Mr. Omar Al Yazeedi / Director of Research, Development and Training, NCM

Omar Al Yazeedi is the Director of Research and Development and Training at the National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology. He also serves as the head of a development committee responsible for creating a web portal for the meteorological services for the Arab Gulf States.

Al Yazeedi has extensive experience in meteorological science, rain enhancement processes and predictive numerical programs used to monitor weather patterns. He has participated in many studies on cloud seeding in collaboration with the US National Center for Atmospheric Research and the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa.

Al Yazeedi has also worked on a substantial project to create and connect extended weather radar networks within the UAE and with other Arab Gulf Countries. He is currently working on the launch of the first higher degree program in meteorology in the UAE. Al Yazeedi holds a Bachelor degree in communications technology.