Fouad Mohammed Abbou

  • Professor of Computer Science
  • School of Science and Engineering

  • Status: Full-time
  • Office number : 1
  • Building : 6
  • Office phone : (+212)-535-862-107
  • Email : f.abbou@aui.ma
  • Website : http://www.aui.ma/personal/~F.Abbou/ and http://scholar.google.com.my/citations?user=ijcGVC0AAAAJ&hl=en

  • Fouad Mohammed Abbou received his “Ingenieur” Degree in Electrical Engineering from Delft University of Technology, Netherlands in 1995. He obtained his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering, Multimedia University (MMU), Malaysia in 2001. From April 1997 to April 2001, he was working as lecturer with the Faculty of Engineering at MMU, Malaysia. In 2001, he joined Alcatel-Lucent as Multimedia advisor and MMU as visiting Professor. He has been promoted to Associate Professor in 2005 and then Full Professor in 2008 to support teaching and research activities in the area of photonics and telecommunication networks. In November 2008, he joined Al-Madinah International University as Vice President for Research and Development, Dean of postgraduate Studies and Professor in the Faculty of Information and Communication Technology. Dr. Fouad is a member of the Institution of Engineers, Netherlands, Member of IEEE and IET and he is currently a Full Professor in the school of science and Engineering at Al-Akhawayn University, Morocco. His research interests include Optical Transmission Systems, Optical Networks, and Security in Al-Optical Networks. He has published more than 80 papers in international journals and conferences.
  • Degree : Ph.D. Electrical Engineering (Optical Communications) / Multimedia University, Malaysia, INGENIEUR (Ir), Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications) / Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
  • Research areas and expertise : Optical Transmission Systems and Optical Networks Security in Al-Optical Networks. Photonic devices

  • Grants and honors : 1. Optical packet switching network: design, performance analysis and contention resolution Supported by E-science funding from Ministry of Science, Technology & innovation of Malaysia. Grant : RM 88,100.00 Collaboration with Alcatel-Lucent Completed in 2008 2. Analysis and Design of a Arrayed Waveguide Grating Mux/Demux for DWDM applications Supported by IRPA funding from Ministry of Science, Technology & Education, Government of Malaysia. Grant : RM 158,000 Internal grant from MMU : RM 62,000 Collaboration with Alcatel-Lucent Completed in 2005 3. Performance Analysis and design of an Optical TDM-WDM Transmission System and network Supported by IRPA funding from Ministry of Science, Technology & Education, Government of Malaysia Grant: RM 116,000 Collaboration with Alcatel-Lucent Completed in 2004
Book reviews: IEEE Communications letters IEEE Journal of Lightwave technology SPIE: The International Society for Optical Engineering. IEEE Transactions on Communications
Bibliography: Book 1. Fouad Mohammed Abbou and C.C. Hiew , " Optical Transmission and Networks for Next Generation Internet Traffic Highways, " USA Publisher. “In progress”. Book Chapter 2. A. Abid, F.M. Abbou, H. T. Ewe, and Toufik Taibi, "All-Optical Internet: Next-Generation Network Infrastructure for E-Service Applications," Chap: 12, pp 323-349, Architecture of Reliable Web Application Software, Idea Group Publishing, 2007. ISBN: 1-59904184-7. USA. Journal Papers 3. S. C. Tan and F. M. Abbou “The effect of Stimulated Raman Scattering (SRS) in Routing and Wavelength Assignment (RWA) in WDM Mesh and Ring topologies”, Optik - International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, Volume 123, Issue 21, Pages 1934-1937, November 2012. 4. A. A. G. Abushagur, F.M. Abbou, M. Abdullah, N. Misran, “Performance Analysis of a Free Space Terrestrial Optical System in the Presence of Absorption, Scattering and Pointing Error,” SPIE, Optical Engineering, Fiber Optics and Optical Communication, Volume 50, Issue 7, 075007-7, July 2011. 5. R. Etengu, F. M. Abbou, H. Y. Wong, A. Abid, N. Nortiza, A. Setharaman, ”Performance Comparison of BB84 and B92 Satellite-Based Free Space Quantum Optical Communication Systems in the Presence of Channel Effects, ” Journal of Optical Communications. Volume 32, Issue 1, Pages 37–47, ISSN: 0173-4911, April 2011. 