Achievements

The UC4G project has been successfully completed with fruitful outcomes. It has generated a total of 49 journal publications (43 published/accepted and 6 under review, 1 invited), 47 conference papers (including 4 IEEE best paper awards and 6 invited papers), 5 invited keynote speeches, 2 patents, and 8 new joint research grants amounting to about £2.25M.

Joint Publications

Joint Journal Publications(43 published/accepted) 

  1. I. Ku, C.-X. Wang, and J. S. Thompson, “Spectral-energy efficiency tradeoff in relay-aided cellular networks”, IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun.vol. 12, no. 10, pp. 4970-4982, Oct. 2013
  2. N. Serafimovski, A. Younis, R. Y. Mesleh, P. Chambers, M. D. Renzo, C.-X. Wang, P. M. Grant, M. A. Beach, and H. Haas, “Practical implementation of spatial modulation”, IEEE Trans. , vol. 62, no. 9, pp. 4511-4523, Nov. 2013.Vehi. Technol.
  3. Z. Zhao, X. Cheng, M. Mao, C.-X. Wang, and B. Jiao, “Channel estimation schemes for IEEE 802.11p standard”, IEEE Intell. Transp. Syst. Mag., vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 38-49, Oct. 2013.
  4. M. Anyaegbu, C.-X. Wang, and W. Berrie, “Dealing with packet delay variation in IEEE 1588 synchronization using a sample-mode filter”, IEEE Intell. Transp. Syst. Mag., vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 20-27, Oct. 2013.
  5. X. Zhou, L. Yang, C.-X. Wang, and D. Yuan, “SCM-SM: superposition coded modulation aided spatial modulation with low-complexity detector,” IEEE Trans. Vehi. Technol., vol. 63, no. 5, pp. 2488-2493, June 2014.
  6. I. Ku, C.-X. Wang, and J. S. Thompson, “Spectral, energy and economic efficiency of relay-aided cellular networks,” IET. Commun. , vol. 7, no. 14, pp. 1476-1487, Sept. 2013.
  7. H. Sun, A. Nallanathan, C. -X. Wang , and Y. Chen, “Wideband spectrum sensing for cognitive radio networks: a survey”, IEEE Wireless Commun. Mag., vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 74-81, Apr. 2013.
  8. R. Zhang, X. Cheng, Q. Yao, C.-X. Wang, Y. Yang, and B. Jiao, “Interference graph based resource sharing schemes for vehicular networks,” IEEE Trans. Vehi. Technol., vol. 62, no. 8, pp. 4028-4039, Oct. 2013.
  9. L. Xiang, X. Ge, C.-X. Wang, F. Y. Li, and F. Reichert, “Energy efficiency evaluation of cellular networks based on spatial distributions of traffic load and power consumption,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 961-973, Mar. 2013.
  10. X. Cheng, Q. Yao, M. Wen, C.-X. Wang, L. Song, and B. Jiao, “Wideband channel modeling and ICI cancellation for vehicle-to-vehicle communication systems,” IEEE J. Sel. Areas Commun., vol. 31, no. 9, pp. 434-448, Sept. 2013.
  11. X. Cheng, Q. Yao, C.-X. Wang, B. Ai, G. L. Stuber, D. Yuan, and B. Jiao, “An improved parameter computation method for a MIMO V2V Rayleigh fading channel simulator under non-isotropic scattering environments,” IEEE Commun. Letters, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 265-268, Feb. 2013.
  12. Y. He, O. Salih, C.-X. Wang, and D. Yuan, “Deterministic process based generative models for characterizing packet-level bursty error sequences”,Wireless Commun. and Mobile Computing, 2013, DOI: 10.1002/wcm.2356.
  13. Z. Chen, C.-X. Wang, X. Hong, J. S. Thompson, S. Vorobyov, F. Zhao, and X. Ge, “Interference mitigation for cognitive radio MIMO systems based on practical precoding,” Invited Paper, Elsevier Physical Communication, 2012,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.phycom.2012.04.007.
  14. W. Liu, C. Li, J.-D. Li and L. Hanzo, “Singular value decomposition-based multiuser multiple-input multiple-output vector perturbation-aided downlink transmitter and lattice-reduction-assisted uplink receiver pair”, IET Commun., 2012, doi: 10.1049/iet-com.2011.0184.
  15. X. Dai, W. Zhang, J. Xu, J. E. Mitchell and Y. Yang, "Kalman interpolation filter for channel estimation of LTE downlink in high mobility environments", EURASIP J. Wireless Commun. and Networking, 2012, doi:10.1186/1687-1499-2012-232.
  16. W. Liu, C. Li, J.-D. Li, and L. Hanzo, "Block diagonalization based multiuser MIMO aided downlink Relaying", IET Commun., pp. 2371-2377, 2012.
  17. Y. Cao, ans Z. Sun, "Routing in delay/disruption tolerant networks: A taxonomy, survey and challenges," IEEE Commun. Surveys & Tutorials, vol.15, no. 2, pp. 654-677, May, 2012.
  18. J. Dai, M. Chen and P.-J. Chung, “The downlink capacity of single-user SA-MIMO system,” Wireless Personal Communications, DOI 10.1007/s11277-012-0636-0, Springer Netherlands, 2012.
  19. Z. Chen, S. Vorobyov, C.-X. Wang, and J. Thompson, “Pareto region characterization for rate control in multi-user systems and Nash bargaining,” IEEE Trans. Autom. Control, vol. 57, no. 12, .
  20. R. Xu, M. Chen, J. Zhang, B. Wu, and H. Wang, “Spectrum sidelobe suppression for discrete Fourier transformation-based orthogonal frequency division multiplexing using adjacent subcarriers correlative coding,” IET Commun., vol. 6, no. 11, pp. 1374–1381, Nov. 2012.
  21. D. Li, Y. Li, H. Zhang, L. Cimini., and Y. Fang, “Integer frequency offset estimation for OFDM systems with residual timing offset over frequency selective fading channels”,  IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol., vol. 61, no. 6, pp. 2848-2853, Apr.,2012
