People

Meet the SYSTRON team

Dr Poonam Yadav

SYSTRON Lead

Current research is on making the Internet of Things (IoT) and edge computing systems resilient, reliable and robust.


Vijon Baraku

PhD Student

Current research on data protection and the GDPR, ontologies, and blockchain technology.


Rehab Alawadh

PhD Student

Researching on enhancing resilience in software-defined Internet of Things networks against link failure.


Reem Alhabib

PhD Student

Current research on data sharing in Autonomous vehicles through blockchain technologies.


Dr Rana Muhammad Sohaib

Research Associate

Dr Rana Muhammad Sohaib is a Research Associate within the SYSTRON Lab working on the CHEDDAR project .His research interests include energy efficiency, Open RAN, radio resource management, vehicular communication systems, and LTE, 5G, and 6G technologies.


Peter Gillingham

Research Software Engineer

Supporting research in IoT systems and joining the EPSRC CHEDDAR project.


Dr Panos Papanastasiou

Research Associate

Dr Panagiotis (Panos) Papanastasiou is a Research Associate within the SYSTRON Lab. His interest is Quantum Cryptography and specifically how we can enhance Network security by using hybrid settings of PQC and QKD in wireless communications.


Mohit Bidikar

Research Software Engineer

Conducting in-depth analysis of Open RAN architecture and facilitating the integration of RAN Intelligent Controllers (RICs) and xApps.


Dr Kavan Fatehi

Research Associate

Dr Kavan Fatehi is a Research Associate within the SYSTRON Lab working on the CHEDDAR project .His interest is self-supervised learning, representation learning and neuro-symbolic AI.


Dr Kangfeng Ye

Research Associate

Dr Kangfeng (Randall) Ye is a Research Associate within the SYSTRON Lab, working on the EPSRC CHEDDAR project. His previous work has involved formal verification and proof.


Joshua Levett

PhD Student

Current research is on networking protocols and routing, and Internet architectures and governance.


Evangelos Barmpas

PhD Student


Brad Davy

Research Software Engineer

Supporting research into 6G networks and working in the EPSRC funded CHEDDAR project.


Anthony Moulds

Senior Experimental Officer

Researching on embedded systems, FPGA Design, high-speed digital design, ultra low-power sensor systems.



Ahsan Raza Khan

Research Associate

Ahsan Raza Khan is a Research Associate at the SYSTRON lab, which is funded by the EPSRC CHEDDAR project. His research interests include federated learning, vision-assisted wireless networks, digital twins for wireless networks, and privacy-aware machine learning.