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(2013 - up to now) The Vice Rector for Development and Quality, Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University.
(2010 - 2013) The Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University.
(2005 - 2009) Advisor for the national board for evaluation and academic accreditation.
(2001 - 2005) General Director Of The Community Service And Continuous Learning Center Affiliated To The Public Administration For Technical Education.
(2001 - up to now) An Associate Professor At The Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty Of Engineering, Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University.
(1998 - 2001) Staff Affairs Rector Of The Technical Colleges.
(1998 - 2001) Head Of Mechanical Technology Department At The Technical College, Riyadh.
(1993 - 1995) Teaching And Serving As An Assistant Researcher At Wayne State University, USA
(1988 - 1989) A Fellow At The Technical College, Riyadh
Oct. 1995: PhD. in Industrial Engineering from Wayne State University, USA.
May 1992: MSc. in Industrial Engineering from Wayne State University, USA.
Jan 1988: BSc. in Industrial Engineering from King Saud University, Riyadh.
General specialization: Industrial Engineering
Major: Manufacturing Industry
Chairing the following committees:
Scientific Research: Published more than 48researches in various scientific magazines besides specialized conferences in the fields of production, industrialization, technology training and quality assurance. Those includes the following:
1. "Group Technology in a Fuzzy Environment" ORSA/TIMS Joint National Meeting, Detroit,USA , October, 1993 .
2. "Applications of Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic in Manufacturing", An engineering study presented at the Graduate Research Group of the department of industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Wayne State University, USA, October 1993
3. "A Fuzzy-Neuro Model for Group Technology ", Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (InfORMS) Annual Conference in Washington DC, May 5-8, 1994
4. Al-qahtany S., Divakar R. "Designing Cellular Manufacturing Systems In The Presence of Vague Information" International Conference on Manufacturing Excellence Proceedings, II of Production Engineers with Institution of Electrical Engineers U.K., 1997, 78-86.
5. Al-qahtany S., "Optimization of Availability and Condition Based Maintenance Cost of Production Line" Pacific Conference on Manufacturing Proceedings, Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) 1998.
6- القحطاني صالح علي، التميمي عبدالعزيز" التطور التقني ودور المهندس الخليجي" سجل بحوث المؤتمر الهندسي الخليجي الرابع ، الرياض ذي القعدة، 1420هـ
7. Al-qahtany, S. "Technical Education in Saudi Arabia ", Sixth International Conference on Manufacturing Proceedings, Institute of Industrial Engineers (lIE), 2000.
8. Khedre, 0., Dandachi, J., Alqahtany, S., The Prediction of some Mechanical Properties of AL-7Si% Alloy Reinforced with Particular Alumina with the Aid of Empirical Formula", Engineering Research Journal, Menoufia University , Faculty of Engineering, 2000.
9. Al-Saleh, N., Alqahtany, S. "Towards Better Understanding of Assembly Operations: Finite Analysis of Reaching Task Velocity" Engineering Research Journal 2001.
10. Alqahtany, Saleh, Mallah, s. Abdulhakeem, o. "Global Manufacturing Applications: Oil and Petrochemical Industry", Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, 2001.
11- القحطاني صالح علي "نقل التقنية ودور الهيئات التعليمية" سجل ندوة تطوير التعليم الهندسي والعمراني، جامعة الملك عبدالعزيز، 1421هـ
12- Eqbal D., Alqahtany S., Ian Allen, “The Quality Assurance system for post-secondary Education in Saudi Arabia: A comprehensive, Developmental, and unified Approach”, Quality in Higher Education Journal 2008
13- The Quality Assurance System for Post-Secondary Education in Saudi Arabia: A Comprehensive, Developmental and Unified Approach, E. Darandari, S. Al Qahtani, I.D. Allen, W. Al-Yafi, A. A. Al-Sudairi and J. Catapang, Quality in Higher Education, Vol.15, No.1, April 2009.
14- Experimental Correlation between Metallurgical Parameters, Hardness and Machinability 319 Al-Si-Cu-Mg Alloys. M.M Tash, S. Alkahtani, Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 339 (2011), pp 462-476, Online available since 2011/Sep/02 at www.scientific.net © (2011) Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland
15- Machinability Effects of Al-(7-11) %Si Cast Alloys with Additions of Fe-Intermetallics and Sn G.H. Garza, A.M. Samuel, F.H. Samuel, S. Al kahtani Journée des étudaints –REGAL, 4 October, 2011, Montréal, Canada (Winner of Best Poster-2011).
