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educator , plant pathologist

Adib T. Saad, Lebanese plant pathologist, educator. Ford Foundation scholar, 1952-1954, United States/Agency for International Development scholar, 1954-1957. Board directors Lebanese Union for Environmental Protection, Beirut, 1991-1993. Member Amiliah Philanthropic Society (board directors since 1994), Mediterranean Phytopathology Union (vice president 1995-1997), International Society Plant Pathology (council member since 1983).

Background

Saad, Adib T. was born on February 13, 1934 in Keyfoun, Lebanon. Son of Toufic H. and Fatima A. (Zarwi) Saad.

Education

Bachelor of Science, American University Beirut, 1957. Master of Science, American University Beirut, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1964.

Career

Project associate University Wisconsin, Madison, 1964-1965. Assistant professor American University Beirut, 1965-1971, associate professor, 1971-1979, professor plant pathology, since 1979, associate dean faculty of agricultural, 1984-1988, dean faculty of agricultural, 1990-1994. Visiting professor Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1980-1981, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, 1988-1990.

Consultant Ministry of Agricultural Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1982-1983, Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, 1993.

Membership

Board directors Lebanese Union for Environmental Protection, Beirut, 1991-1993. Member Amiliah Philanthropic Society (board directors since 1994), Mediterranean Phytopathology Union (vice president 1995-1997), International Society Plant Pathology (council member since 1983).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Collecting and identifying ancient coins, photography, swimming.

Connections

Married Aheda M. Kaddur, June 5, 1946. Children: Rani, Dahlia, Layal.

father:
Toufic H. Saad

mother:
Fatima A. (Zarwi) Saad

spouse:
Aheda M. Kaddur

child:
Rani Saad

child:
Dahlia Saad

child:
Layal Saad