Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Ibrahim A. Alwasel

Personal Information:
    Date of Birth: 28/11/1962
    Country of Birth: Saudi Arabia
    Nationality: Saudi
    Marital Status: Married 
    Lancaster University, Lancaster, U.K.
    Reading University, Reading, U.K.
     King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
   Professor: Department of Statistics and Operations Research, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi 

  • 2009- present: Professor, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2001 - 2009: Associate Professor, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • 1993 - 2001: Assistant Professor, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • 1986-1993: Lecturer, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


  • 2013-present: Part-time Consultant, Ministry of Higher Education.
  • 2006 - 2010: Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Science, king Saud University
  • 2004 - 2008: Editorial board member, Journal of King Saud University (Science Section).
  • 2004 - 2006: Member of the Research Council, College of Science, King Saud University.
  • 1998-2000 and 2001-2005: Part-time Consultant, Ministry of Planning, The Directorate of General Statistics.
  • 1996 - 1998: Head of the Department of Statistics and Operations Research, College of Science, King Saud University.


  •  Experienced in working on Personal Computers.

·        Extensive programming in FORTRAN.

  • Experienced in working with the statistical package MINITAB.
  • Very familiar in working with Microsoft Office.


  • A Member of Saudi Association for Statistical Sciences SASS.
  • A Member of Saudi Association for Mathematical Sciences, SAMS

                                                                                                                                                            : Research  

1. Diggle, P. and Alwasel, I.  A.  (1993). On periodogram based spectral estimation for replicated time 
Developments in Time Series Analysis, ed. T. Suba Rao. Chapman and Hall, London,  pp. 341-354.

2.  Alwasel, I.A. and Al-Nachawatti  H.  (1996).   Shock Models with exponential  Better Than Renewal     
                    in Expectation property
. Pakistan  Journal of Statistics Vol. 12, pp. 139-150.

3.    Al-Nachawatti H. and Alwasel , I. A. (1996). On Used-Better -than- Aged in Convex Ordering          

                  Class of Life Distributions. Journal of Statistical research, Vol. 31, no.1, pp.123-130.

4.   Alwasel , I. A. (1997). Test for exponential better than renewal in expectation class of life   

                 distributions. The Egyptian Statistical Journal, Vol. 41, no.1, pp 69-81.

5.   Diggle, P.  and Alwasel , I. A. (1997) . Spectral Analysis for  Replicated biomedical time series. Journal of the Royal                 Statistical Society (series C) Vol. 46,  No. 1, pp. 37-71.

6. Al-Nachawatti H. , Alwasel , I. A. and Alzaid A.  (1997).  Estimating the parameters of the Generalized Poisson AR(1) .                 J. Stat.  Comp. Sim. Vol. 56, pp. 337-352.

7. Hendi, M., Al-Nachawatti, H., Montasser, M., Alwasel, I. (1998). An exact test for HNBUE class of life distributions. J.                 Stat. Comp. Sim. Vol. 60, pp. 261-275.

8. Alwasel , I. A. , Al-Nachawatti H. and Alzaid A. (1999).  Estimating  The   Parameters of the Binomial Autoregressive                 Process of Order One. J. Appl. Math. And Comp. Vol. 95,   pp. 193-204.

9. Ahmad, I. And Alwasel, I. (1999). A goodness-of-fit test for exponentiality based on the memoryless property.  Journal                 of the Royal Statistical Society (series B) Vol. 61,  No. 3, pp. 681-689.

10. Alwasel, I. (2001). On  goodness-of-fit testing of exponentiality using the memoryless property. Journal of                                 nonparametric Statistics. Vol. 45, No. 1, pp.1-13.

11. Ahmad, I., Alwasel, I. and Mugdadi, A. (2001). A Goodness of fit approach to Major Lifetesting problems. International              J. of  Reliability and Applications. Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 81-97.

12. Alwasel, I.  and El-bassiouny, I. (2001). Testing whether a survival function is new better than used of specified age.,                Egyptian J. of Stat., Vol. 45, no.2, pp 155-162.

13. Ahmad, I.  and Al-Wasel, I.(2002). Testing Whether New is better than Used of Specified Age Using Moments                         Inequalities. International Journal of Reliability and Applications, 3, No. 1,  pp. 17-23.


14.  El-bassiouny, I. And Alwasel, I. (2003). A goodness of fit approach to testing mean residual times. J. Appl. Math.                    And Comp. Vol. 143,   pp. 301-307.

15.  Ahmad, I. and Alwasel, I. (2004). A goodness-of-fit testing of a weak  memoryless property of life distributions .                      Australian and New Zeland J. of Stat. Vol. 46, No. 3, pp. 471-481.

16. Sarhan, A. , Al-Ruzaiza, A.  Alwasel, I., El-Gohary A. (2004). Reliability Equivalence Factors of a Series-Parallel                      System. J. Appl. Math. And Comp. Vol. 154,   pp. 257-277.
17. Alwasel, I.  and El-bassiouny, A. (2006). Testing Whether a Survival Distribution is Better Mean Residual Life at an                   Unknown Specified  Age, International J. of Reliability and Applications. Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 1-11.

18. Ahmad, I. And Alwasel, I. , El-bassiouny, A. ,and Kayid, M. (2007). A New Approach to Moments Inequalities of                      Some Ageing Notions with Hypothesis Testing Applications. Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics. Vol. 2,                No. 1, pp.71-88.

19. Alwasel, I. , El-bassiouny, A. ,and Kayid, M. (2007). Some Results of the NBUL Class of life distributions.  Applied                  Mathematical Sciences. Vol. 1, No. 18, pp.869-881.

 20.  Sarhan, A., Alameri, M. and Alwasel, I. (2008). Analysis of Progressive Censoring Competing Risks Data with                        Binomial Removals.  International J. of Math. Analysis. Vol. 2, No. 20, pp.965-967.
  21.  Alwasel, I. Statistical Inference of a Competing risks Model with Modified Weibull Distributions".  
              International Journal of Mathematical Analysis., (2009). Vol. 3, No.19, pp. 905-918.
22. Alwasel, I. Parameter estimation for the modified Weibull distribution based on grouped and censored data.                                International Journal of Applied mathematics and Statistics., (2009). Vol. 14,No. M09, pp. 78-87.

 23.  Alwasel, I. Sarhan, A., and Alameri, M.   Analysis of a Competing Risks Model with Generalized Weibull                          Distributions.  Pakistan Journal of Statistics. Pakistan (2009). Vol. 25, No.4.

24. Ahmad, I. and Alwasel, I. Life Testing of Old Age Distributions.  J. Stat. & App. (2011). Vol. 5, No.3-4 pages 279-296. 25. Kayid, M., Alwasel I., and Ahmad, I.    Testing Dominance of Biometric Functions.  J. Stat. Comp. Sim. (2011 ). Vol.              60, pp. 261-275.  



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