Institute of Communications and Connected Systems


Xiaoyan Hu

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Research Fellow

E: xiaoyan.hu@ucl.ac.uk
T: +44(0)20 7679 2000 (int. N/A)

Research Supervisor
Prof. Christos Masouros

Research group
Information and Communication Engineering

Wireless communication | mobile edge computing | wireless energy harvesting | cooperative communication | physical layer security


Dr Xiaoyan Hu received the M.Eng. degree in information and communication engineering from Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China, in 2016, and a Ph.D. degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from University College London (UCL), London, U.K., in 2020, respectively. 

She is currently a Research Fellow with the Information and Communications Engineering Group, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London. Her research interests are in the areas of mobile edge computing (MEC), unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) communications, wireless energy harvesting, cooperative and relaying communications, reconfigurable intelligent surface (RIS) aided communications, neural network design and optimization, learning-based communications, and physical-layer security. 

She was a recipient of the Graduate China National Scholarship Award in 2015, the four-year UCL-CSC Joint Research Scholarship (UCL Dean’s Prize for Engineering Science co-founding with China Scholarship Council) in 2016 , the IEEE ComSoc Student Travel Grant Award in 2019. She has been named as the Exemplary Reviewer for the IEEE Communications Letters.