Designed a data acquisition system for SNIM's track geometry car,
program the system and install the equipment in Mauritania. Responsible
for training local staff in the use of the system.
Assist in the preparation of a World Bank style tender document
for the installation of a fibre optic telecommunications system
between Abidjan and Ouagadougou for SITARAIL railway. Participated
in the evaluation of the technical and financial bids and assisted
with selection of the winning bid.
Participated in the gathering of railway communications needs. Assisted
in the preparation of World Bank style tender document for the installation
of new telecommunications system based on the microwave technology.
1995 - 1996
Assisted in the preparation of telecommunication specifications
for the installation of a packet data network supporting X 25 protocol.
Adapted a Train Performance Simulator Program, developed in Lotus
1-2-3 for a Windows' environment and prepared a training course
manual for ENR (Egyptian National Railways) engineers.
Participated in the feasibility study to modernize the railway's
signalling and telecommunications systems.
Participated in the study of various strategies principally concerning
the modernisation of the Sudan Railways Corporation (SRC) signalling
and telecommunications facilities.
Improvement of the QCM telecommunication network
Gave support to telecommunications engineers for development of
technical solutions, evaluating their costs and recommending the
best solution. Prepared tables comparing cash flows of different
technical solutions over 10 years.
Tanzania Railway Corporation (TRC) Telecommunications Implementation
Participated in the preparation of the tender document for the modernisation
of TRC telecommunications systems.
Programmed FoxPro software with the aim of developing CANARAIL's
locomotive parts control system to be used by workshop staff in
consulting spare parts catalogues. The objective was to help staff
in spare parts ordering process and translating catalogue information
from French to English. The software had to be "user friendly".
Worked with the Transportation Economist in evaluating transportation
costs for an intermodal "MOQ RAIL" study. Carried out
a computer analysis of unit cost for different routes and different
load configurations in Canada.
Shediya line detailed feasibility study and preparation of plans
Simulated with the TPC (Train Performance Calculator) different
train configuration operations. The results helped determine the
optimum number of wagons, locomotives and their physical and operational
The project objective was to provide Régie du Chemin de Fer du Mali
(RCFM) with technical and procurement assistance for the general
rehabilitation of 8 GM locomotives.
Wrote the final report to be submitted to Canadian International
Development Agency (CIDA) and the RCFM.
Study, in collaboration with Ecole Polytechnique microwave and space
technology research laboratories, of the Heterojunction Bipolar
Transistor (HBT), future fast commutation transistor that should
be used for aerospatial applications. Determination of the transistor's
parameters. The method used consisted in programming a code in C
language that enables embedding and de-embedding the mathematical
model of the transistor. Results were compared to experimental measurements