Engineering and Information Sciences

People

Le Chung Tran



Esteem Factors


Thesis Assessor
2010 - 2010
External PhD thesis marker, Macquarie University, Australia.

2012 - 2012
Internal Master-by-Research thesis examiner, University of Wollongong, Australia.


Conference organisation or management

TPC member, 5th IEEE Int. Conf. Sign. Process. Commun. Syst. (ICSPCS’11), Honolulu, USA.


TPC member, 72nd IEEE Vehicular Technol. Conf. (VTC2010-Fall), Ottawa, Canada.


TPC member: 2nd IEEE Int. Conf. Sign. Process. Commun. Syst. (ICSPCS’08), Gold Coast, Australia.


Publicity Co-chair, 10th IEEE Int. Symp. Commun. Inform. Technol. (ISCIT2010), Tokyo, Japan.


TPC member, 9th IEEE Int. Symp. Commun. Inform. Technol. (ISCIT2009), Incheon, Korea.


TPC meber, Session Chair for 7th IEEE Int. Symp. Commun. Inform. Technol. (ISCIT2007), Sydney, Australia.


TPC member, IEEE Int. Conf. Commun. Mobile Computing (CMC2011), Shenzhen, China.


TPC member, IEEE Int. Conf. Advanced Technol. Commun. (ATC2010), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.


TPC member, IEEE Int. Conf. Advanced Technol. Commun. (ATC2011), Danang, Vietnam.


TPC member, 3rd Int. Conf. Commun. Electronics (ICCE2010), Nha Trang, Vietnam.


TPC member, IEEE Int. Conf. Ultra-Wideband (ICUWB 2013), Sydney, Australia.


TPC member, 7th IEEE Int. Conf. Sign. Process. Commun. Syst. (ICSPCS’13), Gold Coast, Australia.


TPC member, 6th IEEE Int. Conf. Sign. Process. Commun. Syst. (ICSPCS’12), Gold Coast, Australia.


TPC member, 5th IEEE Int. Conf. Commun. Electronics (ICCE2014), Da Nang, Vietnam.


TCP member, session co-chair, “MIMO and UWB”, 12nd IEEE Int. Symp. Commun. Inform. Technol. (ISCIT2012), Gold Coast, Australia.


Fellowship
2006 - 2008
Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Luebeck, Germany.

2005 - 2006
Associate Research Fellow at Wireless Technologies Laboratory (WTL), University of Wollongong, Australia.

Current Positions:

BEng (1st Hons, Highest Distinction), MEng (Highest Distinction), PhD, Humboldt (AvH) Fellow; Lecturer in Wireless Communications

Biography:

- 2006-2008: Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Luebeck, Germany under the AvH research fellowship. Key roles: undertaking scientific research projects relating to wireless communications (Ultra-Wideband (UWB), Space-Time-Frequency Codes (STFCs), Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO)) and Digital Signal Processing (DSP).

- 2005-2006: Postdoctoral fellow at the Wireless Technologies Laboratory (WTL), Faculty of Informatics, UOW, Australia. Key roles: undertaking ARC (Australian Research Council) and industrial projects relating to wireless communications (UWB, Block Spread OFDM, Multiband OFDM (MB-OFDM)) and DSP. Member of the project led by Prof. Jennifer Sebbery (jenni@uow.edu.au) and Assoc. Prof. Tadeusz A. Wysocki (wysocki@uow.edu.au), UOW in the duration 2003-2005. Project's title ``Space-Time Block Codes Using Orthogonal, Amicable and General Designs". The project is funded by ARC Discovery-Grant. Key roles: a team member of the project investigating new structures of Complex Space-Time Block Codes (STBCs) and their applications.

- 2002-2005: Part-time teaching academic at SECTE, UOW, Australia. Key roles: teaching, marking, preparing and demonstrating laboratory experiments (Subjects: ECTE 196 - Internet Technology, 301 - Digital Signal Processing (DSP), 313 - Electronics, 392 - Wireless Internet, 401 - Fast Signal Processing Algorithms, and 901 - Fast Signal Processing Algorithms for Master course).

- 1997-2002: Lecturer at the Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications, University of Communication and Transport, Vietnam. Key roles: teaching the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and final year undergraduates; supervising the final year students, and doing researches.

Research Interests:

Wireless communications, mobile communications, space-time (frequency) processing, antenna diversity techniques, MIMO systems and multi-user detection, channel propagation modeling, UWB, spread spectrum techniques and applications, OFDM and MB-OFDM, wireless sensor networks (WSNs), network coding, cooperative communications, wireless body area networks (WBANs), Software-Defined Radio.

Professional Activities:

- 2005-2006: Postdoctor at Wireless Technologies Laboratory, UOW. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Xiaojing Huang. Completed industrial project with Agere Systems's "UWB transceiver development compliant with the WiMedia standard based on OFDM".

- 1998: Part-time engineer for Post &Telecom. Invest. & Construct. Joint-Stock Company (PTIC), Vietnam. Completed several commercial projects: Chief designer for extended wireless (microwave) communication system in Thai Nguyen Province; Designer for the optical fibre communication system in Hung Yen Province, Vietnam.

- 2003-now
Reviewer for several IEEE, Elsevier and EURASIP transactions and conferences.

- 2014:
TPC member, 5th Int. Conf. Commun. Electronics (ICCE2014), Da Nang, Vietnam, July 30-Aug 1, 2014.

- 2013:
TPC member: IEEE Int. Conf. Ultra-Wideband (ICUWB 2013), Australia.
TPC member, 7th IEEE Int. Conf. Sign. Process. Commun. Syst. (ICSPCS¿13), Gold Coast, Australia

- 2012:
TPC member: 12nd IEEE Int. Symp. Commun. Inform. Technol. (ISCIT 2012), Australia.
TPC member: 5th IEEE Int. Conf. Sign. Process. Commun. Syst. (ICSPCS'2011), USA.
Session co-chair "MIMO and UWB Communications", 12th IEEE Int. Symp. Commun. Inform. Technol. (ISCIT 2012), Australia.

- 2011:
TPC member, IEEE Int. Conf. Commun. Mobile Computing (CMC2011), China
TPC member: 5th IEEE Int. Conf. Sign. Process. Commun. Syst. (ICSPCS'2011), USA.
TPC member: 11th IEEE Int. Symp. Commun. Inform. Technol. (ISCIT 2011), China.
TPC member: IEEE Int. Conf. Advanced Technol. Commun. (ATC2011), Vietnam

- 2010:
Publicity Co-chair, 10th IEEE Int. Symp. Commun. Inform. Technol. (ISCIT2010), Japan.
TPC member, 72nd IEEE Vehicular Technol. Conf. (VTC2010-Fall), Canada.
TPC member, 3rd Int. Conf. Commun. Electronics (ICCE2010), Vietnam
TPC member, IEEE Int. Conf. Advanced Technol. Commun. (ATC2010), Vietnam.
PhD Thesis Examiner for Mr M. A. KHAN, Macquarie Uni.

- 2009:
TPC member, 9th IEEE Int. Symp. Commun. Inform. Technol. (ISCIT2009), Korea.

- 2008:
TPC member: IEEE Int. Conf. Sign. Process. Commun. Syst. (ICSPCS'08), Australia.

- 2007:
TPC member, Session Chair: 7th IEEE Int. Symp. Commun. Inform. Technol. (ISCIT2007), Australia.

Awards:

- 2006-2008: Postdoctoral research fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Foundation, Germany.
- 2003-2005: University Postgraduate Award (UPA) from UOW for outstantding postgraduate.
- 2003-2005: University Tuition Fee Waiver from UOW for outstantding postgraduate.
- 2002-2005: Vietnamese Government's Scholarship for the PhD course. Dotoral thesis selected for the research commercialisation workshop held in Brisbane by UniQuest.
- 2003: Third award from SECTE, UOW, for the postgraduates' best poster presentations.
- 1998-2000: High distinction & top postgraduate student in Master course in University of Science and Technology (HUST), Vietnam. Third-ranked in the entrance examination in this course.
- 1992-1997: 1st-ranked in the Faculty of Electrical & Electronics, UCT, in every year in the 5-year bachelor course. Excellent bachelor degree. 3rd award for students' scientific researches from UCT.
- 1994 & 1996: German WUS (World University Services) scholarships (twice) for outstanding university studying results.
- 1990-1992: Second prize (no 1st prize) in mathematics competition and third prize in physics competition for gifted high school students in Hung Yen province, Vietnam.

Future Research Topics:

RESEARCH GRANTS
- Research Infrastructure Block Grant (RIBG) 2014 (with other team members, $50K)
- University Small Grant 2012
- ICTR Summer Research Scholarship 2012
- Faculty of Informatics' Soaring Eagle 2012 (twice)
- University Small Grant 2010

HDR STUDENTS:

- 2011-2015 Mr Ngoc Phuc Le (PhD (Integrated))
- 2011-2014 Mr Miftadi Sudjai (PhD)

FORMER HDR STUDENTS:
- 2013

Mr Duc Toan Nguyen (Master Research)
Mr Zixuan Lin (Master Research)

ECTE953 STUDENTS

- 2012
Mr Xiaochuan Wei

THESIS STUDENTS

- 2012
Mr Kai Guo (1st Hons)
Mr Tong Qin (1st Hons)
Mr Jidong Yan
Miss Xiaomeng Cheng
Mr Di Zhai

- 2010-2011
Miss Yan Gao (1st Hons)
Mr Yan Zhang
Mr Hao Wang (1st Hons)
Miss Li Ma (1st Hons)
Mr Rui Ma (1st Hons)
Mr Zixuan Lin (2nd Hons, 1st Div)

- 2009-2010
Mr Pengfei Wang (1st Hons)
Mr Zhen Feng (1st Hons)
Miss Mengnan Wang
Miss Xiaojie Li
Miss Dongsha Zhang

UPDATED: 27 SEPT 2013

Research Students

  • Jiaman Li : In-Band Full Duplex Communications for Cooperative Wireless Networks