Richard Yu has been elevated to IEEE Fellow as of January 1, 2018, for contributions to mobility management and radio resource allocation in mobile wireless networks. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.

From the citation: “Prof. Yu has published 400+ papers in reputable journals/conferences and 27 granted patents, with 9,000+ citations and H-index of 54. His innovative technologies of integrating heterogeneous wireless networks have been adopted in cellular networks standards. In addition, his novel algorithms of mobility management and radio resource control have been licensed and implemented in millions of mobile devices.”