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CURRICULUM VITAE

 

NAME                       :          Dr. Abdullah  M. S. Al-Amri

 PRESENT  TITLE    :         Professor of Geophysics  & Director of Seismic Studies

                                              Center, King Saud University, Riyadh.

 PRESENT EMPLOYER       :          King Saud University

                                                           Dept. of Geology

                                                           P.O Box.  2455

                                                           Riyadh ,  11451

                                                           Saudi Arabia

                                            Tel.  :      4676198                     Office

                                                          4676212

                                                          0505481215               Mobile

                                                Fax  :     4673662                     Office

  

                                            E-mail :  amsamri@ksu.edu.sa   

                                                            amri444@yahoo.com

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND   

 1977 - 1981     :   B.Sc. Geology  , University of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

 1983 - 1985     :   M.Sc. Applied geophysics and  Hydrogeology ,

                            University  of  South Florida , Tampa ,  USA.

 1987 - 1990     :   Ph.D. Geophysics ( Earthquake Seismology ) ,  

                            University of Minnesota , Minneapolis , MN , USA.

ACADEMIC & ADMINISTRATIVE  EXPERIENCES :

 

 1981 - 1986        :   Geological Engineer at the Saudi  Arabian Standards Organization.

 1986 - 1990        :   Research Assistant at the Seismological-Geophysical Observatory, King Saud University (KSU), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  1990 - 1994        :   Assistant Professor of Geophysics , Dept. of Geology , KSU.

  1995 - 1997        :    Assistant Director of  Seismological Observatory,  KSU.

  1995 – 1999       :    Associate Professor of Geophysics, Dept. of Geology, KSU.

  1997 - 1999         :   Director of  Seismological-Geophysical Observatory,  KSU.

 1999 – Present     :  Director of  Seismic Studies Center,  King Saud University.

 1999 -  Present     :  Professor  of  Geophysics, Dept. of Geology, KSU.

2006 -  Present     :  President of the Saudi Geosciences Society.      

2006 -  Present     :  Chairman of Geology Dept., KSU.      

 

 

SCIENTIFIC  MEMBERSHIPS & COMMITTEES

 

v     Member of the Seismological Society of America.

v     Member of the American Geophysical Union.

v     Member of the European Association for Environmental & Engineering Geophysics

v     Member of earthquakes mitigation committee in the eastern Mediterranean region.

v     Member of the board council of The Saudi Society for Earth Sciences.

v     Member of the board council of The Middle East Seismic Forum,  USA.

v     Scientific consultant of the Military  Survey Administration , Ministry of  Defense and

v     Aviation ( 1995 – 1997).

v     Scientific consultant of King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology (1992- Now )   

v     Member of the National Committee for Assessment and Mitigation of Earthquake

v     Hazards in Saudi Arabia

v     Member of  the mitigation of  natural hazards committee at the Civil Defense.

v     Member of the Research Center, College of Science, KSU ( 1999 – 2003 ).

v     Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Science, KSU ( 2000 – 2004 ).

v     Member of the Editorial Board of the  Iranian Journal of Seismology ( 2006 – now ).

v     Scientific Member of the Saudi Building Code .

v     Scientific Consultant for The Saudi Geological Survey (2006 -      )

v     International Referee for some scientific Journals

v     External Examiner for M.Sc and Ph.D theses. 

v     Supervising several M.Sc theses.

  PRIZES  :

  1.  AL-Maraee Prize for Scientific Innovation (2005)
  2. Golden Distinguished Researcher, KACST (2006)
  3. Abha Prize for Scientific Contribution (2007)
   LIST OF PUBLICATIONS 

A.  SCIENTIFIC PAPERS

  1.     Al-Amri,A.M., Schult, F.R., and Bufe, C. (1991). '' Seismicity and Aeromagnetic Features of the Gulf of Aqabah Region''. J. of Geophysical Res. V.96 ,No. B12, PP. 20,179 - 20,185.

2.     Al-Amri, A.M. ( 1994 ). '' Preliminary geophysical characteristics of the Subsurface shallow structure of the Wadi Bishah area, southern Arabian Shield" . J. King  Saud  Univ., V. 6, Science (1) , pp. 53-67.

3.     Al-Amri, A.M . ( 1995 ). '' Seismicity of the southwestern region of the Arabian Shield and southern Red Sea ''. J.  African Earth Sciences, V. 19, pp. 17- 25. 

