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Book Chapter(s)
 

[1] Amro M. Elshurafa and Walid Matar

"Economics of Solar Power in the GCC,"

in The Economics of Renewable Energy in the Gulf, London: Routledge, 2018, pp. 41-56

Patents
 
Journal Articles
 

[5] Amro M. Elshurafa, A. Radwan, A. Emira, and K. N. Salama

Fractal Structures for MEMS Variable Capacitors,”

US Patent, Patent Number 9'614'024, Publication date: April 4, 2017.

 

[4] Amro M. Elshurafa, A. Radwan, A. Emira, and K. N. Salama

Fractal Structures for Fixed MEMS Capacitors,”

US Patent, Patent Number 9’349’786, Publication date: May 24, 2016

[3] A. Emira, M. Abdelghany, M. Elsayed, Amro M. Elshurafa, and K. N. Salama

High Voltage Charge Pump,”

US Patent, Patent Number 9’306’450, Publication date: April 5, 2016.

[2] M. Almadhoun, Amro M. Elshurafa, K. N. Salama, and H. N. Alshareef

Fractional Order Capacitor,”

US Patent, Patent Number 9’305’706, Publication date: April 5, 2016.

[1] C. Claudel, K. N. Salama, V. Calo, M. Ghommem, Amro M. Elshurafa, M. Shaqura

Method and Sensors for Estimating and Predicting Air Flow Around Air Vehicles,”

US Patent Application, 61/762102, Filed on February 10, 2013.

[24] Amro M. Elshurafa and A. Muhsen

The Upper Limit of Distributed Solar PV Capacity in Riyadh: A GIS-Assisted Study,”

Sustainability, Vol. 11, No. 16 (21pp), 2019.

[23] Amro M. Elshurafa and M. Aldubyan

State-of-Charge Effects on Standalone Solar-Storage Systems in Hot Climates: A Case Study in Saudi Arabia,”

Sustainability, Vol. 11, No. 12 (19pp), 2019.

[22] Amro M. Elshurafa, A. Alsubaie, A. Alabduljabbar, S. Alhsaien

Solar PV on Mosque Rooftops: Results from a Pilot Study in Saudi Arabia,”

Journal of Building Engineering, Vol. 25 (11pp), 2019.

[21] Amro M. Elshurafa, H. M. Farag, and D. A. Hobbs,

Blind Spots in Energy Transition Policy: Case Studies from Germany and USA,”

Energy Reports, Vol. 5, pp. 20-28, 2019.

[20] Amro M. Elshurafa, S. Albardi, C. A. Bollino, and S. Bigerna,

Learning Curves of the Balance-of-System for the Solar PV Industry: A Study for over 20 Countries,”

Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 196, pp. 122-134, 2018.

 

[19] Walid Matar and Amro M. Elshurafa,

Electricity Transmission Formulations in Multi-sector National Planning Models,”

Energy Reports, Vol. 4, pp. 328-340, 2018.

 

[18] Amro M. Elshurafa and Walid Matar,

Adding Solar PV to the Saudi Power System: What is the Cost of Intermittency?”

Energy Transitions, Vol. 1, pp. 1-9, 2017.

 

[17] Walid Matar and Amro M. Elshurafa,

Striking a Balance between Profit and Carbon Dioxide Emissions in the Saudi Cement Industry,”

International Journal of Greenhouse Control, Vol. 61. pp. 111-123, June 2017.

[16] Amro M. Elshurafa and K. N. Salama

Achieving Submicron Lateral Separations in the Standard 2um PolyMUMPS Process,”

Journal of Applied Nanoscience, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp 241-246, 2014.

[15] A. Emira, M. Abdelghany, M. Elsayed, Amro M. Elshurafa, K. N. Salama, and S. Sedky

50V All PMOS Charge Pump using Low Voltage Capacitors,”

IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 60, No. 10, pp. 4683-4693, October 2013.

[14] Amro M. Elshurafa, M. Almadhoun, K. N. Salama, and H. N. Alshareef

Microscale Electrostatic Fractional capacitors using Reduced Graphene Oxide Percolated Polymer Composites,”

Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 102, No. 23, 232901 (4pp), June 2013.

