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    • GCC Domestic Wastewater Treatment and Microbial Fuel Cells 

      Mostafa, Ramy; Aly, Omar; Mahmoud, Ibrahim; Al-Hourani, Mohammad (2014-07-22)
      Water resources are scarce across the gulf region, however water consumption is very high compared to other countries across the world. Also, waste-water production rate is increasing with the increasing water consumption ...
    • Gesture Recognition in Traffic Systems 

      Mahmoud, Husam; AlHilali, Muna; Ahmed, Ahmed (2016-11)
      Traffic congestion in Dubai is on a par with most major cities in the world, costing the economy Dh771,147.388 per kilometer in fuel and time lost, Gulf News can reveal. [1] Due to extensive traffic jams, a gesture recognition ...
    • Graphene Use in Wave Powered Desalination 

      Kochar, Shreya; Alnaqbi, Amina; Hammada, Ahmed; Ismail, Lynne Abou (2016-11)
      As the world’s population is predicted to increase, consumption of drinking water will increase. However, the freshwater withdrawals have tripled over the last 50 years and this is predicted to increase even more in the ...
    • Green and Smart Buildings 

      Hamati, Shadi; Ali, Rashed; Jundi, Mais; Ahmed, Yahya (2014-01-19)
      The project talks about ways that can be implemented in buildings to make them green and smart. The climate of the UAE is the climate that the project bases its research on. The solutions provided were chosen to be up to ...
    • Green Ships 

      AbdelAziz, Saud; Attia, Mohamed; Ahmed, Maaz; Islam, Mohamed (2014-01-19)
      Our EMPD topic discusses how wind turbines and solar panels can both be installed on ships, in order to conserve the fuel consumed and reduce the subsequent harmful emissions. The implantation of this solution leads to ...
    • Grey: A New Shade of Green 

      Elayyan, Laith; Hamdan, Hassan; Saba, Wesam; AlSheikh, Yousef (2015-02-01)
      In this project, we have designed and created a system that can re-use grey water that is being wasted in buildings, which will be effective in countries such as United Arab Emirates due to their high water consumption. ...
    • Harvesting Energy From Footsteps 

      Taha, Khalid; Batir, Fadi; Marei, Anas; Michika, Mohammed (2014-07-22)
      The UAE is currently undergoing industrialization which increases demand for energy and thus increases the usage of fossil fuels to cover this increasing demand for energy. Fossil fuels are limited and gradually depleting, ...
    • Harvesting Wind and Solar Energy for Off-Grid Applications in the UAE 

      Altaf, Yousuf; Tauseef, Mohammad; Khwaja, Talha (2014-01-05)
      There is a shortage of electricity in remote areas in the UAE which are away from the grid. Many people in remote locations are relying on diesel generators to meet their power demands. Extending the national electricity ...
    • Health Monitoring Through Smart Wheelchairs 

      Salahia, Amr; Akaila, Khalid; Ramadan, Islam; Sathyanaryanan, Sankar (2015-02-01)
      Technology can help doctors provide a more efficient medical care to their patients which can often mean the difference between life and death, and give modern medicine control over factors that were previously hard or ...
    • How to Avoid Structural, Corrosion, and Deterioration Disasters in Water Dams 

      Al Addam, Mohamad; Sebaie, Yahya; Soutari, Mohamad; Al Chammah, Mohamad (2014-01-19)
      Water dams are systems with large destructive forces that can lead to a substantial amount of destruction. The poster describes the situation of the problem. In addition, it summarizes the major problems that cause dam ...
    • Human and Robot Interaction in High Rise Construction 

      Cheema, Armaghan; Younis, Bassim; Jabbour, Raed (2016-11)
      All accidents that happened during roof, ladder, and scaffolding works accounted for 55% of all the construction industry accidents. Human behavior is a contributing factor in approximately 80% of the accidents in construction ...
    • Hybrid Car Efficiency Improvement 

      Abdulla, Aamna; Al Nachas, Hessa; Dhanhani, Khaled; Atassi, Jamal (2014-01-19)
      Our project is about increasing the efficiency of hybrid cars. Hybrid cars operate using two systems, the Internal Combustion System (ICS) and the Electric System (ES) and since they depend more on the ICS, more polluting ...
    • Hybrid Electric Vehicles 

      Hassan, Maryam; Al Hebsi, Mohamed Rashid; Al Jaberi, Hamad Abdulla; Ansar, Omar Mohamed (2014-01-19)
      The problems related to the generation of electricity to fuel vehicles are three-fold. Firstly, conventional vehicles are major contributors to pollution due to the combustion of petroleum which is leading to the depletion ...
    • Hybrid Tractors 

      AlShehhi, Abdullah; AlKaabi, Ahmed; AlHussein, Mohammad; Hafeez, Ayesha; Yarahmadi, Fatemeh (2014-01-19)
      Our team performed an in depth research on this topic to identify the existing problems of the diesel fuel tractors. Manufacturing companies did not think of changing the conventional tractors as they have neglected the ...
    • Hydroelectric Dams 

      Naeimi, Parnian; Taheri, Melika; Hakmi, Mohamad; Alnasur, Safeddeen (2015-02-01)
      Energy consumption has increased exponentially since the advent of electricity. To satisfy consumer needs, there needs to come an increase in production of energy. Seeing as the earth is covered in approximately 70% water ...
    • Hydrogen Fueled Home Generators 

      Shubair, Asma; Hussan, Abdul Majid; Afifi, Karim; Al Shamali, Meera; Barakat, Abdul Rahman (2016-11)
      Burning fossil fuel, such as coal, oil and natural gases contribute to pollution and global warming due to the emission of carbon dioxide. 33% of green house emissions are due to electricity generation, which is the highest ...
    • Hydrogen Fueled Vehicles 

      Muneer, Rameez; Marie, Hadeel; Younan, Andrew; ElKassem, Mohamad (2014-01-19)
      The future of energy once fossil fuels run out is in the hands of renewable sources. Our project is about Hydrogen powered vehicles and how hydrogen can be used viably as a fuel in cars. The project focuses on the problems ...
    • Hydrogen fusion for sustainable energy 

      Al Mansoori, Helal; Choutri, Wali; Quraiban, Yousef (2016-11)
      The universal demand for energy is increasing in modern society. We rely on energy for almost in everything in our lives.This energy may be generated from fossil fuels. However, fossil fuels are insufficient and harmful ...
    • Hydrogen: The Future Fuel 

      Ibraimo, Tanzila; Dababneh, Sama; Saab, Alaeddine (2016-11)
      The world consumes a total of 94 million barrels of oil per day. The global demand for oil is increasing exponentially while the remaining supply has been decreasing at a faster rate as shown in Figure 1. Burning of fossil ...
    • 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 ...