4.     Al-Amri , A.M. ( 1995 ). '' Recent seismic activity in the northern Red Sea ''. J. of  Geodynamics,  V. 20, pp.  243-253.

5.     Al-Amri , A.M. ( 1995 ). '' Preliminary seismic hazard assessment of the southern Red  Sea region . J. of  European Earthquake Engineering,  V. 3, pp. 33 - 38.

6.     Al-Amri, A. M. (1996). ‘’ The application of geoelectrical surveys in delineating groundwater in semiarid terrain - Case history from central Arabian Shield ‘’. M.E.R.C. Ain Shams University, Earth Science Ser., V. 10, pp. 41 -52.

7.     Al-Haddad, M., Al-Dail, M. and Al-Amri, A. (1996). Preliminary reconnaissance report on the 22 Nov., 1995 Gulf of Aqaba earthquake ( Saudi Arabian  Side). Proceedings of Eleventh World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Acapulco, Mexico, June 23-28, 1996.

8.     Al-Amri, A., Al-Dail, M. and Al-Haddad, M. (1996). Recent Swarm Activity in the Gulf of Aqabah Region. Proceedings of Eleventh World Conference on Earthquake Engineering,  Acapulco, Mexico, June 23-28, 1996.

9.     Gharib, A., Necioglu, A. and Al-Amri, A. (1997). ‘’ Seismicity re-evaluation of the northern Red Sea’’. Geophysical J. International, V. 133, 335 - 348.

10. Al-Amri, A.M. ( 1998 ).  '' The use of the resistivity method for groundwater investigation in semiarid region ( a case history ) ``. Annals of the geological Survey of Egypt, V. XX!,  PP. 553 - 564.

11. Al-Amri, A. M. (1998). ’ The Application of geoelectrical  vertical soundings in delineating the hydrostratigraphy of the southern Red Sea coastal area, Saudi Arabia ‘’. J. of  King Abdulaziz University : Earth Sciences, V. 10.

12. Al-Amri, A. M. (1998). ‘’ The crustal structure of the western Arabian platform From the spectral analysis of long-period P-wave amplitude ratios’’. Tectonophysics,  V. 290, pp. 271 -283.

13. Al-Amri, A. M., Punsalan, B. T. and Uy, E.A. (1998). ’ Seismic Expectancy Modeling of Northwestern Saudi Arabia’. European Earthquake Engineering,V. 2, pp. 16-21.

14. Al-Amri, A. M., Punsalan, B.T., and Uy, E. A. ( 1998). ‘’ Spatial distribution of the  seismicity parameters in the Red Sea regions ‘.  J. of Asian Earth Sciences, V. 16,  Nos. 5 - 6,  pp. 557 - 563.

15. Sandvol, E., Seber, D., Barazangi, M., Vernon, F., Mellors, R., and Al-Amri, A. (1998).’’Lithospheric seismic velocity discontinuities beneath the Arabian Shield’’. Geophysical Research Letters, V. 25, pp. 2873 - 2876.

16. Al-Amri, A. M., Davis, P., Al-Amri, M., Gharib, A. and Berger, J. ( 1999). ‘’ Seismic characteristics of RAYN/ GSN station, Saudi Arabia ‘’. J. of King  Saud University : Science ( 2) , V. 11, pp. 81 – 92.  

17. Al-Amri, A. M. (1999). ‘’ The crustal and upper mantle structure of the Interior Arabian Platform’’. Geophysical J. International, V. 136,  pp. 421 - 430.

18. Al-Amri, A. M. (1999). ‘’ The Gulf of Aqabah earthquake sequence ( Nov. 1995 Feb. 1996)’’. European Earthquake Engineering, v. 1, pp. 19 - 24,

19. Al-Amri, A. M., Mellors, R., and Vernon, F. (1999). ‘’ Broadband seismic noise characteristics of  the Arabian Shield’’. Arabian J. for Science and Engineering,  King Fahd Univ. for Petroleum & Minerals, v.24, no. 2A, pp. 99 - 113.

20. Al-Amri, M. and Al-Amri, A. (1999). ‘’ Configuration of the seismographic networks  in Saudi Arabia ‘’. Seismological Research Letters, V. 70, no. 3, pp. 323 – 332.

21. Wolfe, C., Vernon, F. and Al-Amri, A. (1999). ‘’ Shear-wave splitting across western  Saudi Arabia : The pattern of upper mantle anisotropy at a Proterozoic Shield ‘’.  Geophysical Research Letters, V. 26, no.6, pp. 779-782.

