Professor  Zabih (Fary) Ghassemlooy
BSc (Hons), MSc (UMIST), PhD (UMIST), CEng, MIAENG, MOSA, Fellow IET, Senior Member IEEE
Professor of Optical Communications, Head of Northumbria Communications Research Lab. and Optical Communications Research Group,

Chief Editor: International J of Optics and Applications, The Mediterranean J of Electronics and Communications

Faculty of Engineering & Environment, University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK

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- Research Fellow/Senior Research Assistant in Visible Light Communications - EPSRC Funded.


- Two PhD Studentships on Visible Light Communications Also see Job description at Northumbria

Deadline 15 Nov. 2017 - Closed


- New books on:

         Visible Light Communications: Theory and Applications - Z Ghassemlooy, L N Alves, A Zvanovec, and M-A KHaleghi, CRC, 2017

         Optical Wireless Communications - An Emerging Technology, Editors: Uysal, M., Capsoni, C., Ghassemlooy, Z., Boucouvalas, A., Udvary, E.


Call For Papers:

11th IEEE, IET International Symposium on COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, NETWORKS AND DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING 19-20 July 2018, Budapest, Hungary

1st West Asian Colloquium on Optical Wireless Communications, 25 April 2018, Isfahan, IRAN

1st South American Workshop on Visible Light Communications - 13 Nov. 2017, Santiago, Chile

Updated: 7/08/2017  

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