SMART:2021 Future Networks Research Conference

22nd-24th September 2021  The Smart Internet Lab is delighted to invite you for a virtual, FREE Inaugural SMART:2021 Future Networks Research Conference. Together with our PhD students, staff and industrial experts from Samsung, BT, Vodafone, KETS, OneWeb, DigitalCatapult, IoT Security Foundation, InterDigital and GSMA we have a rich programme including: 5G and beyond End to end … Read more

Profiling reported SNR from LoRa sensors deployed in Bristol

In the Winter 2021 issue of the SWAN newsletter, we shared an article about a precursor project to SWAN’s work on LoRa, which was funded by the National Security Technology & Innovation Exchange (NSTIx). Building on the LoRa gateway deployments and sensors provided through this pipe-cleaning project, an initial measurement campaign has been conducted to … Read more

Developing methods of RF fingerprinting to improve the resilience of LoRaWAN networks

The ever-increasing use of low-power wireless sensor technology for sensing and monitoring applications, including use cases within critical infrastructure, identifies a need to make this technology robust against cyber-attacks. Within SWAN, we have adopted LoRaWAN, a proprietary low-power wide area technology developed for the Internet of Things (IoT), as a candidate technology for detailed evaluation … Read more

SWAN Research Team Spotlight: Jiteng Ma (PhD Student)

In the last blog in our ‘spotlight’ series, we spoke to Dr Gavin Watkins, Programme Leader at Toshiba Europe Limited, about his work co-supervising one of SWAN’s PhD students, Jiteng Ma. In speaking to Gavin, we explored how this kind of collaboration between academia and industry contributes to the process of knowledge exchange within the … Read more

Applications closed: Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in RF Cyber Security

***Applications now closed*** Applications are sought for the post of Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in RF Cyber Security within the Communication Systems and Networks (CSN) research group (part of the Smart Internet Lab). The successful applicant will join the UKRI Prosperity Partnership on Secure Wireless Agile Networks (SWAN), with specific skills in one or more of … Read more

SWAN Research Team Spotlight: Dr Gavin Watkins (Programme Leader, Toshiba Europe Limited)

As a partnership project, SWAN’s research programme is enriched by the knowledge and expertise of our industrial partners. In the next blog in our spotlight series, we spoke to Dr Gavin Watkins, Programme Leader at Toshiba Europe Limited, about his contributions to the SWAN project, taking a close look at some of the benefits that … Read more

Minister for Digital Infrastructure launches series of events focused on 6G research in the UK

Led by the University of Bristol’s Smart Internet Lab, the first of these 6G research workshops on 26th May focused on physical layer hardware technologies and architectures as well as new materials to enhance both spectrum and energy efficiency of next generation networks.   Matt Warman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department … Read more

Applications closed: Senior Research Associate in RF Cyber

***Applications now closed*** Applications are sought for the role of Senior Research Associate in RF Cyber Security within the Communication Systems and Networks (CSN) research group (part of the Smart Internet Lab). The successful applicant will join the UKRI Prosperity Partnership on Secure Wireless Agile Networks (SWAN), with specific skills in one or more of the following … Read more

SWAN Research Team Spotlight: Eyad Arabi (Senior Research Associate)

This spotlight blog series takes a deeper dive into the recent work of our Post-Doctoral Researchers, our aligned PhD students, and research team members from across the SWAN Prosperity Partnership. In the next blog in this series, we asked SWAN Senior Research Associate Dr Eyad Arabi a few questions about his work on frequency-agile amplifiers … Read more

PhD Opportunity: Two EPSRC funded 4-year PhD studentships in Secure Wireless Agile Networks (SWAN) now available

***Applications now closed*** PhD applications are sought for immediate start in the Communications Systems & Networks research group at the University of Bristol. The two available studentships will be funded through our EPSRC Prosperity Partnership in the field of Secure Wireless Agile Networks (SWAN).  The deadline for applications is Friday 21st May 2021. Find out … Read more