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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Wissam Fawaz

Research interests

Dr. Fawaz currently serves as Associate Editor for the IEEE Communications Letters Journal. His research interests are in the areas of next generation optical networks, design of survivable networks, real-time flow scheduling, delay/disruption tolerant networks and queuing theory.

Selected publications

International Journals
 

  1. M. Khabbaz, W. Fawaz and C. Assi, «A Probabilistic and Traffic-aware Bundle Release Scheme for Vehicular Intermittently Connected Networks», IEEE Transactions on Communications, accepted in June 2012.
  2. M. Khabbaz, W. Fawaz and C. Assi, «A Simple Free-Flow Traffic Model for Vehicular Intermittently Connected Networks», IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems , vol. 13, issue 3, pp. 1312 - 1326, September 2012.
  3. M. Khabbaz, W. Fawaz and C. Assi, «Modeling and Delay Analysis of Intermittently Connected Roadside Communication Networks», IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology , vol. 61, issue 6, pp. 2698 - 2706, July 2012.
  4. M. Khabbaz, C. Assi and W. Fawaz, «Disruption-tolerant Networking: A Comprehensive Survey on Recent Development and Persisting Challenges», IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials , vol. 14, issue 2, pp. 607 - 640, June 2012.
  5. M. Khabbaz, W. Fawaz and C. Assi, «Which Vehicle To Select?», IEEE Communications Letters , vol. 16, issue 6, pp. 812 - 815, June 2012.
  6. W. Fawaz, «Enhancement of Blocking Performance in All-optical WDM Networks via Wavelength Reassignment and Route Deviation», Elsevier journal of Computer Communications , vol. 35, issue 8, pp. 929 - 935, May 2012.
  7. M. Khabbaz, W. Fawaz and C. Assi, «Probabilistic Bundle Relaying Schemes in Two-Hop Vehicular Delay Tolerant Networks», IEEE Communications Letters , vol. 15, issue 3, pp. 281 - 283, March 2011.
  8. W. Fawaz, Z. Nakad and M. Aad, «Preemption-enabled Setup of Optical Connections Coupled with Event-driven Rerouting», IEEE Communications Letters , vol. 15, issue 2, pp. 250 - 252, February 2011.
  9. W. Fawaz, I. Ouaiss, K. Chen and H. Perros, «Deadline-based Connection Setup in Wavelength-routed WDM Networks», Elsevier Journal of Computer Networks , vol. 54, issue 11, pp. 1972 - 1804, August 2010.
  10. Z. Nakad and W. Fawaz, «Networking in e-Textiles», Elsevier Journal of Computer Communications , vol. 33, issue 6, pp. 655 - 666, April 2010.
  11. W. Fawaz and M. Khabbaz, «Incorporating Mutation Probability into Priority-Aware Protection in Optical Networks», IEEE Communications Letters , pp. 865 - 857, vol. 13/11, November 2009.
  12. W. Fawaz, T. Sawah and C. Abou-Rjeily, «Priority-aware Optical Shared Protection: An Offline Evaluation Study», Elsevier Journal of Computer Communications, vol. 32/15, pp. 1677 - 1684, September 2009.
  13. C. Abou-Rjeily and W. Fawaz, « Space-Time Codes for MIMO Ultra-Wideband Communications and MIMO Free-Space Optical Communications with PPM»,IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications , vol. 26/6, pp. 938 - 947, August 2008.
  14. C. Abou-Rjeily and W. Fawaz, « Distributed Information-Lossless Space-Time Codes for Amplify-and-Forward TH-UWB Systems », IEEE Communications Letters , vol. 11/4, pp. 298-300, April 2008.
  15. W. Fawaz, K. Chen and C. Abou-Rjeily, « A Novel Connection Setup Management Approach for Optical WDM Networks », IEEE Communications Letters , vol. 11/12, pp. 998-1000, December 2007.
  16. W. Fawaz, K. Chen and G. Pujolle, « Priority-enabled Optical Shared Protection: an Online Efficiency Evaluation Study », Elsevier Journal of Computer Communications, vol. 30/18, pp. 3690-3697, December 2007.
  17. W. Fawaz, F. Martignon, K. Chen and G. Pujolle, « A Novel Fault Management Approach for DWDM Optical Networks », ACM Journal of Network Management , vol. 16/5, pp. 337-349, September/October 2006.
  18. W. Fawaz et al., « Service Level Agreement in Optical Networks », Hermes Science Journal of Telecommunications , vol. 60/9-10, pp.1275-1287, September/October 2005.
  19. W. Fawaz et al., « Service Level Agreement and Provisioning in Optical Networks », IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 42/1, pp.36-43, January 2004.

