Xuesong Cai

Xuesong Cai

Associate senior lecturer

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I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Information Technology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden. My research interests include

  • Radio propagation
  • High-resolution parameter estimation
  • Channel characterization and modeling
  • Over-the-air channel emulation
  • Optimization
  • Radio-based localization

for 5G and beyond wireless communications. I have published more than 54 peer-reviewed conference and journal papers. Currently, I mainly focus on millimeter-wave (mmWave) and terahertz (THz) channels and related applications. I am an editor of Wireless Communication and Mobile Computing, and a Senior Member of the IEEE.  

I received my B.S. degree and Ph.D. degree (Hons.) from Tongji University, Shanghai, China in 2013 and 2018, respectively. In 2015, I conducted a three-month internship with Huawei Technologies, China. I was also a Visiting Scholar with Universidad Politècnica de Madrid, Spain in 2016. From 2018-2022, I conducted several postdoctoral stays at Aalborg University, Denmark, Nokia Bell Labs, Denmark, and Lund University, Sweden.

I was a recipient of the China National Scholarship (the highest honor for Ph.D. Candidates) in 2016, the Outstanding Doctorate Graduate awarded by the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission in 2018, the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) “Seal of Excellence” in 2019, the MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship (success rate 14%, ranking top 1.2% out of 1052 proposals of Engineering) founded by the EU and the Starting Grant (success rate 12%) funded by the Swedish Research Council in 2022. I was also selected by the “ZTE Blue Sword-Future Leaders Plan” in 2018 and the “Huawei Genius Youth Program” in 2021.


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water


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