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Dr Hoa Le Minh

Associate Professor

Department: Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

I am interested in science and applied applications. One of my current work in partnership with industry is to transform general illumination sources to high-speed optical wireless data communications system that could be integrated into your next generation Smartphones and future wireless networks.


In Faculty of Engineering and Environment, I am an Associate Professor (Reader) in Optical Communications, and currently the Director of Education for Department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering, contributed to University CONCORDAT (2012-2014) and WorkStream-3 (2020) working groups. Prior to joining Northumbria University in 2010, I was a Research Fellow at University of Oxford (UK), a R&D Researcher at Siemens AG (Munich, Germany), and a Lecturer at Hochiminh University of Technology (Vietnam). I am interested in research related to photonics, optical wireless communications, signal processing, Smartphone technology and intelligent systems with over 200 publications in journals, conferences and book chapters. I have worked in a number of projects funded by Innovate UK, EPSRC, EU Frameworks and industries, and participated in a number of grant funding panels including EPSRC ICT and other international funding bodies.


In my free time, I volunteer for Associate Editor roles for IET and IEEE journals, chair a number of international conferences, and currently as a Chairman of IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) UK and Ireland Chapter.

Hoa Le Minh

Campus Address

Ellison Building

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • An Enhancement for Image-based Malware Classification Using Machine Learning with Low Dimension Normalized Input Images, Son, T., Lee, C., Le Minh, H., Aslam, N., Dat, V. 1 Sep 2022, In: Journal of Information Security and Applications
  • On Application of a Positioning System Using Photosensors with User Mobility Support in HealthCare System, Biswas, S., Ghassemlooy, Z., Le-minh, H., Chattopadhyay, S., Tang, X., Lin, B. 24 Jun 2022, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences India Section A - Physical Sciences
  • An Indoor Visible Light Positioning System Using Tilted LEDs with High Accuracy, Chaudhary, N., Younus, O., Alves, L., Ghassemlooy, F., Zvanovec, S., Le-Minh, H. 29 Jan 2021, In: Sensors
  • The Utilization of Artificial Neural Network Equalizer in Optical Camera Communications, Younus, O., Hassan, N., Ghassemlooy, Z., Zvánovec, S., Alves, L., Le-Minh, H. 16 Apr 2021, In: Sensors
  • An Artificial Neural Network Equalizer for Constant Power 4-PAM in Optical Camera Communications, Younus, O., Bani Hassan, N., Ghassemlooy, Z., Zvanovec, S., Alves, L., Haigh, P., Le Minh, H. 20 Jul 2020, 2020: 12th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP), Piscataway, IEEE
  • Data Rate Enhancement in Optical Camera Communications using an Artificial Neural Network Equaliser, Younus, O., Hassan, N., Ghassemlooy, Z., Haigh, P., Zvanovec, S., Alves, L., Le Minh, H. 11 Mar 2020, In: IEEE Access
  • Dynamic Physical-Layer Secured Link in a Mobile MIMO VLC System, Younus, O., Le Minh, H., Dat, P., Yamamoto, N., Pham, A., Ghassemlooy, Z. 1 Jun 2020, In: IEEE Photonics Journal
  • Physical layer security for IEEE 802.15.7 visible light communication: Chaos-based approach, Son, T., Le Minh, H., Aslam, N., Nhu, Q. 27 Oct 2020, In: IET Communications
  • Adaptive Scaling Active Constellation Extension Scheme with Fast Convergence for PAPR Reduction in OFDM/OQAM Signals, Vangala, S., Le Minh, H., Aslam, N., Raza, M., Pham, A. 15 Apr 2019, 2018 IEEE 88th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC-Fall 2018 - Proceedings, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
  • Application of free-space optics in future data centers (Conference Presentation), Ghassemlooy, Z., Le Minh, H. 13 Mar 2019, Broadband Access Communication Technologies XIII, SPIE

  • Rida Zia-Ul-Mustafa Advanced Security in Visible Light Communication Systems Start Date: 01/10/2021
  • Mohsin Raza Efficient and Reliable Communications in Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks Start Date: 26/10/2015 End Date: 11/06/2018
  • Son Tran The A Mobility State Adaptive Routing Protocol for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Start Date: 19/05/2011 End Date: 16/10/2014
  • Andrew Burton Smart White LED Based Lighting and Communications Start Date: 10/05/2010 End Date: 29/01/2015
  • Vaigai Yokar An Intelligent Smartphone to Smartphone Visible Light Communication System Start Date: 01/10/2020
  • Rayana Boubezari Smartphone to Smartphone Visible Light Communications Start Date: 13/11/2013 End Date: 22/02/2018

  • Education PGCert December 17 2013
  • Communication Studies PhD September 01 2004
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2014

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