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Dr. Jamal Al-Zayer

Associate Professor King Fahd University for Petroleum and Minerals.Management and Marketing


Location: Dhahran, KSA


Dr. Jamal A. Al-Zayer graduated with a PhD in decision science and operations management from the University of Texas at Austin. Currently he teaches at King Fahd University for Petroleum & Minerals. His PhD supervisor was Professor A. Charnes a worldwide known academician and a pioneer in the area of mathematical programming and operations research. Dr. Al-Zayer areas of interest include optimization, mathematical modelling of management systems, strategic management, energy studies, knowledge management and economic sustainable development studies. Dr. Al-Zayer published extensively in many respected journals which include, Journal of Forecasting, Journal of Operational Research Society, and Energy- The International Journal.