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Research Proposals and Projects

(i)  Research Proposals submitted

a.      KACST and SABIC:

  1. "Assessment and Control of Pollution from Solid Waste Dumps and Municipal Landfills in the Eastern  Province" Co-Investigator, submitted to KACST, October 1997.

  2. "Characterization, Utilization and Disposal of Municipal Sludge" Co-Investigator, submitted to KACST (AR-18-28), December 1997.

  3. "Development and Utilization of the Supported Liquid Membrane Technique for the Removal of Selected Chemical Species from Industrial Waste Effluents" Co-Investigator, submitted to KACST, March 2004.

  4. "Integrated Management of Oil Fuel Flyash Produced at Power Plants" Co-Investigator, submitted to KACST, December 2006.

  5. "Electrochemical Treatment of Wastewater Streams Containing Aromatics". Principle Investigator, A proposal submitted for SABIC grant, September 1997.

b.      Research Institute Proposals: (selected list)

  1. "Treatment of the Waste Discharged by the Saudi Industrial Solvents Co. (Al-Mutheebat)" Submitted to Al-Mutheebat Company, December 1996. (Role: Member)

  2.  "Investigation of the Efficiency of an Electrical Device in the Prevention of Scale Formation and Disinfection of Bacteria" Submitted to Saif Al-Saudia Est. for Trading, November 1998. (Role: Member)

  3. "Study of SPIMACO Wastewater and Air Emissions" Submitted to Saudi Pharmaceutical Industries and Medical Appliances Corporation, March 1999. (Role: Member)

  4. "Technical Assistance in Selection of Air Pollution Control Devices" Submitted to El Saif Development Company, July 1999. (Role: Member)

  5. "Development of a Coastal Management Program for the East Coast of Saudi Arabia" Submitted to Directorate of Dammam, December 1999. (Role: Coordinator)

  6. "Environmental Impact Assessment of Additional Sulfur Handling & Export Capacity at Berri Gas Plant and Jubail Port" Submitted to Saudi Environmental Works Co., January 2000. (Role: Member)

  7. "Environmental Impact Assessment of a Medical Wastes Disposal Facility in the Eastern Province" Submitted to Saad Trading & Contracting Co., June 2000. (Role: Member)

  8. "Management of Ash Waste Generated at Rabigh Power Plant" Submitted to Saudi Environmental Works Co., November 2000. (Role: Member)

  9. "Survey of Feasibility Studies of Domestic Solid Waste Recycling in Saudi Arabia" Submitted to Kuwait Environmental Protection Society, February 2001. (Role: Member)

  10. "1990 National Inventory of Direct Greenhouse Gas Emissions for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia" Submitted to Saudi Aramco, April 2001. (Role: Member)

  11. "Recycling Waste Office Paper in KFUPM/RI A Case Study" Submitted to Kuwait Environmental Protection Society, May 2001. (Role: Member)

  12. "Environmental Impact Assessment of a Proposed Hazardous Waste Management Facility in the Eastern Province" Submitted to Kaid Al-Injaz Co., January 2002. (Role: Member)

  13. "Survey of Household Electric & Electronic Waste Management in Three Cities in the Eastern Province" Submitted to Kuwait Environmental Protection Society, April 2002. (Role: Member)

  14. "Enhanced Oily Wastewater Treatment Systems" Submitted to Saudi Aramco, August 2002. (Role: Member)

  15. "Study of Integrated Municipal Waste Management" Submitted to Jeddah Secretariat, January 2003. (Role: Member)

  16. "Engineering design for municipal landfills in several cities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia" Submitted to A.G.M. for Training & Consultant, July 2003. (Role: Member)

  17. "Development of an Environmental Diploma Program" Submitted to The National Institute for Env. Training, 2004. (Role: Coordinator)

  18. "Reuse of treated municipal wastewater in agriculture purposes at KKMC" Submitted to King Khalid Military City (KKMC), June 2004. (Role: Member)

  19. "Development of suitable tariff structure for water pricing in the Kingdom" Submitted to the Ministry of Water and Electricity, May 2004. (Role: Member)

  20. "Environmental Impact Assessment of Existing and proposed Chlor-Alkali Plant in Dammam First Industrial City" Submitted to Basic Chemical Industries Ltd., March 2005. (Role: Member)

  21. "Environmental Impact Assessment: Contract Area A in the Northern Part of Rub Al-Khali-Stage1- Additional 2D and 3D Seismic Operations" Submitted to LUKSAR, November 2006. (Role: Member)

  22. "Environmental monitoring during exploratory drilling operations in Rub Al-Khali Desert, KSA" Submitted to Sino Saudi Gas Ltd., June 2007. (Role: Member)

  23. "National inventory of anthropogenic emissions by source and removal by sinks of greenhouse gases not controlled by the Montreal Protocol - Year 2000" Submitted to Saudi Aramco, August 2007. (Role: Member)

(ii)  Participation in Sponsored-Research Projects

a.      KACST:

  1. "Characterization, Utilization and Disposal of Municipal Sludge" Co-Investigator, KACST (AR-18-28). February 2000 November 2002.

