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Qi Wang is a Full Professor with School of Computing, Engineering & Physical Sciences 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 has been the Director of Studies for a group of postdoctoral research fellows and PhD students, and has supervised 10 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, CENSIS etc. His research interests include computer and telecommunication networks, visual communications and artificial intelligence. He has published more than 150 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 is an Editor or Guest Editor for several international journals, and Chair or Invited Speaker for numerous international conferences and events. 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/softwarised/virtualised networks especially 5G and beyond, video/multimedia networking, and artificial intelligence. 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
  • artificial intelligence

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Research Output 2009 2019

5G PPP Architecture Working Group: View on 5G Architecture

Redana, S. (ed.), Bulakci, Ö. (ed.), Zafeiropoulos, A., Gavras, A., Tzanakaki, A., Albanese, A., Kousaridas, A., Weit, A., Sayadi, B., Jou, B. T., Bernardos, C. J., Benzaid, C., Mannweiler, C., Camps-Mur, D., Breitgand, D., Estevez, D. G., Navratil, D., Mi, D., Lopez, D., Klonidis, D. & 38 others, Mutafungwa, E., Fotopoulou, E., Kafetzakis, E., Pateromichelakis, E., Biton, E., Tesema, F. B., Kalfas, G., Karl, H., Bartelt, J., Gutiérrez, J., Cosmas, J., Thomson, J., Giménez, J. J., Alcaraz Calero, J. M., Mangues-Bafalluy, J., Katsalis, K., Gallo, L., Gramaglia, M., Spada, M. R., Salih, M., Nikaein, N., Jawad, N., Maletic, N., Bulakci, Ö., Demestichas, P., Hasselmeyer, P., Wang, Q., Wei, Q., Ustok, R. F., Blom, R., Pontarelli, S., Keskin, S., Salsano, S., Parker, S., Deiss, T., Acar, U., Li, X. & Zhang, Y., 19 Jun 2019, European Commission. 166 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
Industry

5G smart city vertical slice

Rusti, B., Stefanescu, H., Iordache, M., Ghenta, J., Patachia, C., Gouvas, P., Zafeiropoulos, A., Fotopoulou, E., Wang, Q. & Alcaraz Calero, J. M., 20 May 2019, 2019 IFIP/IEEE Symposium on Integrated Network and Service Management (IM). IEEE, p. 13-19 7 p. (IEEE Conference Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Smart city
Testbeds
Application programming interfaces (API)
Automotive industry
Chemical analysis
Wireless networks
Network protocols
Security systems
Scalability
Bandwidth
7 Downloads (Pure)

Benchmarking machine-learning-based object detection on a UAV and mobile platform

Martinez-Alpiste, I., Casaseca-de-la-Higuera, P., Alcaraz-Calero, J. M., Grecos, C. & Wang, Q., 30 Apr 2019, 2019 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC). IEEE, 6 p. (IEEE Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Benchmarking
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Learning systems
Smartphones
Testbeds
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

Qi Wang (Member)
20152018

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

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

Qi Wang (Member)
20152020

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

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

Qi Wang (Member)
20152018

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

Mobile Information Systems (Journal)

Qi Wang (Guest editor)
20152016

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Member of VQEG (Video Quality Expert Group)

Qi Wang (Member)
2013 → …

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

Profiles

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Learning systems
Smartphones
Object recognition
Benchmarking
Cloud computing
Data storage equipment
Randomisation
Layout
Computer systems