Mohamed Ramy AbdelAziz AbdelRahman

Bio: 
Dr. Mohamed Ramy is currently a Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He was previously associated with Prince Sultan Advanced Technologies Research Institute (PSATRI) where he established and was the Director of the Electro-Optics Laboratory (EOL). He has a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from UCF (University of Central Florida), Orlando, USA. His main research interests include microelectronics devices and sensors, electronics and optical materials, microfabrication, microlithography, infrared/millimeter wave detectors and focal plane arrays. Dr. Mohamed Ramy is a winner of Almarai/KACST award for innovation for the year 2015.

Electrical Engineering Department                                             Phone: +9661146973108
King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia                             Email: mabdelrahman@ksu.edu.sa 

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EDUCATION

PhD in Electrical Engineering
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, U.S.A, December 2004
Thesis title, “Antenna-coupled tunnel diodes for dual-band millimeter-wave/infrared focal-plane arrays”
 
MSc in Electrical Engineering (Specialization: Electro-Optics)
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, U.S.A, December 2002
 
BSc in Physics (Specialization: Electronics)
The American University in Cairo (AUC), Cairo, Egypt, June 1999
 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Infrared sensors; Microbolometers; Infrared and optical materials; Millimeter wave antennas; Micro/nano fabrication and lithography; Electronic Materials; Readout integrated circuits for optical sensor arrays; Infrared focal plane arrays; Test and evaluation of optical cameras and laser systems.

 
WORK EXPERIENCE

*06/2020-Current
Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Teaching courses in electronics and conducting academic research and development activities
  • EE department graduate studies coordinator

*12/2015-06/2020
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Teaching courses in electronics and conducting academic research and development activities
  • EE department graduate studies coordinator

 
*08/2015-12/2015
Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Teaching courses in electronics and conducting academic research and development activities.

 
*01/2013-07/2015
Lab Director, Electro-Optics Lab, Prince Sultan Advanced Technologies Research Institute (PSATRI), King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Managing and conducting research and development activities in the following areas: Infrared sensors, focal plane arrays and imaging systems, Electro-optic payloads for UAVs, Testing and evaluation of camera and laser systems.

 
*10/2008-07/2015
Assistant Professor, Prince Sultan Advanced Technologies Research Institute (PSATRI), King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Raised over 9,000,000SR of research project funding.
  • Conducted and managed research projects in the areas of infrared and millimeter wave sensors and MEMS gyroscopes.
  • Established advanced facilities with over 5,750,000SR of major equipment and materials (entire funding from funded projects).
  • Established the first micro/nano fabrication cleanroom facility in KSU (entire funding from funded projects).
  • Took major role in PSATRI's Technology Innovation Center (TIC) proposal applying for over 50,000,000SR of funding. My main task included Budget and Facilities sections.
  • Served as a member of PSATRI's new building committee.
  • Served as a member of PSATRI's equipment purchasing committees.

 
*10/2006-06/2008
Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, Modern Sciences and Arts University (MSA) (In affiliation with the University of Greenwich, UK), Cairo, Egypt

  • Teaching undergraduate courses in electrical engineering: Analogue Electronics I, Analogue Electronics II, Optoelectronics, Physics of Electrical Materials, Electromagnetics I, Electromagnetics II, Microwave Engineering, Antenna theory and design, and Senior Graduation Project.

*2005-2006
Egyptian Army Service

 
*01/2000-12/2004
Graduate Research Assistant, Infrared Systems Lab, Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers (CREOL-Ranked among the top three optics schools in the USA), Florida-USA

