Faculty of Engineering Research Areas and Topics

Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE)

Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits and Systems

  • Design of Integrated Circuits for Wireless Power Transfer Systems
  • Design of Low Phase Noise CMOS Oscillators for Millimeter Wave Applications
  • Sensors Electronics
  • Radio Frequency Transceivers Design
  • RF-CMOS Front-End (LNA, PA, Mixer, VCO, VGA)
  • RFID Systems

Digital and Embedded Systems

  • Embedded Systems
  • Embedded Machine Vision
  • Embedded Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Embedded Internet of Things (EIoT) In Industry 4.0
  • Embedded Systems for Agriculture Applications
  • Application Specific and Reconfigurable Architectures
  • Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs)
  • Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning Applications On FPGAs
  • System-On-Chip (SoC)
  • Hardware/Software Co-Design
  • High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC/H.265)
  • Versatile Video Coding (VVC/H.266)
  • Human Body Communication
  • Smart Body Area Networks

Digital Signal Processing

  • Image and Video Processing
  • Computer Vision
  • Vision and Artificial Intelligence
  • Speech and Audio Processing
  • Multi-Dimension Signal Processing and Stochastic Processes
  • Multimedia Systems
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Adaptive Filtering Design
  • Sparse Signal Processing and Applications
  • Compressive Sensing
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biomedical Signal Processing

Wireless Communication Systems

  • 5G and B5G Communication System
  • Machine Learning for Wireless Communications
  • Quantum Communications
  • Coding for Communication Systems
  • Aerial and Satellite Communications
  • Open RAN Communications
  • Edge Computing and Caching
  • PHY Layer Design
  • Cognitive and Software-Defined Radio
  • PHY Layer Security
  • Wireless-Optical Communications
  • Broadband Wireless Systems

Microwave Engineering and Remote Sensing

  • Wireless Power Transfer and Energy Harvesting
  • Batteryless Internet of Things (IoT) Sensing Systems Using Green RF Energy
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) for Wireless and Antennas Applications
  • Wireless Electric Vehicle (EV) Battery Chargers
  • Antenna and Resonators for Imaging Technologies
  • Microwave and 60GHz mm Wave Antennas And Circuits
  • Antenna and Rectennas for IoT Applications
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Electromagnetic Applications
  • Reconfigurable Antennas and Arrays
  • Novel Electromagnetic Materials
  • Remote Sensing and Satellite Observation
  • Quantum Microwave Systems and Applications
  • Antennas and Resonators On Glass
  • MHz-To-THz Sensors for Healthcare Applications
  • Mm- Wave and THz Systems for Sensing and Communications
  • Nano Electromagnetics
  • Wearable Microwave Components, Antennas, and Systems
  • Smart Antennas, Digital Beam Forming and MIMO Antennas and Future Networks
  • Short Range Wireless Applications, RFID, NFC, IoT, WSN
  • Frequency and Time Domain Techniques for Antennas and Microwave Devices
  • Communication Channel Characterisation

Biomedical Engineering

  • Biomedical Signal Processing
  • Biomedical Imaging, Image Processing and Visualization
  • Video Techniques for Medical Images
  • Biomedical Engineering and Nanotechnology
  • Biomedical Devices, Sensors, and Artificial Organs
  • Bio-Signal Processing and Analysis
  • Biometric and Bio-Measurement
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services
  • Biomedical Applications of IoT.

