quality Systems
  • TEC 5513 - Advanced Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • AET 2043 - Computer-Aided Engineer Drawing
  • AET 2523 - Routing/Switching Fundamentals
  • AET 4843 - Statistical Quality Assurance

Education

Professional Organizations

  • Member, Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Speakers Bureau

For more information, please visit the Speakers Bureau Webpage.

Research

  • Mobile Wireless Networks: scalable and efficient routing, performance evaluation, and system optimization.
  • Network Security and Database Technologies.
  • Quality management, statistical process control.
  • Green Computing and Sustainable Technologies.
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing.

Selected Publications

Refereed Journals
Refereed Conference Proceedings
  • Peter Ping Liu, Rendong Bai, and Jerry Cloward, "Integrative Learning on Biomass Renewable Energy," Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) 2011 Conference Proceedings, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Yu-Ju Wu and Rendong Bai, "Color Reproduction Capability on 100% Cotton Fabrics Using Dye-Sublimation Heat Transfer Printing," NIP27 and Digital Fabrication 2011 Conference Proceedings, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Rendong Bai, Yu-Ju Wu, and Peter Ping Liu, "Technologies Behind the 3D Movie Avatar," Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) 2010 Conference Proceedings, Panama City Beach, Florida.
  • Yu-Ju Wu, Gabriel Grant, and Rendong Bai, "The Effects of Lamination on Image Quality and Light Stability of Display Media," NIP26 and Digital Fabrication 2010 Conference Proceedings, Austin, Texas.
  • Rendong Bai and Mukesh Singhal, "Route Discovery in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks: From Unilaterality to Bilaterality,"  Mobiquitous 2007: the 4th Annual International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Rendong Bai and Mukesh Singhal, "Carpooling in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks: the Case of Multiple-Target Route Discovery," WiOpt 2007: 5th International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks, Limassol, Cyprus.
  • Rendong Bai and Mukesh Singhal, "BRD: Bilateral Route Discovery in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks," IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing) Networking 2007, Atlanta, GA.
  • Rendong Bai and Mukesh Singhal, "Salvaging Route Reply for On-Demand Routing Protocols in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks," MSWiM 2005: Proceedings of The 8th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, Montreal, Canada.
Technical Reports
  • Mukesh Singhal, Rendong Bai, Yun Lin, Yongwei Wang, Mengkun Yang, and Qingyu Zhang, "Key Management Protocols for Wireless Networks," technical report, TR 475-07, Department of Computer Science, University of Kentucky, 2007.

