Dr. Tauseef Tauqeer
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS)
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
NUST Campus H-12, Islamabad
Tel: 051-90852552
Email: tauseef.tauqeer at seecs.edu.pk
Web: http://ttauqeer.seecs.nust.edu.pk

Specialization:
Microelectronics and Nanostructures ; Microwave Communication Engineering

Education:
PhD – Microelectronics & Nanostructures – University of Manchester, UK, United Kingdom (2009)

Dr. Tauseef Tauqeer earned the B.E. degree in Electronics Engineering from the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIKI), Swabi, Pakistan in 2005. He received the M.Sc. degree in Communication Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in Microelectronics and Nanostructures, both from The University of Manchester, Manchester, U.K, in 2006 and 2009, respectively at the young age of 25 years. During his studies, he was involved in the design and fabrication of InP-based low-power gigahertz-class Analog-to-Digital converters for the international Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope. As a result of his outstanding performance and research, he was conferred the award of the Best PhD student of Microelectronics and Nanostructure research group at the University of Manchester in 2008.

He is currently working as an Assistant Professor and Head of Department of Electronics, Power and Control in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (SEECS), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan. He was has been selected for the Best Teacher Award for the academic year 2013-14 at NUST-SEECS. His research interests are in the field of MMICs, HBTs, ADCs and the physical & parametrical modeling of III–V-based semiconductor devices.

Research Interest

Development of Microstrip Antenna
  • Narrow Band and Wide Band Antennas
  • Simulations using HFSS, CST and ADS software
  • Fabrication and Characterization
  • Testing using in-house Agilent VNA (upto 20GHz)
  • Antenna Radiation Patterns -> RIMMS Anechoic Chamber 
Microwave Integrated Circuits
  • Low Noise Amplifiers (<1 dB Noise Figure)
  • High Gain Amplifiers
Physical Device Modeling
  • HBTs and pHEMTs material selection for High speed applications
Smart Power Meters
  • SMS / GPRS based Home Automation
  • Smart control of electricity and billing with the help of Web based GUI

Research Experience

Supervised MSc students dissertations, University of Manchester
June 2008 – September 2008 (3 months )

Details: Supervised MSc students dissertations

Internee, Remote Intelligent Monitoring Systems (RIMS)
June 2004 – August 2004 (2 months )

Journal Papers

M. Yasin, T. Tauqeer, H. Rahman, K. S. Karimov, S. San, and A. Tunc, "Polymer–Fullerene Bulk Heterojunction-Based Strain-Sensitive Flexible Organic Field-Effect Transistor", Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 257-262, Jan, 2015.

M. Yasin, T. Tauqeer, K. S. Karimov, S. E. San, A. Kösemen, Y. Yerli, and A. V. Tunc, "P3HT:PCBM blend based photo organic field effect transistor", Microelectronic Engineering, Vol. 130, pp. 13-17, Nov, 2014.

T. Tauqeer , M. U. Afzal, H. T. Butt, M. Islam, M. A. Tarar, and B. A. Khawaja, "Analytical comparison of wideband microstrip log-periodic and coplanar waveguide antennas", Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 56, No. 8, pp. 1854-1860, 2014.

A. A. Razzaqi, B. A. Khawaja, M. Ramzan, M. J. Zafar, S. A. Nasir, M. Mustaqim, M. A. Tarar, and T. Tauqeer, "A triple-band antenna array for next-generation wireless and satellite-based applications", International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, 2014.

T. Tauqeer, M. Islam, and A. K. Aziz, "Short range continuous wave radar for target detection in various mediums", Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 56, No. 11, pp. 2484-2489, 2014.

H. Khan, A. Rezazadeh,S. Sohaib,T. Tauqeer, "Detailed Analysis on the Spectral Response of InP/InGaAs HPTs for Optoelectronic Applications", IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, Vol. 48, No. 5, pp. 576-580, 2012.

M. Mohiuddin, T. Tauqeer, J. Sexton, R. Knight, M. Missous, "Elimination of Current Blocking in Ternary InAlAs-InGaAs-InAlAs Double Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors", IEEE Transaction on Electron Devices, Vol. 57, No. 12, pp. 3340-47, Dec, 2010.

M. Mohiuddin, T. Tauqeer, J. Sexton, M. Missous, "Temperature studies of InAlAs-InGaAs-InAlAs double heterojunction bipolar transistors with no current blocking", Semiconductor Science and Technology, Vol. 25, No. 7, pp. 75002, Jun, 2010.

T. Tauqeer, J. Sexton, J. Sly, and M. Missous, "Low power, GHz class ADC for broadband applications", Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, Vol. 11, No. 5-6, pp. 402-406, Oct, 2008.

