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Research Areas


The Faculty has around 160 academics and over 330 research personnel conducting research with impact on society. The breadth of our research achievement stretches from earth to space and covers strategic areas with a high level of relevance to society.  Some of our other key achievements include:

  • 3D Fireman Locating System Inside Multi-Storey Buildings
  • Advanced Materials and Devices of high performance printable organic solar cells and perovskite solar cells
  • Aviation Engineering - Air transportation, Air Traffic Control and Management,  Human Factors in Flight Operations and Aircraft Maintenance, Airline Operation, Airport and Traffic Network Modelling, Air Mobility
  • Big data and AI driven innovations for advanced applications and business improvement 
  • Biometrics security authentication system
  • Cybersecurity and data privacy
  • Deep learning-based perception and control for autonomous driving
  • Deep learning techniques for image/video processing and classification
  • Digital Twin, Big data and AI driven and non-intrusive innovations for operation performance monitoring, management and predictive maintenance of renewable energy and other industrial systems
  • Distributed optical fiber sensing systems
  • Fiber-enhanced laser spectroscopy for ultra-sensitive gas detection
  • Fibre optics sensing networks for predictive-maintenances of railway systems
  • Grid modernisation for smart and carbon-neutral cities
  • High speed optical communication system
  • High speed optical communication system and dynamic optical networks
  • Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies for Future Electric Vehicles
  • Hypersonic Aerothermodynamics and Advanced Aerospace Propulsion Systems
  • Laser-ultrasonics-driven nondestructive inspection of key components of turbine engines
  • Nano-biosensors for food safety and accurate diagnostics
  • Novel nanofiber technology for energy, environment and health application
  • Power Electronics and Electric Vehicles
  • Prediction of Traffic Speed and Volume Considering Malfunctioning Detectors by Using Deep Learning Model
  • Radiation-free scoliosis assessment system using 3D ultrasound imaging
  • Robotic In-line Inspection of Water Mains
  • Smart Cochlear Implants
  • Smart robotic mobile fulfillment system for the fourth Industrial Evolution
  • Ultra-precision machining and measurement technologies for biomedical, bionics, advanced optics and photonics applications
  • Ultraminiature optical fiber-tip plasmonic biosensors for label-free biodetection
  • Unmanned Autonomous Systems – Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAVs), Auto-driving, Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV)

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