Dr. Alanood Ahmed Abdullah Alkhaled (FULL CV)
LAST UPDATED ON :: May 1, 2013
Name:Alanood Ahmed Abdullah Alkhaled
Rank:Assistant Professor
Department:Civil Engineering Department
Research Interests:Environmental Engineering, Climate Change, Air pollution, Water quality modeling, Data Assimilation, parameter estimation, Geostatistics, spatio-temporal statistical modeling, remote sensing, Environmental planning and policy, Carbon cycle, Uncertainty analysis.
Address:Civil Engineering Department, College of Engineering and Petroleum, Kuwait University, P.O.Box-5969, 13060, Safat, Kuwait
PhDEnvironmental EngineeringUniversity of Michigan, Ann ArborMar, 2009
MSCivil EngineeringKuwait UniversityMar, 2003
B.Sc.Civil EngineeringKuwait UniversityMay, 2000
Assistant Professor2009 - Present
Environmental and Water Resources InstituteUSA-2013
Kuwait University Faculty AssociationKuwait-2013
American Geophysical UnionUSA-2013
Experience (Academic)
Kuwait UniversityASSISTANT PROFESSORMay, 2009
Experience (non-Academic)
American National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)Invited reviewer for the evaluation of scientific research proposals submitted for NASA carbon cycle science research programSep, 2010
Professional Activities
Journal ReviewerJournal of Geophysical research – atmospheres (American Geophysical Union)2012
Journal ReviewerIEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing2009
1Improving the Monitoring of Kuwait Dust Events by Integration of Remote Sensing and Ground Observations, Poster presented at the regional conference on dust and dust storms, , Environmental Public Authority - Kuwait, Nov, 2012
2Mapping global CO2 Development and application of geostatistical algorithms for gap filling and uncertainty assessment for the Orbiting Carbon Observatory, Invited talk presented at the 5th International Workshop of Greenhouse Gas Measurements from Space (IWGGMS), , California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, Jun, 2008
3A Geostatistical Approach for Gap-filling XCO2 Using Non-Stationary Spatial Covariance Functions, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract A13D-1512, San Francisco, California, Dec, 2007
4Geostatistical Analysis of the Spatial Covariance Structure of Modeled Column Average Dry Air Carbon Dioxide Mole Fraction Distributions, Poster presented at the U.S. North American Carbon Program (NACP) Investigators Meetin, , Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA, Jan, 2007
5Spatial Covariance Structure of Modeled Column Integrated CO2 Distributions and its Impact on Representativeness of Satellite Measurements, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract B51C-0320, San Francisco, California, USA, Dec, 2006
1Alkhaled, A.A., A.M. Michalak, S.R. Kawa, “Using CO2 spatial variability to quantify representation errors of satellite CO2 retrievals”, Geophysical Research Letters, Aug, 2008, _
2Alkhaled, A.A., A.M. Michalak, S. Olsen, S.R. Kawa, J.-W. Wang, “A global evaluation of the regional spatial variability of column integrated CO2 distributions”, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 2008, _
3Miller, C.E., D. Crisp, P.L. DeCola, S.C. Olsen, J.T. Randerson, A.M. Michalak, A. Alkhaled, P. Rayner, D.J. Jacob, P. Suntharalingam, D. Jones, A.S. Denning, et al.,, “Precision requirements for space-based XCO2 data”, Journal of Geophysical Research,, 2007, _
Other Publications
1Improving Water Quality Models Using Statistical Methods, Alkhaled, A.A., Final report submitted to Research administration, Kuwait University., 2011
2Applications of Risk Assessment in the Development of Climate Change Adaptation Policy, Alkhaled, A.A., A.M. Michalak, and J.W. Bulkley, in, Restoring Our Natural Habitat: Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2007, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), edited by Karen C. Kabbes , May, 2007
Research Projects
Code No.TitleInstitutionPositionYear
Z07/10Improving Water Quality Models Using Statistical MethodsKuwait UniversityPI2010 - 2011
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