[13] Amro M. Elshurafa, P. H. Ho, A. G. Radwan, M. H. Ouda, and K. N. Salama

Electrostatic Puzzle-Like RF MEMS Fractal Variable Capacitors Suppressing Pull-in,”

IET/IEEE Micro & Nano Letters, Vol. 7, No. 9, pp. 965-969, October 2012.

[12] Amro M. Elshurafa and K. N. Salama

A Differential RF MEMS Capacitor with an Interwoven Structure Immune to Residual Stress Warping,”

IET/IEEE Micro & Nano Letters, Vol. 7, No. 7, pp. 658-661, July 2012.

[11] M. Al Alahmad, Amro M. Elshurafa, K. N. Salama, and H. Alshareef

Determination of Maximum Power Transfer Conditions of Bimorph Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters,”

Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 111, No. 10, 102812 (4pp), May 2012.

[10] Amro M. Elshurafa and K. N. Salama

Two-layer RF MEMS Fractal Capacitors in PolyMUMPS for S-band Applications,”

IET/IEEE Micro & Nano Letters, Vol. 7, No. 5, pp. 419-421, May 2012.

[9] Amro M. Elshurafa, P. H. Ho, and K. N. Salama

A Low Voltage RF MEMS Variable Capacitor with Linear C-V Response,”

IET/IEEE Electronics Letters, Vol. 48, No. 7, pp. 392-393, March 2012.

[8] Amro M. Elshurafa, A. G. Radwan, A. Emira, and K. N. Salama

RF MEMS Fractal Capacitors with High Self Resonant Frequencies,”

IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 10-12, February 2012.

[7] M. Al Ahmad, Amro M. Elshurafa, K. N. Salama, and H. Alshareef

Modeling of MEMS Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters using Electromagnetic and Power System Theories,”

Journal of Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 20, No. 8, 085001 (6pp), August 2011.

[6] Amro M. Elshurafa, K. Khirallah, H. Tawfiq, A. Emira, A. Abdel Aziz, and S. Sedky

Nonlinear Dynamics of Spring Softening and Hardening in MEMS Folded Resonators,”

IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 943-958, August 2011.

[5] A. Sharaf, S. Sedky, M. Serry, Amro M. Elshurafa, M. Ashour, and S. Habib

A Fully Symmetric and Completely Decoupled MEMS SOI Gyroscope,”

Sensors and Transducers Journal, Invited for this special issue on MEMS sensors (featured cover page article), Vol. 11, pp. 10-22, April 2011.

[4] Amro M. Elshurafa and E. El-Masry

MEMS Variable Capacitance Devices Utilizing the Substrate: II. Zipping Varactors,”

Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 20, No. 4, 045028 (7pp), April 2010.

[3] Amro M. Elshurafa and E. El-Masry

MEMS Variable Capacitance Devices Utilizing the Substrate: I. Novel Devices with Customizable Tuning Range,”

Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 20, No. 4, 045027 (8pp), April 2010.

[2] Amro M. Elshurafa and E. El-Masry

Effects of Non-uniform Nanoscale Deflections on Capacitance in RF MEMS Parallel Plate Variable Capacitors,”

Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 18, No. 4, 040512 (11pp), April 2008.

[1] Amro M. Elshurafa and E. El-Masry,

Finite Element Modeling of Low Stress Suspension Structures and Applications in RF MEMS Parallel Plate Variable Capacitors,”

IEEE Transactions of Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 54, No. 5, pp. 2211-2219, May 2006.

 
Peer-Reviewed Conferences

[15] Amro M. Elshurafa, S. Albardi, C. A. Bolino, and S. Bigerna

The Economics of Solar Photovoltaics (PV) Energy,”

Hellenic Association for Energy Economics (HAEE), May 2017.

[14] A Abdelaziz, H. Tawfik, A. Sharaf, Amro M. Elshurafa, M. Serry, and S. Sedky

A New Vertical Suspension Inertial Grade Gyroscope,”

IEEE International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems – TRANSDUCERS, pp. 956-959, June 2013.

