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News in 2012

IEEE Signal Processing Society Lecture - Compressive Sensing and Sparse Modulations

2 July 2012

Dr Robert Piechocki of the Communication Systems & Networks Group in the Centre for Communications Research (CCR) at the University of Bristol gave an invited IEEE Signal Processing Society Lecture to The Centre for Advanced Systems and Technologies in Communications (SYTACom) on the 20th June 2012.

Vienna and Bristol undertake collaborative research on Near-Field MIMO

4 May 2012

At the COST IC1004 meeting held in Lyon (3rd to 4th May 2012) a collaborative research activity under taken by members of the Communication Systems & Networks Group was presented to an international audience of industrialists and academics.

Radio propagation research helps to deliver green smart environments

24 April 2012

Researchers from the Communication Systems & Networks (CSN) Group at the University of Bristol recently presented their work on radiowave propagation for Green Smart Environments at the Barcelona COST IC1004 Action meeting (Feb 2012). This forum addresses research issues in the field of cooperative radio communications to make our society cleaner, safer, and more energy efficient.

Electrical engineers develop LED ‘Magic Wands’

17 April 2012

Engineers from the University of Bristol have developed illuminating ‘magic wands’ that work by picking up radio signals from mobile devices. The wands, to be showcased on BBC’s Bang Goes the Theory [16 April], visualise how radio waves bounce around a city.

IET Smart Grids and Smart Metering Lecture

19 January 2012

Dr Dritan Kaleshi will be giving a IET Bristol Local Network lecture on the 6th February 2012 at 18:00hrs.  In the lecture he discusses how the proposed UK Smart Metering system will support active energy management to help make the way we use energy become more efficient, and explore how the system might interact with a Smart Grid.