Environmental Design, Material Science, and Engineering Technologies
Environmental Design, Material Science, and Engineering Technologies

Call For Abstracts

  • 12, Mar / 14, Mar 2024
  • Dubai Campus, UAE
Conference Email
edmset@ierek-scholar.org
Introduction

The upheaval and elevation of humanity as a species have always been a collaborative effort. We all innately share a love for discovery and innovation, an intrinsic curiosity drives all of us forward toward prosperity and success. One of the necessary elements that have aided humanity along its evolutionary journey, is an immense diversity of thoughts and interests. We can aid each other in multiple disciplines and sciences, simultaneously advancing mankind as a whole.

Engineering aims to practically implement scientific advancement in forms that prove useful for all mankind. Engineering doctrines span various fields, all of which enrich our lives, and enhance our livability and well-being. Mechanical engineering is well regarded to be one of the oldest engineering disciplines, facilitating movement, fluidity, and motion. In the modern age, mechanical engineering harmonizes with several other disciplines such as electronics, aviation, and computation, to produce precise robotics, advanced flight mechanisms, and adaptive control of machinery.  On the other hand, aviation is easily regarded as a miracle of scientific progress and has successfully achieved humanity’s most historical and aspirational ambition. The miracle of flight is accessible to all in the modern age thanks to engineering advancements that make it the safest method of travel to date. The study of aviation and aerodynamics aims to further refine the process of flight, and elevate it to a seamless, efficient, and quicker way of travel.

Engineering disciplines have historically worked in tandem, furthering one another, and enriching the lives of human beings around the globe. Perhaps one of the most evident fields in this regard is Materials Engineering and Fabrication. They constitute the base element upon which other disciplines can build, catering to specific needs. From microchips, PCBs, and CPUs, to vehicle chassis, rudimentary tools, and basic infrastructure, materials engineering and fabrication bring abstract thoughts, designs, and models into existence, that may be utilized by practitioners and laymen alike. Contemporarily, technological discovery has advanced the field of materials engineering, producing novel imaging methods that allow us to analyze the constituents of our surrounding elements. Current implementations include a focus on renewable energy utilization for the betterment of the environment, as well as waste management and optimization. Regarding Fabrication, technology has produced methods of additive manufacturing and 3-D printing that allow for a more sustainable approach to production, while easing machining efforts, and allowing for elaborate designs.

Contemporary architecture and urban planning act as a hub that houses all modern innovation. Modern construction currently incorporates a multitude of elements that accommodate its inhabitants, going beyond just ensuring their safety and protection. Contemporary architecture secures the safety of its inhabitants and enriches their experience by integrating elements such as artistic expression, natural lighting, biomimetic approaches, interconnectivity, readiness, availability of health equipment, and advanced emergency systems. Advanced techniques in urban planning share the same vision, aiming to elevate the experience of cities’ inhabitants by introducing sustainable development methodologies that prioritize the pedestrian, integrate greenery into the city streets, and shift away from asphalt-ridden topologies and an oversaturation of vehicles.

Here at IEREK, we pride ourselves in our mission of knowledge enrichment, and propagation, as well as empowering academics across the globe. Thus, we are thrilled to announce the first international conference on “Environmental Design, Material Science, and Engineering Technologies” In collaboration with Abu Dhabi University, where contemporary advancements in engineering disciplines, materials, and fabrication will be comprehensively discussed and explored.

Conference Topics
  • 1. Architectural Design & Urban Planning

    1.1. Preservation of Architectural Heritage
    1.2. Artistic Revival of Cities and its Influence on the Public
    1.3. Net-Energy Zero Buildings & Construction
    1.4. The Development of Smart Cities
    1.5. The Importance of Artistic Expression and Public Open Spaces in Cities
    1.6. Innovations in Parametric and Biomimetic Disciplines

  • 2. Sustainable Development Practices

    2.1. Green and Reliable Transit Systems
    2.2. Energy Saving Practices in Construction and City Planning
    2.3. Shifting Reliance toward Renewable Energy Resources
    2.4. Digitalization of Institutional Bureaucracy
    2.5. Design of Green Environments and Pollution Control
    2.6. Climate Awareness and Climate Responsive Design
    2.7. Revitalization of Built Environments

