Amr M. E. Safwat

Professor at Electronics Engineering and Electrical Communications


Career Information

Professor at : 2013-09-23
Assistant Professor at : 2008-05-26
Teacher at : 2003-03-31
Teacher Assistant at : 1997-03-23
Demonstrator at : 1993-12-28

Academic Information


Brief

Amr M. E. Safwat received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. in electronics and electrical communication engineering from Ain Shams University in 1993 and 1997, respectively, the BSc in accounting from Ain Shams University in 1997, and the MSc and Ph.D. from University of Maryland at College Park in electrical engineering, in 2000 and 2001, respectively. From Aug. 2001 to Aug. 2002, he was with Cascade Microtech Inc. where he co-invented the RF infinity probes. In Aug. 2002, he joined the Electronics and Communication Engineering Department, Ain Shams University, where he is currently, full professor.

Prof. Safwat had held visiting professor positions at Otto-Von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany (Sept. 04-Nov. 04), “Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble”, Grenoble, France (Sept. 05-Nov. 05), and the Radio Laboratory and MilliLab, University of Aalto, Finland (Jul. 06-Jun. 07). He has 8 issued US patents, and 115 international journal and conference papers.

Prof. Safwat was a recipient of the Egyptian encouragement state prize for engineering sciences, in 2007 and 2014, and the first class medal of excellence from the president of Egypt in 2017. His research interests include metamaterial, microwave passive planar structures, and microwave photonics.

Awards

• First class medal of Excellence conferred by the President of Arab Republic of Egypt (2017)
• Egyptian state incentive award for engineering sciences (2014)
• Misr Elkheir scientific publication award for physical sciences (2013)
• Egyptian state incentive award for engineering sciences (2007)

