Mohamed Essaaidi

Mohamed Essaaidi
Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Informatique et d'Analyse des Systèmes | ENSIAS

PhD

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May 2019 - January 2020
Ministry of General Affairs & Governance
Position
  • Managing Director
April 2019 - present
Mohammed V University of Rabat
Position
  • Professor (Full)
November 2011 - April 2019

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Publications (313)
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Building equipment accounts for almost 40% of total global energy consumption. More than half of which is used by active systems, such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. These latter are responsible for the occupants’ well-being and considered among the main consumers of electricity in buildings. In order to improve both o...
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This paper presents the design of a 1×16-elements RDRA array for anti-collision radar SRR application at 24 GHz. A single RDRA with high dielectric constant of 41, fed by a simple microstrip line feeding technique, is initially designed to operate around 24 GHz. The RDRA element is further used within an array network structure made up of 16 linear...
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A novel compact Ultra-Wide-Band Planar Inverted-L antenna is presented and investigated in this paper. The proposed antenna consists of a square planar radiating element with a U-shaped slot. The radiating element is supported by a shorting wall, and fed by a single 50 Ohms characteristic impedance microstripe line, printed on the top of the FR-4 s...
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The Internet of Things (IoT) can be considered one of the most powerful tools for creating, modifying and sharing data. There are now billions of connected objects, and this number is growing more and more. While the proliferation of connected objects could facilitate all aspects of our lives, security concerns are also increasing. It is widely rec...
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Wind energy is one of the most promising solutions to energy crisis and environmental pollution, so it is being developed rapidly. Wind turbine power curves (WTPCs) play an important role in wind energy assessment, turbine condition monitoring, and power grid dispatching. However, there are two challenges in WTPC modeling: model selection and param...
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Intelligent reflecting surface (IRS) is deemed a promising technique for future wireless and mobile technologies due to its ability to reconfigure the radio propagation environment. In this paper, we analyze the physical layer security (PLS) of a downlink non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) network through an IRS intended for assisting the wirele...
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The climate of Houston, classified as a humid subtropical climate with tropical influences, makes the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems the largest electricity consumers in buildings. HVAC systems in commercial buildings are usually operated by a centralized control system and/or an energy management system based on a fixed...
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Building operations represent a significant percentage of the total primary energy consumed in most countries due to the proliferation of Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) installations in response to the growing demand for improved thermal comfort. Reducing the associated energy consumption while maintaining comfortable conditions i...
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Building operations represent a significant percentage of the total primary energy consumed in most countries due to the proliferation of Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) installations in response to the growing demand for improved thermal comfort. Reducing the associated energy consumption while maintaining comfortable conditions i...
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Building operations represent a significant percentage of the total primary energy consumed in most countries due to the proliferation of Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) installations in response to the growing demand for improved thermal comfort. Reducing the associated energy consumption while maintaining comfortable conditions i...
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Speed forecasting has numerous applications in intelligent transport systems' design and control, especially for safety and road efficiency applications. In the field of electromobility, it represents the most dynamic parameter for efficient online in-vehicle energy management. However, vehicles' speed forecasting is a challenging task, because its...
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The integration of open communication infrastructures and bidirectional communication between smart metres and utilities in smart grids is very important to support vast amounts of data exchange. It also increases the openness and opportunity of resource sharing across smart grid users, which makes the network vulnerable to several cyber-attacks...
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The integration of open communication infrastructures and bidirectional communication between smart metres and utilities in smart grids is very important to support vast amounts of data exchange. It also increases the openness and opportunity of resource sharing across smart grid users, which makes the network vulnerable to several cyber-attacks. T...
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Micro-grid systems (MGS) are increasingly investigated for green and energy efficient buildings in order to reduce energy consumption while maintaining occupants’ comfort. It includes renewable energy sources for power production, storage devices for storing power excess, and control strategies for orchestrating all components and improving the sys...
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span lang="EN-US">A compact design of ultra-wideband (UWB) antenna with dual band-notched characteristics based on split-ring resonators (SRR) are investigated in this paper. The wider impedance bandwidth (from 2.73 to 11.34 GHz) is obtained by using two symmetrical slits in the radiating patch and another slit in the partial ground plane. The dual...
