Dr Rami Ghannam

  • Lecturer (Engineering Teaching)

telephone: 01413303777
email: Rami.Ghannam@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Rami Ghannam is an electronic engineer with research interests in the broad field of photonics. Following his PhD from Cambridge University in 2007, Dr. Ghannam has spent the past ten years in the field of photovoltaics.  He has held previous industrial appointments at Nortel Networks, IBM Research GmbH and Starkon S.A.E. He received his BEng degree from King's College (top First Class Honours), as well as his DIC and MSc degrees from Imperial College London.  


2012-2013, Light Trapping for Thin Film PV, Swiss National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator (PI), SFr15'000.

2013-2014, Computational Modelling of Low Cost Solar Cells, The World Academy of Sciences, PI, USD13'500.

2013-2016, SURSYS – Surface Systems Engineering (for Solar Cells), German Academic Exchange, Co-PI, EUR208'983.

2012-2016, Solar Energy System Design using Advanced Learning Aids, Tempus IV, Founder and Co- PI, EUR1'089'510.26

2013-2016, Excellence in Nanoscience Education for the MENA Region, Tempus V, Co-PI, EUR1'660'813.34.


Information for Prospective Students

PhD and Master’s candidates with an interest in solar energy and nano-photonic light management are always welcome to contact me to discuss their research interests. Further information regarding the application process is available here:


3rd year course on Electronic Devices