Dr. Bassam Taha Yaseen Al-IessaProfessor
Qatar University, Qatar
Ph.D. in Plant Physiology from Leeds University, UK
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Dr. Bassam Taha Yaseen is currently working as Professor of Biology. He worked as Project Manager for a project sponsored by ExxonMobil Company Research Qatar with the corporation of Qatar University. He obtained his B Sc. (Botany) in 1970 from Basrah University, Iraq. In 1977, he completed his M. Sc. from Baghdad University, Iraq and then he was awarded a Ph. D. degree from the University of Leeds, UK in 1983. He also provides his services in number of Universities as a Teacher. He has taught many subjects of Biological Sciences especially those related to Plant Sciences included Plant Physiology, Plant Metabolism, Eco-physiology, Plant Metabolism and Hormone. In the recent years he has published many papers about Ecophysiology of cultivated and wild plants in the State of Qatar. Moreover he was appointed as Head of the Department of Biological Sciences, Al-al-Bayt University. He supervised some postgraduate thesis, and examined large number of M. Sc. and Ph. D. students in Iraq, Yemen, and Jordan. He has been a member of editorial boards for some journals. He presented and contributed in many seminars and workshops.