Dr Ignacio Julio Garcia Zuazola

Ignacio's academic record spans five universities and three countries. He has held multiple research positions and acquired a great deal of professional experiences over a long career in the electronics industry. He currently lecturers for our School of Computing and Digital Media.

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Ignacio holds the following academic qualifications:

  • eMBA in Business (part-time program) from Cardiff Metropolitan University (2016)
  • PhD in Electronics (Antennas) part-time program (2008) and viva (2010) from the University of Kent
  • BENG in Telecommunications Engineering from Queen Mary University of London (2003)
  • HND in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Middlesex (2000)
  • FPII in Industrial Electronics from the School of Chemistry & Electronics of Indautxu, Spain (1995)

He has been employed in multiple research roles:

  • Lecturer in Electronic Engineering at the University of Portsmouth (2018)
  • Representative of Spain at the London School of Commerce (2015)
  • Research Associate at the Loughborough University (2014)
  • Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the University of Leeds (2011)
  • Senior Research Fellow at the University of Deusto (2011)
  • Research Associate at the University of Kent (2008)
  • Research Engineer, Grade 9/9, at the University of Wales (2006)
  • Research Associate at the University of Kent (2004)

Ignacio also holds educational awards in Electricity, Pneumatic & Hydraulics and Robotics and is an MIET and a SMIEEE. He engaged in a SME in electrical wiring in 1996 and has acquired a great deal of industry experience working for the following companies:

  • Bilbao Ekintza - Bilbao City Council (2021)
  • Nokia Bell Labs (2020)
  • Cell Communications (2000)
  • Thyssen Elevators (1998)
  • Telefonica (1997)
  • Iberdrola (1995)
  • Babcok & Wilcox (1993)

Ignacio's current research interests include business development and single-band and multiband miniature antennas, as well as the use of Electromagnetic-Band Gap (EBG) structures and Frequency-Selective Surfaces (FSS).

He supervises and mentors graduate and postgraduate students and bids for grants. He contributes to the teaching, scientific, technological and business development of London Met by promoting and increasing branding, research and innovation.

Ignacio teaches on the following modules:

  • Introduction to Robotics and Internet of Things
  • Communications Engineering
  • Logic and Mathematical Techniques
  • Microprocessors & Embedded Systems
  • Microwave and Optical Fibre Communications
  • Digital Systems Applications
  • Computer Vision

Ignacio's publications can be found in the London Met Repository and on ResearchGate.

Dr Ignacio Julio Garcia Zuazola
Senior Lecturer in Electronic Engineering
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