Full Name:
Yasser Mohammed Sabry Gad Aboelmagd
Academic Rank:
Assistant Professor
ASU Email:
yasser.sabry@eng.asu.edu.eg
Departmment:
Electronics and Electrical Communications Engineering
Graduation Year:
2005

Yasser M. Sabry received the B.Sc. and the M.Sc. from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt in 2005 and 2009, respectively. He obtained his Ph.D. from Université Paris-Est, ESIEE Paris, France in 2013. During his Ph.D., Yasser was a key player in developing the SiMOSTTM technology and contributed to the development of NeoSpectraTM, the world’s smallest FTIR spectrometer. From 2015 he is working as an Assistant Professor at the Dept. of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University. He worked with Mentor Graphics Corporation and ITIDA and finally with Si-Ware Systems where he is currently a Senior Staff MEMS Engineer. Dr. Yasser Sabry is a member in the IEEE, OSA and SPIE societies. His current research interests include MEMS, micro-photonics, bio-photonics and fiber sensors.


Degrees:
PhD : October 2013
MSc: June 2009
Awards:
1. Best paper award in 31st National Radio Science Conference 2014, Cairo, Egypt.

2. Best student paper award in SPIE Photonics West 2013, San Francisco, USA.

3. Member in the winner team of the prism award 2014 for photonics innovation. Link: http://www.photonicsprismaward.com/

4. Featured article in OCTnews.org. Link: http://www.octnews.org/articles/5223550/feature-of-the-week-3-9-14-deeply-etched-optical-m/

5. Selected as one of the pioneers in the field of engineering by the Marquise Who's Who in Science and Engineering 2011-2012 (11th Edition).
Books:
1. Yasser M. Sabry, Mohammed Elbanna, Tarek M. Abdolkader and Wael Fikry Farouk, “Simulation of Quantum Ballistic Transport in FinFETs ” in Toward Quantum Fin FET 17 (Lecture Notes in Nanoscale Science and Technology) edited by Weihua Han and Zhiming M. Wang, Springer (2013).

2. Yasser M. Sabry, Diaa Khalil and Tarik Bourouina, “Optical MEMS Interferometers ,” in Interferometers: Fundamentals, Methods and Applications edited by Kystal Harmon, Nova Science Publishers (2015)

Published Research:
1. Alaa Elhady, Y.M. Sabry and Diaa Khalil, “Optical Characterization of High Speed Microscanners Based on Static Slit Profiling Method" accepted for publication in Optics and Lasers in Engineering.

2. Kamal Khalil, Yasser M. Sabry, Khaled Hassan, Ahmed Shebl, Mostafa Soliman, Yomna Eltagoury and Diaa Khalil, “In-line optical MEMS phase modulator and application in ring laser frequency modulation,” J. Quantum Electron. Vol. xx, No. xx, 2016.

3. Noha Gaber, Yasser M. Sabry, Frédéric Marty and Tarik Bourouina, “Optofluidic Fabry-Pérot Micro-Cavities Comprising Curved Surfaces for Homogeneous Liquid Refractometry—Design, Simulation, and Experimental Performance Assessment,” Micromachines Vol. 7, No. 4, 62, April 2016

4. Mazen Erfan, Yasser M. Sabry, Mohammad Sakr, Bassem Mortada, Mostafa Medhat and Diaa Khalil, “On-Chip Micro-Electro-Mechanical System Fourier Transform Infrared (MEMS FT-IR) Spectrometer-Based Gas Sensing,” Appl. Spectrosc. Vol. xx, No. xx, May 2016.

5. Bassem Mortada, Mazen Erfan, Mostafa Medhat, Yasser M. Sabry, Bassam Saadany and Diaa Khalil, “Wideband Optical MEMS Interferometer Enabled by Multi-Mode Interference Waveguides,” J. Lightwave Technol. Vol. xx, No. xx, 2016.

6. Yasser M. Sabry; Yomna Eltagoury; Ahmed Shebl, Mostafa Soliman; Mohamed Sadek and Diaa Khalil, “In-plane deeply-etched optical MEMS notch filter with high- speed tunability," J. Opt. Vol. 17, No. 12, 125703, October 2015

7. Yasser M. Sabry, Diaa Khalil, Bassam Saadany and Tarik Bourouina, “Curved Silicon Micromirror for Linear Displacement-to-Angle Conversion with Uniform Spot Size,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. Vol. 21, No. 4, July/August 2015.

8. Haitham Omran, Yasser M. Sabry, Mohamed Sadek, Khalid Hassan and Diaa Khalil, “Wideband Sub-Wavelength Deeply Etched Multilayer Silicon Mirrors for Tunable Optical Filters and SS-OCT Applications,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. Vol. 21, No. 4, July/August 2015.


