Dr.samira A.s. Omar
Biodiversity, Ecosystem and agriculture, environment
Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
Dr. Samira S. Omar Asem was appointed by the Kuwait Council of Ministers as the Director General of KISR in 2016. She has led many projects to conserve biodiversity, restore ecosystems, and promote sustainable agriculture in Kuwait. In addition to her work at KISR, Dr. Asem is also a Research Fellow at The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) for the Advancement of Sciences in the Developing Countries and a receiver of many honors and awards including the 2016 Medal Lectures honored by TWAS in November 2015. Dr. Asem holds a PhD in wild land resource science from the University of California, Berkeley.
Biodiversity, Ecosystem and agriculture,environment