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SDG 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Prince Sultan University has been encouraging faculty members to establish external collaborations with academic and industrial partners, and currently there are several on-going collaborations. In addition, to support innovation PSU has been sponsoring patents applications. There are two published patents, and six more patents have been submitted in collaboration with Oblon patent office for application as patents in the US patent office and they are now under evaluation.

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Conferences organized by PSU

Conferences organized by PSU

Prince Sultan University is continually conducting conferences in national and international level.

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MoU with Koncar

The Prince Sultan University is involved in several industrial collaborations that are leading the way in the search for alternative energy sources. One such example comes from our Renewable Energy Lab, who are in cooperation with Koncar Power Plant Electric Traction, Croatia for a collaborative project on microgrids test bench for EV charging and renewable energy in REL at Prince Sultan University.

The focus areas of the sponsors chosen business themes towards Saudi Vision 2030 and United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG7,9, 11). The chosen themes help students, researchers, and faculty to gain the knowledge and experience on new technologies in the clean energy domain.

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MoU with Power and Telecom Technologies Co., KFB Holding Group, Riyadh

The Prince Sultan University is involved in several industrial collaborations that are leading the way in the search for alternative energy sources. One such example comes from our Renewable Energy Lab, who are in cooperation with Power and Telecom Technologies Co., KFB Holding Group, Riyadh for a collaborative consultancy project on investigations on minimizing electricity cost and feasibility study of self-sustainable campus.

The main objective of the project is to study PSU Lighting electricity network to provide Strategic solutions as per the sustainable development goals (SDG 7, 9, 11)

  • Benchmarking the energy usage with Solar based LED Lighting
  • Implementing stepping stones for the Localization Target within renewable energy based lighting sector in context of the Vision 2030
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MoU with Schneider Electric

The agreement was signed by Dean of the College of Engineering Dr. Abdulاakim Almajed, while Schneider Electric Company was represented by the CEO of the company, Eng. Muhammad Shaheen. The agreement aims to support cooperation between the two parties in the fields of energy, automation and digitization, as Schneider Electric, through its global experience in this field, supports the university to benefit from the latest devices and technologies manufactured by Schneider Company. Training students on the latest knowledge, in addition to providing the opportunity to transfer knowledge to students through specialized training programs.

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Collaboration with external partners

Collaboration with external partners

Several faculty members have established collaborations with international and local academic and industrial partners.

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Patents

PSU researchers were able to secure two patents, based on individual efforts and collaboration with external researchers, although the ideas were issued by PSU researchers.

US20210265919A1

Microgrid power supply system dc-dc converter and controlling method


A DC-DC voltage converter includes an input circuit, a parallel linked leg (PLL), an output circuit and a controller. The PLL includes an active leg switch, a leg inductor, a leg capacitor and a leg diode.

Mahajan Sagar BHASKAR, Dhafer J. ALMAKHLES, Umashankar SUBRAMANIAM, Sanjeevikumar PADMANABAN, Sakthivel RATHINASAMY
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Buck-chopper and bi-directional chopper for multilevel cascaded H-bridge inverters


A cascaded H-bridge (CHB) inverter for higher rated power conditioning systems which operates at medium voltages while providing high power quality and low dv/dt.

Sridhar VAVILPALLI, Umashankar SUBRAMANIAM, Dhafer Jaber ALMAKHLES
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