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Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Beirut Arab University, specialized in Antennas and Communications Engineering.
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Degrees

  • Ph.D. of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the American University of Beirut – May 2015
  • Master of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the American University of Beirut – June 2012
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Communications and Electronics Engineering from Beirut Arab University – June 2010

Honors and Awards

  • The National Council for Scientific Research (CNRS) doctoral scholarship award, Sept. 2013 – May 2015
  • The Lebanese Association for Scientific Research (LASeR) scholarship, Sept. 2013 – May 2015
  • Rafic Hariri Foundation Scholarship, Sept. 2005 – June 2010
  • The Association of Specialization and Scientific Guidance (SSG) Scholarship, Feb. 2006 – June 2010


Academic Experience

  • Beirut Arab University, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Assistant Professor, Sept. 2015 – Present, Full Time
  • American University of Beirut, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department:
    • Research Associate, June 2015 – Sept. 2016, Full Time
    • Lecturer, Jan. 2016 – May 2016, and Jan. 2015 – May 2015, Part Time
    • Co-instructor, Sept. 2014 – Dec. 2014, and Sept. 2010 – Aug. 2012, Part Time
    • Research Assistant, Sept. 2010 – May. 2015, Part Time

Non-Academic Experience

  • Beirut Research and Innovation Center, Lebanon, Researcher, Sept. 2012 – Aug. 2014, Full Time
  • Issa Holding, Business Development Consultant, Apr. 2016 – Aug. 2016, Full Time
  • Dar Al-Handasah Consultants (Shair and Partners), Telecommunications Engineer, Aug. 2011 – Sept. 2012, Full Time
  • G (Green Building Consulting Firm), Green Building Consultant, June 2011 – Aug. 2011, Full Time

Academic Activities

  • ABET Editor for the Communications and Electronics Engineering Program (Sept. 2017 – Present)
  • Graduate studies coordinator for the Faculty of Engineering (Sept. 2017 – Present)
  • Representative speaker of the Faculty of Engineering in the BAU Open House for the graduate studies in the academic years 2017 – 2018, and 2018 – 2019
  • Member of the Faculty Council in the academic years 2016 – 2017 and 2018 – Present
  • Member of the Financial aid committee (Sept. 2016 – Present)
  • Member of the Course offering committee (Sept. 2016 – Sept. 2017)
  • Member of the Job fair committee (Sept. 2016 – Sept. 2017)
  • Participated in Urban Health and Wellbeing: Advancing Systems, Science and Technology Workshop, Apr. 26 – 27, 2017
  • Member of the judging committee of BAU Engineering Projects Day for the academic year 2016 – 2017
  • Representative speaker of the Faculty of Engineering in the BAU Open House for the graduate studies in the academic year 2017 – 2018
  • Representative of the Faculty of Engineering in ERASMUS+ workshop (Oct. 2017)
  • Participated in advisory committee meetings to earn FIBAA institutional accreditation at Beirut Arab University (2014)
  • Participated in advisory committee meetings to earn ABET accreditation for CEE program at Beirut Arab University (2014)

Courses Taught

  • Propagation and Antennas II
  • Wave Propagation Transmission and Advanced Antenna Engineering
  • Microwave Engineering II
  • Advanced Antenna Design
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Acoustics
  • Information Theory and Coding
  • Signals and Systems
  • Fundamentals of Electric Circuits
  • Transmission and Processing of Digital Signals
  • Discrete-time Signals and Systems

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Organizer of the ACME 2019 special session (HPCS 2019 conference) : Dublin, Ireland, July 2019
  • Organizer of the ACME 2018 special session (HPCS 2018 conference) : Orleans, France, July 2018
  • Member of the International Program Committee of the ACME 2017 special session (HPCS 2017), Genoa, Italy, July 2017
  • Organizer of the 3rd Middle East Conference on Antennas & Propagation (MECAP): Beirut, Lebanon, Sept. 2016
  • Scientific judge at the 18th Annual Science, Math, and Technology fair: American University of Beirut (April 2012)
  • Secretary of the IEEE AP/MTT/MAG Lebanon Chapter: Jan. 2015 – 2016
  • Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE): since 2006
  • Member of the Lebanese Order of Engineers: since 2011

Certifications

  • GSM Network Training Certificate, Ogero Telecom (May 2010)
  • Common Channel Signaling (SS#7) Network Training Certificate, Ogero Telecom (Sept. 2009)
  • Digital Microwave and GSM Network Training Certificate, Ogero Telecom (Sept. 2009)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certificate, Cisco Networking Academy (Oct. 2009)
  • Digital Satellite Communication Training Certificate, Beirut Media Center (Sept. 2008)
  • AVR Microcontroller Training Certificate, Beirut Arab University (Jan. 2008)
  • Private courses on: Media Training, Public Speaking, History of Lebanon, Palestine, the Concept of State, Political Parties, United Nations, Contemporary Arab Thought, and Interfaith Dialogue (2012 – 2013)

