Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Academic Specializations and Research Interests


- 2021/06/08

No.

Name

Academic Rank

Major Specialization

Minor Specialization

Research Interests

Technical Areas

Scientific Research

Scientific Books

Scientific Theses Examined

University Email

1

Prof.  Ahmad Al-Badawi Muhammad Al-Shiraiy

Professor

Human Geography

Urban Geography and Maps

 

Geographic Information Systems

 

 

 

[email protected]

2

Prof.  Khalid Muslim Mu`wwad Al-Harbi

Professor

Physical Geography

 

 

Remote Sensing

 

 

 

[email protected]

3

Prof.  Zain Mutlaq Mi`awad Al-Jama`i Al-Utaibi

Professor

Geography

Biogeography and Natural Environments

Protection of Nature

Natural Environments

Biodiversity

Wildlife

Enviornmental Transformation

Landscape in Cities

Water Harvesting

Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing

 

 

 

[email protected]

4

Prof.  Nuzha Yakdhan Saleh Al-Jabri

Professor

Human Geography

Urban Geography and Regional Planning

 

Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing, and Statistical Programs (SPSS)

 

 

 

[email protected]

5

Al-Sayyed Ali Hermas Ibrahim

Associate Professor

Geomorphology

 

 

Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing

 

 

 

[email protected]

6

Dr. Basmah Salim Al-Rahili

Associate Professor

Physical Geography and

Remote Sensing

 

Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing, and Digital Maps

 

 

 

[email protected]

7

Dr. Khalid Abdul-Rahman Ahmad Afais Al-Ghamdi

Associate Professor

Geomatics

Geomatics

 

 

* Khalid, Al-Ghamdi. J. Kerbe, Kuwait Geographical Society, 2017; Authenticity and importance of cartography in the geomatics era: An advanced vision in cartographic thought for the GIS users.

* Al-Ghamdi, Khalid Abdul-Rahman, Turky Habib Halla, Musaad Salma Mandor; the Egyptian Journal of Environmental Change, Volume 9 (1) March 2017 A.C., 41-7; Wind and air quality in Makkah and the holy sites: A study in applied climate using GIS applications.

* Encyclopedia of Hajj and the Two Sacred Mosques: Encyclopedia of Makkah, (2016) The ninth chapter: Public services in Makkah; King Abdulaziz Foundation (Darah).

* The hydrological and environmental assessment of Uranah Valley in Makkah using GIS, to be published, Allah willing, in the sixty-fourth issue of the Geographical Journal issued by the Egyptian Geographical Society; 22 March 2014 A.C.

* Assessment of flood risks to the road network in Makkah and the Holy Sites using 3D geographic information systems, Center of Excellence in Hajj and Umrah Research, UQU, 2011, Associate Researcher.

* The effect of sand dune movement on the highways used for transporting pilgrims and Mu`tamirs in Makkah, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Institute for Hajj and Umrah Research, 1434 A.H., Co-researcher.

* Wind and air quality in Makkah and the Holy Sites: A study on applied climate using GIS applications, Main Researcher 1.

 

* ElSayed Hermas; Omar Alharbi; Abdullah Alqurashi; Abdoul Jelil Niang; Khalid AlGhamdi; Motirh Al-Mutiry; Abudeif Farghaly. (2019). Characterisation of sand accumulations in Wadi Fatmah and Wadi Ash Shumaysi, KSA, Using Multi-Source Remote Sensing Imagery. Remote Sensing 2019, Volume 11, Issue 23, 2824

*Hermas, E. A., Al-Ghamdi, K. A. Estimation of crustal deformation associated with the 1995 November 22, Mw 7.2 earthquake using Small Subset Baseline (SBAS) stacking interferometry. In preparation to Remote Sensing of Environment.

 * Alharbi, O. A., Phillips, M. R., Williams, A. T., Thomas, T., Hakami, M., Kerbe, J., Niang, A. J., Hermas, E. A., Al-Ghamdi, K. 2017. Temporal shoreline change and infrastructure influences along the southern Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 10 (16), 1 –21.

