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  • Distribution network modernization.
  • Electrical energy storage.
  • Grid integration of renewable generation.
  • Power system ancillary services and power system analysis.
Dr Robert Best
  • Development of Highly Sensitive Chemical Detection Platform
  • In-situ Characterization of Nanomaterials 
  • Internet of Things based Calibrated Low Cost Pollution Monitoring Sensor Network
Dr Hamza Shakeel
  • Machine learning
  • Computer Vision
  • Face Recognition
  • Medical data processing
Professor Neil Robertson
  • Efficient hardware accelerators (FPGAs, VLSI) for Lattice based cryptography
  • Efficient and secure cryptographic software for embedded platforms
  • Cryptanalytic vulnerabilities and countermeasures for Post Quantum cryptography
  • Side channel analysis (SCA) attacks for cryptographic hardware
Dr Ayesha Khalid
  • High frequency electronics, antennas and RF-front end
Dr Muhammad Ali Babar Abbasi
  • Develop and implement multidisciplinary research proposals, particularly in the areas surrounding sensory systems.
Dr Richard Gault
  • Lattice-based anonymous credential
  • Distributed authentication in blockchain
  • Identity management using distributed ledger technology (DLT)
Dr Jinguang Han

I am looking for UK/EU candidates interested in pursuing a PhD thesis in wireless communications theory, in particular in massive MIMO, and cell-free massive MIMO systems.

Dr Hien Quoc Ngo
  • Academic and industry around understanding and evolving software
Dr David Cutting
  • Developing Power Converters for power networks and renewable energy systems
  • Developing Power Converters for the next Generation of Electric Vehicles
  • Topics related to Power Electronics, Renewable Energy, and Energy Conversion are welcome to be discussed
Dr Ahmad Elkhateb
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • The internet of things
  • Satellites
  • Healthcare imaging and sensors
Professor Vincent Fusco
  • Software engineering including Automated Software Refactoring
  • Requirements Engineering and Evolution
  • Software Evolution prediction
Dr Desmond Greer
  • Power and reliability characterisation and machine learning based modelling  of processors and memories
  • Energy-efficient software, hardware design schemes for dependable/secure systems
  • Accelerators (FPGAs, co-processors) in Cloud and Edge environments
  • Cross-layer approximate computing based techniques
  • Circuits and systems for multimedia, communications and machine learning applications
Dr Georgios Karakonstantis
  • DEL PhD studentships: to cover tuition fees and a maintenance grant for three years.
  • If you are interested in his research to do the thesis as a PhD student, please email your resume in relation to communications and signal processing or related areas, as appropriate. He will get back to you if there are common research interests.
Dr Youngwook Ko
  • Smart Grid data analytics including Wind/Solar energy/Demand forecasting,
  • Smart Grid Event Detection and Classification
  • Energy storage optimization to facilitate renewable energy integration
Dr Xueqin Amy Liu
  • Machine learning, robotics, planning
Dr Vien Ngo
  • Wireless communications
  • Massive MIMO or fog computing
Dr Michalis Matthaiou
  • Statistical signal processing, with applications to wireless communications and computational biology.
Dr David Morales
  • Data science and scalable computing
  • The use of accelerators in HPC clusters and Cloud/Edge environments
  • The use of HPC networks, such as InfiniBand
Dr Carlos Reano
  • SDNFV security
  • Predictive analytics for network security
  • Network monitoring and forensics
  • Edge-based network security
  • Performance-optimized security implementation
Dr Sandra Scott-Hayward
  • High-performance computing, runtime systems and compilation,
  • Performance and scalability aspects of data analytics, in particular graph analytics.


Dr Hans Vandierendonck
  • Simulation of musical instruments, audio circuitry and audio processing systems
  • Design and development of sensor interfaces for virtual-acoustic instruments
  • Interactive sounding objects in VR/AR/MR environments
  • Study of musician-instrument interaction and participatory design strategies
  • Interactive Virtual-Acoustic Spaces
Dr Maarten Van Walstijn
  • New Edge Computing Solutions for Machine Learning
  • Physical Layer Security Approaches for Internet-of-Things
  • Advanced Data Analysis for Manufacturing Applications
Professor Roger Woods
  • mm-wave antennas and systems
  • Wideband millimetre wave imaging antenna
  • Automotive radar sensor antenna system
Dr Dmitry Zelenchuk

Any system related aspect of parallel and distributed systems, including:

  • Fog and Edge computing
  • Cloud computing
Dr Blesson Varghese