School of
Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

Current active areas of interest

  • Internet of Things

    • Wireless Sensor Networks
    • Indoor and Outdoor RF Localisation
    • Data Analytics for IoT sensors
    • Security for Smart Homes
    • FPGA-based computers and controllers
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

    • Improved Flight Endurance
    • Improved Aerodynamic stability
    • Expanded applications and capabilities
    • Disposable drones
    • Safety systems
  • (Bio)Medical (Tele)Robotics

    • Design and control of compliant (soft) systems
    • Novel (dynamic, non-stationary) environments that challenge traditional assumptions
    • New methods for fast decision making under uncertainty
    • Sub-mm needle placement
    • Adaptive aids for the visually impaired
  • Decision Making Under Uncertainty

    • Bringing robust intractable approaches for decision making to become tractable
    • Autonomous decision making in uncertain and unpredictable scenarios
    • Robot motion planning
    • Robust robot autonomy
    • Large scale decision making in real time
  • Software Defined Networking

    • Security of SDN
    • SDN for Internet of Things (IoT)
    • SDN for 5G Cellular Networks
    • SDN QoS Routing using Constraint Programming
    • SDN on end hosts
  • Blockchain Technology

    • Security of blockchain platforms
    • Blockchain applications
  • Legged Robots

    • Reductionist mechanisms for quadrupedal locomotion
    • Low-cost control of dynamically unstable and cyclic-balancing bipeds
    • Low- and intermediate-level gait synthesis for bipeds
    • Biomimetic and bio-inspired mechanisms for walking