Vincent Wong is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. He received his B.Sc. (with distinction) degree from the University of Manitoba in 1994, M.A.Sc. degree from the University of Waterloo in 1996, and Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in 2000, all in electrical engineering. His research areas include protocol design, optimization, and resource management of communication networks, with applications to the Internet, wireless networks, smart grid, fog computing, and Internet of Things. Dr. Wong is an Executive Editorial Committee Member of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, an Editor-at-Large of the IEEE Transactions on Communications, and an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. He has served as a guest editor of the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications and IEEE Wireless Communications. He is a co-editor of the book “Key Technologies for 5G Wireless Systems,” published by Cambridge University Press in 2017. Dr. Wong is a Fellow of the IEEE and an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer.
- Non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA)
- Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-type communications
- Fog computing and mobile edge computing
- Smart grid communications and networking