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  Thursday, April 14 Friday, April 15
8:00 ‑ 9:00 REG DAY1: Inscription Reg_Day2: Registration
9:00 ‑ 10:30 RT1: Round Table 1: The Efficient Use of Energy
BIO2_Medicale: Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences II
ECO1: Economics and administration I
MCS1_computer: Mathematics and Computer Sciences I
TECP1_Chimestry: Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry and Physics I
ENG1_CCE: Engineering I
FEA2_Agr: Food security, Environment, Agriculture II
ENG2_civil: Engineering II
FEA1_env: Food security, Environment, Agriculture I
REL1: Relations : Etats, entreprises, universités
BIO1_Biologique: Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences I
RT4: Round Table 4: Telecom Vision 2020
BIO6_Biologie: Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences VI
ENG5_BIOM_MEC: Engineering V
EDU2: Education II
BIO5_Phamra: Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences V
REL 3: Relations : Etats, entreprises, universités III
FEA5_env: Food security, Environment, Agriculture V
FEA4_SECURIT: Food security, Environment, Agriculture IV
SOC2: Social and Human Sciences II
ART: Arts and Vision
10:30 ‑ 11:00 CB1: Pause-Café CB2: Pause-Café
11:00 ‑ 12:30 RT2: Round Table 2: Consortia and university technology platforms for socio-economic development
ENG3_EEA: Engineering III
EDU 1: Education I
MCS2_math: Mathematics and Computer Sciences II
ECO 2: Economics and administration II
SOC 1: Social and Human Sciences I
FEA3_ENV: Food security, Environment, Agriculture III
BIO4_Biologique: Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences IV
ENG4_ENERGIE: Engineering IV
REL2: Relations : Etats, entreprises, universités II
BIO3_Medicale: Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences III
RT5: Round Table 5: Food Value Chain: from Primary Products to the Consumer
BIO8_pharma: Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences VIII
TECP2_Physics: Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry and Physics II
ECO 3: Economics and Administration III
ENG6_Civil: Engineering VI
REL 4: Relations : Etats, entreprises, universités IV
EDU 3: Education III
FEA6_SECURIT: Food security, Environment, Agriculture VI
BIO7_Medicale: Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences VII
12:30 ‑ 13:30 LUN 1: Déjeuner LUN 2: Lunch
13:30 ‑ 15:00 RT3: Round Table 3: Environment and Governance
P1_eng1_EEA: Poster Session 1- Engineering I
P1_eng2_CCE: Poster Session 1- Engineering II
P1_BIO1_Biologique: Poster Session 1- Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences I
P1_BIO2_Pharma: Poster Session 1- Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences II
P1_BIO3_Medicale: Poster Session 1- Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences III
P1_FEA1_sec: Poster Session 1 - Food security, Environment, Agriculture I
P1_FEA2_agr: Poster Session 1- Food security, Environment, Agriculture
P1_INFO: Poster Session 1- Mathématiques et Informatique
P1_TECP1_Physics: Poster Session 1- Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry and Physics I
RT6: Round Table 6: Modernization of the State and the Public Governance
BIO9_pharma: Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences IX
TECP3_Chimestry: TECP3_Chimestry_Physics Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry and Physics III
SOC 3: Social and Human Sciences III
ECO 4: Economics and Administration IV
ENG7_CCE: Engineering VII
MCS3_Math: Mathematics and Computer Sciences III
REL 5: Relations : Etats, entreprises, universités V
BIO10_Medicale: Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences X
15:00 ‑ 15:30 P2_Biomed_Mec: Poster Session 2- Engineering II
P2_Eng_Civil_mec: Poster Session 2- Engineering I
P2_BIO13_pharma: Poster Session 2 Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences XIII
P2_BIO1_medicale: Poster Session 2- Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences I
P2_BIO3_Biologique: Poster Session 2- Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences III
P2_FEA1_env: Poster Session 2- Food security, Environment, Agriculture I
P2_math_info: Poster Session 2- Mathématiques et Informatique
P2_TECP_Chimestry: Poster Session 2- Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry and Physics I
15:30 ‑ 16:00  
16:00 ‑ 17:00 OPEN: Opening Ceremony
17:00 ‑ 18:00 Cloture: Cloture
18:00 ‑ 19:00  

Thursday, April 14

Thursday, April 14, 08:00 - 09:00

REG DAY1: Inscription

Thursday, April 14, 09:00 - 10:30

RT1: Round Table 1: The Efficient Use of Energy

Président : SEM Arthur Nazarian - Ministre de l'Énergie et de l'Eau au Liban , Co-président : M. Wissam Zahabi, Président du conseil d'administration de l'Autorité de l'énergie (LPA)
Intervenants: M. Al Achkar Rani (LCEC), Ing. Damien Pascal (USEK), Ing. Abdessater Imad (Phoenix), Pr. Geara Fadi (USJ), M. Maalouf Elie (Ecosys), Pr Younes Rafic (UL)
Room: Amphi Jean Paul II

BIO2_Medicale: Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences II

Room D207, Audirorium GC, Building D
Chairs: Ziad Fajloun (Lebanese University, Lebanon), Maya Harb (USEK, Lebanon)
The Effect of Breakfast Consumption on the Academic Performance of Lebanese Children
Muna Kasti, Iman Katergi, Lara El Khatib and Rima Bleibel (Global University, Lebanon)
Insuffisance en vitamine D et maladies cardiovasculaires
Sahar Nakhl (UL-USJ, Lebanon); Youakim Saliba (LRPP Faculté de Médecine-USJ, Lebanon); Abdel Massih Haifa (Hôpital Cardiologique du Nord, Lebanon); Ramez Chahine (Faculte des sciences medicales UL); Nassim Fares (LRPP, Faculte de Medecine USJ)
Community acquired infections at a tertiary care center in Lebanon
Mohamad Shahrour and Moustafa Diab (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Roula Atoui (Zahraa University Hospital, Lebanon); Bilal Azakir (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Relations entre les troubles posturaux et dysfonctionnements de l'ATM
Maha Nehme (Usf, Lebanon); Melissa Nohra, Tony Nasr, Carla Nehme and Antonios Elkhoury (Université Sainte Famille, Lebanon)
Effet de l'utilisation des portables/tablettes sur la ceinture scapulaire et le membre supérieur
Maha Nehme (Usf, Lebanon); Antoine Hanna, Pierre Kemele, Ghiwa Harb, Mireille Najem and Tatiana Osman (Université Sainte Famille, Lebanon)
Contribution of Positron Emission Tomography to the Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease
Lina Elmashtoub, Layal Danaf and Lubaba Rifai (Radiologic Sciences AUST, Lebanon)

ECO1: Economics and administration I

Room H013, Building H
Chair: Nada Sarkis (USEK, Lebanon)
Impacts of the Lebanese Pre-Salt oil on its economic growth (Blessing or Curse)
Hanadi Taher (BAU, Lebanon)
The impact of government debt on economic growth: An empirical investigation of the Lebanese market
Hanadi Taher (BAU, Lebanon)
Organizational behavior at Lebanese family business
Cherine of C. Jneid, Ch. (LIU, BALAMAND, USJ, Lebanon)
Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility: the State in Lebanon
Ali El Dirani (Al Maaref University, Lebanon)
Five Middle East & Central Asian Muslim Countries Boast Higher Degrees of Income Equality than the U.S
Robert Gallagher (American University of Science & Technology, Lebanon); Gabriella Gallagher (College Protestant Francais, Lebanon)
Factors Related to the Effective Implementation of Social Media Marketing in Lebanese Tourism-Related Businesses
Nahed Taha (Arts, Sciences & Technology University in Lebanon - AUL, Lebanon)
العقوبة المقنّعة
Rawad Salloum (ENA, Lebanon)

MCS1_computer: Mathematics and Computer Sciences I

Room H018, Building H
Chairs: Hyam Abboud (Lebanese University, Lebanon), Samih Abdul-Nabi (Lebanese International University, Lebanon), Fida El Chami (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Extending MADS to Model Sounds and their Spatio-Temporal Effects
Bilal Said and Chamseddine Zaki (Arts, Sciences and Technology University in Lebanon (AUL), Lebanon)
Program as ClientServer, Run in Peer-to-Peer
Ahmad Ahmad-Kassem and Ahmad El Hajj (AUL, Lebanon); Ahmad Skaiky (AUL); Mohamad Itani (Aul, Lebanon); Ali Mcheik (LU)
A robust method for surface reconstruction on weighted graphs
Abdallah El Chakik (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Entropy-Based Images Thresholding using Log Normal Distribution
Nancy Zreika (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Ali El-Zaart (Beurit Arab University, Lebanon); Abdallah El Chakik (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Mutual Authentication and Confidentiality Method for Multicast Communication in IoT Systems
Elie Nasr, Layla Khoury and Elie Kfoury (American University of Science and Technology, Lebanon)
Infrastructure for distributed IoT Agents
Nicole Boutros Saikali and Celine Boutros Saab (Institut de Gestion des Entreprises, Universite Saint Joseph, Lebanon); Karim Saikali (Institut de Gestion des Entreprises, Universite Saint Joseph & Scriptrio, USA)
LandSurf - A Smart Tool for Estimating Prices for Properties and Lands
Aziz M. Barbar and John Massaad (American University of Science and Technology, Lebanon)

TECP1_Chimestry: Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry and Physics I

Room H113, Building H
Chairs: Rola Zaydan (Holy Spirit University Of Kaslik, Lebanon), Maya Boutros (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Encapsulation of an antifungal agent within biodegradable polymers: composition effect
Dima Moussa (University of Balamand & Faculty of Sciences, Lebanon); Rima Kassab and Paolo Yammine (University of Balamand, Lebanon)
Conception des oursins à base de nanofils de ZnO pour des applications en photovoltaïques
Chantal Karam (Universite Libanaise, France); Roland Habchi (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Sophie Tingry (Université de Montpellier, France); Ziad Herro and Antonio Khoury (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Mikhael Bechelany (Université de Montpellier 2, France); Philippe Miele (Universite de Montpellier, France)
Overview of Original Results in High Pressure Research in Materials Science and Bioscience
Samir F Matar (Lebanon & Lebanese German University- LGU, France); Alain Largeteau (ICMCM-CNRS, France); Gerard Demazeau (HP Biotech, France); Mirvat Zakhour, Charbel Kfoury and Michel Nakhl (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Naim Ouaini (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon)
Photocatalytic Water Oxidation by a Mixed-Valent MnIII3MnIVO3 Manganese-Oxo-Core that Mimics the Natural Oxygen Evolving Center
Rami Al-Oweini (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Vers l'unification des formules calculant les pH de toutes les solutions
Samer Semrany (Université de la Sainte Famille - Batroun)
Covalently Modified Magnesium Compounds as hosts for Hydrogen Storage
Michel Nakhl (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Samir F Matar (Lebanon & Lebanese German University- LGU, France); Adel Al Alam (Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik, Lebanon); Naim Ouaini (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon); Mirvat Zakhour and Toufic Tayeh (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Jean-Louis Bobet (University of Bordeaux, France); Abdel Salam Awad (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Les radicaux sulfates et hydroxyles pour l'oxydation de la carbamazépine dans les eaux usées urbaines: étude de la cinétique et du mécanisme
Roger Matta (Université USEK, Lebanon)

ENG1_CCE: Engineering I

Room HS 313, Building H
Chairs: Sandy Rihana (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon), Wassim El Falou (Lebanese University, Lebanon), Oussama Mustapha (Islamic University of Lebanon, Lebanon)
Theoretical and numerical study of an AMOOFDM IMDD transmission system using multielectrode SOA
Mohamad Hamze (Arts, Sciences & Technology University in Lebanon (AUL), Lebanon); Hussein Yazbeck (AUL University, Lebanon); Ali Hamie (Arts Sciences & Technology University in Lebanon (AUL), Lebanon); Ammar Sharaiha (ENIB, France); Jianming Tang (Bangor University, United Kingdom (Great Britain))
Image inpainting using the structure tensor
Edgard Saad (Holy Spirit University, Lebanon)
Edge detection in high dynamic range images
Anthony Shahine, Cynthia Joumaa and Paul Salem (USEK, Lebanon)
Rapid Evaluation for Power Consumption of Picocells in Heterogeneous Networks
Khaled Al Haj Ismaiil (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Lebanon); Jose Vicario (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain); Michel Nahas (Australian College of Kuwait, Kuwait); Antoni Morell (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB), Spain)
Applications of Structure Tensor Similarity Measures In Image and Video Processing
Nathalie Alkhoury and Ramona Elgemayel (USEK, Lebanon)

FEA2_Agr: Food security, Environment, Agriculture II

Room HS306, Building H
Chairs: Marc Beyrouthy (Holy Spirit University - Kaslik, Lebanon), Alain Abi-Rizk (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon), Maha Nehme (Usf, Lebanon)
Improving Water Productivity in the Bekaa Valley, the Case of Potato Crop
Talal Darwish (CNRS, Lebanon); Ali Fadel (CNRS-National Center for Remote Sensing, Lebanon); Safaa Baydoun (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Ihab Jomaa (Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute, Lebanon); Mohamad Mostafa Awad (National Council for Scientifc Research, Lebanon); Therese Atallah (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Estimating winter wheat leaf area index and leaf chlorophyll content using spectroradiometer and Artificial Neural Network
Mohamad Mostafa Awad (National Council for Scientifc Research, Lebanon); Nibal Ghanam (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Talal Darwish (CNRS, Lebanon); Ali J. Ghandour (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
La corrélation entre les dimensions de l'ovaire et le poids corporel des brebis Awassi
Rodrigue El Balaa (University of Balamand, Lebanon); Elias Mousaoumai (ULFAVET, Lebanon); Khaled Houchaimi (Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute, Lebanon); Pauline Y. Aad (Notre Dame University-Louaize, Lebanon); Saab Abi Saab (USEK, Lebanon)
Influence of processing system and ripening on Lebanese olive oil quality
Milad El Riachy (Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute, Lebanon); Maroun Jamous (Saint Joseph University, Lebanon); Ghinwa Hawi, Ghina Jebbawi and Amira Youssef (Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute, Lebanon); Roland Andary (USAID/LIVCD Project, Lebanon)
Technical and economic comparison of three irrigation systems on potatoes (Solanum tuberosum)
Yolla Ghorra Chamoun and Mohamad Kassem (Université Saint Joseph, Lebanon); Wadih Skaff (Université Saint-Joseph, Lebanon)
Graft transmissible diseases of peach trees in the Bekaa valley, Lebanon
Elia Choueiri (Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute, Lebanon); Mostafa Shamas (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Samer Wakim, Fouad Jreijiri and Wassim Habib (Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute, Lebanon)
Micropropagation of potato and production of healthy seed minitubers
Ahmad Elbitar and Ali Chehade (The Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute, Lebanon); Lamia Hassan Kassem and Elia Choueiri (Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute, Lebanon)

ENG2_civil: Engineering II

Room HS314, Building H
Chairs: Nemr Hajj (Usek, Lebanon), Ali Hamieh (Arts Sciences and Technology University in Lebanon, Lebanon)
Deformation Analysis in Improved Soft Soil under Axial load
Maki Jafar Mohammed Al-Waily (Fondation of Technical Education, Iraq); Alaa Ali Salman Al-Ta'ai (Al-Musaib Technical Institute, Iraq); Suad Al-Janabi (Al-Musaib Technical College, Iraq); Mayssa Al-Dabbas (Al-Musiab Technical Institute, Iraq)
Determination of Collapse Potential of Gypseous Soil from Field and Laboratory Tests
Mohammed Y. Fattah (Doctor, Iraq); Mudhafar K. Hameedi and Mohammed Aswad (University of Technology, Iraq)
Mitigation of Progressive Collapse in Bearing Walls
Fouad Kasti (Khatib Alami & Beirut Arab University & Phoenicia University)
Factors Effecting On Flow of Water Through Pavement Base And Subbase Granular Materials Courses
Namir K. S Al-Saoudi (Doctor, Iraq); Khawla Shubber, jr (University of Kufa, Iraq)
Traffic Reducer System: Interaction Soil-Tunnel-Structure
Aya Bayoumi and Mirvat Atef Abdallah (Rafik Hariri University, Lebanon); Fadi Hage Chehade (Lebanese University & University Institute of Technology, Lebanon)
evaluation sismique des barrages au liban
Sobhi Al mawla (USJ- Lebanese University, Lebanon); Fouad Kaddah (Université Saint Joseph, Lebanon); Fadi Hage Chehade (Lebanese University & University Institute of Technology, Lebanon)

