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Publications

Dr. Chaouki Ghenai:

 

Journals:

1. C. Ghenai, T. Slameh, and I. Janjreh, Numerical Modeling of Biomass and Solid Waste-Based Syngas Fuels Combustion, International Journal of Thermal and Environmental Engineering, Volume 11, No 1, pp. 117-123,2016.

2. C. Ghenai and I. Janajreh, Combustion of Renewable Biogas Fuels, Journal of Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 9, pp. 831-843, 2015.

3. C. Ghenai, Combustion and Emissions Performance of Syngas Fuels Derived from Palm Kernel Shell and Polyethylene (PE) Waste via Catalytic Steam Gasification, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Mechanical, Aerospace, Industrial, Mechatronic and Manufacturing Engineering, 9(6), 1001 – 1007, 2015.

4. A. Hachicha, C. Ghenai, and A. K. Hamid, Enhancing the Performance of a Photovoltaic Module Using Different Cooling Methods, International Journal of Environmental, Chemical, Ecological, Geological and Geophysical Engineering Vol:9, No:9, 2015.

5. K. Thakar, C. Ghenai and A. Hachicha, Integrated Modeling Approach for Energy Planning and Climate Change Mitigation Assessment in the State of Florida, International Journal of Environmental, Chemical, Ecological, Geological and Geophysical Engineering Vol:9, No:9, 2015.

6. Idowu Adeyemi, Isam Janajreh, Thomas Arink , and Chaouki Ghenai, Parametrical Study of Entrained Flow Gasification of Kentucky Coal and Construction Wood Waste, Applied Energy, Under review 2015

7. T. Slameh, A. Hai Alami, and C. Ghenai, Numerical Investigation of two-phase flow over an inclined plate with wire screen, Journal of Fluid Engineering, Under review 2015.

8. C. Ghenai, Energy-Water-Carbon interconnection: challenges and sustainable solution methods and strategies, International Journal of Thermal & Environmental Engineering Volume 7, Issue No. 2, pp. 57-64, 2014.

9. S.S. Razan, I. Janajrah, and C. Ghenai, Sustainable index approach as a section criteria for energy storage system of intermittent renewable energy source, Applied Energy, 136, pp 909-920, 2014.

 

Conferences:

1. C. Ghenai and T. Salameh, Modeling water consumption for thermal power plants, 13th International Conference of the Arab Academy of Sciences, Amman, Jordan, December 5-6, 2015

2. C. Ghenai, Flame Visualization in Trapped Vortex Combustor using Conventional and Renewable/Alternative Fuels, 13th International Conference on Fluid Control Measurements and Visualization, Doha, Qatar, November 15-18, 2015 

3. C. Ghenai, Combustion and Emissions Performance of Syngas Fuels Derived from Palm Kernel Shell and Polyethylene (PE) Waste via Catalytic Steam Gasification, Paper # WW3124,  International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Dubai, June 18-19, 2015.

4. C. Ghenai and I. Janajreh, Combustion of Biomass and Waste-Based Syngas Fuels, International Conference on Industrial Waste & Wastewater Treatment & Valorization, Athens, Greece, 21-23 May, 2015.

5. C. Ghenai and I. Janajreh, Comparison of Energy Storage Options and Determination of Suitable Technique for Solar Power Systems, Third Southern African Solar Energy Conference, Kruger National Park, South Africa, 11 – 13 May 2015

6. I. Janajreh, and C. Ghenai, Hydrogen production from coal gasification using solar energy: thermodynamic equilibrium modeling and exergy analysis, Third Southern African Solar Energy Conference, Kruger National Park, South Africa, 11 – 13 May 2015

7. C. Ghenai,  Energy, Water, Carbon Nexus and Statistical Data for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries, 3rd International Conference on Water, Energy and Environment, American University of Sharjah, March 24-26, 2015.

8. C. Ghenai and T. Salameh, Incorporation of academic service learning in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) courses, Seventh International Forum on Engineering Education, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, March 17-19, 2015.

