Qualifications

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering (2007), The University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia
  • BSc in Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications (2000), Hanoi University of Technology, Vietnam

Employment History

  • 12/2010 - Present: Senior Lecturer, Middlesex University (UK)
  • 10/2008 - 12/2010: Lecturer, Glasgow Caledonian University (UK)
  • 01/2007 - 10/2008: Research Officer, Swansea University (UK)
  • 07/2006 - 12/2006: Research Assistant, University of New South Wales (Australia)
  • 07/2000 - 02/2003: Research Engineer, Vietnam Television (Vietnam)

Professional Services

  • Session chair: IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom 2012) and IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2010)
  • Technical Program Committee (TPC) member: The IEEE Semi-annual Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Fall 2010, VTC Spring 2011); 2011 International Conference on Digital Telecommunications (ICDT 2011) and the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Information Security (WCNIS2010)
  • Frequent reviewerfor following academic journals: IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, European Transactions on Telecommunications, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing and Journal of Communications and Networking (JCN)
  • Reviewer for a number of international conferences.

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2006 - Present

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Vietnamese

Modules teaching at Middlesex University

  • Digital Transmission Systems (CCM4820) - Module leader
  • Data Networks and Internet Communication (CCM4810)

Modules taught at other universities (Glasgow Caledonian University and Swansea University)

  • Digital Communications (ESDE505) - Module leader
  • Wireless Technologies for Pervasive Systems (SECN512) - Module leader
  • Wireless Local Area Networks (SECN505) - Module leader
  • Communications Engineering (ESDE301)
  • Comunication Systems Modelling (AT-M51)

Teaching asisistant at University of New South Wales

  • Principle of Digital Communications (TELE9343)
  • Cellular Mobile Communications (TELE9344)
  • Adaptive Signal Processing (TELE9345)
  • Digital Modulation and Coding (TELE4323)
  • Telecommunications Systems I (TELE3013)
  • Wireless Communication Systems (ELEC4333)
  • Mobile and Satellite Communication Systems (TELE4353)

To Prospective Research Students

You are welcome to contact me if you want to pursue an MPhil/PhD degree in wireless communications at Middlesex University, London, UK. You should be highly motivated with strong background in mathematics, signal processing and/or digital communications.

Research Interests

  • Cooperative communications, cognitive radio and network coding
  • Energy-efficient solutions for wireless systems and green radio
  • Compressed sensing
  • 3GPP Long-Term Evolution (LTE) standard: PHY optimization and signal processing
  • Multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) techniques: Space-time coding, precoding, interference cancellation and detection algorithms
  • Multi-carrier systems: Channel modelling, channel estimation, frequency-domain equalization, detection and frequency-offset correction
  • Wireless communications for health-care

 

Publications

(Full access to papers can be found via this link to the MDX's repository)

Journal

  1. Q.-T. Vien, B. Stewart, H. Tianfield, and H. X. Nguyen, "Cooperative retransmission schemes for wireless regenerative multi-relay networks,”IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 62, no. 2, pp. 735-747, Feb. 2013.

  2. Q.-T. Vien, B. G. Stewart, H. Tianfield, and H. X. Nguyen, “Efficient cooperative spectrum sensing for three-hop cognitive wireless relay networks,”IET Communications, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 119-127, 2013.

  3. Q.-T. Vien and H. X. Nguyen, "Network coding based CQI reporting for two-way multi- relay networks,”Wiley Journal on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Sep. 2012 (online), DOI: 10.1002/wcm.2296.

  4. Q.-T. Vien, H. X. Nguyen, J. Choi, B. Stewart, and H. Tianfield, “Network coding-based block acknowledgement scheme for wireless regenerative relay networks,”IET Communications, vol. 6, no. 16, pp. 2593-2601, 2012.

