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Faculty of Dentistry - Al Baha University seeks to achieve regional leadership and global excellence in the field of dental research and services and aims to prepare students with professional competencies in dental sciences through a distinguished and comprehensive education with a focus on the needs of the community of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region and provide an environment for lifelong learning. The Faculty aims to graduate dentists:  To graduate professionally qualified dentists who acquire lifelong learn skills  To Obtain national and international accreditation by establishing a quality system to ensure excellence of program outputs  To Support and encourage scientific research in the Faculty of Dentistry  To provide quality dental services to patients and the community  To graduate professionally trained dentists with integrated and balanced personality capable of serving his community and country.

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Dean Message

Dean Message

 

Welcome to the website of the Faculty of Dentistry, Al Baha University ,,,,,,,

A Royal Decree No. 5088 / MB was issued on 7/8/1432 AH for the establishment of the Faculty of Dentistry, Al-Baha University, in an effort to achieve excellence for Al-Baha University and to achieve its role in serving the Al-Baha community and around it. Faculty of Dentistry started its work by issuing the decision to assign Dr. Fahd bin Nasser Al-Qahtani as the first dean, to be a distinct start among the old Faculties in the Kingdom, where the Faculty started its work by accepting twenty students at the beginning of the academic year 1437/1438.

Vice-Deanships

Vice-Deanships

Vice-Deanship for Academic Affairs

About

 

  • The Faculty of Dentistry, represented by the Academic Affairs Agency, seeks to raise academic affairs to the level that achieves the vision and mission of the Faculty and University to reach regional and global excellence through the development of a set of mechanisms and general controls, including:

  • Developing academic guidance as the most important priorities for following up and solving students' problems and educating students to avoid academic problems

  • Diversify and develop ways of evaluating students to hone students' scientific, medical and research skills and transforming them from recipients into active participants in the educational process.

  • Attention to student activities classroom and extra-curricular to refine and develop the personality of the student

  • Striving to develop academic programs in comparison with their local and international counterparts

Tasks

 

  • Supervising the preparation of study schedules in the faculty and coordination with other Faculties and with the Deanship of Admission and Registration.

  • Supervising the work of exams and forming its committees

  • Supervise student transfer requests and equivalence of courses.

  • Supervising the registration of students.

  • Supervising the preparation of disadvantaged lists and graduates' lists.

  • Guidance and guidance of students and resolve issues related to academic achievement.

  • Supervising the updating of the Faculty website regarding academic affairs units.

  • The work of academic databases in the Faculty, and various academic statistics

Contact us

 

Vice Dean of Academic Affairs
Dr. Mohamad Sarhan Ali Alzahrani
Phone: +966-0543291242
Email: m.sarhan@bu.edu.sa

Vice-Deanship for Quality and Development

Vice-Deanship for Quality and Development

About

 

The Faculty of Dentistry, represented by the Agency for Development and Quality, seeks to build an internal quality system with the aim of supporting the administrative and academic systems in the faculty and spreading the culture of quality for continuous improvement and pushing the faculty education system to achieve the vision and mission of the Faculty and university in line with the requirements of the times and the needs of society and the labor market. The Agency will be responsible for drawing the future map to put the Faculty on the path of local, regional and global competition within the framework of its strategic plan embedded in the strategic plan of the university.

Tasks

 

  • Supervise the implementation of the quality program in the faculty and the dissemination of quality culture.

  • Supervise the implementation of the program of evaluation and academic accreditation.

  • Preparation and implementation of development plans and strategic Faculty.

  • Identify the training and development needs of faculty, staff and students

  • In the academic departments of the faculty and coordination with the Deanship of Skills Development in its implementation.

  • Supervise the preparation of the annual report of the Faculty and the program

  • Follow up the development of educational facilities in the faculty and modernize laboratories.