Articles

1. M. H. A. Elsawaf and A. M. E. Safwat, "Single-ended-to-balanced rat-race coupler with wideband common-mode suppression," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, Vol. 69, No. 4, pp. 2036-2040, Apr. 2022
2. M. Elsawaf and A.M.E. Safwat, “Wideband high-CMRR fully differential couplers using multi-mode star-junction," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques Vol. 69, No. 6, pp. 3015-3022, Jun. 2021.
3. M. Elsheikh, N. Ammar, and A.M.E. Safwat, "Analysis and design guidelines for wideband CRLH SRR-loaded coplanar waveguide," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques Vol. 68, No. 7, pp. 2562-2570, Jul. 2020.
4. M. Elsheikh and A.M.E. Safwat, "Geometrical modeling of strip-loaded CPW and its application to air-bridge free all CPW Wilkinson power dividers," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques Vol. 67, No. 8, pp. 3370-3376, Aug. 2019.
5. M. Elsheikh, A.M.E. Safwat, and H. ElHennawy, "High-Efficiency AMC loaded dipole above FR4 substrate," EuMA International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 401-407, May 2019.
6. M. Elsheikh and A.M.E. Safwat, "Wide-band modeling of SRR-loaded coplanar waveguide," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 67, No. 3, pp. 851-860, Mar. 2019.
7. A. Nasr and A.M.E. Safwat, "Tightly coupled directional coupler using slotted-microstrip line," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 66, No. 10, pp. 4462-4470, Oct. 2018
8. M. Mostafa, T. Abuelfadl, and A.M.E. Safwat, “AMC loaded folded dipole with heart-shaped radiation pattern,” Electronics Letters, Vol. 54, No. 18, pp. 1061 – 1062, Sep. 2018.
9. A.M.E. Safwat, T. Abuelfadl, A. Mahmoud, and H. Elhennawy, “A glimpse of the microwave education and research activities in Egypt,” IEEE Microwave Magazine, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 120-124, April 2018. (invited paper).
10. M.I. Ibrahim, M.G. Ahmed, M. El-Nozahy, A.M.E. Safwat, and H. Elhennawy “Design and performance analysis of a miniature, dual-frequency, millimeter wave linear phased array antenna,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 65, No. 12, pp. 7029-7037, Dec. 2017.
11. A. Nasr and A.M.E. Safwat, "Multimode coplanar waveguide cross-junction: Equivalent circuit model and air-bridge free applications," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 65, No. 10, pp. 3753-3760, Oct. 2017.
12. Islam A. Mashaly, Khaled Nassar, Sally I. El-Henawy, Mohamed W. N. Mohamed, Ola Galal, Ali Darwish, Osama N. Hassan, and Amr M. E. Safwat, “A prismatic daylight redirecting fenestration system for southern skies,” Renewable Energy, Vol. 109, pp. 202-212, 2017.
13. S. ElHenawy, A. Omar, A.M.E. Safwat, and H. Elhennawy, “Multi-band CRLH loaded patch antenna,” Applied Physics A, Vol. 123, No. 1, Jan. 2017.
14. S. Nahar, M. Shafee, S. Blin, A. Pénarier, P. Nouvel, D. Coquillat, A.M.E. Safwat, W. Knap and M. M. Hella, “Wide modulation bandwidth terahertz detection in 130 nm CMOS Technology”, The European Physical Journal Applied Physics, Vol. 76, No. 2, Oct. 2016.
15. D. Elsheakh and A.M.E. Safwat, “Compact 3D USB dongle monopole antenna for mobile wireless communication bands”, EuMA International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, Vol. 6, No. 6, pp. 639 - 644, Dec. 2014.
16. D. Elsheakh and A.M.E. Safwat, “Slow-wave quad-band printed inverted-F antenna (IFA)”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 62, No. 8, pp. 4396-4401, Aug. 2014.
17. S.I. El-Henawy, M.W.N. Mohamed, I.A. Mashaly, O. N. Mohamed, O. Galal, I. Taha, K. Nassar, and A.M.E. Safwat, “Illumination of dense urban areas by light redirecting panels”, Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue S3, pp. A895-A907, 2014.
18. M. Ibrahim and A.M.E. Safwat, “Metamaterial inspired penta-band monopole antenna,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 12, pp. 1684-1687, 2013.
19. A. R. Raslan, and A.M.E. Safwat, “N-Internal port design for wide band electrically small antennas with application for UHF band,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 61, No. 9, pp. 4431-4437, Sept. 2013.
20. A.M.E. Safwat, A.A. Ibrahim, M. Othman, M. Shafee and T. M. Abuelfadl, “Stub based Equivalent circuit models for even/odd mode dual CRLH unit cells,” Progress in Electromagnetic Research PIER M, Vol. 30, pp. 195-209, 2013.
21. M. Othman, T. Abuelfadl, and A. M. E. Safwat, “Dual and wide-band inductively-loaded dipole-based antennas for WLAN/UMTS Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 61, No. 3, pp. 1430-1435, Mar. 2013.
22. A. R. Raslan, A. A. Ibrahim and A.M.E. Safwat, “Resonant type antennas loaded with CRLH unit cell,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 12, pp. 23-26, 2013.
