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Post-Doc Fellows

Dr. Gesualdo Scutari

Host: Prof. D. P. PALOMAR

Dr. Kai CAI

Host: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

 

Dr. Lin DAI

She is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong.

Host: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

 

Dr. Qingchun CHEN

Host: Prof. W. H. MOW

Dr. Xiaohu TANG

Host: Prof. W. H. MOW

Dr. Miquel PAYARÓ

Supervisor: Prof. D. P. PALOMAR

Research interests: Information-theoretic and signal processing aspects of MIMO channels; robust multi-antenna transceiver design; impact of the channel state information on the analysis and design of multi-antenna systems.

Dr. Alex Wei ZHANG

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Research interests: MIMO-OFDM; space-time/frequency block coding; UWB; cooperative communications; cognitive radio.

 

Visiting Students

Ms. Kethy Jingyao ZHANG

School: Tsinghua University, China

Host: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Visiting Year: 2007

Mr. Raymond LOUIE

School: University of Sydney and CSIRO, Australia

Host: Prof. M. R. MCKAY

Visiting Year: 2007

Mr. Dengyu QIAO

School: South China University of Technology, China

Host: Prof. W. H. MOW

Visiting Year: 2007

Mr. Xiang ZOU

School: Tsinghua University, China

Host: Prof. W. H. MOW

Visiting Year: 2007

Mr. Jonathan DUPLICY

School: Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Host: Prof. D. P. PALOMAR

Visiting Year: 2007

Mr. Luis García Ordóñez

School: Technical University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain

Host: Prof. D. P. PALOMAR

Visiting Year: 2007

Mr. Jiming CHEN

School: University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), China

Host: Prof. W. H. MOW

Visiting Year: 2006

Mr. Qiang LI

School: University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), China

Host: Prof. W. H. MOW

Visiting Year: 2006

Mr. Ralph CHEMALY

School: Institut National des Télécommunications, France

Host: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Visiting Year: 2005

 

PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) Graduates

 

DR. Karama HAMDI

 

Supervisor: K. Ben Letaief

Thesis Title: Spectrum Sensing and Sharing in Cognitive Radio Networks

Graduation: 2010

 

DR. Jiaheng WANG

Supervisors: Prof. D. Palomar

Thesis Title: Robust Designs for Wireless Communication Systems

Graduation: 2010

 

DR. Chunhua SUN

Supervisors: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Joint Cooperative Sensing and User Scheduling in Cognitive Radio Networks

Graduation: 2010

 

DR. Yi SHI

Supervisors: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Game-theoretic Resource Management for Multi-hop Interference Networks

Graduation: 2010

 

Dr. Wei CHEN
He is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University.

Supervisors: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF and Prof. Z. CAO (Tsinghua University)

Thesis Title: Study on cross-layer design of wireless networks

Graduation: 2007

 

Dr. Jennifer Weilan HUANG

She is currently a senior engineer in Nokia Research Centre, Beijing, China.
Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Cross-layer design for Ad Hoc and infrastructured next-generation wireless networks

Graduation: 2007

 

Dr. (Mike) Yu ZHU

He is currently a post-doctor in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Frequency domain equalization for single carrier broadband wireless communications

Graduation: 2007

 

Dr. Edward Kwok Shum AU

He is currently a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Supervisor: Prof. W. H. MOW

Thesis Title: Multiple-input multiple output detection in wireless communications and data storage systems: performance and implementation issues

Graduation: 2007

 

Dr. Elva Cheng WANG

She is currently a senior engineer in the Advanced Wireless Technology Department, ASTRI, Hong Kong.

Supervisor: Prof. R. D. MURCH

Thesis Title: Adaptive downlink multi-user MIMO wireless systems

Graduation: 2007

 

Dr. Tao LI
She is currently a senior engineer in ASTRI, Hong Kong.

Supervisor: Prof. W. H. MOW

Thesis Title: Signal detection in unknown interference

Graduation: 2006

 

Dr. Peter Wing Chau CHAN

He is currently a senior engineer in the Advanced Wireless Technology Department, ASTRI, Hong Kong.