FEA1_env: Food security, Environment, Agriculture I

Room HS315, Building H
Chairs: Gretta Abou-Sleymane (American University of Science and Technology, Lebanon), Ragy Darwish (Aul, Lebanon), Youssef El Rayess (USEK, Lebanon)
Potential of implementation of renewable energy technologies in agriculture in the Bekaa region
Yolla Ghorra Chamoun (Université Saint Joseph, Lebanon); Paula Skaff (Université Saint Joseph)
Surface water chemical and toxicological assessment from Afqa to Nahr Ibrahim estuary
Christian Khalil and Karmen Baroudy (Lebanese American University, Lebanon); Wassim Shebaby (LAU, Lebanon)
Comparative assessment of human impacts from Lebanese landfills leachates using chemicals and in vitro toxicological assessments
Christian Khalil and Karmen Baroudy (Lebanese American University, Lebanon); Cynthia El Hajjeh (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Rayane El Khoury and Layale Youssef (Lebanese American University, Lebanon)
Batoids along the Lebanese coast, Eastern Mediterranean
Myriam Lteif (Lebanese National Council for Scientific Research, Lebanon); Rita Mouawad (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Gaby Khalaf (National Council for Scientific Research Lebanon, Lebanon); Sharif Jemaa (National Center for Marine Sciences, Lebanon); Philippe Lenfant and Marion Verdoit-Jarraya (Université de Perpignan Via Domitia, France)
Waste management crisis and health consequences
Pascale Georges Abou sleiman (Lebanese University & USEK, Lebanon)
Modélisation cinétique et étude comparative de la performance des boues activées conventionnelles et du champignon Trametes versicolor dans l'élimination du pharmaceutique récalcitrant carbamazepine
Samer Semrany and Samir Taha (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Lidia Favier (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Rennes, France); Hayet Djelal (Ecole des Métiers de l'Environnement, France); Abdeltif Amrane (Université de Rennes 1, France)

REL1: Relations : Etats, entreprises, universités

Room LTEC, Building D
Chairs: Josiane Abi Khattar (Université Sainte Famille USF, Lebanon), Tina Habib (Usek, Lebanon), Wassim Raphael (Université Saint Joseph, Lebanon)
المحاكمات امام القضاء العسكري ومدى مراعاتها للمعايير الدولية للمحاكمة المنصفة
Gelnard Mohssen (ENA, Lebanon)
المحاكمات امام المجلس العدلي ومدى مراعاتها للمعايير الدوليّة للمحاكمة المنصفة
Rihaj Asmar (ENA, Lebanon)
حماية المستهلك من الإعلانات الخادعة
Malak Diab (ENA, Lebanon)
طبيعة قرارت مجلس الوزارء ومدى قابليتها للطعن أمام القضاء الإداري
Elie Chamoun (ENA, Lebanon)
عقد النفقة: أشكاله ومراقبته
Houaida Khalil (ENA, Lebanon)
الإدارة بالنتائج
Issa Kamal (ENA, Lebanon)
مبدأ عدم رجعية القرارات الإدارية في الإجتهاد اللبناني
Rachad Sankari (ENA, Lebanon)

BIO1_Biologique: Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences I

Room: Salle des congrès, Building E
Chairs: Dani Ossman (Université Libanaise, Lebanon), Saer Alwan (Jinan University, Lebanon)
Determination of sexual maturity period for buffer fish Lagocephalus spadiceus (Richardson,1845) migrant from Indo- Pacific oceans to the Syrian marine waters
Waad Sabour (Tishreen University, Syria)
Alcohol Content in Drinks and Implications on Intoxication Potential
Ahmad Houri and Ali ElSafadi (Lebanese American University, Lebanon)
Medicinal, Herbal & Aromatic Plants from Lebanon
Rabiha Sfeir (Jabalna Association, Lebanon)
Valorisation Of The Lebanese Medicinal Plant, Calicotome Villosa
Hoda ElBitar (AZM Center for Research in Biotechnology and Applications, Lebanon); Rayane Al-omar (Lu & Chem, Lebanon)
Etude de l'expression des médiateurs immuns dans des cellules nerveuses humaines infectées par deux souches de Toxoplasma gondii
Nour Mammari (USF, Université Sainte Famille, Lebanon); Philippe Vignoles, Marie-Laure Dardé and Bertrand Courtioux (UMR-INSERM1094 Institut de Neuroépidemiologie Tropicale, France)
EBV strains harbouring deletions in LMP1 gene are frequently detected in NK lymphoma and seem to have a poor prognosis
Mohamad adnan Halabi (Université Sainte Famille, Lebanon); Ghazi Tadmouri (Jinan University & Faculty of Public Health, Lebanon); Bassel Ismail (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Case report: Record of Wohlfahrtia sp. and Saprinus magnoguttatus on a human corpse
Salman Shayya (MNHN-Paris, Lebanese University, CNRS Liban); Calil Ibrahim Makhoul (University of Coimbra, Calçada Martim Freitas,Coimbra, Portugal); Mohammad Al-Zayed (Lebanese University, Lebanon); André Nel (Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, France); Dany Azar (Lebanese University, Lebanon)

Thursday, April 14, 10:30 - 11:00

CB1: Pause-Café

Thursday, April 14, 11:00 - 12:30

RT2: Round Table 2: Consortia and university technology platforms for socio-economic development

Président : SEM Elias Bou Saab - Ministre de l'Education et l'Enseignement Supérieur Co-président : Pr Hassan Zeineddine - Doyen de la Faculté des Sciences, UL. Pr Jean-Luc Clément - Conseiller à la Direction des Relations européennes et internationales et de la Coopération du Ministère de l'Education nationale, de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche.
Intervenants: M. Hervé Sabourin (Directeur régional BMO-AUF), Mme Bernadette Chéhu (Attachée de Coopération Institut Français-Beyrouth), M. Georges Eid (Doyen de la Faculté des Sciences Appliquées, Notre Dame University), Mme Cécile Cornou (Professeur-IRD Institut des Sciences de la Terre), Mme Véronique Kazpard (Professeur Faculté des Sciences - UL), M. Bassam Badran (Professeur Faculté des Sciences - UL), Mme Hyam Abboud (Professeur Faculté des Sciences - UL)
Room: Amphi Jean Paul II

ENG3_EEA: Engineering III

Room D207, Audirorium GC, Building D
Chairs: Tilda Abou Haidar (Lebanese University, Lebanon), Moutassem El Fadel (AUB, Lebanon), Jihad Hamie (Telecom ParisTech, Paris, France)
Evaluation et optimisation des performances des systèmes de production à la phase de conception
Milia Habib (EDST Lebanese University & UTT, France); Farouk Yalaoui (UTT, France); Hicham Chehade (Université de Technologie de Troyes & OPTA LP, France); Nazir Chebbo (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Iman Jarkss (Lebanese University - EDST, Lebanon)
The Smart Grid: The Grid of Tomorrow
Mohammad Itani and Kareem Abo Ammo (LIU, Lebanon); Rabih Rammal (International University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Wireless power transfer to Energize Electronic Devices
Mohammad Chamsedine and Nasser Mallah (Lebanese International University, Lebanon); Hussein Kassem (Lebanese International University (LIU), Lebanon); Rodrigue Elias (LIU, Lebanon); Khaled A. Chahine (Lebanese International University, Lebanon)
Control of a hydro-electromechanical system using several types of controllers
Miled Eklimos (USEK, Lebanon); Roy Abi Zeid Daou (Lebanese German University, Lebanon); Elie El Ammar and Antoine Al Kharrat (USEK, Lebanon)

EDU 1: Education I

Room H018, Building H
Chairs: Ghada Chbeir (Usek, Lebanon), Joseph Malkoun (Ndu, Lebanon), Nadine Zalaket (USEK, Lebanon)
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs and Practices Revealed from Focus Group Discussions on Nutrition among Lebanese and Palestinian School Children in Lebanon
Hanin Fuddah (Lebanese University & UNRWA, Lebanon); Samar Zeitoun (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
The Fibonacci Sequence, Music Fractals and their Implications on Body and Mind
Deema Dakakni (Beirut & Lebanese American University, Lebanon)
Implementation of pre-reading activities and strategies to enhance critical reading abilities of Lebanese university students
Sonia Ojeil Bsaibes and Rosie Ghannage (USEK, Lebanon); Yolla Ghorra Chamoun (Université Saint Joseph, Lebanon)
Perceptions of Higher Education Online Learning Faculty
Noha Haidar (LIU Lebanese Unversity of Lebanon, Lebanon)
The effect of science writing heuristics approach on 10th grade students' achievement level in chemical reaction concept
Anissa Issa (Lebanese University & Faculty of Pharmacy, Lebanon); Maria Aouad (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Factors influencing the choice of engineering majors in Lebanon: An investigative study at the Lebanese International University (LIU)
Mona Aridi (Lebanese International University, Lebanon); Bassam Hussein (International University of Beirut, Lebanon); Rima Aridi (Lebanese International University, Lebanon)

MCS2_math: Mathematics and Computer Sciences II

Room H018, Building H
Chair: Jihad Itani (AUL & UPPA, Lebanon)
Causal Workflow for Electronic Health Record
Bilal El-Hajj-Diab (Lebanese International University, Lebanon)
Enhancing LoTREC's Performance Using SAT Reductions
Bilal Said and Mohyddin Tash (Arts, Sciences and Technology University in Lebanon (AUL), Lebanon)
Unsteady Rotational Motion of a Slip Spherical Particle in a Couple Stress Fluid
Emad Ashmawy (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
On Primality Tests And nth Prime Formula
Issam Kaddoura and Khadija Al-Akhrass (Lebanese International University, Lebanon)
Application of Vector extrapolation techniques on Algebraic Riccati equations
Rola El Moallem (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)

ECO 2: Economics and administration II

Room H113, Building H
Chair: Nada Sarkis (USEK, Lebanon)
إمكانيات تحقيق الإصلاح الضريبي في لبنان
Mousallim Oubeid (ENA, Lebanon)
التهرب الضريبي في ظل قانون الاجراءات الضريبية
Youness Abou Ali (ENA, Lebanon)
حماية المستهلك في العقد الالكتروني
Rana Ibrahim (ENA, Lebanon)
ادارة الدين العام في لبنان: الواقع والمرتجى
Aya El Zein Chamass (ENA, Lebanon)
ادارة الموارد البشرية في القطاع العام: دراسة مقارنة مع الدراسة التقليدية
Ory Haddad (ENA, Lebanon)
المسؤولية الإدارية عن الأضرار الناتجة عن الأشغال العامة والمنشآت العامة
Zeinab Ayoub (ENA, Lebanon)
قانون الامتثال الضريبي الأميركي للحسابات الخارجية (فاتكا) وآثاره على السرية المصرفية والالتزام الضريبي
JEssica Yaacoub (ENA, Lebanon)

SOC 1: Social and Human Sciences I

Room HS306, Building H
Chairs: Nahed Taha (Arts, Sciences & Technology University in Lebanon - AUL, Lebanon), Marie Fayad (USEK, Lebanon), Mirna Mzawak (Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik, Lebanon)
A Critical View of the Moral and Legal Legitimacy of the American Argument in the UNSC Iraq War Debate of 2003
Rima Bey (LIU & Jinan University, Lebanon)
L'Histoire au service de l'innovation responsable:de la discipline académique à une méthode de modélisation de la société
Angela Kahil (USEK, Lebanon)
Assessing the Motivating Potential Score in Lebanon: A Study at the Lebanese International University
Jaafar Hamdan (Lebanese International University, Lebanon); Bassam Hussein (International University of Beirut, Lebanon); Zainab Zain Al Deen, Ali Tarhini, Ghina El Hajj and Ahmad Kheil (Lebanese International University, Lebanon)
La quête d'identité ou la langue androgyne dans Ulysse from Bagdad et La Dernière des Croisés
Clara Younes (University Holy Spirit of Kaslik, Lebanon); Christelle Stephan-Hayek (USEK, Lebanon)
The Influence of Gender Roles on Attitudes Toward Intimate Partner Violence in a Lebanese Sample
Patricia Eid, Osama Salha, Mona Tawk and Antoinette Rahmeh (Notre Dame University Louaize, Lebanon)
Religious Involvement and Attitudes Toward Intimate Partner Violence
Patricia Eid, Marie Claire Amidi, Nadine Rayes and Nour Hajjar (Notre Dame University Louaize, Lebanon)
Gender Difference in Explicit and Implicit Homonegativity in the Lebanese Population
Elie Lebbos and Patricia Eid (Notre Dame University Louaize, Lebanon)

FEA3_ENV: Food security, Environment, Agriculture III

Room HS314, Building H
Chairs: Alain Abi-Rizk (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon), Amira Haddarah (Université Libanaise, Lebanon), Christian Khalil (Lebanese American University, Lebanon)
Forecasting ambient air pollutants at Beirut, Lebanon
Wehbeh Farah (University of Saint Joseph, Lebanon); Maher Abboud (USJ, Lebanon); Myriam Mrad Nakhle (USJ Faculty of Sciences and UPMC UMR S 1136 EPAR, Lebanon); Marc Henri Karam (University of Saint Joseph- Faculty of Sciences, Lebanon); Nelly Ziade Zoghbi (Medical School USJ and HDF, Lebanon); Isabella Annesi-Maesano (INSERM UMR S 1136 and UPMC paris 6, France); Rita Zaarour, Nada Saliba and Jocelyne Gerard (University of Saint Joseph, Lebanon)
Assessing the evolution of the ecological state of Karaoun Reservoir: poorer quality observed during 2015
Ali Fadel (CNRS-National Center for Remote Sensing, Lebanon); Kamal Slim (CNRS, Lebanon)
Contribution of chemometric tools to the investigation of toxic metal relationships with some contamination factors
Ramia Al Bakain (The University of Jordan, Jordan); Rund Abu-Zurayk (The University of JOrdan, Jordan); Yahya A-Degs (Hashimite University, Jordan); Rana Said (Al Ahliyya Amman University, Jordan); Sharif Arar (The University of Jordan, Jordan); Qasem Jaradat (Yarmouk University, Jordan)
Multiyear (2005-2013) source apportionment of VOC's in Paris by means of the PMF model: comparison to results obtained for Beirut in summer 2011 and winter 2012
Antoine Waked (Ecole des Mines de Douai & Mines Douai, France); Charbel Afif (Saint Joseph University, Lebanon); Therese Salameh (LISA, CNRS, France); Stephane Sauvage and Nadine Locoge (Mines Douai, France); Olivier Sanchez (Airparif, France); Agnès Borbon (LAMP/CNRS, France)
Impact of Damour River on the spatial variation of coastal marine sediment characteristics
Milad Fakhri (National Center for Marine Sciences-CNRSL, Lebanon); Myriam Ghsoub (Universite de Perpignan Via Domitia & CNRS-L, Lebanon)

BIO4_Biologique: Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences IV

Room HS315, Building H
Chairs: Fouad Dabboussi (Lebanese University, Lebanon), Laure Chamy (Université Saint Joseph, Lebanon), Mahmoud Halablab (RHU, Lebanon)
Modulation of Mucin 2 and Mucin 3 in Colitis Induced by Iodoacetamide and Enteropathogenic Bacteria in Rats
Abdo Jurjus (American University Of Beirut, Lebanon); Alice Geagea (American University of Beirut); Sahar Al Kattar (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Giovanni Tomasello, Angelo Leone and Francesco Cappello (University of Palermo, Italy)
Functional Interaction between Apolipophorins and Complement Regulate the Mosquito Immune Response to Systemic Infections
Mike Osta (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Layla Kamareddine (AUB, Lebanon); Johnny Nakhleh (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Anti-Angiogenesis therapy induce inflammation in MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cell line in vitro and in Vivo
Layal El Hajjar and Mohamed Moustafa (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Marwan Sabban (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Effect of Intercellular Communication on Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition (EMT) in Metastatic Breast Cancer
Nour Ahmad Jalaleddine and Mohamed Moustafa (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Marwan Sabban (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Ribosomal Protein S3 Affects Colon Cancer Growth and Progression
Lama Maaliki (Universiry of Balamand, Lebanon); Zeina Nasr (University of Balamand, Lebanon)
Identifying A. mellifera strains in Akkar district (North Lebanon) using mitochondrial DNA, a step in preserving the local strain A. m. syriaca
Bashar Merheb and Zeina Nasr (University of Balamand, Lebanon)
The Dual Neurotherapeutic Effects of Docosahexaenoic Acid and Neural Stem Cell Transplantation on Neurogenesis and Motor Recovery Post-TBI
Naify Ramadan and Hussein Ghazalah (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Sarah Mantash (Lebanese University & LU, Lebanon); Hussein Abou Abbass and Hisham F. Bahmad (American University of Beirut & Lebanese University, Lebanon); Wassim Abou Kheir, Firas Kobeissy and Jihane Soueid (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)

ENG4_ENERGIE: Engineering IV

Room HS315, Building H
Chairs: Mirvat Zakhour (Lebanese University, Lebanon), Nancy Zgheib (Usek, Lebanon)
Antenna Design for the GPR Detection and Classification of Landmines
Ali Al Takach (Grenoble Alpes University, France & Beirut Research and Innovation Center, Lebanon); Mohammad Haidar and Mohammed Al-Husseini (Beirut Research and Innovation Center, Lebanon); Ali El-Hajj (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Elias Nassar (Notre Dame University, Lebanon)
Solar Powered Thermal Wheel
Bashir Sakka (Lebanese International University (LIU), Lebanon); Ghinwa Harb (Lebanese International University, Lebanon); Hussein Kassem (Lebanese International University (LIU), Lebanon)
MIMO MMSE Turbo-Equalizer Compatible with LTE-Advanced
Mostafa Rizk (Lebanese International University & Lab-STICC, Lebanon); Amer Baghdadi (Télécom Bretagne, France); Michel Jezequel (IMT Atlantique, France); Yasser Mohanna and Youssef Atat (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Permanent Magnet Linear Generator Buoy
Elias AL-Alam (AL-Manar University of Tripoli, Lebanon); Ibrahim Chanbour (Balamand University); Walid Kamali (AL-Manar University of Tripoli, Lebanon)
Real-time temperature monitoring for an extensive green roof and a traditional gravel-ballasted roof: A Lebanese case study
Makram El Bachawati and Rima Manneh (University of Balamand, Lebanon); Rafik Belarbi (University of La Rochelle, France); Henri El Zakhem (University of Balamand, Lebanon)
Elaboration of a Rating of Energy Consumption in the Industrial Sector, Study, Application and Validation
George El-Jamal (Univeriste Saint Joseph- ESIB, Lebanon); Chantal Maatouk (USJ, Lebanon); Mazen Ghandour (Univeriste Saint Joseph- ESIB, Lebanon); Adel Mourtada (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Fouad Kaddah (Université Saint Joseph, Lebanon)
Sensor less sun tracker algorithm for PV panels
Anthony Fenianos (USEK, Lebanon)

REL2: Relations : Etats, entreprises, universités II

Room LTEC, Building D
Chairs: Ghinwa Chlouk (Ua Lebanon, Lebanon), Charbel Khoury (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon)
إدارة واستثمار مرفأ بيروت إشكاليّة النظام القانوني الحالي
Mohamad El Zayed (ENA, Lebanon)
تبسيط أساليب العمل الإداري وانعكاسه على أداء الإدارة
Joelle Matta (Université Libanaise, Lebanon)
نظرية التعسف باستعمال السلطة
Jane Khawli (ENA, Lebanon)
حق الدفاع في قضايا التأديب الوظيفي
Rasha Lezeik (ENA, Lebanon)
الجدوى الإقتصادية لمشروع زراعة الزنبق في منطقة عمشيت
Rania Ibrahim (ENA, Lebanon)
دور وسائل الإعلام في الدعاية السياسية وتأثيرها في الرأي العام
Farah Mashmouchi (ENA, Lebanon)
دور المعهد الوطني في تحسين كفاءة الموظف ( دراسة مقارنة بين لبنان وفرنسا )
Wadih Elhajj (ENA, Lebanon)

BIO3_Medicale: Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences III

Room: Salle des congrès, Building E
Chair: Chaza Harmouch (Université Libanaise, Lebanon)
Etiology, seasonality and clinical characterization of viral respiratory infections among hospitalized children in Beirut, Lebanon
Mira EL Chaar (University of Balamand, Lebanon); Mayda Finianos and Randi Issa (University Of Balamand, Lebanon); Claude Afif and Noha Hakimeh (University of Balamand, Lebanon); Mariam Rajab, Amal Naous and Tamima Jisr (Makassed General Hospital, Lebanon); Jihad Irani (University of Balamand, Lebanon); Martin Curran (University of Cambridge Medical Hospital, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Marie-Joelle Hajj and Pierre Hajj (Saint George Hospital, Lebanon)
Evaluation of the effects of an educational nurse intervention for type 2 diabetes Lebanese on their sense of self-efficacy, their
Randa Atallah (Universite Saint Joseph & FSInfirmieres, Lebanon)
Comment vieillit-on au Liban ? Standardisation de l'Examen Géronto-Psychomoteur, études et protocoles d'intervention psychomotrice sur le terrain Libanais
Shereen Ghantous Faddoul and Carla Matta Abizeid (Université Saint-Joseph, Lebanon); Jean-Michel Albaret (Université de Toulouse III, UPS)
Clinical, nutritional and environmental characteristics of a sample of NAFLD Lebanese patients
Nicole Sayegh (University of Saint Joseph, Lebanon)
Validation de l'échelle de somnolence d'Epworth, de l'index de sévérité de l'insomnie (ISI), du somnambulisme et l'impact sur l'activité diurne du questionnaire Sleep-50 chez les adolescents Libanais
Michèle Chahoud (Université Libanaise, Lebanon); Ramez Chahine and Pascale Salameh (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Erik-André Sauleau (Université de Strasbourg, France)
Ampc beta lactamases, in Acinetobacter sp recovered from patients admitted to a Lebanese hospital in a one year period
Micheline Hajjar (Rodolphe Merieux Laboratory, School of Pharmacy, Saint- Joseph University, Lebanon); Elias Dahdouh (Complutense University of Madrid, Lebanon); Ziad Daoud (University of Balamand, Faculty of Medicine & Centre Hospitalier du Nord Hospital, Lebanon); Dolla Karam Sarkis (Université Saint Joseph, Lebanon)

Thursday, April 14, 12:30 - 13:30

LUN 1: Déjeuner

Thursday, April 14, 13:30 - 15:30

RT3: Round Table 3: Environment and Governance

Président : SEM Mohamad Machnouk, Ministre de l'Environnement Co-présidents : Pr Mouin Hamzé, Secrétaire général du CNRS-L Pr Jean-Pierre Gesson, Président Projet CEDRE
Intervenants: Dr Jocelyne Gérard (USJ), Prof. Toufic Rizk (USJ), Dr Najat Saliba (AUB), Dr Talal Darwish(CNRS-L), Dr Gaby Khalaf (CNRS-L)
Room: Amphi Jean Paul II

P1_eng1_EEA: Poster Session 1- Engineering I

Room: Hall B3 (Basment 3) Building H
Chairs: Wassim El Falou (Lebanese University, Lebanon), Oussama Mustapha (Islamic University of Lebanon, Lebanon), Sandy Rihana (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon)
Optimal Configuration for the Design of a Stand-Alone PV System
Reind Kanj (Lebanese International University, Lebanon); Rana Hijazi (LIU, Lebanon); Marc Anthony Mannah (Lebanese International University, Lebanon); Khodor Al Akhrass (Engineering, Lebanon)
Home Automation Using Power Line Communication
Mohsen Abdelaal and Marc Anthony Mannah (Lebanese International University, Lebanon); Rodrigue Elias (LIU, Lebanon)
optimization for a PV System in AL Manar University of Tripoli
Ghayath Saadeh (AL Manar University of Tripoli, Lebanon); Riham Ginzarly (ESIGELEC-École supérieure d'ingénieurs en génie électrique-France); Nazih Moubayed (CRSI, Faculty of Engineering, Lebanese University, Lebanon); Walid Kamali (AL-Manar University of Tripoli, Lebanon)
Health Monitoring System via Mobile Application using CoAP Protocol
Jamil Jammas (AL-Manar University of Tripoli); Lina Nachabe (AUCE & AUCE Lebanon, Lebanon); Walid Kamali (AL-Manar University of Tripoli, Lebanon)
Maintenance Aware Electrical Control Panel Drawings and CAD wiring assistance
Fadi Raya, Fr (USEK & ABET, Lebanon)
Wind Energy Farm
Hadia Kalakesh, Eliano Fenianos, Khaled A. Chahine and Marc Anthony Mannah (Lebanese International University, Lebanon)
Electricity Generating Bicycle
Elias Al-Lakiss (AL-Manar University of Tripoli, Lebanon); Riham Ginzarly (MUT, Lebanon); Walid Kamali (AL-Manar University of Tripoli, Lebanon)
Electric Umbrella for Mobile Charging (EUMC)
Mohammad Dannawi (AL-Manar University of Tripoli, Lebanon); Riham Ginzarly (MUT, Lebanon); Walid Kamali (AL-Manar University of Tripoli, Lebanon)
Real Time FPGA Implementation of Sine and Cosine Functions for Embedded Data Processing
Ali Ibrahim (University of Genova, Lebanon); Maurizio Valle (University of Genova, Italy); Hussein Chible (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Scalable Linear current mirror for Resistive Sensing Applications
Zeinab Ibrahim Hijazi (University of Genova Italy & Lebanese University EDST, Italy); Hussein Chible (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Maurizio Valle (University of Genova, Italy); Daniele Caviglia (University of Genoa, Italy)

P1_eng2_CCE: Poster Session 1- Engineering II

Room: Hall B3 (Basment 3) Building H
Chairs: Nemr Hajj (Usek, Lebanon), Ali Hamie (Arts Sciences & Technology University in Lebanon (AUL), Lebanon), Hamzeh Hamieh (Aul, Lebanon), Adnan Harb (International University of Beirut, Lebanon), Bechara Nehme (USEK, Lebanon)
Compact and Ultra-Wideband Directive Printed Array Antenna for Indoor Wireless Applications
Wissam Harmouch (AL-MANAR UNIVERSITY OF TRPOLI); Ihab Hassoun (City University, Lebanon); Walid Kamali (AL-Manar University of Tripoli, Lebanon)
Monitoring Vital Signals for Runners during Competition
Reem Chamy (AL-Manar University of Tripoli, Lebanon); Lina Nachabe (AUCE & AUCE Lebanon, Lebanon); Walid Kamali (AL-Manar University of Tripoli, Lebanon)
Green Communication: reduce power consumption in cellular networks
Victor Sebaaly, Anthony Licha and Firas Kalkach (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon)
Indoor Massive MIMO: Uplink Pilot Mitigation Using Channel State Information Map
Ahmad Abboud (Université de Limoges, France); Jean-Pierre Cances (XLIM, France); Ali Jaber (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Vahid Meghdadi (University of Limoges, France)
Analysis and Improvement of DCT Steganography
Bilal Maskaleh (AL-Manar University of Tripoli, Lebanon); Dalia Battikh (Lebanese University & INSA/Rennes, Lebanon); Bacem Bakhache (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Walid Kamali (AL-Manar University of Tripoli, Lebanon)
Évolution de la mobilité à Beyrouth
Alouisia Saliba (Université Libanaise, Lebanon)
Computational Fluid Dynamics for a Closed Infant Incubator
Aziza Hannouch, Vahe Militian and Mohamad Hajj-Hassan (Lebanese International University, Lebanon); Charbel Habchi (Notre Dame University - Louaize, Lebanon)

P1_BIO1_Biologique: Poster Session 1- Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences I

Room: Hall Ground Floor, Building H
Chairs: Saer Alwan (Jinan University, Lebanon), Rima Habib (AUB, Lebanon), Dani Ossman (Université Libanaise, Lebanon)
Study of the sphingosine-1-phosphate metabolism alterations in cutaneous melanoma: role on the infiltration and the polarization of tumor associated macrophages
Marguerite Mrad (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Céline Colacios and Thierry Levade (Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, France); Rania Azar (Plateforme de Recherche et D’Analyse en Sciences Environnementales, Lebanon); Mona Assaf (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Nathalie Andrieu Abadie (Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, France)
Inter-individual Genetic Variability in the Expression Frequency of the Common Fragile Site FRAXB among Healthy Persons
Baraah Al Ahmad Nachar (University of Balamand, Lebanon); Eliane El Achkar (University Of Balamand, Lebanon)
Study of the combined roles of p53 and pRb in the control of adult neurogenesis in vitro
Afaf Saliba (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Sawsan Al Lafi (AUB, Lebanon); Carine Jaafar (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Raya Saab (AUBMC, Lebanon); Noel Ghanem (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
A critical neutrophil-γδT17 cell axis in host response to respiratory bacterial infection
Maya Hassane, Bachar Ismail and Fouad Dabboussi (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Effects of Electromagnetic Waves (GSM) on the Oxidative Stress in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Lina Ismaiil and Mohamed Moustafa (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Wissam Joumaa (Université Libanaise, Faculté des Sciences, Lebanon)
The tumor supressor proteins, p53 and pRb, are indispensable for normal kidney development in mice
Carine Jaafar and Noel Ghanem (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Sawsan Al Lafi (AUB, Lebanon); Raya Saab and Hassan Zalzali (AUBMC, Lebanon)
Effect of drought on Mentha spicata cultivated in Lebanon
Fattal Fattal, Salwa Abdel rahman and Ghassan Younes (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Farouk Jaber (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Experimental Investigation of new stressful conditions inducing site-specific breakages at human common fragile sites
Maha Said (University of Balamand, Lebanon); Eliane El Achkar (University Of Balamand, Lebanon)
The Loss of Connexin 43 Induces Breast Cancer Initiation Presumably by Positive Regulation of the Wnt/β-catenin Pathway
Sabreen Fostok, Dana Bazzoun and Rabih Talhouk (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
The Synergistic Effect of Andrographolide and Topotecan on Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cell Lines in Vitro
Sarah Abi Raad, Achraf Jardaly, Annalise Zouein and Mohammad Hassan Hodroj (LAU, Lebanon); Sandra Rizk (Lebanese American University, Lebanon)
The Anti-tumor Effect of Etoposide in Combination with Thymoquinone in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Paola Ghanem (LAU, Lebanon); Carla Abrahamian (Brunel University London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Mohammad Hassan Hodroj (LAU, Lebanon); Amira Bekdash and Sandra Rizk (Lebanese American University, Lebanon)
Vitamin E Derivatives Promote the Anti-tumor effect of Topoisomerase-inhibitors in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cell Lines in Vitro
Annalise Zouein, Chahd Mazyan, Lama El-Abdallah and Mohammad Hassan Hodroj (LAU, Lebanon); Sandra Rizk (Lebanese American University, Lebanon)

P1_BIO2_Pharma: Poster Session 1- Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences II

Room: Hall Ground Floor, Building H
Chairs: Ziad Fajloun (Lebanese University, Lebanon), Souheil Hallit (Usek, Lebanon), Maya Harb (USEK, Lebanon)
Valorisation de la plante libanaise, Campanula retrorsa: Extraction et essais de purification des molécules bioactives
Josiane Alhage (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Hoda ElBitar (AZM Center for Research in Biotechnology and Applications, Lebanon); Thierry Benvegnu (ENSCR, France); Samir Taha (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
The effect of glucocorticoids on lipid bilayer permeability using liposomes as model membrane
Samar Kaddah (Universite Claude Bernard Lyon1 UCBL, Lebanon); Helene Greige and Nathalie Khreich (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Catherine Charcosset (Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France)
Comparison of the content of main phytochemical compounds in mediterranean species Arbutus. andrachne and Arbutus. unedo by UHPLC-Orbitrap-MS
Emna Abidi (Université Libanaise, Lebanon); Assem Al Kak (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Drug-in-cyclodextrin-in-liposomes from laboratory to large scale using a membrane contactor: application to anethole
Riham Gharib (Université Libanaise, Lebanon); Lizette Auezova (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Catherine Charcosset (Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France); Helene Greige (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Towards a Friendly-Gastric Formulation of NSAIDs: Characterization and In vivo Evidence
Jana Wattar, El (Beirut Arab University & Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Mohammed M. Mehanna and Hoda El- Maradany (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Production of exo-polygalacturonase by microbial species isolated from agrowastes
Zeinab Naser El dine, Nd (Bau, Lebanon); Hoda Youssef and Ghada Khawaja (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Hoda Yusef (Beirut Arab University, Egypt)

