Skip Ribbon Commands Skip to main content
Help (new window)
University of Balamand > Academics > Faculties > Issam M.​ Fares faculté de technologie > Recherche > Enseignants

Thèmes de Recherche de nos Enseignants

​​

​Laboratoir​es 

Noms 

Thèmes de Recherche 

Ibrahim Chambour​
Claudia Mattar
Roula Fares
Rabih Nachar
Rodrigue Imad​
Robert Raad
Racha Berbari
Walid Da​gher
Rodrigue El Balaa​
Jinane Sayeh
Salma Bachit
Josephine Kas Hanna
Salim Haddad
Sally Yacoub
Bassam Khoury
Samar Najjar
Ziad Naja
Mona Ibrahim
Mohammed Kenaan



Publications

La recherche est un élément fondamental de la faculté de Technologie Issam Fares. Nos enseignants-chercheurs participent aux travaux de plusieurs laboratoires de recherche de l'Université de Balamand et en partenariat avec des Universités à l’étranger qui sont reconnues dans leurs domaines respectifs : Physiques, mathématiques, Electronique, mécanique, informatique et Sciences Economiques. ​

Ibrahim Chambour

1996-1999: PhD degree: “Power system stabilizer and Fuzzy Logic Control” Supervisor: Yrganov A.A., advisor: Smolovic S.S. Saint Petersburg State Technical University, Electric Power System and Networks, Russia.

Publications:
  1. Chanbour Ibrahim Georges, Yrganov Alexay Anatolivitch. "synchronous generator as an object of regulation" the first international conference in electro-mechanitronic EMT-97.
    May 1997. St Petersburg. (164-168).
  2. Chanbour Ibrahim Georges, Glebov Ivan Alekcandrovitch, Yrganov Alexey Anatolivitch. "steady state dynamics system with fuzzy logic regulator". International conference in soft calculations and measurements. St Petersburg , 22-26 July 1998. (p83-86).
  3. Chanbour Ibrahim Georges, Yrganov Alexay Anatolivitch."the new Fuzzy logic regulator ". the fundamental research in technical universities (conference), 25-26 June 1998. St Petersburg 1998.

Claudia Mattar

April 2011 – June 2014: PhD- Philosophy of Doctorate, POLYTECHNIC University of Bucharest – Faculty of Engineering and Management of Technological Systems.
Department: Industrial Engineering – Field of study: Engineering and Quality Management.

Publications:
  1. Mattar Claudia, Azar A., Al-Shraah M., Al-Omari H., Total Quality Management in Jordanian Higher Education: In Depth Perspective, Conferinta Internationala Cu Tema,”Modernitate si Competitivitate in Educatie”, PUB 2011.
  2. Mattar Claudia, Azar A., Al-Shraah M., Al-Omari H., Importance of Quality Management in secondary Schools in North Lebanon: Degree of Practice , Conferinta Internationala Cu Tema,”Modernitate si Competitivitate in Educatie”, PUB 2011.
  3. Mattar Claudia, Azar A., Al-Shraah M., Al-Omari H., Analiza Comparativa Intre Ragatul Hasemit Al Iordaniei Si Liban Privind Promovarea Calitatii in Invatamant, Conferinta Internationala Cu Tema,”Modernitate si Competitivitate in Educatie”, PUB 2011.
  4. Mattar Claudia, Militaru C., Azar A., Al-Shraah M., Al-Omari H, Role of Information Technology in Quality Management Improvement and Its Impact on Organizational Performance: An Analysis of Lebanese Universities, to be published in Conferinta Internationala Cu Tema,”Modernitate si Competitivitate in Educatie”, PUB 2014.
  5. Mattar Claudia, Militaru C., Azar A., Al-Shraah M., Al-Omari H, Design-Construction Interface: Great Potential for Improving Quality starting At Higher Educational Level, to be published in Conferinta Internationala Cu Tema,”Modernitate si Competitivitate in Educatie”, PUB 2014.
  6. Mattar Claudia, Al-Shraah M., Solomom G., Azar A., Al-Omari H, Contributii Privind Analiza Cantitativa Si Calitativa a Perceptiei Calitatii in Educatie de Cadre Cadrele Didactice din Regatul Hasemit al Iordaniei, to be published in Conferinta Internationala Cu Tema,”Modernitate si Competitivitate in Educatie”, PUB 2014.
  7. Mattar Claudia, Al-Shraah M., Solomom G., Azar A., Al-Omari H, Contributii Privind Analiza Cantitativa Si Calitativa a Perceptiei Calitatii in Educatie de Cadre Studentii din Regatul Hasemit al Iordaniei, to be published in Conferinta Internationala Cu Tema,”Modernitate si Competitivitate in Educatie”, PUB 2014.

