Dr. Ahmad Ghadafi Ismail

Research Fellow / Senior Lecturer
Phone: +6 03 8911 8545
E-mail: ghad@ukm.edu.my

 

EDUCATION:PhD,

PhD, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Dalhousie University, Halifax,
Canada
MSc, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, University of Southern California,
Los Angeles, USA
BEng, Technical University of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Canada

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFFILIATIONS:

Professional Engineer, Association of Professional Engineers and
Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
Professional Engineer, Association of Professional Engineers and
Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC)
Graduate Engineer, Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), Malaysia

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Nanotechnology, Polymer coating and thin-film patterning
Photolithographic patterning of organic semiconductors
Microelectronic fabrication, Organic Thin-Film Transistor
Organic light emitting diode, Organic photovoltaic
MEMS/NEMS and Nanoelectronics

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Electrical Engineer, ZE Power Engineering Inc, Canada
Electrical/Design Engineer, SES Engineering Ltd., Canada
Lecturer, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia
Design Engineer, Sony Technology Malaysia, Malaysia

 

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Kung-Ching Liao, Ahmad G. Ismail, Laurent Kreplak, Jeffrey Schwartz and Ian G. Hill, “Designed Organophosphonate Self-Assembled Monolayers Enhance Device Performance of Pentacene-Based Organic Thin-Film Transistors,” Advanced Materials, 2010, 22, 3081-3085
  • Ahmad G. Ismail and Ian G. Hill, “Stability of N-channel Organic Thin-Film Transistors Using Oxide, SAM-Modified Oxide and Polymeric Gate Dielectric, ”Organic Electronics, 12 (2011) 1033-1042
  • A.G. Ismail, “Photolithographically patterned N-channel organic thin film transistors using sensitized polyvinyl alcohol,” Organic Electronics 56 (2018) 111-115
  • Kalaivani A. Tarumaraja, P. Susthitha Menon, Sahbudin Shaari, Ahmad G. Ismail, Burhanuddin Yeop Majlis, “Graphene-based Plasmonic Photonic Crystal Waveguide Integrated Biosensor Circuit,” Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics Vol. 13, pp. 1–7 (2018)
  • Ahmad G. Ismail, “The Impact of Alkyl Phosphonic Acid Monolayer Modified Dielectrics on the Performance of n-Channel Organic Thin-Film Transistors,” Materials Focus Vol. 7, pp. 1-5 (2018)

 

CONFERENCES:

  • Institute for Research in Materials (IRM) at Dalhousie University Annual Research Day 2008, “Patterning Organic Active Layer Using
    Photolithography,” Ahmad G. Ismail
  • Dept of EE, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA, Sept 2010, “High
    Mobility, Stable, N-channel Organic Thin Film Transistors,” Ian G. Hill,
    Ahmad G. Ismail
  • PRISM, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA, Sept 2010, “Lithographic  Patterning of Organic Semiconductors and the Manufacturability of Organic Complementary Logic Circuits,” Ian G. Hill, Ahmad G. Ismail
  • ESPMI-V, Chiba, Japan, January 2010, “Anthracene Phosphonic Acid-Based Self-Assembled Monolayers Template Pentacene Growth for High-Mobility Organic Thin-Film Transistors,” Ian G. Hill, Ahmad G. Ismail
  • MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, December 2008, “Self-Assembled
    Monolayer Modified Organic Thin-Film Transistors,” Ian G. Hill, Ahmad G. Ismail
  • Dalhousie University, Dept of EE graduate seminar, “Organic Thin Film
    Transistor,” 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, Ahmad G. Ismail