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Name Dr. Muhammad Ali Riaz
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Telecommunication Engineering (Taxila)
Highest Qualification Ph.D. Telecommunication Engineering, UET Taxila
Specialization Chipless RFID, Microwave and millimeter wave circuits
Phone No +92-51-9047-913
Cell No On Request
Fax No N.A.
Email [email protected]

Ph.D. Telecommunication Engineering (2019)

University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila


M.S. Electrical Engineering (2010)

Iowa State University
U.S.A.


B.S. Electrical Engineering (2009)

Iowa State University
U.S.A.

Recently published research work in ISI indexed journals:

  • Novel Butterfly Slot Based Chipless RFID Tag
  • Novel QR-incorporated chipless RFID tag
  • A chipless RFID tag for smart temporal applications
  • Novel T-shaped resonator based chipless RFID tag
  • FSS inspired polarization insensitive chipless RFID tag
  • Triangular loop resonator based compact chipless RFID tag
  • Texture representation through overlapped multi-oriented tri-scale local binary pattern

Chipless RFID, Microwave and millimeter wave circuits, Electromagnetic signature, Data encoding circuits

Impact Factor Journal Papers:

[1] A. Saeed, Fawad, M. J. Khan, H. Shahid, S. I. Naqvi, M. A. Riaz, M. S. Khan, Y. Amin, "An Accurate Texture Complexity Estimation for Quality-Enhanced and Secure Image Steganography," IEEE Access 8 (2020) 21613-21630 (DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2968217)

[2] L. Shahid, H. Shahid, M. A. Riaz, S. I. Naqvi, M. J. Khan, M. S. Khan, Y. Amin, J. Loo, "Chipless RFID Tag for Touch Event Sensing and Localization," IEEE Access 8 (2019) 502-513 (DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2961691)

[3] N. Tariq, M. A. Riaz, H. Shahid, M. J. Khan, Y. Amin, H. Tenhunen, "A Novel Kite-Shaped Chipless RFID Tag for Low-Profile Applications," IETE Journal of Research (2019) 1-8 (DOI: 10.1080/03772063.2019.1691061)

[4] I. Jabeen, A. Ejaz, M. A. Riaz, M. J. Khan, A. Akram, Y. Amin, H. Tenhunen, "Miniaturized Elliptical Slot Based Chipless RFID Tag for Moisture Sensing," Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal 34 (2019) 1366-1372

[5] N. Tariq, M. A. Riaz, H. Shahid, M. J. Khan, M. S. Khan, Y. Amin, J. Loo, H. Tenhunen, "Orientation Independent Chipless RFID Tag Using Novel Trefoil Resonators," IEEE Access 7 (2019) 122398 - 122407 (DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2937131)

[6] S. I. Naqvi, A. H. Naqvi, F. Arshad, M. A. Riaz, M. A. Azam, M. S. Khan, Y. Amin, J. Loo, H. Tenhunen, "An integrated antenna system for 4G and millimeter-wave 5G future handheld devices," IEEE Access 7 (2019) 116555-116566 (DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2936513) 

[7] A. Saeed, Fawad, M.J. Khan, M. A. Riaz, H. Shahid, M. S. Khan, Y. Amin, J. Loo, H. Tenhunen,  "Robustness-Driven Hybrid Descriptor for Noise-Deterrent Texture Classification," IEEE Access 7 (2019) 110116-110127 (DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2932687)

[8] Fawad, M.J. Khan, M. A. Riaz, H. Shahid, M. S. Khan, Y. Amin, J. Loo, H. Tenhunen,  "Texture Representation Through Overlapped Multi-Oriented Tri-Scale Local Binary Pattern," IEEE Access 7 (2019) 66668-66679 (DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2918004)

[9] H. Shahid, M. A. Riaz, Y. Amin, A. Akram, J. Loo and H. Tenhunen, “Novel QR-incorporated chipless RFID tag”, IEICE Electron. Express 16 (2019) 20180843 (DOI: 10.1587/elex.16.20180843)

[10] M. A. Riaz, Y. Abdullah, H. Shahid, Y. Amin, A. Akram, and H. Ten-hunen, “Novel butterfly slot based chipless RFID tag,” Radioengineering, 27 (2018) 776-783 (DOI: 10.13164/re.2018.0776)

[11] A. Zahra, H. Shahid, M. A. Riaz, Y. Amin, H. Tenhunen: " A chipless RFID tag for smart temporal applications", Int. J. RF. Microw. Comput. Aided Eng. (2018) e21405 (DOI: 10.1002/mmce.21405)

[12] M. A. Riaz, H. Shahid, S. Z. Aslam, Y. Amin, A. Akram, H. Tenhunen: "Novel T-shaped resonator based chipless RFID tag", IEICE Electron. Express 14 (2017) 20170728 (DOI: 10.1587/elex.14.20170728)

[13] M.S. Iqbal, H. Shahid, M. A. Riaz, S. Rauf, Y. Amin, H. Tenhunen: "FSS inspired polarization insensitive chipless RFID tag", IEICE Electron. Express 14 (2017) 20170243 (DOI: 10.1587/elex.14.20170243)

[14] S. Rauf, M. A. Riaz, H. Shahid, M.S. Iqbal, Y. Amin, H. Tenhunen: "Triangular loop resonator based compact chipless RFID tag", IEICE Electron. Express 14 (2017) 20161262 (DOI: 10.1587/elex.14.20161262)

 

Conference Paper:

[15] R. Dai, J. D. McCalley, D. C. Aliprantis, V. Ajjarapu, T. Das, D. Wu, M. A. Riaz, and R.U. Imtiaz, “Hierarchical control for hybrid wind systems”, in Proc. North Amer. Power Symp.(NAPS), Starkville, MS, Oct. 4–6, 2009.