  • 3. Mechanical Engineering and Fabrication

    3.1. Mechanical Efficiency of Machinery and Equipment
    3.2. Innovations in Modelling and Computer-Aided Design
    3.3. High-precision Movement and Control of Fabrication Systems
    3.4. Laser Cutting, Additive Manufacturing and 3-D Printing
    3.5. Robotic Systems in Fabrication Processes
    3.6. Innovations in Digital Fabrication

  • 4. Computation and Telecommunication Engineering

    4.1. The Continuous Evolution of Artificial Intelligence
    4.2. Soft Robotics and its Applications
    4.3. The Internet of Things in Contemporary Sciences and Disciplines
    4.4. Automation of Processes and Sensing Networks
    4.5. Innovations in Front-end Development and Mediums of Representation
    4.6. Advancements in Simulation Methods and Modelling Systems

  • 5. Aviation and Aerospace Engineering

    5.1. Novel Methods of Analysis and Modelling of Aerodynamic Forces
    5.2. Turbine and Engine Design and Efficiency
    5.3. Innovations in Guidance and Navigation Systems
    5.4. Modern Simulation Tools
    5.5. Aeronautical Monitoring and Control Systems
    5.6. Structural Resilience, and Emergency Readiness
    5.7. Mechatronic Systems in Avionics

  • 6. Sustainable Methodologies of Material Sciences

    6.1. Incorporation of Renewable Materials in Construction and Facades
    6.2. Urban Illumination and Energy Saving Techniques in Cities and Buildings
    6.3. Innovations in Photovoltaics and Solar Energy Materials
    6.4. Nanomaterials for Sustainable Design and Smart Waste Management
    6.5. Innovations in Material Imaging, Modelling, and Measurement Techniques
    6.6. Renewable Energy Storage and Reusability

Important Dates
Title Date
Abstract Submissions Deadline 14 Sep 2023
Last Notification for Abstract Acceptance 14 Oct 2023
Full Paper Submission Deadline 13 Dec 2023
Last Notification for Full-Paper Acceptance 12 Jan 2024
Early Payment Deadline 13 Dec 2023
Regular Payment Deadline 12 Jan 2024
Late Payment Deadline 11 Feb 2024
Letter of Visa (for delegates who need visa entry) 12 Jan 2024
Letter of Final Acceptance 12 Jan 2024
Conference Program 11 Feb 2024
Conference Launch 12 Mar 2024
Conference Fees

A. Physical Attendance

  Student / partner university only Academic Professional Deadline
  *ID must be shown *Affiliation must be provided *Affiliation must be provided  
Author Participation (Consideration in the ASTI Book by Springer)
Early Bird 300 € 350 € 400 € 12 Dec 2023
Regular Payment 350 € 400 € 500 € 13 Jan 2024
Late Payment 450 € 500 € 600 € 11 Feb 2024
Author Participation (Consideration in the IEREK Press Journal)
Early Bird 200 € 250 € 300 € 12 Dec 2023
Regular Payment 250 € 300 € 400 € 13 Jan 2024
Late Payment 350 € 400 € 500 € 11 Feb 2024
Co-author/ Audience
Regular Payment 150 € 200 € 250 € 13 Jan 2024

The registration fee does not cover accommodation or travel expenses. A list of accommodation options can only be suggested by our team if available. Contact edmset@ierek-scholar.org to inquire.
  • The fee covers:

    • The conference Kit inclusive of: a printed abstracts book, a softcopy of the abstracts book on a USB/CD, Conference notebook, IEREK pen, Conference Flyers/ Printouts.

    • IEREK Participation/ Contribution Certificate

    • Preliminary Acceptance Letters

    • Consideration for publishing in the IEREK ASTI series by Springer or IEREK Press

    • Lunches and Coffee Breaks

  • If multiple abstracts are submitted by the same first author submitted to the conference, a 25% discount is applied to each additional submission.

