Phd / Master Thesis

Master Thesis Title

Year

 Experimental And Numerical Modeling Of The Scour Effects On The Laterally Loaded Piles In Sand. 2016 
 Causes, Effects and Remedies of Cost Overrun in Construction Projects in Oman. 2016 
 Performance Evaluation of Axially Loaded Circular GFRP-Reinforced Concrete Columns. 2016 
 Investigation of the Rainfall- Runoff Relationships for Wadi Dayqah Catchment. 2016 
 Comparison between conventional activated sludge (CAS)  and membrane bio-reactor (MBR) process for characterization of  MBR fouling for municipal wastewater treatment.  2016

 Upgrading the Flexural Capacity of Reinforced Concrete Beams Using Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymers

2015

Comparison of Omani Seismic Code With International Counterparts

2015 

Application of an Air Dispersion Model of Hydrogen Sulfide for Alansab Sewage Treatment Plant

2015

 Ultimate Composition Analysis of Municipal Solid Waste in Muscat

2015 

 Effects of Leakage from Septic Tanks on Groundwater Quality in South East of AL-Seeb

2014

 Flexural Strengthening of RC Beams Using Near Surface Mounted (NSM) Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRPs)

2014

 Evaluation of Hydrogen Sulphide Emission from Al-Ansab Sewage Treatment Plant

2014

 Transient Groundwater Flow Modeling of Al Batinah Coastal Region (Barka)

2014

Evaluation of Conventional Activated Sludge System and Membrane Bioreactor Technology at Al-Ansab Sewage Treatment Plant

2014

Use of Spent Catalyst Generated by Sohar Refinery as Adsorbent for Selected Heavy Metals from Water

2013

 Utilizing Treated Wastewater for Groundwater Recharge in Al-Batina Coastal Plain

2013

 Municipal Solid Waste Management in Muscat: Classification, Uses and Potential Problems

2013

Analysis of Traffic Crashes in Oman

2013

 Dimensional Finite Element Modeling of Beam-to-Column Flexible End-Plate Composite Connections at Elevated Temperature

2013

 Characterizing Industrial and Domestic Wastewater Sludge

2012 

 Developing Wind Speed Map for Oman

2012 

 Potential use of Spent Catalyst Generated by Sohar and Mina Al-Fahl Refineries in Concrete

2012

Thermal Performance of Light Weight and Insulated Concrete Blocks in Omani Environment

2012

 Analysis of Buried Plastic Pipes in Dune Sand

2012

 Investigating Fixed Floating Breakwater Response to Waves Action Using a Simplified Analytical Model

2012

Experimental Study of the Performance of Plastic Pipes Buried in Dune Soil

2012

 Comparison Between Required and Provided Reinforcement in Villa Design at Muscat Area During the Period 2000-2005

2012

 Investigating the use of refineries’ FCC spent catalyst as cement or fine aggregates partial replacement in cement mortars

2012

 Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Beams in Flexure Using Textile Reinforced Mortar (TRM)

2011

 Domestic Wastewater from Three Regions in the Sultanate of Oman: Characterization and Application

2010

 Seepage Investigation of Al-Fulaij Recharge Dam Using a Numerical Model

2010

 Effect of Geogrid Membrane on the Performance of Sabkha Soil

2010

 The effect of aggregate mineralogy on the strength of High Performance Concrete in Oman

2010

 Estimating Efficiency Factor and Durability for Some Supplementary Cementing Materials (SCMs)

2009

 Performance of Plastic Pipes Installed in Dune Sand

2009

 Potential Use of Cement Kiln Dust As Nano- Material in Cement Mortars

2009

 Characterization of Long Term Analysis of Climate Change & Global Warming in The Arabian Gulf Countries : Determination pf Low-Level Temperature Inversions Using Radiosonde Temperature Measurements

2009

 Measurement of Water Quality Parameters in the Gulf of Oman

2008

 Assessment of Waste Dumping Sites & Groundwater Quality In Oman: Case Studies From Barka & Boshar

