Ahmed Abd Elaziz , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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Biography

  • Ahmed Abd El Aziz is born in Alexandria, Egypt. He obtained his BSc degree in Electronics and Communications department at Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport, (AAST) in 2003. He was then appointed as a teaching assistant at the same university. He received his MSc degree from same university, in 2006. He then joined Optical Communication Research Group (OCRG) at Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK and achieved his Ph. D degree in 2012. At the same year he joined Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport, (AAST) as a lecturer and in 2013 he founded the Photonic Research Laboratory (PRL). He is supervising a number of research students in Egypt and UK and has published over 25 papers. He is a reviewer for a number of IEEE and IET conferences and journals. He has also helped in organizing few IEEE conferences and currently a member in the technical committee of IEEE conference. He is currently, the IEEE counselor for AAST Alexandria student branch (AAST-SB). His research interests involve Passive Optical Networks, Optical Communications, All-Optical Routing, Free Space Optics, Photonic Devices, Radio over Fiber and Photonic Signal Processing.

Courses Added

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EC322M - Introduction to Communication Systems

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EC322M - Introduction to Communication Systems

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EC323 - Introduction to Communication Systems

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EC323 - Introduction to Communication Systems

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EC323 - Introduction to Communication Systems

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EC323 - Introduction to Communication Systems

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EC323 - Introduction to Communication Systems

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EC332 - Electronic Devices (2)

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EC332 - Electronic Devices (2)

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EC332 - Electronic Devices (2)

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EC332 - Electronic Devices (2)

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EC332 - Electronic Devices (2)

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EC332 - Electronic Devices (2)

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EC332 - Electronic Devices (2)

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EC332 - Electronic Devices (2)

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EC332 - Electronic Devices (2)

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EC333 - Electronic Amplifiers

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EC333 - Electronic Amplifiers

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EC333 - Electronic Amplifiers

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EC333 - Electronic Amplifiers

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EC333 - Electronic Amplifiers

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EC339 - Electronics (2)

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EC339 - Electronics (2)

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EC339 - Electronics (2)

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EC339 - Electronics (2)

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EC521 - Communication Networks

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EC521 - Communication Networks

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EC528 - Data Communications

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EC528 - Data Communications

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EC528 - Data Communications

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EC531 - Microwave Technology

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EC531 - Microwave Technology

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EC531 - Microwave Technology

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EC531 - Microwave Technology

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EC539 - Opto Electronics

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EC539 - Opto Electronics

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EC539 - Opto Electronics

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EC539 - Opto Electronics

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EC539 - Opto Electronics

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EC539 - Opto Electronics

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Fall - 2012
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Sunday 2pm 4pm

Education

  • Ph.D in Optical devices, Northumbria university/ computing, engineering and information school, Newcastle, UK, Jan 2012
  • Msc in Optical communications, Arab Academy for science and technology, Sep 2006
  • Engineering Bsc in Electronics and communications, Arab Academy for science and technology, Sep 2003

List of Publications

    • Eman M. El-Saeed Ahmed Abd El-Aziz Heba A. Fayed Moustafa H. Aly, "Optical Logic Gates Based on Semiconductor Optical Amplifier Mach–Zehnder Interferometer: Design and Simulation" , Optical Engineering, vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 025104 (1-12) JCR: IF = 0.954 , 2016.
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    • Sherif Ghoname, Heba A. Fayed, Ahmed Abd El Aziz, Moustafa H. Aly, "Performance Analysis of FSO Communication System: Effects of Fog, Rain and Humidity" , The 6th IEEE International Conference on Digital Information Processing and Communication (ICDIPC), pp. 158-162, Lebanon , 2016.
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    • Heba A. Fayed, Ahmed Abd El Aziz, Asmaa M. Aly, Moustafa H. Aly, "Irradiance Scintillation Index on Slant Atmospheric Turbulence" , Optical Engineering, vol. 55, no. 5, pp. 056113 (1-8) JCR: IF = 0.954 , 2016.
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    • HANAN M. EL-GAMMAL, HEBA A. FAYED, AHMED ABD EL-AZIZ, MOUSTAFA H. ALY, "Performance Analysis and Comparative Study of Uniform, Apodized and Pi-phase Shifted FBGs for Array of High Performance Temperature Sensors" , Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials – Rapid Communications, vol. 9, no. 9-10, pp. 1151-1159 JCR: IF = 0.394 , 2015.
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    • ENGY K. EL NAYALa, HEBA A. FAYEDb, AHMED ABD EL-AZIZb, MOUSTAFA H. ALYb, "Amplification and Switching Functions of SOA: Impact of Amplified Spontaneous Emission Noise" , Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials – Rapid Communications, vol. 9, no. 9-10, pp. 1119 – 1125 JCR: IF = 0.394 , 2015.
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    • Mariam M. Galal∗, Ahmed A. Abd El Aziz, Heba A. Fayed, Moustafa H. Aly, "Smartphone Payment via Flashlight: Utilizing The Built-in Flashlight of Smartphones as Replacement for Magnetic Cards" , Optik, vol. 127, pp. 2453-2460 JCR: IF = 0.677 , 2015.
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    • Ahmed F. Hussein, Ahmed Abd El Aziz, Heba A. Fayed, and Moustafa A. Aly, "A Free Space Optical Link in a Laboratory Environment" , IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development (SCOReD), pp. 317-321, Malaysia , 2015.
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    • Asmaa Zaki M.1, Heba A. Fayed2 , Ahmed Abd El Aziz3, Moustafa H. Aly4, "The Influence of Varying the Optical Wavelength on ISL Performance Recognizing High Bit Rates" , IOSR Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering (IOSR- JECE), Volume 9, Issue 1, Ver. I, PP 33-37 , 2014.
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    • Mariam M. Galal, Ahmed Abd EI Aziz, Reba A. Payed and Moustafa R. Aly, "Employing Smartphones Xenon Flashlight for Mobile Payment" , Multi-Conference on Systems, Signals & Devices (SSD IEEE), Spain , 2014.
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    • Somaya A. Abd El Mottaleb1, Heba A. Fayed1, Ahmed Abd El Aziz1 and Moustafa H.Aly2, "SAC- OCDMA System Using Different Detection Techniques" , IOSR Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering (IOSR-JECE) e-ISSN: 2278-2834,p- ISSN: 2278-8735.Volume 9, Issue 2, Ver. III PP 55-60 , 2014.
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    • Hamsa Gamal Ahmed * , Nour El Din El Madany+ , Ahmed Abd Aziz Shalaby, "Investigation On Ground To Train FSO Based Communication" , European Optical Society EOSAM 2014, Berlin, Germany , 2014.
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    • Mariam M. Galal, Ahmed Abd Elaziz, Heba Ahmed Fayed, Moustafa Hussein Aly, "Smartphones for Payments and Withdrawals Utilizing Embedded LED Flashlight for High Speed Data Transmission" , Fifth International Conference IEEE on Computational Intelligence, Communication Systems and Networks, Spain , 2013.
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    • A. Abd El Aziz, Engy K. El Nayal, Moustafa H. Aly, A.K. AboulSeoud, W. P. Ng, "Impact of Amplified Spontaneous Emission on the Travelling Wave Semiconductor Optical Amplifier Performance" , The 2013 IEEE 2nd International Workshop on Optical Wireless Communications, pp. 123-127, Newcastle, upon Tyne, UK , 2013.
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    • Mariam M. Galal, Ahmed Abd El Aziz, Heba A. Fayed and Moustafa H. Aly, "High Speed Data Transmission over a Visible Light Link Employing Smartphones Xenon Flashlight as a Replacement of Magnetic Cards" , IEEE, 2013 10th International Conference on High Capacity Optical Networks and Enabling Technologies (HONET-CNS), pp.157-160, Cyprus , 2013.
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    • Asmaa Zaki M., Ahmed Abd El Aziz , Heba A. Fayed, Moustafa H. Aly, "The Impact of Varying the Detector and Modulation Types on Inter Satellite Link (ISL) Realizing the Allowable High Bit rate" , The Second IEEE International Conference on Future Generation Communication Technologies, pp. 44-47, London, UK , 2013.
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    • Wai Pang Ng, Ahmed Abd El Aziz , Zabih Ghassemlooy, Moustafa H. Aly and Razali Ngah, "Optimised non-uniform biasing technique for a highspeed optical router to achieve uniform semiconductor optical amplifier gain" , Communications, IET, vol. 6, pp. 484-491, 2012 , 2012.
           