9. Yasser M. Sabry, Diaa Khalil and Tarik Bourouina, “Monolithic silicon-micromachined free-space optical interferometers onchip”, Laser Photonics Rev. 9, 1–24 (2015).


10. Yasser M. Sabry, Diaa Khalil, Bassam Saadany and Tarik Bourouina, “In-plane external fiber Fabry–Perot cavity comprising silicon micromachined concave mirror,” J. Micro/Nanolith. MEMS MOEMS 13, 011110 (2014).

11. Yasser M. Sabry, Diaa Khalil, Bassam Saadany and Tarik Bourouina, “Multi-step etching of three-dimensional sub-millimeter curved silicon microstructures with in-plane principal axis,” Microelectron. Eng. 114, 78-84 (2014).

12. Haitham Omran, Yasser M. Sabry, Mohamed Sadek, Khald Hassan, Mohammed Y. Shalaby and Diaa Khalil, “Deeply-Etched Optical MEMS Tunable Filter for Swept Laser Source Applications,” Photonic. Technol. Lett. PP(99), 1 (2013). Featured article in OCTnews.org: http://www.octnews.org/articles/5223550/feature-of-the-week-3-9-14-deeply-etched-optical-m/.


13. Yasser M. Sabry, Bassam Saadany, Diaa Khalil and Tarik Bourounia, “Silicon micromirror of three-dimensional curvature enabling lensless efficient coupling of free space light” Nature Light Sci. Appl. 2, e94 (2013). [Most downloaded article in JLSA in August 2013].

14. Yasser M. Sabry, Bassam Saadany, Diaa Khalil and Tarik Bourounia, “Integrated wide angle optical microscanner” Optic. Express, 21, 13906-13916 (2013). [Selected as featured article in advances in engineering]

15. Mohammed M. El-Banna, Yasser M. Sabry, W. Fikry, O. A. Omar. “Partial-Coupled Mode-Space” A new Approach for Efficient Simulation of Ballistic Quantum Transport in Multi-gate Devices, J Am Sci 9, 329-338 (2013).

16. Yasser M. Sabry, Mostafa Medhat, Bassam Saadany, Tarik Bourouina and Diaa Khalil,” Parameter extraction of MEMS combdrive near-resonance equivalent circuit: physically-based technique for a unique solution” J. Micro/Nanolith. MEMS MOEMS 11, 021205 (2012).

17. Yasser M. Sabry, Tarek M. Abdolkader and Wael Fikry Farouk, “Simulation of quantum transport in double-gate MOSFETs using the non-equilibrium Green's function formalism in real-space: A comparison of four methods”, Int. J. Numer. Model. 24, 322–334 (2011).

Published Research in Confernces:
1. Mazen Erfan, Yasser M. Sabry, Bassem Mortada, Khaled Sharaf and Diaa Khalil, “Mid Infra-Red MEMS FTIR Spectrometer,” Presented in SPIE Photonics West – OPTO, San Francisco, February 2016.

2. Muhammad A. Othman, Yasser M. Sabry, Mohamed Sadek, Ismail M. Nassar and Diaa Khalil, “Deeply-etched micromirror with vertical slit and metallic coating enabling transmission-type optical MEMS filters,” Presented in SPIE Photonics West – OPTO, San Francisco, February 2016.

3. Yomna Eltagoury, Yasser M. Sabry and Diaa Khalil, “Novel Fourier transform infrared spectrometer architecture based on cascaded Fabry-Perot interferometers,” Presented in SPIE Photonics West – OPTO, San Francisco, February 2016.

4. Momen Anwar, Yasser M. Sabry, Philippe Basset, Frédéric Marty, Tarik Bourouina and Diaa Khalil, “Black silicon-based infrared radiation source,” Presented in SPIE Photonics West – OPTO, San Francisco, February 2016.

5. George Albert, Yasser M. Sabry and Diaa Khalil, “Beating Signal Power Level Improvement in Ring Lasers Based on Coupled Ring Resonators”, Presented in 33rd National Radio Science Conference (NRSC), Aswan, February 2016 [Best paper award].

6. Ahmed Shebl, Ahmed M. Othman, Ashraf Mahmoud, George Albert, Yasser M. Sabry, Khaled Sharaf, Diaa Khalil, “Ring Laser Gyroscope Based on Standard Single-Mode Fiber and Semiconductor Optical Amplifier ,” Presented in 33rd National Radio Science Conference (NRSC), Aswan, February 2016


7. Ahmed A. Elsayed, Mohammad Sakr, Mazen Erfan, Yasser M. Sabry and Diaa Khalil, “On the Environmental Gas Sensing Using MEMS FTIR Spectrometer in the Near-Infrared Region”, Presented in 33rd National Radio Science Conference (NRSC), Aswan, February 2016.

