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Marwan Nafea

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Biography

Marwan Nafea, PhD, MEng, BEng, GradEng, GradIEM, GradTech, MIET, MIEEE, MIAENG, MICSES

Dr. Marwan Nafea received his BEng (Hons.) degree in Electronic Engineering from Sebha University, Brak, Libya, in 2010, and MEng and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Malaysia, in 2013 and 2018, respectively. He served as a Researcher and Software Developer in the Faculty of Biosciences and Medical Engineering, University Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Malaysia from July 2017 to October 2018. He also served as a Researcher in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Malaysia from May to December 2018. Dr. Marwan is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Nottingham Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia. He served as an invited reviewer for several journals and conferences. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of Syntax Journal of Biotechnology and Bioengineering, SCIREA Journal of Information Science and Systems Science, SCIREA Journal of Materials, and the American Journal of Nanosciences, and served as an editor of 1 book on sensors. His research interests are in the areas of MEMS and micro/nanofabrication technologies, including wireless microfluidic devices and microactuators, with a partial emphasis on the fields of PSO, optimal control, driving simulators, and EEG-controlled systems for home automation.

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Awards and Recognitions

  1. Best Paper Award in Biosignal Analysis and Processing II Session for the paper entitled "Brainwave-Controlled System for Smart Home Applications", In the 2018 International Conference on BioSignal Analysis, Processing and Systems (ICBAPS), Sarawak, Malaysia, 25 July 2018.
  2. Gold Medal in Research Exhibition & Competition "Brainwave-Controlled System for Smart Home Applications" in FBME International Innovation Day 2018, Faculty of Bioscience & Medical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia, 18 April 2018.
  3. Best Presentation Award in Control Theory and Applications Track for the paper entitled "A Hybrid Control Approach for Precise Positioning of a Piezo-Actuated Stage", In the 2014 14th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, 22-25 October 2014.
  4. Best Presentation Award (Overall - Faculty of Electrical Engineering) of the 4th Electrical Engineering Research Colloquium (EERC 2013), Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor, Malaysia, 24 December 2013.
  5. Best Presentation Award (Control Category) of the 4th Electrical Engineering Research Colloquium (EERC 2013), Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor, Malaysia, 24 December 2013.
  6. Silver Medal for the Invention/Innovation "Control of Shape-Memory-Alloy Actuators Using Field Frequency Modulation for Microfluidic Application", at the 15th Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition (INATEX 2013), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor, Malaysia, 4 October 2013.
  7. Bronze Medal for the Invention/Innovation "Frequency-Controlled Wireless Shape-Memory-Alloy Microgripper", at the 15th Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition (INATEX 2013), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor, Malaysia, 4 October 2013.

Editorial Memberships

  1. Editorial Board Member of Syntax Journal of Biotechnology and Bioengineering.
  2. Editorial Board Member of SCIREA Journal of Information Science and Systems Science.
  3. Editorial Board Member of SCIREA Journal of Materials,.
  4. Editorial Board Member of the American Journal of Nanosciences.

Peer Review Activities

  1. Mechatronics.
  2. Actuators.
  3. Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control.
  4. Soft Computing.
  5. COMPEL: The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
  6. TELKOMNIKA.
  7. Journal of Drug Design, Delivery and Safety.
  8. International Journal of Modeling, Simulation, and Scientific Computing.
  9. International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE).

He also served as a reviewer for various international conferences.

News and Media Coverage

New Drug Delivery Systems Findings from University of Technology Reported (A wirelessly-controlled piezoelectric microvalve for regulated drug delivery), Pharmacy Choice News, 5 October 2018. https://www.pharmacychoice.com/news/article.cfm?Article_ID=2103761

Administrative Tasks:

  1. Faculty of Science and Engineering Information Technology Committee.
  2. Faculty of Science and Engineering Accreditation & External Partnerships Committee.
  3. Labs demonstrators' duties, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Teaching Summary

- Computer Aided Engineering (EEEE1026)

- Web Based Computing (EEEE3029)

- Project in Digital Signal Processing (EEEE4063)

Research Summary

- MEMS

- Wireless microfluidic devices

- Piezoelectric actuators

- Shape memory alloys

- Soft actuators

- Dielectric elastomers

- Silicon wafers machining using µEDM

- EEG-controlled systems

Selected Publications

Past Research

- Particle swarm optimization

- Optimal control

- Driving simulators

Future Research

- Renewable energy

- 4D printing

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