Chan Hwang See

chan hwang see

Dr Chan Hwang See BEng(Hons) PhD PGCHE CEng FIET SMIEEE FHEA

Associate Professor

Biography

Chan H. See received a first class B.Eng. Honours degree in Electronic, Telecommunication and Computer Engineering and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Bradford, UK. Currently, He is an Associate Professor (Head of Electrical Engineering & Mathematics ) in School of Engineering & the Built Environment, Edinburgh Napier University, UK. Previously, he was a Senior Lecturer (Programme Leader) in School of Engineering, University of Bolton, UK. He led the development of the new BEng (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Programme and two Degree Apprenticeships, i.e. Electrical/Electronic Technical Support Engineer and Embedded Electronic Systems Development Engineer, as well as to set up new electrical & electronic laboratories within the National Centre for Motorsport Engineering (NCME). All these programmes are accredited by the IET under his leadership. His teaching covers embedded systems, instrumentation Systems, Communication Electronics, Mobile and microwave communications, and Wireless Sensors and IoT.
His research interests cover wireless sensor network system design, acoustic/microwave sensors, computational electromagnetics, antennas and microwave circuits. He has published over 120 peer-reviewed journal articles and over 130 conference papers. He is a co-author for one book and five book chapters. He was awarded a IEEE Malaysia AP/MTT/EMC Joint Chapter- Best Paper Award in 2020. He was also a recipient of two Young Scientist Awards from the International Union of Radio Science (URSI, US) and Asia-Pacific Radio Science Conference (AP-RASC, Japan) in 2008 and 2010, respectively. He was awarded a certificate of excellence for his successful Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Yorkshire Water on the design and implementation of a wireless sensor system for sewerage infrastructure monitoring in 2009. Dr. See is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), Senior member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (SMIEEE), Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET). He is also a Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (FHEA), a full member of the EPSRC Review College, an Associate Editor for IEEE Access and an Editor for Peerj Computer Science, PLOS ONE and Wireless Power Transfer journals.

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Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • “Communications” Topical Advisory Panel Member of MDPI Sensors Journal,
  • MDPI Sensors Journal, Conference Board Committee Member

 

Conference Organising Activity

  • Technical Programme Committee for 2nd International Multi-disciplinary Conference-Integrated Sciences and Technologies,2021
  • Technical Programme Commitee: 2021 IEEE 94th Vehicular Technology Conference
  • Technical Programme Committee Member for SCOReD 2021 Conference in Malaysia
  • Technical reviewer member for European Conference on Antenna and Propagation (EuCAP), 2015 to 2021
  • Technical reviewer member for the Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference 2012
  • Technical reviewer member for International Workshop on Energy Efficient and Reconfigurable Transceiver, 2010 to 2017
  • Technical reviewer member for the Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference 2008

 

Editorial Activity

  • Academic Editor for Wireless Power Transfer (Hindawi) Journal
  • MDPI Antenna Topic Board Editor
  • Academic Editor for PLOS One Journal
  • Guest Editor for Special Issue “RF/Microwave Circuits for 5G and Beyond”, Electronics, MDPI,
  • Guest Editor for Special Issue in MDPI Sensors Journal- "AI-Enabled Low Power Implantable and Wearable Medical Devices"
  • Guest Editor (Lead) for Special Issue in MDPI Future Internet Journal- "6G Wireless Communication Systems: Applications, Opportunities and Challenges"
  • Editor for PeerJ Computer Science Journal
  • MDPI Electronics Journal Topic Editor
  • Guest Editor (Lead) for Special Issue in MDPI Electronics Journal- "Design and Theoretical Study of New Antennas"
  • Guest Editor for International Journal of Antennas and Propagation- Special Issue "Antennas for Emerging 5G Systems”
  • Associate Editor for IEEE Access Journal

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • IEEE AP/MTT/EMC Malaysia Joint Chapter: Best Paper Award 2020
  • Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Jenkinson Research Awards Winner
  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy
  • International Young Scientist Award
  • URSI International Young Scientist Award
  • KTP Certificate of Excellence

 

Grant Reviewer

  • EPSRC Full College membership
  • EPSRC Associate College Membership
  • Dutch Research Council (NWO) Proposal
  • EPSRC (Call: Properity Partnerships: EPSRC, Business & University) Proposal
  • EPSRC (Call: Software for the future) Proposal
  • EPSRC Standard Proposal

 

Invited Speaker

  • MiNT-SRC International Seminar Series 4 in Malaysia: Design of Sensors and Antennas in Challenging Water Utility Environments

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (SMIEEE), US
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng) from Engineering Council, UK

 

