Green and Secure Simultaneous Information and Energy Transfer for Future Wireless Networks

Project: FDCRGP

Project Details

Grant Program

Faculty Development Competitive Research Grants 2020-2022

Project Description

This research project is an NU faculty-development research program to be held in the School of Engineering. The project will focus on novel resource allocation and user scheduling techniques for wireless energy transfer, energy beamforming and energy harvesting in joint uplink-downlink transmission for multi-user wireless powered systems while considering physical layer security aspects. In addition, the functionality of the developed techniques will be implemented in the hardware testbed. Moreover, three (3) undergraduate, one (1) MSC and one (1) Ph.D. students will be trained during the project, and one (1) postdoctoral scholar will be able to acquire management and supervision skills. Finally, the project will facilitate further development of networking circles by collaborating with Nokia Bell Labs (France), TU Dresden (Germany), Trinity College Dublin (Ireland), and Manchester Metropolitan University (UK).
Effective start/end date1/1/2012/31/22


  • Wireless communications
  • communication networks
  • mobile technology
  • wireless energy transfer (WET)
  • energy harvesting (EH)
  • radio resource management (RRM)
  • physical layer security (PLS)


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