IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference
26–29 March 2023 // Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Wireless Communications for Social Innovation


Date: Sunday, 26 March 2023

Session-1: 09.00-10.30 BST 
Room: Lomond
Chair: Dr. Shuja Ansari, University of Glasgow, UK

Keynote Speech-I: Prof. Rahim Tafazolli, University of Surrey, UK

Rahim Tafazolli (Senior Member, IEEE) has been a Professor of mobile and satellite communications, since April 2000. He has also been the Director of the Institute for Communication Systems (ICS), since January 2010, and the Founder and the Director of the 5G Innovation Centre, University of Surrey, U.K. He has more than 25 years of experience in digital communications research and teaching. He has authored or coauthored more than 500 research publications. He is a co-inventor on more than 30 granted patents, all in the field of digital communications. He is regularly invited to deliver keynote talks and distinguished lectures to international conferences and workshops and many governments for advice on 5G technologies. He was an Advisor to the Mayor of London in regard to the London Infrastructure Investment 2050 Plan, from May 2014 to June 2014. He has given many interviews to international media in the form of television, radio interviews, and articles in the international press. In 2011, he was appointed as a fellow of the Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF) in recognition of his personal contributions to the wireless world and the heading of one of Europe’s leading research groups.

Paper Presentations:

  1. Distributed Channel Allocation for Mobile 6G Subnetworks via Multi-Agent Deep Q-Learning
    Ramoni O. Adeogun; Gilberto Berardinelli
  2. An Efficient Deep Learning-based Spectrum Awareness Approach for Vehicular Communication
    Syed Basit Ali Zaidi; Mahmoud Ahmed Shawky; Ahmad Taha; Qammer H Abbasi; Muhammad Ali Imran; Shuja Ansari
  3. Client Selection and Resource Allocation for Federated Learning in Digital-Twin-Enabled Industrial Internet of Things
    Shuo He; Tianxiang Ren; Xiaoheng Jiang; Mingliang Xu 

Session-2: 11.00-12.30 BST 
Room: Lomond
Chair: Dr. Ahmad Taha, University of Glasgow, UK

Keynote Speech-II: Dr. Majid Butt, Nokia Bell Labs, France

M. Majid Butt is a senior specialist at Nokia Bell-Labs, Nozay, 91620, France, and an adjunct professor at Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland. He has authored more than 80 articles and filed over 30 patents. He is an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer for the class of 2022–2023. He serves as an associate editor for IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Open Journal of the Communication Society, and IEEE Open Journal of Vehicular Technology. He is a Senior Member of IEEE.

Paper Presentations:

  1. Converged Service-based Architecture for Next-Generation Mobile Communication Networks
    Keliang Du; Luhan Wang; Zishen Zhu; Yunan Yan; Xiangming Wen
  2. MaMED: ML-Assisted Minimum End-to-End Delay Routing in SDN-IoT Networks for IoT Monitoring
    Fangyi Jiang; Yingjie Zhou; Yu Chen
  3. Machine Learning Analysis of Multi-Radio Access Technology Selection in 5G-NSA Network
    Nurudeen Oladehinbo Salau; Muhammad Zeeshan Shakir
  4. AI-enabled CSI fingerprinting for indoor localisation towards context aware networking in 6G
    Jaspreet Kaur; Mahmoud Ahmed Shawky; Michael Mollel; Olaoluwa Rotimi Popoola; Muhammad Ali Imran; Qammer H Abbasi; Hasan Abbas