Research Interest and Publications-Dr. Amor SMIDA

Dr. Amor Ali Sghaier SMIDA

Research Interest

1. Biomedical Telemetry
2. Wearable antennas and biosensors
3. MIMO communication for biomedical applications


1. Surajo Muhammad, Jun Jiat Tiang, Sew Kin Wong, Ali H Rambe, Ismahayati Adam, Amor Smida, Mohamed Ibrahim Waly, Amjad Iqbal, Adamu Saidu Abubakar, Mohd Najib Mohd Yasin “ Harvesting Systems for RF Energy: Trends, Challenges, Techniques, and Tradeoffs “  (2022) Electronics  11 (6), pp. 959. DOI : 10.3390/electronics11060959

2. S Muhammad, JJ Tiang, SK Wong, A Smida, MI Waly, A Iqbal “ Efficient quad-band RF energy harvesting rectifier for wireless power communications “  (2021) AEU-International Journal of Electronics and Communications  139, pp. 153927. DOI : 10.1016/j.aeue.2021.153927

3. Amjad Iqbal, Mohamed I Waly, Amor Smida, Nazih K Mallat “ Dielectric resonator antenna with reconfigurable polarization states “  (2021) IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation  15 (7), pp. 683-690. DOI :10.1049/mia2.12063,

4. Iqbal, A., Smida, A., Waly, M.I., Mallat, N.K. “ Highly-tunable and wide stopband microstrip bandpass filters“  (2021) International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, 31 (5), art. no. e22610, . DOI: 10.1002/mmce.22610

5. Muhammad, S., Tiang, J.J., Wong, S.K., Iqbal, A., Smida, A., Azizi, M.K. “ A Compact Dual-Port Multi-Band Rectifier Circuit for RF Energy Harvesting“ (2021) Computers, Materials and Continua, 68 (1), pp. 167-184. DOI: 10.32604/cmc.2021.016133

6. Selmi, M., Smida, A., Kossi, S.E. “ Effect of Polaron formation in conduction and dielectric behavior in La0.7Sr0.25K0.05MnO3 oxide “ (2021) Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 32, pp. 6014-6027. DOI: 10.1007/s10854-021-05321-x

7. Amer, O.S.O., Waly, M.I., Burhan, I.W., Al-Malki, E.S., Smida, A., Al-Benasy, K.S. “ Epidemiological trends of malaria in the Western regions of Saudi Arabia: A cross sectional study “ (2020) Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, 14 (11), pp. 1332-1337. DOI: 10.3855/jidc.13246

8. Smida, A.,  “Simulation and Analysis of Variable Antenna Designs for Effective Stroke Detection “ (2020) International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, 11 (12), pp. 238-244. DOI: 10.14569/IJACSA.2020.0111230

9. Smida, A., Iqbal, A., alazemi, a.J., Waly, M.I., Ghayoula, R., Kim, S. “Wideband Wearable antenna for Biomedical Telemetry applications“ IEEE Access, (2020)  8, art. no. 8962083, pp. 15687-15694 DOI: 10.1109/aCCESS.2020.2967413

10. Iqbal, A., Smida, A., Alazemi, A.J., Waly, M.I., Mallat, N.K., Kim, S. “Wideband circularly polarized MIMO antenna for high data wearable biotelemetric devices“ IEEE Access, (2020) 8, art. no. 8962091, pp.17935-17944.DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2967397

11. Amjad Iqbal ; Marwa Ammar Selmi ; Lway Faisal Abdulrazak ; Omar A. Saraereh ; Nazih Khaddaj Mallat ; Amor Smida A Compact Substrate Integrated Waveguide Cavity-Backed Self-Triplexing Antenna“  IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs,(2020) PP():1-1, DOI: 10.1109/TCSII.2020.2966527.

12. Iqbal, A., Basir, A., Smida, A., Mallat, N.K., Elfergani, I., Rodriguez, J., Kim, S. “Electromagnetic bandgap backed millimeter-wave MIMO antenna for wearable applications“  IEEE Access, (2019), pp. 111135-111144. doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2933913

13. Amjad Iqbal ; Arbab Waheed Ahmad ; Amor Smida ; Nazih Khaddaj Mallat “Tunable SIW Bandpass Filters with Improved Upper Stopband Performance  “  IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs,(2019) PP(99):1-1,doi: 10.1109/TCSII.2019.2936495.

14. Amjad Iqbal, Amal Bouazizi, Amor Smida, Abdul Basir, Umair Naeem, “ Low-profile dual-band antenna with on-demand beam switching capabilities“, IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation (2019), pp. 15-20. DOI:  10.1049/iet-map.2019.0401

15. Iqbal, A., Smida, A., Abdulrazak, L.F., Saraereh, O.A., Mallat, N.K., Elfergani, I., Kim, S. “Low-profile frequency reconfigurable antenna for heterogeneous wireless systems“ (Electronics (2019), 8. 976, doi: 10.3390/electronics8090976 .

16. Iqbal, A.; Smida, A.; Mallat, N.K.; Ghayoula, R.; Elfergani, I.; Rodriguez, J.; Kim, S. “Frequency and Pattern Reconfigurable Antenna for Emerging Wireless Communication Systems “. Electronics (2019), 8, 407. doi: 10.3390/electronics8040407

17. Iqbal, A.; Smida, A.; Mallat, N.K.; Islam, M.T.; Kim, S. A “Compact UWB Antenna with Independently Controllable Notch Bands “. Sensors (2019), 19, 1411. doi: 10.3390/s19061411

18. Iqbal, A.; Smida, A.; Saraereh, O.A.; Alsafasfeh, Q.H.; Mallat, N.K.; Lee, B.M. “Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antenna-Based Sensors for Liquid Chemical Detection “. Sensors (2019), 19, 1200. doi: 10.3390/s19051200

19. M. Sheikholeslami; Alireza Zareeic; M. Jafaryar; Ahmad Shafee; Zhixiong Li Amor Smida; I.Tlilij; “Heat transfer simulation during charging of nanoparticle enhanced PCM within a channel“ (2019) Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 525, (1), pp 557-565

20. Ghayoula, R., Smida, A., Gharsallah, A., Grenier, D. “Hybrid MUSIC Dolph-Chebyshev algorithm for a smart antenna system“ (2014) International Journal of Communication Systems, 27 (12), pp. 3706-3719.

21. Smida, A., Ghayoula, R., Nemri, N., Trabelsi, H., Gharsallah, A., Grenier, D. “Phased arrays in communication system based on Taguchi-neural networks“ (2014) International Journal of Communication Systems, 27 (12), pp. 4449-4466.

22. Ghayoula, R., Smida, A., Gharsallah, A., Grenier, D. “Smart base station antenna performance for cellular radio system“
(2013) Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Review, 6 (5), pp. 38-47.

23. Smida, A., Ghayoula, R., Ferchichi, A., Gharsallah, A., Grenier, D. “Planar antenna array pattern synthesis using a Taguchi optimization         method“ (2013) International Journal on Communications Antenna and Propagation, 3 (3), pp. 158-162.