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Professor Alan Marshall PhD/ FIET, SMIEEE

Chair in Communications Networks Electrical Engineering and Electronics


    Personal Statement

    Professor Alan Marshall holds the chair in Communications Networks at the University of Liverpool where he is director of the Advanced Networks Group. He is a senior member of IEEE and a Fellow of the IET. He has spent over 25 years working in the Telecommunications and Defence Industries. He has been visiting professor in network security at the University of Nice/CNRS, France, and Adjunct Professor for Research at Sunway University Malaysia. He has published over 270 scientific papers and holds a number of joint patents in the areas of communications and network security. He has formed a successful spin-out company Traffic Observation & Management (TOM) Ltd specialising in intrusion detection & prevention for wireless networks. His research interests include Network architectures and protocols; Mobile and Wireless networks; Network Security; high-speed packet switching, Quality of Service & Experience (QoS/QoE) architectures; Distributed Haptics and multi-sensory communications. He was head of the Department from 2015 to 2024.