Hong-Chuan Yang

Previous Member

Visiting Academic-Professor

Research Interests

Current work mainly focuses on different aspects of wireless communications, with special emphasis on diversity techniques, multiuser MIMO systems, cross-layer design, energy-efficient communications, and system performance evaluation.

Selected Publications

  • A. Mueller, and H.-C. Yang, "Dual-hop adaptive packet transmission systems with regenerative relaying", IEEE Transaction on Wireless Communications, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 234-244, January 2010.
  • H.-C. Yang and M.-S. Alouini, Order Statistics in Wireless Communications: Diversity, Adaptation and Scheduling, September 2011.
  • P. Lu, and H.-C. Yang, "A simple and efficient user scheduling strategy for RUB-based multiuser MIMO systems and its sum rate analysis", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 58, No. 9, pp. 4860-4867, November 2009.
  • S. Choi, H.-C. Yang, and Y.-C. Ko, "Performance analysis of transmit diversity systems with antenna replacement",  IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology , Vol. 57, No. 4, pp. 2588-2595, July 2008.
  • H.-C. Yang, and S. Sasankan, "Analysis of channel-adaptive packet transmission over fading channels with transmit buffer management",  IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 404-413, January 2008.


  • Ph.D.    Electrical Engineering University of Minnesota    2003
  • M.Sc.   Electrical Engineering  University of Minnesota    2001
  • M.Sc.   Applied Mathematics  University of Minnesota    2000

Professional Profile

External Participant

Scientific and Professional Membership

IEEE Senior member, Professional Engineer (P. Eng)


  • 2002    $14,500 US    University of Minnesota     Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • 2009       WCSP Conference Committee    Best Paper Award

KAUST Affiliations

  • SRI research center in uncertainty quantification
  • Associate professor at the University of Victoria