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Professor Andrew Nix

Professor Andrew Nix

Professor Andrew Nix

Emeritus Dean

Area of research

Wireless Communication Systems

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Research summary

During the 1990’s Professor Nix's WLAN research activities helped to form a significant part of the first WLAN standard (ETSI HIPERLAN). He continued to innovate in this area via a range of collaborative European Union (EU) projects, such as SATURN, WCAM and ROMANTIK. As a member of the OSIRIS project team (a £2.1M University Innovation Centre) he participated in the development of one of the world’s first hardware prototypes for a Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) High Throughput (HT) WLAN. Through collaboration with Toshiba he also worked on the design of a Gigabit WLAN system. He works closely ...

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Professor Andrew Nix received BEng and PhD degrees from the University of Bristol in 1989 and 1993 respectively. His PhD was entitled “A Fundamental Investigation into Short Range High Capacity Mobile Data Transmission”, and compared time-domain and frequency domain equalisation strategies for use in Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs).

He joined the Commuication Systems & Networks Group as a member of lecturing staff in December 1992 and is currently Professor of Wireless Communication Systems and from August 2014 Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Bristol. His research interests are focused around the challenges associated with ubiquitous ...

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