Prof. Isam Zabalawi

Prof. Isam Zabalawi

Professor (ACK President)

Electrical Engineering
Email: i.zabalawi@ack.edu.kw
Qualification: PhD in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Leeds,UK

  • Cellular Communications, Design of Digital FIR and IIR Filters
  • Digital Equalizers, Digital Image Processing, Spectral Estimation
  • Median Filtering and its applications, and Information Technology
  1. J. D. Rhodes and I. H. Zabalawi. "Design of Selective Linear Phase Filters with Equiripple Amplitude Characteristic", IEEE Trans., on Circuits and Systems, Vol. CAS-25, pp. 989-1000, Dec. 1978.
  2. J. D. Rhodes and I. H. Zabalawi. "Synthesis of Symmetrical Dual Mode In-line Prototype Networks". International Journal of Circuit Theory and its Applications, Vol. 8, pp. 145-160, 1980.
  3. I. H. Zabalawi, "Cascade Synthesis of Linear Phase Selective Filters", IEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems, CAS-28, pp. 843-846, Aug. 1981.
  4. H. Zabalawi, "Filters approximating Ideal Amplitude with Equiripple Phase Characteristics", Proceedings of the International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, ISCAS, pp. 1120-122, May 982.
  5. H. Zabalawi, "Trposcatter Loss Prediction", International IEEE/APS Symposium Proceedings, May 1982.
  6. J. D. Rhodes and I. H. Zabalawi. "Selective Linear Phase Filters possessing a Pair of J-axis Transmission Zeros", International Journal of Circuit Theory and its Applications, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 251-263, July 1982.
  7. I. H. Zabalawi, "Microwave Printed Circuit Linear Phase Selective Filters", Proceedings of IEEE, Vol. 70, No. 7 pp. 767-769, July 1982.
  8. I. H. Zabalawi, "Lowpass Prototype Elliptic Function for TV. Transmission", International Journal of Circuit Theory and its Applications, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 292-297, July 1982.
  9. I. H. Zabalawi, "Design of Linear Phase Selective CombLine Filters". IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory & Techniques, Vol. MTT-30, No. 8, pp. 1224-1228, Aug. 1982.
  10. I. H. Zabalawi, "Filters Approximating Ideal Amplitude with Equiripple Phase Characteristics", DIRASAT, University of Jordan, Natural Sciences Journal, pp. 137-155, Dec. 1982
  11. I. H. Zabalawi, "Transformed Variable Synthesis of Symmetrical Non-Minimum Phase Filters", Proceedings of the Jordan International Electrical & Electronic Engineering Conference, JIEEEC' 83, pp. 318-322, April 1983.
  12. I. H. Zabalawi, "Troposcatter Transmission Loss Prediction", DIRASAT, University of Jordan, Scientific Journal, Vol. X, pp. 149-165, June 1983.
  13. I.H. Zabalawi and W. Stehle, "Design of Flat Group Delay Filters with prescribed amplitude Characteristics", IEEE 27th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 599-602, June 10-12,1984.
  14. I.H. Zabalawi, "Single mode Direct Coupled Cavity QuasiElliptic linear phase microwave Filter", proceedings of the Jordan International Electrical & Electronic Engineering Conference, JIEEE, 85, pp. 421-424, April 28-May 1,1985.
  15. I.H. Zabalawi, "On the Theory of Cascade Synthesis of Non minimum phase Doubly Terminated Selective networks", Technical Report, Electrical Engineering Dept., Faculty of Engineering & Technology, university of Jordan. June, 1986.
  16. I.H. Zabalawi, "A Generalized Chebyshev Channeling Filters", International Journal of circuit Theory and its Applications, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 37-45,1985.
  17. I.H. Zabalawi and S. Alsyeb, "Wave Digital Filters with Generalized Chebyshev Amplitude Characteristics", DIRAAASAT, University of Jordan, Scientific journal, Vol. Xlll, pp. 149-162, Oct. 1986.
  18. I.H. Zabalawi, "Selective Filters with Finite Transmission Zeros and Arbitrary Phase Characteristics", DIRASAT, University of Jordan, Scientific Journal, Vol. Xlll, pp. 163174, Oct. 1986.
  19. I.H. Zabalawi, "Hardware Implementation of Recursive Digital Filters", First national Conference on Computers and its Applications, Nov. 1986, Amman Jordan.
