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Prof Fary Ghassemlooy


Department: Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

Professor Ghassemlooy received his BSc (Hons) degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Manchester Metropolitan University in 1981, and his MSc and PhD in Optical Communications from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), in 1984 and 1987, respectively with Scholarships from the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council, UK. From 1986-87 worked in UMIST and from 1987 to 1988 was a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the City University, London.

In 1988 he joined Sheffield Hallam University as a Lecturer, becoming a Reader in 1995 and a Professor in Optical Communications in 1997. From 2004 until 2012, was an Associate Dean for Research in the School of Computing, Engineering and Information Sciences and in 2012 he became Associate Dean for Research and Innovation in the Faculty of Engineering and Environment, at Northumbria University at Newcastle, UK. He also heads the Northumbria Communications Research Laboratories within the Faculty.

In 2001 he was a recipient of the Tan Chin Tuan Fellowship in Engineering from the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore to work on the photonic technology. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Optics and Applications, The Mediterranean Journal Electronics and Communications and currently serves on the Editorial Committees of number international journals. He is the founder and the Chairman of the IEEE, IET International Symposium on Communication Systems, Network and Digital Signal Processing.

Fary Ghassemlooy

Key Publications

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  • A Comprehensive Modeling of Vehicle-To-Vehicle Based VLC System under Practical Considerations, an Investigation of Performance, and Diversity Property, Sharda, P., Reddy, G., Bhatnagar, M., Ghassemlooy, Z. 10 Mar 2022, In: IEEE Transactions on Communications
  • Analysis and simulation of a hybrid visible-light/infrared optical wireless network for IoT applications, Kamalakis, T., Ghassemlooy, Z., Zvanovec, S., Nero Alves, L. 1 Mar 2022, In: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking
  • Li-Wi: An upper layer hybrid VLC-WiFi network handover solution, Alizadeh Jarchlo, E., Eso, E., Doroud, H., Siessegger, B., Ghassemlooy, Z., Caire, G., Dressler, F. 1 Jan 2022, In: Ad Hoc Networks
  • Multi-Hop Radio and Optical Wireless Relaying Systems over EGK, DGG, and CU Fading Channels, Soleimani-Nasab, E., Ghassemlooy, Z. 21 Mar 2022, In: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking
  • Performance Evaluation of Seamless 5G Outdoor RoFSO Transmission at 39 GHz, Bohata, J., Nguyen, D., Spáčil, J., Suslov, D., Dousek, D., Zvánovec, S., Ghassemlooy, Z., Komanec, M. 1 Jan 2022, In: IEEE Photonics Technology Letters
  • Special Issue on Light Communications: Latest Advances and Prospects, Boucouvalas, A., Yiannopoulos, K., Gholami, A., Jungnickel, V., Ghassemlooy, Z. 24 Feb 2022, In: Applied Sciences
  • The BER Performance of a FSO System with Polar Codes Under Weak Turbulence, Mohan, N., Ghassemlooy, Z., Li, L., Mansour Abadi, M., Zvánovec, S., Hudson, R., Htay, Z. 1 Apr 2022, In: IET Optoelectronics
  • The Usage of ANN for Regression Analysis in Visible Light Positioning Systems, Chaudhary, N., Younus, O., Alves, L., Ghassemlooy, Z., Zvanovec, S. 8 Apr 2022, In: Sensors
  • UAV Location Optimization in MISO ZF Pre-coded VLC Networks, Eltokhey, M., Khalighi, M., Ghassemlooy, Z. Jan 2022, In: IEEE Wireless Communications Letters
  • Visible light communication with OLEDs for D2D communications considering user movement and receiver orientations, Chaleshtori, Z., Zvanovec, S., Ghassemlooy, Z., Khalighi, M. 20 Jan 2022, In: Applied Optics

PGR Supervision

  • Zulkiflu Musa Sarkin Adar Visible Light and Optical Camera Communications for IoT within the 5/6 G wireless Network Start Date: 01/03/2022
  • Elizabeth Eso Single and Multi-Hop Vehicular Visible and Infrared Light Communications Start Date: 01/10/2018 End Date: 19/11/2021
  • It Lee Free-Space Optical Communication Systems with a Partially Coherent Gaussian Beam and Media Diversity Start Date: 17/01/2011 End Date: 22/05/2014
  • Navid Bani Hassan MIMO Visible Light Communications with Camera-Based Receiver for Intelligent Transport Systems Start Date: 01/10/2015 End Date: 26/07/2019
  • Paul Haigh Using Equalizers to Increase Data Rates in Organic Photonic Devices for Visible Light Communications Systems Start Date: 28/02/2011 End Date: 17/09/2014
  • Khald Werfli Experimental Investigation of the Generalised Multi-Band Carrier-less Amplitude and Phase Modulation in Visible Light Communications Start Date: 21/02/2014 End Date: 07/11/2018
  • Aymen Ben Dhahbi Gatri Performance Optimisation Mechanisms For Optical Wireless Communication Systems Start Date: 11/05/2010 End Date: 01/06/2018
  • Rupak Paudel Modelling and Analysis of Free Space Optical Link for Ground-to-Train Communications Start Date: 15/01/2010 End Date: 13/11/2014
  • Norhanis Mohd Nor Study of All-Optical FSO Relay Based Systems Under the influence of the Atmospheric Turbulence Channel Start Date: 21/11/2013 End Date: 10/10/2018
  • Mojtaba Mansour Abadi A Hybrid Free Space Optics/Radio Frequency Antenna - Design and Evaluation Start Date: 13/03/2012 End Date: 27/02/2017
  • Mu'Tsam Jarajreh Coherent Optical OFDM Modem Employing Artificial Neural Networks for Dispersion and Nonlinearity Compensation in a Long-Haul Transmission System Start Date: 01/09/2008 End Date: 27/09/2012
  • Lei Liu Investigation of Aperture Coupled Microstrip Antenna to Obtain a High Efficient Active Integrated Antenna by Using Class F and Inverse Class F Power Amplifiers Start Date: 31/10/2010 End Date: 27/03/2014
  • Muhammad Ijaz Experimental Characterisation and Modelling of Atmospheric Fog and Turbulence in FSO Start Date: 05/10/2009 End Date: 17/10/2013
  • Dehao Wu Cellular Indoor Optical Wireless Communication Systems Start Date: 07/01/2010 End Date: 17/10/2013
  • Salam Al Zaidi Optical and Electrical Characteristics of Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers for Free Space Optical Communications Start Date: 13/05/2013 End Date: 05/04/2016
  • Zina Abu Almaalie Free Space Optical Wireless Communication with Physical Layer Network Coding Start Date: 01/05/2012 End Date: 24/05/2017
  • Othman Younus Visible light and optical camera communications employing machine learning for indoor positioning system Start Date: 01/03/2019
  • Xicong Li Using Equalisers to Increase the Bandwidth of VLC Systems Start Date: 01/10/2018
  • Nithin Mohan Free space optics for ground-to-train communications Start Date: 01/10/2018
  • Zun Htay High-speed Radio over Free Space Optics employing high power VCSELs at 850 nm Start Date: 01/10/2019
  • Osama Saied Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing for indoor visible light communication links Start Date: 13/06/2013 End Date: 10/10/2018


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