6. Jamal. H. Jh, Tan. S. Chin, F. M. Abbou,” Performance Analysis of Free Space Optical Systems in the Presence of Channel Physical Limitations”, Journal of Optical Communications. Volume 32, Issue 1, Pages 49–55, ISSN: 0173-4911, April 2011. 7. F.M. Abbou, C.C. Hiew, H.T. Chuah, D.S. Ong, and A. Abid, “A Detailed Analysis of Cross-Phase Modulation Effects on OOK and DPSK Optical WDM Transmission Systems in the Presence of GVD, SPM and ASE Noise,” J. R. Laser Research, Springer New York, Vol: 29, Number 1, pp. 57-70, January 2008. 8. F.M. Abbou, H.T. Chuah and C.C. Hiew, and A. Abid, “Comparisons of RZ-OOK and RZ-DPSK in Dense OTDM-WDM Systems Using Q-Factor Models”, J. R. Laser Research, Springer New York, Vol: 29, Number 2, pp. 133-141, January 2008. 9. H. Mellah and F. M. Abbou, “Performance Analysis of a Slotted WDM Manhattan Street Network in the Presence of Physical Limitations," Journal of Optical Communications, Online publication, No.3, November 2008. 10. Saw Chin Tan, F. M. Abbou and H.T. Ewe," Ant-based contention-resolution schemes for shared fiber-delay line optical packet switches," Journal of Computer Science, March, 2007. 11. Nadir Hossain, Ahmed W. Naji, Vivekanand Mishra, Abbou F. Mohammed, Hairul A. A. Rashid and Faidz Abd. Rahman, “Numerical analysis and optimization of remotely pumped double pass Erbium doped fiber amplifier,” IEICE Electronics Express, Vol. 4 (2007), No. 5, pp.172-178. 12. Nadir Hossain, Naji, A. W., Mishra, V., Abbou, F. M., Hairul, A. A. R., and Faidz, A. R. “Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Remotely Pumped Dual-Function EDFA”, International Journal of Microwave and Optical Technology, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 162-171, 2007. 13. Nadir Hossain, Naji, A. W., Mishra, V., Abbou, F. M., Al-Mansoori, M. H., Mahdi, M. A., and Faidz, A. R. “Modeling, Optimization and Experimental Evaluation of Remotely Pumped Double Pass EDFA”, Microwave and Optical Technology Letter, vol. 49, Issue 9, pp. 2257-2261, September 2007. 14. Nadir Hossain, Naji, A. W., Mishra, V., Abbou, F. M., Hairul, A. A. R., and Faidz, A. R. “Theoretical Analysis, Optimization and Experimental Evaluation of Dual Function DP R-EDFA”, Journal of Russian Laser Research, Springer, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 294 – 304, 2007. 15. E. C. Sim, F. M. Abbou, A. Faidz, “System Degradation Due to Phase Error Induced Crosstalk in WDM Optical Networks Employing Arrayed Waveguide Grating Multi/Demultiplexer”. Journal Of Optical and Quantum Electronics, Springer , Vol. 39, Number 7 pp 553–560, May/2007. 16. Saw Chin Tan, F. M. Abbou and H.T. Ewe," Ant Algorithm for Amplifier Spontaneous Emission (ASE)-Aware Routing,” IEICE Electronics Express,Vol. 4,No. 8, pp.264-270, April 2007. 17. Yasin M. Karfaa, M. Ismail, Abbou, F. M, Shaari S., “Evaluation of Linear Crosstalk Effects in Array Waveguide Grating Router in WDM Networks ,” Journal of Optical Communications, Vol. 28, No.2 , pp. 100 - 102, Sept. 2007. 18. F. M. Abbou, H. Y. Wong, L. H. Hiap, A. Abid and H. T. Chuah, “Comparison of Walsh Code and m-Sequence Performance of SPECTS OCDMA in the presence of GVD and SPM”, Journal of Optical Communications, Vol. 28, No. 2 , pp. 145 - 147, Sept. 2007. 19. H. Mellah and F. M. Abbou, "Analytical Model for Contention Resolution in Synchronous Optical Packet Switching," Journal of Optical Communications, Vol. 28, No. 2 , pp. 155-157, Sept. 2007. 20. Saw Chin Tan, F. M. Abbou and H.T. Ewe," An Ant-based Algorithm for Dynamic Routing in Optical WDM Networks," IEE Proc. Communications, No. 4, pp. 693 – 695, August 2007. 21. Katrina D. Dambul, F.M. Abbou, and H. T. Chuah, “Impact of XPM and SRS on the Performance of IP Traffic over a WDM Ring Network”, Journal of Optical Communications, Vol. 28, No. 3 , pp. 198-200, November 2007. 22. Tang M. F, F. M. Abbou, Mishra V.N. and Nadir Hossain, “An efficient buffering- switching technique based integrated NOLM and loop buffer for OBS network,” Journal of Optical Communications ,Vol. 28, No. 3 , pp. 212-215 , November 2007 23. F.M. Abbou, H. Y. Wong, H.T. Chuah, C.C. Hiew and A. Abid, “Performance Evaluation of Dispersion Managed Optical TDM-WDM Transmission System in the Presence of SPM, XPM, and FWM”. Journal of Optical Communications, Vol. 28, No. 3 , pp. 221-224, November 2007. 