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Sr. No.

Research Title

Principal Investigator(s)

Budget

(RO)

Funded By

1

Scheduling and Dispatch Audit of Oman Electricity Transmission Company

Dr. Amer Al-Hinai (P.I.)

46,880

AER

2

Automatic Detection & Sample-Collection of Oil Spills & Red Tides in Omani Shores using Heterogeneous-Cooperative Unmanned Vehicle Systems

Dr. Ahmed Al Maashri

74,000

MHTF

3

Power Losses Reduction methods in  Muscat Electricity Distribution Company 

Dr. Abdullah Al-Badi (PI), 
Dr. Razzaqul Ahshan and 
Mr. Salem Al-Hinai

13,500

Muscat Electricity Distribution Compan

4

Design and Installation of a Grid-connected PV System - I

Dr. Amer Al Hinai  (P.I.)
Dr. Abdullah Al-Badi 
Dr. Mohammed Al-Badi
Dr. Rashid Al-Abri

7,200

Nafath

5

Design and Installation of a Grid-connected PV System - II

Dr. Amer Al Hinai  (P.I.)
Dr. Abdullah Al-Badi 
Dr. Mohammed Al-Badi
Dr. Rashid Al-Abri

7,200

Nafath

6

Impact of Large  PV Systems on stability of  Oman Grid

Abdullah Al-Badi (PI), 
Dr. Hisham Soliman, 
Dr. Hassan Yousef and 
Dr. Abdulsalam El Haffar

13,500

Oman Electricity Transmission Company

7

Design of coordinated strategy control of multi air-drones for parcels delivery in urban environment

Dr. Jawher Ghommam (P.I)  
Dr. Faisal Mnif, 
Dr. Edris M. Hassan, 
Prof Abdulnasir Yahya Hossen

15,000

Omantel

8 STREAMS: Spatio-Temporal Renewable-Energy-Aware Management and Scheduling of Green Cloud Computing Systems Dr. Ahmed Chiheb Ammari (P.I.)
Dr. Faisal Mnif 
Dr. Mohammed Sarrab
10,000 Omantel
9 Vision-Based Mobile Robot Navigation System using Deep Learning Algorithm with application to museum guide robot Dr. Ashraf Saleem    (P.I.) 
Dr. Mostefa Mesbah (Co-PI) 
Prof. Abdunnasir Hossen          
Dr. Mohammad Shafiq
10,000 Omantel
10 Evaluation of Utilizing Methanol Fuel for Electricity Generation in Oman, Application to Rural Areas and Remote Locations Dr. Amer Al-Hinai (P.I.)
Dr. Ala Almuhtsib
105,000 SMC
11 Design of an embedded smart camera for person detection and identification Dr. Ahmed Chiheb Ammari (P.I.)
Dr. Ahmed Al Maashri 
Dr. Medhat Awadalla
7,500 SQU
12 QoS Framework model for Cloud Computing Dr. Asma Alsaidi (P.I.)  
Dr. Firdous Kausar
3,500 SQU
13 Secure Cloud-Assisted Healthcare Internet of Things Dr. Firdous Kausar (P.I.) 
Dr. Waqas Aman
3,000 SQU
14 Study of Electromagnetic radiation pollution in Oman - SQU as a case study Dr. Hassan Al Lawati (P.I.)
Dr. Zia Nadir
3,100 SQU
15 DNS Traffic Analytics for Trends and Threat Intelligence. Prof. Hadj Bourdoucen 20,000 TRA
16 A Smart & Autonomous Drone Swarm System for Detecting Pollution in Omani Shores Dr. Ashraf Saleem    (P.I.)
Dr. Ahmed Al Maashari (Co-PI) 
Dr. Jawher Ghommam   
Prof. Hadj Bourdoucen
20,000 TRC
17 A Smart Autonomous System for Detecting Contaminations in Seawater using Cooperative Unmanned Vehicle System Dr. Ashraf Saleem    (P.I.)
Dr. Ahmed Al Maashari (Co-PI) 
Dr. Jawher Ghommam  
Prof. Hadj Bourdoucen
8,000 TRC
18 Smart Wearable Healthcare Platform for Diabetics in Oman Dr. Mohammed Bait-Suwailam (P.I.), 
Dr. Issam Bahadur
12,500 TRC
19 Towards Integrated Monitoring System for Migration to Smart grid in Om(TIMSOman) Dr. M. M. Eissa 22,000 TRC
20 Design and Implementation of In-Line per-Link Encryption System Dr. Dawood Al Abri 1,500 TRC (FURAP)
21 Design and Realization of Intelligent Spraying Robot for Weed Control Dr.  Lazhar Khriji 1,500 TRC (FURAP)

 

 

Sr. No.

