Nigerian PhD Student, Zahrah Ibrahim wins best paper award, receives almost N2m


Another Nigerian has been honoured in the academic field for her immense achievement. Zahrah Ibrahim, a PhD student at the School of Engineering, became the winner of the inaugural European Drilling Engineering Association (DEA(e) Innovation award.

According to the information posted on the school’s facebook’s page, the award also comes with a whopping €5,000 cash prize with paid travel and accommodation.

It should be noted that Zahrah’s presentation had very impressive high score in all three categories of the award’s criteria of innovation, relevance and impact to the industry.