Muhammad Akmal Chaudary

Muhammad Akmal Chaudary

Associate Professor
Ext: 6892

Dr Muhammad Akmal Chaudhary received the PhD degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Cardiff University, United Kingdom, in September 2011. While being a postdoctoral research associate between October 2011 and September 2012 at the Centre for High Frequency Engineering, he carried out commercial work for Freescale Semiconductor, Mesuro, TriQuint Semiconductor, and National Physical Laboratory. He has authored and co-authored over 45 peer reviewed scientific papers in the broad field of Radio Frequency (RF) and Microwave Engineering. Besides, he is a reviewer for sundry conferences and journals, and has served on various technical program committees as a member.

Education
  • PhD Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Cardiff University, United Kingdom, 2011.
Experience
  • Associate Professor — Ajman University, United Arab Emirates (August 2018 to date)
  • Assistant Professor — Ajman University, United Arab Emirates (October 2012 to July 2018)
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate — Cardiff University, United Kingdom - (October 2011 to September 2012)
  • Teaching Assistant — Cardiff University, United Kingdom - (October 2008 to September 2011)
  • Network Engineer — Fujitsu, United Kingdom - (December 2007 – September 2008)
  • Design Engineer — Arup, United Kingdom - (September 2007 – November 2007)
  • Visiting Lecturer — The University of Faisalabad, Pakistan - (February 2006 – July 2006)
  • Technical Support Engineer — Alcatel-Lucent, Pakistan - (January 2005 – September 2006)
  • Quality Assurance Engineer — Wärtsilä, Pakistan - (September 2004 – December 2004)
Teaching Area
  • Electrical Engineering (Communication Engineeirng)
Research
  • Radio Frequency (RF) and Microwave Engineering
  • RFPA characterization and linearization
  • Non-Linear Device and RF power amplifier designs
  • Large Signal Network Analyzer (LSNA) based waveform engineering and measurements
  • Power transistor nonlinear multi-harmonic characterization for Power Amplifier (PA) design
Publications
  • M. Akmal, “Multi-tone Measurements of Continuous Class F Power Amplifier”, International Journal of Microwave and Optical Technology (IJMOT), Vol. 13, No. 4, July 2018, pages: 277-282.
  • M. Akmal, Z. Memon, Z. Yusoff, J. Lees, J. Benedikt, P. Tasker, “Optimization of Out-of-band Impedance Environment for Linearity Improvements of Microwave Power Transistors”, in Proc. of 5th IEEE International Conference on Electrical and Electronic Engineering (ICEEE), May, 2018, pages: 219-223.
  • M. Akmal, “Synthesis of Broadband IF and RF Impedances under Multi-sine Stimuli”, in Proc. of 4th IEEE International Conference on Circuits, Devices and Systems (ICDCS), March, 2018, pages: 27-30.
  • M. Akmal, Z. Memon, J. Lees, J. Benedikt, P. Tasker, “Multi-tone Measurement System for Linearity Investigations of Microwave Devices”, in Proc. of 20th IEEE International Multi-topic Conference (INMIC), November, 2017, pages: 197-200.
  • M. Akmal, Z. Memon, Z. Yusoff, J. Lees, J. Benedikt, P. Tasker, “Characterization of Baseband Electrical Memory in Microwave Devices using Multi-tone Measurement System”, in Proc. of 16th IEEE Mediterranean Microwave Symposium (MMS), November 2016, pages: 204-207.
  • M. Akmal, “Linearity Investigations of Continuous Class-F Power Amplifier under Multi-tone Excitations”, International Journal of Microwave and Optical Technology (IJMOT), Vol. 11, No. 3, May 2016, pages: 204-210.
  • Z. Yusoff, J. Lees, M. Akmal, P. Tasker, S. C. Cripps, “Ferrite Toroidal Core with a Trifilar Wound RF Broadband Transformer Design for Tracking Generators in WCDMA Envelope Tracking RFPA Systems”, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, Vol. 30, No. 10, March 2016, pages: 112-119.
Conference Presentation
  • Optimization of Out-of-Band Impedance Environment for Linearity Improvements of Microwave Power Transistors – 5th IEEE International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ICEEE), Istanbul, Turkey, May 2018.
  • Multi-tone Measurement System for Linearity Investigations of Microwave Devices – 20th IEEE International Multi-topic Conference (INMIC), Lahore, Pakistan, November 2017.
  • Characterization of Baseband Electrical Memory in Microwave Devices using Enhanced Multi-tone Measurement System – 16th IEEE Mediterranean Microwave Symposium (MMS), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, November 2016.
  • Modulated Waveform Measurement and Engineering System – IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems, Cairo, Egypt, December 2015.
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) fellowship.
  • Young Researcher Grant.
  • Cardiff School of Engineering Postgraduate Research Studentship award.
  • IEEE Young Engineer Prize.
  • MSc in Electronic Engineering with highest accolade Distinction.
  • Lion Laboratories Prize for best project in MSc Electronic Engineering.
  • Best Examination Performance award in MSc Electrical Engineering.
  • Freshman Enrollment Scholarship, Cardiff University, United Kingdom.
  • BSc in Electrical Engineering with highest accolade Roll-of-Honor.
  • University Gold Medal for securing first position in BSc Electrical Engineering.
  • Undergraduate University Merit Scholarship.
  • National Merit Scholarship.
  • Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, USA.
  • Member, Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK.
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