24. Yasin M. Karfaa, M. Ismail, Abbou, F. M, Shaari S.and S.P. Majumder , “Crosstalk Penalty in an OXC with Wavelength Converter in the Presence of Interferometric Intensity-Relative Output-ASE Noises,” Journal of Applied Sciences, 7 (23): 3705-3712, 2007. 25. A. Abid, F.M. Abbou, and H.T. Ewe, “On the Resource Allocation in Optical Burst Switching Networks," Journal of Applied Sciences, 7 (20): 3057-3062, 2007. 26. Saw Chin Tan, F. M. Abbou and H.T. Ewe," Impact of Four Wave Mixing (FWM) in Ring and Mesh Topologies For RWA,” Journal of Applied Sciences, 7 (24): 4032-4035, 2007. 27. Saw Chin Tan, F. M. Abbou and H.T. Ewe," Four Wave Mixing (FWM) Aware-Wavelength Assignment Using Ant-based Algorithm,” Journal of Applied Sciences, 7 (23): 3796-3800, 2007. 28. Saw Chin Tan, F. M. Abbou and H.T. Ewe," An efficient Heuristic algorithm for Wavelength Assignment in WDM Network,” Journal of Applied Sciences 7 (23): 3796-3800, 2007. 29. Saw Chin Tan, F. M. Abbou and H.T. Ewe," Impact Of Four Wave Mixing (FWM) in Routing and Wavelength Assignment,” American Journal of Applied Sciences 7 (24): 4032-4035, 2007. 30. Hakim Mellah and F. M. Abbou, “Contention Resolution in Slotted WDM Optical Packet Switching Networks using Cascaded Auxiliary Switch”, IEE Proc. Communications, Vol. 153, No. 2, pp. 205 – 206. April 2006. 31. C.C. Hiew, F.M. Abbou, H.T. Chuah, S.P. Majumder and A. A. R. Hairul, “Nonlinear BER Performance of Dense Optical WDM Manhattan Street Network with Deflection Routing”, IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. Vol. 18, Issue 9, pp. 1031 – 1033, 2006. 32. H. Mellah, F. M. Abbou, “MPLS over Segmented WDM Optical Packet Switching Networks”, Journal of Computer Science, Vol. 2, No. 5, pp 431-433, 2006. 33. H. Mellah and F. M. Abbou, " Labeled Burst Switching," Journal of Applied Sciences Vol. 6, No 8, pp 1814-1817, 2006. 34. F. M. Abbou, H. T. Chuah, S. P. Majumder, and A. Abid, “Semi-analytical BER Performance of a Direct Detection Soliton Transmission System,” IEICE Electronics Express, Vol. 3 (2006), No.10, pp.203-208. 35. Tang M. F, Abbou F. M, Abid A., Mishra V.N. and Chuah H.T.," Packet Loss Rate of an Optical Burst Switch with Nonlinear Optical Loop Mirrors,” IEICE Electronics Express, Vol. 3 (2006), No. 11, pp.243-248. 36. A. Abid, F.M. Abbou, and H.T. Ewe, “Effective Implementation of Burst Segmentation Techniques in OBS Networks,” International Journal of Information Technology (IJIT), Vol. 3, No. 4, pp231-236, 2006. 37. Hairul A. Abdul-Rashid, F. M. Abbou, Hean-Teik Chuah, Moncef B. Tayahi, Malik T. Al-Qdah and Sivakumar Lanka, “System performance optimization in SCM-WDM passive optical networks in the presence of XPM and GVD”. IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 10, Issue 9, pp 670 - 672, Sept. 2006. 38. Saw Chin Tan, F. M. Abbou and H.T. Ewe," Ant-based contention resolution in slotted WDM optical packet switched networks”, IEICE Electron. Express, Vol. 3, No. 24, pp.540-545, (2006). 39. Shamini Subramaniam, F. M. Abbou, H. T. Chuah and K.D. Dambul, “Performance evaluation of SCM-WDM fiber micro-cellular communication system in the presence of XPM”, IEICE Electronics Express, Vol. 2, No. 6, pp.1- 6, March 2005. 40. Ezmir M.R, S. P. Majumder*, F. M. Abbou, “Eye Penalty Due to Cross-Phase Modulation (XPM) in a Single Segment WDM IM/DD Transmission System”, Journal of Optical Communications, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 125 - 130, June 2005. 41. A. Abid, F. M. Abbou, H. T. Ewe, “Staged Reservation scheme for Optical Burst Switching Networks”, IEICE Electronics Express, Vol. 2, No. 11, pp.327-332, June 2005. 42. S.P Majumder, A. Azhari and F. M. Abbou; “Impact of Fiber Chromatic Dispersion on the BER Performance of an Optical CDMA IM/DD Transmission System”, IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett., Volume 17, Issue 6, pp:1340 - 1342 June 2005. 43. C.C. Hiew, F.M. Abbou, H.T.Chuah, S.P. Majumder and A. A. R. Hairul, “Impact of a Post-OTDM-Demultiplexing Optical Filter on dense OOK OTDM-WDM Transmission”, Fiber Integrated Optics, Vol. 24, No. 5, pp. 457 – 470, September-October 2005. 44. Ng Wai Ling, F. M. Abbou, A. Abid, and H. T. Chuah; “Performance Evaluation of FH-OCDMA in The Presence of GVD and SPM”, IEICE Electronics Express, Vol. 2 , No.23, pp.583-588. December 2005. 45. C.C. Hiew, F.M. Abbou, H.T. Chuah, and A. A. R. Hairul, “A