Contact Dr Taufiq Asyhari

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Dr Taufiq Asyhari is a Lecturer in Networks and Communications in the Centre for Electronic Warfare, Information and Cyber, Cranfield University, UK since February 2017. Previously, he held positions at the University of Bradford (School of EECS), National Chiao Tung University (MIRC and Department of ECE), and Bell Laboratories - Alcatel-Lucent, Germany. He also held visiting appointments at the University of Stuttgart--Institute of Telecommunications and National Chiao Tung University--Information Theory Lab. He spent his doctoral study at the University of Cambridge, UK where he was affiliated to Trinity Hall, and received the PhD degree in Information Theory in 2012.

Dr Asyhari is an Associate Editor of IEEE Access and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), UK. He has published over 15 research articles in top-tier IEEE journals and conferences. His research work received the Best Paper Award at the 2014 International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS) jointly awarded by IEEE, EURASIP and CTTC. He has served as Technical Programme Committee and Session Chair in a number of international conferences, and has been frequently invited to review articles in leading journals and conferences. He has also given talks on his research (keynote speech, Guest lecture, Invited seminars) in various institutions worldwide. 

Current activities

Research Interests

My research interests are in the area of information theory, communication and coding theory, and signal processing techniques with applications to wireless and nano molecular networks. My current research encompasses the following topics:

  • MIMO wireless communications
  • Nano-molecular communications, error-correcting codes and capacity analysis
  • Communication techniques for Internet-of-Things (IoT)
  • Channel modelling and estimation for mobile wireless networks
  • Throughput-reliability-security trade-offs in wireless networks
  • Information theory for Big Data and its applications 

Research Team

Current members: 

  • E. Chuku (PhD, University of Bradford): Performance-security trade-off in cognitive radio networks
  • B. Modu (PhD, University of Bradford): Analytical modelling and data analytics for malaria transmission

Alumni: O. Al-Hosni (MSc), H. Elayeb (MSc)

PhD Opportunities

I am always looking for motivated students with strong background in one or more of the following areas: mathematics, communications, networks, programming and simulation. If you are interested in doing PhD with me in the topics of my research interests, please send me an e-mail with your CV. 


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