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Yuen Chau

Associate Professor

Telephone: +65 6303 6660
Room Number: 3.301-07
Research Areas:
Infocomm Applications, 5G / 6G, Advanced Connectivity, Autonomous vehicles, Communications and Connectivity, Edge intelligence and computing, Internet of Things / IOT, Smart Facilities Management, Smart Grids, Smart Nation, Urban Mobility, Wireless Networks


Dr Chau Yuen received the BEng and PhD degree from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, in 2000 and 2004 respectively. He is the recipient of Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal, Institution of Electrical Engineers Book Prize, Institute of Engineering of Singapore Gold Medal, Merck Sharp & Dohme Gold Medal and twice the recipient of Hewlett Packard Prize.

Dr Yuen was a Post Doc Fellow in Lucent Technologies Bell Labs, Murray Hill during 2005. He was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2008. During the period of 2006 ‐ 2010, he worked at the Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R, Singapore) as a Senior Research Engineer, where he was involved in an industrial project on developing an 802.11n Wireless LAN system, and participated actively in 3Gpp Long Term Evolution (LTE) and LTE‐Advanced (LTE‐A) standardization. He joined the Singapore University of Technology and Design as an assistant professor from June 2010, and received IEEE Asia-Pacific Outstanding Young Researcher Award on 2012.

Dr Yuen serves as an Editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications and IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, and awarded as Top Associate Editor from 2009 – 2012. He has filed 5 patents and published over 150 research papers at international journals or conferences. His citation profile can be found at Google Scholar.

Research Opportunities

Multiple research positions are available immediately:

  • PhD Students
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • Visiting Student (PhD / Master / Undergraduate)
  • Research Assistant (for SUTD undergraduate students)

Please contact me if interested.

Research Interests
  • 5G / Green Communications / Large-Scale MIMO
  • Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence
  • Internet-of-Things / Industry 4.0
  • Smart Grid
  • Cloud / Distributed Storage
  • Energy Harvesting / Wireless Power Transfer
  • Physical Layer Security
  • Network Coding
  • Cognitive Radio
  • Machine-to-Machine (M2M)
  • Cyber Physical Security