August 1, 2008 - July 31, 2009

Journal Papers

  • R. A. Jabr and B. C. Pal, “Computing closest saddle node bifurcations in a radial system via conic programming”, International Journal of Electric Power & Energy Systems, Vol. 31, No. 6, pp. 243-248, July 2009.
  • R. A. Jabr, “Worst-case robust profit in generation self-scheduling”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 492-493, February 2009.
  • R. A. Jabr and B. C. Pal, “Intermittent wind generation in optimal power flow dispatching”, IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 66-74, 2009.
  • R. A. Jabr, “Optimal power flow using an extended conic quadratic formulation”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 1000-1008, August 2008.
  • S. Rahmani, Ab. Hamadi, N. Mendalek, and K. Al-Haddad, “A New Control Technique for Three-Phase Shunt Hybrid Power Filter”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, (Paper accepted on 14 Oct 2008 for publication).
  • F. H. Slaoui, S. Georges, P. J. Lagace, and Y. M. Mohanna, “New Inversion Method for Soil Parameters Estimation in a Horizontal n-layer Structure”. The International Review of Electrical Engineering, ISSN 1827-66601, Vol. 4 No.2, March-April 2009

Conference Papers

  • R. Singh, B. C. Pal, R. A. Jabr, and P. D. Lang, “Distribution system load flow using primal dual interior point method”, Proceedings of the Joint Power System Technology and IEEE Power India Conference (POWERCON 2008), 12-15 October, 2008.
  • Akiki, D., Beaineh, W., Chamy, N., Harmouch, A. and Nassar, E., “Reduction of Side Lobe Level Using Metallic Strip Positioning Method”, 9th IEEE Mediterranean Microwave Symposium, Damascus, Syria, 2008.
  • J.W. Tomm, M. Ziegler, V. Talalaev, C. Matthiesen, T. Elsaesser, M. Bou Sanayeh, P. Brick, and M. Reufer, “New approaches towards the understanding of the catastrophic optical damage process in in-plane diode lasers”, SPIE Photonics West, SPIE 7230, 72300V, San Jose, USA, 2009.
  • N. Mendalek, “Modeling and Control of Three-Phase Four-Leg Split-Capacitor Shunt Active Power Filter”, International Conference on Advances in Computational Tools for Engineering Applications (ACTEA’09), NDU-Louaize, Lebanon, 15-17 July, 2009.
  • H. Y. Kanaan, S. Georges, I. Mougharbel, N. Mendalek, and T. Nicolas, “Modeling, Control and Simulation of a High-Current DC-DC Converter for Fuel Cell Applications”, International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality (ICREPQ’09), Spain, 15-17 April, 2009.
  • A. Kassem, M. Hamad, and J. Haddad, “Real Time Video Streaming over Bluetooth using Software Technique”, International Conference on Advances in Computational Tools for Engineering Applications (ACTEA’09), NDU-Louaize, Lebanon, 15-17 July, 2009.
  • A. Kassem, M. Hamad, and E. Haidamous, “Image Compression on FPGA using DCT”, International Conference on Advances in Computational Tools for Engineering Applications (ACTEA’09), NDU-Louaize, Lebanon, 15-17 July, 2009.
  • H. Osseily, A. M. Haidar, and A. Kassem, “Implementation of RSA Encryption Using Identical Modulus”, 3rd International Conference on Information & Communication Technologies: From Theory to Applications (ICTTA’08), 7-11 April, 2008.
  • A. Harmouche, E. Nassar, H. Kais, and N. Rishani, “Compact and Super Broadband Volumetric Folded Dipole Antenna for Mobile Application”, International Conference on Advances in Computational Tools for Engineering Applications (ACTEA’09), NDU-Louaize, Lebanon, 15-17 July, 2009.
  • R. Tobji, C. Merheb, S. Georges, and G. Mitri, “A Numerical Technique for Parameters extraction of a p-n Junction Diode in the Presence of Parasitic Resistance”, International Conference on Advances in Computational Tools for Engineering Applications (ACTEA’09), NDU-Louaize, Lebanon, 15-17 July, 2009.
  • P.-M. Bougahrios, C. Habib, S. Georges, and M. Hamad, “Managing and Monitoring House Visits with Home Visitor Logger”, International Conference on Advances in Computational Tools for Engineering Applications (ACTEA’09), NDU-Louaize, Lebanon, 15-17 July, 2009.
  • A.K. Cherri and M. Hamad, “Semiconductor Optical Amplifier-Based All-optical Modified Signed-Digit Adder,” The 2008 IEEE International Conference on Microelectronics (ICM ‘08), Sharjah, UAE, December 2008.
August 1, 2007 - July 31, 2008

