-Professor in Survey Engineering, 2009.
- Ph.D. : Surveying Engineering, Zagazig University, Egypt, 1998.
- M.Sc. : Surveying Engineering, Ohio State University, USA, 1991.
- B.Sc. : Surveying Engineering, Zagazig University, Egypt, 1985.
· 2009-Now: Professor, Survey Resrarch Institute, Egypt.
· 2005-Now: Affillated with Um Al-Quraa University, Saudi Arabia.
· 2004-2005: Deputy Director, Survey Research Institute, Egypt.
· 2004-2009: Associate Professor, Survey Research Institute, Egypt.
· 2002-2004: Associate Professor, Nile Research Institute, Egypt.
· 1987-2002: Survey Research Institute:
· 1986-1987: Survey Engineer, Egyptian Survey Authority.
· 1985-1986: Survey Engineer, CWC British Co., Cairo.
EXPERIENCES & INTEREST
· Solid practical experience in surveying and mapping disciplines including design, field campaigns, data processing, and analysis for a wide range of applications such as: establishment of geodetic control networks, cadastral and topographic mapping, hydrographic surveying, Geographic Information System (GIS); and crustal movements monitoring studies.
· Professional skills of utilizing different field equipment like total stations, theodolites, levels, EDM, gravity meters, echo sounders; and satellite-based Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers.
· Experience efficient knowledge of PC and work station computers using numerous general-purpose and surveying-related software such as: Bernese, SKI, Geomatics, GPSurvey, Qinsy, Geolab, Surfer, Liscad, ARC/GIS, Microsoft Office; and AutoCAD. Also, worthy programming skills using Basic, Fortran, Fortran 90; and C languages.
· Teaching under-graduate and post-graduate courses at Um Al-Quraa University, Holly Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, such as: Introduction to Maps, Fundamentals of Surveying, Basics of Aerial Photos, GIS Applications, and PC-Based Spatial Analysis.
· Teaching several courses at the Technical Institute of Surveying, Egypt as: Introduction to Surveying, Modern Surveying Instruments, Surveying Computations; and Computer Programming for Surveying.
Prizes and Awards:
· Prize of the best scientific research paper in Surveying Engineering, Egypt, 2004, 2006, 2007, and 2010.
· Prize of the best scientific research paper in ٌRiver Nile Development, Egypt, 2008
· Recognition honoring certificate, The Ministry of Public Works and Water Resources.
· Recognition honoring certificate, The U.S. Agency of International Development.
· Honoring certificate, The U.S. Salt River Project, Arizona, USA
Some Participated Research Projects:
- Development of hydrographic and topographic maps of the river Nile.
- Development of a GIS for water resources management
- GPS Topographic mapping for the Shikh Gaber canal in north Sinai
- Redefinition of the Egyptian national vertical geodetic datum
- Topographic mapping from remote-sensing images
- Geodetic control networks for the Dammitta branch of the Nile
- GPS Topographic mapping for Toshka development project
- The Egyptian national standardization gravity network
- Cadastral and topographic mapping of Al-Obour city
- Geodetic GPS control networks for Rosetta branch of the Nile
- Geodetic and gravity networks around the High Dam and lake Nasser
- Observing the international eastern boarders of Egypt using GPS
- Geodetic control networks using GPS in north Sinai
- Development of a navigational route for the Nile
Some Attended Conferences:
· The second national GIS symposium in Saudi Arabia.
· The International FIG working week and GSDI-8 conference, Cairo.
· Ain-Shams first international conference on environmental engineering, Cairo.
· The ninth international water technology Conference, Sharm Al-Sheikh.
· Al-Azhar eighth engineering international conference, Cairo.
· The first international conference on civil engineering, Assiut university.
· The first regional conference on perspectives of Arab water cooperation, Cairo.
· The twelfth international conference on environmental protection, Ain Shams university.
· The second national conference on Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Information and decision-making support center, Cairo
· The 51st convention of the American Society of Surveying and Mapping, USA.
· The second international symposium on positioning with GPS, Canada.
Some Published Papers:
Evaluation and Adaptation of the EGM2008 Geopotential Model along the Northern Nile Valley, Egypt: Case Study, ASCE Journal of Surveying Engineering, http://scitation.aip.org/getabs/servlet/GetabsServlet?prog=normal&id=JSUEXX000001000001000001000001&idtype=cvips&gifs=yes
· Towards the redefinition of the Egyptian geoid: Performance analysis of recent global geoid models and digital terrain models, Journal of Spatial Science, V. 53, No. 1, pp. 31-42, http://www.mappingsciences.org.au/journal/june_08.html
· Estimation of Sea Level Rise Hazardous Impacts in Egypt within a GIS Environment.
· Fitting gravimetric local and global quasi-geoids to GPS/levelling data: The role of geoid/quasi-geoid variations in Egypt.
· Assessment and modeling of sea level rise and metrological changes in Egypt.
· Developing a precise geoid model for hydrographic surveying of the River Nile.
· Effect of high floods on Naga Hammadi barrage scour hole.
· Efficiency of GPS techniques in national applications.
· Optimum geodetic datum transformation techniques for GPS surveys in Egypt.
· The magnitude and significance of long-term sea level rise in Egypt from a geodetic perspective.
· The Establishment of the First Modern Sea Level Monitoring System in Egypt.
· Utilization of recent GPS techniques for depression volume estimation in water resources management projects.
· A Precise Integrated GPS/Gravity Geoid Model for Egypt.
· Proposed standards and specifications for GPS geodetic surveys in Egypt.
· Productive GPS topographic mapping for national development projects in Egypt.
· Establishment of precise geodetic control networks for updating the River Nile maps.
· Efficiency of new solutions for surveying and mapping problems in integrated water resources management.
· Increasing the reliability of GPS geodetic networks.
· The use of high-precision gravity data for detecting groundwater resources in the southern valley.
Digital copies of many published papers are posted in the Surveying Engineering Arabic Forum at: