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Prof. Kin K. Leung

Prof. Kin K. Leung

KIN K. LEUNG received his BS degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1980, and his MS and PhD degrees in computer science from University of California, Los Angeles, in 1982 and 1985, respectively. He joined AT&T Bell Labs in 1986 and worked at its successor companies, AT&T Labs and Bell Labs of Lucent Technologies, until 2004. Since then, he has been the Tanaka Chair Professor in Internet Technology at Imperial College London.

His research interests include network resource allocation, MAC protocol, TCP/IP protocol, mobility management, network architecture, real-time applications and teletraffic issues for wireless IP networks, sensor and ad-hoc networks. He is also interested in a wide variety of wireless technologies, including IEEE 802.11, 802.16, and 3G and future generation cellular networks.

email: kin.leung@imperial.ac.uk
Homepage:
http://www.commsp.ee.ic.ac.uk/~kkleung/

Sepideh Nazemi Gelyan

Sepideh Nazemi Gelyan received her BSc degree from Islamic Azad University of Mashhad (IAUM) Iran, and her MSc degree in Computer engineering-Software from Islamic Azad University Science and Research branch, Tehran, Iran, in 2003 and 2007, respectively. She worked in Azad University of Firoozkooh as a University Instructor from 2005 to 2010. She is currently studying towards her PhD under the supervision of Prof. Kin K Leung in Computing Department of Imperial College. Her research interests are Time Synchronization, Clustering, Coverage, Query Processing, In-network processing (INP), Quality of Information (QoI), distributed optimization and resource allocation in wireless networks.
email: s.nazemi10@imperial.ac.uk
Homepage:
http://www.commsp.ee.ic.ac.uk/~sn3409

 

Shiqiang Wang

Shiqiang Wang received his B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees at Northeastern University, China, in 2009 and 2011, respectively. He is currently finishing his Ph.D. at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London, United Kingdom. In the summers of 2014 and 2013, he was at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, United States. In the autumn of 2012, he was at NEC Laboratories Europe, Heidelberg, Germany. His research interests include dynamic control mechanisms, optimization algorithms, protocol design and prototyping, with applications to mobile cloud computing, hybrid and heterogeneous networks, ad-hoc networks, and cooperative communications. He has over 20 scholarly publications, and has served as a technical program committee (TPC) member or reviewer for a number of international journals and conferences.

email: shiqiang.wang11@imperial.ac.uk
Homepage:
http://www.commsp.ee.ic.ac.uk/
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Athanasios (Thanos) Gkelias

Athanasios (Thanos) Gkelias received his MEng in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in 2000. He received his MSc and PhD degrees in 2001 and 2006, respectively, both from King's College London. Currently, he is a post-doctoral researcher at Imperial College. From 2009 to 2013 he served as the project manager of the University Defence Research Centre (UDRC) in Signal Processing at Imperial College sponsored by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) and since 2013 he is serving as the project manager of the UDRC Phase-I Follow-on work framework. In the summer of 2008 he was at Bell-Labs Research Centre, Alcatel-Lucent, UK, working as a visiting researcher on wireless mesh networks. He participated in several ICT project, such as: FP5-IST MIND, FP6-IST e-SENSE, Mobile-VCE, FP6-IST MEMBRANE, etc. He has been serving as an editor for the Hindawi - International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks and he has been in the organising and technical program committee of several major conferences and workshops, such as, PIMRC, ICC, GLOBECOM, VTC etc. He is a Senior Member of IEEE.
email: a.gkelias@imperial.ac.uk
Homepage:
http://www.commsp.ee.ic.ac.uk/~agkelias/

 

 

Former group members

Yun Hou

Yun Hou is currently a lecturer at Shenzhen University, China. She received the B.Eng. degree in Communication Engineering from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2004, and M.Sc. and the Ph.D. degrees in Communications and Signal Processing from Imperial College London, in 2005 and 2009, respectively. After her Ph.D. graduation, she was with Prof. Kin Leung at Imperial College London as a Postdoctoral Research Associate.

email: yun.hou@szu.edu.cn

Homepage: http://www.commsp.ee.ic.ac.uk/~yh204

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Ivan Ho

Ivan Wang-Hei Ho is currently visiting the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, as a Visiting Assistant Professor. He received the B.Eng. and M.Phil. degrees in Information Engineering from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, in 2004 and 2006, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Imperial College London, in 2010. He worked on the MESSAGE project funded by EPSRC and Department for Transport, UK, and the ITA project funded by the US Army Research Laboratory and UK Ministry of Defence during his Ph.D. studies. In 2007, Ivan spent a summer working at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY. After his Ph.D. graduation, he was with the System Engineering Initiative at Imperial College London as a Postdoctoal Research Associate. In Sept 2010, he co-founded P2 Mobile Technologies Limited at Hong Kong Science Park and served as the Chief R&D Engineer.

