List of lectures 2013

Here are the information about all lectures of  the Summer School 2013:
Prof. Dr. Martin Koch was born on Dec. 4th 1963 in Marburg, Germany. After having completed his degree in Physics at the Universities of Marburg he earned his Ph.D. degree in Marburg in 1995 with a thesis in the field of ultrafast spectroscopy of semiconductors. From 1995 to 1996 he was a postdoctoral researcher in the Advanced Photonics Research Department at Bell Laboratories/Lucent Technologies in Holmdel, NJ. From 1996 to 1998 he worked as a scientific assistant in the Photonics and Optoelectronics group at the University of Munich, Germany. From 1998 to 2008 he was associate professor for terahertz systems technology at the electrical engineering department of the Technical University Braunschweig, Germany. In 2003 he spent a three month summer sabbatical at the University of Santa Barbara. Also in 2003, he was awarded with the Kaiser Friedrich research price. Since Jan. 2009 he is full professor for semiconductor physics at the physics department of the Philipps University Marburg, Germany. His research interests include ultrafast spectroscopy of semiconductors, semiconductor disk lasers, and terahertz systems and their applications. He published more than 117 journal papers, 210 contributions to international conferences, and 7 book chapters. Furthermore, he is holding 5 patents.
Prof. Dr. Faiez Gargouri is a professor in Computer Science at the Higher Institute of Computer Science and Multimedia at Sfax University (Tunisia), where he is the director of the MIRACL (Multimedia, InfoRmation systems and Advanced Computing Laboratory) research laboratory since October 2011. He was the head of the Higher Institute of Computer Science and Multimedia from 2007 to 2011. He has got his maitrise diploma in Computer Management, faculty of economics and management of Sfax (1988), his master in Computer Science from the Paris 6 University (1990) and his Ph.D. from Paris 5 University (1995). He got his Habilitation Degree in Computer Science, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis (2002). His research interests include Business Information Systems, Business Intelligence, Multimedia Information Systems, Ontology, etc. He is responsible for the Information Systems Engineering Team at the MIRACL laboratory and supervises several theses. He published more than 150 papers in journals and conferences as well as books (pedagogical and conference proceedings). He is member of the Scientific and Steering Committees of many international conferences. He is namely one of the founders of the JFO conference (French Workshops on Ontologies) and ASD (workshop on decisional systems).
Prof. Dr. Haja Tounsi-Guermazi is a full professor at Sfax University, Tunisia, where she is director of the laboratory in "Physics of Insulator and Semiconductor Materials". Her research topics include condensed matter physics, characterization of insulators and semiconductor materials used in photovoltaic devices, optoelectronics, and many more. She is interested in polymers, composites, nanocomposites, and oxides. Structural, electrical, and optical properties are studied. Used techniques are: IR, Raman, MEB, Dielectric Spectroscopy and Thermal Analysis.
Prof. Dr. Ahmed Ben Hamida, born in 1963 in Sfax (Tunisia), graduated in Electrical Engineering 1988, obtained Master degree in Telecommunications 1993 (ENIT School of Engineering, Tunis Tunisia), Doctorate degree (PhD) in 1998 and the HDR degree for research Director 2003, ENIS School of Engineering, Sfax-Tunisia). Currently, he is the head of ‘TIEM’ Research unit (information Technology & Medical Electronics), a novel creation of the year 2006, gathering university researchers in technological sciences (Schools of Engineers, Faculty of Science…), and of the university of Medicine (Two Professors in Medicine, with assistants and doctors). This ‘TIEM’ creation is original in its direction, where researchers of two various fields are brought together: a technological field and a medical field. It coordinates and takes an active part in ENIS Doctoral Formation in Electronics, more specifically in Signal Processing, in Electronics and in Telecommunication applications. Undertaken research was mainly directed according to three topics: Speech processing (for medical), Medical Image and standard image processing and Medical Electronics (Stimulation algorithms). Major part of the undertaken research tasks were in co-operation with foreign Laboratories such as GRAMS Université of Sherbrooke Canada in the beginning, LASL Laboratory in Calais France, LAMIH Laboratory in Valenciennes France, GRIF Laboratory at Telecom lille1 France, Neuroscience Laboratory at University CLB Lyon France, as well as with several alternatives with industrial companies like TELNET Tunisia. Various research levels (DEA, Master, Doctorate) were being directed around various topics involving Information Technologies and Medical Electronics : Recognition and synthesis of word as well as the relevant Algorithms, Medical and satellite image processing, Medical Teledetection, Image, Biometrics, Data fusion and pattern recognition, Biomedical Stimulators and prosthesis, CAD. Various papers and high level scientific publications could describe more specifically this research in biomedical technologies, such as Elsevier, Maghrebian Annals, IJSP, JAS, JOLPE, GESTS…, and in international conferences such as WMSC, EMBS, CIAP, ISIE, ICSCCP, SSD, JTEA, SETIT… High level scientific activities were marked for various circumstances: Invited Professor at the University of Sherbrooke (Canada) for the years 1999-2003, Invited Professor at LASL Laboratory Calais France and GRIF Telecom Lille1 France, Director HDR degree, Director of various Theses, Reviewer of HDR and Thesis degree, Reviewer in high qualified revues, Invited Lecturer in conferences and Workshops, President and chairman of various conferences’ sessions…
Prof. Najoua Kammoun is a full professor at the  Faculty of Sciences of Tunis (FST), the University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia, where she is the director of Condensed Matter Laboratory and director of the research team "Growth and Multiscale characterization of semiconductor materials used in devices Photovoltaic". Her research topics include Condensed Matter Physics, Nanomaterials (in particular  science and  applications of semiconductors), nonconventional energy (photovoltaics) and physics of semiconductor components.
