Board of Governors Member Profile: F. Richard Yu

8 August, 2017 | Member Updates

F. Richard Yu received his PhD degree in electrical engineering from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2003. From 2002 to 2006, he was with Ericsson (in Lund, Sweden) and a start-up in California, USA. He joined Carleton University in 2007, where he is currently a Professor.

He received the following:

▪ IEEE Outstanding Service Award (2016)
▪ IEEE Outstanding Leadership Award (2013)
▪ Carleton Research Achievement Award (2012)
▪ Ontario Early Researcher Award (formerly Premiers Research Excellence Award) (2011)
▪ Excellent Contribution Award at IEEE/IFIP TrustCom 2010
▪ Leadership Opportunity Fund Award from Canada Foundation of Innovation (2009)
▪ Best Paper Awards at IEEE VTC2017-Spring, ICC 2014, Globecom 2012, IEEE/IFIP TrustCom 2009 and Int’l Conference on Networking 2005

His research interests include cross-layer/cross-system design, connected vehicles, security, and green ICT. He serves on the editorial boards of several journals, including Co-Editor-in-Chief for Ad Hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks, Lead Series Editor for IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, and IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials.

He has served as the Technical Program Committee ( TPC) Co-Chair of numerous conferences. Dr. Yu is a registered Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario, Canada, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and a senior member of the IEEE. He is a Distinguished Lecturer and a member of Board of Governors of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society.


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