Conference Papers

A. Saghir, S. Muzahir Abbas, M. U. Afzal, T. Tauqeer, M. Haroon Tariq, "Compact dual band microstrip antenna design using slits", Proceedings of the Computer,Control & Communication (IC4), 2013 3rd International Conference on, pp. 4, Sep, 2013, Karachi Pakistan.

Batool, U., A. Rehman, N. Khalil, M. Islam, M. U. Afzal, T, Tauqeer, "Energy extraction from RF/ Microwave signal", Proceedings of the Multitopic Conference (INMIC), 2012 15th International, pp. 165-170, Dec, 2012, Islambad Pakistan.

M. Ahmad, H. T. Burr,T. Tauqeer,M. Missous, "DC characterization of InGaAs/InAlAs/InP based pseudomorphic HEMT (pHEMT)", Proceedings of the Advanced Semiconductor Devices & Microsystems (ASDAM), Nov, 2012, 187-190 Pakistan.

M. Islam, M. U. Afzal,M. Ahmad,T. Tauqeer, "Simulation and modeling of ground penetrating RADARs", Proceedings of the Emerging Technologies (ICET), 2012 International Conference, pp. , Oct, 2012, Islamabad Pakistan.

A. A. Qureshi, M. U. Afzal,T. Tauqeer,M. A. Tarar, "Signal analysis, design methodolgy, and modular development of a TR module for phased array radars", Proceedings of the Emerging Technologies (ICET), 2011 7th International Conference, pp. 1-6, Oct, 2011, Pakistan.

M. U. Afzal, A. A. Qureshi, M. A. Tarar,T. Tauqeer, "Analysis, design, and simulation of phased array radar front-end", Proceedings of the Emerging Technologies (ICET), 2011 7th International Conference, pp. 1-6, Oct, 2011, Pakistan.

M. F. Bhopal, J. A. Abassi, T. Khalid,A. S. Bhatti,T. Tauqeer, "Temperature Tuned Simulation of InAlAs-InGaAs-InAlAs Double Heterojunction Bipolar Transistor", Proceedings of the International Workshop on NANOTECHNOLOGY In the Edge of Convergence, 2011, Malaysia.

J. A. Abassi, M. F. Bhopal,T. Khalid,A. S. Bhatti,T. Tauqeer, "Effect of Absorption Region Thickness on the Performance of Planner InP/InGaAs/InP PiN Photodiode", Proceedings of the International Workshop on NANOTECHNOLOGY In the Edge of Convergence, 2011, Malaysia.

A. A. Qureshi, M. U. Afzal,T. Tauqeer,M. A. Tarar, "Performance analysis of FR-4 substrate for high frequency microstrip antennas", Proceedings of the IEEE Microwave Conference Proceedings (CJMW), 2011 China-Japan Joint, pp. 1-4, 2011, Hangzhou China.

M. U. Afzal, A. A. Qureshi,M. A. Tarar,T. Tauqeer, "Modeling and simulation of an X-band planar phased array antenna", Proceedings of the IEEE Microwave Conference Proceedings (CJMW), 2011 China-Japan Joint, pp. 1-4, 2011, Hangzhou China.

R. Knight, J. Sexton, M. Mohiuddin, T. Tauqeer, M. Missous, "High Frequency Performance all Ternary In0.52Al0.48As-In0.53Ga0.47As-In0.52Al0.48As DHBT", Proceedings of the 34th Workshop on Compound Semiconductor Devices and Integrated Circuits , No. 34, pp. 4, May, 2010, Lufthansa Training & Conference Center, Seeheim Germany.

M. Mohiuddin, J. Sexton, R. Knight, T. Tauqeer,M. Missous, "An All-Ternary InAlAs/InGaAs/InAlAs Double Heterojunction Bipolar Transistor Based Low-Power, Low Voltage Differential Signalling Amplifier", Proceedings of the 34th Workshop on Compound Semiconductor Devices and Integrated Circuits, No. 34, pp. 6, May, 2010, Lufthansa Training & Conference Center, Seeheim Germany.

M. Mohiuddin, T. Tauqeer, J. Sexton, and M. Missous, "Low-power LVDS driver using InP HBT ECL circuits for SKA", Proceedings of the Wide Field Astronomy & Technology for the Square Kilometre Array Proceedings of the conference, pp. 311-12, Nov, 2009, Chateau de Limelette Belgium.

T. Tauqeer, J. Sexton, M. Mohiuddin, M. Missous, "Low Power, High-Speed ADCs and Digital Circuits for SKA", Proceedings of the Wide Field Astronomy & Technology for the Square Kilometre Array Proceedings of the conference, pp. 313-16, Nov, 2009, Chateau de Limelette Belgium.

