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Engr. Muhammad Saqib
Assistant Professor
Avionics Engineering Department

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
College of Aeronautical Engineering, PAF Academy, Risalpur
Tel : 0334-9856088

Microwave High Power Amplifiers,Aircraft Communication & Navigation Systems, Microwave Components Design, Ground Communication Systems

MS (Avionics, CAE) NUST

Engr Muhammad Saqib is an instructor of Avionics (Microwave) at Department of AvionicsEngineering, College of Aeronautical Engineering (CAE) National University of Sciences& Technology (NUST) Pakistan. He completed his undergraduate studies from CAE Risalpur in 2002, in the specialty of Avionics engineering. He holds a Master degree in Avionics in Microwave specialty from College of Aeronautical Engineering, NUST. His industrial experience includes 14 years of managing Depot level, Organisational-level and Intermediate-level maintenance of combat aircraft at various operational PAF Bases. Since 2016, he has been involved with Microwave research and primary focus has been on design of transmitter path for Transmit Receive Module of Active Electronically Scanned Array Radar Transmitter.

 Some of his recent research outcomes include:-

  • Design of Modelithics based Higher power amplifiers for Transmit Receive Module,
  • Design of MMIC based X band High power Transmit path for Transmit Receive Module,
  • Design of MMIC based Transmit Receive RF Switch for Transmit Receive Module,
  • Power budging and design of S band high power amplifier.  

Some of his on-going projects include:-

  • Design and fabrication of complete transmitter module for S band Radar.
  • mmWaveradar based altimeter and distance measurement applications.

His Research Intersests include: Avionics / AESA / Solid State Transmitters, Aircraft and Ground Communication and Navigation, Microwave systems design

Conference paper

1. Saqib, Muhammad, Muhammad Shoaib Arif, and Rehan Akmal. "Comparative Survey of Techniques and Technologies Used in Transmit Path of Transmit Receive Module of AESA Radar." In 2019 16th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology (IBCAST), pp. 1021-1028. IEEE, 2019.

 2. Akmal, Rehan, Muhammad Shoaib Arif, Muhammad Saqib, and Syed Ali Imran. "Design Considerations for GaN based X-Band, High Power and High Isolation SPDT T/R Switch." In 2018 IEEE MTT-S Latin America Microwave Conference (LAMC 2018), pp. 1-3. IEEE, 2019.

Transmission lines and Waveguides, Microwave Amplifiers

Project Officer Operational Capability Upgrade Fighter Aircraft, Communication Security Officer Fighter Aircraft, Officer incharge Radars, Officer incharge Communication, Officer incharge I-level Maintenance Fighter Aircraft.