Researcher

Dr Binghao Li

Fields of Research (FoR)

Navigation and position fixing, Cyberphysical systems and internet of things, Mining engineering, Navigation and Position Fixing

Biography

Binghao Li is Senior Lecturer and leader of the MIoT & IPIN Lab with the School of Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney.

He has a BE in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from Beijing Jiaotong University, China (1994) and a ME in Civil Engineering from Tsinghua University, China (2001). He received his PhD in Spatial Information Systems from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in...view more

Binghao Li is Senior Lecturer and leader of the MIoT & IPIN Lab with the School of Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney.

He has a BE in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from Beijing Jiaotong University, China (1994) and a ME in Civil Engineering from Tsinghua University, China (2001). He received his PhD in Spatial Information Systems from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 2006. His research areas include indoor positioning, pedestrian navigation, satellite positioning and navigation and mine internet of things.

 


My Grants

 

Competitive Funding

  1. CRC-P ($2m from CRC, Total project value $5.008m), "Underground mine LoRa network for monitoring/control/backup/rescue/robotics" (2021), UNSW lead CI
  2. ARC Research Hub for Connected Sensors for Health ($5m), 2021, CI.
  3. ARC Industry Transformation Research Hub for Resilient and Intelligent Infrastructure Systems in Urban, Resources and Energy Sectors ($4.99m), 2021, CI.
  4. Digital Grid Future Institute Interdisciplinary Seed Funding ($20k) “Integrated and Responsive Indoor/Outdoor Navigation” (2020), CI.
  5. CRC-P ($2m from CRC, Total project value $5.31m) “DeepIoT – A New Hybrid Wireless IoT Platform for Underground Mines” (2020), UNSW lead CI
  6. DIIU Seed Fund ($30k) “Positioning and navigation for people who are blind or have low vision in indoor environments based on ultra-wide band” (2019), lead CI
  7. Linkage Gold Star Award ($50k) “a wearable indoor navigation device for blind and vision impaired persons” (2018), lead CI
  8. Cross-Faculty Research Grant ($47.5k) “3D-enhanced facility management for supporting navigation experience of disabled people” (2018)
  9. Faculty Research Infrastructure Fund ($107k) “GPS/GNSS Multi-frequency Signal Simulator” (2018)
  10. DIIS Global Connections Fund - Bridging Grant ($49.8k) “A cost effective communication mechanism for underground mine Internet of Things” (2017) first CI
  11. ARC LP150100138 ($433k) “Third Generation of Positioning System for Underground Mine Environments” (2015) I was the driving force.
  12. CRC for Spatial Information “Evaluating the positioning capabilities of locata terrestrial signals in GNSS unfriendly environments - phase 1” (2014)
  13. Faculty Research Grant ($10k) “Feasibility study for cooperative GNSS-RTK positioning”, a collaboration with the China University of Mining and Technology (2011), first CI
  14. ARC LP0989176 ($348k) “Mobility and Location Information providing Social Equality for Blind and Vision Impaired persons” (2009) I was the driving force.
  15. Faculty Research Grant ($36k) “feasibility studies for a navigation system for the Blind and Visually Impaired” (2008), first CI

Other Funding

  1. State Government Contract, NSW Environment Protection Authority ($9.1k) “Expert advice on the appropriate use of GNSS technology for forestry compliance” (2014)
  2. Buydesire Pty Ltd ($4.5k) “Indoor positioning framework” (2013)
  3. Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute ($26k) “Message passing method for n-screen services” (2011)

My Awards

  1. Won the Best Paper Award at The Sixth International Conference on Ubiquitous Positioning, Indoor Navigation and Location-Based Services, 2019
  2. Won Best Presentation Award on China Satellite Navigation conference 2019.
  3. SIMO team (I am the leader) was the finalist for UNSW Innovation Awards 2012.
  4. Won the Vc'S Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship (UNSW) in 2010.
  5. The Best Student Paper of the School of Surveying and SIS for presentation at the International Symposium on GPS/GNSS, Hong Kong, December 2005.
  6. The Best Presentation of the Location Technology II session, 32nd Annual Research Seminars, Sydney, Australia, November 2005; 
  7. The Student Paper Prize at the 17th International Meeting of the Satellite Division of the U.S. (ION GNSS2004), Long Beach, California, USA, September 2004, which funded all costs for that conference;

My Research Activities


My Research Supervision


Areas of supervision

Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation;

Satellite-Based Positioning and Navigation;

Mine Internet of Things;

 


My Teaching

ENGG1000 Engineering Design and Innovation

MINE2610 Mining Services

COMP1911 Computing 1A

DESN2000 Engineering Design and Professional Practice (start from 2021)

MINE8710 Mine Slope Stability (coordinator)

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Location

Old Main Building
Level 1, Room 163
Kensington Campus

Contact

+61-2-9385 4236