  22. W. Liu, C. Li, J.-D. Li, and L. Hanzo, "Maximum-SNR optimal weighting matrix for multiple relay-antenna assisted orthogonal space time block codes",  IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol.vol. 61, no. 4, pp. 1936-1940, May, 2012.
  23. W. Zhang, Y. Chen, Y. Yang, X. Wang, Y. Zhang, X. Hong, and G. Mao, "Multi-hop connectivity probability in infrastructure-based vehicular networks," IEEE J. Sel. Areas Commun., vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 1-9, May 2012.
  24. X. Cheng, C.-X. Wang, H. Wang, X. Gao, X.-H. You, D. Yuan, B. Ai, Q. Huo, L. Song, and B. Jiao, “Cooperative MIMO channel modeling and multi-link spatial correlation properties,” IEEE J. Sel. Areas Commun., vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 388-396, Feb. 2012.
  25. Z. Chen, C.-X. Wang, X. Hong, J. S. Thompson, S. A. Vorobyov, X. Ge, H. Xiao, and F. Zhao, “Aggregate interference modeling in cognitive radio networks with power and contention control,” IEEE Trans. Commun., vol. 60, no. 2, pp. 456-468, Feb. 2012.
  26. X. Ge, J. Hu, C.-X. Wang, J. Zhang, and X. Yang, “Energy efficiency analysis of MISO-OFDM communication systems considering power and capacity constraints,Springer Mobile Networks and Applications, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 29-35, Feb. 2012.
  27. A. Papadogiannis, A. G. Burr, and M. Tao, "On the maximum achievable sum-rate of interfering two-way relay channels", IEEE Commun. Lett., vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 72-75, Jan. 2012.
  28. C. Suthaputchakun, and Z. Sun, "Routing protocol in intervehicle communication systems: a survey," IEEE Commun. Mag., vol.49, no.12, pp.150-156, Dec. 2011.
  29. J. Zhang, X. Ge, M. Chen, M. Jo, X. Yang, Q. Du, and J. Hu, “Uplink energy efficiency analysis for two-tier cellular access networks using kennel function,” Springer Telecommunication Systems, DOI:10.1007/s11235-011-9642-x.
  30. X. Ge, K. Huang, C.-X. Wang, X. Hong, and X. Yang, “Capacity analysis of a multi-cell multi-antenna cooperative cellular network with co-channel interference,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., vol. 10, no. 10, Oct. 2011.
  31. H. Xiao, S. Ouyang, C.-X. Wang, and F. Zhao, “A study of MIMO Gaussian channels based on synergetics”, Wireless Personal Communications, 2011, DOI: 10.1007/s11277-010-0113-6.
  32. Y. Chen, C.-X. Wang, H. Xiao, and D. Yuan, “Novel partial selection schemes for AF relaying in Nakagami-m fading channels”, IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol., vol. 60, no. 7, pp. 3497-3503, Sep. 2011.
  33. Y. Li, L. Zhang, L. J. Cimini, and H. Zhang, "Statistical analysis of MIMO beamforming with co-channel unequal-power MIMO interferers under path-loss and Rayleigh fading," IEEE Trans. Signal Process., vol. 59, no. 8, pp. 3738-3748, Aug. 2011.
  34. Y. Chen, W. L. Woo, and C.-X. Wang, “Channel Modeling of information transmission over cognitive interrogator-sensor networks,” IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol. , vol. 60, no. 1, pp. 2-15, Jan. 2011.
  35. S. C. Ng, W. Zhang, Y. Zhang, Y. Yang, and G. Mao, “Analysis of access and connectivity probabilities in vehicular relay networks,” IEEE J. Sel. Areas Commun., vol. 29, no. 1, Jan. 2011.
  36. X. Hong, C.-X. Wang, J. S. Thompson, B. Allen, W. Q. Malik, and X. Ge, “On space-frequency correlation of UWB MIMO channels,” IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol., vol. 59, no. 9, pp. 4201-4213, Nov. 2010.
  37. X. Hong, C.-X. Wang, M. Uysal, X. Ge, and S. Ouyang, “Capacity analysis of hybrid cognitive radio networks with distributed VAAs,” IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol., vol. 59, no. 7, pp. 3510-3523, Sept. 2010.
  38. X. Ge, C.-X. Wang, Y. Yang, L. Shu, C. Liu, and L. Xiang, “AFSO: an adaptive frame size optimization mechanism for IEEE 802.11 wireless networks,” KSII Trans. on Internet and Information Systems, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 205-223, June 2010.
  39. G. Yuan, R. C. Grammenos, Y. Yang, and W. Wang, “Performance analysis of selective opportunistic spectrum access with traffic prediction”, IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol., vol. 59, no. 4, pp. 1949-1959, May 2010.
  40. X. Ge, Y. Yang, C.-X. Wang, Y.-Z. Liu, C. Liu, and L. Xiang, “Characteristics analysis and modeling of frame traffic in 802.11 wireless networks,” Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 584-592, Apr. 2010.
  41. G. Yuan, X. Zhang, W. Wang, and Y. Yang, “Carrier aggregation for LTE-advanced mobile communication systems,” IEEE Commun. Mag., vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 88-93, Feb. 2010.
  42. C.-X. Wang, X. Hong, X. Ge, X. Cheng, G. Zhang, and J. S. Thompson, “Cooperative MIMO channel models: a survey,” IEEE Commun. Mag, vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 80-87, Feb. 2010.
  43. Y. Yang, H. Hu, J. Xu, and G. Mao, “Relay technologies for WiMAX and LTE-Advanced mobile systems,” IEEE Commun. Mag., vol. 47, no. 10, pp. 100-105, Oct. 2009.

