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 Prof. Abdulrahman M. Al-Ahmari, Ph.D. 

Bio

Prof. Abdulrahman Al-Ahmari, Dean of Advanced Manufacturing Institute. He worked (2008-2012) as Executive director of CEREM (Center of Excellence for Research in Engineering Materials), Supervisor of Princess Fatimah Alnijris's Research Chair for Advanced Manufacturing Technology . He was Chairman of Industrial Engineering Department at King Saud University (2004-2008). He received his Ph.D. (Manufacturing Systems Engineering) in 1998 from University of Sheffield- UK.
His research interests are in analysis and design of manufacturing systems; Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) and AMT; optimization of manufacturing operations; applications of simulation optimization; FMS and cellular manufacturing systems. Professor Al-Ahmari has published papers in leading journals of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, including International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, International Journal of Production Research, European Journal of Operations Research, Computer and Industrial Engineering, Computers in Industry, Journal of Materials Processes and Technology, Production Planning and Control, and International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing. He lead a number of funded projects form different organizations at KSA and participated in many national and international committees.