The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is one of the UAE’s oldest and most prestigious universities with a proud, Australian heritage. Established in 1993 by the University of Wollongong in Australia, UOWD represented a very early Australian initiative in the UAE. From a small beginning at Almullah Plaza, through its landmark presence at Jumeirah Beach Road and to its current location at Dubai Knowledge Village, UOWD is recognized as being an integral part of Dubai. Today, as an independent UAE institution of higher education, UOWD attracts students not just from the UAE and Australia but from all over the world. Approximately 2,500 students comprising more than 80 nationalities are currently enrolled at UOWD and enjoy a quality academic experience.


Papers from 2019


Tunisian terrorist fighters: a grassroots perspective, Imene Ajala


Spectrum Sharing in Multi-Tenant 5G Cellular Networks: Modelling and Planning, Obada Al Khatib, Wibowo Hardjawana, and Branka Vucetic


Benefits of Working in Pairs in Problem Solving and Algorithms - Action Research, Soly Mathew Biju


Radio frequency radiation measurement for base tower station safety compliances: A case study in Pulau Pinang Malaysia, K Bin Khuzairi, Hasliza Rahim, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, and Mohd Warip

Drivers and outcomes of relationship quality with professional service firms: An SME owner-manager perspective, Riza Casidy and Munyaradzi W. Nyadzayo


Enhancement of the Duty Cycle Cooperative Medium Access Control for Wireless Body Area Networks, Dalal Hammood, Hasliza Rahim, R Ahmad, Ahmed Alkhayyat, Mohammad Salleh, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, Muzammil Jusoh, and Qammer Abbasi


Measuring performance of a pharmaceutical company in the MENA region by means of the cash flow statement, Leonie Jooste

UWB Nanocellulose Coconut Coir Fibre Inspired Antenna for 5G Applications, Syuhaimi Kassim, Hasliza Rahim, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, Nur Sabli, and Mohammad Salleh

Reliance jio-late, but the latest and later?, Swati Kulkarni and Prakash Vel

Internalizing a Culture of Business Excellence: Perspectives from Quality Professionals, Flevy Lasrado and Norhayati Zakaria

Self and regulated governance simulation: Exploring governance for blockchain technology, Hock Chuan Lim


Analyticity and mixing properties in classical models Kac type, Assane Lo and Ziad Choucair

Third-party interventions in workplace bullying: a neoliberal agenda?, Hazel Mawdsley and Alison Thirlwall


An Enhanced Gain of Yagi-Uda Antenna with Folded Dipole for Amateur Radio VHF Band Application, R Musril, Hasliza Rahim, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, Muzammil Jusoh, and Mohammad Salleh

Risk analysis of high frequency precious metals returns by using long memory model, Muhammad Naeem, Muhammad Shahbaz, Kashif Saleem, and Faisal Mustafa

The effects of recent terrorist attacks on risk and return in commodity markets, Vikash Ramiah, Damien Wallace, Jose Veron, Krishna R. Reddy, and Robert J. Elliott


The effect of TQM on organisational performance: empirical evidence from the textile sector of a developing country using SEM, Muhammad Shafiq, Flevy Lasrado, and Khalid Hafeez

Doing business in South Asia: Critical issues and future opportunities, Arijit Sikdar and Vijay Pereira

SUN rises from RANBAXY: Supply chain strategy of an Indian pharmaceutical company, Manikandan Sushmera and Balan Sundarakani

Internal marketing in a higher education context - towards an enriched framework, Prakash Vel, Aakash M. Shah, Sunita Mathur, and Vijay Pereira


Connected Automated Guided Vehicles in a Smart Container Terminal, Mohamed K. Watfa and Khaldon Karmadi

Ultrathin metamaterial microwave absorber using coconut coir fibre over x-band frequency range, Nurul Fatihah Nabila Yah, Hasliza Rahim, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, Yeng Lee, Norrul A. Yahaya, Muzammil Jusoh, Qammer Abbasi, and Sehar Mirza

Explanations for cultural differences in thinking: Easterners' dialectical thinking and Westerners' linear thinking, Hiroshi Yama and Norhayati Zakaria

Papers from 2018

Two layered 2 x 1 Koch curve patch array antenna with suspended air gap effect for wireless LAN applications, MohamedFareq AbdulMalek, H Nornikman, Obada Al Khatib, Badrul Ahmad, Nidhal Abdulaziz, Mohamad Zoinol Abi Aziz, Hasliza Rahim, N Ann, J Shen, N Salman, N M. Razak, and Hamizan Abu Bakar

