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Simon Sherratt (Eur Ing Professor)

Portrait of Simon Sherratt


Areas of interest

My research area is consumer electronics, particularly in the following areas:

  • Equalisation (cable, wireless and broadcast)
  • Digital Communications layer 1 and associated DSP issues
  • Adaptive signal processing
  • DSP architectures


Modules taught:

  • First Year programming
  • Second Year lecture part of Engineering Applications
  • Third Year USB Integration
  • Fourth Year (Masters) Wireless Communications and Networking (half of the module)

Academic qualifications

  • B.Eng. from Sheffield City Polytechnic (now Sheffield Hallam University)
  • M.Sc. from The University of Salford
  • Ph.D. from The University of Salford

Awards and honours

  • IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics (ISCE) 2006 1st Place Best paper Award
  • IEEE Chester Sall Award for 1st place paper in IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics 2004
  • IEEE Consumer Electronics Society International Chapter Chairs Outstanding Service Award 2005
  • IEEE Region 8 (Europe an Africa) Diploma award for the UKRI Consumer Electronics Chapter (which I chaired) (presented in Paris April 2005)
  • IEEE Consumer Electronics Society Chairs Award 2004
  • IEEE Consumer Electronics Society Singapore Section Appreciation Award 2003
  • Best Engineering program with an SME, awarded by Engineering Employers Federation, Department of Trade and Industry TCS awards 2000
  • Runner-up in Hunt Engineering DSP Innovation competition, 1999

Professional bodies/affiliations

  • Fellow of the IEEE (class of 2012).
  • Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (2009)
  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2014)

Professional Qualifications

  • Chartered Engineer (C.Eng.) through the Engineering Council
  • Registered European Engineer (Eur Ing) through FEANI


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