Journal Papers

  1. W. Su, Q. Zhang, S. Alkaraki Y. Zhang, X. Zhang and Y. Gao, “Radiation Energy and Mutual Coupling Evaluation for Multimode MIMO Antenna Based on the Theory of Characteristic Mode,” IEEE Transactions in Antennas and Propagation, 2018. (Accepted to appear)
  2. H. Qi, X. Zhang and Y. Gao, “Channel Energy Statistics Learning in Compressive Spectrum Sensing,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2018. (Accepted to appear)
  3. Y. Liu, Z. Qin, Y. Cai, Y. Gao, G. Y. Li and A. Nallanathan, “Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access Aided UAV Communications,” IEEE Wireless Communications, 2018. (Accepted to appear)
  4. S. Alkaraki, Y. Gao, M. Torrico, S. Stremsdoerfer, E. Gayets  and C. Parini, "Performance Comparison of Simple and Low Cost Metallization Techniques for 3D Printed antennas at 10 GHz and 30 GHz," IEEE Access, 2018. (Accepted to appear)
  5. S. Huang, J. Zhou, X. Qin, Y. Gao, Z. Feng and P. Zhang, "Automatic Modulation Classification of Overlapped Sources Using Multi-gene Genetic Programming With Structural Risk Minimization Principle" IEEE Access, 2018. (Open Access)
  6. S. Alkaraki, Y. Gao, C. Parini, "High Aperture Efficient slot antenna surrounded by cavity and corrugations at Ka-band and Ku-band," in IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, 2018. [PDF]
  7. S. Alkaraki, A. Andy, Y. Gao, K. Tong, Z. Ying, R. Donnan and C. Parini, "Compact and Low-Cost 3-D Printed Antennas Metalized Using Spray-Coating Technology for 5G mm-Wave Communication Systems," in IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 17, no. 11, pp. 2051-2055, Nov. 2018. (Open Access)Creative Commons License
  8. Yu, R. Zhang, Y. Gao and L. Yang, "Modularity-Based Dynamic Clustering for Energy Efficient UAVs-Aided Communications," in IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 728-731, Oct. 2018. [PDF]
  9. N. Zhao, F. Hu, Z. Li and Y. Gao, "Simultaneous Wireless Information and Power Transfer Strategies in Relaying Network With Direct Link to Maximize Throughput," in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 67, no. 9, pp. 8514-8524, Sept. 2018. [PDF]
  10. X. Zhang, Y. Ma, H. Qi, Y. Gao, Z. Xie, Z. Xie, M. Zhang, X. Wang, G. Wei and Z. Li, "Distributed Compressive Sensing Augmented Wideband Spectrum Sharing for Cognitive IoT," in IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 3234-3245, Aug. 2018. (Open Access)Creative Commons License
  11. K. Liu, Y. Gao, X. Li and Y. Cheng, "Target scattering characteristics for OAM-based radar," American Institute of Physics, 2018. (Open Access)Creative Commons License
  12. X. Zhang, Y. Ma, Y. Gao and W. Zhang, "Autonomous Compressive-Sensing-Augmented Spectrum Sensing," in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 67, no. 8, pp. 6970-6980, Aug. 2018. (Open Access)Creative Commons License
  13. X. Zhang, Y. Ma, H. Qi and Y. Gao, "Low-Complexity Compressive Spectrum Sensing for Large-Scale Real-Time Processing," in IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 674-677, Aug. 2018. (Open Access)Creative Commons License
  14. Q. Zhang, R. Ma, W. Su and Y. Gao, "Design of a Multimode UWB Antenna Using Characteristic Mode Analysis," in IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 66, no. 7, pp. 3712-3717, July 2018. (Open Access)Creative Commons License
  15. Q. Zhang and Y. Gao, "A Compact Broadband Dual-Polarized Antenna Array for Base Stations," in IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 17, no. 6, pp. 1073-1076, June 2018. [PDF]
  16. M. Lin, P. Liu, Y. Gao and J. Liu, "Improved SIW Corrugated Technique With Grounded Coplanar Waveguide Transition," in IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 17, no. 6, pp. 978-982, June 2018. [PDF]
  17. Z. Qin, J. Fan, Y. Liu, Y. Gao and G. Y. Li, "Sparse Representation for Wireless Communications: A Compressive Sensing Approach," in IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 40-58, May 2018. [PDF]
  18. Y. Ma, X. Zhang and Y. Gao, "Joint Sub-Nyquist Spectrum Sensing Scheme With Geolocation Database Over TV White Space," in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 67, no. 5, pp. 3998-4007, May 2018. (Open Access)Creative Commons License
  19. X. Zhang, Y. Ma, Y. Gao and S. Cui, “Real-time Adaptively-Regularized Compressive Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks,” in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 67, no. 2, pp. 1146-1157, Feb. 2018. (Open Access)Creative Commons License
  20. Z. Qin, Y. Gao, M. Plumbley, “Malicious User Detection based on Low-Rank Matrix Completion in Wideband Spectrum Sensing,” in IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 66, no. 1, pp. 5-17, Jan. 1 2018. (Open Access)Creative Commons License
  21. B. Peng, S. Li, J. Zhu, L. Deng and Y. Gao "A Compact Wideband Dual-Polarised Slot Antenna With Five Resonances," in IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 16, pp. 2366-2369, 2017. [PDF]
  22. Q. Zhang and Y. Gao, “Compact Low Profile UHF UWB Antenna with Characteristic Mode Analysis for TV White Space Devices”, in IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, vol. 11, no. 11, pp. 1629-1635, 2017. [PDF]
  23. L. Bedogni, A. Trotta; M. Di Felice, Y. Gao, X. Zhang, Q. Zhang, F. Malabocchia, L. Bononi, ""Dynamic Adaptive Video Streaming on Heterogeneous TVWS and Wi-Fi Networks," in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 25, no. 6, pp. 3253-3266, Dec. 2017. [PDF]
  24. K. Liu, X. Li, Y. Gao, H. Wang and Y. Cheng, “Microwave imaging of spinning object using orbital angular momentum,” in Journal of Applied Physics 122, 124903, 2017 [PDF].
