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Professor Bamidele Adebisi is a Professor in Intelligent Infrastructure Systems, and Director of the Smart Infrastructure and Industry Research Group at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He received a master’s degree in Advanced Mobile Communication Engineering and PhD in Communication Systems both from Lancaster University, UK.

Before that, he obtained B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. His research is in embedding sensing, communication, control, and data analytic technologies in critical infrastructure, i.e., water, energy, buildings, etc., He has published over 185 peer-review papers and given talks/panel discussions in the research areas of industry 4.0, internet of things, smart cities, smart grids, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and cyber-physical systems.

He has been part of multi-partner, multi-country, multi-million-pound projects as Investigator funded by the EPSRC, Innovate UK, DFID, BEIS, etc. He has a strong record of accomplishment in attracting industrial-related grants through Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP). One of the such projects received the UK Best KTP Project of the Year Awards in September 2020. Bamidele is a Fellow of IET, a Senior member of IEEE, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Chartered Engineer.