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Chair/Head of Department, Telecommunications & Wireless Technologies

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PhD Telecommunications, University of Bradford, UK.
MSc Radio Frequency Communication Engineering, University of Bradford, UK.

 

Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, MSc, PhD;  Head of Programmes/Director at Commonwealth ITU Group (CIG), actively participating in the ITU activities of the Radiocommunication, Telecommunication Standardization and the Telecommunication Development Sections.

He is Senior Researcher and project development manager with the 4TELL research group at Instituto de Telecomunicações, Aveiro, Portugal; Assistant Professor at American University of Nigeria (AUN); Visiting Researcher at University of Bradford, UK; Visiting Assistant Professor at Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola, Nigeria; He was Microwave Radio Transmission Operations & Maintenance Senior Engineer with Nigerian Telecommunication Limited (NITEL), Abuja, Nigeria. (10years); He was Senate Committee of the University of Bradford, UK; Has contributed to numerous publications and is involved in European and CELTIC research projects. Successfully attained several European projects, amongst the projects are MOBILIA (2009-2011), ARTEMOS (2011-2014) & THINGS2DO (2014-2018). 

Has participated actively in events, conferences and seminars organized by the Information Society Technology (IST) research program, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), and European Nano Electronics Forum. He participated in several annual European project reviews. His collective role is to defend the project objectives, and results to a panel of examiners that are considered European experts in their respective technical field. He served as a workshop organizer and a workshop chair. He is a TPC member and reviewer for many international conferences and journals. He is a guest editor for an IET Science, Measurement & Technology special issue.

  • RF and Microwave Systems Design
  • Satellite Communications
  • Fundamental of Wireless Communications
  • Mobile Communications
  • Broadcast Systems
  • Technical Report Writing
  • Senior Design Project
  • IT Project Management

  • Green Communications
  • Satellite Communications
  • Software Define Radio (SDR)
  • Cognitive Radio (CR)
  • Radio Resource Management
  • Optical Communications
  • Radio Frequency System Design and High-Performance RF-MEMS Tunable Filters with specific emphasis on energy efficiency and linearity.
  • Localization based Wireless Communications
  • Growing technology and integration challenges from RF front-end perspective including environmentally friendly power amplifiers, RF MEMS Filters, and antennas

  • Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Optical Society of America (OSA)

  • Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, Yasir I. Abdulraheem, Konstantinos N. Voudouris, Buhari A. Mohammed, Raed A. Abd-Alhameed, Husham J. Mohammed, Issa Elfergani, Abdulkareem S. Abdullah, Dimitrios Makris, Jonathan Rodriguez, James M. Noras, Charles Nche, Mathias Fonkam “Green Flexible RF for 5G” – Fundamentals of 5G Mobile Networks 2015, pp 241-272, April 2015, ISBN: 978-1-118-86752-5.
  • Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, Issa Elfergani, Ayman Radwan, Jonathan Rodriguez, Laurent Dussopt, Alexandre Giry, Michael Pelissier, Sami Aissa, Frederic Fraysse, Dany Lenox “Green Multi-homing RF Architectures” – Energy Efficient Smart Phones for 5G Networks Signals and Communication Technology 2015, pp 23-56, Oct 2014, ISBN: 978-3-319-10314-3.
  • Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, Issa Elfergani, Ayman Radwan, Jonathan Rodriguez, Laurent Dussopt, Alexandre Giry, Michael Pelissier, Sami Aissa, Frederic Fraysse, Dany Lenox “Energy Efficient Power Amplifier Design” Energy Efficient Smart Phones for 5G Networks Signals and Communication Technology 2015, pp 23-56, Oct 2014, ISBN: 978-3-319-10314-3. 
  • I. T. E. Elfergani, A. S. Hussaini, C. H. See, R. A. Abd-Alhameed, N. J. McEwan, S. Zhu, J. Rodriguez and R. W. Clarke, Printed monopole antenna with tunable band-notched characteristic for use in mobile and ultra-wide band applications, International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, Article first published online: 6 NOV 2014, Wiley Online Library, DOI: 10.1002/mmce.20874, Online ISSN: 1099-047X.
  • I.T.E. Elfergani, A.S. Hussaini, R.A. Abd-Alhameed, C.H. See, N. J. McEwan and J. Rodriguez “Compact and Closely Spaced Tuneable Printed F-Slot MIMO Antenna System for Mobile and Wireless Applications with Efficient Diversity” IET Science, Measurements and Technology, Vol. 8, Issue 6, Nov. 2014, pp. 359-369.
  • R.A. Abd-Alhameed, J. Rodriguez, B.A.L. Gwandu, P.S. Excell, M.J. Ngala and A.S. Hussaini, Editorial: “Green Wireless Internet Technology”, IET Science, Measurements and Technology, Vol. 8, Issue 6, Nov. 2014, pp. 337–341.
  • A .S. Hussaini, I. T . E . Elfergani, J. Rodriguez, and R. Abd-Alhameed "Efficient Multi-Stage Load Modulation RF Power Amplifier for Green RF Front End”, IET Science, Measurement & Technology, May 2012,  Volume 6, Issue 3, pp.117– 124.
  • I.T. E. Elfergani, Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, T. Sadeghpour, R.A. Abd-Alhameed and J. Rodriguez “A Design Procedure of Mobile Handsets Reconfigurable Antenna and Harmonics Suppression Method” IET Microwave, Antennas & Propagation, July 2012, Vol. 6, Iss. 9, pp. 990–999.
  • R.A. Abd-Alhameed, P.S. Excell, J. Rodriguez, and A.S. Hussaini, Editorial: “Energy Efficient Reconfigurable Transceivers”, IET Science, Measurements and Technology, May 2012, Vol. 6, Issue 3, pp. 113–116.
  • K. O. O. Anoh, T. Ghazaany, A. S. Hussaini, R. A. Abd-Alhameed, SMR Jones, J. Rodriguez “An Evaluation of Coded Wavelet for Multicarrier Modulation with OFDM ”, International Journal on Communications Antenna and Propagation (IRECAP), Vol. 3, n. 2, April 2013, pp. 83–89.
  •  I.T.E. Elfergani, A.S. Hussaini, J. Rodriguez, C.H. See and R. A.  Abd-Alhameed, Wideband Tunable PIFA Antenna with Loaded Slot Structure for Mobile Handset and LTE Applications, RADIO ENGINEERING, VOL. 23, NO. 1, APRIL 2014, pp. 345-355.
  •  K. Anoh, R. Asif, R. Abd-Alhameed, J. Rodriguez, J. M. Noras, S.M.R. Jones, A. S. Hussaini, "Multi-Antenna OFDM System Using Coded Wavelet with Weighted Beamforming", Radio Engineering , vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 356-361, April 2014, pp. 356-361.
  •  C. Nche, A. Ogundare , A. S. Hussaini, I.T. E. Elfergani, R. A. Abd-Alhameed, J. Rodriguez “Wireless Power Transmission Principles and Applications,” in Sixth International Conference on Internet Technologies & Applications 4th International Workshop on Energy Efficient and Reconfigurable Transceivers, Werxham, 8-11 Sept, 2015, pp.423-425.
