Supervision

MSc. Thesis (AGU)

  1. Evaluation of Kuwait Aquifer System and Assessment of Future Wellfields Abstraction Using a numerical 3D Flow Model. Mohammed Ali Al-Murad (Kuwait), Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K. Al-Zubari and Dr. Mustafa A. Al-Ukayli, November, 1994.

  2. Geomorphological Study of Surface Drainage Patterns in Qatar Peninsula, Arabian Gulf. Maryam Mostafa Al-Youssef (Qatar), Supervisory Committee: Dr. Ibrahim A. El-Kassas, Dr. Shehta O. Al-Khateeb, and Dr. Waleed K. Al-Zubari, September, 1994.

  3. Availability of Soil Moisture as Affected with Salinity of Irrigation Water and Conditioner Amended to Desert Soil in Bahrain. Manal Al-Delaimi (Kuwait), Supervisory Committee: Dr. Kamal Al-Qaisi, Dr. Mohammed Nabil Ala El-Din, and Dr. Waleed K. Al-Zubari, June, 1994.

  4. Conservation of Water Utilization in Al-Najd Area Using Irrigation Scheduling. Ghanem M. Al-Mehri (Sultanate of Oman), Supervisory Committee: Dr. Ismail H. El-Bagouri, Dr. Saeed A. Wahbah, and Dr. Waleed K. Al-Zubari, January1998.

  5. History and Status of Natural Springs in Bahrain. Hind Al-Qusaibi (Bahrain), Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K Al-Zubari, and Dr. Asmaa Aba Hussain, September 1997.

  6. Geological Characterization, Hydrogeological Evaluation, and Feasibility of Secondary Treated Wastewater Artificial Recharge of the Rus-UER Aquifer in Bahrain. Abdul-Rahman S. Al-Ghamdi (Saudi Arabia), Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K Al-Zubari and Dr. Asmaa A. Aba Hussain, March 1999.

  7. Management of the Brackish Rus-UER Aquifer in Bahrain Using a Numerical 3D Flow and Solute Transport Model. Ali Al-Shaabani (Bahrain), Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K Al-Zubari and Dr. Ibrahim J Lori, December 1999.

  8. Cost of Groundwater Deterioration in Bahrain, An Economic Perspective for Sustainable Development. Abdulhameed Abdulghafar (Bahrain), Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K Al-Zubari and Dr. Khalid Abdullah, October 2000.

  9. Cost/Benefit Analysis of Wastewater Treatment and Reuse in the State of Kuwait. Talal Nayef Al-Shammeri (Kuwait), Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K Zubari and Dr. Khalid Abdullah, October 2001.

  10. Groundwater Quantity and Quality Assessment for the Dammam aquifer in Bahrain, 1991-2001. Mohammed Ali Swar (Bahrain), Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K Al-Zubari and Dr. Ibrahim J Lori, June 2003.

  11. Green Fodder Production in Bahrain: Water Cost and Alternative Approaches. Khalil I Al-Durazi (Bahrain), Supervisory Committee: Dr. Moahmed Nabil Alaa El-Din and Dr. Waleed K. Al-Zubari, June 2003 (in Arabic).

  12. Efficiency of Desalinated Water to Cultivate some Vegetables using Soil-less Culture Techniques. Hamdan M Al-Ruwaii (Kuwait), Supervisory Committee: Dr. Moahmed Nabil Alaa El-Din and Dr. Waleed K. Al-Zubari, October 2003.

  13. Groundwater Exploration using RS and GIS in Anbowan and Khafj areas, Ha’il Region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Fahad D Al-Aslami (Saudi Arabia). Supervisory Committee: Dr. Mohammed Ait Belaid and Dr. Waleed K Al-Zubari, June 2004.

  14. Comparison of Technological Options for Water Conservation in Kuwaiti Mosques. Abdullah Al-Mesbah (Kuwait),Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K Al-Zubari and Dr. Abdulnasser R. Zayed, June 2004.

  15. Vulnerability Assessment of the Dammam Aquifer in Bahrain using DRASTIC Model. Ibrahim Al-Shuwaii (Saudi Arabia), Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K Al-Zubari, Dr. Asma Aba Hussain, and Prof. Mohamed Ait Belaid. September 2004.

  16. Vulnerability Assessment of Groundwater in Kuwait. Jalal A. Al-Tahow (Kuwait), Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K Al-Zubari and Dr. Asadallah Al-Ajmi, March 2006.

