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Dr Matthaiou’s research interests span signal processing for wireless communications, massive MIMO,  hardware-constrained communications, and fog computing. He has published some 150 papers on these topics. Dr. Matthaiou and his coauthors received the IEEE Communications Society Leonard G. Abraham Prize in 2017. He was the recipient of the 2011 IEEE ComSoc Best Young Researcher Award for the Europe, Middle East and Africa Region and a co-recipient of the Best Paper Award at the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC).

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I am permanently looking for outstanding UK/EU candidates interested in pursuing a PhD thesis in

  • wireless communications
  • massive MIMO or fog computing

The successful candidates should have strong mathematical background and willingness to work in a diverse research team.

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Research students

PhD title: Multi-way massive MIMO communications

Name: Chung Duc Ho
Years of Study: April 2016-present
Country: Vietnam

 PhD title: Fog computing

Name: Nan Wang
Years of Study: February 2016-present
Country: P. R. China

 PhD title: Massive MIMO radar

Name: Alessandro Petrini
Years of Study: 2017-present
Country: Italy

Alumni: where are they now?

Dr Milad Fozooni

PhD title: Low-cost architectures for future MIMO systems

Years of Study: 2014-2017
Country: UK
Current position: Ericsson Research, Gothenburg, Sweden


Nima Seifi

PhD title: Base station coordination in multicell MIMO networks

Years of Study: 2007-2012
Country: Sweden
Current position: Freelancer IT professional


Panagiota Lioliou

PhD title: Channel estimation and self-interference suppression for MIMO relaying systems

Years of Study: 2007-2012
Country: Sweden
Current position: Ericsson Research, Stockholm, Sweden

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