Dr. Hong-Chuan Yang received his B.E. degree from the
Changchun Institute of Posts & Telecomm.
(now part of Jilin University),
Changchun, China, in 1995. During his graduate study at the
University of Minnesota,
Minneapolis, USA, from 1998 to 2003, Dr. Yang
received an M.Sc. degree in Applied and
Computational Mathematics, an M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering
and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering.
From 1995 to 1998, Dr. Yang was a research associate with the
Science and Technology Information Center (STIC) of
Ministry of Posts & Telecomm. (MPT), Beijing, China.
Since September 2003, Dr. Yang has been with the Department of
Electrical and Computer Engineering
at the University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada, where he
is now a professor. He was a senior visiting scholar at the Tsinghua University, Beijing, China,
for three months in Spring 2010.
His previous research
interests have included mobile data network,
broadband IP network, statistic process
control, stochastic modeling and Markov decision process.
His current work mainly focuses on different aspects of
wireless communications, with special emphasis on diversity techniques,
multiuser MIMO systems, cross-layer design,
energy-efficient communications, and system performance evaluation.
Dr. Yang is a recipient of the Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (DDF)
award from the graduate school of the University of Minnesota for the
2002-2003 academic year. He is serving as an Editor
for IEEE Transactions on Communications and Journal of Communications and Networks.
He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical
and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a registered professional engineer (P. Eng.) in
British Columbia, Canada.