Vincent Y. F. Tan

Associate Professor,

Singapore National Research Foundation (NRF) Fellow,

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,

Department of Mathematics,

National University of Singapore (NUS)



Institute of Data Science,

Institute of Operations Research and Analytics

Office: E4-06-06 (ECE) and S17-05-20 (Math)

Phone: (65) 6516-2133 and (65) 6516-2770

Email: vtan @ nus. edu. sg


My wife Huili Guo's lab page.


Photo credit (A. Wong, Dept of Mathematics, NUS)







Curriculum Vitae




Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS)

Jan 2007 - Feb 2011

Jin-Au Kong outstanding EE thesis prize



Cambridge University

Cambridge, UK

B.A. and M.Eng. in the Electrical and Information Sciences Tripos (EIST)

Sep 2001 - Jun 2005

Charles Lamb prize (awarded to the top M.Eng. student in EIST)




Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

Undergraduate exchange student in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Sep 2003 - May 2004


Research Interests and Open Positions

Network Information Theory

Learning and Inference in Graphical Models

Statistical Signal Processing


I am actively recruiting graduate students in the areas of my research interest above. There are various channels to be admitted to NUS including, to the Faculty of Engineering, the Faculty of Science, through SINGA and the AGS Scholarship.


There are also multiple positions for postdoctoral scholars. Postdoctoral scholars with strong publication records and showing interest in the above research topics are also encouraged to contact me to check with me if there are available positions.  Please see this advertisement as well as this.

Research Group

Postdoctoral Scholars:

Carol Wang

Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University


Mladen Kovacevic

Ph.D. University of Novi Sad, Serbia


Mine Alsan

Ph.D. Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne


Selma Belhadj Amor

Ph.D. Télécom ParisTech 


Lei Yu

Ph.D. University of Science & Technology, China



Ph.D. Students:

Zhou Lin  

B.Eng. Shanghai Jiaotong University

Lan Vinh Truong

M.S.E. Purdue University


Zhaoqiang Liu

B.Sc. Tsinghua University


Boyd Anderson

B.Sc. Victoria University of Wellington


Zixin Zhong

B.Sc. Sun Yat-Sen University


Daming Cao

B.Sc. Southeast University (Visiting from SEU)




M.Sc. Student:

Renbo Zhao

B.Eng. National University of Singapore

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