The Research Department of the center supports the University's research mission by bringing together faculty members, researchers and graduate students from across the disciplines.

Research and publications:

1. Prof. Salah Amarneh.

1- S.Abdallah , S.Nejmeh,One axis sun tracking system with PLC control, Issued in the Applied Science University Journal .Amman, Jordan ,vol.4,N(2) December .2002.

 2- S.Abdallah, S.Nejmeh "Two axis sun tracking system with PLC control", Issued in the Energy Conversion and   Management.   7. October.2003.

 3- S.Abdallah,"The effect Of Using Sun tracking Systems on the Voltage-     Current Characteristics and Power Generation of Flat Plate  Photovoltaics" Issued in the Energy Conversion and Management.6. October.2003

4- S.Abdallah" The regulation of starting and breaking dynamic characteristics in water pumping systems with open-loop control. Issued in the”8th Cairo university International conference on mechanical design and production. Cairo- Egypt. 4-6.Jan.2004.

 5- S.Abdallah " The effect of using automatic sun tracking modes on the performance of water-pumping systems. " Issued in the Applied Science    Journal.vol.6,No.1.33-41. Amman-Jordan.

6- S.Abdallah , A.Al-Dahwi "A Methodology to Design an Automated Pump Plants with PLC Control". Issued in the publication of the International Engineering Conference "Mutah 2004". Jordan 22-24 April 2004.

 7- A.Akaile ,S.Abdallah " The Systems of Synchronous Rotation with AC motors in the Base of Electromagnetic working Shaft". Issued in the  publications of International    Engineering Conference "Mutah 2004" In April 2004.Jordan

 8- S.Abdallah " Automatic sun-tracking system applications in Jordan: A cost comparative evaluation. "Issued in the Applied Science  Journal.vol . 6.No,40-49.Amman-Jordan.

 9- A.Akaile, S.Abdallah " The systems of Synehronous Rotation with AC Motors in the Base of Electromagnetic Working Shaft with insertion capacitances in the rotors coils". Issued  in the Applied Science  Journal.  Vol.7, No,24-33.Amman- Jordan.

 10- S.Abdallah, M.Abu-Hilal,M..Mohsen. " Performance of a photovoltaics powered reverse-osmosis system under local climatic condtions". Issued in Deslaination 1-9 .2005.

 11- R.Mamlook,S.Nijmeh, S.Abdallah. " Photovoltaic suntracking programmable fuzzy logic control system". Issued in the Publications of Summer Computer Simulation Conference, USA, Philadelphia,2005,July 24-28.

 12- R.Mamlook,S.Nijmeh, S.Abdallah. " A programmable logic controller to control two axes suntracking system". Issued in the  Information Technology Journal.5(6):1083-1087,2006.

 13- M.Abu-Khadra, O.Badran, S.Abdallah. " Multiaxes sun-tracking systems in Jordan". Issued in the  Renwable & Sustainable Energy Review.12(2008)864-873.

 14- S.Abdallah,A.Qadan,V.Hammodeh.  "Two axes suntracking system with feedback control on the basis of PIC microcontrollers".Issued in Journal of the Association of Arab Univeristies (JAAUBAS) vol4(2007)suppl,.

15- S.Abdallah O.Badran & M.Abu-khader. "Performance evaluation of a modified design of a single slope solar still"Issued in Desalination 219(2008) 222-230.

 16- S.Abdallah & O.Badran. "Sun tracking system for productivity enhancement of solar still".Issued in Desalination 220(2008)669-676.

 17- S.Abdallah & R.Abu-Malouh. "Heating system with PLC and Frequency control". Issued in Energy Conversion & ManagementV4-11(2008)3356-3361.

 18- S.Abdallah ,M.Abu-Khadra and O.Badran,. " Performance Evaluation of Solar Distillation Using Vacuum Tube Coupled with Photvoltaic System ". Issued in  the Applied Solar Energy,.2009.vol 45,No.3,pp.176-180.

