Sustainable Development and Social Responsibility—Volume 1

Proceedings of the 2nd American University in the Emirates International Research Conference, AUEIRC'18 – Dubai, UAE 2018

  • Miroslav Mateev
  • Jennifer Nightingale
Conference proceedings

Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Fabian Capitanio, Azzam Hannoon, Jeffrey Darville, Alessio Faccia
    Pages 43-60
  3. Pythagoras N. Petratos, Nikolina Ljepava, Asma Salman
    Pages 87-93
  4. Smilen Antonov Savov, Rumiana Antonova, Kamen Spassov, Thomas Muschalik
    Pages 121-124
  5. Syed Talha Muhammad Ali, Mustafa Batikha
    Pages 149-155
  6. Deepika Gaur
    Pages 157-162
  7. Pythagoras Petratos
    Pages 163-170
  8. Ali Rostami, Meirzhan Kurtayev, Mustafa Batikha
    Pages 171-177
  9. Chiranjeevi Rahul Rollakanti, Vikas Rao Naidu, Ram Kishore Manchiryal, Kiran Kumar Poloju
    Pages 179-185
  10. Francesco Manni, Alessio Faccia
    Pages 201-213
  11. Ranim M. Alsaleh, Huda M. Yaghmour, Sarah A. Khorshed, Emad Mushtaha, Ali El Amaireh
    Pages 215-225
  12. Jelena Janjusevic, William Chegeni
    Pages 227-238
  13. Khulood Abdullah Mohammed Hadi Abu Kisha Al Awadhi
    Pages 279-282
  14. Wafa F. Aldamegh, Laith A. Alsulaiman
    Pages 291-297
  15. Maisa El Gamal, Abdel-Mohsen Mohamed, Suhaib Hameedi
    Pages 317-323

About these proceedings


The book presents high-quality research papers presented at the 2nd American University in the Emirates International research conference, AUEIRC'18, organized by the American University in the Emirates, Dubai, held on November 13th-15th, 2018. The book is broadly divided into four sections: Sustainability and Smart Technology, Sustainability and Social Responsibility, Sustainability, Human Security and Legislation, Sustainability and Education. The topics covered under these sections are sustainable smart technology such as developing green curriculum for information technology, use ultrasonic velocity to predict quality of wheat, improve security features for visa system, factors affecting the cost of production of electricity and desalination plants, impact of smart traffic sensing in smart cities, smart healthcare system, simulation of Grey wolf optimization algorithm in painting digital forensics. The topics covered for sustainability and creative industries such as sustainable concrete production, multimedia applications in digital transformation art, integrating biomimicry principles in sustainable architecture. Sustainability, human security and legislation covered topics of urban performance and sustainable environment, Eco-certification as response on climate change, the criminal offence of tax evasion in law: case study, skills engineering in sustainable counter defense against Cyber extremism, the international law and challenges of trans-boundary water resources governance, the legal status of nuclear energy: case study, sustainable energy development and nuclear energy legislation in UAE, corruption specific safety challenge, environmental management and sustainability, sustainable farming models for desert agro-ecosystems, future directions of climate change, earth and built environment towards new concept of sustainability, institution building from emotional intelligence perspective, virtue ethics, technology and sustainability, the role of humor in a sustainable education, HEIs practices and strategic decisions toward planning for sustainable education programs, TQM in higher education for sustainable future. The papers in this book present high-quality original research work, findings and practical development experiences.


Sustainability and Smart Technology Sustainability and legislation Sustainability and Human Security and Global Studies Sustainability and Social Responsibility Sustainability and Education

Editors and affiliations

  • Miroslav Mateev
    • 1
  • Jennifer Nightingale
    • 2
  1. 1.Dubai International AcademicAmerican University in the EmiratesDubaiUnited Arab Emirates
  2. 2.School of BusinessSlippery Rock UniversitySlippery RockUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-32921-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-32922-8
  • Series Print ISSN 2522-8714
  • Series Online ISSN 2522-8722
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