 * Hermas, E. A., Al-Ghamdi, K. A., Niang, A. J. (2017). A new approach for the determination of dune migration rates using time series ASTER images: a case study on sand dunes west Makkah city. The 11th National GIS Symposium in Saudi Arabia, April 11-13, 2017, Dammam, KSA.

Al-Mutiry, M., Hermas, E. A., Al-Ghamdi, K. A., Al-Awaji, H. S. (2016). Estimation of dune migration rates north Riyadh City, KSA, using SPOT 4 panchromatic images. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 124, 258 – 269.

 * Alqurashi AF, Kumar L, Al-Ghamdi K. A. (2016). Spatiotemporal modeling of urban growth predictions based on driving force factors in five Saudi Arabian cities. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 5(8), 139.

 * Hermas, E.A., El-Barodi, M. and Al-Ghamdi, K. (2015) Integration of Point and Remote Sensing Data for Monitoring Surface Runoff around Madinah City, Saudi Arabia. Advances in Remote Sensing, 4, 287-302.

 * Al-Ghamdi, Khalid and Elsayed Hermas, Assessment Of Dune Migration Hazards Against Landuse Northwest Al-Lith City, Saudi Arabia, Using Multi-Temporal Satellite Imagery. Springer, Arabian Journal of Geosciences. 20, May, 2015

* Al-Ghamdi, Khalid. Variabilité spatiale extrême de la continentalité en Arabie Saoudite : analyse par un Système d’Informations Géographique. la Société de Géographie d’Égypte, Vol. 87, 2014 ISSN 1110-5232

*Al-Ghamdi, K. and Elsayed Hermas. Establishing a Saudi Arabia Land Data Assimilation System for Proper Water Resources Management, 3rd International Conference of The Use of Space Technology For Water Management, Organized by the United Nation Office of Outer Space, the European Space Agency, and Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water. Rabat, Morocco, 1-4 April, 2014

* Al-Ghamdi، Khalid and Jehad Kerbe، Quantitative Spatial Analysis Between Holly Mecca And the Big Cities in the world Using GIS، Egypt Journal for Environmental Studies3.2014.

Al-Ghamdi K., Kerbe J., 2013, Application of Continentality models for the change Detection between Geographical Seasons in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Egypt Journal for Environmental Change, Vol.5, N. 5, Egypt.

 * El Bastawesy، M. and K. Al Ghamdi، Assessment and Management of the Flash Floods in Al Qaseem Area، Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 5th International Conference on Water Resources and Arid Environments، 7-9 January 2013

* Al-Ghamdi، K،. Elzahrany، R،. Mirza، M. and Dawod ، G.، 2012 a، Impacts of Urban Growth on Flood Hazards in Makkah City، Saudi Arabia، International Journal of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering

* Al-Ghamdi، K.، Mirza، M.، Elzahrany، R.، and Dawod، G.، 2012b، GIS evaluation of urban growth and flood hazards: a case study of Makkah city،Saudi Arabia، the international FIG Working Week 2012، Rome ، Italy، May 6-10

 * Dawod، G.، Mirza، M.، and Al-Ghamdi، K.، 2011، Simple precise coordinates transformations for geomatics applications in Makkah metropolitan area، Saudi Arabia، the International FIG Working Week 2011، Marrakech، Morocco، May 18-22.

*Mirza، M.، Dawod، G.، and Al-Ghamdi، K.، 2011، Accuracy and Relevance of Digital Elevation Models for Geomatics Applications - A case study of Makkah Municipality، Saudi Arabia، International Journal of Geomatics and Geosciences، V. 1، No. 4، pp. 803-812.

*Dawod، G.، Mirza، M.، and Al-Ghamdi، K.، 2011، Assessment of several flood estimation methodologies in Makkah metropolitan area، Saudi Arabia، Arabian Journal of Geosciences، DOI 10.1007/s12517-011-0405-5، Published online October، 6.

*Dawod، G.، Mirza، M.، and Al-Ghamdi، K.، 2011، GIS-based spatial mapping of flash flood hazards in Makkah city، Saudi Arabia، Journal of Geographic Information System، V. 3، No. 3، pp. 217-223.

