Oman Observer

His Highness Sayyid Shihab bin Tareq al Said, Adviser to His Majesty the Sultan, Chairman of The Research Council (TRC), presented National Research Awards to 12 winners in Annual Research Forum 2019 at Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre on Monday.

Under the PhD category, Dr Said Salim al Ismaily, Dr Chefi Triki, Dr Osama K Abou-Zied, Dr Noura al Zeheimi and Dr Alaa H al Muhtaseb won the awards.

In the young researcher’s category, Safiya Abdullah Ahmed al Shehhi, Sara Khamis al Ruzaiqi, Fatma Khalfan al Furi, Dr Khalifa M al Kindi, Ahmed al Mayahi, Hanan Mustafa Abdullah al Lawati, Dr Nasser M al Hinai won the awards.

Under the Faculty Mentored Research Award Programme of TRC teams from Ibra College of Technology, Al Sharqiyah University and Sultan Qaboos University won the awards.
Under the energy and industry sector, Dhofar University’s project to produce clean fuel from water won the award.

The Annual Research Forum 2019 included exhibition displaying 37 posters from some of the winners. There were also discussions on three themes ‘Economy, Development and Sustainable Environment’, ‘Governance and Institutional’ and ‘People and Society.’