Dr. Sun has authored and co-authored more than one hundred technical papers in prestigious IEEE journals and conference. She is co-recipient of IEEE PIMRC'2005 Best Paper Award. She’s inventor and co-inventor of over twenty patents and patent applications, many of which have been licensed to industry with multi-million dollar licensing returns. For her achievement in technology invention and industry contribution, she and her team was honored with the Scientist-Entrepreneur Award from the Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*STAR) in 2008.
Dr. Sun has served as the TPC Chair of 12th IEEE International Conference on Communications in 2010 (ICCS 2010), General Co-Chair of 7th (2010) and 8th (2011) IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Asia Pacific Wireless Communications Symposium (APWCS), and Track Chair of Signal Processing for Communications, Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference 2010 (APSIPA ASC 2010). She is now serving as Track Co-Chair of Transmission Technologies, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) 2012 Spring, to be held in May 2012, in Japan. She has also served as TPC members for many prestigious IEEE conferences for many years, for example, International Conference for Communications (ICC), Globecom, WCNC, PIMRC, etc.