  • Main researcher in a $180k project in the area of high sensitivity passive millimeter wave and infrared imaging arrays of microantennas in Focal Plane Array (FPA) structures.
  • Researcher in a project in the area of infrared scene projection for target testing and training.
  • Took major role in characterizing equipment and training personnel in a $1Million microfabrication cleanroom facility.
  • Research & Technical skills Acquired:         
    • Implementation of laser-based optical projection setups for infrared scene projection
    • Optical testing of Infrared micro-antennas
    • Millimeter-wave antenna testing
    • Design and modeling of integrated-circuit antenna structures in the GHz and THz regions
    • Design and implementation of low-noise electronics for infrared sensors
    • SEM-based electron-beam lithography
    • Optical lithography
    • Thin film coating techniques: Sputtering, Electron-beam and thermal evaporation
    • Etching and material characterization techniques

 

FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS

  1. Synthesis and Characterization of functional advanced materials for energy and sensing applications, Co.I., Funding Agency: KSU-Research Groups, Funding Amount: 150,000SR, 2018-2019.
  2. Materials and Devices for optical sensing and optical communications, Co.I., Funding Agency: KSU-Research Groups, Funding Amount: 150,000SR, 2018- 2019.
  3. Multilayer vanadium oxide thin films for infrared thermometers, P.I., Funding Agency: KSU, Funding Amount: 20,000SR, 2017-2018.
  4. A novel nano plasmonic structure for dual spectral-bands polarimetric detection and absorption-enhancement in the mid/long wave infrared band. Co.I, Funding Agency: KACST, Funding Amount: 125,000SR, 2015-2016.
  5. Image Intensified-Thermal Imaging System, P.I., Funding Agency: KACST-Lockheed Martin, Funding Amount: 497,000SR, 2015-2016.
  6. Readout Integrated Circuits for Infrared Microbolometers, P.I., Funding Agency: NPST, Funding Amount: 1,780,000SR, 2015-2017.
  7. Millimeter Wave Imaging Track in KACST-RFTONICS Technology Innovation Center, Co-P.I., Funding Agency: KACST, 2014-Current.
  8. Vanadium oxide thin film microbolometers for infrared sensing, P.I., Funding Agency: KACST, Funding Amount: 601,000SR, 2013-2015.
  9. Amplifier and filter design and fabrication for a thermal infrared sensor, Co-P.I., Funding Agency: KSU, Funding Amount: 29,990SR, 2012 – 2013.
  10. Polymer-nanoceramic composites for electron-beam-lithographically definable infrared detectors, Co-P.I., Funding Agency: KSU, Funding Amount: 70,000SR, 2012 – 2013.
  11. Nanoantenna-coupled diodes for long wave infrared (LWIR) detection, P.I., Funding Agency: NPST, Funding Amount: 1,880,000SR, 2010 – 2012.
  12. Antenna-coupled metal-oxide-metal diodes for 94 GHz detection, P.I., Funding Agency: KACST, Funding Amount: 1,665,500SR, 2010 – 2012.
  13. An uncooled (4 × 4) millimeter wave focal plane array, P.I., Funding Agency: NPST, Funding Amount: 1,879,200SR, 2010 – 2012.
  14. Micromachined quartz gyroscopes, Co-P.I., Funding Agency: NPST, Funding Amount: 1,880,000SR, 2010 – 2012.  

 

FACILITIES ESTABLISHED

- 2014-2015: Test and Evaluation Facility for Electro-Optics/Infrared and Laser Systems – Main Role

  • Established the first facility in KSA for test and evaluation of electro-optic and infrared imaging systems, night vision devices, laser systems, and infrared and laser detectors.

- 2010-2013: Micro/Nanofabrication facility – Main Role 

  • Established the first facility in KSU and one of the few cleanroom facilities in KSA for micro/nano fabrication; facility serves as a graduate research lab in electronics, MEMS, semiconductor and optical sensors research areas.

