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Adrian Als

Deputy Dean, Lecturer
Computer Science
University of West Indies
Antigua and Barbuda


Adrian Als received the BSc. (Computer Science and Physics) and MPhil (Digital Communications) degrees from the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus in 1997 and 2000, respectively. In 2004 he received the PhD degree (Optical Engineering) from Sheffield Hallam University (UK). He is currently a lecturer within the Computer Science, Physics and Mathematics Department at UWI.

Research Interest

Research interests include aspects of mobile device programming, digital signal process (DSP) and the modelling of ultra high-speed optical devices for both wavelength division multiplexing and optical time division multiplexing applications.


  • Cavalieri AL, Fritz DM, Lee SH, Bucksbaum PH, Reis DA, Rudati J, Mills DM, Fuoss PH, Stephenson GB, Kao CC, Siddons DP. Clocking femtosecond X rays. Physical review letters. 2005 Mar 24;94(11):114801.

  • Als AA, Ghassemlooy Z, Swift G, Ball P, Chi J. Performance of the passive recirculating fiber loop buffer within an OTDM transmission link. Optics communications. 2002 Aug 1;209(1):137-47.

  • Renton AE, Majounie E, Waite A, Simón-Sánchez J, Rollinson S, Gibbs JR, Schymick JC, Laaksovirta H, Van Swieten JC, Myllykangas L, Kalimo H. A hexanucleotide repeat expansion in C9ORF72 is the cause of chromosome 9p21-linked ALS-FTD. Neuron. 2011 Oct 20;72(2):257-68.

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