Cutting-Edge Tech for Reliable Vehicle to Satellite Communication

Dr Kamel Sultan, a researcher at the University of Queensland, is pioneering a project that has the potential to revolutionise vehicle-to-satellite communication. Funded by Advance Queensland through the Industry Research Fellowships, this project aims to develop a state-of-the-art reconfigurable broadband antenna system, addressing the growing need for reliable and secure data transmission across various industries.

Addressing the Demand

Dr Sultan has a passion for translating research into practical solutions and his research holds immense potential to contribute to advancements in various fields relying on real-time data transmission, including autonomous vehicles, UAVs and drones, military vehicles and civilian aviation.  Through reconfigurable antenna technology it is possible to enhance connectivity, extend operational ranges, and ensure secure communication for a wide range of applications.

Collaboration for Real World Impact

Dr Sultan is partnering with industry leader EM Solutions to ensure the project's real-world applicability. Providing opportunities for real-world testing and ensuring that the developed solution aligns seamlessly with industry needs. The project prioritises scalability and cost-effectiveness to cater to both civilian and military sectors.

Beyond Technology

Overall, Dr Sultan's research holds significant promise for transforming vehicle-to-satellite communication. The project's potential benefits include not only technological advancements but also improved safety, economic growth, and job creation for Queensland. By bridging connectivity gaps in remote areas, these innovative antennas have the potential to positively impact various aspects of daily life for Queensland residents in remote areas of the state. This includes improvements in transportation efficiency, enhanced response times for emergency services, and a heightened sense of security, particularly in underserved regions. Moreover, the project is anticipated to create new job opportunities, thereby contributing to the state's economic growth and prosperity.

About Advance Queensland’s Industry Research Fellowships

Advance Queensland’s Industry Research Fellowships support PhD qualified researchers to undertake innovative research that addresses an industry issue, in partnership with industry partners to translate research outcomes into practical application.

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Last updated 24 May, 2024
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