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Dr Karam Mustafa Al-Obaidi

Editorial Board Member

Sheffield Hallam University

Brief Bio

Dr. Karam Mustafa Al-Obaidi is a Senior Lecturer in Department of the Natural and Built Environment at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. Previously, He was 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.

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Senior Lecturer
Sheffield Hallam University
Department of the Natural and Built Environment, Sheffield Hallam University, UK, Sheffield 50603, UK
Email: karam_arc@yahoo.com
Tel: 44 (0)7852875864


Empirical Evaluation of the Effect of Heat Gain from Fiber Optic Daylighting System on Tropical Building Interiors
Journal: Sustainability
Published: 2014

Potential of fibre optic daylighting systems in tropical Malaysia
Journal: Indoor and Built Environment
Published: 2014

Design and performance of a novel innovative roofing system for tropical landed houses
Journal: Energy Conversion and Management
Published: 2014

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

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