Terence Chan promoted to Associate Professor

ITR's Terence Chan was recently promoted to the position of Associate Professor at the University of South Australia.

Dr. Terence Chan, of the Institute for Telecommunications Research (ITR), was recently promoted to the position of Associate Professor at the University of South Australia.

Dr. Chan joined ITR in 2006 and was appointed as the ITR Dean of Research in 2010. He has been a chief investigator or a project leader in many large-scale research projects in the field of information theory and network communications.

Director of the Institution for Telecommunications Research, Professor Alex Grant, praised Dr. Chan’s achievement, “Terence has established himself as one of the world's leading information theorists. He has published deep contributions on the topic of network coding, security, information inequalities and multi-terminal information theory.”

“This promotion is an important recognition of Terence's outstanding contributions to the Institute and to the University,” said Professor Grant.

Dr. Chan received his B.Sc (Math) and his Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Information Engineering from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He held the role of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Engineering at the same university before accepting a Post-doctoral Fellowship at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto. Dr. Chan joined the Institute for Telecommunications Research in 2006 and has served as the Dean of Research since 2010.

Dr. Chan received the Croucher Foundation Fellowship and Sir Edward Youde Fellowship in 2000 and 2002.

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