Dr Abdul Sattar Al-Taie
Qatar National Research Fund
Dr Abdul Sattar Al-Taie holds a PhD, MSc, and BSc (Honors) in Chemical Engineering, in addition to a DIC and ACGI, from Imperial College London.
Prior to his work at QNRF, Dr Al-Taie held key positions in Iraq with the Ministry of Oil, the Iraqi Atomic Energy Commission, the Ministry of Industry and Minerals, and the National Committee for Technology Transfer. He was also a key player in a number of strategic projects and science and technology initiatives in Iraq, has taught at a number of Iraqi universities and supervised six PhD and MSc students, and has published more than 40 scientific papers and authored over 50 technical reports.
Over his 37-year career, Dr Al-Taie has accumulated diverse experience in the planning, design and development of chemical plants. He has headed research work in a number of fields, including chemical reaction engineering, environment, water treatment and alternatives refrigerants. He was also involved in the development of the Science and Technology Strategy for the Republic of Iraq, as well as the management of a number of mega research projects.
Dr Al-Taie has received numerous awards and decorations throughout his career, including the Jabir Bin Hayyan Medal from the Iraqi Atomic Energy Commission, the Reconstruction Medal from the Ministry of Industry and Minerals, and the prestigious Science Medal of the Republic of Iraq from the Iraqi Presidency Office.