Md Abdullah Al Hafiz worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Integrated Circuits and Systems Research Group with Prof. Hossein Fariborzi at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). Dr. Hafiz is an enthusiastic researcher/educator specialized in the field of micro/nano-technology. He has R&D experience both in the industrial and academic environment.

Research Interest

Md Abdullah's research areas included but not limited to MEMS/NEMS devices, micro/nano-fabrication, linear and nonlinear dynamics of micro/nano-resonators, novel memory/logic devices, RF-filters, sensors, actuators, silicon photonics, micro-optics, optical interconnects and optical cross-connect switches.  

Education Profile

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (2011), The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Professional Memberships

  • Member, IEEE

Awards and Distinctions

  • EIPRS scholarship from the Australian Government for the Ph.D. program.
  • SEPA award from the Faculty of Engineering, UNSW for the Ph.D. program.
  • Scholarship from the OIC (Organization for Islamic Cooperations) for undergraduate study at IUT.

Selected Publications

Al Hafiz, M. A., Kosuru, L., Younis, M. I., & Fariborzi, H. (2016). Microelectromechanical resonator based digital logic elements. 2016 46th European Solid-State Device Research Conference (ESSDERC). doi:10.1109/essderc.2016.7599682
Hafiz, M. A. A., Kosuru, L., & Younis, M. I. (2016). Towards electromechanical computation: An alternative approach to realize complex logic circuits. Journal of Applied Physics, 120(7), 074501. doi:10.1063/1.4961206
M. A. A. Hafiz, L. Kosuru, and M. I. Younis, “Electrothermal frequency modulated resonator for mechanical memory" Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 2016.
A.Z. Hajjaj, N. Alcheikh, A. Ramini, M. A. A. Hafiz, and M. I. Younis, “Highly tunable electrothermally and electrostatically actuated resonators” Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 2016.
M. A. A. Hafiz, A. Michael, and C. Y. Kwok, “Planar microlens with front-face angle: design, fabrication, and characterization” J. Micro/Nanolith. MEMS MOEMS, 2016.
Ramini, M. L. Bellaredj, M. A. A. Hafiz, and M. I. Younis, “Experimental snap-through and continuous snap-through band of the in-plane MEMS shallow arch under electrostatic excitation” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 2015.
A. Michael, M. A. A. Hafiz, T. Puzzer, and C. Y. Kwok, “Deposition and Characterization of Thick Graded Index SixOyFz Films with Low Stress” Sensors & Actuators: A, 2012.
M. A. A. Hafiz, A. Michael, T. Puzzer, and C. Y. Kwok, “Fabrication and optical characterization of planar silica lens pair” Electronics Letters, 2010.