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: Performance limits of MIMO wireless communications

Graduation: 2006

 

Dr. Vivien CHU

She is currently a lecturer in the Division of Engineering, King's College London.

Supervisor: Prof. R. D. MURCH

Thesis Title: Ultra-wideband direct-sequence impulse radio wireless communications

Graduation: 2005

 

Dr. Sana SFAR

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Multiple array schemes for achieving high-capacity and high diversity gains in wireless MIMO systems

Graduation: 2005

Dr. Nejib BOUBAKER

He is currently a senior engineer in ASTRI, Hong Kong.

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Ultra wideband spread-spectrum impulse radio for wireless multi-access communications

Graduation: 2005

 

Dr. Johnny Ya-Han PAN

He is currently working at Nanjing Telecommunication Technology Institute, Nanjing, China.

Supervisors: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF and Prof. Z. CAO (TsingHua University, China)

Thesis Title: Adaptive modulation for wideband OFDM communications

Graduation: 2004

Dr. Angela Yingjun ZHANG

She is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Information Engineering, the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Adaptive multiple access and resource allocation with guaranteed QoS for broadband OFDM wireless networks

Graduation: 2004

 

Dr. David Defeng HUANG

He is currently a lecturer in the School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, the University of Western Australia.

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Low complexity diversity combining and carrier frequency offset compensation for ubiquitous OFDM based broadband wireless communications

Graduation: 2004

 

Dr. Melissa Meixia TAO

She is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore.

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: Space-time coding schemes for wireless communications over flat fading channels

Graduation: 2003

 

Dr. Daniel Ka Chun SO

He is currently a lecturer in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the University of Manchester.

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: MIMO wireless communications in frequency selective fading channels

Graduation: 2003

 

Dr. Judy Xu ZHU

She is currently a lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, University of Liverpool.

Supervisor: Prof. R. D. MURCH

Thesis Title: Wireless MIMO antenna systems for frequency selective fading channels

Graduation: 2003

 

Dr. Ruly Lai U CHOI

Supervisor: Prof. R. D. MURCH

Thesis Title: Multi-user MISO and MIMO transmit signal processing for wireless communication

Graduation: 2003

Dr. Zhiyu XU

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: Blind and group-blind multiuser detectors for reverse link in DS-CDMA systems

Graduation: 2002

Dr. James Yi GONG

He is currently an assistant professor in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University.

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Space-time coding for high data-rate wireless communications over space and frequency selective fading channels

Graduation: 2002

 

Dr. Kai-Kit WONG

He is currently a senior lecturer in the University College London, Adastral Park Campus.

Supervisors: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF and Prof. R. D. MURCH

Thesis Title: Single and multi-user MIMO antenna systems for wireless communications

Graduation: 2001

 

Dr. Junqiang LI

Supervisors: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF and Prof. Z. CAO (TsingHua University, China)

Thesis Title: Space-time coding for wireless systems

Graduation: 2001

Dr. Zihua GUO

He is currently working at Lenovo Corporate R&D, Beijing, China.

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Multiuser detection for wideband CDMA communications

Graduation: 2001

Dr. Jianhua LU

He is currently a professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Mobile image/video transmission for wireless multimedia communications

Graduation: 1998

Dr. Yue CHEN

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Equalization for high-speed data transmission in wireless communications

Graduation: 1997

Dr. Kwok Wai CHEUNG

Supervisor: Prof. R. D. MURCH

Thesis Title: Channel characterization for indoor wireless communication

Graduation: 1997

 

Dr. Jie ZHU

Supervisors: Prof. M. L. LIOU and Prof. X. R. CAO

Thesis Title: Blind equalization and signal separation in wireless communications

Graduation: 1997

Mr. Henry Chun CHEUNG

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

Research interests: Adaptive coded modulations.

Mr. Ying Hung GAN

Supervisor: Prof. W. H. MOW

Research interests: Precoding and detection algorithms of MIMO communications systems; space-time coding and processing; multi-user detection; channel coding.

