1969-1972 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., USA, S.B.
1972-1973 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., USA, S.M.1973-1976 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., USA, Ph.D
1976-1978, Bell Telephone Laboratories, Holmdel, N.J., U.S.A., Assistant Professor
1978-Present, National University of Singapore, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Professor
1987-1988, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, Visiting scholar
2000-2003, National University of Singapore, Deputy Dean of Engineering and the Vice Dean for Academic Affairs
2006, Simon Fraser University, Engineering Science, Burnaby, Canada, David Bensted Fellow
2015-2017, Keio University, Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan Distinguished Guest Professor (Global)
2016-Present, National University of Singapore Suzhou Research Institute, China, Principal investigator
2017, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Electronic Engineering, Shanghai, China, Visiting professor
2018, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Evaluation expert
2018, Electronic Science and Technology University, Chengdu, China, Visiting professor2019, National University of Singapore, Emeritus Professor
1. Additive manufacturing/3D printing
2. Computational mechanics, multi-scale multi-physics modeling3. Data-driven modeling, integration of data analytics and physics-based modeling
Honor & Award
1972-Present, Eta Kappa Nu and Tau Beta Pi, Member.
1976-Present, Sigma Xi, Member.
2004, IEEE VTC2004-Fall, Best Paper Award.
2010, IEEE Fellow
2011, IEEE VTC2011-Spring, Best Paper Award
2011, IEEE ICC2011, Best Paper Award2015, IEEE/CIC ICCC2015, Best Paper Award
 SONG, T, M W Wu and P Y Kam, "Mitigation of the Background Radiation for Free-Space Optical IM/DD Systems". IEEE Communications Letters (Available online 31 October 2017). (United States). DOI: 10.1109/LCOMM.2017.2768418.
 LI Y, M W Wu, X Du, Z Xu, M Gurusamy, C Yu and P Y Kam, "Nonlinear phase noise tolerance for coherent optical systems using soft-decision-aided ML carrier phase estimation enhanced with constellation partitioning". Optics Communications (Available online 20 July 2017), Elsevier. (Netherlands). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optcom.2017.06.098
 IWATA, S, T Ohtsuki and P Y Kam, "A Lower Bound on Secrecy Capacity for MIMO Wiretap Channel Aided by a Cooperative Jammer with Channel Estimation Error". IEEE Access, December 2016, 5, no. 1, (2016): 4636 – 4645. (United States).
 WANG, Q, T Song, M W Wu, T Ohtsuki, M Gurusamy and P Y KAM, "Impact of Pointing Errors on the Error Performance of Inter-Satellite Laser Communications". IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, 35, no. 14, (2017): 3082 – 3091. (United States).
 YUAN, H and P Y Kam, "Soft-Decision-Aided, Smoothness-Constrained Channel Estimation over Time-Varying Fading Channels with No Channel Model Information". IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 16, no. 1, (2017): 73 – 86. (United States).
 DU, X, J Zhang, Y Li, C Yu and P Y Kam, "Efficient joint timing and frequency synchronization algorithm for coherent optical OFDM systems". OSA Optics Express, 24, no. 17, (2016): 19969 –19977. (United States).
 SONG, T, Q Wang, M W Wu and P Y Kam, "Performance of Laser Inter-Satellite Links with Dynamic Beam Waist Adjustment". OSA Optics Express, 24, no. 11, (2016): 11950 – 11960. (United States).
 WANG, Q and P Y Kam, "Optimum Detection of Two-Dimensional Carrier Modulations with Linear Phase Noise using Received Amplitude and Phase Information, and Performance Analysis". IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, 34, no. 10, (2016): 2439 – 2451. (United States).
 WANG, Q and P Y Kam, "Tight, Closed-Form Bounds and Invertible Average Error Probability Expressions over Composite Fading Channels". KICS/IEEE Journal of Communications and Networks, 18, no. 2, (2016): 182 – 189. (South Korea).
 SONG, T and P Y Kam, “Robust Data Detection for the Photon-Counting Free-Space Optical System with Implicit CSI Acquisition and Background Radiation Compensation". IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, 34, no. 4, (2016): 1120 – 1132. (United States).
 HU, Q, C Yu, P Y Kam and H Kim, "Optimum linewidth of spectrum sliced incoherent light source using a gain saturated semiconductor optical amplifier". IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, 33, no. 17, (2015): 3744 – 3750. (United States).
 YUAN, H and P Y Kam, "On the LLR Metrics for DPSK Modulations over Two-Symbol Observation Intervals for the Flat Rician Fading Channel". IEEE Transactions on Communications, 63, no. 12 (2015): 4950-4963. (United States).
1996-2011, IEEE Transactions on Communications, Modulation and Detection for Wireless Systems, Editor
2007-2012, PHYCOM, The Journal of Physical Communications of Elsevier, Editorial board
2011-2017, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, Senior editor
2014, IEEE Globecom, Communication Theory Symposium, Co-Chair
2016-2018, IEEE Fellow, Committee2018-2019, IEEE Fellows Strategic Planning Subcommittee, Committee