The Wireless Communications Research Theme, mirrored by the Centre for Wireless Innovation at ECIT, is the UK’s largest research, development and exploitation base in physical layer wireless, and one of the strongest in Europe.
The theme has a 50-strong team of research academics, postdocs, PhD students and engineers who develop innovative underpinning technologies for wireless. Research within the theme is ranked in the Top 75 globally according to the ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects in Telecommunication Engineering.
MAIN RESEARCH AREAS
The work of our researchers focuses on the themes of RF through THz Systems and Signal Processing and Communication Theory.
Researchers collaborate specifically on six sub-themes:
- Future Cellular Systems
- Physical Layer Secure
- Wireless Electromagnetic Sensing
- Green Wireless
- Space Applications
- Connected & Autonomous Systems
The UK’s largest research, development and exploitation base in physical layer wireless.
2021 Ranked Top 75 globally for our research by the ShanghaiRanking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
2020 European Research Council Research Consolidator Award
Prof Michalis Matthaiou - BEATRICE (Beyond Massive MIMO: Living at the Interface of Electromagnetics and Information Theory)
2019 Royal Irish Academy – Gold Medal
Prof Vince Fusco, for outstanding contributions to the Engineering Sciences.
2020 Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) – Research Chair / 5-year Fellowship
Prof Trung Duong, to lead a research team for “Towards Massive Connectivity to enable Ultra-Reliable and Near Zero-Latency Communications in 6G Networks”.
2020 Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) – 5-Year Fellowship
Dr Nidhi Simmons, for “Enabling mission-critical applications through an intelligent URLLC framework”.
2020 Leverhulme Trust – Research Leadership Award
Dr Okan Yurduseven, for “Developing solutions to acute threats: compressive imaging for real-time security screening”.
2020 International Workshop on Integrated Nonlinear Microwave and Millimetre-Wave Circuits – Best Student Paper
Mr Moise Safari Mugisho, for "Harmonic-Injection Class-EM/F3 Power Amplifier with Finite DC-Feed Inductance".
|WIRELESS COMMS||Role||Interest Area|
|S Cotton||Theme Lead||Physcial Layer Modellingfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|V Fusco||Professor||millimetre wave systems|
|T Duong||Professor||ML, URLLC, 6G|
|M Matthaiou||Professor||Information Theory|
|N Buchanan||Senior Lecturer||Wireless Power Transfger|
|G Conway||Senior Lecturer||Antenna for Difficult Environments|
|S Malyuskin||Senior Lecturer||Acoustic Sensing & Imaging|
|O Yurduseven||Senior Lecturer||EM Imaging and Sensing|
|B Abbasi||Lecturer||Radio Front-End Design|
|S Assimonis||Lecturer||Energy Efficient Wireless|
|H Ngo||Lecturer||Cell-Free Massive MIMO|
|D Zelenchuk||Lecturer||Millimetre-Wave Antennas|
28th in the globe, 4th in Europe and 2nd in the UK
Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking
Develop truly disruptive, end-to-end physical layer wireless technologies.