Zengmao Chen, Student Member IEEE

PhD student, Advanced Wireless Technologies(AWiTec) Lab

Signal and Image Processing Group

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 1.4
Phone: +44-131-451 4177
Fax:     +44-131-451 4155

Biography | Research  | Awards | Publications



Zengmao Chen received his BEng degree in Electronics Information Engineering from Nanjing University of Posts & Telecommunications (NUPT), Nanjing, P. R. China in 2003 and MSc degree in Communications and Information Systems from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), Beijing, P. R. China in 2006. From 2006 to 2007, he worked as a Research & Design Engineer in Freescale Semiconductor (China) Ltd. Since November 2007 he has been a PhD student at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, under the supervision of Dr. Cheng-Xiang Wang, Heriot-Watt University, Dr. John Thompson, University of Edinburgh and Dr. Sergiy Vorobyov, University of Alberta.




Research Interests:


• Cognitive radio, cooperative communications

• Wireless communications and navigation for automobiles

• Multimedia communications

• Complicated System on Chip (SoC) design and verification

• Automotive IC and applications on Telematics, multimedia and infortainment for transport systems




        1st Year Postgraduate Research Prize, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University, 2008, UK

        • Graduate with honour of NUPT (Top 1%), Ranked 4th out of 276 according to 4-year overall performance, 2003, China

        • Merit student of NUPT for 3 consecutive years (Top 5%), 2000 ~ 2002, China

        • Very Best Student Scholarship (Top 1%), 2001 ~ 2002, China

        • Fujitsu Scholarship (Top 5%), 2000, China

        • Bank of China Prize, for the excellent performance in National University Entrance Exam, ranked as top out of all candidates in Ningjin county (population of 800,000), 1999, China




Journal papers:


 Z. Chen, C.-X. Wang, X. Hong, J. Thompson, S. A. Vorobyov, X. Ge, H. Xiao, and F. Zhao, “Aggregate interference modeling in cognitive radio networks with power and contention control”, accepted by IEEE Trans. Commun..


 X. Hong, Z. Chen, C.-X. Wang, and S. A. Vorobyov, “Interference cancellation for cognitive radio networks”, IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 76-84, Nov. 2009.


 Z. Chen, C.-X. Wang, X. Hong, J. Thompson, S. A. Vorobyov, F. Zhao, H. Xiao, and X. Ge, “Interference cancellation for cognitive radio MIMO systems based on practical precoding”, submitted to IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol..


 Z. Chen, S. Vorobyov, C.-X. Wang, and J. Thompson, “Pareto region characterization for rate control in multi-user systems and Nash bargain,” submitted to IEEE Trans. Automat. Contr..


Conference papers:


 Z. Chen, C.-X. Wang, X. Hong, J. Thompson ,and S. A. Vorobyov, “Cross-layer interference mitigation for MIMO cognitive radio systems”, accepted by IEEE ICC 2011, Kyoto, Japan, June 2011.


 Z. Chen, C.-X. Wang, X. Hong, J. S. Thompson, S. A. Vorobyov, and X. Ge, “Interference modeling for cognitive radio networks with power and contention control,” in Proc.  IEEE WCNC 2010, Sydney, Australia,  Apr. 2010.


 Z. Chen, S. A. Vorobyov, C.-X. Wang, and J. S. Thompson, “Nash bargaining over MIMO interference systems,” in Proc. IEEE ICC 2009, Dresden, Germany,  June 2009.





 A. Cai, F. Su, C. Qiu, Z. Chen, D. Zhao “Fingerprint coarse comparison method and apparatus suitable for hardware acceleration,” Patent, Publication number: CN1862562, Nov. 2006.


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