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أ.د/ محمد احمد احمد راشد

Mohamed A. Rashed

Professor of Geophysics

Contact Information

Affiliation:

Water Research Center, King Abdulaziz University, P.O. Box: 80200, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.


Email:

marashed@kau.edu.sa

Telephone:

(+966) 12 6968643

Cellphone:

(+966) 56 1668147

 

 

 

Personal Data

Date of Birth:

May 23rd, 1967.

Place of Birth:

Qena, Egypt.

Family Status:

Married.

Languages:

Arabic (Mother language), English (Fluent), Japanese (Fluent).

 

Education

2003:

Ph.D. in Geophysics, Graduate School of Sciences, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan.

Thesis title: Optimum-offset weighted stacking: A novel processing technique to enhance signal-to-noise ratio in seismic data acquired in urban areas and its application to the Uemachi fault, Osaka, Japan.

 

1995:

M.Sc. in Geophysics, Faculty of Science, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.

Thesis title: Turam electromagnetic investigations on some mineral occurrences of Saint Catherine area, South Sinai, Egypt.

1988:

B.Sc. in Geology, Faculty of Science, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.

Grade: Excellent.

 

Employment Record

2016- Present:

Professor, Water Research Center, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

2014-2016:

 

Professor, Faculty of Earth Sciences, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

2010-2014:

Associate Professor, Faculty of Earth Sciences, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia.

2009-2010:

Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.

2003-2009:

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.

1999-2003:

Research and Teaching Assistant, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan.

1995-1999:

Assistant Lecturer, Faculty of Science, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.

1991-1995:

Demonstrator, Faculty of Science, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.

1989-1991:

Research Fellow, Faculty of Science, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Technical Skills

  • Planning and acquisition of 2D and 3D shallow seismic surveys.
  • Processing seismic reflection data using different processing software.
  • Managing high-resolution shallow seismic survey in noisy urban areas.
  • Interpreting 2D and 3D seismic data acquired in highly faulted regions.
  • Acquisition, processing, and interpretation of ground penetrating radar data.
  • Acquisition, processing, and interpretation of electromagnetic data.

 

Teaching Experience

In addition to supervising many B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. theses, during the course of my career in different universities, I have been involved in teaching the following courses for both undergraduate and postgraduate students:

 

  • Introduction to Geophysics
  • Applied Geophysics
  • Seismic Exploration
  • Subsurface Geology
  • Ground Penetrating Radar
  • Reflection Seismology
  • Geophysical Exploration
  • Environmental Geophysics
  • Seismic Data Processing
  • Geophysical Data Processing
  • Electromagnetic Exploration
  • Seismic Data Interpretation

 

Major Achievements

  • Development of several alternative CMP stacking methods:

- Optimum-Offset Weighted Stack (2002, Journal of Applied Geophysics, 50, 231-246).

- Smart Stack (2008, The Leading Edge, 27, 462-467) & (www.wgeosoft.ch).

- Discrete Alpha-Trimmed Stack (2017, SEG 87th Expanded Abstracts, 5054-5058).

- Outliers-Out Stack (2018, Exploration Geophysics, 49, 1-8).

 

  • Invention of new portable sources for shallow seismic exploration:
  • Gas-Driven Piston (GDP) (2009, Journal of Applied Geophysics, 68, 243-248).
  • Junk-Yard Seismic Source (JYSS).

     

  • Compilation of novel algorithms for processing GPR and electromagnetic data:
    • Background Matrix Subtraction (BMS) (2014, Journal of Applied Geophysics, 106, 154-163).
    • Modified Rolling Ball for TCM (2016, Journal of Applied Geophysics, 132, 17-24).
    • Double-Sided Sliding-Paraboloid (DSSP) (2017, Computers & Geosciences, 102, 12-21).

 

Professional Memberships

Since 1990:

Egyptian Geophysical Society (EGS).

1999:

Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).

2000:

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG).

2000:

Japanese Society of Exploration Geophysicists (JSEG).

 

2004:

Egyptian Society of Applied Petrophysics (ESAP).

2005:

Geological Society of Egypt (GSE).

2014:

Dharan Geoscience Society (DGS).

