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science association director

Ali Abdullah Al-Shamlan, Kuwaiti science association director. Board trustees Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain. Fellow Islamic Academy of Sciences (founding); member American Association Petroleum Geologists, Society Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Third World Academy of Sciences (vice president), Council Islamic Foundation for Sciences, Technology and Development.

Background

Al-Shamlan, Ali Abdullah was born on March 8, 1945 in Kuwait, Kuwait. Son of Abdullah and Mariam Al-S.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Puget Sound, 1967. Master of Science, University Texas, El Paso, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Geology, Kuwait University, 1973.

Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Massachusetts, 2001.

Career

From demonstrator to full professor Kuwait University, 1973-1985, professor, since 1985, chairman geology department, 1975-1978, assistant dean faculty science, 1977-1982, dean faculty science, 1982-1984. Director general Kuwait Foundation for Advancement of Science, since 1985. Minister higher education Kuwait, 1988-1992.

Member joint committee Kuwait University and Kuwait Institute of Science Research. Member council Kuwait University, 1982-1984, member committee for evaluation of educational system, member establishment committee Kuwait Military Academy, chairman college scholarship committee, 1978-1984, science college council, 1978-1982, chairman 1982-1984. Delegate to numerous conferences and congresses.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Microfacies Analysis of the Muddud Formation in Kuwait, 1975. Contributor articles to numerous professional journals.

Membership

Board trustees Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain. Fellow Islamic Academy of Sciences (founding). Member American Association Petroleum Geologists, Society Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Third World Academy of Sciences (vice president), Council Islamic Foundation for Sciences, Technology and Development.

Connections

Married Hana M. Madoh, October 28, 1968. Children: Dana, Shamlan, Abdullah.

father:
Abdullah Al-S.

mother:
Mariam Al-S.

spouse:
Hana M. Madoh

child:
Dana Al-Shamlan

child:
Shamlan Al-Shamlan

child:
Abdullah Al-Shamlan