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King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Electrical Engineering Department

Associate Professor

Dr. Sharif Iqbal, Sheikh


Dedicated and skilled faculty member with 20 years of experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses with strong record of revising curriculum to respond to the advances in electrical engineering (EE). Extensive experience in managing EE labs for teaching and research, PCB prototyping facility, open access initiative and software support facilities. Trained to integrate e-learning tools in technical presentations, and incorporate social skill advances to student mentorship programs. Received multiple university awards in recognition to excellence in teaching and advising, efficient use of instructional technology, and supervising student organizations


Research Interests:

Thorough experience in analyzing RF test boards, tunable micro-millimeter wave circuits, terahertz sensors, 4G/5G/Nano-antennas and characterization of Gyrotropic and meta materials. Published 100+ papers in refereed journals, conferences proceedings, U.S. patents and technical reports.  Received multiple awards from best IEE conference paper to best design project. Competent user of professional software's (HFSS, COMSOL, ADS, MATLAB), Multilayer PCB prototyping tools (etching, milling) and measurement equipment (network/spectrum analyzers, signal generators etc). Demonstrated ability to remain up to date with technological advances and serve as a consultant to industrial clients.

Contact Information:

Room #59-1075,

Electrical Engineering Department,

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia.

Email: sheikhsi@kfupm.edu.sa, Tel: +966-3-8602818

Office Hours (term 221):

Sunday/Tuesday/Thursday (UTR): 10:05 to 10:50 AM

Monday/Wednesday (MW): 9:10 to 9:40 AM

or by appointment (email/Blackboard)

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