Assistant Professor Nhan Nguyen, an expert in Wireless Communications and Machine Learning, at the University of Oulu.

Nhan Nguyen Appointed New Assistant Professor in Wireless Communications

The Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC) – Radio Technologies Research Unit, within the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at the University of Oulu, proudly announces the appointment of Nhan Nguyen as the new Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Wireless Communications Signal Processing and Machine Learning, effective from February 1, 2024.

Nhan Nguyen, an alumnus of Hanoi University of Science and Technology, has an impressive academic background with an M.S. and Ph.D. from the Seoul National University of Science and Technology, South Korea. His academic journey includes enriching experiences as a Visiting Researcher at distinguished institutions such as the University of California – Irvine, Arizona State University, North Carolina State University in the USA, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and the Weizmann Institute of Science.

Since joining CWC as a Postdoctoral Researcher in September 2020 and later as an Adjunct Professor (Docent), Nguyen has demonstrated significant commitment and capability in advancing wireless communications research. His integration of mathematical and machine-learning tools in network scenarios is evident in his numerous publications in top-tier journals and conferences.

His achievements include the Samsung Talented Grant, Best M.S. and Ph.D. Dissertation Awards, the Nokia Foundation Award, Jorma Ollila Grant, and Best Paper Awards at leading conferences. He is currently leading a prestigious four-year project funded by the Academy of Finland Fellowship on “Deep unfolding joint communications and sensing solutions.”

“Joining the CWC as an Assistant Professor is an honour and an exciting new chapter in my career. I am passionate about exploring the intersection of wireless communication and machine learning, and I look forward to contributing to the university’s research and academic community,” declares Nhan Nguyen.

“Nhan’s expertise, particularly in signal processing and machine learning, aligns perfectly with our mission at the 6G Flagship programme. We’re excited to see how his forward-thinking approach will shape the future of wireless communication technologies,” Professor Markku Juntti affirms.

Nguyen’s selection reflects his robust skill set, vast experience, and profound expertise. In his new role, he will lead innovative research, mentor doctoral students, and enrich the academic curriculum, perfectly aligning with the 6G Flagship programme and the ITEE’s vision.

Discover more about Assistant Professor Nhan Nguyen’s journey and contributions by visiting his full profile.