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Department of Civil Engineering

Dr Patryk Kot

Dr Patryk Kot

Telephone: 0151 231 2420

Biography

Dr Patryk Kot graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a BSc (Hons) in Computer Technology, MSc (Eng) in Microelectronic Systems Design and a PhD entitled “The feasibility of using EM waves in determining the moisture content and factors effecting measurements in building fabrics”, completed in 2017. From 2016, he worked as a Research Assistant with the Built Environment and Sustainable Technologies (BEST) Research Institute working on Healthcare sensor technologies. In 2017, he became a Senior Lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University within the Civil Engineering department whilst leading multiple research projects in sensor technology, structural health monitoring and energy from waste funded by external grants.
His area of expertise also involves: electromagnetic fine elements modelling; non- destructive testing; electronics hardware; PCB design, development and manufacture; embedded software development; industrial software development; 3D Visualisation; sensor development; machine learning; industrial collaboration; external engagement.

Languages

Polish
English

Degrees

2016, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, PhD entitled "The feasibility of using EM waves in determining the moisture content and factors effecting measurements in building fabrics"
2013, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, MSc Microelectronics System Design
2012, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, BSc (Hons) Computer Technology

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, Liverpool John Moores University, 2017 - present
Research Assistant at Built Environment and Sustainable Technologies Research Institute, Department of Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, 2016 - 2017

Publications

Journal article

Hashim KS, Idowu I, Jasim N, Al Khaddar R, Shaw A, Phipps D, Kot P, Ortoneda Pedrola M, Alattabi AW, Abdulredha M, Alwash R, Teng KH, Joshi K. 2018. Removal of phosphate from River water using a new baffle plates electrochemical reactor MethodsX, >DOI

Abdulredha MAA, Kot P, Al Khaddar R, Jordan D, Abdulridha A. 2018. Investigating municipal solid waste management system performance during the Arba’een event in the city of Kerbala, Iraq Environment, Development and Sustainability, >DOI

Teng KH, Shaw A, Ateeq M, Al-Shamma a A, Wylie S, Kazi SN, Chew BT, Kot P. 2017. Design and implementation of a non-invasive real-time microwave sensor for assessing water hardness in heat exchangers Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, 32 :797-811 >DOI

Teng K, Ateeq M, Shaw A, Al-Shamma'a A, Kazi SN, Chew BT, Kot P. 2017. NUMERICAL INVESTIGATION ON USING AN ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE SENSOR TO DETECT WATER HARDNESS IN WATER COOLING SYSTEM INDUSTRY International Journal of Electromagnetics and Applications, 7 :38-47 >DOI

Kot , Shaw A, Ali A, Alias A. 2016. The Application of Electromagnetic Waves in Monitoring Water Infiltration on Concrete Flat Roof: The Case of Malaysia CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING MATERIALS,

Hashim KS. Electrocoagulation as a green technology for phosphate removal from River water Separation and Purification Technology, >DOI

Abdulredha M, Al Khaddar R, Jordan DW, Kot P, Abdulridha A, Hashim K. Estimating solid waste generation by hospitality industry during major festivals: a quantification model based on multiple regression Waste Management,

Kot P, Shaw A, Ali A, cotgrave , riley M. The feasibility of using electromagnetic waves in determining membrane failure through concrete International Journal of Civil Engineering, >DOI

Conference publication

Shamsa TMSB, Hanneghan M, Hussien A, Housden A, Duffy L, Kot P. 2018. VIDUCATION: ANIMATED VIDEOS FOR CLOUD COMPUTING EDUCATION 11th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation

Zubaidi S, Al Khaddar R, Kot P, Al Bugharbee H, Abdellatif M. 2018. Short-Term Water Demand Prediction in Residential Complexes: Case Study in Columbia City, USA 11th International Conference on the Developments in eSystems Engineering, (DESE), 02 - 05 September, Cambridge, UK

Abdulredha MAA, Al Khaddar R, Kot P, Jordan D, Abdulridha A. 2018. Benchmarking of the Current Solid Waste Management System in Karbala, Iraq, Using Wasteaware Benchmark Indicators https://ascelibrary.org/doi/10.1061/9780784481417.004, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress >DOI

Kot P, Shaw A, Jones KO, Cullen JD, Mason A, Al-Shamma'a AI. 2015. The feasibility of electromagnetic waves in determining the moisture content of concrete blocks 2015 9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SENSING TECHNOLOGY (ICST), 2015 9th International Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST) :251-256 >Link

