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

Chairman of the IET Northumbria Network,

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

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

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2015 Premium Award for Best Paper in IET Optoelectronics for: Modelling of free space optical link for ground-to-train communications using a Gaussian source’, R. Paudel; Z. Ghassemlooy; H. Le-Minh; and S. Rajbhandari, IET Optoelectronics, 7 (1), Feb. 2013 , p. 1 - 8. PDF

One of our papers: "Ghassemlooy, Z., and Popoola, W. O., Terrestrial free-space optical communications, Chapter 17, pp. 355-392, Mobile and Wireless Communications Network layer and circuit level design, Ed.: S. A. Fares & F. Adachi, Pub. INTECH, 2010" so far has been accessed 10280 times.

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Current Research Areas: Visible Light Communications - Using Solide State and Organic LEDS


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10th IEEE/IET International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing, CSNDSP 2016, Prague, Czech Rep

5th Colloquium on Optical Wireless Communications, CSNDSP 2016

The 2nd Workshop on Optical Wireless Communications - IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2016), 23-27 May 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Special Session on Advanced Photonic and Wireless Technologies for Future Access Network, IEEE 6th Intern. Conf. on Communications and Electronics, 27-29 July 2016, Ha Long, Vietnam


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