The IEEE Islamabad Section Antennas & Propagation Society, Microwave Theory & Techniques Society and the Electromagnetic Compatibility Society (IEEE MTTS/APS/EMCS) joint chapter has orgainzed the “IEEE International Seminar on Nanoscale Healthcare Systems” on 25th March 2019 at Research Institute for Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Studies (RIMMS), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST),

H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan. The guest speaker was Dr. Qammer H. Abbasi from the University of Glasgow, UK. The seminar included a variety of topics on nanoscale healthcare systems by Dr. Abbasi. In addition, Dr. Nosherwan Shoaib, Chair IEEE MTT/AP/EMC Joint Chapter Islamabad, briefed the participants on chapter motivation, past acitivites and future plans.


Biography of Speaker:

Dr Qammer H. Abbasi (SMIEEE, MIET) is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in University of Glasgow in the School of Engineering in addition to Visiting Lecturer (Assistant Professor) with Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL). Dr. Abbasi has grant portfolio of around £3.5M, contributed to a patent and more than 220 leading international technical journal and peer reviewed conference papers, in addition to 5 books and received several recognitions for his research including cover in RF& Microwave news, vertical news,  URSI young scientist award, co-recipient of ADEK UAE award, best representative image award from QNRF, Research excellence award from Texas A&M university, reward for excellence University of Glasgow to name few.

Dr. Abbasi research interests include Nano communication, internet of things, 5G and its applications to connected health, RF design and radio propagation, RFID, applications of millimetre and terahertz communication in healthcare and agri-tech, wearable and flexible sensors, compact antenna design, antenna interaction with human body, Implants, body centric wireless communication issues, wireless body sensor networks, non-invasive health care solutions and physical layer security for wearable/implant communication. Dr. Abbasi is an IEEE senior member and was Chair of IEEE young professional affinity group. He is an Associate editor for IEEE Access journal, IEEE Journal of Electromagnetics, RF and Microwaves in Medicine and Biology, Advanced Electromagnetics Journal and acted as a guest editor for numerous special issues in top notch journals including Elsevier Nano communication network. He is member of IEEE 1906.1.1 standard committee on nano communication and is also a member of IET and committee member for IET Antenna & Propagation and healthcare network. Dr. Abbasi has been a member of the technical program committees of several IEEE flagship conferences and technical reviewer for several IEEE and top-notch journals. He contributed in organizing several IEEE conferences, workshop and special sessions in addition to European school of antenna course.