BIOGRAPHY

Name: Dr. Muhammad Abdullah Al-Saleh

          

Position: 

           

             Professor of Chemical Engineering

Address: 

            KFUPM P.O. box no.: 507, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia

            Email: masaleh@kfupm.edu.sa

 

Degrees: 

            PhD, from Colorado School of Mines, Golden, USA, 1981

            MS, from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, 1977

            BS, from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, 1974

 

Professional Experience: 

   1974-1975: in Operation Services, ARAMCO, Abqaiq   

   1975-1977: Lecturer, Chemical Engineering Department, KFUPM

   1981-1987: Assist. Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, KFUPM

   1987-1998: Assoc. Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, KFUPM

   1998-Present: Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, KFUPM 

 

Administrative Assignments at KFUPM:

   1985: Chairman (Summer), Chemical Engineering Department

   1986: Chairman (Summer), Chemical Engineering Department

   1987: Chairman (Summer), Chemical Engineering Department

   1987-1989:Chairman, Chemical Engineering Department

   1994: Chairman (Summer), Chemical Engineering Department

   1994: Acting Chairman (Summer), Petroleum Engineering Department

   1995: Chairman (Summer), Chemical Engineering Department

   1995: Acting Chairman (Summer), Petroleum Engineering Department

   1999-2006: Director, Center for Refining & Petrochemical, Research Institute

 

Professional Activities:

    Member, The Organizing Committee for the two Workshops held in KFUPM, Saudi Arabia

            The first Workshop held on February 18-19, 1989 and The second Workshop held on 

             June 16-20, 1993

 

University, Department and Public Service: 

   1981-1982: The computer utilization committee

   1982-1984: The bid and tenders committee

   1985-1985: The research committee

   1986-4987: The library committee

   1987-1989: The graduate council

   1989-1990: The text book committee

   1992-1993: The bids opening committee    

   1993-1995: The bid and tenders committee

   1996-1997: The safety, health and security committee

   1996-1998: Ad hoc committee on University training programs for staff

   1998-1999: The continuing education committee at research institute

   1987: Coordinator of compiling the University Laboratory Guide 

    2006-2007:The University planning committee

    2006-2008:The Unversity Scientific Committee

    2007-2008: Departmental Planning Committee

    2007-2008: Departmental Curicullum Committee

 

 

Awards Received:

    Best applied research for King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals for the year 1987-88

            with the team in research institute on " Research and Development on Catalysts Utilization and

            Catalytic Processes for SABIC" PN 21032 

    Best service for the department for the year 1995-95

    Nominated one time for the best research award

    Nominated several times for best teacher award

    Listed in Who is Who for the year 1996