Giovanni GERACI

Email: g(dot)geraci(at)student(dot)unsw(dot)edu(dot)au


Personal webpage:  G.Geraci


  • Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering) candidate at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 2010 - present
  • M.Sc. (Telecommunications Engineering) summa cum laude from the Politecnico di Milano, Italy, 2009
  • B.Sc. (Telecommunications Engineering) summa cum laude from Universita' di Palermo, Italy, 2005
  • Research Intern, The University of Texas at Austin, United States, 2013
  • Research Intern, Alcatel-Lucent Chair on Flexible Radio, Supelec Gif-sur-Yvette, France, 2012
  • Research Intern, Alcatel-Lucent, Vimercate, Italy, 2009

Research Interests

  • Multi-User MIMO Communications
  • Linear precoding
  • Physical Layer Security
  • Random Matrix Theory
  • Stochastic Geometry



    Journal Papers

  1. G. Geraci, R. Couillet, J. Yuan, M. Debbah, and I. B. Collings, ``Large system analysis of linear precoding in MISO broadcast channels with confidential messages," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 2013, accepted, available: arXiv:1304.5850.
  2. G. Geraci, A. Y. Al-nahari, J. Yuan, and I. B. Collings, ``Linear precoding for broadcast channels with confidential messages under transmit-side channel correlation," IEEE Communications Letters, 2013, accepted, available: arXiv:1304.6157.
  3. G. Geraci, M. Egan, J. Yuan, A. Razi, and I. B. Collings, “Secrecy sum-rates for multi-user MIMO regularized channel inversion precoding”,  IEEE Trans. on Communications, 2012. (to appear)

    Conference Papers

  1. C. Liu, G. Geraci, N. Yang, J. Yuan, and R. Malaney, ``Beamforming for MIMO Gaussian wiretap channels with imperfect channel state information," submitted, IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), 2013.
  2. M. Kobayashi, S. Yang, and G. Geraci, ``Time-correlated MISO wiretap channel with delayed CSIT," Proc. IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC), June 2013.
  3. G. Geraci, R. Couillet, J. Yuan, M. Debbah, and I. B. Collings, "Secrecy sum-rates with regularized channel inversion precoding under imperfect CSI at the transmitter," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), May 2013.
  4. G. Geraci, J. Yuan, and I. B. Collings, “Large system analysis of the secrecy sum-rates with regularized channel inversion precoding”, to appear in the Proc. of the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), Paris, France, Apr. 2012.
  5. G. Geraci, J. Yuan, A. Razi, and I. B. Collings, “Secrecy sum-rates for multi-user MIMO linear precoding”, in the Proc. of the IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS), Aachen, Germany, Nov. 2011.

    Book Chapter

  • G. Geraci and J. Yuan, ``Physical layer security for multiuser MIMO communications," InTech Publisher, 2013, submitted.


  • G. Geraci, ``Free-space MIMO: system model and performance analysis," Politecnico di Milano, 2009.
  • G. Geraci, ``Valutazione sperimentale di QoS in IEEE 802.11e," Universita di Palermo, 2005.


Teaching Assistance

  • ELEC 2134 - Circuits and Signals, UNSW, S1 2011, Summer 2012
  • TELE 4652 - Mobile and Satellite Communication Systems, UNSW, S2 2011
  • TELE 3119 - Trusted Networks, UNSW, S2 2011
  • TELE 4653 - Digital Modulation and Coding, UNSW, S1 2010, S1 2011
  • TELE 4651 - Wireless Communication Techniques, UNSW, S2 2010
  • Tutor for Maths, Physics and Computer Programming, Politecnico di Milano, 2008


Selected Awards

  • Best Poster Award, IEEE Technologies of the Future NSW, Australia, 2011
  • Postgraduate Studentship, CSIRO ICT, Australia, 2010 - present
  • IPRS Scholarship, Australian Government, 2010 - present
  • Best Master Thesis Award, Academy of Sciences and Arts, Milano, Italy, 2009
  • Extra E.U. Exchange Scholarhip, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, 2008