Said Al-Sarawi

Dr Said Al-Sarawi

Senior Lecturer

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Said Al-Sarawi finished his PhD with special commendations in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Adelaide, 2003 and he was awarded the University Medal (formerly Culross) for outstanding academic merit at the postgraduate level, where only award a year for the whole University. In 2006 he finished his Graduate Certificate in Education (Higher Education) from the same University. Currently he is the director of Centre for Biomedical Engineering (CBME) and associate director of The Centre for High Performance Integrated Technologies and Systems (CHiPTec). After finishing his Grad Certificate he help establishing The Education and Research Group of Adelaide (ERGA) of which he is current an executive member, also he is Electrical and Electronic Engineering School’s convener of both the Learning and Teaching, and the Research Committees. Also, the school’s representative on the Faculty Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences and part of The skills & development subcommittee for South Australia Technology Industry Association (TIA).

  • Advanced integrated Circuits using Gallium Nitride technology

Project Supervisors: Dr Said Al-Sarawi (CBME, Uni of Adelaide), Dr Aaron Pereira, Prof Derek Abbott and Prof Neil Weste

Funding: N/A - Seeking collaboration 

Recruiting Students: 2 PhD students are needed

Postdoc: Currently 0.5 FTE postdoc

Contact Persons: Dr Said Al-Sarawi

  • Fall Detection and Prediction for Elderly People

Project Supervisors: Dr Said Al-Sarawi (CBME, Uni of Adelaide) and Dr Damith Ranasinghe (AutoID Lab, Uni of Adelaide).

Funding: Premier’s Research and Industry Fund (PRIF): Collaboration Pathways Program

Recruiting Students: 2 PhD students are needed (3 already on board)

Postdoc: Currently 0.5 FTE postdoc for 24 month to start in Nov 2014

Contact Persons: Dr Said Al-Sarawi or Dr Damith Ranasinghe.

  • A novel NEMS-based Lab-On-Chip Sensor and SOC for Glucose Monitoring in Human Saliva

Project Supervisors: Dr Said Al-Sarawi (CBME, Uni of Adelaide), A/Prof Baker Mohammad (ECE, KUSTAR, UAE), Prof Mohammed Ismail (ECE, KUSTAR, UAE), Prof Derek Abbott (CBME, Uni of Adelaide) and Prof Kamal Alameh (ECE, ECU, WA)

Current Students: 2 PhD Student

Funding: Global Research Collaboration, US - Lead by A/Prof Hani Salah

Contact Person: Dr Said Al-Sarawi

  • Memristor Modeling, Design, and Fabrication, for Memory, Logic and Neuromorphic Applications

Project Supervisors: Dr Said Al-Sarawi (CBME, Uni of Adelaide), A/Prof Baker Mohammad (ECE, KUSTAR, UAE), A/Prof Dirar Al Homouz (Physics, KUSTAR, UAE), A/Prof Nicolas Christoforou (BME, KUSTAR, UAE), Prof Mahmoud Al-Qutayri (ECE, KUSTAR, UAE), A/Prof Maguy Abi Jaouude (Chem, KUSTAR, UAE) and Prof Kamal Alameh (ECE, ECU, WA)

Current Students: 2 PhD Student

Funding: KUIRF L2 Funding- Lead by A/Prof Baker Mohammad

Contact Person: Dr Said Al-Sarawi

  • Radio Frequency Controlled Microvalve for Biomedical Applications

Project Supervisors: Dr Said Al-Sarawi and Prof Derek Abbott (CBME, Uni of Adelaide)

Current Students: 2 PhD students

Funding: ARC Discovery - lapsed

Contact Person: Dr Said Al-Sarawi

  • Wireless Controlled Passive Stent for Cardiovascular Disease

Project Supervisors: Dr Said Al-Sarawi (CBME, Uni of Adelaide)

Current Students: 1 PhD Student

Contact Person: Dr Said Al-Sarawi

  • An Electronic Device for patients with Nyctalopia Disease

Project Supervisors: Dr Said Al-Sarawi (CBME, Uni of Adelaide) and Dr Danny Gibbins (EEE, Uni of Adelaide)

Current Students: 2 Masters students - minor thesis

Contact Person: Dr Said Al-Sarawi

  • Memristive-based Circuits and Systems for Security and Memory Applications

Project Supervisors: Dr Said Al-Sarawi (CBME, Uni of Adelaide), Dr Damith Ranasinghe (AutoID Lab, Uni of Adelaide), Dr Omid Kavahei (RMIT University) and Prof Derek Abbott (CBME, Uni of Adelaide)

