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Dr Jiankang Zhang 

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Jiankang Zhang received the B.Sc. degree in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2006, and the Ph.D. degree in Communication and Information Systems from Zhengzhou University in 2012. Dr Zhang was a lecturer from 2012 to 2013 and an associate professor from 2013 to 2014 in School of Information Engineering, Zhengzhou University. From 2009 to 2011, Dr Zhang was a visiting PhD student in the School of Electronics and Computer Science, the University of Southampton, UK. From 2014, he has been a research fellow in the University of Southampton, UK.

Research

Research interests

My research interests are in the areas of massive MIMO, aeronautical communications, broadband communications and optimization algorithms. Please see my Google Scholar for my publications.

Publications

Zhang, Jiankang, Mu, Xiaomin and Hanzo, Lajos (2010) Joint Channel, Carrier-Frequency-Offset and Noise-Variance Estimation for OFDM Systems Based on Expectation Maximization. 2010 IEEE 71st Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC 2010-Spring),.

Zhang, Jiankang, Mu, Xiaomin and Hanzo, Lajos (2010) Joint Channel Impulse Response and Noise-Variance Estimation for OFDM{\slash}SDMA Systems Based on Expectation Maximization. 2010 IEEE 72nd Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2010-Fall, Ottawa, Canada. 06 - 09 Sep 2010.

Zhang, Jiankang, Hanzo, Lajos and Mu, Xiaomin (2010) Channel code aided decision-directed channel estimation for MIMO OFDM/SDMA systems based on the "expectation-conditional maximization either" algorithm. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, 2010. GLOBECOM 2010..

Zhang, Jiankang, Chen, Sheng, Mu, Xiaomin and Hanzo, Lajos (2011) Joint channel estimation and multi-user detection for SDMA/OFDM based on dual repeated weighted boosting search. IEEE International Conference on Communications, Japan. 05 - 09 Jun 2011. 5 pp .

Zhang, Jiankang, Hanzo, Lajos and Mu, Xiaomin (2011) Joint Decision-Directed Channel and Noise-Variance Estimation for MIMO OFDM/SDMA Systems Based on Expectation-Conditional Maximization. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 60 (5), 2139-2151.

Zhang, Jiankang, Chen, Sheng, Mu, Xiaomin and Hanzo, Lajos (2011) Differential evolution algorithm aided MBER beamforming receiver for quadrature amplitude modulation systems. 11th UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence, United Kingdom. 07 - 09 Sep 2011. 6 pp .

Zhang, Jiankang, Chen, Sheng, Mu, Xiaomin and Hanzo, Lajos (2011) Joint Channel Estimation and Multiuser Detection for SDMA/OFDM Based on Dual Repeated Weighted Boosting Search. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 60 (7), 3265-3275.

Zhang, Jiankang, Chen, Sheng, Mu, Xiaomin and Hanzo, Lajos (2012) Turbo multi-user detection for OFDM/SDMA systems relying on differential evolution aided iterative channel estimation. IEEE Transactions on Communications, 60 (6), 1621-1633.

Chen, Sheng, Zhang, Jiankang, Mu, Xiaomin and Hanzo, Lajos (2012) Minimum bit error rate beamforming receiver for space-division multiple-access based quadrature amplitude modulation systems. 2012 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, France. 01 - 04 Apr 2012. 5 pp .

Zhang, Jiankang, Chen, Sheng, Mu, Xiaomin and Hanzo, Lajos (2012) Differential evolution algorithm aided minimum symbol error rate multi-user detection for multi-user OFDM/SDMA systems. 2012 IEEE 75th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2012-Spring), Japan. 5 pp .

Zhang, Jiankang, Chen, Sheng, Mu, Xiaomin and Hanzo, Lajos (2012) Stochastic optimization assisted joint channel estimation and multi-user detection for OFDM/SDMA. 76th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC 2012 Fall), Canada. 03 - 06 Sep 2012. 5 pp .

Zhang, Jiankang, Chen, Sheng, Mu, Xiaomin and Hanzo, Lajos (2013) Benchmarking capabilities of evolutionary algorithms in joint channel estimation and turbo multi-User detection/decoding. IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Mexico. 20 - 23 Jun 2013. 9 pp .

Zhang, Jiankang, Chen, Sheng, Mu, Xiaomin and Hanzo, Lajos (2014) Evolutionary-algorithm-assisted joint channel estimation and turbo multiuser detection/decoding for OFDM/SDMA. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 63 (3), 1204-1222.

Zhang, Jiankang, Zhang, Bo, Chen, Sheng, Mu, Xiaomin, El-Hajjar, Mohammed and Hanzo, L. (2014) Pilot contamination elimination for large-scale multiple-antenna aided OFDM systems. [in special issue: Signal Processing for Large-Scale MIMO Communications] IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, 8 (5), 759-772. (doi:10.1109/JSTSP.2014.2309936).