Roula Fares

2008-2011 : Thèse de doctorat de Mathématiques Appliquées et Applications, Mention très honorable , Institut Camille Jordan UMR du 5208 du CNRS / LAMUSE, Université Jean Monnet - Saint-Etienne, France

Publications:
  1. Asymptotic analysis of the steady Stokes equation with randomly perturbed viscosity in a thin tube structure. G.Cardone, L. Carraro, R.Fares, G.P.Panasenko, Journal of Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 176, No. 6,797-817, August, 2011.
  2. A Viscous Fluid Flow through a Thin Channel with Mixed Rigid-Elastic Boundary: Variational and Asymptotic Analysis.
     R. Fares, G. P. Panasenko, and R. Stavre, Hindawi Publishing Corporation Abstract and Applied Analysis Volume 2012, Article ID52743, February 2012
  3. Asymptotic expansion of the solution of the steady Stokes equation with variable viscosity in a two-dimensional tube structure G. Cardone, R. Fares, and G. P. Panasenko, JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS (Received 7 February 2012; accepted 30 July 2012; published online sep 2012)

Rabih Nachar

December 2014: PhD degree according to a "Cotutelle" convention between the University of Balamand in Lebanon and University of Versailles-Saint Quentin in France. His domain of research is in computer vision, image processing and automation. The goal is to develop vision operators for robots in robot-human and robot-environment interactions.

Publications:
  1. R.Nachar, E.Inaty, P.Bonnin and Y.alayli. "Image registration based on edge dominant corners", 9th International Conference on Computer Vision, Theory and Applications, Lisbon, Portugal, pp: 433-440, January 5-8, 2014.
  2. R.Nachar, E.Inaty, P.Bonnin and Y.alayli. "A robust edge based corner detector", 17th IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference, Beirut, Lebanon, pp: 242-246, April 13-16, 2014.
  3. R.Nachar, E.Inaty, P.Bonnin and Y.alayli. "Polygonal Approximation of an Object Contour by Detecting Edge Dominant Corners Using Iterative Corner Suppression", 9th International Conference on Computer Vision, Theory and Applications, Lisbon, Portugal, pp: 247-256, January 5-8, 2014.
  4. R.Nachar, E.Inaty, P.Bonnin and Y.alayli. "A robust edge based corner detector (EBCD)", accepted for publication in IJIG journal, August 2014.
  5. R.Nachar, E.Inaty, P.Bonnin and Y.alayli. "Towards an automatic image registration technique using edge dominant corners primitives", accepted for publication in ICAE journal, August 2014.
  6. R.Nachar, E.Inaty, P.Bonnin and Y.alayli. "An edge corner-based segmentation technique to break down CAPTCHA using fuzzy logic", accepted for publication in JETWI journal, August 2014.​​

Rodrigue Imad

2006-2009 Telecom Bretagne, Signal and Communications department, Brest, France, PhD degree: Blind synchronization techniques for coded systems". Supervisor: Sebastien Houcke, advisor: Ramesh Pyndiah, with honors.

Publications:
Journal papers
  1. Rodrigue Imad, Sebastien Houcke and Mounir Ghogho, “Blind estimation of the phase and carrier frequency offsets for LDPC coded systems”, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, vol. 2010, Article ID 293572, 13 pages, 2010.
  2. Rodrigue Imad and Sebastien Houcke, “Theoretical analysis of a MAP based blind frame synchronizer”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol.8, no. 11, pp.5472-5476, November 2009.
  3. Rodrigue Imad, Guillaume Sicot and Sebastien Houcke, “Blind frame synchronization for error correcting codes having a sparse parity check matrix”, IEEE Transactions on Com- munications, vol.57, no. 6, pp. 1574-1577, June 2009.

  4. Conference papers
  5. Romain Tajan, Charly Poulliat, Rodrigue Imad, and Inbar Fijalkow, “A new trellis representation for source-channel rate allocation”, in proceedings of ICASSP, Prague, Czech Republic, May 2011.
  6. Rodrigue Imad, Charly Poulliat and Sebastien Houcke, “ Frame synchronization technique for non-binary LDPC codes over GF(q)”, in proceedings of GLOBECOM, Miami, USA, December 2010.
  7. Rodrigue Imad, Charly Poulliat, Sebastien Houcke and Benjamin Gadat, “Blind frame synchronization of Reed-Solomon codes: Non binary vs. binary approach”, in proceedings of SPAWC, Marrakech, Morocco, June 2010.
  8. Rodrigue Imad, Sebastien Houcke and Christophe Jego, “Blind frame synchronization of product codes based on the adaptation of the parity check matrix”, in proceedings of ICC, Dresden, Germany, June 2009.
  9. Rodrigue Imad, Sebastien Houcke and Mounir Ghogho, “Effective techniques for blind phase offset estimation in LDPC coded systems”, in proceedings of SPAWC, pp. 638-642, Perugia, Italy, June 2009.
  10. Rodrigue Imad, Sebastien Houcke and Mounir Ghogho, “Estimation aveugle du r´esidu de porteuse dans les syst`emes utilisant des codes LDPC”, in proceedings of GRETSI, Dijon, France, September 2009.
  11. Rodrigue Imad and Sebastien Houcke, “Blind frame synchronization and phase offset estimation for coded systems”, in proceedings of SPAWC, pp. 11-15, Recife, Brazil, July 2008.
  12. Rodrigue Imad, Sebastien Houcke and Catherine Douillard, “Synchronisation trame aveugle sur canal gaussien”, in proceedings of GRETSI, pp. 1149–1152, Troyes, France, September 2007.
  13. Rodrigue Imad, Sebastien Houcke and Catherine Douillard, “Blind frame synchronization on Gaussian channel”, in proceedings of EUSIPCO, pp. 555–559, Poznan, Poland, September 2007.
  14. Anh Bui Quoc, Rodrigue Imad and Sebastien Houcke, “Interleave-Division Multiple Access (IDMA) adapted to ad hoc networks”, GET workshop on Spontaneous Networks, Paris, France, September 2007.

Robert Raad

2005 – 2009 : Université Laval, Quebec, Canada, PH.D in Electrical Engineering. The thesis subject is “Overlapped CDMA system in optical packet networks: resource allocation and performance evaluation.”

Pulications:
Journals:
  1. E. Inaty, R. Raad, P. Fortier and Martin Maier, “Code Division Multiple Access Enabled Dynamic Bandwidth Allocaton (CDBA) Scheme for Ethernet Passive Optical Networks”, IEEE/OSA J. of Optical Communication and Networking, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 271 – 281, March 2012.
  2. E. Inaty, R. Raad, P. Fortier and Martin Maier, “Delay-Constraint Fair Resource Allocation Scheme For an OV-CDMA Based Optical Network: a Cross Layer Approach”.IET Communications, Vol. 5, No. 10, pp. 1421 – 1429, 2011.
  3. E. Inaty, R. Raad, P. Fortier, H.M.H. Shalaby, “Above the nominal limit performance evaluation of multiwavelength optical code-division multiple-access systems,” SPIE, J. Optical Networks, Vol 48, No. 3 (035003), April 2009.
  4. E. Inaty, R. Raad, P. Fortier, H.M.H. Shalaby, “A Fair QoS-Based Resource Allocation Scheme for a Time-Slotted Optical OV-CDMA Network: a Unified Approach,” IEEE J. Lightwave Technol. Vol. 26, No. 21, pp. 1 – 10, November 2008
  5. R. Raad, E. Inaty, P. Fortier, H.M.H. Shalaby, “Optimal resource alloaction scheme in multirate overlapped optical CDMA system,” IEEE J. Lightwave Technol. Vol. 25, no. 8, pp. 2044 – 2053, August 2007.
  6. R. Raad, E. Inaty, P. Fortier, H.M.H. Shalaby, “Optical S-ALOHA/CDMA system for multirate applications: architecture, performance evaluation, and system stability,” IEEE J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 1968 – 1977, May 2006.
  7. E. Inaty, R. Raad, P. Fortier, H.M.H. Shalaby, “Performance comparison between S-ALOHA and R3T protocols for multirate OFFH-CDMA systems in optical packet networks,” OSA J. Optical Networks, vol. 5, no. 11, pp 927 – 936, November 2006.
Conferences:
  1. E. Inaty, R. Raad, P. Fortier, “CDMA based dynamic bandwidth allocation (CDBA) scheme for EPON,” IEEE/ICC 2012, June 2012.
  2. E. Inaty, R. Raad, P. Fortier, “ Optical Hard Limiter Impact On the Performance Analysis of Optical OV-CDMA System,” IEEE/EUROCON 2011, April 2011.
  3. E. Inaty, R. Raad, P. Fortier, M. Maier, “A cross layer fair resource allocation scheme for an OV-CDMA based optical network,” IEEE MELCON 2010, Valleta, Malta, pp. 1575 – 1580, April 2010.
  4. R. Raad, E. Inaty, P. Fortier, H.M.H. Shalaby, “Time-Slotted Optical OV-CDMA Network Using a Fair QoS-Based resource management algorithm,” IEEE Globecom 2008, November/December 2008.
  5. R. Raad, E. Inaty, P. Fortier and H. M. H Shalaby, “Hybrid power/overlap allocation scheme for a multirate overlapped optical cdma systems,” IEEE ICC, pp. 2115 – 2121, June 2007.
  6. E. Inaty, R. Raad, P. Fortier, H.M.H. Shalaby, “MAC protocol for multirate OV-CDMA system in optical packet netowks: a comparative apporoach,” IEEE processeding ICSPC, Signal processing and Comm. Dubai UAE, 2007.
  7. R. Raad, E. Inaty, P. Fortier and H. M. H Shalaby, “Optical S-ALOHA/CDMA system for multirate application: system architecture and performance evaluation,” IEEE Globecom., vol. 4, pp 1936 – 1941, December 2005.