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

  • Health Care Systems
  • Machine Learning in Bioinformatics
  • E-Health Technology and Devices
  • E-Health Information Processing
  • Health Monitoring Systems and Wearable System
  • Telemedicine/E-Health Application and Services
  • DNA and RNA Structure, Function and Sequence Analysis
  • Gene Engineering and Protein Engineering
  • Computer Aided Diagnosis

Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)

Parallel Computing and Computer Architecture

  • High Performance Computing
  • Heterogeneous Systems/Accelerators
  • Parallelizing Compilers
  • Quantum Computing
  • Neuro-Processing Acceleration
  • High Performance Architecture
  • Processor Architecture
  • Multicore / Many–Core Processors
  • FPGA / System Implementation

Computer Networks and Cyber Security

  • Cloud Computing and Fog/Edge Computing
  • Wireless Networks
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Interconnected Vehicles
  • Cellular Networks and 5G and Beyond
  • Cloud/Centralized Radio Access Network (C-RAN)
  • Cognitive Radio Networks
  • Software-Defined Networks
  • Network Security
  • Wireless Network Security
  • IoT Security
  • Quantum Internet

Cyber-Physical Systems

  • Machine Learning
  • Autonomous Systems
  • Activity Recognition
  • Natural Language Understanding
  • Wearables
  • Embedded Systems and Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Learning in Resource-Constrained Settings
  • Embedded Machine Learning

Intelligent Systems and Computer Vision

  • Deep Learning
  • Data Mining
  • Ai and Multi-Agent Systems
  • Bioinformatics
  • Object/Person/Face Detection
  • Optical Character Recognition
  • Image Segmentation
  • 3D Computer Vision
  • Feature Engineering
  • Video Surveillance

Computer Science and Engineering Research Main Themes

  • Health Care
  • Wearables
  • Smart City
  • Industry 4.0
  • Cybersecurity
  • Quantum Computing Engineering

Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering (MTR)

Bio-Medical-Mechatronic Systems

  • Rehabilitation/Healthcare Robots/ Assistive Robots
  • Human-Robot Interaction
  • Prosthetic Devices
  • Bio-Inspired Robots
  • Brain-Based Devices
  • Upper and Lower Limbs Assistive Devices
  • Surgical Robots

Micro/Nano Electro-Mechanical Systems

  • Tactile Sensing Systems (Tactile Sensors and Tactile Display)
  • Smart Sensor/ Actuators
  • Energy Harvesting Devices (Piezoelectric / Electromagnetic, Frequency Tuning, Frequency-Up Conversion, 2 And 3 DoF Energy Harvesting Devices)
  • Microfluidics Systems (Micro Droplet Formation, Micro Mixing, Micro Sorting) For Environmental and Medical Application
  • Biosensors
  • Micro Thermal Systems (Sensors/Heater) and Its Applications
  • Land Mine Detection Sensors
  • Development of Micro Pump or Medical Applications
  • Gas Sensors for Environmental and Medical Application
  • Micro Optical Sensors/Devices

Artificial Intelligence in Mechatronics and Robotics:

  • AI and Robotics Integration in Design, Control and Perception
  • Human-Robot Interaction/Collaboration
  • AI for Machine Vision in Robotics
  • Reinforcement Learning for Robotics Control
  • Swarm Robotics
  • Intelligent Control of Robotics Systems
  • Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) and Visual SLAM
  • Transfer Learning in Robotics and Mechatronics Systems
  • Embodied Intelligence in Rigid, Continuum and Soft Robotics Systems
  • Deep Learning Based Control and State Estimation of Robotics Systems

Bio-Inspired Soft Robotics

  • Soft Serial Manipulation and Soft Gripper
  • Soft Artificial Muscle and E-Skin
  • Embodied Soft Intelligence
  • Soft-Folding Modular Robot
  • Modeling of Soft Actuators
  • Morphological Computing
  • Soft Biped Robots
  • Soft ROV

Dynamics and Control Systems:

  • Dynamic Modeling of Mechatronics-Multibody System
  • Dynamics and Control of Flexible Robots and Flexible Multibody Systems
  • Identification of Mechatronics Systems
  • Model Predictive Control of Rigid, Continuum, And Hybrid Robotic System
  • Sliding Mode Control of Mechatronics Systems
  • Robust Control of Uncertain Mechatronics Systems
  • Vibration Analysis and Design of Harvesting Systems
  • Control Applications Using FPGA
  • Autonomous Driving and Embedded Systems for Automotives
  • Control of Mechatronics-Medical Devices

