Jun Chen

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Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McMaster University
1280 Main Street West, ITB A221
Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1
Canada

Email: junchen at ece dot mcmaster dot ca
Phone: (905) 525-9140 Ext. 20163
Fax: (905) 521-2922


Biography:

Jun Chen received the B.S. degree in Electronic Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2001, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University in 2004 and 2006, respectively. He was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Coordinated Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from September 2005 to July 2006, and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center from July 2006 to August 2007. Since September 2007 he has been with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at McMaster University, where he is currently an Associate Professor and a Joseph Ip Distinguished Engineering Fellow. He received several awards for his research, including the Josef Raviv Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship (2006), the Early Researcher Award from the Province of Ontario (2010), and the IBM Faculty Award (2010).  He is currently serving as an Associate Editor for Shannon Theory for the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory.


Teaching:

Winter 2016    Circuits and Systems (EE 2CJ4, McMaster)

Winter 2016    Digital Communications II (EE 4TM4, McMaster)

Fall 2015         Network Information Theory (ECE 735, McMaster)  

Winter 2013    Advanced Engineering Mathematics (ECE 704, McMaster)  

Fall 2009         Fundamentals of Wireless Communications (ECE 738, McMaster)

Fall 2009         Digital Communication Systems (EE 4TK4, McMaster)

Fall 2008         Mathematics for Linear Systems (EE 3CK3, McMaster)

Spring 2005     Multiuser Information Theory and Wireless Communications  (ECE 795, Cornell)


Students:

Rui Xu (Ph.D., co-supervised with Prof. Jian-Kang Zhang)

Dania Elzouki (Ph.D., co-supervised with Prof. Sorina Dumitrescu)

Muhammad Alrabeiah (Ph.D.)

Xiaolan Tu (Ph.D., co-supervised with Prof. Kon Max Wong)

Duo Yang (M.A.Sc., co-supervised with Prof. Xiaolin Wu)

Yingchan Qiao (M.A.Sc.)

Ting Yin (M.A.Sc.)

Xuan Zhang (M.A.Sc.)

Yameng Chang (M.A.Sc.)

Xiaoyu Zhao (M.A.Sc.)

Lingshi Kong (M.A.Sc.)

Alumni: (list)


Research Interests:

Information and Coding Theory    Wireless Communications    Multimedia Communications    Signal and Image Processing    Data Compression and Storage    Networking     


Publications:

Journal Papers

Conference Papers

Patents and Standards Contributions


Professional Activities:

Co-chair: Information and Coding Theory Symposium, CHINACOM'08.

Technical Program Committee: Globecom 2008, ITW 2010 Dublin, WCSP 2010, CCECE 2011, CWIT 2011, WCSP 2011, ISIT 2012, WCSP 2012, CWIT 2013, CCECE 2014, ISIT 2015, CWIT 2015, ISIT 2016.

Organizer: Workshop on Information Theory and Wireless Communications (Technical Program).

Organizer: Bergerfest (Workshop Webpage)