  • Supervise the development of the strategic plan of the Faculty

Contact us

 

Dr. Ahmad Abdelaziz Issa
Phone: +966-0560285639
Email: a.esa@bu.edu.sa

Vice-Deanship for Female Student Affairs

Vice-Deanship for Female Student Affairs

Vice-Deanship for Female Student Affairs

 

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Departments

Departments

Department of Biomedical Dental Sciences

About: Introduction

 

The Department of Biomedical Dental Sciences was established with the establishment of the college to provide theoretical and laboratory teaching programs for undergraduate students through six divisions concerned with the diagnosis of oral diseases and methods of treatment in addition to the specialized sections of oral and maxillofacial surgery To keep abreast of developments and changes taking place globally in the field of medical and biomedical sciences.

 

Different sections of Department

Includes the following six divisions:

a. Oral Biology Division:

Oral Biology Study the basic vital properties of oral tissues and surrounding parts in health and their application in disease.

b. Oral Pathology Division:

In this section, the student is introduced to various oral diseases that affect the teeth, jawbones and surrounding tissues, as well as diseases that are characterized by the appearance of symptoms in the mouth or face and the rest of the body.

c. Oral Radiology Division:

In this division the student learns on the physics of radiation and how to work and read radiation.

d. Oral Diagnosis Division:

This division aims to teach and train students on how to use modern methods of diagnosing oral diseases

e. Division of Oral Medicine:

In this division, the student is trained in the mandatory clinical skills for the examination and diagnosis of oral diseases.

f. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Division

This division trains students to remove teeth and uses various surgeries to remove teeth or roots buried in the jaw bones. The student will also be introduced to major maxillofacial surgeries in three cases (cosmetic, prosthetic, cancerous).

About: Message

 

Working to enrich the educational, research and technological system in the field of biomedical dental sciences to cope with the challenges of the times and to prepare distinguished graduates of the labor market while contributing to solving the problems of the surrounding society.

About: Objectives

 

  • Assisting the College in achieving its mission in: -

  • Graduating a dentist with the skills of medical and biological dental science and medical work skills to serve the community

  • Keep abreast of recent developments in medical and biomedical sciences.

  • Organizing training courses in the field of medical and biomedical sciences in line with the needs of students and the community as well as rehabilitation and consultancy courses

  • Prepare qualified graduates for further teaching and scientific research.

  • Encourage scientific research and make it a priority of the department with the holding of periodic scientific seminars.

  • Encourage Continuous learning

About: Programs

 

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Academic Consulting

 

Responsibilities of the Academic Consulting Committee:

  •  Presence during the registration period
  •  Awareness of the goals and responsibilities of academic guidance among faculty and students
  • Supervising the process of implementing and following up the instructions and procedures of academic guidance
  •  Announcing the schedules for the distribution of students to academic advisors and introducing students to academic advisors
  • . Directing students to review and cooperate with the academic advisor
  •  Take actions in some matters of emergency and academic guidance, which needs to take actions in which to manage the college
  • direct intervention in some cases where the academic advisor needs support, namely: -
  • Sudden decrease in student performance without justification

  • The student should unjustifiably postpone the study or leave the college

  • complaints of faculty members of the negative behavior of the student

  • The inability of the student to express his problems

  • the emergence of manifestations of frustration, apathy and despair on the student

Academic Accreditation

 

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Contact us

 

Head of the department: Dr. Ahmed Gaber Hassanein

Mobile no.: +966-0554055181

e-mail: agaber@bu.edu.sa

Departments

Departments

Department of Prosthetic Dental Science

Introduction

 

The Department of Prosthetic Dental Science was established with the establishment of the Faculty to provide theoretical and laboratory teaching programs for undergraduate students through three divisions to reach a proper diagnosis, treatment and replacement that meets the needs of patients. This section on the principles of dental implants from accurate diagnosis and therapeutic plan in addition to assist in the surgical process of implantation and then complete the final formulations.

 

Different sections of department

Includes the following three divisions:

a. Division of full and partial Removable Prosthetic:

In this section, the student studies the various methods of how to compensate for partial missing teeth.

b. Fixed Prosthetic Division:

This division aims to train the student to diagnose and treat missing teeth and fixed formulations very similar to natural teeth.

c. Advanced Prosthetic Division:

In this section, the student learns on modern theories and methods of advanced structures (for making missing parts such as ear, nose and eye) with dental implants.

