Dr. Karam Mustafa Al-Obaidi

Dr. Karam Mustafa Al-Obaidi

University of Malaya

Editorial Board Member

Dr. Karam Mustafa Al-Obaidi is a Senior Lecturer in Department of Architecture, Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya. He received his B.Sc. (Architectural Engineering) in 2008, M.Sc. (Building Technology) in 2011, and Ph.D. (Sustainable Architecture) in 2014. His research interests include: daylighting systems, sustainable design and bioclimatic architecture, building energy modeling and simulation, building technology and materials, energy efficiency and renewable energy. He has published papers in reputed international journals. Read more ...

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Research Interests

  • Daylighting systems
  • Building technology and materials
  • Building energy modeling and simulation
  • Sustainable design and bioclimatic architecture
  • Energy efficiency

Selected Publications

Empirical Evaluation of the Effect of Heat Gain from Fiber Optic Daylighting System on Tropical Building Interiors

Journal: Sustainability

Published: 2014 | External link

Potential of fibre optic daylighting systems in tropical Malaysia

Journal: Indoor and Built Environment

Published: 2014 | External link

Design and performance of a novel innovative roofing system for tropical landed houses

Journal: Energy Conversion and Management

Published: 2014 | External link

A study of the impact of environmental loads that penetrate a passive skylight roofing system in Malaysian buildings

Journal: Frontiers of Architectural Research

Published: 2014 | External link

A review study on the application of the fibre optic daylighting system in Malaysian buildings

Journal: International Journal of Sustainable Building Technology and Urban Development

Published: 2013 | External link