People

Principle Investigator

Mai Vu,  Associate Professor 
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Tufts University

Contact:
207 Halligan Hall
161 College Ave, Medford MA 02155
Tel: 617-627-6412
Fax: 617-627-3220
Mai.Vu at tufts.edu

Mai Vu received a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, after having an MSE degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Melbourne and a bachelor degree in Computer Systems Engineering from RMIT, Australia. Between 2006-2008, she worked as a lecturer and researcher at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University. During 2009-2012, she was an assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at McGill University. Since January 2013, she has been an associate professor in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tufts University.

Dr. Vu conducts research in wireless systems, signal processing, and networked communications. She has published extensively in the areas of millimeter-wave  communications, 5G systems, cooperative and cognitive communications, MIMO wireless, and energy-efficient communications. She has served on the Technical Program Committee for numerous IEEE conferences. From 2013 to 2016, she was an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. She is a senior member of the IEEE .

Postdoctoral scholars

Byungju Lim
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Tufts University

Contact:
226 Halligan Hall,
161 College Ave, Medford MA 02155
Byungju.Lim at tufts.edu

Byungju Lim received the B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Korea University, Seoul, Korea in 2015 and 2021, respectively. From 2021 to 2022, he was a Research Professor at Korea University. Since April 2022, he has been a Postdoctoral Scholar with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA. His current research interests include machine learning and signal processing for wireless communication.

PhD Students

Boriana Boiadjieva
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Tufts University

Contact:
226 Halligan Hall,
161 College Ave, Medford MA 02155
Boriana.Boiadjieva at tufts.edu

Boriana Boiadjieva is a PhD candidate and a research assistant at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tufts University. She received her B.Sc. in Telecommunications from Technical University Sofia, Bulgaria and her M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Information Theory from Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany. Her research interests include millimeter-wave communications, 5G and 6G systems, MIMO wireless, and reconfigurable intelligent surfaces.

Beier Li
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Tufts University

Contact:
226 Halligan Hall,
161 College Ave, Medford MA 02155
Beier.Li at tufts.edu

Beier Li is a PhD student at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tufts University. She received her B.Sc. in communications engineering from Guizhou University, Guizhou, China in 2020, and also received her M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Tufts University, MA, USA in 2022. Her research interests include machine learning, convex optimization, and wireless communication.

Seok-Hyun Yoon
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Tufts University

Contact:
226 Halligan Hall,
161 College Ave, Medford MA 02155
Seok-Hyun.Yoon at tufts.edu

Seok-Hyun Yoon is a PhD candidate in Electrical Engineering from Korea University, Seoul, Korea, and a visiting researcher in Tufts University since May 2022. He received his B.Sc. in information and communication department from Korea University, Seoul, Korea in 2017. His research interests include mmWave/THz beamforming, full-duplex, and reconfigurable intelligent surfaces.

Alumni

PhD Students Degree and Year Graduated Current Position

Alireza Alizadeh
PhD, January 2021, Tufts UniversityCellular Protocol Engineer at Apple, Santa Clara, CA

Rafia Malik
PhD, December 2019, Tufts University System Engineer, Intel

Hussain Elkotby
PhD, November 2017, Tufts University Senior Engineer, InterDigital Inc.

Fanny Parzysz
PhD, June 2015, École de Technologie Supérieure, Montreal
Co-supervised with Prof. Francois Gagnon
Research Engineer, Orange, France

Ahmad Abu Al Haija
PhD, May 2015, McGill University Wireless System Engineer, Huawei, Canada
Thesis Master Students Degree and Year Graduated Last Known Position
Yao Tang MEng, Oct. 2013, McGill University Senior Software Engineer at Capital One, Canada
Peng Zhong MEng, Aug. 2012, McGill University Software Engineer at Uber, Canada
Zhuohua Wu MEng, Aug. 2012, McGill University Lead Data Engineer at Royal Bank of Canada