Dr. Faisel Tubbal

Dr. Faisel Tubbal was born in Libya in 1978. He received the B.S. degree in electronics engineering from Tripoli College of Electronic Technology, BEN ASHOUE, TRIPOLI, LIBYA, in 2004, the advanced graduate diploma in technology engineering from University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia, in 2011, the M.S. degree in telecommunication engineering from University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia, in 2012, the M.S. in engineering management from University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia, in 2013, and Ph.D. degrees in telecommunication engineering from University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia in 2017. Faisel has been working as a researcher with Libyan Centre for Remote Sensing and Space Science (LCRSSC), Tripoli, Libya. He is also an academic assistant at school of electrical, computer and telecommunication engineering, University of Wollongong, Australia. Faisel is a member of IEEE. He is interested in planar antenna designs and CubeSat communications. He has published more than 10 conference and journal papers.


Education History

2017      Doctor of philosophy (Ph.D)
Major: Telecommunication, University of Wollongong, Australia
S-band Planar Antenna Designs for CubeSat Communications

2013        Master of Engineering management
Major: Engineering Management, University of Wollongong, Australia
Awarded with distinction

2012        Master of Engineering
Major: Telecommunication Engineering, University of Wollongong, Australia.
Awarded with distinction

2011        Graduate Diploma In Engineering Technology
Major: Telecommunication, University of Wollongong, Australia.
Awarded with distinction

2004        Bachelor in Electronics
Major: Telecommunications, Tripoli Collage of Electronics, Tripoli, Libya.
Awarded with high distinction, Outstanding.

1997        Diploma in Petroleum Industry
Major: Chemistry and Oil Processing, Petroleum Institute for Training and Qualifying, Tripoli, Libya.
Awarded with high distinction, Outstanding.

Employment History

2015 – Present      Tutor at SECTE, UOW
Run tutorials sessions for electrical and telecommunication engineering sessions from first year engineering students, bachelor level.

2012 – Present   Casual Academic at SECTE, UOW.
Run laboratory sessions for electrical and telecommunication engineering sessions from first, second and third year bachelor level. Subjects taught include: Introduction to Circuit Theory (ECTE170), Electrical Systems (ENGG104) Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering (ECTE290), and Communication Systems (ECTE363).

2008 – 2010    Casual Academic at Tripoli Collage of Electronics, Tripoli, Libya.
Run laboratory sessions for electronics, digital hardware and telecommunication engineering sessions from second and third year high diploma level. Subjects taught include: Electronics I and II (ELC-I and ELC-II), Digital Hardware I and Communication Systems (COMM III).

2008-2010  Telecommunication engineer (researcher Assistant) at Libyan Center for Remote Sensing and Space Science (LCRSSS), Tripoli, Libya.
I was a member of Libyan team that worked designing the first Libyan imaging satellite (LibyaSa-1) for remote sensing and space science. I worked on a conceptual design of Telemetry, Tracking and Command (TTC) Subsystem.

1999 to 2008  Operation Supervisor at Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOGO).
Crude oil pump station, Diesel Toping Unit (DTU), Power plant, Crude oil and its products laboratory and Water treatment units.

Publications

F. EM. Tubbal, R. Raad, K-W. Chin, and B. Butter, “S-band Shorted Patch Antenna for Inter Pico Satellite Communications,” IEEE 8th International Conference on Telecommunication System, Services and Application, Bali, Indonesia, pp. 1-4, October, 2014.

F. EM. Tubbal, R. Raad, K-W. Chin, and M. Madni, “ Low Profile Aperture Coupled Microstrip Antenna for Inter CubeSat,” 4th International CubeSat Workshop, London, United Kingdom, May, 2015.

M. Madni, R. Raad, K-W. Chin, and F. EM. Tubbal, “Inter-CubeSat Communications: Routing Between CubeSat Swarms in A DTN Architecture,” 4th International CubeSatWorkshop, London, United Kingdom, May, 2015.

F. EM. Tubbal, R. Raad, and K-W. Chin “A Survey and Study of Planar Antennas for Pico-Satellites,” IEEE Access, Vol. 3, pp. 2590-2612, Dec. 2015.

F. EM. Tubbal, R. Raad, K-W. Chin, and B. Butter “S-band Planar Antennas for a CubeSat ,” International Journal on Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Vol. 7, no. 4,  pp. 559-568, Dec. 2015.

F. EM. Tubbal, A. Alkaseh and A. Elarabi, “Telemetry, Tracking and Command Subsystem for LibyaSat-1,” IEEE 9th International Conference on Telecommunication System, Services and Application, Bandung, Indonesia, pp. 1-6, November 2015.

F. EM. Tubbal, A. Alkaseh and A. Elarabi, “The Design Requirements for Libya Imaging Satellite,” 1st International Conference on Wireless and Telematics (ICWT), Bandung, Indonesia, pp. 1-6, 17-18 November 2015.

F. EM. Tubbal, R. Raad, and K-W. Chin, “A Wideband F-shaped Patch Antenna for S-band CubeSat Communications,” 10th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS), 2016, 19-21 Dec. 2016.

S. Liu, R. Raad, K-W. Chin, and F. EM. Tubbal, “Dipole Antenna Array Cluster for CubeSats,” 10th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS), 2016, 19-21 Dec. 2016.

F. EM. Tubbal, R. Raad, and K-W. Chin, “A High Gain S-band CPW-fed Slot Antenna for CubeSat Communications,” Unpublished.

Liu, R. Raad, K-W. Chin, and F. EM. Tubbal, “Printed Yagi-Uda Antenna Array on CubeSat,” Submitted to 2017 IEEE Conference on Global Communications.

F. EM. Tubbal, R. Raad, M. Raad and S. Abulgasem, “A Wideband C-shaped Patch Antenna for for LibyaSat-1,” Unpublished.

Honors & Awards

2016  Sessional Lecturer/Tutor/Demonstrator OCTAL Award Recipient, University of Wollongong

The Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Learning (OCTAL) are awarded each year to staff whom have made a major contribution to teaching and learning excellence within the University of Wollongong.

2015     OCTAL Award Nomination, University of Wollongong

The Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Learning (OCTAL) are awarded each year to staff whom have made a major contribution to teaching and learning excellence within the University of Wollongong.

2015   Top five Laboratory Demonstrator,  University of Wollongong, Australia 

2014   Top five Laboratory Demonstrator,  University of Wollongong, Australia