Research Interests

​My primary focus is to develop a working Marine Geographic Information System (GIS) for the Red Sea as a part of the baseline environmental study of the area.  The research will examine data collected from gliders, satellite datasets as well as in-situ data.​


Education Profile

  • ​M. S., Geography, Saint Cloud State University, USA, 2012
  • B. S., Marine Science, University of South Carolina, USA 2007​

Professional Profile

  • 2014-Present, Ph. D. Student, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2014, GIS Coordinator, Wasatch Front Waste and Recycling, USA
  • 2013-2014, Environmental GIS Analyst, EC Source. USA
  • 2012, Contract Project Manager, Cemetek, USA
  • 2011-2012, Teaching Assistant, University of Utah, USA
  • 2010-2011, Teaching Assistant, Saint Cloud State University, USA
  • 2010, GIS Analyst, Spatial Analytical Research Center at Saint Cloud State University, USA
  • 2008-2009, GIS Intern, Sherburne County Offices, Minnesota, USA
  • 2005-2006, Lab Technician, The University of South Carolina, Columbia South Carolina, USA
  • 2001, Lab Technician, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham Alabama, USA

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Red Sea Research Center(RSRC)