Yi Yuan (袁毅), Student Member IEEE, IET

PhD student, Advanced Wireless Technologies (AWiTec) Lab

Institute of Sensors, Signals and Systems

Joint Research Institute for Signal and Image Processing

Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
School of Engineering & Physical Sciences
Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh EH14 4AS, UK

Office: EM 1.3
Phone: +44-131-451 3321
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Biography | Research  | Awards | Publications



Yi Yuan received his Bachelor degree in Electronics Engineering from Tianjin University of Technology, Tianjin, China, in 2006 and MSc degree with distinction in Mobile Communications from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK in 2009.  From 2007 to 2008, he studied English Language Foundation and British History in Telford College. Since January 2010 he has been a PhD student at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, under the supervision of Prof. Cheng-Xiang Wang, Heriot-Watt University and Dr. Dave Laurenson, University of Edinburgh.




l  Research Project:

--   Realistic Geometry-Based Stochastic Channel Models for Advanced Wireless MIMO Systems

l  Research Interest:

--   Wireless channel modelling and simulation

--   Mobile-to-mobile communications

--   MIMO systems




l  1st Year Postgraduate Research Prize, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Oct. 2010, UK.

l  Second Prize in China Undergraduate Mathematical Modeling Contest, 2004, China.

l  Scholarships in Tianjin University of Technology, Tianjin, 2002-2006, China.




·         Refereed Journal Papers:

[1]     Y. Yuan, C.-X. Wang, X. Cheng, B. Ai, and D. I. Laurenson, “Novel 3D geometry-based stochastic models for non-isotropic MIMO vehicle-to-vehicle channels”, IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., vol. 14, no. 1, Jan. 2014.


·         Refereed Conference Papers:

[1]     Yi Yuan, Xiang Cheng, Cheng-Xiang Wang, David I. Laurenson, Xiaohu Ge, and Feng Zhao, “Space time correlation properties of a three-dimensional two-sphere model for non-isotropic MIMO mobile-to-mobile channels,” IEEE Globe Communications Conference, GLOBECOM 2010, Miami, USA, 6 – 10 Dec. 2010.

[2]     Xiang Cheng, Cheng-Xiang Wang, Yi Yuan, David I. Laurenson, and Xiaohu Ge, “A novel three-dimensional regular-shaped geometry-based stochastic model for MIMO mobile-to-mobile Ricean fading channels,” IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC2010-Fall, Ottawa, Canada, 6 – 9 Sep. 2010 (invited paper).

[3]     Qi Yao, Yi Yuan, Ammar Ghazal, Cheng-Xiang Wang, Longyuan Luan, and Xiaofeng Lu, “Comparison of the statistical properties of the LTE-A and IMT-A channel models,” IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC 2012, Paris, France, 1 – 4 Apr. 2012.





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