Joint Journal Publications (6 submitted)

  1. H. Sun, A. Nallanathan, J. Jiang, and C.-X. Wang, “Multi-rate sub-Nyquist spectrum sensing in cognitive radios ”, IEEE Trans. Commun., submitted for publication.
  2. H. Xiao, X. Hong, C.-X. Wang, and S. Ouyang, “Power control game in multi-source multi-relay cooperative communication systems with quality-of-service constraint ”, IEEE Trans. Vehi. Technol., submitted for publication.
  3. O. Salih, C.-X. Wang, R. J. Davies, Y. He, and D. Yuan, “Packet level deterministic process based hidden Markov models for digital wireless channels”, IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., submitted for publication.
  4. H. Xiao, S. Ouyang, and C.-X. Wang, “Beamforming and power allocation for downlink multiuser MISO cognitive radio networks”, IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, submitted for publication.
  5. Q. Yao, Y. Yuan, A. Ghazal, Y. Fu, C.-X. Wang, X. Zhang, X. Lu, and Z. Zhong, “Statistical properties and complexity analysis of the IMT-A and LTE-A channel models”, IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol., submitted for publication.
  6. F. Haider, C.-X. Wang, H. Haas, D. Yuan, H. Wang, X. Gao, X.-H. You, and E. Hepsaydir, “Spectral-energy efficiency tradeoff for mobile femtocell networks with resource partitioning schemes,” IEEE J. Sel. Areas Commun., submitted for publication.

