A Global Research Institute of Queen's University Belfast


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Centre for Wireless Innovation

The CWI was formed by bringing together the existing High Frequency Electronics and Wireless Communication Systems clusters at ECIT.

This gives Queen's the largest research base in physical layer wireless within the UK and one of the strongest in Europe. 60 people including over 16 academics carry out research across our 4 thematic areas.

Research Director for CWI

Research Director

Professor William Scanlon

William is Director of The Centre for Wireless Innovation (CWI) at the ECIT Institute. He is also MD/Co-Founder of ActivWireless - an ECIT spin-out company specialising in the Internet of Things and Real time locating systems.

Professor William Scanlon

Thematic Areas

RF and microwave through THz technologies

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Antennas and propagation and applied electromagnetics

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Communications theory and signal processing

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Sensors and sensor systems

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