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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

Now hiring: Senior Research Associate in RF Cyber

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 areas: ML/AI in … 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

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 more and apply

SWAN Research Team Spotlight: Sarmad Ozan (PhD Student)

Celebrating the first full year of the SWAN Prosperity Partnership, 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 Partnership. In the latest blog in this series, we asked Sarmad Ozan, an EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training … Read more

SWAN’s Initial RF Penetration Test-Bed

SWAN’s postdoctoral researchers, with valuable input from our industrial partners, have built their first Radio Frequency (RF) penetration test-bed (pen-test facility) using LoRa as the candidate air interface technology. A pair of SODAQ explorer evaluation modules populated with the RN2483 LoRaWAN transceiver and stack have been deployed in a pair of Tescom TC-5916A RF screened … Read more

SWAN Research Team Spotlight: Dr Vaia Kalokidou (Senior Research Associate)

To celebrate the first full year of the SWAN Prosperity Partnership, this spotlight blog series will be taking a deeper dive into the recent work of our postdoctoral researchers, our aligned PhD students, and research team members from across the Partnership. Next in this series, we spoke SWAN Senior Research Associate, Dr Vaia Kalokidou, about her work … Read more

NSTIx Cyber Pipe-cleaning Project: a precursor to SWAN’s work on LoRa

By 2050, more than 60% of the world’s population is expected to live in urban areas1, making significant use of networked smart sensors through the Internet of Things (IoT). However, interconnectivity of data, sensors and networks, will introduce cyber vulnerabilities. Through the National Security Technology & Innovation Exchange (NSTIx), a small consortium based project was … Read more

SWAN Research Team Spotlight: Simon Wilson (PhD Student)

The SWAN Prosperity Partnership has just completed the first full year of the project’s 5-year lifespan. To celebrate this, we are going to be taking the opportunity to highlight members of our research team, both in the University of Bristol, and within our partner institutions. This new blog series will take a deeper dive into … Read more