Dr Robert Foster

QUEST Programme Manager and Research Associate

Dr Foster received his first class M.Eng. degree in electronics and communications engineering and Ph.D. degree from the University of Birmingham, Birmingham, U.K., in 2004 and 2008, respectively.

Currently, he is the QUEST Research Programme Manager and Postdoctoral Researcher at Queen Mary College, University of London, London, U.K. He has authored or co-authored a number of conference and journal papers, including contributions in Proceedings of the IEEE and IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. His current research interests include metamaterials, transformation electromagnetics, body-centric wireless communications, wireless sensors, low-power systems, UWB systems, millimeter-wave systems, automotive radar, RF-based positioning systems, and RFID.

Dr. Foster is a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), U.K. He is also a member of the IEEE, the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society, and the IEEE Communications Society. He has presented papers at a number of established international conferences and presented invited talks at a number of events, including LAPC 2011 and the IET Seminar on Wireless Communication in Buildings, 2011. He has acted as a reviewer for a number of international journals, including Proceedings of the IEEE, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, IEEE Sensors Journal, IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, and MDPI Sensors.