Mai Vu

Halligan 207

(617) 627-6412


  • Ph.D. Stanford University

Honors and Awards

  • Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (Feb 2013-)
  • Intel Foundation PhD Fellowship, 2004-2005.
  • Rambus Corporation Stanford Graduate Fellowship, 2000-2004.
  • Australian Institute of Engineers Award for Best final year student, School of Eng., RMIT, 1997.


  • Cognitive and cooperative communications
  • Energy-efficient communications
  • Wireless communications
  • Network information theory
  • Statistical signal processing
  • Convex optimization and applications

Classes Taught

  • Network Information Theory
  • Communications Systems I

Selected Publications

  • A.A.Al Haija and M. Vu (2013), Rate Maximization for Half-Duplex Multiple Access with Cooperating Transmitters. IEEE Trans. on Communications, to appear.
  • Parzysz, F., Vu, M., & Gagnon, F. (2013). Energy minimization for the half-duplex relay channel with decode-forward relaying. IEEE Transactions on Communications, 61(6), 2232-2247
  • M. Vu, N. Devroye, and V. Tarokh (2009), On the primary exclusive region in cognitive networks. IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications 8 (7), 3380-3385
  • Vu, M., & Paulraj, A. (2007). MIMO wireless linear precoding. IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 24(5), 86-105
  • Vu, M., & Paulraj, A. (2006). Optimal linear precoders for MIMO wireless correlated channels with nonzero mean in space-time coded systems. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 54(6 I), 2318-2332