23. M. Othman, T. Abuelfadl, and A.M.E. Safwat, “Dual-band low-profile stripline-fed Z-antenna,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 55, No. 2, pp. 286-290, Feb. 2013.
24. A.A. Ibrahim, A.M.E. Safwat, and H. El-Hennawy, “All planar compact size microstrip CRLH arbitrary Coupling directional coupler,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 55, No. 1, pp. 115-119, Jan. 2013.
25. A.M.E. Safwat, “Letter-Shaped Microstrip Ground Slots”, EuMA International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 523–528, 2012.
26. A. A. Ibrahim and A.M.E. Safwat, “Microstrip-Fed Monopole Antennas Loaded with CRLH Unit Cells,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 60, No. 9, pp. 4027-4036, Sept. 2012.
27. D. Elsheakh, and A.M.E. Safwat, “Meander-line loaded planar monopole antennas,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 54, No. 8, pp. 1851-1854, Aug. 2012.
28. A. Alwakil, and A.M.E. Safwat, “Left-handed behavior of coplanar waveguide open-circuited shunt stub,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components letters, Vol. 22, No. 6, pp. 306-308, June 2012.
29. A. Alwakil, and A.M.E. Safwat, “Simple CAD model for direct coupled double split ring resonators,” IET Electronics letters, Vol. 48, No. 10, pp. 580-581, May 2012.
30. A. A. Ibrahim, A.M.E. Safwat, and H. El-Hennawy, “'Uniplanar bridgeless CPW-to-Slotline transition and its application to CPW balun,” IET Electronics letters, Vol. 48, No. 8, pp. 443-444, April 2012
31. M. Abdel Aziz, F. Podevin, A.M.E. Safwat, A. Vilcot and P. Ferrari, “Slow-wave high-Q coplanar striplines in CMOS technology and their RLCG model,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 54, No. 2, pp. 650-654, Mar. 2012
32. A.M.E. Safwat, and A. Alwakil “Composite right/left-handed coplanar waveguide feeding array of slot antennas,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 54, No. 1, pp. 103-107, Jan. 2012.
33. A. A. Ibrahim, A.M.E. Safwat and H. El-Hennawy, “Triple-band microstrip monopole antenna loaded with CRLH unit cell,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 10, pp. 1547-1550, Dec. 2011.
34. D. Elsheakh, and A.M.E. Safwat, “Ultra-Broad and Multi- Band 3D-Monopole Antennas,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 53, No. 12, pp. 2843-2846, Dec. 2011.
35. A.M.E. Safwat, "Dual mode composite right-left handed unit cells" Applied Physics A, Materials Science & Processing Vol. 103, pp. 537–540, 2011.
36. A.M.E. Safwat and T.M. Abuelfadl, “Coupled lines from filter to composite right/left handed-cells,” Progress in Electromagnetic Research PIER B, Vol. 26, pp. 451-469, 2010
37. M. Shafee, A.M. Mahmoud, and A.M.E. Safwat, “Theory and applications of high impedance wires,” Progress in Electromagnetic Research PIER C, Vol. 17, pp. 67-78, 2010
38. A. Fouda, A.M.E. Safwat and H. El-Hennawy, “On the applications of the coupled line composite right/left-handed unit cell,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (T-MTT), Vol. 58, No. 6 , pp. 1584-1591, Jun. 2010.
39. A.M.E. Safwat, “High impedance wire composite right/left-handed transmission lines,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 52, No. 6 , pp. 1390-1393, Jun. 2010.
40. M. Abdel Aziz, A.M.E. Safwat, F. Podevin, and A. Vilcot, “Coplanar waveguide filters based on multi-behavior etched-ground stubs,” IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 816 – 824, Dec. 2009.
41. A.M.E. Safwat, “Microstrip coupled line composite right/left-handed unit cell,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components letters, Vol. 19, No. 7, pp. 434 – 436, July 2009.
42. A.M. Mahmoud, M.A. Wahby, and A.M.E. Safwat, “Microstrip balun over high impedance wire-ground,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components letters, Vol. 19, No. 7, pp. 443 – 445, July 2009.
43. A.M.E. Safwat, S. Tretyakov, A. Raisanen, “Defected-ground and patch-loaded planar transmission lines,” IET Proceedings, Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 195 – 204, Mar. 2009.
44. H.E. Kotb , A.M.E. Safwat, H. Boghdady , and D.A.M. Khalil, “RF optoelectronic oscillator using a directly modulated semiconductor laser and a fiber optical ring filter,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 51, No. 2 , pp. 470-475, Feb. 2009.
45. M. Abdel Aziz, H. Issa, D. Kaddour, F. Podevin, A.M.E. Safwat, E. Pistono, J.-M. Duchamp, A. Vilcot and P. Ferrari, “Shielded coplanar striplines for RF integrated applications,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 51, No. 2 , pp. 352 – 358, Feb. 2009.
