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Research Projects and Grants

Recent Research projects and grants (2012-15) are listed below:

Date

Title

Participants

Granting Program/Org.

Status

Budget & period

2017

AI-SOS: Artificial Intelligence for Self-Organization Systems

Sabeur Elkosantini (PI) Deanship of scientific research Running 150000 SAR
2017

Modeling complex problems using network of queues with OWA operators

Dr. Shafiq

Dr. Sharaf

Deanship of scientific research Running 150000 SAR
2017

Design for manufacturing and system Re-configurability

Dr. Saqib Anwar (PI), Dr. Bashir Salah, Dr. Mohammad Chowdhury Deanship of scientific research Running 150000 SAR

2016

Intelligent Workshop in sheet Metal Dies

Prof. Emad Abouel Nasr KACST   SR 1,651,000

2015

Overall Performance Optimization of Deadlock Control in Flexible Manufacturing Systems

  1. Prof Abdulaziz El-Tamimi
  2. Dr Emad Samir Abdelghany
  3. Prof Zhiwu Li

KACST

 

1665990 SR

2 years

2015

Optimal consumed electric energy while sequencing vehicle trips in a personal rapid transit transportation system.

Dr. Lotfi Hidri

Dr. Mehdi Mrad

Research center of the college of engineering

KSU

 

 

28000 SR

10 months

2015

Enhancing Saudi Hospital Physician Scheduling Using Optimization Techniques

M. A. Louly

A. Gharbi

M. Labidi

National Plan for Science and Technology, King Saud University, Riyadh

Running

1,990,200 SAR

2015

Development of A Direct Digital Manufacturing Methodology For Customized Mandible Implants

Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Ahmari

Dr. Ali Kamrani

Dr. Mohammed Al Kindi

National Science, Technology and Innovation Plan (NSTIP)

 

 

1,846,000

2years

2014

Optimizing Saudi Hospital Nurse Scheduling Using Mathematical Programming

Anis Gharbi (PI)

Mohamed Louly

Abdelghani Bouras

Mohamed     Haouari

National Plan for Science and Technology, King Saud University, Riyadh

 

1,229,430 SAR

2014

SAFE-TRACS: Developing an artificial immune system to control roadway traffic signals and regulate traffic flow in case of emergencies

Dr. S. Darmoul

Dr. S. Elkosantini

National Plan for Science and Technology

 

1,470,000 SR.

2years

2014

CAN-MAP: Comprehensive Analysis Network for Multi-tasking Assessment of Performance

Ahmad, A.,

Alkahtani, M, Darmoul, S,

Samman, S.,

National Plan for Science and Technology (NPST ref. 12-INF2574-02, http://rp.ksu.edu.sa/can-map)

Running

1,285,000 SR.

2 years

2014

Improving The Limiting Drawing Ratio (LDR) of Sheet metal in Conventional Deep Drawing Process Through Die Face Design

Dr. Adham Ragab

Research center of the college of engineering

 

 

29500 SR

10 month

2014

Optimal consumed electric energy for personal rapid transit transportation system

Lotfi Hidri and Mahdi Mrad

The Engineering Research Program, College of Engineering , King Saud University,

 

17,000 SAR

2014

Assessing safety levels and developing safety standard

For school buses in Riyadh

 

Dr. Shady Aly (PI)

Dr. Walid Alnahas

Saudi Stadnards, Metrology and Quality Organization,Riyadh

 

150,000 SAR

2014

Developing a Pilot Solar Energy power station at King Saud University

Dr. Ghassan Aly (PI)

Dr. Shady Aly (Researcher CI)

& others

KSU & Private Sector

 

 

2014

e-Call: Developing an Innovative Emergency Call System for the KSA to Reduce Response Time by Safety Units and Minimize Fatalities in Case of Traffic Collisions.

 

Saber DARMOUL (PI),

Hany Hassan (Co-I),

Achraf Gazdar (Co-I)

National Plan for Science and Technology (NPST ref. 13-INF869-02)

 

1,856,000
SAR

2014

Characterization of an Aluminum Alloy processed using Equal Channel Angular Pressing (ECAP) + rolling over wide range of strain rates and temperatures

 

Muneer Baig Baig (PI)

Ateekh Ur-Rehman Lateef Ur Rehman (CI)

 

 

1780000
SAR

2014

 

Joining of nitinol shape memory alloy to alpha-beta Titanium alloy using

Linear Friction Welding for advanced aerospace applications

 

Ashfaq Mohammad

 

Yusuff (PI)

Ateekh Ur-Rehman Lateef Ur Rehman (CI)

 

 

1985920
SAR

Feb. 2013

Cutting Stock Optimization Tool for Saudi Factories

 

Dr. Mehdi Mrad (principal Investigator)

 

Dr. Anis Gharbi (Co- PI)

 

Dr. Louly (Co -PI)

Dr. Mohamed Labidi

Dr. Lotfi Hidri

National Plan for Sciences and Technology (NPST)

Project Number: 13-MAT1544-02

Preliminary acceptance (highly recommended status), not yet started.

2 Million SAR

2 years

2014

On the use of Simulated annealing for balancing Hydraulic turbine “, Principal investigator,

Dr. Abdelghani

Deanship of Scientific Research, Research Center, KSU.

Accepted

 

2012

“A new optimization model for techno-economic studies in the case of solar energy”, Principal investigator,

Dr. Abdelghani Bouras (PI)

Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET),

 

No.  SP12/A1/011.

Running

20,000

2 years

2012

Development of A Direct Digital Manufacturing Methodology For  Customized Mandible Implants

Dr. Emad. Abouel Nasr (PI), Abdelghany, Dr. Abdul-Aziz Mohammed El-Tamimi (CO-PI)

The national Plan for Science and Technology

Running

(1,846,000)

2 Year

Sept. 2012

Development and Evaluation of Virtual Manufacturing Assembly Simulation System (VMASS).

Prof. Abdulrahman Al-Ahmari CO-PI, Dr. Saber Darmoul, Researcher

National Plan for Science and Technology (NPST ref. INF2573),

Running

1,752,000 SAR