Awards

Awards
1982                    First Class Honor / New Record- Highest GPA in the University
1983 – 89            Scholarship from King Saud University for Graduate Studies abroad (M.Sc. and Ph.D.) at the University
                            of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA.
2006                    Distinguished Research Award (Silver Award) for research project (Rehabilitation of the Infrastructure
                            Using Composite Fabrics) awarded by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)
2008                    Best Paper Award – Awarded by American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) - Journal of Composites
                            for Construction. 2007 (International)
2008                    Distinguished Paper – The 5th International Engineering and Construction Conference (IECC’5),
                            American Society of Civil Engineers, International Committee, Los Angeles Section, August 27-29,
                            2008.
2009                    Outstanding Research Award for infill walls project, awarded by Deanship of Scientific Research, King
                            Saud University
2010                    University Rector Distinguished performance award (for the chair)
2011                    Distinguished Best Chair among all engineering research chairs (Grade A)
2012                    Distinguished Best Chair among all engineering research chairs (Grade A)
2012                    Outstanding Researcher Award (Awarded by College of Engineering, King Saud University)
2013                    Honored and awarded a gold medal for a patent entitled, “System for improving fire endurance of
                            concrete-filled steel tubular columns”, by Intellectual Property and Technology Licensing, King Saud
                             University.
2014                     Honored and awarded silver medal for patent entitled, “System for improving fire endurance of concrete-
                              filled steel tubular columns”, at 42nd International exhibition of inventions, Geneva, 2-6 April 2014. 
2014                      Outstanding Researcher Award (Awarded by College of Engineering, King Saud University)
2015                      Outstanding Researcher Award (Awarded by College of Engineering, King Saud University)
2016                      Engineer Al-Qasabi National award for excellence in scientific research in Civil Engineering for best
                              research in Saudi Arabia – 2 February 2016.
2016                      Research excellence award, College of Engineering, King Saud University  – 19 April 2016.
2017                      Engineer Al-Qasabi National Award for excellence in scientific research in Civil Engineering for best
                              research in Saudi Arabia – 30 April 2017
2018                      Research excellence award, College of Engineering, King Saud University  – 1 May 2018.