Journal Papers

  • R. A. Jabr, “Optimal placement of capacitors in a radial network using conic and mixed integer linear programming”, Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 78, No. 6, pp. 941-948, June 2008.
  • R. A. Jabr and B. C. Pal, “AC network state estimation using linear measurement functions”, IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1-6, January 2008.
  • R. A. Jabr, “A conic quadratic format for the load flow equations of meshed networks”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 2285-2286, November 2007.
  • Y. Mohanna, M. Hamad, R. Jabr, A. Alaeddine, and O. Bazzi, “Teaching microprocessors, microcontrollers, and digital signal processing courses using only one target processor: the newborn dsPIC30F from Microchip”, Computer Applications in Engineering Education, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 185-191, 2007.
  • A. Kassem, M. Sawan, M. Hamad, and A. Haidar, “Toward a Miniaturized Generation of Ultrasonic-based Devices”, The World Scientific Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers (JCSC), Vol. 16, pp. 1027-1044, Dececember 2007.

Conference Papers

  • A. Kassem, R. Jabr, G. Salamouni, and Z.K. Maalouf, “Vehicle black box system”, Proceedings of the 2008 2nd Annual IEEE Systems Conference, 7-10 April, pp. 1-6, 2008.
  • H. Osseily, A.M. Haidar, and A. Kassem, “Implementation of RSA Encryption Using Identical Modulus”, Proceeding of the International Conference on Information & Communication Technologies, pp. 463-468, 2008.
  • G. Hassoun, “Towards Improving the Engineering Education Continuum”, International Conference on Technology, Communication and Education, Kuwait, April 2008.
  • N. Mendalek, “Sliding Mode Control of Three-Phase Four-Wire Shunt Active Power Filter”, IEEE CCECE’08, Niagara Falls, Canada, May 4-7, 2008.
  • N. Mendalek, K. Al-Haddad, H. Y. Kanaan, and G. Hassoun, “Sliding Mode Control of Three-Phase Four-Leg Shunt Active Power Filter”, IEEE PESC’08, Islands of Rhodes, Greece, June 15-19, 2008.
  • H. Y. Kanaan, S. Georges, N. Mendalek, A. Hayek, and K. Al-Haddad, “A Linear Decoupling Control for a PWM Three-Phase Four-Wire Shunt Active Power Filter”, IEEE MELECON’08, Ajaccio, France, May 5-7, 2008.
  • H.Y. Kanaan, S. Georges, A. Hayek, and K. Al-Haddad, “Frequency-domain Small-Signal Modeling of a Three-Phase four-wire Shunt Active Power Filter”, The Proceedings of the IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS 2007), Montreal, Canada , August 2007.
  • A. Taok, N. Kandil, S. Affes, and S. Georges, “Fingerprinting Localization Using Ultra-Wideband and Neural-Networks”, The IEEE Proceedings of the International Symposium on Signals, Systems, and Electronics (ISSSE 2007), Montreal, Canada , August 2007.
  • B. El Hassan, C. El-Moucary, and S.Georges, “Robust Watermarking Based on an Enhanced LSB-Substitution Method for Medical Applications”, IMCL 2008 (Third International Conference on Interactive Mobile and Computer Aided Learning), Amman-Jordan, 16-18 April 2008.
August 1, 2006 - July 31, 2007