 19- Y.Tous,O.Badran ,S.Abdallah and Emad Hadi " Experimental Investigation of Sun Tracking Photovoltaic System for Refregiration and Water Pumping under Jordanian Climate ". Issued in the proceedings of World Renewable Energy Congress,Glascow,Scotland, 19-25,July 2008.

 20- S.Abdallah, I.Muslih and W. Abu Husain " National grid,Diesel and Photovoltaic Power Generation Systems in Jordan: An Engineering and Economical Evaluation ". Issued in Energy Sources, part B,5:370-383,2010.

 21- A.Akayle,M.Al-Saood,E.Abdallah & S.Abdallah. " Water pumping system with PLC and frequency control ". Issued in Jordan Journal of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering.v3,No3,2009,216-221.

 22- S.Abdallah & R.Abu-Mallouh " The effect of simulated feedback on the starting dynamic characteristics of water pumping systems with PLC control". Issued in the proceedings of Global Conference on Power and Optimization (Bali,Indonesia) 1-3,June,2009.

 23- S.Abdallah , M.Abu-khader & O.Badran. " Effect of various absorbing materials on the thermal performance of solar stills "Issued in Desalination 219(2008) 222-230.

 24- M.Al-Saood, E.Abdallah A.Akayle,S.Abdallah.E.Hrayshat. " A parabolic solar cooker with automatic two axes sun tracking system ". Issued in the Applied Energy 87(2010)463-470 .

 25- S.Abdallah, R.Abu-Mallouh & I.Musleh . " Design, construction and operation of spherical solar cooker with automatic sun tracking system ". Issued in the Energy Conversion & Management. 52(2011)615-620.

 26- O.Badran, I.Arafat & S.Abdallah. " Experimental study of solat distillation using innovative parabolic trough system  ".Published in the proceedings of international conference"Desalination for the environment clean water and energy".(Baden-Baden,Germany),17-20May,2009.

 27- O.Badran, I.Arafat & S.Abdallah. " Parabolic trouph technology for solar distillation system  ".Accepted to the publication in the Int.J.Sustainable water & environmental systems.

 28- I.Musleh .S.Abdallah & W.Abu Husain. " New water distillation techniques by using solar energy-cost comparative study ". Accepted  to the publication in the Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology.

29- O.Badran, Y.Al-Tous & S.Abdallah. " Thermal evaluation of a sun tracking solar cooker ".Issued in the proceedings of  international conference of Ind.Applications of energy systems.7-9 December 2009.Sohar University .Sohar.Oman.

 30- M.Abu-Khader,M.Abu-Hilal,S.Abdallah & O.Badran. "Evaluating thermal performance of solar cookers under Jordanian climate"
 Issued in Jordan Journal of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering.v5 ,No1,2011,107-112.

 31- R.Abu.Mallouh,O.Badran,S.Abdallah & Y.Abdellatif. "Design ,construction and operation of solar heating coil",Published in the Int.Journal of Thermal and Environmental Engineering.Vol.3.NO 1(2011)47-51.

 32- S.Abdallah,Y.Abdellatif R.O.Badran & Abu.Mallouh. "Solar heating coil with automatic two axes sun tracking system",Published in the Int.Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality in Spain.Las Palmas.13-15 April 2011.

 33- S. Abdallah , E.Yousef  ,E.Abdullah,A.Tamime. "The effect of TDS on the hydrogen and oxygen production using photovoltaic power generation system  " Published in the Int.J. of Sustainable Water & Environmental Systems.Volume 5, No.1(2013)31-34.

 34- S. Abdallah , E.Yousef , M.Katab ,E.Abdullah. "The effect of PH on the hydrogen and oxygen production using photovoltaic power generator  “. Published in the Int.J. of Sustainable Water & Environmental Systems.Volume 5, No.1(2013)7-12.

