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CURRICULIM VITAE

 Dr.JAMAL A. Al-ZAYER

 

 

"AREAS OF QUALIFICATIONS"

-Optimization, Mathematical Modeling of Management System, Energy Studies, Forecasting and Statistical Analysis, Project Management, Investment and Financial Analysis, Simulation, Economic Analysis, Quality Control.

 

"EDUCATION"

 

  • Ph.D., General Business, The University of Texas, 1986.

  • Major: Quantitative Methods, Data Analysis and Statistics.

  • Minor: Operations Management & Financial Modeling.
  • Dissertation: On Some Mathematical Planning Models for the Management of the Oil, Gas, and Petrochemical Industry in Saudi Arabia.
  • Master of Business Administration, MBA (Concentration in Operations Management)
  • King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1979.
  • BS, Earth Science-Geology,
  • King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1977.

"EMPLOYMENT HISTORY"

 

  • Associate Professor of Operations Management and Statistics, College of Industrial Management, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1992 to present.
  • Assistant Professor, College of Industrial Management, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1987-1992.
  • Graduate Student and Research Assistant, Center for Cybernetic Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, USA, 1981-1986.
  • Lecturer, College of Industrial Management, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1979-1981.
  • Lecturer and Coordinator of Middle Management Programs at College of Industrial Management, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.
  • Business Analyst and Planner at the Division of the Planning Department at Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, summers of 78 & 79.
  • Business Analyst and Planner at the Department of Oil Supply, Planning and scheduling at Saudi Aramco, summer of 1988.
  • Geologist, Oil Exploration Department, Saudi Aramco, summer 1976.

 

"PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE"

Associate Professor of Operations Management, College of Industrial Management, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1992 to present.

 

Dr. Al-Zayer conducts research and courses in the areas of:

  • Operations research.
  • Engineering economy.
  • Energy studies.
  • Investment modeling.
  • Project management.
  • Project evaluation and risk analysis.
  • Quantitative methods, and
  • Statistical analysis.

 

"COURSES TAUGHT AT THE COLLEGE OF INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT"

  • Engineering Economics.
  • Quantitative Business Analysis.
  • Statistical Analysis for Business.
  • Quantitative Methods.
  • Project Management.
  • Statistics for Management.
  • Operations Research.
  • Operations Management.

 

"CONSULTING PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN"

Al-Zayer, J.A., Al-Saleh, M., Al-Marhoun, M.A., and D uffuaa, S.O., "Impact of Crude Oil Production on Petrochemical Industry Using Linear Programming," A Funded Project by King Abdul Aziz City For Science & Technology KACST Project AR-7-125. (Two Years Project).

 

"PUBLICATIONS, PRESENTATIONS & TESTIMONY"

-Duffuaa, S.O., Al-Zayer, J.A., Al-Saleh, M., and Al-Marhoun, M.A., " A Linear Programming Model for Oil Production and Gas Processing and Distribution in Saudi Arabia," Journal of Operational Research Society, Vol.43, No.11, pp.1035-1045, 1992.

-Al-Saleh, M., Duffuaa, S.O., Al-Zayer, J.A., and Al-Marhoun, M.A., "Impact of Crude Oil Production on Petrochemical Industry in Saudi Arabia," Energy- The International Journal, Vol. 16, No.8, pp.1089-1099, 1991.

-Jones, C.K., Al-Faraj, T.N., Alidi, A.S., and Al-Zayer, J.A., "An Optimal Diversification Network Model with Fixed Solution Universe Subsets," Journal of Operational Research Society, Vol. 42, No.3, March 1991, pp.247-251.

-Al-Faraj, T.N., Alidi, A.S., Al-Zayer, J.A., and Jones, C.K., "Simulating the Waiting Line Problem: A Spreadsheet Application," International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Vol.11, No.2, February 1991, pp.49-53.

-Al-Zayer, J.A., Al-Ibrahim, A.A., and Al-Faraj, T.N., "Impact of the Energy Consumption in the Major Industrialized Countries on the Saudi Arabian Oil Production," Energy, Vol.18, No.9, pp.933-938, 1993.

