Saudi Society of Civil engineers (SSCE)

Water Science and Technology Association (WSTA)

Dhahran Geological Society (DGS is an affiliate of AAPG, EAGE and SEG)


Professional Activities

Experienced in Project planning, budgeting and implementation; Team leading; Applied research and development experience in:

Numerical modeling and simulation experience (groundwater and contaminant transport),

Risk assessment & uncertainty analysis,

Natural resources evaluation, geostatistical / stochastic modeling and reserve estimates.


Reviewed and developed Geology BSc and MSc programs at KFUPM

Supervise graduate students and Master theses

Coordinate Senior Project courses & Graduate/Undergraduate Seminar courses.

Member of several executive and advisory committees at different KFUPM levels

Attended several workshops, training programs, and short courses to enhance professional experience:

            Introduction to Geographical Information Systems using ArcView GIS

            Groundwater Flow and Transport Modeling with GMS

            GIS and Data Management for Ground Water Modeling

            Geostatistics and the Data Quality Objectives for Environmental Remediation         Decision Making

            Infrastructure Engineering, Planning and Management

            Reservoir Characterization: Pixel-Based Geological Model 

            Applied Geostatistics and GEOSTAT Package Applications

            Geostatistical Petroleum Reservoir Characterization and Management

            Building expert Systems for Mineral Industry


Peer Reviewer and Co-Chairman of a scientific session, WASTA 6th Gulf Water Conference and 2nd Symposium on Water Use Rationalization in the Kingdom (Saudi Arabia, 2003)

Co-Chairman of a scientific session, New Attempt at Improvement and Rehabilitation of the Desert Environment (Joint Kingdom of Saudi Arabia-Japan Symposium, 2002)

Member of the Registration Committee, Evaluation of Engineering and Technical Education in Saudi Arabia Symposium (KFUPM, 1999-2000).

Member of the Organizing Committee, the 5th Meeting of the Saudi Society for Earth Sciences (KFUPM, 1998-99)