22. Rodgers, A., Walter, W., Zhang, Y., Mellors, R., Al-Amri, A. and Yu-Shen Zhang (1999). ‘’  Lithospheric structure of the Arabian shield and platform from complete  regional waveform modeling and surface wave group velocities’’. Geophysical Journal International, v. 138, pp. 871 - 878.

23. Al-Haddad, M., Al-Refeai, T. and Al-Amri, A. (1999). A plan toward seismic microzonation of the western coast of  Saudi Arabia. Proceedings of the fifth Saudi Engineering conference, Umm Al-Qura Univ, Makkah 1-4 March, 1999.

24. Mellors, R., Vernon, F., Camp, V., Al-Amri, A. and Gharib, A. (1999). ‘’ Regional waveform propagation in the Saudi Arabian Peninsula and evidence for a hot upper mantle under western Arabia’’. Journal of Geophysical  Research, v. 104, no. B9, pp. 20, 221 – 20, 235. 

25. Al-Amri, A. M. and Gharib, A. (2000). ‘’ Lithospheric seismic structure of the eastern region of the Arabian Peninsula ‘. J. of Geodynamics, v. 29, pp. 125- 139.

26. Al-Amri, A. M., Punsalan, B. T., and Uy, E.A. (2000). ‘’ Magnitude calibration of the seismographic Sub-network in NW Saudi Arabia’’.  J. of King Saud Univ  :  Science ( 1 ), Vol. 12, pp. 41-55.

27. Rodgers, A., Lewis, J., and Al-Amri, A.M. (2002). Broadband seismic station   deployment at Hadabat Al-Mahri, Halaban , Saudi Arabia. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Informal Document, UCRL-ID-147211.

28. Al-Amri, A., Al-Othman, A., and Fnais, M. (2006). Natural Purification by Sediments of  Wadi Hanifah Water System, Riyadh – KSA. Final report. DSR-AR-68, King Saud  Universiry.

29. Punsalan, B., and Al-Amri, A., (2003). Scaling relations of earthquake parameters in the Red Sea region. J. of King Saud Univ., Science, V. 15. No. 2. pp.81-101.

30. Al-Amri, A., Punsalan, B.T., Khalil, A., and Uy, E.A. ( 2004). Seismic hazard assessment of western Saudi Arabia and the Red Sea region. IISEE, Japan. 95- 112.

31. Al-Amri, A. Rodgers, A. and Alkhalifah, T. ( 2004 ). Improving Seismic Hazard Assessment in Saudi Arabia Using Earthquake Location and Magnitude Calibration. Proceedings of the  Third Symposium on Scientific Research and Technological Development Outlook  in  the Arab World ( 11-14  April 2004 ), Riyadh.

32. Rodgers, A., Fowler, A., Al-Amri, A. and Al-Enezi, A. ( 2006). The March 11,2002 Masafi, UAE earthquake : Insights into the seismotectonics of the Oman Mountains. Tectonophysics, 415, 57 - 64.

33. Tkalcic, H., Pasyanos, M., Rodgers, A., Gok, R., Walter, W., and Al-Amri, A. (2006) A multi-step approach in joint modeling of surface wave dispersion and teleseismic receiver  functions: Implications for lithospheric structure of the Arabian Peninsula. J. Geophys. Res., 111, doi : 10.1029/2005 JB 004130.

34. Park, Y., Nyblade, A., Rodgers, A., and Al-Amri, A. ( 2005).  Tomographic Imaging of  Upper Mantle Pand S-wave Velocity Heterogeneity Beneath the Arabian Peninsula, August 30, 2005. UCRL-TR-214906.

35. Hansen, S., Schwartz, S., Al-Amri, A. and Rodgers, A. ( 2006).  Combined plate motion and density driven flow in the asthenosphere beneath Saudi Arabia: evidence from shear- wave splitting and seismic anisotropy. Geology, V. 34, no. 10, p. 869 – 872.

36. Nyblade, A., Park, Y., Rodgers, A., and Al-Amri, A. Seismic Structure of the Arabian Shield Lithosphere and Red Sea Margin ( 2006). MARGINS Newsletter No. 17, 13-15.