  5. Q.-T. Vien, B. G. Stewart, H. Tianfield, H. X. Nguyen, and Jinho Choi, “An efficient network coded ARQ for multisource multidestination relay networks over mixed flat fading channels,”Elsevier AEU International Journal of Electronics and Communications, vol. 67, no. 4, pp. 282-288, Apr. 2013.

  6. Q.-T. Vien, B. Stewart, and H. X. Nguyen, “Outage probability of regenerative protocols for two-source two-destination networks,”Wireless Personal Communications, May 2012.

  7. H. X. Nguyen, “Signal detection for 3GPP LTE downlink: Algorithm and implementation,”International Journal on Advances in Telecommunications, vol. 4, no. 1 & 2, pp. 34 - 47, Sep. 2011, invited paper.

  8. Quoc.-T. Vien, Le.-N. Tran, and Huan X. Nguyen, “Efficient ARQ retransmission schemes for two-way relay networks,”Journal of Communication Software and Systems, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 9 - 15, Mar. 2011.

  9. Huan X. Nguyen, Jinho Choi, Seong R. Kim, and Junyoung Nam, “Multi-group linear turbo equalization with intercell interference cancellation for MC-CDMA cellular systems,”Wiley Journal of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, vol. 10, no. 8, pp. 1102-1112, Aug. 2010.

  10. Huan X. Nguyen, Jinho Choi, and Huaglory Tianfield, “Iterative (turbo processing) receiver design of OFDM systems in the presence of carrier frequency offset,”International Transactions on Systems Science and Applications, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 82-93, May 2010.

  11. Huan X. Nguyen, Jinho Choi, and Tho Le-Ngoc, “High-rate groupwise STBC using low-complexity SIC based receiver,”IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 8, no. 9, pp. 4677-4687, Sep. 2009.

  12. Jinho Choi and Huan X. Nguyen,“SIC based detection with list and lattice reduction for MIMO channels,”IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 58, no. 7, pp. 3786-3790, Sep. 2009.

  13. Weixi Xing, Yue Li, Huan X. Nguyen, and Jun Zheng, “Radio-over-fibre to increase effective coverage of motorway access networks,”International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems, vol. 2, no.2/3, pp. 331-351, 2009.

  14. Huan X. Nguyen and Jinho Choi, “Joint design of groupwise STBC and SIC based receiver,”IEEE Communication Letters, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 115-117, Feb. 2008.

  15. Huan X. Nguyen and Jinho Choi, “Decision feedback detection for MIMO-ISI channels: Design using fixed and adaptive constraints,”IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 56, no. 6, pp. 3931-3937, Nov. 2007.

 

Conference Proceedings

  1. Q.-T. Vien, B. G. Stewart, J. Choi, and H. X. Nguyen, “On the energy efficiency of HARQ- IR protocols for wireless network-coded butterfly networks,” in Proceedings of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2013), Shanghai, China, Apr. 2013.

  2. Q.-T. Vien, B. G. Stewart, H. Tianfield, and H. X. Nguyen, “An efficient cooperative retransmission for wireless regenerative relay networks,” in Proceedings of IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2012), Anaheim, California, USA, Dec. 2012.

  3. Q.-T. Vien and H. X. Nguyen, "CQI reporting strategies for nonregenerative two-way relay networks,” The 2012 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2012), Paris, France, Apr. 2012.

  4. Q.-T. Vien, H. X. Nguyen, J. Choi, B. Stewart, and H. Tianfield, “An efficient retrans- mission strategy for multi-source multi-destination relay networks over Rayleigh flat fading channels,”The 14th International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications (WPMC’11), Brest, France, Oct. 2011.

  5. D. To, H. X. Nguyen, J. Choi, and S. Choi, “Power allocation for multiband coded OFDM systems with limited feedback,” The 2011 IEEE 74rd Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2011-Fall), San Francisco, US, Sep. 2011.

  6. Q.-T. Vien, H. X. Nguyen, J. Choi, B. Stewart, and H. Tianfield, “Network coding-based block ACK for wireless relay networks,” The 2011 IEEE 73rd Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2011-Spring), Budapest, Hungary, May 2011.

