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Dr Oluyomi Simpson received his PhD degree in communications and electronics engineering from the University of Hertfordshire (UH), Hatfield, UK. His PhD thesis is concerned with cognitive and cooperative wireless communications. He is currently a Principal Lecturer in communications and electronics engineering, academic lead of the communications lab and a key researcher in the wireless communication and RF systems research lab with the School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science (SPECS) at UH.

His research interests and technical expertise are in wireless communication and RF systems, including 5G/6G wireless communication systems, physical layer security, machine learning in communications, cognitive radio communication systems, cooperative and relay networks and communications, RFID technologies and applications and RF energy harvesting communications. Dr Simpson’s research embraces an innovative focus on inter-disciplinary applications. He has researched, supervised, and executed projects that enable efficient adoption of wireless communication algorithms, RF techniques and sensor fusion in telecommunication, electronic, instrumentation and manufacturing industry. His work has been published and presented in numerous journals and leading international conferences. His research has been funded by government agencies and industry such as ERDF, IUK and NDDC.

Teaching specialisms

Digital Mobile Communication Systems

Satellite and Terrestrial Communication Systems

Telecommunication Systems

Smart Embedded Systems Engineering

Smart Systems

Microelectronics and VLSI

Vision and Image Perception

Research interests

The research activities of Oluyomi Simpson focuses on innovative inter-disciplinary applications and involves the development of novel approaches to engineering. Specifically, his research interests span a range of topics in wireless communication and RF systems, including:

  • 5G/6G Wireless Communication Systems
  • Cognitive radio communication systems
  • Physical Layer Security
  • Machine Learning in Communications
  • Cooperative and relay networks and communications
  • RFID technologies and applications
  • RF Energy Harvesting Communication

Research Supervision Interests

You are welcome to contact me if you are interested in doing your PhD with the Wireless and Mobile Communications Research Lab. Please email me your CV, academic transcripts and a draft PhD research plan/proposal.


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