Prof. YU Xianghao Alex (喻翔昊)

BEng(SEU), PhD(HKUST), Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow, MIEEE

Visiting address
Phone: +852 34425384

Author IDs

Willing to take PhD students: yes


Dr. Xianghao Yu received his B.Eng. degree in information engineering from Southeast University, Nanjing, China, in 2014, and his Ph.D. degree in electronic and computer engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong, China, in 2018.

From 2018 to 2020, he was an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow with the Institute for Digital Communications, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU), Erlangen, Germany. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong (CityU), Hong Kong. Before joining CityU, he was a Research Assistant Professor with the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, HKUST. His research interests include millimeter-wave communications, intelligent reflecting surface-assisted communications, and wireless artificial intelligence.

Dr. Yu has co-authored the book Stochastic Geometry Analysis of Multi-Antenna Wireless Networks (Springer, 2019). Dr. Yu received the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) 2017 Best Paper Award, the 2018 IEEE Signal Processing Society Young Author Best Paper Award, the IEEE GLOBECOM 2019 Best Paper Award, and the 2023 IEEE Communications Society Leonard G. Abraham Prize. He was also recognized as an Exemplary Reviewer of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications in 2017 and 2018, and an Exemplary Reviewer of the IEEE Transactions on Communications in 2021 and 2022.

Research Interests/Areas

Mobile Communications, Wireless Systems, Signal Processing