 

[13] Amro M. Elshurafa, P. H. Ho, and K. N. Salama

Modeling and Fabrication of RF MEMS Variable Capacitors Using a Fractal Geometry,”

IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems – ISCAS, pp. 2711-2714, May 2013.

 

[12] F. Saffih, Amro M. Elshurafa, M. Mohammed, N. Fitzpatrick, and S. Evoy

Fabrication of CMOS Compatible Nanopillars Smart Bio-mimetic Sensor for CMOS Imagers,”

IEEE Northeast Workshop for Circuits and Systems – NEWCAS, Invited, pp. 333-336, June 2012.

 

[11] A. Sharaf, Amro M. Elshurafa, S. Sedky, and S. Habib

Modeling of the Coriolis Force in MEMS gyroscopes using COMSOL,”

COMSOL Conference Proceedings, January 2011.

 

[10] A. Sharaf, S. Sedky, M. Serry, Amro M. Elshurafa, M. Ashour, and S. Habib

A Fully Symmetric and Completely Decoupled MEMS-SOI Gyroscope,”

Nanotech Conference and Expo, Vol. 2, pp. 386-389, June 2010.

 

[9] Amro M. Elshurafa and E. El-Masry

A Novel 3-in-1 MEMS Variable Capacitance Device with Customizable Tuning Ranges,”

IEEE International Device and Test Workshop – IDT, November 2009.

 

[8] Amro M. Elshurafa and E. El-Masry

Design Considerations in MEMS Parallel Plate Variable Capacitors,”

IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems – MWSCAS (INVITED), pp. 1173-1176, August 2007.

 

[7] Amro M. Elshurafa and E. El-Masry

Effects of Etching Holes on Capacitance and Tuning Range in MEMS Parallel Plate Variable Capacitors,”

IEEE International Workshop on System on Chip – IWSOC, pp. 221-224, December 2006.

 

[6] M. Murphy, E. El-Masry, and Amro M. Elshurafa

A High Compliance Input and Output Regulated Body-driven Current Mirror for Deep Submicron CMOS,”

IEEE International Conference on Microelectronics – ICM, pp. 13-16, December 2006.

 

[5] Amro M. Elshurafa and E. El-Masry

"Quality Factor Estimation of Fabricated MEMS Parallel-Plate Variable Capacitors in MUMPS,"

IEEE Northeast Workshop on Circuits and Systems – NEWCAS, pp. 109-112, June 2004.

 

[4] Amro M. Elshurafa and E. El-Masry

Tunable Matching Networks for Future MEMS-Based Transceivers,”

IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems – ISCAS, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Vol. 4, pp. 457-460, May 2004.

 

[3] Amro M. Elshurafa and E. El-Masry

Design Criteria for Tunable Matching Networks – A MEMS Perspective in the FM Band,”

IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems – MWSCAS, Vol. 3, pp. 1311-1314, December 2003.

 

[2] Amro M. Elshurafa, E. El-Masry, and Ted Hubbard

"Low Stress Suspension Structures and Applications in MEMS Varactors,"

Canadian Workshop on Microelectromechanical Systems – CWMEMS, August 2005.

 

[1] Amro M. Elshurafa, W. Mekawi, and E. El-Masry

"CMOS and MUMPs Devices and Circuits for Low Voltage Applications," Proceedings of the 16th Workshop of the Canadian Network of Centers of Excellence in Microelectronics – MICRONET, pp. 3-4, May 2005.

 
Reports and Epitomes for Policymakers

[12] Walid Matar and Amro M. Elshurafa

"Electricity Transmission Formulation in Multisector National Planning Models,"

King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Report Number: KS-2017-MP04, 2017.

Available at: https://www.kapsarc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/KS-2017-MP05-Electricity-Transmission-Formulations-in-Multi-Sector-National-Planning-Models.pdf

[11] Amro M. Elshurafa, S. Albardi, S. Bigerna, C. Bolino

"Estimating the Learning Curve of the BOS in Solar PV - A Study for 20 Countries,"

King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Report Number: KS-2017-DP015, 2017.

