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GUST Honors Faculty for their Academic Achievements

6 December 2021



Kuwait City, 06 December 2021: Gulf University for Science and Technology’s (GUST) Vice President for Academic Affairs and Acting President, Prof. Bassam Alameddine, congratulated and honored Post-Doctoral Researchers Dr. Asmaa Al-Duhaim and Dr. Rawan Eid for their academic achievements at GUST. Both Dr. Al-Duhaim and Dr. Eid have now been honored as Assistant Professors, becoming full time faculty members at GUST in the English Department and Mathematics & Natural Sciences Department respectively.


Assistant Professor of English Linguistics and Translation, Dr. Asmaa Al-Duhaim received her PhD from The University of Birmingham in Modern Languages’-Translation Studies and has been at working at GUST as a Post-Doctoral Researcher since 2020 where she established the Translation Internship Program. She has also taken part of several translation conferences and given several workshops on the importance of translation such as “Decoding Language: Translation and Interpreting” which were held from July to August 2019 in Kuwait. Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Natural Science, Dr. Rawan Eid, received her PhD in 2017 from Queens University in Genetic Science, where she also served as a Teaching Assistant from 2014 to 2017. She joined GUST in 2020 as a Post-Doctoral Researcher and was part of a research team for a project titled Identification and Characterization of Novel Programmed Cell Death (PCD) Pathways in Yeast.


Vice President of Academic Affairs and Acting GUST President, Prof. Dr. Bassam Alameddine said, “We are honored and proud to announce Dr. Rawan and Dr. Asmaa as new additions to the GUST faculty and community. They have shown great dedication to their respective fields and departments and will be an excellent addition to the GUST family. I wish them all the best during their time with us.”

GUST has continuously offered various academic research and teaching opportunities locally and internationally for its faculty members. It also offers internal research grants such as the SEED grant which aims to support and promote its faculty in their pursuit of academic excellence through sponsorship and funding.