Fadel Sukkar
University of Aleppo

Faculty of Informatic Engineering

Aleppo Syria

 

Education

         Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence, University of Wales (Cardiff), 1996, UK

         Thesis Topic: Intelligent Neural Networks for Systems Modelling and Control

         B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of Aleppo, 1986, Syria

 

Professional Experience

         Dean of Informatic Engineering (2001-present), University of Aleppo- Syria

         Vice Dean of Informatic Engineering (2000-2001), University of Aleppo- Syria

         Member of Board directors of Syrian Railways from (2000-2001), SYRIAN RAILWAYS- SYRIA

         Director of Informatic Directorate (2000-2001), SYRIAN RAILWAYS- SYRIA

         Consultant of Director General for IT (2001-present), SYRIAN RAILWAYS- SYRIA

         Lecturer Assistant (1986-1992), University of Aleppo, Syria

         Lecturer (1996-present), University of Aleppo, Syria

 

Courses Taught

Programming Languages (Turbo Pascal, Delphi, VC++, Java) Software Engineering, Database Systems, Computer Networks, Operating Systems, Expert Systems, Prolog, Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic, Genetil Algorithm, algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Natural Languages Processing, Computer Architecture, Automatic Control, Electronics and Digital Measurements, Industrial Control System, Industrial Electronics, Modern Control, Power Electronics, Programming Languages.

 

Supervised Undergraduate Project

         Natural Languages Processing using artificial intelligence

         Signature recognition using neural networks

         Neural networks for systems modelling

         Image recognition using neural networks

         Design of interface card for machine learning

         Control of a robot using intelligent neural network

         Control of a robot using genetic algorithm

         Control of a converter using artificial intelligence techniques

         A predictor based on neural networks

 

Current Memberships

         IEEE Industrial Electronics Society

         IEEE Computer Society

         IEEE Communications Society

         IEEE Control Systems Society

         IEEE Robotics & Automation Society

         Syrian Computer Society

         Syrian Engineering Syndicate

         The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

         Referee at International Conference on Information System Analysis and Synthesis

         Arabic Braille language committee for blind

 

Research Experience

         Thankful certificate from Boston University-USA about my implementation and results in Artificial Intelligence

         Thankful certificate from United Nation Children's Fund UNICEF about my exerted efforts towards children world

         Teacher at Mediterranean Network of University- MedNet'U- Europe- Rome

         Design and implementation of adaptive resonance theory (ART) neural network software

         Design and implementation of intelligent control systems

         Design and implementation of intelligent predictor software

         Design and implementation of intelligent software for pattern recognition

         Design and implementation of neural controller

         Control and implementation of robot using artificial intelligence techniques

         Image and speech processing using artificial intelligence techniques

         Modelling of a system using neural networks

         Design and implementation of Arabic Language analyser and combination using expert system

         Design and implementation of intelligent software for deaf-mute utterance correction

         Design and implementation of circuits to connect Braille machine (for blind) to computer

         Design and implementation of Braille editor for blind

         Design and implementation of voiced software for blind

         Study and implementation of Arabic Braille Language for blind.

         Automation of wheelchair for handicapped using programmable logic controllers

         Design and implementation of automated software for railways

         Prepare technical specification for tender books in the field of: communication, IT, railways, administration, . . .

 

Railways Experiences

         Manager of data bank for Middle East IT networks

         Study and design technical specifications of computer networks and softwares necessary for Middle East IT data bank

         Study and design technical specifications of the centralised ticketing system

         Supervise and follow up the execution of centralised ticketing system contract

         Study and design technical specifications of connecting the centers and governorates of Syrian Railways through LANs

         Study and design LANs for main buildings of Syrian Railways

         Study and design technical specification of WANs of Syrian Railways centers

         Supervise and follow up all works related to executing installing computer networks, and design automated softwares for general Directorates at HQ

