Kin K. Leung - Biography#

Kin K. Leung received his B.S. degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1980, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from University of California, Los Angeles, in 1982 and 1985, respectively.

He joined AT&T Bell Labs in New Jersey in 1986 and worked at its successor companies, AT&T Labs and Bell Labs of Lucent Technologies, until 2004. Since then, he has been the Tanaka Chair Professor in the Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), and Computing Departments at Imperial College in London. He serves as the Head of Communications and Signal Processing Group and as the Deputy Director for the University Defence Research Centre in Signal Processing in the EEE Department at Imperial College. His research interests focus on networking, protocols, machine learning, optimization and modeling issues of wireless broadband, sensor and ad-hoc networks. He also works on multi-antenna and cross-layer designs for the physical layer of these networks.

He received the Distinguished Member of Technical Staff Award from AT&T Bell Labs in 1994, and was a co-recipient of the 1997 Lanchester Prize Honorable Mention Award. He was elected as an IEEE Fellow in 2001. He received the Royal Society Wolfson Research Merits Award from 2004 to 2009. He has actively served on many conference committees. He serves as a member (2009-11) and the chairman (2012-15) of the IEEE Fellow Evaluation Committee for Communications Society. He was a guest editor for the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), IEEE Wireless Communications and the MONET journal, and as an editor for the JSAC: Wireless Series and IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. Currently, he is an editor for the IEEE Transactions on Communications, International Journal on Sensor Networks and ACM Computing Survey.

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