*Mirza، M.، Dawod، G.، and Al-Ghamdi، K.، 2011، Assessment of global and national digital elevation models for geodetic and geomorphologic applications in Makkah metropolitan area، Saudi Arabia، the XXV IUGG General Assembly، 28 June - 7 July، Melbourne، Australia

* Dawod، G.، Mirza، M.، and Al-Ghamdi، K.، 2012، GIS-based Estimation of Flood Hazard Impacts on Road Network in Makkah City، Saudi Arabia، Journal of Environmental Earth Science.

 * Dawod، G.، Mirza، M.، Elzahrany، R.، and Al-Ghamdi، K.، 2012، A 4D GIS for Mapping Urban Sprawl of Makkah City، Saudi Arabia، Journal of Geo-Spatial Science

* Mirza، M.، Dawod، G.، and Al-Ghamdi، K.،2011، Developing a GIS for flood estimation in Makkah city and shrines (in Arabic)، the Eleventh Scientific Conference on Hajj Researches، June 12-14، Umm Al-Qura University، Makkah، Saudi Arabia.

* Al-Ghamdi، K. A ( 2012)، Modeling Spatial Change Dynamics with Cellular Automata، the 7th national GIS symposium، April 29 – May 1st 2012.

*Al-Ghamdi، K. A. and G. Daowd، Accuracy Assessment of Global Geopotential Models for GIS and Geomatics Applications in Makkah Metropolitan Area، the 8th national GIS symposium، April 15 – 17 2013.

*Estimation of crustal deformation around Gulf of Aqaba in northwest Saudi Arabia using  SAR interferometry, Commissioned by European Space Agency (ESA), Project Code: .C1P.13401.

*Present And Future Impacts Of Land Use And Road Network Changes On Increasing  Flood Hazards In Makkah Metropolitan Area Using A 4D GIS, 2012, Center of Research Excellence in Hajj and Omrah, UQU.

 

 

 

[email protected]

8

Dr. Sa`id Swailem Surur Al-Yamani Al-Turki

Associate Professor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[email protected]

9

Dr. Sana Saleh Abdu Qasim Al-Hubaishi

Associate Professor

Human Geography

Cities

Internal Composition of Cities and Land Prices

City Economics, City Land Uses, Land Prices and Plans, Real Estate Valuation, Scientific Research

Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing, MapInfo, and Specialized Statistical Program Packages

* Geographical Distribution of Services in the Plans of the City of Makkah in 1427 A.H.

* Bread in the City of Makkah Al-Mukarramah: An Economic Study in 1430 A.H.

* Spatial Compatibility Between Plans and Trends of the Urban Growth in the City of Makkah Al-Mukarramah in 1437 A.H.

* Industry in the City of Makkah Al-Mukarramah in 2016 A.C.

* Land Use in the City of Makkah Al-Mukarramah in 1436 A.H.

* Economic Activity in the City of Makkah Al-Mukarramah, 1436 A.H.

* Analysis of the Distribution Pattern of the Housing Services for Pilgrims in the City of Makkah Al-Mukarramah Using Modern Technologies, in 1439 A.H.

 

* Master's thesis entitled: (Distribution of Secondary Schools for Girls in the Makkah Region: A Study of the Geography of Services) at Umm Al-Qura University.

* Master's thesis entitled: (Analysis of the Distribution Pattern of Hotels and Furnished Apartments in the City of Jeddah) at Umm Al-Qura University.

* Master's thesis entitled: (Land Use in Jeddah: A Case Study of the Afforestation Projects) at King Abdulaziz University.

* Master's thesis entitled: (Aquaculture in Western Saudi Arabia) at Umm Al-Qura University

[email protected]

10

Dr. Abdul-Hafiz Abdul-Rahim Abdul-Rahman Mahboub

Associate Professor

Economic and Political Geographies

Industry Geography

 

Research Methods

 

 

 

[email protected]

11

Dr. Abdul-Halim Al-Bashir Al-Farouq Abdullah

Associate Professor

Human Geography

Population Studies

 

Excel/SPSS

 

 

 

[email protected]

12

Dr. Omar Ali Omar Al-Hazimi Al-Harbi

Associate Professor

Physical Geography

Geomorphology

 

Remote Sensing

 

 

 

