SMU Research groups are built to interact and identify challenges and explore new insights to co-produce high quality research. These groups also bring together faculty and research students with similar research interests to develop ideas, undertake projects and share expertise.
The main idea behind the work of these Research groups is to value the contribution of SMU to organizations. They are built to interact and engage with industry, build partnerships, identify challenges and explore new insights to co-produce solutions for them.
Since its creation in 2018, Software Improvement Laboratory (SIM) has been dedicating its efforts to all software engineering activities from developing, designing, and testing the software to researching new techniques, approaches and technologies.
In the broad field of Software Engineering, the main research areas SIM focuses on are:
Software verification and validation
SIM’s interests include collaborating with large industrial players. One of its major collaborations is with Sama Partner, a German IT company.
As the only university that provides the renewable energy engineering program, it is Medtech’s obligation to enhance the faculty and scholars’ knowledge in the field. This obligation is pursued through the research unit, Sustainable Energy Research Group (SERG). SERG’s mission is to study and analyze the efficiency of cutting-edge renewable energy technologies, namely microalgal-biofuel technologies, energy efficiency in buildings and materials for renewable energy applications.
The main scope of the “Innovation on Advanced Computer Technologies” (I-ACT) Research Group is to innovate in the field of Computer Systems Engineering.
Our research incorporates various aspects on designing and optimizing secured systems such as: Cybersecurity, Computer Network, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Robotics, Wireless Sensor Network (WSN), precision farming, localization, Internet of Thing (IoT), Optimization of complex systems and secure distributed systems.
This is a collaborative consortium formed of professors from both the Mediterranean School of Business (MSB) and the Mediterranean Institute of Technology (MedTech). This interdisciplinary group is committed to addressing challenges and opportunities in education, advancing knowledge, and promoting innovation in several research areas, with a primary focus on the Integration of Technology in Education, Pedagogical Innovations, Assessment and Evaluation, Comparative Education, Faculty Development and Training, Curriculum Design and Redesign, Student Perspectives and Experiences, etc. Additionally, it aims to make a substantial contribution to the advancement of educational practices. The outcomes of the research are expected to have a positive impact on students, faculty, and the University and to foster continuous improvement in education at SMU and beyond.