Institute of Communications and Connected Systems


Boris Karanov

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Student, PhD

E: boris.karanov.16@ucl.ac.uk
T: +44(0)20 7679  3987 (int. 33987)

Polina Bayvel

Research group
Optical Networks Group

Optical Communication | Information Theory | Nonlinear Channel


Boris Karanov received his BSc degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria, in 2014. In 2016 he obtained his joint MSc degree in Photonic Networks Engineering from Aston University, UK; Osaka University, Japan and Technical University of Berlin, Germany under the Erasmus Mundus framework.     His master thesis on 'Advanced Transmission concepts for 10 Gbps Short Range Optical Wireless Interconnects' was developed in Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz-Institute (HHI), Germany. Previously, he has worked on 5G fronthauling in Mitsubishi Electric, Japan; Free Space Optical communications in Jiaotong University, China; and Monte Carlo methods in the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.    In September 2016 Boris joined the Optical Networks Group at UCL as a Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher under the supervision of Prof Polina Bayvel and Dr Domanic Lavery. His work is on coding techniques for optical communications in the non-linear regime.


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