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    • Independent Sustainable City 

      Chehab, Karim; Alzarooni, Eisa; Ezzeddine, Ameen; Jabr, Ahmed (2015-02-01)
      Nowadays, cities are mostly relying on non-renewable sources of energy such as fossil fuels. The International Energy Agency estimates that in 2011, 81.2% of the world’s primary sources of energy came from fossil fuels.
    • 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, ...
    • Installing Laser Weapons on Combat Vehicles 

      Abdul-Dayem, Abdullah; Al Murad, Saad; Mustafa, Huda; Abou Chakra, Rami (2014-01-19)
      This project proposes the use of high-powered lasers in order to destroy oncoming missiles and drones. These lasers are mounted on military trucks to make the system mobile and easily deployed to strategic locations. The ...
    • Integrating Wind Turbines in Skyscrapers 

      Al-Jabri, Yasmine; Youssef, Ahmad; Damen, Noor; Saghir, Zaid (2014-07-22)
      It is no secret that the world is suffering from an energy crisis as fossil fuels and natural resources are near depletion. Renewable source of energy have been receiving increased attention over recent years.
    • 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." ...
    • Light Emitting Concrete (LEC) 

      Mohammad, Fahad; Hannan, Hadia; Shaikh, Anza; Khan, Arham (2014-07-22)
      Currently, the world recognizes concrete as just a dull, grey building material. However, concrete has the potential to cater to different functions as well.
    • Manufacturing of Metal Matrix Composites: Optimization of the Powder Metallurgy Process 

      Jihad, Bassam; Ali, Refaat; Babar, Ali; Chowdhury, Tanveer (2016-11)
      Metal Matrix Composites (MMC) is a material made up of combination of metal and ceramics which combines both properties of parent materials. MMC have some significant advantages, such as providing better mechanical strength ...
    • Medical Waste Management 

      Abdelrahim, Nadin; Wehbe, Omar; Yahya, Hamda; Rahman, Mohammad Abdul (2016-11)
      "Medical waste can be defined as waste produced by hospitals, clinics, doctors' and dentists' offices, veterinary clinics, and medical research labs." [1] 85% of Medical Waste is non-hazardous. 15% of Medical Waste is ...
    • Monitoring Unmanned Aerial Vehicle 

      Alfayez, Noura; Alshehhi, Maha; Banialnajjar, Amna; Galadari, Lamya; Khalid, Tuqa (2014-01-19)
      We are creating an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that will monitor traffic congestion and vehicular air pollution, to help traffic management centers take prompt action to relieve highly congested roadways. It will also ...
    • Multi-Purpose Prosthetic Leg 

      Ahamed, Faraaz; Awerya, Obayda; Mazhar, Aoun (2014-01-19)
      Our project revolves around examining different aspects of current athletic prosthetic legs, and how they can be improved upon by adding to their usability, structure and design. Our main aim focuses on allowing for various ...
    • Nanosensors in the Construction Industry 

      Alkayyali, Tartela; Alhudaidi, Mariam; Almomani, Darina; Al Kej, Leen (2015-02-01)
      Nanosensors aid in the detection of cracks and defects in concrete, the detection of moisture and temperature variations of structures, and the reduction of physical labor.
    • Nanotechnology for Cancer Treatment 

      AlJassmi, Hamdah; Ali, Alaa; Moghaddam, Sepehr Erfan; Azeez, Sara (2015-02-01)
      Cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells segregate without control and are able to attack other normal tissues.
    • Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) 

      Maarouf, Nisreen; Motiwala, Mehak; Mustafa, Syed Hamdan; Saeed, Hafsa (2015-02-01)
      Depletion of fossil fuels and gasoline, and their effect on the global climate, necessitate the need for an alternative source of energy. Approximately 170,000 TW of solar radiation fall on the earth’s surface and is not ...
    • Offshore Wind Farms 

      Jarad, Nahed; Matouk, Ahmed; Ismail, Muhaimen; Almarashda, Mohamed; Vikraman, Vipul (2016-11)
      Reliance on non-renewable resources will cause major economic and environmental damage. Comparing with onshore wind farms, offshore winds tend to flow at higher speeds than onshore winds, and thus it allows turbines to ...
    • 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 ...
    • On-Road Charging of Electric Vehicles 

      ElGhanam, Eiman; Zayan, Ascer; Khalifa, Mohamed; Ahmed, Amineh (2014-01-05)
      Aiming to promote green technology and reduce the CO2 footprint on the atmosphere, many transportation systems are adopting the use of electric vehicles that utilize electrical, rather than chemical, energy to generate the ...
    • Optimization of Hybrid Electric Vehicle Performance and Range Through Battery Enhancements 

      Salim, Mohammad; Al Marzouqi, Faisal; Abdul, Rahman; Jawad, No Name (2015-02-01)
      Due to rising fuel costs and increasing environmental awareness, there is currently an increasing trend of using hybrid electric cars instead of regular internal combustion engine vehicles. Widespread adoption of hybrid ...
    • Photovoltaic Nano-Crystal Energy Generation 

      Tounsy, Adham; Al-Khaldi, Mohammed; Peera, Meloni (2014-01-19)
      Since larger, more ecofriendly energy accumulation is needed to sustain the world’s current energy outflow, the objective of this report is to examine the efficiency and ecological healthiness of photovoltaic nanotechnology ...
    • Piezoelectric Systems for Sheikh Zayed Road 

      Majbour, Maher; Hag Ali, Ibrahim; Sulthana, Reshma; Erar, Yaser (2014-07-22)
      UAE was ranked as 37 worldwide according to the amount of electricity consumption with an annual consumption of 70.58 billion KWh .The total cost of producing that amount of electricity has been estimated to be 11.33 billion ...
    • Piezoelectricity with Photovoltaic (PV) Panels 

      Elazab, Mennatalla; Al-Ahmad, Noura; Obeid, Ahmad; Abu Shaban, Osama (2016-11)
      Solar energy is one of the most sustainable sources of energy, and one way to harness it is using solar panels. They are also known as photovoltaic panels (PV). Many countries such as Germany, Italy, China and the United ...