On-going:

  • Chipless RFID tag employing frequency shift encoding for compact applications
  • Trucated octagon resonator based chipless RFID tag
  • Minimizing harmonic effects in chipless RFID resonators   

Completed:

  • A chipless RFID tag for smart temporal applications
  • Novel T-shaped resonator based chipless RFID tag
  • FSS inspired polarization insensitive chipless RFID tag
  • Triangular loop resonator based compact chipless RFID tag
  • Director, Undergraduate Studies (18-07-2019 to 20-10-2019)
  • Laboratory Director, Electronics and Measurement Lab, Telecommunication Engineering Department
  • OBE Assessment Coordinator for Telecommunication Engineering Department
  • Member, Assessment Team of Telecommunication Engineering Department, Quality Enhancement Cell
  • Graduate Course Advisor, Telecommunication Engineering Department
  • Member, Graduate Scrutiny Committee (Telecom. Engineering), Controller of Examinations Office
  • Time Table Manager, Telecommunication Engineering Department (2011 to 2016)
  • Developed the Electronics and Measurements Lab at Telecommunication Engineering Department UET Taxila in coordination with Dr. Muhammad Khawar Islam

Assistant Professor (Oct 2013 - present)
Department of Telecommunication Engineering, University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila

Lecturer (Feb 2011 - Oct 2013)
Department of Telecommunication Engineering, University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila

Research Assistant (Jan 2009 - Dec 2010)
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Iowa State University

  • Worked in collaboration with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE) as client, in a team of 4 members on “Advanced Dispatch for Wind Hybrid Systems”
  • Researched existing mathematical models & parameters for Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES)
  • Designed simulation model for constant volume and pressure storage configuration CAES using Simulink
  • Verified CAES simulation model using operational data of existing CAES plant in Huntorf, Germany
  • Designed simulation model for system comprising wind farm, electric load and CAES
  • Performed economic analysis of CAES configurations coupled with and without small and large scale wind farms
  • Presented research work in Iowa Wind Energy Association Conference in Ames, Iowa, 2010

Teaching Assistant (Aug 2009 – May 2010)
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Iowa State University

  • Worked closely with the faculty of Electrical & Computer Engineering to implement academic policies
  • Assisted undergraduate students in learning Electric Circuit Analysis class & laboratory material
  • Instructed laboratory experiments to undergraduate students & assisted in preparing laboratory reports
  • Graded quizzes & home works on a weekly basis to keep students updated with their performance
  • Held office hours on weekly basis to assist students with their queries about the course material taught in class
  • Proctored exams of students having exam accommodations due to disability
  • Maintained records of grades obtained by students in quizzes & home works
  • Member, IEEE
  • Member, Pakistan Engineering Council
  • Member, The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, Japan

Current Course Website:

https://aliriaz.coursesites.com/

Courses Taught

  • TE 302 "Control Systems"                 Fall 2011/12/13/14/15/16/17/18 (U.E.T. Taxila)
  • TE 203 "Circuit Analysis"                  Summer/Fall 2011 (U.E.T. Taxila)
  • TE 207 "Amplifiers & Oscillators"       Spring 2011/12/13/14/15/16/17/18/19 (U.E.T. Taxila)
  • TE 104 "Applied Physics"                  Spring 2011 (U.E.T. Taxila)

Laboratories Conducted

  • TE 203 "Circuit Analysis"                                   Summer 2011 (U.E.T. Taxila)
  • TE 207 "Amplifiers & Oscillators"                        Spring 2011/16/17 (U.E.T. Taxila)
  • TE 104 "Applied Physics"                                   Spring 2011 (U.E.T. Taxila)
  • EE 442 "Introduction to Circuits and Instruments"Spring 2010 (Iowa State Univ)
  • EE 201 "Electric Circuits"                                    Fall 2009 (Iowa State Univ)

Teaching Assistant

  • EE 442 "Introduction to Circuits and Instruments"       Spring 2010 (Iowa State Univ, USA)
  • EE 201 "Electric Circuits"                                           Fall 2009 (Iowa State Univ, USA)
  • Dean’s Honor list at Iowa State University for academic excellence Spring 08 – Spring 09
  • College of Engineering Scholarship Award at Iowa State University Fall 08–Spring 09
  • International Students & Scholars Scholarship Award at Iowa State University Fall 07–Fall 08
  • Iowa Wind Energy Conference, Ames, Iowa, USA, April 2010
  • North Amer. Power Symp.(NAPS), Starkville, MS, USA, Oct. 4–6, 2009

​​​​​​1. Engr. Atif Ayub, M.S. Telecommunication Engineering, 2020

2. Engr. Nimra Tariq, M.S. Telecommunication Engineering, (2k17 Session)

3. Engr. Asim Abbas, M.S. Telecommunication Engineering, 2019

4. Engr. Yassin Abdullah, M.S. Telecommunication Engineering, 2019

5. Engr. Ameer Taimour Khan, M.S. Telecommunication Engineering, 2018

6. Engr. Shahid Rauf, M.S. Telecommunication Engineering, 2017

  • National Instruments: RF & Microwave Seminar, April 17, 2018, Islamabad
  • International CST Workshop on EM Solvers and Antenna Design at NUST, RIMMS (26-28 November, 2017)

Engr. Taiba Khalil (2k18 Session) 2018-2021

ACTSENA, Principal Investigator: Engr. Dr. Yasar Amin