Industrial Engineering and Systems Management (IME)

Applied Operations Research Laboratory

  • Production Planning and Analysis
  • Job Shop Scheduling and Line Balancing
  • Master Production Scheduling
  • Aggregate Planning
  • Inventory Planning and Management
  • Agriculture 4.0 Application for Strategic African Crops

Supply Chain Management and Applications

  • Green Vehicle Routing Problem / Pollution Routing Problem
  • Ride Hailing / Sharing Models
  • The Joint Replenishment Problem and Supply Chain Coordination

Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering

  • Applied Workspace Ergonomics
  • Design of Household Tools and Kitchenware
  • Psychological Workload Assessment
  • The Association Between Work Factors and Health Outcomes
  • Impact of Long Hours Usage of Handheld Devices, Mobile Phones, and Tablets On User's Health. Work Load (Mental and Physical) Study for Worker Which is Dealing with IT Systems
  • Motion and GAIT Analysis in Orthopedics and Sports
  • Eye Tracking Application in GUI Design
  • Man-Machine System Design for Higher Level Automation
  • Touch Panel Usability for Children and Elderly People
  • Movement/Gait Analysis for Special Needs

Conventional Machining Laboratory

  • Modelling and Simulation of Metal Cutting Processes
  • Ultrasonic-Assisted Machining (Milling or Drilling)
  • Machinability of Hard-To-Cut Materials (Milling or Drilling)
  • The Application of Green Cutting Fluids in Machining Processes
  • Nanotribology Using Advanced Nano Materials as Cutting Fluid Additive

Machine-Tool / Cutting Process Interaction

  • Multi-Directional Ultrasonic-Assisted Milling of Hard-To-Cut Materials
  • Chatter Occurrence and Prevention in Milling of Thin-Walled Parts
  • Machine-Tool / Milling Process Interaction
  • Dynamic Interaction Between Feed Drive Systems and Cutting Process in Milling Machines

Machinery Condition Monitoring and Fault Diagnostics

  • Early Fault Detection and Diagnosis of Rotating Machinery Components
  • Modelling and Simulation of Rotating Machinery Components Dynamic Behavior

Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)

Nano-materials for energy, sensing, environmental and electronic applications

  • Carbon Nanostructured Materials (Graphene, Carbon Nanofibers and CNTs): Synthesis, Characterization and Device Engineering in Supercapacitors / Batteries/Fuel Cells Applications
  • Nano-Piezo Electronic Materials: Approaches to Energy Scavenging

Mechanics of materials: Modeling, Simulation and characterization (properties, stress, strain and displacement)

  • Electrical and Mechanical Properties of Engineering Materials and Biological Materials and Hydroxyapatite
  • Mechanics of Superplastic Forming and Micro-Forming, Micro-Laser Machining
  • Modeling and Simulation of Smart Materials in Multi-Physics and Multi-Scale Analysis Techniques
  • Fracture Mechanics Using Finite Element and Boundary Element Techniques
  • Material Models On Macro and Micro Levels for Logical and Biological Materials and Nanocomposites
  • Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Composites and Nano-Composites
  • Die and Mold Design for Micro-Injection Forming
  • Evaluation of Damage and Fatigue Performance of New High Strength Materials for Structural Engineering Application
  • Stir Casting of Metal Matrix Composites, Laser Welding of Similar and Dissimilar Materials
  • Crashworthiness and Impact Analysis of High Strength Alloys and Composites, Modeling and Simulation

<AFMM>Advanced Functional Metallic Materials (Design, Processing and Characterization)

