FACULTY DATA SHEET

COLLEGE OF INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT

 

Name:  Mubarak Al-Buraik Al-Ghamdi

Nationality: Saudi

Academic Rank: Assistant Professor

Office Location: 24/209

Department: Finance & Economics

Phone #:  860-2450

Type of Appointment:  Full-time/Permanent

Email Address: mobarak@kfupm.edu.sa

Number of Years of Teaching at KFUPM:  18

 

Number of Years of Teaching at Other Institutions:

 

 

I.   CREDENTIALS

 

Education

Degree

Year

Institution

Major/Minor

Ph.D.

1988

West Virginia University

Labor Economics/ Monetary Economics/          and Energy-Environmental Economics  

Dissertation Title:An economic investigation of foreign labor composition in Saudi Arabia’s labor market

M.A.

1979

University of Washington, Seattle

Economics of Natural Resources

M.S.

1973

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Urban Economics

B.S.

1970

University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

Economics and Political Science

 

II.   COURSES TAUGHT: ACADEMIC YEAR  2003-04 (Terms 031)

 

Semester

Course Number

Course Title

Enrollment

Fall 2002

ECON 101-01

ECON 202.03

ECON 202.04

Principles of Economics I

Principles of Economics II

Principles of Economics II

41

17

33

Spring 2003

ECON-101-01

ECON-101.02

ECON-101.03

Principles of Economics I

Principles of Economics I

Principles of Economics I

41

45

44

 

III.   INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS (Academic Years 1998-2003)

Summary of Intellectual Contributions

Research Classification

Applied

Basic

Instr. Dev.

Total

Refereed Journal Articles

1

-

-

1

Refereed Conference Proceedings

1

-

-

1

Professional Books/Monographs

1

-

1

1

Other Publications

 

 

 

-

Refereed Conference Presentations

 

 

 

1

Research Grants/Contracts

 

 

 

-

 

A.  PUBLICATIONS:

            a.  Refereed Journal Articles

                  h  one (1) article

            b.  Refereed Conference Proceedings

                   h  one (1) article

            c.  Professional Books

            d.  Research Monographs

            e.  Other Publications

(1)  Textbook Chapter (s)/ Case Studies

        h  Chapter 8 in a book of readings (UK, Wisdom House, 2003)    

(2)  Publicly Available Completed Working Papers

        h  one (1) working paper

(3)  Articles in Trade Journals

(4)  Miscellaneous

 

B.  PRESENTATIONS

            a.  Refereed Conference/Symposium Presentations

            b.  Seminars and Presentations to Academic or Professional Groups

 

C.  FUNDED RESEARCH GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

 

IV.       UNPUBLISHED RESEARCH WORK

 

            a.  Articles under review for publication or presentation (completed work)

                       “An Empirical Study of the Attitudews of the ‘SAUDIA’ employees about the Prospects                          of its Privatization.”                         

b.  Research work in progress

·         Composition of Foreign Labor in Saudi Labor Market

·          Petroleum Project on Oman, Saudi Arabia, and Nova Scotia; in collaboration

With M. Choudhury [in progress]

V.   PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE, INTERACTION, AND INVOLVEMENT  (1998-2003)

a.  Academic Professional Experience

1.   Editorships or member editorial review board of a journal

 

2.   Reviewing of books, professional articles, etc.

·         Reviewed and evaluated research papers via KACST

·         Reviewed articles via King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah

·          Reviewed and evaluated education project proposed by KFUPM for public school

System teachers.

       

3.   Administrative experience at academic institution

4.   Membership of professional association or position holder

5.   Professional conference/seminar organizer, track or session chair, paper discussant

 

b.  Non-Academic Professional Experience

1.   Professional consulting activities or employment

2.   Member board of directors/trustees

 

c.  Other Support Activities

 

1.   Conducting or coordinating executive development short courses (list)

·         CMA short courses for Saudi Aramco employees ( 6 )

     CIA short courses for Saudi Aramco employees (1)

2.   Involvement in doctoral dissertation or masters theses (supervisor, committee member, examiner)

3.      Student Coop Reports:

·         Number of coop reports supervised as advisor:

·         Number of coop reports on which served as committee member – 6

 

d.  Recognitions:

 

·         “Distinguished Student Advising Award”                           (1992)

 

·         “Certificate of Recognition for Distinction”             (1992)

                        in Academic Advising

 

·         “20 Year’s Service Award with KFUPM                             (1993)

 

·         “30 Years Service Award with KFUPM                 (2003)

 

·         Letter of thanks and congratulations by our Dean of CIM, Dr. Aref Al Ashban, in recognition of my efforts for recent publications and service for our College  (September 17, 2003).

 

·         A certificate of recognition and thanks given to me by the Chairman of the ACCT & MIS Department, Dr. Jassim Al-Rumaihi, for my distinguished participation in the economic part of the short course titled “CIA Exam Review Course” (2003/2nd Sem).

 

 

VI.   PARTICIPATION IN FACULTY DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES (1998-2003)

            a.  Attendance of conferences, seminars, presentations, faculty development workshops

            b.  Taking courses relating to teaching responsibilities

            c.  Demonstrated progress on professional certifications/designations

 

VII.   SERVICE ACTIVITIES (2003-2004)

            a.  Committee Assignment at KFUPM

 

1.      University level

·         Training and Saudization Plan Committee (member).  1998-2000

            

2.   College level

 

3.   Department level

·         Economics Courses Waiver Committee (Chair).

·         Faculty Screening Committee (member).

·          Ad Hoc Committee (member): Formed for evaluating and revising of the rules

& regulations governing Saudi Arab faculty members in the Saudi universities.

                 Curriculum Committee (member)

                 Textbook Committee (member)

b.  Other

·         Helped develop proposal for a Chair in Energy Economics.

·         Coordinated proposal for Master’s program in Finance.

 

VIII.    LIST OTHER INSTITUTIONS AT WHICH YOU HAVE TAUGHT

 

·         Al-Hossan Institute, Dammam.  Taught several courses in economics such as global economics, principles of economics, financial management (undergraduate), and international business law and its environment , and managerial economics ( both graduate courses).  These courses were extension courses for BA and MBA through City University, Seattle, Washington.