Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin

Director General

Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS)


Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin, Director General of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, is former acting secretary general and director of Research at OPEC. He held earlier senior management posts at International and National institutions including UNESCO, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) and Kuwait University. He has taught and directed research in the physical and engineering sciences, as well as energy technology and economics, at a number of universities and research centers in Kuwait, the United States, and Europe. He is a member of many International Boards and Advisory Committees, including, recently, A. T. Kearney Energy Transition Institute, Singapore’s International Advisory Panel on Energy (IAP), the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KASPARC) International Advisory Council, and The Standing Advisory Group on Technical Assistance and Cooperation (SAGTAC/IAEA). He has published extensively in various fields, including Nuclear Science and Engineering, Energy Economics, Markets and Technology and Science Policy. He is a recipients of many awards and honours.

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