17 January 2022

Company employee Mohammed Abdeen wins the Nasser bin Hamad Youth Creativity Award

In a new achievement for GPIC, one of its employees, Mohammed Abdeen Abdullah won third place in the Nasser bin Hamad International Youth Creativity Competition, Scientific Research Branch, where he had an honorable mention for his research on “Using Renewable Energy in Water Desalination”.

Mohammed Abdeen received the award from His Highness Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, representative of His Majesty the King for Humanitarian Works and Youth Affairs, beating a large number of participants in the sixth session of the competition.

Engineer Yasser Al-Abbasi, the company’s president, expressed his great pride in this important achievement by Mohammed Abdeen, pointing out that this distinction is, in fact, a tribute to the company who are more than happy to support their talented individuals and enhance their skills.   

The president congratulated Mohammed Abdeen for winning this well-deserved award, which he acknowledged, is a result of a lot of hard work and intense research.  

Mohammed Adbeen’s research, aims to determine the efficiency and cost of using various types of renewable energy in water desalination and compare it with the use of current hydrocarbon fuels. The study also seeks to determine the length of time it is expected to take renewable energy to become the best economic option for its use in water desalination. 

Mohammed Abdeen joined Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company in 2009 as an inspection engineer. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bahrain and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from DePaul University – USA. He is a member of the company’s youth committee and a member of the company’s Toastmasters Club. Volunteering and community service are part of his interests and passion, and he volunteers at Injaz Bahrain.  Mohammed is also a member of the Board of Directors of Ataa Association for Social Responsibility for Individuals.

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