Strengths of the group lie in the following areas:
• Algorithmic digital signal processing, adaptive and statistical signal processing, Bayesian techniques, random matrix theory, coding theory, compressive sensing, FPGA and architecture
• Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks and Spectrum Sensing
• Interference Alignment
• MIMO systems, Precoding, massive MIMO, receiver signal processing, ESPAR antennas and analogue beamforming
• Iterative (turbo) detection and decoding
• Cognitive Radar, MIMO radar, waveform design, STAP and array signal processing
• Remote Sensing and compressive sensing
• Satellite Communications and dual-polarized channel characterisation
Ministry of Defence funded: UDRC programme for work on OFDM signal recognition/classification;
Wireless Fiber Systems to work underwater (sub-sea) communications;
EPSRC under EP/D07827X/1 for advanced signal processing techniques for multi-user multiple-input multiple-output broadband wireless communications (http://gow.epsrc.ac.uk/NGBOViewGrant.aspx?GrantRef=EP/D07827X/1);
MIMO-RADAR and waveform agility to improve low elevation target detection (also partially supported by QinetiQ, Portsmouth);
Huawei technologies: LTE-A MU-MIMO Systems;
EP/G026092/1 for Bridging the gap between design and implementation of soft-detectors for Turbo-MIMO wireless systems; (http://gow.epsrc.ac.uk/NGBOViewGrant.aspx?GrantRef=EP/G026092/1);
EP/H012257/1 for Signal Processing Techniques to Reduce the Clutter Competition in Forward Looking Radar; (http://gow.epsrc.ac.uk/NGBOViewGrant.aspx?GrantRef=EP/H012257/1)
“Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks (CROWN)”, EU-FP7 – FET-open scheme; Partners: QUB (UK), QinetiQ (UK), Intel Mobile Communications (France), EURECOM (France), Darmstadt University of Technology (Germany) and Athens Information of Technology (Greece); CROWN-233843, EU contribution 2.3 M€ [€488K to QUB], May 2009-April 2012.
Postdoctoral Fellow and PhD student members
Dr Pat Chambers: Mobile Ad-Hoc Sensor Network (MASNET) along with University of Edinburgh and University Defence Research Centre, funded by Ministry of Defence (MOD) Defence Science Technology Lab (DSTL), £67,219, 2016–2017.
Dr Naveen Mysore Balasubramanya (firstname.lastname@example.org): A Unified Multiple Access Framework for Next Generation Mobile Networks By Removing Orthogonality (MANGO) project with the University of Edinburgh and Lancaster University. This is an EPSRC funded project (EP/P009549/1) £1.1M lead by HWU, 2017 May –2020 April. Supported Bell-Labs, NJ, USA and Mobile VCE.
Mr Sohail Payami (email@example.com): Large Scale Antenna Systems Made Practical: Advanced Signal Processing for Compact Deployments [LSAS-SP] EPSRC–EP/M014126/1, 2015 April -2018 March, £279,512 (£348,000 under FEC) and supported by £200K in-kind support from Bell-Labs, NJ, USA and QinetiQ, UK.
Dr Antony Xavior (NIT Trichy India): FPGA Implementation of Full Duplex Radio, under UK and India Thematic Partnerships 2017April to 2019 March with NITT India. Value: £ 72,470 for HWU.
Dr Rongrong Qian (University of Kunming, Yunnan, China): ESPAR Antenna, beamforming, connected intelligence and networking, and Interference Alignment (EPSRC funded)
• Ms Ní Ms Fióna Mhearáin: Satellite Communications, precoding and dual polarized channel characterizations with European Space Agency
• Mr Seksan Phonsri: Remote sensing and compressive sensing
• Mr Ketpan Watcharapong: Passive Radar using OFDM signals
• Ms Heba Shoukry (firstname.lastname@example.org):
Mobile Ad-Hoc Sensor Network (MASNET)
(partly funded by DSTL and HWU)
• Mr Daykin Mathew, CDTAP TMVSE- Machine learning of an anatomical atlas for computed tomography medical imaging (funded by EPSRC and Toshiba)