Cui Named 2014 IEEE Fellow

Prof. Shuguang (Robert) Cui, an Associate Professor at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, has been named an IEEE Fellow. He is being recognized for contributions to cognitive communications and energy efficient system design.

The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year cannot exceed one-tenth of one- percent of the total voting membership. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.

Prof. Cui received his Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, California, USA, in 2005. He is now an associate professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. His current research interests focus on big data oriented information processing over networks, including large-scale distributed estimation and detection, information theoretical study of large distributed storage systems, and large-scale cognitive system design. His research papers have been highly cited; according to the data on 6/9/2012 from Web of Science, 11 of them had been ranked within the top 15 most highly cited papers (two of them ranked No.1) among all published over the same periods in the corresponding journals.

He was the recipient of the IEEE Signal Processing Society 2012 Best Paper Award, two conference best paper awards, 12 United States federal grant awards (6 NSF awards and 6 DoD awards). He has been serving as the 2014 Globecom Symposium Chair and TPC chairs for 2013 IEEE ICCC, 2012 SmartGridComm Cyber Security and Privacy Symposium, 2011 Information Theory Summer School, 2010 GLOBECOM Communication Theory Symposium, 2008 ICC Communication Theory Symposium, and 2007 IEEE Communication Theory Workshop. He has also been serving as the associate editors for IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Communication Letters, and IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. He is the elected member for IEEE Signal Processing Society SPCOM Technical Committee (2009~2015) and the elected Secretary for IEEE ComSoc Wireless Technical Committee.

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