• EH14 4AS

    United Kingdom

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PhD projects

6G communication technologies, machine learning, intelligent reflecting surface, physical layer security.

20082020

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Personal profile

Research interests

His research interests are in signal processing for wireless communicationswith a particular focus on

  • 6G communication technologies
  • Machine learning in communications
  • Intelligent reflecting surface for programmable radio environment
  • Physical-layer security
  • UAV communications
  • Low-latency communications
  • RF energy harvesting
  • Full-duplex communications
  • Interference exploitation and
  • Convex optimization methods.

Biography

Muhammad R. A. Khandaker (S’10-M’13) received his PhD degree in electrical and computer engineering from Curtin University, Australia, in 2013. He is now an Assistant Professor in the School of Engineering and Physical Sciencesat Heriot-Watt University. From July 2013 to June 2018, he worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineeringat University College London (UCL), United Kingdom.

Dr. Khandaker started his career as a Jr. Hardware Design Engineer for Visual Magic Corporation Limited (VMCL-BD) in November 2005. He joined as a Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IBAIS University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, in January 2006. In November 2007, he joined as a Lecturer in the Department of Information and Communication Technology of Mawlana Bhasani Science and Technology University, Bangladesh. Then he joined as a Lecturer in the Institute of Information Technology, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, in January 2008. He was awarded the Curtin International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (CIPRS) for his PhD studies in 2009. He also received the Best Paper Award at the 16th Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications, Auckland, New Zealand, 2010.

He regularly serves in the Technical Program Committees (TPCs) of top international conferences (including IEEE Globecom, IEEE ICC, IEEE VTCEUSIPCO, and IEEE ISSPIT). He is currently serving as an Associate Editor of EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking as well as the Lead Guest Editor of the special issue on Heterogeneous Cloud Radio Access Networks (H-CRANs) of the same journal. He also served as the Managing Guest Editor of a special issue on Self-Optimizing Cognitive Radio Technologies of the Elsevier journal Physical Communication.

Key Research Words/Phrases

  • 6G communication technologies
  • Machine learning in communications
  • Intelligent reflecting surface for programmable radio environment
  • Physical-layer security
  • UAV communications
  • Low-latency communications
  • RF energy harvesting
  • Full-duplex communications
  • Interference exploitation and
  • Convex optimization methods.

Roles & Responsibilities

Research and teaching, PhD supervision.

Research Group Contact Details

EM2.28 Earl Mountbatten Building
Institute of Sensors, Signals and Systems
School of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh, EH14 4AS
United Kingdom.

E-mail: m.khandaker@hw.ac.uk

Personal website: http://mkhandaker.hw.ac.uk

External positions

Editor, IEEE Communications Letters

Jan 2019 → …

Editor, IEEE Access

Oct 2018 → …

Editor, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking

Apr 2017 → …

Keywords

  • TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
  • Wireless Communications
  • machine learning in communications
  • 6G communication systems
  • intelligent reflecting surface
  • Physical layer security

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Research Output

A Speculative Study on 6G

Tariq, F., Khandaker, M., Wong, K-K., Imran, M. A., Bennis, M. & Debbah, M., Aug 2020, In : IEEE Wireless Communications. 27, 4, p. 118-125 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
  • UAV-Aided Jamming for Secure Ground Communication with Unknown Eavesdropper Location

    Nnamani, C. O., Khandaker, M. R. A. & Sellathurai, M., 2020, In : IEEE Access. 8, p. 72881-72892 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    2 Downloads (Pure)

    A Scalable Performance-Complexity Trade-off for Full Duplex Beamforming

    Kabir, M. T., Khandaker, M. R. A. & Masouros, C., 31 Oct 2019, 2019 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC). IEEE, 8885674. (Wireless Communications and Networking Conference).

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

    Open Access
    File
  • 6 Downloads (Pure)

    Autonomous spectrum sharing by well-designed games

    Ren, J., Wong, K-K. & Khandaker, M. R. A., 2019, Handbook of Cognitive Radio. Zhang, W. (ed.). Springer, Singapore, p. 449-499 51 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  • Deep neural network based resource allocation for V2X communications

    Gao, J., Khandaker, M. R. A., Tariq, F., Wong, K-K. & Khan, R. T., 7 Nov 2019, 2019 IEEE 90th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2019-Fall). IEEE, 8891446. (IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference).

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

    Open Access
    File
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
    8 Downloads (Pure)