2015:

Arab Geological Union (ArabGU).

 

 

Editorial & Revision Activities

  • Acta Geophysica.
  • African Earth Sciences.
  • Journal of Applied Geophysics.
  • Arabian Journal of Geosciences.
  • Asian Journal of Earth Sciences.
  • SEG Annual Meeting Expanded Abstracts.
  • Advanced Communications and Computation.
  • British Journal of Applied Science & Technology.
  • Journal of King Abdulaziz University Earth Sciences.
  • Editorial Board, Archaeology & Anthropology Open Access.
  • Editorial Board, Arabian Geological Union.
  • Editorial Board, Oil & Gas Research.

 

Awards

2017:

Bronze Medal, Seoul International Invention Fair (SIIF 2017), Seoul, South Korea.

2015:

Award of Outstanding International Publishing, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.

 

2015:

Scientific Publishing Award, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

 

2014:

Scientific Publishing Award, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

 

2013:

Award of Outstanding International Publishing, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.

 

2009:

Award of Outstanding International Publishing, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.

2008:

 

Award of Outstanding International Publishing, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.

2005:

Award of Best Applied Research, 2nd Conference of Applied Geophysics, Cairo, Egypt.

2005:

Best Paper Award, The 2nd Conference of Applied Geophysics, Cairo, Egypt.

1999:

Ph.D. Fellowship, The Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education, Cairo, Egypt.

1996:

Award of Best Paper of the Year, The Egyptian Geophysical Society, Cairo, Egypt.

 

