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Mohamed Sufyan Islim

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Education/Academic qualification

Doctor in Philosophy, University of Edinburgh
Master of Science, University of Edinburgh

Area of Expertise

Research expertiseOptical communications, Visible light communications, LiFi


Mohamed Sufyan Islim received his MSc (Distinction) in communications engineering from Aleppo University, Syria in 2013. Among several scholarships he received in 2013, he was awarded the Global Edinburgh Syrian Scholarship from Edinburgh University. He received both his MSc in signal processing and communications and his PhD in Digital Communications from The University of Edinburgh, UK in 2014 and 2019, respectively. In addition, he received the IEEE communications chapter prize for the best MSc project in 2014. He is currently a Post-doctoral Research Associate at the LiFi Research and Development Centre, University of Edinburgh. His main research interests include optical OFDM, LiFi, and optical wireless communications.

Research outputs

  1. Over 10 Gbps VLC for Long-Distance Applications Using a GaN-Based Series-Biased Micro-LED Array

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  2. Advanced LiFi technology: Laser light

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperpeer-review

  3. Introduction to indoor networking concepts and challenges in LiFi

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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Research activities & awards

  1. University of Strathclyde

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

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