Jaswinder Lota

Dr Jaswinder Lota


Connected devices and systems

Department of Engineering & Construction , School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering

Jaswinder is a Reader in Engineering.


  • BSc, BEng, MEng, PGCert HE, PhD

Areas Of Interest

  • Communications, Signal Processing and Circuits for wireless and biomedical signals
  • Wireless Connectivity and IoT for Industry 4.0
  • Symbiotic Radio
  • Vehicle-to Vehicle (V2V) communication and localisation
  • Low-power analog processing for B5G/6G and EEG signal transmission over WBAN
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Extensive experience for telecommunication systems in industry and academia for technology development, applied research and standardisation.

Collaborative partners include Qualcomm Technologies, Huawei UK, ETSI, University College London (UCL) and University of Surrey (UoS) /6G Innovation Centre. Member of TechUK Communications Infrastructure and UK 5G Innovation networks for promotion of research, collaboration and industrial application of Telecommunication Systems.

Research lead for the Connected Devices and Systems group at University of East London. Engineering subject lead for REF 2021 submission.

Guest editor for the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems (TCAS)-II Special Issue 2015, IEEE TCAS-I Special Issues 2017, 2021. Associate Editor for the IEEE TCAS-I (2018-till date). Director of studies for PhD students. Publications with 195 citations.

External roles

  • Visiting Academic, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London


Collaborative research with Sensor Systems and Circuits research group at UCL for:

  • Devices and systems for Industry 4.0 Connectivity
  • Low power ultra-high-speed receivers for beyond 5G (B5G)

Communication technologies for circuits, systems and signal processing. Past projects include:

  • Re-configurable RF ADCs for TETRA Telecommunication Receivers, 5G Uniform Linear Arrays with Beamforming and Multiplexing and Low Computational Sensing for Mobile IoT Devices
  • Developing new technologies, test beds standards and algorithms relevant to future product development for next generation TETRA-2 OFDM Mobile Station
  • European Telecommunications Standardization Institute (ETSI) Technical Committee Member for Reconfigurable Radio Systems (RRS), to study the feasibility of standardization activities related to RRS.



  • Dictionary selection for Compressed Sensing of EEG signals using sparse binary matrix and spatiotemporal sparse Bayesian learning. Biomedical Physics and Engineering Express. 6 (Art. 065024). https://doi.org/10.1088/2057-1976/abc133 Oct 2020.
  • SmartDR: A Device-to-Device Communication for Post-Disaster Recovery, Elsiveir  Journal of Network and Computer Applications. 171 (Art. 102813). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnca.2020.102813. Dec 2020.
  • 5G Uniform linear arrays with beamforming and spatial multiplexing at 28 GHz, 37 GHz, 64 GHz and 71 GHz for outdoor urban communication: A two-level approach', IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 66,  issue 13.  DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2017.2741260. Nov 2017. pp. 9972-9985.


  • Low Computational Sensing with Goertzel Filtering for Mobile Industrial IoT Devices, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS). DOI: 10.1109/ISCAS45731.2020.9180896 May 2020.
  • Power control in cognitive radios, Internet-of Things (IoT) for factories and industrial automation, IECON 2016 - 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Oct 2016. DOI: 10.1109/IECON.2016.7793782
  • Q-enhancement with on-chip inductor optimization for reconfigurable Δ-Σ radio-frequency ADC, 2015 IEEE 13th International New Circuits and Systems Conference (NEWCAS), DOI: 10.1109/NEWCAS.2015.7182018


Funding and as PI on funded projects

  • International Research Collaboration Award for development of large-scale international projects, University of East London £ 2.5K 2016.
  • 'Big Data in Smart Cities and Human Dynamics'. Research Internship Award, University of East London £ 2.5K 2015.
  • 'Ultra-low power sensor network with LTE integration for an early-warning mobile diagnostic system'. Impact Grant awarded by University College London and Cambridge Silicon Radio plc Cambridge. £ 76K 2014.
  • Technical Lead Project SANGRAHA at Naval Headquarters New Delhi, research and development of Electronic Warfare systems developed by Defence Electronics Research Lab (DLRL) Hyderabad, funded by Ministry of Defence, Government of India with funding in excess of £ 7M (1999-2004).


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  • EG3015 (Physics)
  • EG4016 (Engineering Principles)
  • EG5027 (Dynamics and Control)
  • EG5033 (Applied Electronics)
  • EG7039 (Smart Industry and Digital Manufacturing)