The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host a Director's Lunch with Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin, Director General of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, in the Belfer Center Library (L369).

Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin is the Director General of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) and former acting Secretary General and Director of Research for the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Vienna.

He has served in previous positions as Director of the Technical Cooperation Department of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Director of the UNESCO Regional Office for Science and Technology in Cairo, Director General of the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, and Vice Rector of Kuwait University.  Dr. Shihab-Eldin serves as Board Member and advisor to many national and international institutions and corporations.

Dr. Shihab-Eldin received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science and PhD in nuclear engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.

Dr. Shihab-Eldin has published extensively and is invited regularly to speak at many international and regional meetings on topics including: energy policy, economics, technology and the environment, oil markets, nuclear power, and management and development of science and technology in developing countries.

As space is limited for this event, RSVPs will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Belfer Center Lunches are strictly off-the-record. By requesting to attend the lunch, you agree that you will comply with the Belfer Center's strict policy against recording or disclosing the contents of the lunch. Your access is conditioned on your compliance with these restrictions. Should you violate these rules, the Center will pursue all available legal options and you will be excluded from all future events.