Research Title

Principal Investigator(s)

Budget

(RO)

Funded By

1

Design of a Simulator and Testing Schemes for Micro-Grid Protection

Dr. Abdelsalam Elhaffar (P.I.)
Dr. Amer Al Hinai
Dr. Naser Tarhuni

5,500

SQU

2

Study Of Electromagnetic Radiation Pollution in Oman -SQU as a Case Study

Hassan Al-Lawati (P.I.)
Dr. Zia Nadir

6,700

SQU

3

Secure Cloud-Assisted Healthcare Internet of Things

Dr. Firdous Kauser (P.I.)
Dr. Dawood Al-Abri
Dr. Waqas Aman

3,000

SQU

4

Microgrid, Renewable Energy, Modelling, Control, Energy Management.

Dr. Razzaqul Ahshan (P.I.)
Dr. Abdullah Al-Badi
Dr. Nasser Hosseinzadeh

9,820

SQU

5

DNS Traffic Analytics for Trends and Threat Intelligence

Prof. Hadj Bourdoucen (P.I.)
Dr. Ahmed Al Maashri

20,000

TRA

6

The Establishment of “Embedded & Interconnected Vision System“

Dr. Ahmed Al Maashri (P.I.)
Dr. Ashraf Saleem
Prof. Hadj Bourdoucen

51,000

BP Oman

7

Consultancy in Linux Administration

Dr. Ahmed Al Maashri (P.I.)
Dr. Dawood Al-Abri
Prof. Hadj Bourdoucen

5,000

ITA

 

 

Sr. No.

Research Title

Principal Investigator(s)

Budget

(RO)

Funded By

1

Optimal Design Configuration of an Organic Ranking Cycle Using Waste Heat and Solar Energy in Hot Arid Areas

Dr. Nasser Al-Azri

4,850

SQU

2

Study of Electromagnetic radiation pollution in Oman - SQU as a case study.

Dr. Hassan Al Lawati

3,100

SQU

3

Microgrid Systems for Application in Oman.

Dr. Razzaqul Ahshan

4,400

SQU

4

Development of a Microgrid Test Setup.

Dr. Razzaqul Ahshan

3,000

SQU

5

Development of Energy Management System for Dispatchable Renewable Power Generation

Dr. Amer Al-Hinai

64,000

HM Trust Fund

6

Development of Hardware Logic using Verilog HDL

Dr. Ahmed Al Maashri

3,000

Government of Oman

7

Deployment of a Self-Adjusted Tethered Helium Balloon Antennas Prototype for Omantel’s Mobile Sites

Dr. Ahmed Al Maashri

10,000

Omantel

8

Design and Implementation of Wireless Charging System for Mobile Phones

Dr. Mohammed Bait-Suwailam

5,000

The Research Council, Oman

 

 

Sr. No.

Research Title

Principal Investigator(s)

Budget

(RO)

Funded By

1

Prediction of Bottom-Hole Pressure in Oman Oil Fields Using AI Techniques

Dr. Medhat Hussein

3,000

SQU

2

An Online Automated Alertness State Classification System for Improved Hearing Assessment

Dr. Mostefa Mesbah

6,500

SQU

3

Towards Solving the Engima of a Human Brain Using Multi-Dimensional Binary Number System

Dr. Tariq Jamil

3,000

SQU

4

Design and Implementation of Wireless Charging System for Mobile Phones

Dr. Mohammed Bait-Suwailam

5,000

The Research Council, Oman

5

Evaluation Economic Benefits and Developing Optimal Operation Strategy of Hybrid Renewable Energy

Dr. Amer Al-Hinai

7,708

Masdar Special Projects Company

6

Economic Evaluation of Proposed 5 MW PV Solar Power Project at PDO, MAF Parking Lot

Dr. Amer Al-Hinai

7,708

Petroleoum Development of Oman (PDO)

7

Fundamentals of Power System Studies for Rural Areas Electricity Company (RAECO)

Dr. Mohammed AL Badi

8,000

Rural Areas Electricity Company

8

Advanced of Power System Studies for Rural Areas Electricity Company (RAECO)

Dr. Mohammed AL Badi

8,000

Rural Areas Electricity Company

9

Study of the Implementation of a Remotely Managed Tethered Helium Balloon for Omantel’s Mobile Sites

Prof. Hadj Bourdoucen

10,000

Omantel

10

Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Initiative National Deployment Plan

Prof. Hadj Bourdoucen

49,500

Information Technology Authority

11

Enterprises Transition to Smart Grid in Oman

Dr. Nasser Hosseinzadeh

98,215

The Research Council, Oman

 

 

Sr. No.

Research Title

Principal Investigator(s)

Budget

(RO)

Funded By

1

Modeling and Control of Piezoelectric Ultrasonic Actuator in Ultrasonically Assisted Machining

Dr. Ashraf Saleem

8,000

SQU

2

Five-Phase AC-DC Converter Suitable for Wind Energy Applications

Dr. Mahmoud Masuod

4,800

SQU

3

Low-Power Hardware Architecture for Securing Wireless Sensor Networks

Dr. Ahmed Al-Maashari

4,000

SQU

4

Combined Renewable and Pumped Hydro Storage in Duqm

Dr. Mohammed AL Badi

4,000

Rent -A-Port Energy

 

 

Sr. No.

