Research is one of the core functions of AMAIUB. This function can be traced as an important thread throughout the University's strategic framework and would serve as backbone of pedagogical practices and student learning. The Research Center supports and encourages scholarly activities of all types and in all aspects of research undertakings.

To strengthen further the research mandate of the institution, the University's five-year strategic plan includes a high level Strategic Goal, "Foster a research culture in the university delivering a consistent stream of applied research". The Research Center includes views regarding the quality and quantity of the research. It focuses on conducting applied researches, developing new ideas and seeking innovations in the research outcomes responsive to socio-economic requirements of Bahrain and the region.

Research Goal and Objectives

Research Goal

Foster a research culture in the university delivering a consistent stream of applied research.

Research Objectives

  1. Develop and execute the university research agenda in line with HEC research agenda and other requirements.
  2. Develop students and faculty as researchers
  3. Conduct and commercialize high quality research
  4. Strengthen AMAIUB research resources and funding opportunities

Research Thrusts

College of Administrative and Financial Sciences (CAFS)

  • Islamic Banking, Financial Markets, Insurance, Banking and Accounting
  • Global Human Resource and Welfare
  • Micro, macro and managerial economics
  • Information Communication and Technology
    1. Cyber security
    2. Cloud computing Internet of things
    3. Software engineering
    4. Informatics
College of Computer Studies (CCS)
  • Software Engineering, Programming Languages and Formal Methods
    1. Knowledge Management and Data Mining
    2. Software Maintenance
    3. Programming Language Design and Program Analysis
    4. Theory and Algorithms
  • Algorithm and Data Analysis
    1. Data Analysis and Visualization
    2. Data Security and Privacy
    3. Big Data Analytics
    4. Visual Computing
  • Network Systems and IoT
    1. Cloud Computing Technologies
    2. Cyber Security and Blockchain Technology
    3. Smart cities and socio-economic development
    4. IoT Applications in Medical Field, Transportation, Smart Homes and Business
  • Artificial Intelligence
    1. Natural Language Processing
    2. Data Management & Machine Learning
    3. Deep learning and Expert System
    4. Theory and Algorithms
College of Engineering (COE)
  • Engineering Researches
    1. Robotics Technology and Control Systems
    2. Automation, PLCs, Instrumentation
    3. Expert and Distributed System
    4. Mobile computing and network resource management
  • Natural Sciences and Math researches
    1. Environmental Pollution and Global Warming
    2. Industrial Researches
    3. Renewable Energy and Applications
    4. Computational Science, Numerical Analysis and Mathematical Modeling
    5. Mathematics Education
    6. Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology

Center for General Education (CGE)

  1. Academic performance, Innovative teaching, blended learning, classroom management
  2. Language Proficiency, English for Specific       Purposes and Academic Purposes
  3. Sociological/ Ethical values
  4. Human Rights and contract law

Research Framework