Dr. Yu-Dong Yao has been with Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, since 2000 and is currently a professor and department director of electrical and computer engineering. He received B.Eng. (1982) and M.Eng. (1985) from Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications and Ph.D. (1988) from Southeast University. From 1989 to 2000, he worked for Carleton University, Ottawa, Spar Aerospace Ltd., Montreal, and Qualcomm Inc., San Diego. His research interests include wireless communications and cognitive radio. He served as editor or associate editor of IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (2001-2002), IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2002-2005), IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (2001-2006), and IEEE Communications Letters (2000-2008). He is an IEEE Fellow and a Fellow of National Academy of Inventors.
- Cognitive radio networks
- Security issues in cognitive radio networks
- Analytical methods in cognitive radio research
- Undergraduate and graduate education in electrical and computer engineering