9. T. Salameh and C. Ghenai, Technology Enhanced Learning for the Sustainable and Renewable Engineering Department at the University of Seventh International Forum on Engineering Education, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, March 17-19, 2015.

[10] C. Ghenai, M. Madani, and I. Janajreh, New correlation for the average Nusselt number in squealer in turbine blade, 10th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanic and Thermodynamics, Orlando, Florida, 14-16 July, 2014.

[11] F. Obaid, I. Janajreh, and C. Ghenai, Numerical Modeling of Demister in Multi Stage Flash (MSF) Desalination, 10th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanic and Thermodynamics, Orlando, Florida, 14-16 July, 2014.

[12] I. Janajreh, and C. Ghenai, Numerical Simulation of Internal Channel Cooling by Jet Impingement, 10th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanic and Thermodynamics, pp. 1012-1019, Orlando, Florida, 14-16 July, 2014.

[13] I. Janajreh, M. Almusharekh, and C. Ghenai, Transesterification process of waste cooking oil: catalyst synthesis, kinetic study, and modeling sensitivity, 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management, Athens, June 12-14, 2014.

 

Prof. Maamar Bettayeb

  1. M. Bettayeb, C. Boussalem, R. Mansouri and U. M. Al-Saggaf, "Stabilization of an inverted pendulum-card system by fractional PI-state feedback", ISA Transactions, Volume 53, Issue 2, Pages 508-516,  2014 (ISI Impact Factor = 2.984 ).

     
  2. M. Bettayeb and R. Mansouri," IMC-PID-fractional-filter controllers design for  integer order systems", ISA Transactions,  Volume 53, Pages 1620–1628,  2014 (ISI Impact Factor = 2.984 ).

     
  3. M. Bettayeb and R. Mansouri," Fractional IMC-PID-filter controllers design for non integer order systems", Journal of Process Control,  Volume 24, Issue 4, Pages 261–271,  2014 (ISI Impact Factor = 2.653 ).

     
  4. M. A. Al-Radhawi and  M. Bettayeb, "Decentralized H∞ Filtering of  Networked Control Systems: A Jump System  Approach", International Journal of Systems Science, Vol. 45, No. 10,  Pages 2182–2195, 2014 (ISI Impact Factor =  2.1 ).

     
  5.  S. Ibrir  and M. Bettayeb, " Model reduction of a class of  discrete nonlinear systems", Applied Mathematics and Computation, Volume 250,  Pages 78-93,  2015 (ISI Impact Factor = 1.551 ).

     
  6. S. Ibrir  and M. Bettayeb, " New sufficient conditions for observer-based control of fractional-order uncertain systems", Automatica, Volume 59, Pages 216-223,  2015 (ISI Impact Factor = 3.020, ranked first among all control engineering journals).

     
  7. G. Idiri, S. Djennoune, and  M. Bettayeb, "Solving Fixed Final Time Fractional Optimal Control Problems using the Parametric Optimization Method", Asian Journal of Control, In Press,2015(ISI Impact Factor= 1.556).

     
  8. C. Haddad, S. Djennoune, and  M. Bettayeb, "Robust Decentralized  Control of Discrete-time Markov Jump Interconnected Systems with Bounded Transition Probabilities" , International Journal of  Modelling, Identification and Control, In Press, 2015 (H index = 16 in Scopus Scimago Database ).

     
  9. U. M. Al-Saggaf, I. M. Mehdi, R. Mansouri and M. Bettayeb , "State feedback with fractional integral control design based on the Bode's ideal transfer function", International Journal of Systems Science, Volume 47, Issue 1, Pages 149-161, 2016 (ISI Impact Factor =  2.1 ).

     
  10. A. Si Ammour, S. Djennoune, W. Aggoune, and M. Bettayeb, Stabilization of fractional-order linear systems with state and input delay. Asian Journal of Control, Vol.18, n°1, in press, 2016 (ISI Impact Factor = 1.556 ).

     
  11.  R. Mansouri, M. Bettayeb, C. Boussalem, and U. M. Al-Saggaf,  "Linear integer order system control by fractional pi-state feedback", Book Chapter in "Fractional calculus applications". Pages 65-91. Nova publishers, 2015.

