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Dr Kezhi Wang

Senior Lecturer

Department: Computer and Information Sciences

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I’m always looking for self-motivated PhD students / Visiting Students / Scholars to join our research team. I am also looking for collaborations, such as applying for joint funding or projects. Please drop me an email if you are interested in our research.


A full PhD scholarship (September 2022 entry) under NERC ONE Planet Doctoral Training Partnership is available. The closing date for applications is 24th January 2022. Please let me know if you are interested ( The details is here.


Kezhi Wang

Campus Address

Ellison Building

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

• Machine Learning

• 5G and Beyond Communications

• Internet of Things (IoT)

• Mobile Edge Computing (MEC)

• Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Joint Deployment and Task Scheduling Optimization for Large-Scale Mobile Users in Multi-UAV Enabled Mobile Edge Computing, Wang, Y., Ru, Z., Wang, K., Huang, P. Sep 2020, In: IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics
  • Joint Resources and Workflow Scheduling in UAV-Enabled Wirelessly-Powered MEC for IoT Systems, Du, Y., Yang, K., Wang, K., Zhang, G., Zhao, Y., Chen, D. 18 Oct 2019, In: IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
  • A Bilevel Optimization Approach for Joint Offloading Decision and Resource Allocation in Cooperative Mobile Edge Computing, Huang, P., Wang, Y., Wang, K., Liu, Z. Oct 2020, In: IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics
  • Energy Efficient Resource Allocation in UAV-Enabled Mobile Edge Computing Networks, Yang, Z., Pan, C., Wang, K., Shikh-Bahaei, M. 1 Sep 2019, In: IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
  • Unified Offloading Decision Making and Resource Allocation in ME-RAN, Wang, K., Huang, P., Yang, K., Pan, C., Wang, J. Aug 2019, In: IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
  • Differential Evolution with a Variable Population Size for Deployment Optimization in a UAV-Assisted IoT Data Collection System, Huang, P., Wang, Y., Wang, K., Yang, K. 1 Jun 2020, In: IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence
  • Achievable Data Rate for URLLC-Enabled UAV Systems with 3-D Channel Model, Ren, H., Pan, C., Wang, K., Deng, Y., Elkashlan, M., Nallanathan, A. 9 Dec 2019, In: IEEE Wireless Communications Letters
  • MIMO Channel Information Feedback Using Deep Recurrent Network, Lu, C., Xu, W., Shen, H., Zhu, J., Wang, K. Jan 2019, In: IEEE Communications Letters
  • Ergodic Rate Analysis of Cooperative Ambient Backscatter Communication, Zhou, S., Xu, W., Wang, K., Pan, C., Alouini, M., Nallanathan, A. 9 Dec 2019, In: IEEE Wireless Communications Letters
  • Joint Energy Minimization and Resource Allocation in C-RAN with Mobile Cloud, Wang, K., Yang, K., Magurawalage, C. 1 Jul 2018, In: IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing

PGR Supervision

  • Hailun Xie Evolving Machine Learning and Deep Learning Models Using Evolutionary Algorithms Start Date: 28/01/2021 End Date: 29/06/2021
  • Muhammad Khalid Intelligent Long-range Autonomous Valet Parking for Smart Cities Start Date: 27/02/2019 End Date: 20/05/2021
  • Liang Wang Unmanned Aerial Vehicle-Enabled Mobile Edge Computing for 5G and Beyond Start Date: 01/10/2018


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