Communication networks and systems

Research highlights

Network communications

Research highlights include:

  • Leading the Wired Core & Access Networks (WCAN) working group in GreenTouch, a consortium of 55 leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry, academic and non-governmental research experts.  The work led by Professor Jaafar Elmirghani has won the GreenTouch 1000x award 2015 “for pioneering research contributions to the field of energy efficiency in telecommunications”
  • Professor Jaafar Elmirghani together with six colleagues from GreenTouch has received the prestigious 2016 Edison Award under the Collective Disruption category.
  • Development of a network simulation and optimisation software referred to as CORNETO: CORe NETwork Optimization. The software is based on the renewable energy, cloud services, P2P content distribution and virtual network embedding optimization models developed by the group.