     
  12. S. Ibrir and M. Bettayeb, "Observer-based control of fractional-order linear systems with norm-bounded uncertainties: New convex-optimization conditions", Proceedings of the 19th World Congress, IFAC, pp. 2903-2908,  Cape Town, South Africa, August 24-29, 2014. (Published by the prestigious and well known IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control)).
  13. S. Ibrir, M. Bettayeb, and C. Y. Su , "Nonlinear stabilization by dynamic parameter adaptation: Algebraic-Ricatti-Equation-based  approach", Proceedings of the 19th World Congress, IFAC, pp. 4146-4151, Cape Town, South Africa, August 24-29, 2014. (Published by the prestigious and well known IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control)).
  14. S. Ibrir, M. Bettayeb, "State observation of a class of bilinear systems with large sensor delay", Proceedings of the 19th World Congress, IFAC, pp. 5023-5028,  Cape Town, South Africa, August 24-29, 2014. (Published by the prestigious and well known IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control)).

     

    Prof. Abdallah Shanableh

    Journals:

     
  1. Shanableh, A., Serghani, M. and Enshasi, G. (2015) Phosphorous Adsorption Using Al3+/Fe3+-Modified Bentonite Adsorbents - Effect of Al3+ and Fe3+ Combinations. Desalination and Water Treatment J.
  2. Adam, N. and Shanableh, A. (Accepted 2016) Combined Production of Biofuels from Locally Grown Microalgae. Int. J. Thermal & Environ. Eng.
  3. Radeef. W. and Shanableh, A. and Metabtene, T. (Accepted 2016) Impact of Date Palm Seed Size on Biogas Production from Date Seed/Wastewater Treatment Sludge Mixtures. Int. J. Thermal & Environ. Eng.
  4. Shanableh, A., M. Imteaz, K. Hamad, M. Omar, T. Merabtene, M. Siddiqi (Accepted 2016) Potential Impact of Global Warming on Whiting in a Semi-Enclosed Gulf. International Journal of Global Warming.
  5. Shanoon, I., Shanableh, A. and Hamad, K. (Accepted 2015) Risk-based GIS model for hazardous materials routing in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates as a case study. Int. J. Sustainable Society (In Press)
  6. Shanableh, A. (2014) Alignment of course contents and student assessment with course and programme outcomes – a mathematical approach.  Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 9, No. 1, 48-61.
  7. Al-Ruzouq, R. and Shanableh, A. (2014) Multi-Temporal Satellite Imagery for Urban Expansion Assessment at Sharjah City/UAE, Malaysian Journal of Remote Sensing & GIS, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 76-83.
  8. Imteaz, M., Matos, C., and Shanableh, A. (2014) Impact of Climatic Variability on rainwater tank outcomes for an inland city, Canberra.  Int. J. Hydrology Sci. & Tech., Vol. 4, No. 3, 177-191.
  9. Salah, H., Omar, M. and Shanableh, A. (2014) Estimating Unconfined Compressive Strength of Sedimentary Rocks in United Arab Emirates from Point Load Strength Index. Journal of Applied Mathematics and Physics, 2, 296-303.

     

    Conferences:

