Lina Mohjazi

Lina Mohjazi
University of Glasgow | UofG · School of Engineering

Ph.D. Electrical & Electronic Engineering (University of Surrey-UK)

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Introduction
Lina Mohjazi is an active researcher in in 5G and Beyond wireless technologies. Her interests are focused on applying performance modelling, optimization, and AI techniques for wirelessly powered wireless communication systems, Intelligent Relfelcting Surfaces (IRS) -enabled systems, cognitive radio networks, relaying networks.
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July 2015 - present
Khalifa University
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  • Lecturer

Publications

Publications (50)
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Recent advances in programmable metasurfaces, also dubbed as software-defined metasurfaces (SDMs), are envisioned to offer a paradigm shift from uncontrollable to fully tunable and customizable wireless propagation environments, enabling a plethora of new applications and technological trends. Therefore, in view of this cutting edge technological c...
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Smart building technologies transform buildings into agile, sustainable, and health-conscious ecosystems by leveraging IoT platforms. In this regard, we have developed a Persuasive Energy Conscious Network (PECN) at the University of Glasgow to understand the user-centric energy consumption patterns in an agile workspace. PECN consists of desk-leve...
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Sixth generation (6G) internet of things (IoT) networks will modernize the applications and satisfy user demands through implementing smart and automated systems. Intelligence-based infrastructure, also called reconfigurable intelligent surfaces (RISs), have been introduced as a potential technology striving to improve system performance in terms o...
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Sixth generation (6G) internet of things (IoT) networks will modernize the applications and satisfy user demands through implementing smart and automated systems. Intelligence-based infrastructure, also called reconfigurable intelligent surfaces (RISs), have been introduced as a potential technology striving to improve system performance in terms o...
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The upsurge in wireless devices and real-time service demands force the move to a higher frequency spectrum. Millimetre-wave (mmWave) and terahertz (THz) bands combined with the beamforming technology offer significant performance enhancements for ultra-dense networks (UDNs). Unfortunately, shrinking cell coverage and severe penetration loss experi...
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This study uses the combined visual and wireless information to make future wireless networks more reliable.
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div>In this letter, we investigate the performance of reconfigurable intelligent surface (RIS)-assisted communications, under the assumption of generalized Gaussian noise (GGN), over Rayleigh fading channels. Specifically, we consider an RIS, equipped with N reflecting elements, and derive a novel closed-form expression for the symbol error rate (S...
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In this letter, we investigate the performance of reconfigurable intelligent surface (RIS)-assisted communications, under the assumption of generalized Gaussian noise (GGN), over Rayleigh fading channels. Specifically, we consider an RIS, equipped with $N$ reflecting elements, and derive a novel closed-form expression for the symbol error rate (SER...
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The unprecedented surge of data volume in wireless networks empowered with artificial intelligence (AI) opens up new horizons for providing ubiquitous data-driven intelligent services. Traditional cloud-centric machine learning (ML)-based services are implemented by collecting datasets and training models centrally. However, this conventional train...
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In this paper, we develop an analytical framework for the statistical analysis of the battery recharging time (BRT) in reconfigurable intelligent surfaces (RISs)-aided wireless power transfer (WPT) systems. Specifically, we derive novel closed-form expressions for the probability density function (PDF), cumulative distribution function, and moments...
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Space-air-ground integrated network (SAGIN) has emerged as a paradigm shifting architecture that offers large-scale, flexible wireless coverage and seamless, high-rate connectivity to complement terrestrial communications. Nonetheless, unlocking the potentials of SAGIN is subject to addressing non-trivial challenges associated with their inherent t...
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Space-air-ground integrated network (SAGIN) has emerged as a paradigm shifting architecture that offers large-scale, flexible wireless coverage and seamless, high-rate connectivity to complement terrestrial communications. Nonetheless, unlocking the potentials of SAGIN is subject to addressing non-trivial challenges associated with their inherent t...
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div>Recent advances in programmable metasurfaces, also dubbed as reconfigurable intelligent surfaces (RISs), are envisioned to offer a paradigm shift from uncontrollable to fully tunable and customizable wireless propagation environments, enabling a plethora of new applications and technological trends. Therefore, in view of this cutting edge tech...
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div>Recent advances in programmable metasurfaces, also dubbed as reconfigurable intelligent surfaces (RISs), are envisioned to offer a paradigm shift from uncontrollable to fully tunable and customizable wireless propagation environments, enabling a plethora of new applications and technological trends. Therefore, in view of this cutting edge tech...
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div>Light fidelity (LiFi), which is based on visible light communications (VLC), is celebrated as a cutting-edge technological paradigm that is envisioned to be an indispensable part of 6G systems. Nonetheless, LiFi performance is subject to efficiently overcoming the line-of-sight blockage, whose adverse effect on the reliability of wireless recep...
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div>Light fidelity (LiFi), which is based on visible light communications (VLC), is celebrated as a cutting-edge technological paradigm that is envisioned to be an indispensable part of 6G systems. Nonetheless, LiFi performance is subject to efficiently overcoming the line-of-sight blockage, whose adverse effect on the reliability of wireless recep...
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The main challenge in visible light communications (VLC) is the low modulation bandwidth of light-emitting diodes (LEDs). This forms a barrier towards achieving high data rates. Moreover, the implementation of high order modulation schemes is restricted by the requirements of intensity modulation (IM) and direct detection (DD), which demand the use...
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The use of intelligent reflecting surfaces (IRS) in next‐generation mobile networks is currently a hot topic. At the same time, next‐generation mobile networks are going airborne as heavily discussed in this book. Since the base stations and users both are meant to be mobile in this setting, this chapter explores the possibility of using IRS in air...
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The main challenge in visible light communications (VLC) is the low modulation bandwidth of light-emitting diodes (LEDs). This forms a barrier towards achieving high data rates. Moreover, the implementation of high order modulation schemes is restricted by the requirements of intensity modulation (IM) and direct detection (DD), which demand the use...