  • New Casting Technologies and Alloy Design Methodologies (Including Machine Learning)
  • Dental, Bio-Implants, and Bio-Degradable Metallic Materials
  • Micro/Macro Laser and Advanced Processing of Metals
  • Materials for Energy Storage (Thermal and Battery)
  • 3D Printing of Ceramics, Metals, and Alloys (Printability and Characterization)
  • High Entropy Alloys, Ultra-High Strength, and Super-Alloys for Structural, Nuclear and Power Plants Applications (Design, Production and Characterization)
  • Shape Memory and Superelastic Alloys for Structural, Biomedical, and Sensing Application
  • Metal Forming, Bulk-Nanostructure Materials and Severe Plastic Deformation
  • Nanomaterials for Biomedical, Energy and Structural Applications (Production, Characterization and Applications)
  • Green Composites and Natural Fiber for Engineering Applications
  • Advanced Materials and Systems for Water Treatments

Materials for Environmental and Biomedical Applications (MEBA)

  • High Performance Patterned Polymeric Membranes for Water Treatment and Desalination
  • Hybrid Graphene/TMDs Nanocomposites for Water Treatment and Energy Storage

Polymeric and Composites materials

  • Nanofiber Formation Technologies (Electrospinning, Solution Blown, Centrifugal Spinning) and Its Applications (Medical, Energy, Filtration…Etc.)
  • Sustainable or Green Composites for Industrial Applications

Impact and dynamics properties of materials

  • Dynamic Fracture Properties of Composite Materials
  • High Speed Machining Using Split Hopkinson Pressure Bars
  • Measuring Dynamic Sliding Friction Using Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar
  • Designing of New Friction Material Composite for Engineering Applications
  • Mechanical Characterization of Biomaterials
  • Bulk Molded Composites and Sheet Molded Composites Enhancement for Engineering Applications
  • Stir Welding of Dissimilar Materials with Pre and Post Treatment Techniques
  • Designing of Special Concrete Composite for Dynamic Loads Resistance Application
  • Dynamic Properties of Cellular and Foam Material
  • Design and Characterization of Function Graded Materials

Energy Resources Engineering (ERE)

Alternative Energy Systems Laboratory

  • Concentrator Photovoltaic (CPV/T) Systems-Design and Fabrication-Performance Analysis
  • Thermal Regulation of Concentrator Photovoltaic (CPV/T) Systems Using Nanotechnology
  • Hybrid Concentrator Photovoltaic/Thermoelectric Power Generator (CPV/TEG/T)-Design and Performance Evaluation- Modeling and Experiments
  • Wind Turbine Aerodynamics - Modeling and Experiments
  • Fuel Cell Technology (PEMFCs, DMFCs, and SOFCs)- Modeling and Experiments
  • Solar Hydrogen Production Via Photoelectrochemical Cells or Concentrator Photovoltaic/ Photoelectrochemical Cells - Modeling and Experiments
  • Thermal Hydraulic of Nuclear Reactors- Modeling and Experiments
  • Geothermal Energy in Industrial Applications- Modeling and Experiments
  • Membrane Desalination Systems- Modeling and Experiments

Fluid Science and Engineering Laboratory

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer
  • Micro-and Nano Scale Flows- Modeling, Simulation, And Experimentation
  • Flow in Porous Media- Modeling, Simulation, And Experimentation
  • Complex Fluid Dynamics-Modeling and Simulation
  • Spray and Liquid Atomization Systems - Design and Characterization- Modeling, Simulation, and Experimentation
  • Multi-Phase Flows- Modeling, Simulation, and Experimentation
  • Multiscale Computations (Continuum-Meso), Molecular Dynamic Simulation
  • Blood Flow- Modeling, Simulation, Experimentation
  • Respiratory Fluid Mechanics- Modeling, Simulation, and Experimentation

