Papers In Refereed Journals


Dr. Diab has published around 50 research papers in refereed journals. This includes some of the top journals in the field of computer engineering, such as The Journal of Supercomputing, Australian Journal of Engineering Education, and the journals of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

  1. H. Diab, & G. Awada, “Refugee Crisis: Towards Settlement, Displacement, or Immigration,” Research Strategic Center Journal, December 2018.
  2. I. Damaj, J. Saade, H. Al-Faisal, and H. Diab, “Fuzzy Inference Procedure for Intelligent and Automated Control of Refrigerant Charging,” Int’l Journal of Fuzzy Systems, pp. 1-18, April 2018.
  3. G. Awada, and H. Diab, “Effect of Google Earth and Wiki models on improving the oral presentation skills of EFL learners,” International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (IJTLHE), 30(1), 2018.
  4. G. Awada, H. Diab, and K. Faour, “A Call for Curriculum Reform to Combat Refugees Crisis: The Case of Lebanon,” Curriculum Journal, 1-17, February 2018.
  5. G. Awada, and H. Diab, “Lebanon’s 2011 ICT Education Reform Strategy and Action Plan: Curriculum Success or Abeyance,” Cogent Education Journal (Taylor & Francis), October 2016.
  6. H. Diab, and G. Awada, “Impact of Google Earth and ePals Models on Perceptions, Research and Oral Presentation Skills,” Arab World English Journal, Special Issue on CALL, No. 3, pp. 4-22, July 2016.
  7. H. Diab, and G. Awada, “Women’s Rights and Call to Shifting Paradigms from Underrepresentation into Empowerment: The case of Lebanon,” International Journal of Gender and Women’s Studies, (published by American Research Institute for Policy Development), vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 1-7, June 2016.
  8. S. Majzoub, and H. Diab, “MORPHOSYS reconfigurable hardware for cryptography: The TWOFISH case,” The Journal of Supercomputing, 59: 22-41, January 2012.
  9. G. Ghaith, and H. Diab, “Leveraging market competiveness and higher education challenges through cooperative learning,” Journal of US-China Education Review A, Education Practice, Vol. 1, No. 6, pp. 819-824, November 2011.
  10. G. Ghaith, and H. Diab, “Determinants of EFL achievement among Arab college-bound learners,” Education Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues, Vol. 1, Issue 4, pp. 278-286, 2008.
  11. S. Majzoub, and H. Diab, “Instruction-Set extension for cryptographic applications on reconfigurable platform,” Special Issue on Advances in Circuits and Systems for Large Scale Integration, in The Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers (JCSC), Vol. 16, No. 6, pp. 911-927, December 2007.
  12. H. Diab, and J.J. Saade, “Fuzzy inference modeling methodology for the simulation of population growth,” International Arab Journal of Information Technology, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 75-86, January 2005.
  13. H. Diab, “Fuzzy logic arbiters for multiple-bus multiprocessor system,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Part C: Applications and Reviews, Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 281-292, August 2004.
  14. J. J. Saade, and H. Diab, “Defuzzification methods and new techniques for fuzzy controllers,” Iranian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 3, Summer-Fall 2004.
  15. H. Diab, and I. Damaj, “Cyclic coding algorithms under Morphosys reconfigurable computing system,” Advances in Engineering Software, Vol. 34, Issue 2, February 2003, pp. 61-72.
  16. I. Damaj, and H. Diab, “Performance analysis of linear algebraic functions using reconfigurable computing,” The Journal of Supercomputing, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 91-107, January 2003.
  17. H. Diab, I. Damaj, and F. Kurdahi, “Optimizing FIR filter mapping on the MorphoSys reconfigurable system,” International Journal of Parallel and Distributed Systems and Networks, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 108-115, February 2002.
  18. H. Diab, “Case method for the application of spreadsheets in computer engineering education,” Journal of Creative Interactive Teaching: Case Method & Other Techniques, Published by World Association for Case Method Research & Application, Vol. 12, p. 165, 2000.
  19. H. Diab, R. Abdul-Samad, J.J. Saade, and F. Mrad, “Using neuro-fuzzy methodology in cache memory design,” Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 289-300, 2000.
  20. H. Diab, H. Tabbara, and W. Smari “A Simulation tool for the performance evaluation of a class of MIMD systems,” International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 158-168, 2000.
  21. J. Saade, and H. Diab, “Defuzification techniques for fuzzy controllers,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B, Vol. 30, Issue 1, pp. 223-229, February 2000.
  22. H. Diab, H. Tabbara, and N. Mansour, “Simulation of dynamic input buffer space in multistage interconnection networks,” Advances in Engineering Software, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 13-24, January 2000.
  23. H. Diab, and J. Saade, “Weather prediction using fuzzy sets and inference methodology,” Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, Vol. 7, No. 3, July 1999.
