Dr. Muhammad Firdaus Akbar Jalaludin Khan

PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Microwave Engineering)
University of Manchester, United Kingdom.

M.Sc in Communication Engineering
University of Manchester, United Kingdom.

B.Eng in Communication Engineering
International Islamic University Malaysia.

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Specializations


RF and Microwave Engineering, Antennas, Communications

Research Interests


•    Millimetre-wave non-destructive testing (NDT)
•    Microwave sensors
•    Metamaterial-based wearable antenna
•    Microwave imaging using artificial intelligence
•    Material characterization using microwave technique

Selected Publications


1.    M. F. Akbar, R. Sloan, C. I. Duff, M. Wielgat, and J. F. Knowles, “Nondestructive evaluation of thermal barrier coated turbine blades using microwave techniques,” Materials Evaluation, vol. 74, no. 4, April 2016, pp. 543-551.

2.    M. F. Akbar, G. N. Jawad, C. I. Duff, and R. Sloan, “Porosity evaluation of in-service thermal barrier coated turbine blades using a microwave nondestructive technique,” NDT & E International, vol. 93, January 2018, pp. 64–77.

3.    C. Viegas, B. Alderman, P. G. Huggard, J. Powell, K. Parow-Souchon, M. Firdaus, H. Liu, C. I. Duff, and R. Sloan, “Active millimetre-wave radiometry for nondestructive testing evaluation of composites–glass fibre reinforced polymer,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 65, no. 2,pp. 641–650.

4.    M. F. Akbar, R. Sloan, C. I. Duff, and J. F. Knowles, “Microwave nondestructive evaluation of thermal barrier coated turbine blades using correlation analysis,” 46th European Microwave Conference (EuMC), pp. 520–523, 2016.

5.    C. Viegas, B. Alderman, P. G. Huggard, J. Powell, K. Parow-Souchon, M. F. Akbar, H. Liu, C. I. Duff, and R. Sloan, “Active imaging of glass fibre reinforced plastic using millimetre-wave radiometry,” in 46th European Microwave Conference (EuMC), Oct 2016, pp. 73–75.

6.    C. Viegas, B. Alderman, M. F. Akbar, B, P. G. Huggard, C. I. Duff, R. Sloan, and J. Powell, “Broadband THz imaging of composite materials,” in IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Workshop Series on Advanced Materials and Processes for RF and THz Applications (IMWS-AMP), July 2016, pp. 1–4.

7.    M. Firdaus, Z. Hu, and M. A. Abdalla, “Ultra high gain of plasmonic inspired antenna and its beamforming,” LAPC 2012 - 2012 Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference, no. November,pp. 12–14, 2012

Postgraduate Opportunities



I’m looking for prospective Master and PhD students who are interested in the research of microwave measurement and imaging using artificial intelligence, millimetre-wave non-destructive testing, metamaterial-based wearable antenna design and in related fields. Research allowances are available and can be considered for suitable candidate through research grant or university fellowship.

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