Research

Research

Research is integral to Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s mission to help build human capacity in Qatar, playing a pivotal role in HBKU’s academic programs across all its colleges. Students have the opportunity to conduct research alongside experts in their field as well as the specialists from the research institutes, who deliver courses as part of postgraduate programs.In addition, HBKU boasts three national research institutes that are at the forefront of efforts to seek novel solutions to grand challenges facing Qatar and the region: Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI), Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI), and Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI).Through HBKU Press, the university offers educational books for schools, academic books for universities and researchers, and information and reference titles that can be accessed online.

Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI)

QEERI plays a leading role addressing the national energy and water security grand challenges through research and development (R&D). Aligned with the Qatar National Vision 2030’s strategy of transforming the State into a diverse and sustainable knowledge-based economy, QEERI’s water R&D program is developing innovative technologies in water desalination and treatment; water quality and reuse; aquifer recharge; and climate change and atmospheric science. QEERI’s energy R&D focuses on solar photovoltaics (PV), energy storage and smart grids.

For more information please visit: www.qeeri.org.qa

QEERI

Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI)

QCRI aims to build Qatar’s innovation and technology capacity by focusing on large-scale computing challenges that address national priorities for growth and development, supporting Qatar’s transformation from a hydrocarbon-based economy to a knowledge-based economy. In doing this, QCRI conducts world-class multidisciplinary computing research that is relevant to the needs of Qatar, the wider Arab region, and the world. It performs cutting-edge research in such areas as Arabic language technologies, social computing, data analytics, distributed systems, cyber security and computational science and engineering. The research conducted at QCRI is aligned with the Qatar National Research Strategy and supports the strategic priorities outlined in the Qatar National Vision 2030.

For more information please visit: www.qcri.org.qa

QCRI

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Faculty

Our faculty members belong to one of five academic colleges and actively engage their students with the transfer of knowledge they've spent a lifetime acquiring.