Dr. Ali Mohammad Al-Shukri’s CV

 

 

Contact Data

 

 Name:

                          ALI  MOHAMMAD  AL-SHUKRI

Home Address

Business Address

 

 Green Belt, 29TH Street

 Al-Khobar 31951, Saudi Arabia

 

 Physics Department, KFUPM BOX # 378

 Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia

 

 Telephone Number: 882-0034

 

 Telephone Number: 860-3573

 

 

 

 Fax: 860-2293

 

 

 

Personal Data

 

 Date of Birth:  19/8/1952  G.

                           29/11/1371 H.           

 Marital Status: Married

 

 Place of Birth: Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

 Number of Children:  (4 Children)

                                      Three daughters and one son.

 

 

 

Employment History

 

Present Employer

 Present Employer (Department Organization):  KFUPM

 

 Title:  Chairman                                                  Occupation: Chairman, Physics Department

 

 From:  15 Jamadi II 1423 H.  (24 August, 2002)

           

 Title:  Assistant Professor                                   Occupation: University Instructor

 

 From: Safar 1412 H.  (August, 1991)

            

 

Previous Employer

 Previous Employer: KFUPM

 

 Title: Graduate Assistant                                    Occupation: Lab Instructor

 

 Dates of Employment:

  From:  Shaaban 1397  H (August 1977)          To:  Ramadhan 1399 H (August 1979) 

 


Educational Data

 

Academic History: (Highest Degree First)

 

 

Degree

Year

Name of Institution

Major Field of Study

Miner Field of Study

Country

 

PH.D.

1991

Georgia State University

Astrophysics

Speckle Interferometry

U.S.A

 

M.SC.

1983

University Of South Carolina

Physics

Condensed Matter

U.S.A

 

B.SC.

1977

KFUPM

Physics

 

Saudi Arabia

 

Vocational/ Technical Training:

 

Name of Certificate

Year

Name of Institution

Study Area

Country

 

Effective College Teaching

1993

KFUPM

Effective College Teaching in a Non-native English-Speaking Environment

Saudi Arabia

 

Computers in Teaching Science

1997

Al-Ain  University

Applying Computer Technology in Teaching Physics

United Arab Emirates

 

Design of Optical Thin Films

2000

SPIE Short courses, San Diego, USA

Practical Design and Production of Optical Thin Films, by Ronald Willey

USA

 

Striving for Excellence in University Teaching and Learning

2000

KFUPM

 

Striving for Excellence in University Teaching and Learning

Saudi Arabia

 

Using Web CD in Developing Online Courses

2001

KFUPM

Introduction to and Using Web- CT in Developing Online Courses

Saudi Arabia

 

Developing Skills of Academic Leaders in Business Consultation

2003

KFUPM

Short Course on “How to Conduct Business Consulting?”

Saudi Arabia

 

 

2004

KFUPM

Work shop on Using Groups & Student Team to Promote Learning

Saudi Arabia

 

Developing the Roles of Department Chairmen as Academic Leaders

2005

KFUPM

Workshop entitled “ Developing the Roles of Department Chairmen as Academic Leaders”

Saudi Arabia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contribution and Participation in Other Programs

 

 

Program

Year(s)

Name of Institution

Function

 

Physics for High School Lab Technitian

2000

Saad Private School, Al-Khbar, Saudi Arabia

Instructor/ Lecturer

 

Physics for High School Male and Female  Teachers

2001, 2002, 2003

KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Instructor/ Lecturer

 

Special Summer Program for Gifted Students

2001, 2002, 2003

KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Vice Presedent and Project Instructor and Coordinator

 

Current Specialization: Optical Properties of Thin Films, Heat Mirrors, Gas Sensors.

 

Special Skills/ Interests:

a) Application of Speckle Interferometry to binary and multiple stars.

b) Astrometrical detection of planetary systems around double stars.

c) Astrometrical detection of Substellar objects and Brown Dwarfs.

d) Prayer times, Crescent Sighting, and direction of Qibla.

e) Mossbaur Effect.

f) Electrical Properties of Glasses.

g) Optical Properties of Thin Films,  Heat Mirrors, Smart Windows, and Gas Sensors.

h)  Radon Gas Detection using Nuclear Track Detectors

 

 

Professional and Organization Membership: Former Member of the American Physical Society;  Former Member of the Astronomical Society of Pacific;  Member of the Planetary Society;  Member of the Saudi Physical Society.

 

Published Papers:

 

1.         Al-Shukri, A.M. and Cathey, L., "Mössbaur resonance measurements of some ceramic sherds", APS southeastern section 5th Meeting, USC, Columbia, SC, 3-5 Nov., BC9, 17, 1983.

 

2.         Al-Shukri, A.M., McAlister, H.A., Hartkopf, W.H., Hutter, D.J., and Frans, O.G., “ICCD speckle observations of binary stars”, Astron. J., VIII, No. 1, pp. 393-407, 1996.

 

3.         Al-Shukri, A. M., Khattak, G. D., and Salim, M. A., “Electrical conductivity of molybdenum phosphate (MoO3:P2O5) glasses”, J. Matt. Sci., 35, 123-126, 2000.

 

4.         Khawaja, E.E., Durrani, S.M.A, and Al-Shukri, A.M., “Determination of the optical constants of thin metal films”, Thin Solid Films, 358, 166-171, 2000.

 

5.         Durrani, S.M.A, Khawaja, E.E., and Al-Shukri, A.M., “Density of Thin Films of Cadmium Sulphide by Nuclear Backscattering”, AJSE, 25, 2A, 89-94, 2000.

 

6.         Durrani, S.M.A, Khawaja, E.E., Al-Shukri, A.M., and Iob, A., “The optical constants of Zinc Sulfide films Determined from Transmitance Measurements”, Thin Solid Films, 379, 199, 2000.

