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Current Information

Surname: ODAH

 

Name:       Hatem

Address: Dept. of Archaeology, College of Tourism and Archaeology, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. P.O.Box 2627, Riyadh 7524 – 12372, Saudi Arabia

Telephone (Office): ++96614675044

Fax (Office):            ++96614674942

E-mail: hatemodah@yahoo.com

 

Permanent Information

Surname: ODAH

Name:      Hatem

Address: National Research Institute of Astronomy & Geophysics (NRIAG), Helwan                                             11722, Egypt.

E-mail: hatemodah@yahoo.com

 

Personal Data

Date of birth: 11/1/1963

Place of birth: Giza, Egypt

Nationality: Egyptian

Marital status: married and have one daughter and one son.

 

Current Position

Professor of Geophysics, Dept. of Archaeology, College of Tourism and Archaeology, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. P.O.Box 2627, Riyadh 7524 – 12372, Saudi Arabia

 

 

 

 

Educational Background

Ph.D: July 1993 in applied Geophysics, Mansoura University (Egypt) and Munich University (Germany) as a Channel-System scholarship from German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Dissertation title “Paleomagnetic and Archaeomagnetic Studies on some Localities in A. R. Egypt.”

M.Sc.: January 1988 in applied Geophysics, Mansoura University, Egypt. Dissertation title “Geophysical Studies in Northern Sinai, A. R. Egypt.”

B.Sc.: May 1984 in Geophysics, Mansoura University, Egypt. (Grade: “Distinction”, Rank: first in class).

 

Employment History

2008 to Present:

Professor of Geophysics, Dept. of Archaeology, College of Tourism and Archaeology, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

2005 to 2008:

Professor of Geophysics, NRIAG, Helwan, 11722 Cairo Egypt.

2000 to 2005:

Associate Professor of Geophysics, NRIAG, Helwan, 11722 Cairo Egypt.

1999 to 2000:

Post-Doc fellow, Dept. of Earth and Planetary Science, the University of Tokyo, Japan

1993 to 1999:

Researcher of Geophysics, NRIAG, Helwan, 11722 Cairo Egypt.

1990 to 1993:

PhD student, Institute of Applied Geophysics, Munich University, Germany.

1988 to 1990:

Assistant researcher of Geophysics, NRIAG, Helwan, 11722 Cairo Egypt.

1986 to 1988:

Demonstrator of Geophysics, NRIAG, Helwan, 11722 Cairo Egypt.

 

Professional Affiliations

National:

Member of the Geophysical Society of Egypt.

Member of the Egypt Exploration Society.

Member of the Egyptian Society of Applied Petrophysics.

Member of the Sedimentological Society of Egypt.

 

International:

Member of the German Geophysical Society.

Member of the Japanese Rock-magnetic Society.

Member of the International IAGA and IUGG Societies.

 

Attending Conferences

- All Egyptian conferences, Workshops and Seminars in the field of Geology and Geophysics since 1986.

- IUGG 1991, Vienna, Austria.

- Deutscher Naturforscher 1992, Aachen, Germany.

- Egyptian-Italian Seminar 1993, Cairo, Egypt.

- IAGA 1997, Uppsala, Sweden

- AGU 1999, San Francisco, USA

- Earth 2000, Tokyo, Japan

- AGU of Western Pacific 2000, Tokyo, Japan

- AGU 2000, San Francisco, USA

- AARCH 2003, Workshop, Bradford, UK

- IUGG 2003, Sapporo, Japan.

 

Honors

- Ph.D. Scholarship from February 1990 to February 1993 as a Channel-System scholarship in Munich University from German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Germany.

- 4-weeks fellowship (June 1998) in Liverpool University from the Natural Environmental Center (NCR), UK.

- Post-Doc. Fellowship in Tokyo and Okayama Universities from January 1999 to January 2001 from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Japan.

- Post-Doc. Fellowship in Munich University from July 2002 to October 2002 from German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Germany.

- Post-Doc. Fellowship in Liverpool University from April 2003 to October 2003 from the British Royal Society fellowship (RS), UK.

- Visiting Professor in the University of Tokyo from June 2004 to September 2004 funded from the 21st Century COE Program (Center Of Excellence, COE), Japan.

- Visiting Professor in Alberta University, Canada from November 2005 to January 2006 funded from university of Alberta (UA), Canada.

- Visiting Professor in the University of Tokyo from July 2006 to October 2006 funded from the 21st Century COE Program (Center Of Excellence, COE), Japan.

 

Research Activities

National:

- Geophysical studies in Sinai Peninsula.

