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Name Professor Andrew Nix
Job title Dean of Faculty of Engineering
Department Engineering Faculty Office University of Bristol
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work+44 (0)117 331 8092
Qualifications BEng, PhD(Bristol)
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Keywords wireless LANs
antennas and radiowave propagation
cellular phones and standards
Internet of Things
vehicular communications (V2V and V2I)
5G (mmWave and Massive MIMO)
Areas of expertise Expertise broadly in the areas of Radiowave propagation and digital communication system design and optimisation.

Antenna optimisation for Wi-Fi Routers and Set Top Boxes.

Indoor and outdoor propagation modelling (mainly deterministic ray tracing tools) and optimised deployment strategies for GSM, UMTS and hotspots.

Communication system design including fundamental modulation (especially QAM) and coding (including turbo codes) theory.

Channel estimation and tracking. Multipath receiver technology including antenna diversity, adaptive equalisation, OFDMA and frequency domain equalisation (SC-FDMA).

MIMO technology including Spatial Multiplexing and Massive MIMO.

5G and mmWave communications.

Expertise applied to areas such as cellular telephony, emerging hotspots, wireless computer communications and digital telemetry.