Books And Book Chapters

BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS

Dr. Diab has been involved in the publication of seven books, four of which he authored and three of which he edited/co-edited. He has also contributed four book chapters.

Authored Books

  1. Scotland’s and Australia’s HRE Practices as Reform Tools in Lebanon (2017) Co-authored with Ghada Awada and Kawthar Faour, this book was published in March 2017 and studies Scotland’s and Australia’s successful integration of Human Rights Education (HRE) into many school subjects, the integration of technology in education as a promoter of HRE, and the Glogster model of online interactive education, to discuss curricular reform after the Lebanese Civil War.
  1. Towards Modernization: Rescue Plan, Projects and Achievements of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education 2011-2013 (2013) This book was published towards the end of Dr. Diab’s term as minister of education in December 2013. It documents the major undertakings of the Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MEHE) between 2011 and 2013. It was originally published in Arabic as على طريق الحداثة: خطة إنقاذية، مشاريع ومنجزات وزارة التربية والتعليم العالي ٢٠١١-٢٠١٣.
  1. Documentary of Events During Minister Hassan Diab’s Term at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (2013) This book details the important moments of Dr. Hassan Diab’s term as minister. It was published in May 2013 and in Arabic as الكتاب التوثيقي لولاية الوزير حسان دياب في وزارة التربية والتعليم العالي. 
  1. Design and Implementation of a Flight Simulation System (1992) This book, published in 1992, details the design of a multicomputer system that will provide real-time flight simulation, addressing the computer hardware design aspects and software issues, as well as algorithms needed for the subsystem.

 

Edited Books

  1. Dependable Computing Systems: Paradigms, Performance Issues, and Applications (2005) Co-edited with Albert Y. Zomaya and published in 2005, this book is described as a “unique resource,” where researchers and organizations “find the tools needed to identify and engage state-of-the-art approaches used for the specification, design, and assessment of dependable computer system.”
  2. Proceedings of the Second LAAS International Conference on Computer Simulation (1997) The conference was held at the American University of Beirut (AUB) between September 1 and 4, 1997, two years after the first one. The 602-page proceedings were edited by Dr. Diab. The proceedings are available at AUB’s Jafet library. Check the table of contents.
  3. Proceedings of the First LAAS International Conference on Computer Simulation (1995) The conference was held at AUB between September 1 and 4, 1995. The 535-page proceedings were edited by Dr. Diab. The proceedings can be found at AUB’s Jafet. Check the table of contents.

 

Book Chapters

  1. “Effects of GI and Glogster on Improving the Interculteral Communication Skills in Higher Education” (2018) Co-authored with Ghada Awada and Kawthar Faour, it features as the eighth chapter (pp.130-158) of Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Technology-Enhanced Language Learning.
  1. “The Future of Higher Education in the Middle East” (2016) A keynote speech that was published as a paper in Higher Education as a Bridge to the Future, edited by Jason A. Scorza.
  1. “Reconfigurable Systems for Cryptography and Multimedia Applications” (2011) Co-authored with Sohaib Majzoub and featured (pp. 3-28) in Data Acquisition Applications, edited by Zdravko Karakehayov.
  1. “Reconfigurable Computing for Cryptography” (2005) Featured in Dependable Computing Systems: Paradigms, Performance Issues, and Applications, pp. 575-607.

 

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