P1_BIO3_Medicale: Poster Session 1- Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences III

Room: Hall Ground Floor, Building H
Chairs: Elie Hadchity (Lebanese University, Lebanon), Rabih Hallit (USEK, Lebanon), Chaza Harmouch (Université Libanaise, Lebanon), Maya Hobeika (USEK, Lebanon)
Deciphering Glycomics and Neuroproteomic Alterations in Experimental TBI: Comparative Analysis of Aspirin and Clopidogrel Treatment
Hussein Abou Abbass and Hisham F. Bahmad (American University of Beirut & Lebanese University, Lebanon); Hadi Abou El-Hassan and Naify Ramadan (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Eva Hmeide (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Samir Atweh and Hala Darwish (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Kazem Zibara (Biology Department, Lebanese University, Beirut, France); Yehia Mechref (Texas Tech University, USA); Firas Kobeissy (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Effect of Urtica dioica Leaves Extract on Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells U937
Nour El-Bast and Jamilah Borjac (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Mohammad Hassan Hodroj (Lebanese American University); Paola Ghanem and Sandra Rizk (Lebanese American University, Lebanon)
TBX5/Hand2 Implicated in Thalidomide Toxicity
Athar Khalil (AUB, Lebanon)
Assessment of procedures for binding of aflatoxin M1 to Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG
Jean Claude Assaf (Saint Joseph University & Lebanese University, Lebanon); Ali Atoui (CNRS, Lebanon); Andre EL Khoury (Saint-Joseph University, Lebanon); Ali Chokr (Université Libanaise, Lebanon); Nicolas Louka (Saint Joseph University, Lebanon)
Films multicouches à base de Chitosane et d'acide hyaluronique/Cellules souches mésenchymateuses: Meilleur couple pour ingénierie tissulaire
Hana Dennaoui (Universite Libanaise, Lebanon); Chaza Harmouch (Université Libanaise, Lebanon); Ziad Abdel-Razzak (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
microRNA Expression in Lebanese Breast Cancer Tissues: A Comparative and Integration Analysis
Farah Nassar, Rabih Talhouk, Nathalie Zgheib, Arafat Tfayli, Maya El Sabban, Fouad Boulos and Mark Jabbour (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Claude Chelala (Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Rose-Mary Boustany and Nagi El Saghir (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Lifang Hou (Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, USA); Ali Bazarbachi (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); George Calin (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA); Rihab Nasr (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Effect of Acid Sphingomyelinase on the Propagation of Influenza A Virus in Human Lung Epithelial Cells A549
Amani Audi (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Nadia Soudani (Lebanese University & American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Jamilah Borjac (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Ghassan Dbaibo and Hassan Zaraket (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)

P1_FEA1_sec: Poster Session 1 - Food security, Environment, Agriculture I

Room: Hall Ground Floor, Building H
Chairs: Gretta Abou-Sleymane (American University of Science and Technology, Lebanon), Ragy Darwish (Aul, Lebanon), Yonna Sacre (Usek, Lebanon)
Evaluation des effets neuro-comportementaux induits par des expositions précoces aux Σ6 PCB-NDLi dans un modèle murin: Etude multigénérationnelle
Alaa Karkaba (Université de Lorraine, France); Julie Peiffer (Unievrsité de Lorraine, France); Arpiné El Nar, Frédéric Désor, Sandra Marchionni and Fabian Marin (Université de Lorraine, France); Hassan Rammal (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Christophe Nemos and Rachid Soulimani (Université de Lorraine, France)
La caractérisation de 2 nouveaux locus impliqués dans la formation de biofilm chez Bacillus thuringiensis
Racha Majed (Laboratoire de Biotechnologie, Université Saint-Joseph, Beyrouth, Lebanon); Mireille Kallassy (Université Saint Joseph, Lebanon); Michel Gohar (INRA, Institut Micalis, Domaine de Vilvert, Jouy-en-Josas, France)
Lead accumulation in mice reproductive tissues: the development of immunohistology methods
Sassine Oneissy and Yara Kalash (NDU, Lebanon); Kamil Rahme (Notre Dame University, Lebanon); Pauline Y. Aad (Notre Dame University-Louaize, Lebanon)
Temperature effect on the aqueous solubility of Benzylbutylphthalate, food packaging contaminant
Hanane Ishak (USEK, Lebanon); Christelle Goutaudier (Lyon, France); Ilham Mokbel (Université Claude Bernard Lyon1, France); Joseph Saab (Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik & Faculty of Sciences, Lebanon)
Chemical variability in the essential oil of Origanum ehrenbergii growing wild in Lebanon assessed by GC/MS coupled with independent components analysis (ICA)
Raviella Zgheib (Université Saint Esprit de Kaslik, Lebanon); Sylvain Chaillou (AgroParisTech, Institut Jean-Pierre Bourgin INRA., France); Naim Ouaini (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon); Douglas Rutledge (AgroParisTech, France); Marc El Beyrouthy (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon)
Chemometric tools to highlight the variability of the chemical composition and yield of Origanum libanoticum essential oil depending on harvesting time, geographical location and drying methods
Raviella Zgheib (Université Saint Esprit de Kaslik, Lebanon); Sylvain Chaillou (AgroParisTech, Institut Jean-Pierre Bourgin INRA., France); Naim Ouaini (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon); Douglas Rutledge (AgroParisTech, France); Marc El Beyrouthy (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon)
GMOs screening of babies' food in the Lebanese market A comparative study between the Lebanese market and countries enforcing regulations
Joe Said (American University of Science & Technology, Lebanon); Narmeen Mallah (American University of Science and Technology, Lebanon)
Isomers of nerolidol-in-cyclodextrin-in-lipid vesicles: preparation and characterization
Joyce Azzi (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, Lebanon); Lizette Auezova (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Pierre-Edouard Danjou (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, Lebanon); Sophie Fourmentin (Univ Lille Nord de France, France); Helene Greige (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Composés phénoliques et huiles essentielles: inhibiteurs de l'ochratoxine A
Rachelle El Khoury (Laboratoire de Mycologie et Sécurité des Aliments, Unité Valorisation et Technologie, Lebanon); Ali Atoui (CNRS, Lebanon); Richard G. Maroun (Université Saint Joseph de Beyrouth, Lebanon); Florence Mathieu (Laboratoire de Génie Chimique (LGC), Université de Toulouse, INP-ENSAT, France); Andre EL Khoury (Saint-Joseph University, Lebanon)
Surveillance de la sécurité sanitaire et qualitative du lait et des produits laitiers libanais
Sarah Jammal (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon); Amine Kassouf (Lebanese University USEK, Lebanon); Claude Daou (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Hanna Chebib (Université Libanaise, Lebanon); Naim Ouaini (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon)
The Lebanese Public Awareness on Genetically Modified Organisms
Narmeen Mallah and Gretta Abou-Sleymane (American University of Science and Technology, Lebanon)
GMOs testing: Screening for genetically modified elements in food products and cultivation seeds present in the Lebanese market
Perla Saad and Narmeen Mallah (American University of Science and Technology, Lebanon)
Functional Foods: Knowledge, Attitudes and Acceptance of Lebanese Consumers
Mira Fatayri (Notre Dame University-Louaize, Lebanon); Romy Chammas, Reine Makdissi, Jessy El Hayek and Christelle Bou-Mitri (Notre Dame University, Lebanon)
Ethnobotanical aspects, chemical composition and biological activity of Lebanese Origanum sp.: A Review
Monay Al Hafi (Holy Spirit University & Agroparistech, Lebanon); Marc El Beyrouthy and Naim Ouaini (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon); Sylvain Chaillou (AgroParisTech, Institut Jean-Pierre Bourgin INRA., France)
A modern food control in the Lebanese full service restaurants: molecular diagnostic techniques in controlling foodborne diseases
Caline Harb (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon)
Optimization of Phosphate Solubilizing Efficiency of Rhizospheric Bacteria Isolated in Lebanon
Hassan Dhaini, HD (Beirut Arab University & Tyre, Lebanon); Hoda Youssef and Salwa Abdel rahman (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Formulation of a multipurpose food emulsion with enhanced functionality
Eliane Estephan (USEK, Lebanon); Reine Barbar and Nathalie Estephan (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon)
Essential Oil Composition and Antimicrobial Activity of Hypericum libanoticum N.Robson (Clusiaceae), an Endemic Growing Wild in Lebanon
Roy Ayek (Université Saint Esprit Kaslik, Lebanon); Safaa Baydoun (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Nelly Arnold (Faculty of Agriculture and Food SciencesUSEK, Kaslik, Lebanon)
Essential Oil Composition and Antimicrobial Activity of Cultivated Common Sage (Salvia officinalis L.) in Lebanon
Roy Ayek (Université Saint Esprit Kaslik, Lebanon); Safaa Baydoun (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Nelly Arnold (Université Saint Esprit, Lebanon)

P1_FEA2_agr: Poster Session 1- Food security, Environment, Agriculture

Room: Hall Ground Floor, Building H
Chairs: MArc Bou Zeidan (USEK, Lebanon), Marc El Beyrouthy (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon), Andre EL Khoury (Saint-Joseph University, Lebanon), Youssef El Rayess (USEK, Lebanon), Christian Khalil (Lebanese American University, Lebanon), Maha Nehme (Usf, Lebanon)
Etude de procédé de quantification et de purification des lipides et des protéines de microalgues extraites à l'eau et au CO2 supercritique
Sara Obeid (INPT-ENSIACET TOULOUSE, UL EDST LIBAN, France); Nicolas Beaufils (INP-ENSIACET-LCAI, France); Séverine Camy (INP-ENSIACET-LGC, France); Hosni Takache and Ali Ismail (Lebanese University - Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Veterinary Medecine); Pierre-Yves Pontalier (INP-ENSIACET, LCA, France)
Preliminary assessment of relative in vitro growth of Lebanese duckweeds species (Lemnaceae) for phytoremediation purposes
Hassana Ghanem (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Lamis Chalak (The Lebanese University, Lebanon); Hoda Youssef (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Samira Korfali (Lebanese American University, Lebanon); Salwa Abdel rahman (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Hussien Abou-Hamdan (The Lebanese University, Lebanon); Safaa Baydoun (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Preliminary assessment of heavy metals by the duckweed Lemna gibba L. growing wild in surface water bodies in Lebanon
Hassana Ghanem (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Samira Korfali (Lebanese American University, Lebanon); Safaa Baydoun and Salwa Abdel rahman (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Hussien Abou-Hamdan and Lamis Chalak (The Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Caractérisation morphologique et diversité génétique et phénotypique de Capparis spinosa L. au Liban
Stephanie Chedraoui (Université Saint Esprit de Kaslik, Lebanon); Lamis Chalak (The Lebanese University, Lebanon); Alain Abi-Rizk, Marc El Beyrouthy and Naim Ouaini (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon)
Effect of Protein supplementation on fat remodelling in male Awassi lambs
Roni Makdissi and Romy Ghorayeb (USEK, Lebanon); Khaled Houchaimi (Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute, Lebanon); Pauline Y. Aad (Notre Dame University-Louaize, Lebanon); Saab Abi Saab (USEK, Lebanon)
Effet de la supplementation sur la mobilization de la queue grasse chez les agnelles Awassi
Romy Ghorayeb and Roni Makdissi (USEK, Lebanon); Sassine Oneissy (NDU, Lebanon); Khaled Houchaimi (Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute, Lebanon); Pauline Y. Aad (Notre Dame University-Louaize, Lebanon); Saab Abi Saab (USEK, Lebanon)
Goat dairy products: Testing the consumption and eating patterns of students-A survey study at the University of Balamand
Mireille Serhan (University of Balamand, Lebanon)

P1_INFO: Poster Session 1- Mathématiques et Informatique

Room: Hall Ground Floor, Building H
Chairs: Samih Abdul-Nabi (Lebanese International University, Lebanon), Fida El Chami (Lebanese University, Lebanon), Hicham EL Khoury (Lebanese University & UL, Lebanon)
Opp Net
Anthony Azar, Jean-Pierre Matar and Peter Abi rizk (USEK, Lebanon)
Data Transmission Efficiency through MVL in Wireless Sensor Network Systems
Nayif M. Saleh, Wassim Itani and Ali Massoud Haidar (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Approche multi-agents décentralisée d'un système de Transport à la Demande
Anas Malas (INSA de Rouen, Lebanon); Mohamad El Falou (Université Libano-Française, Lebanon); Salah El Falou (Universite Libanaise, Lebanon); Mhamed Itmi and Alain Cardon (INSA de Rouen, France)
Digital Artificial Neuron Based Intelligent Text Analyzer For Big Data Clustering
Ziad Doughan, Ali Massoud Haidar and Wassim Itani (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Traffic & Power-aware Genetic Algorithm for Virtual Machine Placement
Soha Rawas, Wassim Itani and Ahmed Zekri (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Ali El-Zaart (Beurit Arab University, Lebanon)
A Workspace for Helping The Visually Impaired Learn and
Salma Ghali (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Monte carlo tree search for the optimization and construction of bayesian network
Fares Saab (Universite de Lyon - Laboratoire Eric, Lebanon); Stephane Bonnevay (Universite Claude Bernard, France); Franjieh El khoury (Université de Lyon & Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik, France); Badih Baz (Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik, Lebanon)
Comparative Analysis: Google File System and Hadoop Distributed File System
Nader Gemayel (Notre Dame University, Lebanon)
Bottom-Up Strategy for Building Legal Domain-Specific Ontology
Mirna El Ghosh (INSA ROUEN, Lebanon); Hala Naja (Lebanese University & Faculty of Science, Lebanon); Habib Abdulrab (INSA de Rouen, France); Mohamad Khalil (Lebanese University & Doctoral School of Sciences and Technology, Lebanon)

P1_TECP1_Physics: Poster Session 1- Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry and Physics I

Room: Hall Ground Floor, Building H
Chairs: Ramadan Awad (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon), Madona Boulos (Universite Libanaise, Lebanon), Robert Dib (Notre Dame University, Lebanon), Rola Zaydan (Holy Spirit University Of Kaslik, Lebanon)
Investigation of the Electrical Properties of (Bi,Pb)-2223/nano BaSnO3 Composite
Khouloud Habanjar (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); M Barakat (Alexandria University, Egypt); Walid Malaeb (Bau, Lebanon); Ramadan Awad (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Physical Properties of Mn0.5Ni0.5¬Fe2-yPryO4 Nano ferrites
Mohammad Abou Goush (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Ramadan Awad (Beirut Arab University, Egypt); Doaa Bakeer (Damanhur University, Egypt); Ghassan Younes (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Mechanical Properties of Iron Based Superconductors SmFeAsO1−x Fx
Iman Kazah El Majzoub (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Walid Malaeb (Beirut Arab University); Ramadan Awad (Beirut Arab University, Egypt)
Physical Properties of Zn (Fe,Mn)O Diluted Magnetic
Doha Moussa (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Ramadan Awad (Beirut Arab University, Egypt)
Vickers microhardness study of (Cu0.5Tl0.5)-1223 superconducting phase added with nano BaSnO3
Ali Srour (Beirut Arab University & Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Ramadan Awad (Beirut Arab University, Egypt); Walid Malaeb (Lecturer, Lebanon)
Polarized laser speckle imaging as a diagnosis tool
Christelle Abou Nader (Université Saint Joseph & Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Lebanon); Fabrice Pellen, Guy Le Brun and Bernard Le Jeune (Université de Bretagne Occidentale, France); Marie Abboud (Saint Joseph University, Lebanon)
Using Galaxy Count With Cluster Of Galaxies' Density Profile and Occupation Distribution Function To Constrain Cosmology
Ziad Sakr (University of St Joseph, Lebanon); Jamal Bittar (Universite St Joseph, Faculte des Sciences); Wehbeh Farah (University of Saint Joseph, Lebanon)
Zinc Oxide Nanostructures Grown by Pulsed Laser Deposition
S. Kaassamani (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Elasticity parameters investigation of ZnFe2O4/GdBa2Cu3O7-δcomposite
Hadi Basma (BAU, Lebanon)

