Honors and Awards

  • Awarded Yousif Bin Ahmad Kanoo Best Authors Prize, Bahrain, for the published book “Water Issues and Challenges in the GCC Countries”, March, 2012. [View news] [View]
  • Awarded the Arab League’s Education, Social, and Cultural Organization (ALECSO), Tunisia award for innovation in the field of Water Resources, December, 2002. [View news]
  • Awarded the best paper presented in the field of Water Resources Management in the First Saudi Symposium on Water Conservation and Water Resources Development, Riyadh, 14-17 April, 2000, organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Water, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; paper title: Water Policy Alternatives for the GCC Countries, W.K. Zubari. [View]
  • Awarded the best paper presented in the International Conference on Desert Development in the Arab Gulf Countries, Kuwait, 23-26 March, 1996, organized by the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait; paper title: Impacts of Deteriorating Groundwater Quality on Desertification of Soils in Bahrain (1956-1992) – A Case Study, Zubari, W.K., Al-Junaid, S.S, and M. N. Alaa El-Din.
  • Awarded a 6-year scholarship from the Arabian Gulf University (Bahrain) to obtain the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Hydrogeology at Ohio University (USA) and Colorado State University (USA), respectively, from 1984 to 1990.
  • Certificate of Achievement from HH the late Amir of the State of Bahrain Shaikh Issa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa, on Bahrain Science Day of 1991, for obtaining the Ph.D. degree in Hydrogeology (GPA 3.9/4.0).
  • Certificate of Achievement from HH the late Amir of the State of Bahrain Shaikh Issa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa, on Bahrain Science Day of 1987, for obtaining the M.Sc. degree in Hydrogeology (GPA 3.8/4.0).
  • Certificate of Achievement from HH the late Amir of the State of Bahrain Shaikh Issa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa, on Bahrain Science Day of 1980, for obtaining the B.Sc. degree in Geology (Very Good).
  • Awarded scholarship from the Ministry of Education, Government of Bahrain to obtain B.Sc. degree in Geology at the University of Alexandria (Alexandria, Egypt) from 1976 to 1980.