List of Publications

  • Rashed, M. and Rashed, E. (In Progress). Adopting new techniques to destripe satellite images and level airborne geophysical data.
  • Rashed, M. (In Progress). Post-Stack Polish (PSP): a new post-stack process for enhancing resolution of seismic reflection data.
  • Alandoonisi, N., Harbi, H., Atef, A., Aboualnaga, H. and Rashed, M. (2018). Geophysical assessment of the environmental pollution at downstream of Wadi Uranah, southwest of Makkah, Saudi Arabia. Nature environment and Pollution Technology, 17, 391-398. DOI: 10.1071
  • Rashed, M. (2018). Outliers-out stack: a new algorithm for processing seismic data. Exploration Geophysics, 49, 42-49. DOI: 10.1071/EG16025.
  • Atef, A., Harbi, H. and Rashed, M. (2018). Adaptive boxcar background filtering for real-time GPR utility detection. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 11, 10. DOI: 10.1007/s12517-017-3350-0.
  • Rashed, M. (2017). Archaeology and Geophysics: Invincible Couple. Archaeology & Anthropology Open Access, 1, (3) AAOA.000514.
  • Rashed, M. and Niyazi, B. (2017). Environmental impact assessment of the former Al-Musk Lake wastewater dumpsite using electromagnetic induction technique. Earth System and Environment, 1, 1-10. DOI: 10.1007/s41748-017-0010-1.
  • Deng, P., Rashed, M. and Li, F. (2017). Noise attenuation by discrete alpha-trimmed stacking. SEG 87th Annual Meeting, 5054-5058. DOI: 10.1190/segam2017-17751113.1.
  • Rashed, M. and Rashed, E. (2017). Double-sided sliding-paraboloid: a step towards real-time GPR imaging. Computers & Geosciences, 102, 12-21. DOI: 10.1016/j.cageo.2017.02.005.
  • Rashed, M. (2016). Rolling ball algorithm as a multitask filter for terrain conductivity measurements. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 132, 17–24. DOI: 10.1016/j.jappgeo.2016.06.016.
  • Rashed, M. and Atef, A. (2015). Mapping underground utilities within conductive soil using multi-frequency electromagnetic induction and ground penetrating radar. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 8, 2341-2346. DOI: 10.1007/s12517-014-1358-2.
  • Ahmed, M., Sauck, W., Sultan, M., Yan, E., Soliman, F. and Rashed, M. (2014). Geophysical Constraints on the Hydrogeologic and Structural Settings of the Gulf of Suez Rift-Related Basins: Case Study from the El Qaa Plain, Sinai, Egypt. Surveys in Geophysics, 35, 415-430. DOI: 10.1007/s10712-013-9259-6.
  • Rashed, M. and Harbi, H. (2014). Background Matrix Subtraction (BMS): a novel background removal algorithm for GPR data. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 106, 154-163. DOI: 10.1016/j.jappgeo.2014.04.022.
  • Abouelmagd, A., Sultan, M., Sturchio, A., Soliman, F., Rashed, M., Ahmed, M., Kehew, A., Milewski, A. and Chouinard, K. (2014). Paleoclimate record in the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. Quaternary Research, 81, 158-167. DOI: 10.1016/j.yqres.2013.10.017.
  • Rashed, M. (2014). 50 years of stacking: A review. Acta Geophysica, 62, 505-528. DOI: 10.2478/s11600-013-0191-4.
  • Rashed, M. (2013). Application of alternative seismic stacking techniques to remove ringing noise from GPR data. Near Surface Geophysics, 11, 465-472. DOI: 10.3997/1873-0604.2013024.
  • Aziz, A., Sauck, W., Shendi, E., Rashed, M. and Abdel-Maksoud, A. (2013). Application of Analytic Signal and Euler Deconvolution in Archaeo-magnetic Prospection for Buried Ruins at the Ancient City of Pelusium, NW Sinai, Egypt: A Case Study. Surveys in Geophysics, 34, 395-411. DOI: 10.1007/s10712-013-9229-z.
  • Rashed, M. and Al-Garni, M. (2013). On the application of GPR for locating underground utilities in urban areas. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 11, 3505-3511. DOI: 10.1007/s12517-012-0588-4.
  • Morsy, M. and Rashed, M. (2013). Integrated magnetic, gravity and GPR surveys to locate the probable source of hydrocarbon contamination in Sharm El-Sheikh area, south Sinai, Egypt. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 88, 131-138, DOI: 10.1016/j.jappgeo.2012.11.003.
  • Rashed, M. (2013). Seismic and GPR Imaging of Active Fault: Uemachi Fault, Osaka, Japan. Lambert Academic Publishing, 96p.
  • Becker, D., Sultan, M., Milewski, A., Becker, R., Sauck, W., Soliman, F., Rashed, M., Ahmed, M., Yan, E., Wagdy, A., Chouinard, K. and Welton, B. (2012). Integrated solutions for hydrologic investigations in arid lands. Geosphere, 8, 1588-1605. DOI: 10.1130/GES00777.1.
  • Morsy, M., Rashed, M., Soliman, F. and El-Masry, N. (2012). Application of potential field methods to inspect the source of hydrocarbon contamination in Sharm El-Maya Bay area, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. Journal of King Abdulaziz University Earth Sciences, 24, 1-12. DOI: 10.4197/Ear.24-1.2.
