Mai Vu

Mai Vu

(617) 627-6412
161 College Avenue
Research/Areas of Interest:

wireless communications, millimeter wave communications, 5G/6G systems and techniques, energy-efficient communications, machine learning techniques, applied convex optimization


  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, United States, 2006
  • M.S.E. in Electrical Engineering, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, 1999
  • B.E. in Computer Engineering, RMIT University, Australia, 1997


Mai Vu is a 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 5G and beyond systems, machine learning in communications, millimeter-wave communications, cooperative and cognitive communications, MIMO capacity and pre-coding, and energy-efficient communications. Dr. Vu is a senior member of the IEEE. She has served on the technical program committee of numerous IEEE conferences and served as an editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. She also serves as a Technical Program Co-Chair of the IEEE Communication Theory Workshop 2023, and since November 2022 has been serving as an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Communications.