American University of Beirut

The Institute at MSFEA

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​We offer R&D consulting services and professional education programs that support the competitiveness and sustainability of businesses and government initiatives worldwide.


The Institute harnesses the expertise of over 100 world-class PhDs and utilizes state-of-the-art laboratories and prototyping facilities at MSFEA. We offer a diverse range of customizable educational programs, available both online and in-person. From short workshops to certificates and even full master's degrees, our programs cover a wide array of disciplines, including technology, project management, cybersecurity, and beyond. We strive to provide comprehensive learning opportunities that cater to the evolving needs of professionals seeking to enhance their skills and knowledge.

​R&D for Industry
Assisting industries with various aspects of research and development, from environmental impact assessment to technology transfer, industrial retrofitting, automation, process re-engineering, and efficiency improvements.​
Professional Education
Customizable online and in-person educational programs, ranging from short workshops to certificates and full master's degrees, catering to both the public and private sectors.​


New Businesses
For entrepreneurs and startups, we provide techno-economic analyses of new design concepts and projects. We help in planning, training, and strategic guidance to help new businesses navigate the challenges of establishing themselves and maximize their chances of success.​
Capacity Building for Private 
and Public Sectors
Short courses, seminars, and training programs designed to strengthen the skills and knowledge of professionals, enabling them to excel in their respective fields and contribute effectively to their organizations.


Support for strategic planning and policy making through our comprehensive studies, whether it is for conducting feasibility studies or providing insights for informed decision-making.
Testing and Calibration
With advanced laboratories and prototyping facilities, we offer material testing, prototype testing, and certification services. We ensure the quality and reliability of products and technologies.


​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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