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HCT research team Wins 2nd place of the Salalah Award for Water and Wastewater

18 June 2020

We congratulate our research team led by Dr Wafa Al Rawahi from Applied Sciences Department on winning the second place of the Salalah Award for Water and Wastewater for their research titles (Activated carbon from sludge for waste treatment and desalination).

 The Research Council (TRC), on 16th June 2020, announced the winners of the Salalah Award for Water and Wastewater, an initiative organized by TRC and sponsored by Salalah Sanitary Drainage Services Company, in which 64 applicant researchers and innovators participated for the first edition of the award.

Following the final evaluation that took place on 3rd of June 2020, the first place went to ‘smart microbial desalination for wastewater treatment and electricity recovery with real-time monitoring’ by Dr. Abdullah Al Mamun, Dr. Tahirih Jafari and Eng. Ali Mousawi from Sultan Qaboss University.

The second place was shared by both ‘Wastewater treatment by electrocoagulation process’ by Eng. Emad Abdullah Alobiadoon from Salalah Methanol Company and ‘activated carbon from sludge for waste treatment and desalination’ by Dr. Wafa Al Rawahi, Hanadi Al Ameri, Marwa Al Riyami and Maryam Al Hashmi from Higher College of Technology.

The project that won first place will receive RO 4,000, while the second place winners will receive RO 2,000.

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