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Professor Arumugam Nallanathan

Professor of Wireless Communications

Research Interests

5G Wireless Networks
Internet of Things (IoT) 
Bio-inspired Molecular Communications 
Machine Learning 

Professional Highlights

Honors And Awards
Fellow, IEEE 
Web of Science (ISI) Highly Cited Researcher 2016 (One of the 12 Computer Science Highly Cited Researchers in the U.K in 2016) 
IEEE Distinguished Lecturer (from 2014)
Editor, IEEE Transactions on Communications (from 2011)
Editor, IEEE Transactions  on Wireless Communications (2006-2011)
Best Paper Award, IEEE ICC'2016 (within top 15, out of 2500 submissions)
Best of IEEE GLOBECOM'2014 (within top 50, out of 2200 submissions) 

Biography

Arumugam Nallanathan is Professor of Wireless Communications and Head of Communication Systems Research (CSR) group in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London. He is a Visiting Professor in the Department of Informatics at King's College London from September 2017. He was with the Department of Informatics at King's College London from December 2007 to August 2017, where he was Professor of Wireless Communications from April 2013 to August 2017. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore from August 2000 to December 2007. His current research interests include 5G Wireless networks, Internet of Things (IoT) and Molecular Communications. He published more than 350 Journal and Conference papers with 6000+ citations and h-index of 40. He is a co-recipient of the Best Paper Awards presented at the IEEE International Conference on Communications 2016 (ICC'2016) and IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband 2007 (ICUWB’2007).  He has been selected as a Web of Science (ISI) Highly Cited Researcher (also known as the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds) in 2016. 

    He is an Editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications. He was an Editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2006-2011), IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (2006-2017), IEEE Wireless Communications Letters and IEEE Signal Processing Letters. He served as the Chair for the Signal Processing and Communication Electronics Technical Committee of IEEE Communications Society, Technical Program Co-Chair (MAC track) for IEEE WCNC 2014, Co-Chair for the IEEE GLOBECOM 2013 (Communications Theory Symposium), Co-Chair for the IEEE ICC 2012 (Signal Processing for Communications Symposium), Co-Chair for the IEEE GLOBECOM 2011 (Signal Processing for Communications Symposium), Technical Program Co-Chair for the IEEE International Conference on UWB 2011 (IEEE ICUWB 2011), Co-Chair for the IEEE ICC 2009 (Wireless Communications Symposium), Co-chair for the IEEE GLOBECOM 2008 (Signal Processing for Communications Symposium) and General Track Chair for IEEE VTC 2008. He received the IEEE Communications Society Signal Processing and Communications Electronics (SPCE) outstanding service award 2012 and IEEE Communications Society RCC Outstanding Service Award 2014. He also received the best teaching award twice at the National University of Singapore. He is an IEEE Fellow and Distinguished Lecturer.

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