Awards And Publications


Publications

International Refereed Journals
[1]        M. Inam and M. Y. Ismail, "Reflection Loss and Bandwidth Performance of X-Band Infinite Reflectarrays: Simulations and Measurements". Microwave and Optical Technology letters, Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 77-80, 2011.
[2]        M. Y. Ismail and M. Inam, "Performance Improvement of Reflectarrays Based on Embedded Slots Configurations". Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 14, pp. 67-78, 2010.
[3]        M. Y. Ismail and M. Inam, "Analysis of Design optimization of Bandwidth and Loss Performance of Reflectarray Antennas Based on Material Properties". Modern Applied Sci. J. CCSE., Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 28-35, 2010.
[4]        M. Y. Ismail, M. Inam and A. M. A. Zaidi, "Reflectivity of Reflectarrays Based on Dielectric Substrates". American J. of Engineering and Applied Sciences Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 180-185, 2010.
[5]        M. Y. Ismail, M. Inam, A. F. M. Zain, M. A. Mughal, and M. F. L. Abdullah, "Characterization of Loss and Bandwidth Performance of Reflectarray Based on Lumped Components". International Journal on Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 113-122, 2010.
[6]        M. Y. Ismail, M. Inam and A. M. A. Zaidi, "Analysis of Slotted Patch Elements for Phase Agile Reflectarray Antenna Design". Submitted to Journal of Communications Technology and Electronics, January 2011.
[7]        M. Y. Ismail and M. Inam, "Resonant Elements for Tunable Reflectarray Antenna Design" Submitted to International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, February 2012.


