- Grade : Lecturer at Sup’Com of Tunis, University of Carthage
- Spécialité : Electronique et Microélectronique
- Téléphone à l’institut + numéro de poste : 70 240 982
- Email :
Lotfi Osman received his master's degree in Automatic from LILLE 1 University - Science and Technology, France in 1984 and his Ph.D. in Automatic and Computer Engineering in 1987 at the same University. In June 2013, he obtained the Habilitation Degree in Electronics and Microelectronics from the National Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology (INSAT) in Tunis, University of Carthage, Tunisia.
Between 1984 and 1987, he taught at the University Institute of Technology (IUT) of Le Havre, France as a Teaching Assistant. In 1987, he was appointed as an Associate Assistant in Automatic and Computer Engineering at the same institute, and in November 1988 he was recruited at Le Havre University as a lecturer in Electrical Engineering.
In November 1988, he was recruited at the Higher School of Post and Telecommunications of Tunis (ESPTT) as Assistant, and since February 1994 he is Assistant Professor in Electronics and RF circuits at the Higher School of Communication, Sup 'Com of Tunis.
From May 2005 to April 2008, he served as head of department of Electronics, Physics and Propagation at Sup'Com.
In 2005, he joined the Research Laboratory "High Frequency Electronic Circuits and Systems" at the Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, University of Tunis El Manar. His current research interests include RF circuits, antennas and modeling in microwave integrated circuits. He is also involved with experimental characterization and antenna measurement.
|N° ||Course title ||Form ||H.V ||Class
||Electronique de communication
||Cours / TD
||Opérateurs et circuits numériques
||Cours / TD
||Atelier de réalisation électronique
||Pratique d'intégration des systèmes de communication
||Pratique de mesures radiofréquences
||INDP 3 AST
Internships and visits
- Internship France Telecom at the Automatic Laboratory, Robotics and Industrial Engineering from the National Institute of Telecommunications of Evry, from 18 to 29 January, 1993
Training director : M. Jean-Claude Lafont
- Training course at National Superior School of Telecommunications (ENST) of Paris, France at the "Electronics & Communication" Department, from 3 to 17 July, 2000
Training director : Prof. Jean-Luc Danger
- Visit of INRIA and Sophia Antipolis Technology Park, Nice, France
Context : Study visit conducted with third year students of Sup'Com, from 3 to 9 December, 2005.
- Visit to ENST of Paris, “ComElec” Department, France within the framework of the European project “Tempus” for evaluation and adaptation of electronics courses at Sup'Com to the European LMD system, from April 30 to May 5, 2006
Supervisor : Prof. Jean-Luc Danger
- First visit to "ESYCOM" Laboratory, Team Communication Systems and Microsystems, University Paris-Est Marne-La-Vallée, France, May 2006.
Objective : Creation of a new cooperation between “ESYCOM” and "CSEHF" Laboratory of the Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, University of Tunis El Manar.
- Research internship at ENST of Paris, France, "ComElec" Department, from 5 to 20 July, 2006.
Topic : "Evolution de l'architecture des récepteurs Radio dans le cadre des applications Radio-mobiles Multistandards"
Supervisor : Prof. Patrick Loumeau
- Research internship at "LAGIS" Automatic Laboratory, Computer Engineering and Signal, Central School of Lille, France, from 17 to 23 March, 2007.
Topic : "Conception et développement des solutions innovantes de communication sans fil pour des systèmes embarqués"
Supervisor : Prof. Abdelkader El Kamel
- Visit of "ESYCOM" Laboratory of Paris-Est Marne-La-Vallee University, France, as part of my CMCU French-Tunisian project N° 08G1107 (2008 - 2009 - 2010).
Supervisors : Prof. Mme Odile Picon & M. Laurent Cirio
- 1st year: from 8 to 13 July, 2008
- 2nd year: from 1 to 5 July, 2009 & from 13 to 16 December, 2009
- 3rd year: from June 30 to July 4, 2010
- 5. First visit to the"Department of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering" at Jadavpur University, Kolkata - 700 032, India as Principal Investigator of a Tunisian-Indian project (2013 - 2014 - 2015).