37. Park Y., Nyblade, A.,  Rodgers, A., and Al-Amri, A. ( 2007). Upper mantle structure  beneath the Arabian Peninsula and Northern Red Sea from teleseismic body wave  tomography: Implications for the origin of Cenozoic uplift and volcanism in the  Arabian Shield. Geochem. Geophy. Geosys., 8, doi : 10.1029 / 2006 GC 001566.

38. Hansen, S., Gaherty, J., Schwartz, S., Rodgers, A., and Al-Amri, A. ( 2007 ). Seismic Velocity Structure and Depth-dependence of Anisotropy in the Red Sea and Arabian Shield from Surface Wave Analysis. Accepted in the JGR.

39. Hansen, S., Rodgers, A., Schwartz, S., and Al-Amri, A. ( 2007). Imaging Ruptured Lithosphere Beneath the Red Sea and Arabian Peninsula. Earth and Planetary  Science Letters,  259,  256 – 265.   

 

B.  TECHNICAL  PROJECTS

 

A. SEISMOLOGY & SEISMIC HAZARDS  

 

1.   Al-Amri ,A.M and Kebeasy, R.M ( 1991 ) . An investigation of the seismic ground

             motion in Qurayyat and Jizan regions, Saudi Arabia.

 

2.   Mokhtar,T., Maamoun,M., and Al-Amri,A.M. ( 1993). Seismic structure of the Arabian Peninsula from surface waves. King Abdulaziz City For Science and Technology  (AR 10- 48 ).

3.   Al-Amri,A., Neciglu,A. and Mokhtar,T.A. ( 1995). An investigation of crustal and upper mantle structure beneath Riyadh Region from spectral analysis of long-               

   period P-wave data. King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (AR- 13-46 ).

 

4.   Al-Haddad,M., Al-Refeai,T., and Al-Amri,A.M. ( 1994 ). Geotechnical investigation

             for earthquake resistant design in the western coast of  Saudi Arabia. King

             Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology ( AR- 14-77 ).

 

5.    Al-Qadhi, A., Al-Dail, M., Al-Amri, A., Shaath, N., and Hussain, M. ( 1994) . An

               investigation of recent seismic activity in Makkah region . King Abdulaziz City

               for Science and Technology.

 

6.    Berger, J., Vernon, F. and Al-Amri , A. ( 1995 ). Broadband seismic characterization

             of  the  Arabian Shield. University of California, San Diego.  

 

7.   Berger, J., Vernon, F., Harvey, D., and Al-Amri, A. (1997). Broadband Seismic-

              Acoustic Array on the Arabian Shield. Univ. of California, San Diego.

 

8.   Al-Amri, A. (2003). Saudi Arabian Earthquake Database. Seismic Studies Center,

              King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 

 

9.    Al-Amri, A. and Alkhalifah, T. (2003 ). Improving Seismic Hazard Assessment in

              Saudi Arabia Using Earthquake Location and Magnitude Calibration. King 

              Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology, AR- 22- 68.    

 

10.    Al-Amri, A. and Alkhalifah, T. (2004 ). Crustal and Upper Mantle Structure of the 

              Arabian Shield and Red Sea. King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology,

              AR- 23- 40.     

 

 11.  Al-Haddad, M. Al-Zaid, R. Arafah, A. and Al-Amri, A. (2002). Study in Seismic Zonation  

           and  Parameters For Saudi Aramco Facilities.( Western coast ) Contract No. 51096/00.

 

 12.  Al-Haddad, M. Al-Zaid, R. Arafah, A. and Al-Amri, A. (2004). Study in Seismic Zonation  

           and  Parameters For Saudi Aramco Facilities.( Eastern coast ).

 

13.   Al-Amri, A. (2005). Seismic Zones in The Arabian Peninsula and Adjacent regions.

 

14.  Al-Amri, A. (2005). Tsunamis and Earthquakes. College of Science. KSU press.

 

15.  Al-Amri, A. ( 2003). Natural Hazards. Higher Institute for Security Studies, Riyadh. 

 

  16.   Al-Amri, A. ( 2005). Gravity Surveying. Military Surveying Institute. Riyadh

B. GROUNDWATER EXPLORATION &  ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS

 

1.   Al-Amri, A.M. ( 1994 ). Groundwater resources evaluation of  Wadi Ranyah area,. central Saudi  

            Arabia. Ministry of Defense and Aviation.