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Ventilation, heating and air conditioning systems are the main energy consumers in building sector. Improving the energy consumption of these systems, while satisfying the occupants’ comfort, is the major concern of control and automation designers and researchers. Model predictive control (MPC) methods have been widely studied in order to reduce t...
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Discussion of the environmental impact of buildings has been gaining weight in the agendas of a number of cities and countries around the world. Indeed, approximately 38% of the final energy consumption growth between 2015 and 2050 in the world is correlated to the use and occupation of buildings. In this regard, the building sector was identified...
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The 2nd International Conference on Research in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science ICRAMCS 2020 Proceedings ISSN: 2605-7700 _ Page 79 https://icramcs2020.sciencesconf.org/data/Proceedings.pdf#page=58
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Smart grid is a system in which it is possible to use voting-based techniques to resist sabotage of several cyber-attacks. The adaptation of these techniques can be difficult and useless in the case when the malicious resources (i.e., smart meters) of this system can return wrong data in same time; however, the collusion problem is triggered. To de...
Book
This book constitutes selected papers of the Second International Conference on Advanced Communication Systems and Information Security, ACOSIS 2019, held in Marrakesh, Morocco, in November 2019. The 10 full papers and 10 short papers were thoroughly reviewed and selected from 94 submissions. The papers are organized accroding to the following top...
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Context‐awareness in energy‐efficient buildings has been considered as a crucial fact for developing context‐driven control approaches in which sensing and actuation tasks are performed according to the contextual changes. This could be done by including the presence of occupants, number, actions, and behaviors in up‐to‐date context, taking into ac...
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Abstract— This paper investigates an improved framework of a Micro-Grid Central Control (MGCC) based Micro-Grid system. The electrical structure is composed of three coupled substation networks, which integrate a high rate of distributed energy resources (DERs), to make it as a smart micro-grid system. The proposed framework contains a supervisory...
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Enhancing vehicle drivers’ safety and decreasing accidents are the current new challenges in traffic safety. Vehicular ad-hoc networks (VANETs) offer improvements addressing these challenges through their frequent topology changes. More specifically, VANETs communicate via vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-roadside networks (V2R) mainly by br...
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Vehicular Ad hoc Networks (VANETs) can serve to guarantee road safety and comfort for drivers. This is done using broadcasting which is the most used technique to disseminate data. If done blindly, it leads to the famous broadcast storm problem. The broadcast storm problem occurs when a huge amount of messages is sent, which increases resource cons...
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Thermal comfort is closely related to the evaluation of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. It can be seen as the result of the perception of the occupants of a given environment, and it is the product of the interaction of a number of personal and environmental factors. Otherwise, comfort issues still do not play an important role...
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Smart grid network is a system in which it is possible to use voting-based techniques to resist sabotage of several cyber-attacks. The adaptation of these techniques can be difficult and useless in the case when the malicious resources (i.e., smart meters) of this system can return wrong data in same time; however, the collusion problem is triggere...
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Micro-grid (MG) systems are increasingly deployed on buildings in order to enhance energy efficiency while maintaining occupants' comfort. A MG system includes renewable energy sources (RES) for energy production, storage devices for storing energy excess, and control strategies for orchestrating all components and for improving the efficiency of t...
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Control approaches of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems in buildings have been proposed in the past years for minimizing energy consumption and maintaining occupants’ comfort. However, recent studies have shown that context-driven control approaches using Internet of things and data stream processing technologies could further impro...
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In this paper, we report the design of a new compact single layer modified S-shaped tag antenna for UHF-RFID applications. To achieve a compact size of 51×34 mm2 for this tag antenna, the technique of using S shaped strip is applied, and by further adding a pair of equilateral triangular stubs into this structure, good impedance matching can be obt...
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Connecting Renewable Energy Sources and Systems (RESSs) to utility power grids is one of the most ambitious endeavors of Smart Grid (SG) development in many countries. The challenge of integrating RESSs is that it is highly variable, intermittent and unreliable. Electric power grids must therefore absorb this variability with a portfolio of solutio...
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This work presents the design of a high gain Stacked Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antenna (Sc. CDRA) fed by a micro-strip line for anti-collision radar SRR application at 79 GHz. The first proposed stacked antenna, which is resonating at 79 GHz and has a simulated gain of 8.39dB, is formed by two stacked cylindrical dielectric resonators (DR) m...
