• Diab, Mohamad

    Dr. Diab, Mohamad

    Chairperson & Professor

    Mohamad Diab, professor at Rafik Hariri University, College of Engineering. He obtained the Ph.D. & D.E.A (Master degree) in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Technology of Compiegne (UTC) in France. He received the BE degree in Biomedical from the Islamic University of Lebanon (IUL). His current interests are the biomedical instrumentation and sensors; signal processing (detection, classification, analysis, representation) with application to biomedical signals.

    • PHD, Biomedical Engineering, University of Technology of Compiègne, France, 2007.
    • DEA (equivalent Master degree), Biomedical Engineering, University of Techmology of Compiègne, France, 2003.
    • BE, Biomedical Engineering, Islamic University of Lebanon, 2002.

    • Biomedical instrumentation and sensor
    • Biosignal Processing (Classification, Detection, Linear and Nonlinear Analysis etc.. applied to the physiological signals such as EMG, ECG, EEG etc…). 
    • Rehabilitation Engineering
    • Clinical Engineering

    a) Co-recipient (with Moslem B., Khalil M. and Marque C.) in the Recent Medical Findings, Biomedical articles (top 50; 2006 to 2011), of the 5th position, for the work ‘Complexity analysis of the uterine electromyography, Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc; 2010;2010:2802-5’. Website:  http://www.recentmedicalfindings.com/g0n3/electromyography-5.html
    b) Co-recipient (with Moslem B., Khalil M. and Marque C.) of the Best Paper Award in the ISSNIP BRC Biosignals and Biorobotics Conference 2010, Victoria, Brazil, Jan. 2010, for the work ‘A Wavelet Packet-based Energetic Approach for the Analysis of the Uterine EMG’.
    c) Recipient (with Hassan W. and Farges G) of the Best Paper Award in the Fouth IEEE International Multi-Conference on Systems, Signals and Devices SSD’07, March 19-22, 2007, for the work ‘A Non-Aggressive Thermo-Cardio-Respiratory Sensor Conception Associated To Cardio-Modulo-Respiratory Method For Long-Term Monitoring’.
    d) Co-recipient (with Khalil M. and Mustapha O.) of the Best Paper Award in the International conference on modelling and simulation (MS’05), Rouen, France, July 2005, for the work ‘Time Frequency Analysis And Classification of Long Duration SEMG Signals: Application On Fatigue Detection’.
    Reviewer & Membership:
    a)    Reviewer for the Journal of Biomedical Science & Engineering (JBiSE).
    b)    Reviewer for the International Symposium on Bio- and Medical Informatics and Cybernetics(BMIC).
    c)    Reviewer for the 1st Middle East Conference on Biomedical Engineering (MECBME 2011).
    d)    Member in the Order of Engineers and Architects (OEA), Lebanon, from 2002.
    e)    Member in the evaluation committee of TSIBH (Superior Technician in Hospital and Biomedical Engineering), UTC, France, 2003.
    f)      Member in the SFGBM (French Society of Biomedical Engineering), France, 2005.
    g)     IEEE member, 2010.
    h)     IEEE-EMBS member, 2010.
    Chair in a conference:
    1.    Chair for the session ‘SignalIV’ in 1st Middle East Conference on Biomedical Engineering (MECBME), Sharjah, UAE, Feb. 2011.
    1.      Individual Mobility Grants (IMG), Collaboration on a specific academic subject, Tempus Program, IMG1005-2004.
    2.      CNRS Lebanon section, Research Grants, 2005.
    3.      Doctorate fellowship, CNRS-UMR 6600, University of Technology of Compiègne (UTC), 2003-2007.