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Expert in Sedimentary Geology, Environmental Geosciences, Petrophysics, Low Temperature Geochemistry

Expert ID: 729004 New York, USA

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Expert has performed international stratigraphic and sedimentological studies to investigate the potential of oil and gas accumulation in Egypt, Algeria, India, and the United States. These studies include facies analysis, diagensis, and depositional environment.

Expert has performed geologic and petrophysical studies in New York State to investigate the possibilities in using of the Cambro-Ordovician Strata in central and western New York as brine disposal sites for natural gas operations. Also, Expert conducted international researches on the petrophysical properties including porosity, permeability, recovery effeciency, and fluid saturations of oil and gas bearing strata worldwide.


Expert has participated in an intensive research on concentration of heavy metals and their distribution in the New York Bight. Expert has performed a detailed research on abandoned mines and their impact on the environments in the New York State Area. Also, Expert has created the idea and participated in writing a proposal to the United States Department of State for a grant to support an international environmental research between two institutes in the United States and China . The purpose of this study is to link individuals (students and teachers) through Knowledge and Culture (LINC). This proposal was accepted and the on-going exchange program is between Bard High School Early College, United States and two top high schools in China affiliated with the Fudan University. Through this exchange program and beside the cultural part, the American and Chinese students investigate, compare, and contrast the heavy metals’ concentration in soils and waters of the Hudson River (U.S.A.) and Huangpu River (China) to better understand the roles of natural processes and human impact on the river system.

From 1995 to 1998, Expert at Rensselaer Center of Applied Geology, Troy, New York had evolved in many consulting projects for public and government sectors to investigate about the subsurface geology of selected areas in central and western New York State and to find out the impacts of toxic materials and waste disposal in deep geologic information.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Bridgeport, Connecticut - New Haven, Connecticut - Stamford, Connecticut - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1998 Degree: PhD Subject: Earth and Environmental Sciences-Sedimentary Geology Institution: Graduate School of The City University of New York (CUNY)
Year: 1996 Degree: M.Phil Subject: Geology Institution: Gradaute School of The City University of New York (CUNY)
Year: 1992 Degree: MA Subject: Geology Institution: Brooklyn College (CUNY)
Year: 1982 Degree: BS Subject: Geology Institution: Alexandria University (Faculty of Science)

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1993 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Adjunct Assistant Professor Department: Engineering Science and Physics Responsibilities: He taught geology courses including Historical Geology, physical Geology, and Environemntal Geology.
Years: 2010 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Earth Science Teacher Department: Science Responsibilities: Expert taught Earth Science and Independent Research Methods
Years: 2001 to 2010 Employer: Bard High School Early College Title: Professor Department: Natural Science Responsibilities: Expert taught geology courses including Historical Geology, Physical Geology, Environmental Geosciences, Forensic Geology, and Independent Research methods
Years: 1995 to 1999 Employer: Northeastern Science Foundation Title: Senior Research Geologist Department: Geologic Research Responsibilities: Expert performed geologic and petrophysical studies in New York State to investigate the possibilities in using of the Cambro-Ordovician Strata in central and western New York as brine disposal sites for natural gas operations. He Conducted international researches on the petrophysical properties of Paleozoic strata including sites from India, Algeria, Egypt, Canada, China, and the United States of America. Expert participated in an intensive research on concentration of heavy-metals and their distribution in the New York Bight. He performed a detailed research on abandoned mines and their impact on the environments.

Career Accomplishments

Awards / Recognition

• Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers 2004-2005
• The W.A.Tarr Award, Epsilon Upsilon Chapter, Sigma Gamma Epsilon 1997
• Certificate of Recognition: American Association of Petroleum Geologists 1997
• 2nd place-Margaret Hawn Mirabile Memorial Award, Eastern Section-American Association of Petroleum Geologists 1995
• New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the New York Gas Group (NYGAS)- Research Fellowship 1995 - 1997
• University and State Fellowships 1994; 1995
• Outstanding Service Award, Department of Geology, Brooklyn College 1995
• Certificate of Achievement in Geology, Brooklyn College 1994; 1995
• Wilbur G. Valentine Memorial Award in Geology, Brooklyn College, CUNY 1992
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has about 36 publications in geology and environmental geosciences

Additional Experience

Marketing Experience
Expert wrote techenical monthly and Quarterly-progress reports to research-funding agencies and project sponsors including New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) and New York Gas Group (NYGAS).
Other Relevant Experience
Expert participated on exploration projects that includes facies analysis, diagenesis, seismic-profile analysis, gravity and magnetic interpretation, well-log examinations and petrophysical evaluation of the subsurface Paleozoic rocks to identify potential gas reservoirs in eastern New York State and other locations.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Arabic Expert received his undergraduate degree from Alexandria University, Egypt.

Fields of Expertise

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