​​Since the approval of the Research Funding Bylaws in January 2012, RTC has processed numerous funding applications by faculty members from all colleges at Prince Sultan University. The call for proposals lasts for 2 months in the first academic semester and applications are processed through relevant committees and external referees from all over the world. The process is competitive to ensure the funding of high-quality research with outstanding impact. Below is a list of the completed and on-going projects that have been funded by Prince Sultan University. 


Completed Projects

Project Title Principal Investigator Project Type
Fiber-optic-based smart wear ​​for health monitoring: Simulation and optimization Dr. Tarek El-Sarnagawy, College of Engineering Large-Scale Research Project
Development of Methodologies for Electro-thermal Analysis of Electronic Circuits Dr. Magdy Abdelaal, College of Engineering Large-Scale Research Project
Innovation Approach in Broadband Access Networks Dr. Khaled Almustafa, College of Engineering Large-Scale Research Project
Some Dual Identities in Fractional Difference Calculus into Riemann and Caputo Dr. Thabet AbdelJawwad, Deanship of Educational Services Small-Scale Research Project
Automatic Localization of Saudi License Plate Dr. Khaled Almustafa, College of Engineering Small-Scale Research Project
Competitive Brand Evaluation by Consumers in the Context of Cross-Culture Dr. David Pan, College of Business Administration Large-Scale Research Project
Animal and Human Bones and Teeth Analysis with Respect to Age Using Finite Element Analysis, Experimental Methods and Mathematical Modelling Dr. Irfan Manarvi, College of Engineering Large-Scale Research Project
Development of Novel Approach for Automatic Multilingual Script Extraction (English/Arabic) from Flexible Data Entry Forms in Enterprises Dr. Tanzila Saba, College of Computer & Information Sciences Small-Scale Research Project
What is a Better Predictor of Students’ Success at Mathematics Courses in Higher Education Institutions? Dr. Heba Khoshaim, Deanship of Educational Services Small-Scale Research Project
Permanance and Extinction of Discrete Nicholson’s Blowflies System with Patch Structure and Nonlinear Density Dependent Mortality Term Dr. Jehad AlZabut, Deanship of Educational Services Small-Scale Research Project
PSU Students’ Preference in Physical Activity Dr. Oleskii Borodai, Deanship of Educational Services Small-Scale Research Project
مقدمة في التصوير الطبي
(Introductory Medical Imaging)
Dr. Magdy Abdelaal, College of Engineering Book-Translation Project
الاتصالات تحت الماء
(Underwater Communications)
Dr. Mourad Rizk, College of Engineering Book-Translation Project


On-going Projects
Project Title Principal Investigator Project Type
3D Virtual Environment for Disaster Management Using Cooperative Autonomous Agents and Sensor Networks Dr. Anis Zarrad, College of Computer & Information Sciences Large-Scale Research Project
Development of an Efficient and Intelligent Wireless Sensor Network Routing Protocol Dr. Mohamed Tounsi, College of Computer & Information Sciences Large-Scale Research Project
Exploring Mobile Software Engineering Approaches to Developing Applications in Hybrid Cloud Computing Environments Dr. Basit Qureshi, College of Computer & Information Sciences Large-Scale Research Project
Anthropometric, Physical and Physiological Performance Characteristics for the Students of PSU Dr. Mehdi Bin Brahim, Deanship of Educational Services Large-Scale Research Project
Service Quality Measurement of Information Technolo​gy Enabled Services in Higher Education Industry of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Dr. Romana Aziz, College of Computer & Information Sciences Small-Scale Research Project
Testing Benjamin Graham Net Current Asset Value: The Case of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Malaysia Dr. Nadisah Zakaria, College of Business Administration Small-Scale Research Project
A Subclass of Separately Superharmonic Functions in a Product Network Dr. Kamaleldin Abodayeh, Deanship of Educational Services Small-Scale Research Project
Seismic Retrofitting of Reinforced Concrete Structures Dr. Yasser El-Husseini, College of Engineering Small-Scale Research Project
Performance Analysis of Insurance Industry in KSA Dr. Mohamed Akhtar, College of Business Administration Small-Scale Research Project
Motivations and Barriers of ISO14001 Adoption in Saudi Arabia Dr. Luisa Pinto, College of Business Administration Small-Scale Research Project
Arabic Writer Identification Based on Local Features Dr. Tanzila Saba, College of Computer & Information Sciences Small-Scale Research Project
Identifying Sparse and Consistent Chemical Reaction Models Using Compressive Sensing Techniques Dr. Ali Al-Matouq, College of Engineering Small-Scale Research Project
Enhancement of Handwritten Text in Historical Documents with Emphasis on Arabic Language Dr. Muhammad Shahid, College of Engineering Small-Scale Research Project
إدارة المشاريع الهندسية
(Engineering Project Management)
Dr. Basil Sultan, College of Engineering Book-Authoring Project
مقدمة في الاقتصاد الهندسي
(Introduction to Engineering Economics)
Dr. Abdel Hakeem Abdel Hady, College of Engineering Book-Authoring Project
Architectural Concepts of Green Buildings and Environmental Design in Hot Regions: Saudi Arabia as a Case Study Dr. Mona Omar, College of Engineering Book-Authoring Project
Public Spaces in Riyadh: A City in Search of Identity Dr. Margarita Cardenas, College of Engineering Book-Authoring Project
Design Programming and Processing in Interior Design and Architecture Dr. Buthayna Eilouti, College of Engineering Book-Authoring Project