Hanaa Abumarshoud received the bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Ajman University of Science and Technology, UAE, in 2011, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from Khalifa University, UAE, in 2013 and 2017, respectively. She is working as a research associate at the LiFi Research and Development Centre, Institute for Digital Communications (IDCOM), University of Edinburgh. Her main research interest is the application of information theory and signal processing techniques in optical communications with a particular focus on VLC and LiFi systems. Hanaa is currently acting as IDCOM's post-doctoral representative.