Wen Yong Gang

Associate Professor with School of Computer Science & Engineering
Nanyang Technological University

Dr. Yonggang Wen (S’99-M’08-SM’14) is an associate professor with School of Computer Science and Engineering at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He received his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (minor in Western Literature) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA, in 2008. Previously he has worked in Cisco to lead product development in content delivery network, which had a revenue impact of 3 Billion US dollars globally. Dr. Wen has published over 140 papers in top journals and prestigious conferences. His work in Multi-Screen Cloud Social TV has been featured by global media (more than 1600 news articles from over 29 countries) and received ASEAN ICT Award 2013 (Gold Medal). His work on Cloud3DView, as the only academia entry, has won the Data Centre Dynamics Awards 2015 – APAC.  He is a co-recipient of 2015 IEEE Multimedia Best Paper Award, and a co-recipient of Best Paper Awards at EAI/ICST Chinacom 2015, IEEE WCSP 2014, IEEE Globecom 2013 and IEEE EUC 2012. He serves on editorial boards for IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Wireless Communication Magazine, IEEE Communications Survey & Tutorials, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks,  IEEE Access Journal and Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks, and was elected as the Chair for IEEE ComSoc Multimedia Communication Technical Committee (2014-2016). His research interests include cloud computing, green data center, big data analytics, multimedia network and mobile computing.