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Cloud Wireless Sensor Networks consist of a large number of miniature devices called sensor nodes scattered over a geographical area called sensor field. These nodes are attempted to collect information or data which is forwarded through gateways called base stations. The communication scenario through sensor nodes leads to some amount of energy wa...
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This paper presents analysis and design of a compact dual bandstop filter using an array of square split ring resonators (SSRR). The SSRR are placed in the ground to cut off the unwanted signals. The results show that the angular orientation of the inner ring offers the possibility of designing dual bandstop filter with a small size and simple stru...
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In this article, a parasitic element structure is proposed to reduce the mutual coupling in a miniaturized microstrip dual-band Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) antenna, which resonates at (7.8 GHz) for X-band and at (14.2GHz) for Ku band applications. The design of the primary antenna consists of two identical radiators placed on a 24 × 20mm2...
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In this paper, we present a broadband flexible RFID sensor tag antenna to detect the concentration of aqueous solutions. The proposed RFID tag antenna sensor with a T matching network is based on a printed dipole whose arms are loaded with circular disk patches. The structure is printed on a Kapton polyimide flexible substrate. The sensing mechanis...
Book
This book addresses topics related to cloud and Big Data technologies, architecture and applications including distributed computing and data centers, cloud infrastructure and security, and end-user services. The majority of the book is devoted to the security aspects of cloud computing and Big Data. Cloud computing, which can be seen as any subsc...
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In this paper, a consensus-based network coordination problem for microgrids (MGs) and MG clusters is considered. The designed model focuses on optimizing the data sharing between the agents attached to each component of a MG system, in particular: distributed energy resource's agents and those of intelligent circuit breakers (i-CBs), in order to p...
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A very compact microstrip triple-band bandstop filter (TB-BSF) based on a complementary split ring resonator (CSRR) is presented in this paper. The proposed filter is characterized by a dual-band and a single-band BSF. The dual-band BSF suppresses two frequency bands that correspond to 2.4 GHz and 3.5 GHz (WLAN/WiMAX applications). While, the singl...
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in this work we present a 16x1 array’ elements of a high gain Novel shape designed Dielectric Resonator Antenna (NDRA), having a low dielectric constant value of 18, for wide band (WB) and narow band (NB) 24 GHz automotive Short Range Radar (SRR) applications. The proposed NDRA array is feed by an efficient microstrip network feeding mechanism and...
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Ventilation systems are deployed in buildings to maintain good indoor air quality, especially in specific periods, or in the absence of buildings’ windows. These systems perform automatically this task by regulating the injected air according to the actual indoor CO2 concentration. Several control approaches have been implemented and deployed in re...
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L'utilisation de l'énergie solaire a augmenté considérablement en raison de lanécessité de développer d'autres sources d'énergie à côté de pétrole et de gaz. Cependant,l'intégration des énergies renouvelables à grande échelle est l'un des principaux défisdans le développement du réseau électrique intelligent (Smart Grid). Plusieurs pays ontdévelopp...
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Organize The first edition of National PhD Students Days, at The Polydisciplinary Faculty of Ouarzazate, Ibn Zohr University, from Friday May 4th to Saturday May 5th 2018. Besides the panels during which PhD students will be able to introduce their papers which will be discussed by a senior researchers and another PhD students. It will also be open...
Conference Paper
Running MapReduce computation in public cloud raises a series of security challenges since the service providers may not be properly protected. Due to the fact that the MapReduce applications are long-running, which increases the chance of an attacker to massively perform malicious attacks by exploiting the workers vulnerability, many workers may b...
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Recently, the use of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) with Advanced Metering Infrastructures (AMIs) has played a major role in various aspects of today's power distribution grid, especially at the end-user that will be an essential element of the next generation of electrical power grid (Smart Grid). In fact, the extension of advanced technologies t...
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In this article, we introduce an antenna printed on a flexible substrate. This prototype is intended for a flexible display device. The flexible screen has the advantage of being finer and more shock-resistant than the current slabs while allowing smart-phones to adapt to different uses due to its flexibility. The suggested antenna is a dipole with...
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Heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems are generally deployed in buildings for maintaining occupants’ comfort. They are the most considered systems in improving the energy saving while sustaining occupants’ comfort. Several approaches have been proposed, in the past few years, to develop an optimal control for ventilation systems. Howeve...