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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, 2015, 2016, 2017

World Congress on Engineering

  • 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

SAI Computing Conference

  • 2016, 2017, 2018

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

  • 2015, 2016, 2017

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

  • 2014, 2016

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

  • 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

ITU Kaleidoscope

  • 2016, 2017


Associate Technical Editor, IEEE Communications Magazine 2012-date

Editorial Board Member, Nano Communication Networks 2012-date

Associate Editor, IEEE Communications Letters, 2011-2014

I am also a regular referee for numerous papers from major journals including: Journnal 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 (25 Candidates): Bradford, Essex, Huddersfield, Lancaster, London South Bank, Loughborough, Northumbria, Nottingham, Oxford, Southampton, Surrey.
  • Internal (19 Candidates): Brunel, Manchester Metropolitan, Warwick.
Taught Programmes
  • 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

Departmental Administration

I was MSc Course Manager from 2001-2007 and Director of Graduate Studies from 2010-2013. I am now MSc Programme Director and also coordinator of the MSc in Communications and Information Engineering.

University and Departmental Committees

  • Graduate Appeals Committee (2010-2015)
  • Science Graduate Studies Committee (current)
  • Teaching Operations Committee (current)
  • International Committee (current)
  • Research Committee (2010-2013)

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Institute of Physics & Chartered Physicist

Senior Member of the IEEE

Fellow of the HEA

Member of the OSA