Yu, Wei




Contact Information

E-Mail: weiyu@comm.utoronto.ca
Phone: (416) 946-8665
Office: BA 4114
Website: http://www.comm.utoronto.ca/~weiyu/


Wei Yu received the BASc degree in Computer Engineering and Mathematics from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada in 1997 and MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, in 1998 and 2002, respectively. Since 2002, he has been with the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where he is now a Professor and holds a Canada Research Chair in Information Theory and Wireless Communications. His main research interests include network information theory, optimization, wireless communications and broadband access networks.


  • Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Information Theory and Wireless Communications
  • Board of Governors, IEEE Information Theory Society (2015-now)
  • IEEE Fellow
  • Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering
  • Royal Society of Canada, Member of College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists
  • NSERC E. W. R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship
  • Chair of the Signal Processing for Communications and Networking Technical Committee, IEEE Signal Processing Society (2017-2018)
  • Area Editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2017-now)
  • Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Information Theory (2010-2013)