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Professor John Leis

Name John Leis
Position Professor (Electrical Engineering)
Section School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Office Z305 F
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2551
Extension 2551
Qualifications BEng DDIAE , MEngSc QUT , PhD QUT

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Industrial Electronics ( 090603 )
  • Photonics and Electro-Optical Engineering (excl. Communications) ( 090606 )
  • Signal Processing ( 090609 )

Research interests
Digital Signal Processing
DSP for Instrumentation & Telecommunications

Professional memberships
Senior Member, IEEE

Industry affiliations
Member, Industrial Electronics Society
Member, Instrumentation & Measurement Society

Currently teaching courses/programs
ELE2601 Telecommunications Principles
ELE3107 Signal Processing
ELE4607 Advanced Digital Communications
ENG3111 Technology Design Project

Research most recent
Chemometric Approach to the Calibration of Light Emitting Diode Based Optical Gas Sensors Using High-Resolution Transmission Molecular Absorption Data, Analytical Chemistry, April 2018

A Robust Method for Tuning Photoacoustic Gas Detectors. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 65(5): 4338-4346, May 2018

Determining the Convergence of Synchronous Measurements for Embedded Industrial Applications, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 64(9):7392–7398, Sept 2017

Research most notable
Communication Systems Principles using MATLAB, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 2018, ISBN: 978-1-119-47067-0.

Digital Signal Processing using MATLAB for Students and Researchers, John Leis. John Wiley & Sons, 2011. ISBN 978-0-470-88091-3

Publications in ePrints

Leis, John and Buttsworth, David and Saeed, Ramiz and Saleh, Khalid and McGilvray, Matthew and Gillespie, David (2019) Microwave technique for liquid water detection in icing applications. In: 2019 International Conference on Icing of Aircraft, Engines, and Structures , 17-21 June 2019 , Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

Mahbub, Parvez and Leis, John and Macka, Mirek (2018) Chemometric approach to the calibration of light emitting diode based optical gas sensors using high-resolution transmission molecular absorption data. Analytical Chemistry, 90 (10). pp. 5973-5976. ISSN 0003-2700

Leis, John W. (2018) Communication systems principles using MATLAB. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NY, United States. ISBN 978-1-119-47067-0

Shar, Bruce and Leis, John and Coucher, John (2018) Infrared needle mapping to assist biopsy procedures and training. Healthcare Technology Letters, 5 (2). pp. 65-69.

Al-Manea, A. and Buttsworth, D. and Leis, J. and Choudhury, R. and Saleh, K. (2018) Measurement of water vapour in axisymmetric jet development using TDLAS. In: 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 10-13 Dec 2018, Adelaide, Australia.

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Industrial Electronics ( 090603 )
  • Photonics and Electro-Optical Engineering (excl. Communications) ( 090606 )
  • Signal Processing ( 090609 )

Research topics