School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Kabita Adhikari

Teaching Fellow



I joined the then School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Newcastle University as a Teaching Fellow in 2010. I received BEng. in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Institute of Engineering, Pulchwok Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal  and MSc in Optoelectronics and Communication Systems  from Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK. Previously, I worked as a lecturer in South Tyneside College, UK. Currently, along with my full time job, I am also undertaking Ph.D research within the school in Intelligent Sensing and Communications research group.

Roles and Responsibilities 

  • Member of the School Teaching and Learning Committee (SLTC)
  • Member of the School Engagement Group
  • PGR Demonstrators Selection and Management
  • Electronic marking systems development to enhance feedback process and students engagement


  • 2013-Current: Ph.D topic “Real time estimation and compensation of hand tremor using Quaternion Adaptive Filtering techniques”, Newcastle University, UK. 
  • 2008-2010: Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Huddersfield University, UK
  • 2006-2007: MSc in Optoelectronics and Communication Systems, Northumbria University, UK
  • 2000-2004: BEng in Electronics and Communication Systems, Institute of Engineering(IOE), Pulchowk Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal


  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Previous Positions

  • 2008-2010: Lecturer, South Tyneside College, South Shields, UK


Research Interests

  • Bio-signal processing
  • Mathematical modelling of nonlinear systems
  • Adaptive filtering
  • Quaternion Modelling
  • Applications on assistive medical devices



  • Stage 1 Projects
  • Stage 2 Laboratory


  • EEE8074-MSc Coursework


  • EEE2008-Buggy Project Supervision