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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
Conference paper
Hussain, R., Abou-Khousa, M., Umar Khan, M. & Sharawi, M.S. (2021). A Compact Sub-1 GHz IoT Antenna Design with Wide Tuning Capabilities. Paper presented at the 15th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2021), Dusseldorf, Germany (3 pages). Retrieved from
Journal article
Haydhah, S.A., Ferrero, F., Lizzi, L., Sharawi, M.S. & Zerguine, A. (2021). A Multifunctional Compact Pattern Reconfigurable Antenna with Four Radiation Patterns for Sub-GHz IoT Applications. IEEE Open Journal of Antennas and Propagation, 2, 613-622. Retrieved from
Journal article
Ghalib, A., Sharawi, M.S., Mittra, R., Attia, H. & Shammim, A. (2021). Collocated MIMO travelling wave SIW slot array antennas for millimetre waves. IET Microwaves Antennas & Propagation, 12 pages. Retrieved from
Journal article
Katoch, K., Jaglan, N., Gupta, S.D. & Sharawi, M.S. (2021). Design of a triple band notched polarization independent compact FSS at UWB frequency range. International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, 31(6), 14 pages. Retrieved from


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


  • Ph.D. Thesis (1)

    • Wang, X. (2020). Real-Time Microwave Signal Processing: Dispersion Engineering and Time Modulation (Ph.D. Thesis, Polytechnique Montréal). Retrieved from

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

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