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MEKEI, in conjunction with WASD, has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory can be used to help find, support and collaborate with experts from the network.

Interested in joining the expert directory? Complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at . You can also join the expert directories of our sister organisation: World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) and Sudan Knowledge (SK).

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Ahmed Al Zaidi

Police Officer Abu Dhabi PolicePolice at Strategic


Location: Abu Dubai, UAE


Ahmed Al Zaidi worked as police officer in Abu Dhabi Police at Strategic Department and Police Traffic Department for almost nine years. Currently, he is completing his PhD in the School of Engineering and the Built Environment at Edinburgh Napier University, UK. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Police Sciences from Abu Dhabi Police College in UAE, Abu Dhabi and an MSc Degree in Transport Planning and Policy from Newcastle University, UK. His most recent publication was presented at the 7th International Conference of the World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD), Bahrain. The paper focused on Investigation of Urban Driving Cycle and Relevant Geometric Factors in Abu Dhabi.

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