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- Energy Efficiency of Data Centre Communication Systems
- Zero-energy systems for IoT applications
- Simultaneous energy harvesting, sensing, and communication using solar cells
- Energy Efficient Optical Fibre and Optical Wireless Communication Systems

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Personal Statement

Iman Tavakkolnia is a Chancellor's Fellow (Lecturer) at the Electronic and Electrical Engineering department at the University of Strathclyde. He is also a member of LiFi Research and Development Centre, https://www.lifi-centre.com/. His research focuses on developing a fundamental understanding of the energy efficiency of current and future telecommunication systems and lies on the frontier of communication theory, advanced materials, signal processing, and optical communications.

Iman Tavakkolnia obtained his PhD degree from the University of Edinburgh in 2018.  He was a research associate at the University of Edinburgh until 2020 and then at the University of Strathclyde. In September 2021, Iman Tavakkolnia was appointed Strathclyde Chancellor's Fellow. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh

1 Feb 20141 Mar 2018

Award Date: 1 Mar 2018

Master in Science, Sharif University of Technology

Bachelor of Engineering, University of Tehran


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