Dr Samira A. S. Omar Asem

Director General, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR)

Dr Samira A. S. Omar Asem is Director General, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR).

She was previously Programme Director, Management and Supervision of the Kuwait Environmental Remediation Programme, KISR.

Dr Samira has held numerous academic, advisory and consultancy posts. She has lectured and presented scientific papers at conferences and universities around the world.

She has received numerous awards in recognition of her contribution to the development of scientific research. Her work has included strategic plans for biodiversity conservation and agricultural development in Kuwait and the development of soil maps and identifying potential irrigated agricultural areas.

 

Dr Samira received a PhD. in Wild Land Resource Science, Department of Environmental Sciences, Policy, & Management, College of Natural Resources, University of California, Berkeley..