Ammar Ghazal is a Senior Lecturer in Wireless Communications in the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. He is also the programme leader of BEng/MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering programme. Ammar received the BSc degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Damascus University, Syria. He studied for his MSc by Research and PhD degrees at the Universities of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK.
Upon his BSc graduation, Ammar worked as a Lab Instructor at International University for Science & Technology (IUST) before moving to Industry as a mobile communication engineer. In the first instance, he worked as a Radio Planning & Optimisation Engineer then as a Core Network Engineer. He has also worked as a Lab Instructor at Damascus University, where he was awarded a full scholarship to pursue a postgraduate degree in the UK. His PhD and MSc research have focused on propagation channel characterisation and modelling in 4G and 5G communication systems.
Ammar’s current research interests include (B)5G communication systems, wireless propagation channel characterisation and modelling, non-stationary channel models, high mobility wireless propagation, and advanced MIMO communication technologies.