Ross D. MURCH (穆 樂 思)
PhD, Univ of Canterbury
Fellow, IEEE
Chair Professor
Dept of Electronic & Computer Engineering, HKUST
Director of Hong Kong Telecom Institute of Information technology

Research Areas
Wireless Communications and Networking (WCN)

Multi-disciplinary Themes
Big Data Systems (BDS)
Display and Sensors Everywhere (DSE)

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Research Interests
Internet-of-Things, energy harvesting, 5G, acoustic systems, MIMO, OFDM, propagation, MIMO antennas

Ross D. Murch (M'84-SM'98-F'09) is a Chair Professor in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). His research contributions include more than 200 publications and 20 patents on wireless communication systems and antennas including MIMO, OFDM, propagation, MIMO antennas, and these have attracted over 10,000 citations with an h index of over 40. His current research interests include the Internet-of-Things, energy harvesting, and 5G. He was Department Head at the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at HKUST for two 3 year terms between 2009 and 2015. He was also the founding Director of the Center for Wireless Information Technology and acts as a consultant for industry and government. He is currently a member of the IEEE Communications Society Fellow Evaluation Committee and has been the publication editor, area editor and associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, the Chair of the IEEE Communications Society technical committee on wireless communications and is also a distinguished lecturer for IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. He was the David Bensted Fellow, Simon Fraser University, Canada and was an HKTIIT fellow at Southampton University, U.K. He was the Technical Program Chair for the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference in 2007, Keynote Chair for IEEE International Conference on Communications in 2010, and also the Advanced Wireless Communications Systems Symposium in IEEE International Communications Conference in 2002. He was also a keynote speaker at IEEE GCC 2007, IEEE WiCOM 2007, IEEE APWC 2008, and IEEE ICCT 2011. Prof. Ross Murch has a strong interest in education and enjoys sharing his experiences with students. He received his Bachelor's and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He is also a Fellow of IEEE, IET and HKIE.