Chau Yuen

Assistant Professor

Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)
















Looking for PhD students, PhD scholarship available. Post-Doc Position also available.


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Dr Chau Yuen received the BEng and PhD degree from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, in 2000 and 2004 respectively. He is the recipient of Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal, Institution of Electrical Engineers Book Prize, Institute of Engineering of Singapore Gold Medal, Merck Sharp & Dohme Gold Medal and twice the recipient of Hewlett Packard Prize.

Dr Yuen was a Post Doc Fellow in Lucent Technologies Bell Labs, Murray Hill during 2005. He was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2008. During the period of 2006 ‐ 2010, he worked at the Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R, Singapore) as a Senior Research Engineer, where he was involved in an industrial project on developing an 802.11n Wireless LAN system, and participated actively in 3Gpp Long Term Evolution (LTE) and LTE‐Advanced (LTE‐A) standardization. He joined the Singapore University of Technology and Design as an assistant professor from June 2010, and received IEEE Asia-Pacific Outstanding Young Researcher Award on 2012.

Dr Yuen serves as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, and awarded as Top Associate Editor from 2009 - 2012. He has 2 US patents and published over 200 research papers at international journals or conferences. His citation profile can be found at Google Scholar.





Top 15 Editor for IEEE Trans. Vehicular Technology


Best Paper Awards, IEEE WCSP


Best Paper Awards on `Resource Management and Assignment` & `Network and Network Management`, WUN CogCom


IEEE Asia-Pacific Outstanding Young Researcher Award, IEEE ComSoc


Exemplary Reviewer for IEEE Communications Letters

2012 (Fall)

Early Adopter Award, NSF-TCPP on Parallel and Distributed Computing

2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Top Associate Editor for IEEE Trans. Vehicular Technology


IBM Smarter Planet Faculty Innovation Award, IBM


Scientist-Entrepreneur Award, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star)


Achiever of the Year (Research Category) for significant scientific contributions to the research in MIMO systems, Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R)


Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal


Institute of Engineering of Singapore (IES) Gold Medal

2000 - 2001

Hewlett Packard (HP) Book Prize


Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) Book Prize


Merck Sharp and Dohme (MSD) Gold Medal Award




June 2010  -  Present

Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD), Singapore

Assistant Professor

2008  -  2010

Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Singapore

Senior Research Engineer

2008  -  2009

Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Visiting Assistant Professor

2006  -  2007

I2R, Singapore

Research Engineer (equivalent to Associate Scientist or Research Fellow)


Lucent Technologies, Bell Labs, Murray Hill, USA

Post-Doc Fellow


Singapore Software Centre, Motorola, Singapore

Software Engineer




- Associate Editor for IEEE Trans. Vehicular Technology (since May 2007)

- Technical Committee Member for Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA) - Wireless Communications and Networking (WCN)

- Treasurer for IEEE Vehicular Society - Singapore Chapter (2013 - 2014)

- Chief Editor for Working Group 6 Task Force 1 TVWS.

- Lead for Singapore Information Technology Standards Committee on Sensor Network Study Group

- Chair for Energy Harvesting Communications Special Interest Group under IEEE Technical Committee on Green Communications & Computing

- IEEE Senior Member (since 2012)