Renewable Energy Systems Laboratory

  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Renewable-Energy-Based Multigeneration Systems
  • Renewable Energy- Driven Seawater Desalination
  • Thermal Energy Storage Application in Renewable Energy System
  • Renewable Energy Resources Applications
  • Design of Solar Energy System
  • Solar Systems for Energy-Efficient Buildings
  • Photovoltaics Systems Thermal Management
  • Wind Energy Systems
  • Solar-Driven Adsorption Cooling Systems
  • Solar-Driven Multigeneration Systems
  • Hybrid Adsorption Desalination-Cooling Systems
  • Solar Energy Utilization in Water Harvesting from Atmospheric Air
  • Solar Systems for Energy-Efficient Housing
  • Renewable Energy-Based Hybrid Adsorption-Vapor Compression Refrigeration Systems
  • Thermoelectric System
  • Heat Pipe
  • Heat and Mass Transfer

Fuel and Combustion Engines Laboratory

  • Nanoparticles Synthesis Using CI Engines and Flames
  • Experimental and Numerical Investigations of Burners
  • Combustion and Co-Combustion of Conventional and Green Fuels (H2, And NH3)
  • Morphology and Nanostructure of Soot
  • Biomass Gasification and Carbonization
  • Spray and Liquid Atomization
  • Droplet Heating and Evaporation
  • Performance of Compression Ignition Engines
  • Alternative, Cleaner and Low-Grade Fuels

Energy Storage Systems Laboratory

  • Energy Storage Systems Including Thermal, Mechanical, Electrochemical, and Hydrogen Storage
  • Passive and Active Cooling Systems Using Innovative Heat Sink Designs
  • Applications of Energy Storage in Energy Systems
  • Thermal Energy Storage in Energy Systems
  • High-Performance, Cost-Effective, and Safe Energy Storage Systems to Power the Next Generation of Electric-Drive Vehicles.
  • Energy Management Strategies for Power Battery Packs, Electronic Components, and Aerospace Applications
  • Ground Energy Storage Systems for Energy Efficiency and Energy Management in Buildings to Create Smart, Zero-Carbon Infrastructures
  • Ground Source Heat Pump Systems (GHP) for Energy Management in Residential and Commercial Buildings

Environmental Engineering (ENV)

Waste Treatment and Management Laboratory

  • Wastewater Treatment Technologies
  • Industrial Waste Treatment and Management
  • Biofuels, Chemicals and Bio-Fertilizers Production from Solid Wastes
  • Hydrogen and Methane Generation from Waste Materials
  • Waste Recycling and Management
  • Applications of Nanotechnologies for Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Sludge Treatment
  • Advanced Oxidation Processes
  • Application of Water Chemistry and Microbiology for Treatment of Organic and Inorganic Pollutant
  • Sustainability and Sustainable Development
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Sustainable Cities
  • In-Plant Control
  • Cleaner Production
  • Climate Change Related to SDGs 2030
  • Policy, Strategy, Control and Management Aspects of Water Quality
  • Artificial Intelligence and Smart Wastewater Management Systems
  • Water 4.0 Digital Revolution
  • Municipal Solid Waste Management
  • Hazardous Waste Management

Natural Resources Management Laboratory

  • Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)
  • Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS in Water Resources, Sewer Systems, and Coastal Issues
  • Sustainability of Water Supply Systems
  • Coastal Modeling, Sediment Transport, Sediment Yield, and Beach Erosion Studies
  • Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources /Groundwater/ Coastal Regions
  • Coastal Hazards Management and Disaster Risks
  • Innovative Coastal Engineering/Technologies to Mitigate Saltwater Intrusion Based SLR
  • Environmental Change Risk Analysis and Assessment (Storm Surges, High Waves, and Flash Floods)
  • Economic Evaluation of Coastal Hazards and Coastal Adaptations to SLR

 Environmental Assessment and Management Laboratory

  • Environmental Management for Sustaining a Green Environment
  • Sustainable Buildings and Cities
  • Greening the Built Environment
  • Passive Architecture and Urban Environment
  • Building Energy Efficiency
  • Impact of Climate Change On the Design of Energy Efficient Buildings
  • Adapting Urban Planning for Climate Change
  • Thermal Mitigation Effects of Urban Vegetation
  • Natural Ventilation Efficiency of Houses by Using Computational Techniques
  • Remote Sensing and Its Applications in Urban Planning
  • Satellite Images Analysis to Assess the Surface Thermal Distribution in Urban Areas
  • Building Materials for Hot and Humid Climate

