Wei Yang received the B.E. and M.E. degree from the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China, in 2008 and 2011, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, in 2015. In the summers of 2012 and 2014, he was a visiting student at the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. From 2015 to 2017, he was a postdoctoral research associate at Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. In Sep. 2017, he joined Qualcomm Research & Development, San Diego, CA, where he is now a senior engineer.
Dr. Yang is the recipient of a Student Paper Award at the 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Cambridge, MA and the 2013 IEEE Sweden VT-COM-IT joint chapter best student conference paper award. His research interests are in the areas of information theory, communication theory, communication systems, and privacy and security.