Professor Qiang Ni

Professor Qiang Ni

Contact Details

Phone: +44 1524 510328
Physical address:
Office B23, InfoLab21
Lancaster University
Lancaster LA1 4WA
United Kingdom

Professor Qiang Ni

Prof Qiang Ni is a Chair and Professor in Communications and Networking at InfoLab21, School of Computing and Communications at Lancaster University. He is School's Deputy Director of Research, and the Head of Communications Group. Prof Ni is a Fellow of IET, Fellow of Higher Education Academy and Senior Member of IEEE.

Research Interests

Prof Qiang Ni's main research interests are Wireless Networking and Communications, including Energy-Efficient Green Communications and Networking, Cognitive Radio Networks, Broadband Wireless (5G/4G LTE/WiMAX, WiFi), Intelligent Communication Techniques, Context- & User- Aware Networks/Communication, Smart Grids Communication, Vehicular Networks, Quantum Communication and Mobile Positioning. He was an IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN standard working group Voting Member.

Research themes: Communications and networking

Select Publications

  • Eiza, M. H. and Ni, Q. An evolving graph-based reliable routing scheme for VANETs. In IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 62 (4): 1493-1504, 2013. DOI  BibTeX
  • Ni, Q. and Zarakovitis, C. C. Nash Bargaining Game Theoretic Scheduling for Joint Channel and Power Allocation in Cognitive Radio Systems. In IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 30 (1): 70-81, 2012. DOI  BibTeX
  • Zarakovitis, C. C., Ni, Q., Skordoulis, D. E. and Hadjinicolaou, M. G. Power-Efficient Cross-Layer Design for OFDMA Systems With Heterogeneous QoS, Imperfect CSI, and Outage Considerations. In IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 61 (2): 781-798, 2012. DOI  BibTeX
  • Ni, Q., Hu, L., Vinel, A., Xiao, Y. and Hadjinicolaou, M. Performance Analysis of Contention Based Bandwidth Request Mechanisms in WiMAX Networks. In IEEE Systems Journal, 4 (4): 477-486, 2010. DOI  BibTeX
  • Li, T., Ni, Q., Malone, D., Leith, D., Xiao, Y. and Turletti, T. Aggregation With Fragment Retransmission for Very High-Speed WLANs. In IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 17 (2): 591-604, 2009. DOI  BibTeX
  • Vinel, A., Ni, Q., Staehle, D. and Turlikov, A. Capacity analysis of reservation-based random access for broadband wireless access networks. In IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 27 (2): 172-181, 2009. DOI  BibTeX

Full list of publications