Thursday, April 14, 16:00 - 19:00

OPEN: Opening Ceremony

Friday, April 15

Friday, April 15, 08:00 - 09:00

Reg_Day2: Registration

Friday, April 15, 09:00 - 10:30

RT4: Round Table 4: Telecom Vision 2020

President: HEM Boutros Harb, Minister of Telecommunication Co-president: Dr Charbel Fares, Head of Computer Sciences Department at the Faculty of Sciences at USEK - Advisor of the Minister of Telecommunication
Intervenants: Dr Abdelmenum Youssef (Directeur Général de l'Exploitation et de la Maintenance / Président d'Ogero), Pr. Elie Assaf (Directeur Général à la Présidence de la République), Mme Bernadette Chehu (Attaché de Coopération à l'Ambassade française au Liban), Eng. Elias El Hachem (Directeur Général de Huawei Technologies), Eng. Elias Houayek (Président Directeur Général de Data Consult), Eng. Marwan Hayek (Président et Président Directeur Général d'Alfa), Eng. Peter Kaliaropoulos (Vice-Président et Directeur Général de Touch), Eng. Roger Ghrayeb (Chef de l'équipe clientèle de l'Ouest du Moyen- Orient de Nokia), Eng. Tony Abboud (Directeur Régional d'Ericsson au Liban), Pr Zaher Dawy (Professeur en Génie Electrique et Informatique - AUB), Pr Ziad Osman (Chef du Département de Génie Electrique et Informatique - BAU), Dr Charles Yaacoub (Chef du Département de Génie de Télécommunications - USEK),
Room: Amphi Jean Paul II

BIO6_Biologie: Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences VI

Room: Auditorium Jean Hawa, Building H
Chairs: Zouhair Attieh (American University of Science & Technology, Lebanon), Souheil Hallit (Usek, Lebanon)
Smoking-induced cardiac hypertrophy, inflammation, calcification and ROS generation are attenuated in rat aortas using Pomegranate juice
Rayan Khalifeh Hamzeh (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Kazem Zibara (Biology Department, Lebanese University, Beirut, France); Moustafa Al Hariri, Hassan Hayek, Wissam Farhat, Farah Najdi, Hawraa Abouraya and Asma Zahreddine (AUB, Lebanon); Firas Kobeissy (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Effet de la mutation N1303K du gène CFTR et de son allèle complexe identifié chez la population Libanaise sur l'épissage aberrant et la protéine
Raed Farhat (Université de Poitiers - until 2015, France); Ayman El-Seedy (Alexandria University, Egypt); Geraldine Puissesseau, Caroline Norez, Marie-Claude Pasquet and Catherine Adolphe (Université de Poitiers, France); Sandra Corbani (unité de Génetique Médicale, USJ, Lebanon); Andre Megarbane (Saint Joseph University, Lebanon); Alain Kitzis and Véronique Ladeveze (Université de Poitiers, France)
Effect of metformin on serum vitamin B12 levels in type 2 diabetic lebanese patients
Joyce Zalaket (USEK, Lebanon)
Effect of metformin on vitamin B12 levels in type 2 diabetic lebanese patients
Joyce Zalaket (USEK, Lebanon); Elisabeth Abou Jaoude (Endocrinology, Lebanon)
Evaluation of the dietary habits, lifestyle behaviors, weight status evolution and self -perceptions of health sciences university students
Germine El Kassas (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Fouad Ziade (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Neural Stem Cells as a new cell-based therapy for Traumatic Brain Injury
Sarah Mantash (Lebanese University & LU, Lebanon); Kazem Zibara (Biology Department, Lebanese University, Beirut, France); Fabienne Bejjani (ER045, Laboratory of stem cells, DSST, Lebanese University, Lebanon & Institut de Génétique Moléculaire de Montpellier, Université de Montpellier, France); Naify Ramadan, Hussein Ghazalah and Firas Kobeissy (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)

ENG5_BIOM_MEC: Engineering V

Room D207, Audirorium GC, Building D
Chairs: Jimmy Issa (LAU, Lebanon), Madona Boulos (Universite Libanaise, Lebanon), Mahmoud Khaled (Lebanese International University, Lebanon)
Food Waste Recycling Machine
Amer Assaad, Cynthia Ishack and Muhamad El-Sayed (Lebanese International University, Lebanon); Bakri Abdul Hay (LIU, Lebanon); Omar Melhem and Carole Challita (Lebanese International University, Lebanon)
Application on Crane Structure under Seismic Load Using Recursive Finite Element Approach
Faten Salman and Reem Yassine (Lebanese Internaitonal University (LIU), Lebanon); Ali Alshaer (Lebanes International University, Lebanon); Mohamad S Hammoud (International University of Beirut (BIU), Lebanon)
The application of symbolic dynamics time series analysis for assessing barely visible indentation damage in composite sandwich structures using ultrasonic guided waves
Mohammad Ali Fakih and Samir Mustapha (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Mehrisadat Makki Alamdari (National ICT Australia, Australia); Lin Ye (University of Sydney, Australia)
Different Mathematical Models of Phase Change including convection effect
Farah Souayfane (University of Nice Sophia Antipolis & Lebanese University, Lebanon); Farouk Fardoun (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Pascal Biwole (University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France)
Motion Tracking System for Dry Swimming Machines
Samih Abdul-Nabi, Ali Hage-Diab and Joseph Babayan (Lebanese International University, Lebanon); Mohammad Hommaid (LIU, Lebanon)
A Wavelet-based Method for the Metabolite Detection and Quantification in Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Jessica Hanna and Sandy Rihana (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon)

EDU2: Education II

Room H018, Building H
Chairs: Richard Aoun (Usj, Lebanon), Fares Maalouf (Usj, Lebanon), Hiba S. Othman (American University of Science and Technology, Lebanon), Audile Saab (USEK, Lebanon)
The Conduct of Research in Lebanon: Challenges for academic researchers and Implications
Jihad Makhoul (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Rima Nakkash (AUB, Lebanon)
International Exchange Programs: Keys to Success
Carol Goff-Kfouri (NDU, Lebanon)
Conception d'un dispositif d'évaluation des stagiaires en sciences de l'éducation par intégration des acquis: méthodologie d'élaboration, mise en œuvre et développement professionnel
Norma Zakaria (USEK, Lebanon)
The Effect of Implementing the Protect ED Program on the Level of Elementary Students' Bullying in Private Schools
Nadine Adnan Dandashly, Rayan Ali and Farah Dakkak (American University of Science and Technology, Lebanon)
Effects of Lessons Learnt in Social Studies Classroom on First Graders' Real Life Practices
Nadine Adnan Dandashly and Nour Tarhini (American University of Science and Technology, Lebanon)
The Effects of Using Technology in Teaching Arts on the Students' Performance and the Classroom Management
Nadine Adnan Dandashly, Dina Mtayrek and Lina Khater (American University of Science and Technology, Lebanon)

BIO5_Phamra: Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences V

Room HS 313, Building H
Chairs: Mona Assaf (Lebanese University, Lebanon), Majida Jalbout (Université Libanaise, Lebanon), Julien Sfeir (Usek, Lebanon)
Phytotherapeutic activities of Moringa oleifera L. seeds on painful diabetic neuropathy in an animal model
Karim Raafat (Beirut Arab University & Faculty of Pharmacy, Lebanon); Fadi Hdeab (Lebanese International University, Lebanon)
Study of the potential role of Saponaria officinalis L. in diabetic neuropathy in experimental animals
Karim Raafat (Beirut Arab University & Faculty of Pharmacy, Lebanon); Amal Omar Galal (BAU, Lebanon); Hania Nakash and Mazen al Haj (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
MRI visible Poly(methyl methacrylate) derivative
Mira Younis (University of Balamand, Lebanon); Vincent Darcos (University of Montpellier, France); Youssef Bakkour (Lebanese University, Lebanon); John Hanna El-Nakat (University of Balamand, Lebanon); Jean Coudane (University of Montpellier, France)
Effet de la cannelle sur le taux de glucose dans un milieu contenant la sérum albumine
Rony Abou-Khalil (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon); Rayan Bou-Absy (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik); Samar Doumit, Joanna Bitar, Elise Khoury and Rachel Nasser (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon)

REL 3: Relations : Etats, entreprises, universités III

Room HS306, Building H
Chairs: Anwar Kawtharani (Advisor, Lebanon), Rihab Sawaya (Ua Lebanon, Lebanon)
تحديث الإدارة العامة خلال فترة قصيرة نسبيا- حالتا سنغافورة وماليزيا
Amal Bannout (ENA, Lebanon)
الصحافة مهنة ام رسالة
Angela Sk (ENA, Lebanon)
هل يمكن ان يطبّق في لبنان نموذج الادارة العامة في كوريا الجنوبية
Maryam Sleiman (ENA, Lebanon)
التجربتان الأوروبية واللبنانية في الدفاع عن المستهلكين والفرق بينهما
Maggie Hallak (ENA, Lebanon)
توصيف وتصنيف الوظائف
Georges Labaki (ENA, Lebanon)
وسائل رقابة مجلس النواب السياسية على الأعمال الحكومية
Issam Ismail (ENA, Lebanon)

FEA5_env: Food security, Environment, Agriculture V

Room HS314, Building H
Chairs: Samar Azzi (Usek, Lebanon), Tanos G. Hage (Notre Dame University-Louaize, Lebanon)
Assessment of Chlorophyll-a of Litani River, Lebanon; Towards the Development of a Monitoring Trophic Status Index
Safaa Baydoun (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Hussien Abou-Hamdan and Lamis Chalak (The Lebanese University, Lebanon); Mahmoud Kamar (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Nabil Amacha (Ministry of Energy and Water, Lebanon); Helena Dalleh (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Hanadi Ismail (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Landscape Risk Assessment Model and Decision Support System for the protection of the natural and cultural heritage in the Eastern Mediterranean area
Maria Trovato (American University of Beirut & FAFS, Lebanon); Dana Ali (AUB, Lebanon)
Contamination des brosses à dents usées
Tania Merheb, Samer Samarany, Salma Kenaan and Majida Barhoum (Université Sainte Famille, Lebanon)
Genetic Structure and Diversity of the Endangered Fir Tree of Lebanon (Abies cilicica Carr.): Implications for Conservation
Lara Awad (Universite Saint-Joseph & University of Montpellier, Lebanon); Bruno Fady (INRA-URFM, France); Carla Khater (CNRS, Lebanon); Anne Roig (INRA-URFM, France); Rachid Cheddadi (Université de Montpellier, France)
Evaluation De La Qualite Microbiologique Et Physicochimique Des Eaux De Consommation De La Region De Marjeyoun Et Du Fleuve Hasbani
Celine Hajjar (Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute, Lebanon); Nathalia Haber (Institut de Recherche Agronomique Libanais, Lebanon); Claude Daou (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Groundwater Quality Assessment in Central Bekaa Valley
Ihab Jomaa (Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute, Lebanon); Ghada Salameh, Samer Murr, Sleiman Skaf and Randa Massaad (LARI, Lebanon)
Comparaison des activités cytotoxique, anti-inflammatoire et anti-oxydante des extraits végétaux issus d'un procédé écologique de tamisage contrôlé à une méthode d'extraction hydroéthanolique
Arpiné El Nar and Nidhal Soualeh (Université de Lorraine, France); Julie Peiffer (Unievrsité de Lorraine, France); Sandra Marchionni (Université de Lorraine, France); Elie Baudelaire (Agritech, France); Rachid Soulimani (Université de Lorraine, France)

FEA4_SECURIT: Food security, Environment, Agriculture IV

Room HS315, Building H
Chairs: Maher Abboud (USJ, Lebanon), Maha Nehme (Usf, Lebanon)
Potentiel toxinogène des Aspergillus de la section Flavi isolés d'épices commercialisées au Liban
Joya Makhlouf (EDST, Lebanon)
Evaluation de l'importance socio-économique du kishk
Elham Hajj Semaan (Lebanese University Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine); Hussein Dib (Lebanese University, Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine); Rita Yaacoub (Lebanese University Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine); Oula Muhyeddeen (Lebanese University, Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine); Mayssa Al-Amine and Zaynab Mcheik (Lebanese University, Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Lebanon)
Rapid Non-Invasive Quality Control of Semi-Finished Products for the Food Industry by Direct Injection Mass Spectrometry Headspace Analysis: the Case of Milk Powder, Whey Powder, and Anhydrous Milk Fat
Salim Makhoul (University of Balamand (Al Koura, Lebanon) & University of Burgundy (France) / Fondazione Edmund Mach (San Michèle all'Adige, Italy), Lebanon); Sine Yener, Iulia Khomenko, Vittorio Capozzi, Luca Cappellin and Eugenio Aprea (Fondazione Edmund Mach (San Michèle all'Adige, Italy), Italy); Matteo Scampicchio (Free University of Bolzano, Italy); Flavia Gasperi (Fondazione Edmund Mach (San Michèle all'Adige, Italy), Italy); John Hanna El-Nakat (University of Balamand, Lebanon); Jean Guzzo (UMR PAM, France); Franco Biasioli (Fondazione Edmund Mach (San Michèle all'Adige, Italy), Italy)
Effets de quelques désinfectants sur la réduction de la charge en Campylobacter jejuni des carcasses de poulet
Hussein Dib (Lebanese University, Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine); Elham Hajj Semaan (Lebanese University Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Lebanon); Maya Salameh and Safaa Alam (Lebanese University, Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Lebanon)
Quality Criteria and Pigments content of Lebanese Olive Oil
Robert Dib (Notre Dame University, Lebanon); Frida Torosyan (NDU, Lebanon)
Poulet contaminé par Salmonella et sécurité alimentaire
Maha Nehme (Usf, Lebanon); Souha Yaacoub, Fatmeh Daher, Wendy Ibrahim and Rita Khattar (Université Sainte Famille, Lebanon)

SOC2: Social and Human Sciences II

Room LTEC, Building D
Chairs: Emond Chidiac (Usj, Lebanon), Hiam Loutfi ElZein (Rafik Hariri University, Lebanon)
Quality of life and its relation to insomnia among a sample of Lebanese undergraduates
Mayssah El Nayal (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
حول النظرية في مناهج إعداد المترجمين في لبنان: دراسة مسحيّة
Zeinab Jaber (Al-Maaref University, Lebanon)
الحماية القانونية للهوية الرقمية من منظر القانون المدني( دراسة تحليلة في بعض قوانين دول مجلس التعاون الخليجي والقانون اللبناني )
Tarek Rashed (University of Qatar, Qatar); Abdullah Abdullah (Qatar University Collge of Law)
Appréhender la ville de nuit Entre pratiques sociales et métamorphose urbaine
Pierre Sfeir (Usek & Universite Libanaise, Lebanon)
Effectiveness of harm reduction education on decreasing risky-behavior among injecting drug users in Egypt
Ali Ghaddar (LIU, Lebanon); Ayman Ghaly (Egyptian Development and Human Rights Institute, Egypt); Hiba Rifaai and Mohammad Ibrahim (LIU, Lebanon)
Influence des cognitions sur la propension au craving chez des cocaïnomanes en post-cure de réhabilitation
Léa Sawaya Wassaf (Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik, Lebanon)
Governance and transparency: Implementing strategies or achieving
Abdo Habib (Pharmacie Militaire, Lebanon)

ART: Arts and Vision

Room: Salle des congrès, Building E
Chairs: Antoine Lahoud (Lau, Lebanon), Robert Karam (Usek, Lebanon), Karim Najjar (Aub, Lebanon)
Les signes de la paix à l'ombre des conflits
Odile Khoury (Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik, Lebanon)
Representation of Power in Media to Cast a Negative light on Obama's2016 Presidential Election Race: A Discourse Analysis of "Lame Duck…"
Liza Der Khachadourian and Rosie Ghannage (USEK, Lebanon)

