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2019

A combined goal programming and inverse DEA method for target setting in mergers

Amin, G. R., Al-Muharrami, S. & Toloo, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Expert Systems with Applications. 115, p. 412-417 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Data envelopment analysis
Decision making
Industry

A coupled surface-subsurface hydrologic model to assess groundwater flood risk spatially and temporally

Yu, X., Moraitis, D., Nikolaidis, N. P., Li, B., Duffy, C. & Liu, B., Apr 1 2019, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 114, p. 129-139 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Groundwater
groundwater
flooding
Rivers
Flood damage
Chlorpheniramine
Deionized water
Ibuprofen
Activated carbon
activated carbon

A dynamic K-means clustering for data mining

Hossain, M. Z., Akhtar, M. N., Ahmad, R. B. & Rahman, M., Feb 1 2019, In : Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. 13, 2, p. 521-526 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

K-means Clustering
Data mining
Data Mining
K-means
Number of Clusters

Analysis of crops cultivation trend: a shifting scenario in a coastal Wilayat, Oman

Al-Aufi, K., Al Wardy, M., Choudri, B. S. & Ahmed, M., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Environment, Development and Sustainability.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oman
agriculture
scenario
crop
trend

A noble approach to develop dynamically scalable namenode in hadoop distributed file system using secondary storage

Shaha, T. R., Akhtar, M. N., Johora, F. T., Hossain, M. Z., Rahman, M. & Ahmad, R. B., Feb 1 2019, In : Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. 13, 2, p. 729-736 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Distributed File System
Data storage equipment
Metadata
Fragmentation
Vertex of a graph

Antioxidant response to salinity in salt-tolerant and salt-susceptible cultivars of date palm

Kharusi, L. A., Yahyai, R. A. & Yaish, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Agriculture (Switzerland). 9, 1, 8.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phoenix dactylifera
Salinity
Salts
Antioxidants
salinity

Antioxidant therapies in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Moghadas, M., Essa, M. M., Ba-Omar, T., Al Shehi, A. H., Qoronfleh, M. W., Eltayeb, E., Guillemin, G. J., Manivasagam, T., Justin-Thenmozhi, A., Al-Bulushi, B. S., al-Adawi, S. & Edalatmanesh, M. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in bioscience (Landmark edition). 24, p. 313-333 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Antioxidants
Pediatrics
Oxidative stress
Cell membranes

A semantic matching engine for web service composition

Abid, A., Rouached, M., Messai, N., Abid, M. & Devogele, T., Jan 1 2019, In : International Journal of Business Information Systems. 30, 1, p. 92-108 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Web services
Semantics
Engines
Chemical analysis
Formal concept analysis

Asiatic Acid Attenuated Aluminum Chloride-Induced Tau Pathology, Oxidative Stress and Apoptosis Via AKT/GSK-3β Signaling Pathway in Wistar Rats

Ahmad Rather, M., Justin-Thenmozhi, A., Manivasagam, T., Saravanababu, C., Guillemin, G. J. & Essa, M. M., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Neurotoxicity Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxidative stress
Pathology
Wistar Rats
Rats
Oxidative Stress

Autism in the Gulf States: a regional overview

Qoronfleh, M. W., Essa, M. M., Alharahsheh, S. T., Al-Farsi, Y. & al-Adawi, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in bioscience (Landmark edition). 24, p. 334-346 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autistic Disorder
Innovation
Qatar
Oman
Resource Allocation
1 Citations

Catalytic upgrading of heavy oil using NiCo/Γ-Al2O3 catalyst: Effect of initial atmosphere and water-gas shift reaction

Avbenake, O. P., Al-Hajri, R. & Jibril, B. Y., Jan 1 2019, In : Fuel. 235, p. 736-743 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water gas shift
Hydrogen
Crude oil
Catalysts
Nitrogen

Combustion and emissions characteristics of date pit methyl ester in a single cylinder direct injection diesel engine

Hellier, P., Jamil, F., Zaglis-Tyraskis, E., Al-Muhtaseb, A., Al Haj, L. & Ladommatos, N., May 1 2019, In : Fuel. 243, p. 162-171 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Direct injection
Engine cylinders
Diesel engines
Esters
Biofuels

Comparing bioethanol production using buttonwood (Conocarpus erectus) and date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) leaves as raw material

Gomaa, M. A., Al-Makhmari, M. & Al-Hinai, M., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Biofuels.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioethanol
Raw materials
Yeast
Bacilli
Feedstocks