[email protected]

13

Prof.  Mirvat Ahmad Khallaf Ahmad

( Professor)

Associate Professor

Human Geography

Geography of Services

 

Geographic Information Systems

 

 

 

[email protected]

14

Dr. Ibrahim El-Sayed Ibrahim Askoura

( Associate Professor)

Assistant Professor

Geography

Human Geography and Urban Planning

Strategic and Structural City Plans, Geography of Makkah Al-Mukarramah, Geopolitical Transformations, and Planning

 

* Public Facilities in Makkah Al-Mukarramah, Encyclopedia of Hajj and the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdulaziz Foundation (Darah), under publication.

* Public Facilities in Medina, Encyclopedia of Hajj and the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdulaziz Foundation (Darah), with Muhammad Al-Dakhil, under publication.

* Al-Awali District in Makkah: The Geographical Reality and Planning Possibilities, Journal of the Faculty of Arts, Mansoura University, 2020 A.C.

* Urbanization in the City of Hehia and Its Geographical Implications, the Second International Geographical Conference of the Geographical and Cartographic Research Center at Menoufia University, 2019 A.C.

* Some Dynamics of the Urban Growth in the City of Makkah Al-Mukarramah, 1434 A.H.

* Urban Expansion and Agricultural Land Erosion, an applied study on the urban agglomeration of Zagazig, the Arab Regional Conference, "Rural-Urban Interdependence", in 2005 A.C.

*Ibrahim ASCOURA, Abdoul Jelil NIANG, L'urbanisation des zones côtières: utilisation des sols, implications morphologiques et environnementales, le cas de la ville de Jeddah, the Egyptian Journal of Environmental Change, Volume 12, Issue 2, October 2020

*Ibrahim Elsayed Ascoura, Impact of Pilgrimage (Hajj) on the Urban Growth of the Mecca, Journal of Educational and Social Research, Vol. 3 (2) May 2013, pp.255 255–263263

*El Bastawesy, M, Habeebullah, T, Balkhair, K., and Ascoura, I, 2013. Modelling flash floods in arid urbanized areas: Makkah (Saudi Arabia). Secheresse, 2013

* Ibrahim ASCOURA, Zagazig et sa région; Dynamique géographique d'une région égyptienne dans la deuxième moitié du XXe siècle: Etude de géographie, d'aménagement et de cartographie, Editions Universitaires Europeennes, August 2011

* Master's thesis entitled (Geographical Features of the Industrial City of Makkah Al-Mukarramah) at Umm Al-Qura University

[email protected]

15

Dr. Abu Daif Muhammad Abu Daif Farghali

Assistant Professor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[email protected]

16

Dr. Aminah Attallah Abdurabih Al-Rihaili

Assistant Professor

Natural Geography

Climate Geography

Climate in general, Applied Climate and Climate Change

Geographic Information System Applications and Remote Sensing

* Climatic Classifications and Comfort Standards in the Makkah Region in 1439 A.H.

 

 

[email protected]

17

Dr. Halima bint Ibrahim Al-Zobaidi

Assistant Professor

Natural Resources Geography and Geomatics

 

 

Geographic Information System and Remote Sensing

 

 

 

[email protected]

18

Dr. Adel Salih Ali Al-Shamrani

Assistant Professor

Geography

Remote Sensing Satellites and Geographic Information Systems 

 

Geographic Information System and Remote Sensing

 

 

 

[email protected]

19

Dr. Abdul-Jalil Andrew Musa Anyanic

Assistant Professor

Natural Geography

Geomorphology  

 

 

 

 

 

[email protected]

20

Dr. Abdullah Faisal Al-Baqari Al-Qurashi

Assistant Professor

Environmental Sciences

Geospatial Information 

 

Geographic Information System and Remote Sensing

 

 

 

[email protected]

21

Dr. Fawzi Abdullah Muhammad Orqanji

Assistant Professor

Human Geography

Agricultural Geography

 

 

 

 

 

[email protected]

22

Dr. Malihah Abdullah Hamid Al-Abdali

Assistant Professor

Urbanization

Rural Urbanization

Everything published about urbanization in research papers, articles or scientific journals.