Selected Conference Presentations

International & National Level
  • Rendong Bai, Peter Ping Liu, and Daniel Harvey, "Developing an Android Programming Course for Technology Students in Mobile Age," 2013 Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Annual Conference, November 20-23, 2013, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • George Buzard, Rendong Bai, Peter Ping Liu, and Jerry Cloward, "A Study of Laboratory Scale Wind Power Generation for Sustainable Energy," 2013 Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Annual Conference, November 20-23, 2013, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Rendong Bai, Peter Liu, and Daniel Harvey II, “Wireless Network Connectivity for Solar Energy Deployments,” ATMAE 2012, Nashville, TN.
  • Muhammad Rizwan, Rendong Bai, and Peter Liu, “Jobs and Economic Development Impact (JEDI) Model: A Decision Making Tool for Renewable Energy Projects,” ATMAE 2012, Nashville, TN.
  • Daniel P. Harvey II, Rendong Bai, and Peter Ping Liu, “Implementing Mobile Computing Services,” EDUCAUSE Midwest Regional Conference 2012, Chicago, IL.
  • Daniel Harvey, II, Rendong Bai, Peter Liu, “Mobile Web and HTML5 Mobile Apps for Higher Education,” ATMAE 2011, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Michael Beavers and Rendong Bai, “Building a Sustainable House with Alternative Heating and Cooling,” ATMAE 2011, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Muhammad Rizwan, Rendong Bai, and Peter Liu, “Performance Analysis of Voice VPN,” ATMAE 2011, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Peter Ping Liu, Rendong Bai, and Jerry Cloward, “Integrative Learning of Biomass Renewable Energy,” ATMAE 2011, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Rendong Bai, Yu-Ju Wu, and Peter Ping Liu, "Technologies Behind the Phenomenal 3D Movie Avatar," ATMAE 2010 Conference: the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, October 27-30, 2010, Panama City Beach, FL.
  • Rendong Bai, Daniel Harvey II, and Peter Liu, "Accessibility Design of Digital Media in Web and Multimedia Courses," ATMAE 2009 Conference: the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, November 10-14, 2009, Louisville, KY.
  • Rendong Bai and Yu-Ju Wu, "Harnessing Web Conferencing Tools to Meet the Needs of 21st Century Learning," ATMAE 2009 Conference: ATMAE 2009 Conference: the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, November 10-14, 2009, Louisville, KY.
  • Anitha Veerapaneni and Rendong Bai, "High Definition Television - Opportunities and Challenges," ATMAE 2009 Conference: ATMAE 2009 Conference: the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, November 10-14, 2009, Louisville, KY.
  • Rendong Bai and Mukesh Singhal, "Route Discovery in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks: From Unilaterality to Bilaterality,"  Mobiquitous 2007: the 4th Annual International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Rendong Bai and Mukesh Singhal, "BRD: Bilateral Route Discovery in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks," IFIP Networking 2007, Atlanta, GA.
  • Rendong Bai and Mukesh Singhal, "Salvaging Route Reply for On-Demand Routing Protocols in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks," MSWiM 2005: Proceedings of The 8th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, Montreal, Canada.
University & Department Level
  • Steven Ochoa and Rendong Bai, "Cell Phones in Education", Showcase EIU 2010.
  • Daniel Harvey II, Ping Liu, and Rendong Bai, "Speech Signal Analysis for Phoneme Recognition", SOT Symposium 2010.
  • Michael Beavers and Rendong Bai, "Sustainable Home Heating and Cooling", SOT Symposium 2010.
  • Steven Ochoa and Rendong Bai, "Utilizing IPOD Touch/Smart Phones in Higher Education", SOT Symposium 2010.
  • Muhammad Rizwan, Ping Liu, and Rendong Bai, "Performance Analysis of Voice VPN", SOT Symposium 2010.
  • Irek Aminov and Rendong Bai, "DD-WTR for Advanced Home/Office Networking", Poster, SOT Symposium 2010.

Funding & Grants

  • NSF grant “Enhancing Undergraduate Education Through Student-Led Research in Biomass Renewable Energy,” $198,695. In collaboration with Dr. Peter Ping Liu (PI), Rose Zhang Gong, Jerry Cloward, Isaac Slaven, and David Melton, 2011.
  • "EIU Center for Clean Energy Research and Education (CENCERE)", $56,500 funding from Charleston Area Charitable Foundation, in collaboration with Dr. Peter Ping Liu (PI), Drs. Chris Laingen, Svetlana Mitrovski, Steven Daniel, et al. 2010.
  • Eastern Illinois University Redden Grant, Computing Lab Test Environment, $1500, 2014
  • Eastern Illinois University Redden Grant, Natural User Interface Using Kinect Sensing Technology for Motion-Controlled Deployment, $1500, 2013
  • Eastern Illinois University Redden Grant, Computer-Based Process Control and Data Communication for Biomass Gasification System, $1500, 2012
  • Eastern Illinois University Redden Grant, Fiber Optic Network for Routing/Switching Course, $1500, 2011
  • Eastern Illinois University, Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences, Research & Creative Grant Funds, Wireless Network Connectivity for Solar Energy Deployments, $1000, 2011
  • Eastern Illinois University Redden Grant, 3D Vision Platform for Computer Aided Design, $1500, 2010
  • Eastern Illinois University Redden Grant, Wireless Enhancement for Routing/Switching Course, $1500, 2009
  • University of Kentucky Travel Support, 2005 and 2007

Selected Professional Projects

  • The 22nd Universal Postal Union (UPU) Congress Conferencing System (1998-1999)
    • More than 4,000 participants from over 180 countries and 31 international organizations.
    • Over 60 delegations were at or above ministerial level.
    • Four modules: electronic voting, floor requesting, camera locating, and conference database.
    • Group won the "Outstanding Contribution Award".
  • Fire Alarm Computer Monitoring System (1998-2000). Designed and implemented the system to visualize and monitor fire alarms in real-time. System deployed in places such as The Cultural Palace of Nationalities in Beijing.
  • Human Physiology Glossary CD (2000). The CD collects frequently used physiological vocabulary and explanation in both Chinese and English, narrated by native English speaker, and sold with a human physiology textbook.
  • Linux Installation Module (2000). Developed the installation module of Red Flag Linux.


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