- Geophysical study around the epicenter of 12th Oct. 1992 Earthquake, Cairo, Egypt.

- Geophysical study for the collapsing in Gebel El-Mokkatam area.

- Geophysical studies for delineating the safe paths in Wadi-Hof Area.

 

International:

- <Archeoprospection of some archeological sites in Egypt> in collaboration with Munich University, Germany, funded by VW organization, Germany.

- <Implementation of Archaeomagnetic Methodologies for the Rescue of Cultural Heritage on the Southern Shore of the Mediterranean (IMPARCH)> in collaboration with Universities of Bradford and Liverpool, UK, funded by EU grant through the specific support of international Cooperation (INCO).

- <Long-term reconstruction of Indian Ocean Dipole variability by coral and lake sediment cores> in collaboration with the University of Tokyo, Japan, funded by the 21st Century COE Program (Center Of Excellence, COE), Japan.

 

 

 

 

Teaching Activity

Teaching numerous Geophysical Courses such as:

- Paleomagnetism for 3rd year (Geology), Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University for the Academic year 2005–2006 and 2006-2007.

- New trends in Magnetism for 3rd year (Geophysics and Geology), Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University for the Academic year 2005–2006 and 2006-2007.

- Applications in Paleomagnetism for 4th year (Geophysics and Geology), Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University for the Academic year 2006-2007.

 

Cultural Activity

- Member of the Egyptian Society of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

- Member of the Egyptian Society of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).

 

Other Skills

Languages:

- English (read, speak and writing "very good")

- Germany (read, speak and writing "good")

- Japanese (speak "fair")

 

Computer:

User of several microcomputer applications and software i.e. Microsoft (Windows and Office), Statistics and Graphics (kaleidaGraph, Igor Pro, Surfer, and Grapher) software.

 

References

Prof. Hanafy Deebes, Deebes@nriag.sci.eg

Professor of Geomagnetism, Ex-Director of NRIAG, Helwan, Egypt.

 

Prof. Heinrich Soffel, soffel@geophysik.uni-muenchen.de

Professor of Geomagnetism, Ex-Vice President of Munich University, Germany.

 

Prof. John Shaw,  shaw@liv.ac.uk

Professor of Geomagnetism, Director of the Geomagnetic Laboratory, Liverpool University, UK.

 

Prof. Yozo Hamano, hamano@eps.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Professor of Geomagnetism, Dept. of Earth & Planetary Science, the University of Tokyo, Japan

 

 

 

 

 

List of Publications

 

1- H. Odah, F. Heider, A. G. Hussain, V. Hoffmann, H. Soffel and M. El Gamili (1995): "Paleointensity of the geomagnetic field in Egypt from 4000 BC to 150 AD using Thellier method". J. Geomag. Geoelectr., Vol. 47, pp. 41-58.

 

2- M. A. Mesbah, M. M. Mousa and H. Odah (1996): "Fault tracing using detailed land magnetic survey at Qena, Egypt". Egyptian Geophys. Sosc., Vol. 14, pp. 141-158.

 

3- E. Abd El All, H. Odah and M. Ismaill (1997): "Preliminary paleomagnetic studies of precambarian El-Shadli geosynclinal metavolcanics from Abu-Gurdi area, south Eastern Desert, Egypt". NRIAG. J. of Geophys., Vol. 1, 13A, pp. 141-149.

 

4- H. I. Lotfy and H. Odah (1998): "Paleomagnetic differentiation of two Tertiary basaltic episodes during the Late Eocene and Early Miocene in northern Egypt: hints of petrochemical and petrologic Diversity". Assiut Univ. Bull., Vol. 27, pp. 301-320.

 

5- E. H. Ibrahim, N. L. El-Agami, H. Odah (1998): "Tertiary diagnetic remanent magnetization in the Cretaceous Nubian sandstone, north Sinai, Egypt". J. Sedimentology of Egypt. Vol. 6, pp. 51-62.

 

6- H. Odah, T. F. Abdallatif and A. G. Hussain (1998): "Micromagnetic prospecting to delineate the buried solar boats in Abydos area, Sohag, Egypt". J. of Environmental Sci., Vol. 16, pp. 121-133.

 

7- M. Noshy, H. Odah and M. S. El-Bohoty (1999): "Geophysical study for differentiation between various subsurface intrusions and delineation of the structural pattern of the Kharga Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt". NRIAG. J. of Geophys., Vol. 1, pp. 61-81.

 

8- H. Odah (1999): "Improvement of the secular variation curve of the geomagnetic field in Egypt during the last 6000 years". Earth Planets Space, Vol. 51, pp. 1325-1329.