Current Students: 2 PhD Student

Funding: ARC Discovery - Lead by Dr Damith Ranasinghe

Contact Person: Dr Said Al-Sarawi

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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2018 Principal Supervisor Power Electronics Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Mohammad Parvez
    2017 Principal Supervisor Novel Conducting Scaffold on 3D Graphene Hydrogel and its application in Neural Stem cell differentiation. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Negar Mansouri
    2015 Co-Supervisor Probabilistic Risk-based Security Assessment for Power Systems with Large Penetration of Renewable Distributed Energy Sources Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Hang Yin
    2011 Co-Supervisor Protection and Monitoring of Power Systems Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Md. Abul Hasnat
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2015 - 2019 Co-Supervisor Numerically robust load flow techniques in power system planning Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Alberto Jose Sarnari
    2015 - 2018 Co-Supervisor Multilevel Monte Carlo Approach for Estimating Reliability of Electric Distribution Systems Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr A. S. Nazmul Huda
    2015 - 2017 Principal Supervisor Analytical Modeling of Electric-based Microgenerators under Sinusoidal Vibrations Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Cuong Cao Nguyen
    2015 - 2018 Co-Supervisor Probabilistic Hosting Capacity and Risk Analysis for Distribution Networks Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Hassan Al-Saadi
    2015 - 2019 Principal Supervisor UHF Energy Harvesting and Power Management Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Menghan Sun
    2013 - 2017 Principal Supervisor Physical Unclonable Functions Based on Silicon and Nano Elements: Designs, Analyses and Applications Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Yansong Gao
    2013 - 2017 Principal Supervisor Efficient Solid State Power Amplifiers: Power Combining and Highly Accurate AM/AM and AM/PM Behavioural Models with Application to Linearisation Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Paul Owen Fisher
    2012 - 2016 Co-Supervisor Uniform-Electric-Field-Approximation Based Modelling of Longitudinal Piezoelectric Transducers Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Yangkun Zhang
    2012 - 2016 Principal Supervisor Metamaterial-Inspired Structures for Microwave and Terahertz Applications Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Amir Ebrahimi
    2010 - 2014 Principal Supervisor Neuromorphic VLSI Designs for Spike Timing and Rate-based Synaptic Plasticity with Application in Pattern Classification Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Mostafa Rahimiazghadi
    2010 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Induction Motor Parameters Estimation and Faults Diagnosis using Optimisation Algorithms Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Fang Duan
    2010 - 2014 Co-Supervisor Dynamic Phasor Estimation in Electrical Power Systems Based on IEC61850 Process-Bus Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Ahmed M S Abdolkhalig
    2009 - 2011 Co-Supervisor Practical Issues of Using Negative Impedance Circuits as an Antenna Matching Element Master of Engineering Science Master Part Time Mr Danny Wong
    2009 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Generic Substation Event Monitoring Based on IEC 61850 and IEEE 1588 Standards Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Yang Liu
    2009 - 2010 Co-Supervisor Diagnostics of Rotor and Stator Problems in Industrial Induction Motors Master of Engineering Science Master Full Time Miss Fang Duan
    2009 - 2014 Co-Supervisor Metamaterial-Inspired Structures and Their Applications in Microwave, Millimeter-wave and Terahertz Planar Circuits Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Ali Karami Horestani
    2008 - 2014 Principal Supervisor A Recoil Resilient Luminal Support Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Arash Mehdizadeh
    2008 - 2012 Principal Supervisor Memristive Devices and Circuits for Computing, Memory, and Neuromorphic Applications Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Omid Kavehei
    2008 - 2010 Principal Supervisor Performance Estimation of Oversampled Bio-Inspired Velocity Estimator Based on Reichardt Correlator Master of Engineering Science Master Full Time Mr Bin Guo
    2008 - 2013 Co-Supervisor Detailed Investigation of Negative Sequence Current Compensation Technique for Stator Shorted Turn Fault Detection of Induction Motors Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Syaiful Bakhri
    2007 - 2013 Co-Supervisor Reference Spurs in an Integer-N Phase-Locked Loop: Analysis, Modelling and Design Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Noorfazila Kamal
    2007 - 2008 Co-Supervisor Investigation and Development of a Real-Time On-Site Condition Monitoring System for Induction Motors Master of Engineering Science Master Full Time Mr Syaiful Bakhri
    2006 - 2010 Principal Supervisor Modelling and Analysis of Wirelessly Interrogated SAW Based Micropumps for Drug Delivery Applications Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Don Dissanayake
    2006 - 2010 Principal Supervisor A SAW Correlator Driven, Wireless, Passive Microvalve for Biomedical Applications Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Ajay Tikka
    2005 - 2011 Co-Supervisor Arithmetic Data Value Speculation Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Daniel Kelly
    2002 - 2004 Principal Supervisor Low-Power Low-Phase Noise LC Oscillators in Silicon-on-Sapphire CMOS Technology Master of Engineering Science Master Full Time Mr Wan Kong
    2001 - 2008 Principal Supervisor Design of a Direct Downconversion Receiver for IEEE802.11a WLAN Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Yingbo Zhu
  • Position: Senior Lecturer
  • Phone: 83134198
  • Email: said.alsarawi@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 4360
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Ingkarni Wardli, floor 3
  • Room: 3 39
  • Org Unit: School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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