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M. J. Akhtar

Ph.D (University of Magdeburg, Germany)

Associate Professor Departement of Electrical Engineering

Research Interest



  • Ph.D (Dr. Ing).: Ott-von-Guericke University of
    Magdeburg, Germany, 2003
  • M.Eng.: Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi, 1993
  • B.Tech. : Aligarh Muslim University (1990



  • M. Shete, Shaji M, and M J Akhtar, "Design of a coplanar sensor for the RF characterization of thin dielectric samples," IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 13, No. 12, Dec. 2013, pp. 4706-4715.
  • M .J. Akhtar and M. Thumm, "Measurement of complex permittivity of cylindrical objects in the E-plane of a rectangular waveguide," IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 51, No. 1, Jan. 2013, pp. 122-131.
  • M. J. Akhtar, L. E. Feher, and M. Thumm, "Noninvasive procedure for measuring the complex permittivity of resins, catalysts and other liquids using a partially filled rectangular waveguide structure," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 57, No. 2, Feb. 2009, pp. 458-470.
  • M. J. Akhtar, L. Feher, and M. Thumm, "A waveguide based two-step approach for measuring complex permittivity tensor of uniaxial composite materials," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 54, No. 5, May 2006, pp. 2011- 2022.
  • M. J. Akhtar and A. S. Omar, "Reconstructing permittivity profiles using integral transforms and improved renormalization techniques," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques , vol. 48, No. 8, August 2000, pp. 1385-1393.


  • Got the CST University publication award 2009 from CST AG, Germany
  • Senior Member, IEEE (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., USA).
  • Fellow, IETE (The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers). M J Akhtar Faculty Profile of Electrical Engineering Department
  • Member, IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) Scientific Committee from 2010 onwards.
  • Listed in Marquis Who's Who in the world, Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering.



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