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Wen Chen

Wen Chen, Tenured Professor
IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer
Editor, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
Editor, IEEE Transactions on Communications
Associate Editor, IEEE Access
Chair, IEEE VTS Shanghai Chapter
Board Member, Shanghai Institute of Electronics
Supervisor, China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone
Director, Institute for Signal Processing and Systems
Past Dean, Guilin University of Electronic Technology
Past Chairman, SJTU Intellectual Property Corporation
A Senior Member of IEEE

He received BS and MS from Wuhan University, China in 1990 and 1993 respectively, and PhD from University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan in 1999. He was a JSPS fellow in the University of Electro-Communications from 1999 through 2001. In 2001, he joined University of Alberta, Canada, starting as a PIMS post-doctoral fellow and then as a research associate. Since 2006, he has been a full professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, where he is also the director of Institute for Signal Processing and Systems. During 2014-2015 he was the dean of the school of Electronics Engineering and Automations, Guilin University of Electronic Technology. During 2016-2018 he is the chairman of SJTU Intellectual Property Management Corporation.

Dr. Chen received Ariyama Memorial Research Award in 1997, JSPS fellowship in 1999 and PIMS Fellowship in 2001. He received the honors of “New Century Excellent Scholar in China” in 2006 and “Pujiang Excellent Scholar in Shanghai” in 2007. He received best paper award of Chinese Information Theory Society and the best service award of China Institute of Electronics in 2013, the Best Presentation paper award of Chinese Information Theory Society in 2014, Shanghai Master Thesis Supervision Award, the Innovate 5G Competition Award and IEEE WCSP best paper award in 2015, IEEE APCC Keynote Speaker Appreciation in 2016, the excellent PhD thesis supervision award of China Institute of Communications in 2017, IEEE VTS Chapter of the Year Award in 2018, and IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer in 2019.

Dr. Chen is an editor of IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Communications, and IEEE Access. He is the chair of IEEE VTS Shanghai Chapter. Dr. Chen is the TPC chairs and General Chairs for many IEEE sponsored conferences. He has published 93 papers in IEEE journals and more than 120 papers in IEEE conferences.

Lecture Topics
  • Random massive access
  • Coded cooperation
  • Green heterogeneous networks
  • Vehicular communications
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