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Keywords

  • Antennas, Propagation, RF, Microwaves, Imaging, Sensors, Tomography, Internet of Things

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Memberships

  • FEMAcademy
  • FIET
  • SMIEEE
  • FinstMC

Qualifications

Qualifications

DEng(Birmingham), PhD(Birmingham), BSc

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Biography

Zhipeng Wu obtained his BSc degree in Radio Technology from the Northeast University, China in 1983, and PhD degree in Antennas and Propagation from the University of Birmingham in 1988. He was also awarded a DEng degree by the University of Birmingham in 2003. During 1988-1991, he was appointed as a Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham. In 1992, he joined UMIST as a lecturer. He was appointed as a Professor in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in 2005. He served as the Head of the Microwave and Communication Systems Group from 2009 to 2012. He was a Royal Society Industry Fellow in 2012-15, and is currently a member Royal Society Industrial Fellow College. 

Research interests


Antennas and Propagation, Microwave Sensors and Imaging Systems, including
Dielectric resonator antennas and broadband antennas
Microwave sensors and microwave tomography for industrial applications
Characterization of dielectric materials at RF and microwave frequencies
Microwave measurement techniques
Wireless sensor network, RFID Traceability and Internet of Things

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 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Digital Futures

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