Signal Processing and Wireless Communications



The research group focuses on the research of signal processing and wireless communications, including but not limit to the following areas: signal processing for communications, brain signal processing, image processing, machine learning for signal processing, cognitive radio, dynamic spectrum access, secure wireless communication systems, cloud/edge computing.


Software and Telecommunication Technology


  • Prof. Tapani Ristaniemi
  • Dr. Zheng Chang
  • Dr.  Younes Abdi
    PhD students
  • Chen Zhonghua
  • Furqan Jameel
  • Heinilä Erkka
  • Hu Ruxue
  • Khandker Syed
  • Jia Liu
  • Liu Wenya
  • Ren Ye
  • Shao Shuai
  • Sun Jiayi
  • Sun Xiaobang
  • Wang Biying
  • Wang Deqing
  • Wang Xiaoshuang
  • Wang Xiulin
  • Xu Huashuai
  • Yan Rui
  • Zhang Guanghui
  • Zhou Dongdong
  • Zhu Yongjie


  • Prof. Fengyu Cong (Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China), Prof. Zhisheng Niu (Tsinghua University, Beijing, China), Prof. Zhu Han (Universityof Houston, Houston, TX)

Selected Recent Publications

Full list can be found here

Wireless Communications

  • Z. Chang, Z. Wang, X. Guo, C. Yang, Z. Han and T. Ristaniemi, "Distributed Resource Allocation for Energy Efficiency in OFDMA Multi-cell Networks with Wireless Power Transfer", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas
    in Communications, 2018 (JUFO-3)
  • Y. Hu, Zheng Chang, H. Li, T. Ristaniemi and Z. Han, ”Service Provisioning and User Association for Heterogeneous Wireless Railway Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, 2017. (JUFO-3)
  • Z. Chang, Z. Han and T. Ristaniemi, ”Energy Efficient Optimization for Wireless Virtualized Small Cell Networks with Large Scale Multiple Antenna,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 65, no. 4, April 2017. (JUFO-3)
  • Y. Abdi and T. Ristaniemi, "Random Interruptions in Cooperation for Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks", IEEE Transactions on Communications, 2017 (JUFO-3)
  • Z. Chang, S. Zhou, T. Ristaniemi and Z. Niu, "Collaborative Mobile Clouds: An Energy Efficient Paradigm for Content Sharing," IEEE Wireless Communications, 2017 (JUFO-2)
  • Z. Chang, J. Gong, Y. Li, Z. Zhou, T. Ristaniemi, G. Shi, Z. Han and Z. Niu, ”Energy Efficient Resource Allocation for Wireless Power Transfer Enabled Collaborative Mobile Clouds,” IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Communications, vol. 34, no. 12, 2016 (JUFO-3)
  • Z. Chang, J. Gong, T. Ristaniemi and Z. Niu, ”Energy Efficient Resource Allocation and User scheduling for Collaborative Mobile Clouds with Hybrid Receivers,” IEEE Transaction on Vehicular Technology, vol. 65, no. 12,  2016 (JUFO-2)
  • Y. Abdi and T. Ristaniemi , “Joint Local Quantization and Linear Cooperation in Spectrum Sensing for Cognitive Radio Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 2014 (JUFO-3)

Signal Processing

Recent PhD

  • Zhang Chang, "Spectrum and Energy Efficient Solutions For OFDMA Collaborative Wireless Networks", 2013.
  • Tuomo Sipola, "Knowledge Discovery Using Diffusion Maps", 2013.
  • Jussi Turkka, "Aspects of Knowledge Mining on Minimizing Drive Tests in Self-Organizing Cellular Networks", 2014.
  • M.G.S. Sriyananda, "Analysis and Performance of FBMC Techniques with Application to Relay Networks", 2014.
  • Chen Tao, "Advanced Voice and Data Solutions for Evolution of Cellular Network Systems", 2014.
  • Frans Laakso, "Studies on High Speed Uplink Packet Access Performance Enhancements", 2014.
  • Fedor Chernogorov, "Advanced Performance Monitoring for Self-Healing Cellular MobileNetworks", 2015.
  • Younes Abdi, "Cooperative Spectrum Sensing Schemes for Future Dynamic Spectrum Access Infrastructures", 2016.
  • Muhammad Asghar Zeeshan, "Design and Evaluation of Self-Healing Solutions for Future Wireless Networks", 2016
  • Valeri Tsatsishvili, "Data-driven Analysis for fMRI during Naturalistic Music Listening", 2017
  • Riaz Mondal, "Radio Frequency Fingerprinting for Outdoor User Equipment
    Localization", 2017
  • Chaoxiong Ye, "Visual working memory resource allocation mechanism in consolidation and maintenance phase", 2018
  • Xueyan Li, "Haha Moments: Applying Brain Research to Technology Design", 2018