Kick-off meeting – ‘Digital Twin for Open RAN towards 6G’ project

On 29th November 2022, the LDTRC has kicked off its EPSRC project with other two industrial partners Rakuten Symphony and HCL. The project members (below) discussed the ideas to run the project and planned the next activities. OpenRAN is an important research area to diversify the telecommunication markets and this is a common interest of all three partners. The consortium is also looking forward to working with other UKI-FNI partners in this area, exploring the collaboration possibility of testbed solutions for for 5G and Beyond.

Prof Nguyen has outlined the project aims and expected outputs while welcoming the inputs from all all partners. The participants of the meeting are:

  • Prof Huan Nguyen, Director of the LDTRC, Head of 5G/6G and IoT Research Group, Middlesex University London, UK
  • Dr. Quoc-Tuan Vien, Senior Lecturer in Communications, member of LDTRC
  • Dr. Duc To, Principal System Architect, Rakuten UK
  • Ramesh Sriraman, Global Operations Director – Head of ORAN R&D Group, HCL India
  • Amit Srivastava, Senior Technical Architect, Lead – ORAN R&D Group, HCL India
  • Dr. Quang Nguyen, 5G Vietnam Program Manager & Solutions Architect, HCL Vietnam
  • Deepanshu Karnwal, Technical Lead, ORAN R&D Group, HCL India