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Wednesday, 18 October 2017 08:57

KU President amidst the presence of Vice President for Research & Asst. Vice President meets US registered Patent recipient

Dr. Osama Al-Hawaj wins two patents for his breakthrough research

 

 

Kuwait University President, Prof. Husain Al-Ansari, amidst the presence of Vice President for Research, Prof. Taher Al-Sahhaf, and his Assistant, Prof. Laila Marouf, recently held a meeting with the recipient of two US registered Patents, Dr. Osama Al-Hawaj from Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering & Petroleum, for his breakthrough research. The patents won during the academic year 2016/17, and announced by US Patent Office, are befitting recognition for Dr. Osama’s outstanding work, providing the basis for two inventions, entitled:

 

1. “Drive System for Wind Turbine with Contra-Rotating Generator,” resulting in US registered Patent No. 9,709,027 B1, dated July 18, 2017.
2. “Combined Pump and Energy Recovery Turbine,” leading to the award of US registered Patent No. 9,708,924 B2, dated July 18, 2017.


Congratulating Dr. Osama for his achievements, Prof. Al-Ansari appreciated his efforts and accomplishments that received international recognition and brought laurels to Kuwait University, which was a matter of pride for the institution. He also encouraged Dr. Osama to continue his exceptional research endeavors that generate products of scientific inventions that achieve international acclaim and lead to registered patents.

 

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