Postal address:
The Aston Lab for Intelligent Collectives Engineering
Aston University
B4 7ET
United Kingdom

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Research interests

  • Protocol design, performance modeling and optimisation for wireless networks
    • Cellular networks: LTE and LTE Advanced, Femtocell
    • Wireless local area networks (WLAN): IEEE 802.11 series
    • Wireless personal area networks (WPAN): IEEE 802.15.4 
    • WiMAX: IEEE 802.16
    • Dynamic spectrum access networks: IEEE 802.22
  • Applications of wireless networking technologies
    • Vehicular ad hoc networks (VANET)
    • Smart grid and smart metering
    • Machine to machine (M2M) networks
    • E-health
  • Real time multimedia communications
    • QoS provisioning over Internet and wireless networks
    • Peer to peer (P2P) networks
    • Content centric networking (CCN)

Teaching Activity

  • MSc module EE4017: Realtime Communication Networks
  • UG module EE2EDP: Electronics Design Project


  • BEng in Electronics Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China, 1995
  • MEng in Electronics Engineerin, HUST, China, 1998
  • PhD in Communications Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2002


  • 2001 - 2003: Associate Professor in Electronics and Information Engineering, HUST
  • 2004 - 2006: Research Assistant in Center of Communication Research, University of Bristol
  • 2006 - 2007: Senior Research Officer, Essex University
  • 2007 - 2011: Lecturer, Swansea University
  • 2012 - present: Lecturer, Aston University

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • IEEE Senior Member since 2012

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