Joint Conference Publications(47 published/accepted)

  1. A. Younis, W. Thompson, M. Di Renzo, C.-X. Wang, M. A. Beach, H. Haas, and P. M. Grant, “Performance of spatial modulation over measured real-world channels”, in Proc. IEEE VTC’13-Fall, Las Vegas, USA, Sept. 2013.--Best Student Paper Awar
  2. Y. Fu, C.-X. Wang, R. M. Mesleh, X. Cheng, H. Haas, and Y. He, “A performance study of spatial modulation technology under vehicle-to-vehicle channel models”, in Proc. IEEE VTC’14-Spring, Seoul, South Korea, May 2013, accepted for publication.
  3. O. Salih, C.-X. Wang, R. Mesleh, X. Ge, and D. Yuan, “Predicting burst error statistics of digital wireless systems with HARQ”, invited paper, in Proc. IWCMC’13, Cagliari, Italy, 1-5 July 2013.
  4. Z. Li, J. Zhang, X. Ge, and C.-X. Wang, “Modeling and performance analysis of maximum achievable rate over Nakagami-m-fading uplink channels”, in Proc. IEEE ICC’13, Budapest, Hungary, 9-13 June 2013, accepted for publication.
  5. B. Du, M. Chen and W. Zhang, “Optimal beamforming for single group multicasting systems based on weighted sum rate,” in Proc. IEEE ICC’13, Budapest, Hungary, 9-13 June 2013, accepted for publication.
  6. P. Chambers, X. Hong, Z. Chen, C.-X. Wang, M. Beach, and H. Haas, “The UC4G wireless MIMO testbed”, in Proc. IEEE Globecom’12, California, USA, 3-7 Dec. 2012, accepted for publication.
  7. I. Ku, C.-X. Wang, and J. S. Thompson, “Spectral-energy efficiency tradeoff in multicell cellular networks with adaptive relay cooperation”, in Proc. IEEE Globecom’12, California, USA, 3-7 Dec. 2012, accepted for publication.
  8. H. Sun, A. Nallanathan, N. Zhao, and C.-X. Wang, “Green data transmission in power line communications”, in Proc. IEEE Globecom’12, California, USA, 3-7 Dec. 2012, accepted for publication.
  9. A. Ghazal, C.-X. Wang, H. Haas, M. A. Beach, R. M. Mesleh, D. Yuan, X. Ge, and M. K. Chahine, “A non-stationary geometry-based stochastic model for MIMO high-speed train channels,” invited paper, in Proc. ITST’12, Taiwan, Nov. 2012.
  10. M. Anyaegbu, C.-X. Wang, and W. Berrie, “A sample-mode packet delay variation filter for IEEE 1588 synchronization”, invited paper, in Proc. ITST’12, Taiwan, Nov. 2012.
  11. Z. Zhao, M. Mao, X. Cheng, C.-X. Wang, and B. Jiao, “A novel effective channel estimation scheme applicable to IEEE 802.11p”, invited paper, in Proc. ITST’12, Taiwan, Nov. 2012.
  12. C. Ge, N. Wang, and Z. Sun, “Optimizing Server Power Consumption in Cross-domain Content Distribution Infrastructures”, in Proc. IEEE ICC 2012, Ottawa, Canada, June 2012.
  13. Y. Cao, Z. Sun, and N. Wang, “Spraying the Replication Probability with Geographic Assistance for Delay Tolerant Networks”, in Proc. IEEE ICC 2012, Ottawa, Canada, June 2012.
  14. S.-Y. Li, Q.-M. Cui, H. Haas, X.-F. Tao, X. Chen, "Joint Power Allocation for Coherent Downlink Coordinated Transmission," accepted by IEEE VTC'12-Fall, Québec City, Canada, Sept., 2012.
  15. D. Wang, X.-D. Xu, X. Chen, X.-F. Tao, Y. Yin, H. Haas, "Distrete Power Allocation via Ant Colony Optimization for Multi-cell OFDM Systems," accepted by IEEE VTC'12-Fall, Québec City, Canada, Sept., 2012.
