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Zhiyuan Yan

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Position: Associate Professor

Address: Packard Lab 406A
19 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 758-3415


Areas of Research

  • Coding Theory/Cryptography
  • Embedded Systems
  • VLSI Design and Implementation
  • Telecommunication
  • Networking and Network Security
  • Telecommunication Networks Design and Routing
  • Wireless Ad-hoc and Sensory Networks
  • Wireless Communications and Network Engineering

Profile

Zhiyuan Yan's research interests are in coding and modulation, wireless communications, VLSI design and implementation for communication and signal processing systems.

Prior to coming to Lehigh, he served as a graduate teaching/research assistant at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Yan has been awarded multiple grants and has published over 100 technical papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings. His current research interests include coding theory, wireless communications, and VLSI implementations of communication and signal processing systems. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and serves on several editorial boards. He is a recipient of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award in 2011.

Education

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Mathematics University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • B.E., Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University