News

Janvier 2020

Lots of new members joining. Welcome to All.

October 2019

We organize the IEEE ICC 2020 Workshop on Rate-Splitting and Robust Interference Management for Beyond 5G. Please consider submitting a paper.

October 2018

New projects starting soon on Wireless Power Transfer and Rate-Splitting, all funded by industry.

Many new publications on treating interference as noise, rate-splitting, wireless power transfer, wireless information and power transfer, backscatter communications, machine learning. See publications.

Giving tutorials at EUCAP 2018, IEEE ISWCS 2018, IEEE PIMRC 2018, IEEE Globecom 2018 on Wireless Power Transfer and Rate-Splitting.

Giving several keynote talks in various conferences and workshops at APCC 2017, IEEE PIMRC 2018, EuMW 2018, IEEE Globecom 2018 on Wireless Power Transfer and Rate-Splitting.

Our prototype for radiative wireless power transfer architecture is progressing. New project just kicked off.

Welcome to newcomers: Dr Shanpu Shen as post-doc, Longfei Yin as PhD student, Jian Zhang and Gui Zhou as visiting Phd students.

Recent PhD graduates: Dr. Yang Huang (now Professor with NUAA, China), Dr. Zati Bayani (back to Malaysia), Dr. Ekaterina Bayguzina (now with Ofcom, London), Dr. Mudasar Bacha (now with University of Surrey as post-doc)

April 2017

Giving a number of tutorials at IEEE VTC Fall 2016, IEEE ISWCS 2016 and IEEE ICC 2017 on "Rate Splitting for MIMO Wireless Networks: A Promising PHY-Layer Strategy for 5G"

Giving tutorials at EUSIPCO 2017 and IEEE Globecom 2017 on "Emerging Topics in 5G Networks: Simultaneous Wireless Information and Energy Transfer".

Dr. Mahmoud Ouda joining the group as Post-Doc.

Jan 2017

Giving an invited talk at the Spanish Workshop on Signal Processing, Information Theory and Communications, Barcelona on "Rate Splitting: An Idea Whose Time Has Come".

Dr. Morteza Varasteh joining the group as Post-Doc.

Visiting students Alexey Buzuverov and Yijie Mao joining the group for several months.

Nov 2016

Congrats to Mingbo Dai for passing his PhD viva!

Invited Paper on "Communications and Signals Design for Wireless Power Transmission" to appear in IEEE Trans. on Communications.

August 2016

Newly accepted paper Waveform Design for Wireless Power Transfer in IEEE Trans. on Sig Proc.

Newly accepted paper User-Centric Interference Nulling in Downlink Multi-Antenna Heterogeneous Networks in IEEE Trans. on Wireless Comm.

July 2016

Newly accepted paper An upper Bound for the Capacity of Amplitude-Constrained Scalar AWGN Channel  in IEEE Comm. Letters.

Newly accepted paper Relaying Strategies for Wireless-Powered MIMO Relay Networks in IEEE Trans. on Wireless Comm.

Newly accepted paper Achievable Degrees-of-Freedom of the K-User MIMO Interference Channel with Delayed CSIT in IEEE Trans. on Comm.

Newly accepted paper Robust Transmission in Downlink Multiuser MISO Systems: A Rate-Splitting Approach in IEEE Trans. on Sig. Proc.

Congrats to Hamdi Joudeh for passing his PhD viva!

April 2016

Two new papers accepted at IEEE SPAWC 2016 on "A Rate-Splitting Strategy for Max-Min Fair Multigroup Multicasting" and "Waveform Optimization for Large-Scale Multi-Antenna Multi-Sine Wireless Power Transfer"

Congrats to Borzoo Rassouli for passing his PhD viva!

Visiting Prof. Kaibin Huang's group at HKU

Giving a keynote speech on “Waveform Design for WPT and SWIPT” at the IEEE WCNC'2016 Workshop on Wireless Powered Communication Networks: From Theory to Industrial Challenges (WPCNets'2016), Doha, Qatar.