     
  1. Shanableh, A., Imteaz, M., Hamad, K., Omar, M., Merabtene, T. and Siddique, M. (2015) Potential Impact of Global Warming on Whiting in a Semi-Enclosed Gulf".  In: Proceedings of the 2015 Global Conference on Global warming (GCGW2015), Athens, Greece, 24-27 May 2015 (Paper No.:  295-145-2-RV).
  2. AL-Ruzouq, R., Shanableh, A. and T. Merabtene (2015) Geomatics for Mapping of Groundwater Potential Zones in Northern Part of the United Arab Emiratis - Sharjah City. The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume XL-7/W3, 2015. 36th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, 11–15 May 2015, Berlin, Germany (581-586).
  3. Elsergany, M., A. Shanableh, A., and A. Ahsan (2015) Exploratory study to assess the impact of chitosan /bentonite ratio on the metal removal capacity of chitosan modified bentonite clay.  14th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2015) Rhodes, Greece, 3 - 5 September 2015.
  4. Al-Ruzuq, R., Hamad, K., and Shanableh, A. (2015) Spatial–Temporal Analysis and Image Registration for Transportation Infrastructure growth in Sharjah City, UAE. 5th International Conference on Earth Obse4rvation for Global Changes and 7th Geo-information Technologies for Natural Disaster Management, Al-Aian, United Arab Emirates, 8-10 December 2015.
  5. Mohsin Siddique, Tarek Merabtene, Abdallah Shanableh and Rami Al Ruzouq, 2015. Numerical study on bottom shear stress under breaking waves. Fifth International Conference on Estuaries and Coasts, (ICEC 2015), November 2–4, 2015, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.
  6. Khalil, M. A., Hamad, K. I., & Shanableh, A. M. (2015) Modelling of road traffic noise in Sharjah city in the United Arab Emirates. In INTER-NOISE and NOISE-CON Congress and Conference Proceedings (Vol. 250, No. 2, pp. 5108-5118). Institute of Noise Control Engineering.  San Francisco, California, United States of America, 9-12 August 2015.
  7. G. Enshasi, A. Shanableh, M. ElSergany and G. Attaelmanan (2015) Phosphorous Adsorption Capacities of Al, Fe and Al/Fe-Modified Bentonite Adsorbents.  In: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Water, Energy, and the Environment, 24-26 March, 2015, Sharjah, UAE.
  8. Radeef, W., Shanableh, A., Merabetene, T. (2015), "Biogas Production through Co-digestion of Date Palm Seeds and Wastewater Treatment Sludge", In: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Water, Energy, and the Environment, 24-26 March, 2015, Sharjah, UAE.
  9. Adam, N. and Shanableh, A. (2015) Comparison of Biodiesel Production from a Variety of Feedstocks.  In: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Water, Energy, and the Environment, 24-26 March, 2015, Sharjah, UAE.
  10. Hamad, K., Khalil, M., & Shanableh, (Accepted 2015) A. Modeling roadway traffic noise in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. In Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting (No. 16-2271). Washington, D.C., USA (10-14 January 2016).
  11. Shanableh, A. (2015) Course Outcome-based Assessment of Students Learning: a Mathematical Approach. In: Proceedings, 7th Int. Forum on Eng. Education (IFEE2015) Jointly with 3rd Towards Sustainable Development (3rd TSD2015) Conference, held 17-19 March 2015, Sharjah, UAE.
  12. Merabtene, T., Siddique, M., and Shanableh, A. (2015) Review of Engineering Programs-Towards Sustainable Future of Water Resource Engineering and Management in UAE, In: Proceedings, 7th Int. Forum on Eng. Education (IFEE2015) Jointly with 3rd Towards Sustainable Development (3rd TSD2015) Conference, held 17-19 March 2015, Sharjah, UAE.
  13. Bkheet, M. and Shanableh, A. (2015) Impact of a University Elective "Man And The Environment" on Students' Views Towards Environmental Protection, Community Service and Sustainable Development, In: Proceedings, 7th Int. Forum on Eng. Education (IFEE2015) Jointly with 3rd Towards Sustainable Development (3rd TSD2015) Conference, held 17-19 March 2015, Sharjah, UAE.
  14. Omar, M., Hamad, K. and Shanableh, A. (2015) "Early Warning Indicator at University of Sharjah - Proposed System", In: Proceedings, 7th Int. Forum on Eng. Education (IFEE2015) Jointly with 3rd Towards Sustainable Development (3rd TSD2015) Conference, held 17-19 March 2015, Sharjah, UAE.
  15. Radeef, W., Shanableh, A., Merabetene, T. (2015), "Comparison of Biogas Production from Sludge Mixed with Raw Date Seeds and Oil-Extracted Date Seeds", In: Proceedings, 7th Int. Forum on Eng. Education (IFEE2015) Jointly with 3rd Towards Sustainable Development (3rd TSD2015) Conference, held 17-19 March 2015, Sharjah, UAE.
  16. Shanableh, A. and Al-Ruzouq, R. (2014)   Integration of Multi-Temporal Satellite Imagery in Modeling Urban Expansion Effects on Runoff in the City of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.  IN: Proceedings of 35th Hydrology & Water Resources Symposium, Perth, Australia, 24 – 27 February 2014.
  17. Al-Ruzouq, R. and Shanableh, A. (2014) Multi-Temporal Satellite Imagery for Urban Expansion Assessment at Sharjah City/UAE". 7th IGRSM International Conference and Exhibition on Remote Sensing & GIS (IGRSM 2014). (21-22) April 2014, Kuala Lumpur- Malaysia.
  18. Shanableh, A. and Amer, B. (2014) Perspectives on Buildings Demolition Waste Generation and Recovery for Recycling in Abu Dhabi In: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Sustainable Systems and the Environment , American University of Sharjah,  February 12-13, 2014
  19. Shanoon, I., Shanableh, A. and Hamad, K. (2014) Multi-Objective Comprehensive Risk-Based GIS Model for Hazardous Materials (HAZMATs) Routing in Sharjah.  In: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Sustainable Systems and the Environment , American University of Sharjah,  February 12-13, 2014

