Geospatial Research Seminar Series (GRISS) – March 7th 2024

Radio localisation: Understanding insect behaviour, busting sport cheats and studying climate change.






Dr Graeme Woodward

Research Leader,

Wireless Research Centre

University of Canterbury

Dr Woodward has authored more than 70 peer reviewed papers and 12 U.S. patents and has served on numerous conference committees and is a Senior Member of the IEEE. His research interests relate to physical layer wireless signal processing, including multi-user detection and multi-antenna systems, equalisation and wireless localisation.


Seminar Summary:

In this seminar, Dr Graeme Woodward will be introducing some of the work at UC’s Wireless Research Centre, including miniaturised tags that can be attached to insects so that they can be tracked using harmonic radar, high frequency, ultra wideband radio signals used to measure the distance between bikes in triathlon races to detect illegal drafting, and ice-penetrating radar that measures sea-ice thickness in Antarctica to map the effects of climate change.


7th March 2024
Ernest Rutherford 263 | University of Canterbury or Online via Zoom

  • Refreshments & Networking:  12:30-1:00 pm
  • Seminar:   1:00-2:00 pm


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