His Excellency Dr. Munir Mahmoud Al-Desouki

President of King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)

His Excellency Dr. Mounir El Desouki is appointed as President of the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology

Dr. El-Desouki obtained a doctorate in electrical and computer engineering in 2010 from McMaster University in Canada, a master’s in entrepreneurship and innovation engineering in 2007, a master’s in electrical and computer engineering in 2005 from the same university, and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 2002 from “ King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, “and held a number of positions, including Assistant Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Undersecretary and Ministry of Communications for Planning and Development, and Advisor to the Minister of Communications.
He also worked as a chairperson and member of several national committees, and held a number of positions in the “King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology”, and won awards, including the “Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Award for Inventors and Talents” for the category of talented people in 2014 for his invention in the field of electrical engineering called “Development by The way of time integration. ” He has also published more than 85 scientific papers and articles in refereed scientific journals and international conferences, and has obtained more than 20 patents.