46. A.M.E. Safwat, S. Tretyakov, A. Raisanen, “High impedance wire,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 6, pp. 631 – 634, Dec. 2007.
47. M. A. Salah-Eddin and A.M.E. Safwat, “Defected-ground coupled microstrip lines and its application in wideband balun,” IET Proceedings, Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 893 – 899, Aug. 2007.
48. M. A. Salah-Eddin and A.M.E. Safwat, “Defected-ground coupled microstrip lines bandpass filter with suppressed spurious resonances,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 49, No. 8 , pp. 2038 – 2039, Aug. 2007.
49. A.M.E. Safwat, S. Tretyakov, A. Raisanen, “Dual bandstop resonator using combined split ring resonator and defected ground structure,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 49, No. 6, pp. 1249-1253, June 2007.
50. M. El Khaldi, F. Podevin, O. Exshaw, A. Vilcot, and A.M.E. Safwat, “Improvement of performance of optically controlled microstrip phase shifters,” IET Proceedings, Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 427-432, April 2007.
51. M.H. Awida, A. Balalem, A.M.E. Safwat, H. El-Hennawy, and A. S. Omar, “Combined lowpass-bandpass filter response using different shapes of microstrip dual-mode resonators,” Proceedings of the European Microwave Association, Vol. 2, pp. 326-332, Dec. 2006.
52. A.M.E. Safwat, F. Podevin, P. Ferrari, and A. Vilcot, “Tunable band-stop defected ground structure resonator using reconfigurable dumbbell shaped coplanar waveguide,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (T-MTT), Vol. 54, No. 9, pp. 3559-3564, Sept. 2006.
53. E.K.I. Hamad, A.M.E. Safwat and A. Omar, “A MEMS reconfigurable DGS resonator for K-band applications,” IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems (J-MEMS), Vol. 15, No. 6, pp. 756-762, Aug. 2006.
54. M.H. Awida, A.M.E. Safwat and H. El-Hennawy, “Miniaturized dual-mode microstrip bandpass filters using meander space filling curves,” Proceedings of the European Microwave Association, Vol. 2, pp. 187-192, June 2006.
55. M.H. Awida, A.M.E. Safwat and H. El-Hennawy, “Compact rat-race hybrid coupler using meander space filling curves,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 606-609, Mar. 2006.
56. E.K.I. Hamad, A.Z. Elsherbeni, A.M.E. Safwat and A. Omar, “Two-dimensional coupled electrostatic-mechanical model for RF MEMS switches,” Journal of Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES), Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 26-36, March 2006.
57. M.H. Awida, A.M.E. Safwat and H. El-Hennawy, “Dual-mode microstrip bandpass filter using a ring of arrows resonator,” IEE Electronics Letters, Vol. 41, No. 24, pp. 1335-1336, Nov. 2005.
58. E.K.I. Hamad, A.M.E. Safwat and A. Omar, “Controlled capacitance and inductance behavior of L-shaped defected ground structure for coplanar waveguide,” IEE Proceedings, Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 152, No. 5, pp. 299-304, Oct. 2005.
59. A.M.E. Safwat, “Study of microstrip mode in RF on-wafer probes,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 324-328, May 2005.
60. A.M.E. Safwat, J. Kim, B. Walker, W. Johnson and C. Lee, "1.55 m surface illuminated monolithically integrated balanced metal semiconductor metal photodetectors and coplanar waveguide,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 125-130, July 2002.
61. A.M.E. Safwat, K. A. Zaki, W. Johnson, C. H. Lee, “Novel transition between different configurations of planar transmission lines,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components letters, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 128-130, April 2002.
62. A.M.E. Safwat, K. A. Zaki, W. Johnson, C.H. Lee, “Mode-matching analysis of conductor backed coplanar waveguide with surface etching,” Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 627-641, 2001.
63. A.M.E. Safwat, C. K. Lin, J. Kim, F. Johnson, W. Johnson, N. Goldsman, C. Lee, “Investigation of the optical spot position on the performance of MSM structures: novel application,” Solid State Electronics, Vol. 44, No. 11, pp. 2077-2080, Nov. 2000.
64. A.M.E. Safwat, D.A. Khalil, H. Elhennawy and H.F. Ragaie, "Quasi static analysis of an optically illuminated directional coupler," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 45, No. 8, pp. 1351-1357, Aug. 97.
65. D.A. Khalil and A.M.E. Safwat, "On the improvement of the performance of the optically controlled microwave switch," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol.45, No. 8, pp.1358-1361, Aug. 97.
66. A.M.E. Safwat, J. Haider, D. Khalil, S. Tedjini, A. Vilcot, H. Elhennawy and H. Ragaie, "An optically controlled matching technique," Microwave and Optical Technology letters, Vol. 11, No. 5, pp.284-289, April 96.

