People

Sani Mukhtar

In-Kingdom Visiting Students

Introduction

Sani Mukhtar is a visiting student in KAUST Photonics Lab as part of KAUST-KFUPM research Initiative (KKI) program. He is currently a full time master student in Electrical Engineering at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran Saudi Arabia. He received his Bsc. in Electrical and Control Engineering from Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Alexandria Egypt (Excellence with honor) in 2016. He did his compulsory one year national service in Lagos state, Nigeria where he worked with OncenOut Limited.  He also served as an assistant lecturer in Jigawa State Polytechnic Dutse, Jigawa State Nigeria.
  

Research Interests

  • ​Photonics
  • Optoelectronics
  • Biophotonics

Selected Publications

Sani Mukhtar, Islam Ashry, Chao Shen, Tien Khee Ng, Boon S. Ooi, and M. Z. M. Khan “Blue laser diode system with an enhanced wavelength tuning range” IEEE-Photonics Journal Vol. 12, no. 2,  pp 1-10, 2020

Sani Mukhtar, Xiaobin Sun, IslamAshry, Tien Khee Ng, Boon S. Ooi, and M. Z. M. Khan “Tunable Violet Laser Diode System for Optical Wireless Communication”, IEEE-Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 32, no. 9, pp 546-549, 2020 
 
Sani Mukhtar, Kabiru N. Aliyu, K. K Qureshi Performance Evaluation of Er3+-Yb3+ Co-doped Fiber Amplifier”, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol 62, no.6, pp 2243-2247, 2020 


M. S. Almohanna, M. S. Alogayyel, M. T. Alleli, H. A. Alkhdrawi, A. Alajaji, T. Qazi, Sani Mukhtar and M. Z. M. Khan, "Visible-NIR Laser Based Bi-directional Indoor Optical Wireless Communication", 10th IEEE-GCC Conference, Kuwait, 19-23 April 2019. 

 
T. A. Ahmed, A. A. Alghamdi, F. H. Homoud, Sani Mukhtar and M. Z. M. Khan, "Bi-directional Underwater Optical Wireless Audio Communication System", 10th IEEE-GCC Conference, Kuwait, 19-23 April 2019

Education

  • ​Msc. Electrical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran Saudi Arabia.
  • Bsc. Electrical and Control (Excellence with Honor), Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Alexandria Egypt.

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Optical Society of America (OSA)

Awards

  • Jigawa state government scholarship for  abroad undergraduate studies
  • Saudi Arabian Government Fellowship for graduate students

Non-KAUST Affiliations

​Ms. Student, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals