Dr. Shabbir Ahmad Shahid

Dr. Shabbir Ahmad Shahid

Dr. Shabbir Ahmad Shahid

Senior Scientist-Salinity Management

Dr. Shabbir Ahmad Shahid is Senior Salinity Management Scientist at ICBA. Prior to joining the Center, he had served in different capacities in a number of organizations, including Associate Professor at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan, Associate Research Scientist at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Manager of Soil Resources Department at the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi.

Overall, he has more than 33 years of experience in applied agricultural research in many countries and regions, including Pakistan, UK, Australia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Niger, Morocco, Spain.

He holds a Ph.D. in soil micromorphology of salt-affected soils from Bangor University, Wales, UK. He is author and co-author of over 125 research publications, including five edited books by Springer, three books and two manuals, 52 peer-reviewed national and international journal papers, 31 book chapters, 27 conference proceedings, 11 scientific magazines, and five newsletter articles. He also authored and co-authored over 30 scientific reports. He is a member of a number of scientific committees, international advisory boards of international conferences, and editorial boards of scientific journals. He is a recipient of Sir William Roberts and David A. Jenkins awards.