  • Each research paper should have one main author who should pay the full fee (Author fees) regardless of attendance. Co-authors, each, have their own fees to pay to attend the event. This applies to online attendance as well as physical attendance.

  • A research paper fee allows only one author, whether main or co-author, to attend the conference and receive only one copy of the conference Abstract book in both hard and soft copies. Extras can be requested for an additional fee.

  • Professionals are categorized as participants who are not affiliated with universities such as practitioners, policymakers, entrepreneurs etc.

  • Students must provide proof of enrollment in a university by providing an enrollment certificate or a valid university ID (with issue/ expiry date) etc.

  • Note: Student discounts are only applied to students of the university hosting the conference.

B. Extra Fees

*Authors may request that their kits be delivered, for an additional fee decided by the courier, and upon request. Alternatively, authors located in Egypt can pick them up from Cairo/ Alexandria office.

Additional Conference Kit (Excluding Delivery) *Contact us for a quotation on shipping fees.   

100 €

Loyalty Membership Discounts

The more you attend, the more you're rewarded! 
IEREK offers its loyal participants with the following discounts depending on his/her attendance: 

Attendance

Second

Third

Fourth

Fifth

Discount

5%

10%

15%

20%

*The aforementioned discounts are only applicable during Regular and Late Payment times. For more information, please refer to 'Important Dates'.

Payment Methods

 Payment of the registration fee can be made via the following methods (only after online registration):

1. Bank transfer to the following bank account(s):

Bank Account (EUR):

Account Name/ Beneficiary name: IEREK GMBH

Bank Account Name: Sparkasse Pforzheim Calw

Bank Address: PoststraBe 3, 75172 Pforzheim

VAT ID Number: USt-ldNr. DE 144 189 922

Account Number: 5210755

IBAN: DE75 6665 0085 0005 2107 55

BIC: PZHSDE66XXX

Address (IEREK): Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 37, 37077 Göttingen, Germany

Reason for Transaction: “EDMSET 2023 Participation”

*** Please note that the transaction fee is solely the payee’s/ Remitter’s responsibility. The Beneficiary should receive the total amount specified above without deductions. Incomplete amounts may result in an outstanding amount and a request for completion***

***After you have completed the payment, kindly inform us with full transaction details. The transaction will remain marked as pending until we receive confirmation. After you make your transfer, kindly send us a

scanned copy of the receipt to financialservices@ierek.com***

2. Online payment gateway (PayPal)

Participants who would like to complete their payments online must send a request to the conference coordinator/ email and CC financialservices@ierek.com to receive a customized link to complete their payments.

3. Cash in IEREK branches

Payment in person can be arranged. Please contact the conference coordinator/ Email to receive further information.

Payment Terms and Guidelines:

  • Authors who have registered and completed payment for virtual attendance CAN request a change to physical attendance. However, a change from physical to virtual is NOT possible.

  • After online registration and payment, the registration fee cannot be reimbursed.

  • Final Acceptance/ rejection of your full/ extended paper (if submitted) can only be given after the peer review process.

  • Inclusion in the conference program, acceptance letters issuance and consideration for publication must be preceded by registration and payment completion.

  • Online Payment (only) should only be completed once a proforma invoice is issued with respective instructions for successful payment.

  • Contact our Financial Department for inquiries/ requests.

Author's Instructions

IEREK has an unyielding policy regarding plagiarism. We believe that copying/taking the ideas and work of other Authors without permission and credit is fraudulent. The Reviewing committee and IEREK employees have the authority to reject a paper during its reviewing process, based on the paper being subjected to either minor or major plagiarism.