           
    • Ahmed Abd El Aziz, Wai Pang Ng, Zabih Ghassemlooy, Moustafa H. Aly and Razali Ngah, "Employing Multiple Wavelengths for an Input Packet to Achieve Uniform SOA Gain for High Speed Optical Applications" , The 16th European Conference on Networks and Optical Communications (NOC 2011) ,ISBN 978-1-61284-753-5, pp. 99-102, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 20 22 July 2011 , 2011.
           
           
    • Ahmed Abd El Aziz Wai Pang Ng Zabih Ghassemlooy Moustafa H. Aly Razali Ngah Ming-Feng Chiang, "Impact of signal wavelength on the semiconductor optical amplifier gain uniformity for high speed optical routers employing the segmentation model" , Information Sciences Signal Processing and their Applications (ISSPA), 2010 10th International Conference on, pp. 259-262, 13-15 May 2010 , 2010.
           
           
    • Ahmed Abd El Aziz, Wai Pang Ng, Zabih Ghassemlooy, Moustafa H. Aly and Razali Ngah, "Employing wavelength diversity to improve SOA gain uniformity" , The 15th European Conference on Networks and Optical Communications (NOC 2010) ,ISBN 978-972-9341-93-9, pp. 301-306, Faro-Algarve, Portugal, 8-10 June 2010 , 2010.
           
           
    • Ahmed Abd El Aziz, Wai Pang Ng, Zabih Ghassemlooy, Moustafa H. Aly and Razali Ngah, "SOA gain uniformity improvement employing a non-uniform biasing technique for ultra-high speed optical routers" , Proceeding of the 7th Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing 2010 (CSNDSP 2010), ISBN: 978-1-86135-370-2, pp. 702-707, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, July 2010 , 2010.
           
           
    • Ahmed Elkomy, Moustafa H. Aly, Wai Pang Ng, Zabih Ghassemlooy and Ahmed Abd El Aziz , "Performance of digital optical communication link: effect of in-line EDFA parameters" , Proceeding of the 7th Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing 2010 (CSNDSP 2010), ISBN: 978-1-86135-370-2, pp. 766-770, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, July 2010 , 2010.
           
           
    • Arash Bahrami, Thavamaran Kanesan, Wai Pang Ng, Zabih Ghassemlooy, Ahmed abd El Aziz and Sujan Rajabhandari, "Performance evaluation of radio-over-fibre (RoF) system using Mach-Zehnder Modulator (MZM) and on-off keying (OOK) modulation schemes" , The 11th annual Postgraduate Symposium on the convergence of Telecommunications , Networking & Broadcasting (PGNET 2010): Liverpool, UK, 2010 , 2010.
           
           
    • Ming-Feng Chaing, Zabih Ghassemlooy, Wai Pang Ng, Hoa Le Minh and Ahmed Abd El Aziz, "Simulation of an all-optical 1x2 SMZ switch with a high contrast ratio" , The Mediterranean Journal of Electronics and Communications, 6 (2). pp. 58-64, 2010 , 2010.
           
           
    • Ming-Feng Chaing, Zabih Ghassemlooy, Wai Pang Ng, Hoa Le Minh and Ahmed Abd El Aziz, "1xM Packet-switched router based on the PPM header address for all-optical WDM networks" , The Mediterranean Journal of Electronics and Communications, 6 (3), pp.78-85, 2010 , 2010.
           
           
    • Ahmed Abd El Aziz Wai Pang Ng Zabih Ghassemlooy Moustafa H. Aly Razali Ngah Ming-Feng Chiang, "The effect of the input energy on the SOA gain with non-uniform biasing" , The 14th European Conference on Networks and Optical Communications (NOC/OC&I 2009), ISBN 978-84-692-2943-9, Valladolid, Spain, pp 307-315, June 2009 , 2009.
           
           
    • Ahmed Abd El Aziz Wai Pang Ng Zabih Ghassemlooy Moustafa H. Aly Ming-Feng Chiang , "Optimisation of the key SOA parameters for amplification and switching" , The 9th annual Postgraduate Symposium on the convergence of Telecommunications , Networking & Broadcasting (PGNET 2008), ISBN 978-1-902560-19-9, Liverpool, UK, pp 107-111, June (2008) , 2008.
           