Proceeding papers

Invite Talks
[8]        M. Y. Ismail, M. Inam, M. H. Dahri, "Performance Optimization of Reconfigurable Reflectarray Antennas".  The 28th International Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES 2012) April 2012, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A.
[9]        M. Y. Ismail and M. Inam, "Reconfigurable Reflectarray Antennas: An Alternative Novel Solution for Satellite Communication Systems". The 9th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT), December 2011, Islamabad, Pakistan.
[10]        M. Y. Ismail, M. Inam, A. F. M. Zain and M. A. Mughal, "Phase Agility of Reflectarray Antennas". 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (APS) and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, July 2011, Washington, U.S.A.
[11]        M. Y. Ismail, M. Inam and A. F. M. Zain, "Development of Reconfigurable Reflectarray Technology for Reduction of Radar Cross Section". 7th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Science and Technology (IBCAST), January 2010, Islamabad, Pakistan.
International Conferences
[12]        M. Y. Ismail and M. Inam, "Analytical Model of Progressive Phase Distribution of Reflectarray Antenna". The 31st Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS 2012), March, 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
[13]        M. Y. Ismail and N. H. Sulaiman, "E-Shaped Reflectarray Antenna with Radar Cross Section Reduction". The 31st Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS 2012), March, 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
[14]        M. Yusof Ismail and M. Hashim Dahri, "Performance Analysis of Reflectarray Antenna Elements Printed on Non-linear Dielectric Materials". The 31st Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS 2012), March, 2012, , Malaysia.
[15]        M. Y. Ismail, M. Inam, N. H. Sulaiman and M. A. Mughal, "Slotted Tunable Reflectarray Antenna". 2011 Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC 2011), December 2011, Melbourne, Australia.
[16]        M. Hashim Dahri and M. Yusof Ismail, "Phase Distribution Analysis of Reflectarrays based on Variable Material Properties," IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development (SCORED 2011),  December 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
[17]        M. Inam and M. Y. Ismail, "Slot Elements for Tunable Reflectarray Antenna Design". 2011 Malaysian Technical Universities International Conference on Engineering & Technology (MUiCET 2011), November 2011, Batu Pahat, Malaysia.
[18]        N. H. Sulaiman and M. Y. Ismail, "Analysis of Variable Dielectric Substrate Thickness of X-Band Square Patch Reflectarray Antenna". 2011 Malaysian Technical Universities International Conference on Engineering & Technology (MUiCET 2011), November 2011, Batu Pahat, Malaysia.
[19]        M. Hashim Dahri and M. Yusof Ismail, "Phase Distribution Analysis of Reflectarrays Based on Isotropic and Anisotropic Substrate Materials," Malaysian Technical Universities International Conference on Engineering & Technology (MUiCET 2011), November 2011.
[20]        M. Hashim Dahri and M. Yusof Ismail, "Tunability Performance of Reflectarray Elements based on Anisotropic Substrates," International Seminar on the Application of Science & Mathematics (ISASM 2011), November 2011.
[21]        M. Y. Ismail and N. H. Sulaiman. "Enhanced Bandwidth Reflectarray Antenna Using Variable Dual Gap". The 2nd International Conference on Instrumentation, Communications, Information Technology and Biomedical Engineering 2011 (ICICI-BME 2011), Nov.  2011, Bandung, Indonesia.
[22]        N. H. Sulaiman and M. Y. Ismail. "Integration of H-Shaped Element with Rectangular Slot for Broadband Reflectarray Antennas". International Seminar on the Application of Science & Mathematics 2011 (ISASM 2011), Nov. 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
[23]        M. Inam and M. Y. Ismail, "Scattering Parameter Measurements of Infinite Tunable Reflectarrays". 7th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), September. 2011, Islamabad, Pakistan.
[24]        M. Inam, M. Y. Ismail, A. F. M. Zain and M. A Mughal, "Analysis of Reflectarrays Printed Above Variable Substrate Thicknesses". IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on Applied Electromagnetics (APACE), November 2010, Port Dickson, Malaysia.
[25]        M. Inam, M. Y. Ismail and A. F. M. Zain, "Design and Analysis of Infinite Reflectarray Antenna". 4th International Conference on Postgraduate Education (ICPE-4), November 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
[26]        M. Y. Ismail, M. Inam, A. F. M. Zain, M. A. Mughal, M. F. L. Abdullah, and A. Ubin, "Phase and Bandwidth Enhancement of Reconfigurable Reflectarray Antennas with Slots Embedded Patch". 2010 IEEE APS/URSI Symposium, July 2010, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
[27]        M. Inam, M. Y. Ismail, A. F. M. Zain, M. A. Mughal, M. F. L. Abdullah, and A.Ubin, "Characterization of Material Properties for Bandwidth Improvement of Reflectarray Antennas". Asia Pacific Symposium of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics (APSAEM), July 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
[28]        M. Y. Ismail, M. Inam and J. Abdullah, "Design Optimization of Reconfigurable Reflectarray Antenna Based on Phase Agility Technique". Third Conference on Antenna & RCS Measurement (ATMS 2010), February 2010, Delhi, India.
[29]        M. Inam and M. Y. Ismail, "Numerical Analysis and Equivalent Circuit Modeling for Loss Quantification of Reflectarrays Using Different Substrate Materials". IEEE International Conference on Antennas, Propagation and Systems (INAS), December 2009, Johor, Malaysia.
[30]        M. Y. Ismail and M. Inam, "Investigation of Losses and Bandwidth Performance of Reflectarray Antennas using Lumped Components". The 5th International conference on Telematics System, Services and Applications (TSSA), November 2009, Bandung, Indonesia.

Local Conferences
[31]        M. Y. Ismail and M. Inam, "Scattering Parameter Measurements of Infinite Reflectarrays Using Waveguide Simulator". Malaysian Technical Universities Conference on Engineering and Technology (MUCET), June 2010, Melaka, Malaysia.
[32]        M. Inam and M. Y. Ismail, "Reflectarray Antenna Analysis Based on Reflection Phase curves". Malaysian Technical Universities Conference on Engineering and (MUCET), June 2010, Melaka, Malaysia.
[33]        M. Y. Ismail, M. Inam, A. F. M. Zain, "Development of Reconfigurable Reflectarray Technology for Reduction of Radar Cross Section". Invited Talk at Research and Development of Antenna Design, February 2010, Danau Golf Resort, UKM, Malaysia.

Research
Currently, a number of research projects are carried out at RACAD laboratory in which some of the research projects are collaboratively conducted with other research institutions locally as well internationally.
Following are research fields which are available in RACAD laboratory :
          i. Reconfigurable Refflactarray Antennas
         ii. Design of Active Microstrip Line for Terrestrial Systems
        iii. Frequency Selective Surfaces
        iv. Planar Microwave Absorbers for Radar Cross Section Reduction.







