Biography

Education

Degree Field Institution
Ph. D. (1988) Soil Science Ghent State University Ghent, Belgium
M. Sc. (1983) Soil Science California State University Fresno Fresno, California, USA
B. Sc. (1977) Agriculture Engineering King Saud University (Riyadh University) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Work Experience

Professor of Soil, Water, and Fertilizer Usage (1996 - 2015)
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Head of Arid and Semi-Arid Research Program (1996 - 2015)
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Director of Natural Recourses &Environmental Research Institute (1994 - 1996)
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Assistant Director of Natural Recourses &Environmental Research Institute (1991 - 1994)
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Technical Director of National Agriculture and Water Research Center (1988 - 1990)
Ministry of Agriculture and Water, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Section Head at National Agriculture and Water Research Center (1988 - 1990)
Ministry of Agriculture and Water, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Part-time Advisory

  • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), 1997 to date.
  • National Agriculture Development Company (NADIC), 2007-2012
  • Ministry of Urban Planning, 2004-2005

Boards Membershipsy

  • Saudi Biological Society (1992 – 1999), Saudi Arabia
  • Al-Hassa Irrigation and Drainage Authority (HIDA) (1995 –1998), Saudi Arabia
  • Technical Committee-Biosaline Agriculture Center –Islamic Development Bank (1997-2000), Dubai
  • Agricultural Committee - Chamber of Commerce and Industry (1999-2001), Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Agriculture Science Society (1999 – 2002), Saudi Arabia

Patents

  • Ba-abbad, Mazen A., Aljaloud, Ali Abdullah A., Alabdulkader, Ahmed Mohammed, (2013), Method and system for treatment of biological wastes for preparation of fertilizers, United States Patent No.: US 8,460,426,B2, Date of Patent: Jun. 11,2013.
  • Ba-abbad, Mazen A. Alabdulkader, Ahmed Mohammed, Aljaloud, Ali Abdullah, (2015), Method and apparatus for incinerating waste, United States Patent No.: US 8,999,253 B2, Date of Patent: Apr. 7,2015.

Published Books

  • Al-Jaloud A. A., and Abdulaziz Al-Shammary (2016). Farming Related to Horoscopes in Saudi Arabia (Arabic) Arabian Authority for Book, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (228 pages, Arabic). Two Editions.
  • Shalaby M. N., Al-Jaloud A. A., (2003). Ecology of Rowdat Khureem, Natural Resources and Environment Research Institute, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (250 pages, Arabic).
  • Shalaby M. N. , Al-Jaloud A. A., M. S. Farhan and Qatabah H. Al-Saadoon, (2000). Ecology of Mimusop Laurifolia in Saudi Arabia, Natural Resources and Environment Research Institute, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (122 pages, Arabic).

Training Courses

Conducted various training courses organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), and several other private sector entities on the following topics:

  • Soil water plant relations
  • Reuse of waste water for irrigation
  • Fertilizers use and management
  • Salt and drought resistant plant
  • Water quality for irrigation
  • Crop production and management in arid environment

Contacts

Tel: + (966) 555469044
E-mail: ali.aljaloud@gmail.com