Center for VLSI and Embedded System Technologies


Aftab Hussain
Assistant Professor
Ph.D King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, India

Research Interest

Flexible and stretchable electronics, IoT devices, Smart city research, LoRaWAN devices.

Selected Publications
  • Aftab M HussainIntroduction to Flexible ElectronicsCRC Press
  • RuthwikMuppala, Abhinav Navnit, Deeksha Devendra, Eustachio Roberto Matera, Nicola Accettura, Aftab M HussainFeasibility of Standalone TDoA-based Localization Using LoRaWAN2021 International Conference on Localization and GNSS (ICL-GNSS)
  • Kezi Cheng, Aftab Hussain, David ClarkeSpatially and temporally tunable window devices on flexible substratesElectroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) XX
  • Seshadri Reddy Nagireddy, Rishabh Bhooshan Mishra, Kumar Sai CharanKarnati, Aftab M HussainModelling of Multilayer Perforated Electrodes for Dielectric Elastomer Actuator Applications2019 IEEE Conference on Modeling of Systems Circuits and Devices (MOS-AK India)
  • Kumar Sai CharanKarnati, Seshadri Reddy Nagireddy, Rishabh Bhooshan Mishra, Aftab M HussainDesign of Micro-heaters Inspired by Space Filling Fractal Curves2019 IEEE Region 10 Symposium (TENSYMP)
  • Sumana Bhattacharjee, Rishabh Bhooshan Mishra, Deeksha Devendra, Aftab M HussainSimulation and Fabrication of Piezoelectrically Actuated Nozzle/Diffuser Micropump2019 IEEE SENSORS
  • Rishabh B Mishra, Sherjeel M Khan, Sohail F Shaikh, Aftab M Hussain, Muhammad M HussainLow-cost foil/paper based touch mode pressure sensing element as artificial skin module for prosthetic hand2020 3rd IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft)
  • Huichan Zhao, Aftab M Hussain, Ali Israr, Daniel M Vogt, Mihai Duduta, David R Clarke, Robert J WoodA wearable soft haptic communicator based on dielectric elastomer actuatorsSoft robotics Journal
  • Rishabh B Mishra, WedyanBabatain, Nazek El-Atab, Aftab M Hussain, Muhammad M HussainPolymer/paper-based double touch mode capacitive pressure sensing element for wireless control of robotic arm2020 IEEE 15th International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular System (NEMS)
  • Muhammad Mustafa Hussain, Aftab Mustansir HussainSmart thermal patch for adaptive thermotherapy US Patent
  • Abhinav Navnit, Deeksha Devendra, Anushka Tiwari, Aftab M HussainKiteCam–a novel approach to low-cost aerial surveillance2020 IEEE Sensors
  • WedyanBabatain, Sumana Bhattacharjee, Aftab M Hussain, Muhammad Mustafa HussainAcceleration Sensors: Sensing Mechanisms, Emerging Fabrication Strategies, Materials, and ApplicationsACS Applied Electronic Materials
  • Deeksha Devendra, Shreya Malkurthi, Abhinav Navnit, Aftab M HussainCompact Electric Vehicle Charging Station using Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP) for E-Scooters2021 International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Future Electric Transportation (SEFET)
  • Anis Fatema, Surya Poondla, Rishabh B Mishra, Aftab M HussainA Low-Cost Pressure Sensor Matrix for Activity Monitoring in Stroke Patients Using Artificial IntelligenceIEEE Sensors Journal
  • Kezi Cheng, Aftab Hussain, Keith Burrows, David ClarkeTunable blinds for windowsUS patent
  • RuthwikMuppala, Abhinav Navnit, Surya Poondla, Aftab M HussainInvestigation of Indoor LoRaWAN Signal Propagation for Real-World Applications2021 6th International Conference for Convergence in Technology (I2CT)

Education Profile
  • Ph.D from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, India in 2016.
  • M Tech from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, India in 2013.
  • B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee , India in 2009.

Professional Profile
  • Assistant Professor at IIIT Hyderabad, India 2018- Present
  • Technology AdvisorInterNext till , 2019
  • Post-Doctoral Researcher , Harvard University till 2018
  • Design Engineer , Analog Devices till 2011
  • Consultant , Pricewaterhousecoopers till 2010
  • Engineering Intern , ITC Limited, Saharanpur Area, India till 2008

Scientific and Professional Memberships
  • NA.

  • Winner , Falling Walls Lab , KAUST, Falling Walls Foundation in 2014.

IIIT-H Affiliations
  • NA.