Microwave and Communication Systems

Key Facts

15 Academics
8 PDRAs
1 experimental officer
60 PhD Students

Funding:

EPSRC: £1.7M
Industry and others: £1M

Work with:

Rolls-Royce
Keysight
Teratech Components
BAE


The Group focuses on multidisciplinary approaches to problems in highly mobile communications, cognitive radio, millimetre-wave and terahertz technologies, and RF and microwave components and systems for industrial applications.

Achievements include radio interference management algorithms for future LTE networks, development of system-critical components for the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope, MMIC chip design for use in ultra-broadband instrumentation systems currently being tested and evaluated for commercial use and wireless and aquatic sensor systems for industrial processes with particular emphasis on deployment to monitor nuclear waste in storage.

Head of Group: Dr Robin Sloan

MSc in Communication Engineering

Our MSc was established in 1968 and many of our alumni now hold senior positions in academia and industry around the world. The programme builds from the fundamentals up to start-of-the-art developments in communications and the associated systems and components.

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