Roger Shu-Kwan CHENG (鄭 樹 坤)
PhD, Princeton University
Fellow, IEEE
Fellow, HKIE
Dept of Electronic & Computer Engineering, HKUST
Associate Provost (Teaching and Learning), Provost Office, HKUST

Research Areas
Wireless Communications and Networking (WCN)

Multi-disciplinary Themes
Big Data Systems (BDS)

Tel : +852 2358 6282
Email : eecheng
Room : 6335
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Research Interests
Smart Grids, Wireless communications, multiuser communications, multi-input multi-output systems, multiuser information theory.

Roger Cheng is currently the Associate Provost (Teaching & Learning) at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and Professor at the Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department. He received his BS degree from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, in 1987, and both the MA and PhD degrees from Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, in 1988 and 1991, respectively, all in Electrical Engineering.
His research areas are in Wireless Communications and Networks. He had published over 160 papers with more than 10,000 citations, filed 27 patents and, among them, 9 granted. He is a Fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of HKIE. He had served as Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, the IEEE Transactions on Communications, Guest Editor of the special issue on Multimedia Network Radios in the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Associate Editor of the IEEE Transaction on Signal Processing, and the membership chair for the IEEE Information Theory Society. 
Over the years, Roger had consulted or held visiting positions at Qualcomm and Maxlinear in CA, USA, ASTRI and Motorola in Hong Kong, Hauwei and ZTE in Shenzhen, and is one of the founders of a technology start-up company in 1999, which was eventually listed on the HK Stock Exchange in 2011. 
Roger Cheng had been the Associate Head of ECE Department in 2008-10, Associate Dean of School of Engineering in 2010-14. During that period, he led the effort in designing the new 4-year Engineering curriculum, implementing the new school-based admission scheme, and coordinating the first-year advising program for the first batch of Engineering students in the 4-year program during the 334 transition in the Hong Kong higher education system. Since July 2014, he took the Associate Provost (Teaching & Learning) position to help advance teaching and learning activities at HKUST. Roger was also the founding Residence Master of the New UG Hall 9 in Jan 2013, in charge of and leading the residential life programs there until June 2018. 
From 1991 to 1995, he was an Assistant Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of University of Colorado at Boulder.