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General Engineering Research Institute

Dr Frederic Bezombes

Dr Frederic Bezombes

Telephone: 0151 231 2246






1999, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, Ph.D. Novel optical fibre temperature measurement systems for machining applications
1999, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom, B.Eng. Mechanical engineering
1996, Université de Montpellier II, France, D.U.T. Robotic and mechanical engineering

Academic appointments

Senior lecturer, Maritime and mechanical engineering, Liverpool John Moores University, 2017 - present
Research assistant, General engineering research institute, Liverpool John Moores university, 1999 - 2017


Journal article

Godfrey S, Cooper J, Bezombes F, Plater A. 2020. Monitoring coastal morphology: the potential of low-cost fixed array action cameras for 3D reconstruction EARTH SURFACE PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS, DOI Author Url

Grindley J, McAree O, Ateeq M, Abdullah B, Bezombes F. 2020. Towards Software Based Optical Communication Methods for the Assistance of Docking Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Electronics, 9 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Wiseman AL, Bezombes F, Moore AJ, De Groote I. 2020. Non-invasive methods: The applicability of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology for recording fossilised footprints Digital Applications in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, 16 DOI

Pointon H, McLoughlin B, Matthews C, Bezombes F. 2019. Towards a Model Based Sensor Measurement Variance Input for Extended Kalman Filter State Estimation Drones, 3 :19-19 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

McLoughlin BJ, Pointon HAG, McLoughlin JP, Shaw A, Bezombes FA. 2018. Uncertainty Characterisation of Mobile Robot Localisation Techniques using Optical Surveying Grade Instruments Sensors, 18 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Longmore SN, Collins RP, Pfeifer S, Fox SW, Mulero Pazmany M, Bezombes F, Goodwin A, de Juan Ovelar M, Knapen JH, Wich SA. 2017. Adapting astronomical source detection software to help detect animals in thermal images obtained by unmanned aerial systems International Journal of Remote Sensing, 28 :2623-2638 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Abrams G, Di Modica K, Bezombes F, Bonjean D, Burton D, Lilley F, Nikolopoulos S, Precioso F, Stretcha C, Thomaidou E, Ververidis D, De Groote IEPM. 2016. DigiArt: towards a virtualization of Cultural Heritage Notae Praehistoricae, 36 Public Url

Mohammed T, Murphy MF, Lilley F, Burton D, Bezombes F. 2016. The effects of acoustic vibration on fibroblast cell migration Materials Science and Engineering C, 69 :1256-1262 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Alzahrani K, Burton D, Lilley F, Gdeisat M, Bezombes F, Qudeisat M. 2012. Absolute distance measurement with micrometer accuracy using a Michelson interferometer and the iterative synthetic wavelength principle. Opt Express, 20 :5658-5682 DOI Author Url

Alzahrani K, Burton D, Lilley F, Gdeisat M, Bezombes F. 2011. Automatic Absolute Distance Measurement with One Micrometer Uncertainty Using a Michelson Interferometer Ao SI, Gelman L, Hukins DWL, Hunter A, Korsunsky AM. WORLD CONGRESS ON ENGINEERING, WCE 2011, VOL II, :1629-1633 Author Url

Bezombes FA, Lalor MJ, Burton DR. 2007. Contact microphone using optical fibre Bragg grating technology Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 76 DOI

Allanson DR, Bezombes FA, Burton DR, lalor MJ. 2003. High-speed temperature measurements using novel optical-fibre-based systems Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 5145 :117-127 DOI

Murphy MF, Edwards T, Hobbs G, Shepherd J, Bezombes F. Acoustic Vibration Can Enhance Bacterial Biofilm Formation Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering, DOI Author Url Public Url

Parrott E, Panter H, Morrissey J, Bezombes F. A Low Cost Approach to Disturbed Soil Detection Using Low Altitude Digital Imagery from an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Drones, 3 :50-50 DOI Publisher Url Public Url


Pointon HAG, Bezombes FA. 2019. Mapping of ultra-wide band positional variance for indoor environments 11650 LNAI :123-130 9783030253318 DOI

Bezombes F. 2018. Towards an Unmanned 3D Mapping System Using UWB Positioning Bezombes F. Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems 19th Annual Conference, TAROS 2018, Bristol, UK July 25-27, 2018, Proceedings Springer 9783319967288

Conference publication

McLoughlin B, Cullen J, Shaw A, Bezombes F. 2018. Towards an unmanned 3D mapping system using UWB positioning Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 10965 LNAI :416-422 DOI

Bezombes FA, Allanson DR, Burton DR, Lalor MJ. 2003. High-speed temperature measurements using novel optical fibre-based systems Gorecki C. MICROSYSTEMS ENGINEERING: METROLOGY AND INSPECTION III, Conference on Microsystems Engineering - Metrology and Inspection III 5145 :117-127 DOI Author Url

Engagement & Impact

Research Grants Awarded:

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. 2015