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Mai Vu

Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Laboratory for communIcations in NetworKed Systems

Mai Vu

Mai Vu

Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Laboratory for communIcations in NetworKed Systems

Phone 617-627-6412
Halligan Hall, Room 207
161 College Avenue, Medford, MA
Research: 
cognitive and cooperative communications, energy-efficient communications, wireless communications, network information theory, statistical signal processing, convex optimization and applications
Biography: 

Mai Vu is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tufts School of Engineering. She leads Tufts LiNKS, the Laboratory for communIcations in NetworKed Systems, which conducts research in wireless systems, signal processing, and networked communications. She and her group have published extensively in the areas of cooperative and cognitive communications, MIMO capacity and pre-coding, and energy-efficient communications. Vu has served on the technical program committee of numerous IEEE conferences and is currently an editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. She is a senior member of the IEEE.

Education: 
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 2006
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 2006
M.S.E., Electrical Engineering, University of Melbourne, 1999
B.E., Computer Systems Engineering, RMIT University, 1997
Professional Experience: 
2013-present:

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tufts School of Engineering

2009-2012:

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University

2006-2008:

Postdoctoral Lecturer, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University

Selected Honors and Awards: 
2013: Elected Senior Member, IEEE
2004-2005: Intel Foundation PhD Fellowship
2000-2004: Rambus Corporation Graduate Fellowship, Stanford University
1997: Award for Best Final Year Student at RMIT School of Engineering, Australian Institute of Engineers
Selected Professional Activities: 
2013-present: Editor, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
Professional Memberships: 
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Teaching/Courses Taught: 
Network Information Theory
Communications Systems I
Convex Optimization