Journal Papers

  • R. A. Jabr, “Inductor design using signomial programming”, COMPEL: The International Journal of Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 466-480, 2007.
  • R. A. Jabr and B. C. Pal, “Conic programming approach for static voltage stability analysis in radial networks”, IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Vol.1, No.2, pp. 203-208, March 2007.
  • R. A. Jabr, “Self-scheduling under ellipsoidal price uncertainty: conic optimisation approach”, IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Vol.1, No.1, pp. 23-29, January 2007.
  • R. A. Jabr, M. Hamad, and Y. M. Mohanna, “Newton-Raphson solution of Poisson’s equation in a PN diode”, International Journal of Electrical Engineering Education, Vol. 44, No.1, pp. 23-33, January 2007.
  • R. A. Jabr, “Radial distribution load flow using conic programming”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 1458-1459, August 2006.
  • R. A. Jabr, S. W. Georges, and E. M. Nassar, “Optimal power flow solution of the Lebanese electric power system”, to appear in the PALMA Research Journal, pp. 5-16, 2007.
  • R. Eid, S. W. Georges, and R. A. Jabr, “Improved fast decoupled power flow”, to appear in the PALMA Research Journal, pp. 17-28, 2007.
  • N. Kandil, R Wamkeue, M. Saad, and S. Georges, “An efficient approach for short term load forecasting using artificial neural networks”, International Journal ofElectrical Power & Energy Systems, Volume 28, Issue 8, pp. 525-530, October 2006.
  • S. Georges, H.Y. Kanaan, A. Hayek, and K. Al-Haddad, “Modeling, Simulation and Control Design of a PWM Three-Phase Four-Wire Shunt Active Power Filter for a 60kW Industrial Load”, International Review of Electrical Engineering, pp. 443-451, August 2006.
  • Ch. Zgheib, E. Nassar, M. Hamad, R. Nader, P. Masri, J. Pezoldt, and G. Ferro,“5 μm thick 3C-SiC layers grown on Ge-modified Si(100) substrates”, Superlattices and Microstructures, Vol. 40, Issues 4-6, October-December 2006.

Conference Papers

  • M. Hamad, A. Kassem, R. A. Jabr, C. Bechara, and M. Khattar, “A PIC-based microcontroller design laboratory”, Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Workshop on System-on-Chip for Real-Time Applications, Cairo, Egypt, December 27-29, 2006.
  • A. Kassem, M. Hamad, and M. Sawan, “An Efficient SoC Dedicated to Ultrasonic Digital Imaging Systems”, Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Workshop on SoC for Real-Time Applications, Cairo, Egypt, December 27-29, 2006.
  • E. Nassar, J. Johnson, and R. Lee, “Complex Dielectric Constant Computation from Three Dimensional Simulations of Random Media Using The Finite Difference Time Domain Method”, 4th WSEAS International Conference on Electromagnetics, Wireless and Optical Communications (ELECTROSCIENCE '06),Venice, Italy, November 20-22, 2006.
  • A. M. Haidar, H. A. Osseily, E. Nassar, H. Shirahama,“Quinary Multiplier LOGO Neural Networks Based on Mixed Radices”, 2006 International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and its Applications, Bologna, Italy, September 11-14, 2006.
August 1, 2005 - July 31, 2006

Journal Papers

  • R. A. Jabr, “Teaching power electronics with the aid of spreadsheets”, International Journal of Electrical Engineering Education, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 15-33, January 2006.
  • R. A. Jabr, “Solution trajectories of the harmonic elimination problem”, IEE Proceedings, Part A: Electric Power Applications, Vol. 153, No. 1, pp. 97-104, January 2006.
  • R. A. Jabr, “Power system state estimation using an iteratively reweighted least squares method for sequential L1-regression”, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 86-92, 2006.
  • R. A. Jabr, “Robust self-scheduling under price uncertainty using conditional value-at-risk”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 1852-1858, November 2005.
  • R. A. Jabr, “Application of geometric programming to transformer design”, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 41, No. 11, pp. 4261-4269, November 2005.

Conference Papers

  • R. A. Jabr, “A conic optimal power flow with uncertain prices”, Proceedings of the 15th Power Systems Computation Conference, Liege, Belgium, August 22-26, 2005. (Available online -http://www.montefiore.ulg.ac.be/services/stochastic/pscc05/papers/fp2.pdf).
  • A.M. Haidar, H.A. Osseily, E. Nassar, and H. Shirahama, “Quinary Coded Decimal Conversion Techniques”, 2005 International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and its Applications, Bruges, Belgium, October 18-21, 2005.
  • H.Y. Kanaan, S. Georges, A. Hayek, and K. Al-Haddad, “Modeling and Comparative Evaluation of Control Techniques Applied to a PWM Three-Phase Four-Wire Shunt Active Power”, Proceedings of the 1st IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA 2006), Singapore, May 2006.
  • H.Y. Kanaan, A. Hayek, S. Georges, and K. Al-Haddad, “Switching-Functions Based Modeling, Simulation and Simple Control Design of a Three-Phase Four-Wire Shunt Active Power Filter for a 60kW Industrial Load”, Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2006), Clontarf Castle, Dublin, Ireland, April 2006.
  • N. Kandil, S. W. Georges, and M. Saad, “Rapid Power System Transient Stability Limit Search Using Signal Energy and Neural Networks”, IEEE Proceedings of the International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Montreal, Canada, 2006.
August 1, 2004 - July 31, 2005

