Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Click on the Fingerprint icon below to learn more about the research topics, expertise and interests of this academic.

Calculated based on number of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus

Research activity per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Research Degree Supervision

If you are interested in studying for a PhD in this research subject area click here 

For more details about the research topics, expertise and interests of this academic, click on the fingerprint icon


Farouk received a first class masters degree in electronics engineering from the University of Hull. After which, he was awarded a departmental scholarship to research energy harvesting (EH) conversion mechanisms in the defence of his PhD thesis.

He has worked as a consultant technology analyst and industry analyst for numerous market research firms looking at quantifying the EH and wireless charging industries. Before joining the Institute of Railway Research, he was involved in commercialising several EH devices with US and UK start-up companies and academic institutions.

Currently he is involved with several remote condition monitoring (RCM) and EH projects looking at automating safety critical systems for the railway Intelligent Infrastructure System.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Remote Condition Monitoring
  • Rail Safety Critical Systems
  • Energy Harvesting Systems
  • Rail Intelligent Infrastructure


Dive into the research topics where Farouk Balouchi is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles


Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or