Mohammed Alkahtani is an Associate Professor in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Engineering Department, and Vice-Dean of Advanced Manufacturing Institute, King Saud University (KSU), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He was the chairman of the Industrial Engineering Department, College of Engineering, KSU for over 4 years (2014-2018). He earned his B.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering from KSU, a M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL, USA), and a Ph.D. in Manufacturing Engineering from Loughborough University (Loughborough, UK). He has diverse expertise in analysis, modeling, and design of manufacturing systems, supply chain and operations management; responsiveness measurement, leanness and agility in manufacturing and supply chain.

  • He has published papers in leading journals of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering,

  • He has published papers in leading international and national conferences in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering,

  • He had led a number of funded projects from different organizations at KSA,

  • He has organized, chaired and participated in many national and international conferences, sessions, societies, committees, professional programs, seminars, development programs, workshops,

  • He cofounded Raytheon Chair for Systems Engineering at King Saud University (2017),

  • He has chaired Industrial Engineering Chapter, Saudi Council of Engineers since 2016,

  • He is member of various boards, councils, advisory board, and committees,

  • He is member of Board of Directors, Saudi Society for System & Industrial Engineering since 2015,

  • He is the editor of Industrial Engineering Magazine,

  • He is certified with an “Professional Diploma in new techniques in formulating international contracts and resulting dispute”, “international commercial arbitration in FIDIC contracts, Engineering contracts, general work contracts, BOT, and typical formulations for international contracts,” “new techniques in formulating FIDIC contracts and Engineering contracts and B.O.T contracts,”

  • He is certified as “international general arbitrator,”

  • He is classified as “Consultant” Engineer, Saudi Council of Engineers,

  • He gained multiple Academic and professional honors, achievements, and appreciations awards,

  • He was awarded “Distinguished Professor Award” from society of IEOM (International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management) for dedication in Teaching, Learning, and Mentoring and Achievements in the field of Industrial Engineering, 2019,

  • Awarded a grant “Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program”, Non-U.S. (Visiting) Scholar, U.S. Embassy, 2017-2018, Research, Project Title: Assessment of Agile Supply Chain Using Simulation Modeling, started May 2018-August 20018, host institution: University of Central Florida, Faculty Associate: Prof. Luis Rabelo, Orlando, Florida, United States

  • He led Industrial Engineering department, KSU to attain NCAAA Accreditation (National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment), the Education and Training Evaluation Commission (ETEC), for Industrial Engineering program (B.S) for the period from May 2016 until Apr 2023,

  • He led Industrial Engineering department, KSU to attain ABET Accreditation (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology), Engineering Accreditation Commission, the Industrial Engineering program (B.S), for the period from Oct 1, 2008 – Present,

  • He has delivered multiple training courses, speeches, lectures, workshops, seminars, and courses,

  • He has supervised multiple graduation projects, theses, diplomas for undergraduate and graduate students,

  • He has been invited as keynote speaker for multiple national and international conferences and forums.

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