  25. K. Liu, X. Li, Y. Gao, Y. Cheng, H. Wang, and Y. Qin, “High-resolution Electromagnetic Vortex Imaging Based on Sparse Bayesian Learning,” in IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 17, no. 21, pp. 6918-6927, Nov.1, 1 2017. [PDF]
  26. S. Alkaraki, Y. Gao and C. Parini, “Dual Layer Corrugated Plate Antenna,” in IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 16, pp. 2086-2089, 2017. [PDF]
  27. X. Huang, R. Yu, J. Kang, Y. Gao, S. Maharjan, S. Gjessing, and Y. Zhang, “Software Defined Energy Harvesting Networking for 5G Green Communications,” in IEEE Wireless Communications, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 38-45, 2017. [PDF]
  28. K. Liu, X. Li, Y. Cheng, Y. Gao, B. Fan, and Y. Jiang, "OAM-based multi-target detection: from theory to experiment," in IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 27, no. 8, pp. 760-762, Aug. 2017. [PDF]
  29. Y. Ma, Y. Gao, A. Carvallaro, C. Parini, W. Zhang, Y. Liang, “Sparsity Independent Sub-Nyquist Rate Wideband Spectrum Sensing on Real-time Signals,” in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 66, no. 10, pp. 8784-8794, Oct. 2017. (Open Access)Creative Commons License
  30. M. Lin, Y. Gao, P. Liu and J. Liu, "Theoretical Analyses and Design of Circular Array to Generate Orbital Angular Momentum," in IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 65, no. 7, pp. 3510-3519, Jul. 2017. [PDF]
  31. M. Lin, Y. Gao, P. Liu and Z. Guo "Performance Analyses of the Radio Orbital Angular Momentum Steering Technique Based on Ka-band Antenna," Hindawi International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, Volume 2017, Article ID 8050652, 28 Jun. 2017. (Open Access)
  32. Y. Gao, R. Ma, Q. Zhang and C. Parini, “Design of Very Low Profile Circular UHF Small Antenna Using Characteristic Mode Analysis,” IET Journal of Microwaves, Antennas and Propagations, Volume 11, Issue 8, p. 1113 – 1120, Jun. 2017. (Open Access)Creative Commons License
  33. D. Tirapu, Q. Zhang, Y. Gao, D. Valderas, "UHF Passive RFID-based sensor-less system to detect humidity for irrigation monitoring," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 59, 1709–1715, May 2017. [PDF]
  34. K. Liu, Y. Cheng, Y. Gao, X. Lin, Y. Qin and H. Wang, "Super-resolution radar imaging based on experimental OAM beams," Appl. Phys. Lett. 110, 164102 , Apr. 2017. [PDF]
  35. N. Wang, Y. Gao and Q. Zeng, “Compact Wideband Omnidirectional UHF Antenna for TV White Space Cognitive Radio Application,” International Journal of Electronics and Communications, Volume 74, Pages 158-162, Apr. 2017. [PDF]
  36. Y. Qin, K. Liu, Y. Cheng, X. Li, H. Wang and Y. Gao, "Sidelobe Suppression and Beam Collimation in the Generation of Vortex Electromagnetic Waves for Radar Imaging," in IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 16, no. , pp. 1289-1292, 2017. [PDF]
  37. Z. Qin, Y. Liu, Y. Gao, M. Elkashlan and A. Nallanathan, "Wireless Powered Cognitive Radio Networks With Compressive Sensing and Matrix Completion," in IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 65, no. 4, pp. 1464-1476, Apr. 2017. [PDF]
  38. Y. Liu, Z. Qin, M. Elkashlan, Y. Gao and L. Hanzo, "Enhancing the Physical Layer Security of Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access in Large-Scale Networks," in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 1656-1672, Mar. 2017. [PDF]
  39. N. Wang, Y. Gao, F. Yang, Q. Bi, W. Xie and C. Parini, "Energy Detection based Spectrum Sensing with Constraint Region in Cognitive LTE Systems," Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, Mar. 2017. [PDF]
  40. Q. Zhang and Y. Gao, “Comprehensive Evaluation of an Antenna for TV White Space Devices,” The IET Journal of Engineering, Feb. 2017. (Open Access)
  41. Y. Ma, Y. Gao, Y. C. Liang, S. Cui, “Reliable and Efficient Sub-Nyquist Wideband Spectrum Sensing in Cooperative Cognitive Radio Networks," IEEE J. Sel. Areas Commun., vol. 34, no. 10, pp. 2750-2762, Oct. 2016. (Open Access)Creative Commons License
  42. Y. Gao, R. Ma, Y. Wang, Q. Zhang, and C. Parini, “Stacked Patch Antenna with Dual Polarization and Low Mutual Coupling for Massive MIMO,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag., vol. 64, no. 10, pp. 4544-4549, Oct. 2016. (1st most frequently downloaded paper in Dec. 2016) (Open Access)Creative Commons License