Research Title

Principal Investigator(s)

Budget (RO)

Funded By

1

Modeling and Mitigation of Simultaneous Switching Noise in High-Speed Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) Using Engineered Materials

Dr. Mohammed Bait-Suwailam

9,000

SQU

2

Enterprises Transition to Smart Grid in Oman

Dr. Nasser Hosseinzadeh

41,900

TRC

 

 

 

Sr. No.

Research Title

Principal Investigator(s)

Budget

(RO)

Funded By

1

Design and Implementation of the Electrical Subsystem of a Stand-Alone Wind Energy Conversion System in Oman

Dr. Nasser Hosseinzadeh

6,500

SQU

2

Dynamic and Control of an Inverted Pendulum with Delayed Feedback Control: Study & Evaluation of Wireless Communications

Dr. Faical Mnif

6,600

SQU

3

FPGA Based Digital System Design Using Verilog HDL

Dr. Afaq Ahmed

3,300

SQU

4

Survey on Access to and Use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) by Households and Individual in Oman

Dr. Abdullah Al-Badi

1,800

Global Computer Services Corporation

 

 

 

Sr. No.

Research Title

Principal Investigator(s)

Budget

(RO)

Funded By

1

Towards Establishing Collaboration Offered By Rural Areas Electricity Company S.A.O.C to ECED

Prof. Ibrahim Metwally

60,000

Rural Areas Electricity Company S.A.O.C

2

Towards Establishing Collaboration Offered By Muscat Electricity Distribution Company S.A.O.C to ECED

Prof. Ibrahim Metwally

60,000

Muscat Electricity Distribution Company S.A.O.C

3

Amal Steam Project Electrical Power System and Harmonic Study

Dr. Amer AL-Hinai

5,000

Worley Parsons

4

Oman Initial Communication to the UNFCCC

Prof. Adel Gastli

65,790

United Nation Environment Programme (UNEP)

5

Wireless Biotelemetry for Ubiquitous Healthcare Application

Dr. Lazhar Khriji

30,687

Qatar University

6

Towards Establishing A Sustainable Collaboration Offered By Mazoon Electricity Company S.A.O.C to ECED

Prof. Ibrahim Metwally

60,000

Mazoon Electricity Company S.A.O.C

7

Cisco Academy Support for Colleges of Applied Science

Dr. Amer AL-Habsi

8,950

Ministry of Higher Education

8

Towards Establishing Collaboration Offered By Majan Electricity Company S.A.O.C to ECED

Prof. Ibrahim Metwally

45,000

Majan Electricity Company S.A.O.C

9

Towards Establishing Collaboration Offered By Oman Electricity Transmission Company S.A.O.C to ECED

Prof. Ibrahim Metwally

60,000

Oman Electricity Transmission Company

10

Conversion Investigation of Omani Distribution Overhead Power Lines to Underground Cables

Prof. Ibrahim Metwally

49,013

TRC

11

Enterprises Transition to Smart Grid in Oman

Dr.Mounir Bouzguenda

98,215

TRC

 

 

 

Sr. No.

Research Title

Principal Investigator(s)

Budget

(RO)

Funded
By

1

Environmental Impact of Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects on the Envisaged Expansion in Power Generation in Main Interconnected System of Oman

Dr. Arif Malik

1,475

SQU

2

Design of New Technologies for Micro Inverters for Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Applications

Dr. Mounir Bouzguenda

2,000

SQU

3

Nonlinear Position Tracking controller for Robot Manipulator

Dr. Muhammad Shafiq

3,250

SQU

4

Discrimination of Parkinsonian Tremor from Essential Tremor using New Different EMG Signal Processing Techniques

Dr. Abdulnasir Hossen

2,000

SQU

5

Study of Installation of Single-Phase Transformers in Specific Locations of MJEC’s Network

Dr. Abdullah Al-Badi

7,500

Majan Electricity Company

6

Effect of 220 KV Power Line from Sur Power Station to Sur Grid Station on A Buried Gas Pipeline

Dr. Abdullah Al-Badi

12,000

Oman Electricity Transmission Company

7

Amal Steam Project Electrical Power System and Harmonic Study

Dr. Amer Al-Hinai

17,370

PDO

8

Impact of Heavy Industrial Consumers OETC Grid

Dr. Mohammed Al-Badi

16,500

Oman Electricity Transmission Company

9

Blackout Investigation due to Transformer - Bushing Failures at JBB Ali Grid Station

Dr. Eyad Feilat

15,000

Mazoon Electric Company