Dubai: Khalifa University of Science and Technology has unveiled sustainable projects at the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28).
COP28 provides a platform for universities and educational institutions to present their research contributions and innovations in climate action.
The university plays a prominent role in driving and accelerating innovation, boasting distinguished academic programs, and advanced research facilities. It registered more than 280 patents, with 60 percent representing new discoveries and sustainable technologies.
The university recently included 54 patents in various fields, including advanced materials, manufacturing, clean and renewable energy, environmental exploration and production, robotics, smart systems, data science, sensors, water, and the environment.
These projects showcased at COP28 include a cutting-edge project aimed at advancing concentrated solar power stations.
The university also presented software leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance power system stability. This software is a vital tool for assessing, predicting, and improving the stability of power grids, contributing to a seamless integration of renewable energy sources.
Addressing water treatment challenges, Khalifa University showcases a project utilizing two-dimensional materials. The goal of the initiative is to develop advanced water treatment solutions using functional nanoscale graphene membranes.
The university also displays another project contributing to sustainable water production without energy requirements and zero emissions.
The research teams of Khalifa University designed, integrated, and tested a hybrid electric propulsion system. This project intends to optimize air transport vehicles by combining the strengths of internal combustion engines and electric propulsion.
Khalifa University was ranked as the 181st best university in the world by QS World University rankings of 2023.