  43. Y. Gao, Z. Qin, Z. Feng, Q. Zhang, O. Holland, M. Dohler, “Scalable and Reliable IoT Enabled By Dynamic Spectrum Management for M2M in LTE-A,” in IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 1135-1145, Dec. 2016. (9th most frequently downloaded paper in Dec. 2016) (Open Access)Creative Commons License
  44. M. Lin, Y. Gao, P. Liu, J. Liu, "Super-resolution Orbital Angular Momentum based Radar Targets Detection," IET Electronic Letter, Vol. 52, Issue 13, p. 1168–1170, Jun. 2016. (Early accessed version)
  45. B. Peng, S. Li, J. Zhu, Q. Zhang, L. Deng, Li, Q. Zeng and Y. Gao, “Wideband Bandpass Filter with High Selectivity Based on Dual-Mode DGS Resonator,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters (MOTL), Volume 58, Issue 10, p. 2300–2303, Oct. 2016. [PDF]
  46. M. Lin, Y. Gao, P. Liu, J. Liu, "Improved OAM-based Radar Targets Detection Using Uniform Concentric Circular Arrays," Hindawi International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, 2016. (Open Access) Creative Commons License
  47. Z. Qin, Y. Gao, M. Plumbley and C. Parini, "Wideband Spectrum Sensing on Real-time Signals at Sub-Nyquist Sampling Rates in Single and Cooperative Multiple Nodes," IEEE Trans. Signal Process., vol. 64, no. 12, pp. 3106– 3117, Jun. 2016. (9th most frequently downloaded paper in Jan. 2016), (Open Access). Creative Commons License
  48. B. Peng, S. Li, J. Zhu, Q. Zhang, L. Deng, Q. Zeng and Y. Gao, "Compact Quad-Mode Bandpass Filter Based on Quad-Mode DGS Resonator," in IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 234-236, Apr. 2016. [PDF]
  49. Z. Qin, Y. Gao, and C. G. Parini, “Data-assisted low complexity compressive spectrum sensing on real-time signals under sub-nyquist rate,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 1174–1185, Feb. 2016. (11th  most frequently downloaded paper in Feb. 2016), (Open Access), [Dataset&Codes]. Creative Commons License
  50. X. Zhang, R. Yu, Y. Zhang, Y. Gao, M. Im, L. Cuthbert and W. Wang, "Energy-Efficient Multimedia Transmissions through Base Station Cooperation over Heterogeneous Cellular Networks Exploiting User Behavior," IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, vol.21, no.4, pp.54-61, Aug. 2014. [PDF]
  51. X. Zhang, J. Xing, Z. Yan, Y. Gao and W. Wang, "Cognitive Multi-hop Wireless Sensor Networks over Nakagami-m Fading Channels," International Journal of Distributed Sensor Network, August 2014. [online]
  52. N. Wang, Y. Gao and X. Zhang, "adaptive spectrum sensing algorithm under different primary user utilizations,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol.17, no.9, pp.1838-1841, Sept. 2013. [PDF]
  53. O. Falade, Y. Gao, X. Chen, and C. Parini, "Stacked Patch Dual-polarized Antenna for Triple-band Handheld Terminal Systems,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol.12, pp.202-205, 2013. [PDF]
  54. X. Zhang, Z. Yan, Y. Gao, and W. Wang, “On the Study of Outage Performance for Cognitive Relay Networks (CRN) with the Nth Best-Relay Selection in Rayleigh-fading Channels,” IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol.2, no.1, pp.110-113, Feb. 2013. [PDF]
  55. X. Zhang, J. Xing, Z. Yan, Y. Gao, and W. Wang, "Outage Performance Study of Cognitive Relay Networks with Imperfect Channel Knowledge,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 17, no. 1, January 2013. [PDF]
  56. O. Falade, M. Ur Rehman, Y. Gao, X. Chen, and C. Parini, “Single Feed Stacked Patch Circular Polarized Antenna for Triple Band GPS Receivers”, IEEE Trans. On Antennas and Propagation, vol. 60, no. 10, Oct. 2012. [PDF]
  57. Y. Gao, S. Wang, O. Falade, X. Chen, C. G. Parini and L. G. Cuthbert, "Mutual coupling effects on pattern diversity antennas for MIMO femtocells," Hindawi International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, special issue on "Mutual Coupling in Antenna Arrays", DOI:10.1155/2010/756848, Volume 2010 (2010).[PDF]
  58. M. Ur Rehman, Y. Gao, Z. Wang, J. Zhang, Y. Alfadhl, X. Chen, C.G. Parini, Z. Ying, T. Bolin and J.W. Zweers, “Investigation of on-body bluetooth transmission”, IET Journal of Microwaves, Antennas and Propagations, Jul. 2010. [PDF]
  59. M. Ur Rehman, Y. Gao, X. Chen, C. Parini and Z. Ying, “Environment Effects and System Performance Characterisation of GPS Antennas for Mobile Terminals”, Volume 45, Issue 5, pp: 243-244, IET Electronic Letter, Feb. 2009. [PDF]