2008

 Post-Installed Reinforcing Bar Splices in Concrete Beams

2007

 Characterization Treatment of Omani Greywater for Removal of Organics and Suspended Solids Using Bench-Scale Sequencing Batch Reactor Technology

2006

 Experimental Behavior of Model Rigid Pavements Supported on Typical Representative Sub grades of Oman

2006

 Water Budget of Wadi Maawil Catchment

2006

 Management of Petroleum Development Oman’s Tank Bottom Sludge

2006

 Estimation of Vehicles Traffic Growth Rate for The Northern Regions of Oman

2006

 Beneficial Reuse of Petroleum – Contaminated Soil in Concrete Mixture

2005

 Quality Control System for Read-Mixed Concrete in Muscat

2005

 Use of Petroleum Contaminated Soils in Road Bases and Sub bases

2005

 Characteristics of The Shuwaymiah Attapulgite and its Adsorption Capacity to selected Organics

2005

 Variation Orders in Construction Project in Oman: Problems & Remedies

2005

 Investigation of Water Quality Leached From Portland Cement Concrete Containing Petroleum – Contaminated Soils

2005

 The Development of A GIS Geotechnical Database for SQU

2005

 Impact of Treated Wastewater Recharge in Salalah Costal Aquifer on Groundwater Quality

2003

Master Thesis Title

Year

 Securing Wireless Sensor Networks Using Customized Hardware Crypto Engine 2016 
 Cyber Security Attacker Behavior Modeling Using Game Theory, Dns Server As A Case Study  2016
 System With The Penetration Of Photo Voltaic Power Source And Including The Effect Of Time Delay 2016 
 Modeling And Simulation Of Heterogeneous Multikernel Architecture  2016
 Controller Designs Of Homogeneous And Non-Homogeneous Vehicle Platoon System. 2016 
 Application Of Mathematical Morphology For Omani Vehicle Number Plate Recognition  2016
 Computationally Efficient, Robust And Reversible Image Watermarking 2016 

Optimal Test Pattern Generator Scheme for BIST Environment

2015

Performance Analysis of Quality of Service in Long Term Evolution-Advanced Heterogeneous Networks

2015

Investigation of Wireless Honeypots in Detecting Attacks on WLAN

2015

Voltage Stability Assessment of A micro-Grid, Case Study: Khasab Power System in Oman

2015

Lyapunov Function based Neuro-Adaptive Inverse Control

2015

Experimental Evaluation Of Broadcast Communication In Vanets

2015

Impact of Wormhole Attack Against Routing Protocols on MANETs Performance

2015

Implementation and Power Flow Analysis of a Multi-Microgrid in Oman's Rural Power System

2015

Design of a Fuzzy Logic Power System Stabilizer for the Main Interconnected System of Oman

2015

Toward Smart Grid Transformation – A Case Study in Oman

2015

Economic Dispatch in the Main Interconnected System of Oman

2015

A Study of Arabic Speech Recognition Accuracy using a Fully Diacritized Corpus (bukhari corpus)

2014

A Performance Study Framework for multi-protocol Label Switching (MPLS) Networks

2014

Vision Based Vehicle Tracking for Traffic Management

2014

Spectral Analysis Methods of Heart Rate Variability for Early non-invasive Identification of Preeclampsia in Omanis

2014

Effect of Mobility Models on Broadcasting Beacon Messages in VANETs

2014

GSM Spectrum Re-Farming for Batinah Region in Oman

2013

MIMO Antenna for UWB Communications

2013

Spectrum Sensing in Radio  Cognitive  Networks

2013

Empirical Maximum Permissible Loss (MPL) Modeling for Outdoor Wireless Links

2013

Analysis of Uplink Power Control and SC-FDMA in LTE System

2013

Enterprise network monitoring & evaluation using Free/open source software: SQU as a case study

2013

Neural Network-Based Estimation of Oil Well Flowing Bottom-hole Pressure in Oman Fields

2013

Design of Load Frequency Control of Time-Delay Multi-Area Interconnected Power Systems