 

 
 GRADUATE STUDENT SUPERVISION & CO-SUPERVISION
- Eng. Odebwali Ambali: MSc in Electrical Engineering, 'Design and simulation of VOx-based optical thermal imaging detectors', King Saud University, 2017-Current
- Eng. Mohamed Habashy: PhD in Electrical Engineering, 'Infrared antennas', Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), 2011-2018
- Eng. Nageeb Al-Khalli: MSc in Electrical Engineering, 'Microbolometers for millimeter wave detection', King Saud University (KSU), 2011-2013
 
 
AWARDS

- Certificate of appreciation: supervising exceptional capstone graduation project in Electrical Engineering Department, Fall 2016. Awarded by the College of Engineering, King Saud University.
- Almarai Prize for scientific innovation, 2015. Awarded by Almarai Company and KACST.
- Plaque of appreciation from PSATRI for exceptional leadership for the year 2013. Awarded by PSATRI, King Saud University.
- Graduate Research Assistantship, CREOL, University of Central Florida, 2000-2004.

PATENTS

  1. G. D. Boreman and M. Abdel-Rahman. Infrared / Millimeter-Wave Focal Plane Array: US 7,358,497 B1, 2008.
  2. E. Awad and M. Abdel-Rahman. Optical Absorber for Long-Wave Infrared Radiation, Application Number: US 7,358,497 B1, 2015.

  

