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Dr. Hlaing Minn
Professor-Electrical Engineering
Office MailstopMail Box: EC33, Room No.: ECSN 4.204 
Email Address    Primary Phone Number 972-883-2889    Fax Number (972) 883-6629    URL Faculty Homepage    Media Contact
 Professional Preparation
 Ph.DElectrical Engineering "University of Victoria, Cananda"2001
 M.E.Telecommunications"Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand"1997
 B.E.Electronics"Yangon Institute of Technology, Yangon"1995
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Research Interests
  • Wireless Communications, Signal Processing, Estimation, Signal/Pilot Designs, Resource Management, Interference Management, RF Impairments
  • IMT-Advanced Systems, Next Generation Wireless Systems, Cognitive radio, MIMO, Massive MIMO, Advanced Spectrum Access, D2D, M2M
  • Wireless Health Care
Research Activities

Current research activities are in the areas of communications resource designs and management, cross-layer capacity enhancement techniques, spectrum-agile systems, cooperative / relay systems, robust receiver algorithms under practical system impairments, MIMO, Massive MIMO, diversity techniques/systems, device-to-device or machine-to-machine communications.

Target applications of current research are next-generation wireless PAN, LAN, MAN, RAN, LTE, LTE-Advanced, IMT-Advanced Systems, smart-grid, and IoT / IoE.

I serve as an Editor-at-Large for the IEEE Transactions on Communications since 2016 and served as an Editor for the same journal from 2005 to 2015.

In addition to wireless and signal processing areas, I am also interested in research and development activities related to wireless health-care and quality-of-life enhancement technologies.

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H. Minn and A. Khansefid, “Massive MIMO Systems in Non-Contiguous Bands with Asymmetric Traffics,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications,vol. 15, no. 7, pp. 4689-4702, July 2016.

Category: IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
Peer reviewed

H. Minn and D. Munoz, "Channel Knowledge Acquisition in Relay and Multi-Point to Multi-Point Transmission Systems," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology,vol. 64, no. 4, pp. 1416-1434, Apr. 2015.

Category: IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
Peer reviewed

P. Yen, Q. Zhan, and H. Minn, “New Fractional Frequency Reuse Patterns for Multi-Cell Systems in Time-Varying Channels,” IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 253-256, June 2015.

Category: IEEE Wireless Communications Letters
Peer reviewed

Q. Zhan and H. Minn, “New Integer Normalized Carrier Frequency Offset Estimators,”  IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 63, no. 14, pp. 3697-3710, July 15, 2015.

Category: EEE Transactions on Signal Processing
Peer reviewed

A. Khansefid and H. Minn, “Achievable Downlink Rates of MRC and ZF Precoders in Massive MIMO with Uplink and Downlink Pilot Contamination,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 63, No. 12, pp.4849-4864, Dec. 2015.

Category: IEEE Transactions on Communications
Peer reviewed
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DurationRankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
Sept. 2014-PresentProfessorElectrical Engineering Department UT-Dallas
Sept. 2008-Aug. 2014Associate ProfessorElectrical Engineering DepartmentErik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer ScienceUT-Dallas
Oct 1995-Mar 1996Telecommunications EngineerTelecommunications Department TOTAL Myanmar Exploration & Production (French Oil & Gas Company)
Jan. 2002 -Aug. 2002Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering "University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada"
Jan 1999-Dec. 2001Research Assistant Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering "University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada"
Feb. 1998 -Dec. 1998Laboratory Supervisor Telecommunications Program Asian Institute of Technology
"Sept. 1st, 2002-Aug. 2008Assistant ProfessorElectrical Engineering DepartmentErik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer ScienceUniversity of Texas at Dallas
 Synergistic Activities
Editor, IEEE Transactions on Communications (2005-2016)

Editor, International Journal of Communications and Networks (2008-2015)

Symposium Co-Chair, IEEE VTC Wireless Access Track, 2009 Fall

TPC member in Globecom, ICC, WCNC, VTC, etc.

Symposium Co-Chair, IEEE Globecom Wireless Communications Symposium, 2014

Editor-at-Large, IEEE Transactions on Communications (2016-Present)

01/31/2016-12/31/2018A New Paradigm for Spectrum Sharing between Wireless Communications and Radio AstronomyNSF$596,736Current
07/25/2015-08/25/2016The Physical Layer of High Frequency Cellular CommunicationsIndustry$164,391Current
09/01/2015-09/30/2016Power-Efficient ADC Design for 5G Wireless SystemsIndustry$75,000Current
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Honors and Awards
  1. Myanmar Education Minister's Outstanding Student Award (5 times)
  2. Finland Government Scholarship (for the Master Degree at AIT)
  3. IEEE Fellow

Scientific and Professional Society Memberships

IEEE Fellow,

Member in IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Signal Processing Society, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society

Industrial Sponsors



  • PrincipleSoft, Texas, USA.


  • WHAM


  • RIM

  • TX MRC


  • Toyota ITC, USA


  • Huawei



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