  2. "Recharging of Groundwater Aquifers in Saudi Arabia with Wastewater Effluents" Co-Investigator, KACST (AR-15-68). 1995 - 2001 (Joined the project from 1999).

  3. "Development and Utilization of the Supported Liquid Membrane Technique for the Removal of Selected Chemical Species from Industrial Waste Effluents" Co-Investigator, KACST (AR-23-18). September 2004 February 2007.

  4. "Integrated Management of Oil Fuel Flyash Produced at Power Plants" Co-Investigator, Accepted and expected to start by October 2007.

b.      Research Institute Projects: (selected list)

  1. PN CEW2205 "Study of SPIMACO Wastewater and Air Emissions". Client: SPIMACO. Start date: 15/09/1999 End Date: 01/07/2000 Role: Task Leader.

  2. PN CEW2208 "Environmental Impact Assessment of Additional Sulfur Handling & Export Capacity at Berri Gas Plant and Jubail Port". Client: Saudi Aramco. Start date: 15/02/2000 End Date: 31/07/2000 Role: Task Leader.

  3. PN CEW2204 "Technical Assistance in Selection of Air Pollution Control Devices". Client: El-Seif Development Company. Start date: 25/02/2000 End Date: 01/08/2001 Role: Member.

  4. PN CEW2214 "Environmental Impact Assessment of A Medical Wastes Disposal Facility in the Eastern Province". Client: Saad Trading. Start date: 09/07/2000 End Date: 01/11/2000 Role: Task Leader.

  5. PN CEW2215 "Survey of Solid Wastes in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia". Client: Kuwait Environmental Protection Society. Start date: 16/08/2000 End Date: 16/02/2001 Role: Task Leader.

  6. PN CEW2234, "Recycling Waste Office Paper in KFUPM/RI A Case Study". Client: Kuwait Environmental Protection Society. Start date: 01/06/2001 End Date: 28/02/2002 Role: Task Leader.

  7. PN CEW2228 "Survey of Feasibility Studies of Domestic Solid Waste Recycling in Saudi Arabia". Client: Kuwait Environmental Protection Society. Start date: 01/04/2001 End Date: 31/10/2001 Role: Task Leader.

  8. PN CEW2235 "1990 National Inventory of Direct Greenhouse Gas Emissions for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia". Client: Saudi Aramco. Start date: 01/06/2001 End Date: 31/07/2001 Role: Task Leader.

  9. PN CEW2229 "Management of Ash Waste Generated at Rabigh Power Plant". Client: Saudi Environmental Works Company. Start date: 01/10/2001 End Date: 13/04/2002 Role: Task Leader.

  10. PN CEW2262 "Enhanced Oily Wastewater Treatment Systems". Client: Saudi Aramco. Start date: 01/11/2002 End Date: 30/04/2004 Role: Task Leader.

  11. PN CEW2261 "Environmental Impact Assessment of an Integrated Hazardous Waste Management Facility in the Eastern Province". Client: AL-Kalthowmi Establishment. Start date: 05/01/2003 End Date: 15/08/2003 Role: Task Leader.

  12. PN CEW2299 "Development of an Environmental Diploma Program" Client: The National Institute for Environmental Training. Start date: 16/04/05 End Date: 16/07/05 Role: Project Manager. (note: project was stopped towards its completion date due to inability of client to pay the invoices)

  13. PN CEW2288 "The potential for irrigation water saving using hydrobond polymers in KSA". Start date: 19/04/05 End Date: 19/07/09 Role: Member.

  14. PN CEW2251 "Development of suitable tariff structure for water pricing in the Kingdom". Start date: 01/03/05 End Date: 31/12/05 Role: Member.

  15. PN CEW2351 "National inventory of anthropogenic emissions by source and removal by sinks of greenhouse gases not controlled by the Montreal Protocol - Year 2000" Accepted by client expected to start by September 2007. (Role: Member)