  7. Quoc-T. Vien, Le-N. Tran, and Huan X. Nguyen, “Network coding-based ARQ retransmission strategies for two-way wireless relay networks,” in Proceedings of The 18th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM 2010), Croatia, Sep. 2010.

  8. Adry C. Diaz, Tuleen Boutaleb, Huan X. Nguyen, and Huaglory Tianfield, “Reactive service location in IEEE WAVE,” The First International Workshop on Vehicular Communications and Networking (VECON 2010), Canada, 2010.

  9. Huan X. Nguyen, “An efficient signal detection algorithm for 3GPP LTE downlink,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Telecommunications (ICDT 2010), Athens, Greece, Jun. 2010, Best Paper Award.

  10. Huan X. Nguyen, “Performance bounds for MMSE-based signal detection in LTE downlink,” in Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2010), Cape Town, South Africa, May 2010.

  11. Huan X. Nguyen, “An efficient space-time coding scheme using list-based decoding,” in Proceedings of the 2009 9th IEEE Malaysia International Conference on Communications (MICC 2009), Kuala Lumpur, 15-17 Dec. 2009, pages: 623-628.

  12. Jinho Choi and Huan X. Nguyen, “Low complexity SIC-based MIMO detection with list generation in the LR domain,” inProceedings of the 2009 IEEE Global Conference for Communications (GLOBECOM 2009), Hawaii, Dec. 2009.

  13. Huan X. Nguyen and Jinho Choi, “High-rate groupwise STBC using low-complexity SIC based receiver,” in Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Global Conference for Communications (GLOBECOM 2008), New Orleans, LA, Nov.-Dec. 2008, pages: 1-5.

  14. Huan X. Nguyen and Jinho Choi, “Layered groupwise STBC: List-based decoding using flexible length,” in Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Spread Spectrum Techniques and Applications (ISSSTA 2008), Boglona, Italy, Aug. 2008, pages: 703-707.

  15. Yue Li, Huan X. Nguyen, and Weixi Xing, “Optimum performance model of ARQ protocol under adaptive modulation scheme,” in Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2008), Beijing, May 2008, pages: 225-229.

  16. Weixi Xing, Huan X. Nguyen, and Yue Li, “WiMAX fast-moving access network,” in Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2008), Las Vegas, Mar. 2008, pages: 2663-2668.

  17. Huan X. Nguyen and Jinho Choi, “Iterative detection for MIMO-ISI channels using soft decision feedback,” in Proceedings of the IEEE 65th Semi-annual Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Spring 2007), Dublin, Ireland, April 2007, pages: 2019-2022.

  18. Huan X. Nguyen and Jinho Choi, “Iterative symbol-by-symbol decision feedback detection for MIMO-ISI channels,” in Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems (APCCAS 2006), Singapore, Dec. 2006, pages: 139-142, invited paper.

  19. Huan X. Nguyen and Jinho Choi, “Iterative OFDM receiver with channel estimation and frequency- offset compensation,” in Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2006), Istanbul, Turkey, Jun. 2006, pages: 4583-4588.

  20. Huan X. Nguyen and Jinho Choi, “On the constrained MMSE decision feedback equalization for MIMO wireless systems,” in Proceedings of the 11th Asia-Pacific Conference on Communi- cations (APCC 2005), Perth, Australia, Oct. 2005, pages: 329-333.

  21. Huan X. Nguyen and Jinho Choi, “Iterative channel estimation and turbo decoding in OFDM systems,” in Proceedings of the IEEE 62nd Semi-annual Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Fall 2005), Dallas, Texas, USA, Sep. 2005, pages: 166-170.

  22. Huan X. Nguyen and Jinho Choi, “Reduced-rank adaptive time-domain channel estimation for OFDM systems,” in Proceedings of the 9th IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems (ICCS 2004), Singapore, Sep. 2004, pages: 135-139.