-Al-Zayer, J.A., Al-Faraj, T.N., and Alidi, A.S., "Risk, Uncertainlty and Decision Analysis," Chapter 9, Petroleum Economics and Engineering, 2nd Edition, edited by Abdel-Aal, H., Bakr, B.A., and Sahlawi, M., published by Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1992. pp.157-175.

-Alidi, A.S., Al-Zayer, J.A., and Al-Faraj, T.N., "Optimization Techniques," Chapter 11, Petroleum Economics and Engineering, 2nd edition, edited by Abdel, H., Bakr, B.A., and Sahlawi, M., published by Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1992, pp.191-210.

-Al-Faraj, T.N., Alidi, A.S., and Al-Zayer, J.A., "Break-Even and Sensitivity Analysis," Chapter 10, Petroleum Economics and Engineering, 2nd Edition, edited by Abdel-Aal, H., Bakr, A.B., and Sahlawi, M., published by Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1992. Pp. 177-190.

-Al-Faraj, T.N., Al-Zayer, J.A., and Alidi, A.S., " A PC Based Spreadsheet Support System for the Newsboy Inventory Control Problem," International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Vol. 11, No. 10, 1991, pp. 58-63.

-Al-Zayer, J.A., and and Al-Ibrahim, A.A., " Modeling the Impact of Temperature on Electricity Consumption in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia," Journal of Forecasting, Vol. 15, pp. 97-106, 1996.

-Jones, C.K., Al-Faraj, T.N., Alidi, A.S., and Al-Zayer, J.A., "Network Models for Portfolio Selection with Fixed Solution Universe Subsets," presented and published in the proceeding of the 11th National Computer Conference and Exhibition, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, March 4-7, 1989, pp. 110-118.

-Al-Faraj, T.N., Alidi, A.S., Al-Zayer, J.A., "Vendors Selection Via a Spreadsheet Analytical Hierarchy Process," Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol.25, Nos.1-4, pp.65-68, 1993.

-Al-Zayer, J.A., and Duffuaa, S.O., "A Network Optimization Model for the Management of Oil, Gas, and Petrochemical Industry in Saudi Arabia," presented at ORSA/TIMS Meeting at Atlanta Nov. 4-6, 1985.

-Al-Zayer, J.A., Al-Saffar, A.K., and Duffuaa, S.O., "Hydrocarbon Production Scheduling in Oilfield Development," presented at TIMS Meeting at Gold Coast, Australia, July 20-23, 1986.

-Alidi, A.S., Al-Faraj, T.N., and Al-Zayer, J.A., "Management Engineering: A new Engineering Discipline in the Saudi Arabian Universities," presented and published in the Proceedings of the Third Saudi Engineering Conference, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 24-27, 1991, pp.469-472.

-Al-Faraj, T.N., Alidi, A.S., Al-Zayer, J.A., "Vendor Selection Via a Spreadsheet Analytic Hierarchy Process," presented in the XV Annual Computer and Industrial Engineering Conference, March 8-10, 1993, Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA.

-Al-Zayer, J.A., Al-Faraj, T.N., Alidi, A.S., Al-Ibrahim, A.A., and Al-Hajjee M., "A Mathematical Programming Model for Manpower and Educational Planning in Saudi Arabia," A Research Proposal Submitted to King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), June 1990.

-Jones, C.K., Alidi, A.S., Al-Faraj, T.N., and Al-Zayer, J.A., "Optimal Investment Diversification for the Saudi Petroleum Based Economy," A Research Proposal Submitted to the Research Committee, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, January 1988.

-Duffuaa, S.O., and Al-Zayer, J.A., " A Goal Programming Model for Optimal Location of Health Facilities in Saudi Arabia," A Research Proposal Submitted to King Abdul Aziz Center for Science and Technlogy, December, 1983.

-Al-Zayer, J.A., Al-Faraj, T.N., and Alidi, A.S., "A Study on Efficiency Measurement of Post Secondary Education in Saudi Arabia," A Proposal Submitted to the Research Institute at king Fahd University Of Petroleum and Minerals, January 4, 1993.

 

 

 

 
 

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