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Associate Professor | Architectural Engineering Department
  

Funded Projects and Masters Theses Supervision


  Funded Research Projects:
  • Co- Investigator of the project: Assessment of the Air Infiltration in Single-Family, Detached Saudi Houses for Energy Efficiency”, 15-ENE4693-04, Funded by NSTIP, 2015-2017: A 2-year project with a total fund of S.R. 1,000,000.

  •  Consultant 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.

  •          Principal 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.

             Co- Investigator 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). Completed.
  • Member, Project on: Developing Performance Measures and Indicators for KFUPM, 2003/2004. Completed.
  • 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

  • Role/Student Name

    Thesis Title

    Year

    Chairman

     

     

    Mousa Mudhaffar Khan

    "Assessment of Safety Measures in the Design of Residential Buildings in Saudi Arabia"

    1999/2000
     Completed

    Khurshid Alam Siddiqui

    "The Impact of Building Rezoning and Change of Use on Thermal Comfort and Energy Consumption"

    2000/2001
    Completed

    Imran Iqbal

    "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

    Mohammad Saif

    "Energy-Efficient Envelope Design to Achieve Thermal Comfort for School Buildings in Saudi Arabia"

    2006/ 2007
    Completed 

    Mohammad Najid

    "The Impact of HVAC System Selection and Operation on Energy Use in an Office Building in Hot-Humid Climate"

    2008/ 2009
    Completed 

    Member

     

     

    Raza Ahmed Khan

    "Assessment of HVAC Systems Design and Operation for Indoor Air Quality in Saudi Arabia

     1999/2000
    Completed

    Abdul Aziz M. Al-Zahrani

    "Assessment of Maintenance Management Audit in Large Organizations in the Kingdom"

    2000/2001
    Completed  

    AbdulKarim Al-Khotani     (King Faisal University)
    Ext. Examiner

    "Practicality and Economics of Thermal Insulation Retrofitting for Existing Residential Buildings"

    2001
    Completed

    Mohammed Fasiuddin

    "HVAC System Operation Strategies for Energy Conservation and Thermal Comfort in Commercial Buildings in  Saudi Arabia"

    2003- 2005
    Completed

    Saleh Al-Saadi

    "Envelope Design for Thermal Comfort and Reduced Energy Consumption in Residential Buildings"

    2004- 2006
    Completed

    Muneer Al-Qadhi

    "Development of Overall Thermal Transfer Value Equation for Commercial Buildings in Saudi Arabia"

    2006/ 2007
    Completed

    Ali Mudhi

    "Fire Protection Requirements in Saudi Building Code: Development of Guidelines for the Design of Buildings"

    2007/ 2008
    Completed

    Waheed Khan

    "Assessing Envelope Thermal Performance Using Infrared Techniques"

    2010/ 2011
    Completed

    Mohammad Fasiuddin

    "Efficient Window Design in Hot Climates"

    2012/ 2013
    Completed

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