MINGYUE JI portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Elect & Computer Engineering



  • Ph.D, Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California. Project: Fundamental Limits of Caching Networks: Turning Memory into Bandwidth
  • Master of Science, Electrical Engineering (Wireless Networks), University of California, Santa Cruz. Project: Capacity of Wireless Ad Hoc Networks with Heterogeneous Properties
  • Master of Science, Electrical Engineering (Information and Signal Processing), Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). Project: Realistic System Evaluation and Design of MIMO Pre-coding Schemes
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Communication Engineering, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications. Project: Polarization Control Algorithms in Optical Fiber Sensor Systems

Honors & Awards

  • Exemplary reviewer for IEEE Transaction on Communications. IEEE, 02/27/2017
  • Best Paper Award for IEEE ICC 2015. 06/2015
  • Annenberg Fellowship, USC. 08/2010
  • Best Student Paper Award for IEEE EW 2010. 04/2010
  • Student Travel Grant . IEEE INFOCOM 2010, 03/2010
  • Best Bachelor Degree Thesis Award. BUPT, 06/2006


Mingyue Ji received the B.E. in Communication Engineering from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (China), in 2006, the M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) and from University of California, Santa Cruz, in 2008 and 2010, respectively, and the PhD from the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering at University of Southern California in 2015. He subsequently was a Staff II System Design Scientist with Broadcom Corporation (Broadcom Limited), where he made a number of contributions for the standardization of the next generation of WLAN systems (802.11ax), in 2015-2016. He is now an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at University of Utah.

He received the best paper award in IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2015, the best student paper award in IEEE European Wireless Conference 2010 and USC Annenberg Fellowship from 2010 to 2014. His main interests are in the field of communications and networking, information and coding theory, and statistics with particular focus on caching networks, next generation wireless communications, distributed storage and computing systems, and mobile ad hoc and sensor networks.



  • University of Utah (U of U), Assistant Professor, 07/01/2016 - present


  • English, fluent.
  • Mandarin Chinese, fluent.