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Halligan Hall
Room 220
Tufts University
Medford, MA 02155

Tel: 617-627-3932
Fax: 617-627-3220

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Mohammed Nurul Afsar


Ph.D., University of London
M.S.E.E., University of London
M.S., University of Dacca
B.S. University of Dacca

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, IEEE
  • Fellow, IEE
  • Fellow, IOP
  • Member, Electromagnetics Academy


  • ResearchID | Scopus
  • Precision microwave, millimeter, terahertz and submillimeter wave, far-infrared and infrared wave measurement techniques and instrumentation
  • Millimeter and submillimeter wave sources, detectors and systes
  • Solid, liquid and gaseous state physics, spectroscopy, material characterization and studies, complex dielectric permittivity and complex magnetic permeability measurements of dielectric and magnetic materials
  • Theoretical studies of polymeric, glassy, amorphous and chemical vapor deposition (CVD) grown materials, ceramic and semiconductor materials, thin films, liquids and fluids, electronic, biological and magnetic materials
  • Microwave Integrated Circuit area particularly for Wireless Applications

Classes Taught

  • Introduction to Microwaves
  • Microwave Semiconductor Devices
  • Computer Aided Design of Microwave Circuits
  • Microwave Integrated Circuits
  • Microwave System Engineering

Selected Publications

  • Almoayed, N. N., & Afsar, M. N. (2006). High-resolution absorption coefficient and refractive index spectra of carbon monoxide gas at millimeter and submillimeter wavelengths. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 55(4), 1033-1037
  • Al-Moayed, N. N., Afsar, M. N., Khan, U. A., McCooey, S., & Obol, M. (2008). Nano ferrites microwave complex permeability and permittivity measurements by T/R technique in waveguide. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 44(7), 1768-1772
  • Chao, L., & Afsar, M. N. (2013). Size dependent ferromagnetic resonance and magnetic anisotropy of hexagonal barium and strontium ferrite powders. Journal of Applied Physics, 113(17)
  • McCloy, J. S., Korolev, K., Crum, J. V., & Afsar, M. N. (2013). Millimeter-wave absorption as a quality control tool for M type hexaferrite nanopowders. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 49(1), 546-551
  • Rahman, N., & Afsar, M. N. (2013). A novel modified archimedean polygonal spiral antenna. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 61(1), 54-61.