Our People

Founding Head of Microwave Integrated Systems Laboratory

Professor Mike Cherniakov

Professor Mike Cherniakov

Chair in Aerospace and Electronic Systems

Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering

Professor Mikhail Cherniakov, PhD, DSc, has been working in various radar and remote sensing related areas since 1974. He has about 100 full journal publications, 200 conference papers and has authored and edited a number of books and book chapters.

Over the last decade he has been working specifically in the field of selected problems of signal processing. He founded and is Head of the ...

Telephone
(+44) (0) 121 414 4286
Email
m.cherniakov@bham.ac.uk

Head of MISL
Head of RF and Space Sensing Group

Professor Marco Martorella

Professor Marco Martorella

Chair in RF and Space Sensing

Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering

Marco Martorella is Chair in RF and Space Sensing at the University of Birmingham, Vice-Director of the CNIT's National Radar and Surveillance Systems Laboratory and Vice-Chair of the NATO Sensor and Electronics Technology Panel. He is author of more than 250 international journal and conference papers, 3 books and 20 book chapters. He has served the IEEE AES Radar Systems Panel since 2016 and ...

Telephone
+44(0)902649761
Email
m.martorella@bham.ac.uk

Head of Pervasive Sensing Group (PSG)

Professor Marina Gashinova

Professor Marina Gashinova

Chair in Pervasive Sensing

Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering

Marina's interests span all areas of radar, signal processing and remote sensing with the current focus on: 

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 7599
Email
m.s.gashinova@bham.ac.uk

Deputy Head of MISL
Head of RF Sensing Systems (SENSYS) Group

Dr Michail Antoniou

Dr Michail Antoniou

Reader in RF Sensing Systems

School of Engineering

Michail is a Reader in RF Sensing Systems within the Microwave Integrated Systems Laboratory (MISL) at the Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering. His main research interests include Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), bi-/multi-static radar, passive radar, MIMO and cognitive/bio-inspired radar.  

He has published more than 90 papers in peer reviewed journals and ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 7119
Email
m.antoniou@bham.ac.uk

Head of Group on Spacecraft Engineering

Dr Leah-Nani Alconcel

Dr Leah-Nani Alconcel

Associate Professor

School of Metallurgy and Materials

Dr Alconcel is a spacecraft engineer and lecturer in the School of Metallurgy and Materials. She leads the MSc programme in Space Engineering.

She has research interests in payload instrument development and calibration, space situational awareness from space-based platforms, data management and data access for space, and pedagogical methods for inclusive STEM teaching.

Dr Alconcel has won ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 5810
Email
l.alconcel@bham.ac.uk

Head of Signal Processing Group

Dr Beth Jelfs

Dr Beth Jelfs

Assistant Professor

Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering

Beth Jelfs is an Assistant Professor in Signal Processing and Data Analysis within the Microwave Integrated System Laboratory.

Dr Jelfs’s research interests are in adaptive signal processing. In particular, the intersection of signal processing and machine learning and how signal processing techniques can be used to inform machine learning algorithms.

Email
b.jelfs@bham.ac.uk

Dr Christopher Gilliam

Dr Christopher Gilliam

Assistant Professor in Applied Signal Processing

Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering

Christopher Gilliam is an Assistant Professor in Applied Signal Processing within the Microwave Integrated Systems Laboratory (MISL) at the University of Birmingham.

His research interests include radar imaging; sampling theory; motion estimation and registration for image sequences; navigation and sensor management.

Email
c.gilliam.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Fatemeh Norouzian

Dr Fatemeh Norouzian

Assistant Professor

Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering

Fatemeh Norouzian is an Assistant Professor in the School of Engineering at the University of Birmingham.

Her main research interests include various aspects of radar and remote sensing: automotive radar technologies at system and subsystem level, signal processing, material characterisation, mm-waves and sub-THz short-range sensing, electromagnetic (EM) theory, modelling and characterisation of ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 4311
Email
f.norouzian@bham.ac.uk

Emeritus staff

Professor Chris Baker

Professor Chris Baker

Chair of Intelligent Sensor Systems

Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering

Chris Baker has been active in radar research for over thirty-five years, has published widely and has won numerous awards. He led the government research teams responsible for the development of the Sentinel and MSTAR systems in service with the UK Army and Air Force. Chris is working with colleagues at the UK National Quantum Technology Hub for Sensors and Metrologyto lead an investigation ...

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+44 (0) 7377 647 147
Email
c.j.baker.1@bham.ac.uk

Honorary staff

David BlacknellProf David Blacknell
 
Liam DanielDr Liam Daniel
 
Stephen HarmanProf Stephen Harman
 
Daniel O'HaganProf Daniel O'Hagan
 
Andy StoveProf Andy Stove
 




Research students

Joe BryanJoe Bryan

Hui-Lin ChengHui-Lin Cheng

Gwyn DonlanGwynfor Donlan

Samuel HarrisSamuel Harris

Gruffudd JonesGruffudd Jones

Dillon KumarDillon Kumar



Yaxuan Li

Xiaofei RenXiaofei Ren



Pamandeep Sangha



Jared Taylor

Daniel WhiteDaniel White




Visiting researchers

Giulio MeucciGiulio Meucci

Ilaria NassoIlaria Nasso