Dr. Yuanwei Liu

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher

Dr. Yuanwei Liu

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher

School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London, London, E1 4NS, U.K.

Address: 1.02, Engineering Building, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS, U.K.

T: +44 (0) 20 7882 3773

E: yuanwei.liu@qmul.ac.uk



Yuanwei Liu is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in  School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) , London, U.K. (Aug. 2021-present), where he started as a Lecturer at Sept. 2017. He was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at King's College London (KCL) , London, U.K. (Sep. 2016- Aug. 2017). He received the Ph.D. degree from QMUL in 2016. Prior to that, he received the M.S. and B.S. degrees from the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) in 2014 and 2011, respectively. He currently serves as a Senior Editor of IEEE Communications Letters, an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Communications. He is a IEEE Vehicular Technology Distinguished Lecturer and a Senior Member of the IEEE. Dr. Liu is the recipient of the 2020 [IEEE ComSoc Outstanding Young Researcher Award for the Europe, Middle East and Africa Region], the [2020 Early Achievement Award of the IEEE ComSoc - Signal Processing and Computing for Communications (SPCC) Technical Committee], and the recipient of the [2021 IEEE CTTC Early Achievement Awards]. More information can be found in Google Scholar and Linkedin.


  • [STAR-RIS Works] Some of our interesting recent Simultaneous Transmission And Reflection (STAR) works are below [Presentation slides] [WCM-Protocol Design] [TWC--Beamforming Design] [CL--Modeling and Perofrmance Analysis] [CL--Coverage Characterization] [Hardward Modelling and Implementation of STAR]
  • [PhD studentships in EECS] A few PhD studentships of EECS in QMUL is availabe here, [Link].

  • I’m always looking for self-motivated students who want to pursue a Ph.D degree in Electronic Engineering and Computer science [Research Video]. If you are with a solid background in wireless communications/computer science and a strong grounding in mathematical skills, please drop me an email with your CV and draft research proposal. [PhD projects] [Applying for a PhD]. Current PhD funding opportunities for Autumn 2022 entry:


  • China Scholarship Council (CSC) studentships for PhD in Computer Science (deadline: 30 January 2022) [Slides]

  • QMUL Principal’s studentships for PhD in Computer Science (deadline: 30 January 2022)

  • AIM studentships for PhD in Artificial Intelligence and Music (deadline: 30 January 2022)

  • Applicants are encouraged to contact me before submitting their applications. More PhD studentships for Autumn 2022 entry will be announced in mid-December 2021.

    I also welcome applications for post-doctoral research. I am happy to support your proposal application and hold your position in EECS of QMUL. Here are some relevant fellowship schemes which you might apply to [Link].