Authors must refer to, and abide by, the following instructions in submitting their abstracts/ papers:

Step 1: Abstract Submission Process

  • The author should prepare and submit an Abstract of at least 150 – 300 words through the website.
  • The abstract should be concise and clearly state the proposed research study's purpose, results, and conclusions.
  • The author should select the most relevant topic for the paper from the corresponding conference topics.
  • The author can use/download an Abstract Writing Template prior to submission
  • To submit your abstract, you first need to (1) click on the “Register” button on the conference page, (2) click on “Submit Now” and:
    • Select the Topic in which you are making the submission
    • Insert the title of your study in the "Paper Title" section
    • Insert the full abstract in the "Abstract" section/upload a file in the .pdf, .doc, .docm, or .docx format
    • Add in writing 3 – 5 keywords that define the field, subfield, topic, and research area covered by the article to help other researchers understand and find your work.
    • Provide the names, affiliations, and E-mails of all authors/ co-authors involved
    • Confirm your submission by ticking having read the instructions and “submit Abstract”

Step 2.1: Abstract Acceptance

  • After acceptance of your abstract of at least (150 – 300 words), you will receive a proforma invoice and specific instructions to complete the payment online or by bank transfer (See Conference Fees) to confirm your participation,
  • Once your abstract has been accepted, please refer to the important dates tab and carefully review the announced dates to avoid late payment, as late payment comes at an extra charge (early bird/regular/late).
  • After successfully completing payment, you will be issued upon request with the following:
    • A signed/ stamped abstract acceptance letter
    • Please note that acceptance of participation, abstract submission, and extended abstract/short paper submissions all have different deadlines. To stay up to date and avoid paying extra fees, or delaying your paper, please carefully review the important dates tab.
    • Receipt of Payment/ Payment Invoice
    • Visa Invitation Letter, if needed
  • After abstract acceptance, you may be given the option to extend the abstract to publish your work in the conference proceedings in ASTI published by Springer Nature (indexed in Scopus/SCImago) (optional not obligatory).

    This is not a prerequisite for presenting your work at the conference. Meaning, you can present your submitted abstract without intending to publish your work.

Step 2.2: Abstract Extension / Short Paper (Optional)

  • Your short paper / extended abstract should be 4 – 6 pages long and submitted before the paper submission deadline, in English, and fit within one of the conference topics.
  • The Extended abstract i.e., the short paper should follow the research paper structure as follows: Abstract (+keywords), Introduction, problem statement, and study aim, Review of the Literature, Methodology, results and conclusion/ discussion, References list using the Paper Writing Template.
  • The submission (short paper i.e. extended abstract) should be made following the same procedure followed for the abstract or sent to the conference email.
  • Here: Authors may need more pages than the allotted maximum of 6 to insert figures, tables, appendixes, etc. In this case, they can submit regular papers (max. 12 pages) with the same fixed fee. For a detailed outline of the fees, please refer to the payment table in the conference fees tab.
  • The conference does welcome Arabic submissions (with abstracts written in the english language), which will only be considered for publication in BAHETH by IEREK Press.

يمكنك تقديم بحثك باللغة العربية (مع كتابة الملخص باللغة الأنجليزية)، وسيتم نشرها بعد المراجعة في مجلة باحث (مجلة علمية محكمة تنشر أبحاثا أكاديمية في مجالات الهندسة والتكنولوجيا)

Step 3: Rigorous Peer Review Process (double-blind)

This process can only be initiated after payment completion and confirmation:

  • If submitted, the extension (short paper) will be preliminarily checked (iThenticate plagiarism/ similarity screening Software, readability, and scope) and it will be peer-reviewed. If similarity issues are detected, the following will apply:
    • % from all sources: 10-15%
    • % from one source: 3-5%
    • Higher than 30% (all sources): Reject completely
    • Lower than 30% (all sources): Ask for revision to decrease the similarities
  • IEREK has an unyielding policy regarding plagiarism. We believe that copying/ taking the ideas and work of other Authors without permission and credit is fraudulent. The Reviewing committee and IEREK employees have the authority to reject a paper during its reviewing process, on the basis of the paper being subjected to either minor or major plagiarism.
  • Each paper/ chapter is evaluated by a minimum of two reviewers, after which a final decision by the responsible Editor is made. There is no maximum to the number of times a paper can be reviewed, depending on the quality of the submission.
  • If your short paper is accepted by the Editors for publishing with comments/ requested modifications, our Editors (publishing department) will contact you once a decision is made and you will be asked to revise and correct it. After resubmission, it will be re-checked. Note: There may be more than one round of peer review and the decision rests with the editors of the title. Missed deadlines may result in complete exclusion/ rejection from the final publication.
  • If your short paper is accepted for publishing without edits/ comments, the corresponding author will be contacted to provide the final version of their chapters/ papers following Springer Guidelines and sign the Springer consent-to-publish (CTP) form to authorize publication in the conference proceedings.
  • A back-and-forth process: modifications will be sent back to the responsible Editor/ Series Editor and another round of evaluation conducted where needed. Participants/ Authors should regularly check their emails (Junk/ Spam folders).
  • If you are not interested in publishing an extended abstract in the proceedings in ASTI by Springer Nature, please inform the conference support (edmset@ierek-scholar.org).

