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Dr Michael Elsdon

Senior Lecturer

Department: Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

Michael joined the team in 2008.

I joined the team in 2008. I obtained my first and second degrees at Northumbria University. Following this I became a post-doctoral researcher in the area of breast cancer detection on a joint project between Northumbria University and Newcastle University Medical School. 

Michael Elsdon

0191 243 7289


BEng (Hons) PhD Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

My main areas of research are in the field of microwave imaging and antenna design.


Teaching Interests

I am programme leader for electrical and electronic engineering. My main teaching duties include communications, microwave engineering and antenna design. 

Key Publications

Smith, Dave, Elsdon, Michael, Leach, Mark, Fernando, M. J. and Foti, Steve (2010) The use of indirect holographic techniques for microwave imaging. In: Proceedings of the 10th Mediterranean Microwave Symposium 2010. IEEE, Piscataway, pp. 192-195. ISBN 9781424472413

Leach, Mark, Elsdon, Michael, Smith, Dave and Skobelev, Sergei P. (2007) Initial results on X-polar far-field radiation patterns prediction using indirect holographic measurements. In: Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE Antennas and Propagation International Symposium. IEEE, Piscataway, pp. 585-588. ISBN 9781424408771

Elsdon, Michael, Leach, Mark, Skobelev, Sergei P. and Smith, Dave (2007) Microwave holographic imaging of breast cancer. In: 2007 International Symposium on Microwave, Antenna, Propagation and EMC Technologies for Wireless Communications. IEEE, Piscataway, pp. 966-969. ISBN 9781424410453

A full list of my publications is available on Northumbria Research Link (NRL.


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