School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Research

Communications research

Communications Research Theme

Novel solutions addressing the ever-increasing need for more reliable, efficient and secure data communications are in high demand.

Our Aim

Our Communications Research Theme is dedicated to advancing both theoretical and practical aspects of electronic communications for applications ranging from telecommunications and defence to environmental and biomedical systems.

The team are progressing the future of wireless communications systems such as 5G and beyond networks, Internet of Things (IoT) and autonomous vehicles, through internationally recognised research into devices (hardware) and algorithms (software).

The Theme has unique expertise in antennas, artificial intelligence (AI), signal processing, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) based environmental sensor deployment, metamaterials and network security.

Research Groups

Our Research Opportunities

Our PhD students play a central role in our wide-ranging research activities, making vital contributions to the success of the research itself. Find out more about our current research opportunities.

Our Research Opportunities