Nan Yang

Associate Professor

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Location
Brian Anderson Building, B154

Email
nan.yang@anu.edu.au

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

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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

Associate Professor Nan Yang received a BSc degree in Electronics from China Agricultural University, China, in 2005, a MSc degree in Electronic Engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), China, in 2007, and a PhD degree in Electronic Engineering from a joint programme between the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia and BIT in March 2011. He has worked with the College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) at the Australian National University, Canberra since July 2014, and is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Engineering, the leader of the multi-scale communications research team, and the head of the Emerging Communications Laboratory. He was the Associate Dean Higher Degree Research of CECS from 2019 to 2021.

Associate Professor Yang has served on the editorial board of several international prestigious journals, such as IEEE Transactions on Molecular, Biological, and Multi-Scale Communications. He has also served as the Guest Editor of eight special issues and has been a Symposium Chair, Track Chair, and Technical Program Committee (TPC) Chair for IEEE flagship conferences such as IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), IEEE Global Communications Conference (GlobeCOM), IEEE VTC, and the Australian Communications Theory Workshop.

Activities & Awards

  • 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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