Communication Systems

Lancaster's Communication Systems Research Group focuses on the design, analysis and optimisation of future communication systems.

The research areas of our Communication Systems Group include the design, analysis and optimisation of future communication systems and networks.

Recent emphasis concentrates on:

  • 5G Mobile Wireless Communication Systems
  • Green Communications
  • Cognitive Radio Networks
  • Intelligent Wireless Communication Techniques
  • Heterogeneous Networks
  • Small Cells
  • Massive MIMO
  • Advanced Network Coding
  • Cross-layer Design
  • Machine Learning, AI and Big Data Analytics for Communication Networks
  • Millimetre Wave Communications

The group's Wireless Broadband Laboratory owns £1 million worth of wireless network development and testing equipment donated by Cobham plc as well as state-of-the-art software defined radio development facilities.

These facilities provide unique testbed for leading research in Future Wireless Communications, Intelligent and Cognitive Radio technologies and IoT research.


Group Leader

Communication Systems Group, Security Lancaster, Security Lancaster (Cyber Security)

+44 (0)1524 510328 B23, B - Floor, Infolab

Dr Hassan Ahmed

Director of Partnership Development

Communication Systems Group

+44 (0)1524 510400

Dr Phillip Benachour

Senior Teaching Fellow

Communication Systems Group

+44 (0)1524 510387

Communication Systems Group

+44 (0)1524 510304 B43, B - Floor, Infolab

Communication Systems Group

+44 (0)1524 593989

Communication Systems Group

+44 (0)1524 510394

Dr Keivan Navaie

Senior Lecturer

Communication Systems Group

+44 (0)1524 510401 B24, B - Floor, Infolab

Dr Zhijin Qin

International Lecturer

Communication Systems Group

+44 (0)1524 594733



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