 

Mr. Ray Rui WANG

Supervisor: Prof. V. K. N. LAU

Research interests: Cross-layer scheduling.

 

MPhil (Master of Philosophy) Graduates

 

Mr. Tian WANG

Supervisor: Prof. D. Palomar

Thesis Title: Portfolio Optimization Based on Random Matrix Theory

Graduation: 2010

Mr. Liancheng YANG

Supervisor: Prof. Roger Cheng

Thesis Title: Power Allocation Based on ACK/NAK Feedback in Two-Phase Cooperative Relay Networks

Graduation: 2010

Mr. Guoliang CHEN

Supervisor: Prof. K. Ben Letaief

Thesis Title: Interference Cancellation and PAPR Reduction in Single Carrier Frequency Domain Multiple Access Systems

Graduation: 2010

Mr. Shuo SHEN

Supervisor: Prof. M. McKay

Thesis Title: MIMO Systems of Fixed-Length Arrays with Mutual Coupling

Graduation: 2010

Mr. Yong CHENG

Supervisor: Prof. V. K. N. LAU

Thesis Title: Tracking Performance Analysis and Optimization of Distributed Algorithms in Wireless Networks under Time-varying Fading Channels

Graduation: 2010

Mr. Roderick Tuo LUO

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: Performance enhancements in practical MIMO communications systems

Graduation: 2007

Ms. Zuleita Ka Ming HO

Supervisors: Prof. R. S. CHENG and Prof. V. K. N. LAU

Thesis Title: Cross layer scheduling in FDD-OFDM systems

Graduation: 2007

Mr. Sherlock Hin Tat CHAN

Supervisor: Prof. V. K. N. LAU

Thesis Title: VLSI design and implementation of UHF RFID reader digital baseband with mixed-signal channel select filtering receiver

Graduation: 2007

 

Ms. Jane Wei HUANG

Supervisor: Prof. V. K. N. LAU

Thesis Title: Linear transceiver design in MIMO system with imperfect channel state information

Graduation: 2007

She is currently a PhD student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, Canada.

 

Mr. Adam Sau Wing MAN

Supervisor: Prof. V. K. N. LAU

Thesis Title: Low power VLSI baseband system design for EPC C1G2 radio frequency identification (RFID) applications

Graduation: 2007

 

Ms. Karama HAMDI

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Interference avoidance in cognitive radio networks

Graduation: 2007

 

Mr. Jianhua SUN

Supervisor: Prof. W. H. MOW

Thesis Title: Polyphase sequences with good correlation and low PAPR

Graduation: 2007

 

Mr. Kevin Chi Ho CHENG

Supervisor: Prof. R. D. MURCH

Thesis Title: RFID antenna designs

Graduation: 2007

 

Mr. Hailing MENG

Supervisor: Prof. R. D. MURCH

Thesis Title: MIMO communications with mutual coupling and channel correlation

Graduation: 2007

 

Mr. Robbie Chun Yin SIN

Supervisor: Prof. V. K. N. LAU

Thesis Title: Performance analysis of multiuser wireless networks

Graduation: 2006

 

Mr. Yui Ming TSANG

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: Optimal resource allocation algorithm with QoS and fairness supported for SDMA OFDM system

Graduation: 2004

 

Mr. Ka Wai NG

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: Generalized bit and power allocation for single and multi-user OFDM MIMO system in frequency selective fading channel

Graduation: 2003

 

Mr. Kenneth Chiu Lun CHAN

Supervisor: Prof. R. D. MURCH

Thesis Title: Antennas for spectrum efficient wireless communications

Graduation: 2003

 

Ms. Celia Chung-Ling KEI

Supervisor: Prof. W. H. MOW

Thesis Title: Efficient complexity reduction methods for short-frame iterative decoding  

Graduation: 2002

 

Mr. Jacky Ho Yin FAN

Supervisors: Prof. W. H. MOW and Prof. R. D. MURCH

Thesis Title: MIMO detection schemes for wireless communication

Graduation: 2002

 

Ms. Gigi Kwok Chi CHIM

Supervisor: Prof. R. D. MURCH

Thesis Title: Investigating the impact of smart antenna on SAR

Graduation: 2002

 