  24. H. Diab, and J. Saade, “On the simulation and design of fuzzy controllers,”Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Australia, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 111-126, September 1998.
  25. Diab, “Simulation of cache-based parallel processing systems using spreadsheets,” International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 136-144, 1998.
  26. Saade, and H. Diab, “A CAD tool for designing fuzzy controllers,” Arabian Journal for Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 23, No. 2B, 1998.
  27. H. Diab, A. El-Hajj, K. Kabalan, S. Khoury, and N. Haddad, “High-level design of a Lebanese high-speed network,” Arabian Journal for Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 23, No. 1B, pp. 83-102, April 1998.
  28. N. Mansour, J. Kawash, and H. Diab, “Properties of simulated annealing and genetic algorithms for mapping data to multicomputers,” Journal of Parallel Algorithms and Applications, Vol. 12, pp. 279-296, November 1997.
  29. H. Diab, “Time cost analysis for solving difference equations on multicomputer systems,” Advances in Engineering Software, Vol. 28, No. 8, pp.455-462, November 1997.
  30. K. Kabalan, A. El-Hajj, H. Diab, and S. Fakhreddine, “Analog computer simulation using spreadsheets,” SIMULATION, Vol. 68, No. 2, pp. 101-106, February 1997.
  31. H. Diab, S. Hariri, A. El-Hajj, K. Kabalan, S. Khoury, and M. Tarabah, “A multi-channel protocol for very high-speed optical fiber local area networks using a passive star topology,” Lebanese Scientific Research Reports, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 82-103, December 1996.
  32. M. Darwish, H. Diab, and F. Moukalled, “An educational two-dimensional interactive dynamic grid generator,” International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 279-290, 1996.
  33. H. Diab, and H. Tabbara, “Performance factors in parallel programs,”International Journal on Computer Simulation, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 427-447, 1996.
  34. K. Kabalan, H. Diab, A. El-Hajj, and H. Tabbara, “Stability analysis and minimum phase testing of causal filters using spreadsheets,” International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 12, No. 5, pp. 382-388, 1996.
  35. A. El-Hajj, K. Kabalan, and H. Diab, “A spreadsheet educational tool for microprocessor systems, Computer Applications in Engineering Education, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 205-211, 1995.
  36. H. Diab, and H. Tabbara, “An educational tool for computer networks,”Australian Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 95-102, 1995.
  37. F. Moukalled, and H. Diab, “An educational graphical tool for investigating buoyancy effects in two-dimensional domains,” International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 125-136, 1994.
  38. F. Moukalled, H. Diab, and S. Acharya, “Laminar natural convection in a horizontal rhombic annulus,” Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 89-107, July/Aug 1993.
  39. H. Diab, and H. Tabbara, “Simulation of a class of multiprocessor machines,” International Journal of Numerical Modelling, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 275-288, November 1992.
  40. H. Diab, and H. Tabbara, “Educational tool for design of parallel processing systems,” IEE Proceedings on Physical Science, Measurement and Education, Part. A, Vol. 139, Issue 1, pp. 1-8, January 1992.
  41. N. H.S. Haidar, and H. Diab, “Regulation of nuclear reactors by duplexed control rods: Linearized analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Vol. 38, Issue 5, pp. 1044-1051, October 1991
  42. H. Diab, H. Tabbara, F. Moukalled, I. Kaysi and L. Raad, “GEOCAD: An educational tool for flexible pavement design and maintenance,” The International Journal of Applied Engineering Education, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 307-315, 1991.
  43. M. Yehia, M. Saidi, H. Diab, and K. Kabalan, “The Lebanese electric power system operational problems,” IEEE Power Engineering Review, Vol. 11, Issue 9, pp. 15-16, September 1991.
  44. H. Diab, and N. Abboud, “The Engineering Applications of Fractals,” SIMULATION, Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 89-97, August 1991.
  45. H. Diab, and H. Tabbara, “A CAE tool for pavement design and management,” IEE Computer-Aided Engineering Journal, Vol. 8, Issue 4, pp. 139-146, August 1991.
  46. H. Diab, and I. Demashkieh, “A computer aided teaching package on microprocessor systems education,” IEEE Transactions on Education, Vol. 34, Issue 2, pp. 179-183, May 1991.
  47. H. Diab, and I. Demashkieh, “A reconfigurable microprocessor teaching package,” IEE Proceedings on Physical Science, Measurement and Education, Part A,Vol. 137, Issue 5, pp. 287-292, September 1990.
  48. H. Diab, and H. Tabbara, “A CAD package for simulation of parallel processing architectures,” IEE Computer-Aided Engineering Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 4, pp. 115-122, August 1990.
  49. H. Diab, M. Yehia, and I. Abo-Hassan, “Parallel computer graphics simulation of the Lebanese electrical power system,” IEEE Computer Applications in Power, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 38-42, January 1989


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