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Dr. Vincent Wong


Electrical and Computer Engineering

Faculty of Applied Science

Academic Partner

Vincent Wong 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 (UBC) in 2000, all in electrical engineering. From 2000 - 2001, he was a systems engineer at PMC-Sierra Inc. (now Microchip Technology Inc.). In 2002, he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of British Columbia, where he is currently a Professor.

His research areas include protocol design, optimization, and resource management of communication networks, with applications to the Internet, wireless networks, smart grid, mobile cloud 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 Communicationsand IEEE Wireless Communications, and was on the editorial boards of the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology and Journal of Communications and Networks. He is the Chair of the IEEE Vancouver Joint Communications Chapter and has served as the Chair of the IEEE Communications Society Emerging Technical Subcommittee on Smart Grid Communications. Dr. Wong received the 2014 UBC’s Killam Faculty Research Fellowship. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.