Journal Papers

  • R. A. Jabr, “Primal-dual interior-point approach to compute the L1-solution of the state estimation problem”, IEE Proceedings, Part C: Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Vol. 152, No.3, pp. 313-320, May 2005.
  • R. A. Jabr, “Power system Huber M-estimation with equality and inequality constraints”, Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 74, No. 2, pp. 239-246, 2005.
  • R. A. Jabr, “Modeling network losses using quadratic cones”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 505-506, February 2005.
  • M. El Tahchi, E. Nassar, and P. Mialhe, “ Study and Development of a Silicon Infrared Diode Operating Under Forward Bias”, Microelectronics Journal, Vol. 36, No. 3, March 2005.
  • El-Hajj, K.Y. Kabalan and S.V. Khoury, “The Use of Spreadsheets to Calculate the Convolution Sum of Two Finite Sequences”, International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 20, No. 5, pp. 867-871, 2004.

Conference Papers

  • M. El Tahchi, E. Nassar, and P. Mialhe, “Study and Development of a Silicon Infrared Diode Operating Under Forward Bias”, 5th International Conference on Low Dimensional Structures and Devices, Cancun, Mayan Riviera, Mexico, December 12-17, 2004.
  • S. Georges, “Automatic Speech Recognition Using MATLAB”, Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Circuits, Signals and Systems, Clearwater Beach, Florida, USA, pp 40 – 43, November 28-December 1, 2004.
  • A. Haidar, A. Abdul Hoda, M. Hamad, and H. Shirahama, “LOGO Overcome Combinational Logic Limitation”, IEEE CCECE, Saskatoon, Canada, May 2005.
  • M. Hamad, A.K. Cherri, “Modeling and Analysis of Path Delay Faults in VLSI Circuits: A Statistical Approach”, Proceedings of the 10th IEEE Int’l Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, Sharjah, UAE, December 2004.
  • R. A. Jabr, “Robust self-scheduling in a competitive energy market”, Proceedings of International Conference on Research Trends in Science and Technology, March 7-9, 2005, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon.
August 1, 2003 - July 31, 2004

Journal Papers

  • R. A. Jabr and B. C. Pal, “Iteratively re-weighted least squares implementation of the WLAV sate estimation method”, IEE Proceedings, Part C: Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Vol. 151, No. 1, pp. 103-108, January 2004.
  • R. A. Jabr, “Exploiting special structure in interior-point algorithms for power generation dispatching”, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 65-71, 2004.
  • F. Slaoui, S. Georges, P.J. Lagacé, and X.D. Do, “The Inverse Problem of Sclumberger Resistivity Sounding Measurements by Ridge Regression”, Electric Power Systems research, pp 109-114, August 2003.
August 1, 2002 - July 31, 2003

Journal Papers

  • R. A. Jabr, “A primal-dual interior-point method to solve the optimal power flow dispatching problem”, Optimization and Engineering (Kluwer Academic Publishers), Vol. 4, pp. 309-336, 2003.
  • R. A. Jabr and B. C. Pal, “Iteratively re-weighted least absolute value method for state estimation”, IEE Proceedings, Part C: Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Vol. 150, No. 4, pp. 385-391, July 2003.
  • R. A. Jabr, A. H. Coonick and B. J. Cory, “A primal-dual interior-point method for optimal power flow dispatching”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 654-662, August 2002.

Conference Papers

  • S. Georges, F. Slaoui, P.J. Lagacé, X.D. Do, and J. Fortin, “Practical Case Study for Evaluating Grounding System Impedance of Near Salt Water Electric Power Installation”, Proceedings of the IEEE Power Engineering Society 2003 Summer Meeting, Toronto, Canada, July 2003.
  • A.K. Cherri, M. Hamad, “Algorithms for Optoelectronics Implementation of Trigonometric Functions Based on Modified Signed-Digit Numbers”. Proceedings of the 14th IEEE Int’l Conference on Microelectronics, Beirut, Lebanon, December 2002.
  • Elias M. Nassar and Fakhreddine Keyrouz, “Investigation of Radiowave propagation from Cellular Phones and Means of Reducing its effects on the Human Head”, 3rd Conference on Modeling and Simulation in Biology, Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, University of Balamand, Lebanon, May 27-30, 2003.
  • S.V. Khoury, K.Y. Kabalan, A. El-Hajj, and G. Nematallah, “Moment Method Solution of a Partially Filled Parallel Plate-Fed Slot Antenna (TM Case)”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Electromagnetic Near-Field Characterization, Rouen, France, pp. 39-43, June 17-20, 2003.
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