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Dr. Shoaib Arif
Associate Professor
Avionics Engineering Department

CAE
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
College of Aeronautical Engineering, PAF Academy, Risalpur
Tel : 0320-1219721

Specialization
RF MEMS design, fabrication, characterization, Microelectronics and Nanotechnology, Microfabrication Techniques, Novel Reconfigurable Electromagnetic Devices,  Microwave Amplifiers,  Reconfigurable RF front-end design for SDRs, RF-front end of phased arra

Education
PhD (RF MEMS) Purdue University USA, 2012  MS ECE Purdue University USA, 2009

Dr. Muhammad Shoaib Arif is an associate professor at the department of Avionics Engineering, College of Aeronautical Engineering (CAE) National University of
Sciences& Technology (NUST) Pakistan. He completed his undergraduate studies from CAE Risalpur in 1999, in the specialty of Avionics Engineering. After graduation, he served Pakistan Air Force as an Engineering Officer for 07 years. In this tenure, he supervised I-level maintenance facilities for PAF combat aircraft Avionics, Navigational Aids, Ground-Air and Ground-Ground communication systems. He also played active role in several aircraft avionics modification teams.  He received his MS and PhD degrees from Purdue University, USA in 2009 and 2012 respectively. His graduate research area was design, fabrication, testing and evaluation of RF MEMS devices with a special emphasis on high-Q and widely tunable micro-fabricated resonators and filters.
Journal Papers

1. J. Small. M.S. Arif, A. Fruehling and D. Peroulis, D. A Tunable Miniaturized RF MEMS Resonator With Simultaneous High  Q (500–735) and Fast Response Speed 

(<60 us). Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems (JMEMS), 2013.

2. M.S Arif and D. Peroulis, All-Silicon Technology for High-Q Evanescent Mode Cavity Tunable Resonators and Filters. Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems (JMEMS), 2014.

3. M.S Arif and D. Peroulis, All-Silicon tunable cavity filters for microwave and millimeter wave applications , submitted to IEEE Microwave Technologies and

Techniques (MTT)

Conference Papers

1. Muhammad Shoaib Arif and Dimitrios Peroulis, Loss Optimization of Coplanar Strips for CMOS RFICs, Asia Pacific Microwave Conference Dec. 2009, pp. 2144-2147.

2. Muhammad S. Arif, W. Irshad, Xiaoguang Liu, and Dimitrios Peroulis, A high-Q magnetostatically-tunable all-silicon evanescent cavity resonator,  International

Microwave Symposium, Baltimore, June. 2011.

3. Muhammad Shoaib Arif and Dimitrios Peroulis, A 6 to 24 GHz continuously tunable, microfabricated, high-Q cavity resonator with electrostatic MEMS actuation, , International Microwave Symposium, Montreal (QC) June. 2012.

4. Akash Anand, Joshua Small, Muhammad Shoaib Arif, Michael Sinani, Dimitrios Peroulis, and Xiaoguang Liu, ``A Novel High-Qu Octave-Tunable Resonator with Lumped Tuning Elements,’’ International Microwave Symposium, Seattle, WA, USA, Jun. 2013
1. AV-334 Microwave Devices,

2. AV-333 Antenna Design,

3. AV-344 Operational Amplifiers Circuits