Awards & Honors
2005 Distinguish Applied Research Project Award, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
2003 UNESCO Fellowship Bank Program
2000 Kuwait Prize 2000.
2000 Nominated to UNESCO to receive Carlos J.Finly Prize for Microbiology.
1996-1997 UNESCO MIRCEN fellowship award in Biotechnology.
1995 Classified as Expert in Toxic and Harmful Algae.
1994 Fulbright Research Award.
1993 British Council Summer Research Award 1993.
1992 Regional Organization of Protection of Marine Environment Scientific Award 1992.
1988 Sigma Xi Society research grant.
1986-1991 Graduate Scholarship, Boston University, Boston, U.S.A.
1983-1991 Full Scholarship, University of Petroleum and Minerals for PhD degree.