Mr. Ernest Sze Yuen LO

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Differential OFDM with iterative detection and signal space diversity for broadband wireless communication

Graduation: 2002

 

Mr. Runhua CHEN

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: A layered space-time coded MIMO architecture for high-data-rate wireless communications

Graduation: 2002

 

Mr. William Wai Yuk TAO

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: System design and capacity for parallel channels with CSI partially known at the transmitter

Graduation: 2001

 

Mr. Siu Man SHUM

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: On optimization of the decoding order, bit and power allocation of wireless communication systems with serial interference cancellation

Graduation: 2001

 

Mr. Jason Hang Ching LEUNG

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: Enhancements on the design of space-time codes for multiple input multiple output systems

Graduation: 2001

 

Ms. Sfar SANA

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Layered space-time multiuser communication systems

Graduation: 2001

 

Mr. Nejib BOUBAKER

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: A low complexity multicarrier layered space-time architecture for realizing high data rates

Graduation: 2001

 

Mr. Wai-Ki SHURK

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: Performance analysis of integrated interference cancellation and decoding for CDMA systems

Graduation: 2000

 

Mr. Peter Wing Chau CHAN

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: Antenna diversity with SINR enhancement for WCDMA handsets

Graduation: 2000

 

Mr. Chun Kuen KO

Supervisor: Prof. R. D. MURCH

Thesis Title: Compact diversity antennas for wireless communications

Graduation: 2000

 

Mr. Man Shui SO

Supervisors: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF and Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: Multiuser interference cancellation for coded CDMA communication systems

Graduation: 2000

 

Ms. Ruly Lai-U CHOI

Supervisors: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF and Prof. R. D. MURCH

Thesis Title: MIMO antenna systems for DS/CDMA communications

Graduation: 2000

 

Mr. Qingjiang TING

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Performance of multi-carrier CDMA systems with multiple antennas

Graduation: 2000

Ms. Tao LI

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Blind space-time interference cancellation for DS/CDMA systems

Graduation: 2000

 

Ms. Lydia Lap Wai LEUNG

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Joint space-time interference cancellation receivers with simplified complexity using pre-beamforming

Graduation: 2000

Mr. Tin Tak CHEUNG

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Robust transcoder system for wireless image transmission

Graduation: 2000

 

Mr. Yau Wai NG

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: Reduction of peak-to-average power ratio in OFDM systems

Graduation: 1999

 

Mr. Gabriel Kwong Hung LUI

Supervisor: Prof. R. D. MURCH

Thesis Title: Dual band wireless communication antennas

Graduation: 1999

 

Ms. Wing Suen AU

Supervisor: Prof. R. D. MURCH

Thesis Title: Performance analysis of SDMA systems for wireless communications

Graduation: 1999

 

Mr. Cheong Yui WONG

Supervisors: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF and Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: Adaptive sub-carrier, bit and power allocation for wireless multimedia using OFDM transmission

Graduation: 1999

 

Mr. Sai Kit LO

Supervisors: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF and Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: Adaptive trellis coded OFDM for high-rate data transmission in time-varying channels

Graduation: 1999

 

Mr. Tak Sang WONG

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Analysis and design of multiuser interference cancellation for high-data-rate CDMA communication systems

Graduation: 1999

 

Mr. Chi Wai LAM

Supervisor: Prof. T. M. KO

Thesis Title: Channel assignment for wireless cellular system with multi-rate traffic

Graduation: 1998

 

Mr. Fei Wah WONG

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: Multipath diversity combining and synchronization for the IS-95 CDMA system 

Graduation: 1998

 

Mr. Sheung Chi NG

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: Complexity and power consumption reduction in IS-95 CDMA forward channel receiver 

Graduation: 1998

 

Mr. Xiaofan FEI

Supervisor: Prof. T. M. KO

Thesis Title: Performance of Turbo-TCM in wireless channel and its application for image transmission

Graduation: 1997

 

