2. Digital communications over fading channels
3. Distributions of order statistics
4. Advanced diversity techniques
5. Adaptive transmission and reception
6. Multiuser scheduling
7. Multiuser MIMO systems.
Hong-Chuan Yang is an Associate Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Victoria, Canada. He has developed several mathematical tools for accurate performance evaluation of advanced wireless transmission technologies in fading environments and his current research focuses on channel modelling, diversity techniques, system performance evaluation, cross-layer design and energy efficient communications.
Mohamed-Slim Alouini. King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Mohamed-Slim Alouini is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at KAUST, Saudi Arabia. A Fellow of the IEEE, he is a co-recipient of numerous best paper awards, including awards from ICC, Globecom, VTC and PIMRC. His research interests include design and performance analysis of diversity combining techniques, MIMO techniques, multi-hop/cooperative communications, cognitive radio, and multi-resolution, hierarchical and adaptive modulation schemes.