KUWAIT: Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) announced on Sunday the names of the winners of the 33rd Jaber Al-Ahmad Award for Young Researchers, which is awarded annually to Kuwaiti researchers who hold a doctoral degree worth KD 10,000.
The foundation said the announcement of the names of the winners of the award came after it was approved by HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Chairman of the foundation’s board of directors, based on the recommendations of the board of directors and the awards council at the foundation as well as the jury committees.
It explained that in the field of medical and auxiliary medical sciences, the award was won by Dr. Mohammed Haider Jamal, who works as an associate professor at the Department of Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine at Kuwait University and holds Canadian and American board certifications in surgery, adding that he has published 64 scientific research papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals, three books, and three chapters in medical books.
KFAS said the award was won in the field of natural sciences and mathematics by Dr. Dhari Adel Al-Hawail, who works as an associate professor in the Department of Information Sciences at the Faculty of Life Sciences at Kuwait University and holds a doctorate in information systems management from the University of Maryland, indicating he has published 45 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and is a fellow of the International Academy of Informatics and Health Sciences and the American Medical Informatics Association.
It said the award was won in the field of engineering sciences by Dr. Yacoub Youssef Al-Asiri, who works as a researcher in the coastal management program at the Center of Environmental and Life Sciences at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research and holds a doctorate in water engineering from Cardiff University, adding he has published 18 scientific papers in scientific journals.
In the field of social and human sciences, the award was won by Dr. Abdullah Rashed Al-Shibli, who works as an associate professor at the Department of Private Law at Saad Al-Abdullah Academy for Security Sciences and holds a doctorate in economic laws and corporate governance from the University of Leeds, indicating he has published 15 scientific papers in refereed journals and six books.
KFAS added that in the field of administrative and economic sciences, the award was won by Dr. Abdullah Jawad Sultan, who works as an associate professor in the Marketing Department at the Faculty of Administrative Sciences at Kuwait University and holds a doctorate in business administration from the University of Washington, indicating he has published 17 scientific papers in refereed journals.
KFAS extended its best wishes to the award recipients, encouraging them to continue their research endeavors and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in various fields. The foundation emphasized the importance of recognizing and supporting the outstanding work of Kuwaiti researchers, as they play a vital role in enriching the field of science.
It is worth noting that the Jaber Al-Ahmad Award for Young Researchers was established in 1988 as the Scientific Production Award, in line with the vision of the late Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who sought to honor young Kuwaiti scientists and researchers with doctoral degrees across various knowledge domains, thereby promoting and incentivizing their scientific contributions.
The post KFAS announces winners of Jaber Al-Ahmad Award for Young Researchers appeared first on Kuwait Times.