About Me


About Me



Date of Birth: 1380 H (1960 G)
Place of Birth: Medina, Saudi Arabia
Marital Status: Married, 4 children
Nationality: Saudi Arabian
Address: King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals,
               Box 655, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia.
Tel:  +966 3 860 4269 (Office)
        +966 3 860 6447 (Home)
Fax: +966 3 860 4477
E-mail: ahmadi@kfupm.edu.sa
Languages: Fluent in English and Arabic


- Graduated with honor, B.S. in Civil Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

- Sep.’82-Aug’85: First-honor M.S. in Civil Engineering From KFUPM with concentration in Transportation Engineering, M.S. Thesis: “Evaluation Policy Changes in Downtown Areas using Network Simulation Model”.  It includes Traffic data collection, model calibration using network simulation models, statistical analysis, and theoretical work. 

- Sep.’85-Mar’90: Ph.D in Transportation Engineering from Michigan State University (MSU), East Lansing, U.S.A. Ph.D. Diss:  “Calibration and Testing Intercity Mode Choice Models Transferability within Saudi Arabia”.  It involves socio-economic data collection via questionnaires, model calibration, statistical analysis and theoretical work.


July’81-Sep’81: Summer employee with Saudi-ARAMCO in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia.

1982-1985: Graduate Assistant at KFUPM, Dhahran Saudi Arabia.

1985-1990: Lecturer at KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

1990-present: Asst. Professor at KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

Work Experience:  Teaching Undergraduate, Graduate Courses, Senior Project advisor, Co-op. Report advisor, M.S.C. Thesis advisor, Ph.D. dissertation Co-Chairman, Member of Committees and other activities.

1997-2003: Assistant Dean, Educational Services,  Coordinator, University Continuing Education Programs.


1. Institute of Transpiration Engineers (ITE), U.S.A.

2. American Society of Civil Engineers, Saudi Arabian Section.

3. Member in the Saudi Computer Society.

4. Board Member of Saudi Consultant Engineering Committee.

5. Board Member for Establishing a branch of the Saudi Engineering Committee in Eastern Province.


          - Interest: Planning and evaluation of transpiration systems.
          - Traffic Operations & Safety.
          - Traffic impacts of major projects.
          -  Environmental impact of transportation  project.
          -  Pavement design, pavement rehabilitation and pavement management system.



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