Hongjun Xu
Hongjun Xu   

Dr Xu received the BSc degree from the University of Guilin Technology, China, in 1984 and the MSc degree from the Institute of Telecontrol and Telemeasure in Shi Jian Zhuang, China, 1989, and the PhD degree from the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in Beijing, China, 1995.


His research interests are in the area of digital and wireless communications and digital systems. He also did postdoc research at University of Natal and Inha University during 1997-2000. He has published more than 30 journal papers in recent five years. Currently He is the full Professor in the School of Engineering at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Howard College Campus.
 Quote:   "Any innovation is from replication."
 Position:   Professor
 Qualifications:


  PhD, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, P.R.China
MSc, Communication, Telemetry and Telecontrol Institute, P.R. China
BSc, Guilin University of Electronic Technology, P.R. China
     
 Discipline:   Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Campus:   Howard
Telephone:   031-2602107
Email:   xuh@ukzn.ac.za
     
Research Area:   Wireless communications, including coding and modulation, polar codes, spatial modulation and cognitive radio.
     
Recent Publications:
 
Tarika Balmahoon, Hongjun Xu, “A Low Complexity EDAS and Low Complexity Detection Scheme for MPSK Spatial Modulation”, IET Comms (accepted)

N. Pillay and Hongjun Xu, ” Improved Generalized Spatial Modulation via Antenna Selection”, International Journal of communication systems (accepted with minor corrections)

Peter Akoun and Hongjun Xu, “Secure signal and space Alamouti scheme”, SAIEE African Research Journal (Accepted)

Tahmid Quazi and Hongjun Xu, “ BER Performance of a Hierarchical APSK UEP System over Nakagami-m fading”, SAIEE African Research Journal (Accepted)

P. Akoun and Hongjun Xu. “Optimal Error Analysis of Receive Diversity Schemes on Arbitrarily Correlated Rayleigh Fading Channels”, IET Comms , DOI: 10.1049/iet-com.2015.0965,Online ISSN 1751-8636Available online: 02 March 2016

P. Akoun and Hongjun Xu. “Performance of MA-Spatial Modulation: Information Theoretic Criteria over Correlated Rayleigh Fading Channels” IET Comms DOI: 10.1049/iet-com.2015.0822 , Online ISSN 1751-8636 Available online: 12 April 2016

S. Ejaz, F. Yang and H. Xu, "Reed Muller coded-cooperative diversity for multiple relays with signal space diversity and MRC reception at the Destination", Telecommunication Systems , DOI 10.1007/s11235-016-0147-5

A. Essop and H. XU, “SYMBOL ERROR RATE OF GENERALIZED SELECTION COMBINING WITH SIGNAL SPACE DIVERSITY IN RAYLEIGH FADING CHANNELS” SAIEE Africa research Journal (Dec 2015).

M. Kamdar and H. Xu, "SEP Performance Analysis of Cross QAM with MRC over Dual Correlated Nakagami-m, -n, and -q Channels", Wireless Personal Communications, vol. 84, no. 4, pp:3015-3030 2015

S. Ejaz, F. Yang and H. Xu, “Labelling Diversity for 2x2 WLAN coded ntworks”, Radio Engineering, vol.24, no. 9, pp:695-697, 2015

Saqib Ejaz , Fengfan Yang , Hongjun Xu and Shunwai Zhang, “Jointly Optimized Multiple Reed Muller Codes for Half Duplex Coded Relay Cooperation with Joint Decoding” EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 2015, no 1, pp115, ISSN:1687-1499

N. Pillay and H. Xu, “Low-Complexity Transmit Antenna Selection Schemes for Spatial Modulation” IET Communications, Volume 9, issue 2, January 2015, p. 239 – 248

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