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    Research Interests

    Dr. Trung Q. Duong (received his PhD degree in September 2012) is a Reader (Associate Professor) and recipient of the Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship (2016–2021). He has established a strong record in signal processing and wireless communications and has published 3 books, 10 book chapters, 195 journal articles (including 144 IEEE journals) and 135 conference papers (Google Scholar: >7500 citations, h-index of 47). He received the best paper awards at the IEEE DSP 2017, IEEE GLOBECOM 2016, IEEE ICC 2014 and IEEE VTC 2013 and acts as an editor for IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications, IEEE Trans. on Communications. Over the last 5 years at QUB, he has secured £3.5 million research grant, which leads to the establishment of Signal Processing for Communications at QUB consisting of 4 PhD students and 4 PDRAs (principal supervisor).

    Dr. Duong is an expert in the field of physical layer security with three research grants awarded by Royal Society and Royal Academy of Engineering. His profile in physical layer security is ranked No. 6 in the world according to the Google Scholar https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?view_op=search_authors&hl=en&mauthors=label:physical_layer_security He has given a tutorial at IEEE VTC 2017, a keynote speech at IEEE ATC 2017 on this topic, and he is the lead editor for the book “Trusted Communications with Physical Layer Security for 5G and Beyond” published by the IET in October 2017. He is also working on multidisciplinary research in molecular communications, disaster communications, IoT for smart cities and smart agriculture, plug-in electric vehicle in smart-grid. Eighteen journal articles of his publications (currently eight) have been considered “highly cited paper” (top 1%) and one journal article has been ranked "hot paper" (top 0.1%) according to ISI Web of Knowledge. 

    He is awarded the prestigious Newton Prize 2017 by the UK Government https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-vietnam-project-communicating-in-a-disaster-wins-prestigious-newton-prize.

    Other

    Trung Q. Duong has served as editor and guest editor for high impact-factor journals.

    He is a Senior Member of IEEE and act as an Editor/Guest Editor for:

    Editor of IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications (2016 - present)

    Editor of IEEE Trans. on Communications (2015 - present)

    Senior Editor of IEEE Communications Letters (2017 - present)

    Editor of IET Communications (since 2015)

    Editor of IET Electronics Letters (2015 - 2016)

    Editor of Emerging Telecommunications Technologies (2013 - 2016)

    Editor of IEEE Communications Letters (2013 - 2016)

    Guest Editor of IEEE Access (2017)

    Guest Editor of IEEE Access (2016)

    Lead Guest Editor of IEEE Journal in Selected Areas on Communications (2014)
    Lead Guest Editor of IET Communications (2014 and 2016)
    Guest Editor of IEEE Communications Magazine (2014)
    Guest Editor of IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine (2014)
    Guest Editor of EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking (2013)
    Guest Editor of EURASIP Journal on Advances Signal Processing (2014)

    Achievements

    Queen's Vice Chancellor's Research Prize for Innovation 2018

    Newton Prize 2017

    Queen's Vice Chancellor's Research Prize for Early Career Researcher 2016

    Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship - 2016 - 2021

    Best Paper Award - IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Washington DC, 2016

    Best Paper Award - IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2014, Sydney, Australia

    Best Paper Award -  International Conference on Communications and Networking in China (CHINACOM’14), Maoming, China

    Best Paper Award - IEEE 77th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) Spring 2013, Dresden, Germany

    Best Student Paper Finalist – 2009 IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS-09), Jan, 2009, San Diego, CA.

    Best Paper Award (First Class) in 2006 IEEE Seoul Section Student Paper Contest for the paper “Cooperative MIMO with non-regenerative relays,”

    Particulars

    Visiting scholar at Polytechnic Institute of New York University, USA (Sep 2009 – Jan 2010)
    Visiting scholar at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD),
    Singapore (Jul 2011 - Aug 2011)
    Delivering invited talk at Simula Research Laboratory, Norway (Nov 2010)
    Delivering invited talk at Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), China (Apr 2011)
    Delivering invited talk at Osaka University, Japan (Jun 2011)
    Delivering invited talk at Halmstad University, Sweden (Mar 2012)
    Delivering invited talk at University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg (Feb 2013)

    Delivering invited talk at University of Southampton, UK (June 2016)

    Delivering invited talk at King's College London (KCL), UK (July 2016)

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    Frequent Journals

    • IEEE Transactions on Communications

      ISSNs: 0090-6778

      Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.

      Scopus rating (2018): SJR 1.463 SNIP 2.261

      Journal

    • IEEE Access

      ISSNs: 2169-3536

      Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.

      Scopus rating (2018): SJR 0.609 SNIP 1.718

      Journal

    • IEEE Wireless Communications

      ISSNs: 1536-1276

      Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.

      Scopus rating (2018): SJR 1.692 SNIP 2.5

      Journal

    • IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology

      ISSNs: 0018-9545

      Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.

      Scopus rating (2018): SJR 1.089 SNIP 2.256

      Journal

    • IET Communications

      ISSNs: 1751-8628

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1751-8636

      Institution of Engineering and Technology

      Scopus rating (2018): SJR 0.352 SNIP 0.765

      Journal

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