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Yansha Deng

Dr Yansha Deng

Reader in Engineering

  • Senior Editor, IEEE Communications Letter
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Communication
  • Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Molecular, Biological and Multi-scale Communications
  • Associate Editor for IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society

Research interests

  • Engineering

Biography

Dr Yansha Deng is a Reader in the Department of Engineering at King’s College London, London, United Kingdom. She joined KCL as a postdoc in 2015 and become a lecturer in 2017.

Yansha has extensive research experience in 5G & 6G wireless communications, and multi-scale communications, where she conducted interdisciplinary research across machine learning, wireless communication, molecular communications, chemistry, and biology disciplines. Until 2023, she has received the EPSRC NIA award, secured more than £2.6 million of research funding as the Principal Investigator, and £14 million of research funding as the Co-Investigator from EPSRC, Horizon Europe, Department for Science, Innovation, and Technology (DSIT), Innovate UK, industrial funds, etc.  

She has published 100+ journal papers, 60+ IEEE/ACM conference papers, and 2 patents. She was a recipient of the Best Paper Awards from ICC 2016 and GLOBECOM 2017 as the first author and IEEE Communications Society Best Young Researcher Award for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa Region in 2021.  

She is currently the Senior Editor of IEEE Communications Letters since 2020,  the Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Communications since 2017, the Associate Editor of IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials since 2022,  the  Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Machine Learning in Communications and Networking since 2022, the Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Molecular, Biological and Multi-scale Communications since 2019, the Associate Editor of IEEE Open Journal of Communications Society since 2019 and the Vertical Area Editor of IEEE Internet of Things Magazine since 2021. She has been a frequent invited speaker in IEEE Infocom, Globecom, ICC, PIMRC, EuCNC, etc.

Research Interests

  • Task-oriented Semantic-aware Communications
  • Wireless AI and Edge AI
  • Microfluidic Molecular Communication

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    Research

    CIRCLE Network
    Communication & Information Engineering

    Managing information and connecting human activities

    networking
    Data-Centric Engineering

    Applying machine learning to engineering challenges

    AI network
    Centre for Telecommunications Research

    A global leader in telecommunications and data and information processing

    FEATURE CUSP Window
    Centre for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) London

    CUSP London is a collaboration between King’s College London and New York University, which brings together researchers, businesses, local authorities and government agencies, to apply data science and visual analytics to challenges in and for London.

    CIRCLE Network
    Communication & Information Engineering

    Managing information and connecting human activities

    News

    First of-its-kind molecular communication system developed by King's engineers

    The new platform could revolutionise drug delivery and detection of dangerous chemicals.

    Molecular Communication Story 780x440

    King's engineer awarded Horizon Europe grant to build connected future for healthcare and smart cities

    The AI-powered computing infrastructure could support wide scale improvements in healthcare and traffic safety

    London

    'Diversity is the key to innovation': King's ushers in next generation of engineers at first Girls into Electronics event

    School age girls were invited to learn the basics of electronics and engineering at the Quad Labs earlier this month.

    JL_NMES Open Day-1 THUMBNAIL

    King's joins £12 million project investing in future of 6G communication systems

    The research is part of the government’s strategic investment in UK telecommunications.

    Wireless network and connection technology concept with city background at night.

    King's Senior Lecturer wins IEEE Communications Society Best Young Researcher Award

    Dr Yansha Deng is the 2021 recipient of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Communications Society Best Young Researcher Award for...

    image of young woman holding an award

    Deng & Nallanathan win best paper

    A paper written by Yansha Deng, a research associate and Professor Arumugam Nallanathan both in the Department of Informatics at King’s has won the best paper...

    Dr Yansha Deng and Professor Arumugam Nallanathan

    King's Engineers developing pollution tracking device to support climate change action

    A collaborative of researchers led by Dr Yansha Deng and Dr Daniel Schillereff from the Departments of Engineering and Geography are developing a low-cost air...

    An early proof-of-concept prototype from the King’s Summer School

      Research

      CIRCLE Network
      Communication & Information Engineering

      Managing information and connecting human activities

      networking
      Data-Centric Engineering

      Applying machine learning to engineering challenges

      AI network
      Centre for Telecommunications Research

      A global leader in telecommunications and data and information processing

      FEATURE CUSP Window
      Centre for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) London

      CUSP London is a collaboration between King’s College London and New York University, which brings together researchers, businesses, local authorities and government agencies, to apply data science and visual analytics to challenges in and for London.

      CIRCLE Network
      Communication & Information Engineering

      Managing information and connecting human activities

      News

      First of-its-kind molecular communication system developed by King's engineers

      The new platform could revolutionise drug delivery and detection of dangerous chemicals.

      Molecular Communication Story 780x440

      King's engineer awarded Horizon Europe grant to build connected future for healthcare and smart cities

      The AI-powered computing infrastructure could support wide scale improvements in healthcare and traffic safety

      London

      'Diversity is the key to innovation': King's ushers in next generation of engineers at first Girls into Electronics event

      School age girls were invited to learn the basics of electronics and engineering at the Quad Labs earlier this month.

      JL_NMES Open Day-1 THUMBNAIL

      King's joins £12 million project investing in future of 6G communication systems

      The research is part of the government’s strategic investment in UK telecommunications.

      Wireless network and connection technology concept with city background at night.

      King's Senior Lecturer wins IEEE Communications Society Best Young Researcher Award

      Dr Yansha Deng is the 2021 recipient of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Communications Society Best Young Researcher Award for...

      image of young woman holding an award

      Deng & Nallanathan win best paper

      A paper written by Yansha Deng, a research associate and Professor Arumugam Nallanathan both in the Department of Informatics at King’s has won the best paper...

      Dr Yansha Deng and Professor Arumugam Nallanathan

      King's Engineers developing pollution tracking device to support climate change action

      A collaborative of researchers led by Dr Yansha Deng and Dr Daniel Schillereff from the Departments of Engineering and Geography are developing a low-cost air...

      An early proof-of-concept prototype from the King’s Summer School