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Academic Service


I have served on the Technical Programme Committees of a number of international conferences including:

IEEE International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networks (BlackSeaComm)

  • 2015-2023

International Conference on Communications (ICC) (eHealth)

  • 2020-2021

ITU Kaleidoscope

  • 2016-2021

Int. Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks & Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP)

  • 2014-2020


  • 2018-2020

SAI Computing Conference

  • 2016-2018

IARIA International Conference on Emerging Networks and Systems Intelligence (EMERGING)

  • 2012-2019


Associate Technical Editor, IEEE Communications Magazine 2012-2018Link opens in a new window

Editorial Board Member, Nano Communication Networks 2012-2018Link opens in a new window

Associate Editor, IEEE Communications Letters, 2011-2014

I am also a regular referee for numerous papers from major journals including Journal of Lightwave Technology; Electronics Letters; Optics Communications; IEEE Communications Magazine; IEEE Communications Letters; IEEE Photonics Technology Letters; IET Communications; Optics Express; Computer Communications; Optics Letters; Information Sciences.

Examining Duties

Research Degrees
  • External (>30 Candidates): Bradford, Essex, Huddersfield, Kent, Lancaster, London South Bank, Loughborough, Northumbria, Nottingham, Oxford, Southampton, Surrey.
  • Internal (>20 Candidates): Brunel, Manchester Metropolitan, Warwick.
Taught Programmes
  • Liverpool John Moores University: Electrical and Electronic Engineering Programmes (2020-2024)
  • Solent University: Engineering Programme (2018-2022)
  • Northern Consortium UK: International Diploma (Engineering) (2014-2017)
  • Aston University: MSc Electronic Engineering (2011-2015)
  • University of Essex: MSc Computer and Information Networks (2009-2013)
  • University of Reading: International Foundation Programme (2008-2012)
  • South Bank University: Telecommunications Modules (2007-2012)

Significant Departmental Administration

MSc Course Manager 2001-2007; Director of Graduate Studies 2010-2013; Director of MSc Programmes 2016-2019.

Recent Committee Memberships

  • Student Recruitment and Admissions Committee (2016-2019)
  • International Committee (2016-2019)

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Institute of Physics & Chartered Physicist

Senior Member of the IEEE

Fellow of the HEA

Member of Optica (Formerly OSA)