2013

Simulation of Vehicular AD-HOC Networks for Road Safety Applications

2013

Reduction of Distribution System Losses in Mazoon Electricity Company

2012

Speaker Recognition System for Telephone Lines

2012

Modeling and Measurement of EM Radiation Field Levels from Mobile Base Stations at SQU

2012

Radio Resource Management for Wireless Networks Using Power Control Algorithms

2012

Characterization of Radio Propagation Pathloss: A Case study of GSM Network of Muscat CBD area

2012

Discrimination of Parkinson Tremor from Essential Tremor Using Different EMG Signal Processing Techniques

2012

Modeling of Ultra Wideband Antennas for Wireless Indoor Applications

2012

Performance Evaluation of TCP in Wireless Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANETs)

2012

Broadband Services for Remote Areas in the Sultanate of Oman

2012

Performance Analysis and Enhancements of IEEE 802.11e EDCA Protocols

2011

The Impact of Radio Propagation Models On Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANET) Performance

2011

Forecasting of Cement Sales Demand for Oman Cement Company By Using Linear Regression and Artificial Neural Network (ANN)

2011

Performance Comparison of  Manet  Routing Protocols Under UDP & TCP Traffics

2010

A Study of Fuzzy Logic-Based Controller for Diff-Serv Bandwidth Broking

2010

A Study on the Causes of Cost Overrun in Telecommunications Projects in the Sultanate of Oman

2010

A Performance Study of Qos Architectures for MPLS Network

2009

Analysing VPN Impact & Cost to Secure Wireless LAN

2008

Voice-Based Biometric : Text –Independent Speaker Identification System

2008

Study And Analysis of the Effects of Fiber Dispersion and Non-Linearity on High bit rate Transmission of Optical Fiber Communication System

2007

Design of Fuzzy – Swarm Load Frequency Controller for Interconnected Power System

2007

Performance Evaluation & Enhancement for the Network of Oman Chamber of Commerce & Industry

2006

Quality of Service for Voice IP in Wireless Local Area Network

2006

Bandwidth Prioritisation Provisioning for Inter – route Network

2006

Design of DWDM Network for Omantel  Main Nodes & Analysis of Scalability Issues for Higher Bit Rates

2006

Modeling and Analysis of Muscat’s Zone -3 Distribution system

2006

Electrical Tariffs based on Long –Run Marginal Costs For The Interconnected Northern Grid of Oman

2006

Modeling of Stray – Current Corrosion in ESP Well Casing & Adjacent Catholically Protected Pipelines

2006

Failure Identification And Analysis of ESP Motors Used by PDO

2005

Characteristics and Limitations of DWDM Point to Point Links

2004

Modulation Classification in Communication System

2004

Electromagnetic Interference Between Overhead Transmission Lines and Lines and Oil/Gas Pipelines

2004

Layered Multicast network Congestion Control

2004

Image Compression Different Transform Techniques

2004

Development of a ‘ Watercut” Measuring Device for Oil

2004

Network Processor-Based Algorithm for Fast IP Forwarding Targeting Next Generation Router With Its Parallel Hardware Architecture  

2004

Restoration of Old Motion Pictures Using Nonlinear Digital Image Processing Techniques

2004

Performance of Copy Network in ATM Switch

2003

e-Government Implementation and ITS Security Concerns

2003

Multi-user Detection Genetic Algorithm in Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) Communication System

2003

Transient Stability Study of North Oman Interconnected Power System for Year 2002

2003

Statistical Single Characterization and Subband Decomposition for  Heart Rate Variability Analysis In Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea 

2003

Voltage Stability of Interconnected Power Systems

2002

Comparative Study and Analysis of Wavelength- Division Multiplexing (WDM) and Time –Division Multiplexing (TDM) Optical Network

2002

Transient Stability Analysis of Petroleum Development Oman Power System

2001

Power Flow Studies of PDO – MHEW Interconnected Power System

2001

Optimization of Induction Motor Efficiency

2001

   
 
