Dr Ioannis Fakidis

Research Associate



1.1041 James Clerk Maxwell Building

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Research Institute: 

  • Digital Communications

Research Theme: 

  • Communications


Ioannis (John) Fakidis was awarded the Diploma in electrical and computer engineering and the PhD in digital communications from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and the University of Edinburgh, UK in 2011 and 2017, respectively. He has been working collaboratively with the industrial partner Nokia, Bell Laboratories, Ireland on the optical wireless energy transfer for self-sufficient small cells. He is currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Light Fidelity Research and Development Centre and the Institute for Digital Communications, School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh, UK. His research focuses on the design of optical wireless systems for high-speed data communication and energy harvesting.

Academic Qualifications: 

Professional Qualifications and Memberships: 

  • IEEE Member
  • IEEE Photonics Society Member
  • IEEE Communications Society Member