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Microwaves and Antenna Engineering Research Group

Pioneering the analysis, design and integration of high frequency electronics devices and systems

Profile PictureCristian Alistarh was born and educated up to high school level in Tulcea, Romania. He finished his MEng Engineering degree in Electronics and Computer Science from the University of Edinburgh in 2015. He also undertook a joint Physics MSc in Sensors and Imaging Systems offered by the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh which he completed in September 2016. As extracurricular activity, Cristian has led research with the University of Edinburgh Researcher's Society in developing the link between Bluetooth and NFC for which he has been allowed to carry his work with a Centre of Excellence in Sensors and Imaging Sytems (CENSIS) in Glasgow and eventually became the subject of his MSc thesis. From January 2017, he has been working as a Research Engineer at Heriot Watt in developing Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) Radar for Automotive Applications. From October 2017 he has started his Joint PhD with the University of Edinburgh to develop 5G communications and MIMO Radar on the same automotive platform. Throughout his studies he has been awarded the Keycomm Industrial Scholarship (MEng) and Scottish Funding Council Bursary (MSc). His PhD is generously supported by an EPSRC scholarship granted by Engineering School at Heriot Watt.