JOURNAL PAPERS

  1. M. Abdel-Rahman, M. Zia, M. Alduraibi, Temperature Dependent Resistive Properties of Vanadium Pentoxide/Vanadium Multi-layer Thin Films for Microbolometers & Antenna-Coupled Microbolometers, Sensors, 19, 1320, 2019.
  2. M. Abdel-Rahman, M. Alduraibi, M. Hezam, B. Ilahi, Sputter deposited GeSn alloy: A candidate material for temperature sensing layers in uncooled microbolometers, Infrared Physics & Technology, 97, pp. 376-380, 2019.
  3. M. H. Mubarak, O. Sidek, M. Abdel-Rahman, M.T. Mustaffa, A. S. Mustapa Kamal, S. M. Mukras, Nano-Antenna Coupled Infrared Detector Design, Sensors, 18, 3714, 2018.
  4. M. Abdel-Rahman, Ultra-high sensitivity vanadium–vanadium sesquioxide–vanadium (V–V2O3–V) symmetric tunnel junction diode, Surface Review and Letters, xxx, pp. xx-xx, 2018. (ISI impact factor: 0.734)
  5. M. Mubarak, O. Sidek, M. Abdel-Rahman, M. T. Mustaffa, A. S. Mustapa Kamal, S. Mukras, Fabrication of microparabolic reflector for infrared antenna coupled detectors, Micro & Nano Letters,13(9), 1343, 2018.
  6. M. Abdel-Rahman, K. Issa, M. F. Zia, M. Alduraibi, M. Siraj, A. Ragheb, and S. Alshebeili, High sensitivity vanadium-vanadium pentoxide-aluminum metal-insulator-metal diode, Micro and Nano Letters, 13, pp. 680-683, 2018. (ISI impact factor: 0.853).
  7. M. Abdel-Rahman, Vanadium Oxide Thin Films with High Midwave & Longwave Infrared Thermo-Optic Coefficients and High Temperature Coefficients of Resistance, Optik, 159, pp. 79-86, 2018. (ISI impact factor: 0.835)
  8. M. Abdel-Rahman, O. Haraz, N. Ashraf, M. Zia, U. Khaled, I. Elshafiey, S. Alshebeili, and A. Sebak, Properties of Silica-Based Aerogel Substrates and Application to C-Band Circular Patch Antenna, Journal of Electronic Materials, 47 (3), pp. 2025-2031, 2018. (ISI impact factor: 1.579)
  9. A. Khalfaoui, S. Ilahi, M. Abdel-Rahman, M. F. Zia, M. Alduraibi, B. Ilahi, N. Yacoubi, Photothermal deflection technique investigation of annealing temperature and time effects on optical and thermal conductivity of V/V2O5 alternating layers structure, Physica B, vol. 522, pp. 26-30, 2017. (ISI impact factor: 1.386)
  10. M. Zia, M. Abdel-Rahman, M. Alduraibi, B. Ilahi, E. Awad, and S. Majzoub, Electrical and infrared optical properties of vanadium oxide semiconducting thin film thermometers, Journal of Electronic Materials, vol. 46, pp. 5978-5985, 2017. (ISI impact factor: 1.579)
  11. M. Abdel-Rahman, M. Alduraibi, M. Zia, E. Bahidra, and A. Alasaad, Vanadium sesquioxide (V2O3)-based semiconducting temperature sensitive resistors for uncooled microbolometers, Modern Physics Letters B, vol. 31, 1750145, 2017. (ISI impact factor: 0.56)
  12. E. Awad, and M. Abdel-Rahman, Nano-plasmonic chirped metal-stripes polarimeter for dual-band infrared detection, IET Electronics Letters, vol. 53, pp. 95-96, 2017. DOI: 10.1049/el.2016.3778 (ISI impact factor: 1.155).
  13. M. Saleem, M. Alkanhal, A. Sheta, M. Abdel-Rahman, and M. Himdi, Integrated lens antenna array with full azimuth plane beam scanning capability at 60 GHz, Microwave and Optical Technology  Letters, vol. 59, pp. 116-120, 2017. (ISI impact factor: 0.853).
  14. B. Ilahi, M. Abdel-Rahman, Z. Zaaboub, M. Zia,  M. Alduraibi, and H. Maaref, Thermal annealing induced multiple phase in V/V2O5 alternating multilayer structure, International Journal of Modern Physics B, vol. 30, 1650210, 2016.DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0217979216502106 (ISI impact factor: 0.79)
  15. M. Zia, M. Abdel-Rahman, M. Alduraibi, B. Ilahi and A. Alasaad, Synthesis and electrical characterization of vanadium oxide thin film thermometer for microbolometer applications, IET Electronics Letters, vol. 52, pp. 827-828 , 2016. DOI: (ISI impact factor: 1.155).
  16. N. Al-Khalli, N. Debbar, M. Saleem, M. Alkanhal, A. Sebak, M. Alduraibi, and M. Abdel-Rahman, Photolithographically definable SU8-Alumina composite for W-band dielectric resonator antennas, IET Micro and Nano Letters, vol. 11, pp. 224-229 , 2016. DOI: 10.1049/mnl.2015.0389 (ISI impact factor: 0.853).
  17. M. Abdel-Rahman, S. Ilahi, M. Zia, M. Alduraibi, N. Debbar, N. Yacoubi, and B. Ilahi, Temperature coefficient of resistance and thermal conductivity of Vanadium Oxide ‘Big Mac’ sandwich structure, Infrared Physics and Technology, vol. 71, pp. 127-130, 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.infrared.2015.03.006 (2013 ISI impact factor: 1.460).  
  18. S. Haider, S. Mazjoub, M. Alturaigi, and M. Abdel-Rahman, Modeling and simulation of a ROIC for uncooled bolometer array, IEIE Transactions on Smart Processing and Computing, vol. pp. 251-257, 2015. (Non ISI).
  19. M. Zia, M. Abdel-Rahman, N. Al-Khalli, and N. Debbar. Fabrication and characterization of V-V2O5-V metal-insulator-metal diodes, Acta Physica Polonica A, vol. 127, pp. 1289-1291, 2015 (2013 ISI impact factor: 0.604).
