Dr Ian J. Wassell joined the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory as a Senior Lecturer in January 2006. Prior to this appointment, he was with the University of Cambridge Department of Engineering for approximately six and a half years.
He received the PhD degree from the University of Southampton in 1990 and the BSc., BEng. (Honours) Degrees (First Class) from the University of Loughborough in 1983. He has in excess of 15 years experience in the simulation and design of radio communication systems gained via a number of positions in industry and higher education. He has published more than 130 papers concerning wireless communication systems since joining the University of Cambridge in May 1999. In addition, he has successfully supervised 15 PhD students and 6 MPhil students. He is a fellow of Churchill College and has supervised second year linear systems and communication topics to Churchill engineering students for a number of years.
His research interests include broadband Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) networks, wireless sensor networks, radio propagation, coding and communication signal processing.
He is a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and has also served on the local Cambridge committee of the IET.