Dr. Huan X. Nguyen (M’06–SM’15) received the B.Sc. degree with the Hanoi University of Science an d Technology, Vietnam, in 2000, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia, from 2003 to 2006. He has since been with several universities in the U.K (Research Officer at Swansea University during 2007-2008 and Lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University, 2008- 2010). He is currently an Associate Professor of Communication Networks at the Faculty of Science and Technology, Middlesex University, London, U.K. His research interests include PHY security, energy harvesting, MIMO techniques, communications for critical applications, network coding, relay communication, cognitive radio, and multi-carrier systems. He has published more than 90 research papers, mainly in the IEEE journals and conferences. He received a grant from the Newton Fund/British Council Institutional Links program (2016-2018) for Disaster Communication and Management Systems using 5G Networks. He was the co-chair of the 2017 International Workshop on 5G Networks for Public Safety and Disaster Management (IWNPD 2017). Prof. Nguyen is a Senior Member of the IEEE. He is currently serving as the Editor of the KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems. (Further Details)


Dr. Ramona Trestian joined the School of Science and Technology at Middlesex University in August 2013 where she currently is a Senior Lecturer in Computing and Communications Engineering. She was previously an IBM-IRCSET Exascale Postdoctoral Researcher with the Performance Engineering Laboratory (PEL) at Dublin City University (DCU), Ireland since December 2011. The position was in collaboration with IBM Research and Development department located in Dublin. In March 2012 she was successfully awarded the PhD from Dublin City University, Ireland. (Further Details)

Dr. Tuan Anh Le received his B.Eng. and M.Sc. degrees both in electronics and telecommunications from Hanoi University of Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam, in 2002 and 2004, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in telecommunications research from King’s College London, The University of London, UK, in 2012. He was the recipient of the prestigious Ph.D. scholarship jointly awarded by the Virtual Center of Excellence in Mobile & Personal Communications (Mobile VCE) and the UK Government’s Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). (Further Details)


Purav Shah is a Senior Lecturer in the Design Engineering and Mathematics Department at Middlesex University London. Prior to that, he was an Associate Research Fellow at the University of Exeter on EU-FP6 PROTEM project on scanning probe-based memories from 2008 to 2010. His work included read channel design; noise modelling and signal processing for probe storage. He received his PhD in Communication and Electronics Engineering from University of Plymouth, UK, in 2008. He is also a UK HEA Fellow. He did his MSc in Personal and Mobile Radio Communications from Lancaster University, UK, in 2003 and his BEng degree in Electronics Engineering from Sardar Patel University, Gujarat, India, in 2002. (Further Details)

Dr Quoc-Tuan Vien received his BSc (Hons) degree from Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam, in 2005; his MSc degree from Kyung Hee University, South Korea, in 2009; and his PhD degree from Glasgow Caledonian University, UK, in 2012, all in telecommunications. From 2005 to 2007, he was with Fujikura Fiber Optics Vietnam Company, Binh Duong, Vietnam, as a Production-System Engineer. From 2010 to 2012, he worked as a Research and Teaching Assistant with the School of Engineering and Built Environment, Glasgow Caledonian University. In Spring 2013, he worked as Postdoctoral Research Assistant with the School of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK. In June 2013, he joined Middlesex University, London, UK, as a Lecturer in Computing and Communications Engineering, where he is currently a Senior Lecturer with the Faculty of Science and Technology. (Further Details)

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