35- S.Abdallah, H.Saleet, E.Yosef. " Effect of type of PV modules connection on hydrogen and oxygen production using PV powered water electrolyzer", Journal of Energy and power sources. vol.2,No.8,2015.

 2. Dr. sadon Jallod.

1- Sulaiman, S. J. and Othman A. M., (2008), “Experimental study of a steady state flow in a Thermosyphon loop system” Dirasat,  Engineering Sciences, University of Jordan, Volume 35, No. 1. pp. 44-52, April 2008.

 2- Sulaiman, S. J. and Badran, A. (2010) “Moisture and Condensation in Residential Buildings in a Relatively Dry RegionThe International Journal of Ventilation, Vol. 8, No. 4. pp. 313-324, March 2010.

3- Sulaiman, S. J. and Beithou, N. (2011), "Residential Buildings Walls and Environment in Amman- Jordan" International Journal of Thermal and Environmental Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 2. pp. 101- 107, Sept., Dec. 2011.

4- Sulaiman, S. J. (2012) "Automobile Engine Waste Heat Recovery and Possible Utilization, 1. Water Distillation & 2. Water Heating" Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment ACSEE, May 3-6, 2012. Osaka, Japan.

5- Sulaiman, S. J, (2014) "Vacuum tube solar water heater performance and contribution to DHW needs" Jordan Journal of Applied Science, Accepted for publication, April 2014.

6- Sulaiman, S. J, "Heat-Pipe Heat Recovery Ventilator Unit Performance" World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, Oct 06-07, 2016 Prague Czech Republic.

3. Dr. Ali Baniyounes:

1- Baniyounes, A., Yazeed Yasin Ghadi., Rasul, M.G. & Khan, M.M.K., An Overview of Solar Assisted Air Conditioning in Queensland’s Subtropical Regions, Australia,          Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews,26, October 2013, P 781-804.  Elsevier.

2- Baniyounes, A., Rasul, M.G. & Khan, M.M.K., Experimental assessment of a solar desiccant cooling system for an Institutional Building in Subtropical Queensland, Australia, Energy and Building Journal,   62, July 2013, Pages 78–86.Elsevier.

3- Baniyounes, A., Liu, G., Rasul, M.G., & Khan, M.M.K., Solar Cooling Technologies for an Institutional Building in Subtropical Queensland (Australia) Absorption vs. desiccant cooling systems, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews  , 23, July 2013, Pages 421–430,  Elsevier.

4- Liu, G., Baniyounes, A., Rasul, M.G., Amanullah, M.T.O. and Khan, M.M.K. (2013), General Sustainability Indicator of Renewable Energy Systems Based on Grey Relational Analysis, International Journal of Energy Research,  DOI: 10.1002/er.3016, Wiley.

5- Baniyounes, A., Rasul, M.G. & Khan, M.M.K., 2013. Assessment of solar assisted air conditioning in Central Queensland's subtropical climate, Australia, Renewable Energy, 50, P 334-341, Elsevier.

6- Baniyounes, A., Liu, Rasul, M.G. & Khan, M.M.K., 2012. Analysis of solar desiccant cooling system for an institutional building in subtropical Queensland, Australia, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 16, P 6423-6431, Elsevier.

7- Liu, G., Baniyounes, A., Rasul, M.G. Amanullah, M.T.O. & Khan, M.M.K., 2012. Fuzzy Logic based Environmental Indicator for Sustainability Assessment of Renewable Energy System using Life Cycle Assessment, Procedia Engineering, 49, P 35-41, Elsevier.

8- Liu, G., Baniyounes, A., Rasul, M.G., Amanullah, M.T.O. and Khan, M.M.K., 2011, Review on Renewable Energy Potential in Australian Subtropical Region (Central and North Queensland), Advanced Materials Research, Theme: Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 347-353, 3846-3855, Trans Tech Publications, Inc (TTP).