Recent Development and Applications of Economically Sustainable Membrane Technologies in Kuwait

Workshop Aims

The workshop aims to bring academics and professionals from the water sector to learn about the most economically and environmentally friendly water technologies and its application for water treatment and management in Kuwait. It will include contributions by key figures in the membrane technology from UK, KISR and Canada.

Keynote Speakers

Professor Adel Sharif
Winner of The Queen's 2011 Anniversary Prize for Water Research, Director, Centre for Osmosis Research & Applications, Chemical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Surrey, UK.
Dr. Mansour Ahmed
Acting Program Manager for Water Desalination Technologies Program at the Water Research Center (WRC) - KISR.
Dr. Pouya Rezai
Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University and a researcher in the field of microfluidics and Lab-on-Chips (LoC)


Workshop Program
February 14th 2019 Symposium
9:00AM Opening Session
9:15AM 1. Keynote speech: Dr Adel Sherif
10:00AM 2.Keynote speech: Dr. Mansour Ahmed
10:45AM Coffee Break
11:45AM 4.Keynote speech: Dr Adel Sherif
12:30PM Lunch Break
1:30PM 5. Keynote speech: Dr. Rajesha Kumar
2:00 PM 6.Keynote speech: Dr. Pouya Rezai
2:30PM Panel discussion “Potential and Challenges of Membrane Technologies in Kuwait”
3:00PM Closing ceremony

Welcome Back ACK 2018

The ACK Student Life team organized a range of special activities for the start of the new academic year. Pictured is Basel Dana (L) with Ahmad Badwi (R) at one of the events. Activities included trivia quizzes and spin the wheel with very attractive prizes such as KD150 travel voucher. Student Life has a wide range of sports teams and clubs and expressions of interest are now welcome by contacting

Posted on Sept 2, 2018

Project Based Learning (PBL) Symposium 2018 – Motivation and Creativity in the Classroom

Symposium aims:

The Symposium aims at providing a platform for exchanging experiences with Project Based Learning (PBL) in Higher Education.

It will facilitate communication between engineering educators related to expectations and application of PBL.

Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Alex Stojcevski
Swinburne University, Australia
Prof. Xiangyun Du
Aalborg University, Denmark / Qatar University, Qatar

Symposium program (preliminary):

March 21st Pre-Symposium Workshops
9:00AM - 10:30AM Learning Facilitation in a PBL environment
Coffee break
10:45AM - 12:15PM PBL and assessing learning
Lunch break
1:15PM - 2:45PM PBL and developing suitable projects
March 22nd Symposium
9:00AM - 9:30AM Opening Session
9:30AM - 10:30AM 1.Keynote speech
Coffee Break
11:00AM - 12:00PM  2.Keynote speech
12:00PM - 12:30PM Panel discussion “Potential and Challenges”
Lunch Break
13:30PM Parallel paper sessions
15:00PM Closing Ceremony
Date 21st March 2018 (Pre-Symposium Workshops)
22nd March 2018 (Keynotes and Paper presentations)
Location Australian College of Kuwait, Mishref, Building 1, Auditorium
Language English

Supported by:

PBL files / downloadables

For questions, please send an email to

Posted on March 21, 2018