Mr. Chi Yuen CHOI

Supervisor: Prof. K. F. CHEUNG

Thesis Title: Sequential handoff algorithm for cellular mobile communication

Graduation: 1997

Mr. Hwai Sian TSAI

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: Performance analysis and power control of a concatenated coded multi-media DS-CDMA system

Graduation: 1997

 

Mr. Lang LIN

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: Improvements in SOVA-based decoding and low power SOVA decoder architecture for turbo codes

Graduation: 1997

 

Mr. Chun-Bong CHENG

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

Thesis Title: Design and analysis of a frequency-hopped system in the ISM band

Graduation: 1997

 

Mr. Melanie Yim Fai WONG

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Analysis and design of concatenated coded CDMA system with application to wireless multimedia communications

Graduation: 1997

 

Mr. Jimmy Tai Kwan TANG

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Performance and design of optical CDMA communication systems with single-user and multiuser detection

Graduation: 1997

 

Mr. John Chor Leung NG

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Antenna diversity combining and equalization for high-speed wireless LANs

Graduation: 1997

 

Mr. Ben Chi-Wah LO

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Adaptive equalization and interference cancellation for TDMA wireless communication systems

Graduation: 1997

 

Mr. Pararajasingam KUGANESAN

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Parallel transmission for wideband wireless personal communications

Graduation: 1997

 

Mr. Stephen Shu Fai LAU

Supervisor: Prof. K. F. CHEUNG

Thesis Title: Fuzzy logic adaptive handoff algorithm

Graduation: 1996

 

Mr. Kwok Fai HUI

Supervisor: Prof. K. F. CHEUNG

Thesis Title: Robustness of cellular neural network implementations

Graduation: 1996

 

Mr. Corbett Ray ROWELL

Supervisor: Prof. R. D. MURCH

Thesis Title: Compact low-profile antennas for mobile communications

Graduation: 1996

 

Mr. Andrew Lai Chun HUI

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Co-channel interference cancellation for DS/CDMA over multipath Rayleigh fading channels

Graduation: 1996

 

Mr. Pankaj Kumar HALDER

Supervisor: Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Performance evaluation of DS-CDMA over multipath fading links using importance sampling

Graduation: 1996

 

Mr. Maurice Chi-Cheung CHAN

Supervisors: Prof. J. C. I. CHUANG and Prof. K. B. LETAIEF

Thesis Title: Multicode high-speed transmission for wireless personal communications

Graduation: 1996

 

Mr. Arty SRIVASTAVA

Supervisor: Prof. J. C. I. CHUANG

Thesis Title: Access algorithms for packetized transmission in frequency reuse environments

Graduation: 1996

 

Mr. Adrians King-Ip CHAN

Supervisor: Prof. J. C. I. CHUANG

Thesis Title: Robust wireless image transmission

Graduation: 1996

 

Ms. Yuk Mei YU

Supervisor: Prof. T. M. KO

Thesis Title: Multitone transceiver for mobile radio applications

Graduation: 1995

Mr. Mohamed ABDUL-HALEEM

Supervisor: Prof. K. F. CHEUNG

Thesis Title: Fuzzy distributed dynamic channel assignment algorithms : principle, formulation, and performance

Graduation: 1995

Ms. Anna B. S. IP

Supervisor: Prof. R. D. MURCH

Thesis Title: Microcell propagation prediction

Graduation: 1995

Mr. David M. S. FONG

Supervisor: Prof. R. D. MURCH

Thesis Title: Novel approaches to indoor channel characterisation

Graduation: 1995

Mr. Anthony Kwok Wing SUM

Supervisor: Prof. R. D. MURCH

Thesis Title: Very low bit rate segmented video coding for visual telephony

Graduation: 1994

Mr. Terence Kar Ki CHAN

Supervisor: Prof. R. D. MURCH

Thesis Title: A new method in diffraction tomography for medical image reconstruction

Graduation: 1993

Mr. Stephen Koon Ting CHU

Supervisor: Prof. R. D. MURCH

Research interests: Wireless communication systems; RFID systems.

Mr. Kei Yin Ng

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

Mr. Liancheng Yang

Supervisor: Prof. R. S. CHENG

 

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