Friday, April 15, 10:30 - 11:00

CB2: Pause-Café

Friday, April 15, 11:00 - 12:30

RT5: Round Table 5: Food Value Chain: from Primary Products to the Consumer

Président : SEM Dr Hussein Hajj Hassan, Ministre de l'Industrie Co-président : Mr. Dany Gedeon, Directeur Général de l'Industrie
Assi Lina (Ministère de l'Industrie), Berro Ali (Ministère de l'Economie, Dimassi Oussama (LAFST/LIU), Freiji Musa (Tanmia), Hoteit Ahmad (Syndicat des industries agro- alimentaires), Idriss Atef (LAFST/Mefosa), Itani Tarek (USJ), Khatib Bassel (UNIDO), Massoud Elie (CCIAB), Medawar Samir (UL), Nakkach Hania (BAU), Rizk Toufic (USJ), Shdeid Alexi (Dairy Bekaa ass), Wakim Lara Hanna (USEK)
Room: Amphi Jean Paul II

BIO8_pharma: Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences VIII

Room: Auditorium Jean Hawa, Building H
Chairs: Marc Karam (University of Balamand, Lebanon), Yonna Sacre (Usek, Lebanon)
Self-medication Misuse in the Middle East. A systematic Literature Review
Malak Khalifeh (Lebanese University & Bordeaux University, Lebanon); Nicholas Moore (Universite de Bordeaux); Pascale Salameh (Université Libanaise, Lebanon)
Ethnopharmacological Survey on the Poisonous Plants and Fungi Growing Wild in Lebanon
Safaa Baydoun (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Hatem Nasser (The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon); Nelly Arnold (Université Saint Esprit, Lebanon)
Assessing the antioxidant activity of the plant Rubus hedycarpus in vitro and in vivo
Mohammad H. El-Dakdouki, Ghada Khawaja and Ghaydaa Younes (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Assessing the Antibacterial Efficacy of Rubus hedycarpus and Qualitative Analysis of the Phytochemical Composition
Mohammad H. El-Dakdouki, Ghada Khawaja and Omar Assafiri (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Essential Oil Composition and Antimicrobial Activity Artemisia herba-alba Asso. Growing Wild in Lebanon
Johnny Boueiz (University of Kaslik, Lebanon); Nabil Nemer (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon); Safaa Baydoun (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Nelly Arnold (Université Saint Esprit, Lebanon)
Essential Oil Composition and Antimicrobial Activity from Matricaria chamomilla L.in Lebanon
Johnny Boueiz (University of Kaslik, Lebanon); Nabil Nemer (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon); Safaa Baydoun (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Nelly Arnold (Université Saint Esprit, Lebanon)

TECP2_Physics: Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry and Physics II

Room D207, Audirorium GC, Building D
Chairs: Nathalie Alkhoury (USEK, Lebanon), Wehbeh Farah (University of Saint Joseph, Lebanon), Samer Samarany (Université Sainte Famille, Lebanon)
Plasmonic coupling of gold and platinum nanoparticles over a broad spectral range
Salem Marhaba (Beirut Arab University & Tripoli Campus, Lebanon)
Synthèse, caractérisation et mise en oeuvre d'un matériau hybride organique- inorganique photosensible de type résine positive. Application à la fabrication de dispositifs de microfluidique par écriture Laser
Elias Mechref, E. (Université Libanaise - Université de Montpellier); Jihane Jabbour (Université Libanaise); Sylvie Calas-Etienne (Université de Montpellier, France); Rabih Tawk (Université Libanaise); Kassem Amro and Ahmad Mehdi (Université de Montpellier, France); Pascal Etienne (Université de Montpellier)
Le retournement temporel pour la focalisation des ondes électromagnétiques pour la transmission d'énergie sans fil
Rony Ibrahim (Lebanese University & INSA Lyon, Lebanon)
The theoretical studies of a diatomic alkaline-earth compound
Tanya Atallah (Beirut Arab University & Hariri High School, Lebanon); Mahmoud Korek (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Plasmonic Resonances in Metal-Insulator-Metal (MIM) interfaces, from fundamentals to applications in non-linear optics
Rana Nicolas (Commisariat d'Energie Atomique, CNRS, Université Paris Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette France, France)
Large spectrum of application fields for Photonic crystal fibers
Assaad Baz (Thorlabs, France)
Electronic Structure of the Diatomic MoleculesScandium Selenide (ScSe) and Scandium Telluride (ScTe)
Rawad Halabi (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)

ECO 3: Economics and Administration III

Room H018, Building H
Chair: Charbel Salloum (USEK, Lebanon)
Le Risque de Crédit et la Rentabilité Bancaire - Cas de la « Bank of Beirut »
Carole Serhan (University of Balamand & University of Nicosia, Lebanon); Nagham Ibrahim and Rana Dankour (University of Balamand, Lebanon)
La mobilité collaborative pourra-t-elle sauver le Liban de l'asphyxie?
Laurence Froloff Brouche (Université Saint-Joseph, Lebanon)
Antifragile Public Procurement Systems
Youssef Saad (OMSAR & UNDP, Lebanon)
E-tourism Revolutionary Study in Lebanon
Rasha Faraj and Hussein Chible (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Risk Management Related to Money Laundering and Financing Terrorism
Joyce Berdkan (Ecole Nationale d'Administration, Lebanon)
العوائق الضريبية لانضمام لبنان إلى منظّمة التجارة العالمية
Mireille Saleh (ENA, Lebanon)

ENG6_Civil: Engineering VI

Room HS 313, Building H
Chairs: Fakheredine Keyrouz (Notre Dame University, Lebanon), Elie Otayek (Holy Spirit University Of Kaslik, Lebanon)
Utilization of alum sludge as pozzolanic material in sustainable high performance concrete
Haider Mohammed Owaid (University of Babylon, Iraq); Zaid Hameed Majeed (University of Babylon); Ibtehaj Jawad (University of Babylon, Iraq)
The Relationship Between Relative Compaction And Compacted Layer Thickness
Yahya Hussein, Atemimi (University of Babylon, Iraq)
Etude des propriétés de structuration de matériaux mixtes et fins. Approche multi-échelle; Application à l'envasement des systèmes naturels
Saly Serhal (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Damien Rangeard (Insa Rennes, France); Yannick Melinge (Université cergy Pontoise, France); Fadi Hage Chehade (Lebanese University & University Institute of Technology, Lebanon)
Recent Advances in the Modeling and Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Slab Bridges
Ghassan Fawaz (AUB, Lebanon); Fatima Hmedeh (Aub, Lebanon); Mohammad Abou Nouh, Fatima Darwich and Ali Mahmoud (AUB, Lebanon); Shadi Najjar (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Mounir Mabsout (American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon); Kassim Tarhini (United States Coast Guard Academy, USA)
Recent Advances in the Modeling and Analysis of Steel Girder Bridges
Samer Nuwayhid (AUB, Lebanon); Moemen Hajjar (Aub, Lebanon); Wassim Nasr Eddine (AUB, Lebanon); Mounir Mabsout (American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon); Kassim Tarhini (United States Coast Guard Academy, USA)

REL 4: Relations : Etats, entreprises, universités IV

Room HS306, Building H
Chairs: Josiane Abi Khattar (Université Sainte Famille USF, Lebanon), Tina Habib (Usek, Lebanon), Wassim Raphael (Université Saint Joseph, Lebanon)
مظاهر هيمنة السلطة التشريعية على السلطة القضائية
Marie Christelle Assi (ENA, Lebanon)
مسؤولية وسائل الإعلام في المحافظة على الأخلاقيات الإعلامية
Salam Hammoud (Ecole Nationale d'Administration ENA, Lebanon)
مباريات في مجلس الخدمة المدنية - مقومات وتحديات
Hussein Serhal (ENA, Lebanon)
دور البلدية في تحقيق الإنماء المتوازن في ظلّ ضعف مواردها المالية مقارنة بين النظرية والواقع
Nagham Boughannam (ENA, Lebanon)
تكوين مكتب مجلس النواب وصلاحياته
Sylvana Dandach (ENA, Lebanon)
خروقات مبدأ المساواة أمام القضاء
Souhad Haddad (ENA, Lebanon)
الشغور الرئاسي وممارسة صلاحيات الرئيس وكالة"
Nisrine Awad (USEK, Lebanon)

EDU 3: Education III

Room HS314, Building H
Chairs: Najwa Fares (Rhu, Lebanon), Micheline Ghattas (Ua Lebanon, Lebanon), Norma Zakaria (USEK, Lebanon)
The Effect of Implementing Meta-Cognitive Strategies on the Students' Critical Thinking Skills in the English Subject
Nadine Adnan Dandashly and Zahraa Zoughaib (American University of Science and Technology, Lebanon)
The Effects of Flipped Classes on the Students' Achievement in English at the Elementary Level
Nadine Adnan Dandashly and Marwa Bakri (American University of Science and Technology, Lebanon)
The Effect of Using Inquiry Based Peer Learning on students' Critical Thinking in English
Nadine Adnan Dandashly and Ghida Abu Laban (American University of Science and Technology, Lebanon)
Using Blended Learning Strategies in Teaching Postgraduate Education Courses
Nadine Adnan Dandashly (American University of Science and Technology, Lebanon)
Mathematical Skills in Engineering Problem Solving: A Robust Relationship
Hiba S. Othman (American University of Science and Technology, Lebanon); Mohammad Mokhadder (American University of Science & Technology (AUST), Lebanon)
University Students' Mathematical Anxiety: A Cognitive Approach
Hiba S. Othman (American University of Science and Technology, Lebanon); Rouba Fadel (American University of Science and Technology (AUST), Lebanon)
Sustaining Conversation: An Analysis of Synchronous Computer Mediated Communication Using the Cooperative Principle
Rebecca Keedi and Rosie Ghannage (USEK, Lebanon)

FEA6_SECURIT: Food security, Environment, Agriculture VI

Room HS315, Building H
Chairs: Youssef El Rayess (USEK, Lebanon), Mervat Elhoz (University of Balamand, Lebanon), Joane Matta (Usek, Lebanon), Ammar Olabi (AUB, Lebanon)
Le vin rouge un alcool thérapeutique
Nour Mammari (USF, Université Sainte Famille, Lebanon); Yara Koussa, Rita Khattar and Antoinette Bou haydar (Université Sainte Famille, Lebanon)
Extraction of polyphenols from grapes: impact of couple time/temperature on composition, concentration and antioxidant activity
Youssef El Rayess and Chantal Ghanem (USEK, Lebanon); Nancy Nehme (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Ziad Rizk (Lebanese Agriculture Research Institute, Lebanon)
Genetic characterization and involvement of endogenous retroviruses "enJSRV" in the evolution of "Awassi" sheep in Lebanon
Jeanne El Hage (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik & Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute- LARI, Lebanon); Lara Hanna Wakim and Alain Abi-Rizk (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon)
Rural Tourism in Lebanon: Does Green Equal Gold? The Case of Hasroun and Jezzine
Ragy Darwish (Aul, Lebanon); Maya Issa (AUL, Lebanon)
Genes associated to lactose metabolism illustrate the high diversity of Carnobacterium maltaromaticum
Christelle Iskandar (University of Lorraine, Lebanon); Catherine Cailliez Grimal, Frederic Borges and Anne Marie Revol Junelles (University of Lorraine, France)

BIO7_Medicale: Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences VII

Room: Salle des congrès, Building E
Chairs: Maya Hobeika (USEK, Lebanon), Elie Hadchity (Lebanese University, Lebanon), Fadi Hoyek (USEK, Lebanon)
FGF1 and FGF2 mutations in preeclampsia and related features
Marwa Ben Ali Gannoun, Nozha Raguema and Hedia Zitouni (University of Carthage, Tunisia); Wassim Almawi (Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain); Touhami Mahjoub (University of Monastir, Tunisia)
Adherence to Mediterranean Diet in Lebanese Adolescents
Muna Kasti, Iman Katergi and Ahmad Fanous (Global University, Lebanon)
Nurses' Awareness towards the Application of Proper Techniques in Injecting Lovenox to Reduce Patients' Complications
Muna Kasti, Khodor Hussein and Aicha Mouslimani (Global University, Lebanon)
Effect of Pulsed Galvanic Electro Stimulation and Ultrasound on Burn Healing - A Randomized Clinical Trials
Muna Kasti (Global University, Lebanon); Hassane Kheir Eddine (Global University - Beirut, Lebanon); Jamal Ktaiche (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Rami Abbas (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Social and cost benefits of newborn screening in Lebanon
Issam Khneisser (Faculty of Medicine - Saint Joseph University, Lebanon); Pascale Karam (American University of Beirut- Medical Center, Lebanon)
Effectiveness of harm reduction education on reducing risky-behavior among injecting drug users in Egypt
Ali Ghaddar (LIU, Lebanon); Ayman Ghaly (Egyptian Development and Human Rights Institute, Egypt); Mohammad Ibrahim and Hiba Rifaai (LIU, Lebanon)

Friday, April 15, 12:30 - 13:30

LUN 2: Lunch

Friday, April 15, 13:30 - 15:00

RT6: Round Table 6: Modernization of the State and the Public Governance

Président : SEM le Professeur Ibrahim Najjar, Ancien Ministre de la Justice Co-président : Professeur Georges Labaki, Président du Conseil d'Administration de l'ENA
SEM Jean Ogassapian, M. Jad Khallouf, SEM Ghassan Moukheiber, Prof. Fadia Kiwan, SEM Khaled Kabbani, SEM Ziad Baroud, M. Ghassan Hasbani M. Dimianos Kattar, M. Jad Khalouf, Prof. Georges Nehmé, Dr Hoda Hage, Dr Amar Damaj,
Room: Amphi Jean Paul II

BIO9_pharma: Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences IX

Room: Auditorium Jean Hawa, Building H
Chairs: Diala El Khoury (Notre Dame University-Louaize, Lebanon), Christian Haddad (USEK, Lebanon), Maya Harb (USEK, Lebanon)
Kinetic Spectrophotometric Method for the Determination of Methimazole in Pure Form and In Pharmaceutical Formulation
Malak Al Bathish (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Azza Abdel Kader Gazy (Beirut arab University & Faculty of Pharmacy, Lebanon)
Pharmacoéconomie: quel est le prix de la vie ?
Abdo Habib (Pharmacie Militaire, Lebanon)
Ethnopharmacological Survey on Medicinal Plants Used as Diuretics and Treatment of Renal Diseases in Lebanon
Nelly Arnold (Université Saint Esprit, Lebanon); Michel Bassil (Ministry of Agriculture, Lebanon); Safaa Baydoun (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Breastfeeding and behavioral, cognitive, and body weight among private schoolchildren aged 7-10 years in Lebanon: A cross-sectional study
Doris Jaalouk (Notre Dame University-Louaize, Lebanon); Maya Abou Jaoude (Notre Dame University- Louaize (NDU), Lebanon); Antoine Farhat (Notre Dame University, Lebanon)
Comparative activity of Micromeria barbata essential oil with different antibiotics on clinical strains of multidrug resistant Gram negative bacteria
Saer Alwan and Sami Zreika (Jinan University, Lebanon)
Dietary intake in private school children aged 7-10 years in Lebanon: Part 1- Energy and macronutrients intakes
Doris Jaalouk (Notre Dame University-Louaize, Lebanon); Maya Abou Jaoude (Notre Dame University- Louaize (NDU), Lebanon); Antoine Farhat (Notre Dame University, Lebanon)

TECP3_Chimestry: TECP3_Chimestry_Physics Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry and Physics III

