Associate Professor Salman Durrani

Associate Professor
College of Engineering & Computer Science
T: +61 2 6125 6573

Areas of expertise

  • Wireless Communications 100510
  • Signal Processing 090609
  • Communications Technologies 1005

Research interests

  • Wireless power transfer and energy harvesting
  • Wireless sensor, device to device and machine to machine networks
  • Drone (UAV) communications
  • Synchronization and channel estimation
  • Stochastic geometry
  • Distance distributions and connectivity


Salman Durrani received the B.Sc. (1st class honours) degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan in 2000. He received the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia in Dec. 2004. He has been with the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, since 2005, where he is currently Associate Professor in the Research School of Engineering, College of Engineering & Computer Science. His research interests include wireless information and power transfer, energy-harvesting-enabled wireless communications, drone communications, machine-to-machine and device-to-device communication, stochastic geometry modelling of finite area networks and synchronization in communication systems.

Dr. Durrani has co-authored more than 140 publications to date in refereed international journals and conferences. He was a recipient of the 2016 IEEE ComSoc Asia Pacific Outstanding Paper Award. He was the Chair of the ACT Chapter of the IEEE Signal Processing and Communications Societies from 2015 to 2016. He currently serves as an Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMMUNICATIONS. He was awarded the 2018 ANU VC Award for Excellence in Supervision and the 2012 ANU VC Award for Excellence in Education. He is a Member of Engineers Australia, a Senior Fellow of IEEE, USA and a Senior Fellow of The Higher Education Academy, UK.


Projects and Grants

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