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Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Reader in Communications and Signal Processing



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Dr. Bruno Clerckx is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in the Communication and Signal Processing Group, Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department at Imperial College London (London, United Kingdom). He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degree in applied science from the Université catholique de Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) in 2000 and 2005, respectively. He spent the 1998-1999 academic year at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Leuven, Belgium). In 2006, he was a Post-Doc at the Université catholique de Louvain. From 2006 to 2011, he was with Samsung Electronics (Suwon, South Korea) where he actively contributed to 3GPP LTE/LTE-A and IEEE 802.16m and acted as the rapporteur for the 3GPP Coordinated Multi-Point (CoMP) Study Item. Since 2011, he has been with Imperial College London, first as an Imperial College Lecturer (2011-2015) and now as a Senior Lecturer (2015- ). From 2014 to 2016, he also occupied an Associate Professor position at Korea University, Seoul, Korea. He also held several visiting research positions at Stanford University (CA, USA) [Jan 2003-Aug 2003], EURECOM (Sophia-Antipolis, France) [Oct 2004-Feb 2005], Korea University (Seoul, Korea) [Aug 2014/2015], National University of Singapore - NUS (Singapore) [July 2015] and The University of Hong Kong - HKU (Hong Kong) [April 2016].   

Dr Bruno Clerckx is the author or co-author of two books on "MIMO wireless communications: From Real-World Propagation to Space-Time Code Design" (Academic Press, Elsevier, 2007) and "MIMO Wireless Networks: Channels, Techniques and Standards for Multi-Antenna, Multi-User and Multi-Cell Systems" (Academic Press, Elsevier, 2013), about 120 peer-reviewed international research papers, more than 150 standard contributions and over 75 issued or pending patents, among which 15 have been adopted in 3GPP LTE/LTE-A and IEEE 802.16m. He received the Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE SCVT 2002 and numerous Awards from Samsung in recognition of special achievements. Dr. Clerckx has served as an editor for IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMMUNICATIONS (2011-2015) and has been TPC member, symposium chair, TPC chair of many symposia on communication theory, signal processing for communication and wireless communication for several leading international IEEE conferences. He has also been lead guest editor for EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking and Editor for 3GPP LTE-Advanced standard technical report on CoMP. He is currently an editor for IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS (2015-now). He is an Elected Member of the IEEE Signal Processing Society SPCOM Technical Committee. He has been expert proposal reviewer for the UK EPSRC, German Research Foundation and Swedish Research Council. His area of expertise is communication theory and signal processing for wireless networks.

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Clerckx B, Downlink and Uplink Decoupling in Two-Tier Heterogeneous Networks with Multi-Antenna Base Stations, Ieee Transactions on Wireless Communications, ISSN:1558-2248

Clerckx B, MISO Networks with Imperfect CSIT: A Topological Rate-Splitting Approach, Ieee Transactions on Communications, ISSN:1558-0857

Clerckx B, On the Capacity of Vector Gaussian Channels With Bounded Inputs, Ieee Transactions on Information Theory, ISSN:1557-9654

Varasteh M, Rassouli B, Clerckx B, Wireless Information and Power Transfer over an AWGN channel: Nonlinearity and Asymmetric Gaussian Signaling

Bacha M, Wu Y, Clerckx B, 2017, Downlink and Uplink Decoupling in Two-Tier Heterogeneous Networks With Multi-Antenna Base Stations, Ieee Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol:16, ISSN:1536-1276, Pages:2760-2775

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