  PhD Thesis Title  Year
 Real-Time QRS Detection And Electrocardiogram Signal Compression Using Wavelet Based Subbands  2016
  Efficient Link Quality-Based Message Dissemination Schemes for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks  2015
  Water Desalination by Nanostructuring Enhanced Control of Capacitive Deionization  2015
  Wind Energy Assessment and Electric Power Forecast based on Numerical Weather Prediction Models  2013
   

Master Thesis Title

Year

 Evaluation Of Mechanical And Manufacturing Parameters Of Flaked Date Palm Fronds Reinforced Polypropylene Composites  2016
 Analysis Of Mechanical Properties And Machining Of Natural Fiber Reinforced Bio-Composites: A Comparative Study  2016
 Modeling And Optimization Of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) Using Generalized Property Correlations  2016

Design, Modelling, and Control of a Portable Leg Rehabilitation System

2015

Design and Implementtion of a Budget Estimation Model for Oil and Gas Industry

2015 

Development of Drilling Facility for Evaluation of the Effect of Vibration on Buckled Drill String

2014

Effect of Mandrel Geometry on the Solution of Solid Tubular Expansion

2014

 Modeling & Control of 5 DOF Two Wheeled Robotic Machine for Industrial Application

2014

Designing, Implementing and Testing of Single Phase Pipeline Network Hydraulic Analysis Program

2014 

Systematic Approach for Designing and Sizing of Compressors in Gas Application

2013

Investigation of Heat Transfer Efficiency using Zinc Oxide (ZnO) & Aluminum Oxide (Al2O3) Nanoparticles Based Fluid

2013

Finite Element Analysis of Mechanical Behavior of Cellular Structures

2013

Modeling, Simulation, and Testing of Swelling Elastomeric Seals

2012 

Design of an Oscillatory Neural Network with FES to Assist Paraplegic Walking of Patient with Motor Neuron Disease

2012

Design, Construction and Testing of a Two axes Tracking Parabolic Solar Collector With Economical Consideration

2012

Optimal Control of an Industrial Beam Pump

2012

Risk Analysis in Project Management “A Case Study of A Gas Injection Project”

2012

A Study on Factors Affecting Project Success Using Structural Equation Modeling (SEM)

2012

Analysis and Estimation of the Agility Level in Petroleum Companies

2012

Assessing the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Risks Using AHP in Micro and Small-Scale Enterprises (MSE) in Oman

2012

Exact Solution for Free Vibration of Orthotropic Laminated Composite Plates

2012

Factors Affecting Productivity Improvement in the Manufacturing Sector of OMAN

2012

The Impact of Improved Workstations on Employees Health & Productivity

2010

Post Evaluation of Project Cost Overrun by Using Interpretive Structural Modeling

2010

Study of the Performance of the Inverted Solar Still Integrated With A Refrigeration Cycle

2010

Solid Expandable Tubular In Well Drilling

2008

Effects of Manual Bach Assembly Methods on Worker Productivity

2007

Design and Implementation of A Position Tracking Control Law for A 3DOF Helicopter

2007

No Emission Estimation and Modeling From Ships At Berth in Said bin Sultan Naval Base

2007

Optimizing the Recipe of Concrete Hollow Block Using Response Surface Methodology

2007

Modeling and Simulation of Cup Drawing and Extrusion Processes Using Finite Element Method

2006

Modeling and Simulation of AI-Hail Reverse Osmosis Plant

2006

Implementation of Ergonomics in Offices of an oil Company

2006

Maximizing the Welding Productivity In Automatic Welding of A 48’’ Pipeline

2006

A Study of the Impact of Different Work Schedules on Employees Health in an Oil Company

2006

Development of Anthropometric Data for Omani Male Population of Age Group 18-60

2006

Corrosion in Oil and Gas Pipelines

2005

An Investigation on Hand Injuries Among an Oil Company Employees

2005

Office Ergonomics : An Intervention Study With an Oil Refinery Company

2005

Location Selection Models for Industrial Estates (Decision Making System) An Omani Context

