Alireza Sanaei


Faculty:Faculty of Science & Technology

Department:Computing and Technology

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Alireza is a lecturer in electronics here at Anglia Ruskin, and an active researcher in field of forensic audio signal processing.


Currently, Alireza's specific research focus is on optimisation of audio recording authentication using the electric network frequency criterion, with a PhD in progress. He has a number of years experience in the industry working on embedded audio/video recording systems (AV Niche Recording Systems Ltd, 2008).

Alireza is an active member of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) British Section. In the early years of his career, he acted as secretary of the Institution of Engineering and Technology's committee for younger members section (2006), then as chairman of the same committee in 2007.

Research interests

  • Audio forensics - electric network frequency
  • Audio DSP

Alireza is a member of our Digital Electronics Research Area which forms part of our Informatics, Computing and Electronics Research Group.

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Alireza teaches on the modules Digital Electronics, Core Technology, Audio Electronics, Control Systems, and Maths for Technology


  • MPhil Audio Forensics
  • BEng (Hons) Electronics Engineering

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Member, IET
  • Member, CMI

Selected recent publications

Sanaei A. et al, 2013. Tuning and optimisation of an Electric Network Frequency extraction algorithm. Journal of Audio Engineering Society.