  20. I.H. Zabalawi, "Non-minimum phase Recursive Digital Filters", Trans. of ntzArchiv Zeitschrift fur Informationstechnik, Bd. 9 (1987) H.6, pp. 139-146.
  21. M. K. Abdelazeez, M. Maqusi, B. Kahhaleh, and I. H. Zabalawi, "A Proposed Educational Network Using Space Telecommunications", Proceedings of the ARABSAT Symposium, 29 Sept.-1 Oct., 1987, pp. 49-58.
  22. I.H. Zabalawi and B. K. Kahhaleh, "Arbitrary Phase Polynomials for Sampled-Data Systems", IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 132-133, June. 1988.
  23. I.H. Zabalawi and B. Z. Kahhaleh, "Design of Recursive Digital of Recursive Digital Filters with Prescribed Amplitude and Delay Characteristics". Int. Journal of Electronics, 1988, Vol. 64, No. 2, pp. 219-228.
  24. M. Dakkah and I.H. Zabalawi, "Adaptive Segmentation Technique of EEG Signals", 31st Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 79-82, Aug. 1988.
  25. I.H. Zabalawi, "Suspended Substrate Strip Line Filters With Flat Delay", Proceedings, 1988 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 2777-2780. 26. I.H. Zabalawi and M. J. Mismar, "Chebyshev Approximation for Linear Phase Non recursive Digital Filters", Int. Journal of electronics 1988, Vol. 65, No. 5, pp. 989-997.
  26. I.H. Zabalawi, "Design of Flat-Group Delay IIR Filters With Prescribed Amplitude Characteristics", Proceedings, 1988 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 2493-2496.
  27. I.H. Zabalawi and M. J. Mismar, "Design of FIR Arbitrary Phase Filters with Prescribed Amplitude Specifications", Eurocon 88, 8th European Conference on Electrotechnics, Area Communications, pp. 134-137, June 1988.
  28. I.H. Zabalawi, "Delay Equalization of Recursive Digital Filters", Linear Circuits Systems and Signal Processing: Theory and Applications, North-Holland, pp. 225-230, 1989.
  29. I.H. Zabalawi and M. J. Mismar, "Amplitude Equalization of Recursive Digital Filters", 31st Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 429-432, Aug. 1988.
  30. I.H. Zabalawi and B. Z. Kahhaleh, "Phase (Delay) Equalization of Recursive Digital Filters", Int. Journal of Electronics, Vol. 66, No. 1, pp. 121-133, Jun. 1989.
  31. I.H. Zabalawi, Adnan I. O. Zaid, and S. A. Sayed, "Research & Development Planning", Seminar The Arab School Science & Technology, Planning Research & Development, July 14-20, 1990, Damascus, Syria.
  32. M. Daquah and I.H. Zabalawi, "Power Estimation Method Based on Burg's Algorithm", Communication, Control, and Signal Processing, Elsevier Science Publisher B. V., pp. 1583-1590.
  33. I.H. Zabalawi, Adnan I. O. Zaid, and S. A. Sayed, "The Role of the Universities and Scientific Research Institutes in the Understanding of Technology", (in Arabic), Proceedings.
  34. I.H. Zabalawi, "Complex Coefficients IIR Digital Filters", 1991 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Singapore, June 1991.
  35. I.H. Zabalawi, A. K. Saadeh, "Two Dimensional Median Filter for Image Processing", Digest of Ninth Kobe International Symposium on Electronics and Information Sciences : June 18 - 19, 1991, Kobe, Japan.
  36. I.H. Zabalawi, & A. Z. Kilani, "The Structure of the Scientific Research Establishments", Seminar Union of Arab Councils for Scientific Research, Oct. 7-10, 1991.
  37. I.H. Zabalawi, A. O. Saadah Y. Nuevo, "Two-Dimensional FMH Filters for Image Processing" ,International Conference on Signal Processing and Applications Technology, pp. 1128-1134, 2-5 Nov. 1992, Cambridge, USA.
  38. A. Zaid and I. Zabalawi, "Promoting Research and Development in Renewable Energy in Developing Countries and the role of Universities", Solar Energy Commercialization, Int. Seminar, RSS Publication, pp. 213222, 1992.