Step 4: Extended paper 

  • After the conference, the authors of the best papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their research, 8 – 12+ pages in length, (optional) of their short papers for publishing in an edited volume to be published by Springer Nature.
  • Publishing your short paper (i.e., extended abstract) in the conference proceedings does not prevent the submission of the full version for publishing consideration after the conference if the similarity percentages (SR%) in Step 3 are taken into account.
Participant's Instructions

Registration

To help the organizers plan for inter-disciplinary dialogue, participants are requested to choose from the conference themes/ Topics upon registration.

They must also refer to, and abide by, the following instructions in registering and/ or submitting their contributions:

NOTE: If you are contributing as an Author of a submitted abstract (for publishing consideration and/or presentation), and regardless of attendance, the fee for the registration is the same. See and Conference Fees for more information.

Types of Participation

1. Attend/ Present in-person or Online and Publish in indexed Conference proceedings

The conference offers a Physical attendance option for your convenience. That said, participants will have a chance to present their abstract/research, on campus, and have their work considered for publication in the ASTI Series by Springer as part of the conference proceedings.

See Author Instructions and Conference Fees for more information.

2. Registration to publish in the proceedings without presenting/ attending

If your full paper is accepted, it may be published in the conference proceedings book in the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation Book Series by Springer (indexed in Scopus) even if you are not attending the conference. In this case, the accepted work will not be included in the final conference program. See Author Instructions and Publishing Opportunities for more information.

3. Non-presenting participant

Non-presenting participants may also wish to attend the conference as Audience Members or Co-authors contributing to an already submitted abstract/ paper. See Conference Fees for more information.

Notes to consider:
Attendance online and in-person are possible upon confirmation with the conference secretariat/ coordinator at EDMSET@ierek-scholar.org and following Conference Fees covered.

* The participation fee is uninform for all options presented above.

* For participants wishing to attend in-person, a visa invitation letter will be provided upon request, for which case a copy of your passport will be required. The invitation letter can only be provided after acceptance and full payment.

* Before planning your trip, be sure to check travel restrictions to the conference’s hosting country. Visit travel information and restrictions, and send in your questions if you have any to the conference coordinator at the email EDMSET@ierek-scholar.org

Keynote Speakers

Fabio Pollice

Rector of the University of Salento, Lecce, Italy. Member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Geographic Society.

