Workshops - 2010 - London

A one-day project workshop was held at University College London (UCL), London, on the 8th of July 2010 and approximately 28 people attended this workshop.
 
Dr Cheng-Xiang Wang from Heriot-Watt University gave an overview of major Chinese national research programmes in the (B)4G area. Prof. Yang Yang from the Shanghai Resarch Centre in Wireless Communications (WiCO) gave an overview of a Chinese national special programme, which aims to develop a open-access (B)4G testbed in WiCo. 
 
Five UK-China Visiting Fellows (Dr Wei Chen, Dr Xiaohu Ge, Dr Hongjun Tang, Prof. Alister Burr, and Dr Xuemin Hong) presented a brief summary of their secondment activities. The 3 Chinese Researchers (Dr Wei Chen, Dr Xiaohu Ge, Dr Hongjun Tang) visiting the UK also introduced their universities’ contributions to major Chinese National Research Programmes in the (B)4G area. 
 
Four speakers from industry (Mr Simon Fletcher from NEC, Mr Chris Nokes from BBC and Mr Rob MacPherson from Huawei) were invited to share industrial perspectives on (B)4G evoluation. Dr Mike Fitch from BT chaired this workshop. 
 
 

Workshop programme

9:20-9:50
Registration;
9:50-10:00
Dr Mike Fitch
Chair of the UC4G ISG
 
 
10:00-10:40
 
Dr Cheng-Xiang Wang
PI of UC4G; Reader, HWU
10:40-11:10
 
Dr Yang Yang
Vice Chief Technical Officer, WiCO
11:10-11:30
Coffee break
 
11:30-11:50
 
Dr Wei Chen
Assistant Prof., Tsinghua Univ. (currently visiting Univ. of Southampton)
 
11:50-12:10
 
Dr Xiaohu Ge
Assoc. Prof., HUST (currently visiting HWU)
12:10-12:30
Compact Three-dimensional Polarization Antennas for 4G Mobile Communication Systems
Dr Hongjun Tang
Lecturer, Southeast Univ. (currently visiting UCL)
 
12:30-13:30
Networking lunch
 
13:30-13:50
Prof. Alister Burr
Univ. of York (to visit SJTU)
 
13:50-14:10
Dr Xuemin Hong
Network Manager of UC4G, HWU (visited WiCO, to visit BUPT)
 
14:10-14:30
Steps towards globle industry adopting technology
Simon Fletcher
NEC
 
14:30-14:50
Physical layer for second generation broadcasting systems
 
Chris Nokes
BBC
 
14:50-15:10
Huawei, LTE, and beyond
Rob MacPherson
Huawei
 
15:10-15:30
Coffee break
 
15:30-16:15
Discussions on WP4 (testbed development) & WP3; Wrap up
 
 

 More information

  • Attendee list [pdf]
  • Workshop minutes [pdf]

 

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