Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • Water Treatment using Nanotechnology 

    Salah, Halima; Soares, Ilda; Gandhi, Poojaben; Mir, Raza (2015-02-01)
    Nanoscience and nanotechnology are the study and application of extremely small things and can be used across all science fields, such as chemistry, biology, physics, materials science, and engineering. This project looks ...
  • Sustainable Energy Replacement for Asphalt: Solar Roadways 

    Hegazi, Mohamed; Saad, Sarah; Mohammed, Hussein; Amin, Mohammed (2015-02-01)
    The goal of this research project is to replace the current asphalt roads with an alternative that will make use of the thermal energy both from the sun’s heat and the friction from car tires that was previously wasted on ...
  • Building-Integrated Photovoltaic Systems 

    Kaltham, Faris; Aref, Mohammed; Iqbal, Muhammad (2015-02-01)
    Would transparent photovoltaic cells contribute in producing at least part of the energy consumed when applied on high rise towers.
  • 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 ...
  • Solar-Powered Smart Community 

    Abboud, Eyas; AlMualla, Ahmed; Bin Rasheed, Ahmed; Amin, Mohamad (2015-02-01)
    Population growth in Dubai has increased power requirements, causing a depletion in natural resources. Our solution is to build a Smart Community in Dubai that will overcome these issues. The model consists of Thermal Solar ...
  • Air Purifying Billboard 

    Ezzidean, Hassan; Ailabouni, Khalil Gihad; Abdulrahman, Khalid; Jaouni, Khalid (2015-02-01)
    The aim of the project is to analyze how the use of an air purifying billboard can reduce air pollution.
  • Waste-to-Energy Transfer 

    Al Saeed, Afra; Jaroor, Maryam; Ayman, Moaz; Farhoud, Tasneem (2015-02-01)
    There are several technologies that generate electricity from waste, including incineration, gasification, anaerobic digestion and compaction. The incineration process generates electricity by combusting waste under ...
  • 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.
  • Energy Efficient Houses in the Middle Eastern Region 

    El-Hag, Al-Baraa; Waleed, Danial; Mannan, Omar; Al-Madani, Osama (2015-02-01)
    The Middle East is a region which relies heavily on fossil fuels for energy, the disadvantages of this are well known. Furthermore, even if we were to move towards renewable energy sources there are underlying efficiency ...
  • Carbon Capture and Sequestration 

    Dias, Kevin Rose; Thomas, Alwin; Ibrahim, Salma; Elshenawy, Ahmed (2015-02-01)
    Global warming is continuous problem facing our world today. Carbon sequestration could be the solution to resolving this problem.
  • Dubai Metro and Green Energy 

    Prem, Arun; Haddad, Issa; Gharaibeh, Basil; Babar, Daniyal (2015-02-01)
    With almost 149,000 daily riders, the Metro is used more frequently and with the proposed expansion, Metro should be modified to run on green energy that will benefit the city in terms of energy consumption and it’s vision ...
  • Solar Updraft Tower In Al-Ain 

    Agha, Deema; Idrees, Raja; Abdul-Jabbar, Mahmud; Ebraheem, Ali Y. (2015-02-01)
    In recent years, the UAE has taken significant steps to protect the environment, such as building shams solar tower in Abu-Dhabi. The main source of air pollution in the UAE is the oil and gas industry, followed by the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Use of Offshore Wind Farms to Generate Dubai’s Future Electricity Needs 

    Ali, Lara; Qutob, Sarah; Elayouty, Ahmed; Sandeed, Iyas; Elbeltagi, Yousef (2015-02-01)
    Electricity demand is increasing and will increase more in Dubai due to EXPO 2020. Fossil fuels are used to generate electricity are depleting. Therefore, there has to be a solution to cover this increase and prevent any ...
  • Autonomous Waste-to-Energy Converter 

    Wadi, Ali; El-Chanati, Mahmoud; Ahmed, Mentalla; Shapsough, Shams (2014-07-22)
    4 trillion kilograms of waste are produced each year in eastern Europe and central Asia alone. The amount of waste produced is increasing exponentially. Waste is being dumped on residential grounds, in landfills and in the ...
  • Finding a Solution For Recycling Wastes 

    Amer, Karim; Hamdan, Hassan; Charkaoui, Younis (2014-07-22)
    Over the past few years, there has been a remarkable growth in trash disposal all over the UAE, especially in Dubai, due to its huge demographic growth. Most of this trash is being disposed in large landfills in huge ...
  • Power with Every Step 

    AlAssaf, Hadi; Farhan, Khalil; AlKhatib, Yazan (2014-07-22)
    Satisfying the needs for clean energy by utilizing human footsteps.
  • Self Powered Gymnasium 

    Suleiman, Sarah; Shams, Mohammad; Al-Hufaity, Jenan (2014-07-22)
    Exercising machines consume a lot of energy that can be utilized to generate clean electricity. The world is experiencing energy crises due to growing demand for energy and dependence on fossil fuels.

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