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Dr James Bell

Dr James Bell

Lecturer - Teaching and Research

School of Engineering

Email:
belljj1@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 9378
Location:
S1.03, Queen's Buildings - South Building, 5 The Parade, Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 3AA
Available for postgraduate supervision

James Bell is the year-1 tutor for the Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Integrated Engineering degree programs at Cardiff University.  He received the bachelor’s and Ph.D. degrees from Cardiff University in 2009 and 2013 respectively.  He has worked in the Centre for High Frequency Engineering here at Cardiff University, where he has been involved with the development of nonlinear measurement systems, the "Cardiff Model" and high-efficiency power amplifier design.  He is currently a lecturer and year-1 tutor in the School of Engineering at Cardiff University and remains a member of the Centre for High Frequency Engineering.  He continues his work in the areas of behavioural modelling, RF and millimeter-wave measurement systems, and broadband power amplifier design.

Professional memberships

Member of the IEEE

2019

2018

2017

2014

2013

2011

Year-1 Tutor

EN1072 Laboratory (Module Leader)

EN1092 Professional Engineering (Module Leader)

EN3818 Analogue and Digital Communications Systems (Module Contributor)

EN4110 Mechatronics (Space Drone Project)

ENT798 Non-Linear RF Design and Concepts (Module Leader)

James' research interests include, but are not limited to, behavioural modelling, intelligent measurement systems, and power amplifier design.  He is currently working on robust automated load-pull measurement systems; augmenting the 'Cardiff Behavioural Model' framework for measurement system control and robust CAD models for PA design; and the practical application of ‘Clipping Contours’ for the design of linear or linearisable PAs.  James works closely with international industry and academics, as his research impacts both sectors.

Supervised Areas

  • Active device modelling
  • Intelligent load-pull measurement systems
  • Power amplifier theory and design

Current supervision

Azam Al-Rawachy

Research student

Yashar Alimohammadi

Research student

Jacob Stanswood

Research student

Zack Costello

Research student