Senior Research Fellow
Lecturer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (in press). Exploring Current Trends in Scientific Research on Smart Specialisation. Scienze Regionali-The Italian Journal of Regional Science,
This paper describes current trends in scientific research on Smart Specialisation by answering the following questions: (1) How many scientific publications on Smart Speciali...
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...
V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation
The challenge that climate change poses to humanity and the natural environment is critical and well documented. Faced with such an unprecedented challenge, three responses are needed: drastic cuts in...
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...
Research Fellow, Module Leader
Lecturer in Urban Innovation Dynamics
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-...
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2018). Strategic principles for smart city development: A multiple case study analysis of European best practices. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, ISSN 0040-1625
Recent studies reveal a deep-rooted division in research on smart cities, which surfaces as a set of dichotomies that question whether smart city development should be based o...
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2019). Combining Co-Citation Clustering and Text-Based Analysis to Reveal the Main Development Paths of Smart Cities. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 142, 56-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2018.07.019
Bibliometrics is a powerful tool for analyzing knowledge domains and revealing their cognitive-epistemological structure. Different mathematical models and statistical techniq...
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...
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., Shukla, P., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., Falcone, F. J., & Limiti, E. (2018). Meta-surface wall suppression of mutual coupling between microstrip patch antenna arrays for THZ-band applications. Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, 75, 105-111. https://doi.org/10.2528/pierl18021908
This paper presents a novel 2D meta-surface wall to increase the isolation between microstrip patch radiators in an antenna array that is operating in the teraherz (THz) band ...
Khan, F., ur Rehman, A., Usman, M., Tan, Z., & Puthal, D. (2018). Performance of Cognitive Radio Sensor Networks Using Hybrid Automatic Repeat ReQuest: Stop-and-Wait. Mobile Networks and Applications, doi:10.1007/s11036-018-1020-4. ISSN 1383-469X
The enormous developments in the field of wireless communication technologies have made the unlicensed spectrum bands crowded, resulting uncontrolled interference to the tradi...
Alsarhan, A., Al-Dubai, A. Y., Min, G., Zomaya, A. Y., & Bsoul, M. (2018). A New Spectrum Management Scheme for Road Safety in Smart Cities. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, (1-11). doi:10.1109/TITS.2017.2784548. ISSN 1524-9050
Traffic management in roads is one of the major challenges faced in developing efficient intelligent transportation systems. Recently, wireless networks have received signific...
Komninos, N., & Mora, L. (2018). Exploring the Big Picture of Smart City Research. Scienze Regionali-The Italian Journal of Regional Science, 1, (15-38). ISSN 1720-3929
This paper analyses the big picture of the smart city research field by means of a bibliometric analysis of the literature on smart cities produced between 1992 and 2012. The ...
See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., Ghani, A., Ali, N. T., Excell, P. S., McEwan, N. J., & Balzano, Q. (2017). Calibration model for detection of potential demodulating behaviour in biological media exposed to RF energy. IET Science, Measurements and Technology, 11(7), 900-906. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-smt.2017.0105
Potential demodulating ability in biological tissue exposed to radio-frequency (RF) signals intrinsically requires an unsymmetrical diode-like non-linear response in tissue sa...
Müller, T., See, C. H., Ghani, A., Bati, A., & Thiemann, P. (2017). Direct flux control – sensorless control method of PMSM for all speeds – basics and constraints. Electronics Letters, 53(16), 1110-1111. https://doi.org/10.1049/el.2017.1772
The limitations of sensorless control of permanent magnet synchronous machines (PMSMs) are discussed and a viable solution is proposed. The main concept of sensorless control ...
See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., Atojoko, A. A., McEwan, N. J., & Excell, P. S. (2018). Link Budget Maximization for a Mobile-Band Subsurface Wireless Sensor in Challenging Water Utility Environments. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 65(1), 616-625. https://doi.org/10.1109/tie.2017.2719602
A subsurface chamber transceiver system and associated propagation channel link budget considerations for an underground wireless sensor system (UWSS) are presented: the appli...
COMPASS will investigate ICT solutions for improving passenger co-modality for long-distiance, rural and urban travel.
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...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
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...
Core44, room C44, Merchiston campus
15 March 2017