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Wenhan Dai

Adjunct Assistant Professor


Wenhan Dai received the B.E. degree in electronic engineering and the B.S. degree in mathematics from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2011, and the S.M. and Ph.D. degrees in aeronautics and astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2014 and 2020, respectively. His research interests include statistical inference, network science, communication theory, and their applications to wireless communication, network localization and navigation, and quantum information science.

Activities & Awards

Dr. Dai was selected as an NSF Computing and Innovation Fellow in 2020. He was honored by the Marconi Society with the Paul Baran Young Scholar Award in 2017. He received the Student Paper Award (first place) from the IEEE CWIT in 2015, the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Student Abroad in 2016, the first prize of the IEEE Communications Society Student Competition in 2016, the Marconi-BISITE Best Paper Award from the IEEE ICUWB in 2017, and the Best Paper Award from ICNC in 2020. He was recognized as an Exemplary Reviewer of the IEEE COMMUNICATIONS LETTERS in 2014.