CEE Ph.D. student Abdulrahman A. Alghamdi is the recipient of a scholarship from the Government of Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia provides this scholarship to Saudi students who have successfully completed the first semester of a Ph.D. program (9 study units) with a GPA of 4 out of 4, in the major of medicine, engineering or qualitative scientific research as determined by the Saudi Ministry of Education. This scholarship is managed and administered by the Cultural Mission of the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia (SACM) and has the following benefits:
- It provides tuition funding to the sponsored student from Spring 2021 to Spring 2023.
- The scholarship covers the full tuition and other relevant required academic fees.
- The scholarship provides full and comprehensive health insurance (medical and dental) with no deductible to the student and their family.
Abdulrahman received both his BSCE (Fall 2018) and MSCE (Summer 2020) from the Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UH Mānoa. Currently, Abdulrahman focuses his Ph.D. study on Connected Automated Shared Electrified (CASE) Infrastructure Planning under the guidance of Prof. Guohui Zhang. Abdulrahman currently serves as president of the UH Student Chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). Congratulations to Abdul!