Publications

67. M. Elsheikh and A.M.E. Safwat, “Wideband compact-size 3-dB backward directional coupler using slotted-microstrip based unit-cells," accepted for publication in The European Microwave Conference (EuMC), London, UK, April 2022.
68. M. Elsheikh and A.M.E. Safwat, “Compact size wideband 0-dB microstrip forward coupler," The European Microwave Conference (EuMC), Utrecht, Netherlands, Jan. 2021.
69. M. Elsawaf and A.M.E. Safwat, “Miniaturized couplers with combined microstrip and slotline ports," The European Microwave Conference (EuMC), Utrecht, Netherlands, Jan. 2021.
70. M. Atteya and A.M.E. Safwat, “Differential CRLH coupled-line unit cell with high common mode rejection ratio," The European Microwave Conference (EuMC), Utrecht, Netherlands, Jan. 2021.
71. M. Elsawaf, A. Nasr, and A.M.E. Safwat, “Miniaturized couplers using multi-mode star-junction,” IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS2020), Los Angeles, California, USA 2020
72. M. Elsheikh and A.M.E. Safwat, “Strip-loaded coplanar waveguide bandpass filter with wideband spur-free response," The European Microwave Conference (EuMC), Paris, France, Oct. 2019.
73. A. Nasr, A.M.E. Safwat, and H. Elhennawy “Via-free microstrip to slotline baluns using slotted microstrip cross-junction,” The European Microwave Conference (EuMC), Nuremberg, Germany, Oct. 2017.
74. A. Nasr and A.M.E. Safwat, “A novel wilkinson power divider based on slotted microstrip cross-junction,” IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS2017), Honolulu, Hawaii USA 2017.
75. M. Mostafa, M. Ibrahim, T. Abuelfadl, and A.M.E. Safwat, “An optically transparent wideband high impedance surface,” European Microwave Conference (EuMC), London, UK, Oct. 2016.
76. S. ElHenawy, A.M.E. Safwat, and H. Elhennawy, “Reconfigurable pattern beam steering loop antenna,” MECAP, 2016 Middle East Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Beirut, Lebanon, 20-22 Sept. 2016
77. S. ElHenawy, A. Omar, A.M.E. Safwat, and H. Elhennawy, “Multi-band CRLH loaded patch antenna,” META16, 7th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonics Crystals and Plasmonics, Malaga, Spain, 25-28 July 2016.
78. A. Nasr and A.M.E. Safwat, “Air-Bridge Free Coplanar Waveguide Power Divider,” European Microwave Conference (EuMC), Paris, France, Sept. 2015.
79. A.M.E. Safwat, I. Eshrah, T. Abuelfadl, and H. Elhennawy “University research on antenna design and scattering problems in Egypt,” European Microwave Conference (EuMC), Rome, Italy, Oct. 2014.
80. M. Ibrahim, S. Elhenawy, A.M.E. Safwat, “60 GHz Artificial Magnetic Conductor Loaded Dipole Antenna in 65 nm CMOS Technology,” European Microwave Conference (EuMC), Rome, Italy, Oct. 2014.
81. M. Shafee, S. Nahar, M.M. Hella, A.M.E. Safwat, and H. El-Hennawy, “Stacked resonator patch antenna for wide bandwidth THz detection,” IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband (ICUWB), Paris, France, Sept. 2014.
82. M.W.N. Mohamed, I.A. Mashaly, O.N. Mohamed, S.I. Elhenawy, O. Galal, I. Taha, K. Nassar, and A.M.E. Safwat, “Light redirecting system using sine-wave based panels for dense urban areas,” SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications, San Diego, USA, Aug. 2014
83. K. Nassar, A. Safwat, A. Darwish, S. Elhenawy, I. Mashaly, O. Mohamed, “Designing a light redirecting system for southern skies,” Building Simulation and Optimisation 2014 (BSO14), London, England, June 2014.