 

7.         Durrani, S.M.A, Khawaja, E.E., Al-Kuhaili, M. F., and Al-Shukri, A.M., “Effect of preparation conditions on the optical and thermochromic properties of thin films of tungsten oxide”, Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 71, 313-325, 2002.

 

8.         Al-Jarallah, M.I., Fazal-ur-Rehman, Abu-Jarad, F., Al-Shukri, A.M., " Indoor Radon Measurements in Dwellings of Four Saudi Arabian Cities", Radiat. Meas., 36, 445-445, 2003.

 

9.         Abu-Jarad, F., Fazal-ur-Rehman, Al-Jarallah, M.I., Al-Shukri, A.M., " Indoor Radon Survey in Dwellings of Nine Cities in the Eastern and Western Provinces of Saudi Arabian Cities", Radiat. Prot. Dosim. 106(3), 227-232, 2003.

 

10.     El Ghandoor, H, Nasser, Ibraheem, Abdel-Hady, Afaf, and Al-Shukri, A., “A comparative study of spliced optical fibers”, Opt Laser Eng, 41, 277-267, 2004.

 

11.     Durrani, S.M.A, Khawaja, E.E., Al-Shukri, A.M., and Al-Kuhaili, M. F., “Dielectric/Ag/dielectric coated energy-efficient glass windows for warm climates”, Energy and Buildings, 36, 891-898, 2004.

 

12.     Khattak, G.D, Mekki, A., Al-Shukri, A.M., " X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Study of Copper Tellurite Glasses", Physica Scripta. 70, 187-192, 2004.

 

13.     A.M. Al-Shukri "Thin film coated energy-efficient glass windows for warm climates" ,  Desalination 209 (2007) 301–308.

 

Papers and Posters Presented At Conferences:

 

1.          Al-Shukri, A.M., El-Ghandoor, H., Al-Jarallah, M. I., H., Abu-Jarad, F., Abdel-Hadi, A., and Farhat, M., “Interferometric Investigation of the Effect of High g-Doses on the Refractive Index of Nuclear Track Detectors”, 1st Saudi Science Conference at KFUPM, Phys 53 (poster), April 9-11, 2001.

 

2.          Khawaja, E.E., Durrani, S.M.A, Al-kuhaili, M.F., and Al-Shukri, A.M., “Optically switchable thin solid films”, 1st Saudi Science Conference at KFUPM, Phys 27, April 9-11, 2001.

 

3.          Durrani, S.M.A, Al-kuhaili, M.F., Al-Shukri, A.M., and Khawaja, E.E., “Thin Film Sensors”, 1st Saudi Science Conference at KFUPM, Phys 28 (poster), April 9-11, 2001.

 

4.          Al-Shukri, A.M., Durrani, S.M.A, Al-Kuhaili, M. F., and Khawaja, E.E, “Some Energy-Saving Applications of Thin Solid Films”, 1st Saudi Science Conference at KFUPM, Phys 29 (poster), April 9-11, 2001.

 

5.          El Ghandoor, H, Nasser, Ibraheem, Abd-El Rahman, M., and Al-Shukri, A.M., “Transverse interference pattern for the examination of spliced optical fibers”, 46th SPIE Proceedings, Volume 4436, pp. 205-212, 2001

 

6.          El Ghandoor, H, Behery, G.M, Nasser, Ibraheem, Al-Shukri, A.M., and Abd-El Rahman, M., “Transverse interference pattern for the examination of spliced optical fibers (In Transmission and at Reflection)”, ATTCE 2001 Proceedings, Volume 4, pp. 159-165, 2001

 

7.          Abu-Jarad, F., Al-Jarallah, M.I., Fazal-ur-Rehman, Al-Shukri, A.M., "First Phase of Indoor Radon Survey in Dwellings of Seven Cities of Saudi Arabia", 21st International Conference on Nuclear Tracks in Solids, New Delhi, India, October 21, 2002.

 

8.          M.I. Al-Jarallah, Fazal-ur-Rehman, F. Abu-Jarad, A.M. Al-Shukri, " Indoor radon survey in dwellings of seven Cities of Saudi Arabian", 21st International Conference on Nuclear Trucks in Solids, India, Oct. 21-25, 2002.

 

9.          G.D. Khattak, A. Mekki, M.A. Al-Shukri, " XPS Studies of Copper Tellurite Glasses", First International Meeting on Applied Physics (APHYS 2003), Badajoz (Spain), 14 – 18 Oct, 2003.

 

10.      M.I. Al-Jarallah, F. Abu-Jarad, Fazal-ur-Rehman, and A. Al-Shukri, " Indoor Radon Measurements in Dwellings of Nine Cities of Saudi Arabian", 2nd Saudi Science Conference in KAU, Jeddah (2003).  Refereed and Accepted for Publication in KAU

 

11.      M.I. Al-Jarallah, F. Abu-Jarad, Fazal-ur-Rehman, and A. M. Al-Shukri, " Concentration of Indoor Radon gas in Dwellings of Nine Cities of Saudi Arabian", 1st Scientific Meeting for Academic Development Committee on "Enviromental Pollution" in Scientific Departments, College of Education, Girls Colleges, Ministry of Education, Riyadh (2005).

 

12.      Ali Mohammad Al-Shukri, " Role of Short courses in Developing Scientific Skills of High School Teachers: Experience of Physics Department at KFUPM", Workshop on Quality Assurance in Physics Department in Saudi Universities. Organizers: Physics Department, College of Applied Sciences, UQU and Saudi Physical Society. Makkah, Saudi Arabia. 1-2 October 2005.