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Completed Research Projects

Many research projects have been completed. These are listed below.


Computing and Information Science

  • Data Mining for Smart Grids
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor John Williams
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Zeyar Aung
  • Influencing Collective Human Behavior Using Distributed Intelligent Systems
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor Alex Pentland
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Iyad Rahwan
  • Intelligent Devices for Smart Power Grids
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor Munther A. Dahleh
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Jacob W. Crandall
  • Requirements Engineering for Software-Based Sustainable Systems
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor Olivier L. de Weck
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Davor Svetinovic
  • Technology Forecasting Using Data Mining and Semantics
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor Stuart Madnick
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Wei Lee Woon

Electrical Power Engineering

  • Application Power System Planning with Intregrated Renewal Energy Resources
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor James Kirtley
    Principal Investigators at Masdar Institute: Professor Scott Kennedy, Professor Hatem Zeineldin

Engineering Systems and Management

  • Commercial Aviation in a Carbon Constrained Future: Effective Technological, Operational and Policy Responses from an Enterprise of Enterprises View
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor R. John Hansman
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Sgouris Sgouridis
  • The Development of Innovative Industries and the Role of Public Research Institutions: The Case of Renewable Energy
    Principal Investigators at MIT: Professor Richard K. Lester, Professor Michael J. Piore
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Georgeta Vidican
  • Modeling and Predicting the Cost of Climate Change on Health in the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor Michael Greenstone
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor I-Tsung Tsai
  • Modeling Technology Policy for Energy and Water: Applications and Extensions of System Dynamics
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor Nazli Choucri
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Toufic Mezher
  • Sustainable Healthy Living: Developing Early Warning Markers and Health Monitoring Tools for Chronic Diseases Using Mobile Monitoring Technology
    Principal Investigators at MIT: Professor Kent Larson, Professor Alex Pentland
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Inas Khayal
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Networks Design: Recycling and Waste Management Systems
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor David Simchi-Levi
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute Professor Ali Diabat

Materials Science and Engineering

  • Computational Methods to Analyze Microbial Community Resilience in Bioenergy Systems with Application to Algae-Based Biofuels
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor Martin Polz
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Andreas Henschel
  • Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Solar Cells
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor Silvija Gradecak
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Amal Al Ghaferi
  • Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells: Innovative Design and Manufacturing Concepts
    Principal Investigators at MIT: Professors Mary Boyce, Paula Hammond, Yang Shao-Horn
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Dean Marwan Khraisheh
  • Solar Spectral Splitting Parallel Multi Junction High Efficiency Concentrating Photovoltaics (S3PMcpv)
    Principal Investigators at MIT: Dr. Jurgen Michel, Professor Lionel Kimerling
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Marco Stefancich
  • Towards Very High-Performance Thin Film Photovoltaic Cells: Designs and Implementations
    Principal Investigators at MIT: Professor L.C. Kimerling, Dr. J. Michel
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Mahieddine Emziane/Matteo Chiesa
  • Novel Method Biofuels Production from Cellulosic Waste
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor Charles Cooney
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Raed Hashaikeh

Mechanical Engineering

  • A High Efficiency and Environmentally Friendly Nuclear Reactor for Electricity and Hydrogen
    Principal Investigators at MIT: Professor Mujid S. Kazimi, Dr. Pavel Hejzlar
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Youssef Shatilla
  • CO2 Capture by Using Chemical Looping Combustion (CLC)
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor Ahmed Ghoniem
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Tariq Shamim
  • Low Energy Future for the Built Environment
    Principal Investigators at MIT: Professor Leon Glicksman, Leslie K. Norford
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Peter R. Armstrong
  • Solar Thermoelectric Energy Conversion: Fundamentals and Applications
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor Gang Chen
    Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Matteo Chiesa
  • Hydrodynamics of Wave Power Extraction
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor Chiang C. Mei
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Ali Tabaei
  • Low Energy Future for the Built Environment
    Principal Investigators at MIT: Professor Leon Glicksman, Leslie K. Norford
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Peter R. Armstrong
  • Renewable Energy and Fuels from Waste: Thermochemical Pathways
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor Ahmed Ghoniem
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Isam Janajreh


Microsystems Engineering

  • Energy Efficient Wearable Sensor with Body Area Network
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor Anantha Chandrakasan
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Jerald Yoo
  • Infrared Quantum Dot Light Source on a CMOS Compatible Platform for Gas and Chemical Sensing
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor Lionel Kimerling
    Principal Research Scientist at MIT: Dr. Anu Agarwal
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Clara Dimas
  • Optical Signal Generation, Processing and Detection at Extended IR Wavelengths
    Principal Investigators at MIT: Professor Erich P. Ippen, Professor Leslie A. Koldziejski
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Jaime Viegas
  • Piezoelectric Transducers for Advanced Ultrasound Imaging Systems and Energy Harvesting
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor Sang-Gook Kim
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Firas N. Sammoura
  • Thin Film Photovoltaics
    Principal Investigators at MIT: Professor Judy Hoyt, Professor Dimitri Antoniadis
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Ammar Nayfeh

Water and Environmental Engineering

  • Developing Pre-Launch Experiments for Arid and Semi-Arid Land Environments to the Future NASA Soil Moisture Active and Passive (SMAP) Satellite Mission
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor Dara Entekhabi
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Hosni Ghedira
  • Development of Renewable Energy Powered Membrane Distillation Process
    Principal Investigators at MIT: Professor John H. Lienhard, Professor Greg Rutledge
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Hassan A. Arafat
  • Experimental and Computational Studies of CO2 Sequestration Processes in Deformable Porous Media
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor Ruben Juanes
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Mohammad Sassi
  • Water Treatment and Electricity Generation Using Renewable Materials: The Role of Biologically-Mediated Pathways
    Principal Investigator at MIT: Professor Gregory N. Stephanopoulos
    Principal Investigator at Masdar Institute: Professor Farrukh Ahmad

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