In 1984, Prof Al-Athel was appointed President of the King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology (KACST), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia). This is an institution which can be considered as the main focal point of scientific and technological activity in Saudi Arabia.
Dr Al-Athel is a member of the UN World Commission on Environment and Development; the UN Advisory Committee on Science and Technology for Development, ICSU/UNESCO distinguished fellowship programs, the Saudi Working Committee for Education Policy and of the Scientific Committee of the Pio Manza International Research Centre.
Dr Al-Athel is a Founding Fellow of the Islamic Academy of Sciences (1986) and served as its Vice-President (1986-1990). He is also a former member of the Executive Committee of the OIC Ministerial Committee of Scientific and Technological Co-operation (COMSTECH).
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ISSUES GRANTS NOTICE ON "ESTABLISH ECOLOGICAL MONITORING AND ATHEL TREE PROTECTION PROGRAM FOR SALTCEDAR BIOCONTROL ON THE RIO GRANDE"
Mar 19, 2011; WASHINGTON, March 18 -- National Park Service issues grant notice to award to the Rio Grande Institute a task agreement under an...