Yuan Shen

Current Young Scholars Role Asia Representative
Research Area Statistical inference, communication and control enabling a broad range of applications such as internet of things, autonomous vehicles, and emergency rescue
Current position Associate Professor, Electronic Engineering Department, Tsinghua University
Education Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.E., Tsinghua University
Young Scholar Prize Research Cooperative wideband localization
Other Honors 2015 Qiu Shi Outstanding Young Scholar Award
2014 China’s Youth 1000-Talent Program
2012 IEEE Communications Society Fred W. Ellersick Prize
2005 MIT Walter A. Rosenblith Presidential Fellowship
Fun Fact I am an airline gold member but have only gotten a flight upgrade once – and the flight was eventually cancelled.

Salvatore Campione

Current Young Scholars Role Executive Vice Chair
Research Area Electromagnetic theory, antennas, metamaterials and their applications, plasmonics in nanostructures, optical devices for energy and optoelectronic applications. Possible applications include solar cells, molecular sensors, imaging systems, coherent light sources, and next generation optoelectronic devices.
Current position Senior Member of Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories
Education Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California Irvine
M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago
Laurea Magistrale, Electronics Engineering, Polytechnic of Turin, Italy
Laurea Triennale, Electronics Engineering, Polytechnic of Turin, Italy
Young Scholar Prize Research Applying electromagnetics to nanostructures, nano-antennas, plasmonics, metamaterials, and their characterization for possible applications in such fields as medical diagnostics, solar cells, molecular sensors, imaging systems, generation of coherent light sources, and next generation optoelectronic devices.
Other Honors – 2016 IEEE Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Young Professional Award
– 2016 top 50 graduate and postdoctoral scholar alumni at Alma Mater University of California Irvine
– 2015 Outstanding Young Engineer Award from the IEEE Albuquerque Section
– 2013 IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Fellowship
Fun Fact I am afraid of big dogs, yet I have two 60+ pounds Huskies.

Domaniç Lavery

Current Young Scholars Role Publicity Vice Chair
Research Area My work is all about making the internet faster! My research can be applied
to improve the performance of optical transmitters and receivers, which encode
and decode the streams of data written onto light that is carried over optical
fibres.
Current position Postdoctoral Research Associate at University College London (UCL), UK
Education Ph.D., University College London (UCL), UK
MPhys, Theoretical Physics, Durham University, UK
Young Scholar Prize Research Demonstration of a 10Gbit/s optical access network based on coherent receivers and low cost lasers, enabled by digital signal processing.
Other Honors 2014 UCL EE Lombardi prize (best Ph.D. thesis)
2012 IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Fellowship
2012 UCL EE Cullen prize (best student poster)
2009 EPSRC iCASE award
Fun Fact I ride a luminous green push scooter to my office in London (it’s quicker than cycling)!

Felix Gutierrez

Current position Vice President, Hardware Engineering, Parlevel Systems
Education PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
MS, Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University
BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
Young Scholar Prize Research Wireless communications, developing high bandwidth millimeter-wave and sub-terahertz circuits and phased antenna arrays on semiconductor. Also led projects in wireless propagation studies for 5G cellular in outdoor urban environments such as New York City.