  39. I.H. Zabalawi, M. M. Daquah, "An All Noise-Free Power Estimation Method in Maximum Entropy Spectral Analysis", Journal of King Abdulaziz University Engineering Sci. JKAU: Eng. Sci, Vol. 5. pp. 45-49 (1413 A. H. / 1993 A. D.).
  40. M. J. Mismar & I.H. Zabalawi, "Complex Coefficient FIR Digital Filters", International Journal of Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing. Vol. 13 Issue 5, pp 591-600, 1994.
  41. M. J. Mismar & I.H. Zabalawi, "Two Dimensional FIR Digital Filters", DIRASAT, Vol. 22B, No. 2, 1995, pp. 559577Jordan.
  42. I.H. Zabalawi and S. Al-Orami, "Design and Engineering Cur", Regional Workshop on New Approaches to Engineering Education, Al-Ain, UAE, April 2-4, 1995.
  43. A. Ali and I.H. Zabalawi, "Optimum Selection of RS and BCH codes for FHMA-SS Communication Systems:, Second Annual International Conference on electronics, Circuits, and Systems, Dec. 18-21, 1995, Amman-Jordan.
  44. I. El-Naqa, M. Mismar, and I.H. Zabalawi, Estimation of Coronary Artery Dimensions by Median Filtering Approach" IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences, Vol. E79-A, No. 7 July 1996, pp. 1034-1043.
  45. D. Shqair, I.H. Zabalawi, and M. Mismar, "Adaptive FIR Filtering for Frequency Estimation of Sinusoids in Uncorrelated Noise", IEE Proceedings, First Communications Conference, Muscat, Oman, March 1113, 1996, pp. 178-184.
  46. A. Ahmad, A. Al-Lawati, J. Jervase, I.H. Zabalawi, "The Study of The Rotationally Delayed Transmission of Data On Error Masking Behavior of a Data Compression Function", IEE Proceedings, First Communications Conference, Muscat, Oman, March 11-13, 1996, pp. 34-44.
  47. I. Shdaifat, B. Kahhaleh, S. Odeh, I.H. Zabalawi, "On-line Rank Order Filtering, Median Filtering, and Data Sorting Architecture's" Proceedings IEEE South Eastcon, 98 Orlando. U.S.A. pp. 114-117 April 1998.
  48. I.H. Zabalawi, M. Majdoubeh, N. Santarici "TQM in Higher Education" Arab Regional Conference On Higher Education, UNSECO-Beirut, 2-5 March 1998.
  49. S. Odeh, I. Shdaifat, B. Kahhaleh, I.H. Zabalawi, "A Fast Weighted Median Filter Architecture for Image Processing". Proceedings, IEEE SouthEast Con.’98, pp 114-117, Apr.1998
  50. I. Zabalawi', A. Jaradat'., R. AI-Khawaldeh' “A Dynamic Channel Assignment Technique Based On The Discrete Hopfield Neural Network Model”. Fifth International Symposium on Signal Processing and its Applications, ISSPA '99, Brisbane, Australia, 22-25 August, 1999, pp 673-676 Organised by the Signal Processing Research Centre, QUT, Brisbane, Australia
  51. Al-Faris, D.M.; Zabalawi, I.H.; Mismar, M.J” Estimation of coronary artery dimensions using stack filtering approach”. The 6th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, 1999. Proceedings of ICECS '99 pp 75 - 79 vol.1.
  52. S. Odeh, B. Kahhaleh, I.H. Zabalawi I. Shdaifat "Highly Parallel Architecture for Standard Median, Weighted Median, and Rank Order Filtering" Dirasat Vol. 27, No 2 Oct. 2000 pp 257-267.
  53. I. H. Zabalawi, M. Bettayeb, “Impact of Internet on Higher Education”, Scientific and Technological Entrepreneurship in Universities and Research Institutes, Beirut, 11-12,Nov 2000.
  54. I. H. Zabalawi, “Academic Freedom & Gender Equities” ,International Conference on Higher Education in Asian Universities, UOS, Sharjah, pp 40-47, 25-26 Nov. 2000.
  55. I. H. Zabalawi, e-Leadership “Leading the Net Economy”, Emirates International Forum, Dubai, UAE, 28 Feb-1 March 2001.