- 1st year: from 16 to 26December, 2013
- 2nd year: expected in March 2015
- CMCU French-Tunisian Project N° 08G1107, 2008 - 2009 - 2010
Topic : "Elaboration d'un dispositif optimisé de récupération d'énergie électromagnétique"
Tunisian and French Principal Investigators : Lotfi Osman (Sup'Com Tunis, University of Carthage)
Laurent CIRIO (Paris-Est Marne-La-Vallée University, France)
- Tunisian-Indian Project : 2013 - 2014 - 2015
Topic : "Development of Wearable Antennas for Body Centric Applications and Studies on their Physiological Effects"
Tunisian and Indian Principal Investigators : Lotfi Osman (Sup'Com Tunis, University of Carthage)
Bhaskar GUPTA (Department of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata)
Supervision of Researchers
- Current Ph.D. Students
- Hamed Gharsallah
Subject : "Etude des circuits HF à base des résonateurs diélectriques", Started on January 2014.
- Ayman El Kafsi
Subject : "Etude et conception d’une antenne reconfigurable à base de structures EBG"
Thesis co-directed with Prof. Ali Gharsallah and Prof. Mourad Nedil, University of Québec, Val-d'Or, Canada. Started on December 2010.Thesis defense expected in early 2015.
- Kais Zeouga
Subject : "Development of Wearable Antennas for Body Centric Applications and Studies on their Physiological Effects"
Thesis co-directed with Prof. Ali Gharsallah and Prof. Bhaskar Gupta, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. Started on December 2012.
- Ph.D. Thesis Supervised
- Zied Harouni, Assistant Professor at Sup'Com.
Thesis jointly supervised with Prof. Ali Gharsallah and Prof. Laurent Cirio, University Paris-Est Marne-La-Vallée, France.
Subject : "Conception et caractérisation d’une Rectenna à double polarisation circulaire à 2.45 GHz"
Defended at the University Marne-La-Vallée, France on November 18, 2011, pages 125.
- Imen Sfar
Thesis co-directed with Prof. Ali Gharsallah and Prof. Marjorie Grzeskowiak, University Paris-Est Marne-La-Vallée, France.
Subject : "Etude d’un système de localisation des signaux RF à base d’un circuit 5-Port"
Defended at the Faculty of Sciences of Tunis on June 12, 2013, pages 130.
- Masters of Research Supervised
- "Etude et caractérisation d’antennes à base de Métamatériaux sur textiles" Ameni Mersani, UR: CSEHF, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, defended on Sept. 30,2014.
- "Etude de la récupération et de la transmission d'énergie électromagnétique HF"
Kais Zeouga, UR: CSEHF, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, defended on Sept. 27, 2012.
- "Conception d’une antenne RFID miniaturisée intégrée avec capteur pour des applications agricoles sans fil "
Amal Harrabi, UR: CSEHF, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, defended on July 28, 2011.
- "Etude, conception et réalisation d'un déphaseur numérique 8 bits"
Meriem Boubakri, UR: CSEHF, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, defended on July 15, 2010.
co-supervised with Hichem Trabelsi Professor at ESTI, Tunisia
- "Application de la technique parasite pour l'amélioration des paramètres d'une antenne fractale de type Sierpinsky Gasket"
Latifa Mouldi, UR: CSEHF, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, defended on Dec. 28, 2009.
- "Démodulation de phase QPSK à base de jonction six-ports"
Imen Sfar, UR: CSEHF, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, defended on December 15, 2006.
co-supervised with Jamel Bel Hadj Tahar, Lecturer at ENISO, Tunisia
 Mohamed Aymen El Cafsi, Mourad Nedil, Lotfi Osman and Ali Gharsallah, “An Hexagonal Switched Beam Antenna Structure Based on Fabry-Pérot Cavity Leaky Wave Antenna”, accepted on September 08th, 2014 for publication in International Journal of Electronics - will also be available in Taylor & Francis Online: International Journal of Electronics.
 Lotfi Osman, Imen Sfar and Ali Gharsallah, “The application of high-resolution methods for DOA estimation using a linear antenna array,” International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, pp. 1-8, Cambridge University Press and the European Microwave Association, 2014.doi:10.1017/S1759078714000464
 ZiedHarouni, LassaadLatrach, Lotfi Osman, Ali Gharsallah, Henri Baudrand, “Global Analysis of Rectifying Antenna with GaNSchottky Barrier Diode using WCIP Method for Wireless Power Transmission,” International Transaction of Electrical and Computer Engineers System,Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 14-18, 2014.
