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consultant , engineering company executive

Samir Ramez Klat, Kuwaiti engineering company executive, consultant. Chartered mechanical engineer, chartered fuel technologist, chartered engineer. Lebanese Government representative, several international conferences, 1968-1977; member Lebanese Government Commission Oil Affairs and Negotiations, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia, 1968-1972. Fellow Institute Mechanical Engineers (United Kingdom), City and Guilds of London Institute, Royal Society Arts.

Background

Klat, Samir Ramez was born on December 19, 1937 in Alexandria, Egypt. Son of Ramez Zahi and Marie (Bassili) Klat.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Imperial College Science and Technology, London, 1960; A, City and Guild Institute London, London, 1960; Doctor of Philosophy, Imperial College Science and Technology, London, 1965; D.I.C. (diploma of Imperial College), Imperial College Science and Technology, London, 1965.

Career

Researcher, English Elec., United Kingdom, 1961-1965; consultant, D.B. Drake & Partners, United Kingdom, 1961-1965; engineering advisor, Lumsden/Sargent Racing, United Kingdom, 1962-1965; chairman, Society Fonciere Tripoli, Lebanon, 1966-1991; director, Drap D'Or, Lebanon, 1965-1968; lecturer, American U. Beirut, Lebanon, 1968-1972; industrial advisor, Lebanese Government, 1968-1972; senior engineer, Arab Fund for Social and Economics Development, Kuwait, 1973-1975; manager project department, Industrial Bank Kuwait, 1975-1979; member operation board, Alghanim Group, Kuwait, 1979-1982; vice president corporation development, Alghanim Industries, Kuwait, 1978-1982; Chief Executive Officer, Al-Ahlia Investment Company, Kuwait, 1982-1984; director, Klat Associations, England, 1984-1986; director R & D, Industrial Diamond Engineering AB, Ltd., Lemland, Finland. Guest speaker several international conferences.

Achievements

  • Chartered mechanical engineer, chartered fuel technologist, chartered engineer.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Combustion Mechanisms in Dual-Fuel Engines, 1965. Contributor numerous articles to technical and professional publications. Patentee in fields of fuel injection, combustion mechanisms, and rotary percussive drilling.

Membership

Lebanese Government representative, several international conferences, 1968-1977. Member Lebanese Government Commission Oil Affairs and Negotiations, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia, 1968-1972. Fellow Institute Mechanical Engineers (United Kingdom), City and Guilds of London Institute, Royal Society Arts.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, photography, reading, research. Fax: 358-18-35430.

Connections

Son of Ramez Zahi and Marie (Bassili) K. Divorced 1994; children: Anthony Ramez, Michael Zahi, Fiona. Married Helen Eriksson.

father:
Ramez Zahi Klat

mother:
Marie (Bassili) Klat

spouse:
Helen Eriksson.

children:
Michael Zahi Klat

Anthony Ramez Klat

Fiona Marie Klat