A scientist is someone who has studied science and whose job is to teach or do research in science. In a more restricted sense, a scientist may refer to an individual who uses the scientific method. When science is done with a goal toward practical utility, it is called applied science. Many famous female scientists of Saudi Arabia has done various inventions and researches for welfare of people. Science and technology have continually modified human existence through the engineering process. Below are the list of famous scientists who born in Saudi Arabia.
Famous Female Scientists from Saudi Arabia List
1. Adah Almutairi
Adah Almutairi was born on 1st November 1976 in Portland, Oregon, United States to Saudi parents. She is a Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry; affiliate faculty in the departments of Bioengineering and NanoEngineering; and Director of the Center for Excellence in Nanomedicine and Engineering in the Institute of Engineering in Medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD).
Adah Almutairi: American Scholar
2. Yasmin Altwaijri
Yasmin Altwaijri is senior scientist and the Head of Epidemiology Research at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH&RC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. After marrying Yasmin Altwaijri and her husband moved to united states for their graduation. In 2002 she joined King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences. Yasmin is considered one of the top senior scientists in the country.
Yasmin Altwaijri: Saudi Scientist
3. Samira Islam
Samira Ibrahim Islam is a Saudi pharmacologist and scholar. She is great scientist of Saudi Arabia who done many inventions and researches for welfare of people. She heads King Fahd Medical Research Center’s Drug Monitoring Unit at King Abdulaziz University. You can also read more detail related to Samira Islam and her career by click on “View More” button given below the article.
Samira Islam: Saudi Arabian Scholar
4. Madawi al-Rasheed
Madawi al-Rasheed was born on October 1962 in Paris, France, she is great Saudi Arabian professor of social anthropology. She was at the department of Theology and Religious Studies in King’s College London. Madawi al-Rasheed gives occasional lectures in United States, Europe and Middle East. She is currently Visiting Professor at the Middle East Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Madawi al-Rasheed: Saudi Arabian Professor
5. Ibtesam Badhrees
Ibtesam Saeed Badhrees was born in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, she is a research scientist in experimental particle physics at King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) and a Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College. She also awarded with various awards such as MBC, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, 2008, Alsharaq Alawsat Journal, 2008, MBC, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, 2008, adame Figaro, 2009 etc.
Ibtesam Badhrees: Saudi Researcher