Li-Chun Wang (M'96 -- SM'06 -- F'11) received Ph. D. degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, in 1996. From 1996 to 2000, he was a Senior Technical Staff Member at AT&T Laboratories. Since August 2000, he has joined National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University (NYCU) in Taiwan. He is now the Chair Professor and serves as the Dean of the College of Electrical and Computer Engineering of NYCU.
Dr. Wang was elected to an IEEE Fellow in 2011 for his contributions to cellular architecture and radio resource management in wireless networks. He won two Distinguished Research Awards from the National Science and Technology Council (2012, 2017), the IEEE Communications Society Asia-Pacific Board Best Award (2015), Y. Z. Hsu Scientific Paper Award (2013), and IEEE Jack Neubauer Best Paper Award (1997). He was recognized as Top 2% Scientists Worldwide in a study from Stanford University.
His recent research interests are in the areas of cross-layer optimization for wireless systems, AI-enabled radio resource management for heterogeneous mobile networks, and big data analysis for the industrial Internet of things. He holds 26 US patents, and has published over 300 journal and conference papers, and co-edited the book, “Key Technologies for 5G Wireless Systems,” (Cambridge University Press 2017).