  60. L. Guo, S. Wang, Y. Gao, X. Chen and C. Parini, “Study of printed quasi-self-complementary antenna for ultra-wideband systems,” IET Electronic Letter, Volume 44,  Issue 8, pp: 511-512, Apr. 2008. [PDF]
  61. Y. Gao, R. Kariyawasam, C. C. Chiau, X. Chen and C. G. Parini, “Study of a dielectric loaded folded dipole antenna at UHF band for DVB-H terminals,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Volume 50, Issue 2,  Feb. 2008. [PDF]
  62. Y. Gao, X. Chen, Z. Ying and C. G. Parini, “Design and Performance Investigation of a Dual-element PIFA Array at 2.5 GHz for MIMO Terminal,” IEEE Trans. On Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 55, No. 12, pp: 3433 - 3441, Dec. 2007. [PDF]
  63. Y. Gao, X. Chen and C. G. Parini, “Channel capacity of dual-element modified PIFA array on small mobile terminal,” IET Electronic Letter, Vol. 43, No 20, pp:1060-1062, Sept. 2007. [PDF]
  64. Y. Gao, C. C. Chiau, X. Chen and C. G. Parini, “Modified PIFA and its Array for MIMO Terminals,” IEE Proceeding on Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 152, Issue 4, pp: 253-257, Aug. 2005.  [PDF]

Patent

  1. X. Chen, Y. Gao, L. Guo and J. Dupuy, “Apparatus and Method for Detecting Electromagnetic Radiation Emitted by a Device,” International Patent, WO 2009/092695 A1, 30 July 2009.

Book chapters

  1. Y. Gao and Z. Qin, "Data-Driven Wireless Networks- A Compressive Spectrum Approach", Springer, 2019 (to appear).
  2. Y. Gao and Q. Zhang, “Antennas for IoT Applications,’’ in “Small Antennas for Small Mobile Terminals”, Artech House, Boston & London, to be published in September 2018.
  3. A. Toma, C. Regazzoni, L. Marcenaro and Y. Gao, “Learning Dynamic Jamming Models in Cognitive Radios”, published by Springer in September 2018.
  4. Y. Gao, “Cognitive Radio Applications and Practices” section editor with 9 chapters in the “Handbook of Cognitive Radio”, by Springer, to appear in April 2018.
  5. Y. Gao and Y. Ma, "Spectrum Sensing, Database, and Its Hybrid" appress in "Handbook of Cognitive Radio", published by Springer in June 2017.
  6. M. Dohler and Y. Gao, "Spectrum to Unlash Machine-to-Machine Uptake" appears in "Opportunistic Spectrum Sharing and White Space Access: The Practical Reality", published by Wiley in May 2015.

Conference Papers

  1. R. Chen, W. Long, Y. Gao, J. Li,"Orbital Angular Momentum-Based Two-Dimensional Super-Resolution Targets Imaging,"  the IEEE GlobalSIP Signal Processing for Millimeter-Wave Communications, 2018.  (accepted to appear)
  2. H. Qi, X. Zhang and Y. Gao "Subspace-Aided Low-Complexity Blind Compressive Spectrum Sensing over TV Whitespace", IEEE GLOBECOM 2018.  (accepted to appear)
  3. Y. Zhang, S. Huang, Z. Zhu, D. Zhang, Y. Gao and Z. Feng"Multi-power-level Beam Sensing-Throughput Tradeoff in Millimeter Wave Multi-user Scenario", IEEE GLOBECOM 2018.  (accepted to appear)
  4. H. Qi, X. Zhang and Y. Gao "Channel Energy Statistics Modeling and Threshold Adaption in Compressive Spectrum Sensing", IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China, 2018.
  5. N. Zhao, F. Hu, Z. Li and Y. Gao, "Simultaneous Wireless Information and Power Transfer Strategies in Relaying Network with Direct Link to Maximize Throughput," in IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Fall 2018.
  6. Q. Zhang and Y. Gao “Embedded Antenna Design on LoRa Radio for IoT Applications” 12th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), April 2018.
  7. S. Alkaraki, Y. Gao and C. Parini, “3D-Printed mm-Wave Corrugated Plate Antenna for 5G Communications,” 12th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), April 2018.
  8. Y. Liu, Y. Gao, S. Xie and Y. Zhang “Collaborative and Green Resource Allocation in 5G HetNet With Renewable Energy,” the 13th EAI International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing, CollaborateCom. December 2017.
  9. U. N. Ujam, Y. Gao, G. Goteng and G. Onoh “TV White Space (TVWS) Field Trial at Short Distant Indoor locations using Empirical Method,” the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Electro-Technology for National Development (NIGERCON), 2017.
  10. X. Zhang, Y. Ma and Y. Gao "Blind Compressive Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Internet of Things,"  the IEEE GLOBECOM, December 2017.
  11. H. Qi and Y. Gao, "Two-Dimensional Compressive Spectrum Sensing in Collaborative Cognitive Radio Networks," the IEEE GLOBECOM, December 2017.