 Air Quality Laboratory

  • Air Pollution Assessment and Control
  • Implementation of Nanotechnology for Pollution Control and Detection
  • Sensors and Detectors Technology
  • Assessment of Industrial Emissions
  • Climate Change and Sustainability (Greenhouse Effect)
  • Indoor Air Quality Improvement Techniques
  • Air Pollution Filtration and Treatment

Chemicals and Petrochemicals Engineering (CPE)

Desalination using solar Energy

  • Design of New Solar Collectors Using Nanofluids and Its Applications in Water Desalination
  • Desalination Using Capacitive Deionization Techniques

Design of wastewater treatment units and its applications

  • Advanced Oxidation Techniques Such as Plasma for Water Purification
  • Photocatalysis and Its Applications in Water Treatment
  • Using New Materials as Ion Exchange for Water Treatment
  • Preparation of New Electrodes and It Applications for Wastewater Treatment by Electrooxidation Techniques

Preparation of Nano-materials and its applications

  • Ion Exchange
  • Electrocatalysis
  • Fuel Cells

Corrosion Protection

  • Preparation of New Smart Materials and Its Applications for Corrosion Control

Catalysis and its applications

  • Photocatalysis and Its Applications in Wastewater Treatment, Production of New Chemical and Petrochemical Materials
  • Electrocatalysis and Its Applications in Supercapacitors, Batteries, Sensors and Biosensors
  • Enzyme-Catalysis and Its Applications in Wastewater Treatment, Production of Foodstuffs and Pharmaceutical Materials

Membrane fabrication and modifications and its applications in

  • Desalination and Ultrafiltration Processes
  • Membrane Distillation
  • Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Production
  • Separation Processes

Design of Micro-reactor and its applications such as:

  • Preparation of Fine Chemicals, Foodstuffs and Pharmaceutical Drugs, Etc.

 Development of new polymeric materials:

  • Composites, Insulators, Fibrous Materials and Conducting Polymers, Etc.

Biodiesel production from agricultural and oil wastes.

  • Chemical and Petrochemicals Operations Development and Performance Improvement

Separation processes development

  • Distillation, Liquid Extraction, Gas Absorption, Crystallization, Adsorption, and Many Other Separation Techniques Performance and Productivity Improvement

Oil, Gas, Petrochemical and related chemical processes

  • Synthesis and Development of New Gaseous and Liquid Fuels and Related Chemical Processes
  • Carbon Dioxide Capture, Storage, Transportation, and Sequestration
  • Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to Fuels and Chemical Products
  • Development of Separation and Liquefaction Processes
  • Development of Hydrogen Production and Storage
  • Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery

Electrical Power Engineering (EPE)

Power System Planning, Operation and Control

  • Power System Stability
  • Power System Reliability
  • Power System Flexibility
  • Power System Resilience
  • Power System Security
  • Flexible Alternating Current Transmission Systems (FACTS) Applied to Power Systems
  • Application of Optimization Methods to Power Systems
  • Power System Protection
  • Monitoring and Online Diagnosis
  • Control of Power Systems

Networks for Renewable Generation

  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Microgrids and Active Distribution Networks
  • Virtual Power Plants and Demand Response
  • Security Assessment and Risk Analysis in Renewable Energy
  • Assessment and The Impacts of High Penetration of Renewable Energy
  • System Side Technologies/Controls for Renewable Energy Integration
  • Demand Side Technologies/Controls for Renewable Energy Integration
  • Grid Modelling, Simulation, And Data Management
  • Energy Management Systems
  • Wide Area Protection, Communication, And Control in Energy Systems