Postgraduate Students :

1) Muhammad Inam Abassi (PhD)
2) Siti Hafizah Yusop (M.Eng)  - Graduated
3) Noor Hafizah Sulaiman (M.Eng)
4) Muhammad Hashim Mir Khan Dahri (M.Eng)
5) Arslan Kiyani (M.Eng)
6) Wan Nor Zaihasra Wan Salleh (M.Eng)
7) Abdirahman Mohamud Shire (M.Eng)







In line with the focused research areas of RACAD, a number of research grants have been granted from various source
which enable research activities to be carried out efficiently.







Incentive Scholarships are available for application to postgraduate students who are interested to pursue Masters or PhD research programs.   read more...
Awards
[1]        M. Y. Ismail, M. Inam and N. H. Sulaiman, "Miniaturized Dual Frequency Planar Array"Gold Medal  at11th Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE 2012), The Invention and Innovation Awards, February 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
[2]        M. Y. Ismail and M. Hashim Dahri, "Non-Resonant Microwave Absorber for Mobile Radio Environment", Silver Medal at11th Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE 2012), The Invention and Innovation Awards, February 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
[3]        M. Y. Ismail, M. Inam and N. H. Sulaiman, "Progressive Phase Distribution Analysis of Reflectarray Antennas", Gold Medal at 2011 Research and Innovation Competition (R&I compete 2011), November 2011 UTHM, Johor, Malaysia.
[4]        M. Y. Ismail and N. H. Sulaiman, "Dual Frequency Reflectarray Antenna for Tracking system and Mobile Communications", Silver Medal at 2011 Research and Innovation Competition (R&I compete 2011), November 2011 UTHM, Johor, Malaysia.
[5]        M. Y. Ismail, M. Inam and  N. H. Sulaiman, "Multi-Function Tunable Broadband Flat Antenna", Special Diamond Medal Award for the category "International Invention Of the Year" at British Invention Show (BIS 2011), Old Spitalfields, London, United Kingdom, October 2011.
[6]        M. Y. Ismail, M. Inam and N. H. Sulaiman, "Multi-Function Tunable Broadband Flat Antenna", Gold Medal at British Invention Show (BIS 2011), Old Spitalfields, London, United Kingdom, October 2011.
[7]        M. Y. Ismail, M. Inam, N. H. Sulaiman, M. H. Dahri and A. F. M. Zain, "Multi-function Dynamic Steerable Flat Antenna" Gold Medal at International Conference and Exposition on Invention of institutions of Higher Learning (PECIPTA 2011), September 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
[8]        M. Y. Ismail, M. Inam, N. H. Sulaiman, M. H. Dahri and A. F. M. Zain, "Enhanced Bandwidth Flat Reflector for Satellite Communications" Silver Medal at International Conference and Exposition on Invention of institutions of Higher Learning (PECIPTA 2011), September 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
[9]        M. Y. Ismail, A. F. M. Zain, A. M. A. Zaidi, M. Inam and N. H. Sulaiman, "Tunable Planar Antenna for Mobile Systems". Silver Medal at 22nd International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition 2011, May 2011.
[10]        M. Y. Ismail, A. F. M. Zain, A. M. A. Zaidi, M. Inam and N. H. Sulaiman, "Noval Broadband Planar Reflector for Terrestrial Systems". Silver Medal at 22nd International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition 2011, May 2011.
[11]        M. Y. Ismail, M. Inam and A. F. M. Zain, "Novel Reflectarray Antenna Design with Combined Variable Slot Configurations". Gold Medal at 10th Malaysia Technology Expo, The Invention and Innovation Awards, February 2011.
[12]        M. Y. Ismail, M. Inam and A. F. M. Zain, "Multi-function Reconfigurable Reflectarray Antennas with Optimized Performance". Bronze Medal at 10th Malaysia Technology Expo, The Invention and Innovation Awards, February 2011.
[13]        M. Inam, "Awarded for Maximum number of Journal publications in 2010" at the post graduate award ceremony, November 2010, UTHM, Malaysia.
[14]        M. Y. Ismail, M. Inam and A. F. M. Zain, "Development of Tunable Reflectarray Antennas with Enhanced Bandwidth Performance". Silver Medal at 2010 Research and Innovation Festival, July 2010 UTHM, Malaysia.
[15]        M. Inam and M. Y. Ismail, "Design of Reflectarray Antenna with Optimized Performance". Bronze Medal at 2010 Research and Innovation Festival, July 2010, UTHM, Malaysia.

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