Dr Timothy Amsdon

Lecturer in embedded systems
University of Leeds



Tim is a lecturer in embedded systems and Deputy Director of Student Education in the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Leeds. He has 10-years of H.E. teaching experience, and prior to that, 17-years of industrial experience, having worked for several leading-edge electronics companies where he held positions at principal engineering and management levels. His engineering expertise covers design, system architecting, applications development and consultancy, and has he designed and developed numerous RF and microwave products, as well as several broadcast video receiver products for leading-edge TV and set-top-box manufacturers. He has extensive international experience, having lived and worked in the US, Germany, South Korea, and China.

Tim is currently supporting Theme 6: Communication and Power of the Pipebots project, working under Prof. Ian Robertson’s team at Leeds. Tim’s research interests cover embedded systems, visible light communication (VLC), RF and microwave engineering, and broadcast video systems.

Tim is registered with the UK Engineering Council as Chartered Engineer and is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering and a PhD in visible light communications from the University of Huddersfield.