  16. X. Huang, Xiaohu Ge, Y. Wang, F. Y. Li, “Energy-Efficient Binary Power Control with Bit Error Rate Constraint in MIMO-OFDM Wireless Communication Systems,” accepted by IEEE VTC’12-Fall, Québec City, Canada, Sept., 2012.
  17. L. Zhao, J, Yi, and F. Adachi, "Radio Resource Allocation for Low-Medium Altitude Aerial Platform Based TD-LTE Networks against Disaster," in Proc. IEEE VTC’12-Spring, Yokohama, Japan, May 2012.
  18. F. S. Haider, C.-X. Wang, H. Haas, E. Hepsaydir, and X. Ge, “Energy-efficient subcarrier-and-bit allocation in multi-user OFDMA systems,” in Proc. IEEE VTC’12-Spring, Yokohama, Japan, May 2012.
  19. A. Ghazal, C.-X. Wang, H. Haas, M. A. Beach, X. Lu, and D. Yuan, “A non-stationary MIMO channel model for high speed train communication systems,” in Proc. IEEE VTC’12-Spring, Yokohama, Japan, May 2012.
  20. Q. Yao, Y. Yuan, A. Ghazal, C.-X. Wang, L. Luan, and X. Lu, “Comparison of the statistical properties of the LTE-A and IMT-A channel models,” in Proc. IEEE WCNC’12, Paris, France, April 2012.
  21. D. Li, Y. Li, H. Zhang, and L. Wang, “Cross Ambiguity Function Based Integer Frequency Offset Estimation for OFDM Systems”, in Proc. IEEE WCNC’12, Paris, France, April 2012.
  22. H. Sun, A. Nallanathan, J. Jiang, D. I. Laurenson, C.-X. Wang, and H. V. Poor, “A novel wideband spectrum sensing system for distributed cognitive radio networks”, in Proc. IEEE Globecom’11, Houston, USA, Dec. 2011.
  23. J. Li, Q. Yang, L. Hanzo and K. S. Kwak, “Over-booking approach for dynamic spectrum management,” in Proc. IEEE Globecom’11, Houston, USA, Dec. 2011.
  24. A. Papadogiannis, A. G. Burr and Meixia Tao “Efficient interference mitigating strategies for two-way relay channels,” in Proc. ISWCS, Aachen, Nov. 2011.
  25. W. Thompson, M. Beach, J. McGeehan, A. Younis, H. Haas, P. Grant, P. Chambers, Z. Chen, C.-X. Wang, and M. Renzo, “Spatial modulation explained and routs for practical evaluation”, (“presentaion slides”), COST 2100 TD(11)02047, Lisbon, Portugal, Oct. 2011.
  26. H. Cheng, Q. Yang, F. Fu and K. S. Kwak,  “Spectrum sharing with smooth supermodular game in cognitive radio networks,” in Proc. IEEE ISCIT'11, Hangzhou, China, Oct. 2011.
  27. M. Dong, Q. Yang, F. Fu and K. S. Kwak,  “Joint power and subchannel allocation in relay aided multi-cell OFDMA networks,” in Proc. IEEE ISCIT'11, Hangzhou, China, Oct. 2011.
  28. X. Kuang, Q. Yang, F. Fu and K. S. Kwak,  “Resource allocation for femtocell networks with imperfect channel knowledge,” in Proc. IEEE ICSPCC'11, Xi'an, China, Sept. 2011.
  29. F. Haider, C.-X. Wang, X. Hong, H. Haas, D. Yuan, and E. Hepsaydir, “Spectral-energy efficiency tradeoff in cognitive radio networks with peak interference power constraints,” invited paper, in Proc. IEEE ICCT’11, Jinan, China, Sept. 2011. Best Paper Award (top 2%) 
  30. F. Haider, C.-X. Wang, H. Haas, D. Yuan, H. Wang, X. Gao, X.-H. You, and E. Hepsaydir, “Spectral-energy efficiency tradeoff for mobile femtocell networks with resource partitioning schemes,” in Proc. IEEE ICCT’11, Jinan, China, Sept. 2011. Best Paper Award (top 2%)
