His Excellency Dr. Adnan bin Salem Al-Humaidan

His Excellency Dr. Adnan bin Salem Al-Humaidan

President of the University of Jeddah

Name: Adnan bin Salem bin Suleiman Al-Humaidan.

Nationality: Saudi

Associate Professor of Mathematics at King Abdulaziz University.

Current position: President of the University of Jeddah.


  • Striving to provide an addition to higher education.
  • Contributing to achieving the future aspirations of the Kingdom.

Academic qualifications

  • PhD in Mathematics, specializing in Functional Analysis, Cardiff University, United Kingdom, 2002.
  • Higher Diploma in Mathematical Sciences, Cardiff University, United Kingdom, 1999
  • Bachelor of Science in General Mathematics, King Abdulaziz University, 1996
  • Experience Profile:

Academic experience

  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Mathematics at King Abdulaziz University, 1996-1997
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics at King Abdulaziz University, 2003-2007
  • Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, King Abdulaziz University, 2007-2018
  • Participation in many scientific, academic and administrative research.

Administrative experience:

  • Director of the Academic Affairs and Follow-up Unit in the Deanship of Graduate Studies, King Abdulaziz University, 2004- 2006
  • Vice Dean of the Deanship of Graduate Studies for Academic Affairs and Follow-up, King Abdulaziz University 2006 – 2009
  • Dean of Graduate Studies, King Abdulaziz University, 2009-2016
  • General Supervisor of Educational Graduate Studies at King Abdulaziz University (Designated) in addition to his work as Dean of Graduate Studies 28/01 – 28/05/2012
  • Dean of Graduate Studies (Designated), University of Jeddah, from 02/03/1436 to 17/07/1436 AH.
  • Vice President of the University of Jeddah from 26/12/1437 to 09/06/1439 AH
  • President of the University of Jeddah from 10/06/1439 AH to date.

Councils and committees

  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Second Saudi Science Conference, 2003 – 2004
  • Member of the Editorial Committee for the special event of the Second Saudi Science Conference 2004-2005
  • Member of the Academic Development and Accreditation Committee, College of Science
  • Chairman of the Committee of Academic Development and Accreditation in the Mathematics Department, 2004-2005.
  • Member of the study team of the Graduate Studies Axis/Core in the future project for university education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Afaq), 2006-2007
  • Member of the Electronic Educational Services Committee, 2008-2009
  • Member of the Graduate Programs Development Committee, 2008-2009
  • Committee Lead of the Graduate Programs Development Committee 2009-2016
  • Chairman of the Deanship of Graduate Studies Council, 2009 – present
  • Member and Rapporteur of the General Supervisory Committee for Executive Graduate Studies Programs 2009-2016
  • Member of the Permanent Committee for Scholarships and Training, 2009.
  • Member of the Higher Supervisory Committee for the Implementation of the University’s Second Strategic Plan and a representative of the University’s Vice Deanship for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research 2011.
  • Member of the Higher Supervisory Committee for the graduation ceremony of graduate programs for the Qassim area, and Chairman of the Organizing Committee, 2011
  • Member of the committee formed to find mechanisms to raise the rates of old university graduates with “poor” rating to enable them to continue their graduate studies
  • Chairman of the committee formed to include the curricula and plans of the graduate studies program in health colleges in the university’s academic systems, 2011.
  • Member of the University Council, 2009 – 2016.
  • Member of the Committee for Amending the Statutes for Graduate Studies at the Ministry of Education, 2011
  • Member of the Education and Human Resources Axis/Core Committee of the National Transformation Plan for the Knowledge Society of the Ministry of Economy and Planning, 2012.
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the Center for Strategic Studies, 2013
  • Member of the permanent committee for scientific forums for university students, 2013
  • Chairman of the Postgraduate Program Development Committee, 2009 – 2016
  • Member of the Permanent Committee for Scholarship and Training of University employees and technicians, 2013
  • Supervising the establishment of Big Data Center in the Makkah region
  • Supervising the Job Nationalization Program in Jeddah Governorate “Tawteen”
  • Participation in the future plan for the development of higher education (Afaq) axis Graduate Studies.(not clear in the original file)
  • Participation in the strategic plan of King Abdulaziz University
  • Participation in the project of ranking of Saudi universities and establishing applied universities under the Ministry of Education
  • Participation in statutes development committees in the Ministry of Education

Courses and workshops

Completed a training course in the LaTex language for printing mathematical texts, Cardiff University, United Kingdom, 1999

Completed a course in Maple Mathematical Applications, Cardiff University, United Kingdom, 2000

Completed a course in computational mathematics (LMS/EPSRC) under the supervision of the London Mathematical Society, Cambridge University, United Kingdom, 2002

Attended a workshop entitled “The Reality of Graduate Studies and Scholarships in Saudi universities Saudi and Girls’ Colleges, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, 2006

Attended a symposium entitled “Graduate Studies in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries”, King Faisal University Al-Ahsa, 2007

A course entitled “Academic Leadership Program”, Ministry of Higher Education, Jubail, 2009

A course entitled “Effective Personal Productivity”

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Attended a workshop entitled “Admission of Non-Saudi Students into Higher Education Institutions”, 2012

Attended a number of workshops to prepare for the Second Strategic Plan of King Abdulaziz University, 2010-2011

Attended a workshop entitled “The strategic Plan for Developing the University Education

Development Center”, 2013

Published Research

Adnan Alhomaidan, On the Asymptotic Behaviour of the m-function for Complex Dirac Systems (submitted to the Joumal of nonlinear analysis) 2005

Adnan Alhomaidan, On property (E.A) in gauge spaces, International Journal of Mathematics. Game Theory and Algebra, V15 (2006), No. 1, 1-15, 2006

Adnan Alhomaidan and Naseer Shahzad Common Fixed Points and Homotropy Results in

Gauge Spaces. Pan-American Mathematical Journal, V16 (2006), No. 4, 27-34, 2006.

Adnan Alhomaidan, The Titch marsh-Weyl theory for complex Dirac system. New Zealand Journal of Mathematics, V 35 (2006), 1-15, 2006

Adnan Alhomaidan, Some FK Spaces Defined by a Modulus Function. International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, V 30 (2006), NO.1, 43-48, 2006

Adnan Alhomaidan, Matrix Transformations into a New Sequence Space Related to Invariant Means. Journal of KAU, V 20, No. 1, 39-44, 2008

Adnan Alhomaidan, On Common Property (E.A) for Hybrid Mappings in Gauge Spaces. Journal of KAU, V 20, No. 1, 47-55, 2008

Adnan Alhomaidan, “An LQP-SQP alternating direction method for solving variational inequality problems with separable structure” grant No. D-012-130-1438, 20/02/ 1438 (20/11/2016)

Adnan Alhpmaidan, Some results on strong convergence for nonlinear maps in Banach spaces, Xiao long Qin, grant No. D-020-130-1438, 23/02/1438 (23/11/2016)