Khaled Al-Sham'aa

Khaled Al-Sham'aa
Research Database Manager and Senior Analysist

Khaled Al-Shamaa has extensive experience in statistical design, data validation, analysis, and reporting on agricultural research experiments and large scale surveys. Joining ICARDA in 2002, Al-Sham'aa provides statistical and analytical support, and has contributed to the development and implementation of several web and database systems. In 2016, he joined the Geoinformatics Unit to work on spatial and remote sensing analysis.

During the last 15 years, Al-Sham'aa has conducted more than 50 courses in 18 countries, attended by more than 750 trainees. He has also co-authored 39 publications, including seven scientific papers, 11 books and book chapters, and 21 technical publications. In 2012, he was awarded the Khalifa International Date Palm Award.

Al-Sham'aa completed his B.Sc. and earned a diploma in computer engineering from Aleppo University. He earned a certificate in data science from Johns Hopkins University, in the United States, and a certificate in statistics for biosciences from Oxford University.

Khaled Al-Sham'aa's Publications

Genotyping-by-sequencing empowered genetic diversity analysis of Jordanian oat wild relative Avena sterilis
Digital Diffusion for Inclusive Agroecosystems
Book Chapter
November 28, 2018

The technological advancements in agriculture have resulted in higher yields but lower ecological efficiency and nutritional value. Little innovations in later sectors such as integrating ecological functions in the production systems have crippled...

Development of 1000 Microsatellite Markers across the Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) Genome