Penn State Harrisburg

Sedig S. Agili, Ph.D.

Biography

  • Member of IEEE
  • Member of SPIE, The International Society of Optical Engineering
  • Member of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society

Research Interests

  • Electro-optic System Design
  • Optical modulators & sensors
  • RF & Microwave Systems
  • Lightwave propagation in optical fibers
  • Direct electro-optic modulation of lightwaves in glass and plastic fibers
  • Fiber Optics
  • Communications Systems Design
  • Wireless Systems Design
  • Electro-optic System Design
  • Optical Sensors

Courses Taught

2001 - present Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering , Penn State Harrisburg, PA

Major Subjects:

  • Communications
  • Optical Fiber Communications
  • Electronic Devices and Circuits
  • Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

1998 - 2001 Electrical Engineering Technology Progran Chair, ITT Technical Institute, Greenfield, WI

Major Subjects:

  • Electronic Communications
  • Electronic Communications Laboratory
  • Advanced Communications Systems
  • Network Analysis
  • Process Control

1996- 2001 Lecturer of Electrical Engineering & Computer Engineering , Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

Major Subjects:

  • Electric Circuits
  • Digital Electronics Design
  • Electric Circuits and Machinery
  • Electronics Devices & Applications
  • Fiber Optics Communication

Industrial Experience

May 1993 - February 1994 System Engineer Astronautic Corporation of America, Milwaukee, WI

  • Responsible for designing, implementing, and evaluating optical projection and Heads-up-Display systems.

Publications and Research

  • Sedig S. Agili and T.K. Ishii, "Theory of Direct Modulation of Lightwaves in Optical Fibers." Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 18, No. 5, pp. 323-328, 8/5/1998.
  • S.S. Agili and T.K. Ishii, "Spectral-Domain Observations of Direct Modulation of Lightwaves in Optical Fibers." Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 16, No. 5, pp. 296-300, 12/1997.
  • S.S.Agili and T.K. Ishii, "Time-Domain Observations of Direct Modulation of Lightwaves in Optical Fibers." Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp.216-319, 11/1997.
  • Sedig S. Agili, "Direct Electro-Optic Modulation of Lightwaves in Optical Fibers."Ph.D.Dissertation, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, August 1996.
  • S.S. Agili and T.K. Ishii, "Direct Modulation of Guided Lightwaves in Optical Fibers." Sigma Xi Poster Session, Marquette University Chapter, Milwaukee, WI, April 3, 1996.
  • S.S. Agili and T.K. Ishii, "Self Electro-Optic Effect on an Optical Fiber." Optical Engineering Midwest '95, SPIE Proceeding, Vol. 2622, PP. 328-335.
  • Sedig S. Agili, "Electro-Optic Modulation of Guided Lightwaves in Optical Fibers." Sigma Xi poster Session, Marquette University Chapter, Milwaukee, WI, April 12, 1995.
  • Sedig S. Agili and T.K. Ishii, "Direct Electro-optic Modulation of Lightwaves in Fibers." Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 7, No. 14, PP. 670-673, Oct 5, 1994.
  • Sedig S. Agili, "Electro-Optic Effect in Acrylic Plastics." Sigma Xi Poster Session, Marquette University Chapter, Milwaukee, WI, April 21, 1993.
  • Sedig S. Agili, "An Electro-Optic Modulator Using Acrylic Plastics." M.S. Thesis, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, December 1989.