Thesis Advising

During National Geographic mission on the western edge

During National Geographic mission on the western edge of the Great Wall of China

1959

  • Graduate Study Fellowship in Geology
    United Arab Republic (Egypt)

1963

  • Graduate Assistant Fellowship
    Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, Rolla, Missouri

1971

  • Visual Observation from Lunar Orbit
    Principal Investigator: L.B. Johnson Space Center, NASA

1972

  • Photogeology from Apollo 15-17
    Co-Investigator with U.S. Geological Survey: NASA Grant

1973

  • Initiation of an Extraterrestrial Geology and Geodesy Effort
    Principal Investigator: NASA Grant
  • Lunar Scientific Research
    Principal Investigator: NASA Grant
  • Geomorphic Characterization of Lunar Sinuous Rilles
    Co-Investigator with Boston University: NASA Grant

1974

  • Task Group on Lunar Nomenclature
    Principal Investigator: NASA Grant
  • Earth Observations and Photography on the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project
    Principal Investigator: NASA Experiment Grant

1975

  • Desert Erosion and Sand Movement in Egypt
    Co-Principal Investigator: Smithsonian Institution Grant

1977

  • Photogeology of Lunar Impact and Volcanic Features
    Principal Investigator: NASA Grant

1980

  • Morphologic Studies of the Moon and Planets
    Principal Investigator: NASA Grant

1982

  • Desert Field Investigation
    Principal Investigator: Institute of Ecotechnics

1984

  • Temporal and Spectral Variations of Sand Dunes in the Central Western Desert of Egypt
    Scientific Collaborator: NASA Grant
  • Geologic Investigations of the Kharga Depression Using Data from the Thematic Mapper and Four Other Satellite Sensors
    Collaborator: NASA Grant

1987

  • Center for Remote Sensing
    Co-Investigator (Principal Investigator: James R. Wiseman)
    William M. Keck Foundation, Los Angeles, California
    Four years: $1,300,000

1988

  • An Evaluation of Geographic Information System Technology for Resource Management
    Co-Investigator (Principal Investigator: C. Sham)
    National Park Services
    One year: $30, 000
  • Remote Sensing Applications to the Exploration for Water Resources Training Program Director
    Water Authority, Amman, Jordan
    Summer 1987: $20,000
  • Developing Egypt’s Water Potential for Agricultural Development West of the Nile
    Principal Investigator
    The Charles R. Bronfman Foundation, Montreal, Canada
    One year: $20,000

1989

  • Satellite Atlas of the World: North Africa & Middle East Section
    Principal Investigator
    National Air & Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
    One year: $10,000
  • General Support of the Center for Remote Sensing
    Principal Investigator
    The Cotsen Family Foundation, Los Angeles, California
    One year: $1,000
  • Groundwater Potential of the Red Sea Province, Sudan
    Principal Investigator
    BCI Geonetics, Inc., Laconia, New Hampshire
    One year: $20,000

1990

  • Predynastic Settlement Patterns in Hiw, Egypt
    Co-Investigator (Principal Investigator: Kathryn Bard)
    National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C.
    One year: $15,000
  • Digital Image Processing and GIS Applications to Crop Acreage Estimation
    Principal Investigator
    United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization, Rome, Italy
    One year: $21,500
  • Applications of Remote Sensing to Agriculture
    Principal Investigator
    United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization, Rome, Italy
    One year: $50,000

1991

  • Damage Assessment of the Desert and Coastal Environment of Kuwait
    Principal Investigator
    Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait
    Two years: $485,000

1992

  • Remote Sensing Aids to Groundwater Exploration in Egypt’s Deserts
    Principal Investigator
    U.S. Department of Agriculture and AID, Cairo, Egypt
    Two and a half years: $340,000
  • Desertification of Agricultural Lands in Egypt by Remote Sensing
    Co-Investigator (Principal Investigator: Curtis Woodcock)
    U.S. Department of Agriculture and AID, Cairo, Egypt
    Two years: $270,000

1993

  • Professorship of Remote Sensing in Archaeology
    Co-Investigator (Principal Investigator: James W. Wiseman)
    W.M. Keck Foundation, Los Angeles, California
    Three years: $230,000

1994

  • Satellite Atlas of the Environment of Kuwait
    Principal Investigator
    Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, Kuwait
    Two year: $526,000
  • Landuse Map of Sierra Leone
    Principal Investigator
    United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization, Rome, Italy
    One year: $30,000

1995

  • Sand Accumulations and Groundwater in the Sahara
    Principal Investigator
    UNESCO International Geological Correlations Program (IGCP) Project 391
    Five Years: $30,000
  • Utilizing Satellite Images for Ground-Water Exploration in the Sultanate of Oman
    Principal Investigator
    Ministry of Water Resources, Oman
    Three years: $1,500,000
  • Archaeological Geology Investigations Using RADARSAT Data
    Principal Investigator
    Canadian Space Agency (ADRO Project 572)
    One year: image data
  • Sand Accumulations and Groundwater in the Sahara
    Principal Investigator
    Arab League Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ALESCO)
    Two years: $39,000

1996

  • Workshop on Sand Dunes and Groundwater Basins in the Eastern Sahara
    Principal Investigator
    National Science Foundation
    One year: $50,000

1997

  • Conference on Remote Sensing in Archaeology
    Co-Investigator
    The J.M. Kaplan Fund
    Two years: $55,000
  • Center of Excellence in Remote Sensing at Boston University
    Co-Investigator (Principal Investigator: Curtis Woodcock)
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    One year: $380,000

1998

  • US-Egypt Workshop on Priorities of Desert Study
    Principal Investigator
    National Science Foundation
    One year: $47,000
  • Seismotectonics and Seismic Hazard and Risk Assessment Studies in Egypt
    Co-Principal Investigator (with: Samir Riyad)
    U.S.-Egypt Science and Technology Program, National Science Foundation
    Three years: $17,000
  • Wadis of Oman: Satellite Atlas
    Principal Investigator
    Ministry of Information, Oman
    Two years: $500,000
  • “U.S.-Egypt Planning Visit: Origin and Evolution of the Southern Western Desert of Egypt”
    Principal Investigator
    National Science Foundation
    One Month: $2,000

2001

  • Atlas of Oman from Landsat Images
    Principal Investigator
    Ministry of Information, Oman
    One year: $130,000
  • Use of Space Images for Groundwater Exploration in the Northern United Arab Emirates
    Principal Investigator
    Government of Sharjah
    Three years: $1,745,000

2004

  • Near Surface Drainage in Southwest Egypt
    Principal Investigator
    U.S.-Egypt Joint Science and Technology Board
    National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C.
    Two years: $60,000

2008

  • Technical Support of Nakheel’s Design and Development
    Principal Investigator
    Nakheel, Dubai, U.A.E.
    One Year: $86,000