Adnan Shihab-Eldin

Senior Visiting Research Fellow

Adnan Shihab-Eldin, Senior Visiting Research Fellow, is a member of the Board of Directors of Kearney Energy Transition Institute (Nederland) and Gulf Bank. Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin is former Director General of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (2011-2021) and former Acting Secretary General and Director of Research at OPEC.  He held earlier senior Director positions at both UNESCO and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). In Kuwait, he served as Director General of  the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) and Vice President, academic Affairs, and faculty member at Kuwait  University. He continues to teach, and publish research  papers and articles in the physical and engineering sciences, as well as energy policy, technology and economics. He is a member of many International Boards of Directors and intern Advisory Councils (IAC), including, recently, the IAC of the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KASPARC), the American University of Beirut (AUB) and Georgetown University, Qatar (GU-Q) as well as a member of the Standing Advisory Group on Nuclear Applications (SAGNA), IAEA. He is a recipient of many prestigious international awards and honors.

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