Fei Yuan was born in the city of Changzhou, Jiangsu, China. He received the B.Eng. degree in Electrical Engineering (Major : Instrumentation) from Shandong University, Jinan, China in 1985, the M.A.Sc. degree in Chemical Engineering, and Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada in 1995 and 1999, respectively. During 1985-1989, he was a lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Changzhou Institute of Technology, Jiangsu, China and engaged in development of microprocessor-based process control systems. He was a Visiting Professor at Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology, Toronto, ON, Canada, and Lambton College of Applied Arts and Technology, Sarnia, ON, Canada in 1989. He was with Paton Controls Limited, Sarnia, ON, Canada as a Controls Engineer where he designed and commissioned total distributed process control systems for petrochemical, fertilizer, and food processes worldwide during 1989-1994. He joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada as an Assistant Professor in 1999 and was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in 2003 and Full Professor in 2008. Dr. Yuan served as the Chair of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ryerson University during 2010-2015 and is currently serving as the Director of Quality Assurance, Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science, Ryerson University.
Dr. Yuan is the co-editor of Low-Power Circuits for Emerging Applications in Communications, Computing and Sensing (CRC Press, 2018), the editor and a lead author of CMOS Time-Mode Circuits : Principles and Applications (CRC Press, 2015), the author of CMOS Circuits for Passive Wireless Microsystems (Springer, New York, 2010), CMOS Active Inductors and Transformers : Principle, Implementation, and Applications (Springer, New York, 2008), CMOS Current-Mode Circuits for Data Communications (Springer, New York, 2006) and the lead co-author of Computer Methods for Analysis of Mixed-Mode Switching Circuits (Kluwer Academic, Boston, 2004). He is also the author / coauthor of 10 book chapters and over 220 research papers in refereed international journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Yuan was awarded the Dean's Teaching Award in 2017, the Ryerson Research Chair award in 2005, the Dean's Research Award in 2004, the Early Tenure in 2003 from Ryerson University, the PGS-B Doctoral Scholarship from Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada in 1997 and 1998, the Teaching Excellence Award from Changzhou Institute of Technology in 1988, and the Science and Technology Innovation Award from Changzhou Municipal government in 1988 for the development of microprocessor-based process control systems for Xiangyang Chemicals, Changzhou, Jiangsu, China. Dr. Yuan is a Fellow of IET, a senior member of IEEE, and a registered professional engineer in the province of Ontario, Canada.