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Bristol student reaches final of the 2016 IET Innovation Awards

Paul Harris

12 October 2016

A postgraduate student from the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Communications at the University of Bristol has been selected as a finalist in the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Innovation Awards.

Paul Harris has been announced as a finalist by the IET for their 2016 Innovation Awards.

Following entries from 25 countries in the 15 award categories, Paul was shortlisted for the Communications award in recognition of his world record achievement in 5G wireless spectrum efficiency using Massive MIMO.

Together with academics from the Communication Systems and Networks Research Group at Bristol, his fellow postgraduates researching Massive MIMO at Bristol and a strong collaboration with the University of Lund (Sweden), the team has demonstrated that this technology can offer unprecedented gains in Spectrum Efficiency for future wireless systems such as 5G.

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