Professor Abdul Ghani Olabi is Chair and Head of Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering Department “SREE” at the University Of Sharjah “UOS”. Before joining UOS, he was the director and founding member of the Institute of Engineering and Energy Technologies at the University of the West of Scotland.
Prof Olabi received his M.Eng and Ph.D. from Dublin City University, since 1984 he worked at different national and international institutes such as; National Research Centre-Italy “CNR”, Research Centre of FIAT-Italy “CRF”, Dublin City University “DCU” and Institute of Engineering and Energy Technologies “IEET” at UWS.
His research interests are in the area(s) of Renewable Energy and Smart Materials, the main topics of interest in renewable energy are: Hydrogen and Fuel Cell, Energy Storage Systems, Bio-Energy and Marine Energy He actively collaborates with researchers from (Europe, USA, Japan, China and many other countries) and the founder and chairman for 2 international conferences: Sustainable Energy and Environmental Protection “SEEP” and Materials Science and Smart Materials MSSM. He serves/served as editor for Energy Journal and Reference Modules in Materials Science and Engineering (Elsevier) and Editor in Chief for the Encyclopedia of Smart Materials (Elsevier) and Editor in Chief for the Renewable Energy in Energies journal, Prof Olabi is the steering committee chairman for SEEP and MSSM.
Prof Olabi has supervised postgraduate research students (10 M.Phil and 32PhD) to successful completion, 13 of them are holding an academic position as Assistant/Associate or Full professor in UK, Ireland, Malaysia and Kuwait. His research achievements include: (200 journal publications, 70 Proceedings/books/book chapters, 130 conference publications, 2 patents, £5 M Grants, 6 awards; 8500 citations; 54 H-Index and 120 I10-index.
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Sustainable and Renewable Energy