Future Networks

Future Networks

Project Overview:

In an era where seamless communication is paramount, this project seeks to design and implement the next generation of communication networks. By exploring cutting-edge technologies and novel paradigms, the objective is to create networks that are not only faster and more reliable but also more intelligent, secure, and sustainable. Key features of the project include the exploration of 5G and beyond-5G technologies to deliver ultra-fast speeds, low latency, and massive connectivity for applications such as Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous vehicles, augmented reality (AR), and virtual reality (VR). The project also integrates edge computing capabilities into communication networks to reduce latency and enable real-time analytics, implements Software-Defined Networking (SDN) principles for dynamic network configuration and centralized management, explores network slicing techniques for efficient resource allocation, and investigates the use of blockchain technology to enhance trust, transparency, and security. The project aims to develop innovative solutions to meet the growing demands of data-intensive applications, extend network coverage to underserved areas, optimize network performance through artificial intelligence and machine learning, enhance security and privacy measures, and promote sustainability through energy-efficient technologies and renewable energy sources. 


Funding Agency:

Science Foundation of Ireland https://www.sfi.ie/ 


Research Staff:

Dr. Rishu Raj

Ms. Sumaiya Ali



CONNECT SFI Research Centre, Trinity College DublinCONNECT | Ireland’s research centre for Future Networks and Communications (connectcentre.ie)