The British University in Dubai aims for a closer collaboration with the public sector on sustainability and green buildings environment

Monday, December 26, 2016


On December 26, 2016, The British University in Dubai welcomed a group of executives from the Federal Electricity & Water Authority (FEWA). The purpose of the visit was to get the FEWA executives acquainted with the University’s programmes and the areas of research on certain fields. In addition, the visit provided a brain storming opportunity for future potential research.

They were welcomed at the University by Prof. Abdullah Alshamsi, BUiD Vice Chancellor, and Prof Bassam Abu Hijleh, the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and IT who briefed them about the university and its programmes. They also attended research presentations by PhD and Masters’ Students from Engineering Management and Sustainable Design of the Built Environment programmes. The presentations addressed Energy related topics such as Energy Management, Energy Efficiency, and Energy Generation. The presentation discussed New Technologies in Energy Savings, Optimizing the Energy Consumption, Reducing the Dependency on the National Electricity Grid, Building Commissioning, Improving the Energy Security by Using the Solar and Wind Energy, and Integrated Lighting Strategies.

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Nishath Syed Rizwan

 Head of Communication & Corporate Relations

 The British University in Dubai

 T: +971 4 279 1422





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