Prof David Laurenson

Director of Learning and Teaching - Deputy Head of Research Institute for Digital Communications (IDCOM)



+44(0)131 6505579


2.09 Alexander Graham Bell building

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Engineering Discipline: 

  • Electronics and Electrical Engineering

Research Institute: 

  • Imaging, Data and Communications

Academic Qualifications: 

  • BEng
  • PhD

Professional Qualifications and Memberships: 


Research Interests: 

Mobile Radio Channel Modelling

Analysis and creation of mathematical models that can be used to simulate mobile radio communications.

Biomedical Imaging

Analysis of biomedical images to identify and classify diseased tissue.

Multihop routing

Wireless routing protocols can be very inefficient and often result in packet loss. In this area I am investigating improved strategies for routing.

Cognitive Radio

Cognitive Radio is a communication technology with the aim of exploiting underutilised radio spectrum.