Dr. Djordjevic is a tenured Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of College of Engineering of University of Arizona, with a joint appointment in the College of Optical Sciences. Prior to joining the University of Arizona, he was with University of Bristol and University of the West of England, Bristol, UK; Tyco Telecommunications, Eatontown, USA; National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece; and State Telecommunication Company, Nis, Yugoslavia. His current research interests include entanglement based communications, sensing, and networking; optical communications/networks, channel coding, physical-layer security, quantum information processing, quantum key distribution (QKD), quantum error correction, coded modulation, turbo equalization, OFDM applications, and quantum biology. He presently directs the Optical Communications Systems Laboratory (OCSL) and Quantum Communication (QuCom) Laboratory within the ECE Department at the University of Arizona and co-directs the Signal Processing and Coding Lab (SPACL).

Dr. Djordjevic is an author/co-author of 11 books including: Quantum Communication, Quantum Networks, and Quantum Sensing, Elsevier/Academic; July 2022; Advanced Optical and Wireless Communications Systems, 2nd Ed., Springer Nature Switzerland AG, June 2022; Quantum Information Processing, Quantum Computing, and Quantum Error Correction, 2nd Ed., Elsevier/Academic, Mar. 2021; Physical-Layer Security and Quantum Key Distribution, Springer, 2019Advanced Optical and Wireless Communications Systems, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, Dec. 2017/Jan. 2018;  Quantum Biological Information Theory, Springer, Oct. 2015; Advanced Optical Communication Systems and Networks, Artech House, Jan. 2013; Quantum Information Processing and Quantum Error Correction: An Engineering Approach, Elsevier/Academic Press, Apr. 2012; Coding for Optical Channels, Springer, Mar. 2010; and OFDM for Optical Communications, Elsevier/Academic Press, Oct. 2009. 
Dr. Djordjevic is also an author/co-author of over 600 journal/conference publications and holds 57 US patents. 

Dr. Djordjevic serves as an Editor/Associate Editor/Member of Editorial Board for the following journals: IEEE Transactions on CommunicationsOptical and Quantum Electronics, and Frequenz. He was serving as an associate editor for Optica/IEEE Journal of Optical Communications and Networking from 2019 to 2022. He was serving as editor/senior editor/area editor of IEEE Communications Letters from 2012 to 2021. He was serving as editorial board member/associate editor for IOP Journal of Optics and Elsevier Physical Communication Journal both from to 2016 to 2021.
Dr. Djordjevic is the Fellow of IEEE and Fellow of Optica (formerly OSA).

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering

College of Optical Sciences

University of Arizona