Mihai-Alin Badiu (PDRA)

Mihai received the Dipl.-Ing., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, in 2008, 2010 and 2012, respectively. He is currently a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in the Department of Engineering Science at Oxford and Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronic Systems at Aalborg University, Denmark. From 2016 to 2018 he held a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Danish Council for Independent Research. He had research visits to Aalborg University (2011), Aston University (2016-2017) and University of Oxford (2017-2018). His research interests are in the fields of wireless communications, random graphs, statistical inference and signal processing.

Ye Liu (PDRA)

Ye received the B. Eng. degree (Hons.) in electronic and communication engineering and the Ph.D. degree in electronic engineering from the City University of Hong Kong in 2009 and 2014, respectively. He was a Visiting Student at the Laboratory of Information, Networking and Communication Sciences, Paris, France. He was also an Intern at Nokia Bell Labs, France, and was a Post-Doctoral Research Associate with the Signal Processing and Networks Research Group at Loughborough University. He is currently a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant with the Department of Engineering Science at the University of Oxford. His research interests include index modulation, non-orthogonal multiple access, resource allocation, and network coding.

Shahriar Etemadi Tajbakhsh (PDRA)

Shahriar received the B. Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering (Communications) from Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran in 2006 and the M. Sc. degree in Information Technology Engineering (Computer and Communication Networks) from Sharif University of Technology (International Campus, Kish Island, Iran) in 2009. He finished his Ph. D. in Engineering at the Australian National University in 2014. Then he joined the University of New South Wales (at Canberra) and worked as a postdoctoral research associate for one year. He is currently a postdoctoral research assistant at the University of Oxford. His current research areas of interest include network coding, random graph models for wireless communication networks, delay tolerant networks, wireless heterogeneous networks and the impact of human mobility, social and spatio-temporal behaviour of wireless users on network performance.

Hachem Yassine (DPhil)

Hachem received his "Diplome d'Ingenieur" in Telecommunications from the Lebanese University (2012), and his MSc in Communication Networks and Signal Processing from the University of Bristol with distinction (2013). He is currently pursuing his DPhil in the Oxford Communications Research Group in the Department of Engineering Science under the supervision of Professor Coon, and in collaboration with Toshiba's Telecommunications Research Laboratory (TRL) in Bristol. His current research interests are modelling of NAND flash memory reliability, advanced error correcting codes for storage devices and high performance soft decision decoding.

Dene A. Hedges (DPhil)

Dene received his honours degree from the University of Bath in 1984 and has worked in industry for over three decades designing a variety of R.F. communication systems. He is currently pursuing a DPhil degree in the Department of Engineering Science at Oxford on a part-time basis. His current research interests include novel modulation schemes, stochastic networks and cognitive radio.

Jinchuan Tang (DPhil)

Jinchuan received his B.Eng in Electronic Information Engineering from Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2011. He then went on to work as an Assistant Engineer in Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. from 2011 to 2012. He obtained his MSc in Wireless Communication (Distinction) from the University of Southampton in early 2014. He was a former PhD student at Liverpool John Moores University in Electronic and Ultrasonic Engineering from 2014 to 2015. He is currently pursuing a DPhil degree under the supervision of Professor Justin P. Coon with the Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford. His current research interests include information theory, random geometric graphs and routing protocols for wireless networks.

Arta Cika (DPhil)

Arta received her Bachelor Degree (Graduated with Honours) in Telecommunications Engineering from Polytechnic of Turin (Italy) in 2009. She then received an MSc Degree (Graduated with Honours) in Telecommunications Engineering, in which she specialised in Wireless Systems and Transmission Technologies, in 2015, both from Polytechnic of Turin and Telecom ParisTech (Grande EĢcole-Paris, France). She participated in a Double Degree program between Polytechnic of Turin and Telecom ParisTech with one year of study at Polytechnic of Turin and one year of study at EURECOM Institute (Sophia Antipolis, France). From 2015 to 2016, she worked as an LTE Physical Layer Engineer in the R&D department at ERCOM, Marseille, France. She is currently pursuing a DPhil degree in the Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford. Her current research interests include information theory, spatial networks, stochastic geometry, random geometric graphs, graph entropy and wireless networks.

Sunghwan Cho (DPhil)

Sunghwan Cho studied as an undergraduate at Korea Military Academy in South Korea where he completed B.S. degrees (summa cum laude) in Electrical Engineering in 2007. He earned his MSc in telecommunications from Georgia Tech in 2011 under the direction of Professor Mary Ann Weitnauer. He is now a DPhil student in the Department of Engineering Science at the University of Oxford under the supervision of Professor Justin P. Coon, and also a captain of the Korean Army. His current research interests include physical layer security, stochastic geometry, and visible light communications.