People

Zubair Akhter

Postdoctoral Fellows

Research Interests

  1. ​Antennas: Multiband, Ultra wide band, highly directive array
  2. Microwave Imaging: Detection of concealed objects for Homeland Security 
  3. Microwave Sensing and Characterization: Wireless sensing for Biomedical and Oil and Gas Industry.
  4. Concurrent Multi-band RF Front-End Design

Selected Publications

​• Zubair Akhter, Abhishek Kr. Jha and M Jaleel Akhtar, "Generalized RF Time-Domain Imaging Technique for Moving Objects on Conveyor Belts in Real Time," in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 65, no. 7, pp. 2536-2546, July 2017. [Link]
Zubair Akhter and M. J. Akhtar, "Free-Space Time Domain Position Insensitive Technique for Simultaneous Measurement of Complex Permittivity and Thickness of Lossy Dielectric Samples," IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 65, no. 10, pp. 2394-2405, Oct. 2016.[Link]
A K Jha, Zubair Akhter, Nilesh Tiwari, M. Shafi K.T., H. Samant, M. Jaleel Akhtar, and M. Cifra , "Broadband Wireless Sensing System for Non-invasive Testing of Biological Samples," in in IEEE JETCAS Special Issue on Wireless Sensing Circuits and Systems for Healthcare and Biomedical Applications, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 251-259, 2018. [Link]
Md. Arif Ansari, Abhishek Jha, Zubair Akhter, and M. Jaleel Akhtar, "Multi-Band RF Planar Sensor Using Complementary Split Ring Resonator for Testing of Dielectric Materials," in IEEE Sensor Journal, vol. 18, no. 16, pp. 6596-6606, 2018. [Link]
Nilesh Tiwari, A. K. Jha, Zubair Akhter, P. Varshney, and M Jaleel Akhtar, "Generalized Multimode SIW Cavity Technique for Dielectric Characterization of Planar Substrates," in in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 66, no. 6, pp. 3063-3072, 2018. [Link]

Education

​PhD: Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
M.Tech: Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India

Professional Profile

​Assistant Professor: Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi
Research Engineer: ANNOC Gas Research Center, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE​

Awards

​• Received International travel support from Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Kanpur for attending IEEE Conference on Antenna Measurement and Application (CAMA), Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2015.
Received International travel grant from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur for attending IEEE Conference on Antenna and Propagation (APS-URSI), Vancouver, Canada, 2015.
Received International travel grant from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur for attending IEEE Conference on Antenna Measurement and Application (CAMA), Antibes, France, 2014.
Selected for PhD student sponsorship initiative for the IEEE IMS /RFIC, Tampa, Florida, 2014.
Got Scholarship from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India for pursuing Doctor’s program in Engineering during 2011-2015.
Received journal cash award from Resource and Alumni Office, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur for publishing two SCI index journal papers during PhD, 2015.
Got Scholarship from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India for pursuing Master’s program in Engineering during 2009-2011.