Ayad Mohammed Al-Quraishi ( Professor )
Faculty of Science -
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Dr. Al-Quraishi was born in Baghdad, Iraq. He received his B.Sc. Degree in Soil & Water Sci. and an M.Sc. Degree in Soil & Water Conservation from the Baghdad University, Iraq. He worked as A. Professor in the Middle Technical University, Baghdad, Iraq until 1999. He received his Ph.D. of Engineering Degree in the remote sensing & GIS from the China University of Geosciences (CUG), Wuhan, China in 2004. Between 2004 and 2007 he worked as an A. Professor of remote sensing & GIS at the Middle Technical University, Baghdad, Iraq. Between 2007 and 2016 he worked as A. Professor and then as a Professor of environmental remote sensing & GIS at the College of Agriculture, Salahaddin University-Erbil, the Iraqi Kurdistan. He was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the Center of Global Change & Earth Observation (CGCEO) in the Michigan State University (MSU), Michigan, U.S.A for the period from June to September of 2011. He has been promoted to Professor in June 2012. Since November 2016, he has been working as a professor of remote sensing in the Faculty of Science, University of Kufa, Najaf, Iraq. Dr. Fadhil has more than 35 years of experience in the teaching, scientific researching, and the academic field at the Iraqian and some of the international universities. He supervised and examined more than forty postgraduate students (Ph.D & M.Sc. Levels) in the Iraqian and the international universities. His current research interests include the applications of optical satellite data in monitoring, mapping and assessing land degradation, drought, desertification, soil erosion, soil degradation, soil salinity, sand dunes mapping, forest cover, forest fires, urban expansion, soil erosion, and environmental changes. More specific research interest: Satellite based images applications in land cover change detection, digital soil mapping, RS/GIS applications for detecting, monitoring and modeling the environmental changes.