PhD, CEng, FIET, FITP,
Director of UCL ICCS,
Chair of Communications Engineering University College London and Head of ICE Group
Professor Izzat Darwazeh is the founding Director of UCL’s Institute of Communications and Connected Systems that, with over 100 members, is one of the largest of its kind in Europe ( https://www.ucl.ac.uk/iccs/ ). He is also the Chair of Communication Systems at UCL and heads the Information and Communications Engineering Research Group in the department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering. Professor Darwazeh’s research areas are is in the fields of communication systems and high speed and mm wave circuit design. He has pioneered the development of new techniques for Optical and Wireless Communication Systems that have led to several world’s first demonstrations, over 300 publications, 40 PhD supervisions and Chairmanship of major international conferences in UK, Europe and Asia. He is also co-author/editor of four text books (https://www.amazon.com/Dr.-Izzat-Darwazeh/e/B017ITD1EW) and acts as a consultant to government, industry and organisations in the UK and abroad including regulators, venture capital and finance firms and legal firms and has acted as an expert witness in major international telecommunications patent litigation cases in the UK, Europe and the USA.