Message

 

Work to enrich the educational, research and technological system in the field of prosthetic dental science to meet the challenges of the times and prepare outstanding graduates of the labor market while contributing to solve the problems of the surrounding community.

Objectives

 

Assisting the College in achieving its mission in: -

  • Graduation of a dentist with the skills of prosthetic dental science and medical work skills to serve the community

  • Keep abreast of recent developments in prosthetic dental sciences.

  • Organizing training courses in the field of prosthetic dental sciences in line with the needs of students and the community as well as rehabilitation and advisory courses.

  • Prepare qualified graduates for further teaching and scientific research.

  • Encourage scientific research and make it a priority of the department with the holding of periodic scientific seminars.

Programs

 

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Academic Consulting

 

Responsibilities of the Academic Consulting Committee:

  • 1- Presence during the registration period
  • 2. Awareness of the goals and responsibilities of academic guidance among faculty and students
  • Supervising the process of implementing and following up the instructions and procedures of academic guidance
  • 4- Announcing the schedules for the distribution of students to academic advisors and introducing students to academic advisors
  • 5. Directing students to review and cooperate with the academic advisor
  • 6 – Take actions in some matters of emergency and academic guidance, which needs to take actions in which to manage the college
  • 7 - direct intervention in some cases where the academic advisor needs support, namely: -
  • Sudden decrease in student performance without justification

  • The student should unjustifiably postpone the study or leave the college

  • complaints of faculty members of the negative behavior of the student

  • The inability of the student to express his problems

  • the emergence of manifestations of frustration, apathy and despair on the student

Academic Accreditation

 

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Contact us

 

Head of the Department of Prosthetic Dental Sciences
Dr. Hasan Mohamad Saker
Phone: +966-0591740638
Email: hsakr@bu.edu.sa

Departments

Departments

Department of Restorative Dental Sciences

Introduction

 

The Department of Restorative dental sciences was established with the establishment of the Faculty to provide theoretical and laboratory teaching programs for undergraduate students through three divisions to teach the basic principles of dental reform and the application of dental materials science. The means of visual and auditory communication to explain the methods of dental restorative treatment of fillings and root treatment and keep pace with developments and changes in the world in the field of medical and biomedical sciences.

 

Different sections of department

Includes the following three divisions:

a. Dental Materials Division:

The student studies in this section the materials used in the backward branches of dentistry and understands its natural and chemical properties and how to refine these properties and take advantage of it in various fields of dentistry.

b. Operative Dentistry Division:

This division focuses on dealing with damaged tooth parts and how to remove and repair them and extends to dealing with different complications of different cases.

c. Endodontics Division:

In this course, the student will learn the theoretical basis for root therapy and learn about root injuries and how to diagnose and treat them.

Message

 

To enrich the educational, research and technological system in the field of Restorative dental sciences to cope with the challenges of the times and to prepare distinguished graduates of the labor market while contributing to solving the problems of the surrounding society.

Objectives

 

Assisting the College in achieving its mission in: -

  • Graduating a dentist with Restorative dental sciences skills and medical work skills to serve the community

  • Keep abreast of recent developments in restorative dental science

  • Organizing training courses in the field of restorative dentistry in line with the needs of students and the community, as well as rehabilitation and advisory courses.

  • Prepare qualified graduates for further teaching and scientific research.

  • Encourage scientific research and make it a priority of the department with the holding of periodic scientific seminars.

Encourage Continuous learning

Programs

 

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Academic Consulting

 

Responsibilities of the Academic Consulting Committee:

  •  Presence during the registration period
  •  Awareness of the goals and responsibilities of academic guidance among faculty and students
  • Supervising the process of implementing and following up the instructions and procedures of academic guidance
  •  Announcing the schedules for the distribution of students to academic advisors and introducing students to academic advisors
  •  Directing students to review and cooperate with the academic advisor
  •  Take actions in some matters of emergency and academic guidance, which needs to take actions in which to manage the college
  •  direct intervention in some cases where the academic advisor needs support, namely: -
  • Sudden decrease in student performance without justification