Publications

Journal Papers

  1. H. M. El Misilmani, M. Y. Abou-Shahine, Y. Nasser, and K. Y. Kabalan, “Recent Advances on Radio-Frequency Design in Cognitive Radio,” International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, vol. 2016, Article ID 9878475, 16 pages, 2016. doi:10.1155/2016/9878475
  2. H. M. El Misilmani, K. Y. Kabalan, M. Abou Shahine, and M. Al-Husseini, “A Method of Moment Approach in Solving Boundary Value Problems,” Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, vol. 7, Issue 3, March 2015
  3. H. M. El Misilmani, M. Al-Husseini, and K. Y. Kabalan, “Design of Slotted Waveguide Antennas with Low Sidelobes for High Power Microwave Applications,” Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, vol. 56, 15-28, 2015
  4. H. M. El Misilmani, M. Al-Husseini, and K. Y. Kabalan, “Improved Vlasov Antenna with Curved Cuts and Optimized Reflector Position and Shape,” International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, vol. 2015, Article ID 193630, 12 pages, 2015
  5. H. M. El Misilmani, M. Abou Shahine, M. Al-Husseini, and K. Y. Kabalan, “A Simplified Method of Moment (MoM) Approach to solving nth Order Linear Differential Equations,” Int. Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Vol. 5, Issue 6, June 2014
  6. H. M. El Misilmani, M. Al-Husseini, K. Y. Kabalan and A. El-Hajj, “Compact Circularly Polarized Multi-Band Antennas for RFID Applications,” International Journal of Antennas and Propagations, April 2014

Conference Proceedings

  1. H. M. El Misilmani and M. Al-Husseini, “1D Slotted Waveguide Antenna with Controlled Beamwidth and Sidelobe Level Ratio,” in the 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A., July 7 – 12, 2019
  2. H. M. El Misilmani, and T. Naous, “Machine Learning in Antenna Design: An Overview on Machine Learning Concept and Algorithms,” in the 2019 International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS 2019), Dublin, Ireland, July 15 – 19, 2019
  3. A. Damaj, H. M. El Misilmani, and S. Abou Chahine, “Miniaturized Implantable Coplanar Waveguide Antenna for Biomedical Applications,” in the 2019 International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS 2019), Dublin, Ireland, July 15 – 19, 2019
  4. H. M. El Misilmani, M. Al-Husseini, and K. Y. Kabalan, “Design Procedure of Two-Dimensional Circularly Polarized Slotted Waveguide Antenna Arrays,” in the 2018 International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS 2018), France, July 2018
  5. A. Damaj, H. M. El Misilmani, and S. Abou Chahine, “Implantable Antennas for Biomedical Applications: An Overview on Alternative Antenna Design Methods and Challenges,” in the 2018 International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS 2018), France, July 2018
  6. H. M. El Misilmani and A. M. El-Hajj, “Massive MIMO Design for 5G Networks: An Overview on Alternative Antenna Configurations and Channel Model Challenges,” in the 2017 International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS 2017), Italy, July 2017
  7. H. M. El Misilmani, M. Al-Husseini, and K. Y. Kabalan, “Simple Design Procedure for 2D SWAs with Specified Sidelobe Levels and Inclined Coupling Slots,” in the 4th Advanced Electromagnetic Symposium (AES 2016), Spain, July 2016
  8. M. Al-Husseini, H. M. El Misilmani, K. Y. Kabalan, A. El-Hajj , and E. Nassar, “Simple Design Method for Dielectric-Filled Low-Sidelobe Slotted Waveguide Antennas,” in the 4th Advanced Electromagnetic Symposium (AES 2016), Spain, July 2016
  9. H. M. El Misilmani, M. Al-Husseini, and K. Y. Kabalan, “Design Procedure for 2D Slotted Waveguide Antenna with Controllable Sidelobe Level,” in the IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (APS), Canada, July 2015
  10. M. Al-Husseini, H. M. El Misilmani, K. Y. Kabalan, A. El-Hajj, X. Pan, C. Christodoulou, “Controllable-Sidelobe Slotted Waveguide Antennas with Corrugations for Frequency Selectivity,” in the IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (APS), Canada, July 2015
  11. H. M. El Misilmani, M. Al-Husseini, and K. Y. Kabalan, “Design Procedure for 2D Slotted Waveguide Antenna with Inclined Coupling Slots for Sidelobe Level Control,” in the Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS), Prague, July 2015
  12. H. M. El Misilmani, K. Y. Kabalan M. Abou Shahine, and M. Al-Husseini, “A Method of Moment Approach in Solving Boundary Value Problems,” in the First Irbid International Engineering Conference (IIEC), Jordan, October 2014
  13. H. M. El Misilmani, M. Al-Husseini, K. Y. Kabalan and A. El-Hajj, “A Design Procedures for Slotted Waveguide Antennas with Specified Sidelobe Levels,” in the High Performance Computing & Simulation Conference (HPCS), Italy, July 2014
  14. H. M. El Misilmani, M. Al-Husseini, K. Y. Kabalan and A. El-Hajj, “Improved Antennas for High Power Microwave Applications,” in the Lebanese Association for the Advancement of Science (LAAS), Lebanon, March 2014
  15. H. M. El Misilmani, M. Al-Husseini, K. Y. Kabalan and A. El-Hajj, “Optimized Reflector Position for Vlasov Antennas,” in the Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS), Sweden, August 2013
  16. H. M. El Misilmani, M. Al-Husseini, K. Y. Kabalan and A. El-Hajj, “Improved Vlasov Antenna with Curved Cuts for High Power Microwaves,” in the High Performance Computing & Simulation Conference (HPCS), Helsinki, Finland, July 2013
  17. H. M. El Misilmani, M. Al-Husseini, K. Y. Kabalan and A. El-Hajj, “A Simple Miniaturized Triple-band Antenna for WLAN/WiMAX Applications,” in Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS), Moscow, Russia, August 2012

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