  31. K. F. Tong, K. F. Lee, and K. M. Luk, "On the effect of ground plane size to wideband shorting-wall probe-fed patch antennas", in Proc. IEEE ICEAA'11, Torino, Italy, Sept. 2011.
  32. I. Ku, C.-X. Wang, J. S. Thompson, and P. M. Grant, “Impact of receiver interference cancellation techniques on the base station power consumption in MIMO systems under inter-cell interference”, in Proc. IEEE PIMRC’11, Toronto, Canada, Sept. 2011.
  33. X. Chu, Y. Wu, D. López-Pérez and H. Wang, "Decentralized Femtocell Transmission Regulation in Spectrum-Sharing Macro and Femto Networks", in Proc. IEEE VTC'11, San Francisco, USA, Sept. 2011.
  34. J. Dai, M. Chen, and P.-J. Chung, “The Uplink Capacity of SA-MIMO System under Single-User Scenario,” in Proc. IEEE WCSP’11, Nanjing, China, Sept. 2011.
  35. N. Wang, M. Chen, W. Zhang and X. Chu, “Chernoff Upper Bound of  PEP for Distributed Space-Time Coding Relay Systems in Nakagami-m Fading Channels,” in Proc. IEEE WCSP’11, Nanjing, China, Sept. 2011.
  36. L. An, M. Chen and B. Wu, “Pilot Tone Selection in OFDM Amplified-and-forward Relay System,” in Proc. IEEE WCSP’11, Nanjing, China, Sept. 2011.
  37. H. Sun, A. Nallanathan, J. Jiang, and C.-X. Wang, “Cooperative spectrum sensing with diversity reception in cognitive radios”, in Proc. Chinacom’11, Harbin, China, Aug. 2011.
  38. Z. Chen, C.-X. Wang, X. Hong, J. S. Thompson, S. A. Vorobyov, and D. Yuan, “;Cross-layer interference mitigation for MIMO cognitive radio systems,” in Proc. IEEE ICC’11, Kyoto, Japan, June 2011.
  39. Y. Li, L. Zhang, L. J. Cimini, and H. Zhang, ";Impact of arbitrary co-channel MIMO modes on Alamouti coding under path-loss and Rayleigh fading," in Proc. IEEE ICC'11, Kyoto Japan, June 2011.
  40. W. Chen, L. Hanzo, and Z. Cao, "Network coded modulation for two-way relaying," in Proc. IEEE WCNC, Cancun, Mexico, Mar. 2011.
  41. Q. Jin, H. Zhang, D. Yuan, J. Xu, and C.-X. Wang, "Energy-efficient spectrum leasing in cognitive relay networks", in Proc. CMC11, Qingdao, China, Apr. 2011.
  42. J. Xu, H. Zhang, D. Yuan, Q. Jin, and C.-X. Wang, "Novel multiple relay selection schemes in two-hop cognitive relay networks", in Proc. CMC11, Qingdao, China, Apr. 2011.
  43. Y. Yuan, X. Cheng, C.-X. Wang, D. I. Laurenson, X. Ge, and F. Zhao, “Space-time correlation properties of a 3D two-sphere model for non-isotropic MIMO mobile-to-mobile channels”, in Proc. IEEE Globecom’10, Miami, USA, Dec. 2010.
  44. L. Xiang, X. Ge, C. Liu, L. Shu, and C.-X. Wang, “A new hybrid network traffic prediction method”, in Proc. IEEE Globecom’10, Miami, USA, Dec. 2010. Best Paper Award (top 0.3%)
  45. H.-J. Tang, K.-F. Tong, and W. Hong, “Low profile three-dimensional orthogonally polarized antennas,” in Proc. ISAP 2010, Macao, China, 23-26 Nov. 2010.
  46. X. Cheng, C.-X. Wang, Y. Yuan, D. I. Laurenson, and X. Ge, “A novel 3D regular-shaped geometry-based stochastic model for non-isotropic MIMO mobile-to-mobile channels”, invited paper, in Proc. IEEE VTC’10-Fall, Ottawa, Canada, 6-9 Sept. 2010.
  47. Z. Chen, C.-X. Wang, X. Hong, J. S. Thompson, S. A. Vorobyov, and X. Ge, “Interference modeling for cognitive radio networks with power and contention control,” in Proc.  IEEE WCNC 2010, Sydney, Australia, 18-21 Apr. 2010.