2005

Productivity Improvement of Maintenance Employees in a Refinery Company

2005

Enhancement of Local Small and Medium-Sized Industries through Business Cooperation

2005

Multistage Flash Designation Troubleshooting Using Fuzzy Logic-Based Expert System

2005

Effects of On-Line Monitoring System on Total Productivity of Condition Monitoring Team in PDO

2005

Rotor dynamic Analysis of Electric Submersible Pumps

2005

Detection of Machinery Faults Using Advanced Signal Processing Techniques

2004

Development of an Elastic / Plastic Yielding Envelope of Pipes Pulling/Running Through Curved Wellbore Section

2004

A Numerical Model to Investigate the Stability of Salinity Gradient Solar Pond

2004

2004

Chemical Cleaning of Micro-Filtration Members Used for Pretreatment of Oil Contaminated Seawater

2004

Factors for Controlling the Rotor-Dynamic Response of A Multi – Stage Centrifugal Pump

2004

Development of Efficient Workstation For an Industrial Assembly Task

2003

   
   
 PhD Thesis Title  Year
 Experimental Investigation And Constitutive Modeling Of Expandable Tubular Material At Multi Levels Of Materials And Mechanics  2016
 Multiscale Modeling Of Carbon Nanotube-Based Nanocomposites Using Computational Mechanics Approach  2016
Modeling and Simulation of Transformation and Twinning Induced Plasticity Phenomena in Austenite Based Steels using Finite Element Method  2014
Performance Analysis of Swelling Elastomer Seals in Petroleum Applications  2014


Master Thesis Title

Year

 Desulfurization Of Liquid Fuel By Deep Eutectic Solvent Using Small Channels  2016
 Well Placement Of Oil Wells Using Multi Well Productivity Index Method (MPI)  2016
 Prediction Of Pressure Gradient In Horizontal Dispersed Oil-Water  2016
 Effect Of Oil Type On The Performance Of Carbonated Water Injection For Enhanced Oil Recovery Under Consistent Operating Conditions 2016 
 Enhancing Performance Of Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage Using Foam (FA-SAGD) In An Omani Oil Field  2016
 Adsorption And Wettability Alteration Of Polymer And Surfactant Using Native Core From Omani Oilfield For Alkaline-Surfactant-Polymer EOR Technique  2016
 Effect Of Smart Water Shock On The Oil Recovery From Carbonate Reservoirs  2016
 Investigation Of Polymer And Surfactant Adsorption On Glass Slides And Crushed Cores In Alkaline-Surfactant-Polymer EOR Method  2016
 Modeling And Experimental Determination Of Co2 – Crude Oil Minimum Miscibility Pressure (Mmp) For Co2-Crude Oil Systems  2016

Simulation of Nanofluid Injection as an Enhanced Oil Recovery Method

2015

Simulation Study of Wettability Alteration by Deep Eutectic Solvent Injection as an EOR Agent for Heavy Oil Reservoirs

2015

Controlling Bentonite Based Drilling Mud Rheological Properties Using Sepiolite Nanoparticles

2015

Experimental Study on the Effect of Deep Eutectic Solvents on Enhancing Heavy Oil Recovery in Carbonate Reservoirs

2015

Modified Cubic Equation of State for Improved Oil Density Prediction

2015

Experimental Verification of Different Low Salinity Waterflooding Proposed Mechanisms in Sandstones

2015

Enhancing Artificial Neural Netwrok Training Performance for Prediction of Reservoir Rock Types

2015

Iron Based Scale in a Sour Oil Field: Sources Identification, Simulation, Treatment and Prevention

2015

Saturation-Height Model of the Amin Formation in Oman Tight Gas Reservoir

2015

Mechanical Degradation of EOR Polymers and Its Effect on Droplet Size of Diluted Oil-in-Water Emulsion Produced Using Marmul Fluids

2015

Performance Prediction of Foam Assisted Steam Flooding Application in a Sandstone Reservoir

2015

Optimization of Selected Biochemical Processes Production Using Evolutionary Algorithms

