Civil and Architectural Engineering
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Research Title

Investigator(s)

Budget (OMR)

Funded by

Investigation of Truck Weights, Overload, and their Effects on Flexible Pavements on Oman Road – Phase 1

Dr. Hossam Hassan (PI)

Dr. Khalid Al-Shamsi

99,800

Ministry of Transport and Communication

Cooling Load Calculation of a Social Center Building un Muscat Phase III

Dr. Saleh Al-Saadi (PI)

 

15,000

Helmholtz Center Potsdam Germany

Investigation the Tensile Properties of Newly Developed Screwed Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Bars

Dr. Sherif El-Gamal (PI)

600

Pultron Composites Middle east

Heritage Study and Guidelines for Al Hafa Mixed-Use Development plan

Dr. Naima Benkari (PI)

Dr. Ghazi Al-Rawas

15,120

Dhofar for Development

Developing Dust Suppression Alternatives for Iron Ore Stock Piles in Vale

Dr. Mahad Baawain (PI)

Dr. Yahia Mohamedzain

Dr. El-Said El-Shafey

67,900

Vale Oman

Review of Site Investigation Report, Abu Tubal Block

Prof. Ali Al-Harthi (PI)

Dr. Yahia Mohamedzain

Dr. Mohammed Al-Aghbari

1,200

Oman Oil Company

Sustainable Management of Steel and Ferrochrome Slags

Dr. Mahad Baawain (PI)

Prof. Khalifa Al-Jabri

Dr. Hossam Hasan

Dr. Khalid Al-Shamsi

Dr. Mohammed Meddah

Dr. Kazi Abu Sohel

230,000

Sohar Port Free zone

Tensile Strength and Modulus of Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Bars

Dr. Sherif El Gamal (PI)

2,400

Pultron Composites Middle East

Investigating the Implementation of Constructability in Oman’s Construction Industry

Mubarak  Al-Alawi (PI)

Dr. Ali Al-Nuaimi

Prof. Khalifa Al-Jabri

Dr. Mahad Baawain

10,000

SQU – Internal Grant

Protection of Columns Against Impact Load

Dr. Kazi Abu Sohel (PI)

Prof. Khalifa Al-Jabri Dr.

 

9,800

SQU – Internal Grant

Investigation of the Use of Locally Generated Waste Glass as Substitute of Natural Sand in Concrete Production

Dr. Mohammed Meddah (PI)

Dr. Abdul Wahid Hago

10,000

SQU – Internal Grant

Sr. No.

Project Title

Principal Investigator

Budget (RO)

Funded by

1

Characterizing and Modelling of Groundwater Level Increase in Muscat Airport Area.

Dr. Mahad Baawain

32,350

Oman Airport

2

Cooling Load Calculation of A Social Centre Building in Muscat: Phase 1

Dr. Saleh Al-Saadi

3,500

Helmholtz Center Postdam,GFZ

3

Cooling Load Calculation of A Social Centre Building in Muscat: Phase 1

Dr. Saleh Al-Saadi

2,600

Helmholtz Center Postdam,GFZ

4

Durability of GFRP Bars after Being Subjected to Harsh Laboratory Environment

Dr. Sherif El-Gamal

1,350

Pultron Composites Middle East

5

Characterization and Dispersion Modeling of Iron Ore Particles Phase 2 Dr. Mahad Baawain

32,700

Vale

6

Inspection of HDPE manholes Concerning Court Case No. 454/T/2017

Prof. Ali Al-Harthy

500

Azri Architect

7

Microbial Electrochemical System for Desalination through Sewage Treatment with Simultaneous Recovery of Chemical Resources

Dr. Abdullah Al-Mamun

67,000

HM

8

Strengthening of Stone Masonry Structures using Textile Bonded with Sarooj Mortar

Dr. Abdullah AL-Saidy

7,500

IG

9

Behavior of Concrete Columns Reinforced with FRP Reinforcement Dr. Sherif EL Gamal 5,900

IG

 

 

 

 

 

Sr. No.

Project Title

Principal Investigator

Budget (RO)

Funded by

1

Study of cracking in Soad Bahwan Buildings

Dr. Abdul Wahid Hago

30,000

Muscat Appealing Court

2

Application of Sustainable Risk-Based Approaches Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated and Groundwater Event

Dr. Mahad Baawain

4,500

Shell Development Oman

3

Assessment of Sustainable Remediation Options for Contaminated Soil Stockpiles (Phase 2: Monitoring of Groundwater below Vulnerable Contaminated Sites)

Dr. Mahad Baawain

30,500

PDO

4

Characterization Modelling of Iron Ore Particles “Case Study from Vale”

Dr. Mahad Baawain

17,800

Vale Company

5

Energy Audit to Identify Energy-Efficient Retrofitting Opportunities in Residential Buildings

Dr. Saleh Al-Saadi

8,500

SQU

6

Gravity Data and Earth Deep Interior Dynamics After Strong Earthquakes

Dr. Mahmoud Abd El-Gelil

7,075

SQU

7

Second National Communication (SNC) and Biennial Update Report for the Sultanate of Oman (BUR)

Dr. Ghazi Al-Rawas

15,830

UNEP Regional Office for West Asia (UNEP/ROWA)

8

Tensile, Shear, and Bond Properties of Newly Developed Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymer (GFRP) Bars

Dr. Sherif El-Gamal

13,088

Pultron Composites Fast

9

Trend Between the Renewal Rate of the Aquifer and the Extreme Climate Events

Dr. Luminda Hewawasam

6,375

SQU

 

 

 

 

 

Sr. No.

