Research

Prof. Eman Gaad Shares University Experiences of Special Needs Students at the 4th Gulf Education Conference in London

BUiD

Faculty of Education

Apr 16, 2014
BUiD’s Dean of Education outlines the importance of inclusive access to research-based higher education. Prof. Eman Gaad was invited as a guest speaker at the fourth Gulf Education Conference in London. She presented on the status of students w...

Prof. Mohammed Dulaimi participated in “Oil and Gas Supply Chain Summit 2014"

BUiD

Faculty of Business

Mar 31, 2014
Prof. Mohammed Dulaimi participated in “Oil and Gas Supply Chain Summit 2014”. He gave a presentation titled “Integration of Complex Supply Chain to Support technical Innovation”. The presentation used a case study to explain ...

Dr. Eugenie Samier presents at the University of Cambridge

BUiD

Faculty of Education

Mar 31, 2014
Dr. Eugenie Samier, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education, presented “Why I am Not a Positivist: Interpretive, Critical and Hermeneutic Adventures in the Administrative Human Condition” at the University of Cambridge on April 29...

BUiD Associate Professor of Education, Science education, Dr. Sufian Forawi Participates in “Global Summit on Education “in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

BUiD

Faculty of Education

Mar 30, 2014
Dr. Sufian Forawi presented the paper “Youth occupational drift: Investigating Emirati’s career and educational aspirations “ at the Global Summit on Education held in Kuala Lumpur, March 3-4, 2014 which focused on emerging trends ...

Dr. John McKenny presents at 10th Annual CamTESOL Conference

BUiD

Faculty of Education

Mar 23, 2014
Dr. John McKenny, Assistant Professor at Faculty of Education, participated in the 10th Annual CamTESOL Conference which took place in Pnomh Penh, Cambodia on 21-23 February, 2014. The Conference is for professionals in the field of English Language ...

The Impact of External Shading and Windows’ Glazing and Frame on Thermal Performance of Residential House in Abu-Dhabi

SDBE Student

Faculty of Engineering & IT

Mar 22, 2014
The amount of solar heat gain and thermal transmittance of the glazing and its setback properties are the main factors that can be calculated. External Shading devices contribute a lot in solar radiation penetration and reflectance. The present study...

Grid Electricity Demand Reduction through Applying Passive Strategies for a House in Baghdad - Iraq

SDBE Student

Faculty of Engineering & IT

Mar 16, 2014
This paper is investigating the electricity demand reduction due to the use of passive strategies for typical house in Baghdad. The motive was to reduce the depended of the national electricity grid which is not reliable and suffers frequent daily in...

The Effect of Shading Devices on the Energy Consumption of Buildings: A Study on an Office Building in Dubai

SDBE Student

Faculty of Engineering & IT

Mar 11, 2014
Buildings are one of the main sources of carbon emissions in the United Arab Emirates, where the cooling loads required by buildings in Dubai account for 60% of the summer peak electricity load. This study aims to quantify the potential energy saving...

Atkins Professor Bassam Abu Hijleh addresses "The Challenges and Opportunities of Greening Existing Buildings".

BUiD

Faculty of Engineering & IT

Mar 03, 2014
Atkins Chair Bassam Abu Hijleh, Dean of Faculty of Engineering and IT, gave a thought -provoking presentation at the Society of Engineers on February 26th, 2014. The presentation focused on the challenges and opportunities of greening existing build...

Prof. Bassam with SDBE Masters’ Student Arghavan Win the RTA Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport (DAST) in the Best Academic Research Category

BUiD

Faculty of Engineering & IT

Feb 23, 2014
A research paper submitted by Prof. Bassam Abu Hijleh, Dean of Faculty of Engineering & IT and Atkins Chair, along with his SDBE MSc. student Ms. Arghavan Nik won the best Academic Research Award at the Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport (DAST...

Economic Assessment of Refurbishment of Federal Public Housing in the UAE

BUiD

Faculty of Business

Feb 18, 2014
This paper assesse the economic viability of implementing refurbishment solutions to existing public housing in the UAE. Computer modelling was used to estimate the potential reduction in cooling loads and resulting savings in electricity consumption...

Dr Eugenie Samier publishes book on clandestine activities in the world of education

BUiD

Faculty of Education

Feb 03, 2014
Dr Eugenie A. Samier published “Secrecy and Tradecraft in Educational Administration -The covert side of educational life “. In this book, Dr Eugenie draws on a range of disciplines including education, psychology, administration & ma...

Dr. Eman Gaad develops professional understanding of about Special Needs in the Tertiary Level at Education 2020

BUiD

Faculty of Education

Feb 03, 2014
The Education 2020 Conference provided Education professionals with adaptable ideas on new technology paradigms and hands-on teaching practices to help them excel within the teaching discipline. The conference took place at ADEC in Abu Dhabi from 2...

Prof. Dulaimi Participates in the 1st Intellectual Property Forum

BUiD

Faculty of Business

Dec 28, 2013
Prof. Mohammed Dulaimi participated in the 1st Intellectual Property Forum which was organized by the Brand Owners’ Protection Group (BPG) and Dubai Economic Council at Jumeirah Beach Hotel on Dec. 11th-12th, 2013. Prof. Dulaimi was a panelist...

Prof. Mohammed Dulaimi Attends International Construction Sector’s CIB Board meeting in Tokyo

BUiD

Faculty of Business

Nov 12, 2013
The Building Research Institute of Japan BRI and Japan Federation of Construction Contractors JFCC hosted the international one day seminar on the theme of Integrated Design & Delivery Solutions IDDS and BIM on Friday, November 1, 2013. The se...

Amna Al Obaidli Presents at the Asian Conference on Education 2013 – Osaka

BUiD

Faculty of Education

Nov 12, 2013
Our EdD student Amna Al Obaidli presented at the Asian Conference on Education 2013 in Osaka, Japan October 23-27. Her presentation was about “The Initiative on Empowering Persons with Disabilities in the Community – “Elkayt” ...

BUiD and Du awarded NRF grant

BUiD

Faculty of Business

Nov 12, 2013
The National Research Foundation (NRF) awarded BUiD and du a grant to undertake collaborative research work in the field of project management. The project is Dr. Paul Gardiner’s research titled “Understanding the influence of dynamic cap...

Prof Ashly Pinnington participates in Knowledge Village Training Week

BUiD

Faculty of Business

Nov 04, 2013
Prof. Ashly Pinnington, Dean of Faculty of Business, will give a presentation about Talent Management Theories and Practices: TM Challenges Facing Organisations in the UAE at Knowledge Village Training Week. He will discuss the increasing importance ...

Dr. Paul Gardiner co- authors study about management and employee perceptions

BUiD

Faculty of Business

Aug 26, 2013
Dr. Paul Gardiner co- authored a study about management and employee perceptions which has been published in the “International Journal of Quality &Reliability Management”. The paper aimed to explore the implementation issues of the ...

Effective Procurement of Construction Projects

BUiD

Faculty of Business

Aug 14, 2013
Prof. Mohammed Dulaimi writes about effective procurement of construction projects in Big Project Magazine- July Issue. Read more......
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