Dr Wasiu O Popoola

Deputy Director of Learning & Teaching - Widening Participation

Engineering Discipline: 

  • Electronics and Electrical Engineering

Research Institute: 

  • Digital Communications

Research Theme: 

  • Communications
  • Signal and Image Processing
  • Optical Systems and Materials

Academic Qualifications: 

  • BSc (First Class Hons), MSc (Distinction), PhD

Professional Qualifications and Memberships: 

  • Fellow Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Fellow IET (FIET)
  • Senior Member IEEE
  • Member IEEE Photonic Society

Research Interests: 

Communication Systems Engineering

  • Optical communication systems (optical fibre communication and free-space optics)
  • Communication channel modelling and mitigation
  • Visible light communications
  • Modulation techniques for communication systems
  • Digital communication system modelling, design and analysis
  • Spatial and temporal diversity techniques for communication systems
  • Equalisation techniques for communication systems


  • Digital Communication systems
  • Fibre Communications
  • Free-Space Optical Communications
  • Visible Light Communications