College of Engineering
Tel: +44 (1792) 295676
Lecturer, College of Engineering
Specialist Subjects: Wireless, Antennas, Telecoms, Microwaves Systems, Renewable Energy and General Engineering
PhD in Smart Reconfigurable Antennas, University of Essex, UK, 2005
MSc in Telecommunications and Information Networks, University of Essex, UK, 2002
BEng in Electronics and Telecommunication, University of Pune, India, 1998
From 1998 to 2001 Dr Amit Mehta worked in the Telecommunications Industry both in Bangalore and Singapore. From July 2002 to February 2006 he worked as Senior Research Officer at the University of Essex, in the Department of Electronics Systems Engineering. Since February 2006 he has been working at Swansea University where his core research focus is Wireless Communications, RF Microwave systems and Antennas. He is particularly interested in large scale mobile networks, satellite communications, smart antennas, 4G, WIMAX, mm waves, renewable energy, and general engineering.
Dr Mehta has successfully supervised over 13 postgraduates (2 PhD and 11 MScs), has over 70 technical publications and two patents on invention of steerable beam smart antenna and concealed weapons detection system. He is a regular session organizer and chair for the IEEE international conferences, such as IEEE APS, APMC, EMTS, PIERS, etc. Currently he is a reviewer member of EPSRC UK and the Romanian Research Council and undertakes peer review of leading journals such IEEE AWPL, IET, URSI, etc.
Dr. Mehta has strong academic/industry collaborations with Hosei University in Tokyo, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Delhi. Dr Mehta has been invited by IEEE to present seminars based on his leading research in various institutions including the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, the University of Toronto and the National University of Singapore, University of Mumbai and Pune. Along with undertaking state of the art research Dr Mehta also endeavours to develop a high quality teaching curriculum. He was in receipt of the departmental best lecturer award in 2007 and believes that an outstanding teacher produces an outstanding researcher.