     

     

     

     

    Prof. Abdul Kadir Hamid

Journals

[1] A-K. Hamid, "Series Solution to the Radiation from Slotted Antenna on Elliptic Cylinder Coated by Biaxial Anisotropic Material", Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal, vol. 30, 2015. In press

[2] A-K. Hamid and F. Cooray, "Scattering of a Plane Wave by a Homogeneous Anisotropic Elliptic Cylinder", IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 63, 8, pp. 3579 – 3587, 2015. 

[3] A-K. Hamid, "Scattering from an Arbitrarily Incident Plane Wave by a PEMC Elliptic Cylinder Confocally Coated with a Chiral Material", Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal, vol. 30, 5, pp. 503-509, 2015. 

[4] Ahmed Hachicha, Chaouki Ghenai and A-K. Hamid, "Enhancing the Performance of a Photovoltaic Module Using Different Cooling Methods", International Journal of Environmental, Chemical, Ecological, Geological, and Geophysical Engineering, Vol. 9, no.9, pp. 999-1002, 2015.

[5] A-K. Hamid, "Elliptic Slotted Antenna With Anisotropic Plasma dielectric Coating", International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer and Communication Engineering, vol. 4, no.2, pp. 1-4, 2015.

[6] A-K. Hamid and F. Cooray, "Scattering from a Chirally Coated DB Elliptic Cylinder", International Journal of Electronics and Communications, AEUE, vol. 68, pp. 1106-1111, 2014.

[7] A-K. Hamid, "Scattering by a Nihility Elliptic Cylinder with Dielectric Coating and Under Line Source Illumination", International Journal of Engineering Sciences, Vol. 3, No 11, pp. 109-113 2014.

[8] Amna A. Alzaabi, Nadine K. Badawiyeha, Hind O. Hantousha and A-K. Hamid, "Electrical/Thermal Performance of Hybrid PV/T System in Sharjah, UAE ", International Journal of Smart Grid and Clean Energy,  vol3, no. 4, pp. 385-389, 2014.

Conferences:

[1]  A-K. Hamid, "Scattering by a PEMC elliptic cylinder loaded with a chiral material", 2nd International conference on communications, signal processing, and their applications (ICCSP15), American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, Feb. 17-19, 2015.

[2] A-K. Hamid, "Axially Slotted Antenna on Elliptic Cylinder Coated With Biaxial Anisotropic Material," 9th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2015), Lisbon, Portugal, April 12-17, 2015.

