Farhan A. Ghaffar (Member, IEEE) received the B.E. degree in electronics engineering from the NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan, in 2007, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, in 2010 and 2016, respectively.
Before joining Lakehead University as an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering, he was working as a Postdoctoral Fellow/Instructor with Ontario Tech University, Oshawa, ON, Canada from January 2017 to July 2019. Dr. Ghaffar was an Assistant Manager with Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) of Pakistan from 2008 to 2009.
He was invited as a Visiting Researcher with Carleton University and Royal Military College, in 2010 and 2012, respectively. Dr. Ghaffar has authored or coauthored more than 35 international publications which include 16 peer-reviewed journal papers. He is a Co-Inventor on four international patents. He was the recipient of the Academic Excellence Award at KAUST in 2013 and 2015, secured Honorary Mention in the First Ever 3MT Competition at International Microwave Symposium (IMS) and was awarded best performance award at SUPARCO in 2009.
His current research interests include the design of system-on-package and system-on-a-chip-based antennas, radio frequency integrated circuits, flexible microwave passive components, and ferrite low temperature co-fired ceramic-based tunable antennas and passives.
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering
M.Sc., Electrical Engineering
B.E, Electronics Engineering,
- RF and Microwaves
- Reconfigurable and Tunable RF devices
- System on Package