Lancaster's Communication Systems Research Group focuses on the design, analysis and optimisation of future communication systems. We have a Wireless Broadband Laboratory and state-of-the-art software defined radio development facilities, providing a unique future research testbed in Future Wireless Communications, Intelligent and Cognitive Radio Technologies and Internet of Things research
Prof Qiang Ni's interests are Wireless Networks, Communications, IoT, Data Analytics and Machine Learning techniques, including Energy-Efficient Green Communications, Cognitive Radio Networks, Broadband Wireless (5G/6G), Intelligent Communication Techniques, SDN, Fog/Cloud computing, Big Data Analytics, AI and Machine Learning, IoT, Cyber Security, Smart Grids, Wireless Sensor Networks, Vehicular Networks (VANETs), THz Communication, Quantum Communication, Quantum Machine Learning and Mobile Positioning. Prof Ni is a Voting Member of IEEE 1932.1 standard. He is a Vice Chair of Big Data with Computational Intelligence SIG, IEEE ComSoc Technical Committee on Big Data. He was an IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN standard Voting Member. China CSC PhD applicants/visitors are very welcome!