Nan Yang

Associate Professor, Cluster Lead, of Information & Signal Processing Cluster, and Lead, Diversity, Belonging, Inclusion and Equity Working Group

Picture of Nan Yang

Location
Engineering Building (32), E202

Email
nan.yang@anu.edu.au

Clusters
Information & Signal Processing

Website
https://sites.google.com/site/nanyanganu

Publications
ORCiD
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Social
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Interests

  • Terahertz communications
  • Ultra-reliable and low-latency communications
  • Cyber-physical security
  • Intelligent communications
  • Massive antenna systems
  • Massive access techniques
  • Molecular communications

Research

Associate Professor Yang’s general research interests include communications theory and signal processing, with specific interests in terahertz communications, ultra-reliable and low-latency communications, cyber-physical security, intelligent communications, next-generation multiple access, and molecular communications.

Biography

A/Prof. Nan Yang received the B.S. degree in Electronics from China Agricultural University, China, in 2005, the M.S. degree in Electronic Engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), China, in 2007, and the Ph.D. degree in Electronic Engineering from BIT, China, in 2011. Since July 2014, he has been with ANU College of Engineering, Computing and Cybernetics at the Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, Australia, where he is currently an Associate Professor and the Lead of the Information and Signal Processing Cluster in the School of Engineering (SoEN), the leader of the multi-scale communications research team, and the head of the Emerging Communications Laboratory. He was the College’s Associate Dean Higher Degree Research from 2019 to 2021.

A/Prof. Nan Yang is an IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer (Class of 2023-2024) and received the IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Outstanding Young Researcher Award in 2014. Moreover, he is the co-recipient of Best Paper Awards at the IEEE GlobeCOM 2022, IEEE GlobeCOM 2016 and IEEE VTC Spring 2013. Furthermore, he received the Exemplary Editor Award from the IEEE Communications Letters in 2023, the Top Editor Award from the Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies in 2017, the Exemplary Reviewer Certificate of the IEEE Transactions on Communications in 2019, 2018, 2016 and 2015, the Top Reviewer Award from the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology in 2015, and the Exemplary Reviewer Certificate of the IEEE Wireless Communications Letters in 2014, and the Exemplary Reviewer Certificate of the IEEE Communications Letters in 2013 and 2012.

A/Prof. Nan Yang is currently serving on the editorial board of the IEEE Transactions on Molecular, Biological, and Multi-Scale Communications, IEEE Communications Letters, Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, and Frontiers in Communications and Networks, and was serving on the editorial board of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2017-2021) and IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (2016-2021). He has also served as the Guest Editor of ten special issues of several international prestigious journals. He has further served as a Symposium/Track Chair for IEEE flagship conferences such as IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) and IEEE Global Communications Conference (GlobeCOM), the Technical Program Committee (TPC) Chair for 2017 Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW), and co-organised 14 workshops at IEEE flagship conferences such as IEEE ICC, IEEE GlobeCOM, IEEE WCNC, IEEE VTC, and ACM MobiCOM.

Activities & Awards

  • 2024 World’s Top 1% Scientists in Electronics and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, recognised by Research.com
  • 2023 Exemplary Editor Award, IEEE Communications Letters
  • 2023 IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer (Class of 2023-2024)
  • 2023 World’s Top 2% Scientists, recognised by a study from Stanford University
  • 2023 World’s Top 1% Scientists in Electronics and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, recognised by Research.com
  • 2022 Best Paper Award, IEEE GlobeCOM 2022
  • 2022 World’s Top 2% Scientists, recognised by a study from Stanford University
  • 2022 World’s Top 1% Scientists in Electronics and Electrical Engineering, recognised by Research.com
  • 2021 World’s Top 2% Scientists, recognised by a study from Stanford University
  • 2021 ANU HDR Supervisor of the Month, April 2021
  • 2020 World’s Top 2% Scientists, recognised by a study from Stanford University
  • 2019 Exemplary Reviewer Award, IEEE Transactions on Communications
  • 2018 Exemplary Reviewer Award, IEEE Transactions on Communications
  • 2017 Top Editor Award, Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies
  • 2016 Exemplary Reviewer Award, IEEE Transactions on Communications
  • 2016 Best Paper Award, IEEE GlobeCOM 2016
  • 2016 Runner Up Prize in the IEEE Australia Council 2015 Student Paper Contest (Undergraduate Student Paper Category)
  • 2015 Exemplary Reviewer Award, IEEE Transactions on Communications
  • 2015 Top Reviewer Award, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
  • 2014 IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Outstanding Young Researcher Award
  • 2014 Exemplary Reviewer Award, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters
  • 2013 Exemplary Reviewer Award, IEEE Communications Letters
  • 2013 Best Paper Award, IEEE VTC 2013 Spring
  • 2012 Exemplary Reviewer Award, IEEE Communications Letters

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