  • The student should unjustifiably postpone the study or leave the college

  • complaints of faculty members of the negative behavior of the student

  • The inability of the student to express his problems

  • the emergence of manifestations of frustration, apathy and despair on the student

Academic Accreditation

 

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Contact us

 

Head of the Department: Dr. Manikandan Ravinanthanan
Phone: +966-0531322103

Email: manikandan@bu.edu.sa

Departments

Departments

Department of Preventive Dental Sciences

Introduction

 

The Department of Preventive Dental Sciences was established with the establishment of the College to provide theoretical and laboratory teaching programs for undergraduate students through four divisions within the framework of minimum prevention and preventive treatments with the use of modern diagnostic methods. It initiates research and behavioral programs in coordination with basic science programs and helps catalyze community dental health programs to provide dental prevention to individuals and communities and keep pace with developments and changes in the world of medical and biomedical sciences.

 

Different sections of Department

Includes the following four divisions:

a. Community and Public Health Dental Division:

This Division aims to prepare the student to respond to the needs of the community, especially with regard to oral and dental medicine, according to the social and cultural conditions of the community.

b. Orthodontic Division:

This department is interested in teaching the student the basics of orthodontics and diagnosing defects in the dental system and deformation of the mouth and face

c. Division of Pediatric Dentistry:

This course studies the preventive and therapeutic methods of dental and acquired dental problems, as well as the natural growth of teeth and oral parts of patients.

d. Division of Periodontics:

This division is concerned with training students in clinical and imaging examination of the teeth and surrounding tissues and to identify the pathological changes resulting from them and causing them

Message

 

Enriching the educational, research and technological system in the field of preventive dental sciences to cope with the challenges of the times and preparing outstanding graduates of the labor market while contributing to solving the problems of the surrounding society.

Objectives

 

Assisting the College in achieving its mission in: -

  • Graduating a dentist with the skills of preventive dental science and medical work skills to serve the community

  • Keep abreast of recent developments in preventive dental science.

  • Organizing training courses in the field of preventive dentistry in line with the needs of students and the community as well as rehabilitation and consultancy courses.

  • Prepare qualified graduates for further teaching and scientific research.

  • Encourage scientific research and make it a priority of the department with the holding of periodic scientific seminars.

Programs

 

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Academic Consulting

 

Responsibilities of the Academic Consulting Committee:

1- Presence during the registration period

2. Awareness of the goals and responsibilities of academic guidance among faculty and students

Supervising the process of implementing and following up the instructions and procedures of academic guidance

4- Announcing the schedules for the distribution of students to academic advisors and introducing students to academic advisors

5. Directing students to review and cooperate with the academic advisor

6 – Take actions in some matters of emergency and academic guidance, which needs to take actions in which to manage the college

7 - direct intervention in some cases where the academic advisor needs support, namely: -

  1. Sudden decrease in student performance without justification

  2. The student should unjustifiably postpone the study or leave the college

  3. complaints of faculty members of the negative behavior of the student

  4. The inability of the student to express his problems

the emergence of manifestations of frustration, apathy and despair on the student

Academic Accreditation

 

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Contact us

 

Head of the Department: Dr. Nagesh Bhat
Phone: +966-0551736841
Email: n.bhat@bu.edu.sa

Departments

Departments

Department of Dental Education

Introduction

 

The Department of Dental Education was established with the establishment of the College to cope with the developments and changes taking place globally in medical education and the shift from traditional teaching and learning methods to integrated student-centered learning based on problem-solving, continuous assessment and feedback through integrated curricula based on competencies. Medical education focuses on the development of the capabilities, efficiency and effectiveness of faculty members through the provision of diverse courses and the development of curricula, teaching methods and evaluation in the field of dental education in order to provide the appropriate scientific and educational environment for students and support students through training and the provision of teaching aids for students. It also focuses on highlighting and activating the elements of integration and overlap between all courses of dentistry, both courses of basic preclinical and clinical sciences to benefit in the integrated medical training for students.

