1. Wireless Communications
New generation mobile networks
MillimeterWave/TeraHertz Communications; IoT;
Intelligent Reconfigurable Surfaces and Cell-Free Massive MIMO;
Wireless Caching；Secure Communications; Industrial Communications, URLLC.
2. Network and Channel Coding; Channel Codes (Fountain codes); Distributed Storage Systems; Coding for fog computing; Coding for Machine Learning;
3. Machine Learning, especially Neural Networks, Distributed Learning, AI for wireless networks and smart grids;
List of Publications (By reverse chronologic order)
List of Publication (By research Area).
Selected Recent Publication:
 M. Xiao, S. Mumtaz, Y. Huang, L. Dai, Y. Li, M. Matthaiou, G. Karagiannidis, E. Bjronson, K. Yang, Chih-lin I. and A. Ghosh "Millimeter Wave Communications for Future Mobile Networks," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC). vol. 35, no. 9, pp., 1909-1935, September 2017. (Web of Science, Highly Cited, Hot Paper in the field)
 Z. Zhang, Z. Ma, M. Xiao, Z. Ding and P. Fan, "Full-Duplex Device-to-Device Aided Cooperative Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technologies, Vol. 66, No. 5, pp. 4467-4471, May 2017. (Web of Science, Highly Cited)
 L. Zhang, J. Liu, M. Xiao, G. Wu, S. Li and Y. Liang "Performance Analysis and Optimization in Downlink NOMA Systems with Cooperative Full-duplex Relaying," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC) -- Series on Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access for 5G Systems, vol. 35, no. 10, pp. 2398-2412, Oct. 2017. (Web of Science, Highly Cited)
 L. Zhang, Y. C. Liang and M. Xiao, "Spectrum Sharing for Internet of Things: A Survey," IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, Vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 132-139, June 2019. (Web of Science, Highly Cited)
 P. Yang, Y. Xiao, M. Xiao, and S. Li, "6G Wireless Communications: Vision and Potential Techniques," IEEE Network Magazine， vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 70-75, July/August, 2019. (Web of Science, Highly Cited).
 Z. Zhang, Y. Xiao, Z. Ma, M. Xiao, Z. Ding, X. Lei, G. Karagiannidis and P. Fan, "6G Wireless Networks: Vision, Requirements, Architecture and Key Technologies," IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, Vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 28-41, September 2019. (Web of Science, Highly Cited, Hot Paper in the field).
 L. Zhang, M. Xiao, G. Wu, M. Alam and S. Li "A Survey of Advanced Techniques for Spectrum Sharing in 5G Networks," IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 44-51, Oct. 2017, (Web of Science, Highly Cited).
 Y. Ye, S. Huang, M. Xiao and Z. Ma, "Decentralized Consensus Optimization Based on Parallel Random Walk," IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 391-395, Feb. 2020..
 Z. Ma, M. Xiao, Y. Xiao, Z. Pang, H. V. Poor and B. Vucetic, "High-reliability and Low-latency Communications for Internet of Things: Challenges, Fundaments and Enabling Technologies," IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Vol. 6, No. 5, 7946-7970, October 2019.
 J. Yue and M. Xiao, "Coded Decentralized Learning with Gradient Descent for Big Data Analytics", IEEE Communications Letters , vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 362-366, Feb. 2020.
 P. Yang, Y. Xiao, M. Xiao, Y. L. Guan and W. Xiang "'Adaptive Spatial Modulation MIMO Based on Machine Learning," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), , vol. 37, no. 9, pp. 2117-2131, September 2019.
 F. Pan, Z. Pang, H. Wen, M. Xiao and D. Dzung, "Threshold-Free Physical Layer Authentication Based on Machine Learning for Industrial Wireless CPS," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (To Appear).
 L. Yan, H. Ding, L. Zhang, L. Liu, X. Fang, Y. Fang, M. Xiao and X. Huang, "Machine Learning Based Handovers for Sub-6 GHz and mmWave Integrated Vehicular Networks ," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications , Vol. 18, no. 10, pp. 4873-4885, October 2019.
 F. Teng, Z. Ma, J. Chen, M. Xiao and L. Huang, "Automatic Medical Code Assignment via deep Learning approach for intelligent healthcare," IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health informatics (To Appear).
 W. Lei, Y. Ye and M. Xiao, "Deep Reinforcement Learning Based Spectrum Allocation in Integrated Access and Backhaul Networks," IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networks, (To Appear).
 S. Huang, Y. Ye, M. Xiao, H. V. Poor and M. Skoglund, "Decentralized Beamforming Design for Intelligent Reflecting Surface-enhanced Cell-free Networks," IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, (To Appear).
1. Journal Editor
- Editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2018 ---)
- Area Editor for IEEE Open Journal of the Communication Society (2019 ---)
- Editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications (2012 ---2017)
- Editor for IEEE JSAC, SI, "Millimeter Wave communications for future mobile networks", (2016 -- 2017)
- Senior Editor for IEEE Communications Letters (2015 --- 2019 )
- Editor for IEEE Wireless Communications Letters (2012--2016).
2. TPC Co-chair
- TPC Co-Chair, VTC Fall Track "Cooperative Communications, Distributed MIMO and Relaying"
- TPC Co-Chair, Communications Networks and Systems, IEEE ICCCAS 2013
Autumn 2020, I teach following courses
(1). Project courses in information engineering (EQ2443), in communications (EQ2444) and in multimedia (EQ2445).
(2). Data Science and Machine learning (4 lectures on graph model and distributed learning)
(3). I am also an ACM distinguished Speaker.
- IEEE Senior Member;
- Ph.D thesis examiner; Regular Reviewers; TPC member;
Project in Multimedia Processing and Analysis (EQ2445), examiner, course responsible, teacher | Course web
Seminars in Information and Network Engineering (EQ2461), examiner, course responsible, teacher | Course web