Dr. Ahmad Houri is an associate professor at the Lebanese American University. He obtained his PhD in 1995 and did his postdoctoral studies with Nobel Prize Laureate, Professor Barry Sharpless. He then finished his MS in Renewable Energy in 2008 and his ExecutiveMBA in 2014. He has several publications in the fields of chemistry, social science, environment, energy efficiency and renewable energy.
He has co-published 3 field guides on wild plants, and a guide to graduate studies. He has received the Euro-Arab Chair of Renewable Energy award in Spain (2009) and the Fulbright Scholarship at U.C. Berkeley, USA (2013).
He is the ex-president of the Lebanese Solar Energy Society. He has served as a consultant in a number of national, regional and international projects and worked with UN agencies like ESCWA and UNDP.