Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Research Fellow



+44 (0)20 7594 6260m.m.ahmad




707Electrical EngineeringSouth Kensington Campus






Polymer and materials chemistry.

Development of materials and processes for optical and semiconductor devices.

Application of microelectronics technology in micro and macro engineering.

Fabrication and development of miniature RF coils for biomedical applications e.g. magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy.

Sol-gel technology for silica on silicon.

Operations Manager Clean Room Facility.

Chemical safety and COSHH Assessment.

Guidance and Supervision of Research Students and RAs in Silicon Technology, Microfabrication and Microengineering.


In collaboration with Professor Richard Syms FREng, Professor Eric Yeatman and Dr Kristel Fobelets:

Micro-engineered miniature Helmholtz and needle coils for magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy.

Self-assembled 3D RF passive components with thin film micro strip lines.

Erbium doped planar waveguides for optical amplification fabricated from silica on silicon by sol-gel technology.

Silicon micro-engineered electrostatic lens for quadrupole mass spectrometer.

Silicon micro-engineered array of electrostatic lenses addressable collectively or individually.

Piezoelectric ceramic (PZT) based actuators.



Watts C, Hanham S, Armstrong J, et al., 2020, Microwave dielectric sensing of free-flowing, single, living cells in aqueous suspension, Ieee Journal of Electromagnetics, Rf and Microwaves in Medicine and Biology, Vol:4, ISSN:2469-7249, Pages:97-208

Syms RRA, Liu D, Ahmad MM, 2017, Nanostructured 2D cellular materials in silicon by sidewall transfer lithography NEMS, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol:27, ISSN:0960-1317

Hanham SM, Ahmad MM, Lucyszyn S, et al., 2017, LED-switchable High-Q Packaged THz Microbeam Resonators, Ieee Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology, Vol:7, ISSN:2156-342X, Pages:199-208


Hanham S, Watts C, Ahmad M, et al., 2019, Photonic crystal resonators as bio-liquid sensing platforms in the terahertz band, META 2019

Hanham S, Watts C, Ahmad M, et al., Photonic crystal resonators for terahertz sensing applications, Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium, IEICE, Pages:803-803

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