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Chen, Yan

Yan Chen

Research Interests 

  • Social Learning and Networking
  • Smart Grid
  • Cloud Computing
  • Network Economic
  • Game Theory
  • Wireless Communications
  • Multimedia Signal Processing



I am currently a Principal Technologist at Origin Wireless Commmunications. I am also affiliated with Signal and Information Group of University of Maryland (UMD), College Park. I received my Ph.D. degree on August 2011 under the supervision of Professor K. J. Ray Liu. Before that, I got my Bachelor degree from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2004 and Master degree from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in 2007.

Related News 

ECE Researchers Win ICASSP Best Student Paper Award
Authors recognized for creation of non-line-of sight positioning system. April 6, 2016

Liu, Jiang, Chen, and Gao Win Best Paper Award
ECE research team wins Cognitive Radio and Networks Symposium best paper award at the 2013 IEEE Global Communications Conference. December 2, 2013

Yan Chen Receives Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad
ECE Ph.D. student receives award worth $5,000. April 18, 2011

Mazumdar, Varma, and Wu Named Distinguished Dissertation Fellows
Three ECE Ph.D. students were awarded Distinguished Dissertation Fellowships, four received honorable mention. March 29, 2011

ECE Celebrates 12th Annual Maryland Day
More than 55,000 visitors attended Maryland Day despite the threat of rain. April 29, 2010

Seven ECE Students Named Future Faculty Fellows
Ph.D. students chosen to participate in Clark School program designed to prepare future professors. February 28, 2010