Moe Z. Win is a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the founding director of the Wireless Information and Network Sciences Laboratory. Prior to joining MIT, he was with AT&T Research Laboratories and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
His research encompasses fundamental theories, algorithm design, and network experimentation for a broad range of real-world problems. His current research topics include network localization and navigation, network interference exploitation, and quantum information science. He has served the IEEE Communications Society as an elected Member-at-Large on the Board of Governors, as elected Chair of the Radio Communications Committee, and as an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer. Over the last two decades, he held various editorial posts for IEEE journals and organized numerous international conferences. Currently, he is serving on the SIAM Diversity Advisory Committee.
Dr. Win is an elected Fellow of the AAAS, the IEEE, and the IET. He was honored with two IEEE Technical Field Awards: the IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award (2011) and the IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award (2006, jointly with R. A. Scholtz). Together with students and colleagues, his papers have received numerous awards. Other recognitions include the IEEE Communications Society Edwin H. Armstrong Achievement Award (2016), the International Prize for Communications Cristoforo Colombo (2013), the Copernicus Fellowship (2011) and the Laurea Honoris Causa (2008) from the University of Ferrara, and the U.S. Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (2004). He is an ISI Highly Cited Researcher.