Mohammad Shikh-Bahaei

Professor, King's College London & Chair, One6G WG1

Prof. Mohammad Reza Shikh-Bahaei has been engaged in research in the area of wireless communications for 28 years both in academic and industrial organizations. He has worked for start-up companies on statistical signal processing for interference cancellation, network planning and optimisation of wireless networks. In 2000 he joined National Semiconductor Corp. (NSC), CA, USA, (now part of Texas Instruments) and worked within a team on the design of 3rd generation handsets based on UMTS standards, for which he has been awarded three US patents as inventor and co-inventor, respectively. He returned to the UK in March 2002 as a Lecturer at King’s College London, and is now a full Professor of Telecommunications in the Department of Engineering, King’s College London.

He has since worked and published numerous articles on a number of research topics including resource allocation for optimization of cellular (inc. HSPA, 4G, 5G) and short range sensor/ad-hoc networks (inc. Wifi, Bluetooth, Zigbee), Cognitive and full duplex radios/networking, cross-layer optimisation of wireless sensor networks and the Internet of Things (IoT), Healthcare applications of signal processing and wireless communications, short range device-to-device (D2D) communication and edge caching, MIMO and machine-type multimedia communication, communication protocols for Vehicle to Everything and drone Communications. His research is now on new use cases and technologies for 6G networks.

Mohammad Reza has worked with numerous companies as collaborators in his projects, e.g. Nokia, Thales, Ericsson, Mediatek, Samsung, and Toshiba. He has led research consortiums and been King’s Principal and Co- Investigator in several funded research projects.

Prof. Shikh-Bahaei has founded and chaired a number of conferences on wireless communications, and given invited and keynote talks in various conferences and universities. 

He has acted as expert consultant for technology companies and legal firms, on wireless communication standards and technologies. 

He is the chair of Working Group 1 (WG1 on 6G use cases) of one6G Association since 2022, and has represented one6G in the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

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