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Dr. Muhammad Umar Khan
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering

RIMMS
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
 
Tel : 051-90852124

Specialization
 Antennas, RF & Microwave

Education
 PhD – Electrical Engineering – King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia (2015)

Dr. Khan is currently an Assistant Professor at the Research Institute for Microwave and Millimeter Wave Studies (RIMMS). He obtained his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering degree from Pakistan Navy Engineering College (PNEC), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Karachi, Pa​kistan in 2006. He received his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from GIK Institue of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIKI), Topi, Pakistan in 2008. He received Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia in 2015. His research focus during his doctorate​ studies was on Microwave and Antenna Systems Design. As part of the Antennas and Microwave Structure Design (AMSD) laboratory at KFUPM, he worked on Electrically Small Antennas and MIMO Antenna Systems.


Dr. Khan has more than a decade long association with academia. He has taught at GIK Institute and KFUPM. Since joining NUST, he has served in several committees related to research policy and graduate curriculum. His current research interests include Printed Antennas and Antenna Arrays, MIMO Antenna Systems, Millimeter-Wave antennas, Reconfigurable Antennas, Applied Electromagnetics, Microwave Electronics and Microwave System Design. He has published 40 refereed journal and conference papers and has one issued patent with the USPO. Dr. Khan is a Member of US Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC).


Journal Papers

Warda Saeed, Nosherwan Shoaib, Hammad M. Cheema, and Muhammad U. Khan, "RF Energy Harvesting for Ubiquitous, Zero Power Wireless Sensors", International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 2018, Apr, 2018.

R. Hussain, M. U. Khan, M. S. Sharawi, "An Integrated Dual MIMO Antenna System with Dual-Function GND Plane Frequency Agile Antenna", IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 142-145, Jan, 2018.

M. S. Sharawi, A. T. Hasaan and M. U. Khan, "Correlation coefficient calculations for MIMO antenna systems: a comparative study", International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, Vol. 9, No. 10, pp. 1991-2004, Dec, 2017.

A. Raza, M. U. Khan, F. A. Tahir, , "A Frequency Reconfigurable MIMO Antenna System for Cognitive Radio Applications", Journal of RF-Engineering and Telecommunications, Vol. 71, No. 11-12, pp. 567-573, Nov, 2017.

M. S. Sharawi , S. Podilchak , M. U. Khan , Y. Antar , "A Dual-Frequency DRA based MIMO Antenna System for Wireless Access Points", IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, Vol. 11, No. 8, pp. 1174-1182 , Aug, 2017.

F. Latif, F. A. Tahir, M. U. Khan, M. S. Sharawi, "An Ultra-wide Band Diversity Antenna with Band-rejection Capability for Imaging Applications", Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 59, No. 7, pp. 1661–1668, Jul, 2017.

Rifaqat Hussain, Muhammad U. Khan, Wajih Abu-Al-Saud, Ali H. Muqaibel, Mohammad S. Sharawi, " Characterization of Reconfigurable MIMO Antennas for Channel Capacity in an Indoor Environment", Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 65, pp. 67-77, Jun, 2016.

M. U. Khan, M. S. Sharawi , R. Mittra, "Microstrip Patch Antenna Miniaturization Techniques : A Review", IET Microwave, Antennas & Propagation, Vol. 9, No. 9, pp. 913-922, Jun, 2015.

M. U. Khan, M. S. Sharawi, "A Dual Band Microstrip Annular Slot Based MIMO Antenna System", Microwave & Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 360-364, Feb, 2015.

M. U. Khan, M. S. Sharawi, "A 2 x 1 Multi-band MIMO Antenna System Consisting of Miniaturized Patch Elements", Microwave & Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 56, No. 6, pp. 1371-1375, Jun, 2014.

M. S. Sharawi, M. U. Khan, A. B. Numan, D. Aloi, "A CSRR loaded MIMO Antenna System for ISM Band Operation", IEEE Transactions on Antennas & Propagation, Vol. 61, No. 8, pp. 4265-4274, Aug, 2013.