Dual-band co-planar waveguide (CPW) hexagonal patch antenna with hexagonal slot, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, H Nornikman, Badrul Ahmad, Mohamad Zoinol Abi Aziz, Hamizan Abu Bakar, Obada Al Khatib, A Copiaco, Nidhal Abdulaziz, N Gen, A Adha, M. Y Ibrahim, A Radzi, and A Zainee

Co-planar waveguide (CPW) slotted bow-tie antenna with band-notch using polygon-shaped branches structure, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, H Nornikman, Obada Al Khatib, Nidhal Abdulaziz, Mohamad Zoinol Abi Aziz, Badrul Ahmad, Hasliza Rahim, M Mustapha, M Muslihat, Sarah York, S Yusof, and N Nazim

Big data, knowledge co-creation and decision making in fashion industry, Abhilash Acharya, Sanjay Kumar Singh, Vijay Pereira, and Poonam Singh

A compact dual-band rectenna for ambient RF energy harvesting, Ismahayati Adam, M. Najib Yasin, Hasliza Rahim, Ping J. Soh, and Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek

European Muslims and their Foreign Policy Interests: Identities and Loyalties, Imene Ajala


Muslim youth and consumerism: a study of Islamic street wear, Imene Ajala

Using Arabic Social Media Feeds for Incident and Emergency Management in Smart Cities, Manar Alkhatibl, May El Barachi, and Khaled Shaalan

Traffic load-based spectrum sharing for multi-tenant cellular networks for IoT services, Obada Al-Khatib, Wibowo Hardjawana, and Branka Vucetic

Detecting Malware Domains: A Cyber-Threat Alarm System, Khalifa AlRoum, Abdulhakim Alolama, Rami Kamel, May El Barachi, and Monther Aldwairi

Investigating the Impacts of Cyber-Attacks on Pricing Data of Home Energy Management Systems in Demand Response Programs, Ugonna R. Anuebunwa, Haile-Selassie Rajamani, Raed Abd-Alhameed, and Prashant Pillai

Investigating the Impact of Cyber-Attack on Load Profile of Home Energy Management System, Ugonna R. Anuebunwa, Haile-Selassie Rajamani, Prashant Pillai, and Oghenovo Okpako


Analyzing the predictive capacity of various machine learning algorithms, Soly Mathew Biju


Best Approach to Teach Advanced Programming, Soly Mathew Biju

The relative influence of functional versus imagery beliefs on brand sensitivity in B2B professional services, Riza Casidy, Munyaradzi W. Nyadzayo, Mayoor Mohan, and Brian Brown


Effect of aspect ratio and frequency of an open-ended, coaxial line on admittance for determination of moisture in tenera oil palm fruit using finite difference method, E M. Cheng, Z Abbas, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, K Y. You, K Y. Lee, N F. Mohd Nasir, M S. Abdul Majid, and S F. Khor


Microwave reflection based dielectric spectroscopy for moisture content in Melele mango fruit (Mangifera Indica L.), E M. Cheng, A Shahriman, Hasliza Rahim, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, N F. Mohd Nasir, Nidhal Abdulaziz, M S. Abdul Majid, and K Basaruddin

Employment Protection and Firm Relocation: Theory and Evidence, Gerda Dewit, Holger Görg, and Yama Temouri

Investigating the link between foreign ownership and firm performance - an endogenous threshold approach, Nigel Driffield, Kai Sun, and Yama Temouri

Contextualist-retroductive case study design for strategic asset management research, Khaled O. El-Akruti, Senevi Kiridena, and Richard Dwight


Spectral Granular Synthesis, Stefano Fasciani


Tangible Virtual Patch Cords, Stefano Fasciani and Habibur Rahman


Vocal Control of Sound Synthesis Personalized by Unsupervised Machine Listening and Learning, Stefano Fasciani and Lonce Wyse

Investigating entrepreneurial success factors of women-owned SMEs in UAE, Namrata Gupta and Anita Mirchandani

Mobile health architecture for obesity management using sensory and social data, Saad Harous, Mohamed El Menshawy, Mohamed A. Serhani, and Abdelghani Benharref


Radio frequency (Rf) energy harvesting using metamaterial structure for antenna/rectenna communication network: A review, Nornikman Hassan, Badrul Ahmad, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, Mohamad Zoinol Abi Aziz, Hamizan Abu Bakar, Muhammad Syafiq Noo Azizi, and M Ismail


Bandwidth enhancement at microstrip patch antenna using modified EC-SRR structures, Nornikman Hassan, Badrul Ahmad, Mohamad Zoinol Abi Aziz, Muhmamad Azizi, Mohd Noor Ismail, and MohamedFareq AbdulMalek


