Staff Profile

Professor Gui Yun Tian

Professor of Sensor Technologies


Professor Gui Yun Tian is a Professor of Sensor Technologies for the School of Engineering at Newcastle University. 


B.Eng. MSc. PhD. DSc.

Previous Positions

Professor of Systems Engineering, Group Leader of Systems Engineering at the University of Huddersfield


EPSRC College Member

Fellow of the Institute of Technology and Engineering (FIET)
Senior Member of the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (SMIEEE)
Fellow of the British Institute of Non-destructive Testing (FInstNDT)


English, Chinese

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GuiYun is a member of the Communications,Sensors, Signal & Information Processing research group and his profile can be viewed on Google Scholar.

Research Interests

    Electromagnetic sensors, sensor array and sensor network Electromagnetic Non-destructive Evaluation Advanced signal processing Monitoring systems and applications

    Current Work

      Automatic Detection and Localisation of Threats Project (Home office contract, Ref: BH072159)

      Future reliable renewable energy conversion systems & networks: A collaborative UK-China project(EP/F06151X/1)

      Pulsed eddy current stimulated thermographic NDE ( EP/F023324/1 )

      Eddy Current Sensor Arrays for Stress and Damage Mapping(EP/E005071/1) 

      Multiphase velocity profile measurement using induced electromagnetic sensor array(EP/E013031/1) 

      Instrument for Soundscape Recognition, Identification and Evaluation(EP/E008275/1) 

      Bridge the gap of theoretical and experimental eddy current NDT(EP/E010458/1)

      Deployable sensors for concealed gun detection at a standoff distances(EP/D079179/1)

      A systematic study of Physical LAyer Network coding: from information-theoretic understanding to practical DSP algorithm design (P.L.A.N, EP/I037423/1)

      Novel Sensing Networks for Intelligent Monitoring (Newton, EP/J012343/1)

      FP7 Project: Health Monitoring of Offshore Wind Farms (HEMOW)

      FP7 Project: Cognitive-Networks-Enabled Transnational Proactive Healthcare (CoNHealth)



      Undergraduate Teaching

      RF Engineering (Stage 3/4)

      Postgraduate Teaching

      RF Engineering (MSc)