16- Evaluation of Data-Processing of Drilling Forces and Moments on Aluminum-Silicon Casting Alloys, G.H. Garza, E. Samuel, A.M.A. Mohamed, A.M. Samuel, F.H. Samuel, S. Alkahtani, 41st Int. Conf. on Computers & Industrial Engineering, Los Angeles, CA, USA, October 2011.
17- Imperical Formulae for the Effect of Compaction Pressure on Some Quality Characteristics of Sintered Al-Mg Alloys / Graphite Composites, S. Al Kahtani, 1 st international ICF conference for Middle East and Africa, Luxer (14-17 November 2011), Egypt.
18- Low Cycle Fatigue Strength of Al-1.5% Fe Alloy, S. Al Kahtani, 1 st international ICF conference for Middle East and Africa, Luxer (14-17 November 2011), Egypt.
19- Machinability of Heat-Treated 356 and 319 Aluminum Alloys: Methodology for Data Processing and Calculation of Drilling Force and Moment M. M. Tash F.H. Samuel , S. Alkahtani Advanced Materials Research Vols. 396-398 (2012) pp 1008-1022 Online available since 2011/Nov/22 at www.scientific.net © (2012) Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland
20- Intermetallic Phases Observed in Non-Modified, Sr-Modified and Mischmetal-Modified Al-Si Casting Alloys O. Elsebaie, F.H. Samuel, S. Alkahtani, Int. J. Cast Metals Res.
21- Effects of Cu, Mg, and Sr Additions on the Mechanical Properties and Machinability of Near-Eutectic Al-11%S Casting Alloys, Y. Zedan, A.M. Samue1, F.H. Samuel, S. Alkahtani, TMS 2012, Orlando, March 11-15, 2012.
22- Thermal analysis and microstructures of modified grain-refined Al-7Si-Mg cast alloy, A.M.A. Mohamed, F.H. Samuel, S. Alkahtani, TMS 2012, Orlando, March 11-15, 2012.
23- Assessment of the effect of Mg addition on the solidification behavior of Al-Si-Cu cast alloy, A.M.A. Mohamed, F.H. Samuel, S. Alkahtani, AFS Transactions, Paper 12-013
24- Effects of Alloying Elements and Cutting Tool Materials on the Machinability of Al-Si Cast Alloys G.H. Garza, E. Samuel, A.M.A. Mohamed, A.M. Samuel, F.H. Samuel, AFS Transactions
25- Tensile Properties of Grain Refined Al-7%Si 356-Type Alloys, A.M.A. Mohamed, F.H. Samuel, S. Alkahtani, 13th International Conference on Aluminum Alloys (ICAA-13), June 3-7, 2012, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
26- Tensile Properties of Al-Si Alloys at Ambient and Elevated Temperatures, A.M.A. Mohamed, F.H. Samuel, S. Alkahtani, COM 2012, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, Oct. 2012
27- Influence of Mg and Solution Heat Treatment on the Occurrence of Incipient Melting in Al-Si-Cu-Mg Cast Alloys A.M.A. Mohamed, F.H. Samuel, Saleh Al kahtani J.Mater.Sci &Eng. A., 2012. A543, 2012, pp. 22-34.
28- Mechanical Performance of Heat Treated 319 Alloys as a Function of Alloying and Aging Parameters, S. Alkahtani, J. Materials & Design, Volume 41, October 2012, Pages 358-369
29- Influence of the Microstructure on the Machinability of Heat-Treated Al-10.8% Si Cast Alloys: Role of Copper-Rich Intermetallics, Y. Zedan, S. Alkahtani, Journal of Materials Processing and Technology
30- A Study on the Impact Behavior of Newly Developed Al-11Si-Cu-Mg Cast alloy for Automotive Applications O.Elsebaie, A.M. Samuel, S. Alkahtani Int. J. Cast Metals Res.
