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Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2003 - 2007. University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • Dissertation: Resource allocation for cellular/WLAN integrated networks
  • Supervisor: Weihua Zhuang (Tier I Canada Research Chair, Fellow of Royal Society of Canada, Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering, Fellow of Engineering Institute of Canada)
Postdoctoral study at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, 2008 - 2009. University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
  • Research topic: Multimedia communications in wireless networks
  • Supervisor: Avideh Zakhor (IEEE Fellow, Qualcom Chair in Electrical Engineering)

Brief Biography

Wei Song received the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, in 2007. From 2008 to 2009, she was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. In 2009, she joined the Faculty of Computer Science, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada, where she is now a Full Professor. She received a Best Paper Award from IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) in 2018, a UNB Merit Award in 2014, a Best Student Paper Award from IEEE Consumers Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC) in 2013, a Top 10% Award from IEEE Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP) in 2009, an NSERC postdoctoral fellowship in 2008, and a Best Paper Award from IEEE Wireless Communications & Networking Conference (WCNC) in 2007. Her current research interests include but not limited to Internet of Things, AI and machine learning applications to networking, mobile edge computing, and fog computing.

Dr. Song has been actively participating in professional activities. She has served the Technical Program Committee for various international conferences including IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE ICC, IEEE GLOBECOM, and IEEE WCNC. Particularly, she was the system administrator for IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. She co-chaired the Wireless Access Track of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Fall 2010, the General Symposium of International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC), 2011, the Wireless Communications Symposium of IEEE Global Conference on Communications (GLOBECOM), 2011, the Communication QoS, Reliability & Modelling Symposium of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2014, and the Vehicular Communications, Networks, and Telematics Track of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) Fall, 2016 and 2017. She has been the Chair of the Joint Computer and Communications Chapter of IEEE New Brunswick Section from 2014 to 2020.