Mai Vu

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Computer Science Department, Secondary appointment
Tufts University

Tufts LiNKS – Laboratory for communIcation in NetworKed Systems

Dr. Vu is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tufts University. She leads Tufts LiNKS, the Laboratory for communIcations in NetworKed Systems, which conducts research in wireless systems, signal processing and networked communications. She and her group have published extensively in the areas of millimeter wave communications, 5G systems and algorithms, MIMO wireless communications, cooperative and cognitive communications, and energy-efficient communications. Dr. Vu is a senior member of the IEEE. She has served on the technical program committee of numerous IEEE conferences and during 2013-2016 was an editor for the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. She also serves as a Technical Program Co-Chair of the IEEE Communication Theory Workshop 2023, and since November 2022 has been an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Communications.

Education background:

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, USA – 2006

  • MSE in Electrical Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia – 1999

  • BE in Computer Systems Engineering, RMIT University, Australia – 1997


  • Wireless communications

  • Millimeter wave and sub-THz communications

  • 5G and 6G systems and techniques

  • Energy-efficient communications

  • Machine learning techniques

  • Applied convex optimization

Research Lab:


Tufts LiNKS – Laboratory for communIcation in NetworKed Systems

Google scholar citation


  1. EE107 Communication Systems – Falls 2022-2021, Fall 2020, Falls 2018-2013

  2. EE108 Wireless Communications – Spring 2018, Spring 2015.

  3. EE109 Convex Optimization – Spring 2022, Spring 2021, Spring 2019, Spring 2017, 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