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Securing a safe-driving circumstance for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) continues to be a widespread concern despite various sophisticated functions delivered by artificial intelligence for in-vehicle devices. Besides, diverse malicious network attacks become ubiquitous along with the worldwide implementation of the Internet of Vehicles,...
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Light fidelity (LiFi), which is based on visible light communications (VLC), is celebrated as a cutting-edge technological paradigm that is envisioned to be an indispensable part of 6G systems. Nonetheless, LiFi performance is subject to efficiently overcoming the line-of-sight blockage, whose adverse effect on wireless reception reliability become...
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Recent advances in programmable metasurfaces, known as software-defined metasurfaces (SDMs), offer a paradigm shift from uncontrollable to fully tunable and customizable wireless propagation environments, enabling a plethora of new applications and technological trends. To explore this cutting-edge technological concept, we review the architecture...
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The fifth generation (5G) mobile networks are envisaged to enable a plethora of breakthrough advancements in wireless technologies, providing support of a diverse set of services over a single platform. While the deployment of 5G systems is scaling up globally, it is time to look ahead for beyond 5G systems. This is mainly driven by the emerging so...
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In this paper, we develop an analytical framework for the statistical analysis of the battery recharging time (BRT) in reconfigurable intelligent surfaces (RISs) aided wireless power transfer (WPT) systems. Specifically, we derive novel closed-form expressions for the probability density function (PDF), cumulative distribution function, and moments...
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The fifth generation (5G) mobile networks are envisaged to enable a plethora of breakthrough advancements in wireless technologies, providing support of a diverse set of services over a single platform. While the deployment of 5G systems is scaling up globally, it is time to look ahead for beyond 5G systems. This is mainly driven by the emerging so...
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The fifth generation (5G) mobile networks are envisaged to enable a plethora of breakthrough advancements in wireless technologies, providing support of a diverse set of services over a single platform. While the deployment of 5G systems is scaling up globally, it is time to look ahead for beyond 5G systems. This is driven by the emerging societal...
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We develop an analytical framework to characterize the effect of impulsive noise on the performance of relay-assisted simultaneous wireless information and power transfer (SWIPT) systems. We derive novel closed-form expressions for the pairwise error probability (PEP) considering two variants based on the availability of channel state information (...
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We develop an analytical framework to characterize the effect of impulsive noise on the performance of relay-assisted simultaneous wireless information and power transfer (SWIPT) systems. We derive novel closed-form expressions for the pairwise error probability (PEP) considering two variants based on the availability of channel state information (...
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Simultaneous wireless information and power transfer (SWIPT) relay networks represent a paradigm shift in the development of wireless networks, enabling simultaneous radio frequency (RF) energy harvesting (EH) and information processing. Different from conventional SWIPT relaying schemes, which typically assume the availability of perfect channel s...
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In this letter, the performance of differential modulation in simultaneous wireless information and power transfer (SWIPT) cooperative amplify-and-forward (AF) networks is investigated. In particular, we derive novel closed-form expressions for the probability density function (pdf) of the end-to-end signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and the average bit...
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This letter investigates downlink beamforming for simultaneous wireless information and power transfer in multi-user multi-input single-output underlay cognitive radio networks. Under the assumption of the integrated power splitting (PS) receiver architecture at the secondary receivers, we aim to minimize the total transmission power from the secon...
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Energy detection is a favorable mechanism in several applications relating to the identification of deterministic unknown signals such as in radar systems and cognitive radio communications. The present work quantifies the detrimental effects of cascaded multipath fading on energy detection and investigates the corresponding performance capability....
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The increasing demand for spectral and energy efficient communication networks has spurred a great interest in energy harvesting (EH) cognitive radio networks (CRNs). Such a revolutionary technology represents a paradigm shift in the development of wireless networks, as it can simultaneously enable the efficient use of the available spectrum and th...
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Femtocells are small base stations used to enhance cellular coverage in an indoor environment. However, dense femtocell deployments can lead to severe performance degradation. This paper adopts a new strategy to self-optimize the pilot power of femtocells by creating disjoint femtocell clusters which are managed by the chosen cluster heads (CHs). E...
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Deployment of a large number of femtocells to jointly provide coverage in an enterprise environment raises critical challenges especially in future self-organizing networks which rely on plug-and-play techniques for configuration. This paper proposes a multi-objective heuristic based on a genetic algorithm for a centralized self-optimizing network...
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Self-optimization of coverage is an essential element for successful deployment of enterprise femtocells. This paper evaluates the performance of genetic algorithm, particle swarm and simulated annealing heuristic techniques to solve a multi-objective coverage optimization problem when a number of femtocells are deployed to jointly provide indoor c...
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Femtocell technology is expected to improve both coverage and capacity, especially indoors. Providers of cellular services are increasingly implementing this technology in their networks. However, the decentralized manner of femtocells operation introduces several challenges. This paper presents an overview of the femtocells. It highlights the netw...
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Deploying a number of femtocells to jointly provide coverage in an enterprise environment raises critical challenges especially in future self-organizing networks which rely on plug-and-play fashions. This paper presents a technique based on the genetic algorithm for a centralized self-optimizing network containing a group of femtocells. Depending...

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