31- Role of π –Phase Decomposition in the Impact Properties and Fracture Behavior of Al-7Si-0.55Mg-0.1Fe Alloy, E.A. Elsharkawi, A. Alkahtani, Int. J. Cast Metals Res.
32- A Novel Solution Heat Treatment for 7075 Alloy: Role of Segregation, Mohamed Ibrahim, Saleh Alkahtani, Fawzy Samuel, TMS 2013, 142nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition, March 3-7, 2013, San Antonio, Texas, USA
33- Effect of Minor Additions On the High Temperature Performance of 354 Alloys, G. Garza, S. Alkahtani, F.H. Samuel, 117th AFS Metalcasting Congress, 2013, St. Louis, MO, USA
34- Combined effect of melt thermal treatment and solution heat treatment on eutectic Si particles in cast Al–Si alloys, S. Alkahtani, H.W. Doty, F.H. Samuel, International journal of Cast Metals Research
35- Effect of Thermo-Mechanical Treatment (TMT) on Hardness of Heat-Treated Al-Mg-Si (6082) alloys: Experimental Correlation Using (DOE) Method, Mahmoud. M. Tash, S. Alkahtani, Applied Mechanics and Materials Vol. 376 (2013) pp 163-172 © (2013) Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland
36- Experimental Correlation for the Effect of Metallurgical Parameters on the Hardness of 356 and 319 Aluminum Alloys Using Minitab Software, Mahmoud. M. Tash, S. Alkahtani, Advanced Materials Research Vol. 716 (2013) pp 15-24 © (2013) Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland
37- Inclusion measurements in Al–6Si alloys using liquid metal cleanliness analyser technique, S. Alkahtani, International Journal of Cast Metals Research Vol. 0, No. 0 (2013) pp 1-12 © 2013 W. S. Maney & Son Ltd. Received 17 February 2013; accepted 27 June 2013
38- "Role of Ni and Zr in Preserving the Strength of 354 Aluminum Alloy at High Temperature Saleh Alqahtany, Guillermo H. Garza. Agnes M. Samuel, Fawzy H. Samuel
39- Influence of Iron Intermetallic Phases on the Mechanical Properties of Heat Treated Al-Si-Mg Alloys E.A. Elsharkawi, S.A. Alkahtani, A.M. Samuel, F.H. Samuel
Int. Aluminum Conference, Montreal, 21-23 Oct., 2013.
40- Effect of Minor Additions on the High Temperature Performance of Al-Si-Cu cast Alloys G. Garza, S.A. Alkahtani, A.M. Samuel, F.H. Samuel Advances in Material Sciences and Applications (AMSA)
41- Development of New Aluminum-Based Alloys for High Temperature Performance
G. Garza, S.A. Alkahtani, A.M. Samuel, F.H. Samuel Journée des étudaints –REGAL, 22 Octobre, 2014, Montréal, Canada
42- High Temperature Performance of 354 Alloys for Automotive and Aerospace Applications, S. Alkahtani and A.M.A. Mohamed, J. Materials (Under review)
43- High Temperature Performance of 319 Alloys. S. Alkahtani and A.M.A. Mohamed, F.H. Samuel, 118 Metalcasting Congress, USA (Submitted)
44- On the fracture mechanisms of impact tested 319 type alloys: role of intermetallics
M.F. Ibrahim, S.A. Alkahtani, F.H. Samuel J. Materials &Design (Submitted)
45- On the impact toughness and fractography of Al-Si cast alloys, S. A. Alkahtani, O. Elsebaie, Int. J. Cast. Met. Res (Submitted)
46- Effect of mischmetal addition on the microstructure and hardness of 319-type alloys,
O. Elsebaie, S.A. Alkahtani, F.H. Samuel Int. J. Cast. Metals Res. (Submitted)
47- MACHINABILITY OF ADVANCED MATERIALS: Effect of Alloying Elements on the Machinability of Near Eutectic Al-Si Casting Alloys” Y. Zedan, S.Al kahtani, F.H. Samuel (In Press)
48- Effect of Melt Thermal Treatment on Eutectic Silicon Particles Charateristics in Cast Al-Si-Mg alloysAuthor(s): S.A. Al Kahtani, F.H. Samuel, Advances in Material Sciences &Applications (AMSA). (In Press)