Dr. Usman Habib

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Office: GS-26 (FES)

Dr. Usman Habib

Assistant Professor


  • Ph.D Electronic Engineering (University of Kent, UK)     Dec 2018
  • MS    Electrical Engineering (UET Taxila, Pakistan)         Aug 2013
  • BS     Electrical Engineering (UET Peshawar, Pakistan)  Aug 2009


    • Research Officer (DSP Centre of Excellence, UK)
    • Postdoctoral Researcher (KAIST, South Korea)
    • Assistant Professor (Preston University, Pakistan)
    • Assistant Lecturer (University of Kent, UK)
    • Assistant Manager (Maritime Tech Complex, NESCOM, Pakistan)

Research Interests: Photonic and Electronic Systems

    • Physical Layer Communication Systems (Optical/mmW/microwave)
    • LiDAR
    • Antenna design (sub-6GHz/mmW/THz)
    • Electric Vehicles (Controller, BMS, ADAS)



HEC Approved PhD Supervisor

Associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK

Selected Publications
  • U. Habib. A.E. Aighobahi, T. Quinlan and N.J. Gomes, “Analog RoF Supported Increased RAU Spacing for 60GHz Distributed MIMO employing Spatial Diversity and Multiplexing”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology (IEEE Journal, I.F 4.2), Vol. 36 (19), April 2018, pp. 4354-4360.
  • U. Habib, M. Steeg, A. Stohr and N.J.Gomes, “Single RoF link and RF chain based 60GHz Multi-beam Transmission”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology (IEEE Journal, I.F 4.2), Vol. 37 (9), Jan 2019, pp.1974-1980.
  • U. Habib, B.G. Kim and Y.C.Chung, “RF-chirp phase dither for MPI mitigation in RoF-based 5G mobile fronthaul networks”, Optics Express, (OSA Journal, I.F 3.7), Vol. 28(21), Aug 2020, pp.32002-32009.
  • Wang, U. Habib, Z. Yan, J. Wang, N.J. Gomes, Q. Sui, L. Zhan and C. Wang, “Highly Efficient Optical Beam Steering Using an In-Fiber Diffraction Grating for Full Duplex Indoor Optical Wireless Communication”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology (IEEE Journal, I.F 4.2), Vol. 36 (19), April 2018, pp. 4618-4625
  • Irfan, U. Habib, F. Muhammad, F. Ali, A.S. Alwadie and W. Glowacz, “Optical-Interference Mitigation in Visible Light Communication for Intelligent Transport Systems Applications”, MDPI Energies (ISI, SCIE, IET Inspec indexed IF 2.7),, Vol. 13(19), 2020, p.5064.
  • I Ahmad, S Ullah, S Ullah, U Habib, S Ahmad, A Ghaffar, “Design and Analysis of a Photonic Crystal Based Planar Antenna for THz Applications”, MDPI Electronics (IET, JCR, Scopus, SCI I.F 2.41, Vol. 10 (16), Aug 2021, pp.1941
  • Ali, M. Fazal, U. Habib, M. Yusuf and M. Usman, “Modeling and Minimization of FWM Effects in DWDM based Long-Haul Optical Communication Systems”, Photonic Network Communications Journal (Springer), JCR, Scopus, SCI I.F 1.125, Vol. 39 (4), August 2020.