Chaouki Ghenai is an Associate Professor at the Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering (SREE) Department, College of Engineering; the Coordinator of the Sustainable Energy Development Research Group at the Research Institute of Science and Engineering (RISE); and the Chairman of the Research Funding Department at the Ofice of Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies, University of Sharjah. Dr. Ghenai has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Orleans University, France. Before joining the University of Sharjah, He worked at Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University, University of Los Angeles California, Kansas State University, and Cornell University. Dr. Ghenai research interests are renewable energy, energy eficiency, energy conversion systems, combustion, biofuels, alternative fuels, clean combustion technologies, waste to energy, sustainability, eco-design, energy-water nexus, energy planning and climate change mitigation assessment, modeling and simulation of micro gird power systems and air pollution. Dr. Ghenai has more than 100 papers published in journals,conferences, books, and book chapters.