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Qi Wang is a Full Professor with School of Engineering & Computing at the University of the West of Scotland (UWS), UK. He is a Board Member of the Technology Board of EU 5G-PPP (Fifth-Generation Public Private Partnership). He is an Editor or Guest Editor for several international journals, and Chair or Invited Speaker for numerous international conferences and events. He has been the Director of Studies for a group of postdoctoral research fellows and PhD students, and has supervised eight PhD students to successfully graduate in UK. He serves as an invited external PhD/research degree examiner for a number of other UK and European universities. He has been a lead researcher in various nationally or internationally sponsored research projects, in collaboration with worldwide academic and industry partners. He is Technical Co-Manager for EU Horizon 2020 projects SELFNET and SliceNet (total budget of 15 million euros), and Principal Investigator for a number of other projects funded by EPSRC etc. His research interests include wireless/mobile, multimedia, software-defined, virtualised or cloudified networks with an emphasis on 5G. He has published more than 120 papers in these areas. He was a Best Paper Award Winner of IEEE Consumer Electronic Society’s flagship conference ICCE 2014 and IEEE ICCE 2012, SOFTNETWORKING 2017, and SIGMAP 2014, and Best Paper Award Finalist of IEE 3G2003. He was also a winner of 2018 Scottish Knowledge Exchange Award. He received his PhD degree in Mobile Networking from the University of Plymouth, UK.

 

Current research activities

Current research areas include wireless/mobile/tactical networks especially 5G, video/multimedia networking, and software/virtualised/cloudified networks. Recent and on-going projects have been funded by EU (Horizon 2020), EPSRC, CENSIS, InnovateUK etc. in these areas.

Desired research direction

Desired research direction will cover more multi-disciplinary research to investigate innovative application of networking, video and other state-of-the-art technologies in other applications and vertical businesses.

Target collaborative companies

Target collaborative companies include national/internal telecommunication operators, service providers, vendors, and vertical businesses etc.

Target collaborative organisations

Target collaborative organisations include national/international standardisation bodies, innovation centres, public sectors, and research centres working on related areas.

External positions

Board Member of the Technology Board of EU 5G-PPP (Fifth-Generation Public Private Partnership), European Commission

7 Jul 201531 May 2020

Keywords

  • QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
  • Video networking/processing
  • 5G mobile networks
  • Software-define networking
  • Network management

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Research Output 2009 2018

Open Access
File
Video streaming
Testbeds
Subjective testing
Augmented reality
Network management

A novel infrared video surveillance system using deep learning based techniques

Zhang, H., Luo, C., Wang, Q., Kitchin, M., Parmley, A., Monge-Alvarez, J. & Casaseca, J. P. 11 Apr 2018 In : Multimedia Tools and Applications.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Target tracking
Infrared radiation
Pixels
Ground vehicles
Military applications

Catalog-driven services in a 5G SDN/NFV self-managed environment

Henriques, N., Sargento, S., Neves, P., Gil Perez, M., Martinez Perez, G., Bernini, G., Wang, Q., Alcaraz Calero, J. M. & Koutsopoulos, K. 25 Jun 2018

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
HTTP
Bandwidth
Video streaming
Image coding
Scalability

Activities 2013 2015

  • 4 Types of Business and Community - Membership of public/government advisory/policy group or panel
  • 1 Editorial activity

Member of EU 5G-PPP 5G Architecture Working Group

Wang, Q. (Member)
20152018

Activity: Types of Business and Community - Membership of public/government advisory/policy group or panel

Board Member of the Technology Board of EU 5G-PPP

Wang, Q. (Member)
20152020

Activity: Types of Business and Community - Membership of public/government advisory/policy group or panel

Mobile Information Systems (Journal)

Wang, Q. (Guest editor)
20152016

Activity: Editorial activity

Member of EU 5G-PPP 5G Software Networking Working Group

Wang, Q. (Member)
20152018

Activity: Types of Business and Community - Membership of public/government advisory/policy group or panel

Member of VQEG (Video Quality Expert Group)

Wang, Q. (Member)
2013 → …

Activity: Types of Business and Community - Membership of public/government advisory/policy group or panel

Profiles

Image retrieval
Learning
Neural networks
Benchmarking
Semantics