Professor of Geophysics & Director of Seismic Studies Center , KSU President of Saudi Society of Geosciences Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Arabian J. of Geosciences
Research & Projects
My research interests are in the area of crustal structures and seismic micro zoning of the Arabian Peninsula. My recent projects involve also applications of EM and MT in deep groundwater exploration and geothermal prospecting
He is a principal and Co-investigator of several national and international projects (KSU, KACST, SGS, ARAMCO, DSFP, NPST, IRIS, CTBTO,US Air force, NSF, UCSD, LLNL, OSU, PSU and Max Planck).
He has also chaired and cochaired several SSG, GSF, RELEMR workshops and forums in the Middle East.
He obtained several worldwide prizes and 85 awards for his scientific excellence and innovation.