Imad Patrick Saoud, Ph.D.
315 Dept. Of Biology
Lebanese / British
8 June 1966
1. Educational Background.
? Post Doc. Auburn University. 2001-2003.
? Ph.D. Aquaculture and Fisheries (Coastal ecology). Auburn University.
? Ph.D. program in Zoology. University of Hawaii.
? Aquaculture special course. MBL at Woods Hole, MA, USA.
? MS in Biological Marine Science / Environmental Physiology. University of
? B.Sc. in Biology. American University of Beirut.
? Advanced SCUBA diving license and underwater work.
? Navigation and work at sea.
? Single engine propeller aircraft pilot (land and water license).
? Sustainable Tropical Forestry Management in West Africa.
? Shoman Award for most prestigious young Arab scientist in Biology 2010.
? Arab Fund Award for Distinguished Scholar 2009.
? Presidential Fellowship for Academic Excellence, Auburn University.
? H. S. Swingle Award for Outstanding Doctoral Student 2000, Auburn University.
? Multicultural Certificate of Achievement for Academic Excellence in Agriculture for the 1999-2000 academic year. Auburn University.
Argentina, Austria, Al-Ain, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina-Faso, Canada, China, Cote-D’ivoire, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dubai, Egypt, England, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Holland, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Mali, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Paraguay, San Marino, Scotland, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Turkey, Uruguay, USA, Vatican, Vietnam.
2. Work Experience.
? 2008 / ongoing. Associate Professor. American University of Beirut.
? 2003 / 2008. Assistant Professor. American University of Beirut.
? 2001 / 2002 Taught the fish nutrition lab at Auburn University.
? April 2001 Coordinated and taught high school students Aquaculture. I was part of a team that instructed and demonstrated various aquaculture techniques to visiting high school students associated with the Harris Agriscience & Technology Center in Connecticut.
? 1998 / 1999 Developed and taught a course on recirculating systems at Auburn University. I wrote the manual used to teach the course, and taught both the theoretical and practical sections.
? 1996 / Ongoing. CT Wildlife. Consultants in Wildlife management in South Dakota. The company deals with grassland and wildlife conservation and management in cooperation with CRP, easement programs, Pheasants Forever, Ducks Unlimited and SD Fish and Game.
? 1993 / 1996 Managing Director of HEA Ltd. (Aquaculture & Forestry consultancy).
HEA Ltd. was a forestry and aquaculture consultancy company I started in Ghana, West Africa. The company was involved in assisting timber companies optimize forest harvest management; wood processing and treatment; local and export sales of timber products. We designed several tilapia farms and a shrimp farm.
? 8 / 1992 - 12 / 1992 Laboratory Instructor, University of Hawaii.
? 1989 / 1992 Research Assistant at NASA, Mississippi, USA.
? 6 / 1989 - 8 / 1989 Shrimp Hatchery, Gulf Coast Research Lab, Mississippi.
? 1986 / 1988 Shrimp culture research in Lebanon with United Sea Food. USF did research on maturation, spawning and intensive rearing of Penaeus japonicus in the Middle East and the Arab peninsula. My responsibilities included brood stock maturation as well as algae and Artemia cultures.