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,

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

- Two PhD Studentsships on Visible Light Communications

- 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.

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


Call For Papers:

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

The Third Workshop on Optical Wireless Communications (OWC) - ICC 2017, 21-25 May 2017, Paris, FRANCE

The 1st Workshop on Visible Light Communications - 8th Intern. Conf. on Information Optics and Photonics (CIOP 2016), 17-20 July 2016, Shanghai, China

Updated: 25/06/2017  


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