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Akram Kadri Mohammed Alkershi

Doctor

Name: Akram Kadri Mohammed Alkershi

Nationality: Yemeni

Date of birth: 17-12-1968

Religion: Muslim

Phone no.: Mobile: 00967-772002662

Residence: 00967-01-57789

Marital status: Married

Languages: Arabic & English

Computer skills: Very good

Other skills: Diving (open water diver)

Summary: (A brief profile Summary of the faculty member at least 3 lines)

Associate Professor at the Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Petroleum and Natural Resources, Sana’a University. Responsible for teaching Principles of Environmental Sciences, Environment of Yemen, Environmental Systems and Natural Resources, Marine Ecology, and Biodiversity Courses for B.Sc. students and Marine Ecology, Biodiversity, Environmental Biology and Research and Seminar Project Courses for M.Sc. students.

* Supervised on a Master degree research work under the title “Biodiversity of planktonic algae in the coastal waters of Yemen Red Sea – completed successfully”

* Life member in The Marine Biological Association of India.

Education:

Degree Subject/Specialization Year University Country

B.Sc Oceanography 1991 Sana’a University Yemen

M.Sc Marine Biology 1998 Cochin University India

Ph.D Marine Biology 2003 Cochin University India

Experience:

  • Conferences and Workshops: In February 2004, I was appointed by EPDP, Environment Protection Authority, Ministry of Water and Environment to study the marine biodiversity in Al-Luhayyah-Midi region, northern Yemen Red Sea.
  • In November 2005, I was appointed by SNRMP, Environment Protection Authority, Ministry of Water and Environment to prepare the National Appendix on Endangered Species in the marine ecosystem of Yemen.
  • In December 2011, I was appointed by The Environment Protection Authority, Ministry of Water and Environment to prepare a Report on the state of the marine environment in the Republic of Yemen. This report is an integral part of the second report of the state of marine environment in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden prepared by PERSGA.
  • I participated in many workshops, forums, symposiums and seminars in the fields of Phytoplankton, Marine biodiversity, fisheries, harmful planktonic algae, Marine protected areas, marine pollution, endangered marine species and marine resources. Some of them are:
  • The workshop on sea cucumber fisheries in the Republic of Yemen held in Sana’a in 28 November 2007.
  • The international symposium MECOS 2009 (Marine Ecosystems-Challenges & Opportunities) held in Cochin, India during 9-12 February 2009. In MECOS 2009 I presented a paper under the title” Threatened species in the marine ecosystem of Yemen”.
  • The national workshop on coastal pollution and its impacts on marine organisms, held in Sana’a during 24 – 26 September 2012 as a lecturer, and presented two lectures under the titles” Irrational development and its impacts on coastal environment” and ” The environmental impacts associated with the greenhouse effect”.

Research and scientific papers:

– Contribution of size fractions of planktonic algae to primary organic productivity in the coastal waters of Cochin. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India. Vol. 45, No. 1, June 2003.

– Contribution of size fractions of planktonic algae to total chlorophyll a concentration in the coastal waters of Cochin, south west coast of India. Faculty of Science Bulletin. Vol. 17, Oct. 2004. Sana’a University Publications.

– Species composition of planktonic algae during the different seasons in the coastal waters of Cochin, south west coast of India. Faculty of Science Bulletin. Vol. 17, Oct. 2004. Sana’a University Publications.

– Summer planktonic algae in relation to inorganic phosphate in the near shore waters of Al-Hodeidah-Yemen. The Icfai University Journal of Environmental Sciences. Vol. ІІІ, No. 4, November 2009.

– Phytoplankton in polluted waters of The Red Sea coast of Yemen. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India. Vol. 53, No. 2, July – December 2011.

– Threatened species of the Yemeni marine ecosystems. Faculty of Science Bulletin. Vol. 24, Oct. 2012. Sana’a University Publications.