Fabio Pollice (PhD in Political Geography) geografo dell’Università del Salento; ha insegnato nelle Università di Napoli “Federico II” e di Roma “La Sapienza”. Dal novembre del 2019 è il Rettore dell’Università del Salento. Dal marzo 2016 all’ottobre del 2019 è stato Direttore del Dipartimento di Storia, Società e Studi sull’Uomo dell’Università del Salento e nel triennio precedente Coordinatore del Dottorato di Ricerca in Human and Social Sciences. È altresì componente del Comitato Scientifico del Centro Universitario Europeo per i Beni Culturali (CUEBC), dell’EURISPES, della Fondazione IULM di Milano e della Fondazione "La Notte della Taranta". Ha creato e dirige inoltre la Scuola di Placetelling® dell’Università del Salento in collaborazione con il Centro Universitario Europeo sui Beni Culturali. Si occupa di temi di geografia applicata con particolare riguardo per i temi legati allo sviluppo territoriale e ai rapporti locale-globale con approfondimenti sul rapporto tra turismo e cultura e al ruolo della cultura nei processi di sviluppo locale. È autore di più di 150 pubblicazioni scientifiche di livello nazionale ed internazionale. Fabio Pollice (PhD in Political Geography) is Full Professor of Economics and Political Geography at the University of Salento; He previously taught at the Universities of Naples "Federico II" and Rome "La Sapienza". Since November 2019 is the Rector of University of Salento. He has been Director of the Department of History, Society and Human Studies at the University of Salento (2016-2019) and Coordinator of the Doctoral Program in Human and Social Sciences at the University of Salento from 2014 to 2016. He has been for a long time a member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Geographic Society. Actually is a member of the Scientific Committee of the European University Center for Cultural Heritage, and has the same role in Eurispes and Foundation La Notte della Taranta. He is the Director of the Placetelling ™ School that he founded in 2016. He deals with topics of economic geography applied with particular regard to the issues related to territorial development and local-global relations with insights on the relationship between tourism and culture and the role of culture in local development processes. He is the author of over 150 national and international scientific publications.

Conference Program

To download the provisional conference program Click here.

*Please note that the provisional conference program is not final; changes could take place and it'll be updated accordingly. All participants should regularly check the program until the event launch.

Publishing Opportunities

All accepted submissions to the conference, after a rigorous double-blinded peer-review process by the respective and a highly-extinguished Editorial Board, will be published in one of the following:

  • Advances in Science, Technology and Innovation (ASTI), an IEREK Interdisciplinary book series published by Springer Nature. (Scopus indexed)  

About ASTI

Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (ASTI) is a series of peer-reviewed books based on important emerging research that redefines the current disciplinary boundaries in science, technology and innovation (STI) in order to develop integrated concepts for sustainable development. It not only discusses the progress made towards securing more resources, allocating smarter solutions, and rebalancing the relationship between nature and people, but also provides in-depth insights from comprehensive research that addresses the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) as set out by the UN for 2030.

The series draws on the best research papers from various IEREK and other international conferences to promote the creation and development of viable solutions for a sustainable future and a positive societal transformation with the help of integrated and innovative science-based approaches. Including interdisciplinary contributions, it presents innovative approaches and highlights how they can best support both economic and sustainable development, through better use of data, more effective institutions, and global, local and individual action, for the welfare of all societies. The series particularly features conceptual and empirical contributions from various interrelated fields of science, technology and innovation, with an emphasis on digital transformation, that focus on providing practical solutions to ensure food, water and energy security to achieve the SDGs. It also presents new case studies offering concrete examples of how to resolve sustainable urbanization and environmental issues in different regions of the world. Read More.

The ASTI series is fully indexed in Scopus and any chapter/ paper published as part of this series will be seen on the Scopus database. Some titles have been successfully indexed or submitted for indexation in Web of Science (ISI).

  • IEREK Press Journals, a multidisciplinary publisher that aims to cultivate and disseminate research.




Environmental Science & Sustainable Development (ESSD)

ESSD is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal that aims to systematically develop the research-driven curiosity and evidence-based discourse of aspiring scholars that seek to contribute to the academic community. As the world is currently living in an age of information where sources are widely available on the Internet, we at ESSD seek to efficiently utilize the available information to help create robust and evidence-based knowledge. In the process, we offer researchers, in general, and young and aspiring ones in particular a quicker way to get their work published and gain exposure through online open access. We pride ourselves on getting submitted work to be published quickly, through the use of our worldwide pool of subject specialist peer reviewers. Find out more about ESSD International Journal here.

  


The Academic Research Community Publication (ARChive)

ARChive is an open-access journal that publishes conference proceedings on a wide range of topics relating to social sciences. Consequently, it accepts original research papers on a wide spectrum of subjects. ARChive is a journal published on behalf of researchers that perpetually make an effort to contribute to their fields and provide them with high visibility of research submitted. The series publishes, both, theoretical and experimental high-quality papers of current and perpetual interest. It serves to cultivate, propagate, and essentially archive academic research that has been authored and submitted for academic conferences.