8. Yasser M. Sabry, Tarik Bourouina and Diaa Khalil, “Optical coupling of cylindrical micromirrors in micro-optical benches,” In 32nd National Radio Science Conference (NRSC) 2015, Egypt, March 2015.
9. Yomna M. Eltagoury, Mostafa Soliman, Mohamed Sadek, Yasser M. Sabry and Diaa Khalil, “High frequency in-plane MEMS actuator,” In 32nd National Radio Science Conference (NRSC) 2015, Egypt, March 2015. [Best student paper award].

10. Yasser M. Sabry, Yomna M. Eltagoury, Ahmed Shebl, Mostafa Soliman, Mohamed Sadek, Diaa Khalil, “Fiber-coupled Fabry-Pérot notch filter combining in-plane axis, high speed MEMS tunability and large etching depth,” SPIE, Photonics West 2015, USA, February 2015.

11. Kamal Khalil, Fares Al-Arifi, Mohammed Al-Otaibi, Yasser M. Sabry, Diaa Khalil, “Bidirectional single-longitudinal mode SOA-fiber ring laser based on optical filter-assisted gain starvation,” SPIE, Photonics West 2015, USA, February 2015.

12. Ahmed Shebl, Khaled Hassan, Fares Al-Arifi, Mohammed Al-Otaibi, Yasser M. Sabry, Diaa Khalil, “Thermal stability of multi-longitudinal mode laser beating frequencies in hybrid semiconductor-fiber ring lasers,” SPIE, Photonics West 2015, USA, February 2015.

13. Kamal Khalil, Khaled Hassan, Ahmed Shebl, Mostafa Soliman, Fares Al-Arifi, Mohammed Al-Otaibi, Yomna M. Eltagoury, Yasser M. Sabry, Diaa Khalil, “MEMS-based frequency modulation of fiber ring laser,” SPIE, Photonics West 2015, USA, February 2015.


14. Haitham Omran, Yasser M. Sabry, Khaled Hassan and Diaa Khalil “Deeply-etched 1 micron-thick silicon layers enabling 170-nm bandwidth highly-reflective Bragg mirrors”, International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics Glasgow, Scotland, 2014.

15. Yomna M. Eltagoury, Mostafa Soliman, Mohammed Al-Otaibi, Yasser M. Sabry, Mohamed Sadek and Diaa Khalil, “In-plane comb-drive actuator with high frequency-displacement product for micro-optical bench applications”, International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics Glasgow, Scotland, 2014.


16. Bassem Mortada, Yasser M. Sabry, Muhammad Nagi, Khaled Hassan, Bassam Saaday, Tarik Bourouina and Diaa Khalil, “High-throughput deeply-etched scanning Michelson interferometer on-chip”, International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics Glasgow, Scotland, 2014.

17. Kamal Khalil, Khaled Hassan, Ahmed Shebl, Mostafa Soliman, Yomna M. Eltagoury, Mohammed Al-Otaibi, Yasser M. Sabry and Diaa Khalil, “MEMS corner-cube transmission-type optical phase modulator in DRIE technology”, International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics Glasgow, Scotland, 2014.


18. Yasser M. Sabry, Haitham Omran and Diaa Khalil “Intrinsic Improvement of Diffraction-Limited Resolution in Optical MEMS Fourier-Transform Spectrometers”, 31st National Radio Science Conference (NRSC2014). [Best paper award].


19. Yasser M. Sabry, Diaa Khalil, Bassam Saadany, and Tarik Bourouina, “Inclination-independent transformation of light beams using high-throughput uniquely-curved micromirrors”, The 27th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, January 2014.

20. Haitham Omran, Yasser M. Sabry, Mohamed Sadek, Khaled Hassan, Mohammed Y. Shalaby, and Diaa Khalil, “MEMS optical tunable filter based on free-standing sub-wavelength silicon layers”, SPIE MOEMS-MEMS, Photonics West 2014, USA, February 2014.

21. Yasser M. Sabry, Diaa Khalil, Bassam Saadany and Tarik Bourouina, “Three-dimensional collimation of in-plane-propagating light using silicon micromachined mirror”, SPIE MOEMS-MEMS, Photonics West 2014, USA, February 2014.

