Department of Information Engineering
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Sha Tin, N.T., Hong Kong
Ph: +852-3943-8467 (off)
Chandra Nair did his undergraduate studies at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras in electrical engineering graduating in 1999. He received the Siemens and Phillips (India) medal for having the best academic record in the department during his undergraduate studies. Concurrently, he also completed the four year nurture programme in Mathematics at the Institute of Mathematical Sciences(IMSc ) under the auspices of the National Board of Higher Mathematics(NBHM).
He received a Masters (2002) and PhD (2005) in electrical engineering from Stanford University. He was a Stanford Graduate Fellow (2000-2004) and then a Microsoft Graduate Fellow (2004-2005) during his graduate studies. Then he became a postdoctoral fellow at the theory group in Microsoft Research for two years. Following this he joined the IE department faculty, CUHK, in Fall 2007.
ITSOC Distinguished Lecturers
(Lecturer, 01/01/17 until 12/31/18)
Awards Committee (Member, 01/01/15 until 12/31/16)
Publications Committee (Associate Editor for Shannon Theory, 01/01/14 until 12/31/17)
Publications Committee (Associate Editor for Shannon Theory, 2014)
Y. Geng , C. Nair , "The Capacity Region of the Two-Receiver Gaussian Vector Broadcast Channel With Private and Common Messages", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Apr. 2014