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Research interests


  • Wireless channel modelling and simulation
  • Green (energy efficient) communications
  • Cognitive radio networks
  • Vehicular communication networks
  • Massive MIMO
  • 5G wireless communications



Cheng-Xiang Wang received the PhD degree in Wireless Communications from Aalborg University, Denmark, in 2004.


He has been with Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK since 2005, and became a Professor in Wireless Communications in 2011. He is also a Chair Professor of Shandong University, and a Guest Professor of Southeast University, China. He was a Research Fellow at the University of Agder, Norway, from 2001-2005, a Visiting Researcher at Siemens AG-Mobile Phones, Munich, Germany, in 2004, and a Research Assistant at Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg, Germany, from 2000-2001. His current research interests include wireless channel modelling and 5G wireless communications. He has edited 1 book and published 1 book chapter and about 190 journal/conference papers.

Roles & Responsibilities

Prof. Wang has served as an Editor/Guest Editor for 11 international journals, including IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON VEHICULAR TECHNOLOGY (since 2011), IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS (2007--2009), and IEEE JOURNAL ON SELECTED AREAS IN COMMUNICATIONS. He has served as a TPC Chair/Member and General Chair for over 70 international conferences. He received the Best Paper Awards from IEEE Globecom 2010, IEEE ICCT 2011, ITST 2012, and IEEE VTC 2013-Fall. He is a Fellow of the IET and a Senior Member of the IEEE.


  • TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
  • Wireless Communications
  • Inofrmation & Communication Technology

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Research Output 2006 2018

Energy Efficient Adaptive Transmissions in Integrated Satellite-Terrestrial Networks with ser Constraints

Ruan, Y., Li, Y., Wang, C-X. & Zhang, R. 1 Jan 2018 In : IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. 17, 1, p. 210-222 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy efficiency
Symbol error rate
Satellite communication
Spectral efficiency

3D non-stationary wideband circular tunnel channel models for high-speed train wireless communication systems

Liu, Y., Wang, C-X., Lopez, C. & Ge, X. Aug 2017 In : Science China Information Sciences. 60, 8, 082304

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stochastic models
Power spectrum

60-GHz Millimeter-Wave Channel Measurements and Modeling for Indoor Office Environments

Wu, X., Wang, C-X., Sun, J., Huang, J., Feng, R., Yang, Y. & Ge, X. Apr 2017 In : IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. 65, 4, p. 1912-1924 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Millimeter waves
Clustering algorithms
Communication systems

A 3D geometry-based stochastic channel model for UAV-MIMO channels

Zeng, L., Cheng, X., Wang, C-X. & Yin, X. 11 May 2017 2017 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC). IEEE, 7925794. (IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Stochastic models
HIgh speed networks
MIMO systems

A 3-D Non-stationary wideband MIMO channel model allowing for velocity variations of the mobile station

Bian, J., Wang, C-X., Zhang, M., Ge, X. & Gao, X. 31 Jul 2017 2017 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC). IEEE, 7996406. (IEEE International Conference on Communications)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Power spectral density