S. Sankaralingama, SayantanDhara, Bhaskar Gupta, Lotfi Osman,Kais Zeouga, Ali Gharsallah, “Performance of Electro-Textile Wearable Circular Patch Antennas in the Vicinity of Human Body at 2.45 GHz,” Journal of Procedia Engineering by Elsevier,Vol. 64, pp. 179-184, 2013.
 Lotfi Osman, Imen Sfar, and Ali Gharsallah, “An Overview of Direction-of-Arrival Estimation Using an Antenna Array with Four Elements,” American Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol. 9, No. 12, pp. 1979-1984, December 2012.
 Lotfi Osman, Imen Sfar and Ali Gharsallah, “A New Method of QPSK Demodulation Based on Modified 26 GHz Six-Port Circuit,” The Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society ACES JOURNAL, Vol. 27, No. 11, pp. 938-946, November 2012.
 Lotfi Osman, Imen Sfar and Ali Gharsallah, “Comparative Study of High-Resolution Directionof-Arrival Estimation Algorithms for Array Antenna System,” International Journal of Research and Reviews in Wireless Communications, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 72-77, March 2012.
 Imen Sfar, Lotfi Osman and Ali Gharsallah, “Wideband Demodulator based on Five-Port Correlator for Channel Sounding Applications,” Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 79-84, February 2013.
 Imen Sfar, Lotfi Osman, Ferid Harabi and Ali Gharsallah, “Direction of Arrival Estimation of RF Signals Using Five-Port Technology and High Resolution Method,” Journal of Communication and Computer, Vol. 9, No. 9, pp. 1051-1056, September 2012.
 Zied Harouni, Lotfi Osman, Laurent Cirio, Ali Gharsallah and Odile Picon, “An Efficient Analysis of Rectenna circuit for 2.45 GHz Wireless Power Transmission,” International Journal of Research and Reviews in Wireless Communications, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 80-82, June 2012.
 Zied Harouni, Laurent Cirio, Lotfi Osman, Ali Gharsallah and Odile Picon, “A Dual Circularly Polarized 2.45-GHz Rectenna for Wireless Power Transmission,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 10, pp. 306-309, 2011.
 Zied Harouni, Lotfi Osman and Ali Gharsallah, “Efficient 2.45 GHz Rectenna Design with high Harmonic Rejection for Wireless Power Transmission,” International Journal of Computer Science Issues, Vol. 7, No. 5, pp. 424-427, September 2010.
 El Cafsi Mohamed Aymen, Osman Lotfi, Gharsallah Ali, NedilMourad and DenidniTayeb A. , “1D Switched Beam Fabry-Pérot Leaky Wave Antenna”, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium (APSURSI), pp. 1798 – 1799, Memphis, TN, USA, 6-11 July 2014.
 S. Sankaralingam, SayantanDhar, Kaushik Patra, Bhaskar Gupta, Lotfi Osman, Kais Zeouga and Ali Gharsallah, “Miniaturization of Wearable Electro-textile Antennas using Minkowski Fractal Geometry”,IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium (APSURSI), pp. 309 – 310, Memphis, TN, USA, 6-11 July 2014.
 AmalHarrabi, Lotfi Osman, Ali Gharsallah, TchanguizRazban, Yann Mahé, “Bandwidth Enhancement of Microstrip Antenna with Circular Slot for Ku‐Band Satellite Applications,” International Conference onMultimedia Computing and Systems (ICMCS),pp. 1301-1304,Marrakesh, Morocco, 14-16 April 2014.
 AmalHarrabi, TchanguizRazban-Haghighi, Yann Mahe, Lotfi Osman, and Ali Gharsallah, “Wideband Patch Antenna For X-Band Applications,” Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium - PIERS, Stockholm, Sweden, pp. 1043 - 1046, August12-15, 2013.
 Mohamed Aymen El Cafsi, Mourad Nedil, Lotfi Osman and Ali Gharsallah, “A Reconfigurable Switched Beam Antenna Using Active Cylindrical Frequency Selective Surface,” 26th Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE, May 05-08, 2013.
 Kais Zeouga, Lotfi Osman and Ali Gharsallah, “Design of a 2-Arm spiral Antenna for ambient RF energy harvesting applications,” 3rd Conference on Information Processing and Wireless Systems (IP'WiS), Djerba, Tunisia, March 21-24, 2013.