[3] Amna A. Alzaabi, Nadine K. Badawiyeha, Hind O. Hantousha and A-K. Hamid, "Performance of Hybrid Photovoltaic/Thermal System in Sharjah, UAE", 7th International Forum on Engineering Education (IFEE2015) Jointly with 3rd Towards Sustainable Development (3rd TSD2015) Conference, 17-19 March 2015, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

[4] Hamed Allaham, A-K. Hamid and Ali Cheaitou, "Technical and Economical Analysis of Photovoltaic System Applied to a UAE Data Centre," 7th International Forum on Engineering Education (IFEE2015) Jointly with 3rd Towards Sustainable Development (3rd TSD2015) Conference, 17-19 March 2015, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

 

Dr. Abdul Hai al-Alami

 

  1. Abdul Hai Alami, Di Zhang, Camilia Aokal, Jehad Abed, Ideisan Abu Abdoun and Hussain Alawadhi, Fe-Cu Compounds in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: Influence of Magnetic Field on Mesoporous Structure, International Journal of Thermal & Environmental Engineering, Vol. 11, No.1 (2016).
  2. Abdul Hai Alami, Afra Alketbi, Meera Almheiri and Jehad Abed, The Fe-Cu metastable nano-scale compound for enhanced absorption in the UV-Vis and NIR ranges, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions E: Materials for Energy Systems, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp.229-235, 2015.
  3. Abdul Hai Alami, Afra Alketbi, Meera Almheiri and Jehad Abed, Assessment of Al-Cu-Fe compound for enhanced solar absorption, International Journal of Energy Research, Accepted.
  4. Abdul Hai Alami, Huma Bilal, Modeling and Verification of an Acrylic Adhesive as a Hyperelastic Material, Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies, In press (2015)
  5. Abdul Hai Alami, Experimental assessment of compressed air energy storage (CAES) system and buoyancy work energy storage (BWES) as cellular wind energy storage options, Journal of Energy Storage, Vol. 1 C,  (2015), pp. 38-43.
  6. 6. Abdul Hai Alami, Synthetic clay as an alternative backing material for passive temperature control of photovoltaic cells, Energy, In press (2015).
  7. Tareq Salameh, Abdul Hai Alami and Sunden, Bengt, Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Variously–Shaped Ribs on Local Heat Transfer on the Outer Wall of the Turning Portion of a U-Channel inside Solar Air Heater, Heat and Mass Transfer, In press (2015).
  8. Abdul Hai Alami, Afra Alketbi and Meera Almheiri, Synthesis and microstructural and optical characterization of Fe-Cu metastable alloys for enhanced solar thermal absorption, Energy Procedia, 75 C, 410-416, 2015.
  9. Abdul Hai Alami, Microstructural, optical and thermal characterization of synthetic clay as a passive cooling medium, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 88C, pp. 442-446, 2014.

[10]                       A.H. Alami, Anis Allagui, and Hussain Alawadhi, Synthesis and optical properties of electrodeposited crystalline Cu2O in the Vis-NIR range for solar selective absorbers, Renewable Energy 82 (2015) 21-25.

 

Dr. Tareq Salameh

 

  1. Tareq Salameh, Abdul Hai Al Alami and Chaouki Ghenai, Numerical Investigation of Two Phase Flow over Inclined Plate Covered with Wire Screen, ASME  J. Fluids Eng., (under review).
  2. Chaouki Ghenai, Tareq Salameh and Isam Janajreh, Numerical Molding of Biomass and Solid Waste-Based on Syngas Fuel Combustion,  International Conference on Energy, Water & Environmental Sciences 2015, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, December,15-16, 2015.
  3. Chaouki Ghenai and Tareq Salameh, Modeling Water Consumption for Thermal Power Plants, 13th International Conference of the Arab Academy of Sciences on Climate Change and Energy-Water Nexus, Amman, Jordan, December 5-6, 2015.
  4. Anis Allaguia, Tareq Salameh and Hussain Alawadhi, One-pot Synthesis of Composite NiO Nanomaterials/Graphitic Carbon Flakes with Contact Glow Discharge Electrolysis for Electrochemical Supercapacitors, International Journal of Energy Research, Volume 39, Issue 12, pages 1689–1697, 10 October 2015
  5. Anis Allaguia, Tareq Salameh and Hussain Alawadhi, CuO Dendritic Structures Synthesized by Bipolar Electrochemical Process in Deionized Water for Electrochemical Energy Storage, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 750, pp. 107-103, 2015.
  6. T. Salameha.,  A H Alamia,  B. Sunden, Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Variously–Shaped Ribs on Local Heat Transfer on the Outer Wall of the Turning Portion of a U-Channel inside Solar Air Heater, journal Heat and Mass Transfer, Springer, April, 2015.
  7. Tareq Salameh and Chaouki Ghenai, Technology Enhanced Learning in Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering Department at University of Sharjah, 7th International Forum on Engineering Education (IFEE2015) Jointly with: 3rd Towards Sustainable Development International Conference (3rd TSDIC2015), Sharjah, UAE, March,17-19, 2015
  8. Chaouki Ghenai and Tareq Salameh,  Incorporation Of Academic Service Learning In Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) Courses, 7th International Forum on Engineering Education (IFEE2015) Jointly with: 3rd Towards Sustainable Development International Conference (3rd TSDIC2015),Sharjah, UAE, March,17-19, 2015

