Dr Adnan Trakic

UQ Amplify Fellow

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology


Dr. Trakic has been awarded the Bachelor in Electrical Engineering (Honors Class I) and the PhD in Biomedical Engineering degrees from The University of Queensland in 2003 and 2007, respectively. Since 2007, he has been a research-academic at The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS,UQ). Dr. Trakic has been awarded the prestigous ARC Postdoctoral Fellowship, Smart Futures Fellowship, Advance Queensland Fellowship (mid-career) and the UQamplfy. He has taught a number of courses at UQ. Dr. Trakic has contributed more than $2.5 million in research grants and has pioneered several novel technologies that are used globally. His expertise and research interests are in:

  • Biomedical Engineering and Imaging (Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Microwave Imaging)
  • Electromagnetics / Computational Electromagnetics
  • Magnetic Fluid Hyperthermia for cancer treatement
  • Autonomous Microwave-Robotic Infrastructure Inspection
  • Nanotechnology Metasurfaces for Light Energy Harvesting


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland


  • Abbosh, Amin, Bialkowski, Konstanty, Guo, Lei, Al-Saffar, Ahmed, Zamani, Ali, Trakic, Adnan, Brankovic, Aida, Bialkowski, Alina, Zhu, Guohun, Cook, David and Crozier, Stuart (2024). Clinical electromagnetic brain scanner. Scientific Reports, 14 (1) 5760, 1-16. doi: 10.1038/s41598-024-55360-7

  • Cook, David, Brown, Helen, Widanapathirana, Isuravi, Shah, Darshan, Walsham, James, Trakic, Adnan, Zhu, Guohun, Zamani, Ali, Guo, Lei, Brankovic, Aida, Al-Saffar, Ahmed, Stancombe, Anthony, Bialkowski, Alina, Nguyen, Phong, Bialkowski, Konstanty, Crozier, Stuart and Abbosh, Amin (2021). Case Report: preliminary images from an electromagnetic portable brain scanner for diagnosis and monitoring of acute stroke. Frontiers in Neurology, 12 765412, 765412. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2021.765412

  • Alqadami, Abdulrahman S. M., Zamani, Ali, Trakic, Adnan and Abbosh, Amin (2021). Flexible electromagnetic cap for three-dimensional electromagnetic head imaging. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, PP (9) 9442942, 1-1. doi: 10.1109/tbme.2021.3084313

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