Education Profile

  • Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), (2011-2016)
  • M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), (2009-2010)
  • B.E. degree in Electronics Engineering, NED University of Engineering and Technology, (2004-2007)

Farhan Abdul Ghaffar graduated with a Ph.D. degree and an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from KAUST under the supervision of Professor Atif Shamim.

Research Interests

Farhan's research interests include Fractal Antenna Design for System on Package (SoP) and System on Chip (SoC) Applications, Ferrite LTCC Based Tunable Antenna and Passive Component Design, Design of Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC), and Integration of Active Circuits with Antenna for System on Chip (SoC) Applications.

Selected Publications

Vaseem, M., Ghaffar, F. A., Farooqui, M. F., & Shamim, A. (2018). Iron Oxide Nanoparticle-Based Magnetic Ink Development for Fully Printed Tunable Radio-Frequency Devices. Advanced Materials Technologies, 3(4), 1700242. doi:10.1002/admt.201700242
Ghaffar, F. A., Vaseem, M., Bray, J. R., & Shamim, A. (2017). A half mode inkjet printed tunable ferrite isolator. 2017 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS). doi:10.1109/mwsym.2017.8059099
Ghaffar, F. A., Vaseem, M., & Shamim, A. (2016). A magnetic nano-particle ink for tunable microwave applications. 2016 IEEE Middle East Conference on Antennas and Propagation (MECAP). doi:10.1109/mecap.2016.7790109
Ghaffar, F. A., Vaseem, M., & Shamim, A. (2016). A fully printed ferrite nano-particle ink based tunable antenna. 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (APSURSI). doi:10.1109/aps.2016.7696237
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
Ghaffar, F. A. (2016). Theory and Design of Tunable and Reconfigurable Microwave Passive Components on Partially Magnetized Ferrite Substrate, (Dissertation). https://hdl.handle.net/10754/621876
Ghaffar, F. A., Yang, S., Cheema, H. M., & Shamim, A. (2016). A 24 GHz CMOS oscillator transmitter with an inkjet printed on-chip antenna. 2016 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS). doi:10.1109/mwsym.2016.7540081
Ghaffar, F. A., Khalid, M. U., Shamim, A., & Salama, K. N. (2010). Gain-enhanced LTCC system-on-package for automotive UMRR applications. 2010 53rd IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems. doi:10.1109/mwscas.2010.5548783
Ghaffar, F. A., Shamim, A., & Roy, L. (2012). Study of LCP based flexible patch antenna array. Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation. doi:10.1109/aps.2012.6348679