Guo, Xinying, Chen, Sheng, Zhang, Jiankang, Mu, Xiaomin and Hanzo, Lajos (2016) Optimal pilot design for pilot contamination elimination/reduction in large-scale multiple-antenna aided OFDM systems. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 15 (11), 7229-7243. (doi:10.1109/TWC.2016.2599171).

Guo, Xinying, Zhang, Jiankang, Chen, Sheng, Mu, Xiaomin and Hanzo, Lajos (2017) Two-stage time-domain pilot contamination elimination in large-scale multiple-antenna aided and TDD based OFDM systems. IEEE Access, 5, 8629-8641. (doi:10.1109/ACCESS.2016.2604202).

Guo, Xinying, Zhang, Jiankang, Chen, Sheng, Mu, Xiaomin and Hanzo, Lajos (2017) Source data of "Two-Stage Time-Domain Pilot Contamination Elimination in Large-Scale Multiple-Antenna Aided and TDD Based OFDM Systems". University of Southampton doi:10.5258/SOTON/404960 [Dataset]

Bai, Tong, Zhang, Hongming, Zhang, Rong, Yang, Lieliang, Al Rawi, Anas F., Zhang, Jiankang and Hanzo, Lajos (2017) Discrete multi-tone digital subscriber loop performance in the face of impulsive noise. IEEE Access. (doi:10.1109/ACCESS.2017.2712359).

Zhang, Jiankang, Chen, Sheng, Maunder, Robert, Zhang, Rong and Hanzo, Lajos (2017) Adaptive Coding and Modulation for Large-Scale Antenna Array Based Aeronautical Communications in the Presence of Co-channel Interference. University of Southampton doi:10.5258/SOTON/D0315 [Dataset]

Zhang, Jiankang, Chen, Sheng, Maunder, Robert G., Zhang, Rong and Hanzo, Lajos (2018) Adaptive coding and modulation for large-scale antenna array based aeronautical communications in the presence of co-channel interference. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 17 (2), 1343 - 1357. (doi:10.1109/TWC.2017.2777985).

Zhang, Zhe, Wang, Ning, Zhang, Jiankang and Mu, Xiaomin (2018) Dynamic user-centric clustering for uplink cooperation in multi-cell wireless networks. IEEE Access, 1-14. (doi:10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2792222).

Wang, Fasong, Liu, Chaowen, Wang, Qi, Zhang, Jiankang, Zhang, Rong, Yang, Lie Liang and Hanzo, Lajos (2018) Secrecy analysis of generalized space-shift keying aided visible light communication. IEEE Access. (doi:10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2799658).

Wang, Fasong, Liu, Chaowen, Wang, Qi, Zhang, Jiankang, Zhang, Rong, Yang, Lieliang and Hanzo, Lajos (2018) Dataset for Optical Jamming Enhances the Secrecy Performance of the Generalized Space Shift Keying Aided Visible Light Downlink. University of Southampton doi:10.5258/SOTON/D0508 [Dataset]

Wang, Fasong, Liu, Chaowen, Wang, Qi, Zhang, Jiankang, Zhang, Rong, Yang, Lieliang and Hanzo, Lajos (2018) Optical jamming enhances the secrecy performance of the generalized space shift keying aided visible light downlink. IEEE Transactions on Communications. (doi:10.1109/TCOMM.2018.2831687).

Zhang, Jiankang, Chen, Sheng, Zhang, Rong, Al Rawi, Anas F. and Hanzo, Lajos (2018) Differential evolution algorithm aided turbo channel estimation and multi-user detection for G.fast systems in the presence of FEXT. IEEE Access, 6, 33111-33128. (doi:10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2847232).

Zhang, Jiankang, Chen, Sheng, Zhang, Rong, Al Rawi, Anas F. and Hanzo, Lajos (2018) Data for 'Differential Evolution Algorithm Aided Turbo Channel Estimation and Multi-User Detection for G.Fast Systems in the Presence of FEXT'. University of Southampton doi:10.5258/SOTON/D0550 [Dataset]

Zhang, Jiankang, Chen, Sheng, Maunder, Robert, Zhang, Rong and Hanzo, Lajos (2018) Regularized zero-forcing precoding aided adaptive coding and modulation for large-scale antenna array based air-to-air communications. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 36 (9), 2087-2013. (doi:10.1109/JSAC.2018.2864417).

Zhang, Jiankang, Chen, Sheng, Maunder, Robert, Zhang, Rong and Hanzo, Lajos (2018) Data set for the paper of Regularized Zero-Forcing Precoding Aided Adaptive Coding and Modulation for Large-Scale Antenna Array Based Air-to-Air Communications. University of Southampton doi:10.5258/SOTON/D0592 [Dataset]

Xu, Chao and Hanzo, Lajos (2018) Dataset for Adaptive Coherent/Non-Coherent Single/Multiple-Antenna Aided Channel Coded Ground-to-Air Aeronautical Communication. University of Southampton doi:10.5258/SOTON/D0687 [Dataset]

Xu, Chao, Zhang, Jiankang, Bai, Tong, Botsinis, Panagiotis, Maunder, Robert, Zhang, Rong and Hanzo, Lajos (2018) Adaptive coherent/non-coherent single/multiple-antenna aided channel coded ground-to-air aeronautical communication. IEEE Transactions on Communications. (doi:10.1109/TCOMM.2018.2877471).