 

Dr. Ahmed Hachicha

-A.A. Hachicha. Fluid-structure interactions around a parabolic trough solar collector using Large Eddy Simulations. Journal of Energy and Power Engineering 2016; 1 (accepted).

 

-A.A. Hachicha  Numerical simulation of a parabolic trough solar collector for hot water and steam generation. In SolarPACES conference, Cape Town 2015.

 

-A.A. Hachicha. Fluid-structure interactions around a parabolic trough solar collector using Large Eddy Simulations. In Flucome conference, Doha 2015.  

-A.A. Hachicha, C.Ghenai A-K Hamid, Enhancing the Performance of a Photovoltaic Module Using Different Cooling Methods. International Science Index, Energy and Power Engineering Vol:9, No:9, 2015 waset.org/Publication/10002519.

-   K. Thakkar, C. Ghenai, A.A. Hachicha. Integrated modeling approach for energy planning and climate change mitigation assesmnet in the state of Florida.  International Science Index, Energy and Power Engineering Vol:9, No:9, 2015 waset.org/Publication/10002680.

- A.A. Hachicha, I. Rodríguez and A.Oliva. Wind speed effect on the flow field and heat transfer around a parabolic trough solar collector. Applied Energy 2014; 130, pp 200-211.

- A.A. Hachicha, I. Rodríguez, O. Lehmkuhl and A. Oliva. On the CFD&HT of the flow around a parabolic trough solar collector under real working conditions. Energy Procedia 2014; 49, pp 1397-1390.

 

Dr. Shek Rahman

1.  S.M.A.Rahman, R. Saidur  A Novel Atmospheric Freeze Dryer Using Simultaneious Application  of Subzero and Hot Air Streams Using a Vortex Chiller. Drying Technology, 2015 ( Accepted).

2.  Atiqur Rahman SM, Enamul Hoque M, Rahman S and Hasanuzzaman M, Osmotic Dehydration of  Pumpkin Using Response Surface Methodology - Influences of Operating Conditions on Water Loss and Solute Gain,  Bioprocessing & Biotechniques, 5 (5), 1-5, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biography:

 

Dr. Chaouki Ghenai is an Assistant Professor at the Sustainable and Renewable Energy Department, College of Engineering at the University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE. Dr. Ghenai earned his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Orleans (France) University in 1995. After his Ph.D., He worked as a research associate at Cornell University, and University of California Los Angeles. In 2001, He joined the Applied Research Center (ARC) at Florida International University (FIU) in Miami as a Combustion Manager. He set up the Advanced Combustion Laboratory and Supersonic Wind Tunnel Test Facility and managed the combustion and thermal fluids projects. In 2007, He joined the Ocean and Mechanical Engineering Department at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida. Dr. Ghenai was leading the Combustion, Alternative fuels, and Renewable Energy Research Programs at FAU. Dr. Ghenai has been involved in various energy, renewable energy, and combustion and thermal-fluids research projects. Dr. Ghenai has published more than 100 papers in professional journals and proceedings. Dr. Ghenai is an Honorary Fellow of the Australian Institute of High Energetic Materials. He is a reviewer for the ASME Journal, Combustion and Flame, Combustion Theory and Modeling, Combustion Science and Technology and Experiments in Fluids Journals. His research interests are renewable energy, energy efficiency, combustion, biofuels, alternative fuels, clean combustion technologies, waste to energy (pyrolysis, gasification), sustainability, eco design, energy planning and climate change mitigation assessment, energy-water nexus thermal-fluids, microfluidics, laser diagnostics, computational fluid dynamics, and air pollution.

Professor Maamar Bettayeb received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from University of Southern California, Los Angeles, in 1976, 1978 and 1981, respectively. He worked as a Research Scientist at the Bellaire Research Center at Shell Oil Development Company, Houston, Texas, USA., in the development of seismic signal processing deconvolution algorithms for the purpose of Gas and Oil exploration during 1981/1982. From 1982 to 1988, He directed the Instrumentation and Control Laboratory of High Commission for  Research in Algeria, where He led various research and development projects in the field of modeling, simulation, and control design of large scale energy systems, specifically, model reduction, identification and control of computer-controlled systems with applications to nuclear, solar and electric power systems.  In 1988, He joined the Electrical Engineering Department at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He has been Professor at University of Sharjah UAE since August 2000. He also held the position of Advisor to the Chancellor for Graduate Studies and Scientific research for the Years 2004/2006 and Director of Research and Studies Center for the Year 2005/2006 at University of Sharjah. He is presently the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies at University of Sharjah. He was the Conference Chair of ISSPA 2007, has been the program committee chair/co-chair for several conferences. He was Associate Editor of the International Journal of Modeling, Identification and Control. He is the leader of intelligent systems  research group at University of Sharjah. He also led the development of the Strategic Planning for Research at University of Sharjah. He has published over 300 journal and conference papers in the fields of control and signal processing. He has also supervised over 50 M. Sc. and Ph. D. students. Professor Bettayeb was External Examiner for Electrical Engineering Programs at the University of Malay, Malaysia, for the years 2001-2004. He also held a Visiting Professor position at Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, for the years 2001-2003, where he delivered graduate short courses, research seminars, workshops and participated in Ph.D. examinations. Throughout his career, Professor Bettayeb received ample recognition for his work in the form of awards and honors, such as the Best Distinguished Research Award in 1993-94 and 1998-99, and the Outstanding Advisor Award in 1996-97 at KFUPM. He also received the Best Researcher Award at University of Sharjah in 2001-2002, 2006-2007, 2007-2008 and 2010-2011, the Best Research Paper Bank of Sharjah Award in 2003-2004, the Best Research Project Award in 2006-2007, supervisor for the Best Student Paper Award, supervisor for the Best Student Project Award in 2006-2007, supervisor for the Best Master Thesis Award in 2009-2010 as well as the Best Teaching Award at University of Sharjah in 2011-2012. He has been consulting for the Petrochemical Industries and has also been involved in various R&D funded projects in the areas of control and signal processing applications. His recent research interest is in H optimal control, rational approximation, signal and image processing, process control, networked control systems, fractional dynamics and control, nonlinear estimation and filtering, soft computing, wavelets, renewable energies and engineering education.

 

Abdallah Shanableh is a Professor of Environmental Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of the Research Institute of Sciences and Engineering at the University of Sharjah, United.  He received his BSc (1986) in Civil Engineering from the University of Jordan, Jordan, and his MSc (1988) and PhD (1990) from the University of Texas at Austin, USA.  He served in a number of professional, academic and administration positions in the USA, Jordan, Australia, Japan and the UAE.  He won a number of teaching, research and community and professional service awards.  He is the founder and general chair of the international forum on Engineering Education (IFEE) and Towards Sustainable development International Conference (TSDIC). His research interests include: water and wastewater treatment, waste management, recovery of energy and material resources from wastes, and engineering education.