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The First German-UAE workshop on Energy and water in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries (EWGCC) will be held in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, in April 12-14. The workshop is organized by Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe and American University of Ras Al Khaimah. Invited researchers from Germany and United Arab Emirates will present and discuss their ideas, theories, technologies, tools and applications. This workshop is supported by German Research Foundation (DFG). It is expected that this workshop will open the door for future cooperation between the German and United Arab Emirates partners. 

Workshop Themes 

  • The impact of the current and planned government policies and Legislations on the sustainability of the water/energy sectors in GCC countries.
  • Analysis of the current state of water and energy sectors in GCC countries and assessment of the links between the two sectors.
  • Potential of renewable energy in GCC countries.
  • Energy sources diversification.
  • Water & electricity supply-demand gap forecast.
  • Energy optimized desalination technology development.
  • Energy efficiency and climate issues.
List of Workshop Participants
Germany United Arab Emirates
Prof. Dr. Burkhard Wrenger Name: Prof. Dr. Burkhard Wrenger
Institute: Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe
Biography:Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe
Prof. Abdallah Shanableh Name:  Prof. Abdallah Shanableh
Institute:  
University of Sharjah
Biography:University of Sharjah
PD Dr. Abdallah Nassour Name:  PD. Dr. Abdallah Nassour 
Institute:  
Rostock University
Biography:Rostock University
Dr. Abdul Hai Al-Alami Name:  Dr. Abdul Hai Al-Alami
Institute:  
University of Sharjah
Biography:
Dr–Ing. Anne Rödl Name: Dr. –Ing. Anne Rödl
Institute: 
University of Technology Hamburg Harburg
Biography:
Prof. Abdulla Ismail Name:  Prof. Abdulla Ismail
Institute:  
Rochester Institute of Technology Dubai
Biography:
Prof Dr. Friedrich Dinkelacker Name:  Prof. Dr. Friedrich Dinkelacker
Institute:  
Hannover University
Biography:
Dr. Ahmed Murad Name:   Dr. Ahmed Murad
Institute:  
United Arab Emirates University
Biography:
Prof. Dr Günter Groß Name:  Prof. Dr. Günter Groß
Institute:  
Hannover University
Biography:
Alya Arabi Name:  Dr. Alya Arabi
Institute:  
Zayed University
Biography:
PD Dr Holger Schau Name:  PD Dr. Holger Schau
Institute:  
Ilmenau University of Technology
Biography:
Prof. Basim Abujdayil Name:  Prof. Basim Abujdayil
Institute:
United Arab Emirates University
Biography:
Prof.Dr.-Ing. Joachim Fettig Name: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Fettig
Institute: 
Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe
Biography:
Prof Bilal Name:  Prof. Bilal Akash
Institute:
American University of Ras Al Khaimah
Biography:
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Klaus Maßmeyer Name: Prof. Dr. Rer. Nat. Klaus Maßmeyer
Institute: 
Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe
Biography:
Dr. Chaouki Ghenai Name:  Dr. Chaouki Ghenai
Institute:  
University of Sharjah
Biography:
no photo Name: Dr. Ing. Martin Roeb 
Institute:
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Biography:
Dr. Dimitrios Kyritsis Name:  Dr. Dimitrios Kyritsis
Institute:  
 Khalifa University
Biography:
Dr-Ing. Massimo Moser Name: Dr.-Ing. Massimo Moser
Institute: 
German Aerospace Center Stuttgart (DLR)
Biography:
Dr. Eiyad Abu Nada Name:   Dr. Eiyad Abu Nada
Institute:  
 Khalifa University
Biography:
Dr-Ing. Matthias Franke Name:  Dr.-Ing. Matthias Franke
Institute:  
Rostock University
Biography:
Dr. Isam Janajreh Name:  Dr. Isam Janajreh
Institute:
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology  
Biography:
Dr- Ing. Mathias Safarik Name: Dr.-Ing. Mathias Safarik
Institute: 
Institut Für Luft- Und Kältetechnik , Dresden
Biography:
no photo Name:  Dr. Mohammad Abu Tayeh
Institute:  
Khalifa University
Biography:
Prof.Dr.-Ing. habil. Salman Ajib Name: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Habil. Salman Ajib
Institute: 
Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe
Biography:
Prof Mousa Name:  Prof. Mousa Mohsen
Institute:
 American University of Ras Al Khaimah
Biography:
Dr Stefan Moldenhauer Name:  Dr. Stefan Moldenhauer
Institute:  
Ilmenau University of Technology
Biography:
Dr. Tareq Salameh Name:  Dr. Tareq Salameh
Institute:  
University of Sharjah
Biography:
Prof.Dr. rer. nat. Stefan Wolf Name: Prof. Dr. Rer. Nat. Stefan Wolf
Institute: 
Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe
Biography:
Dr. Valérie Eveloy Name:  Dr. Valérie Eveloy
Institute:  
The Petroleum Institute
Biography:
Prof Dr. rer. nat. habil. Yuri B. Kolesnikov Name:  Prof. Dr. Rer. Nat. Habil. Yuri B. Kolesnikov
Institute:   
Ilmenau University of Technology 
Biography:

Workshop Chairs

  • Prof. Salman Ajib, Germany
  • Dr. Ahmad Sakhrieh, UAE

Organizing Committee

  • Prof. Salman Ajib, OWL University of Applied Sciences
  • Prof. Mousa Mohsen, AURAK
  • Prof. Bilal Akash, AURAK
  • Dr. Ahmad Sakhrieh, AURAK
  • Eng. Abeer Abu Raed, AURAK
  • Ms. Najah Al Wanni, RAKRIC
  • Ms. Anna Ortiz, AURAK
The conference will be held at: Al Hamra Convention Center, Hilton Al Hamra Beach & Golf Resort, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
Ms. Anna Ortiz
Secretary
American University of Ras Al Khaimah
phone-icons +971 7 221 0900, Ext. 1602
fax-icons +971 7 221 0300
email-icons ewgcc@aurak.ac.ae