He was awarded the 2018 Kuwait Prize in the field of Clean and Sustainable Energy Technologies in recognition of his distinguished scientific contributions in the area of energy storage. The Kuwait Prize, which was established in 1979 by the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS), recognizes the achievements in different fields of Arab scholars and researchers living around the world. Prizes are awarded every year on topics in basic science; applied sciences; economics and social science; arts and literature; and Arabic and Islamic scientific heritage. Awarded while at KAUST.
Degree of recognition
Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS)