Victor C. M. Leung

Victor C. M. Leung received the B.A.Sc. (Hons.) degree in electrical engineering from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 1977, and was awarded the APEBC Gold Medal as the head of the graduating class in the Faculty of Applied Science. He attended graduate school at UBC on a Canadian Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship and received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering in 1982.

From 1981 to 1987, Dr. Leung was a Senior Member of Technical Staff and satellite system specialist at MPR Teltech Ltd., Canada. In 1988, he was a Lecturer in the Department of Electronics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He returned to UBC as a faculty member in 1989, and currently holds the positions of Professor and TELUS Mobility Research Chair in Advanced Telecommunications Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Dr. Leung has co-authored more than 1200 journal articles, conference papers, and book chapters, and co-edited 14 book titles. Several of his papers had been selected for best paper awards. His research interests are in the broad areas of wireless networks and mobile systems.

Dr. Leung is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of British Columbia, Canada. He is a Fellow of IEEE, the Royal Society of Canada, the Engineering Institute of Canada, and the Canadian Academy of Engineering. He was a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Communications Society. He is serving on the editorial boards of the IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, IEEE Access, IEEE Network, Computer Communications, and several other journals, and has previously served on the editorial boards of the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications – Wireless Communications Series and Series on Green Communications and Networking, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, and Journal of Communications and Networks. He has guest-edited many journal special issues, and provided leadership to the organizing committees and technical program committees of numerous conferences and workshops. He received the IEEE Vancouver Section Centennial Award, the 2011 UBC Killam Research Prize, the 2017 Canadian Award for Telecommunications Research, and the 2018 IEEE TGCC Distinguished Technical Achievement Recognition Award. He co-authored papers that won the 2017 IEEE ComSoc Fred W. Ellersick Prize, the 2017 IEEE Systems Journal Best Paper Award, and the 2018 IEEE CSIM Best Journal Paper Award.

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