Yuan Shen – Education


  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology             2008 – 2014
    Ph.D., EECS; Minor in Mathematics
    Advisor: Professor Moe Z. Win

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology             2005 – 2008
    Master of Science, EECS
    Advisor: Professor Moe Z. Win

  • Tsinghua University                                              2001 – 2005
    Bachelor of Engineer, Electronic Engineering
    Advisor: Professor Xiqin Wang

Work Experience

  • Tsinghua University                                                              2014 - Present
    Associate Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology                             2005 - 2014
    Postdoctoral Associate, Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems
    Research Assistant, Wireless Communication and Network Sciences Laboratory

  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong        Summer 2010
    Visiting Scholar, Department of Information Engineering

  • Hewlett-Packard Company, Palo Alto, CA                        Winter 2009
    Visiting Scholar, Multimedia Communications and Networking Lab, HP Labs

  • Qualcomm Inc., San Diego, CA                                            Summer 2008
    Engineering Intern, Corporate Research and Development

  • Tsinghua University                                                                2003 - 2005
    Research Assistant, Intelligent Sensing Laboratory

Honors and Awards

  • Best Paper Awards

    • IEEE Communications Society Fred W. Ellersick Prize, 2012

    • IEEE Global Communications Conference, 2011

    • IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Widband, 2011

    • IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, 2007

  • Qiu Shi Outstanding Young Scholar Award, Qiu Shi Science and Technologies Foundation, 2015

  • China's Youth 1000-Talent Program, Chinese Government, 2014

  • Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad, Chinese Government, 2011

  • Marconi Society Young Scholar Award, The Marconi Society, 2010

  • Global Scholarship for Research Excellence, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2010

  • Ernst A. Guillemin Thesis Award (first place) for Best S.M. Thesis in Electrical Engineering, MIT, 2008

  • Roberto Padovani Scholarship, Qualcomm Inc., 2008

  • MIT Walter A. Rosenblith Presidential Fellowship, MIT, 2005

  • Outstanding Graduate (highest honor), Tsinghua University, 2005