Associate Professor | Architectural Engineering Department
Funded Projects and Masters Theses Supervision
Funded Research Projects:
of the Air Infiltration in Single-Family, Detached Saudi
Houses for Energy Efficiency”,
Funded by NSTIP, 2015-2017: A
2-year project with a total fund of S.R. 1,000,000.
for the project:
“Comprehensive Analysis of Energy Consumption
Patterns of Building Stock in Riyadh”, PN: RERE 02382, Funded
by KA.CARE, 2015-2017: A 2-year project with a total
fund of S.R. 5,000,000.
Investigator of the project:"Thermal Design and Air-Conditioning Operation
Strategies of Mosques in Hot-Humid Climates of the
Kingdom", Project funded by King Abdul-Aziz City for
Science and Technology (KACST): A 3-years project with a
total fund of S.R. 719,000. Started April 6, 2000. Completed.
of the project:"Thermal Conductivity Measurements of Common
Insulating Materials under Different Operating Conditions",Project funded by The Saudi Basic Industries
Corporation (SABIC): A 1-year project with a total fund of
S.R. 63,000. Completed.
Special Funded Projects:
Manager, Project on: the Assessment of Higher Education in Hail Region,
funded by the High Commission for the Development of Hail Region (September-March, 2005).
Project on: Developing Strategic Plan for Higher Education in the Kingdom,
funded by the Ministry of Higher Education (August 2005- --).
Leader, of the
Quality & Scientific Team;
Leader, of the
Research & Innovation Team;
Member of the
Technical Steering Committee.
Member, Project on: Reviewing and Assessing Academic Programs of the Arab Open University (AOU), Saudi Arabia, funded by
The AOU (April-July, 2005). Completed.
Member, the Teaching & Learning Group, Project on: Developing Strategic Plan for KFUPM,
funded by KFUPM (September, 2004- June 2005).
Member, Project on: Developing Performance Measures and Indicators for KFUPM,
Leader, the E-Business Group, and Member, the Steering Committee
of the Project on: Developing National Information Technology (IT) Plan for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,
funded by KFUPM for the Royal Court: An extensive 5-month project,
August-December 2001. Completed.
Master Theses Supervision
Mousa Mudhaffar Khan
"Assessment of Safety Measures in the Design of Residential Buildings in Saudi Arabia"
Khurshid Alam Siddiqui
"The Impact of Building Rezoning and Change of Use on Thermal Comfort and Energy Consumption"
"The Impact of HVAC System Selection and Operation on Energy Conservation in Office Buildings in Hot and Humid Climate of Saudi Arabia"
2004/ 2005 Completed
"Energy-Efficient Envelope Design to Achieve Thermal Comfort for School Buildings in Saudi Arabia"
2006/ 2007 Completed
"The Impact of HVAC System Selection and
Operation on Energy Use in an Office Building in Hot-Humid
2008/ 2009 Completed
Raza Ahmed Khan
"Assessment of HVAC Systems Design and Operation for Indoor Air Quality in Saudi Arabia
Abdul Aziz M. Al-Zahrani
"Assessment of Maintenance Management Audit in Large Organizations in the Kingdom"