Shuai Nie


Assistant Professor
School of Computing
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (by courtesy)
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

364 Avery Hall
1144 T Street
Lincoln, NE 68588

Email: shuainie ατ unl δοτ edu

Phone: (402)472-5086


I joined the School of Computing as an assistant professor in August 2021.


Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, May 2021.
M.S., Electrical Engineering, New York University, May 2014.
B.S., Telecommunications Engineering, Xidian University, June 2012.


Wireless communications, Millimeter-wave (mmWave) and terahertz (THz)-band communications, Internet of Things, Satellite communications and networks.
For on-going funded research projects, see Projects.

Awards and Fellowships

  • Joyce R. Jeffries New Faculty Scholar Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2022.
  • Student Choice Outstanding Teaching Award–Upper Level, School of Computing, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2022.
  • Nebraska EPSCoR FIRST Award, 2021.
  • Fellow of the Research Development Fellows Program, Office of Research and Economic Development, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2021.
  • Researcher of the Year Award, Broadband Wireless Networking Laboratory, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019.
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Nano Communication Networks Journal (Elsevier), 2018.


  • [I am seeking REU applicants to work on the Foundations of Synergistic Communications with High Resiliency in Unmanned Aerial Systems.] Along with the NIMBUS Lab, I am part of the Research Experiences for Undergraduate (REU) site at UNL. This site is jointly funded by the Department of Defense in partnership with the NSF Directorate of Computer and Information Science and Engineering REU program. For eligibility and how to apply, please refer to this webpage.
  • I am seeking self-motivated graduate students to work on mmWave and THz-band wireless communications. If you are interested, please send your resume to shuainie ατ unl δοτ edu.