IEEE Global Communications Conference
4–8 December 2022 // Rio de Janeiro, Brazil // Hybrid: In-Person and Virtual Conference
Accelerating the Digital Transformation through Smart Communications

WS04: Cellular UAV and Satellite Communications (CelUAVSatCom) - VIRTUAL

WS04: Cellular UAV and Satellite Communications (CelUAVSatCom) - VIRTUAL


*All times are BRT (GMT-3)

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4 11:00-12:30

UAV Communications 1

Time: 11:00-12:30 BRT
Energy Efficient UAV Trajectory Design for Hovering-Flying Data Collection
Zijing Chen, Yijun Guo and JianJun Hao (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China); Yu Du (Beijing Language and Culture University, China)
Low Cost ATP System Design for Free Space Optics based Drone Assisted Wireless Networks
Xiang Sun and Tianrun Zhang (University of New Mexico, USA); Sihua Shao (New Mexico Tech, USA); Bryan Tice and Paul Tice (University of New Mexico, USA); Sudharman K Jayaweera (University of New Mexico & Bluecom Systems, USA)
Multi-UAV Cooperative Sensing and Communication with Replicated Task Allocation
Kaitao Meng (University of Macau, China); Xiaofan He (Wuhan University, China); Qingqing Wu (University of Macau, China); Deshi Li (Wuhan University, China)
Trajectory and Resource Optimization for UAV Synthetic Aperture Radar
Mohamed-Amine Lahmeri and Walid Ghanem (Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany); Christina Knill (Ulm University, Germany); Robert Schober (Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany)
Experiments on Drone-to-Drone Communication with Wi-Fi, LTE-A, and 5G
Aymen Fakhreddine (Technology Innovation Institute, United Arab Emirates); Christian Raffelsberger (Lakeside Labs GmbH, Austria); Micha Sende (Lakeside Labs, Austria); Christian Bettstetter (University of Klagenfurt, Austria)

Satellite Communications 1

Time: 11:00-12:30 BRT
Traffic-Aware Satellite Switch-off Technique for LEO Constellations
Vaibhav Kumar Gupta (University of Luxembourg & Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), Luxembourg); Hayder Al-Hraishawi, Eva Lagunas and Symeon Chatzinotas (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
RIS-Enhanced LEO Satellite Communication: Joint Passive Beamforming and Orientation Optimization
Ziyuan Zheng and Wenpeng Jing (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China); Zhaoming Lu (BUPT, China); Xiangming Wen (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China)
A Closed-Form Approximation of the SIR Distribution in a LEO Uplink Channel
Ilari Angervuori and Risto Wichman (Aalto University, Finland)
Grant-Free Massive Access for LEO-satellite based 6G IoT networks
Vikalp Mandawaria and Chitradeep Majumdar (Samsung Research Institute Bangalore, India); Seungil Park (Samsung Electronics, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Korea (South)); Neha Sharma (Samsung Research Institute Bangalore, India); Anshuman Nigam (Samsung, India); Jungsoo Jung (Samsung Electronics, Korea (South))
A Graph-Based Customizable Handover Framework for LEO Satellite Networks
Mohamed Hozayen and Tasneem Darwish (Carleton University, Canada); Gunes Karabulut Kurt (Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada); Halim Yanikomeroglu (Carleton University, Canada)

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4 14:00-15:15

Satellite Communications 2

Time: 14:00-15:15 BRT
Performance Analysis of Selective Decode-and-Forward Relaying for Satellite-IoT
Nikhil Lamba (International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India); Ayush Kumar Dwivedi (International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad, India); Sachin Chaudhari (International Institute of Information Technology, India)
Dynamic Beam-Layout Design for MEO High Throughput Satellite Systems
Haythem Chaker, Hocuine Chougrani, Wallace Alves Martins and Symeon Chatzinotas (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg); Grotz Joel (SES, Luxembourg)
Joint Linear Precoding and DFT Beamforming Design for Massive MIMO Satellite Communication
Ha Nguyen Vu and Zaid Abdullah (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg); Geoffrey Eappen (Kirchberg Campus & University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg); Juan Duncan, Rakesh Palisetty, Jorge L González Rios and Wallace Alves Martins (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg); Hong-fu Chou (The University of Auckland, New Zealand); Juan A. Vásquez Peralvo, Luis Garces-Socarras, Haythem Chaker and Symeon Chatzinotas (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
Terminal-Aware Multi-Connectivity Scheduler for Uplink Multi-Layer Non-Terrestrial Networks
Michael Ninma Dazhi and Hayder Al-Hraishawi (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg); Bhavani Shankar Mysore R (Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust & University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg); Symeon Chatzinotas (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
An Empirical Analysis of Multi-Connectivity between 5G Terrestrial and LEO Satellite Networks
Melisa López and Sebastian Bro Damsgaard (Aalborg University, Denmark); Ignacio Rodriguez (University of Oviedo, Spain); Preben Mogensen (Aalborg University, Denmark)

