School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Charalampos Tsimenidis

Reader in Digital Communications


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Degree Programme Director: MSc Communications and Signal Processing
  • Deputy Head for the Intelligent Sensing and Communications Group


  • Dipl.-Ing., M.Sc., PgCert, Ph.D.

Previous Positions

  • Research Associate, Underwater Acoustics Research Group, University of Newcastle upon Tyne


  • Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET)
  • Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (SMIEEE)


Dr Tsimenidis is a member of the Intelligent Sensing and Communications Group and his profile can be viewed on Google Scholar.

Research Interests

  • Adaptive Array Signal Processing and Estimation
  • Coded and Precoded OFDM Communications Systems
  • Massive MIMO and Multiuser Detection
  • Coded Physical Layer Network Coding and Cooperative Communications
  • Powerline Communications
  • Underwater Acoustic Communications and Networking
  • Turbo Equalization and turbo MIMO Detection
  • Wireless Sensor Networks

Current Research Grants

  • Full-Duplex For Underwater Acoustic Communications, PI, £420k, (EPSRC, EP/R002665/1)
  • USMART - Smart dust for large scale underwater wireless sensing, CI, £1,284M, (EPSRC, EP/P017975/1)
  • WATAMS - Wide Area Trap and Animal Monitoring System, CI, £15k, (EPSRC IAA, BH171601)
  • Cooperative backhaul aided next-generation digital subscriber loops, PI, £252k, (EPSRC, EP/N004299/1) 


Postgraduate Teaching

  • Introduction to MATLAB
  • EEE8077 Simulation of Wireless Communications
  • EEE8091 Implementation of Wireless Receiver Algorithms