Smart Grid

  • New Trends and Technologies for Smart Grid
  • Novel Energy Conversion Studies in Smart Grid Systems
  • Microgrids for Transportation Electrification
  • Power Devices and Driving Circuits for Smart Grid
  • Decision Support Systems for Smart Grid
  • ICT, IoT, Real-Time Monitoring and Control
  • Smart Metering, Measurement, Instrumentation, and Control
  • Impact of Smart Grid On Distributed Energy Resources
  • Self-Healing
  • Smart Homes, Cities, Communities
  • Policies and Strategies for Smart Grid

Energy Markets

  • Market Structure and Operation
  • Transmission Cost/Loss Allocation
  • Congestion Management
  • Pricing of Energy and Ancillary Services
  • Impact of Renewable Energy Integration On Energy Market Operation
  • Energy Audit

Energy Storage

  • Modelling Aspects of Energy Storage Systems
  • Control and Planning of Centralized and Distributed Energy Storage
  • Grid Scale Energy Storage
  • Management and Control of Large Number of Distributed Small Storage, V2G and Similar
  • Battery Management Systems

Power electronics and machine drives

  • Power Electronics for Renewable Energy Systems
  • Power Electronics Applications in Electric Vehicles
  • Power Electronics for Green Power Generations
  • Power Electronics Converters Applications in Smart Microgrids
  • Power Electronics Applications in Aircraft Applications
  • Power Electronics Applications in Machine Drives Applications
  • Power Electronics Applications in High Voltage DC Applications
  • Electrical Machines Control

Net Zero Carbon Technologies

  • Wind Energy Operation and Control
  • PV Energy Operation and Control
  • Green Energy Sources
  • Clean Hydrogen
  • Electrification of Major Load Sectors, Transportation is the Main Focus

High voltage engineering and applications

  • Development of Nanocomposites for Electrical Insulation
  • Condition Monitoring and Diagnosis of Power Equipment
  • Aging Phenomena of Electrical Insulating Materials
  • Environmentally Friendly Materials for High Voltage Applications
  • Superconducting Power Equipment

Faculty of International Business and Humanities

Accounting and Information Systems (AIS)

Financial Accounting and Reporting Systems

  • CSR Systems in financial institutions
  • Integrated reporting
  • Digital reporting
  • Sustainability reporting
  • FinTech and Financial Reporting

Accounting Information Systems and Data Security

  • Big Data database and artificial intelligence applications
  • Blockchain technology
  • Data analytics
  • Cloud technology
  • Cybersecurity in accounting
  • Machine learning in accounting
  • Smart contracts in accounting
  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Auditing and Assurance of Computerized Systems

  • Assurance on soft data and electronic systems
  • Use of data analytics in auditing
  • Auditing technological risks
  • Continuous assurance
  • Auditing in the Big Data environment
  • Auditing blockchain
  • Forensic accounting
  • Role of artificial intelligence in auditing
  • Auditing smart contracts

Management Accounting and Control Systems

  • Design of management control systems for decision making purposes
  • Automation of control systems
  • Management systems in the digital environment
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems
  • Agile accounting

Investment and Finance (FIN)

Entrepreneurial Finance

  • Private equity & venture capital
  • Financial Technology (FINTECH)
  • Startup valuation Models
  • Theoretical Models for global entrepreneurism
  • Crowded finance and crowd sourcing

Behavioral Finance

  • Investor sentiment
  • Behavioral Corporate Finance
  • Behavioral Asset Pricing Models
  • Social Interactions and Investing
  • Artificial intelligence for behavioral finance
  • Behavioral finance theories and investment decisions
  • The interrelationship between behavioral biases
  • Behavioral finance and traditional finance
  • Psychological biases in financial investment behavior

Quantitative Finance

  • Market microstructure
  • Risk analysis models
  • Startup valuation Models
  • Blockchain and Bitcoins currency
  • Models for Anomalies Studies


