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    • Embedded Intelligence in Urban Transportation Networks 

      Farid, Bavley; Shehata, Essam; Mouhtasseb, Jihad; El Sayed, Mohammed; Elkhorazaty, Youssef (2014-01-05)
      Since the cities of today must constantly evolve to meet the lifestyles of the people that inhabit it, the objective of this report is to examine possible ways of evolving the cities of today while reducing energy usage ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Solar Powered Building with Dynamic Shading System 

      Talih, Raafat; Kandil, Nourhan; Mahgoub, Thuraya; Antoon, Fadi; Al Maazmi, Mohamed (2014-01-19)
      The design and architecture of the International Royal Hotel (IRH) complies with the code of green building as the hotel does not depend solely on non-renewable energy sources. Moreover, the IRH's design is the most efficient ...
    • 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 ...
    • Build it Green 

      Alshehhi, Athbeh; Alnahdi, Basma; Malekzadeh, Hosna; Ghazy, Kareem (2014-01-19)
      In our research we have identified three main problems in conventional buildings which could be addressed by green buildings. The three problems are: CO2 Emissions, Temperature Increase and Pure Water Shortage. These factors ...
    • Wireless Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles 

      Al-Bassam, Khadija Majed; Shah, Pirzada Amiq; Al-Tunaiji, Mariam Obaid (2014-01-19)
      Our project aimed to develop a cost-effective charging station that can be retrofitted onto existing infrastructure, making it advantageous to own an EV. To achieve that, the team had to address three problems. First, ...
    • A Sustainable Nursing Home for Senior People 

      Alzeer, Haya; El Assaad, Wael; Salem, Adnan; Sakaya, Mohammed (2014-01-19)
      Lack of staff in conventional nursing homes has been depriving senior people of their right to be treated and nurtured properly. Moreover, most of the current nursing homes are not designed to be eco-friendly, and this ...
    • 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 ...
    • DEFC and Panicum Virgatum to Power the Future 

      Saad Bokhari, Syed; Tishat, Muhammad; Ajaz, Arsalan; Masud, Mahren; Umar, Muhammad (2014-01-19)
      Many rely on fossil fuels as a primary source of energy to satisfy everyday needs of transportation and electricity. Within 45 years we will be facing a shortage of current fossil fuels thus research is being carried out ...
    • Improvements on Kidney Dialysis Treatment 

      Al-Johar, Heba; Khawaja, Dana; Ahmed, Alaa; Saab, Roba (2014-01-19)
      The percentage of people suffering from kidney related diseases is alarmingly increasing. The current treatment for such diseases is the kidney dialysis that is proven to be an impractical solution for the problem. Thus, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Remote Hazard Detection System in Oil & Gas Industry 

      Hasan, Md.Samiul; Apparaju, Aditya; Alam, Ibrahim (2014-01-19)
      Safety in the oil and gas industry is a crucial part of the working environment. The incidents and accidents over the years in both onshore and offshore oil fields shows it is very important to develop a monitoring system ...
    • The Road of the Future 

      Alneaimi, Ebrahim; Basiouny, Mohammed; Hameed, Sabil (2014-01-19)
      Roads are an integral part of a nation’s infrastructure. They have become permanent additions to our geography. With the technological advancements that are heralding the new age, the implementation of smart roads will ...
    • 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 ...
    • Adding Sliding Solar Panels to a Hybrid Car 

      Al Kendi, Mohamed; AlHarsousi, Suhail; Al Zarouni, Ali; Al Sayegh, Farah (2014-01-19)
      In our project, a hybrid solar car will be redesigned in order to increase the efficiency, reduce the carbon emissions, and minimize the cost. Our hybrid car design will consist of two solar panels on the roof of the car. ...
    • Electricity Generating Speed Bumps 

      Lootah, Ali; Khamas, Rashed; Mouse, Marwa; El-Saleh, Rasha (2014-01-19)
      The reliance of the world on fossil fuels has been increasing at a very fast rate through the last few decades. Vehicles are built and used in nearly all the countries for easier transportation. To control the transportation ...
    • Running AUS on Solar Energy 

      AlAssi, Mohammad; AlAssar, Mohammad; Ghatoura, Rajbir; AlShaikh, Shaikha; Rehman, Fazal (2014-01-19)
      In this project, we have proposed fitting each building in AUS with Solar Panels to charge up that building during the day, and for non-renewable energy to be distributed only at night when required. By switching over to ...
    • Prevention and Containment of Deepwater Oil Well Blowouts 

      Chalha, Khaled; Al Banna, Yasser; Arafat, Nouran; Sherif, Omar (2014-01-19)
      Potential deepwater oil blowouts are a challenge and cause disastrous problems if not prevented. The presence of the well head at depths of greater than 1000 feet renders it impossible for human intervention, since the ...
    • 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 ...