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Name Professor Joe McGeehan
Job title Emeritus Professor
Department Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering University of Bristol
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Qualifications CBE, DEng, PhD(Liv), BEng, FREng, CEng, FIET, FRSA
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng)
Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology
Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA)
Keywords wireless communications
wireless LANs
mobile phones, 3G, 4G, WiMAX, LTE, UWB
smart antennas
modulation and coding
radiowave propagation
Areas of expertise I am an expert in mobile communications and have pioneered many techniques both experimental and theoretical in propagation modelling and network coverage, linear modulation techniques, linearised RF power amplifiers, WCDMA for 3G, SMART/MIMO antennas and WLANs.

Personally interested in propagation modelling, base-band signal processing and RF/microwave technologies and together with colleagues am very interested in the design of communication systems. I am interested in applying wireless communication technologies to many application areas including: Home Networks, Smart Grid and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS).

I lead the World-wide University Network (WUN) for the Wireless Communications Exemplar and the University of Bristol Communications Theme.

I am Director of the Centre for Communications Research at the University of Bristol.

I am mentor to various start-up companies in ICT.
Media experience Numerous national and international TV and Radio interviews (e.g. BBC and ITV appearing on programmes such as ‘Points West’, ‘PM’ and ‘Today’; ABC TV (Australia), etc.). I also regularly give interviews to national and international technical journals, newspapers and general interest journals. High-profile keynote lectures such as the IET ‘Lord Nelson of Stafford Lecture’ 2003 (Engineering Management Section) and the Brunel 200 lecture.