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Dr Jeremy Ball

Job title: Lecturer - Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Telephone: 0207 815 7552

Dr Jeremy Ball is a Lecturer in Electrical & Electronic Engineering within the School of Engineering at London South Bank University, (LSBU).

Ya Bao

Job title: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 7588

Ya joined LSBU in 2001 and prior to that had been an associate professor in Southwest Jiaotong University (China) and visiting researcher at the University of Leeds.

Dr Oswaldo Cadenas

Job title: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 7589

Dr Oswaldo Cadenas is a Senior Lecturer in the division of Electrical and Electronics in the School of Engineering.

Dr Sandra Dudley

Job title: Director of Research and Enterprise
Telephone: 020 7815 7124

Sandra specialises in the areas of radio and optical communication system design, assistive living and sensor systems and is a member of the School Academic Standards Committee.

Prof. Mohammad Ghavami

Job title: Professor of Telecommunications Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7196

Mohammad Ghavami is Professor of Telecommunications Engineering and the founder and leader of BiMEC research group. His research interests include UWB, smart antenna systems and biomedical applications of wireless technology.

Dr Paul Klimo

Job title: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 7579

Paul is Course Director of the MSc in Mechatronics, Robotics and Embedded Systems.

Juquan Mao

Job title: Lecturer in Telecommunications Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7610

Juquan's teaching includes modules relating to computer system and networks, electrical and electronics, both at UG and PG levels.

Dr Saim Memon

Job title: Senior Lecturer in Electrical Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7510

Dr Saim is a Senior Lecturer in Electrical Engineering. He is a Fellow of HEA and has a qualified teacher status with GTCS. He specialises in solar energy materials for sustainable low-carbon buildings and smart vacuum insulated windows.

Prof. Haricharan (Hari) Reehal

Job title: Acting Director of Research and Enterprise, School of Engineering; Head of the Advanced Materials research group
Telephone: 020 7815 7513

Hari is Acting Director of Research and Enterprise in the School of Engineering. His research is focussed in the areas of photovoltaics (PV) and novel materials for renewable energy generation.

Prof. Tariq Sattar

Job title: TWI Chair and Director of the London South Bank Innovation Centre
Telephone: 020 7815 7518

Prof. Sattar's expertise is in Control Engineering, Robotics and Mechatronics.

Dr Maz Shirkoohi

Job title: Director of Magnetics
Telephone: 020 7815 7562

Maz’s main area of expertise is in the electrical and electronic engineering area. He also has specific expertise in electromagnetic materials, power engineering, power systems and power electronics.

Dr Vincent Siyau

Job title: Course Director, Advanced Telecommunications and Networks Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7507

Vincent is Course Director for Advanced Telecommunications and Networks Engineering.

Prof. M. Osman Tokhi

Job title: Head of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Division
Telephone: 0207 815 7533

Prof. Tokhi is world authority in active control of noise and vibration and has specialist knowledge and expertise in robotics, control and systems engineering. He has authored/co-authored in excess of 750 publications, including research monographs, text books, and journal and conference research articles in these areas, and has supervised more than 55 PhD projects to successful completion.

Dr Antonio Vilches

Job title: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 7615

Dr Antonio Vilches is an electronics engineer with a device, circuits and systems background. His expertise is in device modelling, circuit design, autonomous systems, robotics, electronic materials and devices, and human computer interaction.

Kate Viscardi

Job title: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 7505

Dr Perry Xiao

Job title: Associate Professor; Course Director, MRes in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Telephone: 020 7815 7569

Dr Xiao's research focuses on the development of novel infrared and electronic sensing technologies for skin measurements and industrial Non-Destructive Testing. He is also a director and co-founder of Biox Systems Ltd, a university spin-out company, which designs and manufactures AquaFlux (trans-dermal water loss measurements) and Epsilon (capacitive imaging).

Dr Jian-Guo Zhang

Job title: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 7576

Dr Zhang's research interests include ultrahigh-speed all-optical communication systems, photonic switching networks, avionics optical fiber data buses/LANs, gain-switched semiconductor lasers, femtosecond mode-locked fiber lasers, and address code design for optical code-division multiple access (OCDMA).

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