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Staff Profile





School of Engineering
University of Warwick
T:   +44(0)24 7652 3908

Research Interests

Underwater Optical Wireless, Applications of Machine Learning, Complex Systems, Body Area Networks, Modulation and Coding.

Citations: Google Scholar

Publications: Warwick Research Archive Portal (WRAP) entry


Mark Leeson graduated with First Class Honours in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from The University of Nottingham in 1986 and was awarded a PhD in Optoelectronics by The University of Cambridge (Sidney Sussex College) in 1990 for a thesis entitled "Franz-Keldysh Effect Planar Optical Modulators". After working as a Network Analyst for NatWest Bank from 1990-92, Mark held academic appointments in London and Manchester before joining The University of Warwick as a Lecturer in March 2000. He became an Associate Professor in October 2006 and was promoted to Reader in October 2011 after holding a Royal Academy of Engineering/Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship for the academic year 2010/11.

Memberships: EPSRC Peer Review College (2003 - present); Institute of Physics (Fellow); Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (Senior Member); UK Systems Society; Optical Society of America; Higher Education Academy (Fellow).

Teaching Interests: Information Theory and Coding; Optical Communications; Communication Systems.

Administrative Duties: PhD Progress Panels

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