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Zhirun Hu received his BEng in Telecommunication Engineering from Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Nanjing, China, Master in Business Administration, and Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the Queen’s University of Belfast, United Kingdom.

His rcent research interests are in graphene/2D materials for RF, mmWave and THz communications and sensing applications, wearable electronics, RF, mmwave and Thz device, circuit and antenna design, realization and characterisation. He has published more than 250 peer reviewed journal and conference papers.

Memberships of committees and professional bodies


BEng, MBA, PhD

Research interests

My main research interests have been in graphene/2D materials RF, mmWave, THz electronics, wearable RF electronics, micro/mm-wave integrated circuit (active antennas, amplifiers, detectors, filters, oscillators, etc) design, fabrication and measurements, high frequency solid-state device modelling, optimisation and fabrication, metamaterials for RF/micro/mm-wave antenna and circuit applications and reconfigurable RF front-end architecture and realisation for 5G wireless communications.

My group

  • Materials, devoces, circuits and systems

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

External positions

Editorial Board Memeber, Future Internet, MDPI

2018 → …

Editorial Board Member, Scientific Reports, Nature Group

2016 → …

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Aerospace Research Institute
  • Advanced materials
  • Digital Futures
  • National Graphene Institute


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