Research

Specialist Subjects: 

Antennas
Communication Systems including Tactical & 5G
Sensors and Smart Cities

Prof. Amit Mehta is highly experienced and respected leader in delivery of innovative, high value (net multimillion £) and high impact research projects. Amit leads a team of over 20 very talented skilled research engineers for delivering a variety of novel fundamental research for civilian, research organizations (e.g. UK EPSRC / EU) and defence needs. His industry project partners are world leading multi-billion companies such as Fujitsu, HP Labs, Sony, Airbus, MBDA, BAE, European Space Agency, MoD, DHS, Satellite Catapult - UK, etc. He has over 100 international publications (> 10 REF Four star), 6 patents / design rights, has supervised over 100 student projects (PhDs, MSc & UG) and is a regular invited keynote speaker at international conferences for new knowledge dissemination. He enjoys mentoring and coaching.

Publications

  1. & Reconfigurable Phased Array Antenna Consisting of High-gain High-Tilt Circularly Polarized Four-arm Curl elements for Near Horizon Scanning Satellite Applications. IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, 1-1.
  2. & Low profile pattern-switchable multibeam antenna consisting of four L-shaped microstrip lines. IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation 12(11), 1846-1851.
  3. & A Four-arm Circularly Polarized High-gain High-tilt Beam Curl Antenna for Beam Steering Applications. IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters 17(6), 1034-1038.
  4. & (2018). Smart sticker including split square rings for adapting mobile phone radiation pattern to lower SAR. Presented at 2018 IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS),, 165-167. Anaheim, CA, USA: doi:10.1109/RWS.2018.8304975
  5. & (2018). Broadband antenna for passive self-interference suppression in full-duplex communications. Presented at Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS), 2018 IEEE,, 243-245. Anaheim, CA, USA: 2018 IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS). doi:10.1109/RWS.2018.8304999

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Teaching

  • AT-M49 RF and Microwaves

    Enabling students to secure strong understanding of the current microwave and RF communication technologies, both from the theoretical and experimental point of views.

  • EG-341 Microwave Circuits and Antennas

    The module develops the analysis and synthesis of distributed circuits and the principles of microwave antennas.

  • EGA333 Communications

    Enabling students to secure strong understanding of the current communication technologies, both from the theoretical and experimental point of views.

Supervision

  • Low Profile Beam-steering Antenna with Meta Materials (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Meghdad Fazeli
  • Investigation of radar signal interaction with crossflow wind turbine for aviation application. (current)

    Student name:
    EngD
    Other supervisor: Dr Davide Deganello
  • Four-arm Circularly Polarized Tilted Beam Curl antenna and their array for beam steering applications (awarded 2018)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Meghdad Fazeli
  • 'Software Controlled Conformal Beam Steerable Antenna' (awarded 2018)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Meghdad Fazeli

Academic History

Date Qualification Location
2018 Professional Development Program – Management and Leadership Harvard University, USA
2005 PhD Smart Reconfiguration Antennas University of Essex, UK
2002 MSc Telecommunications and Information Networks University of Essex, UK
1998 BEng Electronics and Telecommunication University of Pune, India