Seminar Title: Telecommunications Research and PhD Opportunities at The University of Newcastle, Australia
Presenter: Duy Trong Ngo, Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Associate Professor in US and Canada), the School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, The University of Newcastle, Australia.
Time: 3:00 PM 29/11/2017
Location: Meeting room, PTIT Campus, 11 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, Dakao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. Google Maps: https://goo.gl/RRPssF
Talk abstract: In this talk, I will share my journey and experience in the higher education sector of Australia. I will try to convince you to take up the “PhD Challenge” at The University of Newcastle. I will then introduce the scholarship process and opportunities at Newcastle. I will conclude the talk with some newest research results of my telecommunications group on Cloud Radio Access Networks.
Duy Trong Ngo received the B.Eng. (with First-class Honours and University Medal) degree in telecommunication engineering from The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 2007, the M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering (communication) from University of Alberta, Canada in 2009, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from McGill University, Canada in 2013.
Dr. Ngo is currently a Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Associate Professor in US and Canada) with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, The University of Newcastle, Australia. He leads a research team that works on some most active areas of the fifth-generation (5G) wireless networks, e.g., cloud radio access networks, mobile edge computing, simultaneous wireless information and power transfer, and vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communications for intelligent transportation systems.
In 2007, he was an awarded the University Medal in Telecommunications—the highest honour bestowed upon an undergraduate by The University of New South Wales. In 2013, he was awarded two Postdoctoral Fellowships from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and the Fonds de recherche du Quebec – Nature et technologies. At The University of Newcastle, he received the 2015 Vice-Chancellor's Award for Research and Innovation Excellence, the 2015 Pro Vice-Chancellor's Award for Research Excellence, and the 2017 Pro Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence in the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment.