The Electrical Engineering department at Khalifa University of Science and Technology leverages the research expertise, facilities, and personnel to achieve operational efficiency and synergy in research of relevance to the UAE, with the following mission:

  • To establish and continually evolve collaborative research and development capabilities in the UAE’s priority science and technology domains
  • To achieve global research impact through excellence in research of regional importance

The department’s world-class faculty and researchers guide its undergraduate and graduate students in challenging projects that respond to the UAE’s strategic economic goals. The many research centers feature projects that involve industry, government and other universities working together in pursuit of scientific and technical advancement in sectors of relevance to the UAE’s high-tech knowledge economy. Our faculty and research personnel are also supported by the Masdar Institute, the Petroleum Institute and the Robotics and Intelligent Systems Institute.

Department documents indexed in Scopus (as of December 2023):

EE Publications Overview 2020 – 2023


873 Scholarly Output
34.1% Open Access

24 Researcher  1.67 Field-Weighted Citation Impact
6,068 Citation Count 7.0 Citations per Publication
Publication share by Subject Area


Scholarly Output

873 publications

Outputs in Top 10% Citation Percentiles (field-weighted)

*Share of publications that are among the most cited publications worldwide field-weighted. *162 (18.6%) publications in the top 10% most cited publications worldwide

Share of publications that are in the top journals by CiteScore Percentile

312 (48.4%) publications in the top 10% journals by CiteScore

International, national and institutional collaboration in 2020 – 2023



Some of our past and current funding sources (other than internal funding):

National Funding – Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, Abu Dhabi University, Abu Dhabi Technology Development Company, Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority, Abu Dhabi Education Council, AL Jalila Foundation, Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology, ICT Fund, Mubadala Technologies, National Research Foundation, Takamul, Strata-Mubadala.

International Funding – Catalyst Fund, Earth Environmental Services WLL, GlobalFoundries, Global Green Growth Institute, KOMIS Consortium, Mascara Nouvelles, MITCAS-Canada Technologies, National Grid-UK, NSERC-Discovery/CRC – Canada, Office of Naval Research-Global, Qatar National Research Fund, Qualcomm, Semiconductor Research Corporation, Terry Fox Foundation, TSB/Advantage W.Midlands, U.S. Airforce, Western Power Distribution Company (South West) PLC.