Justin Chan

PhD Student @ University of Washington

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Wireless Systems and Mobile Networks

I am a 3rd year PhD student working with Shyam Gollakota on wireless systems and the Internet of Things in the Networks and Mobile Systems lab.

I earned my Bachelors degree with high honors in computer science and digital arts from Dartmouth (2015) where I did some work on wireless networks and robotics.


Surface MIMO: Using Conductive Surfaces For MIMO Between Small Devices

Justin Chan, Anran Wang, Vikram Iyer, and Shyam Gollakota
MobiCom, 2018.
>> MIMO for small single antenna devices + gigabit communications on surfaces

3D Printing Wireless Connected Objects

Vikram Iyer (co-primary), Justin Chan (co-primary), and Shyam Gollakota
SIGGRAPH Asia, 2017.
>> You'll never have to shop for detergent again!

Data Storage and Interaction using Magnetized Fabric

Justin Chan and Shyam Gollakota
UIST, 2017.
>> Turn your clothes into a magnetic hard disk and read it with a smartphone.

3D Printing Your Wireless Coverage

Hot Paper Award
Gold Medal - ACM Student Research Competition
Justin Chan, Changxi Zheng, and Xia Zhou
HotWireless (+ poster at MobiCom), 2015.
>> Aluminium foil improves your Wi-Fi


MobiCom '19 web chair
UW Systems and Networks Seminar
PhD application reader 2018
IMC Shadow PC 2018, 2017


University of Washington
CSE 599 N1: Modern Mobile Systems (co-instructor)
This is a brand new course designed to dive deep into the latest research innovations in mobile computing and to impart practical signal processing, machine learning and fabrication skills to a broad campus audience.
CSE 461: Intro to Computer Communication Networks.

Dartmouth College
CS50: Software Design and Implementation
CS10: Problem Solving via Object-Oriented Programming
CS1: Introduction to Programming and Computation