Edward Au received his Ph.D. degree at the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2007 under the supervision of Professor Wai Ho Mow. He was also a visiting student at the Lund Institute of Technology, Lund University. He is currently a Principal Research Engineer in Huawei Technologies. His current work focuses on developing efficient channel coding techniques for communications and data storage systems. He is also an active contributor of the Physical and Link Layer (PLL) working group in Optical Interconnecting Forum (OIF), with emphasis on channel coding and electromechanical modules of 100Gb/s optical transmission systems. Prior to joining Huawei, he was with the Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R) whose job duties involve the R&D on wireless communications theory, signal processing algorithms of 4G communications systems, and cognitive radio networks. Moreover, he also a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and involved in setting up the Wireless IC System Design Center of the HKUST Fok Ying Tung Graduate School. In addition, he has participated in several standardization groups with IEEE 802, especially IEEE 802.22, where he was an active contributor and the working group secretary.
Biography Updated on 19 December 2009