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nUREDDIN M. ABBAS

Ph.D., 1981, Stanford University, USA.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering.

Manager, Materials Section, Center for Engineering Research, Research Institute.

Tel. +966-3-8603667       Fax. +966-3-8604442

Office Location 15-4100

 

EDUCATION

1981   Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, California, USA.

1974   M.Sc Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, California, USA.

1972   B.Sc Chemical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

 

POSITIONS HELD

1994 to present

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, KFUPM.

1981 1994

Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

1998 - Present

Manager, Materials Section, Center for Engineering Research, Research Institute, KFUPM.

1995 - 1997

Manager, Metrology, Standards & Materials Division, Research Institute, KFUPM.

1988 - 1994

Manager, Central Analytical & Materials Characterization Laboratories(CAL/MCL), Metrology, Standards & Materials Division, Research Institute, KFUPM.

1984 1987

Project Manager for the establishment of the Central Analytical and Materials Characterization Laboratories (CAL/MCL), Research Institute, KFUPM.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Physical Metallurgy, Corrosion, Analytical Chemistry, Surface Reactivity of Metals, Catalysis.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Directing all operation of the section and the associated disciplines which include:

 -Building Materials

 -Materials Characterization Laboratories

 -Corrosion

  • Responsible for  twenty five (25) staff members

  • Directing research projects in relevant areas

  • Development of staff and laboratories

  • Marketing activities of the section