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.