Biographical Sketch

Dr. Yue Rong

Yue Rong (IEEE S'03-IEEE M'06-IEEE SM'11) was born in 1976, Jiangsu, China. He received the B.E. degrees from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, the M.Sc. degree from the University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany, and the Ph.D. degree (summa cum laude) from Darmstadt University of Technology, Darmstadt, Germany, all in electrical engineering, in 1999, 2002, and 2005, respectively.

From April 2001 to October 2001, he was a Research Assistant at the Fraunhofer Institute of Microelectronic Circuits and Systems, Duisburg, Germany. From October 2001 to March 2002, he was with Nokia Ltd., Bochum, Germany. From November 2002 to March 2005, he was a Research Associate at the Department of Communication Systems in the University of Duisburg-Essen. From April 2005 to January 2006, he was with the Institute of Telecommunications at Darmstadt University of Technology, as a Research Associate. From February 2006 to November 2007, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher with the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California, Riverside. Since December 2007, he has been with  Curtin University, Bentley, Australia, where he is now a full Professor. His research interests include signal processing for communications, wireless communications, underwater acoustic communications, underwater optical wireless communications, wireless networks, applications of linear algebra and optimization methods, and statistical and array signal processing.

Dr. Rong received the Best Paper Award at the 3rd International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing, Nanjing, China, 2011,
the Best Paper Award at the 16th Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications, Auckland, New Zealand, 2010, the 2010 Young Researcher of the Year Award of the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Curtin University, the 2004 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Student Abroad (China), and the 2001-2002 DAAD/ABB Graduate Sponsoring Asia Fellowship (Germany). He has co-authored over 200 referred journal and conference papers. He is a Senior Area Editor of  IEEE Transactions on Signal Procssing since 2020, an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Signal Procssing from 2014 to 2018, an Editor of the IEEE Wireless Communications Letters from 2012 to 2014, a Guest Editor of the IEEE JSAC special issue on Theories and Methods for Advanced Wireless Relays, and has served as a TPC member for IEEE ICC, IEEE GlobalSIP, EUSIPCO, IEEE ICCC, WCSP, IWCMC, and ChinaCom.

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