84. M. Ibrahim, S. Elhenawy, A.M.E. Safwat, “Dual-Band Orthogonal-Beam Multi-Standard CRLH Loop antenna,” European Microwave Conference (EuMC), Nuremberg, Germany, Oct. 2013.
85. D. Elsheakh, and A.M.E. Safwat, “Multi-band CPW-fed printed IFA,” IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Chicago IL, USA, July 2012.
86. M. Othman, T. Abuelfadl, and A.M.E. Safwat, “Dual-band inductively-loaded miniaturized antenna,” IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Chicago IL, USA, July 2012.
87. M. Othman, A. Alwakil, M. Shafee, A.M.E. Safwat, and T. Abuelfadl, “Novel Even/Odd Mode-Based CRLH Unit Cells,” IEEE International Microwave Symposium IMS, Montreal, Canada, June 2012.
88. A.M.E. Safwat, I. Eshrah, T. Abuelfadl, and A. Darwish, “University research on composite right/left handed guided wave structures in Egypt”, IEEE International Microwave Symposium IMS, MD, USA, June 2011 (invited paper).
89. N. Anous, D.A.M. Khalil, and A.M.E. Safwat, “The Effect of gaussian beam spot size on the performance of an SPR IR Optical CO2 sensor,” HONET10, 7th International symposium high capacity optical network and enabling technologies, Cairo, Egypt, 19-21 December 2010.
90. A. ElWakil, A. Ezzat, and A.M.E. Safwat, “Compact size coupled line CRLH unit cell,” MECAP10, 1st Middle East Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Cairo, Egypt, 20-22 October 2010.
91. A.M.E. Safwat, “Dual mode composite right/left-handed unit cells,” META10, 2nd International conference on Metamaterials, Photonics Crystals and Plasmonics, Cairo, Egypt, 22-24 Feb. 2010.
92. M. Abdel Aziz, F. Podevin, A.M.E. Safwat, A. Franc, E. Pistono, N. Corrao, A. Vilcot, and P. Ferrari, “Slow-wave shielded coplanar striplines for UWB filtering applications,” ISMOT, New Delhi, India, Dec 16-19, 2009.
93. M. Shafee, A.M.E. Safwat, and A. H. Morshed, “On the applications of high-impedance wire,” European Microwave Conference (EuMC), Rome, Italy, Oct. 2009.
94. M. Shafee, and A.M.E. Safwat, “High-impedance wire patch antenna,” European Microwave Conference (EuMC), Rome, Italy, Oct. 2009.
95. Y. Sabry, B. Saadany, M. Medhat, A.M.E. Safwat, and D. Khalil, “Optical characterization technique for MEMS comb-drive resonators,” IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics, Florida, USA, Aug. 2009.
96. A. R. El-Damak, A.M.E. Safwat, S.A. Tretyakov, and H.S. El-Hennawy, “Patch antenna on a high impedance wire,” European Microwave Conference (EuMC), Amsterdam, Netherlands, Oct. 2008
97. T. Kiuru, A.M.E. Safwat, J. Mallat, and A. V. Raisanen, “Gunn oscillator modeling and second harmonic output power optimization at 76 GHz,” IEEE International Microwave Symposium IMS, Georgia, USA, June 2008.
98. M. Abdelaziz, A.M.E. Safwat, F. Podevin, A. Vilcot, “Narrow bandpass filter based on the modified DGS,” European Microwave Conference (EuMC), Munich, Germany, Oct. 2007.
99. M. H. Awida, A. Boutjdar, A.M.E. Safwat, H. El-Hennawy, and A. Omar, “Multi-bandpass filters using multi-armed open loop resonators with direct feed,” IEEE International Microwave Symposium IMS, Hawaii, USA, June 2007.
100. H. E. Kotb , A.M.E. Safwat, H. Boghdady , and D.A.M. Khalil, “Tuning of an RF optoelectronic oscillator,” IEEE-International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP), Grenoble, France, Oct. 2006.
