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Victor C. M. Leung received the BASc (Hons.) in electrical engineering from the UBC in 1977, and was awarded the APEBC Gold Medal as the head of the graduating class in the Faculty of Applied Science. He attended graduate school at UBC on a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship and completed his PhD in electrical engineering in 1981. He returned to UBC as a faculty member in 1989, where he is currently a Professor and the inaugural holder of the TELUS Mobility Industrial Research Chair in Advanced Telecommunications Engineering. His research interests are in the areas of architectural and protocol design and performance analysis for computer and telecommunication networks, with a current focus on wireless networks and mobile systems.
From 1981 to 1987, Dr. Leung was a Senior Member of Technical Staff at Microtel Pacific Research Ltd. (later renamed MPR Teltech Ltd.), specializing in the planning, design and analysis of satellite communication systems. He also held a part-time position as Visiting Assistant Professor at Simon Fraser University in 1986 and 1987. In 1988, he was a Lecturer in the Department of Electronics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a member of the Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems at UBC. He also holds Guest/Adjunct Professor appointments at Jilin University, Beijing Jiaotong University, and South China University of Technology in China.
Dr. Leung is a registered member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia . He is a Fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada, a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, and a voting member of ACM. He is a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Communications Society. He has served on the editorial boards of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications , the IEEE Transactions on Computers, Computer Communications, the Journal of Communications and Networks, the International Journal of Sensor Networks, the International Journal of Wireless Communications and Networking and the International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems. He has guest-edited several special journal issues, and served on the technical program committee of numerous international conferences. He was the General Chair of the International Conference on Wireless Communications (WC 2010), Second International Conference on Ad Hoc Networks (AdhocNets 2010) and 4th International Conference on Heterogeneous Networking for Quality, Reliability, Security and Robustness (QShine 2007). He is the General Co-chair of the 6th International Conference on Communications and Networking in China (Chinacom 2011). He was the General Co-chair of 5th International Conference on Body Area Networks (BodyNets 2010), 5th International Conference on Embedded and Multimedia Computing (EMC 2010), IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC2009), and 8th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM 2005). He was TPC chair of the wireless networks and cognitive radio track of IEEE VTC-fall 2008 and a TPC Vice-chair of IEEE WCNC 2005.
Introduction to Optical Networks
Wavelength division multiplexing, framing techniques, traffic grooming, virtual topology design, routing and wavelength assignment, protection and restoration, optical packet switching. Course Objectives The objective of this course is to gain an understanding of various issues in designing an optical network. Topics include SONET/SDH, wavelength division multiplexing, framing techniques, traffic grooming, multiple access protocols, virtual topology design, routing and wavelength assignment, protection and restoration, and optical packet switching.
Mobile Communications Networks
Network architectures: cellular networks, ad hoc networks; access protocols; radio and network resource management; quality of service; mobility and location management; routing; mobile-IP; current wireless technologies for personal, local and satellite networks. Objectives To study the technical issues and state-of-the-art techniques in the operation and management of mobile communications networks;To learn the engineering principles and system evaluation methods used in the design of mobile communications networks.
Formulation of the digital communication problem; definition of information, source and channel coding; digital modulation techniques, signal space, design of optimum digital receivers and performance calculations; trellis coded modulation; spread spectrum techniques; issues in wireless communication techniques and new standards. Prerequisite ELEC 431- Communication Systems
Fairness Scheme for Energy Efficient H.264/AVC-based Video Sensor Network
Journal Article | Springer Open Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences
MOBILE SOCIAL NETWORKS
Energy-Efficient Topology Management with Interference Cancellation in Cooperative Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
Multidimensional context-aware social network architecture for mobile crowdsensing
Journal Article | Communications Magazine, IEEE
A context-aware trust-based communication framework for VNets
Conference Paper | Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), 2014 IEEE