Ziad Osman

Ziad Osman
Faculty: EngineeringDepartment: Electrical & Computer EngineeringPosition: ProfessorOffice Number: G118Phone: 07 98 58 58Ext: 3414E-mail: zosman@bau.edu.lb

Biography

Ziad Osman is Professor and Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Beirut Arab University. He received a B.S. from Beirut Arab University in 1987, and an M.S. and his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida at Gainesville in 1991 and 1994, respectively. Afterwards he worked as a postdoc at the University of Florida for a year. Since 1995 he has been a faculty member in the Faculty of Engineering at Beirut Arab University. His research interests centered on semiconductor photonics, image/text processing and encryption.. Prof. Osman is a member of IEEE and the IEEE BAU Student Chapter Counselor.

Teaching

Previous Courses

  • COME 361 MODERN PHYSICS
  • COME 521 DIGITAL INTEGRATED CIRCUITS
  • COME 603 ADVANCED DIGITAL ELECTRONICS

Spring 2015/2016

Research

Semiconductor photonics, image/text processing and encryption

Activities

Publications

  • “Iris Recognition Using Phase Congruency”, Ziad Osman, 2011 UKSim 13th International Conference on Modelling, and Simulation, Cambridge University, UK, 30 March – 1 April 2011.
  • “Classification of Arabic Text using Language Properties”, Ziad Osman, European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol.68 No.2 (2012), pp. 191-198.
  • “Using Statistical Properties to Enhance Text Categorization”, Z. Osman, R. Zantout, WMSCI 2015, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A., July 12-15, 2015.