KAUST alumna Shamael Al-Shuhail won the prestigious Abu Dhabi International Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) Young Engineer of the Year Award at ADIPEC 2018 held in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The event, which was hosted by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company from November 12 to 15, 2018, provided an opportunity for those in the oil and gas industry to come together to learn about new technologies, share information and to discuss the future of the hydrocarbon industry.
Al-Shuhail graduated from KAUST with a master's degree in electrical engineering in 2015. She won the award based on her ability to become a significant contributor to the future of the oil and gas industry and because of her potential to reach a senior management level in her profession.
"Winning the award is a great honor. The ADIPEC awards are among the most prestigious in the region, and just to be a finalist is a great honor," she said. "The awards open up many opportunities, and the Young ADIPEC Engineer of the Year award encourages us to reach our potential and to set higher goals for ourselves."
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