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 Substrates, Medical 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.
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