  • B.A. Mohammed, N.A. Abduljabbar, A.S. Hussaini, E.A. Abdulmula, E. Elkazmi, I.T. E. Elfergani, R. A. Abd-Alhameed, J. Rodriguez “Towards a Green Energy RF Power Amplifier for LTE Applications,” in Sixth International Conference on Internet Technologies & Applications 4th International Workshop on Energy Efficient and Reconfigurable Transceivers, Werxham, 8-11 Sept, 2015, pp.386-389.
  • Z. Mahlaoui, A. Latif, A.S. Hussaini, I.T.E Elgergani, A. Ali, F. Mirza, R. Abd-Alhameed “Design of a Sierpinski Patch antenna around 2.4 GHz/5GHz for WiFi (IEEE 802.11n) applications,” in Sixth International Conference on Internet Technologies & Applications 4th International Workshop on Energy Efficient and Reconfigurable Transceivers, Werxham, 8-11 Sept, 2015, pp.468-470.
  • Y. Tu, A. Ali, F. Elmegri, R.A. Abd-Alhameed, A.S. Hussaini, A.S. Atiah, I.T. E. Elfergani, M. Abousitta, R. A. Abd-Alhameed, J. Rodrigue “A Novel Multi-standard Dual-Wide Band Polygon SLSIR Filter,” in Sixth International Conference on Internet Technologies & Applications 4th International Workshop on Energy Efficient and Reconfigurable Transceivers, Werxham, 8-11 Sept, 2015, pp.432-435.
  • I.T.E. Elfergani, Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, C.H. See, Jonathan Rodriguez , Raed Abd-Alhameed, Paulo Marques , A Miniaturised Monopole Wideband Antenna with Reconfigurable Band Rejection for WLAN/WiMAX, The 8th International Wireless Internet Conference - Symposium on Wireless and Vehicular Communication, November 13–14, 2014 Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 1-6
  • I.T.E. Elfergani, Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, Jonathan Rodriguez, Paulo Marques, Raed Abd-Alhameed, Tunable RF MEMS Bandpass Filter With Coupled Transmission lines, The 8th International Wireless Internet Conference - Symposium on Wireless and Vehicular Communication, November 13–14, 2014 Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 1-6.
  • Muhammad Adeka, Mohammad Ngala, Mohammad Bin-Melha, E. Ibrahim, Simon Shepherd, Issa Elfergani, Ash S Hussaini, Fauzi Elmegri and Raed Abd-Alhameed, Nigeria: Cyber Space Security vis a vis Computerisation, Miniaturisation and Location-Based Authentication, The 8th International Wireless Internet Conference - Symposium on Wireless and Vehicular Communication, November 13–14, 2014 Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 1-12.
  • Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, Raed Abd-Alhameed, Jonathan Rodriguez, "Tunable RF Filters: survey and beyond", 18th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems (ICECS 2011), Beirut, Lebanon, 11-14 December, 2011.
  • A. S. Hussaini, T. Sadeghpour, R. Abd-Alhameed, B. A. L. Gwandu, J.Rodriguez, "Energy Conservation and CO2 Reduction by Improved Power Amplifier Design", Proc. of the 2012 IEEE Topical Symposium on Power Amplifiers for Wireless Communications, Tempe, Arizona, USA, November, 2011.
  • Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, Issa T. E. Elfergani, Bashir A. L. Gwandu, Raed Abd-Alhameed, Jonathan Rodriguez, "Load Pull Characterization for High Power And High Energy Efficient Active amplifying device", 4th International Conferences On Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA 11), Glyndwr University, Wrexham, North Wales, UK, 6-9 September 2011.
  • Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, Bashir A. L. Gwandu, Raed Abd-Alhameed, Jonathan Rodriguez, “The Beyond 3G Energy Efficient Power Amplifier for Mobile Communications” Proc. of the 26th WWRF Meeting, Doha, Qatar, 11th-13th April 2011, Paper No. WWRF25-WG4-9.
  • Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, Raed Abd-Alhameed, Jonathan Rodriguez, "Design of Energy Efficient Power Amplifier for 4G User Terminals", 17th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems (ICECS 2010), Athens, Greece 12-15 December 2010, Paper No. 533, pp. 617-620, ISBN: 978-14244-8156-9
  • Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, Raed Abd-Alhameed, Jonathan Rodriguez, "Green Radio: Approach Towards Energy Efficient Power Amplifier for 4G Communications", Proc. of the 25th WWRF Meeting, Kingston-upon-Thames, UK, 16th-18th November 2010, Paper No. WWRF25-WG4-12.
  • Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, Bashir A. L. Gwandu, Raed Abd-Alhameed, Jonathan Rodriguez, "Design of Power Efficient Power Amplifier for B3G BaseStations", 9th IEEE International Symposium on Electronics and Telecommunications (ISETC 2010), Timisoara, Romania, 11-12 Nov. 2010, Paper No. 103, pp. 89-92.
  • Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, Tahereh Sadeghpour, Raed Abd-Alhameed, Mark Child, Nazar Ali, Jonathan Rodriguez, “Design of Doherty RFPA for Mobile WiMAX Base Stations”, 6th International ICST Conference on Mobile Multimedia Communications, EERT-3, Lisbon, Portugal, 6-8 Sep. 2010, Paper No. 3, pp. 1-8.
  • A. S. Hussaini, R. A. Abd-Alhameed, J. Rodriguez, “Implementation of Efficiency Enhancement Techniques in the Linear Region of Operations of Power Amplifier”, 7th Conference on Telecommunications 2009 (Conftele 2009) Santa Maria de Feira, Portugal, 3- 5 May 2009, Paper No. 103, pp. 105-108.
  • A. S. Hussaini, I.T.E. Elfergani, M.M. Abusitta, A.D. Adebola, R.A. Abd-Alhameed, T. Sadeghpour, M.B. Child and J. Rodriguez “Time Modulated Switching and Reactive Loading Techniques Applied To A Circular Array Antenna Using Genetic Algorithm Optimisation” The sixth European Conference on Antennas and Propagation: EuCAP, 2013, Gothenburg Sweden 08-12 April 2013.
  • I.T.E. Elfergani, A.S. Hussaini, R.A. Abd-Alhameed, C.H. See, Musa M Abusitta, and J. Rodriguez, "Compact Design of Tuneable Band-Notched Monopole Wideband Antenna", 5th International Conferences On Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA 13), Glyndwr University, Wrexham, North Wales, UK, 10-13 September 2013.
  • R. Asif, M. S. BinMilha, A.S Hussaini, Raed A. Abd-Alhameed, S.M.R. Jones, J.M. Noras, J. Rodriguez,“Performance evaluation of ZF and MMSE Equalizers for Wavelets V-Blast”, Proc. of the IEEE International Design & Test Symposium (IEEE IDT 2013), Marrakesh, Morocco, 16th -18th December 2013.
  • R. Asif, M. Usman, T. Ghazaany, A.S Hussaini, Raed A. Abd-Alhameed, S.M.R. Jones, J.M. Noras, J.Rodriguez, “Evaluation of The Angle of Arrival Based Techniques”, Proc. of the IEEE International Design & Test Symposium (IEEE IDT 2013), Marrakesh, Morocco, 16th -18th December 2013.
  • R Asif, N.T. Ali, R.A. Abd-Alhameed, A.S. Hussaini, Tahereh S. Ghazaany, S. Naveed, JM Noras, PS Excell, J. Rodriguez, " Wavelet Based MIMO Multicarrier System Using Forward Error Correction and Beam Forming", 5th International Conferences On Internet Technologies and Applications  (ITA 13), Glyndwr University, Wrexham, North Wales, UK, 10-13 September 2013.
  • R. Asif, A.S. Hussaini, R. Abd-Alhameed, S.M.R. Jones, J.M. Noras J.Rodriguez, “Performance of Different Wavelet Families Using DWT and DWPT- Channel Equalization Using ZF and MMSE”, Proc. Of the International Design & Test Symposium (IDT 2012), Doha, Qatar, 15th -17th December 2012.
  • IT.E.Elfergani, A. S. Hussaini, R. A.Abd-Alhameed, C.H.See, M. Child, J.Rodriguez “Design of a Compact Tuned Antenna System for Mobile MIMO Applications”, 2012 Loughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference, Loughborough, UK, 12-13th November 2012.
  • I.T.E.Elfergani, A. Hussaini, R. Abd-Alhameed, J. Rodriguez, “Capacitively Loaded Compact Slot Antenna” 17th International Workshop on Computer Aided Modeling and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD 2012), Barcelona, Spain, 17-19 September2012.
