Dr Jaswinder Lota
Reader in Engineering
Connected Devices and Systems
Teaching, research and Unit-of Assessment coordinator for REF 2021. Undertaking module delivery for undergraduate and post-graduate programmes. Course leader for BEng in Mechatronics Engineering, MSc in Mechatronics Engineering and Computer Systems Engineering. Director of studies for PhD students.
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.
- Investigating OFDM, single carrier modulation and MIMO transmission in mm wave frequency band. Design of optimal antenna arrays for massive MIMO base stations and compact MIMO handsets for 5G employing spatial beam switching to increase antenna gains.
- Employing novel ubiquitous real-time accurate location tracking in IoT for urban mobility and people flow to develop sustainable cities by integrating citizens, urban mobility and services (which are entities) into an effective IoT ecosystem.
- Developing patient-centric health monitoring and compliance systems at point of care. Integration with IoT and wireless area networks.
- Compressive sensing algorithms for reduction in high data rate for ECG signals to enable efficient transmission in terms of power and bandwidth over wide body area networks and IoT.
If you are keen to do a PhD in mmwave/5G technologies, compressive sensing in biomedical signals for BCI/IoT and design of low-power high speed delta-sigma ADCs please get in touch with me.
2009 - till date Senior Member IEEE, Member IEEE 2000-2009
2013 - till date Member IEEE Internet of Things Society
2013 - 2016 Member IEEE Software Defined Networks Society
2006 - 2013 Member IEEE Communications Society
- Visiting Academic, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London
- Qualcomm UK
- Huawei UK
- European Telecommunication Standards Institute (ETSI)
- 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.
Most recent research
- Devices and systems for Industry 4.0 Connectivity.
- Low power ultra-high-speed receivers for beyond 5G (B5G).
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
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
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.
Conference: Low Computational Sensing with Goertzel Filtering for Mobile Industrial IoT Devices, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS).
Conference: 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.
Conference: Q-enhancement with on-chip inductor optimization for reconfigurable Δ-Σ radio-frequency ADC, 2015 IEEE 13th International New Circuits and Systems Conference (NEWCAS),
- 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).
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.
- BEng: Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Mechatronics with Computer Systems Engineering, Design Engineering and Engineering Management.
- MSc: Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics with Computer Systems Engineering.
Engineering First Year Engineering Principles, Second Year Electronic Principles.
Postgraduate: Wireless Signal Propagation, Smart Industries and Digital Manufacturing