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  • Professor of Engineering Systems & Management -- Masdar Institute of Science & Technology
  • Email: touficemail
  • Phone: +971 2 810 9160

Professional Bio:


Toufic Mezher is a Professor of Engineering Systems and Management at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) since 2008. He is currently affiliated with the Institute Center for Smart and Sustainable Systems (iSmart). Before joining MIST, he was a Professor of Engineering Management at the American University of Beirut from 1992 to 2007. He earned a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida in 1982, and a Master and Sc.D. in Engineering Management from George Washington University in 1988 and 1992 respectively.

Research Interests:

  • Renewable Energy Management and Policy
  • Sustainable Development
  • Technology Strategy and Innovation Systems

Publications:
UIDReferencePubLinkPreprintTypeResearch ThemeYear
[IES-JZ26]Mezher, Toufic and Tabbara, Samer and Al Hosany, Nawal "An overview of CSR in the renewable energy sector: Examples from the Masdar Initiative in Abu Dhabi". Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal. :(6) pp. 744--760. 2010. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2010
[IES-JZ25]Choucri, Nazli and Goldsmith, Daniel and Mezher, Toufic "Renewable energy policy in an oil-exporting country: the case of the United Arab Emirates". Renewable Energy L. \& Pol'y Rev.. :(1) pp. 77. 2010. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2010
[IES-JZ24]Mezher, Toufic and Noamani, Dania and Abdul-Malak, Asem and Maddah, Bacel "Analyzing sustainability knowledge in the Arab world". Sustainable Development. :(6) pp. 402--416. 2011. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2011
[IES-JZ23]Mezher, Toufic and Fath, Hassan and Abbas, Zeina and Khaled, Arslan "Techno-economic assessment and environmental impacts of desalination technologies". Desalination. :(1) pp. 263--273. 2011. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2011
[IES-JZ22]Mezher, Toufic "Building future sustainable cities: the need for a new mindset". Construction Innovation. :(2) pp. 136--141. 2011. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2011
[IES-JZ21]Dawelbait, Gihan and Henschel, Andreas and Mezher, Toufic and Woon, Wei Lee "Forecasting renewable energy technologies in desalination and power generation using taxonomies". International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development (IJSESD). :(3) pp. 79--93. 2011. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2011
[IES-JZ20]Mezher, Toufic and Goldsmith, Daniel and Choucri, Nazli "Renewable energy in Abu Dhabi: Opportunities and challenges". Journal of Energy Engineering. :(4) pp. 169--176. 2011. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2011
[IES-JZ19]Mezher, Toufic and Dawelbait, Gihan and Abbas, Zeina "Renewable energy policy options for Abu Dhabi: Drivers and barriers". Energy Policy. :(1) pp. 315--328. 2012. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2012
[IES-JZ18]Mezher, Toufic and Park, Jacob "Meeting the Renewable Energy and Sustainability Challenges in GCC Economies: Masdar Initiative Case Study". The GCC Economies. :(1) pp. 69--84. 2012. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2012
[IES-JZ17]Fath, Hassan and Sadik, Ashraf and Mezher, Toufic "Present and future trend in the production and energy consumption of desalinated water in GCC countries". Int. J. Therm. Environ. Eng. :(2) pp. 155--165. 2013. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2013
[IES-JZ16]Ferroukhi, Rabia and Ghazal-Aswad, Noor and Androulaki, Stella and Hawila, Diala and Mezher, Toufic "Renewable energy in the GCC: status and challenges". International Journal of Energy Sector Management. :(1) pp. 84--112. 2013. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2013
[IES-JZ15]Abbas, Zeina and Mezher, Toufic and Abu-Zahra, Mohammad RM "CO 2 purification. Part I: Purification requirement review and the selection of impurities deep removal technologies". International journal of greenhouse gas control. :(1) pp. 324--334. 2013. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2013
[IES-JZ14]Abbas, Zeina and Mezher, Toufic and Abu-Zahra, Mohammad RM "CO 2 purification. Part II: Techno-economic evaluation of oxygen and water deep removal processes". International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. :(1) pp. 335--341. 2013. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2013
[IES-JZ13]Nurrokhmah, Laila and Mezher, Toufic and Abu-Zahra, Mohammad RM "Evaluation of Handling and Reuse Approaches for the Waste Generated from MEA-based CO2 Capture with the Consideration of Regulations in the UAE". Environmental science \& technology. :(23) pp. 13644--13651. 2013. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2013
[IES-JZ12]Mondal, Md Alam Hossain and Kennedy, Scott and Mezher, Toufic "Long-term optimization of United Arab Emirates energy future: Policy implications". Applied Energy. :(1) pp. 466--474. 2014. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2014
[IES-JZ11]Mondal, Md Alam Hossain and Denich, Manfred and Mezher, Toufic "Deployment of renewable energy technologies in Bangladesh: Long-term policy implications in power sector". Energy Strategy Reviews. :(3) pp. 307--312. 2014. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2014
[IES-JZ10]Hawila, Diala and Mondal, Md Alam Hossain and Kennedy, Scott and Mezher, Toufic "Renewable energy readiness assessment for North African countries". Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. :(1) pp. 128--140. 2014. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2014
[IES-JZ09]Al-Abd, Yousif and Mezher, Toufic and Al-Saleh, Yasser "Toward building a national innovation system in UAE". International Journal of Thermal \& Environmental Engineering. :(2) pp. 109-124. 2014. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2014
[IES-JZ08]Kapsalyamova, Zhanna and Mezher, Toufic and Al Hosany, Nawal and Tsai, I-Tsung "Are low carbon cities attractive to cleantech firms? Empirical evidence from a survey". Sustainable Cities and Society. :(1) pp. 125--138. 2014. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2014
[IES-JZ07]Lin, Yu-Kuang and Mezher, Toufic and Griffiths, Steve "Technology strategy in the solar and wind renewable energy industries". Engineering Management Reviews Journal. :(1) pp. 1-22. 2014. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2014
[IES-JZ06]Kaya, Abdullah and Mezher, Toufic and Tsai, I-Tsung "Firms' Perspective on Technology Relatedness and Adaptation: A Survey on Renewable Energy Firms". International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance. :(5) pp. 414. 2014. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2014
[IES-JZ05]Saif, Omar and Mezher, Toufic and Arafat, Hassan A "Water security in the GCC countries: challenges and opportunities". Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. :(4) pp. 329--346. 2014. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2014
[IES-JZ04]Mezher, Toufic and Griffiths, Steve and Zahra, Mohammad Abu and Abbas, Zeina "Outlook for a Power Generation Fuel Transition in the MENA Region". Journal of Energy Engineering. :(1) pp. 04014026. 2014. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2014
[IES-JZ03]Mezher, Toufic and El Khatib, Sameh and Sooriyaarachchi, Thilanka "Cyberattacks on Critical Infrastructure and Potential Sustainable Development Impacts". International Journal of Cyber Warfare and Terrorism (in press). :(1) pp. 1. 2015. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2015
[IES-JZ02]Hawila, Diala and Mondal, Md Alam Hossain and Kennedy, Scott and Mezher, Toufic "Renewable energy readiness assessment for North African countries". Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. :(1) pp. 128--140. 2014. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2014
[IES-J24]Sooriyaarachchi, Thilanka and Tsai, I-Tsung and Khatib, Sameh El and Farid, Amro M and Mezher, Toufic "Sustainable Energy Sector: Job Creation Potential and Skill Requirement". Renewable \& Sustainable Energy Reviews. :(1) pp. 653--668. 2015. PubLink PrePrint Journal PaperIntelligent Energy Systems2015
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