BTH alumnus awarded prestigious elevation – IEEE Fellow

Foto Trung Duong

Trung Q. Duong received his PhD degree in Telecommunications from BTH under the supervision of Professor Hans-Jürgen Zepernick in 2012. Duong is now elevated the IEEE Fellow grade (the highest grade of membership) in recognition of his contributions to cooperative communications and physical layer security.

IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organisation, with over 400,000 members in more than 160 countries dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.

IEEE Fellow is a distinction reserved for select IEEE members whose extraordinary accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest are deemed fitting of this prestigious grade elevation. Each year, less than 0.1% of IEEE voting members are selected for fellow status.

The IEEE elevated Professor Duong to the Fellow grade in recognition of his contributions to cooperative communications and physical layer security, following a rigorous evaluation carried out by the IEEE Fellow Committee. The term of Professor Duong’s appointment is 1 January 2022.

After receiving his PhD in Telecommunications at BTH, Trung Q. Duong became an Assistant Professor at Queen’s University Belfast, UK in 2013. Since August 2020, he has been a Chair Professor of Telecommunications. He also holds a prestigious title of Research Chair of the Royal Academy of Engineering, U.K.

His current research interests include wireless communications, signal processing, and machine learning. He has published more than 400 books/book chapters/journal articles/conference papers with 13,500+ citations and h-index 63.

Professor Duong has served as an Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transaction on Vehicular Technology, and IEEE Communications Letters. He was awarded the Best Paper Award at the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring) in 2013, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) in 2014, IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) in 2016, IEEE Digital Signal Processing Conference (DSP) in 2017, and GLOBECOM 2019.

He is the recipient of prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship (2015-2020) and has won a prestigious Newton Prize 2017.

-Blekinge Institute of Technology is always delighted and proud to see our world-changing alumni recognized for their outstanding achievements and congratulates Professor Duong for this very well-deserved accomplishment, says BTH Professor Hans-Jürgen Zepernick.

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6 December 2021

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