Chee Wei Tan


Curriculum Vitae

Email: cheewtan [at]
Office: Academic Bldg 1, G7307, Tel: (852) 3442 7652

  • Dr. Tan received the M.A and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University. He was a Senior Fellow of the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) for the program on Science at Extreme Scales, and was a Postdoctoral Scholar in the NetLab Group at Caltech. His industrial experience includes consulting for Tencent AI Lab, Qualcomm R&D (QRC), Fraser Research Lab. His research interests are optimization of networks, distributed machine learning, cloud computing and AI. His Erdös number is 3. Dr. Tan is serving as the Editor for BMC Archives of Public Health and IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, and has served in TPC of IEEE INFOCOM, ACM SIGMETRICS, ACM MobiHoc, IJCAI and as Editor for the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking and IEEE Transactions on Communications. He received the Princeton University Wu Prize for Excellence, Google Faculty Award, university teaching awards, and was selected twice for the U.S. National Academy of Engineering China-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium. His research was featured in Hong Kong Research Grants Council's Research Frontiers. He has previously served as the IEEE Information Theory Society Hong Kong Chapter Chairman receiving the 2015 IT Society Chapter of the Year award.

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