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Telecommunication and Network Engineering Research Group



Emeritus Staff

  • Prof. Richard Harris


  • Dr Nasim Ahmed (Optical CDMA, RoF)

PhD Students

  • Saad Aslam (Scheduling in D2D Communication)
  • Nathaniel Faulkner (Hybrid Indoor Localization)
  • Houshyar Honar Pajooh (Big Data Analytics)
  • Shakil Ahmed (5G D2D Communication for Disaster Response)

Master's Students

  • Todd Murray (Active Localization)

Undergraduate Students contributing to Research Projects

  • Mathew Standen (Device free Behaviour Recognition)

Research Students based in Partner Institutions

The following students are based in partner institutions and are co-supervised by the TNE faculty members.
  • Zhao Ern Low (Undergraduate student at Monash University, Malaysia)


  • Kanwal Zaidi (Relaying Techniques, Energy Harvesting)
  • Kunal Soni (former Master's student)
  • Shan Jaffry (5G Moving Cells)
  • Daniel Konings (Indoor Localization)
  • Syed Muhammad Arif (former MS student enrolled in a partner Korean University)
  • Debraj Basu (now with the University of Dublin)
  • Mohammed Al-Kandari (Passive Localization)
  • Matthew Bridle (Handover latency)
  • Hamid Sharifi (Visible Light Communication)
  • Assoc Prof. Yaw Wen Kuo (Visiting Researcher from Taiwan)
  • Dr. Jianxiong Wan (Visiting Researcher from China)
  • Dong-Ru Lee (visiting intern from Taiwan)
  • Syed Ali Raza (finished MS degree)
  • Kai Chen (finished MS degree)
  • Ali AdulHussain (SDN, Rural Connectivity)
  • Baden Parr (VLC based localization)
  • Caleb Waddell (Zigbee based active localization)
  • Ashish Pamula (Passive wireless localization and tracking)
  • Brian Mbuba (Disaster Management using 5G)
  • Tapiwanashe Wenge (VLC based positioning)
  • Sam Maxted (Characterizing Wireless Propogation in NZ Context)
  • Syed Ali Abbas Kazmi (completed PhD at Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea)
  • Tariq Shah (completed PhD at Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea)