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Dr. Fotouh Al-Ragom

Manager of the Energy Efficiency Technologies Program - Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR)


Dr. Al-Ragom is a Manager of the Energy Efficiency Technologies Program and a research scientist at the Energy and Building Research Center (EBRC) of the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR). She obtained her Bachelors of Science from Kuwait University in Mechanical engineering, and a Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University, in Boston, a Master’s of Science in Aerospace Engineering and a doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Florida. She is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Sustainable Development Professional (CSDP) and a Certified Energy Auditor (CEA). She authored several articles in peer reviewed journals, book chapters and holds a shared patent.

Dr. Al-Ragom is the recipient of several national, regional and international awards including the 2017 International Professional Development Award from the Association of Energy Engineers, USA, the 2016 Kuwait’s Distinguished Female Engineer from the Federation of Arab Engineers and the 2008 Energy Engineer Award from the Emirates Energy Award (EEA). She is a founder of Kuwait’s local chapter for the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) and currently serving as the President. She serves on several professional national and international committees, expert panels and technical boards including the AEE certification board and acts as the Assistant Director of the International Membership Development for the Middle East Region for the AEE. She is a member of several professional organizations including American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, American Society of Engineers, Association of Energy Engineers, and the Society of Women Engineers.