Vincent Wong


Vincent Wong received his B.Sc. (with distinction) degree from the University of Manitoba in 1994, M.A.Sc. degree from the University of Waterloo in 1996, and Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2000, all in electrical engineering. From 2000 - 2001, he was a systems engineer at PMC-Sierra Inc. (now Microsemi). In 2002, he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of British Columbia, where he is currently a Professor. His research areas include protocol design, optimization, and resource management of communication networks, with applications to the Internet, wireless networks, smart grid, mobile cloud computing, and Internet of Things.  Dr. Wong is an editor of IEEE Transactions on Communications and a guest editor of IEEE Wireless Communications. He has served as a guest editor of IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications and on the editorial boards of IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology and Journal of Communications and Networks. He is the Chair of the IEEE Communications Society Emerging Technical Subcommittee on Smart Grid Communications and IEEE Vancouver Joint Communications Chapter. Dr. Wong received the 2014 UBC’s Killam Faculty Research Fellowship. He is a Fellow of the IEEE (Class of 2016).

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Professor, IEEE Fellow

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The University of British Columbia

2332 Main Mall,

Vancouver, BC, Canada

V6T 1Z4

Tel: 1-604-827-5135

Office: Room 4104, Kaiser Building

e-mail: vincentw AT