• Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK, awarded in June 2013.
  • Visiting Research fellowship, Trinity College, Cambridge University, UK, awarded in April 2012.
  • Best paper award, Young Engineers Conference, Society for Earthquake and Civil Engineering Dynamics, November 2010.
  • Research fellowship, the Katholieke University Leuven, awarded in June 2005.
  • Cambridge Overseas Trust and London Underground Limited: a PhD Scholarship awarded in Oct 2002.
  • Fellowship of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society, Cambridge, UK, awarded in May 2002.
  • The Sudanese Engineering Society prize for the best final year project in Civil Engineering, University of Khartoum, awarded in June 2000.
  • The 1st prize in mathematics. The 1st Olympics competition for high schools. University of Sudan, awarded in April 1993.