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Omani National Dr. Suad Al-Kindi, (Head of Environmental Sciences Section) has been awarded as “100 Most Dedicated Professors” by World Education Congress (WEC) under the theme “Reorienting Education for a Sustainable Future” in Mumbai (Republic of India)

10 July 2019

This is a matter of great rejoice and pleasure that Dr. Suad Al-Kindi has been bestowed with this immense and prestigious honor. This underlines the dedication and hard work put together by Dr. Suad along these years of her services at HCT and Oman. The World Education Congress selected the awardees across the globe based upon their performance, dedication and determination in uplifting the level of education in their respective organizations and countries. Dr. Suad is the only Omani national to win this esteemed accolade.

Dr. Suad Al-Kindi being awarded as 100 Most Dedicated Professors by World Education Congress at Taj Lands’ End, Mumbai (Republic of India)

Dr. Suad has also been awarded multiple times at College level for her untiring efforts in alleviating the level of education and research; recently she was awarded Role Model Employee as Research Committee Coordinator by honorable deanship of HCT in the AY 2017-2018. She was also awarded by The Research Council (TRC) in Faculty- mentored Undergraduate Research Program Award 2018 under the category Culture, Basic and Social Sciences Sector. Furthermore, she was also awarded as a Role Model Employee by honorable Minister of Ministry of Manpower himself in AY 2018-2019. It is also a matter of great pride and pleasure to add that Dr. Suad Al-Kindi has also been requested to be one of the esteemed panel member in Advisory Council of World Education Congress to be scheduled in July 2020.

About the congress

World Education Congress is a renowned platform that focuses on the evolving culture of education and educational pedagogy, with a vision to build quality higher education institutes and offer exposure to the latest education tools, technologies and solutions.

The congress is a selective group of highly acclaimed academicians, scientists, policy makers, entrepreneurs. The president of congress is Prof. Indira Parikh, former Dean of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A). IIM-A is the most prestigious Business Institution in India and has been ranked as 16th (Worldwide Ranking) in its Masters in Management by Financial Times (Year 2016) and 24th (Worldwide Ranking) in its Global MBA Ranking by QS World University Rankings Previously known as Times Higher Education–QS World University Rankings in the year 2019.

The event was organized at Taj Lands’ End, Mumbai from 4th to 5th July, 2019. This year’s theme was "Reorienting Education for a Sustainable Future". The congress examined modern as well as traditional knowledge system. The Congress also further explored how education could help develop mental, emotional and physical skills to help facilitate personal excellence as well as psychological and Socio – economic wellbeing, in the challenging times the world faces today. Besides networking opportunities, the conference offered unique in-depth approaches to understanding important academic issues that affect an Institution's viability in today's fast-paced business environment.


  • To influence the evolving culture of education and educational pedagogy, with the objective of deep systemic change.
  • To build on a vision and strategies for Higher Education Institutes.
  • To provide exposure to latest education tools, technologies and Solutions.
  • To encourage collaboration and partnership among Institutions.

In this context, 100 most dedicated professors were chosen using strategic perspective, future orientation, track record, integrity and ethics, ability for sustainable education, and evaluation approach.

The event was covered by prominent Indian and world media houses including ABP news (erstwhile Star News).

About the recipient

Suad Al-Kindi started her career in 1995 as a teacher in secondary schools, Ministry of Education, teaching general sciences and chemistry subjects.  She obtained her Masters in Sciences, major chemistry, and moved to Higher College of Technology in 2007 as a Senior lecturer in Analytical Chemistry and a coordinator for students’ intakes in the Department of Applied Sciences. She received her PhD, which concerns Atmospheric Sciences and Air Pollution Control and Management in 2014 from University of Birmingham (UK). She is currently assistant professor of Environmental Sciences, the head of section of Environmental Sciences, Coordinator of Research & Concultancy Committee (RCC), HCT Research Focal Point-TRC, HCT Research Focal Point-EJAAD and a Member of MECA's International Reports Team.


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