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David Grace MEng, DPhil (York), Senior MIEEE, MIET

Professor (Research), Head of Communications Technologies Research Group

Director of Centre for High Altitude Platform Communications

Research Lead Communications, Institute for Safe Autonomy

Dept of Electronic Engineering,

University of York

Heslington, York YO10 5DD

United Kingdom

Email: david.grace@york.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)1904 32 2396

Fax: +44 (0)1904 32 2335

Web Pages: Communications Technologies Research Group

Centre for High Altitude Platform Applications

Institute for Safe Autonomy

Research Interests

Communications from High Altitude Platforms and other forms of aerial platform.

Wireless communications for Connected Autonomous Networks

Artificial intelligence applied to wireless networks.

Radio resource management in general including, dynamic spectrum sharing and coexistence, application of economics to spectrum assignment, and distributed dynamic channel assignment, including specialist knowledge of wireless ad hoc networks.

Wireless communications system level design, interference studies and mitigation techniques for mixed wireless systems, incorporating current and future wireless standards.

Cognitive Communications: Distributed Artificial Intelligence (DAI), Regulatory Policy and Economics, Implementation (111995150X) cover image

Cognitive Communications: Distributed Artificial Intelligence (DAI), Regulatory Policy and Economics, Implementation

David Grace (Editor) and Honggang Zhang (Editor)

John Wiley and Sons

Hardcover 512 pages

August 2012

ISBN: 978-1-1199-5150-6

Broadband Communications via High Altitude Platforms

David Grace and Mihael Mohorcic

John Wiley and Sons

Hardcover 398 pages

October 2010

ISBN: 978-0-470-69445-9

Outside Positions of Responsibility

Vice-Chair Special Interest Group on Cognitive Green Communications and Computing Networks 2014/15

Chair for IEEE Technical Committee on Cognitive Networks 2013/14

Chair of WUN Cognitive Communications Consortium 2008 - 2013

Member of IEEE Comsoc Technical Advisory Council 2013/14

Former Chair of COST 297 - HAPCOS WG1 'Radio Communications'

Related Skills

MATLAB, OPNET modelling, C, Maple, UNIX system administration.

Qualifications

1999: DPhil on Distributed Dynamic Channel Assignment for the Wireless Environment, University of York.

1989 - 1993: MEng Electronic Systems Engineering, University of York. First Class Honours, sponsored by BT.


Employment

Oct 2011 - present: Guest Professor Zhejiang University, China

Oct 2009 - present: Professor (Research), formerly known as Senior Research Fellow (Senior Staff Grade), University of York

Oct 2004 - Sept 2009: Senior Research Fellow, University of York

June 1999 - Sept 2004: Research Fellow, University of York

1994 - June 1999: Research Assistant, University of York

1989 - 1993: Placements with BT, including 6 months at BT Labs.


2001 - 2009: Director of SkyLARC Technologies Ltd.