Honours/Awards and Invited Talks

Honours/Awards

  • 2010 -  Xcel Best Engineering and Technology Student Award of the year 2009
  • 2009 -  2nd most downloaded paper in terms of the number of full text downloads within IEEE Xplore in 2008, from the hundreds of papers published by IET Optoelectronics since 1980.
  • 2008 -  C. R. Barber Conference Grant; awarded by the Institute of Physics (IoP)
  • 2006  – 2009 - Northumbria University PhD Studentship
  • 2006  – 2009 - Overseas Research Student Award (ORSA) by the UK Government
  • 2008  – 2009 - Best performing PhD student for two consecutive academic sessions: 2007/2008 and 2008/2009
  • 2009 -   Best performing PhD student award by Institute of Physics (IoP), North East of England Branch
  • 2006 -   ‘Achievers Award’ by Ogun State Government of Nigeria for the year 2005
  • 2005 – 2006 - Ogun State Government of  Nigeria Scholar (MSc)
  • 2001 - Federal Government of Nigeria Scholar (BSc)

Invited Talks

  • IEEE Photonics Society Summer Tropical July 11-13 2016
  • Professors and Heads of Electrical Engineering (PHEE) Conference in London, Jan 13 2016.
  • British Science Festival - University of Bradford, Thursday 10 September 2015 (Title: Li-Fi - Wireless data from every lightbulb)
  • EPSRC UP-VLC Project meeting at the University of Edinburgh, 01 July 2015 (Title: LiFi: Light quality)
  • Smart Sensing Technologies and Environments for Health, Friday 12th June 2015 (Title: LiFi: A light quality perspective)
  • IEICE Information and Communication Technology Forum 2015, 3rd - 5th  June 2015, Manchester in UK (Title: Multicarrier modulation in optical wireless communications)
  • Communication networks beyond the capacity crunch – further discussion organised by the Royal Society, 13th-14th May 2015. (Title: optimisation Technique for Optical OFDM Systems)
  • CICStart online Seminar on LED Lighting Quality and Performance at Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, 29th Jan 2013. (Title: High-Power LED: Beyond Illumination.)
  • The Rank Prize Funds Symposium on Solid State Lighting, Windermere 12th to 15th September, 2011. (Title: ‘High Data Rate Wireless Communications using White LED’)
  • EPSRC Communications and Networking workshop in Photonic Communications, Oxford University, 28th/29th September, 2011. (Title: ‘OFDM based Visible Light Communications: Lab. Demonstrator Design and Challenges’)