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Dr Khoa Phan Lecturer in Internet of Things, Comp Sci & Info Tech

IEEE-style biography: Dr Khoa Phan is currently a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, La Trobe University, Bendigo, VIC, Australia. He received the B.Eng. degree in Telecommunications (First Class Honours) from the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, NSW, Australia, in 2006, the M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, in 2008, and California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA, in 2009, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada in 2017. He was a researcher at the Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, USA, from 2009 to 2011. From January 2017 to July 2018, he was a Research Fellow in the Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering Department at Monash University, Clayton, VIC, Australia. His research interests are broadly design, control, and optimisation of 5G mobile communications networks with applications in the Internet of Things (IoT), machine-type communications (MTC), smart grids, and cloud computing.

He has been awarded several prestigious fellowships including the Australian Development Scholarship (UNSW), the Alberta Ingenuity Fund Student Fellowship and the iCORE Graduate Student Award (Alberta), the Atwood Fellowship (Caltech), the McGill Doctoral Engineering Award and the SRTelecom Doctoral Award (McGill).


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