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Ahmed Mohamed

Edward M. Curtis Visiting Professor

Purdue University
Lyles School of Civil Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051

Office: HAMP 4122
Phone: (352) 226-9564
Email: ahmohame@purdue.edu

Specialty Area(s)

Education


  • Ph.D. Geomatics Engineering (Specialty: Positioning and Navigation), Faculty of Engineering, The University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1999.

  • M.Sc. Civil Engineering (Specialty: Surveying and Mapping), Faculty of Engineering, Ain-Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 1990.

  • B.Sc. (Distinction with Honor) Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Ain-Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 1986.

Honors & Awards


  • 2010: American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Second Place Davidson Award for Practical Papers

  • 2008: The Institute of Navigation Global Network of Satellite Systems, Best Presentation Award

  • 2008: University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Achieving Excellence in Teaching Award

  • 2002-2003: Alberta Research Council, Business Unit Award

  • 1996: The Institute of Navigation, Best Student Paper Award

  • 1994: Qatar University, Silver Medal Award

  • 1986: Egyptian Engineering Syndicate, Silver Medal Award

  • 1981-1986: Ain-shams University, Dean's Honor List

Selected Publications


  • Aina, et. al., (2014), Geomatics Education in the Face of Global Challenges - A Saudi Arabian Case Study, Surveying and Land Information Science, the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping Journal

  • Favet, et. al., (2012), Microbial hitchhikers on intercontinental dust: catching a lift in Chad, The ISME Journal advance online publication, 20 December 2012; doi:10.1038/ismej.2012.152

  • Selvarajan, Sowmya; Mohamed, Ahmed, (2012), LiDAR classification of downed trees using support vector machines, International Journal of Applied Science and Technology, 00(0):00-00

  • Mohamed, Ahmed and DiGruttolo, Nicholas, (2011), Geomatics Core Competencies, Surveying and Land Information Science, the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping Journal, 71(2):87-95

  • Mohamed, A.; Barnes, G.; Selvarajan, S.; Benjamin, A.; Wilkinson, B. (2011), A Comparative Study of Geomatics Education at Select Canadian and American Universities, Surveying and Land Information Science Journal 71:21:31

  • Mohamed, Ahmed, (2010), Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Surveyor, Surveying and Land Information Science, the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping Journal, 70(3)107-109

  • Benjamin, Adam; Wilkinson, Benjamin; Mohamed, Ahmed, (2010), Sequential Bundle Adjustment using Kalman Filtering and Optimal Smoothing, Surveying and Land Information Science, the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping Journal, 70(3):161-169

  • DiGruttolo, Nicholas and Mohamed, Ahmed, (2010), Emerging Unmanned Aerial Remote Sensing System for Intertidal Zone Modeling: Raising Awareness, Surveying and Land Information Science, the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping Journal, 70(3):111-118

  • DiGruttolo, Nicholas and Mohamed, Ahmed, (2010), Emerging Unmanned Aerial Remote Sensing System for Intertidal Zone Modeling: Close-range Aerial Remote Sensing, Surveying and Land Information Science, the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping Journal, 70(3):119-129

  • Wilkinson, Benjamin; Mohamed, Ahmed; Dewitt, Bon; Seedahmed, Gamal (2010), A Novel Approach to Terrestrial LiDAR Georeferencing, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 76(6): 683-690

  • Mohamed, Ahmed and Wilkinson, Benjamin (2009), Direct Georeferencing of Stationary LiDAR, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 1(4):1321-1337

  • Selvarajan, Sowmya; Mohamed, Ahmed; White, Tim; Boodram, Natalie (2009), Assessment of Geospatial Technologies for Natural resource Management in Florida, Journal of Forestry, 107(5):242-249

  • Wilkinson, Benjamin; Dewitt, Bon; Mohamed, Ahmed; Watts, Adam; Burgess, Matt (2009), A New Approach for Automatic Pass-point Generation for Aerial Video Imagery, Journal of Photogrammetry Engineering and Remote Sensing, 75(12):1415-1423, (Second Place 2010 Davidson Award for Practical Papers)

  • Watts, Adam; Bowman, Scott; Abd-Elrahman, Amr; Mohamed, Ahmed; Perry, John; Kaddoura, Youssef; Lee, Kuhoo (2008), Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UASs) for ecological research and natural-resource monitoring, Journal of Ecological Restoration, 26:13-14

  • Mohamed, Ahmed and Letourneau, JAR, (2008), Around the Globe: Geospatial Adventures on the Edge of the World: Iraq, Professional Surveyor, 28(4):66-68

  • Mohamed, Ahmed, (2007), How LiDAR is helping to survey the nation's shoreline?, Point of Beginning, 33(2):40-43

  • El-Mowafy, Ahmed; Mohamed, Ahmed (2005), Attitude Determination from GNSS Using Adaptive Kalman Filtering, Journal of the Royal Institute of Navigation (UK), 58:135-148

  • Mohamed, Ahmed (2004), On the Theoretical Foundation of Error Propagation in Multi-dimensional Space, Ain-Shams University Scientific Bulletin, Egypt, 39:293-307

  • Mohamed, Ahmed, Price, Rob, (2002), Near the Speed of Flight, Aerial mapping with GPS/INS Direct Geo-referencing, GPS World, 13(3):40-45

  • Mohamed, Ahmed; Schwarz, KP, (1999), Adaptive Kalman Filtering for INS/GPS, Journal of the International Association of Geodesy (Journal of Geodesy), 73(4):193-203

  • Mohamed, Ahmed; Schwarz, KP, (1998), A Simple and Economical Algorithm for Ambiguity Resolution OTF using a Whitening Filter, Journal of the Institute of Navigation (Navigation), 45(3):221-231

Books and Monographs
Mohamed, Ahmed (editor) (2013), GNSS: From Stellar to Satellite Navigation, ISBN 978-953-51-1162-7, Hard cover, 159 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published June 19, 2013 under CC BY 3.0 license DOI: 10.5772/56764. Available from: http://www.intechopen.com/books/global-navigation-satellite-systems-from-stellar-to-satellite-navigation; 272 downloads (July 2013)
Multi-chapter book on advances in Global Navigation Satellite Systems; the book includes 6 chapters in two sections, namely, Fundamentals and Applications.

Ahmed Mohamed and Apostolos Mamatas (2012). Fundamentals of GNSS-Aided Inertial Navigation, Automatic Flight Control Systems - Latest Developments, Dr. Thomas Lombaerts (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-816-8, InTech, DOI: 10.5772/31093. Available from: http://www.intechopen.com/books/automatic-flight-control-systems-latest-developments/fundamentals-of-gnss-aided-inertial-navigation; 2853 downloads (July 2013.)
34 page summary chapter of inertial navigation principles and its integration with GPS; discussed are concepts of Earth's geometric shape and its gravity field, mathematical modeling of kinematic geodesy, linear and rotational motion, mechanization of inertial systems in earth-fixed-earth-centered and local-level navigation frames of reference, and applications.