Design of multiband matched band-stop filter using T-shape resonator network system, Nornikman Hassan, Mohd K. Ismail, Badrul Ahmad, Zahriladha Zakaria, Nurul Nordin, Mohd Salehuddin Mohd Zahari, and Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek


Number of iteration analysis for complex fss shape using GA for efficient ESG, Nornikman Hassan, Zahriladha Zakaria, Badrul Ahmad, Naim Pee, Siti Salleh, Mohamad Zoinol Abi Aziz, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, and Mohd K. Ismail

The design of ultra-high frequency (UHF) radio frequency identification (RFID) reader antenna, Weefwen Hoon, Yew Been Seok, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, Lee Yeng Seng, Siti Zuraidah Ibrahim, and Sarah Yasmin


A Proposed Algorithm for the Self-Healing of Power Distribution Networks, Christopher Johnathon and Joel Kennedy

Tax haven networks and the role of the Big 4 accountancy firms, Chris Jones, Yama Temouri, and Alex Cobham


Carbon nanotubes composite materials for dipole antennas at terahertz range, Yaseen Jurn, MohamedFareq AbdulMalek, and Hasliza Rahim


The impact of knowledge engineering and cloud computing adoption on Business Driven IT, Tarek Kaddoumi, Khaled Elhabashy, Mohamed Diab, and Mohamed K. Watfa


Study of Service Operations of Metro: Action research embedded with case study, Niyazudeen Kamarudeen, Balan Sundarakani, and Mohammad Nabhan

Trust, information sharing and uncertainty: An empirical investigation into their impact on sustainability in service supply chains in the United Arab Emirates, Mehmood Khan, Matloub Hussain, Avraam Papastathopoulos, and Ioannis Manikas

Achieving Organizational Excellence: A Quality Management Program for Culturally Diverse Organizations, Flevy Lasrado

Critical success factors of innovation and creativity for global entrepreneurs, Flevy Lasrado

Achieving sustainable business excellence: The role of human capital, Flevy Lasrado and Vijay Pereira

An energy efficient and SLA compliant approach for resource allocation and consolidation in cloud computing environments, Mohammad Malekloo, Nadjia Kara, and May El Barachi

The role of contingency factors on the relationship between sustainability practices and organizational performance, Matjaz Maletic, Damjan Maletic, and Bostjan Gomiscek

Investigating Emirati citizens' adoption of e-government services in Abu Dhabi using modified UTAUT model, Khaled Ahmen Al Mansoori, Jawahitha Sarabdeen, and Abdellatif Tchantchane

Introducing a teaching innovation to enhance students' analytical and research skills: A blended learning initiative, Hela Miniaoui and Avneet Kaur

Dual-band circularly polarized textile antenna with split-ring slot for off-body 4G LTE and WLAN applications, Eissa Mohammad, Hasliza Rahim, Ping J. Soh, Mohd Jamlos, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, and Yeng Lee

The impact of waiting time on hospital service perception and satisfaction: The moderating role of gender, Nermeen Mustafa, Taghreed Abu-Salim, and Alastair Watson

Modeling and simulation of virtual power plant in energy management system applications, P Naina, Haile-Selassie Rajamani, and K Shanti Swarup

A modified antipodal vivaldi antenna (AVA) with elliptical slotting edge (ESE) for ultra-wideband (UWB) applications, H Nornikman, MohamedFareq AbdulMalek, Badrul Ahmad, Obada Al Khatib, Mohamad Zoinol Abi Aziz, Hasliza Rahim, Ying W. Soon, M Muslimah, R Syazwany, H Salimi, M Amirul, and Muhmamad Azizi

Co-planar waveguide (CPW) patch antenna with octagonal-shaped ring for WiMAX application, H Nornikman, MohamedFareq AbdulMalek, Mohamad Zoinol Abi Aziz, Badrul Ahmad, Obada Al Khatib, Hasliza Rahim, A Md Daud, L Y. Yee, M Tahir, W Yoong, M Rosdin, and Hamizan Abu Bakar

Single linear-polarized and single circular-polarized slot antenna for WLAN application, H Nornikman, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, Badrul Ahmad, Hamizan Abu Bakar, Mohamad Zoinol Abi Aziz, Obada Al Khatib, A Copiaco, Nidhal Abdulaziz, and C Siang

Double U-slots stacked patch antenna with copper plate and air gap for wireless LAN applications, H Nornikman, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, Badrul Ahmad, Hasliza Rahim, Obada Al Khatib, Mohamad Zoinol Abi Aziz, Ping J. Soh, M K. A Zakaria, N Amri, N Rosli, Z Kamal, and Hamizan Abu Bakar

The capital structure choice: Evidence of debt maturity substitution by GCC firms, Lamia Obay

