Civil engineering degree and a doctorate in Topographic and Geodesic Sciences. He specialized in Geodesy, Photogrammetry and GIS. He has worked in the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in Ispra. Since 2008 until today he served as co-chair of three ISPRS.
Visiting Professor: Natural Resources, Climate Change, Geospatial Information and Food Security Advisor; Geodata Institute , University of Southampton , UK. Representative of British Standards Institue, UK . Techncial Commitee TC211 on Geospatial Standards. Senior Partner RASIL, Dubai, UAE.
President of Plan Inc. and he has extensive experience in various management positions with a number of major Aerospace and Earth Observation firms such as Airbus (Space Systems), International Imaging Systems (Remote Sensing Software), L3-Harris (Satellite Ground Systems).
His experience is mainly in the field of Renewable Energy Sources, Systems Design and Implementation, PVHS Systems Reliability, System Management and Control. He was a Professor, Head of Electrical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Jazan University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, since 1st Oct., 2008 till 9th June 2015. Head of Photovoltaic Cells Dept. Electronics Research Institute, Ministry of Scientific Research and Technology, . ERI Technical Office Head. Vice President of Electronics Research Institute. Currently, President of National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Science.EGYPT.