All Press Releases for February 13, 2018

Prof. Abdullah M. Al Amri, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Prof. Al Amri has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the geology industry

Al Amri serves as a professor of Geophysics and as the director of the Seismic Studies Center at King Saud University.

    RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA, February 13, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Prof. Abdullah M. Al Amri with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Prof. Al Amri celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Backed by 28 years of professional excellence, Prof. Al Amri serves as a professor of Geophysics and as the director of the Seismic Studies Center at King Saud University, where he has also worked as Chairman of Geology & Geophysics, President of the Saudi Society of Geosciences and Editor-in-Chief of the Arabian Journal of Geosciences (AJGS). His excellence in the field is supported by his scientific publication and achievements. He has published more than 80 research papers, achieved more than 70 research projects as well as authored several books, technical reports and Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences. He is a principal and Co-investigator in several national and international projects (KSU, KACST, NPST, IRIS, CTBTO, US Air force, NSF, UCSD, LLNL, OSU, PSU and Max Planck). He has also chaired and co-chaired several SSG, GSF, RELEMR workshops and forums in the Middle East.

In order to remain alert of changes in the field, Prof. Al Amri is affiliated with the Seismological Society of America (SSA), European Geosciences Union (EGU) and the American Geophysical Union (AGU). For his excellence in the field, he has been recognized many times, earning the Science Excellence Award from King Saud University, the Golden Distinguished Researcher Award through the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, the Science Research Award from Alamarai Co., Abha City Prize, Arab Admirable Achievers Award, American Geophysical Union Award, Sultan Gabous University, Tunisian Geological Society, Hawarry Bou Median Univ. and prize of the best Editor-in - Chief of Scientific Journals published by SPRINGER.

Additionally, he has been featured in the 33rd edition of Who's Who in the World as well as in Emerald Who's Who in Asia. Looking toward the future, Prof. Al Amri intends to experience the continued growth and success of his career.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Prof. Abdullah Al Amri, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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