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Dr. Ahmed Abdelaal : Leading Researcher in Environmental Science

Assistant Professor at Port Said University, Department of Environmental Geology.

👨‍🏫Dr. Ahmed Abdelaal  an Assistant Professor at Port Said University, Department of Agricultural Geology, stands as a distinguished academic and researcher in the domain of Environmental Science. Holding a PhD from ,University of Szeged, , Faculty of Science and Informatics, Hungary , their professional journey exemplifies dedication and expertise. 📚

🌐 Professional Profiles:

🌟 Academic and Research Career 🌟📚

  • Ph.D. in Environmental Geology – Szeged University, Hungary (2010–2014)
    • Thesis: “Environmental Modelling and Spatial Landscape Analysis for Contamination Risk Assessment of Sensitive Areas”
  • MSc in Geology and Stratigraphy – South Valley University, Egypt (2005–2008)
    • Thesis: “Paleontological and Stratigraphical Studies on the Macrofossils of Upper Cretaceous Sections in Southern Wadi Qena and Neighboring Area, Eastern Desert, Egypt”
  • Undergraduate Studies in Geology – South Valley University, Egypt (2000–2003)

💼 Employment 🏛️:

Port Said University, Port Said, Egypt

  • Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences Department (2023-Present)
    • Applied research, project development, and management
    • Teaching: geochemistry, data analysis, modelling, GIS, remote sensing

Port Said University, Port Said, Egypt

  • Assistant Professor, Environmental Sciences Department (2015-2023)
    • Applied research, project development, and management
    • Teaching: geochemistry, data analysis, modelling, GIS, remote sensing

South Valley University, Qena, Egypt

  • Assistant Professor, Geology Department (2014-2015)
    • Applied research, project development, and management
    • Teaching: geochemistry, data analysis, modelling, GIS, environmental geology

Other Roles

  • Ph.D. Student, Szeged University, Hungary (2010-2014)
    • Applied research in environmental geology
  • Assistant Lecturer, South Valley University, Egypt (2008-2010)
    • Teaching undergraduate practical courses in geochemistry, GIS, environmental geology

Specific Work Experience ⚒️

Ahmed has extensive experience across various institutions and countries, including:

  • Western Michigan University, USA – Postdoctoral Researcher Fellow (2018-2019)
    • Conducted applied research in geochemistry, GIS, remote sensing, and environmental risk assessment related to artisanal and small-scale gold mining
  • EuropeAid Technical Assistance for Mining Waste Management Project, Turkey – Expert Consultant (2013-2014)
    • Provided expert support in field and laboratory work, data interpretation, risk assessment of mine waste sites, legislation development, and implementation
  • Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary – Visiting Researcher (2012-2013)
    • Conducted applied research in soil chemistry mapping, spatial analysis, and pollution modeling in catchments for land contamination risk assessment
  • Geophysical and Geological Institute of Hungary, Budapest, Hungary – Visiting Researcher (2010-2012)
    • Engaged in applied research related to geochemistry, mine waste sites, tailings, GIS mapping, and environmental risk assessment

Skills & Expertise 🌟

Ahmed boasts a versatile set of skills including:

  • Geochemistry, GIS & Remote Sensing: Over a decade of experience in data analysis, modelling, and mapping
  • Contamination Risk Assessment: Specializes in assessing risks related to mining waste and heavy metal pollution
  • Project Fundraising & Leadership: Successfully participated in international and national projects, showcasing strong leadership and fundraising skills
  • Language Skills: Proficient in Arabic and English with basic knowledge of German


Awards & Recognition 🏆

Recognized with four professional awards, highlighting excellence in the field, including grants for young scientists and prestigious scholarships.

Project Fundraising & Leadership 🌐

Engaged in international and national projects, contributing to assessments and advancements in environmental geology.

International Expert Trainer & Memberships 🌍

Participation in numerous training events and memberships in professional bodies, demonstrating commitment and contributions to the field’s development.

Dr. Ahmed Abdelaal ‘s citation metrics and indices from Google Scholar are as follows:

📊 Citation Metrics (Google Scholar):

  • Cited by: All – 120, Since 2018 – 85
  • h-index: All – 5, Since 2018 – 5
  • i10-index : All -3 Since 2018 -2

Top Noted  Publications by Dr. Ahmed Abdelaal 📚🔍:

Decision support methods for the environmental assessment of contamination at mining sites      Paper Published in 2013  Cited by 38

Testing contamination risk assessment methods for mine waste sites   Paper Published in 2013  Cited by 18

Integrated studies to identify site-specific parameters for environmentally benign mining operations: A case study from the Sukari Gold Mine, Egypt    Paper Published in 2021 Cited by 12

Assessment and Spatiotemporal Variability of Heavy Metals Pollution in Water and Sediments of a Coastal Landscape at the Nile Delta    Paper Published in 2022  Cited by 7

Assessing environmental and radiological impacts and lithological mapping of beryl-bearing rocks in Egypt using high-resolution sentinel-2 remote sensing images      Paper Published in 2023  Cited by 6

Immobilization of some heavy metals in geopolymer based on water treatment sludge and alum industry solid waste  Paper Published in 2020  Cited by 5

Occupational Health and Safety Practices Assessment in Damietta Port, North Egypt  Paper Published in 2020  Cited by 5

Assessment of dust major ions and suspended heavy metal contents in atmospheric particulate matter of Port Said city, Egypt Paper Published in 2021  Cited by 4

Compressive strength of geopolymeric cubes produced from solid wastes of Alum Industry and Drinking Water Treatment Plants Paper Published in 2019  Cited by 4

Solidification of Alum Industry Waste for Producing Geopolymer Mortar  Paper Published in 2020  Cited by 3


Ahmed Abdelaal’s  vast experience, expertise, and contributions to the field of environmental geology, emphasizing a robust academic background and a strong commitment to research, education, and practical applications. 🌱🎓

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