Research Activities

Ph.D. Advisor

I am currently a scientific advisor/co-advisor for three Ph.D. students. Since 2011, eight Ph.D. students I advised have successfully defended their thesis. The following table summarizes my Ph.D. advising activities.

Student Subject Defence Date Post-graduation
Hussein Taleb Clustering Optimization in Cloud Radio Access Networks Expected in 2020
Bachir Lahad Joint Uplink and Downlink Radio Resource Allocation for Heterogeneous TDD Cellular Networks Expected in 2020
Hassan Fawaz Radio Ressource Allocation in Full-Duplex Cellular OFDMA Networks Expected in 2019
Iaad Ben Dhia User Association in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks Expected in 2018
Rabah Guedrez Traffic Engineering for Segment Routing Expected in 2017
Soha Farhat Access Selection and Pricing in Multi-Operator Wireless Networks July 2016 Post-doc with Lebanese University
Mohamad Yassin Interference Coordination in Wireless Cellular Networks November 2015 Post-doc with Orange Labs Rennes
Farah Moety Joint Minimization of Power and Delay in Wireless Access Networks December 2014 Post-doc with Orange Labs Paris
Melhem El Helou Radio Access Technology Selection in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks November 2014 Assistant professor at USJ Lebanon
Emna Salhi Detection and localization of link-level network anomalies using end-to-end path monitoring February 2013
Ahmed Frikha On Providing QoS and reliability for next generation networks: Multi-Domain QoS Routing and Multicast Reliability September 2012 Post-doc with Orange Labs Lannion
Nabil Djarallah Network Architectures for Inter-Carrier QoS-Capable Services November 2011 Post-doc with INRIA Lille
Alia Bellabas Quality of Service Multicast Routing Subject to Multiple Constraints October 2011 Post-doc with Orange Labs

Master Student Advisor

I also advise master students typically for a period ranging from three to six months.

Student Subject Year Post-graduation
Wissam Eid Capacity and Coverage Planning for IoT Access Networks based on LoRaWAN 2018
Mahdi Yaakoub Low Power Wide Area Wireless Networks for IoT: Performance Comparison between LoRaWAN and NB-IoT 2017
Joe Saad Power Control in 5G Full-Duplex Cellular Networks 2016
Hassan Fawaz Scheduling in 5G Full-Duplex Cellular Networks 2016 Thesis at USJ
Karen Boulos Dynamic Clustering for Cloud Radio Access Networks 2015 Thesis at Paris-Sud
Mohamad Yassin Dynamic and Distributed Radio Resource Allocation in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks 2012 Thesis at IRISA
Farah Moety Distributed Heuristics for Radio Access Technology Selection 2011 Thesis at IRISA
Kamel Moad Stability of QoS Routing 2011
Siwar Said Monitoring Multi-Domain Communications 2010 Thesis at Orange Labs
Ahmed Frikha QoS Path Computation in Multi-Domain Networks 2009 Thesis at IRISA
Nabil Djarallah Traffic Engineering in MPLS Multi-Domain Networks 2008 Thesis at IRISA
Rasha Hasan Toolbox for Traffic Engineering in MPLS Networks 2008 Thesis at LAAS CNRS

Participation in Ph.D. Committees

I was also honoured to be a member of the following Ph.D. committees:

Student Subject Date
Enoruwa Obayiuwana Efficient Radio Resource Management in Next Generation Wireless Networks February 2017
Soha Farhat Access Selection and Pricing in Multi-Operator Wireless Networks July 2016
Mohamad Yassin Inter-Cell Interference Coordination in Wireless Networks November 2015
Amine Adouane Dynamic management of spectral resources in LTE networks February 2015
Farah Moety Joint Minimization of Power and Delay in Wireless Access Networks December 2014
Melhem El Helou Radio Access Technology Selection in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks November 2014
Emna Salhi Detection and localization of link-level network anomalies using end-to-end path monitoring February 2013
Patricia Kaiser Optimization of a Software Defined Radio Multi-Standard System Using Graph Theory December 2012
Ahmed Frikha On Providing QoS and reliability for next generation networks: Multi-Domain QoS Routing and Multicast Reliability September 2012
Nabil Djarallah Network Architectures for Inter-Carrier QoS-Capable Services November 2011
Alia Bellabas Quality of Service Multicast Routing Subject to Multiple Constraints October 2011
Maria Sokhn Ontology Driven Framework for Multimedia Retrieval in P2P Networks August 2011

Scientific Collaborations

In the context of my scientific activities, I collaborate with researchers in different laboratories. The induced co-authorship relationship is represented hereafter using an automatic tool I developed.

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