Amir Borji

Department of Electrical Engineering

Sharif University of Technology

Tehran, 14588-89694

Iran

P.O.Box: 11365-9363

Phone: 6616-4381

Office: 211 West (1st floor)

Email: aborji_at_sharif_dot_edu
 

 

Resume

 

Education:

BSc. (Hon) in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Electronics), Sept. 1994, Isfahan University of Technology

MSc. (Hon) in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Communication Systems), Feb. 1998, Isfahan University of Technology

ð Thesis: Radiation Pattern Computation of Microstrip Antennas on Finite Ground Plane

Ph.D in Electrical and Computer Engineering (RF/Microwave and Photonics), April 2004, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

ð Thesis: Fast Electromagnetic Analysis and Design of Multiple Coupled Cavity Structures

 

Research Interests:

ð Leaky wave and surface wave antennas

ð Millimeter-wave antennas and phased arrays

ð Plasmonic nano-circuits and antennas, Graphene based plasmonic devices

ð Applications of periodic structures (EBG,PBG,AMC,SIW,etc) in microwaves, millimeter-waves, and terahertz

ð Synthesis and design of microwave filters and multiplexers

 

Courses that I teach in Sharif University of Technology:

 Undergraduate

Engineering Electromagnetics

25733

Fall 2015

Microwaves and Antennas

25766

Winter-Spring 2014

Fields and Waves

25762

Fall 2014
Engineering Mathematics

25735

Winter-Spring 2016

 Graduate

Advanced Antenna Theory

25149

Winter-Spring 2016

Electromagnetics of Planar Layered Media and Periodic Structures

25140

Fall 2015

 

 

 

 

 

Selected Publications:

25. H. Fadakar, A. Zeidaabadi-Nezhad, A. Borji, and M. Shahabadi, "Spurious-Free Analysis of Two-Dimensional Low-Loss Metallic Gratings", Journal of Optics, Vol. 18, Issue 3, pp.1-9, Mar 2016
24. A. Bakhtafrouz and A. Borji, "Input Impedance and Radiation Pattern of a Resonant Dipole Embedded in a 2D Periodic Leaky-Wave Structure", IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propag., 2015, Vol. 9, Issue 14, pp.1567-1573
23. A. Shahverdi and A. Borji, "The Effect of Higher Order Harmonics on Second Order Nonlinear Phenomena", Optics Communications, Vol. 343, pp. 124-130, 15 May 2015
22. A. Bakhtafrouz and A. Borji, "Application of the Array Scanning Method in Periodic Structures with Large Periods", Electromagnetics, Vol.35, No.5, pp.293-309, 2015
21. A. Bostani and A. Borji, "An Efficient Volume Integral Equation Technique for the Analysis of Tapered Dielectric Rod Antennas", 6th International Symposium on Telecommunications (IST2012), 6-8 Nov. 2012, Tehran, Iran, pp.88-93
20. B. Semnani and A. Borji, "Lower Bound on Scattered Power from Antennas", IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 11, pp.373-376, 2012
19. H. Fadakar, A. Zeidaabadi-Nezhad, and A. Borji, "Effect of Surface Roughness on Propagation of Surface Plasmon Polaritons Along Thin Lossy Metal Films", Proc. of the 19th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, 17-19 May 2011, Tehran, Iran, pp. 468-473
18. M. Fereidani, A. Borji, and R. Safian, "Relation Between Reflection Phase and Surface-Wave Band-Gap in Artificial Magnetic Conductors", IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 59, No. 8, pp. 1901-1908, Aug 2011
17. A. Bakhtafrouz, A. Borji, D. Busuioc and S. Safavi-Naeini, "Novel Two-Layer Millimeter-wave Slot Array Antennas Based on Substrate Integrated Waveguides", Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 109, pp. 475-491, 2010
16. M. Esmaeili and A. Borji, "Diagnosis and Tuning of Multiple Coupled Resonator Filters", Proc. of the 18th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, 11-13 May 2010, Isfahan, Iran, pp. 124-129
15. A. Bakhtafrouz, A. Borji, "Compact Two-Layer Slot Array Antenna for K-Band Applications Based on Substrate Integrated Waveguide", Proc. of the 17th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, 12-14 May 2009, Tehran, Iran, pp. 116-119

14.

A. Borji, M. H. Hosseini and M. H. Sadrearhami, "28 GHz High Efficiency Planar Array Antenna with Hybrid Feed Network", 2009 IEEE AP-S/URSI International Symposium, Charleston, NC, USA

13.

A. Bakhtafrouz and A. Borji, "Sensitivity of Planar Slot Array Antennas to Manufacturing Tolerances", 2009 IEEE AP-S/URSI International Symposium, Charleston, NC, USA

12.

A. Bakhtafrouz, A. Borji, D. Busuioc and S. Safavi-Naeini, "Compact Two-Layer Slot Array Antenna with SIW for 60GHz Wireless Applications", 2009 IEEE AP-S/URSI International Symposium, Charleston, NC, USA

11.

A. Borji and F. Fani Sani, "Wire Antennas in Proximity of Conducting Cylinders and Wedges", 2009 IEEE AP-S/URSI International Symposium, Charleston, NC, USA

10.

A. Borji, D. Busuioc and S. Safavi-Naeini, "Efficient, Low-Cost Integrated Waveguide-Fed Planar Antenna Array for Ku-Band Applications", IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 8, pp.336-339, 2009

9.