Find out more about ARChive International Journal here.

  


Proceedings of Science and Technology (Resourceedings)

Resourceedings is an open access journal that publishes conference proceedings. Conference proceedings compromise of different disciplines, ranging from Engineering including built environments, architecture, and sustainability. Disciplines also include Technology and Energy. Resourceedings is a journal that publishes research articles that shed light on different crucial issues in order to provide them with solutions and suggestions. The journal publishes articles submitted by researchers of interest in different fields.

Find out more about Resourceedings International Journal here.

  


BAHETH International Journal - Arabian Researchers Database (Arabic Papers only)

“BAHETH” in Architecture, Engineering, and Technology, is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes original academic research in the fields of Architecture, Engineering, and Technology. The journal welcomes research in the Arabic Language with an English Abstract. Papers submitted to this journal in Arabic must be presented in the English Language in the conference.

Find out more about BAHETH International Journal here.

Asti By Springer

Publishing in ASTI by Springer (Scopus indexed)                  

After the conference, the submitted manuscripts of authors interested in publishing in the ASTI book series will undergo a rigorous peer review process resulting in a final decision made by the editors. Only accepted research will be published as a chapter in the Book Series entitled “Advances in Science, Technology and Innovation” (ASTI) by Springer. The ASTI Book Series is by managed highly professional members of an International Editorial Board to ensure high-quality material for online publication.

The ASTI Book Series is fully indexed in Scopus. Some titles have been successfully indexed or submitted for indexation in Web of Science (ISI).

About the ASTI series

Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (ASTI) is a series of peer-reviewed books based on important emerging research that redefines the current disciplinary boundaries in science, technology and innovation (STI) in order to develop integrated concepts for sustainable development. It not only discusses the progress made towards securing more resources, allocating smarter solutions, and rebalancing the relationship between nature and people, but also provides in-depth insights from comprehensive research that addresses the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) as set out by the UN for 2030.

The series draws on the best research papers from various IEREK and other international conferences to promote the creation and development of viable solutions for a sustainable future and a positive societal transformation with the help of integrated and innovative science-based approaches. Including interdisciplinary contributions, it presents innovative approaches and highlights how they can best support both economic and sustainable development, through better use of data, more effective institutions, and global, local and individual action, for the welfare of all societies.

The series particularly features conceptual and empirical contributions from various interrelated fields of science, technology and innovation, with an emphasis on digital transformation, that focus on providing practical solutions to ensure food, water and energy security to achieve the SDGs. It also presents new case studies offering concrete examples of how to resolve sustainable urbanization and environmental issues in different regions of the world.

The series is intended for professionals in research and teaching, consultancies and industry, and government and international organizations. Published in collaboration with IEREK, the Springer ASTI series will acquaint readers with essential new studies in STI for sustainable development.

About Springer:

Springer is a leading global scientific, technical and medical portfolio, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R&D departments with quality content through innovative information, products and services. Springer has one of the strongest STM and HSS eBook collections and archives, as well as a comprehensive range of hybrid and open access journals. Springer is part of Springer Nature, a global publisher that serves and supports the research community. Springer Nature aims to advance discovery by publishing robust and insightful science, supporting the development of new areas of research and making ideas and knowledge accessible around the world. As part of Springer Nature, Springer sits alongside other trusted brands like Nature Research, BioMed Central, and Palgrave Macmillan.

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Ierek Press Journals

Environmental Science & Sustainable Development (ESSD)

ESSD is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal that aims to systematically develop the research-driven curiosity and evidence-based discourse of aspiring scholars that seek to contribute to the academic community. As the world is currently living in an age of information where sources are widely available on the Internet, we at ESSD seek to efficiently utilize the available information to help create robust and evidence-based knowledge. In the process, we offer researchers, in general, and young and aspiring ones in particular a quicker way to get their work published and gain exposure through online open access. We pride ourselves on getting submitted work to be published quickly, through the use of our worldwide pool of subject specialist peer reviewers.  

