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Tingjun Chen, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Electrical Engineering, Yale University

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University
Email: tingjun.chen [at] duke [dot] edu

News: I will be joining Duke’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering as an assistant professor in Fall 2021. If you are interested in working with me or potential collaborations – feel free to reach out and I would be happy to chat! If you would like to know more about my current research, please refer to my research statement below. More information will be available soon.

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I am currently a Postdoctoral Associate at Yale University working with Professors Leandros Tassiulas and Lin Zhong. I am also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer at Duke University. My research interests are in the areas of future wireless networks and systems, including the Internet-of-Things (IoT), energy harvesting networksfull-duplex wireless, massive antenna systems, millimeter-wave networks, and optical-wireless networks and edge cloud. In particular, my research focuses on emerging communication technologies and their interactions with the higher layers (e.g., the medium access control layer and application layer), as well as their performance evaluation using custom-designed prototypes and testbeds.

I received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University in 2020, where I worked at the Wim.Net Lab with Professor Gil Zussman. I graduated with a B.Eng. degree in Electronic Engineering from Tsinghua University, China, in 2014, and received an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University in 2015. I am the student co-lead of the Columbia FlexICoN project and am highly involved in the design and deployment of the NSF PAWR COSMOS testbed. I was also involved in the Columbia EnHANTs project.

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