Muhammad Akram Karimi obtained his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering under the supervision of Professor Atif Shamim at Integrated Microwaves Packaging Antennas & Circuit Technology (IMPACT) Research Group at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).

Research Interest

Muhammad's research interests included the Design of Cost-Effective and robust Fluidic Sensors to characterize fluids (esp. Crude Oil) and Energy Harvesting.

Selected Publications

​Journal :

M. A. Karimi, M Arsalan and A. Shamim, "Low cost and pipe conformable microwave-based water cut sensor", IEEE Sensors Journal,  VOL. 16, NO. 21, NOVEMBER 1, 2016​.

Education Profile

  • M.Sc. Degree, Electrical Engineering, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia (2015).
  • B.Sc. Degree, Electrical Engineering (Gold Medal) UET, Lahore Pakistan (2013).
  • FSc Pre-Engineering (Gold Medal in overall in Pakistan) GCU, Lahore (2009).

Awards and Distinctions

  • Best student paper award (3rd place) in IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS), USA.
  • Runner-up in the competition of Falling walls (5th Place).
  • Finalist for DOW Sustainability Challenge Award​.

Selected Publications

Karimi, M. A., Arsalan, M., & Shamim, A. (2017). Dynamic characterization of a low cost microwave water-cut sensor in a flow loop. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 260, 146–152. doi:10.1016/j.sna.2017.03.016
Karimi, M. A., & Shamim, A. (2016). A flexible inkjet printed inverted-F antenna on textile. 2016 IEEE Middle East Conference on Antennas and Propagation (MECAP). doi:10.1109/mecap.2016.7790101