22. Alaa Eldin S. M. El Hady, Yasser M. Sabry, M. Yehia, and D. Khalil, “Dual-fiber OCT measurements”, SPIE BiOS, Photonics West 2014, USA, February 2014.

23. Yasser Sabry, Diaa Khalil, Bassam Saadany, and Tarik Bourouina, “Wide steering angle microscanner based on curved surface” SPIE MOEMS-MEMS, Photonics West 2013, pp. 86160F-86160F (2013) [Best student paper award].

24. Yasser Sabry, Tarik Bourouina, Bassam Saadany, and Diaa Khalil, “In-plane diffraction loss free optical cavity using coated optical fiber and silicon micromachined spherical mirror” SPIE MOEMS-MEMS, Photonics West 2013, pp. 86160P-86160P (2013) .

25. Mohammed M. El-Banna, Yasser M. Sabry, Wael Fikry, Tarek M. Abdolkader, Omar A. Omar, “Simulation of Quantum Transport in Double Gate MOSFETs: Coupled-Mode Space versus Real Space”, ICET, pp. 1-5 (2012).

26. Diaa Khalil , Yasser Sabry, Haitham Omran, Mostafa Medhat, Amr Hafez, and Bassam Saadany, “Characterization of MEMS FTIR Spectrometer “,SPIE MOEMS-MEMS, pp. 86160P-86160P (2011).

27. Mohammed El-Banna, Yasser M. Sabry, Wael Fikry and Omar A. Omar, “Partial-coupled mode space for quantum transport simulation in nanoscale double-gate MOSFET” in International Conference on Microelectronics ICM, pp.303:306 (2010).

28. Yasser Sabry, Mostafa Medhat, Bassam Saadany, Amr Safwat and Diaa Khalil, “Optical Characterization Technique for MEMS Comb Drive Resonators”, International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, pp. 127:128 (2009).

29. Yasser M. Sabry, Tarek M. Abdolkader and Wael Fikry Farouk,” Quantum Transport Based Simulation and Design Optimization of a 10 nm FinFET”, in Design and Technology of Integrated Systems in Nanoscal Era DTIS, pp.125:129 (2009).

30. Yasser M. Sabry, Amr Attaby, Tarek M. Abdolkader and Wael Fikry Farouk, “Inspection of the Contact Block Reduction Method for Quantum Transport Simulation of FinFETs”, in National Radio Science Conference NRSC, pp. 1-8 (2009).

31. Yasser M. Sabry, Mohammed T. Abdel-Hafez, Tarek M. Abdolkader and Wael Fikry Farouk, “A Computationally Efficient Method for Quantum Transport Simulation of Double-Gate MOSFETs”, in National Radio Science Conference NRSC, pp. 1-8 (2009).

32. M. Abd El Hakim, Yasser M. Sabry, Yousry Elmaghraby, Tarek M.Abdolkader and Wael Fikry , “Gate Leakage in Low Standby Power 16 nm Gate Length Double-Gate MOSFETs“, in National Radio Science Conference NRSC, pp. 1-9 (2009).

33. Yasser M. Sabry, Ahmed Hareedy and Mohamed Selim “Novel Method for Modeling IBIS Four-Level Hysteresis Behavior in an Analog Simulator”, in Electronics Packaging Technology Conference EPTC, pp.1403:1408 (2008).

34. Yasser M. Sabry, Tarek M. Abdolkader and Wael Fikry Farouk, “Uncoupled Mode-Space Simulation Validity for Double Gate MOSFETs,” in International Conference on Microelectronics ICM, pp.364:365 (2007).

Educational and Research Projects:
2007-2008: Optical Fiber Sensor Project (Optical Engineer)

2008-2009: Miniaturized MEMS Spectrometer: funded by ITIDA –ITAC PDP Program Ministry of Comm. Egypt (Senior Characterization Engineer).

2009-2010: Integrated High Resolution Optical MEMS Spectrometer funded by RDI Programe, EU-Egypt Innovation fund (Senior MOEMS Design Engineer).

2012-2013: MEMS Optical Coherence Tomography Module funded by the NTRA and ITIDA Ministry of Comm. Egypt (Technical Lead)

2014-2016: MEMS IR gas sensor Module funded by RDI Programe, EU-Egypt Innovation fund (Technical Lead/Project Manager)

2016-2017: Finesse-Enhanced Optical Tunable Filter for Gas Sensing Applications funded by FabCat Ministry of Comm. Egypt (Co Principal Investigator)

2016-2017: Compact MEMS Scanner for High-speed Light Beam Steering funded by FabCat Ministry of Comm. Egypt (Principal Investigator)
Consulting and Engineering Projects:

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