Geographic Information System

* Distribution of rural urban centers in the Khulais Governorate, Makkah Region. Year of Publication, 2016 A.C.

* Geographical reality of rural urbanization in the administrative centers in the Taif Governorate, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 2020 A.C.

 

 

[email protected]

23

Dr. Manal Ali Ahmad Abdul-Rahman

Assistant Professor

Human Geography

Transportation Geography and Geographic Information System

 

Geographic Informatoion Systems and Remote Sensing

 

 

 

[email protected]

24

Dr. Nada Sulaiman Abdulaziz Al-Khalifi Al-Anzi

Assistant Professor

Urban Geography

Urban Planning and Geographic Information Systems

Urbanization

Urban Planning

Smart Cities

Developmental and Logistic Planning

Sustainable Development

Geomatics Sciences

Population and Housing

Geographic Information Systems

*Logistic planning of the locations of industrial cities in Jeddah using the geomatics technologies (1441 A.H.)  

 

 

[email protected]

25

Mr. Ibrahim Muhammad Ilias Al-Faloudhah

Lecturer

Geographic Information

Geographic Information Systems

Remote Sensing

Hydrological Modeling

Information Systems Programs, and Digital Photos and Videos Processing

 

 

 

[email protected]

26

Ms. Amani Iyd Atiyyatullah Al-Rihaili

Lecturer

Human Geography

Population and Cities Geography

Population Geography

Urbanization Geography

Health Geography

Geographic Information System

 

 

 

[email protected]

27

Amal Iysa Salih Al Libad

Lecturer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[email protected]

28

Ms. Aminah Ahmad Muhammad Ilaji

Assistant Professor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[email protected]

29

Ms. Eman Khalid Khalaf Al-Balawi

Lecturer

Spatial Sciences

Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing

 

 

 

 

 

[email protected]

30

Mr. Sami Salih Thabet `Ali

Lecturer

General Geography

 

 

 

 

 

 

[email protected]

31

Ms. Haifaa Muhammad Adi Al-Nafiei

Lecturer

Geography

Remote Sensing

 

 

 

 

 

[email protected]

32

Ms. Alham Lutfi Muhammad Al-Zubaidi

Teaching Assistant

General Geography

 

 

 

 

 

 

[email protected]

33

Mr. Ra'id Hasan Hussain Al-Maliki

Teaching Assistant

Geography

Geographic Information System

Remote Sensing

Spatial Analysis

Environment

Energy

 

*Geographical Considerations in Site Selection for Small Modular Reactors in Saskatchewan in 2019

 

 

[email protected]

34

Mr. Rayyan Mahmud Muhammad Maymani

Teaching Assistant

Human Geography

Geography of Services

 

Geographic Information System

 

 

 

[email protected]

35

Ms. Salma Muhammad Mansur Al-Raishi

Teaching Assistant

Geography

Human Geography

Land Uses

Geographic Information System

 

 

 

[email protected]

36

Ms. Sundus Muhammad Abdullah Al-Maliki

Teaching Assistant

Geography of Information Systems

 

 

 

 

 

 

[email protected]

37

Iydah Ghurm Abdullah Al-Zahrani

Teaching Assistant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[email protected]

38

Mr. Fawwaz Ali Zayn Al Bu Hussain Al-Jawfi

Teaching Assistant

Geographic Information System

 

 

Geographic Information System and Remote Sensing

 

 

 

[email protected]

39

Mr. Faisal Mansour Nassir Al-Shimari

Teaching Assistant

Geography

Physical Geography

 

Geographic Information System and Remote Sensing

 

 

 

[email protected]

40

Ms. Madihah Hamad Rabi` Al-Hudhali

Teaching Assistant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[email protected]

41

Mr. Mu`adh Salim Salah Al-Harbi

Teaching Assistant

Geography

Human Geography

 

Geographic Information System

 

 

 

[email protected]

42

Ms. Hana Naja Mubti Al-Masoudi

Teaching Assistant

Natural Geography

Geomorphology

Remote Sensing

Paying great attention to geographic information system, remote sensing, geomorphology, and environment

Geographic Information System and Remote Sensing

 

 

 

[email protected]

Loading