 Zied Harouni, Lotfi Osman, Amal Fatnassi and Ali Gharsallah, “Design of a Dual-Frequency Microstrip Patch Antenna for RFID Applications,” 3rd Conference on Information Processing and Wireless Systems (IP'WiS), Djerba, Tunisia, March 21-24, 2013.
 Z. Harouni, L. Osman, L. Latrach, A. Gharsallah and H Baudrant, “A Novel Analysis of a Rectenna Circuit With Iterative Method,” 10th IEEE International Multi-Conference on Systems, Signals and Devices (SSD), Hammamet, Tunisia, March 18-21, 2013.
 Zied Harouni, Lotfi Osman, Amal Fatnassi and Ali Gharsallah, “A 60-GHz CPW-Fed Antenna for WPAN Applications,” 2nd Conference on Information Processing and Wireless Systems (IP'WiS), Sousse, Tunisia, March 16-18, 2012.
 Lotfi Osman, Zied Harouni, Hamida Turki and Ali Gharsallah, “Proximity Coupled Microstrip Patch Antenna Design with Reduced Out of Band Harmonics Device at 2.45GHz,” IEEE 11th Mediterranean Microwave Symposium (MMS), on pages: 319-321, Yasmine Hammamet, Tunisia, 8-10 September 2011.
 Imen Sfar, Marjorie Grzeskowiak, Lotfi Osman and Ali Gharsallah, “Limitation of a Five-Port Reflectometer Using Planar Elliptic Couplers for UWB Applications,” IEEE 11th Mediterranean Microwave Symposium (MMS), on pages: 267-272, Yasmine Hammamet, Tunisia, 8-10 September 2011.
 Zied Harouni, Lotfi Osman, Odile Picon and Ali Gharsallah, “Efficient 2.45 GHz CPW Patch antenna including harmonic rejecting device for wireless power transmission,” 8th IEEE International Multi-Conference on Systems, Signals and Devices (SSD), Sousse, Tunisia, March 22-25, 2011.
 Imen Sfar, Lotfi Osman and Ali Gharsallah, “A Five-Port Reflectometer for Communication Receiver Applications,” 8th IEEE International Multi-Conference on Systems, Signals and Devices (SSD), Sousse, Tunisia, March 22-25, 2011.
 Zied Harouni, Lotfi Osman and Ali Gharsallah, “Efficient 2.45 GHz proximity coupled microstrip patch antenna design including harmonic rejecting device for microwave energy transfer,” International Renewable Energy Congress IREC 2010, pp. 73-75, Sousse, Tunisia, Nov. 5-7, 2010.
 Z. Harouni, L. Osman, M. Yeddes, A. Gharsallah and H. Baudrand, “Efficient Electromagnetic Modeling of Dual-Gate Transistor with Iterative Method using Auxiliary Sources,” World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology 70 2010, pp. 611-614, Paris, France, October 27-29, 2010.
 Latifa Mouldi, Lotfi Osman and Ali Gharsallah, “Improvement of the parameters characteristics of a Sierpinski Gasket fractal antenna using the parasitic technique,” 6th International Conference on Electrical Systems and Automatic Control, Hammamet, Tunisia, March 26-28, 2010.
 Imen Sfar, J. Bel Hadj Tahar, Lotfi Osman and Ali Gharsallah, “Nouvelle approche de démodulation QPSK ré ;alisé à l'aide d'une jonction six-port modifiée,” 5th International Conference on Electrical Systems and Automatic Control, pp. 824-829, Hammamet, Tunisia, May 02-04, 2008.
 Lotfi Osman, Jean-Numa Foulc and Alain Faure, “Ultrasonic sensing and world representation for an underwater robot,” IASTED International Symposium on Robotics and Automation, Santa Barbara, California, USA, May 27-29, 1987.
 Lotfi Osman, Jean-Numa Foulc and Alain Faure, “Association perception et commande d'un robot en milieu sous-marin,” IASTED International Symposium on Robotics and Automation, Lugano, Switzerland, June 29-July 2, 1987.
 Jean-Numa Foulc, Lotfi Osman and Alain Faure, “Modélisation automatique de l'environnement d'un robot sous-marin,” Proc. IASTED, AFCET. RAI / IPAR'1986, Tome II, pp. 629-646, Toulouse, France, 18-20 Juin 1986.
It is entitled “Electronique Analogique – Cours et Exercices” and will soon published by the center of academic publication (CPU), Tunisia.