Contact Professor Alessio Balleri

Areas of expertise

  • Defence Sensors


Alessio obtained his 5 year Laurea Degree with distinction (summa cum laude) from the University of Pisa in 2004 and a PhD degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from University College London (UCL) in 2010.

Alessio was a Research Associate in Radar Systems with the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at UCL from February 2010 until March 2012. From June 2004 to December 2004 he was a visiting Research Scholar with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Illinois at Chicago.

- EEE AESS Radar Systems Panel Member

- Special Issue Editor for the IET Radar, Sonar and Navigation

- Co-Technical Chair of the 2020 IEEE International Radar Conference, Washington, DC, USA, 27 April -1 May, 2020.

- Technical Program Committee co-chair of the IET International Radar Conference 2017, Belfast, 23-26 October 2017.

- Guest co-editor for the special issue on Biologically Inspired Radar and Sonar Systems for the Institute of Engineering and Technology's Journal of Radar, Sonar and Navigation (published in vol. 6, no. 6, July 2012).

- Guest co-editor for the special issue on Radar Emerging Techniques for the European Association for Signal Processing's Journal on Advances in Signal Processing.

Research opportunities

radar signal processing, biologically inspired radar and sonar systems, echolocating natural systems, radar and sonar target classification (High-Resolution Range Profile and micro-Doppler signatures), target feature identification and extraction, radar sea and wind farm clutter, multi-static radar systems

Current activities

- Rakshith Mungara, "Target Detection in Sea Clutter", from March 2023 - current.

- Benjamin Griffin, "Development of a Cooperative Multistatic Radar Network based on the Aveillant Holographic Radar", Oct 2018 - Nov 2022.

- Safiah Zulkifli, "Development of K-Band FMCW Flexible Radar for Detection and Classification of Nano-Drones ", Oct 2016 - Aug 2021.

- Gareth Frazer, "Deception Jamming Against Anti-Ship Missiles which Use Doppler Beam Sharpening Modes", Feb 2016 - July 2020.

- Leon Kocjancic, "Multibeam Radar System based on Waveform Diversity for RF Seeker Applications", Feb 2016 - Feb 2020.

- Nasyitah Ghazalli, "Passive Bistatic Radar Based on Staring Radar Illuminators of Opportunity", Feb 2015 - Feb 2019.

- Luc Fourtinon, "3D Conformal Antenna Arrays for Radar Applications", Oct 2014 - Jan 2018.

- Krasin Georgiev, "Biologically Inspired Radar and Sonar Signal Processing", Feb 2014 - Aug 2017.


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