A Comparative Assessment of Embedded Energy Storage and Electric Vehicle Integration in a Community Virtual Power Plant, Oghenovo Okpako, Haile-Selassie Rajamani, Prashant Pillai, Ugonna R. Anuebunwa, and K Shanti Swarup

Drivers of training and talent development: insights from oil and gas MNCs in Nigeria, Raphael Oseghale, Ashish Malik, Richard Nyuur, Vijay Pereira, and Florence Ellis

Human resource management and performance at the Indian Railways, Vijay Pereira, Rita Fontinha, Pawan S. Budhwar, and Bimal Arora

Identities in transition: the case of emerging market multinational corporations and its response to glocalisation, Vijay Pereira and Ashish Malik


Investigating dynamic capabilities, agility and knowledge management within EMNEs- longitudinal evidence from Europe, Vijay Pereira, Kamel Mellahi, Yama Temouri, Swetketu Patnaik, and Mohammad Roohanifar

Impact of institutions on emerging European high-growth firms, Vijay Pereira and Yama Temouri

A Novel On-Demand Vehicular Sensing Framework for Traffic Condition Monitoring, Sawsan Abdul Rahman, Azzam Mourad, May El Barachi, and Wael Al Orabi

Privacy protection laws and public perception of data privacy: The case of Dubai e-health care services, Jawahitha Sarabdeen and Immanuel Moonesar

EMI shielding based on MWCNTs/polyester composites, Lee Yeng Seng, F Wee, Hasliza Rahim, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, K Y. You, Z Liyana, Mohd Jamlos, and A Ezanuddin


An empirical study of oil and gas value chain agility in the UAE, Ala Shqairat and Balan Sundarakani


Creating a competitive advantage in the global flight catering supply chain: a case study using SCOR model, Balan Sundarakani, Hira Abdul Razzak, and Sushmera Manikandan

Why do restaurant staff go with the flow?, Alastair Watson

Branded restaurants employees' personal motivation, flow and commitment: The role of age, gender and length of service, Alastair Watson, Babak Taheri, Steven Glasgow, and Kevin O¿Gorman

Structural correlation between communities and core-periphery structures in social networks: Evidence from Twitter data, Jinfeng Yang, Min Zhang, Kathy Ning Shen, Xiaofeng Ju, and Xitong Guo

Crossing Cultural Boundaries Using the Internet: Toward Building a Model of Swift Trust Formation in Global Virtual Teams, Norhayati Zakaria and Shafiz Affendi Mohd Yusof

Papers from 2017


Hybridization of Strength Pareto Multiobjective Optimization with Modified Cuckoo Search Algorithm for Rectangular Array, Khairul Najmy Abdul Rani, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, Hasliza Rahim, Neoh Siew Chin, and Alawiyah Abd Wahab


Effects of perceived cost, service quality, and customer satisfaction on health insurance service continuance, Taghreed Abu-Salim, Okey Peter Onyia, Tina S. Harrison, and Valerie J. Lindsay

Performance-based contracting for PACS implementation in hospitals: A SWOT analysis, Taghreed Abu-Salim and Alastair Watson


From Islamic Dress and Islamic Fashion to Cool Islam: An Exploration of Muslim Youth Hybrid Identities in the West, Imene Ajala


Open-source based testbed for multioperator 4G/5G infrastructure sharing in virtual environments, Ricardo Alaez, Jose Alcaraz Calero, Qi Wang, Fatna Belqasmi, May El Barachi, Mohamad Badra, and Omar Alfandi


Impact of electromagnetic radiation exposure during pregnancy on embryonic skeletal development in rats, Ali Saeed Alchalabi, Erkihun Aklilu, Abd Rahman Aziz, Hasliza Rahim, Suzanna Ronald, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, and M A. Khan


Micronuclei Formation and 8-Hydroxy-2-Deoxyguanosine Enzyme Detection in Ovarian Tissues After Radiofrequency Exposure at 1800 MHz in Adult SpragueeDawley Rats, Ali Saeed Alchalabi, Hasliza Rahim, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, Erkihun Aklilu, Abd Rahman Aziz, Suzanna Ronald, and Mohd Azam Khan

Intercultural Communication Theories and Public Relations Practice, Lisa Anderson-Meli and Swapna Koshy

Evaluation of user participation capabilities in demand response programs for smart home applications, Ugonna R. Anuebunwa, Haile-Selassie Rajamani, Prashant Pillai, and Oghenovo Okpako

Assessing the green supply chain management for the United Arab Emirates construction industry, Sreejith Balasubramanian and Balan Sundarakani


Do consumers consider Word of Mouth for crucial life decisions?, Ali Bhayani