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  • Zero-Chain: A Blockchain-Based Identity for Digital City Operating System 

    Asamoah, Kwame Omono; Xia, Hu; Amofa, Sandro; Amankona, Obiri Isaac; Luo, Kecheng; ... more authors ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2020 , Article)
    The challenges of population management as urban density increase globally have compelled researchers and developers to consider more efficient means of managing resources in cities. Consequently, the smart city concept ...
  • Optimal Rate-Adaptive Data Dissemination in Vehicular Platoons 

    Li, Kai; Ni, Wei; Tovar, Eduardo; Guizani, Mohsen ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2020 , Article)
    In intelligent transportation systems, wireless connected vehicles moving in platoons can improve roads' throughput. For managing driving status of the platoon, a lead vehicle transmits driving information to following ...
  • Stakeholders' roles in virtual project environment: A case study 

    Pokharel, Shaligram ( Elsevier , 2011 , Article)
    The rising cost of resources within an organization, increasing capability of information technology, the need to conduct project at different places and availability of competent and inexpensive manpower elsewhere have ...
  • Stakeholder's perception of service quality: a case in Qatar 

    Shurair, Amal S.A.; Pokharel, Shaligram ( Emerald Group Holdings Ltd. , 2019 , Article)
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate and report students' perception of service quality in a university by examining the perceptual context of service quality with respect to students' loyalty behavior, ...
  • System requirements and optimization of multi-chillers district cooling plants 

    Ismaen, Rabah; El Mekkawy, Tarek Y.; Pokharel, Shaligram; Al-Salem, Mohammed ( Elsevier , 2022 , Article)
    District cooling systems (DCS) are particularly important in the Middle East due to higher overall temperatures on most days of the year. The design, operation, and control of a new DCS should consider the abundant ...
  • Risk based life cycle assessment conceptual framework for energy supply systems in large buildings 

    Ayoub, Nasser; Musharavati, Farayi; Pokharel, Shaligram; Gabbar, Hossam A. ( Elsevier , 2015 , Article)
    This paper proposes an environmental assessment framework that integrates the conventional life cycle assessment (LCA) with risk assessment for the purpose of evaluating energy conservation systems in buildings from ...
  • Risk analysis with the dempster-shafer theory for smart city planning: The case of qatar 

    Al Sharif, Reem; Pokharel, Shaligram ( MDPI , 2021 , Article)
    Smart cities support the enhancement of the quality of life of their residents, for which the use of a robust integrated platform of information and communication technology is required. However, not all cities have similar ...
  • Smart City Perspectives in the Context of Qatar 

    Al Sharif, Reem; Pokharel, Shaligram ( Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH , 2022 , Conference Paper)
    The smart city concept is being implemented in different countries. In order to make such a concept successful, countries need to invest heavily in information and communication technology and provide opportunity to utilize ...
  • Smart City Dimensions and Associated Risks: Review of literature 

    Al Sharif, Reem; Pokharel, Shaligram ( Elsevier , 2022 , Article Review)
    Countries have been working on implementing smart city concepts in different regions. The need for the use of information and communication technology in various forms is needed in such cities. There are different dimensions ...
  • Solar Technology and District Cooling System in a Hot Climate Regions: Optimal Configuration and Technology Selection 

    Ismaen, Rabah; ElMekkawy, Tarek Y.; Pokharel, Shaligram; Elomri, Adel; Al-Salem, Mohammed ( MDPI , 2022 , Article)
    With the increasing need for cooling and the concerns for pollution due to fossil fuel-based energy use, renewable energy is considered an add-on to cooling technologies. The climatic condition in the Middle East, analyzed ...
  • System approach for building energy conservation 

    Gabbar, Hossam A.; Musharavati, Farayi; Pokharel, Shaligram ( Elsevier , 2014 , Conference Paper)
    Energy use in residential and commercial buildings and towers represents more than 30% of energy consumption. The increase in number of buildings and towers in most of the major cities worldwide led to several initiatives ...
  • Key performance indicators (KPIs) for evaluation of energy conservation in buildings 

    Hussain, Sajid; Gabbar, Hossam A.; Musharavati, Farayi; Pokharel, Shaligram ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2013 , Conference Paper)
    The main objectives of this paper are to: identify key performance indicators (KPIs) related to intelligent buildings (economical, environmental, reliability, and quality), and; propose a simulation framework for evaluation ...
  • Reducing material convergence in disaster environments: The potential of trusted change agents 

    Holguín-Veras, José; Encarnación, Trilce; Van Wassenhove, Luk N.; Pokharel, Shaligram; Cantillo, Víctor; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2022 , Article)
    The research in this paper seeks to advance the effective management of one of the most intractable aspects of disaster response phenomena: material convergence-the sudden and mostly uncoordinated arrival of physical ...
  • Perspectives on food waste management: Prevention and social innovations 

    Al-Obadi, Muna; Ayad, Hiba; Pokharel, Shaligram; Ayari, Mohamed Arselene ( Elsevier , 2022 , Article Review)
    Food waste is one of the challenging issues humans are facing. A third of the food produced in the world is wasted at various points along the food supply chain. Food waste can be reduced by developing technology that can ...
  • Building thermal energy modeling with loss minimization 

    Gabbar, Hossam A.; Bondarenko, Daniel; Hussain, Sajid; Musharavati, Farayi; Pokharel, Shaligram ( Elsevier , 2014 , Article)
    The thermal losses in buildings are significant energy sinks. The Energy Semantic Network (ESN) is a new method for finding these losses at the design stage, as well as for the existing structures. The research purpose of ...
  • Performance evaluation of gas-power strategies for building energy conservation 

    Gabbar, Hossam A.; Runge, Jason; Bondarenko, Daniel; Bower, Lowell; Pandya, Devarsh; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2015 , Article)
    The work provided herein involves a comparison of natural gas and hydrogen fuels for the purpose of energy conservation for buildings via alternative energy generation methodologies. A case study simulation was developed ...
  • Energy consumption and conservation practices in Qatar - A case study of a hotel building 

    Ayoub, Nasser; Musharavati, Farayi; Pokharel, Shaligram; Gabbar, Hossam A. ( Elsevier , 2014 , Article)
    This paper considers energy conservation practices in Qatar with special emphasis on commercial buildings. Energy conservation approaches are classified into five main areas and an Energy Conservation Matrix (ECM) database ...
  • Enabling Open Innovation in Digital Startups through the Incubation Program-A Case of Qatar 

    Al Sharif, Reem; Pokharel, Shaligram; Ayari, Mohamed A.; Essam, Marwa; Aqeel, Salwa ( MDPI , 2022 , Article)
    Researchers have studied open innovation by focusing primarily on big organizations. With digitization, the adoption of open innovation has become widespread, as there is broader access to cheaper and better information ...
  • Evaluation of thermal comfort and cooling performance of residential buildings in arid climates 

    Al-Awainati, Nadya; Fahkroo, Maryam Ibrahim; Musharavati, Farayi; Pokharel, Shaligram; Gabbar, Hossam A. ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2013 , Conference Paper)
    In this paper, a parametric study on the thermal comfort and cooling performance of residential buildings is reported. The study was carried out in the hot arid climatic conditions of Qatar. The influence of diurnal variation ...
  • Providing project management knowledge and skills through scaffolding and project-based learning strategy 

    Pokharel, Shaligram ( Emerald Group Holdings Ltd. , 2021 , Article)
    Purpose: Project management skills are important for today's engineers, as they get involved in various project-based employment roles. The purpose of this paper is to discuss a learning model to provide project management ...

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