  12. X. Zhang, Y. Zhang, Y. Ma and Y. Gao "Blind Cooperating User Selection for Compressive Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks," the IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC), October 2017.
  13. M. Lin, Z. Guo, P. Liu and Y. Gao, "Single-Layer SIW Corrugated Technique for Gain Enhancement," ICEAA & IEEE-APWC-2017, Italy, Sept. 2017.
  14. Gao, X. Zhang and Y. Ma, “Hybrid sub-Nyquist Spectrum Sensing with Geo-Location Database in M2M Communications”, Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) 2017 Fall, Toronto, Canada, September 2017. (Invited paper)
  15. M. Lin, Y. Gao, P. Liu and J. Liu, "Experiment of Ka-band Orbital Angular Momentum Steering Technique," IEEE APS/URSI, Jul. 2017.
  16. X. Zhang, Y. Zhang, Y. Ma and Y. Gao “RealSense: Real-time Compressive Spectrum Sensing Testbed over TV White Space” the IEEE WoWMoM, June 2017.
  17. S. Alkaraki, Y. Gao and C. Parini, “High Aperture Efficient Antenna at Ku band,” International Workshop on Electromagnetics (iWEM), May 2017.
  18. K. Liu, Y. Cheng, X. Li, H. Wang, Y. Qin and Y. Gao, “Spinning Target Detection Using OAM- based Radar,” International Workshop on Electromagnetics (iWEM), May 2017.
  19. Y. Ma, X. Zhang and Y. Gao, “An Efficient Joint Sub-Nyquist Spectrum Sensing Scheme with Geolocation Database over TV White Space” IEEE ICC, May 2017.
  20. Q. Zhang, and Y. Gao, “Design of an UHF UWB Doubled Annular Ring Antenna Using Characteristic Mode Analysis,” the 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2017), Mar. 2017.
  21. Y. Gao, Y. Ma and W. Zhang and R. Cepeda, “Data-assisted Sub-Nyquist Spectrum Sensing,” in the IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems, Shenzhen, Dec. 2016. (Invited paper)
  22. X. Zhang, Y. Ma and Y. Gao, “Autonomous Compressive Spectrum Sensing Approach for 3.5 GHz Shared Spectrum,” in IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), Washington, D.C., Dec. 2016.
  23. X. Zhang, Y. Ma and Y. Gao, “Adaptively Regularized Compressive Spectrum Sensing From Real-time Signals to Real-time Processing,” the IEEE GLOBECOM, Dec. 2016.
  24. Y. Ma, Y. Gao, Y. Liang and S. Cui, "Efficient Blind Cooperative Wideband Spectrum Sensing based on Joint Sparsity," the IEEE GLOBECOM, Dec. 2016.
  25. Y. Liu, Z. Qin, M. Elkashlan, Y. Gao and A. Nallanathan, "Non-orthogonal Multiple Access in Massive MIMO Aided Heterogeneous Networks," the IEEE GLOBECOM, Dec. 2016.
  26. Y. Gao, Z. Qin, "Implementation of Compressive Sensing with Real-Time Signals over TV White Space Spectrum in Cognitive Radio,"  the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC2016-Fall in Montréal, Canada, Sept. 2016. (Invited paper)
  27. Q. Zhang, X. Zhang, Y. Gao, O. Holland, M. Dohler, P. Chawdhry, J. Chareau, "TV White Space Network Provisioning with Directional and Omni-directional Terminal Antennas," the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC2016-Fall in Montréal, Canada, Sept. 2016.
  28. S. Alkaraki, Y. Gao, C. Parini, M. Navarro-Cia and M. Beruete, "Linearly and Circularly Polarised Bull's Eye Antenna," the Loughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference (LAPC), Nov. 2016.
  29. B. Peng, S. Li, A. Rahimian, Q. Zhang, L. Deng, Q. Zeng and Y. Gao, "A Reconfigurable Multiband CPW-Fed Antenna Based on a Quad-Mode Slot-Line Resonator," International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Japan, 2016.
  30. Y. Ma, X. Zhang and Y. Gao, "Sub-Nyquist Cooperative Wideband Spectrum Sensing based on Multicoset Sampling for TV White Spaces," the IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC), Jul. 2016.
  31. O. Holland, S. Wong, V. Friderikos, Z. Qin and Y. Gao, "Virtualized Sub-GHz Transmission Paired with Mobile Access for the Tactile Internet," the 23rd International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT), 2016.
  32. Q. Zhang, Y. Gao and C. Parini, "Compact U-shape Ultra-wideband Antenna with Characteristic Mode Analysis for TV White Space Communications,"  The 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, 2016.
  33. B. Peng, S. Li, Q. Zhang, Y. Gao, J. Zhu, L. Deng, Q. Zeng"CPW-Fed Dual-/Tri-Band Slot Antenna Based on Multi-Mode Slot Line Resonator,"  The 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, 2016.
  34. B. Peng, W. Hong, Q. Zhang, Y. Gao, J. Zhu, L. Deng, S. Li, Q. Zeng, "CPW-Fed Dual-Band MIMO Antenna Based on Harmonic Resonance With High Isolation," The 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, 2016.
  35. Z. Qin, Y. Liu, Z. Ding, Y. Gao and M. Elkashlan, "Physical Layer Security for 5G Non-orthogonal Multiple Access in Large-scale Networks", the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2016.