Dendritic spines: Revisiting the physiological role

Chidambaram, S. B., Rathipriya, A. G., Bolla, S. R., Bhat, A., Ray, B., Mahalakshmi, A. M., Manivasagam, T., Thenmozhi, A. J., Essa, M. M., Guillemin, G. J., Chandra, R. & Sakharkar, M. K., Jun 8 2019, In : Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry. 92, p. 161-193 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Dendritic Spines
Spine
Long-Term Potentiation
Depression
Nootropic Agents

Dispersion aided tenside disintegration of seagrass Syringodium isoetifolium: Towards biomethanation, kinetics, energy exploration and evaluation

Rajesh Banu, J., Tamilarasan, K., Uma Rani, R., Gunasekaran, M., Cho, S. K., Al-Muhtaseb, A. & Kumar, G., Apr 1 2019, In : Bioresource Technology. p. 62-67 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disintegration
seagrass
Surface-Active Agents
Kinetic energy
kinetic energy

Domestic Ban Versus Border Rejections: A Case of Oman’s Fish Exports to the EU

Bose, S., Al Naabi, A. M. R., Boughanmi, H. & Yousuf, J. B., Jan 1 2019, In : SAGE Open. 9, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oman
ban
structural change
fluctuation
policy approach

Earnings Management around CEO Successions in Family Firms

Ansari, I. F., Goergen, M. & Mira, S., 2019, (Unpublished).

Research output: Working paper

File
Earnings management
Family firms
CEO succession
Chief executive officer
Incumbents

Effect of low intensity sonic mediated fragmentation of anaerobic granules on biosurfactant secreting bacterial pretreatment: Energy and mass balance analysis

Kavitha, S., Kannah, R. Y., Gunasekaran, M., Nguyen, D. D., Al-Muhtaseb, A., Park, J. H. & Banu, J. R., May 1 2019, In : Bioresource Technology. 279, p. 156-165 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biosolids
lysis
biosolid
energy balance
mass balance

Emissions and exposure assessments of SOX, NOX, PM10/2.5 and trace metals from oil industries: A review study (2000–2018)

Amoatey, P., Omidvarborna, H., Baawain, M. & Almamun, M., Mar 1 2019, In : Process Safety and Environmental Protection. 123, p. 215-228 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

oil industry
trace metal
Oils
pollutant property
particulate matter

Energy saving potential for residential buildings in hot climates: The case of Oman

Alalouch, C., Alsaadi, S., AlWaer, H. & Al-Khaled, K., Apr 1 2019, In : Sustainable Cities and Society. 46, 101442.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

residential building
Oman
energy saving
Energy conservation
climate

Ergonomic Performance Evaluation of Date Stripping Process

Al-Hinai, A., P. W. Jayasuriya, H., Al-Adawi, S. & Al-Mahdouri, A., Jan 1 2019, Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors - Proceedings of the AHFE 2018 International Conference on Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors, 2018. Karwowski, W. & Goonetilleke, R. S. (eds.). Springer-Verlag, p. 74-84 11 p. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 789).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Bicycles
Electric motors
Ergonomics
Seats
Exercise equipment

Evaluation of cost and benefit of sediment based on landslide and erosion models

Rangsiwanichpong, P., Kazama, S., Ekkawatpanit, C. & Gamage, L., Feb 1 2019, In : Catena. 173, p. 194-206 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

landslide
erosion
cost
sediment
damage

Experimental investigation of shrinkage and microstructural properties of date fruits at three solar drying methods

Seerangurayar, T., Al Ismaili, A., Janitha Jeewantha, L. H. & Al-Nabhani, A., Mar 1 2019, In : Solar Energy. 180, p. 445-455 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fruits
Solar dryers
Drying
Greenhouses
Sun
3 Citations

Fabrication and characterization of novel Fe0@Guar gum-crosslinked-soya lecithin nanocomposite hydrogel for photocatalytic degradation of methyl violet dye

Sharma, G., Kumar, A., Sharma, S., Al-Muhtaseb, A., Naushad, M., Ghfar, A. A., Ahamad, T. & Stadler, F. J., Mar 18 2019, In : Separation and Purification Technology. 211, p. 895-908 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

guar gum
Lecithin
Gentian Violet
Lecithins
Hydrogel

Fabrication of polyethersulfone electrospun nanofibrous membranes incorporated with hydrous manganese dioxide for enhanced ultrafiltration of oily solution

