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Dr. Abu Sadat Md. Sayem

ড. আবু সাদাত মোঃ সায়েম

Assistant Professor

Dr. Abu Sadat Md. Sayem received the BSc degree (First class Honours with first merit position) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh in 2011, the MSc degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh in 2015 and the PhD degree (with the Vice-Chancellor's Commendation for Academic Excellence) in Electronic Engineering from Macquarie University, Australia in 2021.

Dr. Sayem has been working as an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering since 2015. Before that, he worked as a lecturer in the same department from 2012 to 2015. His current research interests include wearable antennas, flexible antennas, transparent antennas, reconfigurable antennas, antennas for biomedical applications, and metamaterials for antenna beam steering. Dr. Sayem is a reputed international researcher in the field of wearable antennas. He has experience working with both academia and industry. Dr. Sayem regularly reviews papers for top-class journals of antennas and microwave engineering, including IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation,  IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, and IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation. Dr. Sayem worked as a session chair and member of the reviewers' panel in top-class international conferences, e.g.  International Workshop on Antenna Technology, 2022; Asia Pacific Microwave Conference, 2021 and International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, 2021. Dr. Sayem has extensive experience in antenna design for wearable applications, high-power applications, and beam steering.

Dr. Sayem is a recipient of several prestigious awards and scholarships, including the Vice-Chancellor's Commendation on PhD thesis, the Commonwealth Government-funded International Research Training Program Scholarship to support the Ph.D. in Australia, the Prime Minister Gold Medal from Bangladesh, and the University Gold Medal from Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh.

Field of Research
  •  Flexible Antennas
  •  Optically Transparent Antennas
  •  Reconfigurable Antennas
  •  Antennas for Biomedical Applications
  •  In-Antenna Power Combining
  •  Metamaterials

  •  First Joined: 28th Feb, 2012
  •      Dept. of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Position