 

2.   Al-Amri, A.M. (1994) . The geophysical and hydrogeological  characteristics of Wadi  Damad,

            Sabya, and Nakhlan, southern Red Sea coast. Ministry of Agriculture.

 

3.   Al-Harbi,O., Al-Amri,A., Al-Turbak,A., Sheikho,K., and Al-Abdulaaly, A. ( 1994 ). An investigation

              of the geophysical and hydrogeological characteristics of the   NW part of Al-Madinah area.    

               King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology ( AR- 5-15 ).

 

4.  Al-Dail, M., Al-Amri, A. and Turbak, A. ( 1997). Groundwater Investigation of Al-   Madinah area,  

              Northwestern Saudi Arabia, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology.

 

5.  Al-Amri, A., Barazangi, A. and Al-Othman, A. ( 2003 ). Natural Purification and the removal of  

              pollutants- A case study of Wadi  Hanifah, Riyadh region. King Saud University (DSR- 68 ).

 

6.  Al-Amri, A. Idriss, A. and Loni, O. (2005). Groundwater Potentiality in Shaib Al-Haysiyah - NW   

            Riyadh. Ministry of Agriculture.

 

7.  Al-Amri, A. and Loni, O. (2006). Hydrogeological and Environmental Evaluation of Al-Ardah-Jizan

          Area. RAE consultancy for Environmental Services, Riyadh.

 

8.  Al-Amri, A. and Loni, O. (2006). Hydrogeological and Environmental Evaluation of Tayma area-

         Tabuk. RAE consultancy for Environmental Services, Riyadh.

 

9.   Al-Amri, A. and Loni, O. (2006). Hydrogeological and Environmental Evaluation of Al-Majmaah  

         area. RAE consultancy for Environmental Services, Riyadh.

 

10.  Al-Amri, A. and Loni, O. (2006). Hydrogeological and Environmental Evaluation of Turaif-Northern  

          Saudi Arabia. RAE consultancy for Environmental Services, Riyadh.

 

11.  Al-Amri, A. and Al-Harbi, A. (2007). Groundwater Potentiality in Wadi Malakan-Makkah area.  

          Dept. of Geology, King Saud University, Riyadh.

 

12.  Al-Amri, A. and Loni, O. (2007). Geological and Hydrogeological Investigation of the Ras Az Zawr-

           Eastern Region-Saudi Arabia. RAE consultancy for Environmental Services, Riyadh.

 

 


 

C.       SCIENTIFIC ISSUES

 

     1.   Earthquakes : Causes – Scales – Prediction ( 2007). Saudi Society for Geosciences, King Saud

           University – Riyadh.

 

  1. Seismicity and Seismotectonics of the Arabian Peninsula ( 2007). Saudi Society for Geosciences, King Saud University – Riyadh.

 

`      3.  Seismic Hazards and its Mitigation ( 2007). Saudi Society for Geosciences, King Saud

           University – Riyadh.

 

4.   Tsunamis & Its affect on the Arabian Countries ( 2007). Saudi Society for Geosciences, King 

      Saud University – Riyadh.

 

  1. Seismic Zones Characterization of the Arabian Peninsula (2006). Seismic Studies Center, King  Saud University.

 

  1. Earthquak Database of the Arabian Peninsula. Seismic Studies Center, KSU.

 

  1. Gravity and its Application (2005). Military Survey Administration.

 

  1. Fundamental Search in Natural Disasters (2003). King Fahd Security College, Riyadh.

 

  1. Natural Hazards (2003). King Fahd Security College , Riyadh

 

  1. Earthquakes and Hazard Assessment ( 1996). King Abdulaziz City for Science & technology

 

 


 

Academic Activities

 

Undergraduate Courses

 

No.

Course

Units

GEO 371

Principles of Geophysics

3

GPH 311

Seismic Exploration

3

GPH 312

Earthquake Seismology (I)

3

GPH 391

Field Geophysics

4

GPH 321

Electrical and EM Exploration

 

3

GPH 413

Seismic Data Processing

3

GPH 414

Earthquake Seismology (II)

2

GPH 499

Graduation Project

2

 

 

 

Graduate Courses

 

No.

Course

Units

GPH 521

Applied Geophysics

3

GPH 517

Quantitative Seismology

3

GPH 541

Environmental Geophysics

3

GEO 572

Geophysical Applications

3

GPH 575

Selected Topics in Geophysics

2

GPH 600

M.Sc. Thesis

6

 

 

 

 

 
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