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Communication Systems

Group Leader

Keivan Navaie

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, SCC (Communication Systems)

B24, B - Floor, Infolab

Group Members

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Northumbria University RDF17/CIS/CAO “Towards Edge Computing Based Autonomous Valet Parking System”
01/03/2019 → 02/10/2020

Rutherford Fund Strategic Partner Grant 2018
01/04/2018 → 31/03/2019

Effective cooperative multicast towards 5G non-orthogonal multiple access systems
31/03/2018 → 30/03/2020

Cell Planning and Capacity Optimisation for HetNets
01/09/2017 → 01/09/2018

TERALINKS: TERAhertz high power LINKS using photonic devices, tube aplifiers and smart antennas
01/04/2017 → 31/12/2019

SWIFT - Simultaneously Wireless Information and Energy Transfer
01/12/2015 → 30/11/2018

Follow-up research on network coding
01/08/2015 → …

Improving wireless information security by using physical layer dynamics
16/03/2015 → 15/03/2017

Smart ICT Technology Research for Smart City: Big Video Data Analytics Research
01/02/2015 → …

H2020: TWEETHER: Travelling wave tube based W-band wireless networks with high data rate, distribution, spectrum and energy efficiency
01/01/2015 → 30/09/2018

Resource Allocation for Multi-User Spectrum Sharing with Parameter Uncertainty
01/07/2014 → 30/06/2015

EU FP7 funded Project: Cross-Layer Research on Green Cooperative Cognitive Radio Networks and Services (CROWN)
01/04/2014 → …

Network error control for Rapid and Reliable Data Delivery (R2D2)
01/02/2014 → 31/07/2015

GAMMA: Global ATM Security Management
01/09/2013 → 30/11/2017

Cognitive resources scheduling designs towards green wireless systems
07/01/2013 → 06/07/2016

Spectrum Sharing Systems for Improving Spectral Efficiency
01/12/2011 → 31/05/2016

Research Activity

We focus on the design, analysis and optimisation of future communication systems.

Our research includes the design, analysis and optimisation of future communication systems and networks.

Recent work 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

Our Wireless Broadband Laboratory has £1m of wireless network development and testing equipment. Cobham plc kindly donated this. We also have state-of-the-art software-defined radio development facilities. These facilities provide a unique testbed for leading research in:

  • Future Wireless Communications
  • Intelligent and Cognitive Radio technologies
  • Internet of Things research

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