 

9- E. H. Ibrahim, H. Odah, N. L. El-Agami and M. Abu El-Eneen (2000): Paleomagnetic and geologic investigations into southern Sinai volcanic rocks and the rifting of the Gulf of Suez". Tectonophysics, Vol. 321, pp. 343-358.

 

10- S. Yang, H. Odah and J. Shaw (2000): "Variations in the geomagnetic dipole moment over the last 12000 years". Geophys. J. Int., Vol. 140, pp. 158-162.

 

11- N. L. El-Agami, E. H. Ibrahim and H. Odah (2000): "Sedimentary origin of the Mn–Fe ore of Um-Bogma, SW Sinai: geochemical and paleomagnetic evidence". Economic Geology, Vol. 95, pp. 607-620.

 

12- H. Odah, A. G. Hussain, V. Hoffmann, H. C. Soffel and M. El Gamili (2001): "Effect of magnetic anisotropy on the experimentally determined Paleo-intensity of the geomagnetic field". Earth Planets Space, Vol. 53, pp. 363-371.

 

13- I. A. El-Hemaly, E. Abd El All, H. Odah, E. Kroll and T. Aifa, (2002): "Polyphased paleomagnetic overprinting of Paleozoic rocks from southwestern Sinai, Egypt". NRIAG. J. of Geophys., Vol. 1, No.1, pp. 175-196.

 

14- T. F. Abdallatif, A. Saleh and H. Odah (2003): "Archaeomagnetic survey in western side of Zoser pyramid at Saqqara, Giza, Egypt". NRIAG Journal of Geophysics, Vol. 2, pp. 161-177.

 

15- T. F. Abdallatif, A. Saleh and H. Odah (2003): "Magnetic archaeo-prospecting at El-Fayoum governorate, Egypt". Faculty of Science Bull, El-Zagazig Univ., Vol. 25(1), pp. 131-158.

 

16- E. M. Abd El All, I. A. El-Hemaly, H. Odah and El-Kenawy, A. (2004): "Paleomagnetism of Matulla and Abu-Gaada dykes, west central Sinai, Egypt". NRIAG. J. of Geophysics (ISSN 1687-0999), special issue, pp. 223-241.

 

17- E. H. Ibrahim, H. Odah, and N. L. EL Agami (2004): "Recent environmental change in Manzala lake sediments recorded by sediment magnetism, mineralogy and geochemistry". Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Geophysics, Tanta, pp. 84-100.

 

18- H. Odah (2004): Geomagnetic intensity in Upper Egypt between 2900 BC and 800 AD". J. of Applied Geophysics, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 205-212.

 

19- H. Odah (2004): "Paleomagnetism of the Upper Cretaceous Bahariya Formation, Bahariya Oasis, Western Desert, Egypt". J. of Applied Geophysics, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 177-187.

 

20- I. El-Hemaly, H. Odah, E. Abd El All and H. Lotfy (2004): "Magnetization of the Cretaceous Nubia sandstones, central Eastern Desert, Egypt". Delta Journal of Science, Vol. 28, pp 87-97.

 

21- H. Odah, T. F. Abdallatif, I. A. El-Hemaly and E. Abd El All (2005): "Gradiometer survey to locate the ancient remains distributed to the northeast of the Zoser pyramid, Saqqara, Giza, Egypt". Archaeol. Prospect., Vol. 12, pp. 61-68.

 

22- A. Saleh, H. Odah, A. S. Abu El Atta and M. Mekkawi (2005): "Remagnetization of Abu-Zaabal and Qatrani basaltic rocks, Egypt during experimental uniaxial deformation".  J. Appl. Geophys, Vol. 4, pp 199-210.

 

23- M. A Atya, M. A. Abbas, F. A. Shaaban, H. Odah, T. F. Abdallatif, H. Kamei and A. El-Kenawy (2006): "Geophysical mapping of the remains of Chephren pyramidal complex, Giza Necropolis, Egypt". NRIAG J. of Geophysics (ISSN 1687-0999), special issue, pp. 113-132.

 

24- I. El-Hemaly, A. Saleh, M. Al-Ibiary, H. Odah and E. Henery (2007): "Paleomagnetic pole position of Oligo-Miocene as revealed from some basaltic rocks at Sinai, Egypt". GRMENA II, pp. 77-97.

 

25- H. Odah, A. Ismail, I. A. Elhemaly, N. Anderson, A. M. Abbas and F. A. Shaban: "Application of Geophysics to Archaeology: Hatshepsut temple, Luxor, southern Egypt". (Accepted in Archaeological Prospection, under publication).

 

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