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Mustafa
Mustafa Kemal Emil, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Geosciences, 2021
Dissertation: Use of InSAR Technologies for Countrywide Monitoring of Ground Deformation in Qatar and Identification of Controlling Factors
Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Western Michigan University
Abdulaziz Ibrahim Aljammaz, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Geosciences, 2021
Dissertation: An Integrated Approach for the Assessment and monitoring of land deformation in the Riyadh City and Surroundings
Hannah G. Pankratz, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Geosciences, 2020
Dissertation: Monitoring Salt Diapir Related Land Deformation and Distribution: A geophysical and Remote Sensing Approach Jazan Province, Saudi Arabia
Current Position: Visiting Professor, Department of Geology, Grand Valley State University

Karem Fathy Abdelmohsen, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Geosciences, 2020
Dissertation: Response of Deep Qquifers to Climate Variability
Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Western Michigan University
Hossein Sahour, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Geosciences, 2020
Dissertation: Statistical Downscaling Techniques to Enhance the Spatial Resolution of the GRACE Satellite Data and to Fill Temporal Gaps
Current Position: Remote Sensing Data Scientist at Hypercubes
Fahad Khudier Alshehri, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Geosciences, 2020
Dissertation: An Integrated Approach (Remote Sensing, hydrogeology, GIS, and Statistical Modeling) to Identify the Distribution of Shallow Groundwater Occurrences over Southwest Saudi Arabia
Current Position: Faculty, Department of Geology and Geophysics, King Saud University
Sita Karki, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Geosciences, 2019
Dissertation: Developing Early Warning Systems for Debris Flows and Harmful Algal Blooms
Current Position: Earth Observation Computational Scientist, Irish Centre for High-end Computing, Ireland

Esayas Gebrekidan Gebremichael, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Geosciences, 2018
Dissertation: Assessing Land Deformation and Sea Encroachment in the Nile Delta: A Radar Interferometric and Modeling Approach
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Departmental of Geological Sciences, Texas Christian University
Abdullah
Abdullah Ghurmullah Saeed Othman, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Geosciences, 2017
Dissertation: An Integrated Approach (Remote sensing, Hydrogeology, Geotechnical, and Geoinformatics) to Assess and Monitor Fossil Aquifers and Associated Land Deformation over the Arabian Peninsula
Current Position: Head of the Department of Environmental Engineering, Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia

Abotalib Zaki Abotalib Farag, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Geosciences, 2016
Dissertation: An Integrated Approach for a Better Understanding of the Paleo-Hydrology and Landscape Evolution in the Sahara During the Previous Wet Climatic Periods
Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Western Michigan University, and Research Scientist, Division of Geological Applications and Mineral Resources, National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences, Cairo, Egypt
Lamees Mohamed, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Geosciences, 2015
Dissertation: Structural Controls on the Distribution of Groundwater in Southern Sinai, Egypt: Constraints from Geophysical and Remote Sensing Observations
Current Position: Associate Professor, Geology Department, Mansoura University, Egypt
Racha El Kadiri, Ph.D.
Ph.D.  Geosciences, 2014
Dissertation: An Integrated Approach (Remote Sensing, GIS, Engineering, Data Mining) for Modeling, Assessing and Mitigating Slope Stability Hazards in Mountainous Environments
Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Geosciences, Middle Tennessee State University

Cameron J. Manche, Ph.D.
M.S. Geosciences, 2014
Thesis: A Remote Sensing-Based Early Warning System for Algal Blooms in Kuwait Bay and Coastal Waters
Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate Berg-Hughes Center, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M University

Talal Ghazi Alharbi, Ph.D.
Ph.D.  Geosciences, 2014
Dissertation: Integrated (Remote Sensing, GIS, and Modeling) Hydrological Investigations and Landslide Susceptibility Studies in the Arabian Shield
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Geology and Geophysics, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

Hachemi Y. Bouali, Ph.D.
M.S. Geosciences, 2013
Thesis: Utilizing Persistent Scatterer Interferometry to Investigate the Nature and Factors Controlling Nile Delta Subsidence
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Geosciences, Nevada State College

Abdou A. Abouelmagd, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Geosciences, 2012
Dissertation: Paleoclimatic Regimes of the African Sahara Desert during Pleistocene and the Origin of Groundwater in the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System
Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Geology, Suez Canal University, Egypt
Mohamed El Sayed Ahmed, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Geosciences, 2012
Dissertation: Integrated Approach for Hydrogeologic Investigations in Africa: Inferences from Space-Borne and Land-Based Gravity, Aeromagnetic, GIS, and Remote Sensing Data
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Physical & Environmental Sciences, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Jinal Kothari
M.S. Geosciences, 2011
Thesis: Remote Sensing-Based Solutions to the Rainfall Run-Off Models – Study from the Tigris Euphrates Watershed
Current Position: Project Manager at Procore Certified Consultant
Dee Becker
M.S. Geosciences, 2011
Thesis: A Web-Based GIS Vehicle for the Assessment of Ground Water Potential in Arid Lands: A Case Study From Egypt
Current Position: GIS contractor

Janay Sagin, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Geosciences, 2010
Dissertation: Integrate Approach for the Assessment and Development of Groundwater Resources in Arid Lands: Applications in the Quetta Valley, Pakistan
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan
Adam Milewski, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Geosciences, 2008
Dissertation: Remote Sensing Solutions for Estimating Runoff and Recharge in Arid Environments
Current Position: Full Professor and Associate Department Head, Department of Geology, University of Georgia
Ricky Becker, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Geosciences, 2008
Dissertation: Remote Sensing Studies for the Assessment of Geohazards: Toxic Algal Blooms in the Lower Great Lakes, and Land Subsidence in the Nile Delta
Current Position: Full Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Toledo
Chris Jones
M.S. Geosciences, 2007
Thesis: Towards A Better Understanding of the Hydrology of the Tigris-Euphrates System and its Marshlands,
Current Position: Senior Hydrogeologist at Haley & Aldrich
Nakul Manocha
M.S. Geosciences, 2005
Thesis: Development of a Web-Based GIS for Groundwater Exploration in Arid Lands
Current Position: Senior Programming Analyst at ESRI