Group Members

Head of SSIS Group

Prof Herman Myburgh

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  • Wireless communication
  • Signal processing
  • Machine learning
  • Sensor fusion
  • Information Security
  • Mobile health


Full-time members

Prof Pieter Jacobs

Email:  [email protected]

  • Signal processing
  • Machine learning
  • Music
  • Electromagnetism

Dr Allan De Freitas

Email: [email protected] 

  • Signal processing
  • Machine learning
  • Sensor Fusion
  • IoT

Mr Kealeboga Mokise

Email: [email protected]

  • Signal processing
  • Wireless communication systems
  • Channel modelling


Part-time members

Prof Gerhard P. Hancke Sr. | IEEE Life Fellow | Research Associate






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Advanced Sensor Networks, which includes, amongst others:

  • Physical Network Level: e.g., sensor hardware/nodes and communication, cognitive radio, energy harvesting.
  • Logical Network Level: e.g., localization, mobility, routing, intelligence, security.
  • Application Level: i.e., application of the above in industrial environments.


Extraordinary members

Prof Gerhard P. Hancke Jr. IEEE Fellow | Extraordinary Professor






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  • Information and System Security
  • RFID and Smart Cards/Tokens
  • Industrial Internet-of-Things
  • Cyber-Physical Systems

Prof Adnan M. Abu-Mahfouz | Extraordinary Professor






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  • Software Defined Wireless Sensor Networks (SDWSN)
  • Low-Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN)
  • Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN)
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Application: IoT-based Smart Water Management System for water loss reduction


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