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Yasser Shahir SAMMAN

assistant professor

Yasser Shahir SAMMAN, Assistant Professor of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, Riyadh University.

Background

SAMMAN, Yasser Shahir was born in 1937 in Damascus, Syria.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of California 1956. Master of Science, Cornell University, New York 1958, Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University 1963.

Career

Head of Department of Plant Production 1968-1971, Vice-Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Riyadh University 1969-1971. Member of Council, Faculty of Agriculture, member of Scientific Council, Riyadh University. Participated actively in several symposia for agricultural guides and others dealing with development of agriculture in Saudi Arabia.

Attended International Horticultural Conference, France 1958. Assistant Professor of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, Riyadh University.

Works

  • Research work on the adaptability of potatoes in Saudi Arabia (under publication).

Views

Intellect and knowledge should be promoted. Everything that weakens it, such as drugs and alcohol, should be forbidden. People should stay away from them, because non-corrupted intellect is the basis of the moral responsibility in every society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening.