CTL at KAUST provides world-class facilities and great research environments for researchers.
Communications engineering has played key roles in our modern society, and it is very interesting to contribute to its developments.

Education Profile(19)

  • PhD in Telecommunications Engineering at University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia (April 2011- March 2015)
  • M.E. in Electronics- Telecommunications Engineering at Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam (September 2004- September 2006)
  • B.E. in Electronics- Telecommunications Engineering at Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam (September 1999- April 2004)

Early Career

  • Research fellow, School of Engineering, Western Sydney University, Australia (2021-2022)
  • Research assistant, School of Information Technology, Deakin University, Australia (2020)
  • Visiting research fellow, University of Wollongong, Australia (2019-2020)
  • Research associate, Institute of Research and Development, Duy Tan University, Vietnam (2018) 
  • Head of Department of Electronics & Telecommunications Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Transport (HCMUTRANS), Vietnam (2015-2017).
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, HCMUTRANS, Vietnam (2005-2011)


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Ngoc-Phuc Le is a postdoc research fellow in the Communication Theory Lab (CTL), King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), under the supervision of Professor Mohamed-Slim Alouini. 

Education and Early Career

Ngoc-Phuc graduated from Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology-Vietnam with the degrees of Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering (all in Electronics- Telecommunications) in 2004 and 2006, respectively. He obtained his PhD degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Wollongong-Australia in 2015. Prior to joining KAUST, he held several research positions at Australian and Vietnamese universities, including Western Sydney University, Deakin University, University of Wollongong, and Duy Tan University. He was also Head of Department of Electronics-Telecommunications Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Transport-Vietnam from 2015 to 2017.

Research Interest

Ngoc-Phuc’s research interests include energy-efficient wireless communications and wireless power transfer, multiple access techniques (NOMA/OMA) for cellular and IoT networks, short-packet communications for URLLC, MIMO-OFDM broadband wireless systems, and reconfigurable intelligent surfaces (RIS) and Terahertz communications for B5G networks.


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