Available at: https://www.kapsarc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/KS-2017-DP015-Estimating-the-Learning-Curve-of-Solar-PV-Balance-of-Systems-for-over-20-countries.pdf 

[10] Amro M. Elshurafa

"Reporing LCOE for solar PV: Apples to Apples Comparisons,"

King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Report Number: KS-2017-DP05, 2017.

Available at: https://www.kapsarc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/KS-2017-DP05-Reporting-LCOE-for-Solar-PV-Apples-to-Apples-Comparisons.pdf

[9] Amro M. Elshurafa and Walid Matar

"Adding Photovoltaics tot he Saudi Energy System: What is the Cost of Intermittency,"

King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Report Number: KS-1660-DP54A, 2016.

Available at: https://www.kapsarc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/KS-1660-DP54A-Adding-Photovoltaics-to-the-Saudi-Power-System-What-are-the-Costs-of-Intermittency.pdf

[8] Amro M. Elshurafa and S. Albardi

The Solar Photovoltaic Toolkit,”

King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Report Number: KS-1633-MP027A, 2016.

Available at: https://www.kapsarc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/KS-1633-MP027A-Solar-Photovoltaic-Toolkit1.pdf

[7] L. Haar, J. Blazquez, Amro M. Elshurafa, N. Nezamuddin, S. Albardi, and T. Zamrik

Designing Electricity Markets to Integrate Renewable Energy,”

King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Report Number: KS-1630-WB029A, 2016.

Available at: https://www.kapsarc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/KS-1630-WB029A-Designing-Electricity-Markets-to-Integrate-Renewable-Energy.pdf

[6] L. Lester, B. Efird, P. Galkin, and Amro M. Elshurafa

Beyond the Green Economy: China’s Path to Sustainability,”

King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Report Number: KS-1523-WB21A, 2015.

Available at: https://www.kapsarc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/KS-1523-WB21A-Beyond-the-%E2%80%98Green-Economy%E2%80%99_-China%E2%80%99s-Path-to-Sustainability.pdf

[5] Amro M. Elshurafa, S. Albaradi, J. Blazquez, N. Nezamuddin, and T. Zamrik

Energy Transitions Policy: What Matters Most,”

King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Report Number: KS-1512-WB10A, 2015.

Available at: https://www.kapsarc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/KS-1512-WB10A-Energy-transitions-policy_what-matters-most.pdf

[4] Amro M. Elshurafa and H. Farag

A Changing Competitive Landscape: Transition Policy’s Blind Spots,”

King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Report Number: KS-1410-DP10A, 2014.

Available at: https://www.kapsarc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/KS-1410-DP04A-Changing-Competitive-Landscape_Transition-Policy%E2%80%99s-Blind-Spots.pdf

[3] J. Blazquez, M. Contestabile, Amro M. Elshurafa, N. Nezamuddin, and T. Zamrik

Policy Support for Energy Transitions: Where is Public Money Best Spent?

King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Report Number: KS-1406-WB04A, 2015.

Available at: https://www.kapsarc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/KS-1406-WB04A-Post-Energy-Transition-Workshop-Brief.pdf

[2] J. Blazquez, Amro M. Elshurafa, H. Farag, N. Nezamuddin, and T. Zamrik

A Framework for Fuel and Technology Transitions: Evaluating Policy Effectiveness,”

King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Report Number: KS-1404-WB02A, 2015.

Available at: https://www.kapsarc.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/KS-1404-WB02A_A-Framework-for-Fuel-and-Technology-Transitions-in-Energy-Evaluating-Policy-Effectiveness.pdf

[1] Amro M. Elshurafa, “Using the CAD Import Module to Import a MEMS Pro Layout to COMSOL Multiphysics: Problems and Solutions,”

Invited Technical Report for the Canadian Microelectronic Corporation, May 2008, Available: www.cmc.ca, Most downloaded application note for the months of June and July of 2008.

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