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Expert NameMr. Ahmed Ibrahim Al-Amoud
DivisionDepartment of Agricultural Engineering
CountrySaudi Arabia
Telephone966 1 4678490
Work ExperienceAgricultural Consultant for AL-WATANIA AGRICULTURE, one of biggest Agricultural compainies in the region with four project sites in Saudi Arabia (total Area: 50,000 ha). Head, Consulting group of Agricultural Sciences, King Abdulalziz City for Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Head, Agricultural Machinery Committee, Saudi Arabian Standards Organization, Riyadh. Member, King Saud University Academic Council. Head, Irrigation Sub-Committee, Riyadh Camber of Commerce. Member, Agricultural Committtee, Riyadh Camber of Commerce. Member, Prince Sultan Center for Environmental, Water and Desert Research Council, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi-Arabia. Principal Investigator, Irrigation Water Conservation in Saudi Arabia, A Research Project Fiananced by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Involved in design and managment of various irrigation projects in Saudi Arabia.
QualificationsB.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, King Saud University, 1974 M.Sc. Irrigation Engineering, College of Graduate Studies, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA, April, 1978 Ph.D., Irrigation Engineering, Silsoe College, Cranfield Institute of Technology, Silsoe, UK, February, 1986
Number of Publications5
AwardsAward of College Cultural and Scientific Activities, 1988 Award of Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences, 1999 Award of Riyadh Chamber of Commerce, 2000 Award of Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences, 2001
Other ActivitiesMember, American Society of Agricultural Engineers, ASAE. Member, Canadian Society of Agricultural Engineers, CSAE. Assoc. Member, American Society of Civil Engineers, ASCE. Member, American Irrigation Association, IA Member, Center for Irrigation Technology, CIT. Fresno California Member, Gulf Water Society for Science and Technology. Life Member, Asian Association for Agricultural Engineering Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences.
PublicationsAl-Amoud, A.I., 1991. Pulsed Drip Irrigation Effect on Water Management. The Journal of Alexandria University, College of Agriculture. Vol. 36, No.2, pp. 1-20 Al-Amoud, A.I., Mohammad, F.S., Ghandoorah, M.O., A.Sharaf Eldin, A., Hathoot, H.M. and Abo-Ghobar, H.M., 1994. Automatic irrigation scheduling technique for water conservation under arid climatic conditions. Research Bulletin No. 42, Agricultural Research Center, College of Agriculture, King Saud University. Al-Amoud, A.I and Mohammad, F.S., 1995. Automatic Irrigation Scheduling by Remote Controlled Tensionmeters under Arid Climatic Conditions. Agricultural Engineering Journal, 4(3): 131-145. Al-Amoud, A.I., Bacha, M.A and Al-Darby, A.M., 2000 Seasonaly Water Use of Date Palms in Central Region of Saudi Arabia. Agricultural Engineering Journal 9(2): 51-62. Al-Amoud, A.I., 1999. Trickle Irrigation. An authored textbook published by King Saud University Press. 374 pp
DisciplineAgricultural Sciences
Last updated10/05/2007 10:55:00

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