• 404 Citations
20022021
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Personal Statement

I am a Research Fellow in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde and a senior member of the Advanced Sensors Team within the Institute for Energy and Environment. My research concentrates on the design and development of optical sensors and sensor systems for applications in many industrial sectors including power and energy, oil and gas, nuclear and civil engineering.

I am a member of the IET, the IEEE, the OSA and a Fellow of the HEA.

Research Interests

Design and development of fibre-optic sensor systems dedicated for static and dynamic measurements of temperature, pressure, voltage, current, strain and vibration signature that can be utilised for

  • Electrical plant monitoring
  • Power system protection and metering
  • Power system fault detection
  • Nuclear fusion and fission reactor diagnostics
  • Harsh environment
  • Downhole monitoring
  • Remote monitoring
  • Structural health monitoring
  • Wind turbine foundation monitoring

Expertise & Capabilities

  • Design and development of fibre optic sensors based predominantly on spectrally encoded sensors such as fibre Bragg gratings (FBG) and Fabry-Perot (FP) Interferometers
  • Designing, modelling and prototyping electronic hardware and opto-electronic and fibre-optic systems including sensor interrogation systems
  • Optical sensors fabrication, encapsulation and packaging
  • Development of fibre-to-metal hermetic bonds and seals
  • Data acquisition and signal generation
  • Signal processing and data analysis
  • Condition monitoring and data interpretation
  • Real-time monitoring
  • Software development
  • Hardware and software integration
  • Network communication
  • LabVIEW programming
  • FEM modelling

Teaching Interests

  • EE108/19260 Electrical Circuits Tutor
  • EE979 Systems Engineering Project Tutor
  • Final Year Project/MSc/MPhil Student Co-supervisor

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Strathclyde

Master of Science, Lublin University of Technology

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Projects 2008 2021

Research Output 2002 2018

  • 404 Citations
  • 27 Article
  • 20 Conference contribution
  • 16 Paper
  • 1 Conference Contribution
1 Citations
Electric fault location
Electric current measurement
Learning systems
Additive noise
Wavelet transforms
Open Access
File
Fatigue testing
Demonstrations
Outsourcing
Sensors
Testing

Activities 2007 2015

  • 10 Journal peer review
  • 1 Membership of committee
  • 1 Invited talk