Dr. Xiaohong Peng
Senior Lecturer of Telecommunications and Networking

Senior Member of IEEE (SMIEEE)

Postgraduate Programme Director

Electronic, Electrical and Power Engineering
School of Engineering & Applied Science
Aston University
Birmingham B4 7ET

Tel:  +44 (0)12-2043527
Fax: +44 (0)121-2043682




Education & Qualifications

Ph.D.  Digital Communications, University of Manchester, 1995
  Electrical Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, 1985
Electrical Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, 1982

Chartered Engineer

Teaching Modules

Research Projects

Selected Publications

§  M. Seyedebrahimi, C. Bailey and X.-H. Peng, “Model and performance of a no-reference quality assessment metric for video streaming,IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 23, No. 12, Dec. 2013, pp. 2034-2043.

§  C. Bailey, Xiao-Hong Peng, “A quality driven adaptation scheme for DASH streaming,” in Proc. IEEE ChinaCom, August. 2013.

§  M. Seyedebrahimi, X.-H. Peng and R. Harrison, “A new scheduling method for enhanced quality of experience in LTE systems,” in Proc. 19th European Conference on Wireless Communications, April 2013.

§  C. Bailey, M. Seyedebrahimi, and X.-H. Peng, “Pause intensity: No-reference quality metric for video transmission in TCP networks,” in Proc. International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2012), July 2012.

§  J. Zhang, L. Fei, Q. Gao, and X.-H. Peng, “Energy-efficient multihop cooperative MISO transmission with optimal hop distance in wireless ad hoc networks,” IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications, Vol. 10, Issue 10, Oct. 2011, pp. 3426-3435.

§  T. Porter, and X.-H. Peng, “Hybrid TCP/UDP video transport for H.264 content delivery in burst loss networks,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2011), July 2011.

§  T. Porter, and X.-H. Peng, “An objective approach to measuring video playback quality in lossy networks using TCP,” IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 15 Issue 1, Jan. 2011, pp. 76-78.

§  Q. Gao, Y. Zuo, J. Zhang, and X.-H. Peng, “Improving energy efficiency in a wireless sensor network by combining cooperative MIMO with data aggregation,” IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 59, Issue 8, Oct. 2010, pp. 3956 – 3965.

§  X.-H. Peng, “Bounds on end-to-end performance of networks employing erasure control coding,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. on Information Theory and Applications (ISITA), Oct. 2010.

§  Q. Gao, L. Fei, J. Zhang, and X.-H. Peng, “Performance optimisation of the MAC protocol with multiple contention slots in MIMO ad hoc networks,” IET Proc. on Communications, Vol. 4, Issue 5, March 2010, pp.562-572.

§  G.-C. Zhang, X.-H. Peng, and X. Gu, “Performance analysis of an experimental wireless relay sensor network,” Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Vol. 22, Issue 4, March 2010, pp.462-480.

§  R. Haywood, S. Mukherjee, and X.-H. Peng, “Investigation of H.264 video streaming over an IEEE 802.11e EDCA wireless testbed,  in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Communications (ICC), June 2009.

§  R. Taank and X.-H. Peng, “Investigation of the effects of feedback channel losses for wireless TCP experiments,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. On Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Sept. 2007.

§  X.-H. Peng and P.G. Farrell, “On Construction of the (24, 12, 8) Golay code,” IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, Vol. 52, No. 8, Aug. 2006, pp.3669-3675.

§  X.-H. Peng and X. Gu, “Cooperative diversity based on distributed coding schemes in wireless networks,” BT Tech. Journal, Vol. 24, No. 2, April 2006.

§  X. Gu, X.-H. Peng and G.-C. Zhang, “MIMO systems for broadband wireless communications,” BT Tech. Journal, Vol. 24, No. 2, April 2006.

§  Q. Gao, K. Blow, D. Holding, X.-H. Peng and I. Marshall, “Radio range adjustment for energy efficient wireless sensor networks,” Ad Hoc Networks, Vol.4, Jan. 2006, pp.75-82.

§  X.-H. Peng, “Erasure-control coding for distributed networks,” IEE Proceedings on Communications, Vol. 152, No. 6, Dec. 2005, pp.1075-1080.

§  X.-H. Peng and P.G. Farrell, “Optimal augmentation of product codes,” IEE Electro. Lett., vol. 40, 10th June 2004, pp. 750-752. 

§  X.-H. Peng, P.G. Farrell, and P. Coulton, “Adaptive soft-decision decoding in two dimensions,” Information, Coding & Mathematics by Kluwer Academic Publishers, May 2002, pp.299-321.

§  X.-H. Peng, and P.G. Farrell, "Adaptive soft-decision decoding for array codes," European Trans. on Telecommunications, Vol. 12, No. 6, Nov.-Dec. 2001, pp.487-500.

§  X.-H. Peng, and A. Burr, “Optimal soft-decision decoding for multilevel block modulation codes,” IEE Proceedings on Communications, Vol. 148, No. 6, Dec. 2001, pp.333-338.


Research Fellow

        Dr Xingjun Zhang

PhD Students

        Saty Mukherjee
Ritesh Taank
Richard Haywood
Guchun Zhang
Tim Porter

        Colin Bailey

        Mirghiasaldin Seyedebrahimi

        Radwa Osman Mohamed