email: ivanho@p2mt.com
Homepage: http://www.commsp.ee.ic.ac.uk/~wanghei

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Zhiguo Ding

Zhiguo Ding received his B.Eng in Electrical Engineering from the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2000, and the Ph.D degree in Electrical Engineering from Imperial College London in 2005. From Jul. 2005 to Aug. 2006, he was with Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology (ECIT), Queen’s University Belfast, as a research fellow. From Sept. 2006 to Sept. 2007, he was with Imperial College as a research associate. From Oct. 2007 to Jun. 2010, he was with Department of Communication Systems, Lancaster University as a Lecturer. Since Jun. 2010, he has been with School of Electrical, Electronic, and Computer Engineering, Newcastle University as a Lecturer.

email: z.ding@newcastle.ac.uk

Homepage: http://www.staff.ncl.ac.uk/z.ding/

Chi Harold Liu

Chi Liu (Harold) is now a Professor at Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China. He received my Ph.D degree at Imperial College, London, UK, and B.Eng. degree in the Department of Electronic Engineering at Tsinghua University, China. He has published more than 30 prestigious journal and conference papers, reports and deliverables, a list of which and research projects could be found in my company website. In the past, he worked for IBM IoT-related projects, US Army-UK MoD co-funded ITA Project, and I worked for EU-FP6 MEMBRANE Project from 2006 to 2008. He also worked for IBM T. J. Watson Research Centre and Deutsche Telekom from 2008 to 2010.

email: liuchi02@gmail.com

Homepage: https://researcher.ibm.com/researcher/view.php?person=cn-chiliu

 

Nikoletta Sofra
Nikoletta Sofra is now with Function Predevelopment, Audi Electronics Venture GmbH, Audi AG, particularly in System and Function Predevelopment specialising in Car2x Communication.

email: nikoletta.sofra06@imperial.ac.uk
Homepage:
http://www.commsp.ee.ic.ac.uk/~nsofra/home.html

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Chee Yen (Bruce) Leow

Chee Yen Leow is now a lecturer with Wireless Communication Centre , Faculty of Electrical Engineering , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He received his BEng and PhD degree from Computer Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 2007 and Imperial College London in 2011, respectively. His research interests are cooperative beamforming, cooperative partners selection and cross layer optimization in cooperative network.  

email: bruceleow@fke.utm.my

Homepage: http://www.commsp.ee.ic.ac.uk/~cyleow

Zhengguo Sheng

Zhengguo Sheng is now with University of British Columbia as a researcher in wireless communiation & networking. His current research focuses on FT machine-to-machine (M2M) research project. His interests also cover Internet-of-things (IoT), IP networks (IPv6), Wi-Fi technology, etc. Before joining Orange Labs, he received my Ph.D and M.S. degrees with distinction at Imperial College London in 2011 and 2007, respectively, and B.Sc. degree from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) in 2006.

email: zhengguo.sheng@orange.com

Homepage: http://www.commsp.ee.ic.ac.uk/~zs206

Georgios (George) Tychogiorgos

George received his Diploma in Computer and Communication Engineering from University of Thessaly and his MSc in Communications & Signal Processing from Imperial College London in 2006 and 2007 respectively. He is currently working towards his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Kin K. Leung in the Communication and Signal Processing Group at Imperial College London. His research interests include Network Optimization, Non-convex Optimization Theory, Cross-layer design in Wireless Networks and QoI in Wireless Sensor Networks. Formerly, in summer 2010, George worked for IBM at TJ Watson Research Center as a Research Intern, and, in the period November 2007-April 2009, he was with British Telecom working as a Network Designer within the Broadcast TV Solutions Team.
Email: g.tychogiorgos@imperial.ac.uk
Homepage: http://www.commsp.ee.ic.ac.uk/~gt306/

Liang Ma

Liang Ma is now a Research Staff Member at IBM T.J. Watson Research, New York, USA. He received his Ph.D degree from Imperial College London under the supervision of Prof. Kin K. Leung. He received both the M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China. He once worked as a research intern at NTT DoCoMo Beijing Labs and Microsoft Research Asia where he was involved in the Medium Access Control of Wireless LAN and Software Radio Based Gigabit Multi-antenna Communications, respectively. His current research is focusing on the Cross-layer design, Optimization, Network Tomography and Mobility Control in Wireless Networks.

email: maliang@us.ibm.com

Homepage: http://researcher.ibm.com/researcher/view.php?person=us-maliang

 

 

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