CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr. SULIMAN SALEH AL-HOMIDAN

1-1-2001

Address:-

Department of Mathematical Sciences

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

P. O. Box 119

Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia

Tel: 00966-3-8604490

00966-3-8605714

Fax: 00966-3-8602340

E-mail: homidan@ kfupm.edu.sa

__Name__: Suliman Saleh Al-Homidan

__Nationality__: Saudi Arabian

__Date of Birth__: 17-11-1962

__Place of Birth__: Buraydh

Education:-

1- B.Sc. : in Science, Mathematics, University: King Saud University(KSU), Riyadh, 1986.

2- M.Sc. : in Mathematics, Numerical Analysis, Dundee University, Dundee, U.K., 1989.

3- Ph.D. : in Mathematics, Optimization, , Dundee University, Dundee, U.K., 1993.

Positions:-

1- Graduate Assistant in KSU 1986-1993.

2- Assistant Professor in Maths. Dept. at KSU 1993-1996.

2- Assistant Professor in Maths. Dept. at KFUPM since 1996-.

Society Membership:-

1- Saudi Association for Mathematical Science

Teaching Experience

KSU: Graduate Courses: Calculus, Calculus for Pharmacy, Linear Algebra, Numerical Analysis, Linear Programming, Introduction to Basic Language,

Graduate Courses: Optimization.

KFUPM: Preparatory Math, Calculus, Advance Engering Mathematics for Electrical Engenering, Linear and Non Linear Programming.

__Areas of Interset__

Optimization, Linear Programming, Non Linear Programming, Interior Point methods, Operation Research, Projecton Methods, Some of the Computer Languages (Fortran, Basic, Matlab, Maple, Mathematica Mathcad and C).

__Other Experience__

Working knowledge of Windows and Unix operating system.

Working knowledge in Fortran, Matlab, Maple, Mathematica Mathcad and C Languages in teaching and research.

Research:-

__Papers published:-__

- Al-Homidan, S. and Fletcher, R. [1995].Hybrid methods for finding the nearest Euclidean distance matrix, University of Dundee Report NA/157, 1995.Al-Homidan, S. and Fletcher, R. [1995].Hybrid methods for finding the nearest Euclidean distance matrix, in
*Recent Advances in Nonsmooth Optimization*(Eds. D. Du, L. Qi and R. Womersley), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., Singapore, pp. 1--17. - Al-Homidan, S. [1998]. Hybrid methods for Solving the Educational Testing Problem,
*T*. R. No. 216 KFUPM (Dept. of Maths Sciences) - Al-Homidan, S. [1998]. Hybrid methods for Solving the Educational Testing Problem,
*J. Comp. App. Math.*91 (31-45). - Sebawe Abdalla M., Ahmed, M.M.A. and Al-Homidan S. [1998] Quantum Statistics of three Modes Coupled Oscillators,
*J. phys. A: Math. Gen.*31 (1998) 3117-3139. - Al-Homidan, S. [1998]. Hybrid methods for Minimizing least distance functions with semi-definite matrix constraints. Proc. of NMA'98: 4th International Conference on Numerical Methods and Applications pp.621-628.
- Al-Homidan, S. [2000]. Positive Semi-Definite Toeplitz Approximation Methods,
*T*. R. No. 259 KFUPM (Dept. of Maths Sciences) - Al-Homidan, S. [2000]. Combined Methods For Toeplitz Matrix Approximation. Proc. of the International Conference on Advances in Convex Analysis and Global Optimization in the university of Aegean, Samos, Greece in June 5-9, 2000
- Al-Homidan, S. [2000]. Numerical Experiments with Toeplitz Matrix Approximation Methods
*submitted*. - Al-Homidan, S. [2000]. Alternating Projection Algorithm for Hankel Matrix Approximation
*submitted*. - Al-Homidan, S. [2000]. SQP Algorithms for Solving Toeplitz Matrix Approximation Problem
*submitted*. - Al-Homidan, S. [2001]. Structured Methods for Solving Hankel Matrix Approximation Problems,
*T*. R. No. 266 KFUPM (Dept. of Maths Sciences)

Funded Projects

- Principal Investigator of SABIC and Fast Track Project # FT/2000-04, Titled, " Toeplitz and Hankel Matrix Approximation" Funded by KFUPM, December 2000 - May 2002 (Budget 51,000 Saudi Riyals) In Progress.
- Co-Principal Investigator On the Project #37994, Titled, " Installations Model for Gas Ambush, Gas Condensed and Light Oil " Funded Through Research Institute, KFUPM, (Budget Saudi Riyals) In Progress.
- Principal Investigator of the British Council project "New Algorithm for Solving the Euclidean Distance Matrix Problem", Funded by the British Council, Summer 2000 (Budget 27,000 Saudi Riyals)
- Optimization, University of Dundee, U.K., 1989.
- Euclidean distance matrix, University of Dundee, U.K. , 1991.
- Educational testing problem, University of Dundee, U.K. , 1992.
- Hybrid methods for finding the nearest Euclidean distance matrix KSU and KFUPM, 1994.
- New methods for finding the nearest Euclidean distance matrix, KFUPM 2000.

Arabic Book to be published

An Arabic Book on Linear Programming with H. Heamedh and O. Hamed.

Seminars

Conferences

- 13th biennial conference on numerical analysis, university of Dundee, Scotland, UK, 4th - 7th July 1989
- 14th biennial conference on numerical analysis, university of Dundee, Scotland, UK, 2nd - 5th July 1991
- 15th biennial conference on numerical analysis, university of Dundee, Scotland, UK, 29th June - 2nd July 1993
- The first meeting for Saudi association for mathematical science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 8th - 9th March 1994
- The second meeting for Saudi association for mathematical science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 11th - 12th March 1997
- The fourth meeting for Saudi association for mathematical science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 9th - 10th March 1999
- NMA'98: 4th International Conference on Numerical Methods and Applications,

August 19 - 23, 1998, Sofia, BULGARIA. (Paper presented) - Workshop on Mathematical Modeling of Flow through super K systems, Sept. 12-14, 1998 ARAMCO Dhahran.
- Workshop on Industrial System and Control, Nov. 2, 1998, KFUPM, Dhahran.
- Workshop on Matrix Theory and Applications, Tuesday, December 16, 1997, KFUPM, Dhahran. (Member of the committee)
- ONA'99 International Conference on Optimization and Numerical Sep. 26 - 30, 1999, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China. (Paper presented)
- The fifth meeting for Saudi association for mathematical science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 11th - 12th April 2000. (Paper presented)
- International Conference on Advances in Convex Analysis and Global Optimization in the university of Aegean, Samos, Greece in June 5-9, 2000 .(paper presented)