Research Fellow, Module Leader
Lecturer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Al-Atawi, A. M. & Saleh, W. (2012). Tabuk study final report. Edinburgh, Scotland: Transport Research Institute
Tabuk study final report.
La Spada, L., Bilotti, F., & Vegni, L. (2012, April). Sensor design for cancer tissue diagnostics. Paper presented at SPIE Photonics Europe
In this paper, the design of a metamaterial-based sensor, operating in the mid-infrared frequency range, is proposed. The sensor consists of a planar array of complementary ci...
Alibakhshikenari, M., Khalily, M., Virdee, B. S., Hwang See, C., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., & Limiti, E. (in press). Mutual-Coupling Isolation Using Embedded Metamaterial EM Bandgap Decoupling Slab for Densely Packed Array Antennas. IEEE Access,
This article presents a unique technique to enhance isolation between transmit/receive radiating elements in densely packed array antenna by embedding a metamaterial (MTM) ele...
This project aims to develop an e-policy platform augmented with a toolbox of applications and online services, which will assist national and regional authorities in the EU in elaborating or revising...
The project is to investigate & model travel behaviour & investigate attitudes for HH in Saudi Arabia (SA) taking. Although there have been a large number of research investigations in the area of tr...
COMPASS will investigate ICT solutions for improving passenger co-modality for long-distiance, rural and urban travel.
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., Shukla, P., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., Khalily, M., …Limiti, E. (in press). Beam-Scanning Leaky-Wave Antenna Based on CRLH-Metamaterial for Millimeter-Wave Applications. IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-map.2018.5101
This paper presents empirical results of an innovative beam scanning leaky-wave antenna (LWA) which enables scanning over a wide angle from -35o to +34.5o between 57 GHz and 6...
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., Ojaroudi Parchin, N., Khalily, M., Shukla, P., Quazzane, K., …Limiti, E. (in press). Isolation Enhancement of Densely Packed Array Antennas with Periodic MTM-Photonic Bandgap for SAR and MIMO Systems. IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-map.2018.5747
A metamaterial photonic bandgap (MTM-PBG) periodic structure is used as a decoupling frame to improve the
isolation between transmit–receive (T/R) sections of densely packed a...
La Spada, L., Spooner, C., Haq, S., & Hao, Y. (2019). Curvilinear MetaSurfaces for Surface Wave Manipulation. Scientific Reports, 9(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-36451-8
Artificial sheet materials, known as MetaSurfaces, have been applied to fully control both space and surface waves due to their exceptional abilities to dynamically tailor wav...
Alibakhshikenari, M., Khalily, M., Virdee, B. S., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., & Limiti, E. (2019). Mutual Coupling Suppression Between Two Closely Placed Microstrip Patches Using EM-Bandgap Metamaterial Fractal Loading. IEEE Access, 7, 23606 - 23614. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2899326
An approach is proposed to reduce mutual coupling between two closely spaced radiating elements. This is achieved by inserting a fractal isolator between the radiating element...
La Spada, L. (2019). Metasurfaces for Advanced Sensing and Diagnostics. Sensors, 19(2), 355. doi:10.3390/s19020355
Interest in sensors and their applications is rapidly evolving, mainly driven by the huge demand of technologies whose ultimate purpose is to improve and enhance health and sa...
Bati, A., Luk, P., Aldhaher, S., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., & Excell, P. (2019). Dynamic Analysis Model of a Class E2 Converter for Low Power Wireless Charging Links. IET Circuits, Devices and Systems, https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-cds.2018.5091
A dynamic response analysis model of a Class E2 converter for wireless power transfer applications is presented. The converter operates at 200 kHz and consists of an inductio...
Alibakhshikenari, M., Khalily, M., Virdee, B. S., Ali, A., Shukla, P., See, C. H., …Limiti, E. (2019). Double-Port Slotted-Antenna with Multiple Miniaturized Radiators for Wideband Wireless Communication Systems and Portable Devices. Progress in Electromagnetics Research C: PIER C, 90, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.2528/pierc18011204
Proof-of-concept is presented of a novel slot antenna structure with two excitation ports. Although this antenna provides a wide impedance bandwidth, its peak gain and optimum...
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., Shukla, P., See, C. H., Abd‐Alhameed, R., Khalily, M., …Limiti, E. (2018). Interaction Between Closely Packed Array Antenna Elements Using Meta‐Surface for Applications Such as MIMO Systems and Synthetic Aperture Radars. Radio Science, 53(11), 1368-1381. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018rs006533
The paper presents a technique to enhance the isolation between adjacent radiating elements that is common in densely packed antenna arrays. Such antennas provide frequency be...
Mora, L., Deakin, M., Reid, A., & Angelidou, M. (in press). How to Overcome the Dichotomous Nature of Smart City Research: Proposed Methodology and Results of a Pilot Study. Journal of Urban Technology, doi:10.1080/10630732.2018.1525265
Overcoming the dichotomous nature of smart city research is
fundamental to providing cities with a clear understanding of how
smart city development should be approached. This...
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B., Shukla, P., See, C., Abd-Alhameed, R., Khalily, M., …Limiti, E. (2018). Antenna Mutual Coupling Suppression Over Wideband Using Embedded Periphery Slot for Antenna Arrays. Electronics, 7(9), 198. https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics7090198
This paper presents a new approach to suppress interference between neighbouring radiating elements resulting from surface wave currents. The proposed technique will enable th...
He, R., Zhang, H., See, C. H., Su, Y., Ma, Y., Kong, D., …Abd-Alhameed, R. (2018). A 1 x 8 Linear Ultra-Wideband Phased Array With Connected Dipoles and Hyperbolic Microstrip Baluns. IEEE Access, 6, 52953-52968. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2018.2868779
A 1×8 linear single polarized ultra-wideband connected dipole phased array with wide angle scan range is proposed. The dipoles in the array are connected with each other in E-...
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., Ali, A., Falcone, F., & Limiti, E. (2018). Wideband printed monopole antenna for application in wireless communication systems. IET microwaves, antennas & propagation, 12(7), 1222-1230. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-map.2017.0894
Empirical results of an electrically small printed monopole antenna is described with fractional bandwidth of 185% (115 MHz–2.90 GHz) for return-loss better than 10 dB, peak g...
Researching and drafting of a case study on exploring emerging ICT-enabled governance models in EU Cities: City of Manchester
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The overall aim of the SURegen consortium is to undertake research to develop a prototype Regeneration Simulator Workbench (RSW) that meets the decision-making challenges that Sustainable Urban Regene...
Economic and Social Research Council
Previous evidence-based reviews of neighbourhood renewal have suggested, ‘learning from what works’ provides the means to close the skills gap and raise the competencies of the core occupations respon...
The aim of this research is to identify and quantify the changes to driver behaviour, with a specific emphasis on safety, that result f...
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...