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5G mobile networks; artificial intelligence; visual communications

20092020

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Area of academic expertise - outline

 

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

Real-time video adaptation in virtualised 5G networks

Salva-Garcia, P., Alcaraz-Calero, J. M., Wang, Q., Barros, M. & Gavras, A., 13 Feb 2020, Proceedings of the 44th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks: October 14-17, 2019, Osnabrück, Germany. Andersson, K., Tan, H-P. & Oteafy, S. (eds.). IEEE, (Conference on Local Computer Networks).

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    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

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  • 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).

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  • 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).

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    Activities

    • 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

    Mobile Information Systems (Journal)

    Qi Wang (Guest editor)
    20152016

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

    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

    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 VQEG (Video Quality Expert Group)

    Qi Wang (Member)
    2013 → …

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

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