Odile Liboiron-Ladouceur



Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Faculty of Engineering

 

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Assistant Professor - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


McConnell Engineering Building, [Map]
3480 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 0E9
 
 
514.398.6901 [Office]

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Courses

ECSE 221 Intro to Computer Engineering
ECSE 430 Photonic Devices and Systems
ECSE 492 Optical Communications Lab
ECSE 515 Optical Fibre Communications



PhD Columbia University, Electrical Engineering
MSc Columbia University, Electrical Engineering
BEng McGill University, Electrical and Computer Engineering

 

Experience in Industry

Applications Engineer, Teradyne Inc. (Boston, MA)

Test/Design Engineer, Texas Instruments Inc. (Dallas, TX)

Summer Internship, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center (Yorktown Heights, NY)

Invited Journal Publications

[IJ2] O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, P.G. Raponi, N. Andriolli, I. Cerutti, M. S. Hai, and P. Castoldi, “A Scalable Space-Time Multi-Plane Optical Interconnection Network using Energy Efficient Enabling Technologies,” OSA/IEEE Journal of Optical Communication and Networking, vol. 3, no. 8, August 2011.

[IJ1] O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, A. Shacham, B.A. Small, B.G. Lee, H. Wang, C.P. Lai, A. Biberman, and K. Bergman, “The Data Vortex Optical Packet Switched Interconnection Network,” [invited] IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, 26: 1777-1789, 2008.

Other Relevant Journal Publications

[J18] M.S. Hai and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Design of a 50 Gb/sec SOI-based DPSK demodulator for dense photonic integration,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, July 2012 (in press)

[J17] M.N. Sakib, M. Moayedi, W. J. Gross, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “A 45 Gb/s Low Complexity Optical Front-End for Soft-Decision LDPC Decoders,” OSA Optics Express, 20(16), pp. 18336-18347, July 2012.

[J15] M.N. Sakib, T. Huang, W.J Gross, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Low-Density Parity-Check Coding in Ultra Wideband over Fiber Systems,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 23(10), pp. 1041-1135, October 2011.

[J14] M.N. Sakib, V. Mahalingam, W.J. Gross, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Optical Front-end for Soft Decision LDPC Codes in Optical Communication Systems,” OSA/IEEE Journal of Optical Communication and Networking, vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 533-541, June 2011.

[J10] O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, I. Cerutti, P.G. Raponi, N. Andriolli, and P. Castoldi, Energy Efficient Design of a Scalable Optical Multi-Plane Interconnection Architecture, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Special Issue on Green Photonics, Vol. 17, no. 2, pp.377-383, Mar/Apr 2011.

[J10] O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, H. Wang, A.S. Garg, and K. Bergman, “Low-power, transparent optical network interface for high bandwidth off-chip interconnects,” Optic Express, 17:6550-6561, 2009.

[J09] O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, A. Shacham, B.A. Small, B.G. Lee, H. Wang, C.P. Lai, A. Biberman, and K. Bergman, “The Data Vortex Optical Packet Switched Interconnection Network,” [invited] IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, 26: 1777-1789, 2008.

Conference Papers (Since 2008 only)

[C41] B. Banan, A. Salehiomran, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Investigation of a Flexible On-chip Interconnection using a Plasmonic Strip," IEEE Photonics Conference, MB4, Arlington, 9-13 October 2011.

[C40] M.S. Hai and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Thermally Stable 50 Gb/s SOI DPSK Demodulator," IEEE Photonics Conference, TuR2, Arlington, 9-13 October 2011

[C39] M. Sowailem, D.V. Plant, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Implementation of Optical Burst Switching in Data Centers," IEEE Photonics Conference, WG4, Arlington, 9-13 October 2011

[C38] M. Sakib and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Ultra-Narrow-Spacing Tb/s Long Haul Transmission using Soft LDPC Decoding with Gaussian Processes,", IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topicals, July 2011.

[C37] M.N. Sakib, M. Sowailem, M.S. Hai, H. Abbas, G. Azmy, R. Varano, D. Rolston, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Development of Optically Enhanced Interconnectivity for Computing Platforms," CIPI Annual General Meeting, Ottawa, May 2011.

[C36] M.N. Sakib, A. J. Wong, W. J. Gross, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Decoding of Long-Block Soft-Decision LDPC Codes for Optical Communication Systems,” ICO International Conference on Information Photonics, May 2011.

[C35] M.S. Hai and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Temperature Compensated 50 Gb/s DPSK Demodulator,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), May. 2011.

[C34] M.N. Sakib, V. Mahalingam, A.J. Wong, W.J. Gross, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Low Complexity Soft Decision Circuit for LDPC Decoders,” Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optic, May 2011.

[C33] M.N. Sakib, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, and Xiupu Zhang, “Impact of RF Noise on Transmission Performance of Multiband OFDM UWB over Fiber Systems,” Optical Fiber Communication Conference & Exposition (OFC/NFOEC), JWA041, Mar. 2011.

