Recent Publications

Conferences

M. Ramadan, M. Khaled, F. Hachem, A. Al Shaer, K. Chahine, and A. Assi “Design and Analysis of an HVAC-Based Heat Recovery System” Accepted for presentation in The 25th International Conference on Microelectronics (ICM’2013) - Special Session: Renewable Energy Beirut - Lebanon, from 15 till 18 December 2013.

M. Khaled, M. Ramadan, M. Gad El Rab, K. Chahine, and A. Assi “Heating Water Using the Recovered Chimney Waste Heat – Prototype and Experimental Analysis”  Accepted for presentation in  The 25th International Conference on Microelectronics (ICM’2013) - Special Session: Renewable Energy Beirut - Lebanon, from 15 till 18 December 2013.

M. Ayoub, I. Assi, Abdallah Hammoud, and A. Assi, “Renewable Energy in LebanoN- Status, Problems and Solutions”  Accepted for presentation in The 25th International Conference on Microelectronics (ICM’2013) - Special Session: Renewable Energy Beirut - Lebanon, from 15 till 18 December 2013.

Assi, and M. Al-Amin, “Enhancement of Electrical Performance of c-Si PV Modules through Optimized Soldering Process“  Accepted for presentation in  The 25th International Conference on Microelectronics (ICM’2013) - Special Session: Renewable Energy Beirut - Lebanon, from 15 till 18 December 2013

Assi, and M. Al-Amin, “Reducing the Parasitic Loss of c-Si Solar cell“  Accepted for presentation in  The 25th International Conference on Microelectronics (ICM’2013) - Special Session: Renewable Energy Beirut - Lebanon, from 15 till 18 December 2013.

Assi, M. Al-Shamisi, and H. Hejase, " Neural Network Prediction Models for the Global Solar Radiation in the United Arab Emirates " Accepted for presentation in the 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications, (ICRERA 2013), Madrid, Spain, October 20-23, 2013.

H. Hejase, A. Assi, and H. Noura, "Enhancing Awareness on Renewable Energy through Students’ Competitions– Case Study, UAE University" Accepted for presentation in the 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications, (ICRERA 2013), Madrid, Spain, October 20-23, 2013.

Assi and Hassan Hejase “Research by Undergraduate Engineering Students”, Accepted for presentation in The 9th World Congress on Engineering Education (WCEE) 2013 , Beirut, Lebanon, 24-15 October 2013.

R. Rammal and A. Assi, “On the Electromagnetic Radiations Measurement”, The 13th Edition of Mediterranean Microwave Symposium MMS2013, Saida, Lebanon, 2-5 September 2013.

Addy W., M. A. Jama, A. Assi, and H. Noura, “Sliding Mode and Fuzzy Logic Control for Heaving Wave Energy Converter”. The 52nd Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). Florence, Italy, 10-13 December 2013 (Accepted).

Addy Wahyudie, Mohammed A. Jama, Ali H. Assi, and Hassan Noura “Sliding Mode Control for Heaving Wave Energy Converter” The 2013 IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control (MSC 2013), Hyderabad International Convention Centre, Hyderabad, India, during August 28th – 30th, 2013.

Hassan Hejase and Ali Assi, “Global and Diffuse Solar radiation in The United Arab Emirates” the 3rd International Conference on Environmental and Agriculture Engineering (ICEAE 2013), Hong Kong, July 6-7, 2013.

Mohammed A. Jama, Addy Wahyudie , Ali H. Assi, and Hassan Noura  “Controlling Heaving Wave Energy Converter Using Function-Based Model Predictive Control Technique” The 25th Chinese Control and Decision Conference (2013 CCDC), to be held in Guiyang from 25 to 27 May 2013.

Youssef Zaatar, Jawad Al Souhail, and Ali Assi, “Pumped-Storage Hydro Electricity System”, The 19th LAAS International Science Conference, Beirut, Lebanon, April 5–6, 2013.

Ibrahim Assi and Ali Assi, “Future of Renewable Energy in Lebanon as We Head towards the Gas and Oil Era”, The 19th LAAS International Science Conference, Beirut, Lebanon, April 5–6, 2013.

Assi, M. Al-Amin "Enhancement of Electrical Performance of Acid Textured Multi Crystalline Solar Cells"  The International Conference on Renewable Energies for Developing Countries (REDEC 2012), 28 -29 November 2012, Beirut Lebanon.

M. Jama, A. Assi, A. Wahyudie, and H. Noura "Fuzzy Logic Based Reactive Controller for Heaving Wave Energy Converters" The International Conference on Renewable Energies for Developing Countries (REDEC 2012), 28 -29 November 2012, Beirut Lebanon.

Assi, M. Al-Shamisi, and H. Hejase "MATLAB Tool for Predicting the Global Solar Radiation in UAE"  The International Conference on Renewable Energies for Developing Countries (REDEC 2012), 28 -29 November 2012, Beirut Lebanon.

