Yuan Shen (S’05) received his B.S. degree (with the highest honor) from Tsinghua University, China, in 2005, and S.M. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2008, both in electrical engineering.
Since 2005, he has been with Wireless Communications and Network Science Laboratory at MIT, where he is now a Ph.D. candidate. He was with the Wireless Communications Laboratory of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, in summer 2010, the Hewlett-Packard Labs, CA, in winter 2009, the Corporate R&D of Qualcomm Inc., CA, in summer 2008, and the Intelligent Sensing Laboratory, Tsinghua University, China, from 2003 to 2005. His research interests include statistical inference, information theory, and communication theory. His current research focuses on network localization and navigation, filtering techniques, network optimization, intrinsic wireless secrecy, cooperative networks, and wideband communication systems.
Mr. Shen served as a member of the Technical Program Committee (TPC) for the IEEE GLOBECOM 2010–2012, the IEEE ICC 2010–2012, the IEEE WCNC 2009–2012, the IEEE ICUWB 2011–2012, and the IEEE ICCC 2012. He is a recipient of the Marconi Society Young Scholar Award in 2010, Ernst A. Guillemin Thesis Award (first place) for the best S.M. thesis from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT in 2008, the Roberto Padovani Scholarship from Qualcomm Inc. in 2008, and the MIT Walter A. Rosenblith Presidential Fellowship in 2005. He also received the Best Paper Awards from the IEEE GLOBECOM in 2011, the IEEE ICUWB in 2011, and the IEEE WCNC in 2007.