ASU Research Grants

Open Research Grant

Title:  Early school leaving in public schools at A’Sharqiyah region in the sultanate of Oman
PI:  Dr. Khalid Hutaibat, Dept. of Accounting and Finance, COBA
College: COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION.

FURAP (Faculty Mentored Undergraduate Research Award Program)

2018- 2019

Title : Empowering Omani women through Digital entrepreneurship programs to boost Oman National Economy growth
Team Leader: Walaa AL-Salti
Faculty Mentor: Dr.Mohamed Abdulhakim, Acting Director of E-Learning, College of Business Administration

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Title : Factors Affecting Omani Youth’s Attitudes Towards Private Sector Employment in Sultanate of Oman
Team Leader: Abrar Al Alawi
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Fadi Abdel Fattah, Assistant Professor in Management, College of Business Administration

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Title Clay mineral to remove algae bloom from seawater in Oman
Team Leader: Maryam AL-musalhi
Faculty Mentor: Dr.Mahfouz Saeed,, Assistant Professor – Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering

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Title : Managing Illumination and Road Island using Renewable Energy and IOT”.
Team Leader: Ameera alsabqi
Faculty Mentor: Dr.Mahmoud Albreem, Assistant Professor – Electronics and Communication, College of Engineering

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Title Are we aware how contaminated shopping carts is with Pathogenic and Drug-Resistant Bacteria?
Team Leader: Hajar AL Marhubi
Faculty Mentor: Dr.Emad Hussein, Associate Professor – Food Microbiology, College of Applied Sciences


2017- 2018

Title : Experimental study on the effect of cuttlefish ink (Sepia pharaonis) on body tissues & bone density of rats
Team Leader: Ali Rashid Humaid
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Falah Alani, Professor of Human Anatomy and Physiology, College of Applied Sciences (CAS)

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Title : Production of Natural Fertilizer from Food and Agriculture Waste Using Solar Energy
Team Leader: Arwa Al Buraiki
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mohanad Osman, Assistant Prof. of Food Science, College of Applied Science (CAS)

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Title : Investigating online social media network acceptance factors in the tourism and hospitality industry in Oman.
Team Leader: Zuwaina ALhabsi
Faculty Mentor: Salim Amor Al-Hajri, Assistant Professor- Information System, College of Business Administration (COBA)

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Title : Microbiological Analysis of Swimming Pools Water From Tourists Hotels in AL Sharqiyah Region
Team Leader: Aliya Ali
Faculty Mentor: Sadat Ali Mohammed, Biology Instructor, College of Applied Science(CAS)


2016- 2017

Title : Adding Value to Fruit Processing Waste: Innovative Ways to Incorporate Fibers from Date palm fruits in baked and Extruded Cereal-based Foods.
Team Leader: Sara Nasser Khalaf AL-Subhi
Faculty Mentor:  Dr. Vandita Singh , Lecturer in Food Science, Dept. of Food Science        and  Human Nutrition, College of Applied Sciences (CAS).

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Title : Surveying and spread awareness about Haram food ingredients in Food products available in Omani Market
Team Leader: Thuwaini Mohammed Sultan AL Sidairi
Faculty Mentor:  Dr. Vandita Singh , Lecturer in Food Science, Dept. of Food Science and Human Nutrition, College of Applied Sciences (CAS).

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Title: “Functional material from Ferrocenyl ethynyl Di-ynes and Poly-ynes”,
Team leader: Fathma Al Kindi
Faculty Mentor:  Dr. Hakikullah Shah, Lecturer in Chemistry, Dept. of Basic Sciences, College of Applied Sciences (CAS ).

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Title : Construction of In Vitro Three dimensional (3D) Breast Tumor Derived Terpenes.
Team Leader: Zainab Al.Blushi
Faculty Mentor:  Dr..Farouk Luqman Hakim Dept. Basic Sciences, CAS


 2015- 2016

Title : Targeting Breast Cancer Stem Cells by Oman’s Frankincense Derived Active Principles (In Vitro
Team Leader : Fatma Al Hassany.
Faculty Mentor:  Dr. Faruck Hakim, Dept. of Basic Sciences, College of Applied Sciences.

