Devices, Antennas and Propagation

RF, microwave, millimetre-wave, terahertz; microstrip antennas and arrays, lens antennas, power dividers and couplers, feed networks

Application Areas

Body-centric communications, implantable and wearable devices, green communications, cognitive and software-defined radio, full-duplex radio, Internet of Things, smart homes, intelligent transportation systems, automotive radar

Advanced Design, Realisation and Metrology

Transformation electromagnetics, metamaterials, nano-composite materials, material property extraction, impedance matching, near field and far-field antenna measurements


  • 'TRAVEL', EPSRC grant looking at low-terahertz automotive radar for future autonomous systems. (University of Birmingham, May 2017 to date.)

  • The Quest for Ultimate Electromagnetics using Spatial Transformations (QUEST)', EPSRC Programme Grant; multi-disciplinary collaboration between QMUL, Exeter and Oxford (December 2011 to February 2017).

  • 'Reduction of Energy Demand Projects in Buildings through Optimal Use of Wireless Behaviour Information (Wi-Be) Systems'. Multi-disciplinary collaboration between QMUL, De Montfort and Nottingham Universities (RCUK-funded under the ‘Transforming Energy Demand through Digital Innovation’ call; October 2010 to September 2013). 

  • EPSRC-funded post-doctoral work on wearable and implantable wireless body sensor networks for health and sports applications. (QMUL, March 2008 to February 2009.)

  • NHS-funded post-doctoral work on wearable and implantable wireless body sensor networks for health applications. (QMUL, March 2008 to February 2009.)

  • Ph.D. research in millimetric antennas and radar waveform design, examining dual-frequency millimetre-wave antennas and spectrally-notched radar waveforms. (University of Birmingham. Supervisor: Prof. P. S. Hall. Sept. 2004 to July 2008.)


Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) since 2004

Member of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) since 2008

Member of the IEEE Communications Society since 2008

Member of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society since 2009

Member of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society since 2009


Spatial transformations: From fundamentals to applications

R. Foster, et al., Roy. Soc. Phil. Trans. A, August 2015

Detecting Vital Signs with Wearable Wireless Sensors

T. Yilmaz, et. al., IEEE Trans. MTT, December 2014