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firefox-gray Editor, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
Editor, IEEE Wireless Communication Letters
Editor, China Communications
IEEE Distinguished Lecturer of Vehicular Technology Society
Secretary of the IEEE Technical Committee on Cognitive Networks (TCCN)
Director of the Whitespace Machine Communications (WMC) Lab

Yue Gao (known as Frank) is a Reader in Antennas and Signal Processing, and Director of Whitespace Machine Communication (WMC) Lab in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). He worked as Research Assistant, Lecturer (Assistant Professor) and Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at QMUL after his PhD degrees from QMUL in 2007. He is currently leading a team developing theoretical research into practice in the interdisciplinary area among smart antennas, signal processing, spectrum sharing and internet of things (IoT) applications. He has published over 120 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers, 2 patents, and 2 book chapters. He is a co-recipient of the EU Horizon Prize Award on Collaborative Spectrum Sharing in 2016, and Research Performance Award from Faulty of Science and Engineering at QMUL in 2017. He is an Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Wireless Communication Letter and China Communications. He is serving as Cognitive Radio Symposium Co-Chair of the IEEE GLOBECOM 2017. He has served as the Signal Processing for Communications Symposium Co-Chair for IEEE ICCC 2016, Publicity Co-Chair for IEEE GLOBECOM 2016, and General Chair of the IEEE WoWMoM and iWEM 2017. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, a Secretary of the IEEE Technical Committee on Cognitive Networks, and an IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Distinguished Lecturer. [CV in PDF]


I am always looking for outstanding and self-motivated PhD students. More information on the application process and funding opportunities is available here.

[August 2016] Recruiting Postdoctoral Research Assistant - Salary: £32,052 to £35,672 per annum (Grade 4), Closing date: 18-Sep-2016. Applications are invited for a one-year Postdoctoral Research Assistant position on wideband antenna array design, with a particular focus on mobile base station antenna arrays. The research work is part of project funded by a leading telecommunications company. [Job profile] [Apply online]

[July 2016] The PhD thesis entitled "Compressive Sensing Over TV White Space in Wideband Cognitive Radio" is available to be downloaded here.

[April 2016] A poster of our recent research work on TV White Space, Compressive Sensing and Internet of Things (IoT) can be downloaded here.

[October 2015] PhD student scholarship in MIMO antennas. Applications are invited for a full PhD Studentship starting in January 2015 to undertake research in the emerging field of MIMO (multiple-input and multiple-output) antenna design for 5G wireless systems using Characteristic Modes Analysis (CMA) ......Read more

[September 2015] Call for Papers - 2nd International Workshop on Smart Spectrum (IWSS) in conjunction with IEEE WCNC 2016 in Doha, Qatar, 03 April 2016.

[September 2015] Call for Papers - Special issue "Advanced MIMO Techniques in the Heterogeneous Networks 2016" on International Journal of Antennas and Propagation. The submisison deadline is 19 February 2016.

[August 2015] My review on "Efficient spectrum sensing with minimum transmission delay in cognitive radio networks" has been published on the ACM Computing Reviews. [more info]

[July 2015] A presentation on "Massive MIMO Antenna Array Design and Challenges" has been published in the "Multimedia" section of our FERMAT, 2016 Vol17.

[April 2015] My review on "A hybrid spectrum sensing method for cognitive sensor networks" has been published on the ACM Computing Reviews. [more info]