           
    • Ming-Feng Chaing Zabih Ghassemlooy Wai Pang Ng Hoa Le Minh Ahmed Abd El Aziz , "Multiple-hop routing in ultra-fast all-optical packet switching network using multiple PPM routing tables" , IEEE International Conference on Communications 2008 (ICC 2008), ISBN: 978-1-4244-2075-9, pp. 5231-5325, Beijing, China, May. 2008 , 2008.
           
           
    • Ming-Feng Chaing Zabih Ghassemlooy Wai Pang Ng Hoa Le Minh Ahmed Abd El Aziz , "1 x M Packet-switched router based on the PPM header address for all-optical WDM networks" , XIII Congreso Internacional de Telecomunicaciones SENACITEL 2008, paper no. T38, Valdivia, Chile, November 2008 , 2008.
           
           
    • Ahmed Abd El Aziz Wai Pang Ng Zabih Ghassemlooy Moustafa H. Aly Razali Ngah Ming-Feng Chiang , "Characterization of the semiconductor optical amplifier for amplification and photonic switching employing the segmentation model" , ’Mediterranean Winter’’ 2008 (ICTON-MW‘08), ISBN 978-1-4244-3485-5, Marrakech, Morocco, pp Fr1A.1 (1-6), 11-13 December (2008). Invited paper , 2008.
           
           
    • Ming-Feng Chiang, Zabih Ghassemlooy, Wai Pang Ng, Hoa Le Minh and Ahmed Abd El Aziz, "An ultrafast 1 x M all-optical WDM packet-switched router based on the PPM header address" , ICEE 2008, Paper No. 2631, Tehran, Iran, 13-15 May 2008 , 2008.
           
           
    • Ahmed Abd El Aziz and Moustafa H. Aly, "Dispersion Compensation Using Chirped Apodized Fiber Bragg Gratings in Transmission with Low Eye Closure Penalty" , Proceeding of the 16th International Conference on Computer: Theory & Applications, ICCTA 2006, Alexandria, Egypt, pp. 50-54, Sep. 5-7, 2006 , 2006.
           
           

Affiliation

  • Arab Academy for Science and Technology
    Teacher
  • Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Part-time Assistant Teacher

Teaching

  • Undergraduate:
    1. Introduction to communication system
    2. Microwave Technology
    3. Introduction to digital communication
    4. Analog signal processing
    5. Electronic Devices 2
    6. Electronics 2 (computer engineering)
    7. Electronics 2 (electrical engineering)
    8. Communication system (computer engineering)
    9. Data communication
    10. Communication networks
    11. Optoelectronics
    12. Electronic Amplifiers

    Postgraduate:
    1. Photonic Devices

Fields of Interest

  • Optical devices, Free space optics, Radio over Fibre, Passive Optical Networks, Optical Communicatio

Honours & Awards

  • Best football player of the year in Alexandria Sporting club (ASC) 1993
  • Best football player of the year in Alexandria Sporting club (ASC) 1994
  • Best football player of the year in Alexandria Sporting club (ASC) 1995
  • Best football player of the year in Alexandria Sporting club (ASC) 1998
  • Best PhD student of the year 2009
    2nd Price for the best 2nd year PhD student performance in Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK (Engineering school)
  • Best PhD student of the year 2011
    Best final year PhD student performance in Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK (Engineering school) 2011
  • Best society of the year 2008 (President of the society) Northumbria University
    Northumbria University, Student Union (SU), best society of the year as the Islamic society president 2008.
  • College Incentive Award for the publication of scientific excellence 2016
    جائزة عن 4 ابحاث في مجلات علمية متميزة
  • IEEE UK& RI communications chapter travel grant to attend NOC/OC&I 2011 conference
    IEEE UK& RI communications chapter travel grant of £300 to attend The 16th European Conference on Networks and Optical Communications /6th conference on Cabling and Infrastructure NOC/OC&I 2011 conference
  • Northumbria University studentship (scholarship) for PhD
    Northumbria University full funded fees studentship (scholarship) for PhD, Newcastle, UK
  • Sports activity prize of the Arab academy for science and technolgy 2005

Others

  • 1. Sports (football-squash-swimming)
    2. Hobbies (Reading-travelling)

Address : Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Abou kir campus, Alexandria

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