Al-Husaini, I. S., Yusoff, A. R. M., Lau, W. J., Ismail, A. F., Al-Abri, M., Al-Ghafri, B. N. & Wirzal, M. D. H., Apr 1 2019, In : Separation and Purification Technology. 212, p. 205-214 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ultrafiltration
Manganese
Membranes
Fabrication
Oils

Genome-wide association study of equine herpesvirus type 1-induced myeloencephalopathy identifies a significant single nucleotide polymorphism in a platelet-related gene

Brosnahan, M. M., Al-Abri, M., Brooks, S. A., Antczak, D. F. & Osterrieder, N., Mar 1 2019, In : Veterinary Journal. 245, p. 49-54 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

myeloencephalopathy
Equid Herpesvirus 1
Equid herpesvirus 1
Genome-Wide Association Study
single nucleotide polymorphism

Green and eco-friendly nanocomposite for the removal of toxic Hg(II) metal ion from aqueous environment: Adsorption kinetics & isotherm modelling

Naushad, M., Ahamad, T., AlOthman, Z. A. & Al-Muhtaseb, A., Apr 1 2019, In : Journal of Molecular Liquids. 279, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Curcumin
Poisons
Metal ions
Isotherms
metal ions

Home gardening in Muscat, Oman: Gardeners’ practices, perceptions and motivations

Al-Mayahi, A., Al Ismaili, S., Gibreel, T., Kassimov, A. & Al Maktoumi, A., Feb 1 2019, In : Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. 38, p. 286-294 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

home gardening
gardeners
Oman
gardening
gardens

Hydrothermal carbonization of olive mill wastewater: Liquid phase product analysis

Atallah, E., Kwapinski, W., Ahmad, M. N., Leahy, J. J., Al-Muhtaseb, A. & Zeaiter, J., Feb 1 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 7, 1, 102833.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbonization
Wastewater
mill
sludge
phenol

Innovative non-metal heat transfer surfaces to mitigate crystallization fouling

Al Janabi, A. & Malayeri, M. R., Apr 1 2019, In : International Journal of Thermal Sciences. 138, p. 384-392 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fouling
Fouling
Crystallization
heat transfer
silicon carbides

Internationalization speed, resources and performance: Evidence from Indian software industry

Jain, N., Celo, S. & Kumar, V., Feb 1 2019, In : Journal of Business Research. 95, p. 26-37 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Software industry
Resources
Internationalization
Software services
Emerging economies
nonequilibrium conditions
convective heat transfer
enclosure
nanoparticles
fluids
Sarcosine
thermophysical properties
Thermodynamic properties
Viscosity
Thermal expansion

Island accessibility and distance from beach influence nesting success of Sooty Falcons Falco concolor in Oman

Mcgrady, M. J., Al Fazari, W., Al Jahdhami, M., Fisher, M., Kwarteng, A., Walter, H. & Oli, M. K., Jan 1 2019, In : Ibis. 161, 1, p. 162-171 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nesting success
falcons
Oman
Falco
accessibility

Lignocellulosic biomass (LCB): a potential alternative biorefinery feedstock for polyhydroxyalkanoates production

Al-Battashi, H. S., Annamalai, N., Nallusamy, S., Al-Bahry, S., Tripathi, B. N., Nguyen, Q. D. & Gupta, V. K., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Reviews in Environmental Science and Biotechnology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyhydroxyalkanoates
Detoxification
detoxification
Biomass
Fermentation

Living on the edge: biofilms developing in oscillating environmental conditions

Dobretsov, S., Abed, R., Muthukrishnan, T., Sathe, P., Al-Naamani, L., Queste, B. Y. & Piontkovski, S., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Biofouling.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Paint
paints
Biofilms
biofilm
environmental conditions

Microbial electrolysis followed by chemical precipitation for effective nutrients recovery from digested sludge centrate in WWTPs

Barua, S., Zakaria, B. S., Chung, T., Hai, F. I., Haile, T., Almamun, M. & Dhar, B. R., Apr 1 2019, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 361, p. 256-265 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

precipitation (chemistry)
Electrolysis
Nutrients
electrokinesis
Triacetoneamine-N-Oxyl

Motor ability and working memory in Omani and German primary school-aged children

Jansen, P., Scheer, C. & Zayed, K., Jan 1 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 1, e0209848.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aptitude
elementary schools
Short-Term Memory
Data storage equipment
testing

