Dr Amani Owda

Research Associate

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Dr. Amani Yousef Owda is a Research Associate in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at The University of Manchester. She gained a BEng in Electrical Engineering from Birzeit University in 2007, and an MSc in Communication Engineering with distinction and within the top 5 students from The University of Manchester in 2013 and a Ph.D in Electrical Engineering in 2018 from Manchester Metropolitan University. In the MSc Amani concentrated on the Low Noise Amplifier Design with a thesis titled "Reconfigurable Multiband MMIC Low Noise Amplifiers (LNAs) for Wireless Communications". In her Ph.D research, she worked on the medical applications of microwave and millimeter wave imaging with a thesis titled "Medical Applications of Microwave and Millimetre-Wave Imaging".


Her main research interests are; Passively Powered Non-invasive Human Body Sensing on Bio-Degradable Conformal SubstratesMedical Applications of Microwave and Millimetre-Wave Imaging, Security Screening and Anomalies Detection, Radar Systems Reflectivity Measurements, Passive Sensing and Imaging (Radiometric Measurements), Electromagnetics Modelling and Simulations, Circuits Design, Digital Filters Design & Implementation, Low Noise Amplifier Design, Wireless Communications, Developments of Analogue and Digital Modulations Techniques, and Sensors. 

Job vacancies

2019-present | Research Associate |School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering | The University of Manchester 

2018-2019 | Tutor | School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering | Manchester Metropolitan University 

2015-2017 | Teaching Assistant | School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering | Manchester Metropolitan University

2014-2015 | Programme Support Tutor | School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering | Manchester Metropolitan University

2007-2011 | Teaching and Research Assistant| School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering | Birzeit University

Academic and Professional Qualifications

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Manchester Metropolitan University, 2018

MSc in Communication Engineering, The University of Manchester, 2013

BEng in Electrical Engineering, Birzeit University, 2007

FHEA, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, 2016

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice, Manchester Metropolitan University, 2016


  • Microwave and mmwave systems, Medical Imaging, Sensors, ECG, Emissivity, Circuit Design, Modelling and Simulation, Wound healing, Dielectric Properties

Education / academic qualifications

  • Doctor of Engineering
  • Master of Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • Master of Teaching and Learning

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