Mohamed Ismail Abdelkareem

Mohamed Ismail Abdelkareem

Visiting Scholar

Center for Remote Sensing
Boston University
725 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215-1401

Telephone: (617) 353-5981
Fax: (617) 353-3200
E-mail: mismail@bu.edu

Assistant Lecturer, Economic Geology
Geology Department,
Faculty of Science,
South Valley University,
Qena, 83523 Egypt.
Home Phone: 0020-96 –901078
Office Phone: 002-096-5226590
Fax: 0020-96 – 5211279, or 0020- 96-5224542
Mobile: 0020-102056581
E-mail: mohammedsm2003@yahoo.com

Research interests

Economic geology, mineral exploration, igneous and metamorphic rocks, mineralogy and geochemistry, remote sensing for arid region and environmental development, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Education

M Sc (Jan 2008) Geology Department, Faculty of Science (Qena), South Valley University, Egypt. (Massive Sulphide Deposits and Associated Metavolcanics, Um Samiuki area, Eastern Desert, Egypt).

B Sc Geology, Very good with Honors. (2002): Geology Department, Faculty of Sciences at Qena, South Valley University, Egypt.

Employment History

Assistant lecturer, Geology Department, Faculty of Sciences (Qena), South Valley University (Feb 20, 2008 until present)
Demonstrator, Geology Department, Faculty of Sciences (Qena), South Valley University (March 3, 2003)

Language Proficiency

Fluent in Arabic (mother language) and English

Computer skills

Professional skills with software programs such as:

  • ARC GIS v 9.3, ERDAS Imagine, ENVI v 4.5 programs.
  • Graphics (Photoshop – CorelDraw ver. 9, 10, 11, 12, Freehand, Painter)
  • Minpet 2.02, Orgin 6 and Newpet programs for geochemical treatments
  • ICDL (International computer Driving Licence) 15,September 2005.
  • Microsoft Office (Word – Excel –Power point- Access)
  • Windows, word processing on ICTP project
  • Intel, Inc. (TOT) programs of Information Technology (2007).
  • ICTP (TOT) program of Information Technology and Buisnes administration (2008).
  • Using the computer and managing files (Windows 98, 2000, XP)
  • Basic concepts of Information Technology (IT).

Teaching experience

Economic Geology, Mineralogy, Mineral Exploration, Ore Petrology, Ore Microscopy, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Geology of Egypt, Field Geology, Structural Geology, Sedimentary Rock, Photogeology and Remote Sensing.

Research scholarships

Research grant, Center for Remote Sensing, Boston University, US, 2008

Conferences participation

  • The 10th International Mining, Petroleum, and Metallurgical Engineering conference, March 6-8, 2007, Assiut University, Egypt.
  • Geology of the Tethys, March 19-22, 2007, at Cairo Univesity, Giza, Egypt.
  • Geology of the Tethys, January 2008, at South Valley Univesity, Aswan, Egypt
  • Future of the Quality Assurance and Accreditation conference of South Valley University, November 26, 2007).
  • International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), July 6-11, 2008 Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (participation by attendance)

Main Activities

  • Coordinator of the Quality Assurance and Accreditation Center, South Valley University (2007-2008).
  • Member of the Strategic Planning Unit, South Valley University-Qena, Egypt.
  • Member of the Crisis Management Unit, South Valley University-Qena, Egypt (2007-2008).
  • Participant in the Strategic Planning Project for South Egypt at South Valley University-Qena, Egypt (2007-2008).
  • Participant in coordination, Pathways to Higher Education Program at South Valley University (January 27, 2008 to September 2, 2008)
  • Trainer and tester in ICDL at South Valley University
  • Trainer of Computer Software in the Communication and Information Center at South Valley University (2006-2008).
  • TOT workshop for course report and course specification, Cairo University, December 8, 2007.
  • Participant in the workshop continued development and qualification for adoption, Assiut University, Egypt (November 13, 2007).
  • Participant in future of the Quality Assurance and Accreditation conference of South Valley University (November 26, 2007).
  • Participant in activities Committee of the student union, Faculty of Science at South Valley University-Qena, Egypt (academic years 2006/2007).
  • Training course on ethics and professional ethics, South Valley University, Egypt (April 22-27, 2006).
  • Training course on Effective Teaching Skills, South Valley University, Egypt (May 28-31, 2006).
  • Training course on Communication skills to effectively, South Valley University, Egypt (May 21-23, 2006)
  • Training course on Thinking skills, South Valley University, Egypt (13-15/03/2006)
  • University teacher preparation workshop, Faculty of Education, South Valley University (June 12-22, 2004)
  • Member at Quality Assurance and Accreditation Unit Faculty of Science, South Valley University-Qena, Egypt.
  • Member at CIQAP Faculty of Science, South Valley University-Qena, Egypt.

Scientific Publications

El Habaak, G., El Taky, M., Ismail, M., (2007): Mineralogy, Geochemistry and tectonic setting of Um Samiuki massive sulphide. The 10th International Mining, Petroleum, and Metallurgical Engineering conference, Assiute University, Egypt.

El-Habaak, G., El-Taky,M.,Ismail, M, Geochemistry of island-arc metavolcanic rocks, Um Samiuki area, Eastern Desert, Egypt (in publication).

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