Dr. Dorra Sellami Masmoudi is a full professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering since November 2006 at ENIS, University of Sfax, Tunisia. She is the founder of the research group CIELS (Computer Imaging Electronics and Systems). The group is specializes in the Design of dedicated electronic circuits or Systems suitable for bio-inspired applications, image and signal processing. Our research work concentrates on advanced mimic techniques such as neural network neuro-fuzzy and genetic algorithm implementation. A main field of interest in application is image processing. The main emphasis here is to integrate efficient digital circuits for medical application segmentation and diagnosis (breast and lung) and biometric authentication. Her main research is focused on “Pulse Mode Neural Networks Implementation, Image Processing Theory Tools and Applications and Hardware Implementation of Image processing algorithms on FPGA.
Cristof Pruss studied physics at the University of Stuttgart and at the UMSL in St. Louis, USA. He joined the ITO in 1999, since 2002 he is heading the group “Interferometry and Diffractive Optics”. His main interests are in the field of aspheric and freeform testing, and in the design and fabrication of diffractive optics for applications in interferometry, imaging and sensing.
Dr. Jihene Makni is Professor of Entrepreneurship at Sfax University, where she teaches and researches Entrepreneurship strategy in ICT and innovative projects. She has delivered and advised numerous entrepreneurs and SMEs in Sfax Technopark. She experienced first-hand how to support young students to set up their own start up and how to run business from a standard education program of entrepreneurship (coaching-mentoring-networking). She is faculty member at a regional network of investment to reinforce relationships between industrials and research institutes. She received her Ph.D. from Sophia-Antipolis University (France). She is now responsible for development and international cooperation in Sfax technopark.
Nicole Poëdras is head of department for the International Masters of Science and International Internships for Engineer Students at the Ecole des Mines de Nantes (France). Within the Direction of Industrial and International Relations at the Ecole des Mines de Nantes since 1997, she is specialized on design, stimulation, and trainings. She also offers personalized accompanying to ensure the formulation and the implementation of student projects in a professional context and in the context of their future career plans. She drafts specification for master thesis and international internships, she is in charge of validation of projects of and she ensures the progress of these projects. Furthermore, she is in charge of the assessment of the projects carried out as a member of the jury for the oral presentations by the students and assessor for written reports. 
Diplo.Phys. Sandy Peterhänsel has studied Physics at the Friedrich-Alexander-University in Erlangen and at the Imperial College in London. During her Diploma thesis at the Institute of Optics, Information, and Photonics she analyzed phase measuring deflectometry for applications in biological microscopy. For her studies she was awarded with a poster price at the joint DGaO and SIOF meeting in Brecia / Italy in 2009. In 2010 she joined the Institute of Applied Optics in Stuttgart, where she is a Ph.D. student in the “High Resolution Metrology and Simulation” research group. The main focus of her work is the numerical simulation of light – matter interactions for applications in scatterometry and interferometry.
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Kirstin Baum is a doctoral candidate at Philipps-University Marburg, Germany. She gives lectures in: “Fundamental Optics”, “Tissue Optics” and “Fluorescence Microscopy” for the subject of “Molecular Imaging”, and “Digital Image Processing and Image Presentation for Scientific Publication” at the Department of Biomedical Science, Philipps-University of Marburg, Germany. Her research is focused on near infrared imaging of small animals and diffuse optical tomography with integrated 3D fringe projection scanners. During and after her diploma she worked for several companies in Germany, such as Fraunhofer Institute for Silicon Technology (ISIT), Agfa and Fries Research and Technology GmbH FRT, where her work was focused on optical measurement techniques. In August 2011 she developed the concept for “Get ahead with Optics”. Since summer 2013 she is also a member at the research group of Prof. Martin Koch at the physics department of Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany.