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November 16, 2014

Mohammed Al Housani Wins Stars of Science Season 6

Mohammed Al Housani of Qatar was named the overall winner of Stars of Science in a thrilling live finale in Doha, Qatar, concluding the sixth season of Qatar Foundation's ‘edutainment reality’ TV program on MBC4.
Mohammed Al Housani earned a combined score of 49.6 percent from public voting and a jury deliberation to win, taking home the first prize of $300,000 to help develop his Efficient Solar Energy System, Taqatech.

Following Al Housani in second place with a combined score of 23.4 percent was Sultan AlSubhi from Oman, inventor of Wudu1, the Wudu’ Area Robotic Cleaner.AlSubhi received $150,000.
Mohammed Al Housani Wins Stars of Science Season 6
Rania Bou Jaoudeh from Lebanon came in third place with a combined score of 19.4 percent for her Automatic Zucchini Corer invention Corizta.Thieab Al Dossary, inventor of Feelix, the Tactile Communication Bracelet, placed fourth with a combined score of 7.6 percent. Bou Jaoudeh and Al Dossary will receive $100,000 and $50,000 respectively.

Innovators interested in entering Stars of Science Season 7 still have time, with online applications closing on 10 December 2014. Young Arab innovators between the ages of 18 -30 are encouraged to apply via the official Stars of Science website

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