Institute of Engineering Sciences members

Professor Alistair Duffy, Director of the Institute of Engineering Sciences

De Montfort University
Queens Building, Room 1.02a
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Dr Richard Bailey BEng (Hons), PhD


Areas of specialism: tribology, corrosion, tribocorrosion, surface engineering, titanium

Dr Reza Baserinia, PhD


Areas of specialism: powder technology, additive manufacturing, discrete element modelling, powder flow behaviour, die filling, hopper discharge

Dr Richard Cross BSc MSc PhD (Associate Professor)

Areas of specialism: nanomaterial synthesis, nano-bio interfaces, neural electrodes, thin films, antibacterial nanosystems, large area electonic materials and devices

Professor Alistair Duffy BEng (Hons), MEng, MBA, PhD, CEng, FIET, FRSA, FIEEE  (Director of IoES)


Areas of specialism: electromagnetics, EMC, validation, communications infrastructure, cables, simulation, measurements

Dr J A Gow MEng, PhD, Ceng, MIET (Associate Professor)


Areas of specialism: power electronics, embedded systems, control, electronic system design

Dr Dean Hamilton


Professor Raouf Hamzaoui Dr.rer.nat., MSc, IEEE Senior Member  (Head of the Signal Processing and Communications Systems Group)


Areas of specialism: video compression, data communication systems, error control systems, pattern recognition

Dr Fuad Khoshnaw BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD (Metallurgical Engineering), PhD (Manufacturing Engineering), Ceng


Areas of specialism: welding, corrosion, electronics packaging, fracture mechanics, coating and powder technology

Dr Krishna Nama Manjunatha BEng, MSc, PhD


Areas of specialism: materials for photovoltaic applications, transparent conductive electrodes, novel nanomaterials synthesis and characterisation, micro- and nano-electronic devices, semiconductor devices fabrication and testing, nanomaterial-based sensors

Dr Iulia Salaorou BSc, MSc, PhD, FHEA, PGCHE


Areas of specialism: digital manufacturing of functional materials and electronic devices, graphene-based electronic devices, green electronics, flexible, bendable electronic devices, novel materials for photovltaics

Professor Shashi Paul MSc, PhD (Head of the Emerging Technologies Research Centre)


Areas of specialism: emerging photovoltaic materials, emerging electronic memory devices, energy storage materials and devices (such as, Li-Ion batteries, phase change materials), nanomaterials, large area flexible elctronics (such as TFTs), reliability of materials and electronic devices

Dr Cristian Serdean, PhD, MSc, BEng, FHEA


Areas of specialism: digital watermarking, applications of wavelet and multiwavelet transforms, image processing

Dr Yong Sun (Head of the Solid Mechanics and Materials Group)

Areas of specialism: surface egnineering, coating, tribology, wear, corrosion, biomaterials

Dr Qichun Kit Zhang


Areas of specialism: control systems, filtering, performance optimisation, data-driven intelligent systems, brain-computer interface

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