Employee Details




Md Aminul Islam

Instructor Class B/Major
Faculty of Electrical & Computer Engineering
mithueee04@gmail.com


Educational Background

Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering (ECSE)

MONASH University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia

December 2014
Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE)

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh.

October 2009

 

Work Experience

Assistant Professor (Instructor Class ‘B’)

Electrical, Electronic and Communication Engineering (EECE), MIST

Responsibilities:

¨     Teaching, lab demonstrating, exam paper marking and thesis supervising of undergraduate and post graduate students, and writing project proposals for establishing new R&D Centre and labs at MIST 

Achievements: EECE department recently got approval for a new VLSI research lab for the students

Nov 2015

 – Present

Teaching Associate

Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering (ECSE), Monash University

Responsibilities:

¨     Lab demonstrating, tutoring and marking in 11 undergraduate courses (Telecommunications, Engineering Design, Signal Processing, Analogue Electronics, Digital System, Computer Architecture, Electromagnetics, Circuits & Control, Wireless & Guided EM, Medical Technology, and Sensors & Artificial Perception)

Achievements: My overall teaching graded as ‘Good or Outstanding’ from 84% students in 2013-15

Sep 2010

– Oct 2015

Research Support Officer

Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering (ECSE), Monash University

Responsibilities:

¨     Experimenting with RFID tags, antennas, and readers using VNA, spectrum analyzer and signal generator

¨     Helping supervisor in (i) writing research proposals for new ARC linkage and discovery project grant applications, (ii) coordinating meeting with industry partners, and (iii) guiding supervisor’s FYP students    

Achievements: produced 2 International Patent publications and 2 Conference articles

Jan 2015

– Oct 2015

 

Engineer, Radio Network Planning

Robi Axiata Bangladesh Limited

Responsibilities:

¨     Site planning, surveying, technical report writing, and physical parameter planning for new BTSs

¨     Logical parameter planning of new BTSs i.e. BCCH, TCH, HSN, BSIC using MapInfo and Aircom ASSET 3G 

¨     KPI analysis and solution providing for new and old BTS sites, and Customers’ Complaint Managing (CMS)

Achievements: After completing 5 tours for a total of 40 days in my BTS coverage zone, I proposed over 320 new BTS sites, and did frequency planning for 30 new BTSs, 5 shared BTSs and 2 IBSs

Nov 2009

-Aug 2010

Related Projects

Multi-bit radio frequency identification for banknotes (ARC LP0989652)

¨    Designed, optimized, fabricated, assembled and tested Dual Polarized (DP) antenna arrays at 4-8 GHz for chipless RFID tag reader, which produced 1 IEEE Transaction (TAP) and 2 IEEE Conference Paper

Oct 2013

– Oct 2014

 

Mount Buller Vehicle Tracking System (Multimedia Victoria Research Grant)

¨     Designed an 8×8 mm-wave array antenna for tracking vehicles at Mt. Buller entry gate, which was successfully demonstrated and selected in the top 3 innovations for Australia in 2012 ARC Report

Feb 2012

– Sep 2013

RFID system capable of reading multiple chipless tags for regional libraries (ARC LP0991435)  

¨    Introduced novel Dual Polarized (DP) chipless RFID systems, and developed  different reader  antennas, which produced 2 IEEE Transaction (TMTT), 1 Journal, and 5 IEEE Conference Papers

Aug 2010

– Jan 2012

Completed undergraduate projects during studying BSc in EEE degree

¨     Microcontroller based (i) Wireless Serial Data Transfer System, (ii) Automatic Traffic Signaling System

 in a junction of five roads, and (iii) Automatic Toll Controlling System in a bridge gate

Jun 2005

– Jun 2009

 

Publications

Patents:

1.    M. A. Islam and N. C. Karmakar, “RFID and apparatus and method therefor”, International patent publication no. WO2013/082666 A1, 13 June 2013.

2.    N. C. Karmakar, M. A. Islam, Y. Yap, A. Azad, and K. Lorentschitsch, “RFID reader and transponders”, International patent publication no. WO2014/085857 A1, 12 June 2014, and United States patent application publication no. US 2015/0310327 A1, 29 October 2015.

Journal Papers:

3.    M. A. Islam and N. C. Karmakar, “A novel compact printable dual-polarized chipless RFID system,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 60, pp. 2142-2151, 2012.

4.    M. A. Islam and N. C. Karmakar, “A 4×4 dual polarized mm-wave ACMPA array for a universal mm-wave chipless RFID tag reader,”  IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 63(4), pp. 1633-1640, 2015.

5.    M. A. Islam and N. C. Karmakar, “Compact printable chipless RFID systems,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 63, pp. 3785-3793, 2015.

6.    M. A. Islam and N. C. Karmakar, “Real-world implementation challenges of a novel dual-polarized compact printable chipless RFID tag,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory & Techniques, vol. 63, pp. 4581-4591, 2015.

7.    M. A. Islam, Y. Yap, N. C. Karmakar, and A. Azad, “Compact printable orientation independent chipless RFID tag,” Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, vol. 33, pp. 55-66, 2012.

Conference Papers:

8.    M. A. Islam and N. C. Karmakar, “Design of a 16-bit ultra-low cost fully printable slot-loaded dual-polarized chipless RFID tag,” in Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC), pp. 1482-1485, 2011.

9.    M. A. Islam, M. S. Bhuiyan and N. C. Karmakar, “A novel compact chipless RFID tag and near-field reader,” in Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC), pp. 1518-1521, 2011.

10. M. A. Islam and N. C. Karmakar, “Compact printable chipless RFID tags using polarization diversity,” in European Microwave Conference (EuMC), pp. 912-915, 2012.

11. M. A. Islam, N. C. Karmakar, and A. Azad, “Aperture coupled UWB microstrip patch antenna array for mm-wave chipless RFID tag reader,” in IEEE Int. Conf. on Technologies and Applications (RFID-TA), pp. 208-211, 2012.

12. M. A. Islam, Y. Yap, N. C. Karmakar, and A. Azad, “Orientation independent compact chipless RFID tag,” in IEEE International Conference on Technologies and Applications (RFID-TA), pp. 137-141, 2012.

13. M. A. Islam, A. Azad, and N. C. Karmakar, “A novel reader architecture for chipless RFID tags”, in Asia-Pacific International Symposium and Exhibition on EMC (APEMC), pp. 193-196, 2013.

14.  M. A. Islam and N. C. Karmakar, “On a compact printable dual polarized chipless RFID tag using slot length variation encoding technique for barcode replacement”, in IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symp (IMS), pp. 1-4, 2015.

15. M. A. Islam and N. C. Karmakar, “A compact printable dual-polarized chipless RFID tag using slot length variation in ‘I’ slot resonators”, in 45th European Microwave Conference (EuMC), pp. 96-99, 2015.