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Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Applied Electromagnetics
  • Integrated Antenna Systems
  • MIMO Antennas
  • Millimeter-wave Antenna Systems
  • Antenna Arrays, Active and Reconfigurable Antennas
  • Radio-Frequency sensors
  • Beam steering and direction finding methods
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 2502 Electromagnetics, compatibility and interference
  • 2511 Antennas and propagation
  • 2520 Microwave and millimeterwave devices, circuits and technologies
  • 2507 Communications systems
  • 2518 Instrumentation and measurements
  • 2522 Radar and navigation


Recent publications


Mohammad S. Sharawi is currently a Professor of Electrical Engineering at Polytechnique Montréal, Montreal,QC, Canada. He was a Professor at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM),Saudi Arabia, between 2009-2018. He established and directed the Antennas and Microwave Structure Design Laboratory (AMSDL) at KFUPM. He was a visiting research professor at the University of Calgary, AB, in 2014, and Oakland University from 2008-2009 and summer of 2013. He is the author of the book Printed MIMO Antenna Design, Artech House, 2014, and the lead author of Design and Applications of Active Integrated Antennas, Artech House, 2018. He has more than 350 published journal and conference papers, 10 book chapters and 25 granted/issued patents with the USPO. He has delivered more than 30 invited and keynote talks worldwide. 


Electromagnetic theory, Electrical Circuits, Electronic Circuits, Antenna Theory, radio frequency circuits, instrumentation and measurements.


  • Bachelor in Electronic Engineering (PSUT, Jordan, 2000)
  • Masters - Electrical and Computer Engineering (Oakland University, USA, 2002)
  • Ph.D. - Systems Engineering (Oakland University, USA, 2006)

Supervision at Polytechnique


  • Post-doctoral fellowship (3)

    • Dehmollaian, Mojtaba . Visiting researcher.
    • Li, Chao. Electromagnetic Scattering from Dielectric Objects Using novel Basis Function Methods.
    • Li, Xiang. Improvement of class-X power amplifiers for 5G base stations.
  • Ph.D. (7)

    • CAMACHO PRIETO, Pablo. Design of Controlled Beam Vehicular Antenna Systems Via Radome Antenna Co-design.
    • Moradi, Mohammad. Analysis and Applications of Substrate Integrated Image Guide (SIIG) Structures and Techniques for Sub-THz System Development.
    • Shamsaee Malfajani, Reza. Multi-Wideband Encapsulated Dielectric Resonator Antennas for future wireless communications .
    • Chen, Qingtao. Sub-THz Antenna Arrays Excited Via Slow-Wave Optical Structures.
    • Al-Amin, Md Rasheduzzaman . On/In Package Antenna Arrays for Millimetre Wave Applications.
    • Sadeq, Ramy. Development of novel composites with high electromagnetic shielding capabilities.
    • Rahimi, Mohammad Reza . Design of multi-band Multi-polarized Leaky Wave Antennas using Higher order space Harmonics.
  • Master (thesis) (1)

    • Rahmati, Ehsan. Dielectric based antennas for sub-THz applications.


Other achievements

- Recipient of a prestigious research award from the Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation (2020), in the domain of wireless communications. 

- One of the top 2% most cited researchers worldwide in their fields and one of the 50 researchers at Polytechnique Montréal (one of 9 from the Electrical Engineering Departement), (2021). 

- Received the prestiegous research support from the NSERC new Frontiers in Research Fund (2021).


News about Mohammad S. Sharawi

BLOG | January 18, 2022
Inventing 6G | Read
NEWS | February 24, 2021
50 Polytechnique Montréal researchers among the top 2% most cited in their respective fields | Read
NEWS | August 12, 2019
Projects led by three Polytechnique professors receive funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation and the Government of Québec | Read