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European School of Antennas course on Antennas and Propagation for Body-Centric Wireless Comms

1 July 2013

Time: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Venue: Eng. 2.09 Engineering Building, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NSEUROPEAN SCHOOL OF ANTENNAS 3rd IN A SERIES COURSE ON Antennas and Propagation for Body-Centric Wireless Communications (1st July 2013 to 5th July 2013) http://www.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/group/antennas/ESoA_BCWC.html The course registration will include a one-day IET Seminar on Antennas & Propagation for Body-Centric Wireless Communications - Friday 5th July 2013, IET London: Savoy Place. The course addresses the main issues related to body-centric wireless communications from antennas and radio propagation prospective including measurement techniques, statistical analysis, analytical and numerical studies and system-related aspects of such communication networks. The course will introduce the current state-of-the-art and potential development in the area including challenges and theoretical limitations. Concepts such as diversity antennas, textile electronics, mm-wave systems, Ultra Wideband communications, etc. will be covered in this course with relation to theoretical and practical aspects.

EUROPEAN SCHOOL OF ANTENNAS 3rd IN A SERIES COURSE ON Antennas and Propagation for Body-Centric Wireless Communications (1st July 2013 to 5th July 2013)
http://www.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/group/antennas/ESoA_BCWC.html

The course registration will include a one-day IET Seminar on Antennas & Propagation for Body-Centric Wireless Communications - Friday 5th July 2013, IET London: Savoy Place. The course addresses the main issues related to body-centric wireless communications from antennas and radio propagation prospective including measurement techniques, statistical analysis, analytical and numerical studies and system-related aspects of such communication networks. The course will introduce the current state-of-the-art and potential development in the area including challenges and theoretical limitations. Concepts such as diversity antennas, textile electronics, mm-wave systems, Ultra Wideband communications, etc. will be covered in this course with relation to theoretical and practical aspects.


CONTENTS

Antennas & radio propagation for body-centric wireless communications.
Measurements and practical considerations.
Mm-wave antennas and radios for body-centric networks.
Physical and digital phantoms methods and techniques.
Numerical modelling issues.
Body-Worn RF Flexible Electronics for Medical Sensing and Communications.
Industrial standards and real applications for healthcare, security and sports.

LECTURERS

Prof. John L. Volakis, Ohio State University
Prof. Guang-Zhong Yang, Imperial College London
Prof. Koichi Ito, Chiba University
Prof. Peter Hall, University of Birmingham
Prof. Yang Hao, Queen Mary, University of London (Coordinator: yang.hao@eecs.qmul.ac.uk)
Prof. William Scanlon, Queen’s University Belfast
Prof. Clive Parini, Queen Mary, University of London
Dr. Akram Alomainy, Queen Mary, University of London
Dr. Mohan Jayawardene, Computer Simulation Technology (CST, UK)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This course is aimed at postgraduate research students and industrial engineers who are interested in theoretical and practical aspects related to body-centric wireless communications and its applications in mobile communications, medical and healthcare technologies and ubiquitous computing. Techniques and theories will range from VHF bands up to mm-wave technologies.

VENUE

School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
Queen Mary, University of London
Mile End Road
London E1 4NS
United Kingdom
Information on how to get here and detailed maps can be found on:
http://www.qmul.ac.uk/about/campus/mileend/index.html

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