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Bin Chen is a Postdoc at the Electro-Optical Communication Systems (ECO) group and Signal Processing Systems (SPS) GroupDepartment of Electrical EngineeringEindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in The Netherlands.

His research focuses on developing practical and novel schemes for communication systems relates to optical communications, cooperative communications, information theory, coded modulation, signal shaping, channel coding, network coding and signal processing.  

Bin Chen has co-authored more than 20 papers in leading peer-reviewed journals and conferences.

Academic background

Bin Chen was born in Jieshou, Anhui, China, in 1989. He received the B.Sc. degree in Electronic Information Science and Technology from Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, China in 2010 and Ph.D. degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering at University College Dublin, Ireland, funded by the China Scholarship Council (CSC) and Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) in 2015.

Bin Chen has been a Postdoc on project “PATRIOT” at the Signal Processing Systems (SPS) GroupDepartment of Electrical EngineeringEindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in The Netherlands Since June 2016.

From October 2017, he is also a Postdoc on project “NLCAP” at the Electro-Optical Communication Systems (ECO) group, Department of Electrical Engineering, TU/e.

Education/Academic qualification

Electrical engineering, Doctor, University College Dublin

Sep 2011Nov 2015

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Projects 2015 2019

Testbed Setup with ECI

Okonkwo, C., Calabretta, N., Croes, S., Moerenhout, M., Moerenhout, M. & Chen, B.


Project: Research direct

NLCAP: Multi-dimensional coded modulation for Maximizing NonLinear CAPacity in the Optical Channel

Okonkwo, C., Alvarado, A., Chen, B., Croes, S., Moerenhout, M. & Moerenhout, M.


Project: Research direct

PATRIOT Eurostars Pufs: Anchors of Trust in Resource constralned envirOnmenTs

Willems, F., Kusters, L., Keijzers, A., Keijzers, A., Croes, S. & Chen, B.


Project: Research direct

Research Output 2013 2019

  • 55 Citations
  • 12 Article
  • 11 Conference contribution
  • 1 Paper

Decoding staircase codes with marked bits

Lei, Y., Alvarado, A., Chen, B., Deng, X., Cao, Z., Li, J. & Xu, K., 23 Jan 2019, 2018 IEEE 10th International Symposium on Turbo Codes and Iterative Information Processing, ISTC 2018. Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 5 p. 8625340

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Bit error rate
Error Rate

Improved decoding of staircase codes: the soft-aided bit-marking (SABM) algorithm

Lei, Y., Chen, B., Liga, G., Deng, X., Cao, Z., Li, J., Xu, K. & Alvarado, A., 4 Feb 2019, In : arXiv. 11 p., 1902.01178v1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademic

Open Access
Bit error rate

Polarization-ring-switching for nonlinearity-tolerant geometrically-shaped four-dimensional formats maximizing generalized mutual information

Chen, B., Okonkwo, C., Hafermann, H. & Alvarado, A., 21 Jan 2019, In : arXiv. 11 p., 1901.06878v1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademic

Open Access

Secret key generation over biased physical unclonable functions with polar codes

Chen, B. & Willems, F. M. J., Feb 2019, In : IEEE Internet of Things Journal. 6, 1, p. 435-445

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Static random access storage
Data storage equipment
Error correction


Asia Communications and Photonics Conference(ACP) 2018 Best Paper Award

Bin Chen (Recipient), Yi Lei (Recipient), Domaniç Lavery (Recipient), Chigo Okonkwo (Recipient) & Alex Alvarado (Recipient), 28 Nov 2018

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Adaptive modulation

China Scholarship Council Scholarship for PhD

Bin Chen (Recipient), 2011

Recognition: OtherScholarshipsScientific