Dr. Sawsan Abdul-Majid
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Silicon photonics , Project management , CAD for photonics , Optical communication systems , University Professor , Applications Engineer
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Sawsan Abdul-Majid , received M.Sc and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from Varna University, Bulgaria, in 1984 and 1992 respectively. In 1993, she joined the Faculty of Engineering at 7th of April University in Libya,
In 1999-2003 she worked as optical Engineer at Global fiber optics / Mississauga and Optiwave Corporation/Ottawa.
In 2003-2008 she held faculty positions at the University of Technology and Koya University in Iraq, where managed an International project to establish Women Information Communication Technology (WICT) centers at Iraqi Universities.
Since 2008, she has been working as a Research Associate/ group manager at the Center for Research in Photonics at the University of Ottawa. Her work expertise is in the field of Silicon photonics, and nano photonics.
She has more than 25 publications, related to optical amplifiers, optical systems and silicon photonics
Dr. Abdul-Majid is a member of IEEE Canada, region 7 since 2003, and a member of IEEE/HIC committee since 2010.
Publications (11)

Proceedings Article | 1 February 2014 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 9007, Broadband Access Communication Technologies VIII
KEYWORDS: Quantum wells, Optical amplifiers, Semiconductor optical amplifiers, Polarization, Cladding, Video, Passive optical networks, Photonics, Optical networks, Optics manufacturing

Proceedings Article | 11 October 2013 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 8915, Photonics North 2013
KEYWORDS: Quantum wells, Semiconductor optical amplifiers, Microsystems, Polarization, Cladding, Optoelectronic devices, Photonics, Laser damage threshold, Analytical research, Semiconducting wafers

Proceedings Article | 11 October 2013 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 8915, Photonics North 2013
KEYWORDS: Metamaterials, Refractive index, Finite-difference time-domain method, Waveguides, Lenses, Etching, Chemical species, Silicon, Photonic crystals, Solids

Proceedings Article | 11 October 2013 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 8915, Photonics North 2013
KEYWORDS: Switches, Waveguides, Silicon, Oxygen, Photonics, Phased arrays, Brain-machine interfaces, Nanoelectromechanical systems, Electromechanical design, Phase shifts

Proceedings Article | 4 February 2013 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 8645, Broadband Access Communication Technologies VII
KEYWORDS: Laser sources, Oscillators, Radio optics, Modulation, Radio over Fiber, Receivers, Phase shift keying, Heterodyning, Laser optics, Signal detection

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