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Academic Service


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

ACM International Conference on Nanoscale Computing and Communication

  • 2014-2019

World Congress on Engineering

  • 2009-2017

SAI Computing Conference

  • 2016-2018

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

  • 2015-2019

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

  • 2014-2018

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

  • 2012-2019

ITU Kaleidoscope

  • 2016-2019


Associate Technical Editor, IEEE Communications Magazine 2012-2018

Editorial Board Member, Nano Communication Networks 2012-2018

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 (28 Candidates): Bradford, Essex, Huddersfield, Lancaster, London South Bank, Loughborough, Northumbria, Nottingham, Oxford, Southampton, Surrey.
  • Internal (20 Candidates): Brunel, Manchester Metropolitan, Warwick.
Taught Programmes
  • Solent University: Engineering Programme 2017-
  • 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 Years 3-M 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 the OSA