Li, Hongwei, Wang, Fasong, Zhang, Jiankang and Liu, Chaowen (2018) Secrecy performance analysis of MISO visible light communication systems with spatial modulation. Digital Signal Processing, 81, 116-128. (doi:10.1016/j.dsp.2018.06.002).

Wang, Fasong, Li, Rui, Zhang, Jiankang, Shi, Shijie and Liu, Chaowen (2019) Enhancing the secrecy performance of the spatial modulation aided VLC systems with optical jamming. Signal Processing, 157, 288-302. (doi:10.1016/j.sigpro.2018.12.008).

Zhang, Jiankang, Chen, Sheng, Guo, Xinying, Shi, Jia and Hanzo, Lajos (2019) Boosting fronthaul capacity: Global optimization of power sharing for centralized radio access network. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. (doi:10.1109/TVT.2018.2890640).

Zhang, Jiankang, Chen, Sheng, Guo, Xinying, Shi, Jia and Hanzo, Lajos (2019) Research data for paper: Boosting Fronthaul Capacity: Global Optimization of Power Sharing for Centralized Radio Access Network. University of Southampton doi:10.5258/SOTON/D0766 [Dataset]

Ning, Bing, Hao, Wanming, Zhang, Aihua, Zhang, Jiankang and Cui, Guang (2019) Energy efficiency-delay tradeoff for a cooperative NOMA system. IEEE Communication Letters, 23 (4), 732-735. (doi:10.1109/LCOMM.2019.2900320).

Bai, Tong, Zhang, Hongming, Zhang, Jiankang, Xu, Chao, Al Rawi, Anas F. and Hanzo, Lajos (2019) Impulsive noise mitigation in digital subscriber lines: the state-of-the-art and research opportunities. IEEE Communications Magazine, 145-151. (doi:10.1109/MCOM.2019.1800858).

Wang, Zhijie, Zhao, Hui, Wang, Shuai, Zhang, Jiankang and Alouini, Mohamed-Slim (2019) Secrecy analysis in SWIPT systems over generalized-K fading channels. IEEE Communication Letters, 23 (5), 834-837. (doi:10.1109/LCOMM.2019.2907490).

Xu, Chao, Bai, Tong, Zhang, Jiankang, Mysore Rajashekar, Rakshith, Maunder, Robert, Zhaocheng, Wang and Hanzo, Lajos (2019) Adaptive coherent/non-coherent spatial modulation aided unmanned aircraft systems. IEEE Wireless Communications. (In Press)

Zhang, Jiankang, Chen, Taihai, Zhong, Shida, Wang, Jingjing, Zhang, Wenbo, Zuo, Xin, Maunder, Robert and Hanzo, Lajos (2019) Aeronautical Ad-Hoc Networking for the internet-above-the-clouds. Proceedings of the IEEE, 107 (5), 868-911. (doi:10.1109/JPROC.2019.2909694).

Chen, Rui, Li, Zan, Shi, Jia, Guan, Lei and Zhang, Jiankang (2019) High secure sequence design in frequency hopping communications. China Communications, 16 (4), 139-150. (doi:10.12676/j.cc.2019.04.011).

Hao, Wanming, Sun, Gangcan, Muta, Osamu, Zhang, Jiankang and Yang, Shouyi (2019) Coordinated hybrid precoding design in millimeter wave fog-RAN. IEEE Systems Journal. (In Press)

Xu, Chao, Bai, Tong, Zhang, Jiankang, Maunder, Robert, Sugiura, Shinya, Wang, Zhaocheng and Hanzo, Lajos (2019) Dataset for Constant-Envelope Space-Time Shift Keying. University of Southampton doi:10.5258/SOTON/D0960 [Dataset]

Xu, Chao, Bai, Tong, Zhang, Jiankang, Maunder, Robert, Sugiura, Shinya, Wang, Zhaocheng and Hanzo, Lajos (2019) Constant-envelope space-time shift keying. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing. (In Press)

Zhang, Jiankang, Xu, Chao, Bai, Tong, Wang, Fasong and Zhong, Shida (2019) Energy efficient transmission based on grouped spatial modulation for upstream DSL systems. IEEE Access, 7. (doi:10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2926063).

Yan, Chaoxing, Fu, Lingang, Zhang, Jiankang and Wang, Jingjing (2019) A comprehensive survey on UAV communication channel modeling. IEEE Access, 7, 107769-107792. (doi:10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2933173).

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