Funded Projects

 

Completed:

1. Fundamental Research on Fuel cells, Phase I: Development of Electrodes for Alkaline Fuel Cell
         Funds: Funded under HYSOLAR program of KACST, Riyadh.
         Status: Completed in 1995.
        Team: M. A. Al-Saleh and A. S. Al-Zakri and S. Gultekin

2. Fundamental Research on Fuel cells, Phase II: Production of Raney-Ag oxygen Electrodes.
        Funds: Funded under HYSOLAR program of KACST, Riyadh.
        Status: Completed in 1996.
        Team: S. U. Rahman, M. A. Al-Saleh and A. S. Al-Zakri

3. Natural Convection from Vertical Undulated Surface Embedded in Porous Media: An Experimental Study.
        Funds: SABIC Grant (1999-2000) (Project # SABIC/99-4)
        Status: Completed in 2001.
        Team: S. U. Rahman and H. M. Badr

4. Synthesis of Isoxazolidines and Their Application in Corrosion Inhibition
        Funds: SABIC Grant (1999-2000)(Project # SABIC/99-8)
        Status: Completed in 2001.
        Team: S. U. Rahman, S. A. Ali, and T. M. Saeed

5. Natural Convection from Embedded Cylinders and Cones in Saturated Porous Media: An Experimental Study
        Funds: KFUPM Research funds (2001-2002).
        Status: Completed in 2003
        Team: S. U. Rahman and K. Mahgoub.

6. Electrochemically synthesized Conducting Polymer Films as Primer for Protective Coatings on Mild Steel
        Funds: Applied Research Income (ARI) Grant,
        Status: Completed in 2003
        Team: S. U. Rahman, M. A. Abul-Hamayel, B. J. Abdul-Aleem, and M. Ba-Shammakh

7.  Inhibition of Reinforcing Steel Corrosion under Atmospheric Condition
        Funds: KACST Grant,
        Status: Completed in 2003
        Team: R. Kahraman, H. Saricimen, M. M. Al-Zahrani and S. U. Al-Dulaijan,

8. Development of new polymer composite membranes for direct methanol fuel cell
        Funds: Applied Research Income
        Status: Completed in 2003
        Team: S. M. J. Zaidi, S. U. Rahman, A. Sultan

 

In Progress:

9. Corrosion Protection by Electropolymerised Polypyrrole
            Funds: KFUPM Research funds (2001-2004)
            Team: S. U. Rahman, M. A. Abul-Hamayel, and R. Kaharaman.

10. Development of Highly Conductive Composite Membranes for Medium Temperature PEM Fuel Cell
            Funds: KFUPM Research Grant, (Recently approved)
            Team: S. M. J. Zaidi, S. U. Rahman and I. A. Hussein

Proposed:

11. Development of a novel CO-filter for petroleum based on-board PEM fuel-cell system
            Funds: Applied for KFUPM Research Grant
            Team: S. U. Rahman, S. M. J. Zaidi and N. A. Al-Baghli

12. Evaluation of Coating Systems to Prevent Corrosion of Poles in Distributed Overhead Network
            Funds: Applied for KACST Funds
            Team: R. Kahraman, S. U. Rahman and M. M. Al-Zahrani


13. Methanol Permeation through Proton Exchange Membranes of Fuel Cells:
      Evaluation of Electrochemical Techniques and Application in Novel Composite Membranes

            Funds: Applied for KFUPM Grant
            Team: S. U. Rahman and A. Yamanii

14. Development of solid-liquid mass transfer probe based on limiting diffusion current:
      Application in stirred tanks

            Funds: Applied for SABIC Grant
            Team: R. Kahraman, S. U. Rahman and M. M. Al-Zahrani