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Dr Farshad Miramirkhani

Visible Light Communications-Channel Modelling

Ozyegin University

Farshad Miramirkhani received his B.Sc. and the M.Sc. degree with honours in electronics and communication engineering from the University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran, in 2011 and 2014, respectively. He joined the Communication Theory and Technologies Research Group as a research assistant working toward his doctorate under supervision of Prof. Murat Uysal at Ozyegin University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 2014. He will be employed by Gebze Technical University as an Assistant Professor from 2018. He has served as a reviewer for several prestigious journals and conferences for scholarly societies as well as an editorial board member of the Optical Communications-Clausius Scientific Press. His current research interests include optical wireless communications, indoor visible light communications, underwater visible light communications, vehicular visible light communications and channel modeling.

During his PhD studies he contributed to several projects, and has published 20 papers in influential scholarly journals and conferences including eight journals, twelve conference papers, and two book chapters. He has also contributed to the standardization works of IEEE 802.15.7r1 (Short Range Optical Wireless Communications). The LiFi channels developed by Prof. Murat Uysal and Dr. Miramirkhani were selected as the “LiFi Reference Channel Models” by the IEEE 802.15.7r Task Group during the IEEE’s latest meeting held in Bangkok, Thailand, in September 2015.