  36. Y. Gao, R. Ma, Q. Zhang and C. Parini, "UHF Antennas for Machine-to-Machine Communications and Internet of Things," The 10th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2016), 2016.
  37. Z. Qin, Y. Liu, Y. Gao, M. Elkashlan and A. Nallanathan, "Throughput Analysis for Compressive Spectrum Sensing with Wireless Power Transfer", in the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), San Diego, CA, Dec. 2015.
  38. W. Zhong, R. Yu, Y. Zhang, Y. Gao, and Stein Gjessing, "Adaptive Rate Control in Smart Grid Heterogeneous Communications Networks," The 15th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, Liverpool, UK, Oct. 2015. (Best paper)
  39. O. Holland, S. Ping, A. Aijaz, J. Chareau, P. Chawdhry, Y. Gao, Z. Qin, and H. Kokkinen, "To white space or not to white space: That is the trial within the ofcom TV white spaces pilot", in IEEE International Symposium on Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DYSPAN), Stockholm, Sweden, Sept. 2015.
  40. R. Ma, Y. Gao, Y. Wang and C.G. Parini, "Circular Co-Planar Inverted-F Antenna for UHF Machine-to-Machine Communications," The 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting in Vancouver, Canada, July 18-25, 2015.
  41. Q. Zhang, Y. Gao and C. G. Parini, "Miniaturized UHF Antenna Using a Magneto-dielectric Superstrate for M2M Communications,"The 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting in Vancouver, Canada, July 18-25, 2015.
  42. S. Alkaraki, Z. Hu and Y. Gao, "High Gain and Steerable Bull's Eye Millimetre Wave Antenna,"The 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting in Vancouver, Canada, July 18-25, 2015.
  43. S. Alkaraki, Y. Gao and C. G. Parini, "Small and High Gain Millimetre Wave Corrugated Grooves Antenna,"The 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting in Vancouver, Canada, July 18-25, 2015.
  44. Y. Ma, Y. Gao and C. G. Parini, "Sub-Nyquist Rate Wideband Spectrum Sensing over TV white space for M2M Communications," the IEEE WoWMoM, Boston, USA, June 2015.
  45. N. Wang, Y. Gao and B. Evans, "Database-augmented Spectrum Sensing Algorithm for Cognitive Radio," the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2015.
  46. P. Zhang, X. Zhang, Y. Zhang, Y. Gao, Z. Zhang and W. Wang, "Physical Layer Security in Cognitive Relay Networks with Multiple Antennas," the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2015.
  47. O. Holland, Y. Gao, et al., "Some Initial Results and Observations from a Series of Trials within the Ofcom TV White Spaces Pilot," IEEE VTC 2015-Spring, Glasgow, UK, May 2015.
  48. Z. Qin, L. Wei, Y. Gao and C. G. Clive, "Compressive Spectrum Sensing Augmented by Geo-location Database," International Workshop on Smart Spectrum at IEEE Wireless Communication and Networking Conference (WCNC), New Orleans, USA, 9 March 2015.
  49. R. Ma, Y. Gao, L. Cuthbert and C. G. Parini, "Dual-polarized Turning Torso Antenna Array for Massive MIMO Systems," The 9th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2015), 2015.
  50. Z. Qin, Y. Gao, M. Plumbley, and C. Parini, "Efficient compressive spectrum sensing algorithm for M2M devices," in IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP) Symposium on Cognitive Radios and Networks, pp.1170–1174, Atlanta, December 2014. [PDF]
  51. X. Zhang, Z. Qin and Y. Gao, "Dynamic Adjustment of Sparsity Upper Bound in Wideband Compressive Spectrum Sensing," the IEEE Global Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP) Symposium on Cognitive Radios and Networks, pp.1382-1386, December 2014. [PDF]
  52. A. Li, Y. Liu, L. Cuthbert, Y. GAO and Yapeng Wang, "Optimizing Radio Resources for Heterogeneous QoS-aware OFDMA Networks using Semi-smart Antennas," the IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems (ICCS), November 2014. [PDF]
  53. N. Wang, Y. Gao and L. Cuthbert "Spectrum Sensing Using Adaptive Threshold based Energy Detection for OFDM Signals," the IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems (ICCS), November 2014. [PDF]
  54. O. Holland, N. Sastry, S. Ping, R. Knopp, F. Kaltenberger, D. Nussbaum, J. Hallio, M. Jakobsson, J. Auranen, R. Ekman, J. Paavola, A. Kivinen, N. Tran, K. Ishizu, H. Harada, P. Chawdhry, J Chareau, J. Bishop, M. Bavaro, E. Anguili, Y. Gao, R. Dionisio, P. Marques, H. Kokkinen, and O. Luukkonen, "A series of trials in the UK as part of the Ofcom TV white spaces pilot," Cognitive Cellular Systems (CCS), 2014 1st International Workshop on , vol., no., pp.1,5, 2-4 Sept. 2014. [PDF]
  55. Q. Zhang, Z. Chen, Y. Gao, C. Parini and Z. Ying, “Miniaturized Antenna Array with Co2Z Hexaferrite Substrate for Massive MIMO”, The 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and the 2014 USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Memphis, TN, USA, July 6-12, 2014.[PDF]