Room D207, Audirorium GC, Building D
Chairs: Michel Nakhl (Lebanese University, Lebanon), Carine Abi ghanem (Universite Libanaise, Lebanon), Samer A Aouad (University of Balamand, Lebanon)
Analyse de traces de fongicides dans l'eau et dans le vin à l'aide de polymères à empreintes moléculaires
Elias Bou-Maroun (UMR PAM, AgroSup Dijon, Université de Bourgogne, France); Jérôme Rossignol (UMR ICB, CNRS, Université de Bourgogne, France); Manal Bitar (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Adrien Lerbret (UMR PAM, AgroSup Dijon, Université de Bourgogne, France); Didier Stuerga (UMR ICB, CNRS, Université de Bourgogne, France); Naim Ouaini (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon); Philippe Cayot (UMR PAM, AgroSup Dijon, Université de Bourgogne, France)
Assessment of Physico-chemical and Microbiological Quality of Surface Water: Case of "Abou Ali" River - North Lebanon
Yasmine Jabali (Université de Strasbourg, France); Mervat Elhoz (University of Balamand, Lebanon); Maurice Millet (Strasbourg University, France)
Etude de la Migration Potentielle de l'Emballage Plastique Micro-Ondable vers les Aliments
Nathalie Estephan (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon); Jacqueline Maalouly (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Kinetic Study of the Discoloration of the Food Colorant E131, by K2S2O8
Hawraa Nasser Al Dine, Ziad Damaj, Ogaritte Yazbek, Mazen Tabbara and Mouhiaddine El Jamal (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry Analysis of Polymer Honeycomb Hierarchical Structure
Tamara ElZein (Lebanese CNRS, Lebanon)

SOC 3: Social and Human Sciences III

Room H018, Building H
Chairs: Jamil Hammoud (Rafik Hariri University, Lebanon), Eliane Khalife (Usj, Lebanon), Mirna Mzawak (Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik, Lebanon)
Autism susceptibility genes in the lebanese population
Silva Kourtian (BAU, Lebanon)
Embodied Policies in the Geograpgy of the Lebanese Shebaa Farms
Adham Sharafeddine (Military Forces, Lebanon)
سياسة عامة قيد البحث: حق المرأة اللبنانية في منح الجنسية لأولادها
Manal Abdou (ENA, Lebanon)
Eurostat بحث حول إحصاءات العمل في أوروبا: جمع البيانات الموجودة على صفحة
Sara Mahfouz (ENA, Lebanon)
Autisme
Rosie Abou Nassar (USJ, Lebanon)

ECO 4: Economics and Administration IV

Room H113, Building H
Chair: Charbel Salloum (USEK, Lebanon)
Le partenariat public-privé et le développement durable
Layal Assaad (École Nationale d'Administration, Lebanon)
L'efficacité de l'Audit Interne dans les banques libanaises
Joelle Matta (Université Libanaise, Lebanon)
La lutte contre le blanchiment d'argent: Problématique du Secret Bancaire
Rachel Alameddine (Ecole Nationale D’Administration, Lebanon)
Strategic Human Resources Management application to Lebanese Armed Forces
Ameed Ashqar (Lebanese Armed Forces, Lebanon)
In-Situ Sorting and Recycling: An Economic Assessment of an Integrated Urban Solid Waste Management Plan, A Case Study in Lebanon
Ragy Darwish and Jihad Takkoush (Aul, Lebanon); Nazleh Moussa (AUL, Lebanon)
التعاقد من الباطن
Paty Hosni (ENA, Lebanon)
التحول في الموازنة العامة من البنود الى الاداء
Rana Makke (ENA, Lebanon)

ENG7_CCE: Engineering VII

Room HS 313, Building H
Chairs: Mohamad Arnaout (LIU & Electrical Engineer, Lebanon), Jad Jelwan (University of New South Wales & School of Engineering, Australia), Jad Antonios Jelwan, JJelwan (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik & USEK, Lebanon), Oussama Mustapha (Islamic University of Lebanon, Lebanon)
Design of Microstrip Slot Patch Antenna using SMS Technology
Manal Fattoum (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Hamza Issa (Beirut Arab University - Debbieh - Damour Branch, Lebanon); Ali F. Almutairi (Kuwait University, Kuwait); Soubhi Abou Chahine (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Car Accidents Detection and Localization using Smartphones
Lina Nachabe (AUCE & AUCE Lebanon, Lebanon); Omar Falou (American University of Culture and Education & Lebanese University, Lebanon); Roudy El Alam and Elias Mouarbess (AUCE, Lebanon)
Evaluation the hydraulic performance of W shape baffles in stilling basins
Hamid Hussein (Northern Technical University & Technical Engineering College/Mosul, Iraq)
Multicore Parallel Implementation of Kernel-K-Means Clustering
Mohammed Baydoun (Beirut Research and Innovation Center, Lebanon); Mohammad Dawi (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Hassan Ghaziri (Beirut Research and Innovation Center, Lebanon)

MCS3_Math: Mathematics and Computer Sciences III

Room HS306, Building H
A Matrix Analog To Last Fermat's Theorem And Beal's Conjecture
Issam Kaddoura and Hanadi Katbi (Lebanese International University, Lebanon)
On Some Fibonacci Identities And Primes
Issam Kaddoura and Fatima Doughman (Lebanese International University, Lebanon)
Optimization Of Cash Management Fluctuation
Youssef Dib, Hanna Greige and Najat Kmeid (University of Balamand, Lebanon)
Primes And Some Lucas Identities
Issam Kaddoura and Ghadir Makke (Lebanese International University, Lebanon)
On New Equations Involving The Euler Phi function
Karim Amin (Lebanese International University); Therrar S Kadri (Lebanese International University, Lebanon)

REL 5: Relations : Etats, entreprises, universités V

Room HS314, Building H
Chairs: Charbel Khoury (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon), Ghinwa Chlouk (Ua Lebanon, Lebanon)

BIO10_Medicale: Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences X

Room: Salle des congrès, Building E
Whole genome sequence of a blaOXA-48 producing Raoultella ornithinolytica clinical isolate, Lebanon
Charbel Al Bayssari, Monzer Hamze and Fouad Dabboussi (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Jean-Marc Rolain (Aix-Marseille Université, Lebanon)
Etude du lien entre la lecture et les aspects cognitifs sous-jacents dans le cadre de l'étalonnage du test ODÉDYS sur les enfants libanais bilingues
Muriel Tawk (Université Saint Joseph, Lebanon)
Prevalence of Hypertension among University Students and Its Association with Anthropometric Measurements and Lifestyle Factors: A Cross-Sectional Study
Rana El Said (Notre Dame University, Lebanon)
Fitness Cost of beta lactamase Fecal Carriage in Enterobactriaceae
Caren Challita and Michel Attieh (University of Balamand, Lebanon); Elias Dahdouh (Complutense University of Madrid, Lebanon); Elio Ragheb, Roy Taoutel, Mounir Bousaab and Iman Dandachi (University of Balamand, Lebanon); Ziad Daoud (University of Balamand, Faculty of Medicine & Centre Hospitalier du Nord Hospital, Lebanon)
Prevalence of Palmaris Longus Muscle Tendon in Lebanese Arab Population: A Good Potential Source for Tendon Graft Donor
Hisham F. Bahmad and Hussein Abou Abbass (American University of Beirut & Lebanese University, Lebanon); Rayyan Wazzi-Mkahal, Teddy Gerges, Khalil Kusaybani, Mohammad Al-Labban, Walaa Haydar, Nabil Yehia, Noura Yassine, Azza Aboul-Naga and Bilal Azakir (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
The Consumption and Conception of Energy Drinks in Beirut City
Muna Kasti, Wafaa Houmani and Moimin Jannoun (Global University, Lebanon)

Friday, April 15, 15:00 - 17:00

P2_Biomed_Mec: Poster Session 2- Engineering II

Room: Hall B3 (Basment 3) Building H
Chairs: Jean Chamoun (Universite Libanaise, Lebanon), Mahmoud Khaled (Lebanese International University, Lebanon), Sandy Rihana (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon), Georges Salloum (Lebanese University, Faculty of Engineering, Lebanon), Charles Yaacoub (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK), Lebanon)
Flood Modeling in poorly gauged catchments; case study El-Awali River Basin-Lebanon
Rouya Hdeib (National Council For Scientific Research); Chadi Abdallah (National Council For Scientific Research, Lebanon); Roger Moussa (INRA, France)
A Dual Dynamic Vibration Absorber to Attenuate Rest Tremor at the Hand of a Parkinson's Patient
Sarah S Gebai (Lebanese International Universty, Lebanon); Mohamad S Hammoud (International University of Beirut (BIU), Lebanon); Ali Hallal (Lebanese International University, Lebanon); Ali Shaito (Lebanese International University (LIU), Lebanon); Ali Alshaer (Lebanes International University, Lebanon)
Intelligent Asthma Prediction System Based on Neural Networks
Sarah Nachar (AL-Manar University of Tripoli, Lebanon); Abedelkader Helwan (Near East University, Cyprus); Nafez Haddad and Walid Kamali (AL-Manar University of Tripoli, Lebanon)

P2_Eng_Civil_mec: Poster Session 2- Engineering I

Room: Hall B3 (Basment 3) Building H
Chairs: Mohamad Arnaout (LIU & Electrical Engineer, Lebanon), Nemr Hajj (Usek, Lebanon), Jad Antonios Jelwan, JJelwan (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik & USEK, Lebanon), Elie Karam (university of Balamand, Lebanon)
Off-Grid Hybrid Solar and Wind System: Analysis and Design
Ali Waffic Koubayssi, Baraa Salami and Marc Anthony Mannah (Lebanese International University, Lebanon)
Geometrical Pre-modeling Technique of Woven Composites Prior to Manufacturing Process
Mohamad Ismail, Ali Ismail and Ali Hallal (Lebanese International University, Lebanon); Mohamad S Hammoud (International University of Beirut (BIU), Lebanon)
Numerical Computation of the Longitudinal Permeability of a Stitched Fabric
Zahra Wehbi, Mostafa Mortada and Ali Hallal (Lebanese International University, Lebanon); Mohamad S Hammoud (International University of Beirut (BIU), Lebanon)
Experimental and Analytical Prediction of Ultimate Tensile Strength of Woven Glass Fiber Composite
Hussein Moussa Issa and Ali Hallal (Lebanese International University, Lebanon); Mohamad S Hammoud (International University of Beirut (BIU), Lebanon)
Impact Testing Machine: Design and Prototype
Moustapha Kourani and Hassan Rmaity (Lebanese International University, Lebanon); Mohamad S Hammoud (International University of Beirut (BIU), Lebanon); Ali Hallal (Lebanese International University, Lebanon)
Contribution à l'étude de la déformation des bâtiments non réguliers en forme de L sous efforts sismiques
Christelle Geara (Ecole Supérieure d'Ingénieurs de Beyrouth - ESIB, Lebanon); Fadi A. Geara (Université Saint-Joseph & Ecole Supérieure d'Ingénieurs de Beyrouth, Lebanon)

P2_BIO13_pharma: Poster Session 2 Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences XIII

Room: Hall Ground Floor, Building H
Chairs: Chaza Harmouch (Université Libanaise, Lebanon), Majida Jalbout (Université Libanaise, Lebanon), Ghada Khawaja (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Association of Vitamin D Receptor Gene Polymorphism and Hashimoto Disease in Lebanon
Sarah Alaaddine, Sarah Nasser, Rajaa Fakhoury and Mohamed Moustafa (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Mutant NPM-1: a therapeutic target in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Rita Hleihel (AUB, Lebanon); Nadim Tawil and Zeina Dassouki (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Caroline Berthier and Hugues De The (Université Paris Diderot, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Hôpital Saint Louis, France); Ali Bazarbachi and Hiba El-Hajj (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Toxoplasma gondii PruΔKU80 and its parental Pru strain display different brain cyst formation capacity due to a difference in the host immune response
Martin Karam (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Sana El-Sayyed (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Lea Maalouf (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Rita Hleihel (AUB, Lebanon); Nadim Tawil and Hiba El-Hajj (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Isolation of Microorganisms from Endotracheal Tube Biofilms
Mohammad Nsaif (Beirut Arab University & Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Hoda Youssef and Ghada Khawaja (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Severity of depressive Symptoms among University Students and its association with dietary, lifestyle factors and stressful life events: A Cross-Sectional Study
Lea Helou (Notre Dame University- Louaize (NDU), Lebanon); Jocelyne Boumosleh (Notre Dame University-Louaize, Lebanon); Maya Abou Jaoude (Notre Dame University- Louaize (NDU), Lebanon); Doris Jaalouk (Notre Dame University-Louaize, Lebanon)
The antioxidant activities of two Lamiaceae species cultivated at Beirut Arab University botanical garden
Karim Raafat (Beirut Arab University & Faculty of Pharmacy, Lebanon); Abdalla El-Lakany (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Maha Aboul Ela (BAU, Lebanon); Mariam Kolailat (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Role of Phytotherapy as a Future Prospective in Management of Neuropathic Pain
Karim Raafat (Beirut Arab University & Faculty of Pharmacy, Lebanon); Rana Alaaeddine, Rawan El-Haj, Dania Shoumar, Yousra Fakhro, Natalie Tawil, Farah Shaer, Amani Daher, Natalie Awada, Ali Sabra, Khouloud Atwi, Malak Khaled, Raneem Messi, Nour Abouzaher, Mohamed Houri and Samer Al-Jallad (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)

P2_BIO1_medicale: Poster Session 2- Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences I

Room: Hall Ground Floor, Building H
Chairs: Laure Chamy (Université Saint Joseph, Lebanon), Fouad Dabboussi (Lebanese University, Lebanon), Mahmoud Halablab (RHU, Lebanon), Ghaby Moukarzel (UA lebanon, Lebanon)
Electronic Stethoscope
Abdul Fattah EL Dandachi, Naji Falah and Walid Kamali (AL-Manar University of Tripoli, Lebanon)
Cytotoxic Effect of Moringa Oleifera on Colon Cancer Cell lines
Farah Reda and Jamilah Borjac (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Julnar Usta (AUB, Lebanon); Rajaa Fakhoury (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Histopathological Effects of the Annona muricata Aqueous Leaves Extract on the Liver of Albino Mice
Rana Bitar, Jamilah Borjac, Rajaa Fakhoury and Ragaee Fahmi (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Beneficial effects of physical training on the vascular dysfunction induced by intermittent hypoxia
Zeinab El-Dirani (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Internal neutron analytical model for proton radiotherapy
Kyle Gallagher (Oregon State University & Oregon Health & Science University, USA); Phillip Taddei (American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon)
Very low seroprevalence of hepatitis E virus among pregnant women in North Lebanon
Safaa Khodor (Faculty of public health III, Lebanese university - Al Hamidi Medical Center); Bachar Ismail, Fouad Dabboussi and Monzer Hamze (Health and Environment Microbiology Laboratory, AZM Center, EDST, UL - Faculty of public health III, Lebanese university)
Importance of pAmpC Detection and Reporting in Controlling the Spread of Resistance
Iman Dandachi, Roy Taoutel, Elio Ragheb and Mounir Bousaab (University of Balamand, Lebanon); Ziad Daoud (University of Balamand, Faculty of Medicine & Centre Hospitalier du Nord Hospital, Lebanon)
Implication of MAGEL2 in Prader-Willi like syndrome
Zahraa Haidar (Saint Joseph University, Lebanon); Joelle Abou-Ghoch and Nadine Jalkh (Unité de Génétique Médicale, USJ, Lebanon); Sandra Corbani (unité de Génetique Médicale, USJ, Lebanon); Rouba Ghosn, Eliane Chouery and Andre Megarbane (Saint Joseph University, Lebanon)

P2_BIO3_Biologique: Poster Session 2- Biological, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Health Sciences III

