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    • The use of ultrasound to release chemotherapeutic drugs from micelles and liposomes 

      Ahmed, Salma E.; Martins, Ana M.; Husseini, Ghaleb (Taylor & Francis, 2014)
      Several drug delivery systems have been investigated to reduce the side effects of chemotherapy by encapsulating the therapeutic agent in a nanosized carrier until it reaches the tumor site. Many of these particles are ...
    • User-independent recognition of Arabic sign language for facilitating communication with the deaf community 

      Shanableh, Tamer; Assaleh, Khaled (Elsevier, 2011)
      This paper presents a solution for user-independent recognition of isolated Arabic Sign language gestures. The video based gestures are preprocessed to segment out the hands of the signer based on color segmentation of the ...
    • Using a Cavitation Model to Represent the Acoustic Release Kinetics from Folated Micelles 

      Tanbour, Rafeeq Kamal (2014-12)
      Anti-neoplastic drugs used for cancer treatment have various damaging effects on healthy cells, leading to several side effects in patients undergoing chemotherapy. The encapsulation of these agents in nanoparticles, such ...
    • Using a Pattern Recognition-Based Technique to Assess the Condition of Silicone Rubber Outdoor Insulators 

      Jarrar, Ibrahim Marwan (2013-05)
      Several transmission and distribution companies worldwide have started to replace their existing outdoor ceramic insulators with silicone rubber insulators. The use of silicone rubber insulators in outdoor insulators was ...
    • Using Artificial Neural Networks and Model Predictive Control to Optimize Acoustically Assisted Doxorubicin Release from Polymeric Micelles 

      Husseini, Ghaleb; Mjalli, Farouq Sabri; Pitt, William G.; Abdel-Jabbar, Nabil (SAGE Publications, 2009)
      We have been developing a drug delivery system that uses Pluronic P105 micelles to sequester a chemotherapeutic drug - namely, Doxorubicin (Dox) - until it reaches the cancer site. Ultrasound is then applied to release the ...
    • Using Assessment to Understand Students 

      Flanagan, Daphne; Ross, Alanna (2014-11-23)
      AUS Library users were surveys about the quality of the library and its services. Major findings: Overall satisfaction is excellent, Noise is an issue, Website needs improvement, Faculty want more resources.
    • Using Concept Maps and Fuzzy Set Information Retrieval Model to Dynamically Personalize RSS Feeds 

      Ismail, Heba Mahmoud (2011-01)
      Knowledge has always been at the heart of work and action of people. The amount of knowledge is growing and types of knowledge are becoming more diverse. Effective knowledge management may require going beyond basic knowledge ...
    • Using Contact Lenses to Monitor Diabetes 

      Al-Walid, Hams; Gadalla, Dina; Zeid, Salma; Hattab, Odai (2014-07-22)
      Millions of diabetic patients have to frequently prick their fingers to track their glucose level. Using this common method, diabetic patients are more susceptible to infections and pain. Studies have shown that blood ...
    • Using Lactose and Ultrasound to deliver chemotherapeutics 

      Abusamra, Rand Hasan (2019-05)
      As the number of cancer patients increase, so does the number of patients that undergo chemotherapy, as well as the suffering, caused by its side effects. To solve this adversity, an innovative form of delivering ...
    • Using Linear Regression and Back Propagation Neural Networks to Predict Performance of Soiled PV Modules 

      Shapsough, Salsabeel Yousef; Dhaouadi, Rached; Zualkernan, Imran (Elsevier, 2019)
      This paper presents a study on neural network-based modeling techniques and sensor data to estimate the power output of photovoltaic systems under soiling conditions. Predicting maximum power output under soiling conditions ...
    • Using oil shale ash waste as a modifier for asphalt binders 

      Ghuzlan, Khalid; Al-Khateeb, Ghazi; Abu Damrah, Abdullah (2013-10)
      Oil shale rocks represent one of the most available sources of energy. Jordan land contains about 50 billion tons of oil shale, which makes Jordan the third in the world of the reserve of this material. Oil shale ash is a ...
    • Using Piezoelectric Bumps to Enhance Urban Intersections 

      Hamze, Ahmad; Al-Taher, Rasha; Moseli, Mu'taz; Mannaa, Eyad (2016-11)
      The UAE population has undergone a rapid increase, from 2.46 million to 9.27 million, since 1996 [1]. This led to an increase in the number of vehicles, especially in Dubai, which ultimately decreased the transportation ...
    • Using the Age and Metallicity of 8 Star Clusters to confirm the Chemical Enrichment History of the LMC 

      Balaha, Farah; Alhosani, Maryam; Asa'd, Randa; Chillingarian, Igor V. (IOP Science, 2019)
      In this paper, we find the ages and metallicities of 8 Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) star clusters obtained from integrated light spectra and use them to obtain the Chemical Enrichment History of the host galaxy. Our results ...
    • Utilizing active learning strategies to enhance learning in first year university chemistry courses 

      Pappalardo, Lucia; Gunn, Cindy (Zayed University Press, 2013)
      Teaching chemistry to non-science majors can be a challenge in higher education owing to students’ perceptions of the subject’s difficulty, and of its usefulness. In order to address these challenges, the authors applied ...
    • Variability of the Oceans 

      Yu, Jin-Yi; Campos, Edmo; Du, Yan; Eldevik, Tor; Gille, Sarah T.; Losada, Teresa; McPhaden, Michael J.; Smedsrud, Lars H. (Cambridge University Press, 2020)
      The oceans have a huge capability to store, release, and transport heat, water, and various chemical species on timescales from seasons to centuries. Their transports affect global energy, water, and biogeochemical cycles ...
    • Variation of Shear Wave Velocity with SPT-N Values in the City of Sharjah 

      Bismillah, Niamatullah Haji (2014-06)
      Modern building codes require the evaluation of a shear wave velocity profile of the foundation soils for a dynamic analysis of structures and sites to occur. Wave velocities are typically evaluated by conducting laboratory ...
    • Vehicle Emissions Recycling 

      Hassan, Ali; Al-Barazi, Ashraf; Ahmed, Hoshank; Al Sharif, Obai; Al Sharif, Odai (2015-02-01)
      This project focuses on finding a solution to reduce the air pollution in the atmosphere due to emissions emitted from light vehicles. Problem statement: finding a useful way to recycle emissions in order to reduce air ...
    • Verbal negation in the Lebanese dialect of Zeitoun, Keserwan 

      Khairallah, Natalie; Wilmsen, David (Institut de recherches et d’études sur les mondes arabes et musulmans (IREMAM), 2019)
      The dialect of Zeitoun village in the northern Keserwan district of Lebanon exhibits both the split-morpheme negators mā…š of the southern and highland Levant and the pre-verbal negator mā without the post-positive -š of ...
    • Video Streaming over Cognitive Radio Networks 

      Wahed R. Helmy, Maram (2020-07)
      The exponential increase in the demand for streaming video in wireless communication is obstructed by the problem of spectrum scarcity. In an effort to mitigate this problem, cognitive radio (CR) technology was proposed ...
    • Video Streaming over D2D Networks 

      Ahmed, Ibtihal Mohamed Taha (2019-04)
      Device-to-Device (D2D) communication has been presented as an innovation that can improve the cellular network performance by exploiting the proximity-based service between closely-located devices. Enabling D2D communication ...