  • S. W. A. Shah, H. S. Okleh, A. S. Hussaini, R. A. Abd-Alhameed, J. M. Noras, J. Rodriguez “FPGA Implementation of Modern Wireless Communication System” 2012 IEEE 17th International Workshop on Computer Aided Modleing and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD, September2012, Spain.
  • I.T.E.Elfergani, Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, R.A Abd-Alhameed, Jonathan Rodriguez“ A Compact Tuneable Modified PIFLA Band- Notch Ultra-wide-Band Antenna for Wireless Applications” International conference for Telecommunication and Multi Media, 30July – 1 August 2012, Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
  • R.Asif, Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, R.A Abd-Alhameed, O.OAnoh, YAS Dama, H.S.Migdadi and J.M.Noars, Jonathan Rodriguez “Performance Comparison between DWT-OFDM and FFT-OFDM Using Time Domain Zero Forcing Equalization” International conference for Telecommunication and Multi Media, 30July –1 August 2012, Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
  • I.T.E. Elfergani, Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, R.A. Abd-Alhameed, , M.B. Child, S.M.R. Jones and Jonathan Rodriguez, " Tunable PIFA Slot Antenna for Mobile Handset and WLAN Applications ", 6th IEEE European Conference on Antennas and Propagation: EuCAP 2012, Prague, Czech Republic, 25-30 March 2012.
  • M.S. Alkhambashi, A. S. Hussaini, R.A. Abd-Alhameed, C.H. See, J.M. Noras, M.B. Child, and J. Rodriguez, "A Novel RFID Tag Antenna Mountable on Metallic Objects", 6th IEEE European Conference on Antennas and Propagation: EuCAP 2012, Prague, Czech Republic, 25-30 March 2012.
  • Y. A. S. Dama, A. S. Hussaini, R. A. Abd-Alhameed, S. M. R. Jones, N. J. McEwan, T. Sadeghpour, and J. Rodriguez, "Envelope correlation formula for (N, N) MIMO antenna array including power losses," 18th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems (ICECS 2011), Beirut, Lebanon, 11-14 December 2011, pp. 508-511.
  • I.T.E. Elfergani, Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, R.A. Abd-Alhameed, C.H. See, H.I. Hraga, M.S.Bin-Melha, P.S.Excell and Jonathan Rodriguez, "A Dual-Band Frequency Tunable Planar Inverted F Antenna", 5th IEEE European Conference on Antennas and Propagation: EuCAP 2011, Rome, Italy, pp. 235-239, 11-15 April 2011.
  • Issa T. E. Elfergani, Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, Raed A. Abd-Alhameed, Chan H. See, Musa M. Abusitta, Hmeda I. Hraga, A. G. Alhaddad, and Jonathan Rodriguez “Frequency Tuned Planar Inverted F Antenna with L Shaped Slit Design for Wide Frequency Range” 29th Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS 2011), Marrakesh, Morocco, 20-23 March 2011, Proceedings, 443 - 447, ISSN: 1559 – 9450.
  • Nazar Ali, Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini, Raed Abd-Alhameed, Neil McEwan, Mark Child, E. Khazmi, Jonathan Rodriguez, “Explanation of DC/RF Loci for Active Patch Antennas”, 6th International ICST Conference on Mobile Multimedia Communications, EERT-3, Lisbon, Portugal, 6-8 September 2010, Paper No. 2, pp. 1-8, ISBN: 978-963-9799-98-1.
  • T. Sadeghpour, A. S. Hussaini, A. Ghorbani, R. Abd-Alhameed, J. Rodriguez, “Behavioral Modeling and Compensation Procedure of OFDM Transmitters”, Proc. of the 9th IEEE Malaysia International Conference on Communications (MICC 2009), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 14 – 17 December 2009.
  • T. Sadeghpour, A. S. Hussaini, R. Abd-Alhameed, A. Ghorbani, J. Rodriguez, "Behavior Modeling and Compensation Procedure of Wideband RF Transmitters Exhibiting Memory Effects", Proc. of the 2009 IEEE Topical Symposium on Power Amplifiers for Wireless Communications, San Diego, USA, September 2009.

 

 

 

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