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

Dr Khoa Phan is currently a Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Research Award (ARC DECRA) Fellow (2020-2023) and senior lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, La Trobe University, 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, optimisation, and security of next-generation mobile communications networks with applications in the Internet of Things (IoT), 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).

His research has been supported by several competitive ARC grants such as ARC Discovery Project (2019-2022) and ARC DECRA (2020-2023) and multiple industry grants.

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PhD SCHOLARSHIPS: Students with strong background in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Applied Mathematics or other relevant areas are welcome to contact me for potential PhD scholarships. I'm constantly looking for strong PhD students with interests in applications of deep learning in wireless communications networks.

Please send me your CV and transcripts, and indicate your research interests.

VISITING STUDENTS AND SCHOLARS: If your research background fits my research interests, please send your CV to me, indicating potential areas of collaboration. I'm happy to invite and sponsor you to visit La Trobe University.
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