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Mourad Zghal

Prof. Mourad  Zghal

Engineering School of Communications of Tunis (Sup'Com)
University of Carthage

Parc Technol. Communications - Rte Raoued Km 3,5
2083 Gazala

tel: (+216) 71 857 000 (#1025)
fax: (+216) 71 856 829
E-mail: mourad.zghal@supcom.tn
Web: http://www.linkedin.com/in/mouradzghal

Area of Expertise

Nonlinear effects in optical fibers, Photonic crystal fibers, propagation of ultra-short laser pulses


Mourad Zghal is a Professor at the University of Carthage, Engineering School of Communication of Tunis (Sup'Com). He received his Ph.D in electrical engineering from the Tunis El-Manar University, National Engineering School of Tunis in 2000. He has published more than 140 papers in areas that include integrated nonlinear optical devices, design and characterization of photonic crystal fibers, and nonlinear propagation of ultra-short laser pulses. He has served at numerous program or steering committee of international scientific conferences. In addition to his research activities, Dr. Zghal has been extremely active in promoting photonics in Tunisia and Africa. He has been the co-founder in 2002 and actual president (2012-2015) of the Optical Society of Tunisia, a member of the ICO family. He has also co-founded the African Laser Center, an organization encouraging exchange of researchers and students across Africa. Dr. Zghal has been awarded the 2008 ICO/ICTP Gallieno Denardo prize and is senior member of OSA and Fellow of SPIE.

Lecture Title(s)

  • Nonlinear effects in optical fibers
  • Microstructured guides for pulse compression and sensing applications

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