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Faizah Mohammed Al-Kharafi, Kuwaiti University administrator.


Al-Kharafi, Faizah Mohammed was born on December 14, 1946 in Kuwait City, Kuwait. Son of Mohammed Abdulmohsin and Ganima Jassem (Boodai) Al-K.


Bachelor of Science in Science, Chemistry, and Geology, Ain Shams University, Egypt, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Chemistry, Kuwait University, 1975.


Demonstrator department chemistry, Kuwait U., Kuwait City, 1967-1975; lecturer department chemistry, Kuwait U., Kuwait City, 1975-1982; assistant head department chemistry, Kuwait U., Kuwait City, 1978-1981; head department chemistry, Kuwait U., Kuwait City, 1981-1984; associate professor, Kuwait U., Kuwait City, 1982-1987; dean faculty of science, Kuwait U., Kuwait City, 1986-1989; professor department chemistry, Kuwait U., Kuwait City, since 1987; president, Kuwait U., Kuwait City, since 1993. Member science mission U. Gottingen, Germany, 1977. Participant numerous seminars and conferences.

Member Higher Education Council of Kuwait. Vice president executive com.Middle East and Africa region IAUP, 1996.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Chemical Warfare, 1986, Chemical Bonds and Molecular Shapes, 1990. Member editorial board Journal Studies for Gulf and Arab Peninsula, Journal Faculty of Science, 1981-1984. Contributing translator Chemical Dictionary, 1985, Cancer or Bad Cells.

      Contributor numerous research papers to professional journals.


Member Kuwait Foundation for Advancement of Science (member committee for seminars, foreign science missions, reward for scientific research in science production, 1992), International Corrosion Council, National Association Corrosion Engineers, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, International Association Corrosion Engineers, Arab Chemists Union (representative at meeting of higher committee 1979), American Chemical Society. Founder, member Kuwait Chemical Society.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: creative reading and writing.


Married Ali Mohammed Al-Ghanim, August 31, 1967. Children: Marzook, Areej, Khalid, Fahad, Moodi.

Mohammed Abdulmohsin Al-K.

Ganima Jassem (Boodai) Al-K.

Ali Mohammed Al-Ghanim

Khalid Al-Kharafi

Marzook Al-Kharafi

Fahad Al-Kharafi

Areej Al-Kharafi

Moodi Al-Kharafi