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  • Brain Connectivity Analysis Under Semantic Vigilance and Enhanced Mental States 

    Yahya, Fares; Tariq, Usman; Hassanin, Omnia; Mir, Hasan; Babiloni, Fabio; Al-Nashash, Hasan (MDPI, 2019)
    In this paper, we present a method to quantify the coupling between brain regions under vigilance and enhanced mental states by utilizing partial directed coherence (PDC) and graph theory analysis (GTA). The vigilance state ...
  • Emotion Recognition Based on Fusion of Local Cortical Activations and Dynamic Functional Networks Connectivity: An EEG Study 

    Yahya, Fares; Tariq, Usman; Alex, Meera; Mir, Hasan; Al-Nashash, Hasan (IEEE Xplore Digital Library, 2019)
    In this paper, we present a method to improve emotion recognition based on the fusion of local cortical activations and dynamic functional network patterns. We estimate the cortical activations using power spectral density ...
  • Vigilance Decrement and Enhancement Techniques: A Review 

    Yahya, Fares; Tariq, Usman; Mir, Hasan; Alawar, Hamad; Babiloni, Fabio; Al-Nashash, Hasan (MDPI, 2019)
    This paper presents the first comprehensive review on vigilance enhancement using both conventional and unconventional means, and further discusses the resulting contradictory findings. It highlights the key differences ...
  • Intelligent Speed Adaptation 

    Adra, Muaaz; Al-Qahtani, Ahmed; Elawady, Menna; Rajesh, Aniket (2019-05)
    Conforming to laws and regulations is vital to road safety. As the European Commission stated in 2012, "The main causes of fatal accidents are speeding, driving under the influence of alcohol, and non-use of a seat belt." ...
  • Smart Houses: Why Choose a Smart House? 

    Paul, Vivian; Alkhader, Tasneem; Alzarooni, Muhra; Oudah, Eissa (2019-05)
    [Discusses the reasons for choose a smart home: energy expenditure, disaster management, home management, and cost efficiency.]
  • Hyperloops: The Future of Transport 

    Rego, Alden; Karrani, Abdelaziz; Jibreel, Fahid; Abdalla, Shadi (2019-05)
    Hyperloops are floating pods enclosed within vacuum tubes. Current modes of transportation need to be optimized due to transit time, environmental issues, and safety concerns. Advantages of hyperloops: can revolutionize ...
  • An Innovative Approach for a Better Tsunami Warning System 

    AlGhabra, M. Said; Arja, Bader Abu; Therwani, Tarun (2019-05)
    Tsunamis are among the most destructive natural disasters, however most tsunamis can be detected before hitting the shore. Therefore, we dedicated our project to develop an innovative system with a better tsunami detection, ...
  • Electric Speedbreakers 

    Mohamed, Tajaldeen; Abdulhadi, Feras; Elrefaey, Omar; Moataz, Ahmed (2019-05)
    Our topic describes the utilization of mechanically modified speed breakers as alternative source for sustainable energy production. The main research question to be answered is "What are the benefits of generating power ...
  • Space Elevators: Orbital Ring System 

    Atmeh, Ahmad; Akhil, Satya Sri; Mardood, Abdullah; Sabet, Abdelrahman (2019-05)
    The main purpose of a space elevator is to carry payloads into space as an alternative to conventional rockets. The following poster showcases the feasible version of the Space Elevator: The Orbital Ring System.
  • Does the Answer to Water Security in the UAE Lie in Pakistan? 

    Kyaure, Muhammad; Elfarra, Abdalsattar; Alshamsi, Abdallah; Mohamed, Amgad; Al Mansouri, Hazeem (2016-11)
    Is importing water into the UAE a practical solution from technological, political and environmental perspectives?
  • Waste Management in the UAE 

    Alam Mishu, Afsana; Al Zaabi, Noora; AlMarzooqi, Majed; Ibrahim, Moustafa (2016-11)
    Municipal waste is a rapidly growing issue in developing and developed countries. A technology known as Waste to Energy (WTE) Technology is introduced to reduce the amount of municipal waste. Incineration is the combustion ...
  • Oil and Water Separation Technique: An Application of Ultrasonic Vibration Technology 

    Abu Zant, Mohammad; El Sabba, Omar; Shawahneh, Ayman; Shabban, Osama (2016-11)
    Currently there are multiple techniques that are used to separate and purify oil water, these two techniques are quite able to reach high product purities making the a viable component of a burgeoning refinery plant however ...
  • Treatment of Underground Water Using Ozonation 

    Samhouri, Anwar; Yousif, Lamis; Roshdy, Yara; Shorrab, Yousef (2016-11)
    Today, water is being used at a rate twice the rate of the population increase. The sources of water commonly used today is groundwater and seawater. Groundwater is being depleted causing many countries to suffer of high ...
  • Sustainable Integration of Solar Energy for Desalination 

    Kamel, Michael; Fathy, Ahmed; Shahab, Sharjeel; Hassan, Mohamed (2016-11)
    Water extraction, treatment and distribution accounts for 8% of global energy consumption. Which can be estimated as ∼7MJ/m3. The main factors affecting solar desalination plant feasibility are technology maturity, economics ...
  • Sustainable and Efficient Electric Vehicle and Charging System 

    AlTawil, Sireena; Noori, Hilal; Ahmed, Alreem; Itani, Samir (2016-11)
    Global warming is a major problem the world is facing, and the main contributors to it are greenhouse gases. Gas operated cars and electricity generation using fossil fuels are the major greenhouse gas emitters. So our ...
  • Waste to Energy: Plasma Gasification 

    Maryam; Badr; Bassam; Abouelela; Sulkhan (2016-11)
    In recent years UAE has been experiencing high population growth in parallel to its increase in economic status, to the point that each individual on average produced 2.1 kg of waste per capita per day. The consequences ...
  • Application of Solar Tower Technology in Electricity Production in UAE 

    Almatroushi, Mohamed; Hammoudeh, Ahmad; Alshantti, Abdalkarim (2016-11)
    Worldwide energy consumption is on a constant climb due to the fact of our reliance on electricity for almost everything as well as the increase in global population. In 2010, 100% of UAE's electricity demand was fulfilled ...
  • Smart Parking: Piezoelectric Application 

    Seddiq, Anoushah; Alhajri, Sara; Hisham, Jad; AlAkram, Ummul-Khair; Herzallah, Salem (2016-11)
    Smart parking is an upgrade to the paid parking lot entrances in the American University of Sharjah. A piezoelectric energy harvester generates clean electricity, from the applied pressure of cars onto the pavement of the ...
  • Smart Fire Extinguishing System (SFES) 

    Al-Nazli, Lubna; Al-Abdooli, Hamad; Sulaiman, Bashayer; Al-Farouki, Hala (2016-11)
    Most buildings in UAE are complying with the safety standards related to fire accidents to ensure safe accommodation for the residents. Hence, most buildings use water-based sprinkler system for fire extinguishing, as shown ...
  • Smart Homes: Connectivity and Self-Sustainability 

    Kanbar, Dana; Alfar, Majd; Damati, Osama; Abdalla, Ahmed (2016-11)
    A smart home is a sustainable home that applies advanced systems to provide sophisticated control over the building’s functions. The use of computer hardware and software as well as Information Technology to control, ...

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