Centre for Wireless Innovation
A global leader in Physical Layer Wireless
CWI is the UK’s largest research, development and exploitation base in physical layer wireless, and one of the strongest in Europe, with 60 scientists who invent underpinning technologies for Mobile, Medical and Space applications.
Our work focuses on body-implanted sensors, metamaterials, massive MIMO, mmWave cellular comms, secure and energy-efficient small cell networks, high-efficiency switched-mode power amplifiers, electromagnetic media, retrodirective antennas, all optimising IoT, Industry 4.0, V2X, space exploration, next-gen EO satellites and medical devices.
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.
RF through Terahertz Circuits and Front-Ends
mm-Wave Cellular Communications
Antennas, propagation and applied electromagnetics
Retrodirective Antennas for Ground and Space
Communications theory and signal processing
Massive MIMO technologies for 5G and beyond
Sensors and sensing systems
Antennas & Propagation for Bodycentric Communication