Research Degree External Examining

  • Title: Spatially Optimum, Bandwidth- and Energy-Efficient Antenna Array Topologies for Future Wireless Networks, PhD, University of Glasgow, UK
  • Respiratory Monitoring System Using Wireless Sensors, MRES, University of Chester, UK
  • Design and implementation of a wheelchair ergometer for interactive, entertaining rehabilitation and data capture, MRES, University of Hull, UK
  • Efficient Surrogate Model-Assisted Evolutionary Algorithm for Electromagnetic Design Automation with Applications, PhD, Wrexham Glyndwr University and University of Chester
  • Novel Multi-Polarised Mobile communication Antennas Using Classical and Efficient Design Automation Approaches, PhD, Wrexham Glyndwr University, UK

 

Visiting Positions

  • Visiting Research Fellow in School of Engineering, University of Bolton
  • Honorary Visiting Research Fellow in Faculty of Engineering and Informatics, University of Bradford, UK

 

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Using Deep Neural Networks to Classify Symbolic Road Markings for Autonomous Vehicles

Journal Article
Suarez-Mash, D., Ghani, A., See, C. H., Keates, S., & Yu, H. (2022)
Using Deep Neural Networks to Classify Symbolic Road Markings for Autonomous Vehicles. *New journal, 9(31), Article e2. https://doi.org/10.4108/eetinis.v9i31.985
To make autonomous cars as safe as feasible for all road users, it is essential to interpret as many sources of trustworthy information as possible. There has been substantial...

Glucose level detection using millimetre-wave metamaterial-inspired resonator

Journal Article
Asghar Qureshi, S., Zainal Abidin, Z., Elamin, N. I., Majid, H. A., Ashyap, A. Y., Nebhen, J., …Abd-Alhameed, R. (in press)
Glucose level detection using millimetre-wave metamaterial-inspired resonator. PLOS ONE,
Millimetre-wave frequencies are promising for sensitive detection of glucose levels in the blood, where the temperature effect is insignificant. All these features provide the...

A New mmWave Antenna Array with Wideband Characteristics for Next Generation Communication Systems

Journal Article
Munir, M. E., Al Harbi, A. G., Kiani, S. H., Marey, M., Parchin, N. O., Mostafa, H., …Abd-Alhameed, R. A. (in press)
A New mmWave Antenna Array with Wideband Characteristics for Next Generation Communication Systems. Electronics, https://doi.org/10.3390/xxxxx
This paper presents a planar multi-circular loop antenna with wide impedance bandwidth for next generation mm-wave systems. The proposed antenna comprises three circular rings...

An Innovative Antenna Array with High Inter Element Isolation for Sub-6 GHz 5G MIMO Communication Systems

Journal Article
Alibakhshikenari, M., S. Virdee, B., Benetatos, H., Mousa Ali, E., Soruri, M., Dalarsson, M., …Limiti, E. (in press)
An Innovative Antenna Array with High Inter Element Isolation for Sub-6 GHz 5G MIMO Communication Systems. Scientific Reports,
A novel technique is shown to improve the isolation between radiators in antenna arrays. The proposed technique suppresses the surface-wave propagation and reduces substrate l...

Single-Element and MIMO Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antennas with Negligible Back Radiation for 5G Mid-Band Handsets

Journal Article
Alnahwi, F. M., Al-Yasir, Y. I. A., See, C. H., & Abd-Alhameed, R. A. (2022)
Single-Element and MIMO Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antennas with Negligible Back Radiation for 5G Mid-Band Handsets. Sensors, 22(8), Article 3067. https://doi.org/10.3390/s22083067
In this paper, single-element and MIMO microstrip antenna with two pairs of unequal slits is proposed as a circularly polarized antenna with negligible back radiation for 5G m...

Accelerated Diagnosis of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Computer Vision with Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs)

Journal Article
Ghani, A., Aina, A., See, C. H., Yu, H., & Keates, S. (2022)
Accelerated Diagnosis of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Computer Vision with Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs). Electronics, 11(7), Article 1148. https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics11071148
Early detection and diagnosis of COVID-19, as well as exact separation of non-COVID-19 cases in a non-invasive manner in the earliest stages of the disease, are critical conce...

Design of an Analog RFID-Based UHF Band Tag Antenna with Opened Circuited L-shaped Stubs for the Applications in Localization

Journal Article
Jouali, R., Aoutoul, M., Ouahmane, . H., Ahmad, S., Had, A., El Moukhtafi, F., … Abd-Alhameed, R. (2022)
Design of an Analog RFID-Based UHF Band Tag Antenna with Opened Circuited L-shaped Stubs for the Applications in Localization. Electronics, 11(7), https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics11071027
This paper presents a new analog design of a radio-frequency identification (RFID) tag antenna with a long-read range oriented to localization applications. The actual work fo...