 

Areas of work of the department

  • The field of development and curricula

  • Field of measurement and evaluation

  • Field of professional development and training

Continuous Learning

Message

 

To enrich the educational, research and technological system in the field of dental education to cope with the challenges of the times and prepare outstanding graduates of the labor market while contributing to solving the problems of the surrounding society.

Objectives

 

Assisting the College in achieving its mission in: -

  • Graduating a dentist with medical education skills and medical work to serve the community

  • Provide programs to develop the skills and methods of teaching and learning among faculty members and students in the college

  • Introducing and applying modern curricula and trends in medical education and developing methods and means of evaluating students and trainees

  • Conduct a comprehensive assessment and evaluation of the educational environment and ensure consistency between educational objectives and teaching methods used to accomplish them as well as assessment methods.

  • Continuous review of the development and updating of the curriculum at the faculty continuously to conform to the ongoing changes in the field of medical education.

Encourage continuous learning

Programs

 

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Academic Consulting

 

Responsibilities of the Academic Consulting Committee:

  •  Presence during the registration period
  •  Awareness of the goals and responsibilities of academic guidance among faculty and students
  • Supervising the process of implementing and following up the instructions and procedures of academic guidance
  •  Announcing the schedules for the distribution of students to academic advisors and introducing students to academic advisors
  •  Directing students to review and cooperate with the academic advisor
  •  Take actions in some matters of emergency and academic guidance, which needs to take actions in which to manage the college
  •  direct intervention in some cases where the academic advisor needs support, namely: -
  • Sudden decrease in student performance without justification

  • The student should unjustifiably postpone the study or leave the college

  • complaints of faculty members of the negative behavior of the student

  • The inability of the student to express his problems

  • the emergence of manifestations of frustration, apathy and despair on the student

Academic Accreditation

 

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Contact us

 

Head of the Department: Dr. Srinivasan Jayaraman
Phone: +966-0562279450
Email:  s.rivasan@bu.edu.sa

Programs

Programs

Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Medicine

Overview

 

The Dental Surgery and Medicine program seeks to graduate highly qualified dentists with scientific, practical and professional skills, who adhere to the ethical and religious principles of society, able to take responsibility and teamwork for employment and community service, and to follow scientific and technical progress in various fields of dentistry in the world. And in Saudi Arabia. Also, to be able to meet the governmental and community needs in improving and developing health care services in oral health and contribute to raising the level of community awareness of oral health in line with Vision 2030.

Objectives

 

. To graduate professionally qualified dentists who acquire lifelong learn skills 
2. To Obtain national and international accreditation by establishing a quality system to ensure excellence of program outputs
3. To Support and encourage scientific research in the Faculty of Dentistry
4. To provide quality dental services to patients and the community
5. To graduate professionally trained dentists with integrated and balanced personality capable of serving his community and country.

Outcomes

 

A. KNOWLEDGE DOMAIN

A.1 Assimilate and describe the application of , Basic science, health education, Biomaterial, biomedical, professional skills for practice of dentistry.

A.2 To recognize the function, application of the basic biology, anatomy, physiology bio chemistry, pathology in relation to the general health and to apply this knowledge differentiate normal and pathological state in oral health and function.

A.3 To describe the development and functions of oral and para oral structures of the head and neck, oral physiology, anatomy and be able to relate its role in the diagnosis, treatment of oral diseases to improve the quality of care to the patients.

 

B. COGNITIVE SKILLS

B.1 To justify the general medical principle, surgical application, biological function and behavior of persons in health and sickness as well as the influence of the natural and social environment on the state of oral and general health of a person in general and geriatric population to improve quality of life.

B.2 To interpret and apply the basic and advanced knowledge of  bio materials, clinical disciplines( oral diagnostics and radiological , oral surgical , restorative & Endodontics, orthodontics, prosthodontics, periodontal  pedodontics ) and interrelate methods which provide a coherent picture of  their respective anomalies, lesions and diseases of the teeth, mouth and jaws and apply in  preventive diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of Dentistry.

B.3 Describe and justify the principles of good research and biostatistics, how to access research, and interpret it for use in evidence based dental practice and follow the scientific principles needed for the provisions of high standards of oral health care for the community.