D. Busuioc, M. Shahabadi, A. Borji, G. Shaker and S. Safavi-Naeini, "Substrate integrated waveguide antenna feed - design methodology and validation", 2007 IEEE AP-S/URSI International Symposium, Honolulu, HI, USA, pp.2666-2669

8.

D. Busuioc, A. Borji, M. Shahabadi, and S. Safavi-Naeini, "High Efficiency Antenna Array With Optimized Hybrid Corporate Feed", 2006 IEEE AP-S/URSI International Symposium, Albuquerque, NM, USA, pp.1503-1506

7.

D. Busuioc, A. Borji, M. Shahabadi and S. Safavi-Naeini, "Low Loss Integrated Waveguide Feed Network for Planar Antenna Arrays", 2005 IEEE AP-S/URSI International Symposium, Washington, DC, USA, July 3-8, Vol. 2B, pp.646-649

6. M. Shahabadi, D. Busuioc, A. Borji and S. Safavi-Naeini, "Low-Cost, High-Efficiency Quasi-Planar Array of Waveguide-Fed Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antennas", IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 53, No. 6, pp.2036-2043, June 2005

5.

A. Borji and S. Safavi-Naeini, "Fast Full-Wave Analysis of Conductor-Loaded Rectangular Cavity Resonators Using Surface Integral Equation and Moment Method", 2004 IEEE AP-S/URSI International Symposium, Monterey, CA, USA June 20-26, 2004, Vol. 2, pp.1187-1190

4.

A. Borji and S. Safavi-Naeini, "Rapid Calculation of the Green's Function in a Rectangular Enclosure with Application to Conductor Loaded Cavity Resonators", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 52, No. 7, pp.1724-1731, July 2004

3.

A. Borji and S. Safavi-Naeini, "Fast Convergent Green's Function in a Rectangular Enclosure", 2003 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Columbus, OH, USA, June 22-27, 2003, vol.4, pp.950-953

2.

A. Borji, D. Busuioc, S. Safavi-Naeini and S. K. Chaudhuri, "ANN and EM Based Models for Fast and Accurate Modeling of Excitation Loops in Combline-type Filters", 2002 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, Seattle, WA, June 2-7, 2002, vol.3, pp.2105-2108

1.

A. Borji, S. Safavi-Naeini and S. K. Chaudhuri, "TEM Properties of Shielded Homogeneous Multiconductor Transmission Lines with PEC and PMC Walls", 2001 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, Phoenix, AZ, May 20-25, 2001, vol.2, pp.731-734

 

Graduate Students (supervised):

1. Ahmad Farsaei MSc 2008 Modeling nonlinearities in microwave amplifiers using Volterra series
2. Ahmad Bakhtafrooz MSc 2009 Design, fabrication and sensitivity analysis of substrate integrated waveguide slot arrays at 60 GHz
3. Majid Mohammadi MSc 2009 Improving the efficiency of class F RF power amplifiers using a defected ground structure
4. Fatemeh Fani-Sani MSc 2009 Analysis of 2D photonic crystals including the effects of material dispersion and loss
5. Mahbobeh Esmaeili MSc 2009 Fast extraction of coupling matrix for diagnosis and tuning of multiple coupled resonator filters
6. Farid Shokouhi MSc 2010 Using electromagnetic band-gap structures to eliminate the scan blindness in planar phased array antennas
7. Amin Shahverdi MSc 2011 Combining Harmonic Balance and Finite Difference Techniques for Simulation of Wave Propagation in Nonlinear Media
8. Naimeh Ghaffarian MSc 2011 Propagation of Surface Plasmon Polaritons in Semiconductor and Ferroelectric Multilayer Structures
9. Behrooz Semnani MSc 2012 Physical Limitations in Radiating Structures and the Design of Optimum Antennas
10. Alireza Bostani MSc 2012 Analysis and Design of Tapered Dielectric Rod Antennas for Millimeter-wave Applications
11 Soghra Sarkooyeh MSc 2013 Design of Ultra Wideband Microstrip Phased Shifters
12 Elahe Marzban MSc 2013 Synthesis of Microwave Filters Using an Inverse Scattering Approach
13 Hamidreza Kazemi MSc 2014 Design and Analysis of a Multi-Beam mm-Wave Antenna
14 Ali Jafargholi MSc 2015 Design and Analysis of Graphene Based Terahertz Nanocircuits
15 Zohreh Seyed Rezaie MSc 2015 Analysis of Graphene Waveguides With Inhomogeneous Substrate (co-supervised by prof. Rejaei) (graduated)
16. Amir Masoud Bagheri MSc 2015 Leaky-modes With Zero Group Velocity in Multilayer Plasmonic Structures (co-supervised with prof. Mehrany) (graduated)
17. Ahmad Bakhtafrouz PhD 2015 Radiation of finite sources in the vicinity of infinite periodic structures (graduated)
18 Amin Rashidi Zadeh PhD    
19 Razieh Safarzadeh PhD   (co-supervised with prof. Farzaneh)

 

 

Courses that I taught in Isfahan University of Technology (2006-2012):

 Undergraduate

Electromagnetics

1718217

Fields and Waves

1718312

Microwave Engineering

1718417

Antenna Theory and Design

1718412

Microwave Lab.

1718428

Communications Circuits Lab.

1718404

 Graduate

RF and Microwave Circuit Design

1712520

Advanced Electromagnetic Theory 1

1718561

Numerical Techniques in Electromagnetics

1718595

Advanced Electromagnetic Theory 2

1718562

Advanced Engineering Mathematics

1716511