Muhammad Adbul Awal

Adjunct Professor

Main Affiliation

Electrical Engineering


Steinman Hall


ST 642





Muhammad Adbul Awal


Educated in Germany and USA, M Abdul Awal has 17+ years of Industrial and R&D experience at AT&T Bell Laboratories (NJ), and 16+ years of Academic Teaching experience during his 35+ years of professional career in a very broad and diverse national and international environment (mostly USA, UK, Middle East and South Asia). His major past research contributions are in the area of optical and wireless communications, opto-electronic IC, Ultra-thin materials and devices, system engineering and concurrent engineering, commercialization of technologies, system analysis, business and network performance modeling, and current interest in the area of  technologies/innovations, Nano Technology, Voice over LTE, academy-industry-government liasion, and next generation wireless technology driven services and  products (IoT). Had been enjoyably teaching engineering, telecom  and physics courses since last 16 years.


  • PhD (Applied Physics) – Feb-1984, City University of New York, New York, USA 
  • BSEE (Electrical -Engineerg)–June-1983, School of Engineering, City College of New York 
  • MSc. and M. Phil (Physics) – 1981-83, City College of New York
  • Vor-Diplom (Physics and Mathematics)- 1977, Univ. of Halle, Germany
  • Abitur (High School equivalent) – 1973, University of Leipzig, Germany (Science)
  • Mini-MBA – 1993, Bell-Labs Learning and Performance Center, Piscataway, NJ

Courses Taught

Fall-2017: ENGR 20400; Tu,Th 11:00-12:15 P.M. in Shephard 73
Spring-2018: ENGR 20400; Tu,Th  11:00-12:15 P.M. and 3:30-4:45 P.M.