Deptartment of Electrical, Computer and Software Engineering
Associate Dean (Academic)
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Ontario Tech University
2000 Simcoe St. N.
Oshawa, Ontario L1G 0C5, Canada
Tel: (905) 721-8668 Ext. 3840
Email: min.dong at ontariotechu.ca
Min Dong received a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering
with a minor in Applied Mathematics from
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, in 2004
and a B.Eng. degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1998.
From 2004 to 2008, she was with Corporate Research & Development at Qualcomm Research, Qualcomm Inc., San Diego, CA.
Since 2008, she has been with the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
at Ontario Tech University (the University of Ontario Institute of Technology),
where she is currently a Professor in the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Software Engineering.
She also holds a status-only Professor appointment in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
at the University of Toronto.
Min Dong's research interests include wireless communications, statistical signal processing, learning techniques, optimization and control applications in cyber-physical systems.
She received the Early Researcher Award from the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation in 2012,
the Best Paper Award at IEEE ICCC 2012, and the 2004 Best Paper Award from the IEEE Signal Processing Society (Transactions).
She is also a co-author of The Best Student Paper at IEEE SPAWC 2021 and the Best Student Paper of Signal Processing for Communications and Networks at IEEE ICASSP 2016.
She was a recipient of the NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement (DAS award) in 2019.
Signal processing techniques, algorithms, and computational methods for wireless communication systems and networks
Learning techniques, optimization and control applications in cyber-physical systems
(Ph.D., U. of Toronto, co-supervised, 09/2018- ) Yong Deng
(Ph.D., 01/2018- ) Niloofar Mohamadi
(Ph.D., co-supervised, 01/2018- ) Sara Sharifi
(Ph.D., co-supervised, 09/2017- ) Chong Zhang
(Ph.D., U. of Toronto, co-supervised, 09/2021- ) Shiqi Yin
(MASc., 09/2021- ) Mohammad Ebrahimi
(MASc., 09/2021- ) Mehran Esmaeli
(MASc., 09/2019- )
(Ph.D., co-supervised, 01/2016-01/2021 ), System Engineering at Ericsson Canada Zhiming Peter He
(Postdoc, 01/2019-04/2020) Ahmad Abu Al Haija
(Postdoc at U.of Toronto, co-supervised, 11/2016-04/2019), Huawei R&D Center, Canada Meng-Hsi Chen
(Ph.D., U.of Toronto, co-supervised, 09/2013-08/2017), Machine Learning Researcher at MediaTek Inc., Taiwan
Ali Ramezani-Kebrya (Ph.D., U.of Toronto, co-supervised, 09/2012-08/2017), Senior Scientific Collaborator at EPFL, Switzerland Ruhallah AliHemmati
(Postdoc at U.of Toronto, co-supervised, 09/2014-12/2016), Senior System Engineering at Thales, Canada Sun Sun
(Ph.D., U.of Toronto, co-supervised, 09/2011-11/2015), Researcher at National Research Council Canada Mahdi Hajiaghayi
(Ph.D., U.of Toronto, co-supervised, 08/2008-08/2012), Senior Machine Learning Scientist at Microsoft, USA Fatemeh (Sheida) Amirnavaei (Ph.D., 01/2013-06/2017), Senior Design Engineering at AMD Canada
(Ph.D., 09/2011- 09/2015; Research Associate, 10/2015-04/2016), Service Solution Manager at Huawei Technologies Canada. Marjan Zandi
(Ph.D., 01/2010-10/2014), full-time professor at Centennial College, Ontario Shadi Mohammady
(MASc., 09/2019-09/2021) Chong Zhang
(MASc., U. of Toronto, co-supervised, 09/2019-08/2021), currently PhD student at U. of Toronto Qiqi Wang
(MASc., 09/2017- 09/2019; Research Assistant, 09/2019-01/2020), Research Engineer at Sunnybrook Research Institute Jiawei Yu
(MASc., 09/2016- 08/2018; Research Associate, 01/2019-08/2019), VR Developer at Neurofit VR Zilong Yang
(MASc., 09/2014-08/2016; Research Associate, 09/2016-11/2016), Senior Design Engineer at AMD Canada Wen Li
(MASc., 09/2014-08/2016; Research Associate, 09/2016-03/2017), RF Specialist at Xplornet Inc. Mingchun Chang
(MASc., 09/2012-08/2014), Wireless Solution Sale at Huawei Techologies Canada Jiangwei Chen
(MASc., 09/2012-09/2014), Engineer at WSP in Canada Qiang Xiao
(MASc., U.of Toronto, 09/2010-09/2012, co-supervised), Tencent AI Lab Min Zheng
(MASc., 01/2010-03/2012), RAN Engineering Manager at Xplornet Inc. Fangzhi Zuo
(MASc., 09/2009-08/2011; Research Assistant, 01/2012-08/2012), Senior Software Engineer at AMD Canada
ENGR 5605: Convex Optimization (Fall 2020, Winter 2019, Fall 2016)
ENGR 5640: Advanced Wireless Communications (Fall 2019, Fall 2017)
ELEE 4130: Digital Communications (Fall 2020, Fall 2017)
ELEE 4500: Wireless Communications (Winter 2020, Winter 2019, Winter 2018)
ELEE 3110: Signals and Systems (Fall 2019, Fall 2018)
ENGR 1050: Introduction to Engineering (Fall 2016)
Senior Capstone Design Projects (2017-2020, 2011-2015)
Steering Committee (IEEE Signal Processing Society representative), IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 01/2019 - present
Editor, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2018 - present
Elected member of IEEE Signal Processing Society Signal Processing for Communications and Networking Technical Committee (
SPCOM-TC), 2013-2018 Interim Associate Dean (Academic), Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, 01/2017-06/2017.
Program Director, Women in Engineering, 2013-2017.
Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 2010-2014
Associate Editor, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, 2009-2013
Publication Lead Co-Chair, ICASSP2016.
Lead Symposium Co-Chair, IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm2014) -- Communications and Networks to Enable Smart Grid Symposium, 2014.
Finance Chair, IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC2014), 2014.
Technical Track Co-Chair, IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Communication and Networking
Member of Technical Program Committees for various international conferences
Technical reviewers for IEEE transactions and journals, EUROSIP journals, and IEEE international conferences.