UCL Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science

Dr Kevin Chetty

Dr Kevin Chetty

Senior Lecturer

Dept of Security and Crime Science

Faculty of Engineering Science

Joined UCL
1st Nov 2007

Research summary

Dr. Kevin Chetty an Associate Professor at University College London (UCL) where he leads the Urban Wireless Sensing Lab. His research interests include the use of radar technology for human behaviour classification through the exploitation of micro-Doppler signatures and machine learning techniques, software-defined radar, integrated communications & sensing, and developing reference-free techniques for passive radar systems. Dr. Chetty has also developed patented techniques for high-throughput data processing in passive wireless systems to facilitate real-time operation, and demonstrated the concepts can be extended to future communications technologies. He is author to over seventy peer reviewed publications and has received research funding from both government and various sectors of industry including telecommunications, IoT, security and healthcare. Additionally, he has served on the Technical and Organising Committees for various International Conferences. 

Teaching summary

Within SCS Kevin is the Programme Convener of both MSc Crime Science, and the IEP Minor in Crime and Security Engineering. He also the Module Convener of the Security Technologies and Crime Mapping and Spatial Analysis courses. 


King's College London
Other higher degree, Master of Research | 2003
King's College London
First Degree, Bachelor of Science | 2002


Dr.Kevin Chetty is an Associate Professor in the UCL Department of Security and Crime Science (SCS). He joined SCS in November 2009 from the UCL Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering where he worked as a Research Fellow in wireless based passive sensing. Kevin undertook his PhD in Medical Physics at Imperial College London. He received a Bachelors degree in Physics from Kings College London in 1999, and a Masters degree in Image and X-Ray Physics from the same university.