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Table of Contents

               1.  Explanatory Notes .........................................................................................................................1
               2. Members of the University Research Board ....................................................................................1

               3. URB Activities during the Academic Year 2016-17 ...........................................................................1
                  3.1. Budget Utilization ....................................................................................................................3

                  3.2. Comparison of Research Activity across Colleges and Foundation Program ...............................4
                    3.2.1 Incentive Claims – Scopus or Web of Science .......................................................................4

                    3.2.2 Short Term Faculty Development Grant ..............................................................................4

                  3.3. URB Policy ...............................................................................................................................5
               4. DR Activities during the Academic Year 2016-17 ..............................................................................5

                  4.1. Turnitin Renewal .....................................................................................................................5
                  4.2. Seminars and lectures for Professional Development of Research .............................................5

                  4.3. Strategic and Operational Plan for Research .............................................................................6
               5. Research Centre and Deanship of Research and Graduate Studies ...................................................7

               6. Scopus Indexed Publications ...........................................................................................................9
               7. TRC Related Activities ................................................................................................................... 11

                  7.1 Projects Submitted to The Research Council  during the Academic Year 2016-17 ...................... 11
                  7.2. Annual National Research Forum by TRC ................................................................................ 13

               8. Consultancy Activities .................................................................................................................. 14

               9. Liaison/Agreement with External Agencies/HEIs ........................................................................... 17
               10. Annual Research Day .................................................................................................................. 19

               11. Awards won by Faculty and Students .......................................................................................... 19
                  11.1 DU Research Recognized by Optics ........................................................................................ 19

                  11.2 Best Paper Award in ISAMR, Korea  ....................................................................................... 20
                  11.3 Awards won by CCBA Faculty ................................................................................................ 20

                  11.4 Awards won by Students ....................................................................................................... 21

               12. Solar Decathlon Middle East ....................................................................................................... 22
                  12.1 Project objectives ................................................................................................................. 22

                  12.2 Goals .................................................................................................................................... 22
                  12.3 Details of Omani Students’ participation ............................................................................... 23

               13. Annual Research Report ............................................................................................................. 24
               14. Publications by College of Arts and Applied Sciences ................................................................... 26

                  14.1 Department of Computer Sciences ........................................................................................ 26
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