New paper submission on Waveform Design for Wireless Power Transfer

Paper Resource Allocation Techniques for Wireless Powered Communication Networks with Energy Storage Constraint published in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol.15 No.4, pp.2619-2628, April 2016

March 2016

Paper DoF Analysis of the MIMO Broadcast Channel with Alternating/Hybrid CSIT published in IEEE Trans. on Info Theory, vol. 62, no. 3, pp. 1312-1325, March 2016.

Paper at ITG WSA 2016 on Waveform Optimization for SWIPT with Nonlinear Energy Harvester Modeling

Paper at ICASSP 2016 on A Rate-Splitting Approach To Robust Multiuser MISO Transmission

Congrats to Chenxi Hao for passing his PhD viva!

Co-I of a new EPSRC grant on “Training & Skills Hub in Quantum Systems Engineering: Imperial Centre for Quantum Engineering & Science”, 5-year project to start in April 2016. More info here for interested students.

New paper submission on Achievable DoF Regions of MIMO Networks with Imperfect CSIT

New paper on Rate Splitting for MIMO Wireless Networks: A Promising PHY-Layer Strategy for LTE Evolution accepted to IEEE Comm. Mag.

Prof. Dominique Schreurs giving a talk on Smart homes to enable medical diagnosis

February 2016

New paper submission on Sum-Rate Maximization for Linearly Precoded Downlink Multiuser MISO Systems with Partial CSIT: A Rate-Splitting Approach

New paper submission on Robust Transmission in Downlink Multiuser MISO Systems: A Rate-Splitting Approach

New paper submission on MISO Networks with Imperfect CSIT: A Topological Rate-Splitting Approach

Paper Hybrid Precoding for Physical Layer Multicasting published in IEEE Comm Letters.,vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 228-231, Feb 2016.

Prof. David Gesbert giving a talk on transmitter coordination using a decentralized approach

New  paper A Rate Splitting Strategy for Massive MIMO with Imperfect CSIT accepted to IEEE TWC 

January 2016

Welcome to the new PhD student Mr Junghoon Kim

New paper submission on User-Centric Interference Nulling in Downlink Multi-Antenna Heterogeneous Networks

December 2015

Organizing a workshop at Imperial on Wireless Information and Power Transfer

Paper Analysis and Optimization of Inter-tier Interference Coordination in Downlink Multi-Antenna HetNets with Offloading published in IEEE Trans. on Wireless Comm., vol. 14, no. 12, pp. 6550-6564, December 2015.

November 2015

New opening for post-doc!

October 2015

Welcome to the new PhD students Mr Enrico Piovano and Mr Fawwaz Al-Subaie

September 2015

One invited paper at CAMAD 2015 on rate-splitting for Massive MIMO

Prof. Slim Alouini giving a talk on optical wireless communications

PI of a new EPSRC grant awarded on "MIMO Wireless Networks: A Promising Rate Splitting Transceiver Architecture". 3-year project to start April 2016. Job opening soon for post-doc.

Dr. Clerckx promoted to Senior Lecturer

C. Hao, Y. Wu and B. Clerckx, “Rate Analysis of Two-Receiver MISO Broadcast Channel with Finite Rate Feedback: A Rate-Splitting Approach,” IEEE Trans. on Comm., vol. 63, no. 9, pp. 3232-3246, September 2015.

August 2015

At Korea University (Seoul, Korea) for 1 month for a graduate course on Advanced Wireless Communications

Member of the review panel "NT-14: Signals and Systems" at the Swedish Research Council

TPC Chair of IEEE ISWCS 2015

Two papers at IEEE ISWCS 2015

Chenxi Hao moved to Samsung Electronics, Beijing, China

J. Park and B. Clerckx, “Joint wireless information and energy transfer with reduced feedback in MIMO interference channels,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication (special issue), vol. 33, no. 8, pp. 1563-1577, Aug 2015.

July 2015

In Singapore, visiting Prof. Rui Zhang at NUS

Y. Huang and B. Clerckx, “Joint Wireless Information and Power Transfer for an Autonomous Multiple-Antenna Relay System” IEEE Comm. Letters, vol. 19, no. 7, pp. 1113-1116, July 2015.

June 2015

Seven papers at IEEE ICC 2015