Education

Book / Book Chapter
1
Journal Articles
14
Conference Papers
13
SL Authors Title Publisher Details Publication Year Type
1 A. S. M. Sayem, A. Lalbakhsh, K. P. Esselle, J. L. Buckley, B. O’Flynn and R. B. V. B. Simorangkir Flexible Transparent Antennas: Advancements, Challenges, and Prospects IEEE Open Journal of Antennas and Propagation 2022 Journal
2 A. S. M. Sayem, R. B. V. B. Simorangkir, K. P. Esselle and J. L. Buckley A Conformal and Transparent Frequency Reconfigurable Water Antenna 16th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, 27 March 2022 - 01 April 2022, Madrid, Spain. 2022 Conference
3 M. A. ISLAM, A. K. PAUL, B. HOSSAIN, A. K. SARKAR, M. M. RAHMAN, A. S. M. SAYEM, R. B. V. B. SIMORANGKIR, M. A. SHOBUG, J. L. BUCKLEY, K. CHAKRABARTI and A. LALBAKHSH Design and Analysis of GO Coated High Sensitive Tunable SPR Sensor for OATR Spectroscopic Biosensing Applications IEEE Access, vol. 10, pp. 103496-103508 2022 Journal
4 A. S. M. Sayem, R. B. V. B. Simorangkir, K. P. Esselle, Ali Lalbaksh, D. R. Gawade, B. O’Flynn, and J.L. Buckley Flexible and Transparent Circularly Polarized Patch Antenna for Reliable Unobtrusive Wearable Wireless Communications Sensors 2022 Journal
5 A. S. M. Sayem, Roy B. V. B. Simorangkir, K. P. Esselle, D. Thalakotuna, and A. Lalbakhsh An Electronically-Tunable, Flexible and Transparent Antenna with Unidirectional Radiation Pattern IEEE Access 2021 Journal
6 A. Lalbakhsh, G. Mohamadpour, S. Roshani, M. Ami, S. Roshani, A. S. M. Sayem, M. Alibakhshikenari, and S. Koziel Design of a compact planar transmission line for miniaturized rat-race ‎coupler with harmonics suppression IEEE Access 2021 Journal
7 R. M. Hashmi, B. Mohamadzade, and A. S. M. Sayem Flexible and conformal antennas for wireless communication and sensing applications The Institute of Physics (IOP) Publishing 2021 Book Chapter
8 K. P. Esselle, M. U. Afzal, K. Singh, D. Thalakotuna, F. Ahmed and A. S. M. Sayem Applications of Near-Field Meta-Steering Antenna Systems 2021 IEEE Conference on Antenna Measurements & Applications (CAMA), 15-7 November 2021, Antibes Juan-les-Pins, France. 2021 Conference
9 A. S. M. Sayem, R. B. V. B. Simorangkir, K. P. Esselle, and R. M. Hashmi Performance Improvement of a Water-Based Transparent and Flexible Unidirectional Antenna 15th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2021), 22-26 March 2021, Düsseldorf, Germany. 2021 Conference
10 A. S. M. Sayem and K. P. Esselle A Robust, Flexible and Frequency Reconfigurable Antenna with Flexible Superstrate and Substrate International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (ISAP 2021), 19-22 October 2021, Taipei, Taiwan. 2021 Conference
11 A. S. M. Sayem and K. P. Esselle Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Technologies for the Development of Flexible and Transparent Antennas Asia Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC 2021), 28 November-1 December 2021, Brisbane, Australia. 2021 Conference
12 A. S. M. Sayem, D. Le, R. B. V. B. Simorangkir, T. Bjorninen, K. P. Esselle, R. M. Hashmi, and M. Zhadobov Optically Transparent Flexible Robust Circularly Polarized Antenna for UHF RFID Tags IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters 2020 Journal
13 A. S. M. Sayem, K. P. Esselle, and R. M. Hashmi Increasing the Transparency of Compact Flexible Antennas Using Defected Ground Structure for Unobtrusive Wearable Technologies IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation 2020 Journal
14 A. S. M. Sayem, R. B. V. B. Simorangkir, K. P. Esselle, R. M. Hashmi, and H. Liu A Method to Develop Flexible Robust Optically Transparent Unidirectional Antennas Utilizing Pure Water, PDMS and Transparent Conductive Mesh IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation 2020 Journal
15 A. S. M. Sayem, K. P. Esselle, R. M. Hashmi, and H. Liu Experimental Studies of the Robustness of the Conductive-Mesh-Polymer Composite towards the Development of Conformal and Transparent Antennas Smart Materials and Structures 2020 Journal
16 A. S. M. Sayem, K. P. Esselle, and R. M. Hashmi Robustness Analysis of the Polymer Conductive-Mesh Composite for the Realization of Transparent and Flexible Wearable Antennas 14th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2020), 15-20 March 2020, Copenhagen, Denmark. 2020 Conference
17 R. B. V. B. Simorangkir, D. Le, T. Bjórninen, A. S. M. Sayem, M. Zhadobov, and R. Sauleau Washing Durability of PDMS-Conductive Fabric Composite: Realizing Washable UHF RFID Tags IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters 2019 Journal
18 A. S. M. Sayem, R. B. V. B. Simorangkir, K. P. Esselle, and R. M. Hashmi Development of Robust Transparent Conformal Antennas Based on Conductive Mesh-Polymer Composite for Unobtrusive Wearable Applications IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation 2019 Journal
19 A. S. M. Sayem, R. B. V. B. Simorangkir, K. P. Esselle, and R. M. Hashmi Feasibility Study of PDMS Embedded Transparent Conductive Fabric for the Realization of Transparent Flexible Antennas 13th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2019), 31 March-5 April 2019, Krakow, Poland. 2019 Conference
20 A. S. M. Sayem and K. P. Esselle A Unique, Compact, Lightweight, Flexible and Unobtrusive Antenna for the Applications in Wireless Body Area Networks 13th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS 2019), 16-18 December 2019, Gold Coast, Australia. 2019 Conference
21 R. B. V. B. Simorangkir, S. Feng, A. S. M. Sayem, K. P. Esselle, and Y. Yang PDMS-Embedded Conductive Fabric: A Simple Solution for Fabricating PDMS-Based Wearable Antennas with Robust Performance 12th International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology (ISMICT 2018), 26-28 March 2018, Sydney, Australia. 2018 Conference
22 A. S. M. Sayem, S. M. Abbas, R. M. Hashmi, and K. P. Esselle Feasibility of a Single Port Flexible Antenna Array for Energy Harvesting from Ambient Sources The IEEE Region 10 Symposium (TENSYMP 2018), 04-07 July 2018, Sydney, Australia. 2018 Conference
23 M. M. Rana, A. S. M. Sayem, and M. A. Motin Structured Non-orthogonal ADI-FDTD for EM Scattering from Curved Conducting Bodies AEU- International Journal of Electronics and Communications 2016 Journal
24 A. S. M. Sayem and M. S. Anower A Statistical Approach of Node Estimation in Under Water Wireless Sensor Network Journal of Electrical Engineering 2016 Journal
25 A. S. M. Sayem and M. S. Anower Counting the Number of Nodes in Ocean Wireless Communication Network Journal of Electrical Engineering 2016 Journal
26 A. S. M. Sayem and M. S. Anower A Cross-Correlation Based Node Estimation Technique in Underwater Wireless Communication Network 1st International Conference on Electrical & Electronic Engineering, 4-6 November 2015, Rajshahi, Bangladesh. 2015 Conference
27 M. S. Anower, S. A. H. Chowdhury, J-E-Giti, A. S. M. Sayem, and M.I. Haque Underwater Network Size Estimation Using Cross-Correlation: Selection of Estimation Parameter 9th International Forum on Strategic Technology 2014 Conference
28 M. S. Anower, M. A. Motin, A. S. M. Sayem, and S. A. H. Chowdhury A Node Estimation Technique in Underwater Wireless Sensor Network 2nd International Conference on Informatics, Electronics and Vision, 17 - 18 May 2013, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 2013 Conference
  •  Vice-Chancellor's Commendation for Acedemic Excellence, Macquarie University, Australia, 2021.
  •  Post Graduate Research Fund, Macquarie University, 2018.
  •  Prime Minister Gold Medal, Bangladesh, 2011.
  •  University Gold Medal, Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, 2011.
  •  Student of the Year, RUET, 2009.
  •  Student of the Year, RUET, 2008.
  •  International Research Training Program (iRTP) Scholarship, Australia, 2017-2020.
  •  Technical Education Scholarship, RUET, 2007-2011.
  •  Junior School Scholarship, Rajshahi Education Board, 2000.
  •  Reviewer, Biomaterials Science.
  •  Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation.
  •  Reviewer, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters.
  •  Reviewer, Smart Materials and Structures, IOP.
  •  Reviewer, IEEE Access.
  •  Reviewer, Electronics, MDPI.
  •  Reviewer, Sensors, MDPI.
  •  Reviewer, IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation.
  •  Guest Editor of the Special Issue "Unobtrusive Antennas and Sensors for Next-Generation Wireless Sensing Applications", Sensors, 2022.
  •  Member of the Reviewer Panel, 17th International Workshop on Antenna Technology (IWAT 2022), Dublin, Ireland, 16th to 18th May 2022.
  •  Session Chair, International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (ISAP 2021), 19-22 October 2021, Taipei, Taiwan.
  •  Session Chair, Asia Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC 2021), 28 November-1 December 2021, Brisbane, Australia.
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