2015

The Effect of Nanoparticles on Enhancing Heavy Oil Recovery Using Microwave Assisted Gravity Drainage (MWAGD) Process

2015

Unified Model for Predicting Flow Patterns and Pressure Gradient on Horizontal OIL-WATER Flow

2014

Optimization of Low Concentration Bacillus Subtilis Strain Biosurfactant towards Microbial Enhanced Oil Recovery

2014

Enhancing Heavy Oil Recovery Via the Injection of Malonic Acid based Deep Eutectic Solvents   

2014

Implementing Response Surface Model Approach in Validating South of Oman Geological Model

2014

Transportation of Heavy Omani Oil Using Stabilized Oil-in-Water Emulsion

2014

Capacitance Resistive Model (CRM) Application to Model and Optimize Waterflood in an Omani Oil Field

2014

Application of the Capacitance Resistive Model for Reservoir (CRM) Characterization in an Omani Oil Field

2014

Measurements and Calculations of CO2-Oil Minimum Miscibility Pressure for Omani Crude Oil

2014

Probabilistic Approach in Wellbore Stability

2013

Prediction of Under saturated Omani Crude Oil Viscosity

2013

History Matching Protocol Using Artificial Neural Network

2013

New Saturated Oil Viscosity, Bubble Point Oil Viscosity and Bubble Point Pressure Correlations for Saturated Omani Crude Oil

2013

Mechanical Degradation of High Molecular Weight Partially Hydrolyzed Polyacrylamide used in Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR)

2013

Analyzing the Effects of Operating Conditions on Steam flood Performance Using Artificial Neural Networks

2013

Experimental Investigation of Enhancing Oil Recovery in Simulated Fractured Carbonate Rocks by Selective Plugging of Microbial biomass

2012

Laboratory Investigation of Low Salinity Water flooding for Carbonate Reservoirs

2012

Diagnosing Water Production in  Deviated Wells Using Water-Oil Ratio and itrs Derivative

2012

Rheology and Mechanical Degradation of Enhanced Oil Recovery Polymers

2012

Effect of Mineralogy on Imbibitions Relative Permeability Behavior in Gharif Formation

2012

Effect of Fluid Properties on Imbibitions Relative Permeability Behavior in Gharif Formation

2012

Klinkenberg Corrected Gas Permeability Correlation for Shuaiba formation. “An Experimental Investigation for use in Conventional Core Analysis in Shuaiba Formation”

2011

Liquid Permeability Correlation for Shuaiba Formation: “An experimental investigation for predicting liquid permeability from conventional core analysis results in Shuaiba formation”.

2011

Using NMR to Detect Oil Desaturation in Miscible Gas Flood

2010

Experimental Study of Chemically Assisted Steam Flooding in Fractured Rocks for Enhanced Oil Recovery

2009

A Water Coining Correlation for an Omani Fractured Carbonate Reservoir-A Case Study

2009

Pressure Falloff Testing in Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs

2008

Developing Generalised Capillary Pressure Curves and Saturation Height Function for Shuaiba Carbonate Reservoirs in Field A

2008

Discontinuous Shale Effects on the Efficiency of First Contact Miscible Water- Alternating –Gas (FCM WAG) Injection

2007

Water Production Diagnostic Plots in Horizontal wells

2007

   
   
 PhD Thesis Title  Year
 Study Of Oil-Water Flow With Drag-Reducing Polymer In Different Pipe Inclinations And Diameters  2016
 Ionic Liquid Based Deep Oxidative Desulfurization Of Liquid Fuel  2016
 Novel Application Of Deep Eutectic Solvents For Enhanced Heavy Oil Recovery  2016
In Situ Catalytic Upgrading of Omani Heavy Crude Oil

2015

Deep desulfurization of liquid fuels with green solvents: An approach with Deep Eutectic Solvents

2015

Measurements and Calculations of CO2-Oil Minimum Miscibility Pressure for Omani Crude Oils

2014

Microbial Enhanced Oil Recovery and Its Potentail for Application in Some Omani Oil Fields

2013