M. Mohiuddin, T. Tauqeer, J. Sexton,M. Missous, "Very Low-power LVDS driver using InP HBT ECL circuits", Proceedings of the An annual conference on all aspects of semiconductor research, pp. C-P-5, Jul, 2009, University of Sheffield United Kingdom.

T. Tauqeer, J. Sexton, M. Mohiuddin, R. Knight, F. Amir,M. Missous, "Physical modelling of base-dopant out diffusion in Single Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors", Proceedings of the An annual conference on all aspects of semiconductor research, pp. C-P-6, Jul, 2009, University of Sheffield United Kingdom.

T. Tauqeer, J. Sexton, F. Amir,M. Missous, "Two-Dimensional Physical and Numerical Modelling of InP-based Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Semiconductor Devices and Microsystems, No. CFP08469-PRT, pp. 271-274, Oct, 2008, Smolenice Slovakia.

J. Sexton, T. Tauqeer, M. Mohiuddin,M. Missous, "GHz Class Low-Power Flash ADC for Broadband Communications", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Semiconductor Devices and Microsystems, No. CFP08469-PRT, pp. 235-238, Oct, 2008, Smolenice Slovakia.

F. Amir, N. Farrington, T. Tauqeer, M. Missous, "Physical Modelling of a Step-Graded AlGaAs/GaAs Gunn Diode and Investigation of Hot Electron Injector Performance", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Semiconductor Devices and Microsystems., No. CFP08469-PRT, pp. 51-54, Oct, 2008, Smolenice Slovakia.

T. Tauqeer, J. Sexton, M. Mohiuddin, J. Sly,M. Missous., "Low Power GHz class ADC for Ultra Wide Band (UWB) Communication Systems", Proceedings of the An annual conference on all aspects of semiconductor research, pp. D-P-1, Jul, 2008, University of Sheffield United Kingdom.

M. Mohiuddin, T. Tauqeer, J. Sexton, S. Arshad, A. Bouloukou, and M. Missous, "2-D Physical Modelling of d-doped GaAs/AlGaAs HEMT", Proceedings of the An annual conference on all aspects of semiconductor research, pp. D-P-4, Jul, 2008, University of Sheffield United Kingdom.

F. Amir, N. Farrington, T. Tauqeer,M. Missous, "Development of a novel 3D Physical Model of an advanced mm-wave Gunn Diode with hot-electron Injection.", Proceedings of the 17th European Workshop on Heterostructure Technology, No. 978-88-6129-296-3, pp. 111-112, Jun, 2008, Venice Italy.

T. Tauqeer, J. Sexton, F. Amir,M. Missous, "Physical Device Modelling and Numerical Analysis of InP/In0.53Ga0.47As Npn Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors", Proceedings of the 17th European Workshop on Heterostructure Technology, pp. 119-120, Jun, 2008, Venice Italy.

T. Tauqeer, J. Sexton, J. Sly,M. Missous, "Low Power, GHz class ADC for Broadband Applications", Proceedings of the Symposium Beyond Silicon Technology: Materials and Devices for Post-Si CMOS, E-MRS 2008 Spring Meeti, pp. J-14, May, 2008, Strasbourg France.

T. Tauqeer, J. Sexton,M. Missous, "Two-dimensional physical modelling of InP-Based Single Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors (SHBTs)", Proceedings of the Workshop on Theory, Modelling and Computational Methods for Semiconductor Materials and Nanostructur, pp. 53, Jan, 2008, University of Manchester United Kingdom.

J. Sexton, T. Tauqeer, M. Missous, "High Speed, low power ADCs for Ultra Wide Band Communication Systems.", Proceedings of the 16th European Workshop on Heterostructure Technology, pp. 24-25, Jun, 2007, Frejus France.

Assistant Professor , SEECS, NUST
February 2010 – Present (7 years 3 months )

Details: Head of Electronics, Power & Controls Dept., NUST-SEECS

Teaching

Details: Courses Taught

Post Graduate:
1) EE-980 Advanced Semiconductor Device Theory (3+0)
2) EE-830 Optical Fiber Communication Systems (3+0)

Under Graduate:
1) EE-221 Electronics-II (3+1)
2) EE-420 Power Electronics (3+1)
3) CE-430 Fiber Optic Communication Systems (3+0)

Internee , Remote Intelligent Monitoring Systems (RIMS)
June 2004 – August 2004 (2 months )

Hornet Representative, STARS IT Support Services, University of Manchester
September 2007 – September 2009 (2 years )