Wireless Communications Research Group
The general focus of our research is on the Physical Layer of wireless communication with the aim of improving the spectral efficiency of multiuser systems. For a list of topics currently investigated, see Research Areas
Recent Visiting PhD Students:
- Zhixue Hu, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), China (December 2016)
- Tang Pan, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), China (December 2016)
- Yawei Yu, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), China (Feb 2016 - Feb 2017)
- Ján Pastirčák, Technical University of Košice, Slovakia (Dec 2014 - Nov 2015)
Alumni (Former Graduate Students)
PhD Scholarships are available for a number of research projects in Physical Layer wireless communications with the Communications Research Group at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Successful applicants will work as part of an active research team, publish in leading journals and conferences and collaborate internationally.
The available research topics fall within the general area of 5G wireless systems, including
- modelling performance of analysis of 5G wireless communication systems
- receiver and transmitter algorithms for Massive MIMO/mmWave systems
- channel modelling for mmWave systems
Applicants should hold a research Masters degree in Mathematics or Electrical Engineering. Strong background in mathematics and statistics is essential. A GPA of 8/9 is required.
Three year PhD scholarships provide an annual tax-free stipend of NZD 23,000 in addition to covering the cost of university fees. Note that conference travel funding is also available.
Prospective applicants should one of the faculty members listed below with the following information
- Curriculum Vitae (explicitly state your GPA)
- Copies of (University) Academic Transcripts
- Sample of your academic writing (e.g. conference/journal publication)
For more detail on the application process, please see here