Curriculum vitae

Bio: 
Name: Professor Dr. Khaled A. S. AL-Rasheid

Nationality: Saudi Arabian
Place and Date of Birth: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 9. 4. 1966
Address:
Prof. Dr. Khaled A. S. AL-Rasheid
Zoology Department,  College of Science
King Saud University, P.O. Box 2455,  Riyadh 11451
Saudi Arabia.
      (00966-1)  4675758 (Office)
                      4675753 (Laboratory)
                      4675773 (Department Secretary)
                      4678514 (Fax)
                    
E-mail: krasheid@ksu.edu.sa
 
 
Academic Degrees :
1) B.Sc.
    University: King Saud University
    College:    College of Science, Department of Zoology
    University Location (City, Country): Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
    Date of Obtaining Degree:  25. 1. 1987
 
2) Ph.D.
    University:  Southampton University
    College: College of Science, Department of Biology
    University Location (City, Country): Southampton, U.K.
    Ph.D. Commencing Date:   1. 8. 1988
    Ph.D. Acquiring Date:       29. 7. 1992
    Ph.D. Thesis Title: "The Effects of Heavy Metals on the Marine Ciliates Euplotes  mutabilis (Tuffrau, 1960)".
    Advisor's Name:   Professor Dr. Michael Sleigh
    Specialty: Ecology, Environmental Pollution and Protozoology
 
RESEARCH, ACADEMIC & APPLIED INTERESTS:
         Ecology & Pollution, Biodiversity, Freeliving Protozoa, Medical & Economical Parasites, Establishment & Management of Marine Wildlife Sanctuaries, Environmental Education & Awareness, Industrial Pollution,  Oil, Hydrocarbons & Heavy Metal Pollution, Water, Marine Pollution, Medical Wastes, Waste Recycling, Biotechniques in Wastewater, Biostatistics.
 
 
Employment History: (in descending order)

a-      Professor,    Zoology Department, College of Science, King Saud University, from 27. 11. 2002 till  present
b-      Associate Professor, Zool. Dept., College of Science, King Saud Univ., from 19. 10. 1998 to 26. 11. 2002.
c-      Assistant Professor Zool. Dept., College of Science, King Saud Univ., from 23. 11. 1992 to 18. 10. 1998.
d-      Teaching Assistant Zool. Dept., College of Science, King Saud Univ., from 22. 5. 1987 to 18. 7. 1988.
 
 
Scholarships and Awards:

 
 
a-        B.Sc. with Distinction Second Class Honors, King Saud University.
 
b-        Visiting Award by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) to carry out a joint research in the Zoology Department, University of Bonn (Germany), 1996.
 
c-         Visiting Award by University of Salzburg (Austria) to carry out a joint research in the Institute of Zoology, summer of 1998.
 
d-        Visiting Award by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) to participate in a training course on the Application of Electron Microscopical Techniques for Ciliated Protozoa Research, in the Zoology Institute, University of Tübingen (Germany), January 2000.
 
e-        Visiting Award by the Natural Science Foundation of China to participate in a training course on the Biodiversity of Marine Ciliate Protozoa, in Laboratory of Protozoology, College of Fisheries, Ocean University of Qingdao (China), June 2002.
 
f-          Sabbatical Award by King Saud University to carry out joint researches in the Zoology Department, College of Science, University of Cairo (Egypt), Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Dorset (United Kingdom) and in the Department of Zoology, College of Biological Science, University of Guelph (Canada), 2004.
 
g-        Prize for Biological and Environmental Sciences, Abdul Hameed Shoman 2002 Prize for Young Arab Researchers, Amman (Jordan), March 2004.
 
h-                 Visiting Award by University of Salzburg (Austria) to participate in a training course on Electron Microscopy and the Taxonomy of Ciliates, the Institute of Zoology, 2005.
 
i-                   First Prize for 2008 Distinguished Research and Publication Quality Awards (ISI), King Saud University, (SAUDI ARABIA), April, 2009.
 
j-                    Distinguished research Award (Bronze Grade), King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, (SAUDI ARABIA), December, 2009.
 
k-                 The Saudi Biological Society Prize & Medal, King Faisal University, (SAUDI ARABIA), 13 May, 2010.
 
l-                    Academics & Researchers Prize in Medics, 2010 Ibtikar Innovation Exhibition, King Abdulaziz & His Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity "Mawhibah", Jeddah, (SAUDI ARABIA), May 2010.
 
m-               First Prize for 2009 Distinguished Research and Publication Quality Awards (ISI), King Saud University, (SAUDI ARABIA), June, 2010.
 
n-                 Prize for 2010 Distinguished Research and Publication Quality Awards (ISI) & Top 10 Researchers, King Saud University, (SAUDI ARABIA), January, 2011.
 
o-                 Malaysia Invention and Innovation Award & Silver Medal, the 10th Malaysian Technology Expo (MTE), Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, (MALAYSIA), 17-19 February 2011.
 
p-                 Diploma Award & Bronze Medal, 39th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, Palexpo-Geneva, (SWITZERLAND), April 6-10, 2011.
 
q-                 World Invention Award 2011 & Gold Medal, 11th International British Invention Exhibition, British Inventors Society, London, (UK), 19-22 October, 2011.
 
r-                   The Saudi Biological Society Prize & Medal, Jazan University, (SAUDI ARABIA), 6-8 March, 2012.
 
 
 
PATENTS

No. : PCT/EP2009/063072
Pharmaceutical or veterinary medical preparation obtained from coconut and onion for controlling flatworms and/or threadworms in animals or human
 
No. : PCT/EP2009/064442
Compositions comprising flavonoid-containing extracts from plants of the genus Citrus and /or isolated citrus flavonoids and specific cationic surface active agents, and SAID composition for use as an agent for treating infestations with head lice.