Dual-Band Phased Array 5G Mobile-Phone Antenna with Switchable and Hemispherical Beam Pattern Coverage for MIMO-Diversity Communications

Journal Article
Parchin, N. O., Dardeer, O. M., Amar, A. S. I., Hwang See, C., & Abd-Alhameed, R. (2022)
Dual-Band Phased Array 5G Mobile-Phone Antenna with Switchable and Hemispherical Beam Pattern Coverage for MIMO-Diversity Communications. The Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal, 36(12), 1602–1609. https://doi.org/10.13052/2021.ACES.J.361212
A new design of dual-band antenna array with 3D-coverage beam steering characteristic for millimeter-wave (MM-Wave) communications is proposed in this manuscript. The antenna ...

A High Gain Multiband Offset MIMO Antenna Based on a Planar Log-Periodic Array for Ku/K-band Applications

Journal Article
M. Fakharian, M., Alibakhshikenari, . M., See, C. H., & Abd-Alhameed, R. (2022)
A High Gain Multiband Offset MIMO Antenna Based on a Planar Log-Periodic Array for Ku/K-band Applications. Scientific Reports, 12, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-07866-1
An offset quad-element, two-port, high-gain, and multiband multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) planar antenna based on a log-periodic dipole array (LPDA) for Ku/K-band wirel...

A Novel Meander Bowtie-Shaped Antenna with Multi-Resonant and Rejection Bands for Modern 5G Communications

Journal Article
Faouri, Y. S., Ahmad, S., Ojaroudi Parchin, N., See, C. H., & Abd-Alhameed, R. (2022)
A Novel Meander Bowtie-Shaped Antenna with Multi-Resonant and Rejection Bands for Modern 5G Communications. Electronics, 11(5), https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics11050821
To support various fifth generation (5G) wireless applications, a small, printed bowtie-shaped microstrip antenna with meandered arms is reported in this article. Because it s...

Pre-Napier Funded Projects

  • KTP: Wireless sensors for detecting obstructive sleep apnoea, £170,000, 2018-2020, Co-I, Passion For Life Healthcare (UK) Limited, University of Bolton
  • Feasibility Study of using Zigbee based Wireless sensor network for Agriculture Application, £5000, 2017, PI, University of Bolton and Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola, Nigeria
  • KTP: Development of smart fire protection products capable of sensing and reporting their local environment wirelessly, £93,988, 2016-2017, Co-I, TBA Textiles Limited, University of Bolton
  • Industrial Research Project: UHF balanced antenna design for a wireless transceiver, £20,000, 2014-2015, PI, WIMAC Ltd
  • TSB Innovative Voucher: Feasibility Study for Sediment Sensors in Storm Water Sediment Interceptor Systems, £5000, 2014, Co-I, Hydro international Ltd,
  • Industrial Contract: "EPA US Demonstration Project- Portable Acoustic Sensor", £30,000, 2013, Co-I, University of Bradford
  • Industrial contract: “Sewerbatt System Demonstration Project”, £30,000, 2012, Co-I, University of Bradford
  • Industry funded Research Project: UHF and mobile antennas designs for a wireless lighting system, £30,000, 2012-2014, PI, WIMAC Ltd
  • Industry funded research contract: Antenna Designs for Subsurface Underground Communication Systems, £30,000, 2010-2011, PI, IETG Ltd.
  • Innovative voucher Yorkshire Forward: Feasibility Study of Charging Methods for the B&W Scooter, £5,000, 2010, Co-I, University of Bradford
  • Travel Grant: International Young Scientist Award: Japan Toyama, 2010 Asia-Pacific Radio Science Conference, £3,000, Oct. 2010, PI, University of Bradford
  • URSI Young Scientist Award:Travel grant, USA Chicago URSI General Assembly, £3,000, Aug.2008, PI, URSI (Union of Radio Science)
  • Industrial Contract: Underground embedded antenna for sewer monitoring system, £5000, 2006, Co-I, University of Bradford
  • Industrial Contract: Feasible study of using wireless sensor technology for sewerage system monitoring, £27,200, 2005-2006, Co-I, University of Bradford

Current Post Grad projects

Non-Napier PhD or MSc by Research supervisions

  • Sensor design and implementation for underground applications. PhD
  • MIMO antenna design using Metamaterial, PhD
  • Dielectric antenna design for wireless communication applications, PhD
  • investigation, design and implementation of frequency tuneable antennas for mobile handset and UWB applications, PhD
  • Harmonic rejection antenna design using GA, PhD
  • Analysis and solutions for RFID tag and RFID reader deployment in wireless communications applications, PhD
  • UWB Antenna design for breast cancer detection, PhD
  • Design of small compact wideband and ultra-wideband antennas for wireless communications applications, PhD
  • Modelling the non-uniform current distribution on wire antennas, PhD
  • Design, model and implementations of EBG and defected ground planes, PhD
  • Antenna array design using genetic algorithms for mobile base stations, PhD
  • Quadrifilar antennas for satellite mobile personal handset, PhD
  • Design and modelling of Sub-surface Radar for detection of breast cancer, MPhil
  • Design and modelling of dielectric resonator Antennas for mobile handsets, MPhil