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:-

  1. 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.
  2. Al-Homidan, S. [1998]. Hybrid methods for Solving the Educational Testing Problem, T. R. No. 216 KFUPM (Dept. of Maths Sciences)
  3. Al-Homidan, S. [1998]. Hybrid methods for Solving the Educational Testing Problem, J. Comp. App. Math. 91 (31-45).
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Al-Homidan, S. [2000]. Positive Semi-Definite Toeplitz Approximation Methods, T. R. No. 259 KFUPM (Dept. of Maths Sciences)
  7. 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
  8. Al-Homidan, S. [2000]. Numerical Experiments with Toeplitz Matrix Approximation Methods submitted.
  9. Al-Homidan, S. [2000]. Alternating Projection Algorithm for Hankel Matrix Approximation submitted.
  10. Al-Homidan, S. [2000]. SQP Algorithms for Solving Toeplitz Matrix Approximation Problem submitted.
  11. Al-Homidan, S. [2001]. Structured Methods for Solving Hankel Matrix Approximation Problems, T. R. No. 266 KFUPM (Dept. of Maths Sciences)

Funded Projects

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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)
  4. Arabic Book to be published

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

    Seminars

  5. Optimization, University of Dundee, U.K., 1989.
  6. Euclidean distance matrix, University of Dundee, U.K. , 1991.
  7. Educational testing problem, University of Dundee, U.K. , 1992.
  8. Hybrid methods for finding the nearest Euclidean distance matrix KSU and KFUPM, 1994.
  9. New methods for finding the nearest Euclidean distance matrix, KFUPM 2000.

Conferences

  1. 13th biennial conference on numerical analysis, university of Dundee, Scotland, UK, 4th - 7th July 1989
  2. 14th biennial conference on numerical analysis, university of Dundee, Scotland, UK, 2nd - 5th July 1991
  3. 15th biennial conference on numerical analysis, university of Dundee, Scotland, UK, 29th June - 2nd July 1993
  4. The first meeting for Saudi association for mathematical science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 8th - 9th March 1994
  5. The second meeting for Saudi association for mathematical science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 11th - 12th March 1997
  6. The fourth meeting for Saudi association for mathematical science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 9th - 10th March 1999
  7. NMA'98: 4th International Conference on Numerical Methods and Applications,
    August 19 - 23, 1998, Sofia, BULGARIA. (Paper presented)
  8. Workshop on Mathematical Modeling of Flow through super K systems, Sept. 12-14, 1998 ARAMCO Dhahran.
  9. Workshop on Industrial System and Control, Nov. 2, 1998, KFUPM, Dhahran.
  10. Workshop on Matrix Theory and Applications, Tuesday, December 16, 1997, KFUPM, Dhahran. (Member of the committee)
  11. ONA'99 International Conference on Optimization and Numerical Sep. 26 - 30, 1999, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China. (Paper presented)
  12. The fifth meeting for Saudi association for mathematical science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 11th - 12th April 2000. (Paper presented)
  13. International Conference on Advances in Convex Analysis and Global Optimization in the university of Aegean, Samos, Greece in June 5-9, 2000 .(paper presented)