         Supervise and follow up of the execution of systems analysis contract, for all works and activities of the Syrian Railways and its organisation

         Supervise and follow up of the execution of the automation contract, for Syrian Railways accounting, financial, archives and other softwares

         Study and design technical specifications of the Internet web site

         Follow up, co-ordinate, and Supervise on establishing Internet portal of the Syrian Railways, and follow up the phases of works progress, scientific solutions and the procedures taken, in addition to studying and collection the information needed to be placed at Syrian Railways Internet portal

         Study and design technical specifications of central departments softwares in Syrian Railways

         Study the topology of the Syrian Railways general building

         Study the topology and the curriculum of the Railways institute

         Study computer networks connection with Syrian virtual university

         Study, execute, supervise and follow up of all IT works in the Syrian Railways

         Study and discuss the initial structure of the accounting, financial and administrative systems at Syrian Railways with electronic industries company

         Supervise IT department technically, organise the administrative and technical staff, follow up the execution, study all the technical matters and prepare technical specifications for tender books of the projects and their handing over

         Study and design of automated system of the mechanical barriers to insure safety and security of level crossings

         Manager of IT department from 21/4/2000 up to 18/6/2001

         Member of Board directors from 21/4/2000 up to 18/6/2001

 

Published papers

 

         Adaptive Resonance Theory for Pattern Recognition, International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, pp. 226-230, December, 1996, Singapore

 

         A predictor Based on Adaptive Resonance Theory, Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Engineering 12, pp. 219-228, 1998

 

         A supervised Neural Network for Dynamic Systems Identification, 1995 IEEE International Conference on Universal Personal Communications, pp. 697-701, November,1995 Tokyo, Japan

 

         Design of Adaptive NNs-Robust-PID Controller for a Robot Control, IEEE International Conference on Control Applications, pp. 508-513, September, 1996 Michigan, USA

 

         Design of Adaptive Robust Robot Control Using BP-SEMNs, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, pp.522-526, December, 1996, Shanghai, China

 

         Force Control of a Robot Using RHN, Fuzzy Logic and Applications ISFL 97, pp. 44-49, February, 1997, Zurich, Switzerland

 

         Internal Model Control of a Robot Using new Neural networks, 1996 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics 1996, Vol. 2, pp. 3095-3100, October, 1996, Beijing, China

 

         Match Adaptive Resonance Theory Neural Network for Arabic Alphabet Recognition, 2nd WSES 2001 International Conference on Neural Networks and Applications, Feb 2001, Tenerife, Spain

 

         Modified Self-Organising Maps Neural Network for Arabic Phoneme Recogniser, 3rd WSES 2002 International Conference on Neural Networks and Applications, Feb 2002, Interlaken, Switzerland

 

         Non-Model Based Robust Robot Control Using RHNN, International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, pp. 206-210, December, 1996, Singapore

 

         Robot Track Recognition Using Neural Network, 21st International Cartographic Conference, Durban, South Africa, Friday 8 to Sunday 10 August 2003

 

         Smart House for the Elderly and the Disabled Using Artificial Intelligence Techniques, The Second International Conference on Information Technology, April, 1999, Syria

 

         Supervised Adaptive Resonance Theory Neural Network for Modelling Dynamic Systems, 1995 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Vol. 3, pp. 2500-2505, October, 1995 Vancouver, Canada

 

         Supervised Neural Network for Dynamic Systems, 1998 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Engineering Systems, pp. 211-215, September, 1998, Vienna, Austria

 

         Self-Organizing Predictor Using Adaptive Resonance Theory, International Conference on Computation Graphics and Visualization Techniques, pp. 246-253, December, 1995, Algarve, Portugal

 

 

Personal Details

         Birthday 18.02.1964

         Status Single

 

Correspondence Address

         E-mail : fadel1s@hotmail.com

         Tel : + 963 21 2660603

         Fax: + 963 21 2279937

         P. O .Box 6502

         ALEPPO - SYRIA