Room: Hall Ground Floor, Building H
Chairs: Diala El Khoury (Notre Dame University-Louaize, Lebanon), Elie Hadchity (Lebanese University, Lebanon), Maya Harb (USEK, Lebanon)
Effect of Endotoxin Challenge on Normal, Tumor Initiated, and Invasive Human Breast Cells
Farah Yassine, Rabih Talhouk, Sabreen Fostok and Nataly Naser Al Deen (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Regulation of Cellular Ceramide in Response to Influenza A Virus Infection
Nadia Soudani (Lebanese University & American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Mona Assaf and Rouba Hage'-Sleiman (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Ghassan Dbaibo and Hassan Zaraket (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Optimization of liposome-based anti-tumor vaccine for safe and practical use in humans
Hanadi Saliba (Laboratory of Conception and Application of Bioactive Molecules); Beatrice Heurtault (Laboratory of conception and application of bioactive molecules, UMR7199 CNRS/UNISTRA, FRANCE); Vincent Flacher (Laboratory of Immunopathology and Therapeutic Chemistry, France); Benoit Frisch (Laboratory of Conception and Application of Bioactive Molecules, France); Hasnaa Bouharoun-Tayoun (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Soulaima Chamat (Laboratory of immunology, Lebanese University, Fanar, LEBANON); Sylvie Fournal (Laboratory of Immunopathology and Therapeutic Chemistry, France)
Elucidating the functional role of Rhabdomyosarcoma-derived exosomes in tumor cell biology and characterization of their miRNA cargo
Ghina Rammal (Lebanese University & AUB, Lebanon); Sandra E.. Ghayad (Lebanese University & Faculty of Science II, EDST, Lebanon); Farah Ghamloush, Hussein Basma and Rihab Nasr (American University of Beirut, Lebanon); Mona Assaf (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Claude Chelala (Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Raya Saab (AUBMC, Lebanon)
Chemical Diversity and Antimicrobial Activity of Salvia multicaulis Vahl Essential Oils
Layal Fahed (USEK-Liban, MNHN, CNRS-France, Lebanon); Didier Stein (CNRS France, Lebanon); Marc El Beyrouthy and Naim Ouaini (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon); Veronique Eparvier (CNRS, ICSN, Gif-sur-Yvette, France)
Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of traditional medicinal Lebanese Lamiaceae
Layal Fahed (USEK-Liban, MNHN, CNRS-France, Lebanon); Didier Stein (CNRS France, Lebanon); Marc El Beyrouthy and Naim Ouaini (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon); Veronique Eparvier (CNRS, ICSN, Gif-sur-Yvette, France)
Genetic studies and characterization of a non cytolytic Bacillus thuringiensis strain active against diptera isolated from Lebanese soil
Nancy Fayad and Abdalla Jammal (Saint Joseph University, Lebanon); Laure Chamy and Mireille Kallassy (Université Saint Joseph, Lebanon)
Characterization of a Cancer Stem cells enriched subpopulations and role of EMT Regulators in basal Breast Cancer Cell Plasticity
Mona Houhou (University of Montpellier, France); Charles Theillet (INSERM U1194); Mona Diab-Assaf (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
The Role of CSRP1 in Cardiac Development and Congenital Heart Disease
Amina Kamar (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Association of scavenger beetles to humans decomposition process in Lebanon
Salman Shayya (MNHN Paris, Lebanese University, CNRS Lebanon); Nicolas Degallier (Home, France); Romain Garrouste and André Nel (Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, France); Dany Azar (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of two Satureja species growing wild in Lebanon
Monay Al Hafi (Holy Spirit University & Agroparistech, Lebanon); Marc El Beyrouthy and Naim Ouaini (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon); Sylvain Chaillou (AgroParisTech, Institut Jean-Pierre Bourgin INRA., France)
Electrical biosensor for biomolecule detection
Elias Estephan (Sagesse University, Lebanon); Sanaa Ezzeddine (USEK, Lebanon); Saab Marie-belle (AUST, Lebanon)

P2_FEA1_env: Poster Session 2- Food security, Environment, Agriculture I

Room: Hall Ground Floor, Building H
Chairs: Alain Abi-Rizk (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon), Samar Azzi (Usek, Lebanon), Desiree El Azzi (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik & Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Lebanon), Youssef El Rayess (USEK, Lebanon), Amira Haddarah (Université Libanaise, Lebanon), Christian Khalil (Lebanese American University, Lebanon), Jacques Samouri (Iul, Lebanon)
Evaluation of pollution, toxicity and ecotoxicity of a soil in the Bekaa (Lebanon), irrigated by Litani river
Imad El-Alam (Université Libanaise, Lebanon); A Verdin (Université du Littoral Côte D’Opale, France); Joel Fontaine (Université du Littoral Cote d'Opale, France); Ramez Chahine and Hassane Makhlouf (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Anissa Lounès-Hadj Sahraoui (Université du Littoral Cote d'Opale, France)
Etude de la variation temporelle de la pollution de l'air à Strasbourg à l'aide d'aiguilles de pin comme biomoniteurs
Josephine Al alam (UL-UDS, Lebanon); Ziad Fajloun (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Asma Chibani (Lebanese University- Health 3, Lebanon); Maurice Millet (Strasbourg University, France)
Contamination du sol par les éléments traces métalliques autour de l'industrie des fertilisants chimiques
Dany Saba (Holy-Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon); Hanna Chebib (Université Libanaise, Lebanon); Lina Kassir (Jinane University, Lebanon); Talal Darwish (CNRS, Lebanon); Rola Bou Khozam (National Council for Scientific Research, Lebanon); Naim Ouaini (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon)
Assessment of Oxidative Stress Responses in The Rare Species Urginea maritima in Bentael Natural Reserve Exposed to Anthropogenic Activities
Yara Khayrallah, Rajaa Fakhoury and Tarek Houri (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); George Haddad (Lebanese University Fanar)
Heavy Alkanes as Signature Emissions for Aircraft Activities at Beirut Airport
Tharwat Mokalled (Saint Joseph University, Lebanon); Jocelyne Gerard (University of Saint Joseph, Lebanon); Maher Abboud (USJ, Lebanon); Stéphane Le Calvé (University of Strasbourg, France)
Facility Planning for a Paper Recycling Plant in North Lebanon
Mohamad AL-Jundi and Omar Mawlawi (AL Manar University of Tripoli, Lebanon); Walid Kamali (AL-Manar University of Tripoli, Lebanon)
Octanol-water and octanol-air partition coefficients of recycled paperboard food packaging contaminants
Hanane Ishak (USEK, Lebanon); Juliette Stephan (Université Libanaise & Faculty of Sciences, Lebanon); Christelle Goutaudier (Lyon, France); Ilham Mokbel and Jacques Jose (Université Claude Bernard Lyon1, France); Joseph Saab (Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik & Faculty of Sciences, Lebanon)
Application d'une nouvelle méthode de cartographie des communautés de macroalgues (CARLIT) tout au long de la côte rocheuse Libanaise
Ali Badreddine (CONSEIL NATIONAL DES SCIENCES MARINE-CNRSL-BATROUN, Lebanon); Marie Abboud-Abi Saab (National Council for Scientific Research, Lebanon); Gianni Fabrizio and Mangialajo Luisa (Universite de Nice Sophia Antipolis (France), France)
Hydrogen production from methane reforming by carbon dioxide over Ni-Co-Mg-Al mixed oxides prepared via hydrotalcite route and carbon deposition after test
Carole Tanios (Littoral University, Lebanon); Mira Nawfal (ULCO and CNRS, Lebanon); Madona Labaki (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Cédric Gennequin (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France); Bilal Nsouli (CNRS, Lebanon); Antoine Aboukaïs and Edmond Abi-Aad (Univ Lille Nord de France, France)
Exploration génétique de la polyploïdie chez les genévriers de l'Est de la région Méditerranéenne: Valeurs adaptatives et implications évolutives
Perla Farhat (Saint Jospeh University, Lebanon)
Airborne particles under industrial influence in Lebanon: physicochemical characteristics, genotoxic and mutagenic effects
Pamela N. Melki (University of Balamand, Lebanon); Frederic Ledoux (Université du Littoral Côte D'Opale, France); Samer A Aouad (University of Balamand, Lebanon); Sylvain Billet (Université du Littoral Côte D’Opale, Lebanon); Billal El Khoury (University of Balamand, Lebanon); Yann Landkocz (Université du Littoral Côte D’Opale, Lebanon); Dominique Courcot (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France); Roula M. Abdel-Massih (University of Balamand, Lebanon)
Zero waste in the city: Beirut case study
Hassnaa Hussein Youssef, HY and Khalid Najem (LIU, Lebanon); Rabih Rammal (International University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Spatio-temporal variability of the phytoplankton biomass in the Levantine basin between 2004 and 2015
Roy ElHourany (CNRS-National Center For Remote Sensing, Lebanon); Ali Fadel (CNRS-National Center for Remote Sensing, Lebanon); Elissar Gemayel (National Center for Marines Sciences, National Council for Scientific Research, Lebanon); Ghaleb Faour (CNRS Lebanon, Lebanon)
Preliminary results of the development of Benthic Harmful Algal Blooms in Lebanese coastal waters with emphasis on Ostreopsis species
Laury Açaf (University Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris 6, Centre National des Sciences Marines, CNRSL, Lebanon); Marie Abboud-Abi Saab (National Council for Scientific Research, Lebanon); Rodolphe Lemée (Université Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris 6, Villefranche Oceanographic Laboratory, France)
Risques et Impacts de la pollution et de la surpêche sur l'Ichtyofaune au Liban
Samer Fatfat (Université de Nice - Sophia Antipolis, Lebanon)
Minéralisation de la Sulfaméthazine par couplage du procédé électro-Fenton et d'un traitement biologique. Application à la dépollution des effluents industriels
Dorsaf Mansour (Institut Nationale des Sciences Appliquées et de Technologie, Tunisia); Nizar Bellakhal (INSAT, Tunisia); Florence Fourcade (Université de Rennes 1, France); Didier Hauchard (ENSCR, France); Abdeltif Amrane (Université de Rennes 1, France)
Effect of biochar and compost on Technosols microbial communities
Ali Kanso (Universite de Lorraine, France); Catherine Sirguey and Emile Benizri (Université de Lorraine/INRA, France); Ahmad Koubeissi and Antoine El Semrani (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Guillaume Echevarria (Université de Lorraine/INRA, France)
Population biology of the round sardinella Sardinella aurita Valenciennes, 1847 along the Lebanese coast
Sharif Jemaa (National Center for Marine Sciences, Lebanon); Myriam Lteif (Lebanese National Council for Scientific Research, Lebanon); Anthony Ouba (Conseil National de la Recherche Scientifique, Centre National des Sciences Marines, Lebanon); Celine Mahfouz and Abed El Rahman Hassoun (National Council for Scientific Research, Lebanon); Gaby Khalaf (National Council for Scientific Research Lebanon, Lebanon)

P2_math_info: Poster Session 2- Mathématiques et Informatique

Room: Hall Ground Floor, Building H
Chairs: Farah Farah (UiTM, Malaysia), Dani Mezher (Usj, Lebanon), Wissam Raji (Aub, Lebanon)
Complex emotions expression and recognition in anthropomorphic systems
Mohamad Saleh (Lebanese University & Laboratoire de Recherche en Informatique Fondamentale et Appliquées (LaRIFA), Lebanon)
Intelligent Embodied Conversational Agents in Virtual Environments for Learning
Bilal Nakhal (École Nationale d'Ingénieurs de Brest (ENIB) & Arts, Sciences & Technology University in Lebanon (AUL), Lebanon); Bilal Said (Arts, Sciences and Technology University in Lebanon (AUL), Lebanon); Elisabetta Bevacqua and Ronan Querrec (Lab-STICC-CERV-ENIB, France)
Intelligent Recognition of Closed-Set Characters
Salah Al-Shami (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Rached Zantout (Rafik Hariri University, Lebanon); Ahmed Zekri (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Ali El-Zaart (Beurit Arab University, Lebanon); Khaled Almustafa (Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia)
Influence of interfacial slip on the time dependent rotational motion of a viscous fluid between two concentric spheres
Ola Shaar and Emad Ashmawy (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
A Priori and A Posteriori Error Estimates for a Crank Nicolson Type Scheme of an Elliptic Problem with Dynamical Boundary Condition
Rola Ali Ahmad (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Toufic El-arwadi (Beirut arab University, Lebanon); Houssam Chrayteh (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Jean Marc Sac-Épée (Lorraine University, France)
Modélisation et Analyse du risque Systémique des établissements bancaires
Zainab Srour (unversité libanaise , université de rennes 1); Jean Laurent Viviani (Universite de Rennes 1, France); Mohamad Jezzini (Université Libanaise, Lebanon)
On the Algebra of the Hypoexponential Distribution and Related Functions
Therrar S Kadri (Lebanese International University, Lebanon); Khaled Smaili (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Seifedine Kadry (Beirut Arab University & Faculty of Sciences, Lebanon)
Transition et séparation de phase dans un fluide incompressible
Clara Al kosseifi (Université de Picardie Jules Verne & Faculté des Sciences II-Université Libanaise, Lebanon); Hyam Abboud (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Jean-Paul Chehab (LAMFA, France); Youssef Zaatar (Lebanese University, Lebanon)

P2_TECP_Chimestry: Poster Session 2- Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry and Physics I

Room: Hall Ground Floor, Building H
Chairs: Carine Abi ghanem (Universite Libanaise, Lebanon), Hanna Chebib (Université Libanaise, Lebanon), Nathalie Estephan (Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon), Ziad Francis (Université Saint Joseph, Lebanon), Adnan Naja (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Grafting of Polyoxometalates onto Graphene Oxide: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications
Marwa Itani (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Shahid Rasul and Pedro Da Costa (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia); Rami Al-Oweini (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Valorization of non-recyclable Mg waste materials
Abdel Salam Awad, Toufic Tayeh, Michel Nakhl and Mirvat Zakhour (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Jean-Louis Bobet (University Bordeaux 1, France)
Nouveau système ternaire Nd-Ni-Mg: élaboration, stockage et production d'hydrogène
Eliane Alasmar (Université de Bordeaux, Lebanon); Diyaa Hachem (Université Libanaise, Lebanon); Abdel Salam Awad, Toufic Tayeh and Michel Nakhl (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Etienne Gaudin (Université de Bordeaux, Lebanon); Mirvat Zakhour (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Jean-Louis Bobet (University Bordeaux 1, France)
Développement d'un nouveau ciment adapté à une démarche de développement durable: synthèse, hydratation et performances mécaniques
Joelle Kleib (Lebanese University & Ecole des Mines de douai, Lebanon); Georges Aouad (Ecole des mines de Douai, France); Madona Boulos (Universite Libanaise, Lebanon); Mirvat Zakhour (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Vapor pressure measurement and enthalpy of vaporization of high molecular weight hydrocarbon
Hanane Ishak (USEK, Lebanon); Juliette Stephan (Université Libanaise & Faculty of Sciences, Lebanon); Christelle Goutaudier (Lyon, France); Ilham Mokbel (Université Claude Bernard Lyon1, France); Joseph Saab (Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik & Faculty of Sciences, Lebanon)
Synthesis, Characterization, and Electrochemical Studies of Organically-Modified Transition Metal-Containing Complexes
Rola El-Tabesh and Rami Al-Oweini (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Hassan Hammud (King Faisal University, Lebanon); Ashraf Moustafa Abdel Gaber (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Functionalized Polyoxometalates for Water Hardness Treatment
Imad Al Rifaii (Beirut Arab University, Palestine); Rami Al-Oweini and Nada El Darra (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
UV-Vis Spectrophotometric Study and Analysis for the Determination of Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) Extract in Various Fruits and Vegetables
Safaa Osta and Rami Al-Oweini (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Polyoxometalate Nanostructures: A Comparative Spectrophotometric Study
Nour El Ghouch and Rami Al-Oweini (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Study of different Pd loaded on hydroxyapatite catalysts in total oxidation of toluene
Dayan Chlala (Lebanese University & University of Lille 1, France); Jean-Marc Giraudon and Jean-François Lamonier (University of Lille); Madona Labaki (Lebanese University, Lebanon)
Synthèse des nanofibres de TiO2 dopées avec de l'oxyde de graphène pour des applications photocatalytiques
Maryline Nasr (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Cynthia Eid (Université Libanaise, Lebanon); Roland Habchi (Lebanese University, Lebanon); Philippe Miele (Universite de Montpellier, France); Mikhael Bechelany (Université de Montpellier 2, France)
Synthesis, characterization, and antioxidant activity of a series of Quinoxaline-1,4-Di-N-oxide analogues
Mohammad H. El-Dakdouki (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon); Karim Raafat (Beirut Arab University & Faculty of Pharmacy, Lebanon); Marwa Makdah (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Validation de la méthode de dissolution du Rabéprazole sodique dans le Rabezol® par la CLHP
Rola Zaydan (Holy Spirit University Of Kaslik, Lebanon); Tanya Sahyoun (Holy spirit university of kaslik)

Friday, April 15, 17:00 - 18:00

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