Wei Chen received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electronic engineering (both with the highest honors) from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2002, and 2007, respectively. From 2005 to 2007, he was also a Visiting Research Staff in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Since July 2007, he has been with Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, where he is currently an Associate Professor and the Vice Director of Institute of Communications. He visited Southampton University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests are in broad areas of wireless communications, information theory, and applied optimizations. He served as an Editor for IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, a tutorial Co-chair of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Communications, a track Co-chair of the wireless track in the 2013 IEEE CCNC, a TPC Co-chair of the 2011 Spring IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, the Publication Chair of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC), a TPC Co-chair of the Wireless Communication Symposium at the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), a Student Travel Grant Chair of ICC 2008. He was the recipient of the 2010 IEEE Comsoc Asia Pacific Board Best Young Researcher Award, the 2009 IEEE Marconi Prize Paper Award, the Best Paper Award at IEEE ICC 2006, the Best Paper Award at the 2007 IEEE IWCLD, the 2011 Tsinghua Raising Academic Star Award, the 2012 Tsinghua Young Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, the First Prize in the Seventh Beijing Young Faculty Teaching Competition, and the First Prize in the Fifth Tsinghua University Young Faculty Teaching Competition.
Biography Updated on 24 September 2012