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Abdullah A. M. Al-Shiha, Ph.D.

Professor

Department of Statistics & Operations Research
College
of Science, King Saud University
P. O. Box 2455, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
.
Telephone: Office: + 966 -1- 4676273 / 4676285
Fax: + 966 -1- 4676274
E-mail:
aalshiha@ksu.edu.sa   or  abdullahalshiha@yahoo.com

 


PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 28/11/1962

Country of Birth: Saudi Arabia

Nationality: Saudi

Marital Status: Married with four children

EDUCATION

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY 1995

            Statistics

Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, U.S.A.

MASTER OF SCIENCE 1991

Statistics

Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, U.S.A.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE 1987

Statistics

King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

CURRENT POSITION

-  General Director of Higher Education Observatory, Ministry of Higher Education. 

Professor: Department of Statistics and Operations Research, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

POSITIONS AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

      ·        2007- Present: Professor, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

·        2002 - 2007: Associate Professor, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

·        1995 - 2002: Assistant Professor, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

·        1987-1988: Lecturer, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

ADMINISTRATIVE AND CONSULTING EXPERIENCES AND COMMUNITY AND UNIVERSITY SERVICES.

      ·    2011 - Present: General Director of Higher Education Observatory, Ministry of Higher Education

      ·    2007– Present: Full-time consultant, Ministry of Higher Education, Saudi Arabia.

·        2006 – 2007: Part-time consultant, Center of Higher Education Statistics, Ministry of Higher Education, Saudi Arabia.

·        2006- Present: A member of the consulting committee of Saudi Association for Statistical Sciences.

·        2005 – 2007: Consultant of Scientific Programs, Deanship of Graduate Studies, King Saud University.

·        2005: A member of the scientific program committee of the Seventh Meeting of Saudi Association for Mathematical Sciences, Riyadh.

·        2002 - 2003: Head of The Department of Statistics and Operations Research, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

·        2003: Consultant for Directorate of Statistics and Information at King Saud University.

·        2001 – 2004: Vice President, Saudi Association for Mathematical Sciences.

·        2002: Head of the Organizing Committee of the Sixth Conference of Saudi Association for Mathematical Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

·        1999 – 2002: A Member of The Board of Research Center – College of Science – King Saud University.

·        1998-2001: Part-time consultant, Ministry of Planning, The Directorate of General Statistics.

·        1996-2006: A referee for (1) Biometrical Journal, (2) Journal of Statistical Research, (3) Journal of King Saud University (Science Section), (4) The Scientific Research Council of King Abdulaziz University, (5) King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, and (6) Institute of Public Administration.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

·        Experienced in working on Personal Computers.

·        Extensive programming in FORTRAN.

·        Very familiar with the numerical library IMSL.

·        Experienced in working with the statistical packages SAS, SPSS, and MINITAB.

·        Experienced in working with Microsoft Office.

MEMBERSHIPS, HONORS AND AWARDS RECEIVED

·        A Member of Saudi Association for Statistical Sciences (Since 2006).

·        A Member of International Association for Statistical Computing, IASC, (Since 2000).

·        A Member of Saudi Association for Mathematical Sciences, SAMS, (Since 1999).

·        Award of His Royal Highness Prince Bander Ben Sultan Al-Saud for PhD Students (1995, USA).

·        Honor Student in Ph.D. program (GPA = 4.00 out of 4.00), USA.

·        Membership of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi,  fkf, (Since 1994, USA, Kansas State University Chapter).

·        Membership of The National Statistical Honor fraternity of Mu Sigma Rho, msr, (Since 1991, USA, Iowa State University Chapter).

·        Award of His Royal Highness Prince Bander Ben Sultan Al-Saud for Masters Students (1991, USA).

·        Scholarship provided by King Saud University to pursue Masters and Ph.D. degrees in the USA from 1988 to 1995.

REFERENCES

·        Prof. Abdulhamid Alzaid: Department of Statistics & Operations Research, College of Science, King Saud University, P. O. Box 2455, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia. Telephone: + 966 -1- 4676273 / 4676283; Fax: + 966 -1- 4676274. E-mail: alzaid@ksu.edu.sa  .

·        Prof. S. Huda: Department of Statistics & Operations Research, Faculty of Science, Kuwait University, P. O. Box 5969, Safat 13060, Kuwait, Telephone: 00965-4811188  Ext. 5529; Fax: 00965-4837332, E-mail: shahariarhuda@yahoo.com  , shuda@kuc01.kuniv.edu.kw  .

·        Prof. S. S. Yang: Department of Statistics, 101 Dickens Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS  66506-0802, U.S.A., Telephone: + 785-532-6883; Fax: + 785-532-7736, E-mail: E-mail: ssyang@stat.ksu.edu

 

 

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