Dr Le Chung Tran received both his BEng (telecommunications) degree with first-class honours and highest distinction and his MEng (telecommunications) degree with highest distinction in Vietnam. He received his PhD in telecommunications engineering from the University of Wollongong, Australia. From 1997 to 2012, he was a lecturer at Hanoi University of Transport and Communications, Vietnam. He has been with the University of Wollongong from 2009 to date.
He has achieved numerous awards, including World University Services awards (twice), Vietnamese Government’s doctoral scholarship, the University of Wollongong's International Postgraduate Research Scholarship, and the prestigious Humboldt postdoctoral fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany. He is an author of the book Complex Orthogonal Space-Time Processing in Wireless Communications, which is available in 337 worldwide libraries, including MIT, and the book chapter 'New complex orthogonal space-time block codes of order eight', held in 975 libraries.
He has served as an organizing committee member and a Technical Program Committee member for 30 IEEE conferences, including VTC 2010 and VTC 2017, and as an editorial board member and reviewer for a number of international journals.
His research interests include multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) and massive MIMO systems, 5G systems, ultra-wideband (UWB) communications, space-time-frequency processing for wireless and mobile communications, cooperative and cognitive communications, energy harvesting, software defined radio (SDR), network coding, wireless personal area networks (WPANs) and wireless body area networks (WBANs), and digital signal processing for communications.