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Youmni Ziadeh

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Electrical & Computer Enigneering

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Youmni Ziadeh

Assistant Professor

Youmni Ziade, PhD in electromagnetic modeling and radar applications (2006)
Former R&D and Pre-sales Engineer at Mobinets – Lebanon
Former Technical Consultant for Alfa – Lebanon
Former Technical Consultant for Korek Telecom – Erbil
Former Technical Consultant for SFR – France
Former R&D Engineer at Orange Labs - France


2015-2016 Courses

  • Electronic Circuits I COME 221 (Fall)
    • Description of the course

      Introduction to semiconductor physics, junction diodes: construction, I-V characteristics, circuit models, applications, special purpose diodes: Zener diodes. Bipolar junction transistors (BJT) and field effect transistors (FET): types, physical structures, basic configurations, characteristic curves, circuit models, biasing circuits, small-signal amplifiers.

      Time & place :

    T 9:30-11:00, Th 8:00-9:30 (D306)
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  • Electromagnetic Fundamentals POWE 271 (Fall)
    • Description of the course

      Vector calculus, electrostatics: Coulomb’s law, Gauss’s law, divergence theorem, energy and potential, conductors and dielectrics, electric dipole and polarization, capacitances, magnetostatics: Biot-Savart law, Ampere’s law, Stoke’s theorem, magnetic materials, magnetic dipole and magnetization, inductances, Faraday’s law, time varying fields, Maxwell's equations.

      Time & place

    T 11:00-12:00, Th 9:30-11:30 (D306)

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  • Signals and Systems COME 381 (Fall)
    • Description of the course

      Classification of continuous and discrete - time signals and systems. Fourier transform. Linear and time - invariant (LTI) systems: Impulse response, step response, transfer function. Band - pass signals: Hilbert transform, pre - envelope, complex envelope. Convolution and correlation functions. Energy and power spectral densities. Transmission of continuous random signals through LTI systems. Introduction to sampling theorem and reconstruction of signals. Application of taped delay line filters.

    • Time & place

      T 8:00-9:00, F 9:00-11:00 (D306)

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  • Propagation and Antennas II COME 471 (Fall)
    • Description of the course

      Microstrip lines. Radar systems. Line of sight radio links. Satellite systems. Special Antennas: Traveling wave antenna. Helical antenna. Yagi antenna. Aperture principles. Microwave antennas: Horn, parabolic, lens and microstrip. Antenna applications in remote sensing.

    • Teacher Assistant:Eng. Jalal Alaa Eddine

      Time & place :Lect. M 9:00-10:00 (D307), W 8:00-9:00 (D306)

    • Lab. W 12:00-2:00 (Communications and Acoustics Lab)

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  • Optical Communications COME 572 (Fall)

    • Description of the course

      Review of basic communication systems. Introduction to optical communication systems. Fiber characteristics. Impact of different types of dispersion on bit rates. Optical transmitters and receivers. Lasers. Optical amplifiers. Long haul and multi-channel systems.

      Time & place:M 8:00-9:00 (D307), W 9:00-10:00 (D306)

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  • Electronic Circuits II COME 222 (Spring)
    • Description of the course

      BJT and FET amplifiers: Types, circuit models, frequency response, differential and multistage amplifiers, large signal analysis and power amplifiers, operational amplifiers: Characteristics, applications, imperfections, feedback amplifiers, sinusoidal oscillators and multivibrators.

    • Teacher Assistant;Eng. Younes Sharafeddine & Eng. Mahassen Dimassi

      Time & place:Lect. T 9:30-11:00, Th 12:30-2:00 (D306)

    Lab. sessions M 8:00-10:00 and T 2:00-4:00 (Electrical Measurements and Electronics Lab)

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  • Propagation and Antennas I COME 372 (Spring)
    • Description of the course

      Review of Maxwell's equations. Plane wave. Material media. Polarization. Pointing vector. Reflection and transmission. Normal and oblique incidence. Propagation of electromagnetic waves in the atmosphere. High frequency transmission lines. Matching techniques. Smith chart. Rectangular and cylindrical waveguides. Cavity resonators. Antenna parameters. Radiation potentials. Linear antennas: Elementary dipole, short dipole, linear dipole. Antenna arrays. Loop antenna. Other Types of Antennas.

      Time & place:Lect. M 2:00-4:00, Th 8:00-10:00 (D306)

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  • Microwave Engineering COME 472 (Spring)
    • Description of the course

      Scattering parameters. Microwave instrumentations: Reflection coefficient, transmission coefficient, S-parameters, powers, dielectric constant, and frequency. Microwave passive components using waveguide technology: T-junction, attenuators, isolators, circulators, couplers. Microstrip components: Power dividers, hybrid couplers. Microwave semiconductor devices: Bipolar transistor, MESFET, GUNN diode, avalanche - transit - time devices.

    • Teacher Assistant:Eng. Jalal Alaa Eddine

      Time & place:Lect. T 11:00-12:30, Th 11:00-12:30 (D306)

    Lab. F 9:00-11:00

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  • Wireless Communications COME 588 (Spring)
    • Description of the course

      RF spectrum, Spread Spectrum Transmission, Wireless Multiplexing and Multiple Access techniques, OFDM, OFDMA, Ultra Wideband Radio, Near Field Communications, Infrared Communication Basics, implementation of Wireless networks (WLAN, WPAN, WMAN), error correcting codes.

    • Time & place :Lect. M 11:00-12:00, T 13:00-14:00 (D307)

    Lab. F 9:00-11:00
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International Conferences

  • R. Mina, Y. Ziade, “ Towards an Optimal Solution for Environmental Protection using Wireless Sensor Networks ”, 3rd International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, Computer Engineering and their Applications, EECEA2016, April 2016
  • Y. Ziadé, J. Wiart, “Data transmission using time reversal technique – Results of reverberating chamber measurements”, 3rd International Conference on Communications and Information Technology, Beirut, Lebanon, June 2013.
  • Y. Ziadé, M-F. Wog, J. Wiart, “On the conversion of evanescent waves to propagating waves for super-resolution in time reversal application”, Joint IEEE APS/URSI Symposium, San Diego, USA, July 2008.
  • Y. Ziadé, M-F. Wog, J. Wiart, “Reverberation chamber and Indoor measurements for time reversal application”, Joint IEEE AP-S/ URSI Symposium, San Diego, USA, July 2008.
  • Y. Ziadé, M. Lesturgie, H. Roussel, W. Tabbara, “Detection of targets in a forest medium using a DORT based method”, Joint IEEE AP-S/ URSI/ AMEREM Symposium, Albuquerque, NM USA, July 2006.
  • Y. Ziadé, M. Lesturgie, H. Roussel, W. Tabbara, “A theoretical model of propagation in forest compared to with experimental results”, International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium – IGARSS, Seoul, Korea, July 2005.

Journal Paper

  • Y. Ziadé, M. Lesturgie, H. Roussel, W. Tabbara, “A coherent model of forest propagation – Application to detection and localization of targets using the DORT method”, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, April 2008.


  • “Method of dynamic control of the focusing of a signal pre-equalized by time reversal”, No WO/2009/156703, December 2009.
  • “Method of estimation the quality of focusing of a signal pre-equalized by time reversal”, No WO/2009/156705, December 2009.