Research Projects

ACK Funded Projects
Project No. PI Title Due Date Research Theme
IRC-2017/2018-ELP-PR01 Mrs. Yvonne Hodnett (English Language Program) A second generation needs analysis to design an ESP in-sessional reading/writing course for engineering students in Kuwait. December 2018
IRC-2017/2018-SOB-BMR-PR01 Dr. Sam Toglaw School of Business Examining the Effect of Marketing Strategies and Message Appeals on Consumer Response to Sustainable Water Management in Kuwait December 2018
IRC-2017/2018-SOE-CE-PR03 Dr. Taha Ahmed Civil Engineering Modelling the rutting behaviour of asphalt mixtures obtained by accelerating testing device using finite element (FE) method December 2018 Materials
IRC-2017/2018-SOE-CE-PR01 Dr. Ahmad Saad Civil Engineering Structural Retrofitting with Post-tensioned Cables Using Actively Controlled Mechanical Devices December 2018 Materials Mechatronics and Automation
IRC-2017/2018-SOE-EE-PR03 Dr. Mohammad Sabati Electrical Engineering Design and assembly of an automated marsh funnel for rapid measurement of apparent Viscosity, plastic viscosity, and yield point of fluids December 2018
IRC-2017/2018-SOE-EE-PR02 Dr. Majdi Alomari Electrical Engineering Improving Energy Efficiency in University Buildings Using Building Information Modeling (BIM) December 2018
IRC-2017/2018-SOE-MT-PR01 Dr. Marziyeh Nazari Mathematics Department Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) Adsorbents Tuned for High Sensitivity On-Line Detection of Micropollutants in Drinking Water December 2018
IRC-2017/2018-SOE-ME-PR07 Dr. Khalil Khanafer Mechanical Engineering Economic and Technical Assessment of Additive Manufacturing Technologies December 2018
IRC-2017/2018-SOE-ME-PR01 Dr. Abbas Amini Mechanical Engineering Development of novel compostable polymeric composites with GraphAne nanofillers using nanoIndentation-3D-Printing (i3D) method for smart biomedical devices and water treatment networks December 2018
IRC-2017/2018-SOE-ME-PR04 Dr. Adel Younis Mechanical Engineering Biomechanical sensitivity of the knee joint after High Tibial Osteotomy December 2018
IRC-2017/2018-SOE-ME-PR05 Dr. Armin Eilaghi Mechanical Engineering Image Analysis-Based Microparticle Counting in a Microfluidic Sorter for Water Pathogen Detection Applications December 2018
IRC-2017/2018-SOE-ME-PR11 Dr. Wisam Al Saadi Mechanical Engineering Effect of Nanoparticles on Heat Transfer Characteristics of Concentric Tube Heat Exchanger December 2018
IRC-2017/2018-SOE-ME-PR06 Dr. Farhad Sabri Mechanical Engineering Design and Development of an Aeroelastic Energy Harvester by Simulation and Wind Tunnel Testing December 2018
IRC-2017/2018-SOE-ME-PR10 Dr. Ahmad Sedaghat Mechanical Engineering Design and Manufacturing a Miniature Reynolds Apparatus for Measuring Skin Friction Reduction of Nanofluids and Testing and Modeling Precipitation and Deposition of Nanoparticles on Pipe Surfaces December 2018
IRC-2017/2018-SOE-ME-PR08 Dr. Malek Adouni Mechanical Engineering Associated Factors between Healing/Tear Connective Tissues/Menisci and Kneww Joint Osteoarthritis December 2018
IRC-2017/2018-SOE-ME-PR02 Dr. Abbas Amini Mechanical Engineering Environmentally Friendly Nano Palette GraphAne for Water Treatment in Arid and Saline Regions (Kuwait) December 2018
IRC-2017/2018-SOE-ME-PR09 Dr. Malek Adouni Mechanical Engineering A Computational Framework for Load Mediated Cartilage Damage December 2018
Joint Research Projects with Central Queensland University, Australia
No. Proposal Title PI
1 Energy-smart materials and technologies for buildings: Development of a novel low-energy building Dr. Mohammad Sabati & Dr. Mohammad Rasul
2 Integration of Physicochemical Processes for Treatment of Oilfield Wastewater Dr. Samira Ghafoori & Dr. Shaneel Chandra
3 Novel Indoor Location Estimation method from Neighbourhood Information Dr. Mohammad Sabati & Dr. Aruna Jayasuriya
4 Review and Simulation of Crack Detection Methodologies for Industrial Applications Dr. Ahmad Sedaghat and Dr. Colin Cole
5 Development of a Framework for High-Fidelity Multi-Physics/Multi-Scale Modeling of Fuel Cells Dr. Khalil Khanafer and Dr. Preethi Preethichandra
6 Distributed fault diagnosis for power systems using signature tracking Dr. Alireza Gheitasi and Dr. Peter J Wolfs
7 A Cross-Cultural Study On How Social Media Interactions Affect Brand Attitudes And Behavioral Intentions Dr. Faidon Theofanidis and Dr. Md Parves
KFAS
No. Project Title Principle Investigator Department Local Collaboration International Collaboration
1 Use of Nanoparticles to enhance coolant Fluid Performance Dr. Khaleel Khanafer Mechanical University of Guelph, Canada
2 Invention of Remote, Rugged and Self-Referencing Optical-Fiber-Chemical Sensor Chip of Water Quality Monitoring Dr. Marziyeh Nazari Mathematics KISR
3 Treatment of Oilfield Wastewater using a Hybrid Photodegradation/Membrane System Dr. Samira Ghafoori Petroleum Central Queensland University, Australia / Cape Breton Univeristy, Canada
4 Utilization of Local Waste Materials in High Performance and Self-Compacting Concrete Dr. Sayed Soleimani Civil
5 Autonomous and Portable Measuring System for Rheological Properties of Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Fluids Dr. Mohmed Sabati Electrical
6 Management of Energy Consumption in Green Buildings Using Programmable Logic Controllers(PLC's) Dr. Amin Al Ka'bi Electrical