M. S. Sharawi, A. B. Numan, M. U. Khan, D. Aloi, "A Dual-Element Dual-Band MIMO Antenna System with Enhanced Isolation for Mobile Terminals", IEEE Antennas & Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 11, pp. 1006-1009, 2012.

Conference Papers

A. Shafqat , F. A. Tahir, M. U. Khan, "Textile Based Dual Band MIMO Quad-mode Substrate Integrated Waveguide Antenna for WiFi Application", Proceedings of the The 39th Progress in Electromagnetic Research Symposium (PIERS), pp. , Nov, 2017, Singapore.

W. Zaman, M. U. Khan, F. A. Tahir, "Electrically Small Printed Monopole Antenna for WLAN and WiMAX Applications", Proceedings of the The 39th Progress in Electromagnetic Research Symposium (PIERS), Nov, 2017, Singapore.

H. Ahmad, M. U. Khan, F. A. Tahir and R. A. Bhatti , "A Miniaturized Frequency Selective Radome with Wide Absorption Response above X-band", Proceedings of the The 39th Progress in Electromagnetic Research Symposium (PIERS), Nov, 2017, Singapore.

S. S. Jehangir, M. S. Sharawi, M. U. Khan, "A Miniaturized Multi-Wideband Quasi-Yagi Antenna with Rectangular Loop Excitation", Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Jul, 2017, San Diego United States.

A. Raza, R. Hussain, F. A. Tahir, M. U. Khan and M. S. Sharawi, "“Dual-band Frequency Reconfigurable MIMO Antenna with Continuous Tuning Range", Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Jul, 2017, San Diego United States.

M. Farooq, M. U. Khan and H. M. Cheema, "A SIW based Leaky-Wave Antenna for 5 GHz Narrowbeam Applications", Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Jul, 2017, San Diego United States.

M. R. Wali, Syed S. Haider, F. A. Tahir and M. U. Khan, "A Compact Broadband Circularly Polarized WSS Antenna for Future 5G Communication Systems", Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Jul, 2017, United States.

S. S. Haider, M. R. Wali, F. A. Tahir and M. U. Khan, "A Fractal Dual-Band Polarization Diversity Antenna for 5G Applications", Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Jul, 2017, United States.

Hidayat Ullah, F. A. Tahir and M. U. Khan, "Dual-band Planar Spiral Monopole Antenna for 28-38 GHz Frequency Bands", Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Jul, 2017, United States.

Hidayat Ullah, F. A. Tahir, M. U. Khan, "A Honeycomb-Shaped Planar Monopole Antenna for Broadband Millimeter-wave Applications", Proceedings of the 2017 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP), Mar, 2017, Paris France.​

F. Latif, F. A. Tahir, Muhammad U. Khan, "Compact UWB-MIMO antenna with band-rejection in WLAN", Proceedings of the 2016 16th Mediterranean Microwave Symposium (MMS), Nov, 2016, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates.

Z. Khalid, F. A. Tahir, Muhammad U. Khan, "Design of a metamaterial inspired single-cell zeroth order resonant(ZOR) antenna", Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), Oct, 2016, Islamabad Pakistan.

A. Ahmed, F. A. Tahir, Muhammad U. Khan, M. Javed, "A compact triple wideband LTE/WWAN/GPS/GLONASS MIMO antenna for tablet computers", Proceedings of the 2016 Progress in Electromagnetic Research Symposium (PIERS), Aug, 2016, Shanghai China.

A. Ahmed, F. A. Tahir, Muhammad U. Khan, "A uniplanar frequency reconfigurable MIMO antenna for laptop computer applications", Proceedings of the 2016 Progress in Electromagnetic Research Symposium (PIERS), Aug, 2016, Shanghai China.

Abdelmoniem Hassan, Muhammad U. Khan, Mohammad S. Sharawi, "Parallel RLC Equivalent Circuit Based Correlation Coefficient Calculation for MIMO Antennas", Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Jun, 2016, Puerto Rico United States.

A. Raza, Muhammad U. Khan, R. Hussain, F. A. Tahir, M. S. Sharawi, "A 2-Element Reconfigurable MIMO Antenna Consisting of Miniaturized Patch Elements", Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Jun, 2016, Puerto Rico United States.