UAV Communications 2

Time: 14:00-15:15 BRT
UAVs over mmWave/THz Cellular MEC Networks: A Comparative Study for Energy Efficiency
Mahdi Azari and Symeon Chatzinotas (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
Improving UAV Communication in Cell Free MIMO Using a Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface
Bayan Al-Nahhas and Anas Chaaban (University of British Columbia, Canada); Md. Jahangir Hossain (Universtiy of British Columbia, Okanagan, Canada)
Coexistence of UAVs and Terrestrial Users in Millimeter-Wave Urban Networks
Seongjoon Kang (New York University Tandon School of Engineering, USA); Marco Mezzavilla (NYU Tandon School of Engineering, USA); Angel Lozano (Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Spain); Giovanni Geraci (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain); Sundeep Rangan (New York University, USA); Vasilii Semkin (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland); William Xia (New York University, USA); Giuseppe Loianno (NYU, USA)
Energy Efficiency Optimization for RIS-Assisted UAV-Enabled MEC Systems
Xintong Qin (Beijing Jiaotong University, China); Wenjuan Yu (Lancaster University, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Zhengyu Song and Tianwei Hou (Beijing Jiaotong University, China); Yuanyuan Hao (China Academy of Space Technology, China); Xin Sun (Beijing Jiaotong University, China)
Multi-user Detection and Data Association for LoRa-based UAV IoT Networks
Smriti Jha and Naveen Mysore Balasubramanya (Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad, India)

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4 16:45-18:00

UAV Communications 3

Time: 16:45-18:00 BRT
Multi-UAV Wireless Positioning using Adaptive Multidimensional Scaling and Extended Kalman Filter
Zongjian Yuan (Cranfield University, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Weisi Guo (Cranfield University & Alan Turing Institute, University of Warwick, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Saba Al-Rubaye (Cranfield University, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
A Novel Cell Deployment for UAM Communications in 5G-Advanced Network
Kyoungmin Park (Samsung Research, Korea (South)); Jaewon Lee and Hyunseok Ryu (Samsung Electronics, Korea (South)); Younsun Kim (Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Korea (South))
Computation Offloading, UAV Placement, and Resource Allocation in SAGIN
Nguyen Minh Dat (INRS-EMT & University of Quebec, Canada); Long Bao Le (INRS, University of Quebec, Canada); Andre Girard (INRS-EMT and GERAD, Canada)
Energy Efficiency Optimization in Multi-UAV Energy Harvesting Network
Yuchen Li and Shuo Shi (Harbin Institute of Technology, China); Yu Miao (Guangdong Planning and Designing Institute of Telecommunications Co, China); Zhenyu Xu (Huizhou Engineering Vocational College, Guangdong, China); Chenyu Wu (Harbin Institute of Technology, China); Shuo Zhang (Harbin Institute of Technology HIT, China)
Reducing safe UAV separation distances with U2U communication and new Remote ID formats
Evgenii Vinogradov (KU Leuven, Belgium & Technology Innovation Institute, United Arab Emirates); Sofie Pollin (KU Leuven, Belgium)

Non-Terrestrial Networks 1

Time: 16:45-18:00 BRT
Zero-Shot Recurrent Graph Neural Networks for Beam Prediction in Non-Terrestrial Networks
Zhaoquan Geng and Changyang She (The University of Sydney, Australia); Deyou Zhang (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden); Chunhui Li (Ericsson Research, Japan); Yonghui Li and Branka Vucetic (University of Sydney, Australia)
Reliability Oriented OTFS-based LEO Satellites Joint Transmission Scheme
Màrius Caus (Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Spain); Musbah Shaat (Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC) / CERCA, Spain); Ana Isabel Pérez Neira (UPC/CTTC, Spain); Malte Schellmann (Huawei Technologies German Research Center, Germany); Hanwen Cao (Huawei Munich Research Center, Germany)
Wide-Beamwidth Circular Polarized Antenna for Diversity Combining Applications
Juan A. Vásquez Peralvo, Juan Duncan, Rakesh Palisetty and Vibhum Singh (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg); Geoffrey Eappen (Kirchberg Campus & University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg); Jorge L González Rios (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
Beyond-Cell Communications via HAPS-RIS
Safwan Alfattani (King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia & University of Ottawa, Canada); Animesh Yadav (Minnesota State University, USA & Carleton University, Canada); Halim Yanikomeroglu (Carleton University, Canada); Abbas Yongacoglu (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Neural Network based Non Orthogonal Random Access for 6G NTN-IoT
Carla Amatetti (Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Italy); Riccardo Campana, Ali Georganaki and Alessandro Vanelli-Coralli (University of Bologna, Italy)
Power Allocation for a HAPS-Enabled MIMO NOMA System with Spatially Correlated Channels
Rozita Shafie and Mohammad Javad Omidi (Isfahan University of Technology, Iran); Omid Abbasi and Halim Yanikomeroglu (Carleton University, Canada)

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