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botanist , researcher

Samira Ahmad Omar, Kuwaiti, American botanist, researcher. Named Best Researcher in Range Management, 2nd and 3rd International Conference on Range Management in the Arabian Gulf, Kuwait, 1990, 96. Member Society for Range Management, University California Alumni, Friends of the Earth, Women's Cultural and Social Society (board directors), Environmental Protection Society (board directors since 1995).

Background

Omar, Samira Ahmad was born on December 19, 1950 in Kuwait, Kuwait. Came to the United States, 1971. Son of Ahmad Sayed Omar and Narjis Munib.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Kuwait, 1972. Master of Science, University California, Berkeley, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1991.

Career

Professor Kiwait Institute for Science Research, 1972-1979, task leader, 1979-1980, project leader, 1980-1984, assistant department manager, 1984-1986, manager agroproduction department, 1986-1988, research scientist, 1991-1993. Doctor of Philosophy candidate University California, Berkeley, 1988-1991, research fellow, since 1991, program leader, since 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Spring Desert Plants of Kuwait, 1984.

Membership

Member Society for Range Management, University California Alumni, Friends of the Earth, Women's Cultural and Social Society (board directors), Environmental Protection Society (board directors since 1995).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, windsurfing, swimming, quilting, painting.

Connections

Married Aziz Akil Zaman, July 22, 1970. Children: Yasmin and Nada.

father:
Ahmad Sayed Omar

mother:
Narjis Munib

spouse:
Aziz Akil Zaman

child:
Yasmin and Nada Omar