Abdelmoniem Hassan, Muhammad U. Khan, M. S. Sharawi, "Half Circle Shape Monopole Based 4-Element MIMO Antenna", Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Jun, 2016, Puerto Rico United States.

Rifaqat Hussain, Muhammad U. Khan, Wajih Abu-Al-Saud, Ali H. Muqaibel, Mohammad S. Sharawi1, "Performance characterization of a reconfigurable MIMO antenna in indoor environment", Proceedings of the 2016 10th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), Apr, 2016, Davos Switzerland.

M. U. Khan, R. Hussain, M.S. Sharawi, "A Compact Reconfigurable and Miniaturized Patch Antenna", Proceedings of the 4th Asia-Pasific Conference on Antennas & Propagation, Bali, Indonesia, July 2015., pp. , Jul, 2015, Bali Indonesia.

M. U. Khan, M. S. Sharawi, "Analysis of Miniaturized MPA Design Using Theory of Characteristic Modes", Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Antenna and Propagation, Jul, 2015, Vancouver Canada.

M. U. Khan, M. S. Sharawi, "Annular Slot Based Printed MIMO Antenna System Design", Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Antenna and Propagation, Jul, 2014, Memphis, TN. United States.

M. U. Khan, W. A. Al-Saud, M. S. Sharawi, "Isolation Enhancement Effect on the Measured Channel Capacity of a Printed MIMO Antenna System", Proceedings of the The 8th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Apr, 2014, The Hague Netherlands.

M. U. Khan, M. S. Sharawi, "Isolation Improvement Using an MTM Inspired Structure with a Patch Based MIMO Antenna System", Proceedings of the The 8th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Apr, 2014, The Hague Netherlands.

M. U. Khan, W. A. Al-Saud, M. S. Sharawi, "Channel Capacity Measurement of a 4-Element Printed MIMO Antenna System", Proceedings of the The 8th German Microwave Conference, Mar, 2014, Aachen Germany.

M. U. Khan, M. S. Sharawi, "Channel Capacity Analysis of a Novel Printed MIMO Antenna System in Wireless Mobile Environment", Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Antenna and Propagation, Jul, 2013, Florida United States.

M. U. Khan, M. S. Sharawi, D. Aloi, "A Multi-band 2 x 1 MIMO Antenna System Consisting of CSRR Loaded Patch Elements", Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Antenna and Propagation, Jul, 2013, Florida United States.

M. U. Khan, S. S. Iqbal, "A Broadband 1x4 Power Divider with Improved Phase Balance", Proceedings of the 3rd Saudi Scientific Conference, pp. , May, 2013, Khobar Saudi Arabia.

M. U. Khan, M. S. Sharawi, A. Steffes, D. Aloi, "A 4-element MIMO Antenna System Loaded with CSRRs and Patch Antenna Elements", Proceedings of the The 7th European Conference on Antenna and Propagation (EuCAP 2013), pp. , Apr, 2013, Gothenburg Sweden.

M. U. Khan, M. S. Sharawi, "A Compact 8-element MIMO Antenna System for 802.11ac WLAN Applications", Proceedings of the International Workshop on Antenna Technology (IWAT 13), Mar, 2013, Karlsruhe Germany.

Patents

CSRR-Loaded MIMO Antenna Systems, , Mohammad S. Sharawi, Muhammad Umar Khan and Ahmed B. Numan, Patent US9019160B2, issued Apr 28, 2015

Assistant Professor , National University of Sciences and Technology
June 2015 – Present (1 year 8 months )

Details: Course Taught:
Microwave Devices and Systems (Graduate)

Lecturer , King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
February 2011 – January 2015 (3 years 11 months )

Details: Undergraduate Labs Taught :
1. Fiber Optic Communications
2. Antenna Theory and Design
3. Microwave Engineering
4. Electromagnetics
5. Digital System Design

Research Associate (Lecturer) , GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology
June 2008 – January 2011 (2 years 7 months )

Details: Courses Taught : (UG Level)

1. Microprocessor Interfacing
2. Power Electronics

Teaching Assistant , GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology
September 2006 – June 2008 (1 year 9 months )