American Univesity of Beirut

The Institute at MSFEA

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​R&D consulting services and professional education programs supporting the competitiveness and sustainability of businesses and government initiatives around the world​


The Institute leverages 100+ world-class PhDs, advanced laboratories and prototyping facilities at MSFEA, and offers customizable online and in-person educational programs ranging from short workshops to certificates to full master’s degrees in technology and project management, to cybersecurity and beyond.​​​

​R&D for Industry
Environmental impact, technology transfer, industrial retrofitting, automation,​ re-engineering processes, and efficiency improvements.
Professional Education
Customized degrees, diplomas, 
short courses, and workshops for public 
and private sectors.


New Businesses
Techno-economic analyses of new ​design concepts and projects. Planning, and training.​
Capacity Building for Private 
and Public Sectors
Short courses, seminars, and training​


Support for strategic planning 
and policy making. Feasibility studies.
Testing and Calibration
Material testing, prototype testing, 
and certification.


​Online Professional Educational​ Offerings



​Areas of Expe​​​rtise

  • Advanced composites, materials engineering, and testing
  • Mechanical design
  • Aerosols, indoor air quality, filtration
  • Networks and communications
  • Biomedical devices and diagnostics
  • Process design and control
  • Building materials and testing
  • Product design and innovation
  • Construction management
  • Project management
  • Controls & auto​mation
  • Renewable energy systems
  • Cybersecurity
  • Robotics
  • Data analytics, machine learning
  • Software engineering and testing
  • Data visualization
  • ​Structural and geotechnical engineering
  • Design thinking
  • Supply chain logistics and operations
  • HVAC
  • Technical communication
  • Internet of things, smart cities, smart grids
  • Transportation planning
  • Low energy buildings, passive building design
  • Waste management
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Water treatment and resource planning
  • Mapping 
  • Workflow planning​​​​​​

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