Assi, A. Hassan, M. Al-Shamisi and H. Hejase "Removal of Air Blown Dust from Photovoltaic Arrays Using Forced Air Flow of Return Air from Air Conditioning Systems"  The International Conference on Renewable Energies for Developing Countries (REDEC 2012), 28 -29 November 2012, Beirut Lebanon.

M. Jama, A. Assi, and Hassan Noura "Self-Tunable Fuzzy Logic Controller for the Optimization of Heaving Wave Energy" The International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA’2012), 11-14 November 2012, Nagasaki, Japan.

Ali Assi and Mohammad Al-Amin “Improving the efficiency of c-Si solar cells through the optimization of emitter profile and low resistance ohmic metal contact” The International Conference on Advances Science and Contemporary Engineering, (ICASCE 2012), Jakarta, Indonesia, 24-25 October 2012.

Hassan Hejase, A. Assi, and M. Al-Shamisi, "Comparison of Classical Regression and Artificial Neural Network Models for Prediction of Global Solar Radiation in Dubai, UAE " The Global Conference on Global Warming (GCGW 2012), July 8-12, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.

Assi, M. Al-Shamisi, and Hassan Hejase, " Solar Radiation in UAE – A Comparison between Ground Station Measurements and Satellite Estimation" The Global Conference on Global Warming (GCGW 2012), July 8-12, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.

Assi, M. Al-Shamisi, and Hassan Hejase, "Renewable Energy Projects in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA): Present and Future" The Global Conference on Global Warming (GCGW 2012), July 8-12, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.

M. Jama, A. Assi, and Hassan Noura " Heaving Wave Energy Converters: A Control Problem" The International Conference on Renewable Energy: Generation and Applications (ICREGA’2012), March 4-7, Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates.

Assi, M. Al-Shamisi, and Hassan Hejase, " Solar Radiation in UAE – A Comparison between Ground Station Measurements and Satellite Estimation" The Global Conference on Global Warming (GCGW 2012), July 8-12, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.

M. Jama, A. Assi, and Hassan Noura " Heaving Wave Energy Converters: A Control Problem" The International Conference on Renewable Energy: Generation and Applications (ICREGA’2012), March 4-7, Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates.

M. Al-Shamisi, A. Assi and Hassan Hejase "Using Artificial Neural Networks to Predict Global Solar Radiation in Dubai City (UAE)" The International Conference on Renewable Energy: Generation and Applications (ICREGA’2012), March 4-7, Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates.

M. Al-Amin and A. Assi, "Effect of Pre-Oxidation on the POCl3 Diffusion in Manufacturing c-Si Solar Cells" The International Conference on Renewable Energy: Generation and Applications (ICREGA’2012), March 4-7, Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates.

M. Al-Amin and A. Assi, "Stable Texturisation Process Using Carbohydrates in Solar Cell Industry" The International Conference on Renewable Energy: Generation and Applications (ICREGA’2012), March 4-7, Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates.

M. Al-Amin and A. Assi, "Single Sided Phosphorus Diffusion for Lower Production Cost of c-Si Solar Cells" The International Conference on Renewable Energy: Generation and Applications (ICREGA’2012), March 4-7, Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates.

Assi and Mohammed Al-Amin, “Improving the Efficiency of c-Si solar Cells through the Optimization of Emitter Profile and Low Resistance Ohmic Metal Contact” submitted to the 27th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, September 24-28, 2012, Frankfurt, Germany

M. Jama, A. Assi, and Hassan Noura “On the Control Requirements of Heaving Wave Energy Converters” The 2011 International Conference on Water, Energy, and the Environment (ICWEE’2011), November 14-17, 2011 at the American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

Assi, M. Al-Shamisi and H. Hejase "Prediction of Global Solar Radiation in Abu Dhabi City – UAE" Presented in the 26th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, September 05-09, 2011, Hamburg, Germany.

Hassan Hejase and A. Assi “Time-series Regression Model for Prediction of Monthly and Daily Average Global Solar Radiation in Al Ain City –UAE” Presented in the Global Conference on Global Warming (GCGW 2011), July 11-14, 2011, Lisbon, Portugal.

M. Jama, A. Assi, and Hassan Noura “A Review on the Control Techniques of Heaving Wave Energy Converters for Maximum Power Take-Off” Presented in the International Conference on Sustainable Systems and the Environment (ISSE 2011), co-organized by the American University of Sharjah and the Center for Sustainable Development at the University of Cambridge, UK., March 23-24, 2011 at the American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

Mannah M. A., Ginot N., Batard C., “Communication over a Pulse Width Modulated network: Impact of the power cable”, IECON, 39th annual conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 10-13 November 2013, Vienna Austria, Oral Session.

Mannah M. A., Nahas, M., Ghantous M., “ A Three-Pillar Engineering Education System: Student-faculty Member- Academic Institution”,  9th World Congress on Engineering Education (WCEE), 24-25 October, Beirut, Lebanon, Oral session

Ghantous M., Nahas M.,  Mannah M. A.,  “Integration of Mobile Application Development in Computer Engineering Curricula”, 9th World Congress on Engineering Education (WCEE), 24-25 October, Beirut, Lebanon, Oral session.

Ginot N., Batard C., Mannah M. A., Machmoum M., “Data transmission over an inverter-fed induction machine”, International Conference on Power Engineering Energy and Electrical Drives “POWERENG”, 11-13 May 2011, page(s):  1 – 6, Malaga Spain, Oral Session.


Journals

Hassan Hejase and Ali Assi, “Global and Diffuse Solar radiation in The United Arab Emirates” International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD), July 2013.

Mohammed A. Jama, Addy Wahyudie, Ali H. Assi, and Hassan Noura “Self-Tunable Fuzzy Logic Controller for Wave Energy Converters Oscillating in Heave” The Renewable Energy Journal – Elsevier, 2013.

Ali Assi, Maitha H. Al Shamisi, and Hassan Hejase, “Using Artificial Neural Networks for the Prediction of Global Solar Radiation in Abu Dhabi City – UAE”  ASME Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, May 2013.

Ali Assi and Mohammad Al-Amin “Improving the efficiency of c-Si solar cells through the optimization of emitter profile and low resistance ohmic metal contact” Procedia Engineering - Elsevier, 2012.

Mohammad Al-Amin and Ali Assi “Enhancement of Electrical Performance of c-Si Solar Cells with New Texturization and Diffusion Process” Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 2012.

Ali Assi, Mohammed Jama, and Maitha Al-Shamisi “Prediction of Global Solar Radiation in Abu Dhabi” the ISRN Renewable Energy, 2012.

Hassan Hejase & Ali Assi “Time-series Regression Modeling of Daily Average Global Solar Radiation in Al Ain City, UAE” the ISRN Renewable Energy, 2012.

Maitha H. Al Shamisi, Ali Assi and Hassan Hejase “Artificial Neural Network Modeling of Global Solar Radiation” The International Journal of Green Energy (IJGE), 2012.

Mannah M. A., Ginot N., Batard C., “ Effect of the Power Cable on Data Transmission over a Pulse Width Modulated Network”, IEEE Industrial Electronics IES, Submitted on February 2013, Accepted, to be published.

Batard C., Ginot N., Mannah M. A., Millet C., Poitiers F., “Development of dedicated couplers for data transmission by Power Line Communication over Pulse Width Modulation Networks”, International Journal of Electronics” IJE, May 2013.

Batard C., Ginot N., Mannah M. A., Machmoum M., “Power Line Communication Concept over an inverter-fed induction machine” EJEE, Vol. 6, No., December 2011.

Mannah M.A., Batard C., Ginot N., Machmoum M., “A PLC-Based Method for Data Transmission Over a Pulse Width Modulated Network”, IEEE Power Delivery, Vol. 26, No.4, July 2011.


Books/Book Chapters

Mohammad Al-Amin and Ali Assi “Efficiency improvement of crystalline silicon solar cells” Published in an edited book titled "Materials and processes for energy: communicating current research and technological developments", to be published by Formatex Energy Book Series (2013 Edition).

Hassan A.N. Hejase, Ali H. Assi, and Maitha H. Al Shamisi “Use of Empirical Regression and Artificial Neural Network Models for Prediction of Global Solar Radiation in Dubai, UAE“  Published in an edited book titled “Causes, Impacts, and Solutions to Global Warming”, to be published by Springer, 2012.

Ali Assi, Maitha Al-Shamisi, and Hassan Hejase “MATLAB GUI Application for Teaching Electronics”  Published in an edited book titled “Engineering Education and Research Using MATLAB”, ISBN 978-953-307-656-0, SCIYO, 2011.

Maitha Al-Shamisi, Ali Assi, and Hassan Hejase “MATLAB-assisted Artificial Neural Network Modeling of Daily Average Global Solar Radiation in Al Ain City, UAE”  Published in an edited book titled “Engineering Education and Research Using MATLAB”, ISBN 978-953-307-656-0, SCIYO, 2011.

Hassan Hejase & Ali Assi “MATLAB-assisted Time-series Regression Modeling of Daily Average Global Solar Radiation in Al Ain City, UAE”  Published in an edited book titled “Engineering Education and Research Using MATLAB”, ISBN 978-953-307-656-0, SCIYO, 2011.

Marc Mannah, Transmission de données par courants porteurs en ligne, sur des réseaux modulés en largeur d’impulsion (MLI) moyenne puissance, Editions Universitaires Européennes, ISBN-10: 613158785X,  ISBN-13: 978-61315878562.         

M. Mannah, N. Ginot, C. Batard “Application of Power Line Communication for Data Transmission over a PWM Network”, A chapter of the book PLC Technology for Smart Grids, Smart Homes and Smart Cars. CMOS Emerging Technologies, published Feb. 2012, ASIN: B0077Y03MC.