Mai Vu

Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Tufts University

PhD, Stanford 2006

Dr. Vu is an associate professor in electrical and computer engineering at Tufts University. She leads Tufts LiNKS, the Laboratory for communIcations in NetworKed Systems, which conducts research in wireless communications, signal processing and networked communications. She and her group have published extensively in the areas of cooperative and cognitive communications, MIMO capacity and pre-coding, and energy-efficient communications. Dr. Vu has served on the technical program committee of numerous IEEE conferences and is currently an editor for the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. She is a senior member of the IEEE.


  • Wireless communications

  • Networked communications

  • Cognitive and cooperative communications

  • Energy-efficient communications

  • Signal processing

  • Applied convex optimization


Google scholar citation

Research Lab:


Tufts LiNKS – Laboratory for communIcation in NetworKed Systems

Overview of research – June 2014 (pdf slides)

Notes to prospective students


  1. EE107 Communication Systems – Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2013

  2. EE108 Wireless Communications – Spring 2015

  3. EE194 Convex Optimization – Spring 2014

  4. EE194 Network Information Theory – Fall 2015, Spring 2014, Spring 2013

Contact information:

207 Halligan Hall
161 College Ave, Medford MA 02155
Tel: 617-627-6412
Fax: 617-627-3220
maivu at ece.tufts.edu