Dr Junqing Zhang PhD

Senior Lecturer Electrical Engineering and Electronics


    Personal Statement

    Dr. Junqing Zhang is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, the University of Liverpool, UK. His work mainly involves designing innovative and practical physical layer security solutions for future wireless technologies with ultra-low energy requirements but high security standards. In particular, his research involves two parts, namely key generation from wireless channel and radio frequency fingerprinting identification. He has been investigating wireless security solutions for a number of Internet of Things techniques, including IEEE 802.11a/g/ax, LoRa/LoRaWAN, ZigBee, etc, with a focus on the physical and MAC layers.

    His research areas include
    Internet of Things, Wireless security, Physical layer security, Key generation, Device authentication, Radio frequency fingerprint identification, Device free wireless sensing

    His research expertise include
    * Wireless communication techniques, such as OFDM, spread spectrum, etc
    * Wireless communication protocols, such as IEEE 802.11, ZigBee, LoRa/LoRaWAN, etc, in particular physical and MAC layers
    * Wireless channel modelling
    * Software defined radios including USRP, Zedboard + FMCOMMS2, and WARP
    * Machine learning and deep learning applications in the wireless communications and security