Dr. Hasan M. Al-Ahmadi, director general of Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Center for Science and Technology

Dr. Hasan M. Al-Ahmadi
Updated 01 October 2019

Dr. Hasan M. Al-Ahmadi, director general of Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Center for Science and Technology

Dr. Hasan M. Al-Ahmadi has been serving as the director general of Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Center for Science and Technology (Scitech) since 2012.

Al-Ahmadi is also an associate professor at the Department of Civil Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

He joined KFUPM in 1982 as a graduate assistant and became a lecturer in 1985 after he graduated with a master’s degree in civil engineering.

In 1990, Al-Ahmadi completed his Ph.D. in transportation engineering from Michigan State University in East Lansing, US.

He returned to KFUPM as an assistant professor and remained in that position until 2013.

Moreover, Al-Ahmadi had been the assistant dean of Educational Services for Training Programs and director of University Diploma Programs between 2002 and 2004.

He is a member of several international and local committees, including the American Society of Civil Engineers, board member of Saudi Consultant Engineering Committee, and Saudi Society of Civil Engineering.

He received the Educational Excellence Award for his Evaluation of Airfield and Road Networks of King Khalid Airbase in Khamis Mushayt; it was chosen as the Best Research Award in 1999.

The Abdullah bin Mohammed Ababtain Heritage Museum, in cooperation with Scitech, recently launched a heritage exhibition on the Eastern Province to mark Saudi National Day.

The event was held under the patronage of Dr. Sahl Abdul Jawad, president of KFUPM, and attended by Scitech Director-General Dr. Hasan Al-Ahmadi, and other government entities officials.

The museum captures the different aspects of life in the Eastern Province, including social traditions, manuscripts, ancient devices, currencies, sea life and diving, as well as heritage weapons that were used to unify the Kingdom.


King Salman receives Kuwaiti deputy PM

Updated 26 min 18 sec ago

King Salman receives Kuwaiti deputy PM

  • During the meeting, the king conveyed his greetings to Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
  • King Salman also received the credentials of a number of ambassadors to the Kingdom on Wednesday

RIYADH: King Salman on Wednesday received Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Kuwait’s deputy prime minister and foreign minister, who conveyed the greetings of the Kuwaiti emir.
During their meeting in Riyadh, the king also conveyed his greetings to Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
The audience was attended by Saudi Minister of State Dr. Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Ibrahim Al-Assaf, Kuwaiti Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Sheikh Ali Al-Khalid Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and a number of officials.
Also on Wednesday, King Salman received the credentials of a number of ambassadors to the Kingdom.
These included Ambassador of Guinea-Bissau Mamadou Sanou, Ambassador of Maldives Mohamed Khaleel, Ambassador of Cyprus Stavros Avgoustides, Ambassador of Malaysia Abd Razak Abdul Wahab, Ambassador of Sweden Niclas Trouve, Ambassador of Niger Abubakar Hassan Dan Sokoto, Ambassador of Singapore Wong Chow Ming, Ambassador of Slovenia Mateja Prevolse, Ambassador of Egypt Ahmed Farouk Mohamed Tawfiq, and Ambassador of Colombia Ana Milena Munoz de Gaviria.
The king welcomed the ambassadors to Saudi Arabia, sending his greetings to the leaders of their countries, wishing them success in their missions to enhance and develop relations between the Kingdom and their nations.
The ambassadors conveyed the greetings of their leaders to the king and stressed their keenness to enhance and develop relations between their countries and the Kingdom.