Prof. Raed Abd-Alhameed

Prof. Raed A. Abd-Alhameed, Bradford University, UK

Prof. Raed A. Abd-Alhameed ( M’02, SM’13) is a Professor of electromagnetic and radiofrequency engineering with the University of Bradford, U.K. He is the Leader of radiofrequency, antennas, propagation, sensor design, and signal processing including the Communications Research Group for years within the School of Engineering and Informatics, University of Bradford, United Kingdom.  He has published over 800 academic journals and conference papers; in addition, he has co-authored seven books and several book chapters including seven patents. He is a principal investigator for several funded applications to EPSRCs and the leader of several successful knowledge Transfer Programmes, such as with Arris (previously known as Pace plc), Yorkshire Water plc, Harvard Engineering plc, IETG Ltd., Seven Technologies Group, Emkay Ltd., and Two World Ltd. He has also been a co-investigator in several funded research projects including 1) Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under grant agreement H2020-MSCA-RISE-2019-eBORDER-872878; 2) H2020 MARIE Skªodowska-CURIE ACTIONS: Innovative Training Networks; 3) European Space Agency: Satellite Network of Experts V; 4) Nonlinear and demodulation mechanisms in biological tissue from Dept. of Health, Mobile Telecommunications & Health Research Programme. His interest in computational methods and optimizations, wireless and mobile communications, sensor design, EMC, beam steering antennas, energy-efficient PAs, and RF predistorter design applications. He is a fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Chartered Engineer.


Keynote Title: Wireless Autonomous Sensing for Inspecting the blockage and leakage within the sewer infrastructure in Urban Areas

This keynote speech includes:

  • Overview of Sewer and gully blockages.
  • A low-cost and power-efficient wireless sensor networking.
  • Monitoring the water level of the gully pot.
  • Develop a prototype system.
  • Develop a radio transceiver, data acquisition board and an acoustic sensor probe.
  • A field trial of the proposed system was carried out.
  • A typical inner-city urban environment is discussed.
  • New work: Passive UHF RFID Tags for Energy Efficient Liquid Level Detection Applications
  • New work: IETG Industry and sensors to manholes