  56. I. Zabalawi, Ibrahim Najjar “Bilingual Higher Education in UAE: The Case of the University of Sharjah,” Higher Education in the Arab World: Preparing for the Global Marketplace, Marrakech, Morocco, 13-15 March, 2002, pp 81-83
  57. I. H. Zabalawi, M. Bettayeb, “Perspective of Engineering Education at the Start of the New Millennium”, The Changing Rule of Engineering Education in the Information Age: Innovation and Tradition, UOS, Sharjah, UAE, 26 April 2001.
  58. M. Bettayeb and I.H. Zabalawi,” Preparing the Next Generation of Engineers: Challenges and Solutions” Generic Attributes In Undergraduate Engineering Education: Issues and Development” 2 May, 2002, Univ. of Sharjah, UAE.
  59. Nabil Kallas, I. Zabalawi, “The Advocacy of Establishing a GCC Engineering Accreditation Board,” Accepted for publication and presentation at the Sixth Saudi Engineering Conference, 14-17 December, 2002, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 21-23 Oct. 2002.
  60. Nabil Kallas, I. Zabalawi, “A Creative Approach for a Rapid Establishment of Successful Engineering Programs,” International Conference on Engineering Education, 18-21 August, 2002, UMIST, Manchester, UK, pp. 288:1-5, 18-21 August 2002.
  61. I.H. Zabalawi “The Strategies for Information and Communications in Higher Education –Jordan” The 8th workshop for Knowledge Society, Feb, 24-25, 2007, Lathecia, Syria (in Arabic) I.H. Zabalawi “ Engineering Education and the Engineer for 2020” The 24th Arab Engineering Conference. May 14-16, 2007, Amman, Jordan
  62. I.H. Zabalawi “ The of Universities in Political Developments” The First Youth Forum on Political Development, Amman, Jordan, May 8, 2004. ( In Arabic)
  63. .H. Zabalawi “Higher Education and the Admission Polices” The National Workshop for Developing the University’s Admission Policies. Al Ba’ath University, 1819, 2007, Syria ( In Arabic)
  64. I.H. Zabalawi “ Management Information Systems and its Role in Supporting Decisions: A proposal for Establishing Portal for Higher Education in The Arab World” The Second Arab Meeting for Education, Beirut, 28/91/10/2005.( in Arabic)
  65. I. Zabalawi “The Digital Revolution and its impacts on Higher Education” the First Knowledge Conference, Dubai, 28-29 October 2007.
  66. I. Zabalawi “ Building Tomorrow’s Electrical Engineers” The Fifth International Multi Conference on Systems, Signals and Devices, IEEE SSD’8, 20-23July 2008, Amman-Jordan (Keynote speaker)
  67. I H Zabalawi “Jordan Higher Education: Graduates Attributes, Employability and Reform ” World International Conference on Education (WICE-2010), Amman-Jordan
  68. I.H. Zabalawi “ A Look at Higher Education and the Graduate Attributes” Jordan Society for Scientific Research, Dec 2010, pp 16-24.( in Arabic)
  69. I .H. Zabalawi “Higher Education Quality: Performance Indicators”, Jordan Scientific Society, Fifth Conference, Amman 19 Nov. 2011
  70. I .H. Zabalawi “The Role of e-Infrastructure in Reshaping Higher Education” e-AGE 1st International Platform for Integrating Arab eInfrastructure in a Global Environment, Amman, Jordan 12-14 December 2011,.
  71. I. H. Zabalawi “Quality of the Engineering Education in The Arab World: the Evaluation and the program accreditation” Union of Arab Engineers, Beirut, Lebanon, 22-23 March, 2012.
  72. I.H. Zabalawi “Higher Education and Human Rights” Arab Social Charter Workshop, Arab Thought Forum, 2014
  73. I.H. Zabalawi” E-Learning Environment, Polices, Procedures and Institutional Effectiveness” Patterns of Education and Related Standards AROQA 6th Annual Conference 10-11 Dec., Muscat-Oman.
  74. I.H. Zabalawi “Engineering Education: Learning Outcomes and Graduate Attributes”, Professional Accreditation Conference for Engineers (PACE), Jordan Engineers Association 25-26/03/2015, Amman-Jordan
  75. I.H.Zabalawi “E-Learning Environment, Polices, Procedures and Institutional Effectiveness” ICT-Based Learning and Opportunities for Higher Education Teaching and Learning, Erasmus + Seminar, Al Hussain Bin Talal University, Petra 25-27 October 2015.