Project Title

Principal Investigator

Budget (RO)

Funded by

1

Development of Pervious Concrete using Local and Recycled Omani Materials for a Sustainable Drainage Solution and Insulation Applications

Dr. Mohammed Seddik

6,500

SQU

2

Engineering Consultancy Services for Dry Dock at Duqm Shipyard Area

Prof. Khalfa Al Jabri

150,000

Oman Drydock Company

3

Performance Analysis of Wind Tower in enhancing indoor and outdoor thermal comfort in Oman

Dr. Naima Benkari

8,500

SQU

4

Tensile Properties of New Generation of Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Bars

Dr. Sherif El-Sayed El-Gamal

4,000

Pultron Composites Middle East

5

Waste to Watts: Green and Sustainable Electricity generation from Wastewater using Bacteria in Microbial Fuel Cell

Dr. Abdulla AL-Mamun

5,500

SQU

 

 

 

 

 

Sr. No.

Project Title

Principal Investigator

Budget (RO)

Funded by

1

Clarifying some Terminology in Geotechnical Eng

Dr. Mohammed Al-Aghbari

500

The Consultant for Auditing & Accounting Services

2

Development of a New Soil-Cement Block using Produced water from PDO Oil Fields

Prof. Khalifa Al Jabri

120,200

PDO

3

Development of Pervious Concrete using Local and Recycled Omani Materials for a Sustainable Drainage Solution and Insulation Applications

Dr. Mohammed Seddik Meddah

6,500

SQU

4

Investigation of Water Leak in Basement Floor of Ibri Court Complex

Prof. Khalifa Al Jabri

20,000

The Council of Administrative Affairs for The Judiciary Appealing Court

5

Omani Traditional Harat Survey and Documentation

Dr. Naima Benkari

69,550

Ministry of Heritage and Culture

6

Performance Analysis of Wind Tower in enhancing indoor and outdoor thermal comfort in Oman

Dr. Naima Benkari

8,500

SQU

7

Post occupancy evaluation (poe) of common teaching building in sultan Qaboos university campus

Dr. Naima Benkari

2,400

TRC-FURAP

8

Precast Reinforced Concrete Box Culverts

Prof. Ali Al-Harthi

5,000

Amiantit Oman

9

Study of Cracks in Mass Concrete in Bridge Foundation of Bidbid- Sur Road Section 1

Prof. Khalifa Al-Jabri

4,760

Astaldi-Ozkar JV

10

Study of Pre-stressed Concrete Cylinder Pressure Pipes ( PCCP ) (Phase 1)

Prof. Ali Al-Harthy

4,500

Amiantit Oman

11

Study on design & construction of HDPE manholes

Prof. Ali Al-Harthy

3,200

Amiantit Oman

12

Study the probable causes for the collapse of Sayma Mosque ( Izki)

Prof. Ali Al-Harthy

5,000

Muscat Appealing Court

13

Study the probable causes of cracking in the Ministry of Housing Headquarters buildings in Ibri town

Dr. Abdel Wahid Hago

4,000

Muscat Appealing Court

14

Waste to Watts: Green and Sustainable Electricity generation from Wastewater using Bacteria in Microbial Fuel Cell

Dr. Abdullah Al-Mamun

5,500

SQU


Sr. No.

Project Title

Principal Investigator

Budget (RO)

Funded by

1

Application of Wavelet Transform to Structural Health Monitoring

Dr. Muhammad Bilal Waris

3,000

SQU

2

Investigation of the Impact of Temperature and Moisture Contents on Building Insulation Materials

Dr. Maatouk Khoukhi

8,200

SQU

3

Review of the Numerical Modeling of Sediment Movement as a Result of Land Reclamation in the Neighborhood of Majees Industrial Services Company

Dr.Ahmed Sana

3,600

Majees Industrial Services Company

4

Study of Cracks in Pre-stressed Concrete Poles

Prof. Ali Al-Harthy

2,800

Europoles Middle East

5

Wastewater Treatment and Reuse at Al Marsa Fisheries Plant at RusailIndustrial Estate

Dr. Mahad Baawain

11,200

IIC


Sr. No.

Project Title

Principal Investigator

Budget (RO)

Funded by

1

Oman Eco-House

Prof. Awni Shaaban

120,000

TRC

2

The use of Dune Sand in Desert Areas as a  Construction Material

Dr.Mohammed Al Aghbari

10,000

SQU


Sr. No.

Project Title

Principal Investigator

Budget (RO)

Funded by

1

Cultural DNA in Islamic Geometric Pattern Design and its effect on the commonality in Traditional Architecture in the Islamic World, with particular focus on Oman

Dr. Hesham Eissa

2,525

 SQU

2

Performance Testing of Asphalt Mixes Containing Waste Materials

Dr.Hosam Hasan

3,775

 SQU

3

Removal of Toxic Organic Pollutants and By-Products Using Advanced Oxidation Processes and Nanotechnology

Dr. Mahad Baawain

133,400

TRC

4

Strengthening Historical Masonry Structuresusing Textile Reinforced Mortar (TRM)

Dr. Abdullah Al-Saidy

2,975

 SQU

5

Sustainable and Beneficial Options for Reusing of ‘ Haya Water’ Treated Wastewater : Phase 1 -Exploratory

Dr. Mahad Baawain

65,000

Haya Water

6

Systems Approach to Affordable Urban Housing in Oman

Dr. Shaibu Bala Garba

2,970

 SQU

7

The potential of utilizing desiccant cooling system coupled with solar collector in the hot and humid regions of Sultanate of Oman

Dr. Maatouk Khokhi

3,030

 SQU