[C32] B. Banan and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Investigation of Long-Range Surface Plasmon Polariton Propagation in a Multi-Layer Structure,” 23rdMeeting of IEEE Photonics Society, TuX3, Nov. 2010.

[C30] O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, I. Cerutti, P.G. Raponi, N. Andriolli, and P. Castoldi, Multi-Plane Optical Interconnection for Energy-Proportional Network Architectures, IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meetings, MD2.2, 2010.

[C29] D. Cotruta, X. Xu, D.V. Plant, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, Polarization Dependent Frequency Shift Induced BER Penalty in DPSK, 22nd Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS), WM1, 2009.

[C28] D. Cotruta, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, Y.K. Lize, D.V. Plant, Polarization Dependent Power Penalty in DPSK Demodulation, The Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and The International Quantum Electronics Conference (IQEC), JThE78, 2009.

[C27] B. Chatelain, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, F. Gagnon, and D.V. Plant, Optimized Pulse Shaping for Mitigating Optical Nonlinearity, The Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and The International Quantum Electronics COnference (IQEC), CTuL2, 2009.

[C26] B. Chatelain, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, F. Gagnon, and D.V. Plant, Bandwidth Efficient Precompensation Using a Single Digital-to-Analog Converter,,Optical Fiber Communication Conference & Exposition and the National Fiber Optical Engineering Conference (OFC/NFOEC), JWA35, 2009.

[C25] H. Wang, A.S. Garg, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, and K. Bergman, “Experimental Demonstration of End-to-End PCI Express Communication over a Transparent All-Optical Photonic Interconnection Network Interface,” Opt. Fiber Comm. Conference & Exposition (OFC/NFOEC), OTuA4, 2009.

[C24] X. Xian, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, and D.V. Plant, XPM penalty mitigation for a 42.7-Gb/s DQPSK channel co-propagating with 10.7-Gb/s OOK channels using SSMF and dispersion map, 21st Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS), WH4, 2008.

[C23] G. Zheng, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, D.V. Plant, J. Wu, and J. Lin, A Novel Hybrid WDM/TDM GPON Topology with Central Bandwidth Allocation and QoS Support, 21st Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS), WW2, 2008.

[C22] G. Zheng, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, D.V. Plant, J. Wu, and J. Lin, Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation Algorithms for Hybrid WDM/TDM GPON Network, Proceeding of OPNETWORKS, 2008.

[C21] O. Liboiron-Ladouceur and D.V. Plant, “Deployment Challenges at 40 Gbit/s and beyond in Optical Transport Networks,” Optical Fiber Communication Conference & Exposition and the National Fiber Optical Engineering Conference (OFC/NFOEC), JThA106, 2008.

Invited Presentations

O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Low-Power Photonic Interconnects for Data Centres," CMOS Emerging Technology, 19 - 21 May 2010, Whistler, BC, Canada.

O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Design approaches for energy-efficient optical interconnects in computing platform," IEEE Photonics Society 23rd Annual Meeting, 7 - 11 November 2010, Denver, CO, USA.

P. Castoldi, N. Andriolli, I. Cerutti, P. G. Raponi, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Energy-Efficient Switching in Optical Interconnection Networks,” 13th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), June 2011

O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Optical Interconnects for Computer Platforms," 7th Workshop on Fibres and Optical Passive Components (WFOPC), Montreal, July 13-16 2011.

Teaching (2011-2012)

ECSE 515A Optical Fiber Communication

ECSE 221B Introduction to Computer Engineering

Current Research Group Members

Meer Sakib, PhD student

Mohammed Sowailem, PhD Student co-supervised with D. V. Plant

Behnam Banan, PhD Student

Pier Giorgio Raponi, Visiting PhD Student from Scuola Superiore Sant' Anna, Pisa Italy.

Shafiqul Hai, MEng Student

George Azmy, Summer Undergraduate Research Intern

Hassan Abbas, Summer Undergraduate Research Intern (Visiting from Carleton University)

Mohamed Abd El Meguid, Undergraduate Student

Alumni

Venkat Mahalingam, MEng Student

Xian Xu, MEng Student (co-supervised with D. V. Plant)

Guannan Zheng, Visiting PhD Student (co-supervised with D. V. Plant)

Service to Professional Societies

Associate Editor, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters (2009 - )

Montreal Chapter Chair of the IEEE Photonics Society Chapter (2010 – )

IEEE Photonics Society Annual Meeting, Member of the Technical Program , Nanophotonics Committee (2011 - )

OFC/NFOEC Conference, Member of the Technical Program, Datacom and Computercom (2011 - )

7th Workshop on Fibres and Optical Passive Components, Local Organizing Committee (2011)

Canadian Institute of Photonic Innovations (CIPI): kit keeper of the photonic kit for outreachactivities to high school, elementary and college students (2010 – )