Research

Overview

Research Areas

  • Nanomaterials for Diverse Applications
  • Inorganic & Hybrid Materials
  • Materials for Environmental Remediation and Hydrocarbon Processing (Catalysis and Separations)
  • Materials for Water Purification and Conservation
  • Materials for Solar Energy Applications & Energy Storage Systems
  • Advanced Structural Materials, Ceramics and Composites
  • Polymeric Materials & Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Biomaterials & Biofuel Technologies

Research Teams

RAK CAM research will be organized around 8 Interdisciplinary Research Groups, each consisting of 4-5 permanent members; these will be supported by a permanent technical and administrative staff as well as short-term (3 year) post-doctoral researchers.

RAK CAM has established H.H. Sheikh Saqr Al Qasimi Research Fellowship Program to support young scientists in research laboratories associated with RAK CAM.

In addition, several Visiting Professors will be invited to join RAK CAM.


Research Facilities

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The research facilities of RAK CAM will include an integrated State-of-the Art system for materials synthesis and preparation, analysis, testing and characterization, together with an advanced research computing capability.

The Materials Characterization facility will include High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscope (HRTEM), Scanning Electron microscopes (SEM), Atomic Force Microscope (AFM), X-ray powder diffraction (XRD), X-ray Single Crystal Diffractometer, NMR Spectrometers, mass spectrometry, Optical spectroscopic techniques, surface characterization techniques, catalysis, and polymer characterization techniques.

RAK CAM is committed to ensuring that technical innovations and inventions move efficiently from the research bench to the private sector and to developing productive industrial partnerships. The materials characterization facility will serve the local and regional industry and will seek industrial collaborations in joint research projects.

Latest News

  • Workshop on Advanced Materials 2013

    24/02/2013 – 26/02/2013
    RAK CAM is organizing the fifth International Workshop on Advanced Materials (IWAM 2013) in Ras Al Khaimah during the period of 24 - 26 February, 2013

  • Workshop on Advanced Materials 2012

    19/02/2012 - 21/02/2012
    RAK CAM is organizing the fourth International Workshop on Advanced Materials (IWAM 2012) in Ras Al Khaimah during the period of 19 - 21 February, 2012.

  • Workshop on Advanced Materials 2011

    20/02/2011 - 22/02/2011
    RAK CAM is organizing the third International Workshop on Advanced Materials (IWAM 2011) in Ras Al Khaimah during the period of 20-22 February, 2010.

  • Workshop on Advanced Materials 2010

    21/02/2010 - 23/02/2010
    RAK CAM is organizing the second International Workshop on Advanced Materials (IWAM 2010) in Ras Al Khaimah during the period of 21-23 February, 2010.

  • Workshop on Advanced Materials 2009

    21/02/2010 - 23/02/2010
    RAK CAM is organizing the second International Workshop on Advanced Materials (IWAM 2010) in Ras Al Khaimah during the period of 21-23 February, 2010.