Optical soliton perturbation with Fokas–Lenells equation by mapping methods

Krishnan, E., Biswas, A., Zhou, Q. & Alfiras, M., Feb 1 2019, In : Optik. 178, p. 104-110 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solitons
solitary waves
perturbation
elliptic functions
ellipticity

Optimization of smart water flooding in carbonate reservoir

Fani, M., Al Hadhrami, H., Pourafshary, P., Vakili-Nezhaad, G. R. & Mosavat, N., Jan 1 2019, Society of Petroleum Engineers - Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference 2018, ADIPEC 2018. Society of Petroleum Engineers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Carbonates
flooding
carbonate
Water
slug

Paediatric tracheostomy: A modified technique and its outcomes, results from a South Indian tertiary care

Syed, K. A., Naina, P., Pokharel, A., John, M. & Varghese, A., Mar 1 2019, In : International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 118, p. 6-10 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tracheostomy
Tertiary Healthcare
Pediatrics
Intubation
Tertiary Care Centers
1 Citations

Photoluminescence of ZnS:Cu quantum dots embedded in silica thin films

Belache, B., Khelfaoui, Y., Bououdina, M., Souier, M. & Cai, W., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Luminescence. 207, p. 258-265 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quantum Dots
Silicon Dioxide
Semiconductor quantum dots
Photoluminescence
quantum dots

Physical therapy pathway and protocol for patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: Recommendations from The Eastern Mediterranean Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EMBMT) Group

Mohammed, J., Aljurf, M., Althumayri, A., Almansour, M., Alghamdi, A., Hamidieh, A. A., ElHaddad, A., Othman, T. B., Bazarbachi, A., Almohareb, F., Alzahrani, M., alkindi, S., Alsharif, F., Da'na, W., Alhashmi, H., Bekadja, M. A., Al-Shammari, S. H., El Quessar, A., Satti, T. M., Aljohani, N. & 4 othersRasheed, W., Ghavamzadeh, A., Chaudhri, N. & Hashmi, S. K., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Hematology/ Oncology and Stem Cell Therapy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Transplantation
Bone Marrow
Therapeutics
Rehabilitation

Polyurethane, epoxy resin and polydimethylsiloxane altered biofilm formation and mussel settlement

Liang, X., Peng, L. H., Zhang, S., Zhou, S., Yoshida, A., Osatomi, K., Bellou, N., Guo, X. P., Dobretsov, S. & Yang, J. L., Mar 1 2019, In : Chemosphere. 218, p. 599-608 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epoxy Resins
Polyurethanes
Bivalvia
Biofilms
Polydimethylsiloxane

Production of aluminum alloy-based metal matrix composites using scrap aluminum alloy and waste materials: Influence on microstructure and mechanical properties

Krishnan, P. K., Christy, J. V., Ramanathan, A., Mourad, A. H. I., Muraliraja, R., Al-Maharbi, M., Murali, V. & Chandra, M. M., May 5 2019, In : Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 784, p. 1047-1061 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aluminum Oxide
Aluminum alloys
Alumina
Metals
Mechanical properties

Production of bioplastic (poly-3-hydroxybutyrate) using waste paper as a feedstock: Optimization of enzymatic hydrolysis and fermentation employing Burkholderia sacchari

Al-Battashi, H., Annamalai, N., Al-Kindi, S., Nair, A. S., Al-Bahry, S., Verma, J. P. & Nallusamy, S., Mar 20 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 214, p. 236-247 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Waste paper
Enzymatic hydrolysis
Fermentation
Feedstocks
fermentation

Protective Effects of Antioxidants in Huntington’s Disease: an Extensive Review

Essa, M. M., Moghadas, M., Ba-Omar, T., Walid Qoronfleh, M., Guillemin, G. J., Manivasagam, T., Justin-Thenmozhi, A., Ray, B., Bhat, A., Chidambaram, S. B., Fernandes, A. J., Song, B. J. & Akbar, M., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Neurotoxicity Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Huntington Disease
Antioxidants
Oxidative stress
Genes
Nervous System Heredodegenerative Disorders

Quality characteristics and storage stability of low-fat tofu prepared with defatted soy flours treated by supercritical-CO2 and hexane

Lee, K. Y., Rahman, M. S., Kim, A. N., Gul, K., Kang, S. W., Chun, J., Kerr, W. L. & Choi, S. G., Feb 1 2019, In : LWT. 100, p. 237-243 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soy Foods
tofu
soy flour
Hexanes
Flour