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Title : Role of Chemokines in Omani Breast Cancer Pathology: Prognostic Biomarkers of Tumor
Progression and Metastasis .
Team Leader : Munirra Aamir Salim Al Mashaikhi.
Faculty Mentor:  Dr. Faruck Hakim, Lecturer in Biology , Dept. of Basic Science, College of Applied Sciences.

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Title : Screening of Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Potential of Omani Medicinal Plants Mentioned in Prophetic Medicine (TibbE Nabawi)
Team Leader : Siham Sultan Khamis Al Buteini.
Faculty Mentor:  Sadat Ali Mohammad , Lectural in Biology , Dept. of Basic Science, College of Applied Sciences

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Title : Wireless power transmission
Team Leader : Amal Al Rasbi.
Faculty Mentor:  Adnan Kabbani   Dept. of Electronics and Communication Engineering ,  College of Engineering

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Title : Sensitization of Oestrogen-Receptor- Positive Breast Cancer Cells by Glibenclamide (anti-diabetic drug): Implications to Replace Tamoxifen in Clinical Adjuvant Setting
Team Leader : Hameeda Abdullah Salim Al Harrasi
Faculty Mentor:  Dr. Faruck Hakim Dept. of Basic Science,   College of Applied Sciences

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2014- 2015

Title : Green extraction and fractionation of phenolic antioxidants from selected medicinal plants in Oman
Team leader: Fathma Al Malki
Faculty Mentor:  Dr . Hakikullah Shah , Lecturer in Chemistry, Dept. of Basic Sciences, College of Applied Sciences (CAS ).

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Title : BIOPROSPECTING NOVEL BIOACTIVE MOLECULES FROM THE SEAWEEDS IN OMAN.
Team Leader: Amal awadh Al Yaqoobi
Faculty Mentor:  Dr . Satya /Dr Louay Labban , Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition,  College of Applied Sciences

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ASU –FSFR ( Faculty seed Fund for Research)

2017 -18

  • Adding Value to Plant-Based Waste Materials through Development of Novel, Healthy Ingredients and Functional Foods, PI: Dr.Vandita Singh Assistant Professor- lecturer-Food Science, College of Applied Science

2016 -17

  • Investigating the influence of social Network usage on university students ‘Academic performance: The Case of Oman. PI: Dr. Salim Al-Hajri Assistant Professor- Information System,Dept.of Management Information Systems, College of Business Administration.
  • Composite of Vanadium pentoxide with Natural Synthetic Materials for Nanotechnology Application. PI: Prof.Nehad Tashtoush, Dean of College of Applied Sciences
  •  Low Complexity Sphere Detector for Massive MIMO, PI: Dr. Mahmoud Albreem, Assistant Professor, Dept.Of Electronics and Communication Engineering, College of Engineering.

2015 -16

  • Feasibility Study for formation of Nanoparticles from naturally occurring Diatoms for various Nanotechnology applications,PI:Dr. Mohammad Changej,Assistant Professor – Chemistry, College of Applied Sciences

2014 -15

  • In vitro evidence of Omani frankincense derived oil as a potential breast cancer drug.
    PI: Dr. Faruck Hakim, Lecturer  in Biology, Dept. of Basic Science, College of Applied Sciences.
  • Ferrocenyl Di-ynes and Poly-ynes synthesis, characterization, Electrochemistry and X-ray Crystallograpgy.
    PI: Dr . Hakikullah Shah , Lecturer in Chemistry, Dept. of Basic Sciences, College of Applied Sciences.
  • Extraction and encapsulation of large cardamom essential oil using Guar gum and whey protein isolates
    PI: Dr. Ali Asgar, Assistant Professor, Dept.Food Science & Human Nutrition, College of Applied Sciences.

 

 

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Potential International Funding Agencies

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