Ebrahim K. Kanoo has welcomed the winners of the 2019 Ebrahim K. Kanoo Award for Engineering Excellence at its corporate office in Manama.
Created in partnership with the University of Bahrain’s College of Engineering, the award is part of the company’s commitment to bettering the lives of the youth of the country and helping them realise their full potential through academic and internship opportunities.
The winning team, comprising Ahmed Jaffer Saleh, Hamed Mohammed Radhi and Yaser Marzooq Al Boni, was chosen for their outstanding graduation project focusing on a unique water desalinisation process using solar energy.
The students met with Ebrahim K. Kanoo Managing Director; Mr. Talal Kanoo, who commended them for their innovative project which will contribute greatly to Bahrain’s future. Mr. Kanoo stated, “The Ebrahim K. Kanoo Award for Engineering Excellence was created to highlight the important role young Bahrainis play in the field of mechanical engineering, and we take pride in the efforts and commitment shown by the students and the college to foster this talent. I look forward to seeing great things from the winners and wish them continued success.”
Dr. Omar Alabbasi, Assistant Professor at Mechanical Engineering Department, praised Ebrahim K. Kanoo’s role in growing local talent and their commitment to the university. “The private sector plays a vital role in supporting education through financial schemes and employment opportunities. Ebrahim K. Kanoo addressed both of these, and we are proud to partner with such a well-established Bahraini company and are thankful for their support and their investment in the future of our students.” he added.