B.4 Develop knowledge to recognize medical emergencies and differentiate simple and advance cases of prosthodontic, restorative & Endodontics, periodontal, Dental implant, pediatric, orthodontics, traumatic and oral surgical cases and refer them to appropriate specialist for advanced treatment.

B.5 Adhere to the regulations of Saudi oral health care systems in the kingdom and advocate oral health promotions and oral disease preventions to improve the quality of life general population.

 

C. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS AND RESPONSIBILITY

C.1 Integrated and develop balanced personality, leadership skills, demonstrate capacity of self reflection and professional development

C.2 Demonstrate professional attitudes and ethical behaviors of professional dentist

C.3 Apply Islamic, legal and ethical principles in professional practice

 

D. COMMUNICATION INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY NUMERICAL

D.1 To asses and communicate verbally, in writing with patients, their families, colleagues and other health professionals.

D.2 Practice team work and inter professional collaboration

D.3 Apply dental informatics, data mining in medical and dental health care system effectively

 

E. PSYCHOMOTOR

E.1 Acquire essential preclinical skills to demonstrate essential clinical skills to diagnose and manage various common dental problems encountered in general dental practice.

E.2 Use clinical reasoning, decision making, and problem-solving skills in routine dental practice

E.3 Formulate and implement appropriate management plans for patients with common dental diseases and place safely at the center of care process.

E.4 Manage all medical emergencies in dental practice, emergency dental problems and adequately stabilize the patient and for further referral for appropriate specialist care.

E.5 To perform basic investigation and interpret the same to diagnose and treat oral disease.

E.6 Demonstrate skills in the practice of preventive dentistry to Promote oral health and help prevent oral diseases in the clinical and community settings.

E.7 To perform basic and advanced procedure to control pain during dental treatment of patients to practice pain free dentistry.

Potential Jobs

 

The program opens to the student’s broad prospects, whether academic or professional, where the ability to conduct medical examination and diagnosis of treatment for patients with oral and dental, and conduct surgical operations in hospitals and private clinics, and the ability to conduct scientific research, including:

  • Orthodontics and maxillofacial

  • Dental stent medicine: This specialization is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal and bone diseases and surrounding teeth in addition to prevention.

  • Endodontic treatment.

  • Maxillofacial surgery

  • Pediatric Dentistry

  • Oral and maxillofacial diseases

  • Oral and maxillofacial rays

  • General dental health

Study Plan

 

Study Plan of the Program of Dental Surgery and Medicine

Contact Us

Contact Us

 

Office of the Dean

Address: Faculty of Dentistry – AlBaha University (Alaqiq)
 

Contact Information
Phone: +966-0549999427
Fax:

Dean of Faculty
Dr. Fahd Ben Naser Alqahtani
Phone: +966-0549999427
Email: falqahtani@bu.edu.sa

 

 

Vice Dean of Academic Affairs
Dr. Mohamad Sarhan Ali Alzahrani
Phone: +966-0543291242
Email: m.sarhan@bu.edu.sa

 

 

Vice Dean of Quality
Dr. Ahmad Abdelaziz Issa
Phone: +966-0560285639
Email: a.esa@bu.edu.sa

 

 

Head of the Department of Biomedical Dental Sciences
Dr. Ahmad Gaber Hassanein
Phone: +966-0554055181
Email: agaber@bu.edu.sa

 

 

Head of the Department of Prosthetic Dental Sciences
Dr. Hasan Mohamad Saker
Phone: +966-0591740638
Email: hsakr@bu.edu.sa

 

 

Head of the Department of Preventive Dental Sciences
Dr. Manikandan Ravinanthanan
Phone: +966-0531322103

Email: manikandan@bu.edu.sa

 

Head of the Department of Preventive Dental Sciences
Dr. Nagesh Bhat
Phone: +966-0551736841
Email: n.bhat@bu.edu.sa

 

 

Head of the Department of Dental Education
Dr. Srinivasan Jayaraman
Phone: +966-0562279450
Email: s.rivasan@bu.edu.sa