AGYA Member

Fayçal Djeffal

Computer Sciences, Engineering

Areas of Expertise for Media Inquiries:
Soft-Computing and Artificial Intelligence, Micro- and Nanoelectronics


About me

I am Professor at the University of Batna, Algeria. My research interests include: Photovoltaic Devices, Nano- and Microelectronics, Soft-Computing-Based Modeling, Quantum Structures and Software Design (PSPICE, Cadence).

Together with my research group I developed new intelligent-hybrid simulators, by introducing the soft-computing and analytical modeling approaches, for future ULSI nanoscale device simulators (nano-processors, nono-memory cells,…). These simulators allow to study and improve the accuracy and the computational time efficiency of the nanoscale applications. In addition, the group is interested to develop new fuzzy logic and neural-space-mapping-based approaches for possible implementation on Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA). These approaches can greatly improve the nanoscale circuits' simulator performance and microelectronic device simulation techniques. The developed approaches are now widely employed in many research laboratories.


Current projects

     

  • Member of the AGYA Working Group Energy, Water and Environment (EWE):
    My role, as member of EWE Working Group, is to provide a review of the research that has been conducted on the use of photovoltaic technology for solving energy problems in Germany and Arab countries. The review will also include some of the real-world statistics and will conclude with some of the potential paths for future research in photovoltaic-based applications.
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Academic Career

2012 - Professor of Microelectronics, University of Batna; Algeria
2007 - 2012 Associate Professor, University of Batna; Algeria
2007 Habilitation degree (HDR) in Micro- and Nanoelectronics, University of Batna; Algeria
2006 - 2007 Assistant Professor A, University of Batna; Algeria
2006 PhD degree in Microelectronics, University of Batna; Algeria
2002 - 2006 Assistant Professor B, University of Batna; Algeria
2000 - 2002 Assistant Lecturer (part time), University of Batna; Algeria

Selected Publications

     

  • Djeffal, F., Bendib, T., Arar, D. & Dibi, Z. (2013). An optimized metal grid design to improve the solar cell performance under solar concentration using multiobjective computation, Materials Science and Engineering: B, 178, 574-579.
  • Bendib, T. & Djeffal, F. (2011). Electrical Performance Optimization of Nanoscale Double-Gate MOSFETs Using Multi-objective Genetic Algorithms, IEEE Trans on Electron Devices, 58, 3743-3750.
  • Djeffal, F., Ghoggali, Z., Dibi, Z. & Lakhdar, N. (2009). Analytical analysis of nanoscale multiple gate MOSFETs including effects of hot-carrier induced interface charges, J. Microelectronics Reliability, 49(4): 377-381.
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Contact

University of Batna Faculty of Technology Department of Electronics Laboratory of Advanced Electronics (LEA)

Avenue Chahid Boukhlouf 05000 Batna Algeria

+213 338 054 94
faycal.djeffal(at)univ-batna2.dz

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