  • Sultan, M., Yousef, A., Metwally, S., Becker, R., Milewski, A., Sauck, W., Sturchio, N., Mohamed, A., Wagdy, A., El Alfy, Z., Soliman, F., Rashed, M., Becker, D., Sagintayev, Z., Ahmed, M. and Welton, B. (2011). Red Sea rifting controls on aquifer distribution: Constraints from geochemical, geophysical, and remote sensing data. GSA Bulletin, 123, 911-924. DOI: 10.1130/B30146.1.
  • Sultan, M., Metwally, S. Milewski, A., Becker, D., Ahmed, M., Sauck, W., Soliman, F., Sturchio, N., Yan, E., Rashed, M., Wagdy, A., Becker, R. and Welton, B. (2011). Modern recharge to fossil aquifers: Geochemical, geophysical, and modeling constraints. Journal of Hydrogeology, 403, 14-24. DOI: 10.1016/j.hydrol.2011.03.036.
  • Aziz, A., Sauck, W., Shendi, E., Rashed, M. and Abdel-Maksoud, A. (2010). Empirical Treatment of Archaeological Magnetic Data, Case Study: Archaeological Sites in Sinai, Egypt. Sinai International Conference for Geology Development (SICGD), 9, 1-10.
  • Morsy, M., Soliman, F., Khattab, R., Rashed, M. and El-Masry, N. (2010). Implications of Environmental Monitoring of Oil Pollution in Sharm El-Maya Bay, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. CATRINA, Egyptian Society for Environmental Sciences, 5, 97-103.
  • Abdel-Fattah, M., Dominik, W., Shendi, E., Gadallah, M. and Rashed, M. (2010). 3D Seismic Structural Modeling of Upper Safa Reservoir in the Obaiyed Field, Western Desert, Egypt. Technische Fachhochschule (TFH) Berlin, Germany, Zbl. Geol. Paläont. Teil I, Heft 5, 13-26.
  • Rashed, M. (2009). GDP, A new source for shallow high-resolution seismic exploration. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 68, 243-248. DOI: 10.1016/j.jappgeo.2008.11.005.
  • Rashed, M. (2008). Smart stacking: A new CMP stacking technique for seismic data. The Leading Edge, 27, 462-467. DOI: 10.1190/1.2907176.
  • El-Sayed, M., Rashed, M. and Shendi, E. (2008). 3D seismic and well logging results unveil a new potential gas reservoir offshore Baltim area, north Nile Delta, Egypt. Bulletin of the 1st Arab Conference on Astronomy and Geophysics, 1, 1-12.
  • Rashed, M., Sauck, W. and Soliman, F. (2007). Gravity, magnetic, and geoelectric survey on El-Qaa Plain, southwest Sinai, Egypt. Proceedings of the 8th Conference of Geology of Sinai for Development, Ismailia, 8, 15-20.
  • Becker, D., Sultan, M., Becker, R., Milewski, A., Soliman, F., Abdeldayem, A., Balekai, R., and Rashed, M. (2007). An Integrated Approach for the Assessment of the Renewable Ground Water Resources of Sinai, Egypt. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting Abstracts with Programs, 39, No. 6.
  • Mamoun, K., Rashed, M. and Nakagawa, K. (2007). On the contradiction of seismic wave velocity logging techniques: examples of down-hole, suspension and pulse-transmission methods. Journal of Applied Geophysics, Egypt, 6, 1-11.
  • Rashed, M. and Nakagawa, K. (2006). The effect of different CMP stacking techniques on signal-to-noise ratio of seismic data: two examples from Osaka and Nara, Japan. Journal of Geosciences, Osaka City University, 49, 1-10.
  • Rashed, M. and Shendi, E. (2005). Integrated geophysical survey disclosing the subsurface layout of some mineral deposits in Saint Catherine area, south Sinai, Egypt. Journal of Applied Geophysics, Egypt, 4, 233-240.
  • Rashed, M. and Nakagawa, K. (2004). High-resolution shallow seismic and GPR investigations revealing the evolution of Uemachi fault system, Osaka City, Japan. The Island Arc, 13, 144-156. DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1738.2003.00418.x.
  • Nakagawa, K., Rashed, M. and Sugiyama, Y. (2004). Integration of a nine-kilometer long seismic section from several seismic profiles along the Yamato River, Osaka, Japan. Journal of Geosciences, Osaka City University, 47, 9-20.
  • Rashed, M., Kawamura, D., Nakamukae, M., Fukuzumi, T., Nishino, H., Yamada, S., Nemoto, H., Nakagawa, K., Tonoko, N., Fuji, T. and Ono, N. (2003). Acquisition, processing and interpretation of shallow seismic profile across Uemachi fault along Yamato River, Osaka, Japan. Journal of Geosciences, Osaka City University, 46, 193-206.
  • Rashed, M., Kawamura, D., Nemoto, H., Miyata, T. and Nakagawa, K. (2003). Ground penetrating radar investigations across Uemachi fault, Osaka, Japan. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 53, 63-75. DOI: 10.1016/S0926-9851(03)00028-4.
  • Rashed, M., Yamamoto, E., Mitamura, M., Toda, S., Nishida, T., Terada, Y., Uda, H., Yokota, H., Nemoto, H. and Nakagawa, K. (2002). Weighted stack of shallow seismic line acquired in down town Osaka City, Japan. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 50, 231-246. DOI: 10.1016/S0926-9851(02)00144-1.

 

 

 

Mohamed A. Rashed

 


 

October, 2018








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