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Professor Lie-Liang Yang

Professor Lie-Liang Yang

Professor of Wireless Communications

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Address: B53, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ


Lie-Liang Yang received his M.Eng and Ph.D degrees in communications and electronics from Northern (Beijing) Jiaotong University, Beijing, China in 1991 and 1997, respectively, and his B.Eng degree in communications engineering from Shanghai Tiedao University, Shanghai, China in 1988. Additionally, he received a Postgraduate Certificate in Education from University of Southampton, Southampton, UK in 2005.

From June 1997 to December 1997 he was a visiting scientist to the Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. Since December 1997, he has been with the School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, UK, where he was first a Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Dec. 1997 - Aug. 2002), then a Lecturer (Sept. 2002 - Feb. 2006), then a Reader (Mar. 2006 - June 2010) and has been the Professor of Wireless Communications since June 2010. He has research interest in a range of areas in wireless communications, wireless networks and signal processing for wireless communications, as well as molecular and nano communications. He published 400+ research papers, which include 200+ journal papers and 210+ conference papers. He authored one book entitled Multicarrier Communications, which was published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was also translated into Chinese and published by the Publishing House of Electronic Industry of China. He co-authored two books entitled Single- and Multi-Carrier DS-CDMA - Multiuser Detection, Space-Time Spreading, Synchronization and Standards and Near-Capacity Variable-Length Coding, respectively, both of which were jointly published by John Wiley & Sons and IEEE Press. Additionally, he published 10+ book chapters. For the details of my publications, please visit

Prof. Yang is a Fellow of the IEEE in the USA, and a Fellow of the IET (previously IEE) in the UK. He was a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. He acted as TPC/symposium/area/track/workshop chairs for various conferences and was involved in the teams of Technical Programme Committees (TPC) of many conferences. He is a subject editor to the IET Electronics Letters, served as an associate editor to the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Journal of Communications and Networks (JCN), Security and Communication Networks (SCN) Journal, etc., and he is currently an associate editor to the IEEE Access. He was one of the guest editors for the special issues in: IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (2013), IEEE Wireless Communication Magazine (2013), IEEE Communication Magazine (2014), IEEE Systems Journal (2015), EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking (2011), China Communications.

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