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NASA scientist

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About Waleed From 1998 to 2008, Waleed held scientific management positions with NASA. At this time, he is a director of earth science He is also an associate professor in the University of Geography. Waleed was one of the first graduates of the university's Program in Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences. Accomplishments He has published more than fifty peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, and NASA technical reports. Approximately 1,500 citations in the peer-reviewed literature. He received various awards for his research and service to NASA Waleed got the presidential early career award for scientists and engineers. He also got a NASA exceptional achievement medal and two NASA group achievement awards. Waleed Abdalti Awards Waleed received a Bachelor of Science degree from Syracuse University in 1986. He also got master of Science degree from the University of Colorado in 1991 He also got a Ph.D. from University of Colorado in 1996. Waleed also recieved a doctorate in 1996 from the Department of Geography at the University of Colorado. learning experiences He use to be the director of the University of Colorado’s Earth Science and Observation Center Abdalati is also a fellow of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University. His research has focused on the use of satellites and aircraft and sateli he is understand how and why Earth's ice cover is changing, and what those changes mean for life on our planet. he was head of the Cryospheric Sciences Branch at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., where he supervised a group of scientists he worked as an engineer in the aerospace industry, designing, analyzing and testing components of various spacecraft and submarine systems. More of Waleed's Learning experiences He has given featured lectures and keynote addresses to the United Nations, AIAA, SPIE, AGU Abdalati was a researcher at Goddard in the Oceans and Ice Branch, and there he observed satellite and aircraft measurements of glaciers and ice sheets He also served as deputy project scientist for NASA’s Ice Cloud and land Elevation Satellit He is an associate professor in the university’s geography department. More Awards NASA Group Achievement Award, ICESat Science Team, 2004 Facts His appointment as chief scientist marks a return to NASA, where he worked from 1996-2008. He also served as deputy project scientist for NASA’s Ice Cloud and land Elevation Satellite (ICESat). He has taught and lectured students at John's Hopkins University, Baltimore and the University of Colorado Dr. Abdalati has also reached out to education and public organizations. He has also made appearances on television, local news channels and radio shows, including CNN, NBC, and National Geographic’s Today Show. NASA Office of Earth Science Award, 2001 NASA Office of Earth Science Award, 2002 NASA Office of Earth Science Terra Peer Award, 2002 NASA Group Achievement Award, Honor Award Team 2003 NASA Office of Earth Science Award, 2003 More facts Most of his research is supported by NASA, where he worked as a scientist for 12 years, before joining CIRES. His interests are in the use of satellite and airborne remote sensing techniques. His research focuses on the contributions of ice sheets and high-latitude glaciers to sea level rise. He has been heavily involved in the development of NASA's Ice Cloud and land Elevation Satellite. Pictures BY
Israa Zaher
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