Dr Mohamed Sufyan Islim

Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Research Institute: 

  • Digital Communications

Research Theme: 

  • Communications


Mohamed Sufyan Islim received his BSc (Distinction, and 1st rank) in communications technology engineering in 2009, and received his MSc (Distinction) in communications engineering from Aleppo University, Syria in 2012. Among several scholarships he was awarded in 2013, he was awarded the Global Edinburgh Syrian Scholarship from Edinburgh University. In 2014, he received MSc (Distinction) in signal processing and communications from Edinburgh University, UK. Currently, he is a PhD student, under the supervision of Professor Harald Haas, at the Li-Fi Research and Development Centre, University of Edinburgh. His research interests include optical OFDM, Li-Fi, and optical wireless communications.

For complete list of publications, please visit my Scholar Google profile.

Academic Qualifications: 

Edinburgh University, UK.                                                                               

  • PhD in Digital Communication (in progress).

  • MSc in Signal Processing and Communication (Distinction and IEEE Communications chapter best project award).

Aleppo University, Syria. 

  • MSc in Communication Engineering (Distinction).

Professional Qualifications and Memberships: 

  • IEEE student member.


  • Demonstrator for MSc course: digital signal processing using MATLAB, 2014-2016.

Research Interests: 

  • Optical OFDM
  • Li-Fi
  • Optical wireless communications

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