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Bruno Clerckx

Bruno Clerckx is a (Full) Professor, the Head of the Wireless Communications and Signal Processing Lab, and the Deputy Head of the Communications and Signal Processing Group, within the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department, Imperial College London, London, U.K. He received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in applied science from the Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, in 2000 and 2005, respectively. From 2006 to 2011, he was with Samsung Electronics, Suwon, South Korea, where he actively contributed to 4G (3GPP LTE/LTE-A and IEEE 802.16m) and acted as the Rapporteur for the 3GPP Coordinated Multi-Point (CoMP) Study Item. Since 2011, he has been with Imperial College London, first as a Lecturer from 2011 to 2015, Senior Lecturer from 2015 to 2017, Reader from 2017 to 2020, and now as a Full Professor. From 2014 to 2016, he also was an Associate Professor with Korea University, Seoul, South Korea. He also held various long or short-term visiting research appointments at Stanford University, EURECOM, National University of Singapore, The University of Hong Kong, Princeton University, The University of Edinburgh, The University of New South Wales, and Tsinghua University.

He has authored two books on “MIMO Wireless Communications” and “MIMO Wireless Networks”, 200 peer-reviewed international research papers, and 150 standards contributions, and is the inventor of 80 issued or pending patents among which 15 have been adopted in the specifications of 4G standards and are used by billions of devices worldwide. His research area is communication theory and signal processing for wireless networks. He has been a TPC member, a symposium chair, or a TPC chair of many symposia on communication theory, signal processing for communication and wireless communication for several leading international IEEE conferences. He was an Elected Member of the IEEE Signal Processing Society SPCOM Technical Committee. He served as an Editor for the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMMUNICATIONS, the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS, and the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SIGNAL PROCESSING. He has also been a (lead) guest editor for special issues of the EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, IEEE ACCESS, the IEEE JOURNAL ON SELECTED AREAS IN COMMUNICATIONS, the IEEE JOURNAL OF SELECTED TOPICS IN SIGNAL PROCESSING, and the PROCEEDINGS OF THE IEEE. He was an Editor for the 3GPP LTE-Advanced Standard Technical Report on CoMP. He is an IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer 2021-2022.

Lecture Topics
  • Rate-Splitting Multiple Access for 6G
  • Flexible and Robust Interference Management
  • Multi-Antenna/MIMO Technologies for 6G
  • Multi-Antenna Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access: Misunderstandings and Misconceptions
  • Multi-Antenna Processing for Satellite Communications
  • Communication and Signal Designs for Wireless Power Transfer
  • Prototyping and Experimentation of Wireless Power Transfer
  • Wireless Information and Power Transfer
  • Signal Processing and Machine Learning Techniques for Wireless Powered Networks
  • Integrated Sensing and Communications
  • Intelligent Reflecting Surfaces
Virtual Lecture Topics:
  • Rate-Splitting Multiple Access for 6G
  • Flexible and Robust Interference Management
  • Multi-Antenna/MIMO Technologies for 6G
  • Multi-Antenna Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access: Misunderstandings and Misconceptions
  • Multi-Antenna Processing for Satellite Communications
  • Communication and Signal Designs for Wireless Power Transfer
  • Prototyping and Experimentation of Wireless Power Transfer
  • Wireless Information and Power Transfer
  • Signal Processing and Machine Learning Techniques for Wireless Powered Networks
  • Integrated Sensing and Communications
  • Intelligent Reflecting Surfaces
Email Address
b.clerckx@imperial.ac.uk
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Location
United Kingdom