International Conferences
 

  1. M. Khabbaz, W. Fawaz and C. Assi, «Modelling and Analysis of Bulk Bundle Release Schemes in Two-Hop Vehicular DTNs», IEEE Globecom 2011, Houston, Texas, USA, December 2011.
  2. M. Khabbaz, W. Fawaz and C. Assi, «A Probabilistic Bundle Relay Strategy in Two-Hop Vehicular Delay Tolerant Networks», IEEE ICC 2011, Kyoto, Japan, June 2011.
  3. W. Fawaz, A. Sinno, R. Bardan and M. Khabbaz, «A Novel Event-driven QoS-aware Connection Setup Scheme for Optical Networks», International Conference on Digital Information and Communication Technology and Its Applications (DICTAP 2011), Dijon, France, June 2011.
  4. W. Fawaz and M. Khabbaz, «Priority-aware Optical Shared Protection Coupled with Mutation Probability», 19th Annual IEEE Wireless and Optical Communications Conference (WOCC) 2010, Shanghai, China, May 2010.
  5. W. Fawaz, K. Chen, C. Abou-Rjeily and Z. Nakad, «A Simple QoS-based Connection Setup Management Approach for Optical Networks », IEEE ICC 2008, Beijing, China, May 2008.
  6. W. Fawaz, and K. Chen « SSTF: A ‘Shortest Setup Time First’ Optical Connections Setup Management Approach with Quantifiable Success Rate » IEEE Globecom 2006, San Francisco, California, USA, November 2006.
  7. O. C. Saadbouh, W. Fawaz and K. CHEN, « A Novel Approach for Real Time Flows Scheduling », IEEE Globecom 2006, San Francisco, California, USA, November 2006.
  8. O. C. Saadbouh, W. Fawaz and K. CHEN, « Une Nouvelle Approche pour la Gestion de Flux Temps Réels Basée sur l’algorithme EDF », CFIP’06, Tozeur, Tunisia, October 2006.
  9. O. C. Saadbouh, W. Fawaz and K. CHEN, « A Hybrid EDF/FIFO Queue for Efficient Real Time Flow Handling », IEEE International Workshop on Factory Communications System 2006 (WFCS’06), Torino, Italy, June 2006.
  10. B. Daheb, W. Fawaz, K. Chen and G. Pujolle, « Policy-based Service Provisioning Architecture for Hybrid Photonic Networks », IEEE Infocom 2006, Barcelona, Spain, April 2006.
  11. W. Fawaz, F. Martignon, K. Chen and G. Pujolle, « A Novel Protection Scheme for Quality of Service Aware WDM Networks », IEEE International Conference on Communications, IEEE ICC’2005, Seoul, South of Korea, pp. 1720-1725, May 2005.
  12. W. Fawaz, F. Martignon, K. Chen and G. Pujolle, « A Priority-Aware Protection Technique for Quality of Service Enabled Networks », IFIP Networking 2005, Waterloo, Canada, May 2005.
  13. W. Fawaz, F. Martignon, K. Chen and G. Pujolle, « QoS based Protection in WDM Networks», CFIP’2005, Bordeaux, France, March 2005.
  14. W. Fawaz, B. Daheb, O. Audouin, B. Berde, K. Chen and G. Pujolle, « Policy-based Provisioning in Hybrid Photonic Networks », IEEE International Workshop on Optical Networks Control and Management, IEEE ONCM’2005, Montreal, Canada, August 2004.
  15. W. Fawaz et al., « Policy-based Hybrid Hierarchical Optical Networks », Proc. Of IEEE First International Conference on Broadband Networks, IEEE Broadnets’2004, California, USA, October 2005.
  16. W. Fawaz et al., « SLA in Optical Networks », IFIP NET-CON 2003, Oman, October 2003.

Academic degrees

Ph.D., Network & Information Science, University Paris 13, France, 2006
DEA, Network Computer Science, Université Paris VI, France, 2002
B.E., Computer & Telecommunications Engineering, Lebanese University, Lebanon, 2001


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