101. M. H. Awida, A. Balalem, A.M.E. Safwat, H. El-Hennawy, and A. Omar, “Combined low-pass and bandpass filter response using microstrip dual mode resonators,” IEEE International Microwave Symposium IMS, San Francisco, USA, June 2006.
102. E.K.I. Hamad, A.M.E. Safwat and A. Omar, “L-shaped defected ground structure for coplanar waveguide,” IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Washington DC, USA, July 2005.
103. E. K. I. Hamad, A.M.E. Safwat and A. Omar, “2D periodic defected ground structure for coplanar waveguide,” Germany Microwave Conference, GeMiC 05, Ulm, Germany, Apr. 2005.
104. E. K. I. Hamad, A.M.E. Safwat and A. Omar, “2D coupled electrostatic-mechanical model for shunt-capacitive MEMS switch based on matlab program,” International Conference on Wireless Communications and Applied Computational Electromagnetics, IEEE/ACES, Hawaii, USA, April 2005.
105. A.M.E. Safwat, M. Andrews, L. Hayden, K. K. Reed Gleason and Eric Strid, “A probe technology for 110+ GHz integrated circuits with aluminum pads,” IEEE-ARFTG 59th, June 2002.
106. A.M.E. Safwat, and L. Hayden, “Sensitivity analysis of calibration standards for fixed probes spacing on wafer calibration techniques,” IEEE International Microwave Symposium IMS, pp. 2256-2260, June 2002.
107. A.M.E. Safwat, and L. Hayden, “Sensitivity analysis of calibration standards for SOLT and LRRM,” IEEE ARFTG 58th, Nov. 2001.
108. A.M.E. Safwat, J. Kim, B. Walker, W. Johnson and C. Lee "1.55 m surface illuminated monolithically integrated balanced metal semiconductor metal photodetectors and coplanar waveguide,” IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP), Jan. 2001.
109. A.M.E. Safwat, K. A. Zaki, W. Johnson, C. H. Lee, “Novel design of coplanar waveguide to microstrip transition,” IEEE international microwave symposium IMS, Vol. 2, pp. 607-610, June 2001.
110. J. Kim, A.M.E. Safwat, F.G. Johnson, W.B. Johnson, C.H. Yang, Chi H. Lee, "Responsivity enhancement in metal-semiconductor-metal photodetector with nanometer fingers," IEEE, Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 1, pp. 262-263, 2000.

Research Projects

• Metamaterial inspired radio frequency components, the Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF/STIFA) (PI, 1.6 MEGP)
• Artificial surfaces and dispersion engineered structures, the Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF) (PI, 1 MEGP)
• Light harvesting system using a mini-prism array, funded by the Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF) (PI, 2.8 MEGP)
• Wireless ECG for health home monitoring, funded by the ministry of communication (NTRA) (co-PI, 3 MEGP)
• Enabling techniques for TV band cognitive radios funded by the ministry of communication (NTRA) (co-PI, 2 MEGP)
• Prototyping metamaterial antennas, funded by the ministry of communication (ITIDA-ITAC) (PI, 800 KEGP)
• Antennas measurement lab, (Capacity building) funded by the Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF) (co-PI, 4.5 MEGP)
• Metamaterial RF components funded by the Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF) (PI, 650 KEGP).
• Optical MEMS spectrometer funded by Si-Ware Systems (PI, 90 KEGP).
• Integrated high resolution optical MEMS spectrometer funded by EU-Egypt Innovation Fund (RDI) (Partner, 400 KEuro).
• Compact size front-end RF components funded by the ministry of communication (ITIDA-ITAC) (PI, 130 KEGP).