Find out more about ESSD International Journal here.

  


The Academic Research Community Publication (ARChive)

ARChive is an open-access journal that publishes conference proceedings on a wide range of topics relating to social sciences. Consequently, it accepts original research papers on a wide spectrum of subjects. ARChive is a journal published on behalf of researchers that perpetually make an effort to contribute to their fields and provide them with high visibility of research submitted. The series publishes, both, theoretical and experimental high-quality papers of current and perpetual interest. It serves to cultivate, propagate, and essentially archive academic research that has been authored and submitted for academic conferences.  

Find out more about ARChive International Journal here.

  


Proceedings of Science and Technology (Resourceedings)

Resourceedings is an open access journal that publishes conference proceedings. Conference proceedings compromise of different disciplines, ranging from Engineering including built environments, architecture, and sustainability. Disciplines also include Technology and Energy. Resourceedings is a journal that publishes research articles that shed light on different crucial issues in order to provide them with solutions and suggestions. The journal publishes articles submitted by researchers of interest in different fields.  

Find out more about Resourceedings International Journal here.

Powered By Orcid

ORCID, which stands for Open Researcher and Contributor ID, is a global, not-for-profit organization that aims to provide unique identifiers for authors, researchers, and scholars. ORCiD effectively eliminates duplication and errors regarding author names, affiliations, previous works, and all related academic data.

IEREK is a proud member of ORCiD, and we contribute directly to their initiative of clear and identifiable markers for researchers and scholars. As the first Egyptian partner to ORCiD in the organization’s history, we strongly believe that by utilizing ORCiD’s database and verification services, we become one step closer to achieving an accurate, and identifiable academic landscape.

We encourage our authors to input their ORCiD ID when registering for one of our conferences, submitting an abstract, or a full paper. By doing so, you directly link your research to your identity and affiliation and can showcase your various academic efforts all in one place. By Registering your ORCiD ID, you also increase your works’ visibility and provide easy access to your entire library of research and academic activity.

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Your Trip To Dubai

The United Arab Emirates is a federation made up of seven emirates located in the Arabian Peninsula's southeast: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al-Quwain, Fujairah, and Ras Al Khaimah. Since its inception in 1971, the UAE now boasts the Middle East’s third-largest economy, boasting an impressive GDP of $415 billion. Accordingly, the federation developed modern infrastructure and now houses everything from architectural masterpieces, to sky-rise buildings, museums, and other touristic attractions. As well as having stunning beaches and great weather all year round. As a matter of fact, Dubai became the world's second-most visited city right after Paris, France in 2022.

With a rich and vibrant history, the UAE has everything from archaeological sites to luxury hotels, stunning mosques, and shopping malls. There are plenty of places to go in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center

Named after the late UAE founding father and president, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the architectural masterpiece is one of the largest mosques in the federation and is the third-largest mosque in the world. The mosque is covered with marbled halls filled with breathtaking gold accents. Made by architects the world over, the mosque accommodates up to 50,000 worshippers each day and is open to visitors from Saturday to Thursday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Louver Abu Dhabi Museum

            Located on Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, the Louver Abu Dhabi Museum was born in 2007, out of a cultural collaboration between France and the UAE. The collaborative effort brings both the UAE’s definite and long-term goals for creating cultural dialogue, exchange, and progress with France’s knowledge and ingenuity in the world of art and museums. In fact, the eye-catching dome exterior was designed by French architect Jean Nouvel and blends both Arabic heritage with French architectural design. The louver Abu Dhabi aims to be a universal museum in the Arab world, showcasing stories of human creativity and ingenuity from different cultures, civilizations, and time periods. Accordingly, galleries are not geographically separated but instead arranged in chronological order, connecting and blending the cultures of the past with the present day. The aim is for the visitors to harbor respect and curiosity towards other cultures and encourage learning as well as open-mindedness.

 

Campus Location

Abu Dhabi University’s flagship campus – the Abu Dhabi Campus – is located in Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi University’s Dubai campus is located in the world-renowned Dubai Knowledge Park and is near Palm Jumeirah, pictured below.

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