About QEERI | Hamad Bin Khalifa University



Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI) is a national research institute under Hamad Bin Khalifa University, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development. The institute opened in 2013 to address national energy and water security grand challenges.


To be the leader in Qatar in the fields of environment and energy, and become the science and technology reference in these fields at national, regional and international levels.

Mission and Strategic Objectives:
  • To enable the deployment of innovative solutions to address Qatar’s national energy and water security grand challenges, and tackle climate change at national, regional and international levels in a sustainable manner through education, and research and development.
  • Assist and expedite the introduction of off-grid and grid-integrated photovoltaics and energy storage technologies by providing scientific and engineering solutions for the deployment of residential, commercial and utility-scale solar power in Qatar.
  • Enhance the sustainability of water resources by providing scientific and technological solutions for energy-efficient and low-cost water desalination, co-produced and wastewater treatment and reuse, and Qatar’s aquifer recharge.
  • Catalyze the creation of an industrial ecosystem for energy and water security through local and international partnerships.
  • Enhance research culture in Qatar and build a pool of future leaders and innovators in energy and water in Qatar.
Our Approach:
  • Research and innovation excellence
  • Real world impact
  • Collaboration of experts
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Capacity building