  56. R. Ma, Y. Gao, L. Cuthbert and Q. Zeng “Antipodal Linearly Tapered Slot Antenna Array for Millimeter-wave Base Station in Massive MIMO Systems”, The 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and the 2014 USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Memphis, TN, USA, July 6-12, 2014. [PDF]
  57. J. Hu, X. Zhang and Y. Gao, "Multichannel Joint Rate and Admission Control Mechanism in Vehicular Area Networks," The International Conference on Computing, Management and Telecommunications (ComManTel) , vol., no., pp.111,115, 27-29 April 2014. [PDF]
  58. Z. Qin, Y. Gao, M. Plumbley, C. Parini and L. Cuthbert, "Low-rank Matrix Completion based Malicious User Detection in Cooperative Spectrum Sensing," the IEEE GlobalSIP Symposium on Software Defined and Cognitive Radios 2013. [PDF]
  59. F. Peng, Y. Gao and L. Cuthbert, "Power Efficient Resource Allocation Algorithm based on Sequential Quadratic Programming in Dense Femtocell Deployment," IET Intelligent Signal Processing Conference, 2-3 December 2013. [PDF]
  60. Y. Ma, Y. Gao, X. Zhang, and L. Cuthbert, "Optimization of Collaborating Secondary Users in a Cooperative Sensing under Noise Uncertainty," IEEE 24th International Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 8-11 Sept. 2013. [PDF]
  61. O. Falade, Y. Gao, X. Chen and C. Parini, “Compact Slotted Ground Plane Circularly Polarized Antenna for Mobile Communication Applications,” The 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting in Orlando, Florida, USA, July 7-12, 2013.[PDF]
  62. F. Peng, N. Wang, Y. Gao, L. Cuthbert and X. Zhang,  “Geo-location Database based TV White Space for Interference Mitigation in LTE Femtocell Networks,” The Fourteenth International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks, IEEE WoWMoM 2013, 4-7 June 2013, Madrid, Spain. [PDF]
  63. N. Wang and Y. Gao, “Optimal Threshold of Welch's Periodogram for Sensing OFDM Signals at Low SNR Levels,” European Wireless 2013,  16 – 18 April, 2013, Guildford, UK. [PDF]
  64. X. Zhang, Y. Gao, Z. Yan, X. Jiang, F. Peng, L. G. Cuthbert and W. Wang, “Cognitive and Cooperative Communications in Wireless Heterogeneous Networks (HetNet): Current Status and Technical Perspectives,” 2012 IEEE International Conference on Wireless Information Technology and Systems, Nov. 2012.[PDF]
  65. F. Peng, Y. Gao and L. Cuthbert, "Reviews on cognitive access to TV White Space," Communications and Networking in China (CHINACOM), 7th International ICST Conference on , vol., no., pp.727-732, 8-10 August 2012. [PDF]
  66. N. Wang, Y. Gao, Y. Chen; E. Bodanese and L. Cuthbert, "Performance evaluation of power control algorithm for TV White Space resource in UK," Communications and Networking in China (CHINACOM), 7th International ICST Conference on , vol., no., pp.733-736, 8-10 August 2012.[PDF]
  67. O. Falade, M. Ur Rehman, Y. Gao, X. Chen, and C. Parini, “Stacked Patch Circular Polarized Antenna for GPS/Galileo Receiver Applications,” European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, 2012. [PDF]
  68. Z. Qin, N. Wang, Y. Gao and L. G. Cuthbert, “Adaptive Threshold for Energy Detector Based on Discrete Wavelet Packet Transform”, Wireless Technology Symposium, 18-21 April 2012, London, UK. (Best Paper award) [PDF]
  69. X. Zhang, J. Xiao, Y. Gao, and W. Wang, “Channel and Traffic Status Aware Relay Selection and Traffic Queue Analysis in Wireless User-Relaying Networks”, Wireless Technology Symposium, 18-21 April 2012, London, UK. [PDF]
  70. N. Wang, Y. Gao, K. K. Chai, Y. Chen, E. Bodanese, L.G. Cuthbert, “A Power Control Algorithm for TV White Space Cognitive Radio System”, 2011 IET International Conference on Communication Technology and Application, ICCTA2011, Beijing, 14‐16 Oct 2011.
  71. F. Peng, Y. Gao, Y. Chen, K. K. Chai, L.G. Cuthbert, “Using TV White Space for Interference Mitigation in LTE Femtocell Networks”, 2011 IET International Conference on Communication Technology and Application, ICCTA, Beijing, 14‐16 Oct 2011.
  72. F. Peng, Y. Gao, Y. Chen and L. Cuthbert, “Using TV White Space for Femtocell Aided Future Mobile Network”,  Annual International Conference on  Infocomm Technologies in Competitive Strategies and Green Information Technology, Singapore, 25-26 October 2010.
  73. N. Wang,  Y. Gao and L. Cuthbert, “Modelling of spectrum sensing for cognitive radio based on the geo-location method”,  The IET Seminar on Cognitive Radio Communications, London, UK 23rd July 2010.
  74. Y. Gao, O. P. Falade, M. Ur Rehman, S. Wang, X. Chen and C. G. Parini , “Study of Miniaturized Circular Patch Diversity Antenna for Mobile Terminals”, 4th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, 12-16 April 2010 in Barcelona, Spain.
