Prof. Abdulrahman Al-Ahmari, Former Dean of Advanced Manufacturing Institute (2012-2017). He worked (2008-2012) as Executive director of CEREM (Center of Excellence for Research in Engineering Materials), Supervisor of Princess Fatimah Alnijris's Research Chair for Advanced Manufacturing Technology. He was Chairman of Industrial Engineering Department at King Saud University (2004-2008). He received his Ph.D. (Manufacturing Systems Engineering) in 1998 from University of Sheffield- UK. His research interests are in analysis and design of manufacturing systems; Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) and AMT; optimization of manufacturing operations. He has published papers in leading journals of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering. He led a number of funded projects form different organizations at KSA and participated in many national and international committees.

  • Main Founder of Advanced Manufacturing Institute at King Saud University (2012)

  • Main Founder of Raytheon Chair for Systems Engineering at King Saud University (2017)

  • Main Founder of Princess Fatimah Alnijris's Research Chair of Advanced Manufacturing Technology at King Saud University (2007)

  • Cofounder of CEREM (Center of Excellence for Research in Engineering Materials) at King Saud University (2008). 

  • Cofounder of Industrial Engineering Department at King Saud University (2002)  






  • Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate, Stanford University, February 2016.

  • He has Six Sigma Black Belt,  June, 2006.

  • He has Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt July 2017.

  • He is certified as TRIZ specialist by ICG Training & Consulting and International TRIZ Association (MATRIZ), 2016.


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