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WASMIA AL-HOUTY

Academic Credentials

Specialization : Zoology / Entomology Title : Associate Professor Field of research : Insect ecology and taxonomy Degrees obtained :

- Ph.D. Entomology, 1979, Bath university - United Kingdom

- B.Sc. (Hon.) Zoology and Chemistry, 1973 , Kuwait university - Kuwait

Academic Position

Associate Professor : 1987 - Present

Assistant Professor : 1979 - 1987

Instructor : 1973 - 1974 

Research Interest

Research Grants:

1 - Insect fauna of Kuwait - Kuwait University -1981-1986

2-  Termites in Kuwait - Kuwait University - 1985 - 1988

3-   Functional role of termites in Kuwait ecosystem - Kuwait University- 1994-1996

4-   Survey of mites with economic importance in Kuwait - Agricultural Affairs Authority - 1989 - 1997

5-   Biocontrol of date palm insect and mite pests in Kuwait - Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research and Public Authority for Agriculture and Fish Resources - 2007 - Now

Teaching Interest

Undergraduate courses

1-Biology 1,BS101

2-Invertebrate for Geology , Z106

3-Introduction to Biology , Zl 11

4- Desert Ecosystem , DS202

5-Environmental Biology , B265

6-Desert animals 303

7-Ecology, Z304

8-Economic zoology 307

9-Term Paper, Z309

10-Entomology 313

Postgraduate courses

1- Desert Ecology / Biology , Z 505

 

 

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