  20. E. Awad, N. Al-Khalli, M. Abdel-Rahman, N. Debbar, and M. Alduraibi, Fabry Perot cavity microbolometer, Acta Physica Polonica A, vol. 127, pp. 1295-1297, 2015 (2013 ISI impact factor: 0.604).
  21. M. Abdel-Rahman, B. Albassam, and M. Alduraibi, Driveless gyroscope response of a quartz piezoelectric vibratory tuning fork, Acta Physica Polonica A, vol. 127, pp. 1352-1354, 2015 (2013 ISI impact factor: 0.604).
  22. M. Abdel-Rahman, N. Al-Khalli, M. Saleem, N. Debbar, M. Alkanhal, and A. Sebak, Fabrication and characterization of a W-band Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antenna-Coupled Niobium Microbolometer, International Journal of Antennas and Propagation,  Article ID 736291, 2015. DOI: 10.1155/2015/736291 (2013 ISI impact factor: 0.827).
  23. E. Awad, N. Al-Khalli, M. Abdel-Rahman, and N. Debbar. Comparison of Vanadium Oxide microbolometer optical performance using Nichrome and Titanium thin film Absorber metals, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, PP (99), 2014. DOI: 10.1109/LPT.2014.2377203 (2013 ISI impact factor: 2.176).
  24. O. Haraz, M. Abdel-Rahman, N. Al-Khalli, A. Sebak and S. Alshebeili. Performance Investigations of Quasi-Yagi Loop and Dipole Antennas on Silicon Substrate for 94 GHz Applications, International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, Article ID 105625, 2014. DOI: 10.1155/2014/105625 (2013 ISI impact factor: 0.827).
  25. N. Debbar, M. Syaryadhi, and M. Abdel-Rahman, Fabrication and characterisation of Cr-CrxOx-Cr metal-insulator-metal diodes, European Journal of Applied Physics, 68, 30302, 2014. DOI: 10.1051/epjap/2014130489 (2013 ISI impact factor: 0.789).
  26. E. Awad, M. Abdel-Rahman, and M. Zia. Checkerboard nanoplasmonic gold structure for long-wave infrared absorption enhancement, IEEE Photonics Journal, 6 (4), 2014. DOI: 10.1109/JPHOT.2014.2345879 (2013 ISI impact factor: 2.33).
  27. M. Saleem, M. Abdel-Rahman, M. Alkanhal, and A. Sebak, A Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antenna-Coupled Sensor configuration for 94 GHz Detection, International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, Article ID 850736 , 2014. DOI:10.1155/2014/850736 (2013 ISI impact factor: 0.827).
  28. M. N. Gadalla, M. Abdel-Rahman, A. Shamim, Design, Optimization and Fabrication of a 28.3 THz Nano-Rectenna for Infrared Detection and Rectification. Scientific Reports (Nature), 4, 4270, 2014. DOI: 10.1038/srep04270 (Publisher: Nature-USA)    (2013 ISI impact factor: 5.078).
  29. M. Abdel-Rahman, M. Syaryadhi, and N. Debbar. Fabrication and characterisation of Cu-CuO-Cu metal-insulator-metal diodes, IET Electronics Letters, 49(5), 2013. DOI: 10.1049/el.2012.4222 (2013 ISI impact factor: 1.068).
  30. M. R. Abdel-Rahman, and N. Debbar. Infrared optical properties of silica aerogel substrates, Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials-Rapid Communications, 6(5-6), 532-534, 2012. (2013 ISI impact factor: 0.449).
  31. M. R. Abdel-Rahman, N. Al-Khalli, A. Kusuma, and N. Debbar. A slot antenna-coupled Titanium microbolometer for detection at 94 GHz, Progress in Electromagnetics Research Letters, 32, 137-143, 2012. DOI: 10.2528/PIERL12042503 (Non-ISI).
  32. M. Abdel-Rahman, and A. Kusuma, Reception efficiency, resonant lengths and resonant input resistances of an infrared dipole antenna. Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials-Rapid Communications, 4(3): 369-372, 2010. (2013 ISI impact factor: 0.449).
  33. M. Abdel-Rahman, B. Monacelli, G. Zummo, A. Weeks and G. D. Boreman. Design, fabrication and characterization of antenna-coupled MOM diodes for dual-band detection, Optical Engineering, 44(6), 2005. DOI:10.1117/1.1869892 (2013 ISI impact factor: 0.958).
  34. M. Abdel-Rahman, B. Lail, and G. D. Boreman. Dual-band millimeter-wave/infrared focal plane arrays, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 46(1): 78-80, 2005.
  35. Michael A Gritz, M. Metzler, M. Abdel-Rahman, B. Monacelli, G. Zummo, D. Malocha, G. D. Boreman. Characterization of a wavelength-tunable antenna-coupled infrared microbolometer, Optical Engineering, 44(3), 2005. DOI:10.1117/1.1929647 (2013 ISI impact factor: 0.958).
  36. M. R. Abdel-Rahman, F. J. González and G. D. Boreman. Antenna-coupled metal-oxide-metal for dual-band detection at 92.5 GHz and 28 THz, IEE Electronics Letters, 40: 116-118, 2004. DOI: 10.1049/el:20040105 (2013 ISI impact factor: 1.068).
  37. M. A. Gritz, M. Metzler, D. Malocha M. Abdel-Rahman, B. Monacelli, G. Zummo, and G. D. Boreman. Wavelength tuning of an antenna-coupled infrared microbolometer. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 22(6): 3133-3136, 2004. DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1116/1.1813465 (2013 ISI impact factor: 1.358).
  38. F. J. González, M. Abdel-Rahman, G. D. Boreman, Antenna-coupled VOx microbolometer thin-film array. Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 38(3): 235-237, 2003. DOI: 10.1002/mop.20906 (2013 ISI impact factor: 0.623).

