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Iyab Sakhnini

Iyab Sakhnini BSc MSc SMIEEE

DPhil Student

COLLEGE: St Edmund Hall


Iyab received his BSc from the University of Jordan and his MSc from the University of Texas at Arlington, in 1997 and 1998, respectively, both in Electrical Engineering. Since then, he has been working in Qualcomm, and is currently a wireless communications researcher focusing on designing and standardising wireless communications systems. In addition, he is also a DPhil student under the supervision of Professor Dominic O’Brien and Professor Justin Coon.

Research Interests

  • Waveforms and modulations
  • High carrier frequency systems (mmWave, THz)
  • Satellite-based communications
  • Optical wireless communications