Racha Berbari

Degree: PhD in Image and Signal Processing - Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Telecom (Telecom ParisTech), Paris – France.

Publications

Journal papers
  1. Methodology for jointly assessing myocardial infarct extent and regional contraction in 3D-CMRI. Y. Chenoune, C. Pellot-Barakat, C. Constantinides, R. El Berbari, M. Lefort, E. Roullot, E. Mousseaux and F. Frouin. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2012, 59(9):2650-9.
  2. An automated evaluation of mean time contraction and ra- dial velocities on Cine Magnetic Resonance normal subjects Images. R. EL Berbari, F. Frouin, N. Kachenoura, E. Mousseaux, A. Herment, I. Bloch. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2009, 30 : 236-242.
  3. Quantification automatisée de la transmuralité de l’infarctus du myocarde sur des images de rehaussement tardif en IRM. R. EL Berbari, I. Bloch, N. Kachenoura, E. Mousseaux, A. Herment, F. Frouin. ITBM-RBM, 2009, 30: 184-187.
  4. Developpement et evaluation d’un algorithm de segmentation automatisée des ventricules gauche et droit sur des images ciné d’IRM. C. Constantinides, R. EL Berbari, A. De Cesar, Y. Chenoune E. Roullot, A. Herment, E. Mousseaux, F. Frouin. ITBM-RBM, 2009, 30:188-191.
  5. Development and evaluation of an automatic segmentation method of endocardial border in cardiac magnetic resonance images. R. El Berbari, F. Frouin, A. Redheuil, E.D. Angelini, E. Mousseaux, I. Bloch, A. Herment. ITBM-RBM, 2007, 28, 117 - 123.


