The International Conference of Advances in Sustainable Environmental Engineering (ICOSEE 2021)

Welcome to the official website of the International Conference of Advances in Sustainable Environmental Engineering (ICOSEE 2021). The conference will be held online on July 4-5, 2021 in connection with the International Congress of Advanced Technology and Engineering (ICOTEN 2021).

The conference will be organized by the Yemeni Scientists Research Group (YSRG) and Hadramout University.

The conference is a forum for the presentation of technological advances in the field of Sustainable Environmental Engineering. It will cover several research tracks including Sustainable Architecture and Design, Civil Engineering and Transportation, Urban Planning and Urban Design, and Earth Sciences and Built Environment.

The conference will bring together leading researchers, engineers and scientists in the domain of interest from around the world. We warmly welcome previous and prospected authors to submit your new research papers to ICOSEE 2021, and share the valuable experiences with the scientists and scholars around the world.

Main Topics

The main topics are included below, but not limited to:
  • Sustainable Architecture and Design
  • Civil Engineering and Transportation
  • Urban Planning and Urban Design
  • Earth Sciences and Built Environment
  • Special Topics in Sustainable Environmental Engineering

Important Dates

Full Paper Submission: April 30, 2021

Notification of Acceptance: May 15, 2021

Camera Ready Submission: June 01, 2021

Registration Deadline: June 15, 2021


Detailed Topics

Sustainable Architecture and Design

  • Sustainable Architecture
  • Green Building Technology
  • Smart and Intelligent Buildings Design
  • Energy Sufficiency and Buildings
  • Indoor Environment Quality and Thermal Comfort
  • Thermal Conductivity in Buildings
  • Smart and Green Buildings
  • Zero Energy and eco-friendly buildings
  • Low Carbon Buildings
  • Resilient Buildings
  • Solar Thermal Applications
  • Energy Storage and Systems
  • Energy Management
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Building Physics
  • Renewable Energy Sources in Buildings
  • Energy Sustainability, Resilience, and Climate Adaptability of Buildings
  • Wind Energy and Ventilation
  • HVAC Technical Systems in Buildings
  • Sustainable Landscape Architecture
  • Building Information Modelling
  • Architectural Typology & Theories of Design
  • Housing and Real Estate Management
  • Quantity Survey 

Civil Engineering and Transportation 

  • Structural Engineering
  • Green Construction Materials, Components and Systems
  • Sustainable Building Construction & Technology
  • Modern Construction Materials
  • Sustainable Development & Construction
  • Structural Engineering & Construction Materials
  • Pavement Materials and Design
  • Civil Engineering Profession / Education
  • Infrastructure Engineering
  • Earthquake Resistant Design Practices
  • Construction Safety & Fire Engineering Disaster Mitigation & Management
  • Foundations in Problematic Soils
  • Ground Improvement Techniques
  • Structural Rehabilitation, Retrofitting and Strengthening.
  • Retrofitting / Rehabilitation of Structures
  • Materials for Energy
  • Infrastructure Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering & Traffic Planning
  • Electric Vehicle Transportation
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Engineering Hydrology
  • Traffic Engineering 

Urban planning and Urban Design

  • Urban Design & Built Environment
  • Built Heritage and Conservation
  • Sustainable Urban Development
  • GIS & Remote Sensing & Surveying in Urban Planning
  • Land Reclamation
  • Land use policy and Land Cover
  • City and Urban Resilience


Earth Sciences and Built Environment

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Pollution and Air Quality
  • Geo-environmental Engineering & Water Resources
  • Irrigation, Water Resources & Management
  • Environmental Engineering & Management
  • Health, Safety & Environment
  • Environment Management
  • Global Warming,  Climate Change and Greenhouses gasses Effects, and Urban Heat Island
  • Waste Management
  • Environmental Ecosystems
  • Water and Wastewater Pollution, and Management
  • Ecological and Conservation
  • Wind Energy

ICOSEE 2021 Publication

All accepted papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore.

Indexing:  SCOPUS

Keynote Speakers

Mohd Faris Khamidi

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Faris Khamidi

Department of Architecture & Urban Planning, Qatar University, Qatar

Dr. Faris is currently an Associate Professor in Architecture at Qatar University. He holds a PhD from Kyushu University, Japan in the field of Architectural Engineering (2005) and completed a graduate certificate in Tertiary Education Management from LH Martin Institute, University of Melbourne (2016). He has more than 20 years experiences in applying sustainability concept and principles to enhance building lifecycle in particular reducing carbon footprint with optimum

building performance.  Since 2012, Faris has started developed his capability and competencies in Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Virtual and Digital Construction (VDC) with the emphasis on SMART Technologies. He is a Revit (BIM) certified professional by Autodesk in 2013. Faris was also the founding member and Deputy Director of Taiwan-Malaysia Construction Project Management and Digital Technologies International Centre [DiTIC] with Tamkang University from January 2018 – August 2019.  Based on his expertise, he has been invited in various conferences and event as plenary speaker and Visiting Professor in Singapore, Indonesia, Brunei, Taiwan, China, UK, Norway and of course Malaysia. 

