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Professor Fun Hu

Professor of Wireless Communications Eng

Faculty/Dept/School Department of Biomedical and Electronics Engineering
(Faculty of Engineering and Informatics)
Telephone +441274 234151


Professor Fun Hu is Professor of Wireless Communications Engineering since 2005 and the holder of the Yorkshire Forward Chair in Wireless Communications (2007). Since starting her academic career in 1992, Prof. Hu has received considerable funding support through participations and contributions to many flagship projects funded by the UK funding councils, the EU, ESA and TSB. Much of her research activities have been conducted in collaboration with industry and other universities and research organisations over the globe. Her major research is in integrated mobile, wireless and satellite communication networks with particular applications to vehicular communications networks including aircrafts and trains. She is the Head of the Future Ubiquitous Research Group, which has 3 academic staff, 7 research staff and numerous research students. Prof. Hu has published over 100 papers in scientific journals and international conferences, and have co-authored 1 book, edited two books and contributed to 5 book chapters. She is currently the Head of the Biomedical & Electronics Engineering Department in the Faculty of Engineering and Informatics. 


Future plans EPSRC applications Horizon 2020 - PPP, Co-fund, Cleansky2 CPD Development Current, and significant recent, funded projects Recent projects British Council BLESS U ~£90K British Council SITARA ~£150K Innovate UK HARNet ~£766K Innovate UK SINCBAC ~ £590K EU/ESA SatNEx (I, II, III, IV) ~ £300K MBM3 Software Design and Development ~ £25K EU CASAGRAS 2 ~ £57K EU SANDRA ~ £900K Leverhulme Visiting Fellowship ~ £26K ESA Broadband to Trains ~ £15K Sensor Data Link (Filtronics) ~ £14K ESA Inmarsat BGAN ~ £215K EPSRC CTA - £300K