Invited Keynote Speeches

  1. Liqiang Zhao, "Fundamentals of Green Wireless Communications", 3rd Green Wireless Communications and Networks Workshop, Yokohama, Japan, 6 May 2012.
  2. C.-X. Wang, “MIMO vehicle-to-vehicle channel models: recent advances and future challenges,” invited keynote speech, International Workshop Series of Sensor Networks and Cellular Systems Research Centre, University of Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, 7 April 2012.
  3. C.-X. Wang, “Recent developments on realistic MIMO channel models,” invited keynote speech, International Workshop on Planning and Optimization of Wireless Networks (OPTNet 2012), Sheffiled, UK, 21-23 Mar. 2012.
  4. C.-X. Wang, “Key wireless technologies for B4G,” invited keynote speech, Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF), Meeting 25, London, UK, 16-18 Nov. 2010.
  5. C.-X. Wang, “Cognitive radio networks: recent advances and future challenges,” invited keynote speech, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Integrated Systems (ICISS2010), Guilin, China, 22-24 Oct. 2010.

Joint Patents

  1. H. Haas, R. Mesleh, I. Stefan, and P. M. Grant, "A method and system of enhanced performance in communication systems," international publication number: WO 2010/094960 A1, publication date: 26 Aug. 2010. (this patent is related to coded spatial modulation)
  2. H.-J. Tang, K.-F. Tong, and W. Hong, “Antenna Configuration for Use in a Mobile Communication Device,” international patent international application number: 1210114.3, application filed on 8 June 2012.

Joint Projects

Joint Prohects (awarded)

  1. Huazhong University of Science & Technologies (Prof. Xiaohu Ge), WiCO (Dr Jing Xu), Heriot-Watt University (Prof. Cheng-Xiang Wang), University of Edinburgh (Prof. John Thompson), and University of Agder (Frank Li), “Research on theory and key technologies of information spatial cooperation optimization in green communication networks,” supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Major International Collaboration Project, ¥2,600,000 (about £300,000), duration: 1 Jan. 2013 - 31 Dec. 2017.
  2. University of Tabuk (Dr. Raed Mesleh), Heriot-Watt University (Prof. Cheng-Xiang Wang), “Enhancing SM/SSK performance by using cooperative communication”, project value: 285,000 SAR(£49,000), supported by the Sensor Networks and Cellular Systems Research Centre, University of Tabuk, Saudi Arabia.
  3. Tsinghua Universtiy, University of Electronic Science and Technology, Southeast University, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Zhejing University, University of Science and Technology of China, BeiHang University, China Telecom, Huawei, "Fundamental research on the energy and resource optimized hyper-cellular mobile communication system", supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology, China, ¥30,000,000 (¥4,100,000/£ 410,000 for international collaboration), Jan. 2012 - Aug. 2016. 
  4. Oxford Brookes University, Institut Telecom, Westfaelische Wilhelms-Universitaet Muenster, University of Essex, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Jilin University, Xidian University, "Mobile Cloud Computing: Networks Services and Architecture", supported by Research Executive Agency, the European Union, € 361,200 (£ 289,000), 2012-2016.
  5. Huazhong University of Science & Technologies (Prof. Xiaohu Ge), Heriot-Watt University (Prof. Cheng-Xiang Wang), “Joint Research on Key Technologies of Next Generation Green Broadband Mobile Communications,” Supported by China Hubei Provincial Science and Technology Department, ¥100,000(£10,000), 2011-2013.
  6. Heriot-Watt University (Prof. Cheng-Xiang Wang), “Realistic MIMO Channel Models for 3GPP LTE and IMT-Advanced,” Supported by Huawei Technologies, £114,968, 2 May 2011-1 May 2012.
  7. Datang Telecom (Dr. Shaoli Kang), Beijing University of Post and Telecommunications (Prof. Xiaofeng Tao), and University of Surrey (Prof. Zhili Sun), “Cognitive Radio Research Based on TD and Evolutionary Technologies,” Supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), China, ¥ 5.5 million(£ 0.55 million), 2010-2013.
  8. Shanghai Research Centre for Wireless Communications (WiCO), University College London (UCL), and British Telecom (BT), “Analysis, Modelling and Demonstration of Future Wireless Broadband Traffic and LTE-TDD Relay Technologies,” Supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), China, ¥ 5.03 million (£ 0.53 million), 1/12/2008-30/11/2011.

Joint R&D Centre

  1. Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, “Beijing International Science and Technology Cooperation Base on Wireless Communications”, established in Mar. 2012.

 

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