Kot P, Shaw A, Jones KO, Cullen JD, Mason A, Al-Shamma'a AI. 2015. The feasibility of using electromagnetic waves in determining defects of concrete flat roof Faculty of Engineering and Technology Research Day

Kot P, Shaw A, Jones KO, Mason A, Al-Shamma'a AI. 2014. The Feasibility of Using Electromagnetic Waves in Determining the Moisture Content of Building Fabrics and the Cause of Water ingress 9th Built Environment and Natural Environment (BEAN) Conference 1 :47-49

Kot P, Cullen JD, Al-Jader M, Shaw A, Mason A, Al-Shamma'a AI. 2014. Modular multi-channel GPS environmental logger Eighth International Conference of Sensing Technology (ICST2014) :225-229

Kot P, Shaw A, Jones KO, Cullen JD, Mason A, Al-Shamma'a AI. 2014. The feasibility of using electromagnetic waves in determining the moisture content of building fabrics and the cause of the water ingress International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, Eighth International Conference of Sensing Technology (ICST2014) :604-608

Selvaraj M, Baltzopoulos V, Maganaris C, O'Brien T, Shaw A, Kot P, Cullen J. Stair fall risk detection using wearable sensors 11th International Conference on the Developments in eSystems Engineering (DESE)

Ryecroft S, Shaw A, Fergus P, Kot P, Muradov M, Moody A, Conroy L. Requirements of an Underwater Sensor-Networking Platform for Environmental Monitoring 11th International Conference on the Developments in eSystems Engineering (DESE)

Idowu I, Ortoneda Pedrola M, Wylie S, Kot P, Phipps D, Shaw A. Improving biodiesel yield of animal waste fats by combination of a pre-treatment technique and microwave technology 7th International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste

Kot P, Muradov M, Ryecroft S, Ortoneda Pedrola M, Shaw A, Hemingway J, Deb R, Coleman M. Identification of Optimal Frequencies to Determine Alpha-Cypermethrin using Machine Learning Feature Selection Techniques IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC 2018)

Thesis/Dissertation

Kot P. The feasibility of using EM waves in determining the moisture content and factors effecting measurements in building fabrics Shaw A, Jones K, Al-Shamma'a A.

Engagement & Impact

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

MIET, Institution of Engineering and Technology

Research Grants Awarded:

EU Horizon 2020 FTI, BioWaves2020, Prof Andy Shaw; Dr Steve Wylie; Dr Montse Ortoneda Pedrola, Grant value (£): 1771745, Duration of research project: 28 Months

EU-Horizon2020 FTI, BioDie2020, Prof Andy Shaw; Dr Steve Wylie, Grant value (£): 2568714, Duration of research project: 24 Months

EU-Horizon2020, The Internet of Historical Things and Building New 3D Cultural Worlds- "DigiArt", Prof Andy Shaw; Dr Frederic Bezombes; Dr Isabelle De Groote, Grant value (£): 2778877, Duration of research project: 42 months

Liverpool John Moores University- Faculty Pump Priming Award, Electromagnetic (EM) waves to measure density for multi layered asphalt pavement, Dr Monower Sadique, Dr Ana Armada Bras, Grant value (£): 5000

Liverpool John Moores University- Strategic and regional panel, Non-Destructive Electromagnetic method, to enable measurements in real time, tailoring specific building needs towards to optimisation of the existing buildings, Prof Andy Shaw, Dr Ana Armada Bras, Grant value (£): 9500

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Proof of concept sensor for the detection of alpha-cypermethrin on walls Phase I, Prof Andy Shaw, Dr Montserrat Ortoneda Pedrola, Grant value (£): 25000

Liverpool John Moores University- Faculty pump priming, Smart sensing technology for determination of the moisture content and deterioration in concrete structures, Prof Andy Shaw, Dr Magomed Muradov, Grant value (£): 5000

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Proof of concept sensor for the detection of alpha-cypermethrin on walls Phase II, Prof Andy Shaw, Dr Montserrat Ortoneda Pedrola, Grant value (£): 100000

Global Challenge Research Fund, Feasibility study to explore the use of electromagnetic spectroscopy techniques to detect lymphatic filariasis microfilariae in blood, Prof Andy Shaw, Grant value (£): 30000