Graduated
PhD students

Links provided to theses on the Cranfield CERES repository where available.

2018

Nicholas Davis 'Mid-infrared spectroscopic instrumentation for airborne monitoring of atmospheric gas species' (2018).

2017

Alex Tothill 'Developing a proof of principle 3D-printed lab-on-a-disc assay platform.' (2017).

2016

Kevin Mullaney 'The fabrication of micro-tapered optical fibres for sensing applications' (2016).

Mark Manders 'Interferometric fibre optic sensors incorporating photonic crystal fibre, for the measurement of strain and load' - MPhil (2016).

Sarah Bergin 'Pathlength calibration of integrating sphere based gas cells' (2016).

2015

Thomas Kissinger 'Range-resolved optical interferometric signal processing' (2015) - Lord Kings-Norton medal winner.

Abdullah Asmari 'A novel laser diode wavelength stabilisation technique for use in high resolution spectroscopy' (2015).

Sahar Chowdhury 'Fibre optic hydrogen sensing for long term use in explosive environments' (2015).

2014

Ian Bledowski 'Frequency-division-multiplexing technique for imaging metrology' (2014).

John Davenport 'UV spectroscopic instrumentation for formaldehyde detection in the indoor environment' (2014).

Rebecca Wong 'Advanced fibre optic long period grating sensors; design, fabrication and sensing' (2014).

2012

Matthew Partridge 'Fibre-optic sensors with molecular coatings' (2012).

2011

Stephen Topliss 'Optical fibre long period grating sensors with nanostructured coatings' (2011).

2010

Renata Jarzebinska 'Tapered optical fibre sensors employing nanostructured coatings' (2010).

Ryadh Zakaria 'NDIR instrumentation design for Carbon Dioxide gas sensing' (2010).

2009

Dackson Masiyano 'Use of diffuse reflections in tunable diode laser spectroscopy' (2009).

Richard Reeves 'Demodulation and de-multiplexing of a fibre Bragg grating sensor array using volume holograms' (2009).

2008

Daniel Francis 'Surface strain measurement using pulsed laser shearography with fibre-optic imaging bundles' (2008) - School of Engineering PhD prize winner.

Zenghai Lu 'Interferometric filter-based planar Doppler velocimetry' (2008).

Georgios Sarantavgas 'Investigation of a fibre-optic Fizeau interferometer configuration and coherent fibre-optic imaging bundles for optical coherence tomography' (2008).

Ricardo Correia 'Development of a pore pressure sensor employing fibre Bragg gratings' (2008).

Stephen Buggy 'Composite material process monitoring using optical fibre grating sensors' (2008).

Richard Murphy 'Frequency domain signal processing and multiplexing of fibre optic long period grating based interferometric sensors' (2008).

2006

Thomas Charrett 'Development of two-frequency planar doppler velocimetry instrumentation' (2006).

Pierre Casaubieilh 'Fibre optic fizeau intererometer for optical coherence tomography' (2006).

Imran Ishaq 'Fibre-optic long period gratings with nano-structured overlays' (2006).

2005

Sammy Cheung 'An investigation of chirped fibre Bragg gratings Fabry-Perot interferometer for sensing applications' (2005).

Firas Al-Sawaf 'Efficient phase unwrapping' (2005).

2004

Ruth Beddows 'An analysis of fibre optic interferometer configurations for optical coherence tomography' (2004).

2003

Sarfraz Khaliq 'Fibre-optic long period gratings for sensing applications' (2003).

Simon Reilly 'Tuneable and switchable dual wavelength laser diodes using fibre Bragg grating external cavities' (2003).

2002

Edmond Chehura 'Laser Doppler velocimetry using in-fibre Bragg grating Fabry-Perot interferometers' (2002).

Gerald Byrne '3-D fibre optic laser Doppler anemometry for applications in turbomachinery' (2002).

2001

Roger Groves 'Development of shearography for surface strain measurement of non-planar objects' (2001).

Richard Odic 'Raman optical time domain reflectometry for aircraft fire overheat detection and monitoring' (2001).

Martin O'Dwyer 'Implementation and appraisal of an in-Fibre Bragg grating quasi-distributed health and usage monitoring system with applications to advanced materials' (2001).

2000

Itziar Balboa 'Low coherence fibre optic speckle interferometry' (2000).

Karl Bamford 'An investigation of optical radar and low coherence interferometry for the detection of precancerous tissue' (2000).

Suki Johal ' Second harmonic generation in Langmuir-Blodgett waveguide overlays coated into single-mode optical fibres' (2000).

1999

David Egan 'In-line fibre optic laser Doppler velocimetry for turbomachinery applications' (1999).

Clare Chatterjea 'Laser diode based FMCW interrogation of fibre optic grating sensor arrays' (1999).

1998

Damian Flannery 'Fibre optic chemical sensing using Langmuir-Blodgett overlay waveguides' (1998).

Alan Wilson 'Interrogating techniques for short gauge length optical fibre sensors' (1998).

1997

Michael Dockney 'Fabrication of wavelength division multiplexed in-fibre Bragg grating arrays for structural monitoring applications' (1997).

1996

Robert Lockey 'Optoelectronic time-division multiplexing for multicomponent laser doppler anemometry' (1996).

Abdel Ezbiri 'Passive signal processing techniques for miniature fibre Fabry-Perot interferometric sensors' (1996).

Jen-Rong Huang 'Optoelectronic speckle shearing interferometry' (1996).

1995

Robbie Charters 'Continuous fibre optic components utilising evanescent coupling to organic thin films' (1995) - Lord Kings-Norton medal winner.

John Edwards 'High-sensitivity Faraday-effect magnetometry using multiple-beam optical fibre interferometry' (1995).

1994

Helen Ford 'Optical fibre wavelength filters and multiplexers' (1994) - Lord Kings-Norton medal winner.

Christopher Duffy 'Stimulated Brillouin Scattering In Monomode Optical Fibres For Sensing And Signal Processing Applications' (1994).

Omer Khan 'Optical frequency shifter using stimulated Brillouin scattering in fibre optic ring resonators' (1994).

Clive Buckberry 'A TV Holographic interferometer for use with engineering applications' (1994).

1993

Hashim Atcha 'Optoelectronic speckle pattern interferometry' (1993).

1992

Stephen Antrobus 'Development of a miniature fibre optic laser Doppler velocimeter for 3D flow measurement in turbomachinery' (1992).