  • Investment Portfolio Strategies
  • Alternative Investments and real estate
  • Mutual funds & exchange traded funds
  • ESG investing and style investing Strategies
  • Mutual funds and investment policies
  • Portfolio management and multi asset allocation
  • Capital markets integration and Investment strategies
  • Foreign direct investment
  • Fixed income and structured finance
  • Derivatives and hedging strategies
  • Risk management practices
  • Liquidity and transparency role in alternative investments
  • Dynamics investment model and financial firm policies
  • Raising Equity capital in Emerging markets

Corporate Finance

  • Capital Budgeting
  • International financial management
  • Corporate governance & corporate social responsibility
  • Corporate governance and corporate finance
  • Dividend Policies
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Integrating option theories in capital budgeting
  • WACC and market risk and return in emerging markets
  • Hedging
  • Financial Distress and Corporate Restructuring

Financial Services Industry

  • Conventional banks and Islamic banks
  • Credit Management and capital adequacy ratio
  • Financial efficiency in financial institutions
  • Financial stability
  • Financial inclusion in Emerging markets
  • Corporate governance and financial efficiency
  • Microfinance
  • Leasing and factoring
  • Consumer finance
  • Securitization and Sukuk Issuance

Human Resource Management (HRM)

HRM Research practices topics

  • Staffing
  • Career Management and talent management
  • Compensation and rewards
  • Performance Management
  • Development and Training
  • Strategic HRM
  • Interdisciplinary topics (e.g. employer branding)
  • Succession planning

International HRM

  • Diversity in Human Resources and its implications
  • IHRM practices
  • HRM in the global context
  • Comparative HRM
  • Ethical challenges in IHRM
  • National Business Systems and IHRM


  • HR Information systems
  • Industry 4.0 and its implications on HRM
  • HR data and analytics
  • The evolution of Digital HRM

Employee Relations

  • Workplace Safety
  • Employee relations in Egypt
  • Workplace disputes and conflict management
  • Industrial relations
  • Employability skills
  • Workplace socialization

Management and Organizational Behavior (MGT)

Strategic Management

  • Corporate strategy
  • Strategic alliances
  • Change management
  • Strategic leadership
  • Organizational transformation

Management theory

  • Organization Theory
  • Management theory
  • Decision theory
  • Comparative management
  • Stakeholders theory
  • Management thought
  • Human Relations Theory
  • Contingency Management

Management -related topics

  • Decision making
  • Management Information systems
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Talent management and intellectual capital
  • Business ethics and social responsibility
  • Excellence Management
  • Sustainability of Business in disruptive world
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Organizational Behavior

  • Contemporary issues in OB
  • Micro-organizational behavior
  • Dark side of OB
  • Managing deviant behaviors at work
  • Employee engagement, emotional intelligence and diversity at workplace
  • Hybrid workplace

Marketing and International Business Studies (MKT)

Marketing Mix – Related Topics

  • Product Innovation
  • Pricing-Related Topics
  • Retailing
  • Mass Media VS Interactive Media employment
  • Managing Promotional Mix
  • Service marketing

Brand Management

  • Measuring and Managing Brand Loyalty
  • Customer Satisfaction and Brand Loyalty
  • Service quality and Brand Equity
  • Brand Awareness and Brand Equity


  • Entrepreneurship & Venture Decisions
  • Entrepreneurship & Venture Performance in Emerging Markets
  • Entrepreneurship & Small Business
  • Entrepreneurial Marketing

Marketing Ethics

  • Marketing Ethics and Marketing Strategy
  • Marketing Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Marketing Ethics & Sustainability

Marketing Information Systems

  • Big Data and Customer Preferences
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Challenges and Opportunities with Big Data
  • E-marketing

Customer Relationship Management

  • Customer Relationship Management and Customer Retention
  • Customer Relationship Management and Knowledge Management
  • Customer Relationship Management in Service Organizations

International Business

  • Global Advertising
  • Marketing strategy and Geographic Expansion
  • Digital Marketing and Internationalization
  • Multinational Corporations Case Studies
  • International Marketing