  75. M. Ur Rehman, Y. Gao, X. Chen, C. G. Parini and Z. Ying, “Impacts of Human Body on Mobile Terminal GPS Antenna Performance in Multipath Environment”, 4th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation – 12-16 April 2010 in Barcelona, Spain.
  76. M. Ur Rehman; Y. Gao;  X. Chen; C.G. Parini and Z. Ying, “Mobile terminal GPS antennas in multipath environment and effects of human body presence”, Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference (LAPC), November 2009.
  77. M. Ur Rehman, Y. Gao, X. Chen and C. Parini, “Dual-element Diversity Antenna for Galileo/GPS Receivers”,the 13th International Association of Institutes of Navigation - IAIN in Stockholm, Sweden, October 27-30, 2009.
  78. M. Ur Rehman, Y. Gao, X. Chen, C.G. Parini, and Z. Ying, “Performance Evaluation of GPS Antennas in Mobile Terminals and Characterization of Environmental Effects”, The 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and the 2009 USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina, USA, June 1-5, 2009.
  79. M. Ur Rehman, Y. Gao, X. Chen, C. Parini, Z. Ying, “Characterisation Of System Performance Of GPS Antennas In Mobile Terminals Including Environmental Effects”, 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation - in Berlin, Germany, 23-27 March 2009.
  80. I. Shoaib, Y. Gao, Z. Ying, K. Ishimiya, X. Chen, “Performance Evaluation of the 802.11n Compact MIMO DRA in an Indoor Environment”, 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation - in Berlin, Germany, 23-27 March 2009.
  81. M. Ur Rehman; Y. Gao;  X. Chen; C.G. Parini and Z. Ying, “Analysis of GPS antenna performance in a multipath environment”, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium (AP-S), July 2008.
  82. Y. Gao, X. Chen and C. Parini, “Study of Diversity Antennas for Galileo/GPS Receivers”, the European Navigation Conference (ENC-GNSS 08), Toulouse, France, April 23-25, 2008.
  83. L. Guo, S. Wang, Y. Gao,  X. Chen and C. G. Parini, “Miniaturisation of Printed Disc UWB Monopoles,” 2008 IEEE International Workshop on Antenna Technology: Small & Smart Antennas Metamaterials and Applications, Chiba, Japan, March 2008.
  84. M. Ur Rehman; Y. Gao,  X. Chen, C.G. Parini, Z. Ying, T. Bolin and J.W. Zweers,  “On-body bluetooth link budget: Effects of surrounding objects and role of surface waves”, Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference (LAPC), March 2008.
  85. M. Ur Rehman, Y. Gao, X. Chen, C. G. Parini, Z. Ying, “Effects of human body interference on the performance of a GPS antenna,” the second European Conference on Antennas & Propagation (EuCap), 11-16 November 2007, Edinburgh, UK.
  86. Y. Gao, X. Chen, Z. Ying and C. G. Parini, “Further Investigation of a Dual-Element Diversity PIFA for MIMO Applications at 2.5 GHz Band,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (AP-S), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA  June, 2007.
  87. R. Kariyawasam, Y. Gao, C. C. Chiau, X. Chen and C. G. Parini, “Dielectric Loaded Folded Half Loop Antenna for DVB-H Terminals,” 2007 IEEE International Workshop on Antenna Technology: Small & Smart Antennas Metamaterials and Applications, Cambridge, UK, March 2007.
  88. Y. Gao, C. C. Chiau, X. Chen and C. G. Parini, “Design of Diversity Antenna Array for Galileo/GPS Receivers,” European Conference on Antennas & Propagation (EuCAP), Nice, France, Nov. 2006.
  89. Y. Gao, X. Chen, C. G. Parini and Z. Ying, “Study of a Dual-element PIFA Array for MIMO Terminals,” IEEE International Symposium on Antenna and Propagation (IEEE AP-S) and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Albuquerque, USA, July 2006.
  90. Y. Gao, C. C. Chiau and X. Chen, “Design of a Folded Half-loop Antenna for Handheld DVB-H Terminals,” IET event on The RF for DVB-H / DMB Mobile Broadcast: Handset and Infrastructure Challenges, June 2006.
  91. Y. Gao, X. Chen and C.G. Parini, “Study of a Miniature PIFA,” Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC), China, December 2005.
  92. Y. Gao, C. C. Chiau, X. Chen and C. G. Parini, “A Modified PIFA with a Small Ground Plane,” IEEE International Symposium on Antenna and Propagation (IEEE AP-S) and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Washington D.C., USA, July 2005.
  93. Y. Gao, C. C. Chiau, X. Chen and C. G. Parini, “A Compact Dual-Element PIFA Array for MIMO Terminals,” Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference, UK, April 2005.
  94. C. C. Chiau, Y. Gao, X. Chen and C. G. Parini, “Evaluation of Indoor MIMO Channel Capacity with a Realistic Four-element Diversity Antenna Array on a PDA Terminal,” IEEE International Workshop on Antenna Technology: Small Antennas and Novel Metamaterials, Singapore, March 2005.
  95. Y. Gao, X. Chen and C. G. Parini, “Experimental Evaluation of Indoor MIMO Channel Capacity Based on Ray Tracing,” London Communication Symposium, University College London, pp. 189-192, September 2004.