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS

  1. M. Alshereef, and M. Abdel-Rahman, A 10 um x 10um Longwave Infrared Imaging Pixel Based on Split Ring Resonators, META 2019, the 10th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, 2019.  
  2. M. Alshereef, and M. Abdel-Rahman, Design and Optical Simulation of a Sensor Pixel for an Optical Readout-Based Thermal Imager, The International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Applied Optimization (ICMSAO’19), 2019.    
  3. M. Alshereef, and M. Abdel-Rahman, Electrically small resonators-based Infrared Imaging Pixel Configuration, META 2018, the 9th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, 2018.    
  4. M. Abdel-Rahman, N. Alkhalli, M. Zia, M. Alduraibi, B. Ilahi, E. Awad, and N. Debbar, Fabrication and design of vanadium oxide microbolometer, AIP Conference Proceedings 1809, 020001, 2017.   
  5. M. H. Mubarak, O. Sidek, M. Abdel-Rahman, and A. Shukri, Surface wave loss reduction by spherical reflector enhance antenna coupled IR detector performance, IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference, December 2015.
  6. S. Haider, S. Mazjoub, M. Alturaigi, and M. Abdel-Rahman, Modeling and simulation of a ROIC for uncooled bolometer array, 2015 international Conference on Electronics, Information and Communication, 2015.
  7. O. Haraz, M. Abdel-Rahman, A. Sebak, and S. Alshebeili, A Novel 94-GHz Dipole Bow-tie Slot Antenna on Silicon for Imaging Applications, IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on Applied Electromagnetics, December 2014.
  8. M. H. Mubarak, O. Sidek, M. Abdel-Rahman, and A. Shukri, Spherical Reflector/Dipole Antenna Coupled IR Detector, IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on Applied Electromagnetics, December 2014.
  9. Z. Briqech, O. Haraz, A. Sebak, and M. Abdel-Rahman. CPW-fed Yagi array with dielectric resonator antenna for W-Band and imaging system applications, IEEE Proceedings Antennas and Propagation Society Symposium, July 2012
  10. O. Haraz, M. R. Abdel-Rahman, A. Sebak, and N. Debbar. CPW fed planar monopole/dielectric resonator antenna for W-band applications, URSI 29thNational Radio Science conference, 63-70, 2012.
  11. M. R. Abdel-Rahman, and G. D. Boreman. A Millimeter-wave CPW-fed twin slot / Infrared dipole antenna coupled Ni-NiO-Ni diode, IEEE Proceedings: Antennas and Propagation Society Symposium, 3: 2851-2854, 2004.
  12. M. Abdel-Rahman, F. J. Gonzalez, G. Zummo, C. Middleton and G. D. Boreman. Antenna-coupled MOM diodes for dual-band detection in MMW and LWIR, SPIE Proceedings: Radar Sensor Technology VIII and Passive Millimeter-Wave Imaging Technology VII, 5410, 2004.
  13. G. D. Boreman, M. Abdel-Rahman, B. Monacelli, G. Zummo, D. Mullally, and T. Clarke. Infrared Targets for Testing and Training, SPIE Proceedings: Technologies for Synthetic Environments: Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing VII, 4717: 86-90, 2002.
     

TALKS & PRESENTATIONS

  1. M. R. AbdelRahman. Invited: MEMS Microbolometers for Uncooled Thermal Imagers, 3rd Saudi International Nanotechnology Conference, KACST, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2014.
  2. M. R. AbdelRahman. Optical Stealth Technologies, Joint Armed Forces Electronic Warfare School (JFEWS) Senior Officers Short Course, Taif, Saudi Arabia, 2014.
  3. M. R. AbdelRahman. Man Portable Air Defense Systems (MANPADS): An Overview, Joint Armed Forces Electronic Warfare School (JFEWS) Senior Officers Short Course, Taif, Saudi Arabia, 2013.
  4. M. R. AbdelRahman. Man Portable Air Defense Systems (MANPADS): An Overview from an Electro-Optic Perspective, Agilent Aerospace and Defense Seminar, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2013.

 

CONFERENCES/SYMPOSIA/TRAINING COURSES ATTENDED
 
- 2014: WESCAM MX-10 Electro-Optics Payload, WESCAM Official Training Course, PSATRI, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 
- 2014: Introduction to System Engineering, Introductory Course, PSATRI, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
- 2013: AOC Electronic Warfare (EW) Conference, Third EW Symposium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
- 2013: Innovative ECM Technologies & Systems for Advanced Airborne, Naval & Land Applications, Workshop - Presentation, AOC Electronic Warfare (EW) Conference, Third EW Symposium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
- 2013: The Art of Project Management, PMI certified course, PSATRI, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
- 2011: Measurement, Modeling and Simulation of Infrared systems, KACST SIECPC short courses, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
- 2003: 47th International Conference on Electron, Ion and Photon Beam Technology and Nanofabrication (EIPBN), Tampa, FL, USA
- 2002: TeraHertz Technology, Optical Society of America (OSA) short courses, Orlando, FL, USA
- 2002: Plasma Etching and RIE: Fundamentals and Applications, American Vacuum Society (AVS) short courses, Orlando, FL, USA
- 2001: Technology and characterization at nanoscale, Cornell Nanoscale Science and Technology Facility short courses, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
- 2000: Exhibitor & Demonstrator, National Defense Industry Association (NDIA) Testing and Training: A National Partnership Symposium and Exhibition, Orlando, FL, USA 2000: Space Astrophysics Detectors and Detector Technologies Conference, Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
 
  
COURSES TAUGHT

Taught the following undergraduate electrical engineering courses:

  • Analog Electronics I
  • Analog Electronics II
  • Optoelectronics
  • Physics of Electrical Materials
  • Electromagnetics I
  • Electromagnetics II
  • Antenna Theory and Design
  • Microwave Engineering
  • Senior Graduation Project

Taught the following graduate electrical engineering courses:

  • Semiconductor Device Modeling
  • Advanced Topics in Electronics (MEMS, Microsensors, and Microfabrication)

 

SCIENTIFIC & TECHNICAL SOCIETIES

- Society for Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) – Member
- IEEE – Member
- Journal Referee – Optical Engineering, Optics Express, Infrared Physics and Technology, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, CARBON, Surface Review and Letters, IET Electronics Letters, Scientific Reports, IEEE Transactions on Antennas & Propagation

 
SOFTWARE USAGE

  • COMSOL Multiphysics
  • McLeod for Optical thin film design
  • HFSS and IE3D for Electromagnetic simulation
  • Night Vision Integrated Performance Model (NV-IPM, a.k.a. NVTherm