  17. The Establishment of a Geographic Information System for Protected Areas in Bahrain. Abha AlBufalah (Bahrain). Supervisory Committee: Dr. Saeed Abdullah, Prof. Dr. Ismail M Al-Madani, and Dr. Waleed K Al-Zubari, March 2006.

  18. Desertification of Agricultural Lands by Salinization in Bahrain. Zainab J Al-Harz (Bahrain), Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K Al-Zubari and Dr. Asadallah Al-Ajmi, April 2006.

  19. Comparative Economical Analysis for using Reverse Osmosis and Soil Aquifer Treatment (SAT) in the treatment of tertiary treated wastewater in Kuwait. Khalid A Al-Enzi (Kuwait), Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K Al-Zubari, Dr. Mohamed F Al-Rashed, and Dr. Yousif H Edan, 2007.

  20. Alternative Water Management Strategies for the Domestic Sector in Kuwait. Hamed Eidan (Kuwait). Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K Al-Zubari, June, 2008.

  21. Mathematical Modeling of Groundwater Flow in Wadi Ma’awil Catchment, Barka, Sultanate of Oman. Saleh S. Al-Shoukri (Sultanate of Oman). Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K Al-Zubari, June 2008.

  22. Assessment of a Hazardous Solid Waste Landfill using GIS and Basil Convention Standards, Hafirah, Kingdom of Bahrain. Sarah Al-Bogmi (Saudi Arabia). Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K Al-Zubari, Dr. Sabah Al-Jenaid, Dr. Basil Al-Yousif, October 2008.

  23. Review of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the North Town in Bahrain using Rapid Assessment Matrix (RIAM). Waleed Al-Saeed (Kuwait). Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K Al-Zubari, Dr. Sabah Al-Jenaid, March 2009.

  24. Groundwater Quality in Hwilan, Al-Quseeh and Al-Lusaeeb Centers in Al-Qassim Region in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sanad Al-Otaibi (Saudi |Arabia). Supervisory Committee: Dr. Asma Abahussain, Dr. Waleed Zubari, and Dr. Alaa Al-Sadek, April 2010 (in Arabic).

  25. Feasibility Study of Artificial Recharge of the Dammam Aquifer with Tertiary Treated Wastewater in Bahrain using Simulation Modeling. Aqeel Ali Ahmad (Bahrain). Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K Al-Zubari, Dr. Mubarak Al-Noaimi, and Dr. Alaa El-Sadek, June 2010.

  26. Determination of the Optimum Locations for Municipal Solid Waste Landfill in Kuwait using GIS. Meshaal Abdullah (Kuwait), supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K Al-Zubari, Dr. Sabah Al-Jenaid, and Dr. Jasim AlAli, June 2010.

  27. Development of a Three dimensional Numerical Model for the Management of the Dammam aquifer in Bahrain. Manea AbuDarahim (Saudi Arabia), Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K Al-Zubari, September 2010.

  28. Quantifying the Virtual Water of the GCC Countries, Case Study:State of Kuwait. Iqbal F Al-Otaibi (Kuwait). Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K Al-Zubari, Dr. Alaa El-Sadek, October 2010 (in Arabic).

  29. Development and Evaluation of Alternative Strategies for the Sustainable Management of Water Sector in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Suzan Al-Ajjawi (Bahrain). Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed Zubari and Dr. Alaa Al-Sadek, May 2011 (in Arabic).

  30. Calculating and Revising Environmental Vulnerability Index for the Kingdom of Bahrain (2009). Buthaina Abdulla Hashim (Bahrain). Supervisory Committee: Dr. Waleed K Zubari, Dr. Sabah S Aljenaid, June, 2011 (in Arabic).

PhD Dissertation (other universities)

  1. Management of the Brackish Rus-UER Aquifer in Bahrain Using a Numerical 3D Flow and Solute Transport Model, by Abdulrahman AlGhamdi (Saudi Arabia), Birmingham University, Supervisory Committee: Prof. John Lloyd, Prof. Ray McKay, Dr. Waleed Abdelrahman (KFUPM) and Dr. Waleed K Zubari, 2008.

  2. Sustainable Management of the Salalah Coastal Aquifer, Oman, using an Integrated Approach, by Mahaad Shamas, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, Supervisory Committee: Dr. Gunnar Jacks, Dr. Roger Thunvik, and Dr. Waleed K. Zubari (external supervisor), 2007.

  3. Water Demand Management and Integrated Resources Planning in Bahrain, by Hana H. Al-Maskati (Bahrain), Loughborough University (UK), Supervisory Committee: Prof. Michael Smith, Dr. Waleed Zubari, and Ziad Mimi (Beir Zeit University), 2012.