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Masoud Hakimi-Nayeri

Senior Lecturer Practitioner
Faculty of Engineering, Agri-tech and the Environment
ARU Peterborough
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Masoud is a Senior Lecturer Practitioner in electronics and mechatronics, who also supervises projects. He has expertise in hardware and software design, prototyping and manufacturing, wireless communication (Wi-Fi, Zigbee, GSM/GPRS, Bluetooth and LORA), analogue and digital electronics, mechatronics and robotics, and programming.

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As a hardware/software engineer, Masoud has designed, developed and manufactured products for industry. He's keen to teach students about the latest technology available on the international market for product development.

Masoud has been involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses at ARU in Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough – as well as delivering ARU modules at universities in China.

Masoud's current research interests include designing and developing wireless products, and the Internet of Things.

Research interests
  • Design and development of wireless products for telecommunication market
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechatronics
  • Robotics
  • Data communication part of the command and control system for Toronto subway system in Canada
  • Trunking communication module for QD in South Africa. Joint development with Marconi at Chelmsford
  • Trunking communication module for Bendix King RELM in USA
  • Trunking communication module for ADI in Taiwan

Masoud has been teaching the following modules:

  • Microprocessor Systems Design
  • Introduction to Pic processor
  • Digital Electronics
  • Analogue Electronics
  • Data Communication
  • Embedded Systems and Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Electronic Circuits
  • Programming (C,C#)
  • Maths for Technology 1
  • Maths for Technology 2
  • Engineering Principles
  • Introduction to Mechatronics
  • Applied Software
  • Final Project, Major Project
  • Circuit Principles
  • Remote Sensing and Internet of Things
  • Engineering Skills
  • Design and Manufacturing Project 
  • PG Cert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Anglia Ruskin University
  • BSc (Hons) Electronic Engineering, University of Essex
  • Graduate Certificate in Digital Enterprise and Innovation
Memberships, editorial boards
  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy