Ahmed Nafe obtained Ms degree in electrical engineering under the supervision of Prof. Atif Shamim from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, in 2014. He received the B.Sc. degree (Hons.) in electrical engineering from the German University in Cairo (GUC), Cairo, in 2012. His B.Sc. thesis concerned the design and characterization of millimeter-wave antenna arrays for automotive radars with Ulm University, Ulm, Germany. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering at the University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA. He was a DAAD-Sponsored Exchange Student with Ulm University, in 2011. In 2011, he joined the Mixed-Signal CMOS Circuits Group, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, as a Research Assistant, where he was involved in power amplifier linearization for WCDMA and LTE signals. Mr. Nafe was a recipient of the GUC Scholarship for Engineering Study in 2008, the KAUST Graduate Student Fellowship in 2012, and the University of California San Diego Graduate Student Fellowship in 2015.

Research Interests

Ahmed's research interests include ​​Substrate Integrated Waveguide (SIW) based antennas and power dividers, Microwave phase shifters, Phased arrays, analysis, design, and calibration techniques of mm-wave phased antenna arrays.

Education Profile

  • M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2014. 
  • ​B.Sc., Communication Engineering, German University in Cairo ( GUC ), Egypt, 2012.

Selected Publications

Ghaffar, F. A., Nafe, A., & Shamim, A. (2016). Ferrite LTCC based phased array antennas. 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (APSURSI). doi:10.1109/aps.2016.7696275
Farooqui, M. F., Nafe, A., & Shamim, A. (2014). Inkjet printed ferrite-filled rectangular waveguide X-band isolator. 2014 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS2014). doi:10.1109/mwsym.2014.6848501
Nafe, A. A. (2014). Substrate Integrated Waveguide Based Phase Shifter and Phased Array in a Ferrite Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramic Package, (Thesis). https://hdl.handle.net/10754/314674