Postgraduates & Undergraduate Students Supervision

I have supervised/co-supervised 78 research projects, including 30 Masters Theses, 3 graduate-level Special Projects and 45 senior undergraduate projects as shown in the following table.

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The following sections provide the detail information shown in the table above.

Masters Degree Theses

Principal Supervisor

  1. Mr. Ziad Itani, M.Eng.[1]: Major: CCE[2], AUB. Thesis title: “Data conflict resolution for mobile devices,” February 2005.
  2. Mrs. May Itani, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “Cryptographic algorithms on MorphoSys: Algorithm mapping and performance behavior,” February 2004.
  3. Mr. Mohammad Al-Khalidy, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “Routing and security algorithms on RC systems,” February 2004.
  4. Mr. Sohaib Majzoub, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “Performance analysis of parallel computing algorithms using reconfigurable computing,” February 2003.
  5. Miss Nathalie Aouad, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “Performance analysis of MorphoSys: The IP Routing Algorithm,” February 2002.
  6. Mr. Issam Damaj, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “Performance analysis of linear algebraic functions using reconfigurable computing,” July 2001.
  7. Mr. Emad Abdennour, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “Performance analysis of a reconfigurable multiprocessor system,” July 2000.
  8. Mr. Patrick Renno, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “A Web-based training tool on GSM switching subsystems,” July 2000.
  9. Mr. Wassim Haffar-Habbal, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “A multimedia educational tool for computer graphics courses,” July 1999.
  10. Miss Rayane Abdul-Samad, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “Performance evaluation of parallel processes using fuzzy logic simulation,” February 1997.
  11. Mr. Khaled Dankar, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “Performance evaluation of parallel processing sub-systems using neural networks,” Feb. 1995.
  12. Mr. Hadi Shaar, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “Real-time simulation of dynamic systems using network-based distributed processing,” October 1992.
  13. Mr. Ibrahim Demashkieh, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “Dynamic graphical simulation of the internal and external operations of the Z80 central processing unit,” October 1988.

Co- Supervisor/Member of Examining Committee

  1. Ms. Ramzia Alfaraj, M.Sc., Major: Computer Science, American University of Beirut (AUB). Thesis title: “Fitting subdivision surface based on approximation feature lines into simple Bspline curves,” November 2010.
  2. Mr. Hussameddine Ghazzawi, M.Eng.: Major: CS, American University of Beirut (AUB). Thesis title: “Computation of higher order moments of subdivision surfaces and its application for animation and geometric design,” February 2006.
  3. Miss Rula Antoun, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, American University of Beirut (AUB). Thesis title: “Routing in mobile ad-hoc networks using LIME,” February 2006.
  4. Mr. Eddy Nahed, M.Eng.: Major: Electrical Engineering, Beirut Arab University (BAU). Thesis title: “A Petri net approach for resource allocation,” June 2002.
  5. Mr. Mouhannad Al-Khatib, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “Performance efficiency factors for the comparison of data-driven design algorithms for fuzzy controllers with application to robot navigation,” February 2001.
  6. Miss Lina Haffar, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “A comparative study of modern computer system architectures: analysis and future trends,” July 2000.
  7. Mr. Iyad Al-Khatib, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “An educational package for electrophysiology,” July 1999.
  8. Miss Rola Fany, M.Sc.: Major: Computer Science, Lebanese American University (LAU). Thesis title: “PERF solutions for distributed query optimization,” July 1999.
  9. Mr. Ghassan Deeb, M.Eng.: Major: EDS, AUB. Thesis title: “Fuzzy logic control: design and implementation,” July 1998.
  10. Mr. Samer Mestom, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “A scientific calculator with speech input/output interface,” July 1997.
  11. Mr. Ahmad Mughrabi, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “Simulation of the electrical behavior of a non-myelinated axon,” October 1996.
  12. Mrs. Maissam Hazim, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “DIGIXEL: A simulation of logic networks using MS ExcelTM,” July 1996.
  13. Mr. Ralph Rabbat, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “Operation Future: A case study using OOP to build multimedia software,” July 1996.
  14. Mr. Walid Ali-Ahmad, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “Event scheduling and synchronization in an object oriented multimedia environment,” July 1995.
  15. Mr. Ghassan Turquieh, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “Multimedia CBI package for logic design and its attitudinal effects on engineering students,” July 1994.
  16. Mr. Mahmoud Shmaitely, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Thesis title: “A new OOP approach for parallel processing systems,” July 1994.
  17. Mr. Hakikur Rahman, M.Eng.: Major: EE, AUB. Thesis title: “Design and implementation of a token ring local area network interface,” February 1986.

Graduate-Level Special Projects

This is a three-credit graduate course given to one student at a time.

  1. Mr. Mohammad Al-Khalidy, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Project title: “MORPHOSYS Implementation of The MD5 Hash Algorithm.” Spring 2002-2003 Term.
  2. Mr. Ziad Itani, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Project title: “Design and Implementation of A Synchronization Architecture between Handheld Devices and Computers.” Fall 2003-2004 Term.
  3. Mrs. May Itani, M.Eng.: Major: CCE, AUB. Project title: “Serpentine Encryption Algorithm Implementation on the MorphoSys Reconfigurable System.” Fall 2003-2004 Term.

Undergraduate Degree (B.Eng.) Projects

I have supervised 42 final-year undergraduate projects over the period 1986-2004 for Electrical Engineering (EE) and Computer and Communications Engineering (CCE) students. See Appendix (A) for a list of undergraduate projects supervised.

* The ECE department at the American University of Beirut (AUB) does not offer Ph.D. programs.

M.Eng.: Master of Engineering

CCE: Computer and Communications Engineering