Research
Activities
Research Interests
Nearrings theory and Seminearrings. Derivations in Rings (Prime and Semiprime rings) and Nearrings. Endomorphism Semigroups.
Commutative Algebra (recently started to work on)
Funded Research Projects
Project Title 
Funding Agency 
Start Date 
End Date 
Role 
Status 
Derivations and Related Maps on
Semiprime Rings 
Sabic 
4/2002 
4/2003 
PI 
Done 
Endomorphism Semigroups 
British Council 
7/2003 
9/2003 
PI 
Done 
On Centralizers of Semiprime Rings 
Sabic 
5/2003 
11/2004 
PI 
Done 
Free Actions on Rings 
Sabic 
9/2004 
12/2005 
PI 
Done 
Endomorphism Semigroups II 
British
Council 
6/2006 
8/2006 
PI 
Done 
Translation for the book: “Algebra”
By Thomas W. Hungerford
Graduate Texts in Mathematics (GTM),
Vol. 73 SpringerVerlag, New York 
KFUPM 


CI 
In progress 
Characterization of some classes of
integral domains via semistar operations 
Sabic 
9/2006 
3/2008 
PI 
In progress 
Research Visits
Department

Institution

Host

Duration

Sponsor

Dept. of Mathematics and
Statistics

University of Edinburgh, UK

Dr. J.Meldrum

5 months
2002 
KFUPM

Dept. of Mathematics and
Statistics

University of St. Andrews, UK

Dr. N. Rusku

7 weeks
2003 
British Council

School of
Mathematics

University of Edinburgh
& Heriot Watt
University, UK 
Dr. Laim O’Carroll

2 months
2006 
British Council 
Dept. of Algebra

Johannes Kepler University,
Austria

Prof Gunter Pilz

3 months
2006

KFUPM 
School of
Mathematics

Heriot Watt University, UK

Dr. N. Gilbert

2 months
2007 
British Council 
School of
Mathematics

Heriot Watt University, UK

Dr. N. Gilbert

2 months
2008 
British Council 
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Publications
Other Research Activities
Seddigi, Z., …, M. Samman, and others, 2003, “Scientific Research at
KFUPM: Obstacles and Possible Solutions”, Proceedings of the
Discussion Forum on Research at KFUPM: Challenges and Opportunities,
May 2003, pp. 2735.