On the research front, Faris has concluded a dozen of research projects amounting USD 1.1 million, notably the USD750,000 MyRA Top Down Incentive Grant (Malaysia Ministry of Higher Education), titled ‘Smart Integrated Low Carbon Infrastructure Model’ (SMART i-LOCI MODEL) from August 2013 to July 2015 as Co – Lead Principal Investigator. 

He is also a reviewer for highly distinguished journals like Facilities (Emerald: ISSN: 02632772), Energy and Buildings (Elsevier: ISSN:0378-7788), Structures (Elsevier:ISSN:23520124), International Journal of Sustainable Construction and Technology (CSM/UTHM:ISSN2180-3242) and a member of Editorial Advisory Board (from 2011 until 2016) for Malaysian Construction Research Journal (MCRJ) (CIDB: ISSN 1985-3807), among others.

He has successfully supervised twelve PhD graduates and seven master’s graduates by research. He has also been an external examiner for more than 25 PhD and Master's (by research) thesis examinations. He co-authored Engineers in Society textbook for use in Malaysian universities and has published more than 130 papers in cited journals and indexed conference proceedings, among others.

Dilshan Remaz OSSEN

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dilshan Remaz Ossen

College of Architecture Engineering and Design, Kingdom University, Bahrain

Dr.Dilshan Remaz Ossen obtained his PhD (Architecture) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai Johor Bahru in 2006 under the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan. In year 2000, he obtained his professional qualification as a Chartered Architect and Associate membership from Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (AIA-2000, ARB-2008). He completed his B.Sc. (BE, 1995) and M.Sc. (Architecture, 1998) from University of Moratuwa, Colombo Sri Lanka. Since 2016, he is attached with College of Architecture Engineering and Design, Kingdom University, Kingdom of Bahrain as an Associate Professor. He had served at the Faculty of Built Environment Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia from 2006 to 2016. During his academic tenure, he has published over 30 high impact journal articles and presented in several international and regional seminars, supervised over 20 PhD and 30 Master research students. His research focus is on - Sustainable City & Urban Climate, Climatic Consideration and Passive Design Strategies in Building, Energy Efficiency in Buildings and Urban Design & Conservation. 

Ahmed Elseragy

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmed Elseragy

Director of Enterprise, School of Engineering, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom

Dr Ahmed Elseragy is currently Director of Enterprise and Programme leader for MSc Engineering Management. Prior to joining Lincoln Ahmed held the position of Professor of Sustainable Buildings and Architectural Engineering and the Head of School of Architectural Engineering and Environmental Design (AEED) (RIBA accredited), College of Engineering, at the AASTMT, Alexandria, Egypt. Before that he was the Deputy Director of the International Research and Projects Centre at the AASTMT with the responsibility of instigating and coordinating partnerships with many higher education institutions in over 20 different countries. Dr Elseragy has worked as Internationalisation Consultant for the Higher Education Academy (HEA) currently part of AdvanceHE in the UK. Ahmed has worked with AdvanceHE to develop and implement national higher education reform and internationalisation strategies for different countries in the MENA region. Ahmed has worked on many projects, that have included building university strategic partnerships in different countries and enhancing international institution cooperation in research, learning, teaching and enterprise. He was a consultant for the Minister of Trade and Industry in Egypt advising on National Development Projects in North Sinai. He was the Managing Director and Founder of IBEX-UK knowledge and culture exchange (www.ibex-uk.org). Ahmed has delivered many motivational and entrepreneurial talks titled ‘Mind the Gap’ in the UK, Egypt and the MENA region. As a highly motivated and results orientated academic, head of school, director, internationalisation expert and entrepreneur in higher education for the over two and a half decades, he has a proven track record of implementing internationalisation strategies in HE and opening new international markets, international business opportunities through developing transnational education TNE, short-courses and summer programmes, and expanding international research and enterprise opportunities in higher education. Ahmed was the Dean of Internationalisation and Global Engagement between 2009-2012 at the AASTMT, London office with the responsibility of the development and implementation of the institution's internationalisation strategy at home and abroad. His role included liaising with international Universities and Governmental bodies. He has held permanent, tenured academic, senior management and leadership posts at both national and international institutions including the University of Nottingham, the HEA, university of Lincoln, the university of Wolverhampton, the university of Salford, AASTMT (Alexandria, Cairo and Aswan campuses) and the University of Alexandria that demonstrates his sustained effectiveness in leadership, management, teaching and learning and research and enterprise. 

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