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Professor Toktam Mahmoodi
Professor Toktam Mahmoodi

Professor Toktam Mahmoodi

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Professor of Communications Engineering

Director of the Centre for Telecommunications Research.

Research subject areas

  • Engineering

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Toktam is Reader in Wireless Networks, and Director of the Centre for Telecommunications Research (CTR). She was visiting research scientist with F5 Networks, in San Jose, CA, in 2013, post-doctoral Research Associate in the ISN research group at Electrical and Electronic Engineering department of Imperial College during 2010 and 2011, and Mobile VCE researcher from 2006 to 2009. She worked on European FP7 and EPSRC projects aiming to push the boundaries of the next generation mobile communications forward. Toktam has also worked in mobile and personal communications industry, from 2002-2006, and in an R&D team on developing DECT standard for WLL applications. She has a BSc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Iran, and a PhD degree in Telecommunications from King's College London, UK.


  • Senior Member of IEEE,  Member of ACM, Member of IET
  • Executive Editor of the Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, Editor of JSAC, Network Softwarization Series, Area Editor of Communication Standard Magazine.
  • Co-founder and Co-Chair of workshop on "5G Enablers & Applications", since 2015

Research Interests

  • Ultra-Low latency Networking
  • Network Virtualisation
  • Integration of Cloud & Mobile Networks
  • Data Centre Networking
  • Autonomous Networks
  • Greem Networking
  • TCP for Wireless and Mobile

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