  6. Full-Length Conference Papers
  7. Regional myocardial radial velocities estimation from Cine MR Images Study of a patient-related coefficient effect. R. El Berbari, C. Chahine. International Conference on Advances on Biomedical Engineering (ICABME), 2013, 129-132, Lebanon.
  8. Image Clustering Framework for BAVM Segmentation in 3DRA Images: Performance Analysis. H. Sarieddeen,
    R. El Berbari, S. Imad, J. Abdelbaki, M. Hamad, R. Blanc, A. Nakib, Y. Chenoune. International Conference on Digital Image Processing (ICDIP), 2013, Dubaï, Arab Emirates.
  9. Rigid Registration of Delayed-Enhancement and Cine Cardiac MR Images using 3D Normalized Mutual Information. Y Chenoune, C Constantinides, R El Berbari, E Roullot, F Frouin, A Herment,E Mousseaux. IEEE Proceedings of Computing in Cardiology conference, 2010; 37:161−164, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  10. An automated quantification of the transmural myocardial infarct extent in cardiac DE MR images. R. El Berbari; I. Bloch; N. Kachenoura; E. Mousseaux; A. Herment; F. Frouin. Proceedings of the 31th IEEE EMBS Annual International Conference, 2009, 1: 4403- 4406, Minnesota, USA.
  11. Functional and anatomical medical image matching. R. El Berbari. Proceedings of the international Conference on Advances in Computational Tools for Engineering Applications (ACTEA), 2009, 648-651, Lebanon.
  12. An Automated Evaluation of Regional Left Ventricular Function on Cine MR Images. R. El Berbari, N. Kachenoura, A. Redheuil, A. Herment, I. Bloch, E. Mousseaux, F. Frouin. IEEE Proceedings of Computers in Cardiology conference, 2008, 35:777-780, Bologna, Italy.
  13. An automated myocardial segmentation in cardiac MRI. R. El Berbari, I. Bloch;A. Redheuil, E. Angelini, E. Mousseaux, F. Frouin, A. Herment. Proceedings of the 29th IEEE EMBS Annual International Conference, 2007, 4508 – 4511, Lyon, France.
  14. Automated segmentation of the left ventricle including papillary muscles in cardiac magnetic resonance images.
    R. El Berbari, I. Bloch, A. Redheuil, E.D. Angelini, E. Mousseaux, F. Frouin, A. Herment. Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart (FIMH'2007), Lecture Notes in Computer Sciences 4466, 2007, 453-462, Salt Lake City, USA.
  15. Using cine MR images to evaluate myocardial infarct transmurality on delayed enhancement images. R. El Berbari, N. Kachenoura, A. Redheuil, I. Bloch;E. Mousseaux, F. Frouin. In 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, 2006 145-148, Washington, USA.
  16. A quantitative technique to assess the infarct size by delayed contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging. N. Kachenoura, R. El-Berbari, A. Redheuil, C. Ruiz-Dominguez, A. Herment, E. Mousseaux, F. Frouin. IEEE Computers in Cardiology, 2005, 32: 25-28, Lyon, France.

Walid Dagher

2011-2015: Université Aix Marseille , Ph.D Economics, “ The Activist behavior of the Lebanese NGOs: A test on the persistence of communitarianism”.

Expected Publications:
  1. The intercultural relationships in the Euromed region, The European Scientific Journal, Expected in Spring 2016
  2. The Activist behavior of the Lebanese NGOs: A test on the persistence of communitarianism, The Journal of Business and Economics, Expected Spring 2016

Rodrigue El Balaa

2005 – 2009 : Université de Nancy, France, PH.D en Sciences Agronomiques

Publications
Journal papers
  1. El Balaa, R. & Tannoury C., 2014. Sustainability of the Chicken Supply Chain in Lebanon: An Evaluation System. EAAP 2014 Copenhagen, Denmark, 25-29 August 2014. 65th annual meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science.
  2. El Balaa, Aad P, Abi Saab, S., 2014. Influence of birth weight and feeding program on growth performance of Baladi kids fed milk replacer. EAAP 2014 Copenhagen, Denmark, 25-29 August 2014. 65th annual meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science.
  3. El Balaa, R., Marie M. & Abi Saab, S., 2008. Sustainability of the Lebanese Small Ruminant Dairy Products Supply Chain. 8th European IFSA Symposium , 6th – 10th July 2008, Clermont Ferrand – France, pp. 255-265.
  4. El Balaa, R., Marie M. & Abi Saab, S., 2006. Consumer’s Choice of Small Ruminants Products in Relation to Sustainability in Lebanon. In: Animal products from the Mediterranean area (Ed: J.M.C. Ramalho Ribeiro, A.E.M. Horta, C. Mosconi and A. Rosati), 2006, EAAP Scientific Series, Volume 119, pp.349-353.
  5. El Balaa, R., Marie, M., 2006. Animal Welfare Considerations in Small Ruminant Breeding Specifications, 2006. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, Volume 19, pp. 91-102.
  6. El Balaa, R., Marie, M., 2004. Evaluation du bien être animal dans les élevages des petits ruminants. 11èmes Rencontres Recherches Ruminants Paris (France), 8-9 December, 2004, P.210.
  7. El Balaa, R., Marie, M., 2004. Animal welfare considerations in small ruminants breeding specifications. 5th Congress of the European Society for Agriculture and Food Ethics, Leuven, Leuven (Belgium) 2-4 September, 2005. P. 349-353.
​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​
facebook    LinkedIn    youTube    Social Media
University of Balamand,
Balamand Al Kurah,
Lebanon

Tel:  +961-6-930250
Fax: +961-6-930278